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13 Years Old (at 1 July)

Dive into the Intermediate program at Sonja Dene Dance Studios, tailored for talented dancers aged 13! Our dynamic curriculum encompasses a fusion of ballet, contemporary, lyrical, pointe, jazz, musical theatre, and acrobatics classes.

AGE 13

Our ballet classes follow the esteemed Royal Aacdemy of Dance syllabus, focusing on classical technique, grace, and artistry. Optional annual exams offer students a chance to showcase their skills and progress. the syllabus. Our Open Classical class gives students the opportunity to broaden their skill set.

Musical Theatre

Dive into the world of Musical Theatre with our Musical Theatre class. This class combines singing, acting, and dancing to create magical stage moments. Students develop skills in storytelling, stage presence, and characterisation. Discover the joy of performing Broadway-style routines while building confidence and creativity.

Copy of JAZZ

Unleash the rhythm in our  Jazz classes at Sonja Dene Dance Studios!  Designed for young dancers, these classes explore the energetic world of jazz with dynamic movements and fun choreography. Students learn proper technique, style, and coordination while grooving to upbeat tunes.


Soar to new heights in our Acrobatics classes. Guided by the Acrobatic Arts syllabus, this class combines the grace of dance with the thrill of acrobatics. Students learn tumbling, balancing, and flexibility exercises in a safe and supportive environment. Develop strength, coordination, and confidence while mastering exciting acro skills.


Our Contemporary program offers a unique blend of fluidity, expression, and emotion. Through this dynamic style, dancers explore a range of movements, from floor work to leaps and turns, all while focusing on musicality and personal interpretation. Students learn to express themselves authentically.


Strengthen and condition with our Conditioning class. This class focuses on building core strength, flexibility, and endurance using the Progressing Ballet Technique system. Students engage in fun and challenging exercises to improve dance technique and overall fitness. Enhance stamina, coordination, and muscle tone in a supportive and motivating environment.

We also offer student teacher training and nationally recognised VET qualifications in dance for this age group. Click the link below for details.

Thaleah S

"It is difficult to find a studio that fosters a safe, supportive, nurturing and respectful learning environment; SDDS does just that."

Kitty Zhang

"SDDS is a dance wonderland for kids! The vibrant atmosphere and caring staff create a positive and supportive space."

Caron Semrov

"Beautiful dance studio & we recommend to all. Professional & caring faculty who go above & beyond for students & their families."
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