The Lehenda School of Dance represents the beginning of the Ukrainian Dancers journey. It provides a strong foundation in Ukrainian dance technique and builds the fundamental skills across various styles/regions of Ukrainian Dance and uses these skills to experience the excitement and joy of performance!
Lehenda Ukrainian Dance Company, School of Dance offers high quality dance instruction from experienced, trained teachers.
We provide students with professional, high quality, dedicated and passionate teachers who develop and challenge the students to reach their personal best.
Enrol now and give your child a unique Ukrainian Dance experience!
Approximate class breakdown
Kinder: Ages 3 – 4*
Level 2: Ages 5 - 7
Level 3: Ages 7–11
Level 4: Ages 12-14
Level 5: Ages 14-17
Note: These are approximate ages. Dancers may be progressed through the levels at a faster rate due to ability not age.
*Teachers will assess young dancers and meet with parents should they feel the dancer is not yet ready for a class environment. We may take students as young as 3 if deemed ready.
As part of our core program, levels 2-5 receive training in the following areas on a weekly basis, in three separate lessons (all held on a Wednesday evening):
- Class work - Classical/Character Barre and centre work
- Ukrainian Technique – Split classes for Boys and Girls
- Repertoire – Preparation for performances
- Stretch, Strength and Conditioning
Contemporary, Acrobatics are also delivered as part of our core program.
Additional weekly classes in Acrobatics and Ballet are held on a Monday evening.
School Rehearsals take place at Jason Colman's Ministry of Dance | 64 Sutton Street North Melbourne