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Welcome to RAPA Dance

At RAPA Dance we believe in nurturing young talent, creating dancers and performers who can express themselves in an individual way so they are confident and bright performers.

We are here to guide and train your child to a professional and high standard, both in the ISTD syllabus and with freestyle classes whether it be for sheer enjoyment or for a career in dance and the Performing Arts, keeping their excitement and love for what they do intact.

'RAPA Dance' specialise in all genres of dance, with fully qualified ISTD trained teachers providing classes from ages 2 through to adults.  Our professional studios are based at Ratton School in Eastbourne, East Sussex


We'e got some fantastic news to announce! 

I am beyond proud of our dance school. We've all worked so hard at RAPA Dance to get to where we are today providing classes for all ages, levels and for all children to feel they have somewhere safe to dance. Myself and our wonderful teachers are so proud to have been selected and to now be an "Affiliate School of
The London Ballet Company."

Our #rapaberries are wonderful souls and to be recognised for all their hard work is just the icing on a very delicious cake.

I'm excited to be affiliated with TLBC as we have similar ideas and visions for young dancers.
The ethos of The London Ballet Company is to advance the technical skills and nurture the mental, physical and social 
well-being of young artists in an inclusive creative stimulating and inspiring training environment.

It is our ethos to provide a platform for dancers to develop their career providing performing opportunities regardless 
of shape and size. Really looking forward to exciting times ahead. 

London Ballet Company 2024
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Join us for a free Taster Class!

We would love to welcome you to have a FREE trial class here at
ce and show you just how much dance can benefit all children.


Term Dates

Summer Term 2024

June 2nd-July 13th

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The RAPA DANCE Summer School has been running for 7 years and offers children the chance to attend one of the friendliest and most fun and and inspiring weeks of their summer holidays. 9:30-3pm @ Ratton School. AGE 7+

Filled with Games, Guests from the West End, residential teachers in Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz and Tap and lots and lots of fun.


This Summer School will definitely keep your children entertained and happy for the summer holidays.


Summer School Dates | 12th - 14th August 2024 | Senior Adv Day 15th Aug to include a Masterclass from an industry professional.


Juniors age 7-11 and any seniors can enjoy 3 days of Summer fun 12th - 14th August including an industry professional masterclass, Jazz, Lyrical, Salsa and last year The Can Can!

Seniors are welcome to book the One Day Masterclass or the full 4 Days.

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— Gaye 

"We have attended this wonderful dance school for many years now. We enjoy the wide range of classes they have to offer for both children and adults of all abilities. A very friendly school with amazing dance teachers. We love being a part of the RAPA family!"

Tel. 07712194456


Studios @ Ratton School 
Eastbourne. BN21 2XR


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