Contemporary 4

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Contemporary 4

Contemporary is a modern form of ballet

 

Contemporary classes are offered to students from 9 years +.  Contemporary offers the dancer emotional freedom and expression through abstract movement. 

 

Interesting in starting contemporary?

We welcome beginners of all ages.  Please contact us (office@wellingtondance.co.nz) and we will place you in the best class for you.

Levels are:

Contemporary 4 (45 min class)
10+ yrs approx. Contemporary dance foundation class
Contemporary 5 (1 hour class)
Taking Ballet or Jazz 5, or by teacher placement.
Contemporary Senior (1 hour class) Taking senior Ballet or Jazz , or by teacher placement.

 

 

Class Time and Day 2021

 

Contemporary 4 (Prep) Friday 3.45-4.30 Thorndon

Uniform

 

Dance schools all around the world wear a dance uniform, to help students and teachers alike get the most out of class. Long hair should be in a ballet bun for ballet or tied back neatly for class.

For your first class, don’t worry if you don’t have the uniform yet, just wear something comfortable to move in, and bare feet.  Upon enrolment we will send you all the information you need about dance uniform, hair etc.  

Option 1

  • Lavender wide-strap leotard
  • Black WDA shorts, or 3/4 dance leggings

Option 2

  • Black WDA t-shirt
  • Black leggings

 

Tuition

Registration Fee:

A one-off registration fee of $25 per new student or $40 per new family.  

 

Tuition Term Packages:

2021 terms are a minimum of 8 weeks, some terms are longer (9 or 10 weeks) but there is no extra cost.

Term tuition package includes:

  • Weekly class
  • Student access to WDA Online Studio (dance at home class videos, practice exercises, exam routines & stretching videos)
  • Preschoolers:  Annual Certificate Presentation Class 
  • Juniors, Grades & Seniors:  Annual opportunity to enter for performance awards, medal tests or exams, with the Royal Academy of Dance or New Zealand Association of Modern Dance.
  • Opportunity to shine on stage in our 2021 theatre performances!  We have shows with rehearsal requirements and lengths to suit all our dancer age groups.  We do a theatre show every two years and a relaxed studio demonstration in the alternate year –  a nice balance of low key and high excitement!
  • All required performance rehearsals.
  • Catch up class/es in another class of your level, by appointment & space permitting, in cases of vacation/illness.
  • Satisfaction guarantee – we will work with you to find a great class fit, or refund any tuition paid.
  • Plus lots of fun events & studio surprises throughout the year!

1-Hour Classes (1x/week):  $182 per term

1-Hour Classes (2x+/week):  $178 per class, per term

 

Additional Tuition Discounts:

Family discount = 5%

Annual payment discount = 5%

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Studio Locations

We offer dance classes in Thorndon, Khandallah, Wellington City & Seatoun. Browse our Wellington locations below:

  • Thorndon

    182 Thorndon Quay (next to Beaurepairs)

  • Wellington City

    New Zealand School of Dance, 11 Hutchison Road, Newtown

  • Seatoun

    Seatoun Village Hall, 27 Ventnor St, Seatoun

  • Khandallah

    Khandallah Town Hall, Ganges Road, Khandallah