Welcome to The Empire Performance Studio
Our Acrobatic class combines elements of dance with gymnastic skills to create a unique athletic form of dance. Known as Acro, children will learn stunting, contortion and tumbling techniques such as Cartwheels, Roundoffs, Handsprings, Walkovers, Backflips, Barani’s, Aerials.
Our Jazz classes look at the classic technique, power and clean lines of traditional jazz combined with today’s modern movement, music and styles. In Jazz our students are to apply technique, endurance and performance to this high-powered style and are required to perform.
Lyrical dance is a dance style that embodies various aspects of ballet and jazz. Lyrical is generally a little more fluid and faster than ballet. During this class students apply their technique from ballet and jazz to dance while being focused around intent and meaning.
Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines a number of elements of dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. In our classes students apply their technique from ballet to dance while focusing on angular and circular movements.
Ballet is an artistic dance form performed to music, using precise and highly formalised set steps and gestures. In ballet, students are required to have full ballet attire. They learn correct technique and alignment for dance while also working on posture and elegance.
Silks is a type of performance where children can perform aerial acrobatics while hanging from a piece of fabric. Silks are for experienced, determined and focused students who are looking to further their dance background in aerial silks.
Production is also referred to as Musical Theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance. We have one class of this a week and it gives an opportunity for everyone to perform together no matter your age.
Ready Set Dance is designed for pre-schoolers aged 2-5 years as an introduction to dance. They will learn Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop and singing all in one lesson. The program is endorsed by early learning experts and the original music is seen on Nick Jr .
Hip-hop is a popular, energetic dance style that refers to street dance. It evolved from the hip hop culture and is usually performed to RnB/hip-hop music. In hiphop, students learn how to isolate, pop, lock and groove. This is a very popular dance style.