• Turning Pointe Annual Gala 2017

    Turning Pointe Annual Gala 2017

    We are delighted to invite you to attend our inaugural annual Gala which will be held in the Gems Wellington Silicon Oasis Theatre on Friday May 19th at 4pm.

    The Annual Gala will replace the Awards ceremony we have held in previous years and the examination students are the exclusive invitees. There will be a selection of performances to enjoy and we will also be awa...

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  • "Kaleidoscope, A Box of Dreams" Abu Dhabi Performance

    "Kaleidoscope, A Box of Dreams" Abu Dhabi Performance

    We are delighted to invite you to our Kaleidoscope 2017, A Box of Dreams – our upcoming Abu Dhabi Dance Showcase which gives students the chance to perform on stage in front of their family and friends.

    This year’s performance will be held in the Al Jaheli Theatre in The Armed Forces Officer’s Club on Saturday May 13th at 12:00nn and 4:30pm.

    We look for...

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  • Dance Dynamix 2017… “An Afternoon at the Movies”

    Dance Dynamix 2017… “An Afternoon at the Movies”

    Turning Pointe would like to invite you to Dance Dynamix 2017… “An Afternoon at the Movies”

    Date - Friday May 5th 2017

    Venue - Gems Nations Academy, Al Barsha (Due to unforseen circumstances the show will now be held at Gems Nations Academy and not Gems World Academy)

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  • SUNDAY 23rd APRIL TURNING POINTE SCHEDULE

    SUNDAY 23rd APRIL TURNING POINTE SCHEDULE

    ALL Ballet and Dance classes will run as normal on Sunday 23rd April EXCEPT the following venues:

    * Emirates International School Umm Sequim - Fs 2 & Grade 1 - 3 Ballet (1.15 - 4pm classes only)

    * Brighton College Abu Dhabi

    * Kent College

    * Springdales School

    On the occasion of Isra’a Wal Miraaj Turning Pointe office will be clos...

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  • EASTER SUNDAY 16th APRIL DANCE SCHEDULE

    EASTER SUNDAY 16th APRIL DANCE SCHEDULE

    Just a simple reminder that all Turning Pointe Ballet and Dance classes will run as normal on Sunday 16th April except for Springdales School Butterfly Ballerinas for Kg 1 and Kg2.

    Happy Easter everyone!

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  • TURNING POINTE SPRING CAMP

    TURNING POINTE SPRING CAMP

    In Abu Dhabi we have a fun and exciting camp for your children this Spring Break, suitable for ages 4-10yrs.

    In Dubai our camp is aimed at the more mature dancers who have reached at least Grade 4 ballet and above, it will cover all genres of dance including contemporary, hip hop and ballet. For more details or to register please email info@turningpointe.ae or call 8...

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  • TURNING POINTE TERM 3 SIGN UP SESSIONS

    TURNING POINTE TERM 3 SIGN UP SESSIONS

    The following Turning Pointe dance class Sign Ups are confirmed. We will add more as we get confirmation of dates and times. Thank You.

    HORIZON INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL UMM SHEIF - Thursday 16th March 1:00 to 2:30pm

    GEMS FIRSTPOINT SCHOOL THE VILLA - Sunday 19th March 11:30 to 3:30pm

    LITTLE GEMS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL AL BARSHA - Wednesday 22nd March 8:00 -...

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  • TURNING POINTE School Communicator App

    TURNING POINTE School Communicator App

    Thanks to all the parents who have downloaded and are using the D6 School Communicator app.

    To ensure you are receiving only the information that relates to your childs dance class, please ensure to Personalise the news/content feed by selecting and filtering only the class/s your child attends.

    If any parents are new to Turning Pointe, we would encourage you...

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  • Turning Pointe Dance Classes on Half Term

    Turning Pointe Dance Classes on Half Term

    Some of Turning Pointe venues are on half term holidays over the next 2 weeks. Here is the list of affected schools for your assistance;

    DUBAI AMERICAN ACADEMY - Closed on Tuesday 7th Feb due to PTC

    DEIRA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL - Closed on Tuesday 7th and Thursday 9th Feb

    GWSO Thursday Year 2 Curriculum Dance - No classes on Thursday 16th Feb

    GE...

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  • Turning Pointe Youth Ballet 2017 Mary Poppins/ Office Closure

    Turning Pointe Youth Ballet 2017 Mary Poppins/ Office Closure

    Our Annual Youth Ballet performances of Mary Poppins are taking place over this weekend at Centrepoint Theatre, DUCTAC, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai.

    Tickets are still available online at Virgin Megastore and DUCTAC websites and can also be purchased in person on the day of the performance, from the ticket desk in DUCTAC.

    Please note our office will also be cl...

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  • OFFICE CLOSURE - WINTER BREAK

    OFFICE CLOSURE - WINTER BREAK

    Please note our office will be closed from 4pm today, 15th December 2016 and will re-open at 9am on Monday 2nd January 2017. If you have any queries, during this period, please email info@turningpointe.ae and we will respond to you once the office reopens.

    Thanks and hope you all have a great winter break.

     

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  • Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) Birthday Sunday 11th December

    Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) Birthday Sunday 11th December

    In Observance of Prophet Mohammad's (PBUH) Birthday on Sunday 11th December, ONLY the following classes will NOT RUN.  All other classes will be running as usual

    Gems Royal Dubai School

    Springdales 

    Kent College

    Brighton College Abu Dhabi

    In addition Turning Pointe office will be closed on Sunday 11th December, we will r...

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  • Commemoration Day and UAE National Day Celebration

    Commemoration Day and UAE National Day Celebration

    On the celebration of the Commemoration Day and UAE National Day, Turning Pointe office will be closed for business on Thursday 1st and Saturday 3rd December 2016.   Our office will resume on Sunday 4th December.

    Please be advised that all Turning Pointe Dance classes will run as normal this weekend EXCEPT

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  • Turning Pointe Dance Classes for Term 1 at Escapade

    Turning Pointe Dance Classes for Term 1 at Escapade

    Just a reminder to our Abu Dhabi students about our great new dance venue at Escapade, Al Seef Village Mall, Khalifa Park Area. Dance classes are being held on Mondays for Pre-Primary and Grade 1 Ballet and on Tuesdays for Grade 3 and Grade 5 Ballet and also 2 Hip Hop Classes for 6-9yrs and 10+. For further details, please check the schedule page on our website http://www.tu...

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  • NEW VENUE - JUMEIRAH GOLF ESTATES (JGE)

    NEW VENUE - JUMEIRAH GOLF ESTATES (JGE)

    Just a reminder about our great new dance venue at Jumeirah Golf Estates!!! Dance classes are being held for Butterfly Ballerinas (age 3-4), Ballet Fusion (age 4-6) and Hip Hop (age 7+) at Jumeirah Golf Estates, (near to the Green Community) every Tuesday. For further details, please check the schedule page on our website http://www.turningpointe.ae/schedules or send an emai...

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  • Turning Pointe New Venue in Dubai Tempo Dance Centre

    Turning Pointe New Venue in Dubai Tempo Dance Centre

    Just a reminder about our great new dance venue in JLT!!! Ballet classes are being held for Babies, Prep, Pre-Primary and Primary in Tempo Dance Studio in JLT every Tuesday. For further details, please check the schedule page on our website http://www.turningpointe.ae/schedules or send an email to info@turningpointe.ae or call the office on 800 Dance (800 32623)

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  • IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR DESS DANCE STUDENTS

    IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR DESS DANCE STUDENTS

    IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR DESS DANCE STUDENTS

    Currently access to the School is only allowed if visitors sign in with Security and leave original ID with them. DESS have advised they are implementing a new process with regards to access and have provided lanyards which must be w...

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  • Office Closure Sunday 2nd October

    Office Closure Sunday 2nd October

    Turning Pointe office will be closed on Sunday 2nd October in observance of Islamic holiday Al Hijri - Islamic New Year. Business will resume as normal on Monday 3rd October.

     

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  • Turning Pointe Schedule Sunday 2nd to Thursday 6th October

    Turning Pointe Schedule Sunday 2nd to Thursday 6th October

    ALL CLASSES will run next week, EXCEPT for the following venues:

    October 2 - 6 Notice

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  • AL GHAZAL GOLF CLUB TUESDAY CLASSES

    AL GHAZAL GOLF CLUB TUESDAY CLASSES

    Important Notice about our classes at Al Ghazal Golf Club on Tuesdays:

    This is a reminder that all our classes at Al Ghazal Golf Club have been moved to our exciting, new venue at Escapade Dance Studio, in Al Seef Mall. Class times on the Tuesday remain the same in the new venue. Thanks for your co-operation with this

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  • TPYB 2017 Mary Poppins

    TPYB 2017 Mary Poppins

    We are pleased to announce that Turning Pointe Youth Ballet (TPYB) production for 2016/2017 will be Mary Poppins. Ballet Students from Grade 1 and up are eligible to audition for this and we are holding auditions on Saturday 1st October 2016. Please click the relevant following link for info on your childs age group

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  • KINGS SCHOOL NAD AL SHEBA - NEW VENUE

    KINGS SCHOOL NAD AL SHEBA - NEW VENUE

    Turning Pointe are excited to announce another new venue for ballet and dance classes. Kings’ School Nad Al Sheba will have 3 classes every Wednesday, starting from 28th September. Please call the office on 800 Dance or email info@turningpointe.ae for further details. A sign up session is being held in school on 25th September where you can register your daughter for the b...

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  • Turning Pointe Schedule from 13th to 17th September

    Turning Pointe Schedule from 13th to 17th September

    Please note that the following classes will run as normal next week:

    JPS Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th Sept

    Optimal Fitness Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th Sept

    DIA Tuesday 13th; Wednesday 14th and Saturday 17th Sept

    GWIS Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th Sept

    Gems Metropole Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th Sept

    GWSO Wednesday 1...

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  • Sign Ups September 2016

    Sign Ups September 2016

    The following Turning Pointe dance class Sign Ups are confirmed.  We will add more as we get confirmation of dates and times. Thank You

           

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  • Turning Pointe School Communicator

    Turning Pointe School Communicator

    The D6 School Communicator app has been updated to reflect the new dance classes and venues for this term in Dubai/Sharjah/RAK.

    Please remember to refresh the app and choose the correct dance class for your child to ensure you receive information on those classes.

    The Abu Dhabi classes will be updated as soon as the timetable is confirmed. If you haven’t ye...

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  • Turning Pointe Sign up at Brighton College Abu Dhabi

    Turning Pointe Sign up at Brighton College Abu Dhabi

    Due to the busy sign up at Brighton College Abu Dhabi on Sunday, Miss Aniela will be back at school on Thursday 8th September, in the FS Reception from 1pm and Main Reception from 2pm in order to answer parents questions and accept more dance class registrations. She will not have the facility to accept payments but fees can be made by online bank transfer or paid at the fir...

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  • Registration for Term 1 Sept 2016-2017

    Registration for Term 1 Sept 2016-2017

    Turning Pointe hope you had a wonderful summer and that you are excited to start dancing again. We are now open for registrations and it is necessary for ALL STUDENTS to re-register for the new academic year starting in September.

    Some new venues have been added to our timetable, making it easier for you to find a class in your neighborhood. Please browse through our...

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  • Summer Vacation - Office Closing

    Summer Vacation - Office Closing

    We would like to advise you that the Turning Pointe office will close for the summer on Tuesday 5th July and re-open for registrations at 9am Tuesday 23rd August. We hope you all have a lovely summer vacation and look forward to hearing from you all next term.

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  • Summer Dance Intensive 2016

    Summer Dance Intensive 2016

    We are delighted to inform you about the 2016 Turning Pointe Summer Dance Intensive. Escape the summer heat by dancing the days away with friends!

    The intensive will be taught by all of your favourite TP teachers giving students a taste of many different dance and teaching styles. There will be daily classes in Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Repertoire and Pointe Wor...

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  • School Communicator

    School Communicator

    Another reminder to all parents that we have started to use The School Communicator and we hope you have all managed to download the app successfully on your smartphones or visited http://www.six-delta.com to download to a desktop, laptop or ipad.

    On your smartphones, you will only receive a notification for an urgent alert and not regular news articles, so please re...

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  • Abu Dhabi Summer Camp 2016

    Abu Dhabi Summer Camp 2016

    Please see flyer below which gives details of a Multi Activity Summer Camp being held in Abu Dhabi during July and August. Turning Pointe will be teaching week beginning July 10th so if you are interested in signing up your child, please book using the contact details on the flyer. Turning Pointe are not taking direct bookings for this.

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  • Awards Ceremony 2016

    Awards Ceremony 2016

    Turning Pointe Awards Ceremony 2016 is tomorrow, Friday 3rd June at 3pm and a final reminder that the venue was changed from Gems World Academy to Gems Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis Auditorium.

    If you have already received your tickets via our dance teacher, new tickets will be printed and these can be collected from the ticket collection point in the Auditorium F...

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  • Dance Dynamix 2016

    Dance Dynamix 2016

    Our upcoming “Dance Dynamix 2016” performance is for all of our Hip Hop, Street Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, Tap and Cheerleading dancers. It will be held on Friday 27th May at Emirates International School Umm Sequim Theatre. Tickets are dhs.75 each and you can purchase via your dance teacher in advance, otherwise you can purchased tickets on the day of the show.

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  • Thursday 5th May Turning Pointe Schedule

    Thursday 5th May Turning Pointe Schedule

    Turning Pointe schedule for Thursday 5th May:

    Victory Heights Primary School - Fs 2 and Year 1 ballet classes from 1:15 - 3:45pm - NO CLASSES

    Victory Heights Primary School - Grade 2 Ballet from 3:45 - 5:00pm -  classes will run as normal

    Gems Wellington Academy Al Khail...

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  • Summer Term April 2016

    Summer Term April 2016

    Welcome back to our Summer term, we hope you all had a relaxing break. 

    Please note that Turning Pointe office will be closed on Friday and Saturday 8th and 9th April.  We will reopen for business as usual from Sunday 10th April. Also most of our classes will resume next week, for more class information please visit our website full schedule page.

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  • RAD EXAM 2016

    RAD EXAM 2016

    We would like to wish our students Good Luck in their RAD exam!!! 

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  • Important Notice Thursday 10th March 2016

    Important Notice Thursday 10th March 2016

    IMPORTANT NOTICE: 

    As the sun is up and shining, Ballet  and Dance Classes will run as normal today Thursday 10th March. All Al Yasmina Classes are moving to Al Ghazal Golf Club at the same times.

    However the following venues will not run:

    Deira International School

    Gems Wellington Academy Al Khail

    Gems Wellington Primary Sch...

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  • Half Term Break February 2016

    Half Term Break February 2016

    Due to half term break, the following classes will not run this week.

    Jumeirah Baccalaureate School (JBS)

    Gems Royal Dubai School (GRDS)

    Gems Wellington Primary School (GWPS)

    Gems World Academy (GWA)

    Gems Wellington Academy Al Khail (GWEK)

    Horizon International School (FS1, FS2 and Year 1 ballet from 1:00 - 4:00pm only)

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  • TPYB Weekend

    TPYB Weekend

    Important Notice: Turning Pointe office will be closed and there are no dance classes from Thursday 4th to Saturday 6th February due to Turning Pointe Youth Ballet production. Don’t miss The Wizard of Oz performances, this weekend 5th & 6th February! A real family show with a chance to meet the characters. Tickets available online at

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  • TPYB Wizard of OZ Ticket Sale

    TPYB Wizard of OZ Ticket Sale

    The tickets for The Wizard of Oz are now on sale! Please see below details and links to the online ticket sale pages.

    Please also note the following information which was passed on to us that you need to adhere to if you wish to choose your own seats:

    When you click on “Get tickets” a message will pop up asking you to down load Silverlight programme, clic...

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  • Spring Term 2016

    Spring Term 2016

    We are now open for the Spring term! Please visit our schedule page for the full timetable and class information or contact our office for further queries.

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  • Winter Break 2015

    Winter Break 2015

    The Turning Pointe office is now closed for the winter holidays. We reopen on Sunday January 3rd at 9 am. We wish you all a wonderful holiday and look forward to seeing you in 2016!

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  • UAE NATIONAL DAY 2015

    UAE NATIONAL DAY 2015

    All Turning Pointe Dance classes will run as NORMAL on Tuesday 1st and Thursday 3rd December, 

    HOWEVER,  the following classes WILL NOT RUN:

    Tuesday 1st December - Victory Heights Primary School Fs 1 and Year 2 ballet classes

    Tuesday 1st December - Deira International School - EY2 Ballet class

    Tuesday 1st December - ...

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  • Islamic New Year 2015

    Islamic New Year 2015

    Important Reminder!

    All Turning Pointe Dance classes WILL RUN AS NORMAL on Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th October.

    HOWEVER, the following classes WILL NOT RUN:

    Deira International School - Thursday EY1 Ballet

    Gems Wellington Academy Al Khail - Thursday Fs2 and Year 1 Ballet

    Gems Wellington Primary School - Thursday Street Jazz class<...

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  • TPYB 2016 Audition

    TPYB 2016 Audition

    Please note that registrations are now closed for this year's Youth Ballet. We have had an overwhelming response and will be emailing all those who have registered in the next couple of days regarding Saturday's audition. Please contact us if you have registered but can no longer participate so that we can give your place to someone on the waiting list.

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  • EID Mubarak 2015

    EID Mubarak 2015

    We would just like to confirm that there will be no dance classes on Wednesday 23rd & Thursday 24th September 2015 due to the Eid Al Adha holidays. Please note that these holidays were taken into account when calculating the terms fees and were not charged for; therefore no ‘make up’ classes will be necessary. Classes will resume as normal from Friday 25th September....

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  • Registration is Now Open for Term 1 Sept 2015

    Registration is Now Open for Term 1 Sept 2015

    Our offices are now open, we will be contacting you once we have finalised classes and term dates to start. If you need to contact us before then you can email us on info@turningpointe.ae or call us on 800 BALLET. We are really looking forward to starting the Academic Year 2015/2016.

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  • End of School Year 2014 - 2015

    End of School Year 2014 - 2015

    Another year of dancing has gone by, and we would therefore like to thank you for choosing to enroll your child with Turning Pointe Dance. Turning Pointe office will be closed from Friday 3rd July and will resume from Wednesday 26th August. Our new term will start in September 2015 and registration for the new term will be open for all students, both existing and new student...

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  • Miss Lara's Article Published in Khaleej Times Magazine

    Miss Lara's Article Published in Khaleej Times Magazine

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    The magazine featured different forms of dance that people enjoy across Dubai.  If you want to grab a copy the magazine was published last week 26th June 2015.

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  • Ramadan Kareem

    Ramadan Kareem

    Wishing everyone a Blessed Ramadan!

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  • Awards Ceremony 2015

    Awards Ceremony 2015

    Have you got your tickets?!

    We are holding our Annual Awards Ceremony at DUCTAC Theatre, Mall of the Emirates on Friday 12th June in recognition of our Royal Academy of Dance and ISTD examination students. This year we will have 2 ceremonies, one at 2pm and one at 4.30pm. For enquiries and ticket order please contact our office!

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  • Abu Dhabi End of Year Performances

    Abu Dhabi End of Year Performances

    Turning Pointe office will be closed on Saturday 6th June as we will celebrate the end of year for our Abu Dhabi students. The first event is taking place at British School Al Khubairat Junior Hall Saturday 6th June at 11.30 am. The second event is taking place at Al Yasmina School Main Atrium Saturday 6th June at 3.00pm. Both of these performances are free but to book a pla...

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  • Saturday 16th May Class schedule

    Saturday 16th May Class schedule

    All Turning Pointe ballet and dance classes will run as normal on Saturday 16th May! This applies for classes at Dubai English Speaking School, Dubai International Academy, Al Diyafah High School Al Gusais, Wafi, Fit and Flex and British School Al Khubairat. Turning Pointe office will be closed on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th May in observance of Isra Wal Mi’raj holiday. ...

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  • Turning Pointe Office Timing

    Turning Pointe Office Timing

    Please note that Turning Pointe office will be closed this weekend Friday 1st  and Saturday 2nd May.  Office will resume as normal on Sunday 3rd May.

    Thank you.

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  • Dance Dynamix 2015

    Dance Dynamix 2015

     "Dance Dynamix 2015" performance for all of our Hip Hop, Street Jazz , Contemporary, Modern, Tap and Cheerleading dancers.

    Held on Friday  1st May at 4:00pm in the Emirates International School Theatre Umm Sequim, Dubai.

     

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  • Start Back Date for Term 3 April - July 2015

    Start Back Date for Term 3 April - July 2015

    Turning Pointe dance classes will resume from week commencing Saturday 11th April (except for Dubai English Speaking School, GWPS, Deira InternationaL School and Safa Community School) . Please check the link below for the schedule and we look forward to seeing you at the class!

     

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  • TPYB 2015 Snow White Show

    TPYB 2015 Snow White Show

    We are pleased to announce our annual TPYB show this weekend Friday 27th and Saturday 28th February, shows at 1:30pm and 4:00pm on both days. Tickets are Dhs.95 available online at DUCTAC Boxoffice and Virgin Megastores.  We look forward to seeing you at the show!

    Please note there will be no ballet and dance classes on Thursday 26th and Saturday 28th Febru...

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  • New teacher Lydia Lesson warming up!

    New teacher Lydia Lesson warming up!

    This week we had our annual Turning Pointe photo shoot with our amazing photographer Guy Daniel. Guy was so inspired by our teachers he asked some of them to show off their leaps and jumps so he could catch them on camera. It was a fab morning and this is just a very short clip from behind the scenes

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