Academy Program Structure


Levels 6 - 1 (Years 7 - 12)

#Lower School

Levels 6 - 4 (Years 7 - 9) undertake academic classes at Kelvin Grove State College each weekday morning, followed by dance training at the Academy building from 1.45pm. Finish times vary between 5.00pm and 6.30pm each evening. Please note weekly schedules and start/finish times are subject to change as required.
The level by level dance training component is outlined below.

#Level 6

Year 7
14 hours per week (across 5 days)

  • Classical Ballet 
  • Contemporary Dance 
  • Body Conditioning and Male Fitness 
  • Technique and Repertoire

#Level 5

Year 8
15.5 hours per week (across 5 days)

  • Classical Ballet 
  • Contemporary Dance 
  • Body Conditioning and Male Fitness 
  • Technique and Repertoire

#Level 4

Year 9
17 hours per week (across 5 days)

  • Classical Ballet 
  • Contemporary Dance 
  • Body Conditioning and Male Fitness 
  • Technique and Repertoire
  • Historical Dance

#Upper School

Levels 3 - 1 (Years 10 - 12) undertake dance training at the Academy building from 8.00am, followed by academic classes at Kelvin Grove State College from 1.50pm - 4.45pm each weekday. These levels also have dance training on Saturdays from 8.00am - 1.00pm (approx.). Please note weekly schedules and start/finish times are subject to change as required.
The level by level dance training component is outlined below.

#Level 3

Year 10
21.5 hours per week (across 6 days)

  • Classical Ballet 
  • Character Dance
  • Contemporary Dance 
  • Body Conditioning and Male Fitness 
  • Pas de Deux
  • Technique and Repertoire
  • Additional Studies (extra 3 - 5hrs/wk) 

#Level 1-2

Years 11 and 12
23 hours per week (across 6 days)

  • Classical Ballet 
  • Character Dance
  • Contemporary Dance 
  • Body Conditioning and Male Fitness 
  • Pas de Deux
  • Technique and Repertoire
  • Additional Studies (extra 3 - 5hrs/wk)

#Level 1 Transitional Course

Year 12^
23 hours per week (across 6 days) 

  • Classical Ballet  
  • Pointe 
  • Contemporary Dance  

  • Body Conditioning, Yoga and Male Fitness  

  • Pas de Deux and Contemporary Partnering techniques 

  • Improvisation 

  • Repertoire 

  • Additional Studies (extra 3 - 5hrs/wk) 

^ Students entering Year 12 in 2022. Those entering Year 11 or their first year out of the Australian school system (Year 13) may also be considered.