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Welcome to the Pavlova School of Classical Ballet

In August 2015 Jiyou took first place in Taiwan Grand Prix Ballet Competition. Huge congratulations to Jiyou for an outstanding result. This is a great achievement after all your hard work. Well done!!!

Taiwan Grand Prix Ballet Competition

pre-competitive category (9-12 years):

Jiyou Cha - 1st place

Pavlova School of Classical Ballet

Enrolment for year 2018 will be on Thursday 1 February 2018 at Henley High School Hall from 17:30 until 19:00. Ballet classes start from 5 February 2018.

The Pavlova School of Classical Ballet invites girls and boys aged 5-18 years to learn classical ballet, jazz, contemporary dance and stretching.

The School offers junior beginner classes for girls and boys up to 12 years of age. There are further beginners, intermediate and advanced classes for girls and boys aged 12 and over. Private lessons are also available.

Intermediate and advanced students practice pointe work.

Private lessons are available to prepare for ballet competitions. SA Stage Dancing Society Eisteddfod is held annually in September/October at Michael Murray Centre for Performing Arts, Westminster School.

Pavlova School of Classical Ballet presents its 2017 School Concert on Saturday 2 December 2017 at Arts Theatre.

Show highlights diverse styles of dance from classical, Ukrainian Cossack to modern interpretations. Talented and outstanding students will perform dances, fragments and variations from Giselle, Don Quixote, Paquita, La Bayadere, The Sleeping Beauty, Raymonda, The Nutcracker, La Fille Mal Gardee, Ruslan and Lyudmila, Coppelia. Students will also perform contemporary, lyrical and jazz routines.

The program, directed and choreographed by Valentina Pavlova, Romana Becker, Jessica Statton, Jessie McKinlay, Olga Buglak and Aliona King.

People of all ages are welcome to attend the concert in celebration of the festive season, not to be missed!!!

Arts Theatre
53 Angas Street Adelaide

Concert starts at 7:00pm

Tickets can be booked at any SA BASS outlet, by phone 131 246

or online at

School Concert 2017

School Concert 2017

The Vaganova Method

The School uses the Vaganova Method of classical ballet in its pedagogy. This method is the basis of the renowned Russian School of Ballet style.

The method was developed by the famous Russian ballerina Madame Agrippina Vaganova (1879-1951), and is widely used in Russia, Europe, North America and other parts of the world.

A highly professional approach based on years of experience in the field of teaching this method is used.

Classes are imparted by the Bolshoi trained, Moscow Festival Theatre and State Kremlin Ballet acclaimed soloist and principal dancer, Valentina Pavlova.


Students will study classical repertoire from the following ballets:

  • Swan Lake
  • Nutcracker
  • Don Quixote
  • Giselle
  • Cinderella
  • The Sleeping Beauty
  • Raymonda
  • Le Corsaire
  • Coppelia
  • Variations from other classical ballets

Students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their acquired skills through participation in the professionally staged, artistically directed performance at the end of 2018 in an established theatre venue.


Gravity Dance Studio

There are two very large studios. These studios have specially built sprung flooring, mirrors, surround sound and ballet barres. Dance studios are air-conditioned.

Henley High School Dance Studio

Classes are held in a new Henley High School Dance Studio. Dance studio was built in December 2008. The studio is fully equipped with barres, mirrors and tarkett dance floor. Dance Studio is air-conditioned. Change rooms are also available.

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