OUR CLASS GENRE'S
En Pointe School of ballet teaches the Ballet Conservatoire syllabus, based on the Russian Vaganova method of training.
The Ballet Conservatoire syllabus was developed by Christine Walsh (AM). Christine Walsh danced as a Principal Artist with the Australian Ballet and performed with great ballet companies around the world including the Kirov Ballet in St Petersburg. After retiring from professional dancing Christine founded the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet in 1991 and set about developing her own training and assessment program. The Ballet Conservatoire syllabus is a 12-year program, designed to train students in the Vaganova method who are not able to take classes full time. The syllabus is taught in kids ballet dance schools around Australia as Asia. Graded examinations are held annually and are examined by highly esteemed examiners.
Jazz incorporates, but is not limited to, a comprehensive warm-up, stretches, floor and corner work, turns, kicks and jumps, historical steps, up to the minute moves, combinations, progressions and dances.
Our open Contemporary Classes explore imagination, emotion, improvisation and self expression through the use of the body.
Contemporary dance is forever evolving and promotes adaptability, fluidity and strength through movement.
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN
This class is a great addition to your training schedule. Stretch & Strengthen incorporates pilates based technique in addition to flexibility training. Highly recommended for those who wish to build more stability and become more limber.
Character dance is a specific subdivision of classical dance. It is the stylized representation of a traditional folk or national dance, mostly from European countries, and uses movements and music which have been adapted for the theater. Character dance is integral to much of the classical ballet repertoire