-High quality teaching
-Optimale Methodik des Akademisch
Tanzes ( I.S.T.D.)
-International recognised lesson planning
through the ISTD exam system
-Personal, individual care of the students
-build confidence that will last throughout life.
-Shows : An important part
of the training. To enjoy learning dance and gain a sense of achievement.
Ballet : Through ballet and modern based movements, the
children are given an introduction to dance. They explore how their body
moves and become aware of the space around. They will respond to the music
creatively as well as learning to listen and follow instructions. While
having fun, they begin to experience working as partners, in a group and
Ballet: Emphasis is on understanding correct technique
and attaining maximum personal levels of achievement. Line and quality
of movement will be strived for and, especially in the lower grades, we
encourage freedom of expression through dance. As all dance forms feed
into one another, from primary level we recommend that children learn
tap and modern to supplement their learning in ballet.
As the children become older they learn more technical and complex movements.
Pointe work is included from Grade 5 ( but is not compulsory)
The modern grades develop strength, flexibility and
artistry through a series of carefully constructed exercises and dance movements.
Various styles are covered including contemporary, lyrical, blues, jazz and funky
hip hop. A strong understanding of classical technique is required. Therefore
it is prefered that the student studies ballet to take grade 2 modern plus.
Learn to make rhythm with your feet. This class is normally combined
with Modern or Ballet.
For example: 42nd Street, Tap Dogs and Riverdance.
Teachers use the ISTD syllabus to gradually introduce a tap technique that focuses
on correct weight placement and alignment to enable students to achieve sensitive
tonal quality and neat and clear footwork. These skills will enable students to
tackle combinations set to any music and style.
Hop / Streetdance
A class combining the five elements of Hip Hop.
influences such as Beat Boxing, Breakdancing, Popping and Locking are used to
create one of Studio 1A's favourite styles.It is also combined with an urban commercial
kick. Ideal for new dancers this style will give you the basic portfolio of moves.
Remember this is not Syllabus Jazz its funky, upto date and commercial.
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