In the lead up to performances it is natural for students to feel anxious or nervous. Students, teachers and parents can all play a part in keeping these nerves at bay. Read on to explore some of our commonly used strategies to ensure that performance time is a positive and joyful experience for our students.
We were so thrilled to recently win ‘Best Team Culture’ in the 2021 ‘What’s On 4 Kids’ National Awards. The culture at DanceArts is fundamental to our past and future success and is based on our foundational values.
We are ‘old’ and ‘grown up’ for such a very long time…. there is a huge amount of time for us to learn and practice good dance technique as dancers – in fact, it’s a lifelong pursuit…
Therefore, there is no advantage in hurrying the wonderful dance learning opportunities that are offered in childhood.
I’ve danced since I was three.
My mum was a dancer, and she wanted to share that with me. Like most little children, I skipped along happily to class, enjoying the mix of challenge and confidence that my ballet teacher weaved into my lessons.
When I started high school, dance changed for me.