Examinations are the best way for students to consolidate and record their experience with a qualification so that they can progress and venture into teaching or a dance career.
Examinations give the students targets that strengthens confidence, discipline and improves their overall dance ability.
Students in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Modern have the option of participating in the exam. Once you pass your exam you progress to the next level.
The Academy recommends that students who would like to gain more from their classes, become more qualified, learn a skill and be marked accordingly should participate in the Examinations.
The most classical form of dance. Provides students with a foundation for all types of dancing and technical ability. It consists of barre and centre work, dancer's technique, poise, grace and balance.
A stylised form of dance that focuses on the stylistic and performance aspects of dance. Consists of jazz warm-up, stretching and body isolations followed by across the floor progressions and centre floor work. Common jazz steps include ball change, leaps, pirouettes and step ball change..
Style of dance that focuses on expressive foot rhythm, percussion, sound clarity and variety in speed. Consists of barre work, across the floor progressions and centre floor work.
An urban fast and fun style of dance that includes locking and popping movements to today's modern music.
A style of dance that has evolved as part of the hip hop culture and can be referred to as street dancing. This style of dance is seen in today's music videos and dance clubs.