Offer Ballet, Jazz Tap and Contemporary classes for children of all ages in two central locations, Melrose and Newtown.
READY SET DANCE for 2-5 year olds is a specially designed dance programme, perfect for both boys and girls and extends beyond dance to develop skills such a teamwork and confidence. We would love to hear from you and nurture your child’s Love of Dance! For more information LOD Dance.
A ballet school holding classes in Te Aro (Thistle Hall), Khandallah, Johnsonville and Churton Park. Dance Pointe offer ballet lessons for 3.5- year-olds to adults, tap and jazz classes and a boy’s ballet/tap combination class for 6 – 10 year olds. More information: Dance Pointe or email email@example.com or phone 021-2151222.
With three options, db4dance classes for children, Dance Time – a preschool fun class or Ballet and Jazz classes for 5- through to 10-year-olds. In two locations, Aro Valley – Thursdays and Mount Victoria – Saturday mornings. For more information visit DB4Dance.
This studio develops “excellence in all round performance – ballet, tap and jazz, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop and stage”. They have “Mummy and Me” classes for children from 18 months and “First Step” classes for 3- and 4-year-olds. They also have classical ballet classes. They have studios in Porirua, Johnsonville & Whitby although not all classes are available at each studio. More information here: ExtremeDance.
An introductory ballet class for 2- to 5-year-olds, held at Churton Park Community Centre. Delight in seeing your littlies develop their musicality, listening skills, co-ordination and creativity through the magic of music and dance. The 30 minute classes are a beautiful way to introduce music and dance into your little one’s life. For more information, visit Fairy Dance.
Hayley Johnson Academy of Dance
Has junior classes for 3- and 4-year-olds called ‘Hip-Hop Baby-Bop’ and ‘Shooting Stars’. ‘Hip-Hop Baby-Bop’ is ‘jazz’ based. “Shooting Stars” is a ballet based class with imaginary play. More information: HayleyJohnson.
Over the Rainbow Dance
Over the Rainbow Dance for Kids run small and personal dance classes with big heart! We teach preschool dance, creative ballet and jazz in small classes so each child gets personalised attention. One of our core teaching values is kindness & feel that every child can reach their full potential in this type of environment. Our classes are in Mt Victoria (city end). For more information, visit Over the Rainbow Dance.
Helen O’Grady Drama Academy
For ages 5 years and up. Programme covers speech, acting, communication skills and improvisations. Helenogrady
Khandallah Fairy Ballet
Pre-school ballet class for 3- to 5-year-olds offering a 30 minute introductory class in music and movement. Classes at Khandallah Town Hall, Ngaio Union Church and Amesbury School Hall. Free trial class for all new students. Wellington Ballet
A fun dance school based in Wellington City and Churton Park. Offering kids and adult classes in jazz, funk, contemporary, tap and pilates. More info: Leaping Lizards.
Music and Movement for 3 and 4 Year Olds
Wadestown Plunket Rooms, 1.30 – 2.15pm. Principal Kirsten Ferguson. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for enrollments and more information.
New Zealand Association of Modern Dance (NZAMD)
For ages 4 years and up. Dance classes are available in contemporary, jazz, tap, ballet and hip-hop. More information: NZAMD.
A dance company promoting modern styles like hip-hop and funk. More information here:pumpdance.
ReelJig Irish Dancers
ReelJig Irish Dancers is offering classes at the Island Bay Community Centre for children from 4 years. Contact Laura on email@example.com or 022 396 0238.
Step it Out
Step Out Dance Company is a dance school based in Kilbirnie, Wellington. They offer classes in Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary, Pre-School, Boys Street Dance and Acrobatics to students of all ages. For more information, visit Step it Out.
Primary Highland dancing classes for 5- and 6-year-olds at the Wadestown Plunket Rooms on Thursdays (3.30pm – 4.15pm) and Lower Hutt on Saturdays from 9.30am. More information: Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org
11.15am to 12 noon on Thursdays at the Linden Social Centre, 10 Linden Ave, Tawa. For ages 2.5 to 4 years. Bookings recommended: email@example.com.