2018

Location Name Class Days
Hall
Fairy Ballet and Singing 3-6 years Monday AM
This class for 3 to 5 year olds entails ballet, singing and jazz dance. Establish early ballet technique through mirroring the teacher during a series of fun ballet exercises. We avoid the slow, laborious approach used by some schools, focussing on learning through moving. Students then engage in song games and mini dances with parachutes, ribbons and props to establish vocal pitch, rhythm and coordination.
Monday
9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Hall
Fairy Ballet and Singing 3-6 years Monday PM
This class for 3 to 5 year olds entails ballet, singing and jazz dance. Establish early ballet technique through mirroring the teacher during a series of fun ballet exercises. We avoid the slow, laborious approach used by some schools, focussing on learning through moving. Students then engage in song games and mini dances with parachutes, ribbons and props to establish vocal pitch, rhythm and coordination.
Monday
2:20 PM to 3:00 PM
Hall
Ballet, Singing and Dance for Prep to Grade 2
This fun class for Prep and Grade 1 students offers 30 minutes of ballet (Preliminary level with optional exam), and 15 minutes of singing and jazz dance. You can use this class interchangeably with the Saturday 10:45 Combo class while your child is settling into Prep.
Monday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Hall
Dance Year 7-9
A dance class for Young teens to the latest pop music combining elements of commercial and contemporary dance styles. Enthusiastic and experienced dance students may wish to audition for our Youth Dance Company which runs for the hour after this class.
Monday
4:50 PM to 5:50 PM
Hall
Youth Performance Company age 12+
This is an auditioned group for talented 12 to 16 year olds. They work in a contemporary dance style and represent our school in competitions and events. The group began last year and made it to the Victorian Finals of Jump Dance.
Monday
5:50 PM to 6:50 PM
Hall
Contemporary and Lyrical Dance Adult
A blend of Contemporary and Lyrical dance techniques to current music for late teens and adults who wish to begin learning this style.
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hall
Hip Hop and Commercial Dance Age 5 to 10
A fun blend of Hip hop dance with Commercial dance technique for Lower Primary Students.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Hall
Hip hop for Boys age 5-10
An energetic Hip hop and commercial dance class for active kids entailing warm up, progressions, centre work, tricks and routines. The classes cater to boys' learning styles but girls are welcome to attend too.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 4:40 PM
Hall
Hip hop and Commercial Dance Age 8-13
Learn to pop, lock and krump with Kimberly Carr, renowned commercial dancer. The class includes elements of jazz and hip hop dance, beginning with a warm up, centre work, elevation and travelling work and routines to the latest music.
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Teen Vocal Group
This vocal group for Grade Year 7 to 10 students (from any school) offers students the chance to develop skills in singing in parts while maintaining pitch, vocal techniques, microphone technique, performance charisma, stage presence and simple movement. The repertoire includes age appropriate Pop and Music Theatre repertoire.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Hall
Fairy Ballet and singing 3-5 years
This class for 3 to 5 year olds entails ballet, singing and jazz dance. Establish early ballet technique through mirroring the teacher during a series of fun ballet exercises. We avoid a slow, laborious approach, preferring to focus on learning through moving. Students then develop their singing and music skills, engaging in song games and mini dances with parachutes, ribbons and props to establish vocal pitch, rhythm and coordination. By the time they reach Primary school, our youngsters can sing in tune and perform short ballet and jazz dances confidently. For your registration fee, you will receive a tutu and tights for girls or an outfit with cape for boys. Ballet shoes can be purchased from us for $20 or bought from elsewhere.
Friday
9:45 AM to 10:25 AM
Hall
Ballet Age 9 - 12
A focused but fun ballet class for Grade 3 to 6 Primary School students. Students learn the Level 5 ballet syllabus and can sit an annual exam. The class also includes open work and choreography for performances. Students may also like to attend any of the ballet levels below on a weekly basis to consolidate their technique.
Friday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hall
Talent Performance Group Age 9-13 years (Auditioned)
With entry by audition, this class is for highly talented children who can represent our school in competitions and community performances. Children must display strong dance technique (most often acquired through ballet training alongside other styles) and excellent stage presence. We are willing to take children on potential with the expectation that they will work hard to reach performance standard.
Friday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hall
Fairy Ballet and Singing 3-6 years Saturday
This class for 3 to 5 year olds entails ballet, singing and jazz dance. Establish early ballet technique through mirroring the teacher during a series of fun ballet exercises. We avoid the slow, laborious approach used by some schools, focussing on learning through moving. Students then engage in song games and mini dances with parachutes, ribbons and props to establish vocal pitch, rhythm and coordination.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:40 AM
Hall
Combo class: Ballet, Singing, Hip hop/Jazz Age 5-9,
This class offers 5 to 8 year olds the chance to experience 3 different styles of Performing Arts. The first 30 minutes teaches children the Level 1 ballet syllabus and performance work. Students then enjoy developing their vocal technique, singing songs from popular musicals such as Annie or Matilda and favourite kid's pop artists. They finish up with 20 minutes of Hip hop and Jazz dance. The fun and varied nature of the class is well suited to new Preps up to Grade 2 students. If your child is interested in just one or two of the sections contained in the class, you can enrol in these for a lesser fee. (please contact Kat to arrange enrolment)
Saturday
10:45 AM to 11:55 AM
Hall
Hip hop & Commercial Dance Teen and Adult
This class includes elements of jazz and hip hop dance, beginning with a warm up, centre work, elevation and travelling work and routines to the latest music.
Saturday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Multi Purpose Room (MPR)
Junior Ballet APS Prep to Grade 2
A gentle introduction to ballet for Prep to Grade 2 students including some ballet technique, creative dance explorations and movement with props such as ribbon sticks. After a year of this class, children who enjoy the balletic style may wish to transfer to one of the exam classes to further their skill development.
Monday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Multi Purpose Room (MPR)
Junior Dance APS Grades Prep-2
Prep to Grade 2 Dance class for students at APS entailing warm up, centre work, Travelling and elevation technique and routines in the jazz/ hip hop and contemporary styles to latest child appropriate Pop music.
Tuesday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Senior Dance (APS Grades 3-6)
A dance class for Grade 3-6 students entailing warm up, centre work, travelling skills, elevation skills and routines to the latest child appropriate Pop music.
Tuesday
3:50 PM to 4:50 PM
Multi Purpose Room (MPR)
Junior Choir APS Grades Prep-2
This class for Prep to Grade 2 students at Alphington Primary School offers a solid foundation in singing training. Kodaly based song games help students to develop a strong sense of pitch while having fun. Students learn about elements of music such as dynamics, rhythm, melody and simple part singing. They receive vocal training such as correct sound production and use of the voice. They perform repertoire from child appropriate Pop, Musical Theatre, Film and other Contemporary music.
Thursday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Multi Purpose Room (MPR)
Senior Choir (Pop) and Acting Grades 3-6
This vocal group for Grade 3 to 6 children (from any school) offers students the chance to develop their vocal skills while singing their favourite music. They learn to sing in parts while maintaining pitch. They learn vocal techniques, microphone technique. Some of their performance items are choreographed and they explore the concepts of performance charisma and stage presence.The repertoire includes age appropriate Pop and Music Theatre repertoire.
Thursday
3:50 PM to 4:55 PM
MacKillop Room
Senior Dance SAPS Grades 3 to 6
This class for Grade 3-6 students establishes dance technique while exploring a variety of dance styles including hip hop, jazz, commercial and contemporary dance. The lessons include centre work followed by, travelling, turning and elevation technique and dance routines to the latest pop music.
Thursday
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
MacKillop Room
Junior Song and Dance at SAPS Prep to Grade2
This class for Prep to Grade 2 students at Saint Anthony's School combines basic training in dance and singing. The class is broken onto 20 minutes of dance training with warm up, travelling and elevation work; 20 minutes of singing training with pitch training (Kodaly based song games) and vocal techniques. Students then combine their learning in song and dance routines to child appropriate Pop, Music Theatre and film music.
Friday
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Fairy Ballet and singing 3-5 years Friday Fitzroy
This class for 3 to 5 year olds entails ballet, singing and jazz dance. Establish early ballet technique through mirroring the teacher during a series of fun ballet exercises. We avoid a slow, laborious approach, preferring to focus on learning through moving. Students then develop their singing and music skills, engaging in song games and mini dances with parachutes, ribbons and props to establish vocal pitch, rhythm and coordination. By the time they reach Primary school, our youngsters can sing in tune and perform short ballet and jazz dances confidently.
Friday
11:45 AM to 12:25 PM