Contemporary Senior

With a huge range of classes and a goal to inspire small steps and big dreams in every student, your child will feel included and supported here at Wellington Dance.  If you'd like help finding the perfect class, just contact our friendly team.

Contemporary is a modern form of ballet

 

Contemporary offers the dancer emotional freedom and expression through movement. 

Senior contemporary is for students taking ballet or jazz Senior Foundation – Senior 5, or by teacher placement. Senior Contemporary classes are 45 minutes or 1 hour long.

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.

 

Class Times and Days 2021

 

Contemporary Senior Foundation (NZAMD L2) FRIDAY 7.00-7.45 Thorndon
Contemporary Senior 1 (NZAMD L3) FRIDAY 4.30-5.15 Thorndon
Contemporary Senior 2 (NZAMD L4) FRIDAY 6.00-7.00 Thorndon
Contemporary Senior 3 (NZAMD L5) MONDAY 7.45-8.30 Thorndon
Contemporary Senior 5 (NZAMD L6) FRIDAY 7.45-8.45 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

  • Purple or black camisole leotard
  • Black 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:

2022 terms are a minimum of 8 weeks, some terms are longer (9 or 10 weeks) but there is no extra cost.

Term tuition packages include:

  • Weekly class
  • Student access to WDA Practice page (dance at home class videos, exam exercises & routines)
  • 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 in our 2022 demonstration!  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!

45-Min Classes (1x/week):  $172 per term

45-Min Classes (2x+/week) e.g. Ballet & Jazz:  $168 per class, per term

 

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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Choose from classes for every age & style. Plus we offer a huge range of weekend classes!

Studio Locations

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

  • Thorndon

    182 Thorndon Quay (next to Beaurepairs)

  • Seatoun

    Seatoun Village Hall, 27 Ventnor St, Seatoun

  • Khandallah

    Khandallah Town Hall, Ganges Road, Khandallah