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ADULTS

2024-03-27T16:53:10+00:00
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Schedule:
Monday 6:30 to 7:30pm Ballet Beginner 2 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Tuesday 6:30 to 7:30pm Choreography class 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Wednesday 6:30 to 7:30pm Hip Hop Beginner 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Wednesday 6:30 to 7:30pm Ballet Beginner 1. 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 6:30 to 7:30pm Ballet Intermediate 2. 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 6:45 to 7:45pm Contemporary Beginner 1. 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Saturday 8:30 to 9:30am Ballet Intermediate 1. 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North

Details:
It’s never too late to start dancing! Experience the transformative power of dance at ODA Family. Our highly professional instructors are dedicated to guiding individuals of all levels on a journey of artistic growth. Whether you’re a beginner or intermediate dancer, our ballet, contemporary, and hip hop classes are thoughtfully designed to enhance core strength, flexibility, posture, coordination, and musicality. Through expert guidance, you will witness tangible improvements in your physicality, while also experiencing a profound mental and emotional transformation.

Our classes go beyond the realm of physical fitness, offering a holistic approach to dance education. As you immerse yourself in the art of movement, you will develop a deep understanding of how the human body works and learn proper exercise techniques. Our instructors are passionate about empowering each individual to reach their full potential, providing personalized attention and support along the way.

Uniform requirements:
Trial class: Members are welcome to try out in comfortable gym clothes and socks.

TEENAGE BALLET BEGINNERS

2024-03-27T16:52:23+00:00
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Schedule:
Tuesday 5:00 to 6:30pm

Details:
Have your teenager always dreamt of taking ballet classes? With Orlovska Dance Academy it is never too late to learn ballet. Our ballet classes for teenage beginners are designed to introduce teenagers to the art of ballet as well as teach them correct technique, improve posture, flexibility, strength and instil discipline and love for classical music and dance.

Uniform requirements:
Ballet: Girls – Dusky pink leotard with mesh skirt. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style: ballet bun. Boys – Tight white T-shirt, black hot pants. Ballet shoes and tights can be purchased at any ballet shop.

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Age 15 to 18 RISING STARS 6

2024-03-27T16:51:00+00:00
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Schedule:
Monday 4:30 to 6:00pm Competition Team* if eligible 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Monday 6:00 to 7:30pm Contemporary 5. 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Tuesday 5:30 to 6:30pm Contemporary 4. 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Tuesday 6:30 to 8:00pm Ballet 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Wednesday 4:30 to 6:00pm Ballet 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Wednesday 5:30 to 6:30pm Hip Hop 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 4:15 to 5:45pm Ballet 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 5:45 to 6:45pm Acro Senior 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Friday 4:30 to 6:00pm Competition Team* if eligible 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Saturday 9:30am-10:30am Body conditioning and Pointe session 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Saturday 10:30 to 11:30 Contemporary 4. 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North

Details:
Rising Stars 6 builds upon the technical foundation acquired in the Rising Stars 4-5 program, focusing on refining demi-pointe technique both at the barre and in center work. There is a strong emphasis on mastering pirouettes, executing grand allegro (big jumps), and developing pointe work.

Dancers in Rising Stars 6 will also have the opportunity to expand their repertoire by learning new skills in hip hop, acro, and contemporary dance. These additional styles provide a dynamic and versatile dimension to their training, allowing them to explore different movement qualities and develop a well-rounded dance vocabulary.

The tempo of the exercises increases, challenging dancers to perform with greater speed and precision. This fosters agility, musicality, and adaptability to different dance styles.

Choreography in Rising Stars 6 becomes more sophisticated, encouraging dancers to develop elaborate acting skills and express themselves through movement. The focus is on storytelling, enabling dancers to connect with the audience on a deeper level.

This program prepares dancers for auditions with professional companies, equipping them with the necessary technical proficiency, artistry, and versatility to stand out in a competitive dance industry. By mastering the techniques of ballet, including demi-pointe, pirouettes, grand allegro, and pointe work, as well as exploring new skills in hip hop, acro, and contemporary dance, dancers will be well-prepared to pursue their dreams and achieve success in their dance careers.

Uniform requirements:
Ballet: Girls – dark purple leotard with mesh skirt. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style: ballet bun. Boys – Tight white T-shirt, black hot pants. Ballet shoes and tights can be purchased at any ballet shop.
Hip Hop: ODA branded T-shirt and black hotpants. Hair style for girls: ponytail
Contemporary dance: Girls – dark purple leotard, black hotpants, black socks. Hair style for girls: ponytail. Boys – ODA branded T-shirt, black hotpants, black socks.
Senior acrobatics: Girls – dark purple leotard and black hotpants. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style for girls: ponytail. Boys – ODA branded T-shirt and hotpants.

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Age 11 to 14 RISING STARS 4-5

2024-03-27T16:45:01+00:00
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Schedule:
Monday 4:30 to 6:00pm Competition Team* if eligible 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Tuesday 4:00 to 5:30pm Ballet 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Tuesday 5:30 to 6:30pm Beginner Pointe class 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Tuesday 5:30 to 6:30pm Contemporary 4. 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Wednesday 4:30 to 5:30pm Hip Hop 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 5:45 to 6:45pm Acro Senior 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 5:45 to 7:15pm Ballet 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Friday 4:30 to 6:00pm Competition Team* if eligible 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Saturday 9:30 to 10:15am Body conditioning 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Saturday 10:30 to 11:30am Contemporary 4. 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North

Details:
Within the captivating world of Rising Stars 4, dancers continue to refine their technique from the Rising stars 3 program. Demi-pointe work becomes more polished in both the Centre and at the Barre, while the focus intensifies on mastering pirouettes, executing grand allegro with remarkable jumps, and pushing the boundaries of pointe work. The tempo of exercises accelerates, demanding heightened speed, precision, and musicality. The choreography at this level becomes more sophisticated, fostering the development of elaborate acting skills, adding depth and nuance to performances.

Simultaneously, dancers explore the dynamic realms of hip hop, acrobatics, and contemporary dance, acquiring distinct skill sets that enhance their versatility and artistic expression. In hip hop, they refine intricate footwork, embrace the nuances of rhythm, and develop their freestyle abilities, infusing their performances with individual style and personality. Acrobatics empowers dancers with body control, balance, and agility, enabling them to execute gravity-defying tricks, flips, and tumbling sequences that captivate audiences. In contemporary dance, young artists delve into the realm of expressiveness, exploring fluidity, improvisation, and emotive storytelling through unique movement vocabulary and intricate floorwork.

Uniform requirements:
Ballet: Girls – maroon leotard with mesh skirt. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style: ballet bun. Boys – Tight white T-shirt, black hot pants. Ballet shoes and tights can be purchased at any ballet shop.
Hip Hop: ODA branded T-shirt and black hotpants. Hair style for girls: ponytail
Contemporary dance: Girls – maroon leotard, black hotpants, black socks. Hair style for girls: ponytail. Boys – ODA branded T-shirt, black hotpants, black socks.
Senior acrobatics: Girls – Dark purple leotard and black hotpants. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style for girls: ponytail. Boys – ODA branded T-shirt and hotpants.

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Age 10 to 11 RISING STARS 3

2024-03-27T16:41:55+00:00
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Schedule:
Monday 5:00 to 6:30pm Ballet 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Wednesday 3:30 to 4:30pm Hip Hop 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Wednesday 5:00 to 6:30pm Contemporary 3. 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 3:30 to 4:30pm Acro Junior 2. 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 4:45 to 6:15pm Ballet 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Friday 3:00 to 4:30pm Ballet/Contemporary Competition Team* if eligible 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Friday 4:30 to 5:30pm Acro Competition Team* if eligible 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Saturday 9:30 to 10:15am Body conditioning 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North

Details:
Building upon the foundation laid in preceding levels, Rising Stars 3 exemplifies a continued expansion of achievements. This stage introduces demi-pointe work in both the Centre and at the Barre, further refining dancers’ technique and strength. Notably, there is an intensified focus on mastering pirouettes, executing grand allegro with impressive leaps, and delving into the enchanting world of pointe work. Furthermore, the tempo of exercises quickens, challenging dancers to enhance their speed and precision. As the choreography evolves, it becomes more sophisticated, fostering the development of elaborate acting skills.

Within the realm of contemporary dance, acrobatics, and hip hop, Rising Stars 3 witnesses remarkable advancements. In hip hop, young dancers aged 10-11 acquire intricate footwork, rhythmic precision, and the ability to seamlessly fuse style and personality into their movements. Contemporary dance nurtures their expressive abilities, encouraging fluidity, artistic interpretation, and mastery of intricate floorwork. Meanwhile, in acrobatics, children in this age range refine their body control, balance, and agility, expanding their repertoire of impressive maneuvers.

Rising stars 3 marks a significant chapter in the dancers’ journey, propelling them to new heights of technical prowess, artistic expression, and versatility across various dance styles.

Uniform requirements:
Ballet: Girls – Light dusky pink leotard with mesh skirt. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style: ballet bun. Boys – Tight white T-shirt, black hot pants. Ballet shoes and tights can be purchased at any ballet shop.
Hip Hop: ODA branded T-shirt and black hotpants. Hair style for girls: ponytail
Contemporary dance: Girls – Light dusky pink leotard, black hotpants, black socks. Hair style for girls: ponytail. Boys – ODA branded T-shirt, black hotpants, black socks.
Junior 2 acrobatics: Girls – Dark teal leotard and black hotpants. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style for girls: ponytail. Boys – ODA branded T-shirt and hotpants.

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Age 9 to 10 RISING STARS 2

2024-03-27T16:36:40+00:00
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Schedule:
Monday 3:00 to 4:30pm Contemporary 2. 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Tuesday 3:30 to 5pm Ballet 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Wednesday 3:30 to 4:30pm Hip Hop 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 3:00 to 4:30pm Ballet 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 4:45 to 5:45pm Acro Junior 1. 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Friday 3:00 to 4:30pm Ballet/Contemporary Competition Team* if eligible 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Friday 4:30 to 5:30pm Acro Competition Team* if eligible 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Saturday 9:30 to 10:15am Body Conditioning 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North

Details:
Get ready for an exciting journey in the Rising Stars 2 program, where we build upon the solid technique acquired in Rising Stars 1 and take it to new heights. Students perform movements at a faster tempo, infusing them with energy and excitement. We also focus on the development of acrobatics, contemporary dance, and hip hop, pushing boundaries and incorporating gravity-defying elements. In Rising Stars 2, students strengthen their legs and core through increased barre exercises executed on demi-pointe, achieve higher leg extensions with precision, master advanced jumps, and, for girls, begin their enchanting journey into pointe work (if eligible). Get ready to witness their electrifying performances as they captivate the stage and leave their mark in the world of dance!

Uniform requirements:
Ballet: Girls – Navy blue leotard with mesh skirt. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style: ballet bun. Boys – Tight white T-shirt, black hot pants. Ballet shoes and tights can be purchased at any ballet shop.
Hip Hop: ODA branded T-shirt and black hotpants. Hair style for girls: ponytail
Contemporary dance: Girls – Navy blue leotard, black hotpants, black socks. Hair style for girls: ponytail. Boys – ODA branded T-shirt, black hotpants, black socks.
Junior 1 acrobatics: Girls – Dark teal leotard and black hotpants. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style for girls: ponytail. Boys – ODA branded T-shirt and hotpants.

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Age 8 to 9 RISING STARS 1

2024-03-27T16:31:27+00:00
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Schedule:

Monday 3:30 to 5:00pm Ballet 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Tuesday 3:00 to 4:00pm Contemporary 1. 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Wednesday 3:30 to 5pm Ballet 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Wednesday 3:30 to 4:30pm Hip Hop 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 4:45 to 5:45pm Acro Junior 1. 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Friday 2:00 to 3:00pm Ballet/Contemporary Competition Team* if eligible 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Friday 4:30 to 5:30pm Acro Competition Team* if eligible 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Saturday 9:30 to 10:15am Body Conditioning 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North

Details:
Welcome to the thrilling Rising Stars 1 program, the next level of ODA pre-professional training! Building upon their solid foundation in ballet and contemporary dance, students now take their skills to new heights. In ballet class, they commence their training at the barre, honing their technique and perfecting their form. Our comprehensive program also offers captivating classes in contemporary dance, where students explore more sophisticated choreography infused with acrobatic elements, creating breathtaking performances that push the boundaries of movement expression. In addition, hip hop classes become more technical, allowing students to delve deeper into intricate rhythms, precise footwork, and dynamic body isolations. With the inclusion of acrobatics and the enhanced technicality of hip hop, our program ensures a well-rounded dance education that nurtures talent and prepares students for the exciting future ahead in the world of dance.

Uniform requirements:
Ballet: Girls – Royal blue leotard with mesh skirt. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style: ballet bun. Boys – Tight white T-shirt, black hot pants. Ballet shoes and tights can be purchased at any ballet shop.
Hip Hop: ODA branded T-shirt and black hotpants. Hair style for girls: ponytail
Contemporary dance: Girls – Royal blue leotard, black hotpants, black socks. Hair style for girls: ponytail. Boys – ODA branded T-shirt, black hotpants, black socks.
Junior 1 acrobatics: Girls – Dark teal leotard and black hotpants. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style for girls: ponytail. Boys – ODA branded T-shirt and hotpants.

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6 to 8 YEARS OLD STEP 3

2024-03-27T16:28:21+00:00
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Schedule:
Monday 2:30 to 3:30pm Ballet 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Tuesday 3:00 to 4:00pm Contemporary 1. 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Wednesday 2:30 to 3:30pm Ballet 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Wednesday 2:45 to 3:30pm Hip Hop 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 3:00 to 3:45pm Acrobatics 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Friday 2:00 to 3:00pm Ballet/Contemporary Competition Team* if eligible 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Friday 4:30 to 5:30pm Acro Competition Team* if eligible 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North

Details:
Expanding upon Steps 1 & 2, Step 3 aims to establish a solid foundation in both classical ballet and Contemporary dance by seamlessly blending technique, proper posture, precise body alignment, and musicality. All the exercises and dances are designed so that the kids use their imagination and have a lot of fun. Furthermore, at this stage, our primary objective is to enhance physical and cognitive comprehension, while simultaneously fostering flexibility and strength necessary for the rigorous training in classical ballet and contemporary dance. Additionally, we introduce the exciting realm of acrobatics to children at this level, which greatly contributes to their growth and proficiency in contemporary dance. Last but not least, to fortify their confidence and build strength, we also introduce the children to the vibrant world of hip hop.

Uniform requirements:
Ballet: Girls – Lavender leotard with white lace skirt. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style: ballet bun. Boys – Tight white T-shirt, black hot pants. Ballet shoes and tights can be purchased at any ballet shop.
Hip Hop: ODA branded T-shirt and black hotpants. Hair style for girls: ponytail
Contemporary dance: Girls – Lavender leotard, black hotpants, black socks. Hair style for girls: ponytail. Boys – ODA branded T-shirt, black hotpants, black socks.
Beginner Acrobatics: Girls – Light teal leotard and black hotpants. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style for girls: ponytail. Boys – ODA branded T-shirt and hotpants.

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5-6 YEARS OLD STEP 2

2024-03-27T16:32:19+00:00
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Schedule:
Tuesday 2:00 to 3:00pm Ballet 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Wednesday 2:45 to 3:30pm Hip Hop 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 2:00 to 3:00pm Ballet 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 3:00 to 4:00pm Acrobatics 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Saturday 9:30 to 10:15am Ballet 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North

Details:
Step 2 elevates the dance journey with a stronger focus on basic ballet technique, stretching, and strengthening exercises. Students also explore the elegance of French Ballet terminology. Additionally, we introduce them to the exciting dance styles of acrobatics and hip hop, fostering coordination, creativity, flexibility, and strength. All the exercises and dances are designed so that the kids use their imagination and have a lot of fun. The fusion of these styles with ballet brings a new dimension of agility, musicality, and self-expression. Step 2 is a transformative chapter that expands horizons and prepares dancers to shine on any stage.

Uniform requirements:
Ballet:
Girls – Pink leotard with white lace skirt, pink socks. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style: ballet bun. Boys – Tight white T-shirt, black hot pants. Ballet shoes can be purchased at any ballet shop.
Hip Hop: ODA branded T-shirt and black hotpants. Hair style for girls: ponytail
Beginner Acrobatics: Girls – Light teal leotard and black hotpants. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style for girls: ponytail. Boys – ODA branded T-shirt and hotpants.

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4-5 YEARS OLD STEP 1

2024-03-27T16:25:14+00:00
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Schedule:
Monday 1:45 to 2:30pm Ballet 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Wednesday 2:45 to 3:30pm Hip Hop 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North
Thursday 3:00 to 3:45pm Acrobatics 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Saturday 8:00 to 8:45am Ballet 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North

Details:
Step 1 expands on Creative dance. The program teaches the basics of movement to music and basic dance steps with more precision and more sophisticated strength, flexibility and coordination exercises than the previous level. All dance activities are based on interactive stories and fairy tales, so that the kids learn though imagination and excitement. It provides a strong foundation for future study of dance. Learning the fundamentals of dance is great for physical, and social development of children, improving their motor-skills, confidence, creativity and, also, learning how to interact in a structured social environment.

Uniform requirements:
Ballet: Girls – Pink leotard with attached lace skirt, pink socks. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style: ballet bun. Boys – Tight white T-shirt, black hot pants. Ballet shoes can be purchased at any ballet shop.
Hip Hop: ODA branded T-shirt and black hotpants. Hair style for girls: ponytail
Beginner Acrobatics: Girls – Light teal leotard and black hotpants. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style for girls: ponytail. Boys – ODA branded T-shirt and hotpants.

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3-4 YEARS OLD CREATIVE DANCE

2024-03-27T16:23:28+00:00
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Schedule:
Wednesday 1:45 to 2:30pm Ballet 8A, Seventh Avenue, Parktown North
Saturday 8:45 to 9:30am Ballet 21, Fourth Avenue, Parktown North

Details:
Creative dance teaches the basics of movement to music and basic dance steps though imagination and fun dance activities. It provides a strong foundation for future study of dance. Learning the fundamentals of dance is great for physical, and social development of children, improving their motor-skills, confidence, creativity and, also, learning how to interact in a structured social environment.

Uniform requirements:
Girls: Pink leotard with attached lace skirt, pink socks. Design to be purchased only from our supplier. Hair style: ballet bun. Boys: white t-shirt, black hot pants. Ballet shoes can be purchased at any ballet shop.

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