For Girls and Boys Aged 3.5 Years and Older.
This program is an introduction to dance. The student learns to develop his or her own natural dance quality and experience the pleasure of moving to music. The classes incorporate mime, dance props (like fans, scarfs, etc.) music, play and song. A solid foundation is established in all aspects of dance while increasing concentration, strength and flexibility.
Classical Ballet is considered the backbone of all dance. The main method taught at Charlesworth Walsh Dance Centre is the internationally renowned Cecchetti Method. The syllabus has been carefully structured to ensure students receive a well-balanced training.
For Girls and Boys Aged 5 to 7 Years
An introduction to classical ballet.
From seven years of age, the child is ready for more serious study of dance. Both mind and body are mature enough to cope with the increased instruction related to correct technique and performance. In ballet, while students still maintain progress with one weekly lesson, it is recommended that they attend classes twice weekly to ensure continuity and greater success.
For Girls and Boys Aged 7 Years and Older
Our Jazz classes involve flexibility, fitness and enjoyment. We recommend a background in movement, dance or gymnastics, as the classes are demanding. We cover many types of jazz, including funk, hip-hop and cabaret.
For Girls and Boys Aged 6 Years and Older
We have developed a dynamic, exciting and professional level of performance, using a wide variety of musical rhythms and techniques. Co-ordination, fitness and style are features of these classes. They also provide a high level of entertainment for both the performers and audience.
An increasingly popular choice for our students is to include Dance as part of their VCE studies. Their results have been excellent. Our students who continue with dance during VCE generally achieve outstanding ENTER scores, facilitating entry to a number of University courses. Many of our dancers continue their studies at higher education venues, while others continue to attend classes for fitness, friendship and enjoyment. A Feature of our school is the large number of older students attending classes.
A timetable and fee structure guide can be provided upon application, please contact