Tap

Noisy shoes, great sounds as performed by Gene Kelly & Fred Astaire in movies such as ‘Singing in the Rain’. And of course the more current tapping of Tap Dogs. The Syncopated rhythmic dance style using both older and modern day music.

Southcoast Dance School follows the syllabus of ‘Australian Academy of Dance and Theatrics”.

Exams are offered but are optional.

Classical

Classical Ballet classes provide grounding in ballet positions and movement. It is an excellent class for self-discipline, poise, deportment, style and grace.

Southcoast Dance School follows the syllabus with ‘Australian Dance Vision’. Assessments are encouraged but are optional.

Jazz

Jazz is a commercial style of dancing that includes moves such as kicks, turns and jumps and is great of enhancing flexibility and fitness. classes start with a warm up of stretches and isolations, then moves to progression across the floor such as turns, kick and leaps. Finishing with a routine that builds each week.

Southcoast Dance School follows the syllabus of the "Australian Dance Vision". We offer both Assessment Classes and Open Jazz Classes.

Contemporary

A creative dance form which combines strong technique with a sense of release. Students are encouraged to broaden their movement and body awareness. This style uses natural movement and use of the floor to encourage and expand awareness of shape, space and form.

Hip Hop

An innovative and up beat style of dance where students add their own style to choreography enhancing individuality. Classes are for both male and female.

Zumba

We have Zumba classes for Teenagers to the mature adults. An amazing Latin based fitness/dance program that will see you laugh, dance and work out like never before.

Kinder Dance

Dance movement is very special in so many ways for the little ones. A lovely class for your child to start their journey into the enjoyment of Dance. We use our Fairy Wings, Ribbons and Musical Instruments plus the wonderful world of imagination.

REQUIRED DANCER’S UNIFORM

JAZZ/HIP HOP – GENERAL CLASSES

Girls:
Southcoast Dance School T-Shirt, Jazz pants, bike shorts, leggings, dance skirts with leotard underneath, x-overs, black jazz shoes (boots if in Level 5 Jazz and above).
Boys:
Black pants or Shorts, Southcoast T-shirt, black Jazz Shoes.

CONTEMPORARY

As above with bare feet, ballet shoes or foot undies.

JAZZ -EXAMS

All:
Black Dance Shorts
Beginners:
Pale Pink V Neck leotard with Cross Over or Warm Up Top.
Primary:
Pale Pink V Neck leotard with Cross Over or Warm Up Top.
Level 1 - 4:
Jet Blue Wide Strap Leotard with Cross Over or Warm Up Top.
Prelude:
Jet Blue Wide Strap Leotard with Cross Over or Warm Up Top.
Transition:
Jet Blue Wide Strap Leotard with Cross Over or Warm Up Top.

TAP – GENERAL CLASSES

Girls:
Southcoast Dance School T-Shirt, black Jazz pants, bike shorts, leggings, dance skirts with leotard underneath, x-overs, black tap shoes.
Boys:
Black pants or Shorts, Southcoast T-shirt, black Tap Shoes

TAP - EXAMINATIONS

All:
V Neck Black leotard, black skirt, flesh stockings, black tap shoes.

CLASSICAL - GENERAL CLASSES & EXAMS

All:
Leotard, Pink Ballet Tights, Pink Ballet Shoes, Skirt & Crossover or Warm-up Top
Beginners:
Pale Pink V Neck Leotard, Crossover & Pull up Full Skirt
Primary:
Pale Pink V Neck Leotard, Crossover & Pull up Full Skirt
Preparatory:
Jet Blue Wide Strap Leotard and Skirt with Black Cross Over.
Level 1 - 4:
Jet Blue Wide Strap Leotard and Skirt with Black Cross Over.
Prelude:
Jet Blue Wide Strap Leotard and Skirt with Black Cross Over.
Transition:
Jet Blue Wide Strap Leotard and Skirt with Black Cross Over.
Majors:
Jet Blue Wide Strap Leotard and Skirt with Black Cross Over.
** Preparatory – Majors: No skirt permitted in Assessments **
 
3-4 Years:
Pink Leotard, Pink Ballet Tights, Pink Pull up Full Skirt & Ballet Shoes
Boys:
Black Tights, Tight Southcoast T-shirt, White Socks & Black Ballet Shoes

** NO BOOTS, JEANS, OVERALLS, DRESSES or SCHOOL UNIFORMS TO BE WORN

Grooming

* Jazz and Tap, Hair must be groomed into a neat ponytail.

* Classical, Hair must be groomed into a neat bun.