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
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.
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...
the love and appreciation of dance
a caring and protected environment
the latest technqiues from the finest ballet schools
guest artists and practitioners to broaden students' knowledge
to people from all backgrounds
Senior Ballet and Contemporary
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.
Receive 10% off all term fees when siblings enrol.
To dance is
Depending on a student's course and level, they select from a range of classes to attend weekly.
Learning through fun and enjoyment of dance
A traditional and formal style known for its rigorous technique and flowing, precise movements
Experience other dance forms, such as neo-classical, modern, music theatre and contemporary styles
Borrowing from many modern dancestyles of the 20th century. It encourages natural, spontaneous movement and personal interpretation
Repertoire and Production
Stretch and Fitness
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
Bachelor of Arts (Dance)
Accepted into WA Ballet Masterclasses 2019 &
Bolsoi Ballet summer intensive 2020
Graduated WAAPA 2018 & accepted into the Victorian State Ballet Company 2020
Contract with Transitions Dance Company, England
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
West Australian Ballet Masterclasses and Bolshoi Ballet Summer Intensive
Walliston, Bassendean and Forrestfield
Unit 2/27 Laurence Road
Walliston WA 6076
P.O. Box 958
Kalamunda WA 6926
0438 673 212
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
We have wonderful local sponsors that help our students achieve and grow. Thank you for your generosity.