SYLLABUS INFORMATION

 

APDA

The Asia Pacific Dance Association has a repertoire of six dance syllabi. In 2020 Te Puke Dance studio will open with four Syllabi: JazzAddict,  Lucidity (contemporary), La Beauté Ballet, and Encore Theatre Dance. With growth over the following years our intention is offer Urban Ignition (hip-hop) in 2021.

Encore Theatre Dance

Encore is very different from the other forms of syllabus offered at Te Puke Dance studio. It is predominantly performance based, meaning students learn four dancers for their exam. Encore focus on character develop and performance. Encore embodies its Broadway roots, dance students can chose to be addressed by a 'stage name' in their class and examination if they wish.

Encore:

  • Prepares dance students who wish to pursue careers in Musical Theatre

  • Prepares students for singing, Dance and  Drama at Intermediate and High School

  • Prepares students for the annul Lip-Sync competition at the High School

  • Teaches students about Musical theatre History through learning both contemporary and classical style dances

  • Develops performance, characterization and role

  • Builds confidence

It is highly recommend that students take JazzAddicts or another technique class. This way students can grow as performers, entertainers and artists. Encore Theatre Dance is an examination based syllabus, it is compulsory for all students to enter Encore Theatre Dance examinations.Students are awarded a report, certificate and badge (all levels).

JazzAddict

 

 If you want to improve your strength, style, flexibility and co-orderation then JazzAddicts  is for you. Jazzaddict provides each student with solid technical training, performance training, and the platform to create, achieve and grow as a dancer and artist.

In class students  perform  a series of exercises including:

  • arm combinations,

  • classical technique,

  • floor work

  • turns

  • isolations 

  • leaps 

  • amalgamations and dances.

Jazzaddict is an examination based syllabus, it is compulsory for all registered dance students to enter examinations

Lucidity (Contemporary)

Lucidity provides each student with solid technical training, performance training, and the platform to create, achieve and grow as a dancer and artist. Lucidity contemporary is a stimulating and dynamic dance curriculum which explores emotional connection. Lucidity is highly recommend for High School students whom intent to take dance at NCEA Dance Levels.

In class students  perform  a series of exercises including:

  • controlled leg work,

  • torso contract-release,

  • floor work - fall and recovery. 

  • amalgamations and dances.

Lucidity is an examination based syllabus, it is compulsory for all students to enter Lucidity examinations. 

La Beauté Ballet

La Beaute Ballet is a fresh new ballet syllabus. Here at Te Puke Dance studio it is our hope that students will  incorporate  this ballet syllabus in their dance repertoire from the age of four. Ballet provides each student with solid technical training, performance training, and the platform to create, achieve and grow as a dancer and artist. This syllabus has the technique of traditional ballet but with out the time restrains that others do.  

La Beaute Ballet is an examination based syllabus, it is compulsory for all students to enter for La Beaute examinations. Examinations are held in July or August of each year.

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