Welcome to Starz Dance Centre for 2019. If you are looking to start dance lessons for the first time, looking for a highly enjoyable hobby or are hoping to pursue a career in dance, we certainly have it all under the one roof.
Starz first opened its doors in 2005 and we have been sharing our love of dance with families in the Macedon Ranges community for the last 13 years. At Starz we are committed to ensuring that every student has the opportunity to develop a love of dance, reach their full potential and receive consistent dance training of the highest possible standard, all in a friendly and encouraging environment. Our school is pleased to cater for both serious and recreational dancers. We understand that whilst most students will not choose dance as a career, it is vital that correct training be taught right from the beginning, so that the doors of opportunity are wide open.
We pride ourselves on having a nurturing, engaging and inspiring atmosphere where all students are made to feel valued and a part of our dance community. We believe that dance training helps to develop personal qualities that every student will carry with them during their school years and throughout their lives, such as dedication, strong work ethic, resilience, mental focus, physical strength, team work and self confidence.
Starz is a wonderful place to learn and I look forward to welcoming you to my school in 2019.
Amy Citroen Director and Principal
Why Choose Starz?
Great range of classes : Starz is committed to providing excellence in dance training to students of all ages and skill levels. Starz currently offers classes in classical ballet (ATOD), jazz, tap, contemporary and tiny tots.
We have the perfect balance: Don’t stress about choosing a recreational OR professional studio, we offer classesto suit all kinds of dancers and have just the right balance of fun and discipline. Those wishing to dance purely for recreation are welcome to attend for enjoyment and fitness, and those wishing to take their dancing further are offered extra opportunities to help them be extended.
Organised and professional : We pride ourselves on being a super organised studio, so you will always knowwhat’s happening within the school and when, with our up-to-date and detailed information.
Professional & safe venue: Our purpose built studios make all of our dancers feel the part!
Correct technique from the beginning : Even though our junior classes focus a lot on fun, we still ensure we teach students strong technique right from the very start. This way students can pursue dance more seriously down the track if they wish.
Our values: Starz encourages important values such as commitment, effort, respect to others, accountability, resilience and work ethic whilst also promoting an active,
creative and healthy lifestyle.
Amazing teachers: Starz teachers are extremely passionate about teaching dance. We are all excited to be able to share our love of this art with our students and feel privileged to guide your child through their individual dance journey.
Amazing opportunities on offer : Including optional exams, performances, workshops and competitions.
Be part of a community: You can socialise, have fun, and form lifelong friendships.
Our Starz faculty include highly trained, experienced and passionate dance teachers that have vast experience in teaching & performing. All staff members hold current Working With Children Checks and are committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for our students to learn in.
Studio Location : 44 Beauchamp Street, Kyneton
Our beautiful venue is set up solely for the purpose of dance classes and has the following features :
- Two fully-equipped dance studios
- Wall mounted barres & mirrors in Studio 1
- Portable barres & mirrors in Studio 2
- Safe dance-engineered, fully sprung, non slip dance floors throughout
- Full length examination/performance curtains in Studio One
- Climate control – heating and air conditioning to both studios
- Modern & spacious waiting area
- Ample off-street car parking
- Toilets & Change room area’s
- Student notice and photo boards
- 24 hour monitored security surveillance
- In studio television & DVD player for educational purposes
- Props and storage area
- On-site extensive wardrobe/costuming storage
Starz takes new enrolments from the beginning of the year until early to mid Term 3. Trial classes are most welcome before a student decides to enrol in a particular class. Uniform does not need to be purchased until after the trial lesson, to ensure children wish to continue.
Regular attendance at classes is expected from all students and is vital in order for them to learn effectively. It is also expected that when a student enrols at the school, classes will be undertaken for the entire year. Any student that wishes to withdraw their enrolment during the year must notify the Principal in writing. It is expected that no withdrawals are made in terms 3 and 4, as this causes great disruption to groups formations and concert choreography.
Online registration must be completed prior to commencing classes.
Timetable and Registration are accessed via our online parent portal click here
Starz Dance Centre has a set uniform for each class and must be adhered to. Being neat and tidy for classes is part of the discipline of dance training, so please ensure that students are groomed well for classes. See the uniform list on our website for full details of requirements – http://www.starzdance.com.au
Uniforms are available at ENERGETIKS Dance Store in Essendon, DANCE YOUR WAY in Kangaroo Flat or Mine Dance in Sunbury. Second hand uniforms may be bought and sold by parents on our schools Facebook page.