Free Trial and Bring a Friend Week

by studioD on November 15, 2017 , No comments

To celebrate the end of 2017, Studio D is holding a free trial week in the week after the concert.  Any enrolled student or new interested children may attend any class during the week of Monday 20th November – Saturday 25th November. Students may also bring a friend from outside Studio D to class.

Studio D students should wear their normal class uniform to these classes. Friends and interested children should wear clothing suitable for dance, eg. bike shorts, leggings etc…

Teachers will ensure classes include the new students and are a fun introduction to dance. It would be a great idea for current students to attend classes they wish to be in next year to get a taste for the class. Please refer to the timetable page on the website for when classes are held, all classes will run at their normally scheduled time.

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Victorian State Ballet – The Nutcracker

by studioD on September 17, 2017 , No comments

Congratulations to our Studio D ballerinas on another great performance with the Victorian State Ballet!

Potia and Yvonne were cast as featured dancers while Angelina, Emma, Zoe, Melissa and Methuli were cast as snowflakes.

All of our dancers were beautiful on stage! We look forward to more opportunities with the Victorian State Ballet in the future!

Congratulations too, to all dancers who auditioned! We hope you found the experience fun, educational and memorable! Every audition and performance adds to our dancers’ training creating well rounded, experienced and confident dancers ready to pursue their dreams within dance and outside of dance.

Vic State Ballet Nutcracker Auditions

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Victorian State Ballet Cinderella Performance

by studioD on August 12, 2017 , No comments

Our Studio D ballerina’s performed beautifully with the Victorian State Ballet yesterday!

Special mention to Portia for being cast as one of the Ugly Step Sisters! However your performance was anything but ugly. Congratulation!

Girls, you shone on stage, and we are all so proud to have Studio D dancers performing with the State Ballet.

We hope you enjoyed every minute of the experience!

Vic State Ballet Cinderella 2

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2017 Exams

by studioD on June 26, 2017 , No comments

Exams this year ran over 5 Sundays in June and July! We are so proud of all of our exam candidates and know that they have worked so hard with their teachers to showcase their best work!

Congratulations to our teachers and parents and GOOD LUCK to our dancers!

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Victorian State Ballet Auditions – Cinderella

by studioD on June 4, 2017 , No comments

We are super proud of our dancers for auditioning for the Victorian State Ballet’s production of Cinderella!

It’s so exciting to be able to give our students opportunities to work with professional companies and the experience of auditioning is invaluable to developing well rounded dancers.

Good luck girls!

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Masterclasses 2017

by studioD on June 1, 2017 , No comments

Each year Southern Federation of Dance holds their Exam Masterclasses.
Students in Level 3 and above, ballet, jazz and tap, are able to perform their exam work, in class with students from other SFD schools, for feedback. This is an invaluable opportunity for both teachers and dancers to ensure the syllabus work is correct and that they are on track for their upcoming exams. Masterclasses are compulsory for all students wishing to complete their exams.

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Victorian State Ballet Opportunity

by studioD on May 14, 2017 , No comments

Studio D students have been given another exciting opportunity to dance with the Victorian State Ballet.

Portia and Ava will be performing with the Victorian State Ballet next weekend performing a garland ballet dance in Le Corsaire.

We are very proud of our Studio D mini ballerinas!

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Studio D Own Choreography Competition 2017

by studioD on May 9, 2017 , No comments

What an amazing day of talented dancers! Congratulations to dancers, student teachers and teachers for all of their hard work. A huge thank you to Kelly Miller our fantastic adjudicator and all of our volunteers, Siobhan, Mairead, Stephanie, Bridget, Kathleen, Melissa, Sarah and Dave.

I was thoroughly impressed with the standard of choreography our dancers performed on the weekend. It was very inspiring to see the creativity of our Studio D dancers and the way in which they executed their dances.

Congratulations too, to our special performances! It was wonderful to see what you have been working on in class and to see such great work so early in the year.

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BALLET/LYRICAL/CONTEMPORARY – SOLO

Level 1

1st place: Megan

Level 3
1st place: Bernadette
2nd place: Tahlia
3rd place: Saige
Honourable Mention: Alice

Level 4
1st place: Mia

Level 5
1st place: Ava

Level  6
1st place: Clauds
2nd place: Korkor

Level  7
1st place: Portia

Pre Elementary
1st place: Stephanie
2nd place: Marisa

 

BALLET/LYRICAL/CONTEMPORARY – DUO/TRIO/QUAD

Level 1 and 2
1st place: Alyssa, Anastasia, Isabella and Olivia

Level  5 and 6
1st place: Emma and Zoe

 

BALLET/LYRICAL/CONTEMPORARY – IMPROVISATION

Level  3
1st place: Stephanie (2nd year)
2nd place: Hannah (1st year)

Level  4 and 5
1st place: Jorja (Level 4)
2nd place: Yelena (Level 4)
3rd place: Angelina (Level 4)

Level  6 and above
1st place: Clauds (Level 6)
2nd place: Zoe (Level 6)
3rd place: Emma (Level 6)
Honourable Mention: Ashleigh, Korkor, Sophie, Methuli, Gemma

 

TAP – SOLO

Level 3
1st place: Hannah

Level 8
1st place: Stephanie

Level 9
1st place: Christina

 

JAZZ/HIP HOP/MUSICAL THEATRE – SOLO

Level 2
1st place: Jiya

Level 3
1st place: Tahlia
2nd place: Bernadette
3rd place: Saige
Honourable Mention: Olivia

Level 4
1st place: Jorja

Level 5
1st place: Yvonne

Level 6
1st place: Clauds
2nd place: Korkor

Level  7
1st place: Portia

Level 8
1st place: Stephanie
2nd place: Marisa

 

JAZZ/HIP HOP/MUSICAL THEATRE – DUO/TRIO/QUAD

Level  3 and 4
1st place: Saige and Scarlett
2nd place: Hayley and Monica

Level 5 and 6 Students
1st place: Clauds and Gemma
2nd place: Emma and Zoe
3rd place: Holly, Mia and Natalie

Level Open
1st place: Angelina and Kim

 

JAZZ/HIP HOP/MUSICAL THEATRE – IMPROVISATION

Level  3
1st place: Hannah (1st year)
2nd place: Bernadette (1st year)
3rd place: Stephanie (2nd year)

Level  4 and 5
1st place: Jorja (Level 4)
2nd place: Isabella (Level 4)
3rd place: Angelina (Level 4)

Level  6 and above
1st place: Emma (Level 6)
2nd place: Korkor  (Level 6)
3rd place: Zoe  (Level 6)
Honourable Mention: Ashleigh, Clauds, Sophie

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