The Beau-Rock Ballet School is affiliated with the Southern Federation of Dance which offers progressive, up-to-date and examinable Jazz, Tap and Classical syllabi designed to develop musicality and quality of performance.

Each syllabus is challenging, stimulating and allows teachers to build on their student’s skills and sustain their interest in their chosen style of dance.

The sequential training system has been developed in Australia and incorporates the safest dance principles. By providing optimal outcomes for all students, each individual is able to achieve his or her best. 

Classical Ballet

  • Levels 1-7 plus majors: Pre-Elementary, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced
  • Open Classical for Seniors
  • Builds a disciplined technical base
  • Nurtures individual artistic expression
  • RAD syllabus offered for enhancement and variety at senior levels.
  • Students prepared for classical solos/troupes for eisteddods
  • Elite Classical Program - New 2017!

Jazz

  • Levels 1-10
  • Each level includes a routine choreographed by the teacher
  • Regular updates to reflect the latest musical trends and dance techniques
  • Variety of sub-styles including modern, funk and theatrical
  • Open Jazz classes for senior students
  • Dance Fusion (multiple style, examinable syllabus) sometimes offered as an alternative pathway for students without a classical background or as an intermediate year between levels.
  • Students prepared for Jazz solos, duo/trios and troupes for eisteddfods

Tap

  • Levels 1-10
  • Each level includes a routine choreographed by the teacher
  • Develops a high level of proficiency
  • Uses a wide variety of music from past eras to present day
  • Open Tap classes for senior students
  • Students prepared for Tap solos, duo/trios and troupes for eisteddfods

Contemporary

  • CSTD 'Jason Winters' Contemporary Syllabus Levels 1&2 - NEW 2017
  • Further levels to be added in coming years

The Beau-Rock Ballet School is well known for infusing a strong contemporary style into our teaching. Students taking part in Production classes are introduced to this style from an early age and their learning can be further enhanced by attending open classes and entering eisteddfods. Our end of year showcase also takes on a strong Contemporary focus.

 

Performance

We offer Production Classes to all students studying level 3 classical and above to help strengthen stage performance skills and technique. There are four age blocked classes - Under 10yrs, Under 13yrs, Under 17yrs and Open Age.  Students elect to enroll - we do not select students for these classes, all students studying level 3 classical and above are eligible to take part. The Production Classes develop troupe and gala performance works throughout the year.

There is often a strong Contemporary and Lyrical focus to these classes with Jazz as a secondary style. Students must be available for several competitions and eisteddfods throughout the year. Waiting lists currently in place for Junior, Intermediate and Senior Classes 2017.

Gymnastics/Acrobatics

Each term we hold Acrobatics workshops for all students. These are optional classes in a safe environment with a qualified acrobatics coach. We do not believe students need ‘tricks’ in their repertoire of dance skills, however we acknowledge that many young dancers want to enhance their training and we prefer to offer these structured workshops to ensure they learn how to do so safely.

Commercial Styles

After a very successful first year in 2016, we are excited to announce that our '3 in a Row' program is set to continue!  Aimed at students 14 years and over, these classes provide an opportunity to study a wide variety of commercial styles and genres with industry professionals and experienced guest teachers.

The program involves three classes with the same teacher for three consecutive weeks, twice per term. Term 4 is dedicated to concert preparation and a junior '3 in a Row' series.

Styles may include:

  • Hip-Hop
  • Commercial Jazz
  • Broadway Jazz
  • Cheerleading
  • Musical Theatre
  • Lyrical/Contemporary