CLASSES

SJJ Creative accepts students from the age of 3 to adult, offering them a variety of dance styles including jazz, contemporary, slow modern, hip hop, tap, and classical ballet. We have classes tailored to suit various levels - Beginner / Casual classes to Performance / Advanced Group classes.

 

Examination Classes are offered in Jazz, Tap, and Classical Ballet through the A.D.A. (previously known as F.A.T.D.) Syllabi. SJJ Creative encourages students to participate in examinations as these classes are excellent for developing technique, flexibility, co-ordination, rhythm, strength, style and confidence. A.D.A. is fully accredited in Queensland.



For aspiring dance teachers, we offer Teacher's Classes, which are based on A.D.A's Elementary Exam. This exam allows students to become qualified dance teachers. To learn more about A.D.A, visit the A.D.A. Syllabus page on our website.

 

For information on our TEACHERS, visit the ABOUT US page.

 

CLASSES

 

 

PERFORMANCE TEAM CLASSES

 

Our Performance Classes aim to train dancers for performance work, eisteddfods, public displays and events. We focus on developing high standards in technique, stagecraft, strength, flexibility and confidence - essential for professional performers.

 

It is compulsory that all Performance Team students attend weekly examination classes. This ensures all students' strength and technique remains of a high standard.

 

 

GENERAL / CASUAL CLASSES

 

Our General Classes are designed for those wanting to enjoy a fun-filled, energetic class. Great for beginners who want the learn the basics of dance. These classes are excellent for fitness, co-ordination, social activity and confidence building.

 

We have General Classes for various age groups and all participating students are given the opportunity to perform at our end of year showcase.

 

 

EXAMINATION CLASSES

 

Examination Classes are offered in Jazz, Tap, and Classical Ballet through the F.A.T.D. (now known as A.D.A.) Syllabi. SJJ Creative encourages students to participate in examinations as these classes are excellent for developing strong technique, flexibility, co-ordination, rhythm, strength, style and confidence. F.A.T.D. / A.D.A. is fully accredited in Queensland.

 

TV, FILM & THEATRE ACTING

Learn the secrets of screen and stage acting, as well as audition and motivational techniques, improvisation, script analysis and dialects.

 

 

JUNIOR ACROBATICS

Aimed at developing strength, flexibility, balance, stability and control. With a professional acro mat for safety and confidence, students can learn tumbling, handstands, cartwheels, walk overs, aerials and more, with individual, partner and group work. Students can progress at their own pace, based on their own individual ability, and all participating students have the opportunity to perform in our end of year showcase.  

 

MODELLING

Provides training for presentation, catwalk deportment, promotional work ethic, self-esteem building and photoshoot confidence.

 

 

SJJ PROJECTS CLASSES

 

SJJ Project classes are used for Sarah Jane Jones’ choreography, performance and video projects inside and outside of SJJ Creative. This class time is used for development of performance based routines in preparation for video projects, corporate and/or commercial events.

 

Dancers inside and outside out of SJJ Creative who are selected to attend this class will vary depending on the project at hand.

 

Dance / Choreo combinations for the Open Performance Group can also be taught during this time. Learning combination choreography is important for keeping the dancers mind active (being able to pick up choreography quickly) which is necessary when auditioning for dance work (shows, musicals etc). All Open students are welcome to attend when these dance / choreo combinations are being taught. However, dancers wishing to be involved in the ‘end of class’ video, it is a pre-requisite that students know the choreography to be selected. 

 

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