Fundraising events for James Painting

James Painting Fundraiser

Join the dance community in raising much needed funds to support our much loved colleague and friend, choreographer and dancer James Painting, who is undergoing treatment for a brain tumour.

A number of events will take place over the coming weeks to raise much needed funds for James while celebrating his many years of electrifying teaching and performance around the world.

A day of masterclasses to raise money for dancer/teacher/friend James Painting Date: Sunday 26th October Venue: Pineapple Dance Studios

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Win a Pair of Tickets to see John at The National Theatre!

DV8 John

JOHN is a co-production with DV8 Physical Theatre Company and the National Theatre.

This powerful new verbatim work by DV8 Physical Theatre follows the extraordinary life story of one man. John.

After years of crime, drug use and struggling to survive; John’s desire for a new life leads him to a place unknown by most.

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Visit ‘Perfect Blend’ – the brand new cafe now open at Pineapple Dance Studios!


Perfect Blend menu

‘Perfect Blend’ is a welcoming and friendly space where you can take a break between classes or relax before an audition.

As well as snack treats and yummy cakes, you can help yourself to a range of healthy sandwiches and fresh fruit.

If you like good coffee you will be well-served from the ‘illy’ range. Alongside regular cups of Espresso, Americano, and Cappuccino, you can try more adventurous flavours, including White Gingerbread Latte and Chilli Chocolate!

You will also find lovely smoothies, blended drinks and herbal teas on offer, all at reasonable prices.

Drop in to say hi to our friendly staff next time you are passing by!


Studios Google Street View

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With Pineapple Dance Studios – Google Street View, you can tour the studios at your leisure, any time day or night.

So whether you want to relive memories of your time at Pineapple, plan where you will stand in class, or decide which studio you would like to hire, Street View will fulfill all your needs.

It is just as easy to use Street View on mobile devices – so make sure you save Pineapple Dance Studios to your maps.

Team England win Dance World Cup 2013

Dance World Cup 2013 Winners

Team England sponsored by Pineapple won Dance World Cup 2013 – this international dance competition attracted 2900 dancers from 26 Countries across the world – taking place in England for the very first time.

The dance competition was held at the Dome Theatre in Brighton, East Sussex.

Team England danced their way to victory, with Team Germany hot on their heels coming in second place and new to the competition Team Spain in third place.

The results were announced at the Gala on Saturday 6 July at the Dome by young film star Isabelle Allen, who recently finished playing the young Cossette in the West End Musical of Les Miserables, and who also stars in the award winning film in the same role. Isabelle presented the Dance World Cup trophy to Team Manager Jo Arnett on stage infront of a packed audience of dancers, teachers and their families from all over the world.

The dancers came from the best dance schools across England to form the winning Team! The Team included Rhys Yeomans, from Centre Pointe, Rhys played the leading role in Billy Elliott in the West End and then went on to SKY 1’s Got to Dance where he got through to the top ten finalists. Rhys won Gold in Boys Ballet solo aged 14-16 years and also took the Gold in Boys Modern Solo aged 14-16 years.

Dance World Cup 2014 will be held in Portugal, all gold medalists from Brighton are guaranteed a place in this exciting dance competition.

Studio 79 – New Rental Space

Studio 79

Pineapple is pleased to announce the opening of Studio ’79, a brand new and exclusive studio rental space at Pineapple Dance Studios in Covent Garden.

The new studio is situated on the new 3rd floor of the dance studios in Langley Street, and has been decorated to the highest standards.

One long wall of the new 60ft x 29ft studio is mirrored, while another boasts original floor to ceiling windows and a brand new upright piano.

The space is ideal for photography sessions as it benefits from one wall of windows, white walls and a neutral sprung Harlequin dance floor, all of which also makes it an ideal audition and rehearsal space.

The new studio space is exclusive to hires and is available for rental from 8.30am – 10.00pm Monday to Friday.

Contact the studio manager on 020 7836 4004 for more information or to book a visit to view the new space.


3rd Floor

60′ x 29′ (1740 sq ft)

18m x 9m (159 sq m)

£60 per hr + VAT (£70.50)

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