The Katie Philpott School of Dance

The Story so far...

The Katie Philpott School of Dance was established in 2000 by its namesake
to celebrate and share her passion for dance and now provides classes in Mirfield for more than 350 students.

KPSD NEWS - COVID-19 UPDATE

Here's a quick update on KPSD life as we watch the news and wait for the wonderful day when we can re-open our studios - we'll let you know as soon as we can.

We hope you're enjoying the classes with Candy, Hannah and Rachel and videos that our ex-students are preparing for us - it's great to see how far they've come and hopefully they are an inspiration to you all.

We think you're all doing incredibly well as we know ourselves how difficult this is and that you'd rather be at the Wellhouse or Zion with your friends and teachers (we would too!) - but you're doing a great job, don't forget that. You're inspiring the teachers with your mental strength and determination to keep up with your classes so that when we are back in the studio you won't have fallen behind and we can hit the ground dancing!!

We love seeing you all on the live Zoom screen - it's keeping us motivated and keeping our spirits up too when we see you smiling and enjoying your exercises. 
I'm emailing all parents our timetable of classes on a weeky basis so just shout if you want more info or to ask me a question. katie@katiephilpott.co.uk
Katie x

Katie Philpott School of Dance is one of the area’s leading dance academies, offering multi-genre dance and musical theatre classes to more than 350 students with ages ranging from three to 63.  

Based in Mirfield, in the heart of West Yorkshire, the KPSD has a busy team of professionally qualified teachers of tap, ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz and street dance.

Alongside providing a safe environment where dance is enjoyed for fun and fitness, the School is a respected ISTD examinations centre and many young students go on to further their careers in dance.

Highlights of the School year include acclaimed dance and choreographic shows which are professionally produced and staged at the Lawrence Batley Theatre. Find us and Follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter. Your child can take part in dance shows with us!

Two-time My Mirfield Awards winner, KPSD is proud of its reputation for excellence and an ambassador for the world of dance!

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Choreographic Cup 2019 (show)

KPSD in action 2019 (classes)

Century 2018 (show)

Celebration 2016 (show)

Meet the KPSD Team

We are proud to present a highly professional and experienced team of
dance teachers and support staff here at the Katie Philpott School of Dance. 

  • Katie Philpott

    Katie began dancing at the age of five at the Angela Reynolds and Dorothy Stevens dance schools.

    Teaches Ballet, Tap, Modern and Jazz

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  • Rachel Bowers

    CREATIVE DIRECTOR

    Rachel started dancing and acting when she was just three and is also a graduate of the KPSD!

    Street, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Cheerleading, Contemporary

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  • Sophie Clayton

     

    Sophie came through the KPSD ranks, attending her first modern dance class relatively late at the age of 11.

    Teaches Street, Ballet, Tap, Modern and Jazz

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  • Hannah Jones

     

    Hannah joined KPSD in 2010 and is a registered Royal Academy of Dance teacher after completing her Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies in the same year.

    Teaches Ballet and Tap

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  • Candy Wilman

    Candy began dancing at Kathleen West’s School of Dance and went on to further her training at the Hammond School of Dance.

    Teaches Modern, Tap and Ballet.

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  • Dianne Watkinson

    Dianne started working with KPSD in 2014 and looks after the School’s social media, marketing and communications through her PR company DEadlines.

    PR, Social Media, Marketing, Communications

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  • Karen Rogers

    Karen started working with KPSD in 2007 supplying dancewear to its students.

    KMR Dancewear

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