Music and dance for all

Hitting the big stage: The students from Bathurst Academy of Dance thank the crowd after yet another amazing performance on stage. Photo: Supplied.
Hitting the big stage: The students from Bathurst Academy of Dance thank the crowd after yet another amazing performance on stage. Photo: Supplied.

There is a wealth of providers across Bathurst and the surrounding region that allow everyone, young and old, the opportunity to learn to play music, learning and performing dances and to get involved in the arts.

  • Bathurst Academy of Dance

After 22 years, Bathurst Academy of Dance they pride themselves on being the longest running dance school in Bathurst. They offer a wide range of classes to suit all ages, abilities and interests and boast qualified and professional staff and teachers whose greatest joy is teaching dance and sharing knowledge with passionate students. Located at 35a Rocket Street. you can visit their enrolment day on Saturday, February 1 from 10am to 4pm where you can meet the team, have a look around the studio and find out more about classes available for you or your child. For more information call 0412007123.

  • Dance Dynamic Studio

Dance Dynamic Studios, a family owned and operated dance school,are taking enrolments for 2020. They offer a variety of classes for all levels of ability from toddlers as young as two right through to adults. Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary and Tap classes are available whether you are looking for some fun or to compete.

Opportunities to perform at public functions, eisteddfods, workshops and concerts are offered along with examination work. No matter what dance experience you have, Dance Dynamic Studios provides tutelage in a caring, safe environment with qualified and experienced teachers. For more information call 0414796440 or find them on Facebook and Instagram.

On the beat: The girls from Dance Dynamic Studios show off their synchronised moves. Photo: Supplied.

On the beat: The girls from Dance Dynamic Studios show off their synchronised moves. Photo: Supplied.

  • JLD Dance Studio

JLD Dance Studio has been operating since 2003 and caters for dance classes from two years of age through to advance level. JLD Dance Studio have classes in ADA Ballet, Tap and Jazz as well as Lyrical, Acro, Irish and Hip Hop. Whether you're taking classes for fun, for exams or for eisteddfods, our teachers provide a caring, nurturing and encouraging environment.

2019 was a very successful year, highlighted by an amazing USA tour and everyone is looking forward to another wonderful year with both existing and new students. Classes for Term 1 begin on Monday, February 3 so if you are interested in joining the studio contact Jess at jldusatour@outlook.com, call 0421395820 or visit www.jlddancestudio.com.au.

  • Promenade Dance School

Promenade Dance School Principal, Felicity Jones, has been teaching dance to children, teens and adults for over 22 years. Felicity holds her Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Teachers Certificate, is an Associate of the RAD and is an Affiliate Member of the Australian Teachers of Dancing (ATOD). Felicity also has her Acrobatic Arts Module 1 Certificate and has a Certificate III in Community Service's (Children's Services).

At Promenade there are four RAD qualified teachers, with the school firm in the belief that having qualified teachers is important for the safety and correct training of all dancers. Their teachers are passionate and committed to the growth, development and confidence of all students, whilst nurturing a love of dance. Students have the opportunity to perform at various events throughout the year and are offered RAD Ballet exams, IDT Jazz exams and they will be introducing Acrobatic Arts exams this year.

Promenade celebrated it's 10th year in 2019, taking a group of 15 dancers to New York to take workshops with some of the best teachers and choreographers in the world. Bathurst enrolment days will be held on Saturday, January 19 and February 1 between 10am and 12pm at the Eglinton War Memorial Hall. Oberon enrolment will be held on Thursday, January 30 from 4pm to 6pm at the Oberon Public School Hall. For more information please contact Felicity at 0408436852 or promenadedance@gmail.com.

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