classes & curiculum
CLASSES RANGING FROM
beginner to advanced
toddlers to adult classes
Although a lot of students start out dancing simply for enjoyment, as they progress they may start considering using dancing in their future. Whether teaching or performing, versatility is the key to success. Generation Dance Centre is committed to offering students a large range of classes to give students the confidence to take their dancing wherever they would like it to go.
Royal Academy of Dancing
RAD is an internationally recognized Classical Ballet Syllabus of a very high standard. Examinations are usually held around late July to early August. Students wishing to sit grade exams are required to attend at least two ballet classes per week and are also required to attend a vacation school or take some private lessons prior to exams. Presentation classes are also available as an alternative to exams.
Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing – Classical
Here at Generation Dance Centre, we use the CSTD classical syllabus as well as the RAD syllabus in our beginner and pre ballet class. Both these syllabi offer different aspects of classical ballet and by combining these children are given a great start into the classical ballet world. Senior students may wish to sit CSTD major exams to enable them to sit their teaching diplomas in classical ballet.
Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing – Modern Jazz & Tap Exams
CSTD Modern Jazz & Tap Medal exams are held in April or October. Although these exams concentrate on one subject it is still highly recommended that students also take one ballet class per week. This one ballet lesson per week is essential as students move into higher grades.
Examinations are not compulsory but are strongly recommended to give goals for students to aim for, assisting in building students confidence whilst advancing their dancing ability. Generation Dance Centre has always had exceptional results in both CSTD and RAD exams. CSTD hold 2 exam sessions per year, with the first being held in term 2 and the second being held in term 4. RAD grade exams are held in term 3.
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