Dance Styles

Checkout our dance styles below, we are always exploring more styles to broaden our students’ experience of dance. Throughout the year we hold workshops and invite special guest teachers in to change things up!

Jazz

Jazz incorporates a variety of dance styles and is a highly visual and powerful form of dance. Jazz encourages flexibility and instils a sense of strength in participants and involves kicks, turns, pirouettes, jumps and travelling diagonal work. It aims to build stamina, strength and flexibility.

Broadway Jazz

A dance style which emanates that of the broadway stage. Learn different numbers from broadway shows such as West Side Story, Chicago, Legally Blonde and much more.

Tap

Tap is a rhythmic & energetic dance style with many of our students mastering complex and visually spectacular routines.

Urban Tap

A modern edgy style of tap similar to Tap Dogs. The students will learn different combinations and rhythms which will develop musicality and enhance performance skills.

Classical Ballet

Classical ballet is a traditional and technical form of dance which provides the necessary grounding for all dance styles. The emphasis is on development of technique, building strength and helping to correct posture. It focuses on grace and discipline and improves posture, strength and flexibility.

Acrobatics

This is a very physical class designed to teach the basics or more advanced levels of acrobatics depending on the student’s level of exposure to this style previously. The class includes tuition in cartwheels, flips, one handed cartwheels, no hand cartwheels, walkovers, back walkovers, flexability and coordination.

Contemporary

Contemporary dance is a style that is influenced by both ballet and jazz. It is an expressive dance form which includes abstract formations and focuses on centering, alignment, contraction, release and suspension.

Hip Hop

The latest and most contemporary of our dance styles offered, our hip hop classes are designed for those students who want to learn the latest moves as seen on music videos. This dance style would be defined as being unrestricted & sharp, yet loose and includes a range of styles from funk, popping, locking, house, krumping, old school and more. It is a freestyle form of dance with emphasis on execution, body isolations and control and rhythm.

Break

Breakdancing is a style of street dance that originated as a part of hip hop culture. Breaking consists of four primary elements: toprock, downrock, power moves, and freezes. B-boying is typically danced to hip-hop and especially breakbeats.

Musical Theatre

This class teaches students how to read and interpret a script, improvise in character, connect with an audience and perform on stage. We cover the fundamental aspects of the art of acting with a focus on physical movement and gesture. The singing class consists of vocal warm up, melody, correcting pitch, sounds, mouth shapes and projection.

Performance Classes

These classes are specifically for our Elite team. Learn troupes in all forms of song and dance for competitions and concerts. It is an important foundation for stagecraft, which includes special awareness, confidence, learning to work as part of a team and projection of personality on the stage. This stage experience is a must for anyone wanting a career in performing arts.