Signature Dance Classes

AGE GROUP GUIDE (**Classes may vary for the Individual Dancer)

CLASS STRUCTURE

COMPETITION TEAMS | Dancers compete competitively to represent Signature Dance | Invitational Only | Pink Classes
PERFORMANCE TEAMS | Dancers perform at local community events | Invitational Only | Pink Classes
EXTENSION CLASSES | Invitational Only
DEVELOPMENT CLASSES/RECREATIONAL STUDENTS | Open | Blue or White Classes

CLASS INFORMATION

TOTS (2-3yrs)

This class is based on the READY SET DANCE pre-school program. It is designed to develop co-ordination, gross motor skills and rhythm from a young age. Not only is it an introduction to the world of dance but also environment to grow, learn and make friends.

TINIES (3-4yrs)

This class is broken into three 20-minute intervals for an hour, covering the foundations of Ballet, Jazz and Tap. The program focuses on creativity, discipline and musicality and incorporates the READY SET DANCE program.

SMARTIES (4-5yrs)

This class is broken up into two 30-minute classes covering the RAD Primary ballet syllabus and the Jazz technique involved in the READY SET DANCE pre-school program.

CLASSICAL BALLET RAD

The Royal Academy of Dance is the world’s most accredited classical ballet syllabus. This method focuses on teaching correct posture, technique, musicality, presentation, discipline and artistry. Classical Ballet is therefore the basis of all Dance.

This program does offer ballet exams however at the teachers discretion. Students must attend a minimum of two ballet classes a week to sit an exam.

JAZZ ATOD

This is a class incorporating the traditional elements of jazz technique including flexibility, turns, jumps and isolations based on the CBTS syllabus. (Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing).

TAP CSTD

This class is structured around the CBTS (Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dance) Syllabus. It is a rhythmical style of dance where students wear metal plated tap shoes and learn a combination of steps to a variety of new and old music. Examinations will be available in 2018.

 

HIP HOP

This class is a commercialized style of dance featured in Video clips. Hip Hop is a funky, electric style of dance that evolved as part of Hip Hop culture. Hip Hop is a brilliant expression of individual style; danced to the latest singles. It is a fun and popular style perfect for all ages and skill levels.

LYRICAL

This class is a fusion of the fundamentals of classical, Jazz and contemporary technique. Lyrical dancing is performed to music with lyrics to inspire movements to express strong emotions. Movements in lyrical dance are characterized by fluidity and grace.

ACROBATICS

This class is focused on strength, conditioning, flexibility and tumbling for all ages and levels. Students must start in the beginner class so that the teacher can assess student ability. Acrobatics skills complement all dance styles.

COMPETITION TEAMS

This is an invitation only class. Students who are enrolled in 3 or more technique classes are welcome to show their interest in this class. Dancers will compete in local & interstate dance competitions representing Signature Dance.

PERFORMANCE TEAMS

This is an invitation only class. Students who are enrolled in 3 or more technique classes are welcome to show their interest in this class. Dancers will perform in local community days, fetes, Christmas carols etc.

 RECREATIONAL STREAM

This class is perfect for the busy family who wish to participate in dance as a fun, extra curricular activity. Classes cover dance technique, strength and flexibility work with the emphasis on fun learning. Signature Dance offers classes in Lyrical and Jazz.

BOYS CREW

This class is strictly for boys only. Students will be given the opportunity to experience a variety of genres with the focus on Hip Hop technique.

 

ADULT CLASSES

These classes are suitable for those with very little or no previous experience in dance. It is an opportunity to have fun whilst getting an invigorating workout in an informal setting.

TITANS CHEER

Junior Cheer (Primary school) Teen Cheer (Secondary school)

This class is focused on commercial cheerleading. Dancers work towards performances at the Gold Coast Titans Home Games. Students must be a minimum of 8yrs old to participate in this program with previous dance training.

SIGNATURE TECH

This class is purely focused on dance technique and conditioning the body to improve balance, strength, posture and co-ordination. Students will be given the opportunity to improve turning, jumps and the fundamentals to create a strong dancer.

MUSICAL THEATRE

This upbeat class teaches Broadway-style choreography, stage presence and acting, with a focus on learning song-and-dance numbers from a variety of musical productions, past and present.