Classes

Baby Ballet Tinies (Mum & Bubs Class 1.8-3 years)

Tinies classes introduces toddlers to the basics of ballet through movement, play and song.Toddlers and young Babyballet® stars are encouraged to develop and explore their ability to move, dance and sing. With their main carer by their side, these fun classes involve lots of smiles and laughter. Hand-eye coordination is developing and they’re beginning to absorb the world around with awe and wonder. Babyballet® Tinies is about developing these first movements and instilling confidence from an early age.

 

Baby Ballet Movers (3-5 years)

Movers classes encourage the development of creativity and expression whilst improving Babyballet® stars understanding of their bodies and their surrounding space, with an enhanced understanding of direction. babyballet® stars will be encouraged to feel comfortable and secure in their movement and singing ability and as They approach school age, they will benefit greatly from the aspects of confidence building, sharing and formality. Movers classes will focus on developing gross motor skills, basic ballet, rhythm and confidence and help babyballet stars feel comfortable with their own natural ability.

 

Baby Ballet Groovers (5-6 years)

Babyballet® Groovers is a more structured ballet program designed to develop and strengthen technique, explore imaginative and creative abilities and prepare babyballet®stars should they wish to carry on their ballet training into our PPAC Royal Academy of Dance Examination classes.

Baby Ballet Tappers (3-6 years)

Tappers is fun and lively! It develops basic tap movements to familiar songs. Tappers classes are usually bolted on to a babyballet®Movers class, either at the beginning or the end.

 

Baby Jazz (3-6 years)

Baby Jazz is a high energy classes working on movements that are strong, angular shapes, isolations and performed to fast, up beat & age appropriate popular music. It is focuses on developing gross motor skills, basic Jazz, rhythm and confidence.

R.A.D. Pre School Ballet                                

The Pre school dance curriculum is the first and significant step forward for young children in the world of dance, incorporating movement, creativity, imagery, expression, listening skills, social skills and musicality all linked in with the basic fundamentals of classical ballet. Young children have an instinctive joy of movement and freedom of expression, running, jumping, turning, sliding, and swaying. Not only does movement help children to feel good about themselves, but it helps them to learn. Through movement children develop their bodies, their minds, their confidence and their ability to communicate and express. We look forward to developing these in your child.  It is appropriate for students from the age of three to four years approx. and one class a week is required.
  

R.A.D Pre Primary Ballet      
The Pre Primary dance curriculum provides a broad practical dance education and develops technical, musical and performance skills. It incorporates ballet and free movement. It is appropriate for students from the age of five years approx. and one class a week is required.



R.A.D Primary Ballet      
The Primary dance curriculum provide
s a broad practical dance education and develops technical, musical and performance skills. It incorporates ballet and free movement. It is appropriate for students from the age of six years approx. and two classes a week is advised.

 

R.A.D Grade One Ballet      
The Grade One dance curriculum provide
s a broad practical dance education and develops technical, musical and performance skills. It incorporates ballet, free movement and character. It is appropriate for students from the age of 7 years approx. and two classes a week is required.

 

R.A.D Grade Two Ballet      
The Grade Two dance curriculum provide
s a broad practical dance education and develops technical, musical and performance skills. It incorporates ballet, free movement and character. It is appropriate for students from the age of 8 years approx. and two classes a week is required.

 

R.A.D Grade Three Ballet      
The Grade Three dance curriculum provide
s a broad practical dance education and develops technical, musical and performance skills. It incorporates ballet, free movement and character. It is appropriate for students from the age of 9 years approx. and two classes a week is required.

 

R.A.D Grade Four Ballet

The Grade Four dance curriculum provides a broad practical dance education and develops technical, musical and performance skills. It incorporates ballet, free movement and character. It develops their technique and strength and gain a sound knowledge of the vocabulary required for Intermediate Foundation. This will ensure a more seamless transition for the student from the Graded syllabus into Vocational levels. It is appropriate for students from the age of 9 years approx. and two classes a week is required.

 

R.A.D Grade Five Ballet

The Grade Five dance curriculum provides a broad practical dance education and develops technical, musical and performance skills. It incorporates ballet, free movement and character. It develops their technique and strength and gain a sound knowledge of the vocabulary required for Intermediate Foundation. This will ensure a more seamless transition for the student from the Graded syllabus into Vocational levels. It is appropriate for students from the age of 10 years approx. and two classes a week is required.

 

R.A.D Intermediate Foundation Ballet

The Intermediate Foundation dance curriculum has been devised to challenge and inspire students technically, artistically, musically and creatively, and help them to become 'thinking dancers'. Alongside a strong technical base, students will develop a greater sense of theatre, movement dynamics and musical interpretation. It is appropriate for students from the age of 12 years approx., three classes a week are required accompanied with body conditioning and demi pointe and pointe classes.

 

Contemporary Dance

Contemporary dance is expressive movement with purpose and form. It has the capacity to engage, inspire and enrich all students, exciting the imagination and encouraging students to reach their creative and expressive potential. Pioneers of contemporary dance include Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham. These contemporary dancers all believed that dancers should have freedom of movement, allowing their bodies to freely express their innermost feelings and develop empathy with multiple viewpoints. It is appropriate for students from the age of 7 years approx.



Modern Expressive
Modern Expressive is the transition between Ballet and Contemporary dance. It is the steping stone for young students to experience expressive movement that focused on fluidity of movement to express thoughts and ideas. It is appropriate for students from the age of 5  to 8 years approx. 



Jazz
Jazz dance is a high energy modern style of dance characterised by angular shapes, isolations and performed to fast, up beat popular music. It is appropriate for all age groups and is great for beginner dancers. 



Glen Wood Tap

Is a style of dance where rhythm and beats are created with the tapping of feet. It is a great way for students to develop strong musicality by allowing your feet to be the accompaniment. We also offer the Glen Wood Tap Syllabus at the studio to continue to advance the students tapping abilities.

Hip Hop
Explores the high energy and freedom of Hip Hop. Thisstyle of dance embodies a world of limitless creativity and self expression. It is all about feelin' the music and movin' smooth in a street-smart way. Hip hop dance has heavily influenced the new genre of 'commercial' dance that you can see on most music-videos! 

 

Boys Only Hip Hop
Often boys love to explore the high energy and freedom of Hip Hop. In my experiene boys best learn the style of hip hop in an inclussive class of boys, which helps built their confidence and helps form friendships. This style of dance embodies a world of limitless creativity and self expression. this styling includes Popping, Locking, Uprock, Break dancing &  freezes.

 

Musical Theatre

Musical Theater allows students a chance to discover their individual talents and interests while exploring the basics of singing, dancing, and acting. Musical Theater classes focus on fundamental performing arts skills, emphasizing creative expression and fun. These classes work on developing children’s abilities in singing, dancing, and acting. The instructor focuses on each skill individually and then work to put them all together in a fun, creative and expressive way. The activities in this class are geared toward improving and enhancing the student’s self-image and self confidence. Imagination and creativity are essential components in this class. Through the use of age appropriate materials the instructor ultimate goal is for each student.

Acrobatics

Learning right from the beginning that safety comes first, our "performers" go on to embrace all aspects of acrobatics. From learning the art of performance favourites through to acrobatic gems such as cartwheels and tumbling, aerial cartwheels, and of course flips and saults. Acrobatics focuses on strength, flexibility, coordination and placement. This is the class for you if you want to learn and develop acrobatic tricks to add that ‘wow factor’ to your next dance routine.

 

Performance Troupe

Involvement in these classes is by AUDITION ONLY. We are looking for

a high standard of technique, a strong performance aesthetic and a student that is committed to being a part of a team environment . Performance groups will be representing the Dance school at eisteddfods and in other performances, competing around Sydney and also nationally. Requirements: 1 x Ballet, Morden OR Contemporary Class per week AND 1 X Jazz, Hip Hop OR JFH Class per week.

 

 

 

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