beginners, improvers and advanced dancers are open to all ages from 4 to 104
and are run by our highly qualified and friendly team of teachers who also
offer private lessons.
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Our brand new dance classes for 2016 start week commencing January 10th. A great way to get in shape, meet new people and try something new and invigorating either on your own or with a partner. Also see our fantastic range of Children's classes at our various venues around the Midlands. Click on the 'Classes Timetables' tab above for more info.
English Classique Awards Competition Day 3rd January
Click on 'Latest News' in the menu above to see full programme for our competition at Brierley Hill Civic on Sunday, 3rd January 2016.
New Venue for classes at Sedgley Blind Institute.
We have a brilliant new venue that has just opened on Wednesday nights at the Beacon Centre for the Blind, Wolverhampton Rd, Sedgley, Wolverhampton. Beginners is at 7.00pm and Improvers at 7.45pm. Its a great venue with a lovely dance floor and plenty of free parking. Give it a try...its a lovely class!
Christmas Dance's - 2 dates:
Saturday 5th December £14.95 ( £9.95 for under 16's)
Friday 11th December £12.95 or £8.95 under 16's) under 5's free.
Two amazing nights of dancing, cabarets, party, food...and something unusual!
Saturday 5th Dember is at Wombourne Civic Centre, Gravel Hill, Womboure, Wolverhampton.
Friday 11th December is at Streetly Community Centre, Foley Rd East, Streetly, Sutton Colfield.
Amazing world class shows and reknowned as the best Christmas dance events in the Midlands. Tickets on sale now.
New Years Eve Dinner Party
Exclusive dinner and dance party for just 60 people. This years theme is Bollywood and will include high class Indian cuisine in one of the most spectacular ballrooms in the country. Includes all food and World class cabaret. Tickets £42
New Term of Beginners Classes - See Classes Timetable in menu above for more details. While our new beginners started in September, we still get quite a few new people turning up each week and we have lots of helpers on hand to help you though if you missed the start...so dont panic! Our next new beginners will start week commencing January 9th if you prefer to wait until then.
21st Anniversary Ball and Galaxy Classique Awards - this event was such a hugh success last year we've decided to make it an annual event! Friday, 16th October at the fabulous 4* Ramada Park Hall Hotel, Park Drive, W'ton. A glittering evening featuring the legendary Joe Loss Orchestra, 4 course meal, world class dance cabaret and the exciting Galaxy Classique Awards. We're also delighted to have surprise guest, local lad Haydn Cooke, who left us all spell bound when he sang on last season's Britain's Got Talent. All in all a truly wonderful evening not to be missed. Tickets now on sale. Adults: £44 or £49 for front row table. Discount available for children. See your teacher now or call if you want to arrange postal ticket 01902 897900.
We have 3 social dances before our December Christmas dances.
Dates: 11th September, 9th October, 6th November
Venue: Wombourne Civic Centre, Gravel Hill, Wombourne, WV5 9HA
Time: 8.00pm - 11.30pm
Price: £5.00 in advance or £7 on door
Tickets for 11th September available from teachers now.
EXTRAS - on 11th September there is also a Cake Bake-Off. £1 to enter.So ....... get baking and bring your creation along!
Children's Summer Dance Camp
24th August - 28th August
Coming up this Summer we have our amazing children's dance camp,
guaranteed to keep your kids entertained and active, enforcing a positive learning experience to keep them on their toes.
They will learn technique and routines in Ballroom, Latin, Ballet and street dance .
With amazing tutorials in pilates, acting, fitness. Kids will also get the opportunity to experience costume designing and to learn valuable hair and makeup skills. It's a great turnout each year and is great fun and really inspiring. For more information, please e mail email@example.com or call us on 01902 897900.
New Adults Formation team
Our brand new adult formation team 'Equinox' will be competing for the first time ever at British Open to the World Championships at Blackpool on Friday May 29th. Their stunning new outfits have been sourced from Germany and our team comprises of 16 of our most talented dancers including a number of our ex champions who have come back out of retirement to show they still have what it takes! They have a formidable task in front of them with teams flying in from all over the world - it will be an experience they will never forget! They are the first ever formation team to come from Wolverhampton...good luck guys...we are all routing for you.
Champions of Tomorrow Successes
(pictured above is Tom Cloke and Katie Wallis during the final of the Under 35's Pre Champ Ballroom where they achieved and excellent 3rd place) 2 weeks ago was the annual Champions of Tomorrow event held at the iconic Blackpool Wintergardens which saw thousands of high level dancers battling for supremacy. We were extremely proud of everyone who took part ...not to mention the very vocal supporters club! Josh Blewitt & Rose Clancy Justas Zagurskas & India Phillips Harriet Greenway & Isobel Lowe Rhiannon Wilkes & Jessica Lewis Alexie Reynolds & Neve Clarke Tom Cloke & Katie Wallis Sam Cloke & Alicia Phillips Yiping Song & Hong Song Rebecca Webb & Caitlin Cox Lauren Cox & Megan Cope Lucy Welch & Katie Williams Josh Shilvock & Steph Robertson Andy King & Brogan Pierce Jonathan Tsun & Krystal Koh Oscar Lidaka & Charlotte Neale Edwards Tom Cheffings & Yi Fang Wang Paul Fowler & Sarah Chiltern Anthony Salmon & Sue Billings Roy Busby & Tricia Davey Dave Duncan & Molly Williams Ian McDonnell & Katie Doyle Mike & Marie Parker Seth Milne & Zoe Newman Dominic Smith & Hannah Morris Graham Miller & Dee Miller Philip Miller & Meryl Davies Mark Stubbs & Nikki Stubbs Richard Howell & Jennifer Lawton Hayden Martin & Gill Martin Neil Skeldon & Sharon Lewis Stuart Lloyd & Jane Lloyd
Special thanks to our management team of hairdressers and coaches on the day, Kirstine McFarlane, Elaine Jones, Shirley Johnson, Amy Dowden, Ben Jones...and of course...everyone who pulled together to make this such a successful day....18 Grand Finalists!! Congratulations to all of you - not everyone had the results they wanted of course but everyone certainly tried their hardest and we were very proud to be involved with you all.
Formation Team Recruiting
Next week will see us move to our second recruiting stage for our formation teams. We really are ready to embark on a series of shows and competitions and we now have our routines finely tuned and set. If you are interested in joining or coming along to have a look...drop us a line as we will be doing a 'new people' intake class so everyone learns in easy sections rather than going in at the deep end! Its great fun...and its an experience like no other. It doesnt matter what your level is...just bring some fun and enthusiasm with you and you will be fine.
End of 2014 Christmas Card Video Check out our 2014 Christmas video gallery with shots of some of the Zig Zag events from 2014....are you on it ?
Take a look at the photo's from Zig Zag's 20th Anniversary Ball and the Galaxy Classique Awards presented by Strictly star Robin Windsor. What an amazing night this was ...we will never forget it! Fire Breathers, stilt walkers, fabulous venue, amazing shows, beautiful people and the Joe Loss Orchestra. View a selection of photos on the link below...and there is a further selection from Nick Brightman's website available to purchase at very reasonable prices https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152528379830899&set=a.10152528379775899.1073741858.599745898&type=3&theater
Photos by Nick Brightman
New Years Eve Photos
Take a look at the photo's from our New Years Eve Dinner Party and the fabulous show by Anton Sboev and Patrizia Raniz. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152500761585899&set=a.10152500761510899.1073741856.599745898&type=3&theater
Masquerade Ball Photos
Take a look at our photos from our Christmas Masquerade Ball held at Wombourne Civic Centre. There is a selection from Nick Brightman's website available to purchase at really reasonable prices...some fantastic shots! http://www.nickbrightmanphotography.co.uk/p429960754
English Championships photos Take a look at the photos from this packed competition day held at the Wulfrun Hall at the start of the month....great to see so many enthusiastic performers! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152509781695899&set=a.10152509781595899.1073741857.599745898&type=3&theater
Champions of Tomorrow photos
Take a look at the photos from Champions of Tomorrow held at the Blackpool Wintergardens earlier this month. A fantastic day of dancing....we have some brilliant shots of our pupils...we are feeling very proud of them all. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.902936893080615.1073741860.252392601468384&type=1
Classique Awards with 'Strictly Come Dancing' star Windsor
Photos are now uploaded by the two excellent photographers at the Galaxy Classique Awards & Ball. Photo's are available to purchase starting from £8 direct from the photographer's themselves with discounts for larger orders. Go have a look....some great shots!
The male photographer's site is: http://www.nbphotographic.photo/zigzag-dance-awards.
The female photographers site is:https://www.facebook.com/keri.j.
Are you getting married or know someone who is? Make the day extra special by having your routine choreographed to your own special piece of music by one of our specialist world class teachers. Whether it be something simple and traditional or something more fun, we can tailor your dance to your budget and your skills (or lack of them!) Choose either our Bronze, Silver or Gold wedding package to get the most out of your experience at the cheapest cost or you can simply book a one off lesson first to see how you go. We can even teach the whole bridal party too! Details on our website and also on our new facebook page below. .https://www.facebook.com/weddingdanceteacher?fref=ts
Why not give a Zig Zag gift voucher for that special occasion? You can have them for any amount you choose and have a personalized message on them. Vouchers can be purchase for group classes or for private lessons. You can collect them from us or we can post them to you .... no walking around shops ... gives you more time to shop for yourself. We also have two dance videos for sale .... Beautiful Ballroom and Latin Obsession which cost £20 each or both for £30. These feature a selection of routines in ballroom and latin taught by Warren and Jane with tips on how to improve your dancing. Also includes footage of Warren and Jane dancing in some of their many appearances, including BBC's Come Dancing.
Zig Zag's famous cheeky male dance group Brief Encounter are now available for shows at Birthdays, Hen Nights, Clubs and Parties. The Team have already raised a substantial amount for MacMillan Cancer Support with their replication of the film The Full Monty but have now finalized their brand new 25 minutes non stop routine of naughtiness with music from the Village People, Michael Buble, Beyonce, Donna Summer, Rainbow and Tom Jones. Funny, exciting, sexy, hilarious, raunchy and OMG! See the trailer for their new show here .... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iitYu1dMYgU. You can book them to appear at your event. Ring now for more info., Prices from as little as £60 (an audience collection may be made on the night to support our charity). Add them now on facebook - called Magic Mike Encounter https://www.facebook.com/MagicMikesEncounter
£600 raised for charity
Thanks to those who came along and supported us at the Heroes and Villains night and to those who gave their time helping out. We raised £600 for Macmillan Cancer Support and for Zig Zag's Children's Formation Team fund. It was a great night and the kids display was a credit to them and trainer Amy Dowden. Thank you everyone.
Warren & Jane Top Teachers - 11 years running!!
For the 11th consecutive year, Warren and Jane have been awarded the coveted Top Teacher of the Year award in London. To win this just once is a great achievement but to win it 11 times running is a world record breaker. Warren and Jane would like to thank all pupils and teachers for their continued support without whom, this would not have been possible.
Charity Event for Breast Cancer Unit
Over £3000 was raised for the new Brest Cancer Unit at a Strictly Come Dancing final held at Telford College last week. The event was a huge success pioneered by Anne Jackson where a number of Zig Zag dancers performed shows & partnered the contestants in an electrifying final. Warren was compere and music man with the usual out of control humor!
Watch this link for fun footage of the original version of 'Come Dancing'. Apart from Warren and Jane, which other famous dancers can you spot? Highlight and paste intoyour address bar
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The Zig Zag Dance Factory was established in 1994 by the Internationally famous dance partnership & award-winners Warren Bullock and Jane Phillips. In 1997 they retired from professional competitions to primarily concentrate on teaching, which today, is still their first love and priority. They are greatly in demand coaches and for adjudicating and lecturing. Their Cruise & Dance Holidays continue to attract dancers from all over the world where Warren and Jane host fabulous workshops on world class cruise ships.
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