Commercial Masterclass

Fab day of dance this weekend as we opened the door for an ‘Open Masterclass’ of Commercial & Technical Dance.

A huge shout out to our amazing teachers, Li Li Hodge and Julius Ebreo for super stylish choreography, guidance and inspiration.

‘Bravo’ to all of the dancers for their amazing work in class.



CATS Masterclass • Feat • Joel Morris • Sunday Feb 8th 2015

‘CATS MASTERCLASS’ 8/2/15 with current West-End Cast Member Joel Morris @ Yorkshire Dance 10:30-18:00

Cats continues its dominance of theatre around the world with its recent revival at the London Palladium and 2 years on from Joel’s first Masterclass with Renaissance Arts we are delighted to announce his return to Leeds for what is certain to be another inspiring day of repertoire and choreography from one of the best in the business.

Training: Joel trained with Gillian Cartwright and later at the Central School of Ballet London.

Credits include: Principal roles in CoppeliaThe NutcrackerCarmenCarabosse and Blue Bird in The Sleeping BeautySwan LakeMe and YouMarkitankaSomebody to LoveJuke Box Gentlemen; Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet; soloist roles in Cinderella(the Jester); Don Quixote (Gamache and Sancho Panza); works by Ashton (Les Patiners); Ballenchine (Who Cares); Hans van Mannen (Five Tangos). Also Pouncival and Mr. Mistoffelees in Cats (South Africa).

The previous masterclass was a sell-out so get booking your places early. You will also receive masterclasses in ballet, jazz, and vocals by Renaissance Arts highly acclaimed faculty. 

To book your place please visit

For queries regarding ages and level required for Masterclass please visit the FAQ page on the website

We look forward to seeing you for a challenging and inspirational day of Dance & Musical Theatre.

The Directors

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Next Open Masterclass

SEP 21st 2014 – ‘Open Masterclass’ @ Yorkshire Dance

Booking a place on the ‘Open Masterclass’ is extremely simple, just lick on the ‘Open Masterclass’ tab above. Masterclass fee is £35 is payable online via PayPal at the bottom of the Open masterclass page. Once this has been received you will then be sent a PDF confirming your schedule and further information for the day.

Our Sunday “Open Masterclass” provides students who attend dance & performing arts schools throughout the week an extra-curricular option if they wish to further themselves. By attending professional-based classes in Ballet, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Vocal, Commercial, Contemporary and Repertoire classes on selected Sunday’s throughout the year keen students can utilise professional expert advice first hand.

R.A’s ethos is to provide students with Industry based classes with established lecturers currently working in the industry from performers to choreographers and directors. We are extremely proud of both our permanent and guest faculty in providing a challenging yet highly rewarding day for all students involved. This is the perfect opportunity for students who may one day wish to pursue a career as a performer in both Dance & Musical Theatre.

*Students wishing to attend must be 12 years of age and older, a strong dance technician looking for an extra challenge. Each masterclass represents a day’s training at Renaissance Arts so we do recommend that all attending bring water and light snacks to eat throughout the day as with so many classes throughout the day, breaks are limited.

All classes are set to an advanced level and we strongly advise that all attending to be in good physical health, with a strong attitude towards hard work.

‘Masterclass’ Schedule – Sunday the 22nd of June @ Yorkshire Dance, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS9 8AH

10:00 Doors Open

10:30 Ballet with Martin Howland

12:15 Jazz with Stillie Dee

13:45 Vocals with Neil Rigg

14:45-17:30 Commercial & West-End Masterclass with Adam Booth

17:30 Finish

To book a place onto our masterclass simply click the Pay Now button below. Once this has been received you will then be sent a PDF confirming your schedule and further information for the day.