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PRINCIPAL: MARILYN JACKA
GRAND BOULEVARD BUSINESS CENTRE
9/56 BUENA VISTA DRIVE, MONTMORENCY, 3094
TELEPHONE: (03) 9431-1933
E-MAIL: danceplus@bigpond.com


DANCE STYLES

CLASSICAL BALLET / TECHNIQUE: Graceful and romantic styles developed over the last five hundred years, incorporating barre work, as well as, centre and travelling steps. Advanced students may progress to pointe shoes.

CONTEMPORARY: A style that combines Jazz Ballet & Classical Ballet and aims to explore Boundaries, Fall & Catch, Release & Recover, playing with and against Gravity. Experience the freedom and strength that contemporary dance movements can offer.

DRAMA: A combination of basic theory, exercises, games and performance techniques to challenge young minds in dramatic arts. Current class is for 8 - 12year olds. Looking to expand to a senior class for 13+ year olds.

FUNK TAP:is a style based on making beats and rhythms with metal plates secured on the bottom of the tap shoes. This style has become more popular in the last few years due to stage shows such as "Tap Dogs", "Hot Shoe Shuffle" and more recently the movie "Boot men". Get those feet tapping out those fantastic rhythms!

HIP HOP: Combines Funk and the latest American Street Dance - come along and try this dynamic new style with two very popular dance teachers.

JAZZ BALLET: A fun bouncy style that is suitable for beginners to advanced, which incorporates both classical and jazz technique. We hold jazz classes six days a week for 3 year olds to adults. This style is fun, funky and friendly and involves no competition or pressure. Classes involve a basic warm-up, to improve co-ordination, corner work to teach student's travelling movements, which are incorporated into a fun routine. We also offer Southern Federation of Dance exams for students who want to take their dancing to the next level.

JAZZ FUNK: An energetic dance style that uses the latest music and teaches the latest dance moves, beginners to advanced.

PREPARATORY SFD JAZZ: For those students in grade 2 and 3 preparing to study levels in a year or so.

PRESCHOOL DANCE: A Creative program, which introduces young children to movement and rhythm through dance activities using various props such as fabric, maracas, fairy wands, toys and tambourines. It is based on both classical and jazz technique.

SFD EXAMINATIONS: Exams in Jazz and Classical are optional and are offered to those students eager to extend their dancing. Candidates are examined in small groups in our studios. Generally student's study one level each year - commencing level one in grade 2 or above. Whilst levels are progressive and must be studied sequentially, advanced and/or older students may commence at a higher level. Students studying for SFD exams should also attend a second class to improve technique, strength and flexibility. Dance Plus boasts a 100% pass rate.

TRIPLE BILL: Introduce your child to Jazz, Classical and Tap in the one class. Learn in a relaxed, non-pressured environment where the emphasis is on individual development and enjoyment. Children in this class will need to have both classical and tap shoes and will do two dances in the production, one being jazz / tap and the other being jazz / classical.

COMPETITION CLASSES: We offer competition classes for U/9,U/12, U16 and Open. These classes are designed to extend the students training in performance.

'To teach, is to touch a life forever'

TELEPHONE: (03) 9431-1933
EMAIL: danceplus@bigpond.com