Performance Opportunities

SSD students love performing, and we aim to give them as many opportunities as possible to do this.

Our Performance Team take part in many charity events throughout the year, as well as competing at festivals across the south. For more information on SSD Performers, please click here.

Other students at SSD do also take part in regular performances, including our own inhouse dance showcase every 2-3 years, and annually at our end of year Celebration and Presentation Evening. 

Performances with SSD take us up and down the country and we strive to make each individual performance a memory that lasts a lifetime, from our youngest to our eldest. Our students perform a host of upbeat and fun, sophisticated and elegant routines at the most amazing venues.

Upcoming performances

14th May 2022 – Avenue Dance (At Princes Hall, Aldershot)

SSD students will perform three numbers including a classical contemporary piece inspired by ‘The Nutcracker’, a lyrical duet based on the Serengeti and an upbeat Jazz number inspired by the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’.

Cast: Grace Cave, Megan Davis, Mia Ellis, Lilian Johns, Brooke Parker, Miriam Smallwood

21st May 2022 – Alton Towers

SSD students will be taking to the stage for a fun performance at Alton Towers Resort, performing on an outdoor stage during the day before an afternoon of rides and fun. We will be performing two numbers including a contemporary delight and an an upbeat 90s classic.

Cast: Amelea-May Avey, Ryeder Avey, Grace Cave, Tiffany Cooper, Stephanie Durham, Lexi Ellis, Mia Ellis, Florence Slade, Miriam Smallwood, Amelea Taylor, Olivia Taylor

2nd July – Hightown School Summer Fete

SSD students will share a mix of routines from Ballet, Contemporary, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Street and Musical Theatre

Cast: To be announced soon 

21st – 24th October – 10th Anniversary Performance at Disneyland Paris

12 very lucky SSD dancers have been working for 2 years for this very special anniversary performance at Disneyland Paris. The Dancers will experience a fabulous 3 days of dance and Disney magic with a Disney Performing Arts Dance Workshop, A 20 minute performance in a 500 seat theatre, Meet and Greets with Disney characters plus Rides Rides and Rides. 

Cast: Elsie Bowens, Grace Cave, Tiffany Cooper, Stephanie Durham, Mia Ellis, Anouk Lopez-Goeman, Autumn Nolan-Ford, Summer Pardoe-Matthews, Brooke Parker, Lily Page, Miriam Smallwood, Emily Thomas

Recent Performances have included

  • Birmingham Royal Ballet at Mayflower Theatre (Swan Lake Dreams – 2020)
  • Breeze Academy of Dance (Poole – 2020, 2022)
  • Platinum Little Stars (Weymouth – 2019)
  • Platinum Little Stars (Hedge End – 2019)
  • Propbox Youth Theatre (Curtain Raiser Performance – 2019)
  • SSD Inhouse (A Stage of Colour – 2019)
  • SSD Inhouse (Dance – 2016)
  • Westfield Productions (Eastleigh – 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

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