IDS HALF DAY CLASSICAL EXTENSION PROGRAM
2021 Applications NOW OPEN
Application at bottom of this page.
Introducing our Half Day Classical Extension Program for aspiring dancers -
an exciting pathway designed to develop young dancers who show promise and
potential in classical ballet, close to home!
ABOUT THE HALF DAY PROGRAM
No need to travel into the city to prepare for full-time training or a vocation in The Arts.
A professional world-class faculty is right here in the suburbs!
Remain close to home & continue regular academic studies
The very best ballet training available in the South East Melbourne region!
This audition only program incorporates an additional 9 - 10+ hours of classical training per week and offers young dancers the ability to continue regular academic studies in a secondary school environment. The Program is suitable for boys and girls in school grades 6 - 12.
Individual, specialised attention is given to each student with a purposeful, small program size
ensuring one-on-one tuition and guidance.
The program is split into two, tailored levels:
Level 1 - ages 11 to 14
Level 2 - ages 14+
Under the expert tuition of esteemed teachers/former professional dancers from The Australian Ballet, Royal New Zealand Ballet and major European Companies, we nurture every student to reach their goals and achieve their dreams in dance.
We have assembled a world-class, professional faculty of past professional artists and teachers from The Australian Ballet and major European Companies, fully qualified Pilates instructor, Character, in-house physiotherapist and Royal Academy of Dance (RTS) teachers. Full biographies are included in our Program Prospectus (available upon request).
Multiple male and female teachers have trained and taught at many levels both nationally and internationally, are invested in your child’s growth and development.
Performance opportunities are encouraged and supported.
In addition to our existing high standards of classical training at IDS, this program has been devised to offer talented and passionate students the opportunity to refine, enhance and extend their classical technique, preparing them for the next step in their classical training.
Contact or phone our Director, Nicole Jacobsson-Kneebone during business hours weekdays, on 0438 350 561 to obtain a copy of our Program Prospectus or full information.
Private auditions are welcome upon request and availability.