Christchurch Ballet Schools
Dance Schools affiliated with the Christchurch Ballet Society. For further contact details please click/select a bold red link below.
Agape Dance Academy
Location: Pearson Park Pavilion & Oxford Town Hall, Main Street, Oxford,
Dance Styles: Ballet, Jazz & Contemporary (Living Dance Intl), Tap (GE Tap).
Annual Recital, Examination Preparation, Dance with Christian values for 3yrs to Adult.
Studio location: Papanui, Selwyn District, Halswell and Sumner
Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary & Hip Hop
AGA is a boutique ballet academy for talented and dedicated students wishing to pursue a future in professional Classical Ballet.
We have a Junior Ballet Academy and also offer Part Time and Full Time Pre Professional Training Programmes in which we coach and mentor dancers in preparation for auditions in NZ and worldwide.
AGA also offers RAD Syllabus class to all students wishing to pursue the syllabus and exams.
Aurora Dance offers quality dance training for the young dancer. We offer classes in classical ballet classes for all ages through the RAD (Royal Academy of dance. We offer Jazz and Contemporary classes in Junior, Intermediate and Senior levels through the Asia Pacific Dance Association (APDA)
Located in Rolleston.
At Canterbury Academy of Dance we offer all students the opportunity to excel in a safe and inspiring environment. Our small class sizes ensure quality training, teaching students skills that they can apply to all aspects of life as they learn and grow.
Syllabus providers: A.T.O.D and R.A.D
Canterbury Ballet is a Certified school of the American Ballet Theatre registered to teach the seven level ABT National Training Curriculum.
We have a variety of Dance programs with the Joy of Dance program being the first which is designed for beginner dancers from 3.5 years and continues to teach and work with dancers through to ten years of age.
A range of Full time and transitional full time and Affilate Programs are available for local and out of town dancers.
Flow Dance Academy
Studio location: Avondale
What we offer - Pre School 2-4yrs "Imagine" ATOD program, Ballet & Jazz 5yrs - advanced (ATOD Syllabus & open Pop Ballet class),
Junior/Senior Contemporary & Hip Hop, Flow Fusion choreography, Adult dance and yoga classes. .
Studio location: Papanui and Heathcote Valley
Offering classes in classical ballet and jazz to children of all ages, adult ballet and creative dance for preschoolers. Programmes are designed to teach dance technique, musicality, healthy alignment, improvisation and choreography.
Location : 95B Main South Road, Upper Riccarton
Dance Styles : Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary and Cardio Fitness Classes
From Pre-school to Adult.
Examinations for all levels including vocational and teacher training.
Ignite Dance Company is a family friendly, inclusive dance school based in Prebbleton.
We offer classes in Ballet and Jazz for kids of all ages with additional styles including contemporary, lyrical, hip hop and musical theatre. Our classes are all about learning dance technique, building confidence, friendships and having fun.
We have a Performance Group for those dancers who want more performance experience.
Ballet, jazz, Hip Hop & Contemporary,
Beginners through to advanced,
Boys only Ballet Class,
End of year production,
Learn in a fun inspirational environment.
Studio : Waimairi Community Centre, 166 Waimairi Road, Ilam
Jenna McKenzie School of Dance
Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Stretch, External IDTA and NZAMD Exams, Competition and Performance Opportunities
Studios in Rangiora, North Canterbury
Location : Malvern area ie Darfield, Sheffield, Springfield
Contact: Frances Scott - Registered teacher Royal Academy of Dance
Dance Styles : RAD Ballet classes and examinations for Pre school onwards
Location : Studio in Rangiora.
Dance Styles : Contempory, Ballet, Jazz
Contact: Ciara O'Callahan
Dance Styles : Fairy Dance, Ballet - BBO syllabus, Jazz - Urban Dance syllabus
Locations : Cashmere, Fendalton, Harewood, Upper Riccarton, Sumner, Rolleston and New Brighton
Classical Ballet from 3 years to Advanced - RAD.
Jazz, Contemporary, Hiphop from 6 years to Advanced - NZAMD.
Musical and stage coaching with Annual performances
Phone : 03 3729191
Teach: BBO Ballet from pre syllabus to adults. NZAMD Contemporary and Jazz.
Location: City YMCA, Hereford Street, Christchurch
Studio Location: 25 Middlepark Road, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch
Studio location: Papanui and Heathcote Valley
At Smart Moves we concentrate on promoting children's active movement during the critical preschool years though a programme of creative dance classes. Classes provide a fun, engaging and developmentally appropriate way of stimulating young children's healthy development. Classes for 2-4 year olds with a caregiver and 4 year old child-only classes are held in Papanui and 4 year old classes are held in Heathcote Valley.
Studio location: 108 Carlyle St, Sydenham
BBO & RAD Ballet, NZAMD Jazz & Contemporary
Conditioning & Stretching and Pilates
Dance Styles : NZAMD Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop & Contempory
: Tiny Tappers & Tiny Tots, Fitness for kids
: Personal Training for all ages from Tara Marshall who is a qualified personal trainer.
: Performance class for the kids doing competitions.
Studio location: Winchester St, Christchurch
Contact: Kate Limuloa
BBO Ballet, AJDA Jazz
The Ballet Academy
We offer expert tuition by friendly tutors with small classes for individual attention.
Students experience the latest professional techniques in a supportive environment.
Studio: West Melton/Halkett Areas
Styles: Ballet (B.B.O), Jazz (A.J.D.A), Hip Hop (Urban), Tutus & Tiaras 3yrs/4yrs, Twinkle Tots 2yrs
Studio Location: Rolleston
Ballet, Contemporary (RAD IDTA), Jazz (IDTA), Theatrecraft (IDTA), Hip Hop (NZAMD)
Musical Theatre, Annual Recital, Competition & Examination Preparation, Holiday Program.
Preschool to Adult.
Studio location: Nelson City Centre
Contact: Louise Hawke ARAD Rts. BBO Rts. Director
RAD Ballet & BBO Ballet, NZAMD Jazz
Contemporary Workshops & Preschool fun programme
Performing company "The Up-Close & Classical Company