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Welcome to Take 1 Dance

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Take 1 Dance originates from Take 1 Studios, a creative haven founded in 1999 by Managing Director Courtney Rose. For over two decades, Take 1 Studios has provided a nurturing environment for artistic expression. In 2006, under the guidance of Melissa Rose, Take 1 Dance came to life, representing our unwavering dedication to artistic exploration. While deeply rooted in Take 1 Studios, Take 1 Dance proudly evolves as an independent entity, cherishing its origins while flourishing with its own unique identity.

Take 1 Dance has emerged as a prominent name in the dance community, specifically in the vibrant world of Hip-hop Dance. Throughout the past 16 years, our talented dancers have embarked on incredible journeys, representing Take 1 Dance in various countries across the globe. From the bustling streets of LA to the rhythm-filled shores of Jamaica, from the energetic stages of Germany to the captivating venues of the Netherlands, France, Portugal, and China, our students have showcased their exceptional skills.

We have triumphed on numerous occasions, securing an impressive collection of national and international dance titles. Our commitment to excellence, dedication to the craft, and unwavering spirit have propelled us to the forefront of the dance world.

At Take 1 Dance, we believe in nurturing talent, fostering creativity, and building a supportive community. Whether you are a seasoned dancer or just beginning your dance journey, we offer a wide range of classes and programs to suit your needs. Join us and experience the thrill of dance in a dynamic and inspiring environment.

Get ready to step onto the stage, unleash your potential, and become a part of our incredible dance family, where dreams come to life through the power of dance.


At Take 1 Dance, our unwavering aim is to ignite the spark of inspiration within the hearts of the next generation of industry professionals. We are deeply committed to creating inclusive and creatively stimulating learning environments that transcend barriers and pave the way for equal participation in the vibrant realm of the creative industries.

We firmly believe that talent knows no bounds and that every individual deserves the opportunity to explore and nurture their creative potential. By fostering an inclusive atmosphere, we strive to ensure that individuals from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences feel welcome and empowered to embark on their artistic journeys.

To achieve this, we actively work towards removing barriers that hinder access to creative education and opportunities. We are dedicated to cultivating an environment that embraces diversity and celebrates the unique perspectives and talents that everyone brings. By doing so, we create a rich tapestry of voices, ideas, and expressions, fostering an environment that nurtures growth and innovation.

Through our comprehensive range of programs, classes, and workshops, we provide a platform for aspiring artists to hone their skills, unlock their creativity, and develop their unique artistic voices. Our experienced instructors, who are not only accomplished professionals but also passionate mentors, guide and inspire our students, instilling in them the confidence to explore new horizons and push the boundaries of their artistic abilities.

In addition to providing top-notch education, we are dedicated to staying at the forefront of the ever-evolving creative industries. We continuously adapt our curriculum and embrace cutting-edge technologies and practices to ensure that our students receive a comprehensive and relevant education that prepares them for success in their chosen disciplines.

At Take 1 Dance, we firmly believe that the creative industries thrive when all voices are heard and represented. By nurturing a community that values inclusivity, we create an environment where individuals can express themselves authentically and fearlessly. We encourage collaboration, foster a sense of belonging, and provide opportunities for individuals to connect with industry professionals, creating a network that extends beyond the walls of our studio.

Join us on this transformative journey as we inspire, empower, and uplift the next generation of industry professionals. Together, let us break down barriers, create pathways for equal participation, and shape a future where creativity knows no limits. At Take 1 Studios, the stage is set for you to unleash your full potential and make your mark on the world of the creative industries.


We believe in keeping you informed and connected. Our News page is your gateway to discovering the pulse of our thriving dance community. Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments, share the stories, and unveil the exciting ventures that shape the fabric of Take 1 Dance.

Get ready to be inspired, informed, and invigorated. Visit our News page regularly to stay up-to-date with all the latest happenings and be a part of the exciting journey at Take 1 Dance.

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“I personally hadn’t done much Hip-Hop before joining Take1 dance, so I struggled with freestyle and some movements, however, thanks to their amazing training and pushing me out of my comfort zone. I am starting to gain more confidence and improving my skills. I also feel supported by other members.   Overall, I am  happy and grateful for being here”

Adrianna Sylwestrzak


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