Term 1 Just around the corner ….

Haven’t had time to enrol at dance yet …??

DON”T PANIC !! We are still taking enrolments at Academy Dance Studios with classes starting back this Saturday February 2nd.

We are a leading Gold Coast dance school, training from 2.5yrs to pre-professional in ballet (RAD, Open ballet, Pointe & Repertoire), Contemporary, Jazz, Tap (Tapatak Oz), Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Acrobatics, Progressing Ballet Technique, and Stretch and conditioning.

We also offer exams and eisteddfod groups for dedicated students.

We can’t wait to welcome you to A.D.S.

Tapatak Oz 2019

Miss Melissa has been tapping up a storm at the Tapatak Oz Teachers conference with the amazing Christine Denny. We love TAPATAK OZ and can’t wait to see all of our new and familiar faces in tap class soon. 



A special Congratulations to all of our students who made the Tapatak OZ Honour Roll this year, this is an amazing achievement.
There is still time to enrol your dancer in Tap classes this year, message for details 🙂

Holidays !!

We have loved seeing all of our Academy Dance Studios students holiday snaps 🙂

Nagissa has been having a lovely time at The Queensland Ballet’s Summer School in Brisbane, and Caitlin has been loving the lyrical, jazz and contemporary classes at The Ministry Of Dance in Melbourne….

There is still time to enrol at ADS before the term starts, we cater to all students from 2.5yrs to Pre-professional in all styles of dance.

Looking forward to seeing all of our dancers back at the studios & we are so excited to work with all of our new dancers soon …..

Pre-School Dance Classes

Our Tiny Dancers always have so much fun in class.

We can’t wait to meet our 2019 Academy Dance Studios tiny dancers, so if you know a little one who would love to join a dance class, contact us today..

Our studios are located conveniently in Southport/Ashmore, and we have fantastic, caring and qualified instructors.

2019 Open Day Announcement


Our 2019 Open and Sign On  Day is coming up on Sunday January 13th, from 10am – 1p.m

We look forward to meeting all of our new A.D.S. families to discuss dance classes, enrolment and information regarding the new dance year.

Come along and learn about classes at leading Gold Coast dance school, Academy Dance Studios.

Message Miss Lara for more details 🙂


Concert Time .. !!

Concert time is just around the corner !! So exciting.

All of the students and teachers are hard at work, dancing up a storm at Academy Dance Studios and preparing for our 2018 concert, COME ALIVE.

We can’t wait to see you all there



Holiday Eisteddfod Results …

Some of our ADS soloists have been busy at various eisteddfods over the holidays. Well Done on wonderful performances and the following results:

Starbound Eisteddfod:
PAIGE: 1st Place Lyrical Solo, 2nd Place Jazz Solo, 2nd Place Song & Dance Solo (10yrs)
YUKINA: 3rd Place Tap Solo (8yrs)
HOLLY: 3rd Place Jazz Solo, H.C Vocal Solo (8yrs)
TIA: 2nd Place Demi-Character Solo, H.C Jazz Solo, H.C Classical Solo (12yrs)
KATE: H.C Contemporary Solo, H.C Classical Solo (14yrs)
SOPHIE: 3rd Place Jazz Solo, VHC Lyrical Solo (14yrs)

South East Queensland Performing Arts Festival (SEQPAF)
SOPHIE: 1st Place Jazz Solo, 1st Place Demi-Character Solo, 2nd Place, National Character Solo, 3rd Place Lyrical Solo, 4th Place Classical Solo, 1st Place Jazz Improvisation, 1st Place Classical Improvisation, 2nd Place Lyrical Improvisation, 2nd Place Contemporary Improvisation, (14yrs)

Beenleigh Eisteddfod:
POPPY: 3rd Place Classical Solo, 3rd Place Lyrical Solo, V.H.C Contemporary Solo, V.H.C Jazz Solo, H.C Demi-Character Solo
KENDALL: H.C Song and Dance Solo
KATE: H.C Contemporary Solo

Brisbane Eisteddfod:
CAITLIN: 1st Place Jazz Solo, 2nd Place MODERN QUEST SCHOLARSHIP, 3rd Place Lyrical Solo, V.H.C Contemporary Solo,
SOPHIE: 2nd Place Jazz Solo



Our first 2018 Gold Coast Eisteddfod Soloist!

Congratulations to Little Miss H, who performed in the very first section of Gold Coast Eisteddfod 2018 Dance Solos …….. and came away with 1st Place!!

Amazing results for one of our youngest Academy Dance Studios soloists;

1st Place; 7yrs Classical Solo

2nd Place; 7yrs Jazz Solo

3rd Place; 7yrs Song & Dance


WELL DONE and Best Wishes to all of our soloists and groups who perform over the next few weeks …

Sydney Dance Company Workshop at ADS

We were very fortunate to have had a SYDNEY DANCE COMPANY contemporary workshop at the studios this past week.

Our students had a great time working on contemporary technique, creative choreography & learning repertoire from the company’s latest work:

“AB: Intra”

Thank you Sydney Dance Company for an inspiring evening

Recent Eisteddfod Results ….

Congratulations to our ADS on their achievements at recent competitions; 💕💕💕

Warnambool Eisteddfod (Melbourne, VIC)
SOPHIE: 1st Place, 13yrs Jazz Solo
1st Place, 13yrs National Solo
H.C, 13yrs Lyrical Solo
CAITLIN: 1st Place, Senior Jazz Championship
1st Place, 16yrs Contemporary Solo
1st Place, 16yrs Jazz Solo
2nd Place, 16yrs Broadway Jazz
2nd Place, 16yrs Lyrical

Murwillumbah Eisteddfod:

YUKINA: 1st Place, 8yrs Novice Tap
2nd Place, 8yrs Open Tap Section
ALEXA: 1st Place, 9yrs Lyrical
1st Place, 9yrs Jazz
3rd Place, 9yrs Classical
VHC, 9yrs Demi-Character
VHC, 9yrs Tap
NAGISSA: 2nd Place, 10yrs Classical
H.C, 10yrs Demi-Character
TIA: 3rd Place 11yrs Demi-Character
H.C 11yrs Jazz
H.C 11yrs Classical
POPPY: H.C, 12yrs Contemporary
H.C, 12yrs Lyrical
ALEXA & NAGISSA: 1st Place, Classical Duo 10/U

STARBOUND EISTEDDFOD GC                                                                                            CAITLIN: 1st Place, Open Age Lyrical
3rd Place, Open Age Jazz
HC, Open Age Contemporary
KATE: HC, 14yrs Classical
SOPHIE: HC, 14yrs Demi-Character
HC, 14yrs Classical
POPPY: 3rd Place, 12yrs Jazz
3rd Place, 12yrs Contemporary
PAIGE: 1st Place, 10yrs Song & Dance
V.H.C, 10yrs Lyrical
ALEXA: 1st Place, 10yrs Tap
2nd Place, 10yrs Lyrical
2nd Place, 10yrs Classical
2nd Place, 10yrs Demi-Character
V.H.C, 10yrs Jazz
V.H.C, Winner of Winners Championship
CHELSEA: H.C, 10yrs Classical
EMILY: 1st Place, 8yrs Demi-Character
HOLLY: 3rd Place, 8yrs Jazz
3rd Place, 8yrs Classical
V.H.C, 8yrs Song & Dance
ALEXA & NAGISSA: 1st Place, Classical Duo (technical duos/trios ), 10yrs

F.Y.D. Competition, Gold Coast
HOLLY: 1st Place, 8yrs Classical
1st Place, 8yrs Jazz
1st Place, 8yrs Song & Dance
PAIGE: 1st Place, 10yrs Song & Dance

2nd Place, 10yrs Lyrical
2nd Place, 10yrs Jazz
3rd Place, High Points

So proud of our dancers – great results and beautiful dancing from all ..