2019

Location Name Class Days
Hall
Contemporary and Lyrical Dance Adult
*Currently there is a waiting list for interest for this class* A blend of Contemporary and Lyrical dance techniques to current music. We can tailor the class to individual student needs to help you have a safe and pleasurable class.
Monday
9:10 AM to 10:10 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Fairy Ballet and Singing 3-6 years Monday AM
*There is currently a waiting list for this class* 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
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
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
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Hip hop and Commercial, Primary School
*There is currently a waiting list, please call* Learn to pop, lock and krump to your favourite tunes. The class includes elements of commercial and hip hop dance, beginning with a warm up, centre work, elevation and travelling work and routines to the latest music.
Monday
4:00 PM to 4:50 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Teen Contemporary
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
Nov 27 to Dec 20
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. It is recommended that students purchase the Elite package.
Monday
5:50 PM to 6:45 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Adult Beginner Ballet (Bubs Welcome)
*There is currently a waiting list, please call* Ballet is an emotionally and physically enriching experience and fantastic way of toning and shaping the body. This beginner class will teach you the basics and keep you moving while you develop your ballet skills. Kat is a skilled dancer and teacher who can tailor the class to your personal physical needs, removing such elements as jumping or rotation if required. Wear comfortable clothes for moving, such as leggings and a top. It is recommended that you wear ballet shoes to avoid slipping. These can be purchased from us after your free trial lesson for $20 or at a dance shop for around $40. Don't feel shy - everyone begins somewhere. You can bring your bubs and tend to them as needed throughout the class.
Tuesday
9:10 AM to 10:10 AM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Multi Purpose Room (MPR)
Jazz and Hip hop Age 8 to 13
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. Held in the MPR at Alphington Primary School.
Tuesday
4:05 PM to 5:05 PM
Feb 2 to Dec 20
Hall
Ballet Age 9 to 13 (part A)
A focused but fun ballet class for Grade 3 to 6 Primary School students. Students learn the Level 6 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 (free of charge) on a weekly basis to consolidate their technique.
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Ballet age 7-9 (Wednesday Level 3) (Part B)
Ballet exam and concert class for Grade 2 to 4 students (or talented Grade 1s). Free 3:30pm school collection from APS available. To pass this level, students need to attend a second ballet class per week. Please purchase our inexpensive ballet uniform or retain from previous year.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Junior Talent Group Age 6-9 (Auditioned)
With entry by audition, this class is for highly talented children who will 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. Students must also attend both Age 6-9 ballet classes and complete the Level 3 exam. It is preferred that they make use of the Elite Performer package, with payment capped at 4 classes per week, enjoying unlimited attendance to all classes on offer.
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Dec 3 to Dec 25
Hall
Teen Ballet
*There is currently a waiting list, please call* A focused but fun ballet class for Teenagers. Students strengthen their dance technique with a structured ballet barre, centre work and travelling steps.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Boy Style Hip Hop Age 5 to 8
An energetic Hip hop class for active kids entailing warm up, progressions, centre work, tricks and routines. Boys and girls are welcome to attend. Costuming and movement style will be boyish.
Thursday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Dec 4 to Dec 20
Choir (Pop) Age 8-12
This vocal group for Grade 3 to 6 children (from any school but held in the MPR at Alphington Primary School) offers students the chance to develop their vocal skills while singing their favourite music. Free supervision from 3:30pm is offered at APS. In lessons, they engage in 'vocal gymnastics' to develop pitch and tone. Through vocal games, they learn basic music theory such as interval names or minor versus major. They learn to sing in harmonies/parts while maintaining pitch. Students learn correct microphone and vocal recording techniques. Some of their performance items are choreographed and they explore the concepts of performance charisma and stage presence.The repertoire is predominantly age-appropriate pop music with some songs from other genres in the mix. Students enrolled in the choir are prioritised for access to the limited private singing lesson places.
Thursday
4:05 PM to 5:05 PM
Feb 2 to Dec 20
Hall
Hip hop and Jazz Age 5-8
Learn to pop, lock and krump to your favourite tunes. The class includes elements of commercial and hip hop dance, beginning with a warm up, centre work, elevation and travelling work and routines to the latest music.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:25 PM
Feb 2 to Dec 20
Hall
Boy style Hip hop Age 8-12
*There is currently a waiting list, please call* Learn to dance the latest moves to your favourite tunes. The class includes elements of commercial and hip hop dance, beginning with a warm up, centre work, elevation and travelling work and routines to the latest music. Boys and girls are welcome to attend but the movement style and costuming will be boyish.
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:35 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Teen Hip hop
*There is currently a waiting list, please call* 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.
Thursday
5:35 PM to 6:35 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Fairy Ballet and Singing 3-5 years Friday 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.
Friday
9:30 AM to 10:10 AM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Ballet Age 9 to 13 (Part B)
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
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Talent 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. Talent group members need to undertake 2 ballet lessons a week alongside their talent group. It is recommended that they purchase the Elite package.
Friday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Pointe
Pointe dancing is the next step for accomplished ballet students who have the strength and flexibility to work on pointe. In some cases, physio approval may be requested before beginning.
Friday
6:00 PM to 6:15 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Fairy Ballet and Singing 3-5 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
9:30 AM to 10:10 AM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Combo class 5 to 7 Years: Ballet, Singing, Hip hop/Jazz
A perfect follow on from Fairy Ballet for Prep or Grade 1 students.....This class offers 5 and 6 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 sing and dance popular songs for their age group. This includes some hip hop and jazz style dance and song games.
Saturday
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Ballet age 7 to 9 Level 3 (Part A)
Ballet exam Level 3 and concert class for 6 to 8 year olds. Students often take this in conjunction with the jazz/hip hop and singing classes that follow (at a much discounted rate) by signing up for Age 6-8 Combo class. Students can take just this one ballet lesson a week but to complete the assessment for this level, students need to attend a second ballet class per week (Monday 4pm). If . Please purchase our inexpensive ballet uniform or retain from previous year.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Combo class 7 to 9 Years: Ballet, Singing, Hip hop/Jazz
This class offers children the chance to experience 3 different styles of Performing Arts; Ballet, Hip hop&Jazz and singing at a highly discounted price. They undertake the level 3 ballet syllabus and performance work. (It is recommended that students also take the Monday 4pm class to complete the level). Your child will be with us for 1 hour and 40 minutes with 5 minute breaks between each of the styles. When calculating family discounts, this class (having already been discounted) counts as 1 class.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:40 PM
Dec 19 to Dec 19
Hall
Hip hop and Jazz, Age 7 to 9
The class combines elements of jazz and hip hop dance. Class includes a warm up, centre work, elevation and travelling work and routines to the latest music. This class can be taken on its own, or heavily discounted as part of the the age 6-8 Combo Class.
Saturday
11:35 AM to 12:05 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Singing Age 7 to 9
This class 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. This class can be taken on its own or heavily discounted as part of the age 6-8 Combo Class.
Saturday
12:10 PM to 12:40 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
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
Nov 27 to Dec 20
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
Nov 27 to Dec 20
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
4:05 PM to 5:05 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
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
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Multi Purpose Room (MPR)
Senior Choir (Pop) Age 8-12
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. Free supervision from 3:30pm is offered at APS. In lessons, they engage in 'vocal gymnastics' to develop pitch and tone. Through vocal games, they learn basic music theory such as interval names or minor versus major. They learn to sing in harmonies/parts while maintaining pitch. Students learn correct microphone and vocal recording techniques. Some of their performance items are choreographed and they explore the concepts of performance charisma and stage presence.The repertoire is predominantly age-appropriate pop music with some songs from other genres in the mix. Students enrolled in the choir are prioritised for access to the limited private singing lesson places.
Thursday
4:05 PM to 5:05 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Fairy Ballet and Singing 3-6 years Thursday
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.
Thursday
10:00 AM to 10:40 AM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Fairy Ballet and dance games 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
11:50 AM to 12:30 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
MacKillop Room
Senior Dance SAS 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
Nov 27 to Dec 20
MacKillop Room
Junior Song and Dance at SAS 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
Nov 27 to Dec 20


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