Coastal Dance offers all styles of dance to produce versatile dancers.
Classical Ballet – Classical ballet is based on traditional ballet technique and vocabulary. Our students study the Ballet Conservatoire (formally the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet) syllabus which is based on the Russian Vaganova Method & was developed by Christine Walsh ex-Prima Ballerina of the Australian Ballet. Coastal Dance offers serious students the opportunity to sit ballet exams in the Ballet Conservatoire syllabus. To be eligible students must take 2 ballet classes a week & be available for the holiday workshop in June/July. To view the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet website please click HERE
QB Petit Pointers – QB Petit Pointers is underpinned by the early years learning framework and evidence-based research, providing a program created to complement and enhance each child’s development. The courses are structured to enable class participants of similar stages in development to achieve a range of objectives and skills through real- world lesson themes, enhanced by the magic of ballet. Set within a framework of storytelling, exploration and artistic play. QB Petit Pointers encourages personal expression and development of confidence.At the end of each unit, participants will have successfully developed some of the early foundational skills of ballet.
Jazz – Jazz dance is a classification shared by a broad range of dance styles with moves that include kick, leaps & turns. We offer open jazz classes with progressive exercises that change week to week covering all the aspects of the jazz style.
Tap – Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by using the sound of one’s tap shoes hitting the floor as a percussive instrument. We offer the Tapatak Oz tap syllabus developed by Christine Denny, one of Australia’s leading tap dancers. Students are offered the chance to sit examinations. Students in years 11 & 12 may use credits obtained in sitting Tapatak Oz exams towards their HSC. To view the Tapatak Oz website please click HERE. To view the QCAA website for credit information please click HERE.
Acrobatics – Acrobatics is the performance of balance, agility, and motor coordination. We offer 3 levels of classes for the beginner, intermediate & advanced student.
Contemporary – Contemporary dance draws on both classical ballet and modern dance. Students cover serval methods of contemporary dance including Horton, Graham & Cunningham.
Musical Theatre – Our Musical Theatre class is a fun class that covers all aspects of musical theatre including acting, singing & dancing, where students learn a variety of musical theatre pieces for modern & historic musicals.
Hip Hop – Hip-hop dance is a broad category that includes a variety of urban styles. This is a great class for the social dancer & a fun way to be active.