Classes

2018 Term Fees

Item / Class

Time

Cost

Annual Administration Fee (per family)

 

$30

Dance & Performance (D&P)

50 minutes

$135

Jazz, Contemporary

1 hour

$140

Pre-Ballet & Ballet 1 – 4

1 hour

$155

STEPS 1-4 & Grade 1-6 (Extension Classes)

1 hour

$155

Adult Classes

1 hour

$150

Grades 1 – 8, Intermediate Foundation, Intermediate, Advanced Levels
(all these classes include 1/2 hour conditioning)

1.5 hour

$225

Casual Adult Class

1 hour

$20

Half Hour Private Class

1/2 hour

$25

Unlimited Classes

 

$960

10% discount for siblings

Junior School

Dance & Performance (D&P) classes for children 3–5 years old are offered during the weekdays and Saturday morning. These classes enhance a child's imagination, expression, musicality, spatial awareness together with socialising and performance skills. These are especially fun classes that are structured to build confidence in the young person for their future. The carefully designed D&P program has been highly successful for many years and has proven to be an excellent grounding for entry into Pre-Ballet or Ballet 1 and beyond.

Pre-Ballet classes for children 4-5 years old are offered to children as a stepping stone into Ballet 1. This class is designed to teach the fundementals of ballet and help children who have started school be prepared for the RAD Syllabus taught in Ballet 1.

Ballet 1 – 4 are classes for the 5–9 year olds in the classical ballet style. Children commence in either Ballet 1 or 3 depending on age. They will be assessed to do additional classes in Ballet 2 or 4 if the Director feels they would benefit from participating in the RAD Presentation Award or Exams.

Junior Jazz 1&2 classes for 5–7 year olds. The Jazz classes are to enable students to relax through movement and develop co–ordination in modern dance. Junior Jazz 2 students will learn the CSTD Jazz Syllabus with the option to do an exam later in the year.

Intermediate School

STEPS 1-4 are classes for recreational students 8+ years old who want to learn ballet technique without the commitment of two or more ballet classes a week and are not wanting to work towards an exam/presentation.STEPS (Syllabus Technique Extension Program) is desgined as a stepping stone for those who are new to ballet or wanting to improve further on their ballet technique.

Grades 1-4 are classes for students 8+ years old, whereby they study ballet, character and free movement in the RAD syllabus. All students at this level are required to attend the standard class (1.5hr class) for their level of ballet to develop the necessary skills as well as attending the extenstion class (1hr). Once the set criteria has been assessed and verified by the Director the students and class will continue with conditioning exercising to ensure the exam progress is achieve with ease and confidence.

Jazz 1-4 for 8+ year olds to expand on the students Jazz genre and develop performance, style, strength, flexibility, jazz technique and confidence. From 2019, Students will be taught the CSTD Jazz Syllabus with an option to complete a jazz exam later in the year.Along with this the students learn different styles of modern dance including Musical Theatre, Commercial, and Lyrical.

Elementry Contemporary For students 10-13 wanting to learn basic contemporary technique, floor technique, tasking, turns & leaps and build strength and confidence in their dancing.The contemporary style is very broad allowing students throughout the year to learn different types of contemporary dance.

Senior School

Grades 5-8 are classes for students 12+ years, whereby the students study ballet, character and free movement in the RAD syllabus. Students are required to undertake conditioning classes and should study these levels in conjunction with Vocational Graded classes, Repertoire and Pointe if they wish to pursue a career in dance.

Vocational Graded classes include Intermediate Foundation, Intermediate, Advance Foundation, Advanced 1 and Advanced 2. All these vocational levels require pointe work for females.

Repertoire classes are for students wanting to advance more in their ballet technique and learn well-known repertoires from famous ballets. The class is designed to help refine the skills required for each of the repertoires learnt and follows the new RAD Repertoire Syllabus from Level 2 and Up.

Contemporary class will be offered to senior students to develop modern and contemporary dance skills including floorwork, improvisation, tasking, basic tumbling and contemporary technique.The contemporary style is very broad allowing students throughout the year to learn different types of contemporary dance.

Adults

Ballet Classes for beginners through to advanced. Learning classical ballet techniques in a relaxed, friendly environment. All adults welcome!

Contemporary class will be offered to adults to develop modern and contemporary dance skills.

Competitions

For information about competition classes and private lessons please contact our director Michele to discuss options for you or your child.