Based in Sydney’s Inner West suburbs, Oasis Dance & Drama School meets the needs of families who value dance taught with the whole child in mind. Always working to appreciate the strengths of each child and draw out their own unique creative qualities, we teach dance within Safe Dance principles. With the strong desire to provide the best quality dance training in the country, we only hire degree-qualified teachers with a proven track record of giving great classes to kids, and of course their Working With Children clearance.
We have studios in Leichhardt, offering jazz, tap, ballet, body conditioning, hip hop, drama and contemporary for school aged kids.
Our popular preschool aged classes “Storybook Dance”, are flourishing. Kids revel in our story-based approach, and our charming mascot Sparkle the Unicorn.

9 McAleer St Leichhardt NSW 2040

Description

Based in Sydney's Inner West suburbs, Oasis Dance & Drama School meets the needs of families who value dance taught with the whole child in mind. Always working to appreciate the strengths of each child and draw out their own unique creative qualities, we teach dance within Safe Dance principles. With the strong desire to provide the best quality dance training in the country, we only hire degree-qualified teachers with a proven track record of giving great classes to kids, and of course their Working With Children clearance.
We have studios in Leichhardt, offering jazz, tap, ballet, body conditioning, hip hop, drama and contemporary for school aged kids.
Our popular preschool aged classes "Storybook Dance", are flourishing. Kids revel in our story-based approach, and our charming mascot Sparkle the Unicorn.

Who are the teachers

Nicola Rose: Principal
BA (Dance), Adelaide University
Diploma Dance Technique & Choreography, London Contemporary Dance School
RSA-NVQ Exercise to Music, Fit To Perform, London
Ballet Examinations and Teaching, Pre-Primary to Advanced, Living Dance International

Nicola Rose, our Principal has been dancing since the age of 5 and taught her first ballet class at age 14. She is known for her detailed and methodical approach and encouraging manner. Some of her former students are now with dance companies such as YouMove Dance company, Dirty Feet Dance company, Sean Parker and Dancers, The Actors Centre, and Indida Dance company.

Nicola is trained in RAD ballet, Graham Technique, Release Technique, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Movement Meditation. In 1998 Nicola founded Mercury Dance Theatre (MDT) in London. MDT performed at music and dance Festivals throughout England, culminating in an independent London season in February 2000. After 6 years in London, she returned to Sydney, Australia, choreographing and performing with Ask Dance Theatre, Stretch MK1 Theatre Co., Vibrant Dance Co., and One Vision Dance Co. She was on the dance faculty of Wesley Institute's degree programme from 2006 - 2008 and has also taught movement meditation and community dance. From 2007-2012 she was a dancer with Emotive Arts Dance company. In 2013 she founded Sydney Ballet Theatre, who performed "Peter and the Wolf" and "Les Sylphides" in primary schools around Sydney.

She is qualified in fitness instructing, all major forms of stage dance, and is a registered teacher and Examiner of the Living Dance International Ballet Curriculum. She is also a member of the Australian Teachers of Dance Association.

Florence Jiguet, Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Storybook, Junior Combo

Kate Moore, Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip hop

Sarah Sannen, Combo class, Jazz, Ballet, Body Conditioning.

Leah Bea, Acro, Jazz, Tap, Hip-hop, Ballet

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Classes offered by Oasis Dance Drama School