I have watched my girls excitedly head off to class each week and return to me happily chatting about the fun they had. I have been so proud to watch their confidence and self-esteem grow.

Brooke (Mum)

I love Confident Kids!! Jenny and Dee are beautiful, loving, caring teachers! My daughter has so much fun dancing there.

Kirsty (Mum)

CLASSES FOR CHILDREN

AGED 6 MONTHS TO 5 YEARS

LITTLE DANCING STARS (2.5 - 5 YEARS)

PRE-JUNIOR DANCE PROGRAM - JAZZ, BALLET AND TAP

Our youngest dance classes use imagery, props and games to focus on technique, body alignment and musicality. Each class includes life skill fundamentals such as taking turns, sharing, respect and positive self talk.

 

Classes cover Classical Ballet, Jazz and Tap Dancing and are focused on developing confidence, rhythm, and the foundation of a strong technique.

After week two of enrolment, students receive a chart, and twice per term are awarded stickers to keep parents up to date with skills their child has achieved.

 

Classes incorporate fun, games and imagination into the learning to ensure the children maintain focus and are engaged. Children are encouraged to make friends and express themselves in our safe classroom environment.

BABYBALLET (6 MONTHS - 5 YEARS)

PRE-JUNIOR DANCE PROGRAM - BALLET ONLY CLASSES

In 2020 we have introduced the award winning BabyBallet Program to our school!  We are extreemly excited to bring this program to you as it has been running successfully for 15 years across the UK, Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia with thousands of children loving thier classes each week!

 

Classes will run in age groups; 6 to 18 months (class with a grown up), 18 months to 3 years (class with a grown up) and 3 to 5 years (independent class).

 

Classes are age appropriate, engaging and fun!They include props, activities and special BabyBallet music.As children graduate between the groups, they also recieve a certificate!

As with our Little Dancing Stars, each class includes life skill fundamentals such as taking turns, sharing, respect and positive self talk.

Classes cover Classical Ballet, and focuses on developing confidence, rhythm, and the foundation of a strong technique.

Children are encouraged to make friends and express themselves in our safe classroom environment.

HIP HOP (FROM 4 YEARS)

Hip hop is a style of dance used extensively in popular culture. Often used in video clips as well as live shows hip hop uses recent music with a touch of attitude. From steps that flow to sharp moves Hip hop is a fun and trendy style of street dancing. Classes offered for both boys and girls classes from 4 years of age.

ACROBATICS (FROM 4 YEARS)

Classes include jazz element as well as strength and flexibility. Children are taught from basic tumbles to complex tricks in a safe, hands on and controlled environment with appropriate equipment.

Staff are trained by the Acrobatic Dance Association.  
Classes offered from 4 years of age.

COMPETITION CLASSES

SOLOS/DUOS/AUDITION PREPARATION

These classes are organised with individual families as requested and needed.  
They are available in all styles of dance as well as singing and drama/acting.

These classes are for children wanting to perform more often during the year and take part in competitions.  The can be in troupe, duos and solos.  
These classes require extra commitment, travel and do require additional costume charges.

 

CLASSES FOR
SCHOOL AGED

CHILDREN

(5 YEARS+) 

 

BALLET

Ballet provides the foundation for many styles of dance. Ballet teaches young dancers correct terminology and technique, focusing on posture, placement (body alignment), flexibility and strength.
Classes include barre and center work followed by exercises across the floor, ballet combinations and choreography to classical music.

Ballet classes are taught in line with the Southern Federation of Dance Exam Syllabus for those wanting to attend exams. 

JAZZ

Jazz dance is an ever-changing art form. It encompasses many different styles using a broad variety of music. Jazz foundation work is based on ballet and the development of strength and flexibility, turns and leaps will be emphasised. More modern Jazz uses the latest release music.
Jazz classes are taught in line with the Southern Federation of Dance Exam Syllabus for those wanting to attend exams. 

TAP

Tap is a fun, high-energy style of dance where timing, rhythm and coordination is developed using metal taps on the heels and toes of the dancers' shoes.
Students will learn to create rhythmic patterns and timely beats to a variety of music, starting with the basic steps and building up to more complex traveling combinations and rhythmic patterns.

Tap classes are taught in line with the Southern Federation of Dance Exam Syllabus for those wanting to attend exams. 

SPECIALTY PROGRAMS

DANCESTEP STUDENT TEACHER TRAINING

We also the incredible DanceStep Student Teacher Training Program for students aged 10 years and above.  

This is a four year program and students are required to apply for these positions.

Please note, not all applications will be successful.

SINGER'S PATHWAY PROGRAM

This is a class for our students who wish to continue developing a strong voice and stage presence as a solo singer.

 

Classes are one on one with a group workshop each term to work together to develop important performance skills

CONTEMPORARY

Contemporary dance is a style of dance that combines elements of different dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. The Choreography is often interpretive and focuses on storytelling. This style uses on contrast and expression and has been made popular since shows like 'so you think you can dance' have featured it heavily.

HIP HOP

Hip hop is a style of dance used extensively in popular culture. Often used in video clips as well as live shows hip hop uses recent music with a touch of attitude. From steps that flow to sharp moves Hip hop is a fun and trendy style of street dancing. Classes offered for both boys and girls classes from 4 years of age.

ACROBATICS

Classes include jazz element as well as strength and flexibility. Children are taught from basic tumbles to complex tricks in a safe, hands on and controlled environment with appropriate equipment.

Staff are trained by the Acrobatic Dance Association.  
Classes offered from 4 years of age.

MUSIC THEATRE

These classes develop confidence through movement, singing and acting.

Students aim to develop performance skills as well as strong vocal and dance technique, in a safe and nurturing environment, ready to perform at our end of year concert!


These classes cover Music Theatre styles and history, creating characters, and technique work in singing, dancing and acting.

DRAMA AND CONFIDENCE

These classes aim to develop and grow confidence, creativity and imagination, while also developing skills for the children to become the best performer they can be. Classes are nurturing, fun and ensure that every child feels safe, valued and free to explore.

Classes cover theatre styles and history, improvisation and collaboration, confidence, public speaking as well as acting techniques.
Children work towards the performance of plays to an audience.. 

SCREEN ACTING

These classes cover all you need to know about acting for the camera. From the small screen to the big screen, classes cover the tools used to

create a truthful performance, while also covering techniques needed on set and in the audition room.
Classes are fun and cater for beginners to advanced as each class member receives individual attention and feedback, in a safe and nurturing environment.

Children work on scene work as well as making their own short films. 

COMPETITIONS, SOLOS, DUOS AND PERFORMANCE TROUPE TEAMS

Our performance troupes require audition entry and compete at 4 competitions throughout the year as well as at our end of year concert.

Students require an extra level of commitment and must also attend at least one regular class a week.

Our focus is fun, team work and sportsmanship!

Solos and duos - these classes are organised with individual families as requested and needed.  They are available in all styles of dance as well as singing and drama/acting.

 

EXTENSION TEAM

This is a class for dancers who want to fast track their skills. It is a two hour weekly session which includes strengthening work as well as exercises to improve skills across all classes.

 

There are also goal setting and team work exercises included to develop the dancer as a whole.

 

To attend classes for our extension team, students must attend at least one regular weekly class.

Thank you so much for everything you and Michelle do for our kids. They really love dance and love you guys to bits. We will see you soon and Kian is already asking when he can go dancing :)!

Elzna (Mum)

The girls are excited about coming back, which is a credit to you - as they have had a history of trying things and not wanting to continue. So thank you!

Emma (Mum)

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6/10-12 Morialta Road, Cranbourne West, Victoria

0422 221 461

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