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Whether your child is taking their first steps into the world of dance or looking to refine their skills in a specific style, our Dance & Ballet Classes Guide is here to help you find the perfect dance school. Choosing the right class can be overwhelming, which is why we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the best dance schools in the North Shore, each offering a unique blend of styles, techniques and environments. Find the right class for your child, today!


From classical ballet to the upbeat rhythms of hip hop, uncover a world where your child can not only learn dance but also grow in confidence and creativity. Use the quicklinks below to check out some of the top dance studios on the North Shore.


Styles of dance

Ballet

Ballet is the foundation of all dance disciplines. Known for its grace and precision, ballet classes focus on developing technique, posture and flexibility. It’s ideal for young dancers to build a strong base, discipline and appreciation for the art of dance.

Jazz

Jazz dance is all about energy and expression. These classes are perfect for children who love to move to upbeat music. Jazz incorporates a mix of contemporary and traditional styles, making it a dynamic form of dance.

Hip Hop

Hip Hop classes offer a vibrant and modern dance experience. This style is perfect for kids who enjoy fast-paced, rhythmic movements and want to stay on top of the latest dance trends.

Contemporary / Modern

Contemporary and Modern dance classes focus on emotional expression and fluid movements. These styles blend elements of jazz, ballet, and modern dance, offering a creative outlet for dancers to tell stories through their movements.

Lyrical

Lyrical dance is a fusion of ballet and jazz, emphasising storytelling and emotional expression. This style is perfect for dancers who love to express themselves through powerful movements.

Tap

Tap dance is all about rhythm and sound. Classes focus on timing and footwork, creating percussive sounds with the feet. It’s a fun and engaging style that uniquely combines music and dance.

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre classes combine singing, acting, and dancing, offering a well-rounded performing arts experience. Ideal for children who dream of being on Broadway, these classes focus on stage presence and storytelling.

Acro

Acro dance combines classical dance techniques with acrobatic elements. It’s an athletic style that enhances flexibility, strength and coordination, perfect for energetic kids who love to tumble and flip.

MUSIC CLASSES & INSTRUMENT TUITION

SWIM CLASSES & SQUAD GUIDE

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GYMNASTICS, TUMBLING & CHEERLEADING GUIDE


Ballet & Dance Classes on the Upper North Shore

Dancique School of Dance (Roseville & Gladesville)

North Shore Mums Offer: Free Trial

Dancique School of Dance based in Roseville offers dance classes for all levels from Kindergarten – Year 12 students. They provide a strong program for recreational classes, competitive teams and soloists, catering to each dancer’s individual development.

Dancique’s team of passionate teachers aim to incorporate elements of fun learning, creativity and growth in all lesson programs to ensure our students are excited to dance each week! Their aim is to develop foundational dance skills, technique, confidence and stage performance in a creative and friendly environment.

  • Styles of dance: Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary / Modern, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Acro
  • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe / Competitive, Solo Lessons
  • Location: 7A Lord Street, Roseville | 2 Pittwater Road, Gladesville
  • Suitable for: 5 – 18 years
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: 0432 819 871
  • Website | Facebook
  • Fees: 45 minute class: $173 per term | 60 minute class: $203 per term | Multiple and sibling class discounts
  • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

     

    Motif Dance Studio (Roseville)

    North Shore Mums Offer: Enjoy a free trial week plus a 20% discount when enrolling and mentioning North Shore Mums.

    Motif Dance Studios is a long-established studio, perhaps Sydney’s North Shore’s best-kept secret! They have small classes to provide a nurturing, caring and inclusive class to allow each student equal attention, whilst empowering creativity and correct dance technique.

    Their teachers are all qualified with professional careers in the performing arts industry and strive to inspire, educate and make a positive difference to each student. Their students have 100% pass rate in exams and places in competitions. Classes available from ages 18 months to adults!

    • Styles of dance: Ballet, RAD Ballet Exams, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Modern, Lyrical, Musical Theatre & Acro
    • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo Lessons
    • Location: 4 Shirley Road, Roseville
    • Suitable for: 18 months – adults
    • Email: [email protected]
    • Phone: 0421 445 188
    • Website | Facebook
    • Fees: discounts available for multiple classes + families
    • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

    Sydney Dance & Gymnastics Academy (Lindfield, Roseville & Northbridge)

    Sydney Dance & Gymnastics Academy (Lindfield, Roseville & Northbridge)

    Join Sydney Dance & Gymnastics Academy in 2024. They offer a range of recreational classes for toddlers to teenagers. They offer:

    • Convenient Pickup: Over 90 students join their free walking pickup each week from Roseville Public School, Lindfield Learning Village & Northbridge Public School
    • Fun Acro Dance classes: Learn to handstand, cartwheel and dance in one fun class.
    • Ballet classes: Develop graceful movements with the opportunity to participate in Royal Academy of Dance exams.
    • Concerts with a difference: No extra rehearsals, no extra costume fees, no make-up – just the opportunity to perform on stage and build confidence.

    With classes in Roseville, Lindfield & Northbridge. they offer several convenient North Shore locations.

    • Styles of dance: Recreational Classes
    • Level: Ballet, RAD Ballet Exams, Jazz, Contemporary/Modern, Lyrical, Musical Theatre & Acro
    • Location: Roseville: St Luke’s Presbyterian Church, 28 Lord Street | Lindfield: Blair Ward Centre (above Charles Bean Oval), 1 Dunstan Grove | Northbridge: 1st Northbridge Sea Scouts (next to Northbridge Public School), 296 Sailors Bay Rd
    • Suitable for: 2 – 18 years
    • Email: [email protected]
    • Phone: 0413 221 277
    • Website | Facebook
    • Fees: Pre-School students: $20 – $25 per lesson | Kindy – Yr 12 students: $25 – $35 per lesson
    • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

    DANCE1 (Lindfield)

    North Shore Mums Offer: $25 Voucher towards uniform. Enrol by 29/01/24.*

    DANCE1 (Lindfield)

    DANCE1 (Lindfield)

    DANCE1 is dance studio that strives to give all students equal opportunity. Even after 26 years of dance education, their values have remained consistent. Regardless of ability, all dancers deserve to smile when they dance, a professional performance experience and a nurturing community which encourages a passion for dance.

    At the heart of DANCE1 is a commitment to ‘creating good humans’, and being responsible for their students’ hearts, minds & bodies.

    DANCE1 is more than a dance studio. They are a ‘family’.

    • Styles of dance: Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary / Modern, Lyrical, Tap, Musical Theatre, Acro, Modern Dance
    • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo Lessons
    • Location: Lindfield Uniting Church (454 Pacific Highway, Lindfield) | Holy Family Catholic School (2-4 Highfield Rd, Lindfield)
    • Suitable for: 3 years – adults
    • Email: [email protected]
    • Phone: 1300 855 455
    • Website | Facebook
    • Fees: All inclusive of tuition, costumes, tights, makeup and hair accessories. Contact studio for details.
    • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

      Dance 1 Terms & Conditions: Offer only valid for ‘NEW to DANCE1’ enrolments. Offer will ONLY be granted with a completed form AND payment. Offer can only be redeemed at DANCE1 and is towards DANCE1 uniform purchases only. Offer is valid for use between Thursday 1st & Saturday 3rd February only & may not be used together with other promotions. Not redeemable for cash & non transferrable.

      Ecole Ballet and Dance Theatre (Lindfield)

      North Shore Mums Offer: Free trial class in any style.

      Ecole Ballet & Dance Theatre

      Ecole Ballet & Dance Theatre

      Ecole offers a caring approach, encouraging the love of dance by nurturing and inspiring students to shine. Ecole creates a positive environment for students of all ages and abilities.

      Dance styles offered include Royal Academy of Dance Classical Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, Acro, Tap, Musical Theatre, Pilates and Repertoire as well as training for Examinations and Eisteddfods.

      Their teachers are all highly qualified industry professionals who provide quality tuition in a fun, friendly and supportive environment.

      • Styles of dance: Pre-school Ballet, RAD Ballet with optional Exams from Pre-Primary to Advanced 1, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Modern, Lyrical, Tap, Musical Theatre, Acro & Holiday Camps
      • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive. Solo Lessons
      • Location: 1A Lindfield Avenue, Lindfield (in the Masonic Hall)
      • Suitable for: 3 years – adults
      • Email: [email protected]
      • Phone: 0433 832 653
      • Website | Facebook
      • Fees: Age based. Discounts apply for siblings and multiple classes.
      • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

      The Jazz Factory (Gordon)

      North Shore Mums offer: Free trial classes in all styles.

      The Jazz Factory (Gordon)

      Conveniently located in Gordon Centre, The Jazz Factory prides itself on being a warm, nurturing and family-oriented studio that provides top-quality professional dance training. Their focus is on developing style and performance as well as strong dance technique, with up-to-date choreography and styles and providing a variety of performance opportunities.

      Students are instilled with a love and passion for dance and the performing arts, creating their best memories from their time at The Jazz Factory.

      • Styles of dance: Ballet, RAD Ballet Exams, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Lyrical, Tap, Musical Theatre, Acro, Modern Dance, Street Dance.
      • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo
      • Location: Gordon
      • Suitable for: 18 months – 18 years
      • Email: [email protected] 
      • Phone: 0412 100 537
      • Website | Facebook
      • Fees: Start at $209 per term, with discounts for multiple classes and a price cap for 6 or more classes.
      • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

      North Shore Dance Academy (St Ives)

      North Shore Mums Offer: Free trial for all new students

      North Shore Dance Academy (St Ives)

      North Shore Dance Academy is a professional dance school located in St Ives. They are proud to offer Royal Academy of Dance training and examinations, plus high-level competition training. Dancers of all abilities are welcome to join them for ballet, jazz, contemporary and Pilates.

      • Styles of dance: Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary and Pilates
      • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo Lessons
      • Location: 276 Mona Vale Road, St Ives & 258 Moa Vale Road, St Ives
      • Suitable for: 3 – 18 years
      • Email: [email protected] 
      • Phone: 0451 730 365
      • Website | Facebook
      • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        NSW International Ballet Academy (Pymble)

        North Shore Mums Offer: Free trial classes for all new students.

        NSW International Ballet Academy (Pymble)

        Welcoming students and families from the North Shore of Sydney for 26 years, the NSW International Ballet Academy is the pre-eminent elite training facility for classical and contemporary dance catering for ages 3 to Pre-professional and adult.

        With a focus on individual instruction in small classes, they encourage students to strive for their personal best in a welcoming and nurturing environment. Their unique combination of the rigour of the training we provide, with the care of their students produces world class dancers each and every year.

        • Styles of dance: Ballet, RAD Ballet Exams, Contemporary/Modern, Lyrical
        • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo Lessons
        • Location: Level 1, 25-27 Bridge Street Pymble
        • Suitable for: 3 years – adults
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Phone: (02) 9144 6532
        • Website | Facebook
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        Northern Ballet Studios (Pymble)

        North Shore Mums offer: Free trial class + family discounts + discounts on multiple classes.

        Northern Ballet Studios (Pymble)

        Northern Ballet Studios started in 1992, the principal of Northern Ballet Studios, Peta Iwanoczko (formerly of The Australian Ballet) continues to pass on her knowledge and experience to the very young through to the more advanced students. She quotes, “Watching children develop a love for dance is the greatest reward for me.”

        They offer a variety of classes in a friendly environment with great viewing windows to make your child feel safe and comfortable while dancing their heart away. All classes will enhance your child’s confidence and build new friendships.

        • Styles of dance: Ballet, Contemporary/Modern, Lyrical
        • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo Lessons
        • Location: Pymble Uniting Church, 1 Livingstone Ave, Pymble
        • Suitable for: 3 years – adults
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Phone: 0412 398 112
        • Website | Facebook
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        DanceTots (South Turramurra & St Ives)

        North Shore Mums Offer: Free trials available, plus 10% sibling discount and 5% for multiple classes

        DanceTots (South Turramurra & St Ives)

        DanceTots offers beautifully structured ballet lessons through the wonderful Kinderballet Programs – their very popular mummy and me classes are not just for mummies! Dads and carers are welcome too. Children learn classical ballet steps, and develop basic gross motor skills through imagery and story-telling. Their Programs are strongly influenced by current pre-school education trends in teaching through play acknowledging that pre-school children are a highly imaginative age group with pretend play being an important aspect of child development.

        DanceTots also offers junior ballet and junior jazz classes to primary school children. Ballet students have the opportunity to participate in an exam assessment at the end of the year.

        • Styles of dance: Ballet & Jazz
        • Level: Recreational Classes
        • Location: 1-3 Parkinson Ave, South Turramurra| St Philips Anglican Church 28 Memorial Ave, St Ives | St Ives Baptist church 263 Mona Vale Road, St Ives, Corpus Christi Hall
        • Suitable for: 2 – 10 years
        • Email: [email protected] 
        • Phone: 0412 413 170
        • Website | Facebook
        • Fees: From $180-$200 per term
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        Terpsichore Dance Company (Turramurra)

        North Shore Mums Offer: Free trial class.

        Terpsichore Dance Company (Turramurra)

        At Terpsichore Dance Company (TDC), you’ll find more than just a place to dance – it’s a welcoming & kind atmosphere that fosters growth where they work with the dancers and their families to make them the best versions of themselves. They believe that dance helps to develop discipline, teamwork, and confidence, which helps to build great humans for a wonderful world.

        Their space becomes a canvas for self-discovery and expression, enhancing not only dance skills but also life’s essential qualities. TDC is a celebration of the artistry that lies within, where the joy of dance and the acquisition of vital life skills intertwine.

        • Styles of dance: Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Modern, Lyrical, Tap, Musical Theatre & Acro
        • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo Lessons
        • Location: Shop 2, 1311 Pacific Highway, Turramurra
        • Suitable for: 6 months – 18 years
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Phone: 0414 102 295
        • Website | Facebook
        • Fees: Classes start at $20 per class
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        Action Dance Academy (Thornleigh & Berowra)

        North Shore Mums Offer: Free Trial Class

        Action Dance Academy (Thornleigh & Berowra)

        Action Dance Academy (Thornleigh & Berowra)

        Discover dance, find family! For 29 years Action Dance Academy has been the heartbeat of the Hornsby Shire community, spreading dance fever like nobody’s business. But guess what? They’re more than just dance – they’re all about quality, confidence, and care, bundled up in an experience you won’t forget.

        Come and see why Action Dance is the ‘go to’ dance studio on the Upper North Shore. Explore their extensive range of dance styles. Their doors are wide open to everyone from 2-year-old to adults.

        Action Dance were the 2023 Local Business Awards winners for best Performing Arts in Hornsby Shire.

        • Styles of dance: Ballet, RAD Ballet Exams, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary / Modern, Lyrical, Tap, Musical Theatre, Acro, Modern Dance
        • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe / Competitive, Solo Lessons
        • Location: Thornleigh: 5A Pioneer Avenue, Thornleigh | Berowra: 18 Kita Road, Berowra Heights
        • Suitable for: 2 years – adults
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Phone: 0456 706 515
        • Website | Facebook
        • Fees: See website
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        Footloose Performance Studios (Hornsby)

        North Shore Mums Offer: Free Week Pass. Join them for a free week of classes so that your dancer can find the perfect class!

        At Footloose Performance Studios their purpose is to create confident, happy kids!

        They provide a positive and inclusive dance environment where every dancer is encouraged to progress at their own pace! With a supportive dance community and a team of professional teachers, their dancers are celebrated, inspired and empowered to reach their full potential both as performers and individuals.

        With a variety of classes available for all ages and abilities in Dance, Circus and Acrobatics, they welcome you to book a free week of classes to see if the Footloose Family is the perfect fit for you!

        • Styles of dance: Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Tap, Musical Theatre & Acro
        • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo Lessons
        • Location: 93 Hunter Street, Hornsby
        • Suitable for: 2 years – adults
        • Email: [email protected] 
        • Phone: 0434 986 780
        • Website | Facebook
        • Fees: $19 per class
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        Industry Performing Arts (Hornsby)

        North Shore Mums Offer: Free trial classes before enrolling at any stage throughout the year. 

        Industry Performing Art’s teaching faculty consists of dance professionals who work as a close team together with frequent tuition from both local and international celebrity choreographers to bring the greatest range of experience to benefit all students.

        With an extensive range of classes including RAD Classical Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Tap and Acrobatics, Industry Performing Arts prides itself in offering many performance and exam opportunities to present students an excellent well-rounded dance experience.

        • Styles of dance: Ballet, RAD Ballet Exams, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Modern, Lyrical, Tap, Acro
        • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo Lessons
        • Location: 4/65-67 Hunter Lane, Hornsby, NSW, 2077
        • Suitable for: 3 – 18 years
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Phone: 0425 683 911
        • Website | Facebook
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        Future Gems Creative Dance (Hornsby & Wahroonga)

        North Shore Mums Offer: Join a Mini Taster Information Session on Saturday 20 January, to get a FREE sample of some of their most popular classes. Email to book.

        Future Gems Creative Dance (Hornsby, Wahroonga & Berowra)

        Learn to dance in a fun, nurturing and non-competitive environment where every child is made to feel special. As a values-based studio, you can rest assured that they have your child’s best interest at heart and focus first and foremost on enjoyment above anything else.

        They step outside the box of your traditional studio and open the door to a new chapter of creative movement.

        At Future Gems, they inspire passion and create dreams.

        • Styles of dance: Recreational Classes
        • Level: Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Modern, Musical Theatre & Acro
        • Location: St Lukes Church – 155 Galston Rd, Hornsby Heights | Storey Park Community Centre – 12 Old Berowra Rd Hornsby | St Johns Uniting Church – 61 Coonanbarra Rd Wahroonga | Hornsby War Memorial Hall – 2 High Street Hornsby
        • Suitable for: Preschool – Year 8
        • Email: [email protected] 
        • Phone: 0468 994 488
        • Website | Facebook
        • Fees: 30-minute classes: $14 | 40-45 minute classes: $16 | 60-minute classes – $20
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        Cox Academy of Irish Dance (Crows Nest, Hornsby & West Pymble)

        North Shore Mums Offer: Free trial class for new dancers.

        Cox Academy of Irish Dance (Crows Nest, Hornsby & West Pymble)

        The Cox Academy of Irish Dance is the premier Irish Dance school on Sydney’ North Shore, with classes for girls and boys aged 3 years – adult. Dancers have the opportunity to dance competitively or for fun, fitness and friendship. Dancers can compete at a local level as well as State, National and International level and the school produces numerous Irish Dance Champions.

        Their school also performs regularly and has a great community and family environment that is suitable for all ages and abilities. Classes are currently run in Hornsby, West Pymble and Crows Nest.

        • Styles of dance: Irish Dance
        • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo Lessons
        • Location: Crows Nest, West Pymble & Hornsby
        • Suitable for: 3 years – adults
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Phone: 0412 684 325
        • Website | Facebook
        • Fees: Beginner Classes $180 per term (1 hour class)
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        Ballet & Dance Classes in Sydney

        Sydney Dance Company (Walsh Bay & Bondi Beach)

        Sydney Dance Company

        Sydney Dance Company

        Sydney Dance Company offers a range of programs available for all ages and experience levels. There are so many ways to dance with Sydney Dance Company in 2024.

        Youth Ensemble: An extension program for experienced dancers aged 12-15 and 15-18, the Youth Ensemble is delivered every Sunday throughout Terms 1-3 and is designed to work in conjunction with regular studio training. Auditions for the 2024 Junior and Senior Youth Ensemble will be held on 21 January 2024. Apply now.

        Youth Intensives: Throughout the year, Sydney Dance Company offers multi-day Youth Intensives for dancers aged 15-18. Dancers will take classes in technique, improvisation and creative development, as well as have the opportunity to learn Sydney Dance Company repertoire. Learn more.

        School Holiday Workshops: Every school holidays, Sydney Dance Company offers dance workshops in a range of styles and levels for young people aged 5-18. It’s the perfect opportunity to learn from industry specialists and have fun at our harbourside studios. Book now.

        • Styles of dance: Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary / Modern, Lyrical, Musical Theatre
        • Level:Beginner to Intermediate/Advanced
        • Location: Sydney Dance Company, Wharf Studios, Wharf 4/5, 15 Hickson Road, Dawes Point | Bondi Pavilion, Queen Elizabeth Dr, Bondi Beach NSW 2026
        • Suitable for: 5 – 18 years
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Phone: (02) 9221 4811
        • Website | Facebook
        • Fees: $35 – $285 per workshop
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        Dance Classes on the Northern Beaches

        Aussie Gems Dance, Gymnastics & Cheerleading (Frenchs Forest)

        Aussie Gems is a premier Cheerleading, Gymnastics and Dance club on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

        With a team of fully accredited and experienced coaches, they raise talent across all ages and skill levels. The club prides itself on encouraging fit, confident athletes who excel both locally and internationally, blending tumbling, stunting and dance to energetic music for cheerleaders; and providing opportunities for gymnasts to thrive in competitive atmospheres.

        Recreational options are offered for all ages, from their Little Gems preschool classes (2-6yrs) to Open Gym for adults. Aussie Gems caters to every age and occasion, promising a blend of learning and fun without any commitment.

        Their coaching staff provide unwavering support every step of the way, ensuring peak performance through encouragement, training, and discipline.

        They also run School Holiday Programs and Cheer Camps during the school holidays, and fun birthday parties too.

        • Styles of dance: Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Lyrical, Acro, Pom & Mini GEM (2-5 years)
        • Level: Recreational Classes
        • Address: Unit 10/25 Frenchs Forest East Road, Frenchs Forest
        • Suitable for: 2-30 years
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Phone: (02) 9451 5706
        • Website | Facebook
        • Fees: 
        • Active & Creative Kids vouchers accepted

        Ballet Academy Northside (Belrose)

        Ballet Academy Northside (Dance B.A.N.) is one of the longest established dance schools on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

        They offer the highest standard of traditional education in Classical Ballet from the Royal Academy of Dance and innovative Open Ballet Classes & Contemporary training, Jazz Dance, Lyrical Dance, Acrobatics, Musical Theatre, Pre-School Dance and Pilates.

        They value the importance of nurturing the growth and development of each individual dancer, whilst guiding and encouraging enjoyment and creativity in dance.

        • Styles of dance: Ballet, RAD Ballet Exams, Jazz, Contemporary / Modern, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Acro, Modern Dance
        • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo Lessons
        • Address: 22 Narabang Way, Belrose
        • Suitable for: 3-18 years
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Phone: (02) 8407 9281
        • Website | Facebook
        • Fees: From $170 per term
        • Active & Creative Kids vouchers accepted

        Ballet & Dance Classes on the Lower North Shore

        Tiny Toes Ballet (Chatswood, Crows Nest & more)

        North Shore Mums Offer: Obligation-free trial.

        At Tiny Toes Ballet they believe in fairies, rainbow unicorns and the beautiful ballerinas and dancers they teach. Do you have a little darling who loves to twirl? Tiny Toes Ballet has enchanting, graceful, magical, exciting, joy-filled ballet classes designed by experts for children aged 2.5 to 7.

        Tiny Toes Ballet’s programme is based on the Royal Academy of Dance International Syllabus. It’s designed to engage and stimulate your child’s creativity and self-expression. The programming is clever with lots of imagery, props, little rhymes and games that teach the fundamentals of ballet & dance

        • Styles of dance: Ballet & Jazz
        • Level: Recreational Classes
        • Location: Chatswood, Crows Nest & more
        • Suitable for: 2 – 7 years
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Phone: (02) 9620 9620
        • Website | Facebook
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        Tiny Toes Ballet

        Mosman Physie (Mosman & Willoughby)

        North Shore Mums Offer: Free Trial lessons available throughout the year.

        Mosman Physie (Mosman & Willoughby)

        Mosman Physie offers girls from 3 years to ladies a unique dance experience at both Mosman and Willoughby East.

        Physie combines a variety of dance styles in structured classes that are skills and routine-based. Mosman Physie is a family community and it is that sense of community combined with excellent and passionate teachers that develops confidence, positive relationships and success.

        The teachers develop dance skills in a fun and friendly environment. The Club is a not-for-profit community Club affiliated with BJP, the National Body.

        • Styles of dance: Physie
        • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive
        • Location: Mosman Masonic Hall, 42-44 Spit Road, Mosman | Willoughby Park Centre, 15 Warrane Road, Willoughby East | Mosman Art Gallery, 1 Art Gallery Way, Mosman
        • Suitable for: 3 years – adults
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Phone: 0421 637 057
        • Website | Instagram
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        Miss Shannon’s Dance Stream (Cremorne & Mosman)

        North Shore Mums Offer: Free trial classes in all genres.

        Miss Shannon’s Dance Stream (Cremorne & Mosman)

        Miss Shannon’s Dance Stream is dedicated to inspiring students through the joy of movement and self-expression. Miss Shannon and her team believe the dance journey is just as important as the dance destination. A studio that is committed to bringing out the best in each unique individual.

        All staff at Miss Shannon’s Dance Stream have worked professionally in the Performing Arts Industry and are deeply nurturing individuals. Miss Shannon’s Dance Stream Performance Teams regularly receive recognition at Eisteddfods throughout Sydney.

        • Styles of dance: Ballet, RAD Ballet Exams, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Modern, Lyrical, Tap, Musical Theatre, Acro
        • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo
        • Location: 10/271 Military Rd, Cremorne | 18A Melrose St, Mosman
        • Suitable for: 3.5 – 18 years
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Website | Facebook
        • Fees: 30 min classes, $14.30 | 45 min classes, $18.70 (except Acrobatics classes which are $22) | 1 hour classes, $22
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        The Next Step Performing Arts (North Sydney)

        North Shore Mums Offer: 10% Off  Term 1 for new students

        The Next Step Performing Arts prides itself on delivering highly individualised performing arts training. They create a fun, friendly and supportive community for every student whether you are looking for your child to build confidence, creativity and connectivity or whether your child is looking to pursue a career in the performing arts.

        The family at The Next Step Performing Arts nurtures your child no matter the path. With a strong focus on individual mentoring and a development program like no other.

        Next Step Performing Arts offers Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Acrobatics & Aerial, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Break Dancing, Boys Only, Tap, Musical Theatre, Singing & Acting. They believe a dream without a plan is just a wish. Are you ready to take the next step?

        • Styles of dance: Ballet. Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Modern, Lyrical, Tap, Musical Theatre, Acro, Street dance, breakdancing
        • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo
        • Location:2/225 Pacific Highway, North Sydney (entry via Angelo Street)
        • Suitable for: 3 – 20 years
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Phone: 0478 189 900
        • Website | Facebook
        • Fees: From $26 per class
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        ProgressDNA (North Sydney)

        North Shore Mums Offer: Free trial class in Term 1 (Book before 31/01/24). 5% discount on Summer Camps when you mention North Shore Mums.

        ProgressDNA (North Sydney)

        ProgressDNA is all about dance training with a difference. Their priority is creating happy kids who are also fierce performers – allowing them to take their newfound confidence, talent and life skills anywhere they choose!

        If you’re ready to see your child become the kindest, most confident and most creative version of themselves, check out ProgressDNA today!

        • Styles of dance: Ballet. Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary/Modern, Lyrical, Tap, Musical Theatre & Acro
        • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo
        • Location: 1 West Street, North Sydney
        • Suitable for: 2 – 19 years
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Phone: 0452 289 211
        • Website | Facebook
        • Fees: $18-$20 per class
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        Plié Groove’n’Shuffle: School of Performing Arts  (North Sydney, St Ives, Mona Vale & Cromer)

        North Shore Mums Offer: Free Trial Class

        Plié Groove’n’Shuffle have a friendly & fun atmosphere, with classes to offer for both serious dancers and for those who want to participate for fitness & enjoyment. At Plié, you can do all things dance & cheer under one roof – dancing, tumbling & cheerleading!

        Plié is famous for their community feeling. Students and parents enjoy friendships & forming a strong network which are such important elements to encourage sportsmanship amongst dancers and create a sense of belonging. Students should not only reach their personal best in dance & cheer but also benefit from increased confidence & social skills.

        Plié have been established & consistently evolving for 27 years & are the 2023 Winner of the Australian Business Awards.

        • Styles of dance: Ballet, RAD Ballet Exams, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary / Modern, Lyrical, Tap, Musical Theatre, Acro, Modern Dance, Ballroom, Street dance, Breakdancing
        • Level: Recreational Classes, Troupe/Competitive, Solo
        • Location: 181 Blues Point Road, North Sydney | 6 Stanley Street, St Ives | 175-177 South Creek Road, Cromer | Unit D, 77-79 Bassett Street, Mona Vale
        • Suitable for: 2.5 years – adults
        • Email: [email protected]
        • Phone: (02) 9984 0988
        • Website | Facebook
        • Fees: 45 minute classes $145 per term | 1 hour classes $155 per term | Discounts for multiple classes | Sibling discounts | Unlimited class pass available
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

        Red Shoes Dance (Lane Cove)

        Red Shoes Dance (Lane Cove)

        For over 35 years the team at Red Shoes Dance has helped blossom the creativity of countless young dancers at their studio – with a focus on nurturing individual qualities, fostering confidence and promoting a sense of community in all their students.

        Specially tailored for 3 to 5-year-olds their Little Steps classes will take your child on a magical journey into the world of dance. These delightful classes incorporate dancing, singing, pretend play and creative movement.

        They also offer classes in RAD Classical Ballet for all levels – from tiny tots to teens, from beginner to advanced.

        • Styles of dance: Ballet & RAD Ballet Exams
        • Level: Recreational Classes, Solo Lessons
        • Location: 2 Osborne Place, Lane Cove
        • Suitable for: “Little Steps” classes for 3 – 5 year olds. RAD Ballet from tiny tots to teens.
        • Email: [email protected] 
        • Phone: 0408 486 818
        • Website | Facebook
        • Creative Kids & Active Kids vouchers accepted

         

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