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SEPTEMBER RETURN! We are back!

SEPTEMBER RETURN! We are back!

We are back in the Studio from Septemeber 2020!  We will be back at our Oxford House, Lawdale and Oaklands venues! For more information on classes please email admin@lgacademy.co.u...

Virtual Classes

Virtual Classes

  We love seeing you all in our virtual classes! To join us email info@lgacademy.co.uk

Virtual Timetable

Virtual Timetable

Please take a look at our Virtual timetable! To join us email info@lgacademy.co.uk...

From our house to yours!

From our house to yours!

From our house to yours! Our virtual classes start today! We are so looking forward to teaching you in this new way! Enjoy from the comfort of your home!  

Instagram timetable

Instagram timetable

Instagram timetable! The LGA launches online on Monday! Here is our instagram timetable for fun activities and challenges for everyone to get involved in!   

We are ready!

We are ready!

We are ready! Our youngest classes use lots of props! Get yours ready if you have some! We can't wait to dance with you on the television!   

Our classes are going VIRTUAL!

Our classes are going VIRTUAL!

Our classes are going VIRTUAL throughout the Summer Term! For ages 2-18 years - Facebook LIVES, pre-recorded classes, Zoom live lessons and lots of dance resources! Join us by email...

Our 10 Year Anniversary Show

Our 10 Year Anniversary Show

The LGA 10-year Anniversary Show at the HACKNEY EMPIRE!!!!! What a fantastic show!!!!! On behalf of all staff and teachers at The LGA we would like to thank all of you who were invo...

Correct uniform in class

Correct uniform in class

Coming to class in correct uniform and hair is so important. It helps to prevent injury to you or your fellow students. It shows respect to your teacher and shows that you are ready to work. It hel...

Our pupil interviewed at the London Children's Ballet

Our pupil interviewed at the London Children's Ballet

Our beautiful pupil Honor being interviewed by the London Children's Ballet for their upcoming 25th Anniversary Performance of 'Ballet Shoes'.    Congratualtions to both Honor and...

Former pupil gains lead role in the Nutcracker!

Former pupil gains lead role in the Nutcracker!

Our beautiful former pupil Oriel as the lead ‘Clara’ in the Nutcracker with Young Dancers Academy.   Oriel trained with The Lisa Gilbert Academy of Ballet and Performing Arts f...

Pre-Primary Ballet/Tap Classes for 4-6 Year Olds

Pre-Primary Ballet/Tap Classes for 4-6 Year Olds

Here are our times and venues for our pre-primary classes for ages 4-6 years. For anymore information please email us via info@lgacademy.co.uk ...

Primary Ballet Classes at The Lisa Gilbert Academy of Ballet and Performing Arts

Primary Ballet Classes at The Lisa Gilbert Academy of Ballet and Performing Arts

Primary ballet class aged for 6-8 years available on a Monday, Wednesday and a Thursday. Our email is info@lgacademy.co.uk if you have any questions....

10 Year Anniversary Show

10 Year Anniversary Show

We are so excited to reveal that our 10 year anniversary show ‘ Dancing Through The Decades’ will be at the Hackney Empire!!! July 2019!...

Bobby Moore Academy Partnership

Bobby Moore Academy Partnership

We are very excited and proud to be working with the Bobby Moore Academy! We are looking forward to meeting all the new children beginning their ballet classes with us at this fantastic school! 

Oriel at finishing school

Oriel at finishing school

  Oriel finishing Elmhurst Ballet summer school - she had such an amazing time!    Additionally, we would like to Congratulations our ex pupil Oriel, who has been given ...

Honor Dixon has won the choreographic competition

Honor Dixon has won the choreographic competition

We are so proud to announce, Honor Dixon has won the Intermediate section of the choreographic competition at the National Youth Ballet of Great Britain as well as the Nijinska Award!!!! ... but no...

Uniform Offer

Uniform Offer

Order any uniform with the Lisa Gilbert Academy of Ballet in August and receive 10% off. Just quote: DANCE87 when placing your order via email to - info@lgacad...

September registrations now open

September registrations now open

Dancing through our week with our Baby Ballet and Pre-primary Ballet students. The Lisa Gilbert Academy of Ballet is registering now for September 2018, please email

How to sew ribbons onto shoes

How to sew ribbons onto shoes

The handy graphic above outlines how parents and guardians can sew ballet ribbons or elastics on to their child's ballet shoes.  If anyone has any difficulties doing this, please do get in...

Spotlight on Freya

Spotlight on Freya

Our fabulous former pupil Freya Hiscock is such a beautiful young lady inside and out. We are am so proud to have watched her grow up and see her love and passion for ballet grow and grow.