Italia Conti Associates

PETERSFIELD ASSOCIATES

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Petersfield

Phone contact: 01730 720018

associatespetersfield@italiaconti.co.uk

About Us

Italia Conti Associates Petersfield are rated 5 stars and are finalists for the Club Hub Awards, making us one of the UK’s most prestigious performing arts schools.

​We offer classes in Musical Theatre, Singing, Street, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Ballet, Acting & LAMDA.

Our classes are available for 3-18 year olds and take place at the end of the week on Saturdays.

​Italia Conti’s reputation is renowned worldwide and has always recognised that the industry demands excellent training standards in all areas. Our aim has always been to develop courses to fulfil these goals.

​No audition is required as we wish to encourage participation in the arts for all abilities.

​Whether it’s for recreation, physical and social development or as a serious step towards a long-term career in performing arts, the emphasis is on enjoyment and first-class training.

​Our students are taught and cared for by experienced, trained, DBS-checked staff.

Jazmine Peterson – Principal

Jazmine trained at Italia Conti Guildford Associates School from the age of 3 and joined the Italia Conti Professional Course until the age of 16, performing regularly at local theatres and achieving numerous qualifications in dance, drama and singing.

She also gained her A Levels in Performing Arts and Dance as well as completing BA/BSc (Hons) degrees in both Business and Psychology.
She has been in the property industry since 2011 and worked her way up to a managerial and specialist position.

She was a professionally trained dancer for ZooNation UK Dance Company based in London which was the first Hip Hop dance company to perform on the West End and has worked professionally in both TV and film.

With over 9 years of teaching in all disciplines, her energetic approach to teaching will help the children gain confidence and grow as young performers and will be a huge advantage to Italia Conti Associates Petersfield.

Jordana Traviss – Principal

Jordana trained at the Italia Conti Guildford Associates School from the age of 5 and joined the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts at the age of 11, graduating in 2011 at the age of 18 with a Diploma in Theatre Arts. Upon graduating Jordana became a professional dancer/singer performing on cruise ships for Celebrity and Cunard as well as performing in Pantomime and at various professional and charity events.

​She has gone on to gain further qualifications in dancing and theatre arts teaching to broaden her skills as well as gaining a BA (Hons) Degree in Theatre from GSA (Guildford School of Acting), associated with University of Surrey.

​Jordana has also worked in an office environment, covering various roles, learning many skills in management, bookkeeping, diary management and organisation.

All of the skills Jordana has acquired over the years will be put to good use at Italia Conti Associates Petersfield. With the knowledge of and experience in the performing industry, she will readily understand and empathise with the students individual objectives, desires and aspirations.

The contacts Jordana has made during her varied performing career will also be of enormous benefit to the school.

What we do

ACTING

Depending on age and ability, classes may cover improvisation, role-playing, character and script work, voice and various techniques as appropriate.
Students benefit from working on scripts from selected plays leading up to performances.

These classes give students opportunities to work as solo performers, developing physical and vocal skills together with acting techniques.

MUSICAL THEATRE

Musical Theatre is a combination of acting, singing and dancing.

Students learn well-known songs/scenes from musicals and the songs are then staged into musical theatre numbers. Teachers encourage pupils to develop and use their personalities in this class.

BALLET CONDITIONING

This class trains the ballet muscles in a way that will increase their muscle memory for better use in dance class.

The class contains a mixture of ballet movements while developing coordination and stability, balance and alignment, as well as optimising one’s flexibility.

We offer classes from 6-18 years.

​Body conditioning aims to improve technique and overall presence during the performance.

POCKET PERFORMERS (3-5 YEARS)

Pocket Performer’s classes focus on storytelling through movement, dance and singing.

Pocket Performers Ballet helps the little ones with flexibility, balance and basic moves to prepare them for primary ballet. They will also learn basic steps and rhythms to prepare them for Primary Tap.

A fun class for little performers in the making. All these classes are a fantastic way to have fun, make friends and build confidence.

TAP

The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) Tap syllabuses are offered at Italia Conti Associates Petersfield School.

We offer classes from Preliminary (age 5+) to Advanced depending on ability.

Examinations are offered to pupils who meet the required standard.

SINGING

The students here will study all aspects of singing, including breathing, support, group singing, solo singing, pop, rock and musical theatre.

Not only is singing hugely enjoyable, but it’s an essential tool to help build self-confidence.

COMMERCIAL STREET/JAZZ

Commercial Street/Jazz has changed today’s outlook, fast becoming the new commercial style popular amongst our students.

​Pupils will learn a mixture of sharp and fluid movements, popping & locking, similar to hip hop, and animated expression as seen in music videos, in a laid-back environment.

​Boost your self-esteem, gain confidence, and develop rhythm and co-ordination with exciting choreography.

CONTEMPORARY

In our Contemporary dance classes, you will learn to move in a creative, freeing and graceful way, while also transforming your posture and balance and improving your fitness.

​Our Contemporary class builds up from simple steps and techniques to fully formed routines. It’s a fully supportive environment, and suitable for people with little or no dance experience.

LAMDA

LAMDA aims to improve standards in communication through spoken work, support the creative and social development of an individual and much more. Our students will get the chance to try their hand at Public Speaking, Mime, Acting, Verse and Prose, Musical Theatre, Reading for Performance etc.

The examinations are designed to enrich our students with a range of skills within the acting industry. LAMDA courses are QCA accredited and for Solo/duo examinations at Grades 6,7 & 8 are included in the UCAS tariff, counting as points towards university entrance.

PRIVATE LESSONS

Private dance lessons are great because the focus is solely on you. Once your teacher has identified what your goals are, he/she will teach you the material that will be most appropriate for your needs.

Your teacher will have a lot more time to work with you individually which will lead to faster progress.

Party Bookings

Choose from:

  • DISNEY PRINCESS
  • POPSTARS MUSIC VIDEO
  • MUSICAL THEATRE

​Italia Conti Petersfield parties are tailor-made to ensure that your child and their friends have the best day!

​We take care of all the fun and entertainment so you don’t have to!

All you need to do is provide food and drink!

We can come to a venue of your choice, at your home, or hire out our studio at Italia Conti Petersfield School.

If you would like to book an Italia Conti Petersfield Party all you need to do is click the link below and fill in the form with a deposit of 20%.

Further Information

Age Range

3 to 18 yrs

Contact Addresses

Associate School Address:

Italia Conti Associates Petersfield
The Petersfield School,
Cranford Rd,
Petersfield
GU32 3LU

Entry Requirements

No audition is required for our classes as we wish to encourage participation in the arts for all abilities. We offer a free trial session before you commit to enrolling. This can be arranged by emailing

associatespetersfield@italiaconti.co.uk

Uniform

Uniforms can be purchased/ordered on Saturdays from the main reception or online by logging into our pupil portal.

Welfare

The safety and wellbeing of our students is of paramount importance at Italia Conti Associates.

Our students are taught and cared for by experienced, trained, DBS checked staff. A minimum of two trained First Aiders are always present.

We recommend students bring plenty of water and snacks with them to sessions.

FEES

1 HOUR CLASS (6-18 years)
£9.50 per class – £95.00 per term

​POCKET PERFORMERS (90 MINS CLASS) (3-5 years)
£15.00 per class – £150.00 per term

L.A.M.D.A (30 MINS CLASS) (6-18 years)
£7.50 per class – £75.00 per term

​PRIVATE 1-1 CLASS (6-18 years)
Any discipline
£25.00 per class – 30 minutes
£40.00 per class – 1 hour

MULTIPLE CLASS DISCOUNT
If a student takes 4 or more classes, they receive 20% discount

ALL FEES ARE BASED ON A 10 WEEK TERM

​*PLEASE NOTE THAT A FULL TERMS FEES MUST BE PAID ON OR BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF TERM*

NOTICE PERIOD

In the event of withdrawal, half a term’s (5 weeks) notice, in writing, is required of such intention or the equivalent of half a term’s fee will be payable in lieu.

 

Term Dates

Autumn Term 2024

05 – 26 October
02 November – HALF TERM
09 November – 14 December

Spring Term 2025

11 January – 08 February
15 & 22 February – HALF TERM
01 – 29 March

Summer Term 2025

26 April – 24 May
31 May – HALF TERM
07 June – 05 July