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The Benefits of Dance

Dancing can often be thought of as simply just an after school activity and all too often overlooked for all the other physical, emotional, social and educational benefits for children. Going into the New Year, I thought it was important to highlight some of the many amazing benefits your child is getting through their classes at L'Ecole de Danse. The Physical Benefits The most obvious benefit of dance is physical. Dance significantly improves aerobic fitness, cardiovascular health, mu...

February 7, 2020

Senior Contemporary Troupe

Our senior troupe team performed their "Bury a friend" piece at their last competition over the weekend and we thought this would be a perfect opportunity to reflect on their wonderful competition season.  Watch the full performance below.  NSPA Jazz Awards: 2nd Place - Contemporary4th Place - All group categories Victorious Dance Competition: 2nd Place - Contemporary Whangarei Dance Competition: Very Highly Commended - Contemporary South Auckland Performing Arts competition: 1st place...

December 15, 2019

In The Studio With...Maddy

Maddy has been a critical part of the L'Ecole de Danse team for nearly four years now. Besides being an incredibly talented dancer and choreographer, our students love her for her kind and caring nature and bubbly personality. We sat down with her in our studio to ask her a few questions... 1. When and where did you learn to dance? I started dancing at age 3, in a small town called Mackay, along the East coast of Australia. 2. What made you first realise you wanted to pursue a career as a d...

December 1, 2019

L'Ecole de Danse Presents....'Movement'

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November 30, 2019

NZAMD Scholarship Nominees

This annual event gives students of NZAMD teachers, who sit NZAMD exams, the chance of attending master classes taught by well respected and world class teachers and adjudicators, competing with dancers from throughout New Zealand for monetary prizes. Each year thousands of examinations are conducted by NZAMD and every nominee should feel very proud of receiving a nomination to attend this prestigious event. A huge congratulations to our 2019 NZAMD Scholarship Nominees; Kate Kawahara -...

November 27, 2019

Performance at Auckland Art Gallery

Our senior dancers were fortunate enough to be invited to perform at Auckland Art Gallery on Sunday the 7th of May as part of New Zealand Dance Week.  It was the first chance for our Contemporary and Lyrical troupe to perform their competition pieces along side our Intermediate Ballet dancers and Hip-hop duo.  We were only one of five dance schools in Auckland to be chosen to perform and were very grateful for the opportunity. Thank you so much to our dancers who performed and a b...

May 7, 2019

Touch Compass Dance & LDD Collaboration

Touch Compass Dance company and L'Ecole de Danse held an event in Devonport order to raise funds for their inspiring not-for-profit organisation.  Not only was the event hugely successful but the performances were truly incredible and moving to watch. The funds raised will give the  Touch Compass dancers more opportunities to dance and train in their studio. We would like to thank our dancers, Touch Compass and the Devonport community for supporting this c...

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