DANCE STYLES OFFERED AT VIVID PA:
Jazz is a great style of dance to start with if you are considering dancing. It is a popular genre that incorporates kicks, turns and leaps and may have elements of hip hop, ballroom and acrobatics.
We teach jazz in both a traditional Broadway style as well as commercial jazz that you see in current music videos.
Tap is a fun style of dance using specialised shoes with metal plates on the bottom.
Tap can be technical and challenging.
Our students are taught a series of skills containing individual steps, combinations and turning technique activities.
We are focused on RAD syllabus work. Ballet is important for poise, strength, grooming,
self discipline, balance, flexibility, coordination and control.
Ballet classes start from our Tutu Cuties program for 2-4 year olds; right through to our seniors.
Ballet is a compulsory part of training for all of our troupe students.
RAD exam work classes are available for those students wishing to sit exams.
LYRICAL / CONTEMPORARY / MODERN
Lyrical and contemporary are genres of dance that combine elements of ballet and jazz.
Typically, a lyrical dance is an expression of strong emotion.
The music used is generally expressive and emotionally charged.
Hip Hop is one of the most fun styles of dance yet is also physically challenging.
It teaches moves that are commonly seen on current music video clips.
It is a very popular style for both our troupe students and our just for fun dancers.
We also hold a "Boys Only" hip hop class for those boys who feel more comfortable without girls in the group.
A wonderful genre that combines a variety of dance and movement with acting and singing. A musical theatre routine can range from a simple piece to a flamboyant production.
A class that teaches basic technical skills for dance as well as
stretching and flexibility which facilitate a dancers abilities. Technique is a compulsory part of training for our performance team students.
We proudly use the Acrobatique Syllabus and have two registered Acrobatique AcroDance instructors at Vivid PA.
Acro teaches stretching and strength as well as skills in tumbling.
Hand stands, cartwheels, bend backs and flips all form a part of this class.
Classes are graded according to students' ability not age.
Our specialty trained staff ensure the safety and appropriate progressive learning of your child.
Such a FUN CLASS!
We offer training in hoop, lyra, handstand skills, balancing, juggling, basic contortion and strength training.
We incorporate these skills in our acrobatics classes from 3 years old, but progress to specialized skill training
from 5 years old.
SINGING & DRAMA
We offer group and private lessons in singing.
We help students to develop skills to understand their vocal range using safe techniques.
Our drama lessons help build self confidence and the ability to
incorporate animation and personality into dance routines.
Our Troupe Teams are students that display a high level of commitment to dance. They must possess excellent technical ability and have exceptional performance qualities.
Students are invited to be a part of our Elite Small Troupes by audition or selection only.
These Performance Teams compete at more eisteddfods than our regular troupes.
SPRITES & SUPER STARS CLASSES
We are one of the few local studios to offer our tiny tots from 3 to 6 years of age the opportunity at a well rounded dance education.
We offer half an hour each of acro, tap, ballet and jazz for our little dancers.
We also offer super stars hip hop to our 5-6 year old students.
Our Tiny Twinkles program is made up of two parts.
Part One is an introductory ballet program for 2 to 3 year olds. These classes focus heavily on ballet etiquette,
good dance manners and have a heavy foundation in child psychology.
Tiny Twinkles ballet is fun and caters to the short attention spans of toddlers.
Part Two of our Tiny Twinkles program offers our tiny ones the opportunity to learn about music and movement.
This is a less structured class that teaches your child basic principles such as tempo, rhythm, balance, volume, and moving in time with music whilst having fun with props such as parachutes, bean bags, and hoops.
Your cherub will twirl around the room with delight and immerse herself in imaginative play. With teachers that praise her success and cherish her progress, you will see the sparkle in her eyes as her confidence blossoms.
Her smile shows that her life long love of dance has begun.......
Our Tiny Twinkles ballerinas at concert
One of our little stars. Winners again!