Engage: With the Studios

Kate Grima-Farrell

Interview with Teaching Artist Kate Grima-Farrell

07 February 2017

In this week’s blog, Teaching Artist Kate Grima-Farrell discusses her love of Contemporary dance, and why improvisation and collaboration are such important skills. Kate will be teaching Contemporary Youth Classes this term from 11 Feb – 2 April. When/how did you start dancing? I started dancing… Read more

fiona jopp

Interview with Fiona Jopp

24 January 2017

Sydney Dance Company Associate Artist Fiona Jopp is part of the teaching team taking our Contemporary Masterclass on Friday 27 January. This masterclass is for experienced dancers such as vocational students and pre-professionals who want to extend their technique, explore creativity through task work, and… Read more

New Dance Classes Website

New names for class levels

09 December 2016

From January 2017 we’re renaming dance class levels to help you choose the best class. This doesn’t change the level of difficulty for classes – it simply makes it easier for dancers who are new to our studios to understand which class to join. Ballet… Read more

Ramon

Mirror the Move: Dance Class Competition

29 November 2016

The weather is getting warmer and the nights are getting longer, Summer must be here and our dance instructors are getting ready to share their Summer moves! Each Monday throughout the months of December, January and February, we’ll be posting a video or photo of an… Read more

Vi Lam

Interview with Vi Lam

24 November 2016

Vi is a member of the Locreado Dance Company and recently performing in Nothing at NIDA. He will be teaching the Introduction to Lyrical Dance short course in January. You can also take Vi’s Contemporary Beginner class on Wednesdays at 6.30pm. When did you starting dancing?… Read more

Ramon

Top 5 Tips from our Dance Studios Director, Ramon Doringo

14 September 2016

So you’ve booked a class and are ready to dance?! Whether you’re attending Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Zumba or Hip-Hop, here are some great tips from our Studios Director Ramon Doringo on how to prep for your upcoming dance class. Have a good night’s sleep the night… Read more

Jazz photo

Interview with Louie George: Jazz Technique

30 August 2016

What is Jazz Technique? Jazz Technique is based around parallel moves and usually performed on the downbeat of music.  The body’s centre is the focus in jazz technique allowing dancers to maintain balance whilst executing strong jazz steps.  Jazz Technique engages all muscle groups and… Read more

Body Conditioning

New Class: Body Conditioning

11 August 2016

Get in good condition with our new addition! Join us every Monday from 12.30pm to 1.30pm for some lunch-time fitness in Body Conditioning with Brian Carbee. Body Conditioning combines yoga practice with Pilates, and incorporates stretch and conditioning techniques borrowed from ballet and contemporary dance. Working on… Read more

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Winter Warm-Up Competition

29 June 2016

Baby, it’s cold outside and we’ve got a ‘Winter Warm-Up Competition’ to help you keep the cold at bay! TO ENTER: Post a picture or video of your warm up before class during the months of June and July and tag ‪#‎SDCStudios‬ and @sydneydanceco on… Read more