CLASSES

CLASSES

Description of Age Groups

 

All ages are as of the first of January 2020 to align with syllabus ages, curriculums, exams and eisteddfods. Generally speaking, each age group has a three year program where the content is not repeated unless required for individual support during differentiation. 

Petite                       2-3 years of age.

The student must be at least two years of age as of the first of January.

Mini                       3-5 years of age.

The student must be at least three years of age as of the first of January.

Junior                      5-8 years of age.

The student must be at least five years of age as of the first of January.

Intermediate       7-12 years of age.

The student must be at least seven years of age as of the first of January.

Pre-senior          11-13 years of age.

The student must be at least eleven years of age as of the first of January.

Senior                  13-20 years of age.

The student must be at least thirteen years of age as of the first of January.

Open                       6+ years of age.

The student must be at least six years of age as of the first of January.

Adult                    18+ years of age.

The student must be at least eighteen years of age as of the first of January.

2020Timetable

Times of Operation

Tuesday:          3:45pm – 6:00pm

Wednesday:     3:45pm – 7:00pm 

Thursday:         3:45pm – 7:15pm 

Friday:               3:45pm – 6:30pm 

Saturday:         9:00am – 6:30pm

Administration hours

Saturday:         9:00am – 12:00pm

UNIFORM REQUIREMENTS

Ballet


Students are required to wear:

  • appropriate tight-fitting leotards (any colour but cannot be distracting and must fit correctly)
  • ballet tights (skin coloured convertible ballet tights)
  • ballet split-sole shoes (pink)
  • pre-pointe shoes (demi-pointes) are optional as normal ballet flats are also appropriate for this class
  • pointe shoes and toe pads are compulsory for all pointe classes
  • long hair must be tied up and pinned neatly off the face
  • short hair must be neatly combed and pinned off the face
  • males usually wear a singlet, shirt or unitard with bike pants, leggings or ¾ pants. They have black or white ballet shoes (split-sole or full sole).




Jazz


Students are required to wear:

  • appropriate tight-fitting dancewear (singlets, leotards, bike pants, ¾ tights, full length tights etc…)
  • females wear tan split-sole jazz shoes and males wear black split-sole jazz shoes
  • hair can be any style as long as it sits off the neck for spotting and safety reasons (if hair is longer than the students chin, it must be tied back). The suggested hair style includes two braids into a high ponytail.




Cabaret


Students are required to wear (non-negotiable):

  • students are required to wear appropriate tight-fitting dancewear (singlets, leotards, bike pants, ¾ tights, full length tights etc…)
  • chorus line shoes or dancers' heels
  • hair can be any style




Tap


Students are required to wear (non-negotiable):

  • appropriate dancewear
  • females require tan tap shoes
  • males require either lace up or pull on black tap shoes
  • hair can be any style as long as it sits off the neck for spotting and safety reasons (if hair is longer than the students chin, it must be tied back). The suggested hair style includes two braids into a high ponytail.




Acrobatics


Students are required to wear (non-negotiable):

  • appropriate tight-fitting dancewear only (singlets, leotards, bike pants, ¾ tights, full length tights etc…)
  • bare feet are appropriate
  • hair must be neatly off the face and is suggested for long hair to be in a single braid




Lyrical/Contemporary


Students are required to wear (non-negotiable):

  • appropriate tight-fitting dancewear only (singlets, leotards, bike pants, ¾ tights, full length tights etc…)
  • jazz shoes, bare feet or toe socks are appropriate
  • convertible ballet stockings or fiestas (rolled up) are optional
  • hair can be any style as long as it sits off the neck for spotting and safety reasons (if hair is longer than the students chin, it must be tied back). The suggested hair style includes two braids into a high ponytail.




Speech and Drama / Musical Theatre


Students are encouraged to wear:

  • appropriate casual wear (if wearing skirts or dresses please wear bike pants underneath as this class involves a lot of movement).
  • sneakers (school shoes), jazz shoes or bare feet are appropriate
  • hair is own choice but must be neatly off the face




Stretch and Strength


Students are encouraged to wear:

  • appropriate dancewear
  • footwear includes jazz shoes or bare feet
  • hair can be any style as long as it sits off the neck for spotting and safety reasons (if hair is longer than the students chin, it must be tied back). The suggested hair style includes two braids into a high ponytail.




Adult classes


Adults are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. General footwear includes jazz shoes or bare feet but may require the use of sneakers, tap shoes or chorus lines if participating in ‘dance’. Hair can be any style as long as it sits of the neck for spotting and safety reasons.




Hip Hop


Students are encouraged to wear:

  • appropriate dance wear (please take into consideration that there will be floor work during classes)
  • sneakers (school shoes) are appropriate
  • hair can be any style as long as it sits off the neck for safety reasons (if hair is longer than the students chin, it must be tied back). The suggested hair style includes two braids into a high ponytail.





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