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 for kids and teens and classes for adults as well as courses, workshops and dance camps.

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

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


Inspiring weekly dance classes and courses 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)

Teacher Training

Our Principal

Emily Place

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.

  • 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

Our Mission Statement

Our aim is to INSPIRE the next generation of dancers by instilling in them PASSION, determination and allowing them to DREAM big and be creative.

We aim to provide our students with a home from home environment at the studio, where everyone can truly be themselves.

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