Jaide’s Stage Studios Ltd performing arts school is located on the edge of town, with newly refurbished purpose built dance & drama studios. Jaide Ellery-Martin -Principal, started the school 14 years ago at the age of 14 years in a small scout hut as a hobby offering just one subject in street dance, and the school now offers almost 40 classes per week in various dance & drama subjects with the IDTA & the UKCA syllabus, with a register of around 200 dedicated students. Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Cheerleading, Tricks & Tumbles, Gymnastics, Musical Theatre- Drama & Singing along with Teeny Tots Classes are offered to all children from 2 years to adult classes and from beginners to advanced levels.
Jaide choreographs & teaches each & every dance, whilst her mother, Sandra, markets & organises events and runs the administrative & business aspect.
Students have performed at the London Palladium, Her Majesty’s Theatre & at Disneyland in Paris. The school has been featured on BBC Midlands Today, a Channel 4 television documentary, ITV Central News, and more recently in Connie Talbot’s Christmas Show on ITV as well as filming for a pop video for ‘Early Learning’. Opportunities for castings in the West End & auditions such as Britain’s Got Talent are also encouraged. Students are also introduced and recommended to various stage schools for scholarship placements and Jaide’s Stage Studios also offer scholarship placements within the school and award encouragement certificates, based on their progress throughout the year.
As well as achieving 100% success rate with an average of 2/3 exam sessions per year, the school has achieved numerous business awards, including the prestigious ‘Business of the Year’ Award 2008.
After recently achieving major teaching exams in 4 dance disciplines, including the introduction of ‘Cheerleading’ & Teeny Tots Toddler classes, Jaide is currently studying towards her Fellowship & Licentiate examinations to become a national board examiner and adjudicator.
Jaide’s Stage Studios are accredited with a recognised status by the CDET, The Council for Dance Education & Training and operate a code of conduct, based on the efficiency, professionalism and standard of work within the school. A committee of dedicated volunteers, who lend their services during events, all hold fully enhanced DBS police checks.
They are also a recognised Children’s University Learning Destination
An annual production, showcasing the student’s skills and talents, together with an annual competitive dance festival and a Christmas Show, as well as an Annual Troupe Day and a drama production are the schools main events throughout the year. Sylvia Young OBE from the famous Sylvia Young Theatre School in London is a regular guest to shows, and television celebrities, the ‘Kombat Breakers’ have performed alongside the students on stage. Niki Evans a finalist from Simon Cowell’s ‘X’ Factor has also visited the studios and is now Patron of the School together with Wayne Sleep OBE. Niki has performing the lead role of Mrs Johnston, in Blood Brothers at the Phoenix Theatre in London’s West End, and attended the 10th Anniversary Show as a celebrity guest and handed out medals and awards to all the students.
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Jaide’s students have performed at:
Caldecott Park for the ‘Queens Jubilee’ Celebrations, in association with Rugby Borough Council and also featured at the ‘Motor Show’ & ‘Summer Sizzler’ at Whitehall Park, alongside 107.1 Rugby FM Radio,
The London Palladium & Her Majesty’s Theatre (twice), in the West End where, due to her young age, was interviewed on ‘Carlton Television – Central News’.
Rugby School’s Temple Speech Room, with their first live orchestra – ‘The Normandy Band of the Queen’s Division’.
Rugby Town Centre’s Caribbean Carnival where they took 1st prize with their theme ‘Austin Powers’, and their float was kindly sponsored by ‘Eddie Stobart’.
The Rugby Theatre for the ‘Myton Hospice’ in which Jaide and her students performed, together with guest appearances for 107.1 Rugby FM’s Talent Contest
Rugby Town Centre for the Town’s Christmas Light Switch-On
Rugby High School for three of their Annual Shows
Purpose Built Studio Filming for a ‘trial pop video’ for ‘The Early Learning Centre’ under the supervision of Film Producer – Dicken Warner from Pinewood Studios
Disneyland’ in Paris The Head Organisers of the Disney Magic Music Days Entertainment Group were very impressed by the standard, they personally invited Jaide to perform again.
Dunchurch Park Hotel Charity Event in aid of ‘Eddie the Kid’ famous stunt rider
Rugby’s Town Hall in the opening number for ‘Anton Du Beck’s’ tour of the UK, including performing a 20 minute showcase for invited guests
ITV Central Television Studios for the launch of Niki Evan’s single – their new patron
Birmingham Primary School with Connie Talbot’s hour long show for a Christmas ITV production, where Jaide performed a lyrical solo with Connie to the ‘Snowman’. (See clips on the site)
Ricoh Arena Coventry City Football Club in front of a crowd of approx. 15,000