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What is so Special about Dance?


Dance is an art-form that knows no barriers and can be enjoyed by anyone.

Dance develops life skills, increasing confidence and self-esteem, expression, communication and self-motivation.

Dance improves posture and physical strength.

Dance develops co-ordination and appreciation of music.

Dance provides new and exciting challenges and opportunities to meet like-minded people.

Dance is fun and releases endorphins to elevate energy levels and happiness.





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Pre-school Ballet Curriculum

Royal Academy of Dance – “Dance to your own Tune”


A Specialized pre-school Dance curriculum designed by the RAD to develop basic motor skill, classical technique and a love for dance.

We offer ballet lessons to children from the age of 3 onwards.

We come to your school where we train them in the RAD Classical style by using the specialized pre-school

syllabus developed for children from the age 3 -6.

Through the syllabus we make use of a new creative story line each term to incorporate all the necessary motor skills and ballet technique required.

There after children will be well prepared to continue their Graded Examinations in the afternoons from the age of 7 and upwards @ the Studio.


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Pre-school Hip Hop Curriculum


A Program specially developed for Boys that develops their self confidence and gives them the opportunity to take part in a popular dance form.


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Pre-school Modern Curriculum



Theatre Dance Association (TDA) & Association of International Dance Teachers

“Creative Theatre Dance”




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Pre-school Uniform


Uniform is part of a dancers stage craft and professionalism, and anything less—even in the youngest class—does not belong in the ballet studio or on the stage.” DANCE GAZETTE ISSUE 3  2001

Uniform is part of the discipline and craft of the performing arts.  Your uniform is part of your training and the fully prescribed uniform should be worn for all classes. 


P.S. Ballet stockings, shoes and ribbons should match in the same shade of pink.


Have a thorough look at the prescribed uniform and be aware of Examination requirements.


Ballet

Pre-schoolers are expected to wear an outfit that is deemed appropriate for and kept especially for the purpose of class


· Standard Pink RAD leotard

· Pink circular Georgette skirt (above the knee)

· Pink socks

· Pink soft toe leather ballet shoes with pink elastic

  (not split soles)


Winter

· Pink Ballet jersey or  knitted all in one

· Long pink ballet tights

  3-4 year old students may wear an appropriate fairy like

  dress and kept especially for ballet as their alternative

  ballet uniform.



Dance for Boys

· White T shirt

· Black shorts

· No shoes


 

                        Modern

· Studio leotard – Acid Green standard leotard with 3x criss-cross back

· Flesh coloured footless tights

· No shoes

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