LA Dance Academy, run by choreographer Lorraine Ahern and is made up of Minehead Dance Groups, LA Dancers, LA Festival Group, LA Stars, LA Boys and A.LA Dancers.
Lorraine founded the Dance Centre in Minehead in 2008 and teaches freestyle, contemporary, commercial, street and hiphop classes for ages 4 to adult. Lorraine also teaches AQA GCSE Dance at West Somerset College as well as choreographing many local shows and performances.
There is a fully costumed dance showcase every year for all students to take part in as well as other events throughout the year. Lorraine also specialises in Musical Theatre dance and is reguarly involved in award winning productions such as Les Miserables Schools Edition, West Side Story, Oliver, Fiddler on the Roof, Me and My Girl, Summer Holiday and many others. There will be a new Musical Theatre opportunity coming soon, so watch this space!!
LA Festival Group travel the Country taking performances regularly to Her Majesty's Theatre in London, The London Palladium, Ashton Court Festival, The Octogon Theatre Yeovil, Tacchi Morris Arts Centre as well as many local events. And many students from LA Dance Academy have gained successful places in professional dance colleges such as Italia Conte, LIPA, London Studio, and Stella Mann College.
LA Dance Academy also hire the 2 fully air conditioned studios to other dance and fitness professionals and local amateur drama groups. For information on hiring the studio space please visit the 'Hire' page.
Please see the 'Classes' page for details of the timetable.