DANCE

COME DANCE WITH US

You are invited to take part in the fun and exciting world of dance. With us you can be sure to get highest quality of teaching. We endeavour to instil mastery of technique, artistry and the love of the art of dance in each and every student. Join our team, let’s dance & have some fun!

 

CLASSES WE OFFER

CLASSICAL BALLET

From 6 years old to adult

Classical ballet is the best foundation for every other style of dance and it is our specialty. We use world renown, authentic Vaganova method known to produce world's best ballet dancers. Classical ballet students of Vaganova method are characterised by a poetic spirituality, grace, a wealth of expressive plastic nuances, exceptional harmonious plasticity of movement and responsive suppleness. At the same time dancers of Vaganova teaching show the “iron” aplomb of the body with natural noble presentation, on top of general excellence of technical and performing skills. Practicing ballet, in any method, has many advantages, but learning ballet using Vaganova method has proven to provide the following additional benefits:

  1. Develops logical thinking, discipline, concentration and memory

  2. Develops excellent coordination skills

  3. Proven to significantly impact on correction and improvement of body shape and figure

  4. Helps to correct conditions such curved spine and other spinal problems, slouched back, crooked legs, flat feet, and many other conditions

  5. Facilitates gracious movement of the body and graceful walk

 

For timetable, please contact us, as grade allocations are made in accordance with previous experience, examinations completed and/or natural ability & talent.

CONTEMPORARY

From Intermediate to Senior Level

An exploration of movement through mix of modern & classic forms of dance to create new styles of movement. This style uses more athletic muscle control as opposed to ballet, with catch and release dynamics developing expressive techniques. Contemporary dance provides performers creative freedom presenting the viewer with breathtaking imagery. A subject necessary for students looking for a career in Classical Ballet. Classical Ballet is a prerequisite for enrolment in this style. 

   

Contemporary for Intermediate level (10 - 12 yo) - Wednesday, 5:45 - 6:45 pm

Contemporary for Senior level (13 + yo) - Wednesday, 5:45 - 6:45 pm

LYRICAL

Junior to Senior Levels

Lyrical dance is a modern style of dance based on classical ballet. A fusion of ballet and jazz dance techniques. It is expressive, subtle and dynamic. It is a combination of intricate, highly technical, and pedestrian/naturalistic moves. Classical Ballet is a prerequisite for enrolment in this style. 

   

Lyrical for Junior level (6 - 9 yo) - Tuesday, 5:15 - 6:15 pm

Lyrical for Intermediate level (10 - 12 yo) - Friday, 4:15 - 5:15 pm‎

Lyrical for Senior level (13 - 16 yo) - Saturday, 11:30 - 12:30 pm‎

JAZZ

From 3 years old to adult

Jazz is an exhilarating, funky and expressive form of dance with high-energy moves that promotes both fitness and flexibility all to popular music. It is a modern style of dance suitable for all ages that is all about being bold and stylish at the same time. Jazz helps dancers develop showmanship, an essential skill for any dancer. Learning jazz opens up a whole array of career opportunities, both contract and commercial work, including film clips all around the world.

 

Jazz for Beginner level (3 - 6 yo) - Friday, 4:45 - 5:15 pm (as part of combo class)

Jazz for Junior level (7 - 9 yo) - Thursday, 5:15 - 6:15 pm‎

Jazz for Intermediate level(10 - 12 yo) - Friday, 5:15 - 6:15 pm

Jazz for Senior level (13 + yo) - Monday, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

   

MUSICAL THEATER 

From 3 years old to Senior level

This class is packed full of different skills to learn – dancing, acting and singing combined! Explore different dance styles, basics of acting and character development and stagecraft. This class would be equally beneficial for both – students looking for a career in classical dancing and students interested in a career in entertainment industry. If you need to build confidence in all areas of performance or simply wish to add another fun, engaging class to your schedule, then this class is for definitely you.

 

Musical Theater for Beginners (3 - 6 yo) - Friday 4:15 - 4:45 pm (as part of combo class)

Musical Theater for Junior (7 - 9 yo) & Intermediate (10 - 12 yo) levels - Friday 6:15 - 7:15 pm‎

Musical Theater for Seniors (13+ yo) - TBA

HIP-HOP

From 3 years old to adult

The ever developing dance genre that is a modern fusion between jazz and street dancing. Hip Hop has an entire culture and many branches that have developed within the genre, including breaking, locking and popping to name a few. The academic version of this style at our studio is a fun and energizing class, where one is bound to find own personal style. Performed to the latest and classic hip hop music, this is an ideal way to express your creativeness. So put your sneakers on & come find your groove!

 

Hip-Hop for Beginner level (3 - 6 yo) - Wednesday, 4:45 - 5:15 pm (as part of combo class)

Hip-Hop for Junior level (6 - 9 yo) - Saturday, 11:30 - 12:30 pm‎

Hip-Hop for Intermediate level (10 - 12 yo) - Saturday, 11:30 - 12:30 pm‎

Hip-Hop for Senior level (13 - 16 yo) - TBA

 

ACROBATICS

From 3 years old to Senior Level

A fun mix of gymnastics & tumbling in one class. Great to develop coordination & balance and to increase strength & flexibility. This class will also help in preparation for complex tricks & stunts at times used in choreography in various styles of dance. An absolute must for Contemporary & Hip-Hop students. 

 

Acrobatics for Beginner level (3 - 6 yo) - Wednesday, 5:15 - 5:45 pm (as part of combo class)

Acrobatics for Junior level (7 - 9 yo) - Saturday 12:30 - 1:30 pm‎

Acrobatics for Intermediate level (10 - 12 yo) - Saturday, 12:30 - 1:30 pm‎

Acrobatics for Senior level (13+ yo) - TBA

BODY CONDITIONING

Junior to Senior Levels 

Very important flexibility and strengthening exercises for every dancer are offered in this class. Imperative for aiding injury prevention. All dancers are strongly encouraged to add this class to their schedule.

Body Conditioning for Junior/Intermediate/Senior Levels - Monday, 5:30 - 6:30 pm 

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SUMMER & WINTER SCHOOLS

A whole week of all day long dancing. What could possibly be better?

Enrolled students have an opportunity for full time advanced training experience at our Summer and Winter Schools. Summer school is usually held at the end of January, prior to commencement of the academic year. Winter school is held during the June/July school holidays and is designed for students who wish to undertake Official Classical Ballet examinations or for those who wish to simply keep on dancing during school holidays and explore a variety of styles. Summer and Winter Schools give students the opportunity for advanced learning and enhancement of skills and technique as well as bonding with their classmates and spending their holidays enjoying what they love most - dance!

 
 

PROFESSIONAL COACHING

If you’ve decided ballet = life...

Being one of a kind in Brisbane, the only dance school providing authentic teaching in Vaganova method, we are able to provide a unique specialized service to students who wish to audition to professional ballet schools in Russia. Serious aspiring ballet dancers are able to undertake specialised private lessons for preparation for auditions to such schools as the Bolshoi Ballet Academy (Moscow, Russia), Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet (St Petersburg, Russia), Novosibirsk State Ballet School (Novosibirsk, Russia) and others. As part of this service we are able to assist with application submission, administration of auditions, enrolment, any negotiations and arrangements with the school overseas, and even teach the basics of Russian language student will require in class. We are the only school in Queensland that is able to provide this service.

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