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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This Saturday's (31st January) big charity event at Walsall Town Hall ....read below to find out more details and see what s on at this spectacular event and for ticket info
This will be a new venture in the style of Britain's Got Talent showcasing Midlands talent in dance, music and performing arts. This huge event event will be held at the fabulous Walsall Town Hall to raise money for the FDA charity on Saturday 31st January. This glittering event will feature solo singers, world class dancers from across the spectrum of styles, vocal groups, acrobats and all sorts of enique and exciting new performers non stop throughout the night. It really will be a feast of talent and is tipped to be one of the the biggest displays of young talent ever seen in the Midlands. Please support this fantastic event....its for a great cause! VIP tickets at £12.50 or standard ticket at just £10...this really is an event not to miss and great value entertainment for families of all ages. Concessions for Senior Citizens, children and disabled.
Romance & Risque Valentines Dance
Saturday 14th February at a sparkling new venue for us.... the stunning Grand Station Suite in Wolverhampton. Includes buffet, dancing and live entertainment by comedy drag artist (adult orientated). Also includes teach in session by Warren and Jane of the Cell Block Tango from Chicago!...so its bound to be a fun night. Tickets just £14.50. Licensed bar...very large secure free car park. Dress code: smart casual. Hurry...dont miss out on this one! The Grand Station is the converted Art Deco former low level station....this building is simply beautiful and is now magnificently restored with beautiful decor and furnishings ....not to mention the biggest Chandeliers we have ever seen!
Blackpool Tower Dance Weekend - Friday 27th to Sunday 29th March at the most famous ballroom in England...the Tower Ballroom where Strictly Come Dancing is filmed. At the Saturday Gala Ball the world famous Ross Mitchell Orchestra and Singers will perform while you dance the night away in the most magical ballroom in the World. Your weekend schedule includes:
2.00pm - Check in at the Cliffs Hotel on Blackpool's Queen's Promenade.
6.30pm -Dinner followed by entertainment in the Lancaster Suite with vocalist, Katy Barsby, and comedian Terry Cotta or why not go and see Blackpool's most famous show, Funny Girls
Daytime - Hearty English breakfast.
Time at leasure to explore the surrounding areas, perhaps the Lake District or maybe some retail therapy or, the Tower Ballroom opens at 10am if you want to start dancing early!
5.30pm - Dinner
6.30pm - doors open for Gala Evening at the Blackpool Tower
6.45pm - Dance Workshop for all with your hosts Warren & Jane
and Philip & Christine
7.30pm - Let Dancing begin
8.00pm - Your first exciting session with Ross Mitchell his Band and Singers
9.30pm - Fabulous cabaret by our Young Champions.
10.15pm - Dance Today presentation of 'Dance Teacher of the Year' Award
10.30pm -Dancing for all
11.30pm -Grand finale
11.45pm - Good night
Hearty English breakfast.
Check out 10.30am
11.00am - Learn and Improve dance workshop with Warren and Jane in the Lancaster Suite Ballroom. Workshop concludes at 12.30pm
GREAT VALUE: 2 nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast £148pp
(special rates available for children under 14)
The Cliffs Hotel, Queen's Promenade, Blackpool, FY2 9SG
Bookings and tickets from Zig Zag. 01902 897900 or e mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brand New Beginners classes for Adults & Children Check out the 'Classes Timetable' above for full details.
Have you ever wanted to be able to say i can dance....and really mean it? January is the best time of year to start learning...and without beating around the bush....we are the best people to learn with. Top Teacher of the Year winners for 11 consecutive years.....if we cant teach you no one can! Put on a few pounds over Christmas? Dancing is also such a great way of getting in shape. Just have a look at dancers.....most of them look in pretty good shape and dancing makes you vibrant and dancers radiate an energy. No matter if you have danced before or if you an absolute beginner we have a class that is right for you. Our classes are fun and light hearted and you will go home laughing and feeling elated. Its also a great way of meeting new people ...you will find a whole new circle of friends and have more fun than you ever thought possible. If you have had a break and are thinking of starting back...January is the best time as we will be teaching new routines. Singles and couple all welcome. Our children's classes are amazing too.....not only great fun for them...but it teaches them discipline and etiquette and develops good posture...feel free to bring them along to class just to have a look and see what its all about. Our Zumba fitness classes with Amy and Katie are setting new levels not seen anywhere else. Go at your own pace and work as easy or as hard as you like...but one thing is for sure....we have never met anyone so enthusiastic and bubbly as Amy ...you'll be singing and laughing all the way home!
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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