KIM BAKER BALLET ACADEMY

CLASSES ARE NOW BACK IN THE STUDIO

The Kim Baker Ballet Academy caters to all ages and levels of dance including:

Creative fun Tiny Tots ballet classes for children aged 2 to 4 years of age.

 

Junior and Senior Ballet classes available from Kindy to Year 12.

 

Specialist Courses for talented and dedicated students.

Certificate II and III in Dance now available.

2020 Term dates

Term 1: Monday 3 February to Thursday 9 April

Term 2: Monday 28 April to Saturday 4 July

Term 3: Monday 20 July to Saturday 26 September

Term 4: Monday 12 October to Saturday 19 December

PRIVATE AUDITIONS NOW ON

FOR 2021 SPECIALIST COURSE FOR TALENTED STUDENTS

FOR 2021 CERT II AND III IN DANCE COURSE

CONTACT KIM BAKER ON 0438 673 212

WELCOME TO KIM BAKER BALLET ACADEMY

We are a dedicated dance training institution for all children as well as those who show exceptional talent and potential to reach the highest levels of international ballet performance. Established in 1990, The Academy is one of only a few schools to offer a specialist program in Perth. We employ the famous Vaganove Russian syllabus - used in professional ballet schools throughout the world. The Academy also offers a Standard Course, Tiny Tots and Junior Ballet. The standard course is designed for students who love the joy of dance and they can attend as many classes as they wish. The contemporary classes are suitable for children from 11 years of age and are perfect for all levels and also highly recommended for ATAR dance students. The Tiny Tots and Junior ballet are creative, fun ballet classes promoting imagination, rhythm, good posture, listening skills and positive self-esteem.   

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CERTIFICATE II & III IN DANCE NOW OFFERED!

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EXCELLENCE. COMMITMENT. CARING. 

The Kim Baker Ballet Academy fosters a caring and protected environment, whilst advocating total commitment to the pursuit of excellence.

Our values drive everything we do. We...  

FOSTER

the love and appreciation of dance

MAINTAIN

a caring and protected environment

INCORPORATE

the latest technqiues from the finest ballet schools

ENGAGE

guest artists and practitioners to broaden students' knowledge

ARE OPEN

to people from all backgrounds

 

OUR PROGRAMMES

Tiny Tots

Ballet

Junior

Ballet

Intermediate/

Senior Ballet and Contemporary

Specialist

Course

Certificate II & III in Dance

2 to 4 years of age

4 to 9 years of age

8 to 20 years of age

7 to 18 years of age

A stimulating and fun dance experience developing imagination, self-expression, musicality, rhythm, dance movement, coordination, good posture and listening skills. 

As with Tiny Tots, students continue developing self-expression, rhythm and listening skills. The Junior Ballet programme also introduces new exercises of classical ballet technique with extended development of musicality, dance steps and coordination. Performance opportunities available and also examinations available from Grade 2.

Students can study classical ballet creative and contemporary classes and achieve a confident approach to their training. Examinations and performances are available and it is also a course for students who want to attend ballet for fitness and the love of dance. This course can be tailored to each individual's needs and interests.  

The specialist course is designed for the talented and dedicated dancer who would like to pursue a career in dance or dance teaching. It has a comprehensive dance curriculum and former students are now dancing and studying throughout Australia, Europe and The United States. Entry is by audition only.

 This is a nationally recognised qualification and the pathways offered through Empowerdance at the Kim Baker Ballet Academy provide excellence in dance training for the next generation of successful contemporary, ballet and commercial dancers, and for those with visions of inspiring and teaching generations to come.

Discounts Available

Receive 10% off all term fees when siblings enrol.

To dance is 

Joy

UPCOMING EVENTS

Open Day

Term 1 2020 Commences

Specialist Assessments

Saturday 1 February, 9.30am to 2.00pm

Monday 3 February

Saturday 4 April

 

OUR CLASSES

 

Depending on a student's course and level, they select from a range of classes to attend weekly.

Tiny Tots

Learning through fun and enjoyment of dance

Classical

A traditional and formal style known for its rigorous technique and flowing, precise movements

Creative

Experience other dance forms, such as neo-classical, modern, music theatre and contemporary styles

Contemporary

Borrowing from many modern dancestyles of the 20th century. It encourages natural, spontaneous movement and personal interpretation

Repertoire and Production

Stretch and Fitness

Pointe

Pilates

Designed to enhance performing skills and begins the study of Corps de Ballet work

 Designed to strengthen, tone and stretch the body to aid in dance technique

Preparing and enabling students to develop pointe work

Pilates training designed specifically for strengthening dancers 

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

“I love to dance. Miss Jemma is a fun teacher. And I can dance really well now. I love Miss Jemma” 

Alexander, 4 years old

 

OUR LATEST SUCCESS STORIES

Thalia Munyard

Bachelor of Arts (Dance) 

WAAPA 2019

Kate Gibson

Accepted into WA Ballet Masterclasses 2019 &

Bolsoi Ballet summer intensive 2020

Jordhan Gault

Graduated WAAPA 2018 & accepted into the Victorian State Ballet Company 2020

Marcus Allessandrini

Contract with Transitions Dance Company, England

Mariah Zuvela

Bolsoi Ballet summer intensive 2020

Joffrey Ballet School New York

Houston Ballet Summer School

WA Ballet Masterclasses 2019

Performed WA Ballet Company La Sylphide and Nutcracker

Laura Stump

West Australian Ballet Masterclasses and Bolshoi Ballet Summer Intensive

Class locations

Walliston, Bassendean and Forrestfield

Head office

Unit 2/27 Laurence Road

Walliston WA 6076

Mailing address

P.O. Box 958

Kalamunda WA 6926

Phone enquiries

0438 673 212

Our Partners

We partner with local specialists to ensure the health, strength and safety of our students. Please visit their websites by clicking on the logo to show your support.

Physiotherapy and Pointe assessments in Kalamunda, Forrestfield and High Wycombe

Specialist pilates studio in Bickley Valley

Email enquiries

kimbaker@kbba.com.au

Our Sponsors

We have wonderful local sponsors that help our students achieve and grow. Thank you for your generosity. 

 

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