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KG Dance Excellence (Yrs 7 - 9)

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Program by year level

Auditions are held annually for all programs and levels for entry the following year.

Program

Year Level

KG Dance Excellence

Years 7 to 9

Trackdance

Years 3 to 6

KG Dance Excellence program

(Years 7, 8 and 9)

For students in Years 7 to 9, the KG Dance Excellence program is offered with a strong classical ballet focus.  Each year level takes two ballet classes and a third class in contemporary or jazz each week.  All dance classes are taken during normal school hours at KGSC’s own dance studios.

Entry to the KG Dance Excellence programs is via an annual ballet audition which is open to existing KGSC students as well as external students wishing to apply.

How to apply

Annual audition – September 8 2019.

Current KGSC students

Applicants must submit an Audition Application form with requested supporting documentation prior to the annual audition. Application forms are available from the KGSC website and should be submitted to the main office or posted to –

Mrs Margaret Lucas OAM
c/ Kelvin Grove State College
L’Estrange Tce
Kelvin Grove Q 4059

External students

Students not currently enrolled at KGSC must submit an Expression of Interest form and be accepted by KGSC prior to the audition. Please also submit an Audition Application with your Expression of Interest (both available from the KGSC website) to:

The Enrolments Officer
Kelvin Grove State College
L’Estrange Tce
Kelvin Grove Q 4059

Trackdance program (Year 3 to 6)

For students in Years 3 to 6, KGSC offers the Trackdance Program. This fun program introduces students to various dance styles and aims to inspire them, particularly boys, to feel as comfortable with dance training as they do in other physical pursuits. Classes are held once a week within school hours and some of the more technical aspects of dance begin to be incorporated as the year levels progress.

How to apply

Trackdance (Year 3) Entry via an annual try-out class held for interested Year 2 students in November.  The class held during school hours, involves fun movement and co-ordination assessments.

Trackdance (Years 4-6) Trackdance students are invited to continue in the program from year to year (no try-out required).  Any new students to the College, or current KGSC students wishing to join the program, are invited to try-out at the first Trackdance class of each school year.

Important notes

  • All dance programs at KGSC attract tuition fees to cover the cost of specialis dance  teachers, accompanists, performances etc. Additional expenses include, but are not limited to, uniforms, dancewear and excursions. Strict Tuition Fee Policies apply.

  •  Students may apply for entry to the dance and ballet programs at KGSC at any year level as there will be an annual intake for each.

  • Progression is not guaranteed from one program to the next so students and parents must be aware of the commitment offered at the time of acceptance.

  • Progression from one level to the next within the Senior Program is not guaranteed but is achieved by successfully reaching the required assessment marks. A comprehensive progression policy is provided upon acceptance into the program.

Contacts

KG Dance Excellence programs

Margaret Lucas OAM
Phone: (07) 3552 7345

 

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Last reviewed 02 August 2019
Last updated 02 August 2019