The Katie Philpott School of Dance

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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

The autumn term is now underway and we are welcoming back students old and new. As teachers we love seeing all our familiar faces in class and it's always a special time of year meeting new members of the KPSD family and embarking on their dance journey with them.

There are still limited places available in some of our pre-school classes, Disco Duck and Creative Movement. Email me, katie@katiephilpott.co.uk to check availability and arrange a free trial class for your little one.

It's been a super busy summer for our Mirfield-based dance school with performances all over town. Take a look at us dancing at the Mirfield Show https://youtu.be/kKIV4xVMQBU

We've got our annual awards coming up this term and ISTD exams as well - there's always something happening at KPSD!

Don't forget our next main show at the LBT Sea Cruise Boogie on 28 and 29 March. Watch our social media pages for updates.

Finally don't forget our timetable has expanded with new classes in ISTD Bronze Jazz, Junior Lyrical Jazz, Contemporary ISTD Prep and Contemporary ISTD Inter Foundation - for more details email 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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