ISTD Classes

The roots of Imperial Classical Ballet stem from the early days of the ISTD and the first written syllabus in 1913 which was based on the teaching of the French School from the Paris Opéra. The syllabus has now evolved to promote the English classical style and address the changing needs of Ballet dancers today. Syllabus ranges from Primary Grade Ballet to Intermediate Level. Examination in the graded syllabus is offered to all students at Studio Unique. Students will be offered to study Pointe Work when they have reached the desired standard.

ISTD Modern Theatre

Modern Theatre dance is a rhythmic dance style which originated in America before travelling to the rest of the world. It is often seen on the stages of musical productions and is known for its theatrical qualities. The style uses travelling steps, high kicks, leaps, and turns which all need strength and flexibility. Syllabus ranges from Primary Grade Modern to Intermediate Level. Examination in the graded syllabus is offered to all students at Studio Unique.

ISTD Tap Dance

Tap has evolved as an American dance form, popularised throughout the world, with debate about its origins coming from African dance, Irish dance and/or clog dancing. The dancer uses their feet to strike the floor, beating out different rhythms, with dancers wearing tap shoes which have small metal plates on the toe and heel to give the distinctive sound. Tap dance is a theatrical art form often seen on stage in musicals. Syllabus ranges from Primary Class Test to Intermediate Level. Examination in the graded syllabus is offered to all students at Studio Unique.