AGE GROUP: 4 to 8 yrs
DURATION: 2 yrs
This programme introduces the children to the world of dancing and promotes early childhood development, proper body awareness and self expression through creative movement. During this 2 years of program children learn to develop coordination, balance, flexibility and rhythm. By the end of, proper posture, body alignment exercises are added, to the students learn to master skips, gallops, marching and waltz steps. Musicality and coordination are emphasised. This programme includes Creative Movement 1 & 2 and covers introductory movement techniques in Jazz Dance, Classical Ballet and Bollywood Dance.
Each class teaches love of learning and celebrates the joys of dance which lasts for a lifetime.
AGE GROUP: 9 to 12 yrs
DURATION: 2 yrs
This class will cover the following: Fundamentals of Movement Technique: Jazz Dance, Classical Ballet, Contemporary African Dance, Modern and Freestyle dancing. In this, Proper alignment and articulation of the body and feet will be emphasised. The class will also include fun exercises combined with music, creative movement, expression, tumbling, rhythm and coordination to round out the students' experience in dance.
The student will increase muscular coordination and control through the use of isolations and combination of isolated movements. The students shall develop rhythmic awareness to music utilising technical dance skills, self-confidence and the ability to execute movement exercises and sequences.
AGE GROUP: 13 to 16 yrs
DURATION: 2 yrs
Through this level students proceed deeper into the techniques of Modern, Jazz, Classical Ballet and Freestyle dancing along with few workshop in Classical Indian Dance. This level will engage student to begin preparation for professional performance skills:expression, emotional involvement as well as gesture, special formations, and travelling steps to build the students readiness for performance through intensive exercises that will align the student's abilities for versatility, dynamics and musicality. This structure will provide students with very strong foundation and base to develop and move to higher level of training.
AGE GROUP: 15 & above yrs
DURATION: 1 - 3 yrs
This program is meant for students who take up dancing at a later age but have had some training and performance experience in the past at School/ College level. Through this level students are introduced to fundamental movement techniques of Contemporary, Ballet and Jazz Dance along with Freestyle dancing. Proper alignment and articulation of the body and feet will be emphasized and students are engaged to begin performance skills:expression and emotional involvement as well as gesture, special formations, and travelling steps to build the students readiness for performance through intensive exercises that will align the student's abilities for versatility, dynamics and musicality. This structure will provide students with very strong foundation and base to develop and move to higher level of training.
AGE GROUP: 17 yrs & above
DURATION: 2 yrs
This programme will take dancers to am advance level training of different techniques and repertoire. The course will put stress on dancer's physical development of virtuosity and artistry through the mindset of performing every movement as it were a performance. Highly disciplined and motivated dancers will find the joy of movement tested each day to further their range in every aspect. These gifted and talented dancers who are in this group will be challenged through new movement style, choreography and performance in studio and public.
Exercises in basic composition using music, voice and sound to create dynamic individual expression will be explored. The dancers will have this opportunity to create for themselves and with others to begin investigating their individual voice in dance. Experimentation and research of ideas will grow the dancers' unique vocabulary and self-expression. This will be key investment in dance for dancers in their career. Preparation towards the professional programs lay in the foundations of commitment, creative investigation, leadership and being able to work well with others.
AGE GROUP: Only for Professional Dancers OR Dance Collective Members of the Academy.
DURATION: 1-3 yrs
This course is performance based. Technical artistry will be evident and the commitment to dance undeniable. The dancer must demonstrate the outstanding ability and personality befit a professional. Opportunities to continue choreographic skills and assist theatre direction will be part of this level. Stage makeup, costume design, lighting along with choreography, sound design, preparation for lecture demonstration and performance are an integral part of this course.
Each dancer will be required to continue intensive dance training while also preparing to teach. The dancers will be engaged in assisting classes, while attending private and group workshops to develop teaching skills. At this point, although the dancers have had a wide range of many techniques, he/ she will begin to formulate an idea of specialty, which they may use to further their career in dance. Having the ability to teach as well as perform contributes flexibility and longevity to the career of the dancers.
A dancer with great performance skills and teaching provide multiple opportunities in the world of dance. The professional dancers in this program will be models by which the younger students will emulate. They are the best of programs offerings demonstrating self-awareness, confidence and professionalism. They are expected to be the calling card of the school and program.
Whether it is for self or for career, the student is expected to have passion for dancing. The student should understand of dance expression and how to achieve as an individual dancer. The student can increase creative and choreographic skills through the presentation of individual and group dance compositions. The student will develop accuracy and consistency in performance, movement studies and dance compositions.