6-9yrs

Junior

BALLET        JAZZ       CONTEMPORARY       LYRICAL       ACRO       HIP HOP       TAP

 
Classical Ballet

Grade 1 & 2

Ages 6 to 8 years

Classical ballet is the foundation of Mosman Dance Academy's dance training. Students in Grades 1 & 2 follow the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus ensuring they learn the skills that underpin secure technique, including core stability, weight placement, turnout and line, while continuing to nurture and encourage artistry and dynamics.

Experience is not required to begin ballet classes and we cater for dancers who enjoy recreational ballet as well as those with a view to pursuing ballet at an examination level.

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

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

 

Class times:

Monday: 4.00pm

Tuesday: 4.00pm exam class

Saturday: 9.30am (Grade 1), 10.15am (Grade 2)

Grade 3 & 4

Ages 8 to 10 years

Classical ballet is the foundation of Mosman Dance Academy's dance training. Students in Grades 3 & 4 follow the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus ensuring they learn skills that are fundamental to secure technique, including core stability, weight placement, turnout and line, while continuing to nurture and encourage artistry and dynamics.

Experience is not required to begin ballet classes and we cater for dancers who enjoy recreational ballet as well as those with a view to pursuing ballet at an examination level.

Dancers in Grades 3 & 4 ballet have the opportunity to participate in our annual concert held in November. 

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

 

Class times:

Tuesday: 4.00pm

Saturday: 10.15am

 
Jazz

Junior Jazz

Ages 6 to 9 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 junior 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.

 

Class times:

Monday: 4.45pm

Saturday: 11.00am

Contemporary

Junior Contemporary

Ages 7 to 9 years

Ballet classes recommended.

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 junior contemporary have the opportunity to participate in our annual concert held in November. 

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

 

Class time:

Tuesday: 4.45pm

 
Tap

Junior Tap

Ages 6 to 9 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 Junior Tap 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.

 

Class time:

Saturday : 11.45am

Lyrical

Junior Lyrical

Ages 7 to 9 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/centre.

Dancers in junior 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.

 

Class time:

Monday : 5.30pm

 
 
 
Hip Hop

Junior Hip Hop

Ages 7 to 9 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 junior 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.

 

Class time:

Thursday : 4.00pm

 
Acrobatics

Junior Acro

Ages 5 to 9 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 Junior 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.

 

Class time:

Monday : 4.45pm or 5.30pm

Saturday : 11.00am

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