The Junior Dance Academy commenced in 2014 and is available to students in Years 7, 8 and 9.
Students focus on the styles of Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary and Lyrical dance over the year long course. Movement, performance skills and choreographic skills and terminology is the focus in each dance genre.
Throughout the year, students have access to various performance opportunities both within class and for an audience including the Gold Coast Eisteddfod and Elanora State High School’s Dance Night.
To apply for the Junior Dance Academy program, applicants are required to submit the application form and successfully complete the practical testing. Key criteria for entry into the program are:
School Reports – Academic, Behaviour, Attendance
Referee Report and Support from Primary School
Student’s personal goals
Practical Testing performance
Students’ progress is reviewed following each reporting cycle and students need to maintain satisfactory performance to retain their place in the program.
2022 applications open 2nd March.