WORKSHOP : Comdance – Teaching of the Exam Dances

Studio 53 Mackay - Taglioni / Helpmann Combined Studios 53 Gregory St, Mackay

This workshop is a Teaching of the Exam Dances to give the students and teachers a Head Start learning their requirements for their examinations in May. The fabulous Jason Winters is coming to teach his dances for the Contemporary Levels as well as giving the Level 6 Teachers Certificate students an indication as to what is required for this level.  The Mackay students will be the first in Australia to complete this examination. Sandra Breen OAM and Janine Tirant - creators of our fabulous new Tap Syllabus are coming to teach the dances for the Tap Grades and as always we will have the teachers trained by Rachelle Conroy - the co- creator of the Modern Jazz Syllabus - coming to teach the dances for Modern Jazz Saturday February 8th 12:00pm - 4:30pm Sunday February 9th 8:00am - 5:30pm

AUDITION – Contemporary Ballet Creative Company Z

Studio 53 Mackay, Astaire Studio 53A Gregory St, Mackay

OPEN CALL : Calling All MALE and FEMALE Dancers AGED 14 years - 19 years (13yrs turning 14yrs in 2020 is acceptable) Searching for Contemporary & Classical, passionate and dedicated dancers to join the New Performance Company based here in Mackay.  Beginning rehearsals February 23rd. All rehearsals will be scheduled over the weekends. Requirements- MALE and FEMALE Contemporary and Classical trained dancers with an intermediate to advanced level of Classical Ballet training. Advanced level of pointe work is a plus. Experience in any Pas de deux classical or contemporary is also a plus.   Classical & Contemporary Audition Workshop (All dancers) • 10am-11:30am Pointe Work Audition (ADV pointe dancers) • 11:30-12:00pm Audition Fee= $15 each dancer. (sealed in envelope, Cash Only) Please bring a Headshot any size !!!!!!   Note: All dancers and Parents/Guardian PLEASE upon arrival fill out a basic contact detail Slip supplied in the foyer at Studio 53. Thank you to all who are participating and supporting the New Company. Please don’t hesitate to contact me for any questions, I’m more than happy to help. Artistic Director / Choreographer - Zeak Tass Email: Phone: +61 (0)401 059 817 Contemporary Ballet Creative Company Z - is an […]


CANCELLED WORKSHOP – Comdance Syllabus Workshop Mackay

Studio 53 Mackay - Astaire & Taglioni/Helpmann Studios Combined 53A Gregory St, Mackay

The official Commonwealth Society for the Teachers of Dance Syllabus Workshop for the Mackay Region. Saturday March 21st 8:30am - 6:30pm Sunday March 22nd  8:00am - 6:00pm

CANCELLED – WORKSHOP – Tapatak Oz Syllabus with Christine Denny

Studio 53 Mackay - Taglioni Studio 53 Gregory St, Mackay

DUE TO GOVERNMENT DIRECTIVES IN RESPONSE TO COVID 19  THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Christine Denny, Director and Creator of the Tapatak Oz syllabus is once again returning to Mackay for the annual Tapatak Oz Easter Workshop.  The workshop is open to all students of the Tapatak Oz syllabus. All tickets and all info and scheduling will be available on the Sticky Tickets Booking Event Page. (Click on the link below) April 5 ,6 , 7 8am till 7:30pm each day Tiny Tots - Pre Snr Adv 1 April 8 9:00am - 4:00pm Snr Adv 1 and Snr Adv 2 (We won’t be covering Pre Snr 2 or Snr Adv Performers at this workshop unless we receive a specific request). Teachers will not be selling tickets! It is important that parents and students make sure they know which level to register for.


Studio 53 Mackay, Astaire Studio 53A Gregory St, Mackay

DUE TO GOVERNMENT DIRECTIVES IN RESPONSE TO COVID 19  THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE BEING POSTPONED INDEFINITELY. SOLD OUT EVENT Class with Claudia in Studio will be held at Studio 53 in Mackay. Claudia will be teaching a 4-day workshop for Intermediate/ Senior dancers ages 10-20. Class with Claudia in Studio Intensives are designed and structured around Claudia's well known 'Private Coaching' to achieve results. This format is used throughout the Intensives. Four full days of classes from 9 am- 3 pm each day allows Claudia to give every dancer the tools to master their technique in classical ballet on a personal level. This is done through innovative exercises, skill changing corrections and Claudia's well known positive energy that she brings to the studio. Class with Claudia is perfect for any ballet dancer that needs to take their skills and training to the next level.

CANCELLED – RAD Autumn Ballet Workshop

Studio 53 Mackay - Astaire & Taglioni/Helpmann Studios Combined 53A Gregory St, Mackay

IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOVERNMENT ADVICE IN REGARDS COVID -19 THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED INDEFINITELY. Organised by the Royal Academy of Dance, the Autumn Ballet Syllabus Workshop for Mackay and Region is returning again in 2020 to Studio 53 Mackay Tuesday April 15th - Saturday April 19th 9:00am - 5:00pm

CPD WORKSHOP – RAD Intermediate Focus on Variations

Studio 53 Mackay, Astaire Studio 53A Gregory St, Mackay

ROYAL ACADEMY OF DANCE CPD WORKSHOP INTERMEDIATE: FOCUS ON VARIATIONS 1 day course – 8 hours of time-valued CPD A one-day practical workshop in which participating teachers will gain a detailed understanding of the steps and movements of each of the Variations at Intermediate level. Tutor: Nicole Galea Saturday July 4th 9:00am - 4:00pm

WORKSHOP – IDA presents Mackay’s RAD Workshop with Heidi Landford

Studio 53 Mackay, Astaire Studio 53A Gregory St, Mackay

** PLEASE NOTE THE REVISED DATES ** All participants will need to follow all Covid-19 protocols as set out by Studio 53 Mackay.  These will be advised by the co-ordinator of the workshop. International Dance Affair is again delighted to welcome Heidi Landford of Prudence Bowen Atelier to work with the Ballet students in Mackay.  We have been extremely fortunate to have Heidi in Mackay the last five years and we are excited that she has once again accepted our invitation to return. Heidi has a beautiful way with the dancers and everyone who has previously attended her workshops have greatly benefited from her expertise. Heidi will be taking a graded examination workshop for Primary through to Advanced 2 on Friday 12th, Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th June, 2020.   Heidi Landford trained full-time under Prudence Bowen, a Royal Academy of Dance examiner. During this time Heidi was a semi-finalist in the 2008 Genee International Ballet Competition, runner-up in three consecutive Royal Academy of Dance Scholarships and the recipient of several bursary's and awards from eisteddfods in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast. Heidi also completed all of her RAD examinations with distinction and finished her Solo Seal in 2009.  […]