Mushroom Theatre Company’s classical Ballet classes follow the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) syllabus. Children start to be prepared for examinations from the age of 6 however, examinations are not compulsory.
Baby Ballet explores the movement and creativity that will be required when the children move into examinations classes by using techniques and activities appropriate to these young dancers.
Ballet is a classical dance form, which evolved from French court dancing over many years, this is why the terminology used is all in French. Ballet teaches grace and posture and is the foundation for most other dance forms.