Grazia Academy of Dance & Acrobatics

Rubery, Birmingham
grazia dance nicola and richard dugmore

Nicola & Richard Dugmore

Owners of Grazia Academy
Grazia All LogosDBS Logo

About Us

Grazia Academy of Dance and Acrobatics is a place where dancers of all abilities learn to dance and perform.

We offer Dance Classes for Children of all ages in a wide variety of styles - Acro, Ballet, Commercial, Contemporary, Jazz and Tap. For younger ones we also run Nursery and Preschool Classes from the age of 3.

This is a studio where creativity, individuality and self-expression is encouraged. We have a community of teachers, students and families who are passionate about performing arts.

Our goal is to create a positive and happy experience for all of our students.
Our Ethos
We strive to nurture and develop talent, celebrate the achievements of all students and inspire a love and appreciation of all styles of dance and the arts.
Our Commitment
We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment in which all students can feel empowered, comfortable and free to express themselves. 💜


This is honestly the most AMAZING dance school you could dream of! I would highly recommend ‘Grazia Academy of Dance and Acrobatics’ to start your dance journey!
Cannot express enough how amazing a dance school Grazia is. They've helped my shy little girl develop into a confident talented performer and I couldn't praise them enough for that.
For anybody looking for a dance school for their child, Grazia is the place to be! My daughter loves it, fantastic team of students and teachers. 💜

Our Dance Classes

Dance Classes for Kids in Rubery

Our Opportunities

Discover some of the fantastic opportunities for our pupils here at Grazia Academy

Awards, Competitions, Shows, Performances, Exams, Scholarships and More.
opportunities and dance awards

Our Dance Timetable

Dance Classes for Kids in Cofton Hackett
our dance styles
09:30 - 10:00am
Nursery Ballet
10:00 - 11:00am
Dancing Dots
5:00 - 5:30pm
Ballet - Preparatory
Tap - Primary
5:30 - 6:00pm
Ballet - Primary
Tap - Preparatory
6:00 - 6:45
Competition Team
10:30 - 11:00am
Jazz Technique
11:00 - 11:30am
Body Conditioning / Flexibility
11:30 - 12:15pm
Acrobatic Arts Primary (Level 2)
12:15 - 1:15pm
Troupe Work
Competition Team
Competition Team
6:45 - 7:30pm
Ballet - Grade 2
Tap - Grade 1
7:30 - 8:15pm
Ballet - Grade 1
Tap - Grade 2
10:30 - 11:00am
Body Conditioning / Flexibility
11:00 - 11:30am
Jazz Technique
11:30 - 12:15pm
Acrobatic Arts Level 2 - 5
12:15 - 1:15pm
Troupe Work
1:15 - 2:00pm
Contemporary - Grade 1 & 2
6:00 - 6:45pm
Competition Team
6:45 - 7:30pm
Tap - Grade 2, 3 & 4
7:30 - 8:15pm
Body Conditioning / Flexiblity
5:45 - 6:30pm
Ballet - Grade 4 & 5
Ballet - Pre Elementary
Contemporary Grade 3
6:30 - 7:15pm
Ballet - Pointe Work
7:15 - 8:00pm
Ballet - Grade 3
Contemporary Grade 4
1:00 - 2:00pm
Competition Team
2:00 - 3:00pm
Troupe Work
3:00 - 4:00pm
Acrobatic Arts
4:00 - 4:45pm
We are currently running a reduced COVID timetable, Get in Touch to find out our latest schedule as we reopen classes.

Our Dance Studio

Grazia Academy

Cofton Village Hall
1 Village Hall Way
B45 8PD
get directions

Frequently Asked Questions

What age do you start classes?

Students can attend classes independently from 3 years old.

How much are your classes?

Our classes start from £3.25 - £6.00 depending on class length.

We run 30min, 45min and 60min classes.

Lesson payments must be made in full; no part payments are accepted. 

You will receive your invoice prior to the commencement of each month; you then have until the 7th day of each month to pay these fees in full.

How can I order uniform?

All uniform order can be made at reception or via email. All orders require a 50% deposit. The remaining 50% is to be paid on collection.

Sizes can be discussed with a member of staff; exchanges will not be given if the item has been worn and without its original packaging.

Tights and personalized items are non-refundable.

Do you offer performance opportunities for all students?

All students get the opportunity to take part in our annual award ceremony from 2.5yrs and our annual school show from 4/5years.

When students are ready, they also get the opportunity to participate in ABD examinations in a variety of genre and Acrobatic Arts examinations.

We also offer medal test and Acro pin program award scheme.

We have a selected competition team that compete in regional, national and international festivals.

Do you run classes all year round?

We do run classes throughout most of the year.

We do close for 1-2weeks over Easter and Christmas, we also close 4 weeks in the summer. However, during the holidays we do run dance camps and workshops.

Are your staff qualified?

We have highly qualified and experienced staff who are all DBS checked, first aid trained, have public liability insurance and hold a chaperone license with Worcestershire county council for children, families and communities.

For more information on our teacher please select our teacher section.

Are you COVID secure?

Yes, we follow government guidelines very seriously.

We ensure every dancer sanitise their hands upon arrival, exit and during class if necessary.

We have a strict studio capacity with fixed bubbles.

Cleaning procedures are carried out in the studio and on equipment in between each bubble change and at the end of the day.

For more information please see our COVID-19 section.