Royal Academy of Dance Program
The Dance Centre Peregian Springs, as a member of The Royal Academy of Dance, offers an internationally recognised portfolio of examinations and assessments designed to encourage, motivate and reward students of all ages and abilities, outlining a progressive structure for learning and achievement.
GRADES 3-8 BALLET
These classes focus on ballet (including elements of free and progressive styles, appropriate for today's dancer) and Character dances. Appropriate for students from the ages of 8 years.
INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED BALLET RAD
These classes build on the elements covered in the Graded syllabus, focusing on the performance of ballet to an advanced standard, and are intended for students who continue to enjoy dance classes as well as those who may wish to pursue a career in dance in conjunction with The Dance Centre Full Time Classical Ballet Program.
Classical Ballet Program
JUNIOR EXTENSION CLASSICAL BALLET PROGRAM (JEPS)
JEPS is by audition only and is designed for talented young dancers who are considering a career in dance or dance related jobs. Teaching is based on the foundations of the Vaganova System and these young dancers experience, first hand, the training needed to become a dancer. Classes take place weekly before school.
JUNIOR & SENIOR FULL OR PART TIME VOCATIONAL VAGANOVA CLASSICAL BALLET PROGRAM
These programs are by audition only and places are limited. Students must desire a career in or around classical and contemporary dance, and possess the physical and mental attributes necessary for such a career. Training includes: Master Classes, weekly Pas de Deux classes, Daily Pointe work, Pilates, Progressive Techniques, Repertoire, Stretching & Conditioning, One-on-One sessions, Vaganova style as well as Bournonville and Balanchine styles are taught. Auditions, Bursaries, Scholarships, and competition work is meticulously planned and prepared. Former students taught by Mr. Leader & Miss Deborah are now placed in ballet companies worldwide, former Dance Centre students have successfully transferred to the Australian Ballet School, and several junior students are in The Australian Ballet School and Queensland Ballet Interstate Programs.
Offered for our Intermediate & Senior Levels
Contemporary dance is a fluid and expressive dance genre that emerged in the mid-20th century. It prioritizes emotional expression, versatility, and creativity, allowing dancers to draw from various styles and experiment with movements. While grounded in solid technique, contemporary dance encourages individuality, fluidity, and innovative approaches to storytelling through movement. Dancers often explore the entire space, and the genre continues to evolve as choreographers push artistic boundaries.