We offer a variety of dance classes for all ages and abilities, from Twinkle Toes and beginners to adults and pre-professional level students. You’ll find our classes welcoming and encouraging. Enrol for a FREE trial class to find out if the class you have chosen is suitable for your child.
What Makes Us Special
Ambassadors of Dance
We are proud to offer our students the ability to train as Assistant Teachers through our Ambassadors of Dance program. On the back of the success of the Teacher Trainee program which commenced in 2014, we continue to offer this program across 4 DanceStep levels. Ambassadors will be supporting Senior staff members in their weekly classes, along with participating in training sessions with our faculty. Ambassadors of dance will be assigned classes on a day different to that in which they participate in their own classes. They will be given support and encouragement to create curriculum with which to teach, managing a classroom and preparing dancers for performance. Ambassadors will participate in training sessions and various professional development programmes throughout the year.
Dance As Therapy
Port Macquarie Performing Arts invite local kids to participate in a fun creative movement dance program specifically developed for children with sensory processing issues. Our eight week program brings experienced dance educators together with qualiﬁed Occupational Therapists, Neuro-Chiropractors and Behavioural Optometrists to deliver a therapeutic dance program aimed at developing neural pathways to improve your child’s sensory integration.
At Port Macquarie Performing Arts we give our students the opportunity to perform in a full length production every single year. Every second year we perform a ballet from the classic repertoire whether that be Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Coppelia or a range of 1 Act ballets as part of our Gala Night at the Ballet Series. All ballet students who participate in 2 ballet classes a week have the opportunity to perform in these ballets every 2nd year.