Shining Through Dance

Shining through Dance!

Testimonial:


Emily has just thrived at SSD with her passion for dancing growing continually. We love the supportive and nurturing environment and fully recommend this dance school. In the photo she is dancing for her 90 yr old Great-Nan at her nursing home! Thanks Sharon & team for all you do & how you care for our children, inspiring their love of dance. 

Bec Sandeman

      2017 Timetable



CLASS DESCRIPTIONS: 



Classical Ballet

Ballet is the foundation of dance. Ballet classes and A.T.O.D. Ltd ballet exams are encouraged in conjunction with other dance styles. Students study the A.T.O.D. Ltd syllabus gaining lifelong benefits of co-ordination, flexibility, strength, poise & improved posture. Junior Ballet classes love to express themselves through mime, where we explore & develop their imagination! Classical, Lyrical, Character & Neo-Classical styles are taught. Classes 30-60 minutes.

 

Jazz Ballet

Jazz is a popular upbeat class with a wide range of classes offered. A.T.O.D. Ltd syllabus is taught for technique along with fast moving concert routines! A.T.O.D. Ltd have developed a unique approach to educating our students in a classroom environment. Jazz is a continually changing and evolving genre encompassing many styles such as Broadway, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, Funk and Lyrical to name a few.

Their new and innovative system of training encompasses all styles from foundation Jazz to the very latest moves.  This is the Complete Jazz Class Syllabus! Jazz is great for fitness, flexibility, posture & muscular development. Tap is available in a combined Jazz/Tap class for our youngest students. Classes 30 minutes to 1 hour.


Tap

Tap is studied through the A.T.O.D. Ltd syllabus. Restore your tapping enthusiasm with fresh combinations specific to various tempo, style and ages. These classes are focused towards teaching dancers co-ordination, skill and technique as well as how to get the best sound possible from their feet! Entertaining concert routines are taught to exciting music! Class length 30-45 minutes.

 

Adult Tap or Jazz

These are fun classes for adult beginners who want to have fun! These girls know how to have a fun class while making new friends, getting fit & learning to dance! No dancewear required (except of course Tap shoes)! Concert optional but highly addictive!


Musical Theatre

This is a specialty class, meaning you can only participate in Musical Theatre if you are dancing in a jazz or classical ballet class at SSD.  Class covers, dialogue, singing, acting, miming & learning fantastic routines from musicals! Dancers will learn correct breathing techniques and fun vocal warm ups, develop drama skills and learn dance styles that have accompanied musical theatre throughout the ages. Songs will be age appropriate so that they may connect and shine.  We are excited to incoprporate the brand new ATOD Musical Theatre syllabus to these classes! Musical Theatre class is very popular & fills fast!! 

Pre requisite-participant of our jazz ballet or classical ballet class. 


Contemporary Dance

Dancers must be enrolled in a ballet class to participate. 

Contemporary, or modern dance, is a classically based style that explores new types of movement to portray an intention or display the abilities of the human body. There are no fixed rules with contemporary, you will be challenged each week. We use skills learnt from many sources including the ATOD Contemporary syllabus. A very popular class with limited places. 


Hip Hop

A high energy class, dancing to the latest (appropriate) music. New chorey learnt weekly. No dance uniform needed, just black & white streetwear. Lots of fun!


Musical Theatre

This is a specialty class, meaning you can only participate in Musical Theatre if you are dancing in a jazz or classical ballet class at SSD.  Class covers, dialogue, singing, acting, miming & learning fantastic routines from musicals! Dancers will learn correct breathing techniques and fun vocal warm ups, develop drama skills and learn dance styles that have accompanied musical theatre throughout the ages. Songs will be age appropriate so that they may connect and shine.  We are excited to incoprporate the brand new ATOD Musical Theatre syllabus to these classes! Musical Theatre class is very popular & fills fast!! 

Pre requisite-participant of our jazz ballet or classical ballet class. 


Advanced Adult Jazz/Contemporary

This class dance for 30 minutes with our senior jazz class to prepare to perform at the concert together, then they spend 30 minutes on their own to learn a contemporary routine. This class is suited to Adults who have danced throughout childhood and recently. Adults need to arrive early and warmup ready to learn chorey. High energy class. 60 minutes. 


  

2017 Fees

30 minute class $95 per term
45 minute class $115 per term
60 minute class $130 per term

Plus GST


Pro rata fees charged if starting during the term

30 minute class $12.50

45 minute class $14.50

60 minute class $16.50

Plus GST



Fees- Victorian school terms vary in length from 8-11 weeks. 

You are only charged for an 8 week term but can receive up to 11 classes. This averages out over the year. Fees remain the same each term.

There are no classes on public holidays.


To encourage dancers to study several genres generous discounts are offered.

Discounts given for a student doing multiple classes and family discounts if paid on time.