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- "Little Steppers"
This fun class introduces the very youg child, age 2.5 to 4 years, to the wonders of dance. Primarily ballet based but encompasses other styles. Classes are very popular and it gives a fantastic start to their learning.
- I.S.T.D Modern Theatre
It is often seen on the stages of musical productions and is known for its theatrical qualities. The style uses travelling steps, high kicks, leaps and turns which all need strength and flexibility. This is a highly energetic dance style. Classes start at Age 5.
- Musical Theatre
For more information see the MTC page.
- I.S.T.D. Ballet
I.S.T.D ballet syllabi are specially created to test the dancer's knowledge and encourage a very strong technique. Enjoyment is of prime importance for a young child beginning to dance and the Class Examinations and Performance Awards provide ideal opportunities for those attending classes for recreational purposes on a once a week basis. For children wishing to study in greater depth, there are the more technically demanding Grade Examinations. In all the children's work a steady build up and safe practice are of great importance.
- Acrobatic Arts
A professionally developed prgram and fusion of classic dance technique and the precision and athleticism of acrobatic elements. Often defined by unique choreography, acro dancers seamlessly blend musicality, emotional expression, lines and extension with acrobatic movements in a dance context.
Commercial &Musical Theatre Jazz are offered at the Academy. These are demanding, high standard classes and are recommended for age 11 & above.
- I.S.T.D Tap
The ISTD has recently launched innovative new grade work and Steppin’ Out teaches all of the new work. Tap can be started at the age of 3 and here at the Academy we begin with Pre-Primary Tap.
A general open class studying both soft & hard shoe technique with a focus on performances.
- Streetdance & Commercial
Highly popular class for all ages available at the Poole Studios. A chance to learn some moves and these form into a routine.
- Conditioning & Stretching
A must for all dancers incorporating programmes from Australia these classes are not to be missed.
- Teacher Training
Teacher training information for diploma in dance instruction (DDI) and diploma in dance in education (DDE)..