Elen Brandao Dance school

Elen Brandao Dance school


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I would like to congratulate Elen Brandao, all the staff and students for the amazing performance today - Rock the Ballet. God bless all of you.

Ballet an jazz classes from children age 3 and above . (Bothwell) and (Online)

BATD exams and dance Our Teachers are life-long learners.

Welcome to Elen Brandão Dance School

Elen Brandão Dance School was founded in August 2007 by Brazilian dance teacher, choreographer and artistic director Elen Brandão van Weegen. Teaching Excellence in Ballet & Jazz Dancing
Based in Bothwell ,Elen Brandão Dance School offers Ballet and Jazz classes for children from 3 years old onwards. At our school we follow the BATD syllabus for for ballet and

Operating as usual


Hello everyone! Just a reminder that our dance classes are off tomorrow due to a Flower show at BPCC. Classes are back to normal on Saturday 26th August. Elen x


Good morning everyone! Our summer term starts tomorrow 😊 Please check your emails for the newsletter sent today.Looking forward to seeing our students back. Elen x


We hope you're excited for the performances on our 𝙈𝙪𝙨𝙞𝙘𝙁𝙚𝙨𝙩 𝙁𝙪𝙩𝙪𝙧𝙚𝙨 𝙎𝙩𝙖𝙜𝙚 at our Family Fun Days…

📍 Bothwell Primary School (𝗜𝗻𝗱𝗼𝗼𝗿𝘀)
📆 Sat 16th Sept ‘23 (𝟭𝟮𝗽𝗺-𝟯:𝟭𝟬𝗽𝗺)
📆 Sun 17th Sep ‘23 (𝟭𝗽𝗺 - 𝟰𝗽𝗺)

𝟭𝟮.𝟯𝟬𝗽𝗺 & 𝟭:𝟯𝟬𝗽𝗺: Performers from Star Power Performing Arts will take to the stage to entertain with some of your favourite show tunes. From classic musicals such as the Sound of Music to modern hits from Wicked. This performance features students from our Uddingston (Wednesday evening) and Ferniegair (Monday evening) academies.

𝟮:𝟯𝟬𝗽𝗺: Drever Guitar School will be performing some classic & well-known tunes from years gone by, including some Blues, Rock, Pop & Country influences. The set will include some group performances & maybe even a wee solo appearance or two.

From 1pm onwards there will be a showcase of talent from the following dance studios:

1pm - 1:30pm: 𝐂𝐌 𝐃𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐲
1:30pm - 2pm: 𝗚𝗶𝗹𝗹𝘆𝗯𝗲𝗮𝗻 𝗧𝗵𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗿𝗲 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹
2pm - 2:30pm: 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐃𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞
2:30pm - 3pm: 𝗗𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗜𝗻𝗰 𝗦𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗶𝗼𝘀
3pm - 3:30pm: 𝗘𝗹𝗲𝗻 𝗕𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱ã𝗼 𝗗𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹
3:30pm - 4pm: 𝗠𝗮𝘂𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝗟𝗮𝘂𝗴𝗵𝗹𝗮𝗻 & 𝗡𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗮 𝗕𝗿𝗼𝘄𝗻 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹 𝗼𝗳 𝗗𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲

𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗯𝗲 𝗮𝗺𝗮𝘇𝗲𝗱 & 𝗳𝘂𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗱! 🎶🤩

CMDance Academy is celebrating its 14th anniversary this year. We teach children from 3 years+ and specialise in creating a fun, nurturing environment, allowing all of our pupils to flourish in their own way. Our teachers have extensive experience teaching dance, are fully qualified, insured and have been performers themselves. We are non-competitive but we create performance opportunities for our pupils like our Annual Show at Rutherglen Townhall & outdoor events such as Bothwell Scarecrow Festival and Uddingston Pride Christmas Fair. As members of the B.A.T.D. we can offer exams for our pupils if they wish to take part. If you have someone in mind that might be interested in joining us please contact Carol through our social media or visit our website we would love to share our love of dance with you! www.cm-da.co.uk

Gillybean Theatre School is a musical theatre school for young people aged from 18 months to 18 years who enjoy performing. Classes are held at Motherwell South Parish Church…
Primary 1-3: 23 Aug ‘23 (5:30pm - 6:15pm) Primary 4-6: 23 Aug ‘23 (6:15pm - 7:15pm) Primary 7-S6: 23 Aug ‘23 (7:15pm - 9pm)
Our Tots Class is aimed at pre-school kids from 18 months to 5 year old. Classes run on a Thursday from 1pm-1:40pm at United Reform Church Hall, South Park Street, Hamilton. All abilities are welcome.

Prime Dance was established in 2018 by Cally Mckeirnan and has been thriving ever since. We have grown into the most amazing dance family with dancers from various schools in our local community. We offer fun, friendly, non-competitive dance classes for girls and boys ranging from age 2+. If you wish to see/hear more about us, check us out on Facebook or Instagram!

Dance Inc. Studios provides fun, confidence building, non-competitive dance classes for girls and boys aged between 2-17, in a safe and professional environment. Classes held in Busby, Bothwell and Bearsden.
Book your trial class at: www.danceincstudios.uk

Elen Brandao Dance school was founded 16 years ago by Brazilian dance teacher, choreographer and artistic director Elen Brandão van Weegen. Teaching Excellence in Ballet & Jazz Dancing. Based in Bothwell, Elen Brandão Dance School offers Ballet and Jazz classes for children from 3 years old onwards. At our school we follow the BATD syllabus for ballet and jazz classes. Our teaching style is to give the students an environment in which they can have fun, be creative, express their emotions, while always focusing on excellent dance technique. For more information, please visit our Website, Facebook or Instagram page. Email & Mobile: 07757 859842.

Maureen Laughlin School of Dance: Boys and Girls are enrolled and trained to a professional standard in Ballet, Modern, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop and Street Dance. We hold ISTD exams twice a year which are not compulsory but are held for all who attain the required standard to be entered. Although our classes are run to a professional standard our aim is always to have fun and a great time at dancing! All pupils will have the opportunity to perform in our end of year display and also take part in the many dance events we are involved in every year. Many of our pupils have achieved places with Scottish Ballet Junior and Mid-Associate Scheme, Knightswood Dance School of Scotland, Motherwell and Reid Kerr College for performing Arts. Our classes run 6 days a week which means there is a day and time to suit everyone. We also run Adult classes in Ballet, Jazz and Tap. If you are interested in any of our classes, please do not hesitate to contact either Maureen (Tel: 01698 746 010 or Nadia (Tel: 01698 239 479) and we will be happy to give you all the necessary details to get started. If you love dancing, meeting new friends and having a great time give us a call.


Hello everyone,

I hope you all have been enjoying your summer. Just a reminder our summer term will run from 12th August-7th October. Classes are off on Saturday 19th August (Flower show) and 16th September (Scarecrow Festival) as both events are held at Bothwell Parish Church Centre.

We are looking forward to welcoming our dance students back to classes! Elen x

Photos from Elen Brandao Dance school's post 24/06/2023

What a great school year we had! It has been such a pleasure to teach all these lovely children! Each one brings a little sparkle and joy to our hearts in their own special way. ❤️

Happy holidays everyone! Enjoy your summer break , make some great memories and see you back on Saturday 12th August. ☀️🕶️🏄🏻‍♀️💕🚣‍♂️

Photos from Elen Brandao Dance school's post 24/06/2023

Congratulations to Caoimhe, Marcella and Violet for being selected for Scottish Ballet Associate programme. Caoimhe has also secured her place at RCS. Super achievement girls !💐💐💐


Dance show 2024 booked! Please save the date !
Thursday 20/06/24
at Motherwell Theatre ❤️


Shake it off 🤩 Pre-Primary ballet students ❤️

Photos from Elen Brandao Dance school's post 17/06/2023

Congratulations to our ballet Primary student Kasim for being offered a place at the Prestigious Royal Ballet School Junior Associate Programme in Dundee. We are super proud of you! 🎉❤️


1,2,3 waltz with me. Pre-Primary ballet rhythm exercise 🥰

Photos from Elen Brandao Dance school's post 17/06/2023

Warm days 😉 keeping it cool 😎


Please check your emails for June newsletter 👍


Hello everyone , unfortunately I have just been informed that there is no parking available at Bothwell Bridge hotel as BPCC had previously advised. Please consider walking to classes if you can , other sources of transport or parking around Bothwell. Apologies for late notice. Kind regards , Elen x


Hello everyone,

Just to let you know there is an event in Bothwell this weekend (27th May) and we won’t be able to park at the BPCC car park. An alternative parking at Bothwell Bridge hotel has been arranged by the church members.

Elen x


Good morning everyone. Please check your emails for newsletter sent today ☕️😘


Hello everyone!

A reminder that our classes have now finished for Easter break. Spring term starts on Saturday 22nd April.

Wishing you all a lovely Easter break! Peace, love, lots of nature beauty and sunshine for us all! 😊🐣☀️❤️ Elen x


For all the young adults and parents wanting to see a great ballet production (My favourite from Scotish Ballet so far) Can’t wait to see it again ❤️


Jazz fun 🤩


Partners work 😉


A bit of fun and buddies today 😊


Senior ballet today 🥰


Well done to all students for delivering a great dance show last night! We are super proud of you all! Lots of great pictures on our Instagram stories.



Hello everyone! Just a reminder a of classes time today 25th March

Ballet Pre-Primary, Primary and Grade 1 (1pm to 2pm)
Ballet Grade III, Grade V and Grade VI (2.15pm to 3.15pm)
All Jazz students (3.30pm to 4.30pm)

Elen x


Hello everyone! Please check your emails for newsletter containing Dance show information.Elen x


Hello everyone,

Just a reminder that our Dress rehearsal will happen this Saturday 11th March during your child/children normal class time (except for Jazz associate students who are expected to be in the hall until 3.50pm).

Please bring them wearing show costumes, hair and light make-up done. Any questions please just ask.

I will be sending an email with dance show details this weekend . Elen x


Please check your emails for Dance show and dress rehearsal information. 🩰😊


Good morning everyone! ☕️ Please check your emails for dance show ticket information. 💗


Hello everyone please check your emails for newsletter. Have a lovely February break and we will see you all back on Saturday 18th February. Elen 💗


Hello everyone. Please check your emails for communication regarding costume’s payment. Elen x

Photos from Elen Brandao Dance school's post 21/01/2023

A few more certificates and medals delivered today. Well done girls ! 💗

Photos from Elen Brandao Dance school's post 14/01/2023

Well done everyone for passing your BATD exams! We are very proud of all of your achievements and efforts. 💗


Good afternoon everyone. Please check your emails for newsletter sent out today. Elen x


Happy new year everyone! Hope you all had a lovely festive time.🎉
Our dance classes return on Saturday 7th January.
See you soon 😘❤️🩰


Merry Christmas 🎄 Feliz Natal 🎄


Merry Christmas and a blessed 2023 everyone!
Thank you so much for all the kind donations for Helping Hands, cards and gifts. All much appreciated! Have a great Christmas break and see you back on Saturday 7th January. Elen x


Good afternoon everyone! Please check your emails for December newsletter . Elen x ☃️

Photos from Elen Brandao Dance school's post 04/12/2022

Well done everyone! It was a great examination day and you all made us feel very proud ❤️


Good morning everyone! November newsletter sent by email today. Enjoy your Sunday 😊☕️🥞🍳💗

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