Our Dance Classes In Toowoomba

Early Education Program

Petite Performers is our preschool dance programs are exclusively created for dancers who are 5mths up to 6 years old. These classes are developed using award winning syllabus programs to create confident little performers. Our goal is to help our littlest dancers find the love and joy of dance. 

Dance Cirque

No need to run away with the circus! Come and hang out with us at Pinnacle Dance Academy! Dance Cirque and Little Monkeys is for ages 3 and up. This program is great for boys and girls and you don’t have to be a dancer to enjoy it! It works on level cards so everyone progresses at their own pace. It not only involves apparatus including silks, lyra and trapeze but also a ground act (Juggling and hula hooping).This program is great for cognitive development, strength and flexibility and mostly confidence!  Limited places are available in these classes. 

Acro Dance

Pinnacle Dance Academy is a certified Acrobatic Arts studio. Our Acro Dance program provides dancers with the opportunity to participate in examinations as well as performances and competitions. Acro Dance combines classical techniques with acrobatic elements. This class will develop your child’s confidence and coordination as well as strength and flexibility.

Cheerleading and Tumble Classes

Allstar cheerleading is the best of all worlds! It includes dance, gymnastics, acrobatics and more in ONE class! This class has classes for ages 3 and up! With multiple program options available for all levels and abilities. 

Hip Hop

Pinnacle Dance Academy is proud to provide one of the best Hip hop programs in Toowoomba. This is a style that anyone can learn, no prior training is necessary. If  you/your child loves to dance this is the style for you. We incorporate many styles of hip hop into our classes which include the foundations of groove, old school and new styles of hip hop as well as forms of  breakdancing, tutting and waving.

Jazz

Our Jazz syllabus is used to provide dancers with a thorough all round jazz education. Included in this class is a thorough warm up which develops dancers fitness, flexibility, strength and technique. Jazz dance is characterised by pirouettes, jumps and leaps and dance routines to upbeat songs. Dancers are invited to participate in examinations and to perform at our dance showcase and end of year concert. We use the ATOD syllabus in our Jazz Classes.

Lyrical / Contemporary

Dancers in these classes will learn dance movements and routines in both the styles of Contemporary and Lyrical dance. A contemporary or lyrical routine uses organic, expressive and traditional ballet movements and it complements the lyric and rhythmic value of the music. Emphasis is placed on control, sustained, expressive movement, dynamics, alignment, body placement, contraction and release, use of breath, uniformity, communication and may incorporate purposeful elements and technical skills. Our lyrical/ contemporary classes uses the Dance Moore Contemporary syllabus.

Ballet

Students taking Ballet class will learn exam work as part of every class however exams are non-compulsory.  Students in our ballet classes will learn correct technique and terminology as well as develop agility, flexibility, coordination, grace and strength. Ballet also promotes good posture and body awareness.  We use the ATOD Syllabus in our ballet classes.

Inclusive Dance Program

The program was created for beginners who are dancing for the first time or those wanting an easier paced class. Our goal is to help ignite a passion for dance and give young people the opportunity to express themselves and feel welcome in a fun class environment. This is a 45 minute class that teaches Jazz, Lyrical and Hip Hop styles of movement and choreography

Technique Classes

Technique Classes hone skills that dancers require for competitive teams and/or for those who wish to maintain or learn new skills. We are excited to offer the International Dance Technique syllabus at PDA. IDT is a syllabue designed to develop plyometirc agility, strength, fitness, flexibility and strong jazz technique in dancers of all ages and abilities. IDT aims to keep the dancer motivated to reach their full potential as a technical dancer.

Musical Theatre / Drama

Musical Theatre teaches your dancer a combination of dance, singing and acting. This is a fun class which assists dancers to become all round performers. Classes start for ages 6 and up.

Singing Lessons

Singing Lessons are a great place for budding performers to increase their skills and develop their singing voice. These lessons include music theory and performance opportunities are offered throughout the term. 

Adults Dance Classes

Burlesque/ Commercial classes are offered for dancers aged 16+. This class is an encouraging and fun environment where dancers are encouraged to express themselves through dance. All levels and abilities are welcome in these classes.

 

 

Strength & Conditioning

These classes develop dancers strength and fitness through cardio routines, team building strength exercises, bodyweight and banded exercises. This class is designed specifically for our dancers by our experienced staff. Strength and conditioning classes are compulsory for Hip Hop troupe performers.