From classical ballet to hip hop, we have classes to suit all interests! Scroll down to see our timetable and find out more about the classes we offer.
Fitness, fun, and friends are just three things that students will experience in their high school years with Neutral Bay School of Dance. Older students will begin to shine like the stars they were born to be as they develop their on-stage and performance skills, along with their technical level through carefully programmed classes.
Each class is designed to shape a dancer into the best version of themselves, while teaching important skills and mindsets like confidence, creativity, and reaching their goals.
Our students improve their musicality, co-ordination, confidence, friendship-building, memorisation and fitness.
And they'll have experienced, loving teachers to guide them throughout their journey!
* Students must take Monday & Thusday classes
** Year 6 Glee students also taking Grade 3 or 5 Ballet will be escorted to St Joseph's and may wait inside before ballet begins. Students will need to complete homework or a quiet activity.
*** Auditions for Intermediate Performance Team December 1, students must also take Jazz + Technique class to be eligible. Ballet is highly recommended.
The comprehensive Royal Academy of Dance (R.A.D) classical ballet syllabus is taught by our highly qualified teachers. It provides a great foundation for all styles of dance improving flexibility, core strength, grace and posture. The R.A.D syllabus engages children through the creative exercises and our students attend class for fun and fitness or from 7 years of age have the opportunity to enter R.A.D Class Awards (Year 2 to 5 at school) or Examinations (from Year 6 at school).
LYRICAL / CONTEMPORARY
Lyrical Contemporary is the perfect class for those who wish to combine their love of classical ballet with modern dance. Featuring controlled, fluid movements and expressive routines, this class allows for personal expression taught in a fun and playful way. Lyrical Contemporary students are encouraged to also enrol into a Technique class and / or Ballet class where they will build on the foundations of dance.
Who doesn't love Glee Club? For students ages Kindy to Year 6 this fun class combines all the elements of a great vocal, dance and performance class boosting confidence, co-ordination and group camaraderie. Class starts with a vocal warm-up, breathing exercises and tongue twisters to help articulate speech. After this we move to singing and movement, students learn to sing and dance to pop and musical theatre favourites!
Jazz Performance Teams from Year 2 to High School are selected by invitation or audition and will perform at the NBD mid year and end of year performances, local eisteddfods and community events. Please enquire for more information. Click here to learn more about our Performance Teams.
One of the fundamentals of dance, jazz is forever changing to suit today's world. From pop hits to Broadway show stoppers, this versatile style not only develops great dancers but boosts each student's creativity, confidence and ability to retain information. At NBD we follow the progressive International Dance Technique syllabus and teach fun, energetic and age appropriate routines to pop and children's songs with a great beat! Students Year 4 and over are encouraged to also enrol into a technique class where they will build on the foundations of dance.
Hip Hop is a high energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing. In our Hip Hop classes students will learn age appropriate routines suitable for both boys and girls taught by our highly trained, industry professionals.
Technique is essential in ensuring the ongoing success of any dancer. Recommended for students Year 4 and over who are taking jazz or lyrical contemporary. We teach the International Dance Technique syllabus, IDT includes progressive stretch exercises and age appropriate conditioning exercises to strengthen muscles, increase agility, control and power in dance combos. The syllabus progressively trains all relevant Kick, Turn and Jump techniques. This myriad of dance basics enables greater expression and freedom of movement.