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xlr8_arts

dance studio

TAP DANCE     DRAMA/ACTING     MUSICAL THEATRE

 
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Latest News

September School Holiday Program

Our SINGING DANCING ACTING Program returns at xlr8arts for the Sept School Holidays. Enjoy this great performing arts 'sampler' and join our adventures in vocals, movement and drama. hello@xlr8arts.com for info or click the button to book

 

CONGRATULATIONS

Students from xlr8arts joined TV, Film and Theatre star LUCY DURACK in a wonderful performance to celebrate the opening of the newly renovated David Hatherell Hall at Albert Park Primary School on Sept 1. Our tap dance students, drama students and musical theatre students showed kindness, professionalism and excellence. Well done team  :)

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We are the newest dance studio in Melbourne's inner suburbs, situated between

DOCKLANDS      SOUTHBANK       PORT MELBOURNE       MIDDLE PARK      &     ALBERT PARK.

Christopher Horsey's xlr8_arts dance studio in SOUTH MELBOURNE aims to encourage a widespread love of dance and the performing arts, welcoming children and adults who can’t help but feel the rhythm!

 
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Christopher Horsey's

xlr8_arts dance studio

Our mission at xlr8_arts dance studio is to provide students of all ages and levels with more than just dance classes, but a unique experience in which the student can grow both mentally and physically as a person and a performer. 

xlr8_arts dance studio at Montague School gives you specialty classes in tap dance, drama/acting and musical theatre (the fun stuff). Chris is proficient in the performing arts as both a teacher with over 35 years of teaching experience and a professional actor, singer and dancer since 1989. 

Are you ready to get up and move? Contact us today to learn more about our studio.

 
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Film/TV & Theatre Star , Lucy Durack

announced as AMBASSADOR to xlr8_arts

“I am thrilled to be mentoring the students at xlr8_arts” - Lucy Durack

 

Classes

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Musical Theatre Classes

Musical Theatre classes are a favourite among many of our students. ‘PERFORM NOW’ focuses on expert tuition in training the ‘triple threat’ performer; voice/acting/dance while developing confidence. It is different to the ‘ACT NOW’ (Drama/Acting class) because it offers a more comprehensive approach to the 3 important skills needed for Musical Theatre 

SINGING/VOICE 

DIALOGUE/CHARACTER 

DANCE/MOVEMENT

Chris' Musical Theatre classes focus on the strengths of the individual and explore tips and tricks to find a balanced performance.

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Tap Dance Classes

With 'TAP NOW' you will learn technique and rhythms with a comfortable and easy style. Chris' unique approach to tap dance training and choreography is world recognised (FAPA, NTC) and includes the following - 

CONTEMPORARY TAP DANCE

CLASSIC TAP DANCE

PERFORMANCE TAP DANCE

TECHNICAL TAP DANCE

Tap is the most rhythmic genre of dance, combining timing, movement and percussion. This class focuses on the combination of a solid technique, rhythm and stylised movement in both traditional and commercial styles.

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Drama/Acting Classes

‘ACT NOW’ is our drama & acting class. It is the study of characters, physical movement, role play and improvisation. Students benefit with improved life skills, confidence and social awareness. Encouraging the students' individuality is the core of drama.  

DRAMA GAMES

IMPROVISATION

GROUP SCENES

SMALL PERFORMANCES

Your teacher will guide students safely through the basic skills of successful storytelling and provide the building blocks to creativity.

 

Where are we?

xlr8_arts dance studio is at 

100 Montague St South Melbourne Vic 3205 

ENTRY CNR BUCKHURST & MONTAGUE ST

(opp the Golden Fleece Hotel)

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