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Comtemporary Classes

ages 7+

Our contemporary dance classes share dance techniques and methods found in ballet, modern dance and post-modern dance.

Contemporary dance is a free-flowing style of dance, with students learning compositional and improvisational techniques. Our teachers deliver a system of training which helps develop dancers expressively and technically, and focus on comprehensive work in warm-up, stretch work, articulation of limbs, turns, travelling and leaps.

We use Australian Teachers of Dance syllabus and our students must be of at least Grade 2 ballet level, be enrolled in one other PSD class, or have a significant amount of relevant dance experience.

what to wear



  • (Petite, Sapphire, Ruby and Emerald) - Columbian Blue pinch front leotard
  • (Gold, Diamond and Adult) - Navy Blue leotard
  • PSD/black shorts
  • Ballet pink tights
  • Hair in bun or ponytail/short hair neatly off the face
  • Bare feet OR foot thongs
  • Optional: black knee pads


  • PSD/black shorts OR black leggings
  • PSD singlet or T-Shirt
  • Tan tights
  • Tan jazz shoes
  • Hair in ponytail/short hair neatly off the face
  • Bare feet OR foot thongs
  • Optional: black knee pads

Class Fees

PSD Schedule of Fees 2021

Annual Membership Fee

$35 per student

Non-refundable once only annual payment. This amount is added to the Term 1 invoice or upon full enrolment.

Fees are calculated based on the number of hours per week multiplied by the number of weeks in the term.

Note term 4 is calculated based on additional rehearsal time and includes the dress rehearsal. PSD does not run classes on public holidays and fees are reduced accordingly. 

Click here to view our fees policies and regulations – CLICK HERE

Family discounts

$30.00 off per term for 2 in family

$40.00 off per term for 3 in family

$50.00 off per term for 4 in family

Hours Per Week Hourly Rate Fee Per Week
30 minutes   18
45 minutes   20
1 hour 22 22
1.5hrs   28
2hrs 18


3hrs 16 42
4hrs 14 52
5hrs 12 60
6hrs 11 66
7hrs 10 70
8hrs (cap) 9 72

Specialist Program Rates

These programs are billed separately to the fee schedule due the increased value provided within these programs. This includes specialist teachers, additional performance opportunities, costumes for events and the like.

Industry $25 per workshop

Private Lessons $35 per ½ hour

Pilates Assessments $40 ½ contact time plus written report

Excel program guidelines

Industry – Students must be in at least Ruby ballet, taking a minimum of 2 ballet classes per week and at least one other class in another genre.

Our Excel programs are for dedicated students only! We do not require students to audition but do ask that they are committed and dedicated to their personal learning and development. Please email to receive program guidelines and an application form.


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