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ENROL NOW FOR 2018

New class on offer – Beginner Hip Hop –  5 to 8 years old age!

Here at J.P.S.D. we offer professional and accredited Theatrical Dance and Performing Arts training with 46 classes running each week out of two studios.

We excel in Classical Ballet training from 2 years of age.

Progressive levels are also offered in Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop and Musical Theatre to fully cater your dance child  recreational needs that can lead to entry into the professional world of classical ballet and performing arts.  

Annual Competition classes are available for the dedicated student where further dance styles are taught.

Our annual End of Year Performance is a spectacular event and a specialty that is equal to no other. 

The teaching team consists of Janis, Shaun, Paula and Tammy –  we are experienced, trained and passionate about dance.

You can make contact or have your questions answered through our enquiry page where the principal will respond to you within 24 hours or sooner.

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Thank you  

Janis Pianta    

Director/Principal Teacher

2018 Lights, Camera, Action!

TBA

2017 HIGHLIGHT ……………….

Justin Zee (former student of JPSD) returned home to Paynesville, in late December whilst being on leave from Singapore Ballet Company (SBC) and delivered four classes at JPSD studios.  The classes were classical ballet basics and repertoire from ‘Nutcracker’ and ‘Don Quixote’ Ballets.  A short contemporary dance piece was taught, one that Justin had performed with  SBC.

2017 SPOTLIGHT……………..

  • Lara Bolger:  Audition and given two roles with Melbourne City Ballet in their production of ‘Alice in Wonderland’.
  • Lara Bolger:  Accepted into Melbourne City Ballet School Junior Program 2018
  • Phoebe Allen:   Accepted into TRANSIT DANCE YOUTH PROGRAM 2017
  • Lara Bolger:  Finalist in ENERGETIKS YOUNG DANCER AWARD 2017 (See DanceTrain Magazine Pages 68 & 100).   
  • Lara Bolger: Adjudicator’s Encouragement Award – Great Southern Star Dance Eisteddfod (August 2017)
  • Pippa Young and Sophie Sewell – successful audition with Melbourne City Ballet Company. Both performed as ‘Fairies’ in Act 2 of Mid Summer’s Night Dream with the company in Traralgon Theatre on Sunday 13 August 2017.
  • Lara Bolger, Matilda McInnes, Georgia Steel. Pippa Young – successful audition with Melbourne City Ballet Company.  All four dancers performed as ‘Fairies’ in Act 2 of Mid Summer’s Night Dream with the company in Sale at ESSO Billiton Entertainment Centre on Sunday 26 August.
  • Archie Wagner:  100% for very first classical ballet examination 2017
  • Lara Bolger won Head Judge for ‘Contemporary’  – Courtney Hale –  Favourite Dancer Award at HYPED Dance Competition in Bairnsdale on Saturday 25 August.
  • Matilda McInnes won Head Judge for  ‘Open Style’  – Mick Stone  – Favourite Dancer Award at HYPED Dance Competition in Bairnsdale on Saturday 25 August.
  • Georgia Steel – 100% received for Glenn Wood Tap Examination – Level 4
  • Lara Bolger –  2017 Winner of Contemporary Championship La Trobe Valley Eisteddfod