Non-Season Classes

Location Name Class Days
Hall 7 Adams St Alphington
Intermediate Talent Group
An auditioned Group of talented performers who represent our school in competitions and events. Students need to attend Grade 2-4 ballet and a third dance group in conjunction with this class. Your child may like to fast track: pay for 4 classes a week and attend any other group classes free!
Monday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Nov 26 to Nov 26
Hall 7 Adams St Alphington
Boys Hip hop and Commercial, Age 8-12
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. Free Collection is available from Alphington Primary School at 3.30pm. Boys and girls are welcome to attend but the movement style and costuming will be boyish.
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Dec 11 to Dec 11
Hall 7 Adams St Alphington
Ballet Age 9 - 12
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 on a weekly basis to consolidate their technique.
Tuesday Friday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Dec 11 to Dec 11

2018

Location Name Class Days
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
Hall
Hip hop and Commercial, Primary School
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
11:50 AM to 12:30 PM
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
Jan 29 to Dec 12
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
Jan 29 to Dec 20

2019

Location Name Class Days
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
Ballet age 6-9 (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.
Monday
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.
Monday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Dec 3 to Dec 25
Hall
Teen Jazz and 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
5:30 PM to 6:25 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. The group began last year and made it to the Victorian Finals of Jump Dance.
Monday
6:25 PM to 7:20 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Ballet Age 9 - 12 (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
Hip hop and Commercial, Primary School
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.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 4:50 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Ballet for Teens
A focused but fun ballet class for Teenagers. Students strengthen their dance technique with a structured ballet barre, centre work and travelling steps.
Wednesday
4:50 PM to 5:50 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Teen Jazz, contemporary, hip hop
Class includes warm up, centre work, turns and progressions. Routines are danced to the latest pop music with movement selected from the modern dance styles to suit the feel of the music.
Wednesday
4:50 PM to 5:50 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Hip hop for Boys 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
4:00 PM to 4:40 PM
Dec 4 to Dec 20
Hall
Boys Hip hop and Commercial, Age 8-12
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. Free Collection is available from Alphington Primary School at 3.30pm. Boys and girls are welcome to attend but the movement style and costuming will be boyish.
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Ballet Age 9 - 12 (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.
Friday
5:00 PM to 6:00 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
5-6 years Combo class: Ballet, Singing, Hip hop/Jazz Age 4.5-7
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 6-8 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/nhip hop and singing classes that follow. 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
Hip hop and Jazz, Age 5-8
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.
Saturday
11:35 AM to 12:05 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Singing Age 5-8
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.
Saturday
12:10 PM to 12:40 PM
Nov 27 to Dec 20
Hall
Hip hop and Urban Jazz Teen and Adult
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 Saturday
5:45 PM to 6:45 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
3:50 PM to 4:50 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
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
11:50 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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