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LEVELS AND STYLES

A guideline of our levels and styles offered at Capital Dance Studios. Enrolments are CLOSED for 2023 however we have opened inquiries and enrolments for 2024

BEGINNER          
1-3 years of dance experience, beginner is for all with little experience.

You will be learning the basics and foundations of technique, strength and agility of your chosen style                                  
ELEMENTARY      
2-6 years of dance experience, elementary is for all with a couple of years under their belt. With a basic understanding of movement here you will be challenged in both technique and choreography.

INTERMEDIATE    
4-7 years of dance experience, intermediate is for the dancer who displays advancing technique, strength and ability. Able to pick up choreography quite well here you will be challenged in a higher level of performance and pushed in physically and mentally in your chosen style.

ADVANCED        
Third to endless years of dance, Advance is for all who are well versed in technique, strength and choreography. Here you will be challenged with fast paced retention of choreography and expectation.

OPEN                
Can be all levels of experience keeping in mind that teaching style will be at an advanced level. 

DANCE STYLES

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FUSION

Fusion - A mixture between Lyrical and Contemporary both these styles strive to connect the body and mind through expression of movement and emotion. Both technically challenging and dramatic this style is great for all ages starting at the age of 8.

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JAZZ

Is a performance dance technique and style with an upbeat tempo. Appropriate and available for all age groups especially those starting out, this style is a fun and challenging way to meet new friends and keep active.

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FUSION

A mixture between Lyrical and Contemporary both these styles strive to connect the body and mind through expression of movement and emotion. Both technically challenging and dramatic this style is great for all ages starting at the age of 8.

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BALLET

The mother all technique, don't let this graceful and gentle style fool you, this traditional style exists to inspire and challenge all dancers and enhance technique. Available for all age groups and a great starting point for all dancers.  

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TAP

Sound that is made by metal tap on the heel and toe. This fun and challenging art is a loud and great way to express dance, available for all age groups starting at the age of 3.

 

 

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HIP HOP

Street dance culture which includes a wide range of hip hop styles, Focuses on the technique of rhythm and movement. This is a great way to meet friends and is available for all ages groups starting at the age of 6.

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MUSICAL THEATRE

Is rooted in the diverse history of Broadway Musicals, this style and performance based dance is a fun filled class full of expression and acting which rely on the knowledge of Ballet, Jazz and Tap. 

Ballet Dancers

POINTE

Going en pointe is traditionally a technique for women however both men and women are welcome to learn pointe in our classes. It is where the dancer will stand on the tip of their toes in specially designed shoes. The shoes are much harder than ballet shoes.

 

SPECIALISED CLASS INVITE ONLY

Modern Dance

TECHNIQUE

Technique works on the art of dance in turns, leaps, kicks and strength. All dancers must have these tools to produce a quality style in movement. 

Offered only for you Troupe classes.

INCLUDED IN TROUPE ONLY

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ACRO

Often defined by unique choreography, acro dancers seamlessly blend musicality, emotional expression, line and extension with acrobatic movements in a dance...Available from ages 6 to18.

Tiny ACRO

Junior ACRO 

Senior ACRO

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TROUPE

Our competition troupes explore an advanced criteria of dance and team work. Working with multiple choreographers and attending competitions throughout the year. A challenging and rewarding commitment paired with life long friends. 

AUDITION ONLY

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HEELS

Heels dance is a style of dance that is performed while wearing high-heeled shoes, typically stilettos. This style of dance is often characterized by sharp, precise movements and a focus on footwork and body control. Heels dance can be performed to a variety of music genres, including pop, hip-hop, and R&B.

CASUAL CLASSES AVAILABLE

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DEV TROUPE

Our development troupes are a great stepping stone to training our less experience and unsure dancers of the dedication and commitment to our main stream troupes.Providing a softer approach to competition etiquette.

Junior Development Troupe 

Senior Development Troupe

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