Dance Shows

Every student at The Academy has the opportunity to perform in the annual dance show. They are fun, high energy and the highlight of our dance year.

Pennine Academy of Dance Show

On this page you can learn about the shows we’ve performed in.

This Year – 2024


This year’s performance, ‘Elements’ will be PAD’s 9th annual performance and will feature students from as young as 3 years old right through to adults, showcasing ballet, tap, acrobatics and street jazz.

This performance explores music and themes relating to the natural elements that make up the world around us in a fun and engaging show.

13th July 2024 – 2pm and 6pm shows.

Buy tickets from the Victoria Theatre

Previous Years


All Things Bright and Beautiful




The Best of British


No show – Covid 19


Spectrum logo - 2019 dance show



On Broadway


Dancing around the world


Dancing through the decades


Saturday night at the movies

2014 Dance Show

2014 was the first year Pennine Academy of Dance was open. By December the school was 7 months old and had 10 students aged between 3 and 6.

These students performed bravely to over 80 proud parents and relatives who came to watch a ballet, tap and modern performance.

Other Dance Performances

Strictly Pennine Dance Festival

For the past couple of years Helen Snowden, our principal, has had the fortune to take a number of schools to the Strictly Pennine Dance Festival held at the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield.

You can discover more about the festival here.