The Base Performing Arts offers four incredible preschool classes for students aged 14 months through to 5 years.
All of our classes are designed specifically for boys and girls from walking age to 5 years, including toddler classes where parents can join in the fun! These early childhood dance and movement classes are designed with to have maximum engagement in a fun and nurturing environment. Our teachers are well trained and ready to welcome you little one into the magical world of dance.
READY SET DANCE is a performing arts syllabus designed specifically for preschoolers. It has been developed using the knowledge of some of Sydney’s leading dance experts with fundamentals in child development.
With major emphasis on fun and creating confident little people, this syllabus is the first stepping stone in your child’s dance journey. These classes not only introduce preschoolers to the world of dance but are also a place to grow, learn and make friends.
They will just love balancing bean bags, working as a team with the parachute, singing on the microphone, putting on a puppet show and playing musical instruments. This class will quickly become their favourite of the week.
A 30 minute magical ballet experience for 2- 5 year olds. Twirl our mascot will lead our little dancers through each step of the class as they learn the fundamentals of ballet.
MUSIC – Engage in specifically designed music that captures the beauty of classical ballet
CURRICULUM – Develop coordination, body awareness, strength and flexibility both through visual and auditory instruction.
MIME – Explore creativity and gain confidence by going on a picnic with FREEZE and TWIRL, riding the tutu train to storybook lane and so much more.
THEMED DANCES – Learn the beautifully themed dances that have music prompts to support preschooler’s playful participation.
PROPS – Have fun twirling with rainbow ribbons, swaying with feathers and popping bubbles. These resources support tactile awareness and strengthen fine motor coordination and control.
READY SET MOVE is a creative movement and music class for toddlers and their grown up. The class consists of 3 sections – ENGAGE, EXPLORE AND EXPRESS.
The ENGAGE section is a playful exploration of music, nursery rhymes, lap play and parachute fun. The EXPLORE section is set up as a circuit around the room with obstacles like stepping stones, tunnels and sensory activities designed to encourage investigation and build coordination skills.
The EXPRESS section of the class involves free dance movement which develops creativity with instruments, feathers and bubbles.