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#1 EssentialBludger

Posted 04 January 2013 - 10:55 AM

Does anyone have any recs for good dancing schools in the kwinana/rockingham area? I'm on the hunt for a new one. Thanks! original.gif

#2 Atomac

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:34 PM

You could try the Beverly Margaret School of Dance.

#3 EssentialBludger

Posted 04 January 2013 - 12:50 PM

Thanks, that's the one I've been looking at. Do you have a child there?

#4 Atomac

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:25 PM

No I don't but my daughter has competed against them in a couple of competitions. Our dance school owner is very friendly with them and I can only say good things about them.

#5 EssentialBludger

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:51 PM

Thanks very much. Where does your DD go? original.gif (feel free to PM).

#6 SeaPrincess

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:54 PM

Atomac I'd be interested to know where your DD goes too.  Our dancing school has just decided to stop taking children under school age, so DD can't go back there, even though she's already done 2 terms of lessons.

#7 Lyn86

Posted 04 January 2013 - 01:55 PM

Beverly Margaret all the way! Fantastic school and teaches (x-student, still good friends.)
They have a Facebook page too

#8 EssentialBludger

Posted 04 January 2013 - 03:34 PM

QUOTE (SeaPrincess @ 04/01/2013, 01:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Atomac I'd be interested to know where your DD goes too.  Our dancing school has just decided to stop taking children under school age, so DD can't go back there, even though she's already done 2 terms of lessons.

Wow! I'd be p*ssed! Where's that? DDs current school and every other I've looked at take kids from about 3yo!

#9 Atomac

Posted 04 January 2013 - 05:45 PM

My DD goes to Generation Dance for jazz, tap, acro, hip hop and musical theatre and to Terri Charlesworth Ballet Centre for ballet.

#10 SeaPrincess

Posted 04 January 2013 - 07:38 PM

QUOTE (EssentialBludger @ 04/01/2013, 01:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wow! I'd be p*ssed! Where's that? DDs current school and every other I've looked at take kids from about 3yo!

I can see their position - DD's class was under-enrolled and most weeks had more children doing trials than actually attending regularly, so it appeared that in the time slot we were using, DD was the only one who attended every week for the 6 months.  Age-wise,  DD only missed out on being at kindy this year by 2 weeks! I spoke to them today to ask about a recommendation of an alternative dancing school and after discussing it with her teacher, they called me back to say they will keep DD.

#11 EssentialBludger

Posted 05 January 2013 - 03:24 PM

Does anyone know anything about instep performance academy? There website it next to useless which is a bit scary but it's so close to home.

#12 Sandra

Posted 05 January 2013 - 03:32 PM

Instep are  good..being honest  would go there before  some others mentioned...

#13 EssentialBludger

Posted 05 January 2013 - 03:41 PM

PM'd you catalyst

#14 EssentialBludger

Posted 05 January 2013 - 06:47 PM

Does anyone know anything about Katharine Mantle? It was recommened to me by a school mum. Looks nice but looks pretty competitive? DD isn't particularly interested in comps, she dances because she enjoys it really.

#15 Sandra

Posted 06 January 2013 - 12:58 AM

KM  has some amazing dancers at it..  They are  very competitive at competitions, my 13 year old is always piled in with the KM girls.

The girls seem  very friendly and the mums are too as we often share a dressing room.

The ballet girls have amazing technique,  but I also know that they do a lot of classes per week to achieve that.  But they are lovely to watch  original.gif

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