#About Limitless Leaps
Limitless Leaps has been developed in partnership with the evidence-based, AllPlay Dance program by Deakin Child Study Centre (Deakin University). The content for the classes has been informed from a pilot project delivered in late 2019, and will be led by highly skilled QB Teaching Artists. This 10-week dance program is a fun ballet-based course for students aged 6 – 11 years living with a disability. This course aims to develop foundational ballet skills and self confidence whilst fostering the creativity and emotional expression of every student, culminating in a final choreographic piece to share with family and friends at the conclusion of the course.
Students can participate in the class accompanied by a family member, friend or carer or independently.
Queensland Ballet offers casual Taster Classes during school holidays to allow children to experience the studio environment before committing to a full course booking.
Term 1: Wed 29 Jan – Wed 1 Apr (10 weeks)
Term 2: Wed 22 Apr – Wed 24 June (10 weeks)
Term 3: Wed 15 July – Wed 16 Sept (10 weeks)
Term 4: Wed 7 Oct – Wed 9 Dec (10 weeks)
#AllPlay Dance - Social Stories for Dance Classes
Click on the social stories below, created by AllPlay Dance, Deakin University Child Study Centre, to help prepare your young dancer for our Limitless Leaps classes.
#QB Petit Pointers - All Abilities
Our all abilities classes cater for children with various disabilities and/or sensory needs. QB Teaching Artists are trained to adapt activities to each child’s needs and create a supportive environment for all children to participate and thrive.
Toddlers adore our Level 2 classes and the chance to share the joy of dance with their parents and carers. Creatively designed to stimulate the imagination, musicality and natural movement in each child, this course opens young minds to the wonder and magic of ballet.
Sundays — 9:15-9:45am
Creatively designed to stimulate the imagination, musicality and natural movement in each child, this course opens young minds to the wonder and magic of ballet. Level 3 is a delightful experience with the perfect mix of structure and play for growing little dancers, and their parents and carers alike.
Sundays — 8:30-9:00am
Term 1: Tue 29 Jan – Sun 5 Apr (10 weeks)
Term 2: Mon 20 Apr – Sun 28 June (10 weeks)
Term 3: Mon 13 July – Sun 20 Sept (10 weeks)
Term 4: Tue 6 Oct – Sun 13 Dec (10 weeks)
“I think dancing with people can enable bonds more than anything else. This is because you can feel the same thing as them and help them find it within their body as well as your own. You kind of have this connection that isn't possible by socialising. You go on this kind of journey together but as one.”
“That a determined mindset can lead to anything being possible, and that just because you have a disability it doesn't necessarily mean that you have as many limitations as you think. With a little help, you can find the place you wanted to go.”
“It feels so rewarding to help the kids and to see the joy on their faces.”
“I learnt that although we may have big differences, in the end we are all kids and we just want to dance.”