The Barbara Jayne Dance Centre was established in 1975 under the direction of Ms Barbara Komazec. The Dance Centre has many success stories to its claim and students are trained to a Professional level with some students going directly into Professional careers. Students are trained in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap dancing and Musical theatre. Barbara Jayne Dance Centre has been the Champion school for the last decade and a half at the SASDS Competitions winning sections in all facets of Dance. Past students have been performing in Sound of music, Phantom of the opera, Mama Mia, Chorus Line, Cats, The Addams Family, We will rock you Wicked, Mary Poppins, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Legally Blonde, Chicago, Moon Shadow and many more. Students have been accepted into the Australian Ballet School, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, AC Arts, Ministry of Dance, Brent Street and many more.
Lilyana Scott 14 years has been studying at the Barbara Jayne Dance Centre since the age of three, She has been accepted into the Australian Ballet School, level 5 full time program. There are also 5 students who have gained a place in the Australian Ballet School Interstate Training Program. Cristiano Martino a former student at BJDC is now a member of the Australian Ballet Company. Stage One SACE dance is being offered this year. This is by audition only.
Barbara Komazec the director of Barbara Jayne Dance Centre says the key is to have a very strong Classical background plus all other forms of dance and a good background in singing. Our Motto is to Strive for Excellence
Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre 105 William St Bathurst Dance Sections: 31 Aug-14 Sep Groups/Troupes : 1-2 Sep
Styles: All styles of Dance, Vocal, Instrumental, Speech & Drama
Now in its 73rd year, the Bathurst Eisteddfod is the oldest Eisteddfod west of the Blue Mountains. Bathurst is a comfortable 2½hrs drive west of Sydney. With over 180 sections offered for Dance there is something for everyone! We have Junior, Intermediate and Senior Championships in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Modern/Lyrical and National Character as well as Junior ($300) and Senior Scholarships ($700). Our Groups weekend is always very popular with NSW and ACT dance schools. The Bathurst Eisteddfod prides itself on fostering a friendly and welcoming eisteddfod. We also have sections for Public/Private Schools to enter with 4 categories – Stage 1 Dance, Stage 2 Dance, Stage 3 Dance & Secondary Years 7-12.
Established in 2014, Bayside Dance offers a range of dance classes and creative experiences in the Wynnum/Manly area, Brisbane.
Whether you’re a tiny tot, child, teen or adult, our philosophy is to encourage enjoyment of dance through creativity, strong technical training and a nurturing environment.
Our children’s jazz, tap and ballet classes are based on the Southern Federation of Dance Syllabus, with optional exams available. All students have the opportunity to perform in our end-of-year concert celebrating a year of hard work and achievement.
British Dancing Association (BDA) Shire Festival of Dance
Solos: 7-14 Jul Woolooware High School
Groups/Troupes: 4-5 Aug Sutherland Entertainment Styles: Tap, Jazz, Classical, Lyrical, Contemporary, Song and Dance. More Sections available for Restricted and Open
The B.D.A Shire Festival of Dance is a Not for Profit run competition. We promote and foster the enjoyment of dance in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Great prizes including Cash for open senior age solos and large group sections. We have something for everyone as well as Showcase which includes free entry for any competitor who places 1st in any Open Section. Entries Close 7 May 2018. Syllabi, including entry forms, are available to download. For further information please visit our website.
The Beau-Rock Ballet School offers a wide range of classes for all those who enjoy dancing. Our school caters for the once a week student, the dedicated hobbyist and those who are aiming for a professional career in dance and/or teaching.
All our teachers are highly trained, several having started as students at The Beau-Rock Ballet School, others coming from wide fields of experience in the dance community.
The Beau-Rock Ballet School fosters a happy, non competitive environment for all our students. Above all dancing should be fun.
The Beau-Rock Ballet School was established in 1954 and caters to a wide range of students and dance disciplines.
All students who reach the required standard in examination classes are encouraged to sit for the Southern Federation of Dance examinations in September. They give students an aim and sense of achievement whilst providing parents with an external assessment of their child’s progress. Students who gain a Commended or higher mark for Level 8 Jazz, Tap or Pre-Elementary Classical may undertake the Southern Federation of Dance teaching course and examinations.The Southern Federation of Dance holds annual Scholarship awards in all three styles for the more committed student.
Custom pointe shoe fitters, offering custom design handmade Russian pointe shoes, fittings and assessment by appointment only Mon to Sun 8am – 8pm. In house bespoke tutu maker also by appointment (Boutique Tutus). Official Grishko dancewear, ballet and pointe shoe retailer.
OFFERING • Regulation dance wear and accessories • Expert advice and exceptional fittings of hand crafted Russian Pointe and Demi-Pointe shoes
Assessments and fittings are by appointment using the Juon Pointe shoe fitting system endorsed by the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science ( I.A.D.M.S) We are Dedicated to saving dancers feet taking the holistic approach.
For further information on;
School visits or group fittings,
Pointe shoe fittings and assessments,
Pointe shoe education programs and Pre Pointe workshops,