Are you looking for an Adelaide Dance School for your kids? Whether it’s ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop or latin dancing for fun or for more advanced dancers there are plenty of options all over the city. Below are a few of our top picks.

Star Academy

At Star Academy they aim to release the inner potential of its students through providing quality education in all facets of Performing Arts in a safe, and professional environment.  They pride ourselves on creating a ‘family’ environment at Star, where their extensively trained faculty take on a ‘mentor’ role in students’ lives forming strong relationships between staff, students and families.

Newly relocated in Adelaide’s CBD at their brand-new HQ on Franklin Street their inspiring space features 10 fully equipped studios including six dancing studios, one acting studio, three singing rooms, and a trendy children’s boutique, Lune + Sol. Studios are fit out with state-of-the-art equipment, including their stage-sized studio with tarkett flooring as well as a specialised acrobatics room with the latest of training equipment.

Their class curriculums specialise in areas of Singing, Acting, Hip-Hop, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Lyrical, Acrobatics, and Musical Theatre. They offer complimentary trials to allow your little ones to experience all the different types of performing arts and allowing them to explore their strengths and interests.

Oh and did we mention they do BIRTHDAY PARTIES?! 

Discover your child’s potential and book your free complimentary trial now! Book on their website at staracademy.com.au or contact them on info@staracademy.com.au

199 Franklin Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
0433 412 216
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Del Sante Gardens Calisthenics College

Looking for a dance class that offers a mix of genres? Look no further and come try Calisthenics at Del Sante Gardens Calisthenic College (DSG)! At DSG they foster teamwork, fun, fitness, friendship, physical and social development, and help build self-discipline and confidence.

You may be thinking, ‘Well, what’s Calisthenics?’ It’s a uniquely Australian art form that combines dancing, gymnastics, ballet, and apparatus work. It involves participants learning routines choreographed to music and presenting these routines on stage at competitions and concerts.

DSG is a Division 1 club based in the western suburbs, committed to excellence and providing high-quality instruction and opportunities for its members. Over the years they’ve proudly seen many participants selected to represent South Australian National & Development teams, a testament to the dedication and talent within the club.

Is your child ready to embark on a calisthenics journey? They invite you to join their upcoming classes and experience the magic firsthand. From the excitement of performances to the camaraderie of our community, there’s something extraordinary waiting for you. Come experience calisthenics for yourself, with your first two lessons on the house!

Book your FREE trial by contacting Nat @ delsantesecretary@gmail.com or enquire through their website @ www.delsante.com.au

Confetti Dance

At Confetti Dance, they are all about encouraging young children, between 2 and 8 years, to find a love of dance and movement through colour, imagination, and individuality. With no big concerts, uniforms, or expensive costumes, they foster a passion for dance without the fuss.

Your child is welcome to come to class as a fairy, a super hero, a dinosaur, a ballerina or even in their shorts and t-shirt after dropping their siblings off at school. They welcome the parents, grandparents/primary caregiver, in to the studio to share in your child’s dancing fun.

Offering a range of age-appropriate classes including their beautiful and imaginative preschool ballet classes, their preschool jazz/pop program, which brings non-stop energy and fun, the incredibly popular casual drop in music and movement classes. Confetti Dance also run Ballet and Jazz classes for their wonderful junior primary aged children that don’t want to feel the pressures of a more formal dance school.

Confetti Dance is here to support students in development of their social-emotional skills as well as their physical and cognitive development.

With classes in Clovelly Park, Mitchell Park and Westbourne Park and Woodcroft, they offer a free trial on all classes (except the casual drop in class) and they would love to see your little one become a Confetti Dancer.

 www.confettidance.com.au

info@confettidance.com.au

0421 980 590

Mitcham Dance

🌟 Welcome to Mitcham Dance, where tradition meets innovation in a community that has been home to Adelaide’s vibrant dance community for over 36 years! Their esteemed instructors, all qualified and specialists in their styles, create an environment where passion and expertise collide. As Adelaide’s leading professional and progressive dance training provider, they offer a diverse range of styles including Royal Academy of Dance Ballet, Acro, Jazz, Glenn Wood Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary and Musical Theatre. Join their performance team, igniting stages at interstate competitions and the Australian Dance Festival, where they learn from the nation’s best choreographers.

Whether you dance for pure joy or aspire to make dance a significant part of your journey, they cater to all levels and aspirations. With three lovely studios strategically located across the Mitcham precinct, accessibility and excellence are at the forefront. Their 2024 class list introduces enchanting options such as Funky Fairies for ages 2-4 and First Steps Classical and Jazz for 3 and 4-year-olds, ensuring the magic of dance is experienced from the very beginning.

For the Mitcham Dance senior students, the opportunity to pursue a National Qualification alongside regular classes sets us apart. As Australia’s most reputable provider of National Qualifications in dance, Mitcham Dance is the preferred choice for thousands of students nationwide. Join the legacy, dance with purpose, and elevate your artistry at Mitcham Dance – where every step tells a story.

Enrol now and let your journey to dance excellence begin! 💫🩰🕺

Enrol today: https://app.classmanager.com/portal/mitcham-dance/register
Email them today! Info@mitchamdance.com.au
Check out their Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mitchamdance/

Jess Dance Academy

At Jess Dance Academy, under the dedicated leadership of Jessica Gale and Kate Gale, families are invited to join a vibrant and inclusive dance community. With a decade-long journey establishing the academy as a pillar in dance education, it offers professional guidance in various styles. Under the caring leadership of Jess and Kate, the expert team ensures a nurturing environment fostering creativity, joy, and growth.

The commitment to excellence extends beyond the dance floor, with state-of-the-art facilities providing an optimal dance experience. From the playful Baby Dance Club to the advanced Super Stars program, each class is tailored to instill confidence, teamwork, and a love for dance. Featuring diverse styles like jazz, tap, acrobatics, hip hop, ballet, and contemporary, the academy caters to a wide range of interests, creating a dynamic and engaging learning space for students to thrive.

What truly distinguishes Jess Dance Academy is its unwavering dedication to fostering a supportive community. Beyond mastering dance skills, students become part of a family that promotes kindness, empathy, and respect. The academy’s vision revolves around empowering individuals to embrace their uniqueness, ensuring every step in their dance journey is a memorable, positive, and enriching experience.

Find out more on their website: www.jessdanceacademy.com.au 

Or contact them at jessdanceacademy@outlook.com or text/call 0433 309 353

Simply Ballet

From their first leaps and twirls, Simply Ballet will help your child develop countless skills through fun and engaging magical adventures in ballet. Help them develop a sense of achievement and confidence with like-minded students, developing friendships through a love of ballet.

The goal at Simply Ballet is to educate and inspire right from the start. Our range of programs from ages 2-18 are designed specifically to build secure technique, awaken your child’s creative skills, stimulate imagination, and help with physical and mental development, but most of all – to be enjoyable.

Our Preschool classes are available mid-week and Saturday mornings including our new Dance With Me class where a parent or carer participate with your child. From age 3, our graduated program develops skills and creativity, as well as helping get them school ready. From age 7, our internationally recognised Royal Academy of Dance training system builds confidence, social skills, and fosters independence alongside strong ballet technique.

This is their opportunity to shine! Start your child’s dance education off on the right foot with simply the best foundations for your child. Give them the gift of dance – Book a trial class and save up to $26!

www.simplyballet.com.au

Unlimited Feet Performing Arts

With the studio in Murray Bridge, Unlimited Feet Performing Arts offers classes in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Acrobatics & Singing. Tuition is offered to students from the age of two up to Adult Classes. They welcome students of all experience & abilities, from absolute beginner through to advanced. For class descriptions, please click here.

Being part of Unlimited Feet Performing Arts means you will be taught correct technique in your chosen style whilst having fun & enjoying the positive, supportive environment our studio has to offer. They welcome those who wish to dance “just for fun” & also those who wish to pursue a career in dance or the performing arts.

Unlimited Feet Performing Arts prides themselves on their Pre-School Dance Program, which is the perfect introduction to dance, music, rhythm & imagination. ‘Come Dance With Me’ is a Parent/ Child class for children aged from two years, with ‘Tiny Feet Ballet’ & ‘Tiny Feet Groovers’ for children aged 3.5 years onwards.

A free trial lesson is offered to all new students so you can find the right style & level for your child. Students also have the opportunity to take examinations & perform in the end of year production if they wish.

Unlimited Feet Performing Arts, Murray Bridge: “Quality Tuition With Qualified Staff”

To find out more visit www.unlimitedfeet.com.au

Flava Dance Studios

DISCOVER A WORLD OF HIP HOP FUN FOR YOUR LITTLE ONE!

Flava is a second home for those who share the passion of Street Dance, a place where dance, fun and good wellbeing are combined as one; a dancing home for everyone who wants to express themselves through the freedom of movement.

Flava has two locations. Goodwood & Reynella with a variety of classes, levels and age groups to choose from. There are classes available for 18months, all the way up to adults. Beginners to advanced, with performance opportunities available. Offering Hip Hop & street based style Choreography, Commercial, Street Jazz, Heels, Training classes & Vocal Classes to choose from within both studios.

Release your child’s energetic and creative through Flava’s Classes.
Students learn rhythm, co-ordination and Street/Hip Hop foundations whilst having fun. Choreography is also introduced.

“FLAVA DANCE STUDIO’S MISSION IS TO PRODUCE A HIGH QUALITY SERVICE IN A PROFESSIONAL AND CHILD SAFE ENVIRONMENT, WHERE FUN AND LEARNING IS THE NUMBER ONE PRIORITY”

Bring a friend and learn how to dance with some of the best teachers in SA in a fun environment. At Flava their doors are open to everyone, so come join the Flava Family today.

CHECK OUR THEIR WEBSITE: www.flavadancestudios.com.au
OR BOOK NOW by clicking here AND DISCOVER A WORLD OF FUN AND HIP HOP FOR YOUR LITTLE ONE.

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Panache Dance Studio

Situated in the heart of the Blackwood, Panache Dance Studio has a rich 60 year history of high quality dance training in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary and Adult classes! Their fully equipped studio together with a professional staff of dedicated teachers provides excellent training with a focus on family and friendship.

For the littlest stars they offer a fantastic program for ages 2-3. Baby Boppers is a 30 minute session where the students are introduced to movement to music, body awareness, use of props and imagination. Parents or guardians remain present for regular hugs and encouragement as the children learn.

The Kinderdance program is for 3-4 year olds. During their 45 minute class the boys and girls are introduced to basic ballet technique in a fun supportive environment where every one is special. They also have the wonderful opportunity of performing in a Christmas Concert at the end of the year!

Book your FREE trial on 0455 351 004 or info@panachedancstudio.com.au

www.panachedancestudio.com.au
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Golden Heights Calisthenics Club

Come and be a part of Golden Heights Calisthenics Club as they celebrate 30 Years of Excellence in 2023!

Calisthenics is a dynamic combination of Gymnastics, Dance, Apparatus (Clubs and Rods) Marching, Singing and Acting. It is a uniquely Australian sport which helps to develop discipline of mind and body, teamwork, a competitive spirit, and a sense of commitment. There are thousands of participants throughout Australia. Calisthenics has a strong focus on deportment and presentation, helping participants to develop confidence in movement and performance and to enjoy the thrill of competing on stage in front of an audience several times a year.

Golden Heights Calisthenics Club’s mission is to provide students of all ages the opportunity to grow and excel in their calisthenics and dance tuition. Golden Heights strives to give each individual student the highest quality of coaching, while promoting unity through diversity. They support all students to achieve their potential in a fun and safe environment. The coaches are all certified and experienced, and continually train to give students the highest quality coaching available. All students are welcomed, from elite to recreational level. There is something for everyone at GHCC.

Golden Heights is the first calisthenics club in South Australia to offer a ‘Kinder-Cali’ class for students aged 1-5. This class teaches the fundamentals of calisthenics, focusing on developing fine motor skills and correct technique through song, dance, and a variety of games! GHCC offers two free trial lessons in all age groups, to ensure students are confident and comfortable with the coaches and team members.

GHCC also offers solo and duo training for any team member, no experience required!

Visit www.goldenheightscalisthenicsclub.com.au or email ghcaliclub@gmail.com for more information and to book a free trial for 2023.

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Resilient Kicks Inclusive Dance Program

At Resilient Kicks, their Inclusive Dance classes provide children at all skill level the opportunity to be a part of an inclusive dance group program that not only develops dance skills but also enhances children’s social, emotional and physical needs and fosters self-worth.

Their inclusive group programs have proven to be incredibly beneficial for children living with disability, developmental delays and emotional regulation challenges with break through results evident.

They cater to individuals challenges and abilities, where a regular dance class may not be able to. Each session is run by their compassionate, experienced and qualified dance instructor with support from our support workers and counsellor.

  • Evidence-based psychotherapy program
  • Increase sense of self-value & confidence
  • Increase social interaction & community participation
  • Dance skill development
  • Foster mental health, wellbeing and resilience
  • Inclusive to all and at any skill level
  • NDIS funding accepted

Sign up at www.resilientkicks.com.au or call  0870801374

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