CLASSICAL BALLET PROGRAM

Learning the foundations in Classical Ballet is integral to every Dancer’s training. At TPS we teach the RAD Syllabus and offer students the opportunity to sit their RAD examinations, gaining a formal and recognised level of achievement. The Royal Academy of Dance is one of the largest and most influential dance education and training organisations in the world and is renowned for it’s measured and methodical progression with a strong focus on perfecting basics before advancing to the following Grade.

The study of RAD Ballet provides students with a strong technical foundation through which they will develop their strength, agility, grace, balance and discipline.

RAD BALLET CLASS TIMES

PRE-PRIMARY BALLET – Saturday 10am-10:45am (Kindergarten Age)

PRIMARY BALLET – Saturday 11:00am-11:45am (Year 1)

GRADE 1* – Thursday 5:30pm-6:15pm & Saturday 12:30pm-1:15pm

GRADE 1* (Exam May) – Wednesday 5:15pm-6:00pm & Saturday 11:45am-12:30pm

GRADE 2* – Wednesday 6:00pm-6:45pm & Saturday 1:15pm-2:00pm

GRADE 3* – Wednesday 6:45pm-7:30pm & Thursday 6:30pm-7:15pm

GRADE 4* – Thursday 4:30pm-5:30pm & Saturday 5:15pm-6:00pm

GRADE 5* – Thursday 7:15pm-8:15pm & Saturday 2:45pm-3:45pm

INTERMEDIATE* – Wednesday 4:15pm-5:15pm & Thursday 8:15pm-9:00pm

ADVANCED OPEN – Wednesday 8pm-9pm

* 2 classes per week required

WHY LEARN RAD BALLET ?

The Royal Academy of Dance is one of the worlds leading organizations in classical ballet teaching (www.rad.org.au) with the exam syllabus being taught to more than a quarter of a million students world wide. It has been designed to give the necessary training to students wishing to study seriously with a possible view to following a career in dance or dance related subjects.

TPS is proud to offer training in this syllabus from Pre-Primary through to Intermediate.  We offer examinations in classical ballet for young children starting out in dance classes to the students aspiring to become a professional dancer.  Exams are offered to students studying ballet twice a week and whilst exams are not compulsory, they are strongly encouraged.

Classical ballet forms the basis of all styles of dance and is essential in a dancer’s training.

Classical Ballet students will be invited to perform at the End of Year Performer Program & Classical Ballet Showcase at the Parramatta Riverside Theatre. *Additional Rehearsal Times & Fees will apply

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