5 - 6years - Jazz Tap

Perfect for a dancer starting out - but also a great progression for dancers who have previous experience in a Tiny Dancer program.
This class focuses on the technique of both jazz and tap.  Starting with tap - dancers learn the basics and start to combine steps.  The jazz section follows with dancers being taught the fundamentals of jazz technique - setting them up with confidence for their future training.

Uniform - Form fitting black dance attire.  Dance Space t-shirt optional.

Girls - Camel tap shoes and camel jazz shoes.

Boys - Black tap shoes and black jazz shoes.

Hair tied neatly back from the face.

5 - 6years - Ballet

Our ballet classes train dancers in the fundamental dance technique.  For our 5-6 years age group the classes encourage creativity while working with the grace and discipline required in classical ballet.  All our 5/6 Year Ballet classes will be following the RAD Syllabus.

Uniform -

Girls - Black or pink leotard with ballet stockings or white socks.  Matching wrap ballet skirt is optional.  Ballet pink ballet slippers.

Boys - Black short and form fitting black t-shirt.  Black ballet slippers.

Hair tied neatly back from the face - preferably in a bun.

7 years+ - Jazz Technique & Combo

This class will consist of a warm-up, technique exercises, stretching and 'across the floor'.  Each lesson students will learn a short routine at the end of class to increase their confidence and encourage them to perform!  As students get older - the complexity of exercises advances.

Uniform - Form fitting black dance attire.  Dance Space t-shirt optional.

Girls - Camel jazz shoes.

Boys - Black jazz shoes.

Hair tied neatly back from the face - preferably in a low, centre-part pony tail or a bun.  Braid are also acceptable.

All ages - Hip Hop

This class is set to the latest tunes and encourages students to find their own style.  All content is kept age appropriate including music.  Following a short warm-up a routine is taught for a few weeks to allow students to build confidence with their performance and encourage students to retain choreography.  This class is always a great workout too!

Uniform - Black dance attire - track pants are acceptable.

Black sand shoes/runners.

Hair tied neatly back from the face.

7 years+ - Tap

Following the Pullars Tap Technique - students will study set exercises and a routine.  Extension exercises will also be taught across all levels.

Uniform - Form fitting black dance attire.  Dance Space t-shirt optional.

Girls - Black lace up or buckle tap shoes

Boys - Black lace up tap shoes.

Hair tied neatly back from the face - preferably in a low, centre-part pony tail or a bun.  Braid are also acceptable.

7 years+ - Ballet

Dancers from age 7 will be offered the option of two ballet classes per week.  All our Friday ballet classes will be following the RAD Syllabus and the other timetabled class will be an Open Class.  This will strengthen dancers technique as well as challenging them to learn and present work each week.

Uniform

Girls - Black or Fushia coloured leotard, ballet stockings.  A matching wrap skirt is optional.  For older students - fitted shorts or warmup pants are acceptable. Ballet pink ballet shoes.

Boys - Black shorts or tights and fitted black t-shirt.  For older boys please ensure you are wearing an appropriate dance belt.  Black ballet slippers

Hair tied neatly back from the face - preferably in a bun.  Braid are also acceptable.

7 years+ - Lyrical

This style requires strong technique and has more freedom of movement, particularly in the upper body and with the use of floorwork.

It is recommended that dancers also combine a jazz or ballet class to further enhance their performance in this style of dance.

Uniform - Form fitting black dance attire.  Dance Space t-shirt optional.

No footware required.

Hair tied neatly back from the face - preferably in a low, centre-part pony tail or a bun.  Braid are also acceptable.

10 years+ - Contemporary

Contemporary dance is a challenging style which will help to further a dancers technique while letting them experience several different ways of moving. In class students will go through a number of training exercises where their bodies can develop this strength and technique as well as develop their performance ability.

Uniform - Form fitting black dance attire.  Dance Space t-shirt optional.

No footware required.

Hair tied neatly back from the face - preferably in a low, centre-part pony tail or a bun.  Braid are also acceptable.

The Open Class 18+

This class is for the dancer wishing to train hard and work on maintaining and refining their technique, strength and flexibility, as well as working on their performing skills in a variety of genres.

Class will run in five week blocks to focus on a different styles and will always have a solid warmup to ensure that dancers are working to strengthen their technique.

This class will also welcome guest teachers from time to time.

Uniform - Form fitting black dance attire.  Dance Space t-shirt optional.

Shoes will be dependent on style of dance being taught - jazz shoes, runners, bare feet.

Hair tied neatly back from the face.

Extension Jazz

New for 2020 this program is designed to kick things up a notch with their jazz technique and style.  This class is opened to dancers from age 7 but if you are super keen but only 6 years old you are welcome to give it a try.

The class will challenge dancers of all ages - whether you are 6 or 16 this is the class for you.

Pre-requisite - You must also attend the dance class in your age group.

Conditioning

Get strong, build stamina, improve flexibility.

Thursday class will incorporate Progressive Ballet Technique as well as other techniques.  This class is for dancers 10 years plus.

Friday class will focus on strength and flexibility and is for dancers 7 years plus.

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