About Us

About Us

EP DANCE was founded in 2016 by our Principal, Director & Founder Emily Place. Starting off with Baby Ballet and Adult Tap, we now offer classes in all aspects of theatre dance. Read more about the classes we offer here.

Our students are given many opportunities throughout the year, from government accredited examinations with the IDTA, to our annual show, regional dance competitions and much more.

Class sizes are small so each student can reach their maximum potential.

What We Do

Inspiring weekly dance classes from age 3 to adults

Primary School and Secondary School Workshops, After School Clubs and Curriculum support

Dance Camps & Summer Schools

Annual Shows at a professional theatre


Government Accredited Examinations with the International Dance Teacher's Association (IDTA)

Meet the Team

Emily Place

Principal, Director & Founder

Member of the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD)

Level 4 Diploma in Dance Teaching - IDTA

Level 4 Diploma in Authentic Street Dance Teaching - Urban Strides

Level 3 Diploma in Performing Arts Dance - The Manchester College Shena Simon

First Aid Trained

Fire Safety Trained

Level 1 Child Protection and Safeguarding Certificate

Emily started dancing at the age of 4, training in IDTA Ballet, Tap and Modern Jazz. When she left school she embarked on a 2 year Performing Arts Diploma at Shena Simon College, studying Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Street, Commercial and Musical Theatre, gaining a triple Distinction. Upon leaving Shena Simon, Emily began her teacher training and started her first freelance teacher job. EP DANCE was then opened in April 2016 and the rest is history! Emily also has recently trained with Urban Strides on their Teacher Training Qualification to bring real authentic Street Dance to Stockport.

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