Q: Is JDC just a dance school?
JDC is a highly specialised performing arts school. JDC offers professional tuition in Dancing, Singing, Acting, Acrobatics, Aerial Silk, Aerial Hoop, Competition AND Examination Classes.
Q: What dance syllabus does JDC teach?
A: A.T.O.D (Australian Teachers Of Dancing)
Q: What technique syllabus does JDC teach?
A: I.D.T (International Dance Technique)
Q: What Acrobatics syllabus does JDC teach?
A: Acrobatic Arts
Q. What vocal syllabus does JDC teach?
A. A.M.E.B (Australian Music Examinations Board)
Q: Can I watch my child’s class?
A: To maintain student focus and attention, parents and friends of JDC students are not permitted in the class rooms. However, we do have live streaming CCTV footage of all classes in our parents waiting area.
JDC conducts “Open Week” in the final week of Terms 1 and 2 where all family and friends of JDC are invited into the class room to view all classes. Furthermore, family and friends are then invited to watch our mid-year and end of year productions.
Q: What does the term levy involve.
A: The term levy involves account maintenance & students enrolment.
This fee also helps contribute to the overall cost of productions including theatre hire, audio/lighting and visual equipment, professional backstage staff and props used throughout the performances.
Q: Is there a uniform?
Yes, just like all sports teams JDC also have a compulsory full studio uniform that all students can purchase from "Dance Shop & Co" located next door to our studio.
Q: Do you offer family discounts?
If you have more then 1 child enrolled, you only pay for 1 levy fee per family.
Saving each family a total of $80.00 per additional child enrolled.
Q: What happens if my child misses a class? (Includes solo classes)
A: No makeup lessons or refunds can be made on any missed classes.
Q: Do i notify management if my child is going to be away?
A: Yes. Please email reception at email@example.com with your child's name and classes he/she will be absent from.
Q: Do you have annual productions?
A: Yes. Mid year & end of year production's.
Q: Where do JDC showcase there productions?
A: Various theatres across Melbourne such as:
Union Theatre, Altona City Theatre, Quin Auditorium, Bowery Theatre, CRC Performing Arts Centre
Q: What is the cost of tickets?
A: Adults $35.00 | Concession $30.00
Tickets can be purchased via trybooking.com
Q: Do parents have to do any sewing of costumes?
JDC do all the sewing of costumes for you.
Q: How many costumes will my child require?
A: 1 costume per class enrolled.
+ Stage makeup & stockings in specifically selected colours. This is available from the "Dance Shop & Co".
Q: What is the hire cost of costumes?
A: Approx. $35.00 and $50.00 per costume (This price includes the cost of dry cleaning).
For hygiene purposes students must purchase a body stocking to wear under all "hire" costumes.
This is available from the "Dance Shop & Co".