Engage: The Studios

First Time Dancers

Teachers’ tips for first time dancers

29 November 2018

Stepping onto the dance floor for the first time? Get started on the right foot with our introductory four and eight week Short Courses in styles spanning Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Theatre Jazz and more. We asked five of our teachers to share… Read more

Make Your Move

Make Your Move: A dance program for everyone

31 October 2018

We’re thrilled to launch our new dance program for adults with mobility restrictions, Make Your Move, as a regular class at our Ultimo Studios. Open to people who want to dance but feel their mobility restriction may currently prevent them from doing so, these classes… Read more

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Learning to let go in dance with Sofia Chavez-Hyde

08 October 2018

Young dancer Sofia Chavez-Hyde recently participated in our Youth Term classes, a series of contemporary dance classes running throughout the school term for teens and kids to explore their creativity and improvisation skills. She spoke to us about what she learned during class with choreographer and… Read more

matthew carey

Introducing our new Ballet teacher: Matthew Carey

03 October 2018

Our new Ballet teacher Matthew Carey has enjoyed an international career stretching from France to the reaches of Tokyo Disneyland, where he danced in the role of Peter Pan. We sat down with him to chat about his start in Ballet, highlights from his dancing career… Read more

Ramon's Jazz class

New Ultimo Studios now open!

06 September 2018

You’ve probably now heard through the grapevine that we’ve temporarily moved to new studios in Ultimo while our home on the Wharf undergoes renovations for the next two years. To celebrate, we hosted a huge Opening Weekend at our new digs. The weekend was a… Read more

Georgina Evans

Kidz Blog with Georgina Evans

12 July 2018

Eight year old Georgina Evans dreams of becoming a Lyrical dancer and loves grooving to P!ink. We caught up with her during lunch break while she was at the Ages 8 – 9 Contemporary and Lyrical Holiday Workshop at the Wharf to talk about her… Read more

Holiday workshops

Teachers’ tips for young dancers

27 June 2018

Ahead of our July School Holiday Workshops, we asked four of our teachers to share their tips for budding young dancers venturing onto the dance floor for the first time. Read below for their insights: Anthony Bartley Be ready to learn: Come dressed in something you are… Read more

James Deane

Hip-Hop teacher James Deane on making dance fun for kids

13 June 2018

Hip-Hop dancer and teacher James Deane has an impressive career history. He’s danced in Jaden and Willow Smith’s music video “Find You Somewhere” and worked with international artists such as Enrique Iglesias and Terry Crews. Ahead of his classes at our Winter School Holiday Workshops, we sat… Read more