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Classes & Fees

2020 Term Fees

Item / Class

Time

Cost

Annual Administration Fee (per family)

 

$30

My First Ballet Class

30 minutes

$120

Dance & Performance (D&P)

50 minutes

$135

Pre-Ballet

1 hour

$150

Ballet 1-4;Grade 1-6 (Extension Classes)

1 hour

$160

Junior Jazz 1 - 2

1 hour

$140

Jazz 1-4; Senior Jazz; Contemporary

1 hour

$160

Adult Classes

1 hour

$150

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

1.5 hour

$220

Pre-Pointe / Pointe

30 mins

$75

Casual Adult Class

1 hour

$20

Half Hour Private Class

1/2 hour

$25

** Jazz/Contemporary Deal ** 2 Jazz Classes OR 2 Contemporary Classes OR one Jazz and one Contemporary class

$140 each

$280 total

Unlimited Classes

 

$960

10% discount for siblings

Levels & Classes

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 & stength in modern dance. Junior Jazz Students will learn a lyrical, musical theatre and modern style dance throughout the year.

Intermediate School

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) for those wanting work towards an exam. 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.The students learn different styles of modern dance including Musical Theatre, Commercial, and Lyrical.

Elementary Contemporary For students 8-10yrs wanting to learn basic contemporary technique, floor technique, 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 but with a focus on feeling and lyrical movement at this level .

Intermediate Contemporary For students 10-12yrs wanting to learn 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 (included within any 1.5hour class) and should study these levels in conjunction with Vocational Graded classes, Open Ballet 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. Students must be doing at least 3 ballet classes per week to be considered for an examination at this level.

Senior Jazz For students 12yrs+ to extend their jumps, turns and leaps, improve their flexibilty, strength, performance and acting skills. Students will learn various of modern styles througout the year inlcuding Musical Theatre, Commercial, & Classic Jazz. Through these styles they will explore hiphop and urban styles as well as jazz technique.

Advanced Contemporary class will be offered to senior students (12yrs+) to develop modern and contemporary dance skills including floorwork, improvisation, tasking, tumbling and contemporary technique.The contemporary style is very broad allowing students throughout the year to learn different types of contemporary dance and contemporary repertoire as well as allowing students to develop their own style & choreography.

Competitions

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

Adult Classes

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

Adult Enrolment Form

to secure your place in 2020 classes.