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Throughout Term 1 and 2, Newcastle Dance Academy students have participated in a number of eisteddfods. Congratulations to our beautiful students on their wonderful performances. We are super proud of your achievements on and off the stage. You were a great representation of yourselves, your families and our NDA family ??
And what amazing dancing you did! Eisteddfod Results - Term 1 and 2, 2018 - 19th July 2018
Throughout Term 1 and 2, Newcastle Dance Academy students have participated in a number of eisteddfods. Congratulations to our beautiful students on their wonderful performances. We are super proud of your achievements on and off the stage. You were a great representation of yourselves, your families and our NDA family ?? And what amazing dancing you did!
Welcome to our Term 2 Wrap-Up Newsletter!
It’s hard to believe that we are already over half way through the year! Term 2 Wrap-up Newsletter, 2018 - 19th July 2018
Welcome to our Term 2 Wrap-Up Newsletter! It’s hard to believe that we are already over half way through the year!
Once a major injury has been sustained, as a dancer, you may find yourself eager to return to the studio and get back on track with your training as soon as possible. This is a natural reaction, most of your teachers know exactly how you feel. However, it does take time to make a safe and successful return. How to return to dance after an injury - 3rd July 2018
Once a major injury has been sustained, as a dancer, you may find yourself eager to return to the studio and get back on track with your training as soon as possible. This is a natural reaction, most of your teachers know exactly how you feel. However, it does take time to make a safe and successful return.
The Cancer Council's 2018 Stars of Newcastle event was held last weekend, on Saturday 16 June, and what a night it was! The audience was wowed by all the dance routines and had a great night supporting their stars and dancing along in intermissions. 2018 Stars of Newcastle... it's a wrap! - 22nd June 2018
The Cancer Council's 2018 Stars of Newcastle event was held last weekend, on Saturday 16 June, and what a night it was! The audience was wowed by all the dance routines and had a great night supporting their stars and dancing along in intermissions.
Newcastle Dance Academy student, and St. Philip’s Christian College graduate, Neve Torok, is our spotlight for success this month. Neve completed her HSC studies in dance in 2017, and was one of just 28 dancers in New South Wales to be selected to perform at Callback 2017. Successful Student Spotlight – Neve Torok - 6th June 2018
Newcastle Dance Academy student, and St. Philip’s Christian College graduate, Neve Torok, is our spotlight for success this month. Neve completed her HSC studies in dance in 2017, and was one of just 28 dancers in New South Wales to be selected to perform at Callback 2017.
Dance mum (or dad) duties are not for the faint of heart. First-timers are often overwhelmed by the intensity of their young dancer’s schedule, with classes and training, followed by concerts and competitive opportunities. If you’re new to the world of dance parenthood, we have some suggestions for how to succeed. For the record, it has nothing to do with the TV show of the same name. In fact, we suggest you watch that for ideas on what not to do. How to be an amazing dance mum or dad - 18th May 2018
Dance mum (or dad) duties are not for the faint of heart. First-timers are often overwhelmed by the intensity of their young dancer’s schedule, with classes and training, followed by concerts and competitive opportunities. If you’re new to the world of dance parenthood, we have some suggestions for how to succeed. For the record, it has nothing to do with the TV show of the same name. In fact, we suggest you watch that for ideas on what not to do.
It goes without saying that dancing requires a lot of physicality, from strength and flexibility, to balance and poise. This alone makes dancing a fantastic extra-curricular activity, however, the benefits do extend to the social and emotional space as well. When learning in a positive environment, dance becomes a means of building childhood self-esteem and creates priceless opportunities for life-long friendships. Nurturing Self Esteem and Friendships in Young Dancers - 3rd April 2018
It goes without saying that dancing requires a lot of physicality, from strength and flexibility, to balance and poise. This alone makes dancing a fantastic extra-curricular activity, however, the benefits do extend to the social and emotional space as well. When learning in a positive environment, dance becomes a means of building childhood self-esteem and creates priceless opportunities for life-long friendships.
Welcome to our Term 1 Newsletter for 2018! This year has been off to a fantastic start.
Classes are in full swing and Eisteddfod season is upon us. We love watching our students hard at work, preparing to do their best and represent themselves and NDA with pride. Term 1 Newsletter, 2018 - 28th March 2018
Welcome to our Term 1 Newsletter for 2018! This year has been off to a fantastic start. Classes are in full swing and Eisteddfod season is upon us. We love watching our students hard at work, preparing to do their best and represent themselves and NDA with pride.
Stage fright and anxiety are not exclusively “beginner” problems, seasoned dancers can succumb to these unwanted feelings before a big performance or audition as well. It is not a sign of weakness and it happens to the best of us. We have compiled a list of our favourite handy hints for helping the nervous dancer. How to calm your nervous dancer - 14th March 2018
Stage fright and anxiety are not exclusively “beginner” problems, seasoned dancers can succumb to these unwanted feelings before a big performance or audition as well. It is not a sign of weakness and it happens to the best of us. We have compiled a list of our favourite handy hints for helping the nervous dancer.
Successful NDA student, Georgia Gradwell has started her 2018 dancing year off with a bang. Georgia is a 12 year old student who competed in the Alana Haines Awards (AHA) in New Zealand last year. Georgia progressed to the semi-finals of this bi-annual competition and was awarded a scholarship to the Brisbane City Youth Ballet Summer School. Georgia Gradwell – Successful Student Spotlight - 5th March 2018
Successful NDA student, Georgia Gradwell has started her 2018 dancing year off with a bang. Georgia is a 12 year old student who competed in the Alana Haines Awards (AHA) in New Zealand last year. Georgia progressed to the semi-finals of this bi-annual competition and was awarded a scholarship to the Brisbane City Youth Ballet Summer School.


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