2017 Classes

Pre-School

 

Classes from 3 years
Our pre-school classes nurture and encourage creativity and play through movement and music. Basic dance movements and class behavior are taught.

Ballet

Classes from 5 years
We follow the world renowned Royal Academy of Dance examination syllabus. Examinations are optional and are available to all students.

Jazz

Classes from 5 years
We follow the American Jazz Dance Association examination syllabus. Examinations are optional and are available to all students.

Hip Hop

 

Classes from 5 years
Our Hip Hop classes are Open classes. This means there are no examinations or assessments. Through the year students learn differing styles of Hip Hop and dances relating to each style. If you are interested in participating in Hip Hop examinations this can be arraigned. Contact us for details.

Tap

 

Classes from 5 years
Tap is a great rhythmical dance form which teaches students fantastic musicality. Our tap classes have both open and examination options depending on what the students are wishing to do.

Junior Performance

 

Classes from 7 years
An opportunity to try differing genres from Musical Theatre, Lyrical, Leaps and Pirouettes and more. Each term the students learn a different genre and at the end of the year perform in the concert in a style that they enjoy the most/ best suits the show.

Lyrical

 

Classes from 7 years
Lyrical stems from Grecian origins and embodies graceful, gentle movements often with a character or story depicted throughout the dance. Ballet movements have a strong influence.

Contemporary

Classes from 12 years
Contemporary is a genre of dance which combines elements of other genres including ballet, jazz and lyrical. It’s fluid, graceful yet strong movement is becoming increasingly dominant in the world of dance.

Class Assignments

Unsure of which class your child should go into?
Use the following as a general guideline.

Pre-School 3-5 years

All students can attend the pre-school classes. The classes are not genre specific. They wear a ballet uniform but the classes focus on movement which relates to all dance genres with all kinds of music used.

Turning 6 years old within the year

Ballet Pre-Primary, Junior Jazz, Junior Tap, Junior Hip Hop

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Ballet Primary, Junior Jazz, Junior Tap, Junior Hip Hop

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Grade 1 Ballet, Jazz Introductory 3/4, Tap Level 1, Junior Hip Hop, Junior Performance, Limbering

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Grade 2 Ballet, Jazz Introductory 3/4, Tap Level 2, Intermediate Hip Hop, Junior Performance, Limbering

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Grade 3 Ballet, Jazz Introductory 5, Tap Level 3, Intermediate Hip Hop, Junior Performance, Limbering

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Grade 4 Ballet, Jazz Elementary 1/2, Tap Level 4, Intermediate Hip Hop, Junior Performance, Lyrical, Limbering

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Grade 5 Ballet, Jazz Elementary 2/3, Tap Level 3, Intermediate Hip Hop, Junior Performance, Lyrical, Contemporary, Limbering

12+ years old

Grade 6 Ballet/ Intermediate Foundation, Jazz Intermediate 1/2, Tap Level 3, Intermediate Hip Hop, Junior Performance, Lyrical, Contemporary, Limbering, Pointe