Thursday August 17, 2017

Classical Stream

Classical/Contemporary Stream

Our primary focus is classical ballet. Providing students with a strong secure classical technique is the basis, foundation and requirement for all forms of dance. Our faculty is an inspiring team of former professional dancers and teachers who are dedicated to providing our students with the highest calibre of technical and artistic training. 

Our mission is to be a centre of excellence and encourage our students to be the very best they can be within a nurturing and dedicated environment.

This course is being offered to exceptionally talented students aged from 11 to 18 years of age who wish to pursue a career in classical & contemporary.



With the commencement of 2013, Strictly Dance is excited to offer full accreditation for these courses, delivered in partnership with ATOD (training provider #31624). Our course also holds approval for Austudy, Abstudy and Youth Allowance and Pensioner Education Supplement payments.

CLASSICAL STREAM  (CUA50111 Diploma of Dance – Elite Performance)

This qualification reflects the role of dancers aspiring to work in professional dance companies and commercial dance.

Strictly Dance Full Time Excellence Program

Core Units:

• Refine ballet technique
• Refine ballet performance skills
• Refine contemporary dance technique
• Refine dance partnering techniques
• Incorporate anatomy and nutrition principles into skill development
• Maintain a high level of fitness for performance
• Refine performance skills
• Prepare for and perform in a competitive environment 
• Prepare for sustainable professional practice
• Perform solo variations 
• Develop expertise in allied contemporary dance techniques
• Refine pointe work techniques
• Write about dance
• Apply theatrical make-up
• Create & perform dance pieces
• Develop on-camera dance performance skills
• Participate in gym and weight training for performances

 Students have the opportunity of attending extra classes in Ballet RAD & ATOD, Tap ATOD, Modern Jazz ATOD and Hip Hop in our afternoon programs

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification includes: dancer at pre-professional level.


  • Strictly dance is the best dance studio in the world. All the students are very nice and parents and teachers are there to assist u. Everyone is there to have a great time and to do their best. We thank everyone for helping strictly dance as well. I LOVE STRICTLY DANCE!!!!!

    Brooke Smith (12 yrs)
  • I love to dance at strictly dance because their dances are unique and creative. I also love the teachers as they are strict, but still our friends. We can also communicate on face book which is pretty cool. The studio is really nice and open but still getting bigger!

    Ayla Hayes (10yrs)
  • They work us hard and we get the results. They share our dreams and help us achieve them. At Strictly Dance I have found a family.

    Xanthe Dunning (11yrs)
  • I love dancing at strictly because everyone is so loving ♥ the teachers understand your needs and help whenever you ask for it :) everyone is friends with everyone and I have had the funniest, happiest and most rewarding experiences there :)

    Courtney Male (14yrs)
  • “Debbie Lyn Davidson has been teaching our little girls for five years. Mrs Davidson, her studio and the other children are an extension of our family. At the end of each year we try to find a way to express to her the wide reaching impact she has on our girls. We explain that what we appreciate about dancing class with her studio is not just the high quality teaching of the dance but the great influence that she is having on the girls as unique individuals striving to do their best in all areas of their life. Thankyou Debbie-Lyn!”

    Natalie McFarlane (Parent)
  • “I am so pleased to have finally found a dance school where the dance is modern and organized. First impression was wow this is fantastic.

    Raelene Addley
  • “Strictly Dance offers everything that makes it easy for students to learn, that is a fun environment, outstanding communication and most importantly qualified, dedicated and caring teachers. My daughter always checks the calendar to see how long until her next dance lesson. Thank you for making her smile and encouraging her to be the best she can be.”

    Raelene Murphy
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    Natalie McFarlane (Parent)
  • Thanks for making everything so very simple for us as parents and enjoyable and well organised for our little girl. We have used other dance schools with her and with the oldest daughter and Strictly Dance is head and shoulders above the rest in all departments. The personal touches mean a lot and it is noticed and appreciated