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To keep our students and families safe our COVID-19 response is on-line, individualised LIVE classes.
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Enrolments for 2020 now open.

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 We provide an enjoyable learning environment where students gain: Poise, Musicality, Artistic discipline and an appreciation for the art-form of Dance. Dance Arena is a centre of excellence celebrating 30 years of quality dance tuition.

Classical Ballet . Contemporary. National  Character. Tap. Modern/Jazz.
Classes held at Elanora Heights and Terrey Hills, Sydney Australia

Principal/Registered Teacher/Adjudicator

Katherine Ward BA LCBA-CICB AISTD RAD Teachers’ Diploma Royal Academy of Dance, Associate Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (London)
Licentiate Cecchetti International Classical Ballet

Quality Dance Tuition

Children flourish at the school. Lifelong friendships are formed.
Highly accomplished teachers are committed to developing your child’s technical and artistic abilities.


  • Fun and focused lessons

  • Choreography

  • Examinations

  • Concert Performances


  • Individual attention

  • Musicality and Poise

  • Skill Development

  • Safe Dance Practice


  • Vocational Examinations

  • Technical and Artistic Development

    • Specialised Workshops

  • RAD Teacher Training

Congratulations to all students for your wonderful concert performances and Bravo to all classical students for your excellent Royal Academy of Dance examination results.


Congratulations to Chantal, Awarded Gold Medal Crown International Dance and Dancesport Championship, Classical Ballet solo and Bronze Medal Modern Expressive solo. Bravo!.

Katherine Ward is a highly qualified and respected Teacher of Dance, holding Registered Teacher Status with Royal Academy of Dance, Cecchetti Ballet Australia, and Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (London).
Graduating from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Katherine has taught NSW Board of Studies Dance in State, Catholic, and Independent schools, and performed professionally in Stage and Television productions.
Katherine is an Adjudicator of Dance competitions and scholarships in regional NSW and interstate, and has mentored teachers for the Royal Academy of Dance Faculty of Education, Certificate in Ballet Teaching studies, and Professional Dancers’ Postgraduate Teaching Certificate.

Congratulations to Rebekah Humphries, (a pupil of Dance Arena from age 3!), for being awarded Royal Academy of Dance Registered Teacher Status, and the RAD Certificate in Classical Ballet Studies. Thank you to all the Dance Arena pupils, whom took part in the Practical Teaching classes. Rebekah now teaches and performs professionally in Vancouver B.C Bravo!
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