contact us

Email:
information@rosatutu-dance.com.au

Telephone: 02 47 543 515

Postal address: P O Box 244,
Springwood, NSW 2777

Main Studio:
2/451 Great Western Highway
Faulconbridge
(enter from Coomassie Ave)
or
Other location:
Ellison Public School Hall,
Ellison Road, Springwood

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Enrol to dance

Enrolment Information

Enrolments are now being accepted for 2017 and new students may join the school through the year up until the beginning of Term 3.

We have an enrolment day at the end of January or early February in preparation for the beginning of the dance school year. For 2017, this is on Saturday 28th January 2017, 10am-12noon at our main Studio (2/451 Great Western Highway, Faulconbridge (enter from and park in the carpark into Stonehurst Place, off Coomassie Ave). You can also enrol by contacting Miss Rosalind.

Term 1 commences from Monday 30th January 2017.

How to enrol

Telephone or email us to discuss the class or classes. Our enrolment form can be downloaded from the link on the left.  The completed form may be brought with you if you plan to come to Enrolment Day or emailed to us.

Our current Timetable can be viewed here

Fees

Details of our fees can be seen on the link to the left or further details obtained by telephoning Miss Rosalind (02 47 543 515)

General information:

Invoices are issued at the commencement of each term.
Fees are due and payable immediately. Missed classes are not refundable. Students who miss a class are welcome to make it up by attending a class at the level above or below. Payable with the Term 1 Fees is the Student Protection Insurance annual Premium. This premium is payable only once by each student each year Payable with Term 4 fees will be the Annual Concert administration and costume hire charges. Prospective Classical ballet examination students are expected to enrol in the recommended additional classes as well as those classes scheduled for their level. These additional classes must be taken at Rosatutu Studios. Students in Performance Group must dance exclusively for this dance school.

Uniform and Grooming

There is a uniform for each level or class. Rosatutu Studios is registered with, and the Uniform is available from, any of the dance supply shops in the area.

Please see this link to the uniform requirements

Grooming for class is an important part of dance presentation. Hair must be neatly in a bun (classical classes) or tied back in a pony tail for all jazz or contemporary classes

T-shirts for the school, with the Rosatutu logo front and back, are part of the uniform for Jazz and Contemporary classes.  The order form can be viewed here T-shirts order form

Dance jackets for Rosatutu Studios are available to purchase. The jacket is in the school colours of burgundy, black and white with our logo proudly displayed on the back.

Class Etiquette

Complying with Class etiquette is also important within the school. When students enroll at Rosatutu Studios and join the classes they undertake, in doing so, to meet the class etiquette and standards expected. These standards are essential to ensure all students in every class are given the opportunity to learn to dance in a pleasant atmosphere conducive to learning, to minimise completely any chances of accidents occurring, to establish a uniform standard of expected dress and behavior from everyone, to allow teachers to teach effectively and both teachers and students to enjoy all their classes.

Helpful guide to Classical classes

I have a schedule for recommended classes to attend for students at all Classical ballet grade levels. As well as assisting to maintain a recognizable standard of classical ballet for their level, attendance would also serve to widen the student’s dance horizons and develop additional dance skills. These recommended classes must be taken at Rosatutu Studios. (please see our  Recommended classes sheet)

The age guides are approximate only. Please discuss the most appropriate class for your child with Miss Rosalind

Classical Ballet

  • Ballet Blossoms and the Movement and Music class (3 – 5 years olds)
    • Short half hour fun class introducing little ones to freedom of movement, inspiration for imagination, basic ballet steps which they can master and enjoy and creative use of movement. We use lots of props to encourage co-ordination and stimulate their imagination.
  • Classical Pre-Primary and Primary classes (approx. 6 – 8 year olds)
    • This is the beginning of classical training at a basic level with the emphasis being on musicality, stimulating their imagination and creativity within the syllabus. Exams may be undertaken for these levels.
  • Classical Grades 1 – 3 (approx.8 – 11 year olds)
    • The development of Ballet technique is continued with new steps added at each level together with the student’s ability to listen carefully to music, develop an understanding of French ballet terms and movements, and some self discipline so to better achieve their technique. Exams may be undertaken for those students meeting the required standard. Students in Grades 2 and 3 need to be studying dance for 2-3 hours per week.
  • Classical Grades 4 – 6 (approx 11 – 13 year olds)
    • These levels are considered the beginning of the major work and provide the essential basic if students wish to continue their dance training into the vocational levels. Again new steps are added at each level. Students do need to be a bit more serious with their classical dance training at these grades!
  • Majors (Intermediate, Advanced 1) (approx. 13-14 years +)
    • These are the major levels for classical ballet training and students undertaking examinations at these levels are considered vocational dancers.

Jazz classes

  • Junior jazz (7 - 10 years)
    • Fun class to introduce the young students to freedom of movement and basic jazz steps and movements which they can master. We use lots of appropriate music for these students to encourage rhythmic musicality and co-ordination of movement.
  • Teen jazz (11 – 13 years)
    • These classes are designed to develop the jazz dance technique of both the recreational student and those children adding on a class to their classical syllabus to widen their dance horizons. Appropriate music is carefully chosen for these classes.
  • Senior jazz (14 years +)
    • An advanced level of instruction in jazz dance is offered. It is recommended that students coming into this class have done a number of years training in dance.
    • This class is also appropriate for the recreational student wanting to dance for sheer enjoyment. Training in jazz technique is provided within an entertaining and enjoyable environment

Contemporary classes

  • Junior contemporary (11 years +)
    • This is an introductory class to contemporary dance movements. The class includes stretching.
  • Senior contemporary (14 years +)
    • A more advanced level of instruction in contemporary dance is offered. It is recommended that students coming into this class have done a number of years training in dance.