Extracurricular Dance – MacKillop Dance Company

Welcome!

Dance StudentsAt MacKillop Catholic College it is our belief that every student should have the opportunity to widen their talents and skills. We are offering an after school dance program for both Junior and Senior School students. This program offers an important element to the growth and development of your child.

What Will My Child Learn?

Each term will have a different style focus where they will learn movement with a Dance to demonstrate their skills learnt. Students will learn technique in various styles including Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, World Dance, Musical Theatre and more!

Schedule

JUNIOR DANCE
WEDNESDAY 3.15-4.30pm

SENIOR DANCE
THURSDAY 3.15-4.30pm

Juniors may participate in senior dance by audition only.
Additional rehearsals will be scheduled closer to performance dates.

Full attendance is required at all rehearsals however if unforeseen circumstances occur, such as injury or illness parents are required to email Mrs Mattison (mandy.mattison@nt.catholic.edu.au) prior to rehearsal time.

MacKillop Dance Company is a full year commitment with rehearsals continuing through to the Semester 2 Dance Night.

Members of the MacKillop Dance Company are expected to participate and contribute in a manner consistent with College expectations, bringing their full focus and energy to each rehearsal.

2020 EVENTS

International Dance Day – April

Nightcliff Seabreeze Festival – Day on the foreshore – May

Musical – Wicked – June

Evolution Dance competition – August

Presentation Night – November

Semester 2 Dance Night – December

These dates are subject to change and there may be additional events added.

UNIFORMS AND COSTUMES

MacKillop Dance prides itself on our professional presentation. Compulsory dance uniform/s are to be worn at all performance events, each student will receive an MDC singlet and need to provide black pants. Every MDC member is required to provide their own black jazz shoes and dance tights.

EMAIL COMMUNICATION

The primary form of communication with Parents/Guardians is by email.  Please contact Mrs Mattison at the college if this is unsuitable.

FEES

The annual fee of $100, endeavors to cover costs of entry fees, registrations, costumes and props for all events. However additional fees may be required for other minor expenses. These include; purchase of the dance shoes, stockings, hair and make-up essentials. We endeavour to ensure prices remain the same or similar from year to year, any changes to prices will be notified via appropriate communique.

ACCEPTANCE OF OFFER

Being a member of MacKillop Dance Company requires organisation, hard work, time and commitment; as a result your child will benefit from enriching experiences that build confidence, a sense of belonging and provide lasting memories.

To confirm inclusion in MacKillop Dance Company, please complete the “Acceptance of Offer” form.

If you would like to discuss any aspect of your child’s involvement in the MacKillop Dance Company, please call Mrs. Mattison 08 8930 5757 or via email at amanda.mattison@nt.catholic.edu.au

Benefits of Dance

MCC Dance focuses on developing students’ strength, agility, coordination and flexibility. Confidence and self-esteem will grow through performance opportunities:

  • School Assemblies
  • Dance Nights
  • Community Events
  • Competitions

Cost of Tuition

Payment is $25 per term. This will go towards performance opportunities to further your child’s success in the Performing Arts. Parents will be invoiced on submissions of an enrolment form, with payment to be made within 14 days. Please note that there is no refund for students wishing to stop lessons before the end of term.

Please direct questions to:

DANCE PROGRAM:

Contact the Head of Arts, Mr David Graham, for enquiries.
david.graham@nt.catholic.edu.au

FEES:

MacKillop Catholic College Finance Department
finance.mackillop@nt.catholic.edu.au
Ph 08 8930 5716

Enrolment for Dance Lessons

Fill out the form below, or download the PDF dance enrolment brochure.

pdf Dance Enrolment Brochure

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