QSD Classes

Queenstown School of Dance offering technical Jazz and Ballet examination dance classes since 2007. QSD classes provide students with solid technical training, performance training, and the platform to create, achieve and grow as a dancer and artist. “My girls have been dancing with Queenstown School of Dance since they were 7 years of age and my association with the school spans 13 years.  It is a real testament to Anna and her team of talented teachers that their students return year after year particularly when there are so many other sports and activities for children to get involved in outside of school. The dance school offers a supportive and inclusive learning environment, but also one where no nonsense is tolerated and the children are encouraged to be the best dancers they can be – both great disciplines to instil in children from a young age. The dedication of the students and quality of teaching is evident in the consistently high examination marks achieved and the end of year show which is always a highlight.”

 

BALLET – La Beauté Ballet Syllabus


Queenstown School of Dance is excited to introduce La Beauté Ballet; a syllabus that brings a fresh approach to ballet whilst retaining all the discipline and technique of traditional ballet. Fundamentally, La Beauté ballet enables the millennial dancer to have a strong classical foundation whilst being versatile across all dance genres. It is optional but recommended for serious dancers from school years 3-8, to also enrol in a Conditioning class.

 

 

 

JAZZ – Jazzaddict Syllabus

The Jazzaddict syllabus contains classical technique, technical warm-ups, travelling progressions and routines that involve various steps, turns, jumps and floorwork. We train students in lyrical dance, musical theatre, impromptu and student choreography. Setting a solid base for those students wishing to continue dance on as a career. As this is a technical class it is compulsory for all school year 3-8s to also enrol in a Conditioning class. Jazz classes are only 45mins as most of the core technical work will be taught in the conditioning class. In term 3 the classes will extend to 90mins as students prepare for their exams.

 

 

CONDITIONING CLASS 

Technique is the basis of all fundamentals of dance, from holding your body correctly while performing, to executing skills properly in a routine. Strong technique extends across all areas of dance. This class is made up of exercises using props to help dancers improve their turn out, body alignment, leg and foot strength and extension, upper body stability, turn and leap skills. There are two trained teachers in every class. This is a compulsory class for all Jazz Dancers and recommended to all serious ballet and contemporary dancers. Conditioning classes run term 1, 2 and 4

 

*Students must be well groomed. Full uniform to be worn to every class, hair in a high ponytail or french braids for jazz, a high bun for ballet. Discipline and courtesy is of utmost importance; where dancers respect their teacher, their fellow students, their art and themselves.

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1 month ago

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Never imagined how BIG I would look. Having so much fun with these little munchkins, as they dance around their lounge x

Ariya loved your class!
Our dog Zak and her lil brother liked it too 😆
She is grinning from ear to ear, thanks.
See you next week 😊
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2 months ago

DEVOS

Check out all these fabulous dancers ready to'slide' into DEVOS online dance class this week! ...

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2 months ago

DEVOS

Hey guys only two days left to get your enrolments in... looking forward to seeing your gorgeous faces on Sunday x

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2 months ago

DEVOS

So excited to have Sophia Purdon join us teaching Online Hip Hop Crew Sets on Fridays.

For information on all our online classes go to devos.co.nz/timetable-online-classes/

Heres Sophia dancing this year in her Auckland Crew 'BOSS' youtu.be/j9F8dToEj6Y
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2 months ago

DEVOS

Hi all, we're giving you an extra week to get online!

Online classes starting May 3rd. Don't miss out!
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2 months ago

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Exciting news! We're going ONLINE Sunday April 26th.

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4 months ago

DEVOS

Finally got to teach my first Adult DEVO Dance Flow. Using choreographed dance to bring unity of concious movement and joy. Thankyou to Sunny Sky and Epic Health Summit for allowing me to share my passion. I stay positive that our school will open again soon. In the mean time DEVO Dance Flow will be running pop up classes all around town. Follow us so you dont miss the next great dance experience. ...

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5 months ago

DEVOS

Getting excited about our new hip hop crews this year. Heres a short snippet taken from practice last year. Go MATCHA!! ...

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6 months ago

DEVOS

In Auckland doing APDA workshop for the week. Started today with our new ballet syllabus La Beauté. Wish i hadnt eaten so many xmas pies!!! ...

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