DANCE PROGRAMS

The Dance Company, provides our students with the opportunity to learn any number of styles. Students can walk through our doors with no experience, and by the time they leave years later, have developed their skills and a deep love for the art!

Students can begin at TDC at the age of three, receiving a fun introduction to the world of dance, perfectly designed for little bodies. As they grow, students will venture out and take part in a number of different dance genre instruction. Our dance instructors are all experienced, professional industry members, who have the knowledge and skills to teach any student effectively! Students can learn how to dance in the styles of jazz, lyrical, ballet, hiphop, and more!

Dance styles on offer include:

  • Ballet (RAD syllabus)
  • Jazz
  • Lyrical
  • Contemporary
  • Hip Hop
  • Musical Theatre
  • Group Vocals
  • Tap
  • Technique and Conditioning
  • Acting/Drama
  • Acrobatics
  • Industry Classes

PROGRAMS

Depending on your purpose and ability, TDC has a program that would suit the requirements of each student. Each program is specific to the styles of dance and purpose of each individual student. See below a few programs that we would have to offer;

RECREATIONAL

The Recreational Program is designed for students at a beginning to intermediate level of dance, students who want to keep classes casual and fun or just starting on their dancing journey.

Our recommendation is for all students to start within the Recreational program.

Students can commit to one or as many dance styles as they wish!

Styles that are available for most age levels include:

  • Jazz
  • Ballet
  • Lyrical
  • Tap
  • Hip Hop
  • Contemporary
  • Acting
  • Acrobatics

MUSICAL THEATRE

The TDC Musical Theatre program is built to give all students industry experience in developing skills including singing, dancing and acting all at the same time!

This is an additional elective class for students wanting to combine their dance training to compliment it with drama & vocal.

ELITE & COMPANY PROGRAM

AUDITION BASED ONLY

The TDC Elite Program is a preprofessional performing arts program for students aged 5+ years of an intermediate or advanced standard.

These students are those who want to pursue opportunities in performing arts at a higher level.

Those who want to achieve their highest potential and for those who would like to be presented for performance opportunities.

PRESCHOOL & DAY TIME PROGRAM

Our PreSchool program are designed to introduce dance to our youngest students! Starting as young three years old to five years old, the classes aim teach children the fundamental of dance through a fun and supportive environment.

Dancing from such a young age, also supports children in their physical development as dance involves a great range of motion coordination, strength and endurance than most other physical activities.

Our qualified teaching facility structure the classes so students get the most out of every class attended, but most importantly – to have fun!

DANCE STYLES

The dance styles we have available for our Preschool/ Day Time Program are:

  • Ballet
  • Jazz

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RECREATIONAL PROGRAM

The Recreational Program is designed for students at a beginning to intermediate level of dance, students who want to keep classes casual and fun or just starting on their dancing journey.

Students can commit to one or as many dance styles as they wish!

AGE GROUPS

Children are allocated to classes primarily based on age. This is to ensure that students are surrounded by children of similar age and ability level, and can progress and develop and the appropriate pace.

35 years old

  • Ballet
  • Jazz
  • Acrobatics
  • Say Time Dance

67 years old

  • Ballet
  • Jazz
  • Lyrical
  • Tap
  • Hip Hop
  • Musical Theatre
  • Acrobatics

8+ years old

  • Ballet
  • Jazz
  • Lyrical
  • Contemporary
  • Tap(plus Tap Exams)
  • Hip Hop
  • Acrobatics
  • Musical Theatre
  • Vocal Group
  • Music Theory
  • Action/Drama
  • Invite Only Dance Program

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ELITE PROGRAM

ENTRY BY PRIVATE AUDITIONS ONLY

The Elite & Company programs are a parttime training schedule specifically designed for young performing art students who in vision pursuing a career in the entertainment industry.

The program in structured so students participate in the below core compulsory dance styles to ensure development across all key areas of dance including;

  • Technique and conditioning
  • Classical ballet / pointe (minimal two classes per week)
  • Jazz
  • Lyrical
  • Contemporary

Additional electives classes also include;

  • Musical Theatre
  • Hip Hop
  • Acrobatics
  • Group Vocal
  • Drama
  • Tap
  • Classical Extension Program (Audition only)

TDC believes in exposing students to a wide range of professional-level training and performance opportunities for students within this program. With a primary focus on in-house training, TDC Elite Program also strategically includes external workshops, competitions, show auditions and professional dance and performance work. Exposure to multiple facets of the performing arts industry is a key ingredient that contributes to the TDC's Elite Program reputation for creating some of Melbourne's leading arts young professionals.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Prior experience in dance is required to be successful through the private audition process. Depending on the previous dance training, it would be expected students to have anywhere from 3 years + experience.

HOURS & LEVELS

The Elite program extended the dancer's knowledge and technique to an advanced and industry recognised level. so. Teams are categorised into age levels (Mini, Petite, Junior, Teen & Senior) to ensure the right training is provided so with this knowledge requires a minimal commitment of contact hours from each successful participant;

Mini – Minimum 7 - 10 hours per week
Petite - Minimum 10 hours per week
Junior - Minimum 11 hours per week
Teen - Minimum 11 hours per week
Seniors - Minimum 8 hours per week's

AUDITION

Entry into the TDC Elite Program is strictly by audition only. Audition students are required to have a natural inclination for dance, motivation and discipline. We look for students who have a passion and love for dance. Auditions are organised throughout the year and/or as required.

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MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAM

The TDC Musical Theatre program is built to give all students industry experience in developing skills including singing, dancing and acting all at the same time!

This is an additional elective class for students wanting to combine their dance training to compliment it with drama & vocal.

RECREATIONAL MUSICAL THEATRE

AGES: 5 YRS - 10 YRS

NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!

ELITE MINI & PETITE MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAM

AGES: 5 YRS - 10 YRS Minimal

ELITE JUNIOR & TEEN MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAM

AGES: 10 YRS - 15 YRS

ELITE SENIOR MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAM

AGES: 15 YRS +

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ACROBATICS PROGRAM

Our Acrobatics programs create a specialist program that equips of students, jumping, tumbling and flipping! The programs are built for students of all abilities and skill level to assist them safely in performing amazing tricks!

Our classes start from five years old and a broken into age groups and skill level!

Check out our acrobatics video to see what our students get up too!

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CLASSICAL EXTENSION PROGRAM

ENTRY BY PRIVATE AUDITIONS ONLY

TDC's Classical Extension Program (CEP) is a selective program offering young dancers the opportunity to further their classical ballet training and to focus and improve on their ballet foundation, extension, technique, strength, technical and artistic development. The CEP follows the RAD method and is designed for those seeking further elite training in this area. While we do take into account their grade levels, the program's main focus is on ballet foundations, extension, technique, strength, technical and artistic development. Areas of focus: Core strength, foundation and technique, musicality, floor barre, Pilates, anatomy, body awareness, self-correction, coordination, flexibility and conditioning, vocabulary and theory.

PARTICIPANTS ELIGIBILITY

Participants must adhere to the following eligibility criteria;

- Already be partaking in a certain number of hours per week of ballet

- Current training in classical ballet

- Be successful through audition selection process which assesses the appropriate level of learning for the program

- Already display a high level of classical ballet capability

Please email tdcthedancecompany@gmail.com to organise an audition time. Please note we have already auditioned some students. Note that the audition process will be highly selective and we will be keeping the program class sizes at manageable levels.

MORE INFORMATION

To enquire for further information regarding our CEP program, please email tdcthedancecompany@gmail.com to request the CEP Information Pack.