Duprada Dance Company is a classically-trained ballet company with a certain je ne sais quoi. Artistic Director Lynne Hanton formed the company in 1984. The Australian Dance Academy prides itself on creating exciting and inspiring dance classes.
Australian Dance Academy
The training School for Duprada Dance Company
Duprada Dance Company
je ne sais quoi
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Enrolments for 2021 Dance Classes are now open!
All Children above the age of 3 are welcome.
Contact us on 8953 1800 to enrol now!
Term 1 Commences on
30th of January.
Level 1 Students start on the
6th of February
Last class on Friday the
9th of April
There will be class on the 3rd of March - Easter Saturday
Dance students learn so
much more than how to dance.
Strength, flexibility, fitness, rhythm,
musicality, mime, expression, strength of mind.
They become elegant, healthy, mannered and confident for life.
Dance, Create, Inspire
Wednesdays - 3.00pm-7.00pm
Duprada Dance Company Stages 5 Performances per year.
We have a Company only performance at the start of each year.
Magic of Dance and Jazz Collective performances towards the end of the year showcasing the young dancers from the Australian Dance Academy.
A performance in Darwin with Leisa's School of Dancing.
And last but not least our Family only Morning Melodies performance for the tiniest dancers in our school.
This years Company Performance is
La Fille mal Gardée
The Girl Who Needed Watching
A great romantic comedy for the whole family that everyone would enjoy.
A strong recommendation for those wanting to see or invite somebody to the ballet for the first time - even your tradie friends!
Duprada Dance Company
Duprada Dance Company has two residences in the Northern Territory; Alice Springs and Darwin.
Lynne Hanton OAM founded the Company in 1984, Alice Springs, inspired by Royal Ballet Company Principal Dancer, Ann Jenner.
The Alice Springs Araluen Arts Centre opened in 1984, where Duprada Dance Company, formerly the Alice Springs Ballet Company, became the first company to perform on stage.
10 years later Duprada Dance Company expanded to Darwin.
In 2011 Lynne was awarded the 'Order of Australia Medal' for the development of Classical Ballet and Choreography in the Northern Territory.
Leisa's School of Dancing
Founding Director Leisa Jackson opened Leisa's School of Dancing in 2000. The school takes students from 3 years to full-time Professional Studies and is the training School for Duprada Dance Company Darwin.
Leisa's School of Dancing is affiliated with the Australian Dance Academy & Duprada Dance Company Alice Springs.
Leisa graduated with a Diploma in Classical Ballet majoring in Classical Ballet followed by International Studies.
Leisa travelled with students to the International Master Classes in Prague in 2005 and 2017.
Professional & Recreational Dance Training
Classical Ballet Level 1 to Level 10
Jazz Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Tap Dancing
and Theatre Studies
The Australian Dance Academy
The training school for Duprada Dance Company
Please ring reception on 08 8953 1800.
Reception is open;
Mon - Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: 8am - 1pm