ABOUT US

"Our Mission is to provide professional dance instruction and instill an appreciation for the art of dance in a safe, high-quality studio environment with a strong family dynamic"

What We Offer

EXAMS

OPEN CLASSES

PRE SCHOOL CLASSES

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES

EXAMS VS OPEN CLASSES

EXAMS

Do you thrive under pressure, enjoy working hard and coming away with a sense of accomplishment?

Or do you want to challenge your dance ability?

We now offer a chance for like minded students that enjoy a structured syllabus focussed dance class to thrive and build upon the Foundations, Techniques and work towards a common goal. 

We will give opportunity for dancers to sit Emas in NZAMD Jazz and Contemporary, RBM Hip Hop, Glen Wood Tap and also the Incredible American Ballet Training Curriculum 

Exams classes will work to sit exams and will not be featured in our End of year Recital

OPEN CLASSES

Do you love dancing? Don't want the pressure that comes with Syllabus focused classes?

 

WELL, NOW YOU CAN!

 Now you can enroll in an open style class.

In our open style classes, we will still follow various styles of curriculums and also open choreography, combination, technique and much more.

Our Open Style classes will be showcased in our End of Year Recital. 

 

 

 

 

PRE SCHOOL CLASSES

Let your future Star welcome in Dance, Rhythm, Co-Ordination and confidence with our READY SET DANCE CLASSES. This program combines jazz, hip hop, Music, Tap and singing to help form a strong foundation of dance movement for our wee ones.With interactive Dances, Props and filled with bright clolours and personalities your wee one will thrive in this class environment!

This program is also aired on Nickelodeon JNR. 

READY SET DANCE

PERFORMACE OPPORTUNITIES

RECITAL

Each year we offer our non-exam

class student the opportunity to perform in our end of year Recital. This is a fantastic opportunity that allows students to learn not only about dance but also about performance quality, theatre ettiquite how to flick their hair into a bun with only 2 bobby pins! For many student's this is where the love of performing will ignite! This is a fantastic opportunity that allows you to see your dancers growth while enjoying the energetic ambience that is an Empire Dance Company Recital 

 

PERFORMANCE TEAM

Empire Dance Company has a strong group of young dancers that perform locally, Nationally and Internationally whether it is Charity Events, Corporate Events, Half time Entertainment, or Competitions. We nurture these students and teach each the many facets of the Performance Industry and work with them to gain skills that will help them grow as performers and dancers. 

Performance Team also teaches dancers life skill such as commitment, time management, and confidence

 

Meet The Team

Okiwi Hawkins

Director

Anna Gordon 

Acrobatics

Chloe Kemp

Hip Hop

Tegan Gordon

Conditioning

Lily McLean

Contemporary

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Pre Schoolers

Empire Dance Company INC 2014

2/36A Beach Road Richmond, Tasman 7020

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