2018

Location Name Class Days
Studio 1
Intermediate Jazz
As dancers enter this age group, their abilities continue to progress. This class is tailored to nurture that progress and development. Dancers are kept motivated with modern music, clear instruction, and active lessons. They also develop strong relationships with their fellow dancers as camaraderie and group cohesion are encouraged. Jason King directs this class with a growing emphasis on exciting choreography and jazz technique. Class structure consists of a 20 minute stretch warm up, 20 minutes of technical corner and centre work, and 20 minutes of choreography. Parents are welcome to view class from the mezzanine level, but at this sensitive age, check with your dancer.
Monday
3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
12 Years Company Technique Class
*By Invitation Only* Company Dancers ‘The Fierce Dancers Company’ is designed for students who wish to take their training to the next level and will be devised and delivered intensively to give the students a foundational bridge towards Full-Time training and/or a career in the commercial world of dance. Students who wish to take up the program will be our elite and most talented performers, understanding that their commitment and dedication to this program be paramount for their own best achievable results. Company Dancers will also need to attend the appropriate aged advanced jazz classes and lyrical (Seniors) or RAD ballet (12 Years and Under).
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
12 Years Company Dance Class
*By Invitation Only* Company Dancers ‘The Fierce Dancers Company’ is designed for students who wish to take their training to the next level and will be devised and delivered intensively to give the students a foundational bridge towards Full-Time training and/or a career in the commercial world of dance. Students who wish to take up the program will be our elite and most talented performers, understanding that their commitment and dedication to this program be paramount for their own best achievable results. Company Dancers will also need to attend the appropriate aged advanced jazz classes and lyrical (Seniors) or RAD ballet (12 Years and Under).
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Fierce Open Comp Group (1)
*By Invitation Only* This elite group of dancers represents Fierce Studios as an Open Comp Group at regional competitions and are therefore committed, driven, and able to work as a team. Because of these characteristics, our Open Age Comp Group Advanced Jazz consistently places well at comps, but beyond that, they grow and mature as confident, achievement-focused young people. This is reflected in their academic pursuits as well as other areas. This class is designed and structured for advanced students. Invitations are given from the director based on ability, character, and work ethic as observed throughout the year.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Fierce Adult Jazz
Fierce Studios has the most successful adults program on the Sunshine Coast. Dancers have continuously returned year after year for over a decade. Exercise, posture, and flexibility are only the start of what this class offers. Dancers have made life-long friends, increased their confidence, and use class as a special break from life or as an artistic outlet, all while sharing laughs in a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. All dancers are welcome, from those curious about dance to returning dancers. Jason King delivers choreography tailored to the adult dancer. Everyone is encouraged to participate in the end-of-year performance – you will discover a sense of achievement like no other. Those under 18 will have to ask for permission to join from the Director.
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Fierce Adults Lyrical
Lyrical is a Slow Modern/Neo-Classical style of dance incorporating classical technique with modern expressions and a slight contemporary feel. The class is aimed at the more mature dancer that can fully express and portray emotion and feeling, and therefore consists of mainly adults (with mature-minded younger students). The lyrical class is structured with a gentle warm up, followed by technical exercises, then lyrical choreography. Classical training is beneficial but not necessary. Brigette Hodson instructs the class with warmth and humility. Dancers gravitate towards her elegance and grace. Her choreography is always inspiring and adventurous, catering to all abilities. The popularity of this class can be attributed to Brigette's past experience on the professional stage.
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Tap
Fierce Studios utilizes the amazing Tapatak Oz syllabus written by Christine Denny, training the dancers step-by-step the intricacies of tap dance. The class consists of a warm up at the barre followed by corner and centre work, finishing with choreography utilising steps they have learned from the syllabus. From Tapatak Oz: "TAPATAK OZ is so much more than a Tap Syllabus. It is a unique, one of a kind, mentorship programme for both teachers and students. Tapping tips that have been garnered from a lifetime of teaching alongside fantastic amalgamations, exercises, warm ups, routines and oodles of choreography! It is a modern tap syllabus. A new tap syllabus with a new philosophy! There is simply no other system like this."
Tuesday
3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Junior Jazz
This class is exciting, high energy, and action packed! At this age, students really start to shine as they develop their flexibility, coordination, and musicality. From beginner dancers to the more experienced, this class is accessible and structured for all abilities. Dancers will enjoy the latest in popular music and style, while age-appropriate choreography is ensured. Taught by the director Jason King, dancers gain focus, drive, technique, and dance class etiquette. Parents are welcome to view the class from the mezzanine level at Fierce Studios.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Fierce FJH
****OUR MOST POPULAR CLASS**** As dancers enter this age group, their abilities continue to progress. This class is tailored to nurture that progress and development. Dancers are kept motivated with modern music, clear instruction, and active lessons. They also develop strong relationships with their fellow dancers as camaraderie and group cohesion are encouraged. The class commences with 45 minutes Jazz followed by 45 minutes of Hip Hop. Students in this class complete the whole 1.5 hours, a perfect combination for 8 - 12 year old dancers with high energy. Hip Hop - Beginning in the streets of Harlem, New York City, this fast paced, powerful & unique form of dance has now taken the world by storm. Combining funk, jazz, martial arts and acrobatics, hip hop is one of the most freestyle dance forms around. Classes begin with a short warm up and stretch, then progress into fundamentals for strength and style. This class will prepare a routine for the end of year concert. The class is energetic and fun and combines many different styles. Come along and dance to the latest R&B tracks. Parents are welcome to view class from the mezzanine level, but at this sensitive age, check with your dancer.
Tuesday
4:45 PM to 6:15 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Fierce Senior Hip Hop
13 years + Like RnB? You’ll love this class! It’s got all the latest trends and movements like popping, locking, gliding and tutting, all to the hottest tracks. Its energetic, exciting, sassy yet age appropriate. The class starts with a hip hop warm up that’ll get you moving, followed by corner work and in-house hip hop choreography by our very own Tamara Northam.
Tuesday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Senior Jazz
Sensational, enjoyable, energetic - dancers start performing at higher levels with more speed and difficulty, while still remaining accessible to new dancers. The structure of this class focuses on jazz technique, flexibility, and developing the ability to adopt varied jazz styles.
Tuesday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Fierce Open Comp Group (2)
*By Invitation Only* This elite group of dancers represents Fierce Studios at regional competitions and are therefore committed, driven, and able to work as a team. Because of these characteristics, our Open Age Advanced Jazz consistently places well at comps, but beyond that, they grow and mature as confident, achievement-focused young people. This is reflected in their academic pursuits as well as other areas. This class is designed and structured for advanced students. Invitations are given from the director based on ability, character, and work ethic as observed throughout the year. Students enrolled in this class are able to request solos, duos, and trios to represent Fierce Studios in competitions.
Tuesday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
10 Years & Under Advanced Jazz
*By Invitation Only* This elite group of dancers are training to eventually compete at regional competitions and are therefore committed, driven, and able to work as a team. Because of these characteristics, our 10 years & Under Advanced Jazz do well when entering the 12 and Unders, but beyond that, they grow and mature as confident, achievement-focused young people. This is reflected in their academic pursuits as well as other areas. This class is designed and structured for advanced students. Invitations are given from the director based on ability, character, and work ethic as observed throughout the year.
Wednesday
3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Grade 5 RAD Ballet
This ballet class is designed and held for our Advanced Jazz dancers only to strengthen their technique.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Jan 14 to Dec 9
Studio 1
12 Years & Under Comp Group
*By Invitation Only* This elite group of dancers represents Fierce Studios at regional competitions and are therefore committed, driven, and able to work as a team. Because of these characteristics, our 12 years & Under Advanced Jazz consistently places well at comps, but beyond that, they grow and mature as confident, achievement-focused young people. This is reflected in their academic pursuits as well as other areas. This class is designed and structured for advanced students. Invitations are given from the director based on ability, character, and work ethic as observed throughout the year. Students enrolled in this class are able to request solos, duos, and trios to represent Fierce Studios in competitions.
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Acro Class
Wednesday
5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Jan 27 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Fierce Intermediate Lyrical
*This class is designed for students not entering their exams* It is designed for students who are in the Advanced Jazz classes as well as an introduction to ballet class for new students. Lyrical is a Slow Modern/Neo-Classical style of dance incorporating classical technique with modern expressions and a slight contemporary feel. The class is aimed at the more mature dancer that can fully express and portray emotion and feeling, and therefore consists of mature-minded younger students. The lyrical class is structured with a gentle warm up, followed by technical exercises, then lyrical choreography. Classical training is beneficial but not necessary.
Thursday
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Fierce Senior Lyrical
Lyrical is a Slow Modern/Neo-Classical style of dance incorporating classical technique with modern expressions and a slight contemporary feel. The class is aimed towards our teenage dancers that can fully express and portray emotion and feeling. The lyrical class is structured with a gentle warm up, followed by technical exercises, then lyrical choreography. Classical training is beneficial but not necessary.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
15 Years Company Dance Class
*By Invitation Only* ‘The Fierce Dancers Company’ is designed for students who wish to take their training to the next level and will be devised and delivered intensively to give the students a foundational bridge towards Full-Time training and/or a career in the commercial world of dance. Students who wish to take up the program will be our elite and most talented performers, understanding that their commitment and dedication to this program be paramount for their own best achievable results. Company Dancers will also need to attend the appropriate aged advanced jazz classes and lyrical (Seniors) or RAD ballet (12 Years and Under).
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
15 Years & Open Company Technique Class
*By Invitation Only* ‘The Fierce Dancers Company’ is designed for students who wish to take their training to the next level and will be devised and delivered intensively to give the students a foundational bridge towards Full-Time training and/or a career in the commercial world of dance. Students who wish to take up the program will be our elite and most talented performers, understanding that their commitment and dedication to this program be paramount for their own best achievable results. Company Dancers will also need to attend the appropriate aged advanced jazz classes and lyrical (Seniors) or RAD ballet (12 Years and Under).
Thursday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Open Company Dance Class
***By Invitation Only*** ‘The Fierce Dancers Company’ is designed for students who wish to take their training to the next level and will be devised and delivered intensively to give the students a foundational bridge towards Full-Time training and/or a career in the commercial world of dance. Students who wish to take up the program will be our elite and most talented performers, understanding that their commitment and dedication to this program be paramount for their own best achievable results. Company Dancers will also need to attend the appropriate aged advanced jazz classes and lyrical (Seniors) or RAD ballet (12 Years and Under).
Thursday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Silver Swans
Specially designed for our mature dancers, these classes will help improve your mobility, posture, co-ordination and energy levels. Most importantly, you’ll have fun and enjoy the sense of wellbeing that dance brings.
Friday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Advanced 1 RAD Exam (1)
The Vocational Graded Syllabus is designed primarily for older children or young adults who are considering a career in professional dance, as a performer, teacher or in another capacity. The vocational syllabus is technically demanding and comprises only Classical Ballet and Pointe Work. Students choosing to study this series of awards are required to be competent in the fundamentals of ballet technique and movement vocabulary. Students studying the vocational syllabus are expected to achieve a high level of technical and artistic ability in ballet and it can take a great deal of time and commitment to reach the standard required to pass these examinations. Normally, a student will begin studying the Vocational Graded Syllabus after completing Grade 4 in the Graded Examination Syllabus however some students will continue to study the graded syllabus at the same time.
Friday
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Intermediate RAD Exam (1)
*This class is for non-exam as well as exam dancers* The Vocational Graded Syllabus is designed primarily for older children or young adults who are considering a career in professional dance, as a performer, teacher or in another capacity. The vocational syllabus is technically demanding and comprises only Classical Ballet and Pointe Work. Students choosing to study this series of awards are required to be competent in the fundamentals of ballet technique and movement vocabulary. Students studying the vocational syllabus are expected to achieve a high level of technical and artistic ability in ballet and it can take a great deal of time and commitment to reach the standard required to pass these examinations. Normally, a student will begin studying the Vocational Graded Syllabus after completing Grade 5 in the Graded Examination Syllabus however some students will continue to study the graded syllabus at the same time.
Friday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Russian Character Level 1
Fierce Studios & Elizabeth Richards has the honour of being the first school in Queensland to deliver Alida Segal's renowned International Character Dance Syllabus based on Russia's Moiseyev Dance Company. Alida Segal is regarded as one of Australia's most respected dance lecturers and choreographers specialising in National and Character Dance graduating with Honours from the Moiseyev Dance School in Moscow, Russia. Ms Segal has distilled her knowledge into a long awaited syllabus of which we are proud to deliver. Suitable for students aged 10 & over (with min 3 yrs of classical ballet training) the dancer will gain strength and discipline, poise and mental agility through the specialised barre and centre work. Classical, Jazz and Hip Hop dancers will notice improvements in all of these aspects; learning Character is a valuable addition to any dancer's repertoire. Elizabeth Richards & Jason King's extensive training in Character with Ms Segal spanning over 6 years allows them to impart their invaluable expertise and love for this distinctive art.
Friday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Russian Character Level 2
Fierce Studios & Elizabeth Richards has the honour of being the first school in Queensland to deliver Alida Segal's renowned International Character Dance Syllabus based on Russia's Moiseyev Dance Company. Alida Segal is regarded as one of Australia's most respected dance lecturers and choreographers specialising in National and Character Dance graduating with honours from the Moiseyev Dance School in Moscow, Russia. Ms Segal has distilled her knowledge into a long awaited syllabus of which we are proud to deliver. Suitable for students aged 10 & over (with min 3 yrs of classical ballet training) the dancer will gain strength and discipline, poise and mental agility through the specialised barre and centre work. Classical, Jazz and Hip Hop dancers will notice improvements in all of these aspects; learning Character is a valuable addition to any dancer's repertoire. Elizabeth Richards & Jason King's extensive training in Character with Ms Segal spanning over 6 years allows them to impart their invaluable expertise and love for this distinctive art.
Friday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Primary Dance
Primary in Dance is the introductory levels of the RAD’s graded examination syllabus. They follow on from the Dance to Your Own Tune Curriculum and provide a pathway into Grade 1 and above. Primary in Dance develop students’ physical skills, stamina, creativity, expression, and musicality using a range of sounds and musical styles. This foundation prepares students for the transition to ballet and other dance genres at higher levels.
Saturday
8:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Advanced 1 RAD Exam (2)
The Vocational Graded Syllabus is designed primarily for older children or young adults who are considering a career in professional dance, as a performer, teacher or in another capacity. The vocational syllabus is technically demanding and comprises only Classical Ballet and Pointe Work. Students choosing to study this series of awards are required to be competent in the fundamentals of ballet technique and movement vocabulary. Students studying the vocational syllabus are expected to achieve a high level of technical and artistic ability in ballet and it can take a great deal of time and commitment to reach the standard required to pass these examinations. Normally, a student will begin studying the Vocational Graded Syllabus after completing Grade 4 in the Graded Examination Syllabus however some students will continue to study the graded syllabus at the same time.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Intermediate RAD Exam (2)
*Dancers undertaking the exam must enrol in all Intermediate Foundation classes* The Vocational Graded Syllabus is designed primarily for older children or young adults who are considering a career in professional dance, as a performer, teacher or in another capacity. The vocational syllabus is technically demanding and comprises only Classical Ballet and Pointe Work. Students choosing to study this series of awards are required to be competent in the fundamentals of ballet technique and movement vocabulary. Students studying the vocational syllabus are expected to achieve a high level of technical and artistic ability in ballet and it can take a great deal of time and commitment to reach the standard required to pass these examinations. Normally, a student will begin studying the Vocational Graded Syllabus after completing Grade 4 in the Graded Examination Syllabus however some students will continue to study the graded syllabus at the same time.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Grade 5 RAD Exam (1)
The Graded Examination syllabus is devised to progress in difficulty from one grade to the next and a student studying the grades in sequence would be expected to develop a greater degree of dance technique at each level. Students who have studied a complete grade from the syllabus will normally take an examination organised by Jason King where they will perform the relevant grade work for an RAD examiner, who assesses the artistic and technical execution of the grade. As a syllabus devised specifically with children in mind, examinations are not compulsory. The entry level of a new student is decided by Jason King based upon the child’s age, natural ability for dance or previous examination passes.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Grade 4 RAD Exam (1)
The Graded Examination syllabus is devised to progress in difficulty from one grade to the next and a student studying the grades in sequence would be expected to develop a greater degree of dance technique at each level. Students who have studied a complete grade from the syllabus will normally take an examination organised by Jason King where they will perform the relevant grade work for an RAD examiner, who assesses the artistic and technical execution of the grade. As a syllabus devised specifically with children in mind, examinations are not compulsory. The entry level of a new student is decided by Jason King based upon the child’s age, natural ability for dance or previous examination passes.
Saturday
11:45 AM to 12:30 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Grade 3 RAD Exam (1)
The Graded Examination syllabus is devised to progress in difficulty from one grade to the next and a student studying the grades in sequence would be expected to develop a greater degree of dance technique at each level. Students who have studied a complete grade from the syllabus will normally take an examination organised by Jason King where they will perform the relevant grade work for an RAD examiner, who assesses the artistic and technical execution of the grade. As a syllabus devised specifically with children in mind, examinations are not compulsory. The entry level of a new student is decided by Jason King based upon the child’s age, natural ability for dance or previous examination passes.
Saturday
12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Grade 2 RAD Exam (1)
The Graded Examination syllabus is devised to progress in difficulty from one grade to the next and a student studying the grades in sequence would be expected to develop a greater degree of dance technique at each level. Students who have studied a complete grade from the syllabus will normally take an examination organised by Jason King where they will perform the relevant grade work for an RAD examiner, who assesses the artistic and technical execution of the grade. As a syllabus devised specifically with children in mind, examinations are not compulsory. The entry level of a new student is decided by Jason King based upon the child’s age, natural ability for dance or previous examination passes.
Saturday
1:15 PM to 2:00 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9
Studio 1
Grade 1 RAD Exam (1)
The Graded Examination syllabus is devised to progress in difficulty from one grade to the next and a student studying the grades in sequence would be expected to develop a greater degree of dance technique at each level. Students who have studied a complete grade from the syllabus will normally take an examination organised by Jason King where they will perform the relevant grade work for an RAD examiner, who assesses the artistic and technical execution of the grade. As a syllabus devised specifically with children in mind, examinations are not compulsory. The entry level of a new student is decided by Jason King based upon the child’s age, natural ability for dance or previous examination passes.
Saturday
2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 9


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