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Pre School Dance

Pre School

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Our Pre School Dance Classes are designed to introduce children from the age of 3-4 years to the world of dance in a playful, comfortable and nurturing environment. All children will learn pre-ballet technique and basic loco motor skills through teaching methods that will keep your child excited about dance.

Class Information

  • To learn dancing in a happy and relaxed atmosphere
  • To introduce an awareness & enjoyment of music through movements.
  • To allow children to use and develop their imaginations.
  • To assist in the development of co-ordination.
  • To help children enjoy dancing & interacting socially as well as physically with others.
  • To ensure all children enjoy every dance class.

Teachers

Emily Foley

ARAD Ballet Teacher

Emily Foley began dancing at the age of 3 years old, her passion for classical ballet became apparent when she auditioned and was successfully accepted into the classical ballet stream at the McDonald College on scholarship. She soon found herself a part of the Australian Ballet Junior Associates program and performing soloist roles in The McDonald Colleges Premier State Youth Ballet Company.In 2008 she started her training at Tanya Pearson Classical Coaching Academy where she studied Classical Ballet, Contemporary and Character Dance. During her time at TPCCA she completed her RAD Advanced 1 & 2 with Distinction as well as having the opportunity to be apart of the Sydney City Youth Ballet productions of Nutcracker, Cinderella and The Polar Express performed at The Glen Street Theatre in Belrose…MORE

Xanthe Geeves – Principal

ARAD DDTS Diploma (Distinction), Bachelor of Dance, ARAD Solo Seal, Pilates Teaching Diploma

Xanthe Geeves was born in Sydney, Australia. She started studying classical ballet (RAD) at the age of four with Tanya Pearson and later with Jennifer Ham at Ballet Academy Northside, achieving the highest award of Solo Seal in 1998. She also studied Russian Character Dance, Modern Dance and Jazz Ballet.
Xanthe Geeves performed extensively in the New South Wales education system in Modern Dance, representing Primary and High School in Selective Regional performance groups, Schools Spectacular and Rock Eisteddfods. At the age of eight she performed with the Queensland Ballet in the production Midsummer Night’s Dream.…MORE