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Our ADTC Senior Programmes are specifically designed to cater to teens aged 13-18 (Years 8-12 of High School). Building on the foundations of all forms of performing arts learned in our lowere, ADTC will have the perfect class to ignite your teens passion for the arts, promote self esteem and confidence and encourage lifelong friendships. Senior classes encourage focus and discipline and develop strength and technique in a fun, active environment while developing the skill set and stamina needed to tackle a career in the industry post- school.

Senior Tap (Tap Exam Optional)
Senior Dance Performance Troupe by audition or invitation
Senior Vocal Performance Troupe by audition or invitation
Private dance lessons for technique or competition

Class Information

Seniors Jazz

Time:
5:30 PM Mondays (Senior 1)
4:30 PM Mondays (Senior 2)
5:30 PM Mondays (Senior 3)
6:00 PM Wednesdays (Advanced Commercial Jazz)

Jazz dance is an ever-evolving dance form with deep roots from African slave dance up to 1930s New York society. Our talented jazz teachers will impart in your child technique and rhythm, as well as body isolations and step progressions to inspire their early love of jazz dance.

ADTC Covers a range of different Jazz styles in their programmes including jazz/funk, broadway jazz and technical jazz. Our levelled system for Senior grades ensures the correct progression through skill sets with our entry level- Senior 3- being appropriate as an entry level class, Senior 2 building on technical elements and finally Senior 1 for our advanced pre-professional dancers approaching the end of high school.

Seniors Open Ballet

Time:
6:30 PM Mondays

Ballet forms the basis of technique in all dance styles. We therefore are strong advocates of ballet class as a technical support to all of their other dance styles. Our Senior Open Ballet is taught by passionate professionals who will guide them through class ensuring correct placement, flexibility and poise.

Seniors Pointe Extension Class

Time:
7:00 PM Mondays

A half hour extension to the Senior Open Ballet Class for dancers who wish to maintain and perfect their pointe technique. Working on ankle strength, working over the “bloch” and body alignment that promotes balance and grace- Pointe extension is perfect to maintain Pointe technique.

Seniors Open Hip Hop

Time:
6:00 PM Mondays

Hip-hop is a street style form of dance that is distinguished by its high energy, freestyle nature. Our ever popular Senior Open Hip Hop class uses the latest music and choreography and explores “dancing from the heart and story telling as part of our lyrical hip hop style. Students learn street-style whilst being encouraged to develop their own taste for freestylin’ executed with movement and technique.

Seniors Contemporary

Time:
4:30 PM Mondays (Contemporary 1)
5:30 PM Mondays (Contemporary 2)
6:30 PM Mondays (Contemporary 3)

Contemporary dance combines elements of ballet, modern and jazz dance forms to create a hybrid, free-flowing yet technically balanced dance. Floor work, improve and fall and recovery skills will all be studied with your child as well as contemporary dance’s fast rhythm and direction changes. Our levelled system for Senior grades ensures the correct progression through skill sets with our entry level- Senior 3- being appropriate as an entry level class, Senior 2 building on technical elements and finally Senior 1 for our advanced pre-professional dancers approaching the end of high school.

Seniors Musical Theatre

Time:
7:00 PM Thursdays

Musical theatre will instill in your child a sense of wonder for the combined arts and a passion for dancing, singing, acting and dialogue training as a triple threat story-telling method. Students will study real songs from musicals as dance, vocal training and acting are taught by our professional ADTC musical theatre teachers.

Seniors Acrobatics

Time:
6:00 PM Thursdays

Acrobatics training stems from acro dance techniques to circus and gymnastics training. Your child will learn agility, flexibility and poise in a safe environment, as their acrobatics classes are designed to instill a love of jumping, flying and tumbling from a young age.

Seniors Hoops and Silks

Time:
7:00 PM Thursdays

Come fly with us! If your little one is inspired by the Greatest Showman they will love our silks and lyra hoop class! Promoting strength, agility and flexibility our students love the challenges of mastering silks and hoops and delight in the feeling of gracefully executing the skill set from the rafters.

Senior Advanced Commercial Jazz

Time:
6:00 PM Wednesdays

This class is recommended for dancers or ex dancers with an intermediate to advanced level of dance training. Our choreographer will focus on a variety of commercial jazz funk and hip hop styles in this high energy value packed class. Its just perfect for the dancer who has completed training at senior level and wants to “keep their hand in” while “adulating”. Sign up for the term for $14 per week or drop in casually for $20 per class.

Adult Tap

Time:
7:00 PM Wednesdays

Our signature Adult Tap class invariably brings the house down whenever they perform. With infectious energy, friendships and of course awesome beats- this class is recommended for people in their late teens all the way through to baby mammas who have some training in tap to build on. Register online through our Enrol Now button to secure your spot! This class is super popular and spaces are limited. Just $14 per week.

Pre Professional "Ignite" Performance Team

Our Ignite Dance Team provides professional and charity performance opportunities to advanced dancers over 18 years. Some of our clients include Westpac Rescue Helicopter ball, Maiwel Gala Ball, Harrigans, Hunter Valley Gardens, Lake Macquarie City Council, RAAF Base Williamtown, Carols at Speers Point just to name a few.

Entry to our Ignite team is by audition only. Please see our performances section for more information.

ENROL NOW WITH ANY OF OUR CLASS!

Whether your goal is to reach the world stage or simply build new skills, we have a class for you. Enrol Now!

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