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Age Groups

Tinies 2 – 5 years

Girls and Boys who love to perform, dance, sing and “put on a show” will find their happy place at The Dance and Theatre Factory. Through fun, games, imaginative play and music children will learn the fundamentals of dance, drama and singing in the DANCE START or MUSICAL THEATRE START classes.

  • Balance
  • Co-ordination
  • Creativity
  • Imagination
  • Musicality
The Dance and Theatre Factory Tinies
The Dnace & Theatre Company Tinies Ballet
DANCE START and MUSICAL THEATRE START classes follow a program that has been designed specifically for this age group and introduces children to ballet and movement or dance, drama and singing using stories, props, musical instruments and imagination. DANCE START or MUSICAL THEATRE START provides a foundation for students to progress into the junior level classes.

DANCE START and MUSICAL THEATRE START teachers use their experience in early childhood development to enable students to build confidence, co-ordination, balance and musicality while nurturing the young learners’ passion.

Look for PINK on the timetable. Alternatively, view the Tinies Timetable.

Juniors 6 – 8 years

Students in the junior age group are ready to develop foundation technique and performance skills and progress through the levels as they grow.

  • Confidence
  • Fun environment
  • Friendships
  • Fitness and exercise
  • Musicality
The Dance and Theatre Factory Juniors
The Dance and Theatre Factory Juniors

Juniors can participate at a ‘just for fun’ level or extend their training and participate in examinations, eisteddfods and live performances.
Juniors love to try everything, and our classes are just the right duration for them to manage trying them all.

Juniors can explore a large range of classes and build a package that suits. Our popular packages are Musical Theatre that includes Jazz and Tap with Drama and Singing or our extended Training and Examinations package preparing students for Royal Academy of Dance RAD ballet examinations.

Look for YELLOW on the timetable. Alternatively, view the Juniors Timetable.

Pre-Teen 9 – 12 years

Students in the pre-teen age group are ready to build on foundation technique and performance skills and continue to progress through the levels and increase their expertise as dancers, singers and actors.

We welcome new students at any age. Pre-teens are fantastic at learning quickly and catching up and at this level can develop a solid foundation to progress to the teen levels.

  • Life-long friendships
  • Fun and caring environment
  • Build confidence and self-esteem
  • Fitness and Strength
  • Rhythm and Musicality
  • Strong communication skills
The Dance and Theatre Factory Pre Teens
The Dance and Theatre Factory Ballet

Pre-teens can also take part at a ‘just for fun’ level or continue to extend their training and participate in examinations, eisteddfods and live performances.

Pre-teens love to socialize with like-minded friends, and we encourage teamwork and nurture a supportive environment for our students to freely express themselves and their creativity.

Pre-teens can explore a large range of classes and build a package that suits. Our popular packages are Musical Theatre that includes Jazz and Tap with Drama and Singing or our extended Training and Examinations package preparing students for Royal Academy of Dance RAD ballet examinations.

Look for RED on the timetable. Alternatively, view the Pre-Teens Timetable.

Teens 13+ years

We welcome new students at any age. Teens are fantastic at learning quickly and catching up and at this level can still develop a solid foundational technique to progress to higher levels and with their friends.

For Teens who are more experienced we work to refine dance, singing and acting technique and performance artistry and broaden the range of skills for a potential career in the performing arts.

  • Life-long friendships
  • Supportive and encouraging
  • Build confidence and self-esteem
  • Fitness and Strength
  • Career guidance
  • Strong communication skills
The Dance and Theatre Factory Teens Lyrical
The Dance and Theatre Factory Teens Contemporary

Teens can also take part at a ‘just for fun’ level. Teens love to socialize with like-minded friends, and we encourage teamwork and nurture a supportive environment for our students to freely express themselves and their creativity.

Our teens have access to professional tutors and teachers and our extended VET training options through the Academy of Dance and Musical Theatre who can mentor students towards further studies or a career in the performing arts

Look for PURPLE on the timetable. Alternatively, view the Seniors Timetable.

Our Classes

From recreational dance classes for kids to the aspiring star performer we have a technique and style to suit all abilities and ages.

Package your dance classes with drama and singing classes for the full Musical Theatre experience or extend your training to accelerate your learning and achieve recognition and qualifications.

Dance Start and Musical Theatre Start

Dance Start and Musical Theatre Start

The Dance and Theatre Factory Ballet

Ballet

The Dance and Theatre Factory Jazz & Tap

Jazz and Tap

The Dance and Theatre Factory Hip Hop & Acro

Hip Hop & Acrobatics

The Dance and Theatre Factory Lyrical & Contemporary

Lyrical and Contemporary

The Dance and Theatre Factory Drama & Singing

Drama and Singing

The Dance and Theatre Factory Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

The Dance and Theatre Factory Examinations & Performance

Examinations, Performances, VET & Private Tuition

Shine Bright like the star you are

Dance? Act? Sing? Your way! Come and try new styles today. Join us at The Dance and Theatre Factory! New enrolments welcome anytime.