DANCE


Kids Stomp – Boys and Girls (30 minutes)
4-6 years.  Movement, mime, ballet, jazz and basic tap. Prepares children for more formal classes in their chosen dance style
 
 
Junior Jazz/Funk/Hip Hop  and Junior Jazz/Funk/Hip Hop Advanced  -  Girls & Boys
 6-10 years. An Introduction to warm-up exercises, jazz steps & simple combinations, routines.
 
Intermediate Jazz/ and Intermediate Jazz Advanced – Girls & Boys
 10-14 years. An extended version of the Junior Class progressing to more complex steps and routines.
 
Advanced Jazz
14 years and over. For Senior Show Group members who have commenced High School and established advanced students.
 
Open Jazz
14 years and over. Beginner and Adult class. This class concentrates on warm-up exercises, jazz steps and combinations.
 

Musical Theatre – Junior (Primary School-age)
 This class combines acting, singing and dance styles such as contemporary, lyrical jazz, musical theatre whilst developing emerging technical skills

Musical Theatre – Senior (High School age)
Suitable for established dancers this class combines acting, singing and  dance styles such as contemporary, lyrical jazz, musical theatre whilst developing strong technical skills.
 

Junior Hip Hop - 8-12 years. Street dance style primary performed to hip-hop music. Learn the top five elements of hip-hop dance including popping, locking, breaking, boogaloo, and social dances. 

Senior Hip Hop  - 13 years and Over. Street dance style primary performed to hip-hop music. Learn the top five elements of hip-hop dance including popping, locking, breaking, boogaloo, and social dances. 

 

Les Mills Body Jam (Fitness/Dance class) Teenagers through to adults. (Casual class rate - $15.00)
 A fantastic fitness workout whilst mastering a vast mixture of dance styles, Latin, Funk, Hip-hop, Caribbean, Jazz, Broadway and Disco. Based on a course structure we work on routines which progress each week. To gain maximum benefit on both a fitness and satisfaction level it is highly recommended to attend at least one class a week. Please bring a towel to class.

 

DRESS CODE FOR DANCE CLASSES (unless otherwise specified):


We now have our own line of assorted styled tops and boys shorts with the THSPA logo. These will be on sale on both the Registration days and later from the front office. Stocks are limited.
 
Dress          Any combination of Black or White (no colours please).
Girls           Choice of leotard, unitard, crop-top or T Shirt (not baggy), Jazz Pants or Shorts/skirt for summer), Black Jazz Shoes, Hair tied back, No jewellery
Boys           T Shirt, Long Dance Pants (baggy for movement) or shorts.
Shoes         Kids Stomp and Junior Jazz Classes – Soft Jazz Shoes  (Elasticised NO LACES)
                   Intermediate Jazz, Open Jazz, Musical Theatre, Lyrical jazz, Show Group – Soft Elasticised Jazz Shoes)
                   Senior Open Jazz/Funk  - Jazz Boot and/or soft elasticised jazz shoes                  

 

 

THSPA OFFERS SELECTED STUDENTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN LOCAL COMMUNITY EVENTS AND EISTEDDFODS THROUGH OUR SENIOR AND JUNIOR SHOW GROUPS. PLEASE ENQUIRE WITH THE OFFICE STAFF.