Turning Pointe Dance and Music has a number of studios based in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
The Dance Department is open for classes in Classical Ballet, Modern, Tap, Street Jazz Musical Theatre and Hip Hop to children between the ages of 3 yrs and 18 yrs. The classical ballet classes follow the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Syllabus whilst the Modern and Tap classes follow the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD) Syllabus, the Street Jazz, Musical Theatre and Hip Hop classes are based on free work.
It was founded by Donna Dempsey in 1996. Originally called The Dance Centre it changed its name in 2005 to Turning Pointe which reveal the fact that it has numerous, studios throughout the UAE not just one centre. Donna also believed that it is a turning point in a childs life when they begin school which is often the same year they start their dance classes.
Well-known as a famous dance school, Turning Pointe offers a wide choice of classes to suit all categories of students. In time the institute noticed that the number and ability of the ballet students increased to a great extent and in 2010 Turning Pointe Youth Ballet (TPYB) was established. The Youth Ballet performs a full length ballet in February of each year with rehearsals and auditions starting in October. Turning Pointe is happy to welcome both the student who strive towards a professional career in dance as well as those who enjoy dancing purely for the joy of it and the benefits it brings to everyday life. The training offered to the students at Turning Pointe produces self-confident and educated dancers, by focusing on their individual development. For the dance class schedule and to find a complete listing of the classes they offer, please visit call on 800 DANCE (800 32623).
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 422 1592
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