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Classical Ballet

advanced foundation

Ages 12 years +

Ballet experience required

Classical ballet is the foundation of Mosman Dance Academy's dance training. Students in Advanced Foundation follow the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus expanding on their knowledge from the intermediate syllabi. Dancers are inspired technically, artistically, musically and creatively with exercises that encourage critical thinking and physical fitness while also developing an advanced sense of theatre, movement dynamics and musical interpretation.

Dancers are required to undertake additional part-time Classical Ballet Study at this level. More information is available on the link below.

Dancers in Advanced Foundation ballet have the opportunity to participate in our annual concert held in November. 

All your dancers ballet uniform items are available in our dance wear shop at MDA.

 

Advanced Foundation ballet class times:

Monday: 4.45pm, Tuesday: 4.45pm, Thursday: 4.30pm

Saturday: 12.45pm (open class)

Strengthening & Stretch

Monday : 5.45pm & Saturday : 2.45pm

advanced 1 & 2

Ages 13 years +

Ballet experience required

Classical ballet is the foundation of Mosman Dance Academy's dance training. Students in Advanced 1 & 2 follow the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus expanding on their knowledge from the intermediate syllabi. Dancers are inspired technically, artistically, musically and creatively with exercises that encourage critical thinking and physical fitness while also developing an advanced sense of theatre, movement dynamics and musical interpretation.

Dancers are required to undertake Full-time Classical Ballet Study at this level. More information is available on the link below.

Dancers in Advanced 1 & 2 ballet have the opportunity to participate in our annual concert held in November. 

All your dancers ballet uniform items are available in our dance wear shop at MDA.

 

solo seal

Ages 14 years +

Ballet experience required

The Royal Academy of Dance Solo Seal Award is the highest vocational graded examination of the RAD focusing on solo performance. Students are required to perform three contrasting variations, which have been selected to meet the stylistic and technical demands of today's choreographers and directors.

 

Solo Seal takes place in front of an invited audience and panel of judges, which normally consists of an RAD examiner and professional dancer, former dancer, director and/or ballet master/mistress from a ballet company, approved by the Artistic Director of the Academy. 

Students must have successfully completed RAD Advanced 2 and study Full-time Classical Ballet in order to undertake Solo Seal.

More information on Full-time Classical Ballet study is available on the link below.

Classical Ballet

Advanced Foundation 12yrs +

Advanced 1 13yrs +

Advanced 2 14yrs +

Solo Seal 15yrs +

Jazz

Advanced 13yrs +

Contemporary

Advanced Contemporary 14yrs +

Lyrical

Advanced 13yrs +

Tap

Levels 8-10 12yrs +

 

Hip Hop

Advanced 13yrs + 

Acrobatics

Advanced 13yrs +

Full-Time & Part-time Classical Ballet

Sydney Ballet School

 
 

ADVANCED

14yrs +

Contemporary

advanced Contemporary

Ages 13 years +

Ballet classes required.

Contemporary class has strong classical foundations without the rigidity of ballet class. In contemporary, more emphasis is placed on ease of movement, fluidity and energy. Dancers will learn contemporary based technique and dance choreographed pieces.

 

Dancers in Contemporary have the opportunity to participate in our annual concert held in November. 

Advanced Contemporary class times:

Thursday: 5.30pm

Jazz

advanced Jazz

Ages 13 years +

Jazz covers a wide range of dance styles from that seen in musicals to modern contemporary and hip-hop interpretations.
In MDA's jazz class dancers learn funky age appropriate routines with a technical focus. Jazz is a great free movement class for dancers after a ballet class and builds dancer presence, awareness and confidence.

Dancers in advanced jazz have the opportunity to participate in our annual concert held in November. 

All your dancers jazz uniform items are available in our dance wear shop at MDA.

 

Advanced  jazz class times:

Thursday: 6.15pm

 
 

Lyrical

advanced Lyrical

Ages 13 years +

Lyrical dance is expressive. Ranging in movements that can be lyrical and soft, to abstract and angular, lyrical dance can also be described as slow and expressive jazz movements with an emphasis on technique, adagio, floor and centre.

Dancers in advanced lyrical have the opportunity to participate in our annual concert held in November. 

All your dancers lyrical uniform items are available in our dance wear shop at MDA.

 

Intermediate lyrical class times:

Saturday : 1.45pm

 

Tap

Level 8-10 Tap

Ages 12 years +

Tap is lively and popular dance style, perfect for those who like to move and make music at the same time.Classes include combinations, routines and fun rhythm exercises designed to develop both technique and musicality. Exams are also offered yearly through the Glenn Wood Tap syllabus. If you like music, you'll love tap!

Dancers in Levels 8-10 and above have the opportunity to participate in our annual concert held in November. 

All your dancers tap uniform items are available in our dance wear shop at MDA.

 

Level 8 tap class time:

Wednesday: 6.00pm

Saturday: 3.15pm

Level 10 tap class time:

Tuesday: 7.30pm

Adult tap (Intermediate) class time:

Tuesday : 1.00pm

 

Hip Hop

advanced Hip Hop

Ages 13 years +

Inspired by dance moves seen in today's music video clips, hip-hop is an exciting class suited to boys and girls of all skill levels. These classes encourage dancer performance skills and enjoyment of music and movement while increasing fitness and strength. Classes involve warm ups, hip-hop combinations and age appropriate routines.

Dancers in advanced hip hop have the opportunity to participate in our annual concert held in November. 

All your dancers hip hop uniform items are available in our dance wear shop at MDA.

 

Advanced hip hop class time:

Thursday : 7.00pm

Acrobatics

advanced Acro

Ages 13 years +

MDA offers students the discipline of acrobatics, with a professional acrobatics teacher. Our acrobatics programme is specifically designed and developed for dancers. Acro students are taught foundation movements and strengthening in order to be able to progress to back bends and hand stands, and eventually aerials and flips. Acro is a challenging experience that is lots of fun and gives you a competitive edge.

Dancers in Intermediate acro have the opportunity to participate in our annual concert held in November. 

All your dancers acro uniform items are available in our dance wear shop at MDA.

 

Intermediate acro class time:

Monday : 7.00pm