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Vision

Citipointe Creative Academy provides quality artistic training with industry-professional teaching artists in a safe, inspiring and kind environment.

2021 CCA Timetable

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Classes

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Dance Genres

Jazz

Prep – Grade 2

Start to develop the building blocks of Jazz dance in your young performer.This class focuses on building strength while increasing flexibility and coordination through our structured terms.

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Grade 3 – 6

Begins to implement the fundamental techniques of Jazz with our experienced teaching artists. This class focuses on building strength while increasing flexibility and coordination through our structured terms.

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Grade 7 – 10

The class maintains and develops strength, flexibility and coordination through jazz routines and exercises specifically designed for the individual’s skillset. Learn from our industry professional teaching artists and grow in your confidence and friendships.

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Ballet

Ages 2 – 4

For our youngest creatives that dream of dancing from their very first steps! Learn the foundational techniques of ballet with our industry professional teaching artists. An encouraging and fun way to introduce your little ones to the world and beauty of ballet. The perfect introduction to dance!

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Kindy + Prep

Spin, skip, point and whirl your way into the world of ballet with our experienced CCA team, as we guide you through a fun & engaging dance class. This class will explore the foundational technique of ballet while still maintaining an engaging, age-appropriate yet challenging class for your little ballerina/ballerino.

Appropriate for kids aged 3 – 5 with no experience. Must currently attend Kindy or Prep.

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Prep – Grade 2

For those little ballerinas who can’t stop twirling around the living room. Learn the foundational skills of Classical Ballet as we focus on building strength while increasing flexibility and coordination within our structured terms.

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Grade 3 – 6

Implement the fundamental technique of Classical Ballet with our experienced teaching artists. This class will focus on building strength while increasing flexibility and coordination through our structured terms.

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Contemporary

Grade 5 – 8

Combining the foundational skills of ballet, jazz and lyrical within a fluid sequence, this is the perfect class for those young storytellers wanting to grow in their maturity through dance. Our Industry Professional Teaching Artists will guide you through foundational technique, strength and flexibility to explore stories told through movement.

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Hip Hop

Prep – Grade 2 + Grade 3 – 6

A high-energy dance class where you will break, pop, lock and krump to the latest beats. Classes focus on the fundamentals of coordination and style within high energy routines.

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High School – Adult

Break, pop, lock and krump with our incredible Hip Hop Teaching Artists. Classes will focus on linking coordination and style within high energy routines. Perfect for the seasoned pro or those of you who just want to give something new a try.

No Booking required. Pay at Door $10/ EFTPOS only. Multi- Buy discounts available.

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Tap

Grade 3 – 6

Explore Tap from its fundamentals sounds. This class guides you through the basics sounds, technique and exercises.

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Performance Dance Squad

Performance Dance Squad
All adult ages

*2021 AUDITIONS CLOSED – Next Auditions: Jan/Feb 2022
CCA Performance Dance Squad is an amazing opportunity for the student wanting to upskill and challenge themselves – to see their dancing go to the next level, whilst surrounded by a safe and encouraging dance community.

Performance Dance Squad is an AUDITION BASED class that commits to advanced technical development training and allows the students to receive focused teaching and exposure to the following genres in a weekly 90-min class:

  • Ballet
  • Jazz
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Hip Hop

CCA Performance Dance Squad commits to high-level choreographic routines that will see them offered opportunities in various local and church events, plus external performances.

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Theatre

Grade 3 – 6 + Grade 7 – 10

Explore Musical Theatre’s ability to tell truthful, authentic and relevant stories through the delicate fusion of song and dance. Gain insight into how Musical Theatre performances are created, whilst learning critical music terminology, choreography and vocal tips from our industry professional.

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Music

Grade 3 – Adult

Calling all rockstars! Learn from industry professionals as we guide you through the chords and the skills that all the best musicians once learned! Meet like-minded friends while receiving personalised tuition in the safety of a group environment.

Private Guitar tuition is available for Grade 3 – Adult.

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Vocals

Grade 2-6 / Grade 7-10 / Grade 8 – Adult groups available

Join a small group vocal class or private vocal lesson today. CCA’s vocal tuition is the perfect way to learn fundamental vocal technique, physiology, and confidence by our Industry Professional Vocal Coaches. Performers will be given the opportunity to meet like-minded friends while receiving personalised tuition in the safety of a group environment or within a private tuition setting by choice.

Private Tuition is available for all ages.

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Mums & Bubs

Children aged 1 – 3.5 years

Our creative little ones will experience their first spin, skip, point and whirl with you by their side as our experienced CCA team guide our Mums and tiny dancers through a fun developmental dance class. Start to build the foundational skills of dance, coordination, and movement, while maintaining an entertaining and engaging class built around fun, music, and the use of colourful props.

Parent or carer must accompany the child in class.

No Booking required. Pay at Door $10 per class plus $5 for an extra sibling from the same family. (EFTPOS only)

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Fitness

Women’s Dance – Inspired Movement Class
All adult ages
A dance – inspired class that will get your heart beating and body moving. Exercise, fitness and fun all in one class!
  • Low Impact + High Energy
  • Energising routines to your favourites tunes
  • Great full-body workout
  • Women Only
  • No experience necessary. All welcome!
  • Cafe onsite for before/after for coffee and meals with friends

Please note – this is an Adult class and no children are able to attend. No childcare provided.

No Booking required. Pay at Door $10/EFTPOS only. Multi- Buy discounts available.

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Lose yourself in the music and the moment with ⁠our high-energy fitness class that marries both ⁠dance and aerobics together in a fun and community-focused environment.⁠ Drawing from its Latin roots, CCA’s Zumba will leave you smiling and feeling completely energised.⁠ ⁠Great music, fun dance moves and an amazing full-body workout suitable for all levels of fitness and experience.⁠ ⁠

No Booking required. Pay at Door $10/EFTPOS only. Multi- Buy discounts available.

If you love the buzz of a good workout, this class is for you!

HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) is a training technique that provides maximum effort in your workout in a reduced period of time. This 45 min class is a jam-packed, exciting workout combining high-intensity routines with short breaks of low-intensity exercises. CCA’s HIIT training keeps your heart rate up burning more fat, improving your physical well-being and helping you reach your personal fitness goals. All HIIT exercises can be adapted according to the fitness level or physical limitations of each person.

No Booking required. Pay at Door $10/ EFTPOS only. Multi- Buy discounts available.

High School – Adults (no children)

A unique and exciting approach to Pilates that will leave your body feeling stronger and relieved of tension and stress. A mix of toning, strength, and stretching to help refine and strengthen your core muscles with the help of a Pilates mate and barre. Unwind from your busy day with an inspiring and uplifting class to both soothe and work your body with low-impact exercises that will still burn!

Please note: Attendees must provide their own mat due to Covid regulations.

No Booking required. Pay at Door $10/ EFTPOS only. Multi- Buy discounts available.

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CCA Fees 2021

Please note: The term fees below are based on a 9-week term. 

A yearly registration fee of $70 per person is required upon enrolment. For more information, visit the Frequently Asked Questions below. Tuition Fees is applied per CCA term. 4 terms per calendar year. CCA term dates found in the FAQ section.

Dance & Theatre Classes

45min

$155

60min

$170
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Guitar Tuition

40min

$185

30min

$360
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Vocal Tuition

35min

$165

45/60min

$185
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Private Vocal Tuition

30min

$360

45min

$485

60min

$610
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Speciality Classes
(No Booking Required)

(No Booking Required)

45min

$10
  • Mums & Bubs

60min

$10
  • Move In Motion: Women’s Fitness

60min

$10
  • Zumba

60min

$10
  • Pilates

60min

$10
  • Open Hip Hop

45min

$10
  • HIIT Fitness
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Meet the CCA Team

We employee all Christian faith-based teaching artists who are working within the industry. This allows not only theory to be taught in the classroom, but experienced-based learning curves that cannot be found in a classroom setting. By handpicking our teaching artists, you can be assured that your performers will be nurtured, nourished and educated in technique, industry expectations and in their personal development.

Chardon & Jasmine Lewis

Academy Directors

Chardon and Jasmine Lewis are our Citipointe Creative Academy Directors who have deep passion for the arts and creatives reaching their highest potential in an uplifting atmosphere and culture. Both performing from a young age and travelling internationally, they have a desire to see excellence paired with a healthy community for artists to thrive within, whilst also being encouraged during this process by their creative peers and our brilliant CCA teaching staff. Chardon and Jasmine’s heart is to see men and women of all ages, demographics and backgrounds enjoy exploring their creative gifts and bringing influence and inspiration to the world around them.

Cathy Geeves

Academy Manager

Cathy’s experience in the creative industry spans over the past 30 years and has found great passion both on stage and behind the scenes equally. As an entertainer and vocalist, Cathy has performed on stages across the globe in Asia, U.K., Europe, the Middle East and across Australia. Amongst her career, she has always delved into the business side of the industry and has managed and marketed creative business incentives, bands and artists in their fields. Cathy has a deep love for music, the arts and the creative performers that bring life to their dreams. Always aspiring to bring integrity and excellence into all her endeavours, Cathy views the creative platform as one that is a true privilege to work within.

Jack Biggs

Operations Team & Teaching Artist

Jack Biggs is a professional Actor, Singer, Performer, Director, and Teacher and obtained a Bachelor of Musical Theatre at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Throughout his time at the Conservatorium, Jack played the roles in shows such as CAROUSEL, DOGFIGHT, PERSONALS and LES MISERABLES. Additionally, Jack has directed productions of MADAGASCAR, PETER PAN, ALICE IN WONDERLAND and SUESSICAL. After graduating the Conservatorium, Jack went straight onto play Frederic in THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at the Princess Theatre. 

Jack is passionate about directing, teaching and sharing the joy he has found within the performing arts.

Taylah Newton

Teaching Artist

Since the age of three, Taylah has trained in multiple dance styles. She has accomplished her CSTD (Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing) Jazz Teaching Certificate and a Certificate III in Dance Studies. Taylah has completed all CSTD Tap Examinations, Advanced 1 RAD Ballet, and completed an Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts at Conroy Performing Arts College.

Taylah’s various experiences as a performer include guest performances on Royal Caribbean’s ‘Quantum of the Seas’ and at Disneyland California Adventure Park (Los Angeles). Taylah has worked full time as a dance choreographer at Hong Kong International School and Kennedy ESF School Pok Fu Lam, as well as teaching and choreographing competition routines and musical theatre productions at private dance studios (Glenda Allen Dance Academy).

Jacinta Pasco

Teaching Artist

Jacinta is a dancer and choreographer and recently graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance). She is also the Head of Dance at Citipointe, performing and choreographing for large productions and conferences. Jacinta aspires to use her gifts for the kingdom and has a passion for using dance to influence the younger generation to grow in confidence and understanding of their worth, value and identity in Christ.

Lyrin Schefe

Teaching Artist

For Lyrin, dancing is in her heritage. With a mother and grandmother that both taught professional dance and ran their own academies, Lyrin has been dancing since she could crawl. Her extensive history in dance has seen Lyrin complete full training and examinations in RAD ballet up to Grade 8. Additionally, she has sat her CSTD jazz examinations and trained in both ATOD ballet and Glenn Wood Tap. Commencing her dance teaching career at a young age, Lyrin has taught at various academies and has a great love for the world of dance, the creativity it releases and her valued students that she imparts her knowledge, expertise and heart into.

Chang Po Ching

Teaching Artist

Chang Po Ching has always had a heart for sharing his love for music. A man of diversity, however, don’t let his name fool you! A Samoan boy, raised in South Auckland (NZ)  to a Brisbane local lad since he was ten years old. A graduate of Southern Cross’s Bachelor of Contemporary music and Gold Coast’s Advanced Diploma majoring in composition and Vocal Performance. His first musical love was the guitar thanks to his father. This paved the way for him to follow the musical sounds of his icons such as George Benson and Derrick Perkins. Chang has traveled the world playing music in all styles and venues. From events to weddings, big corporate shows to festivals. Chang was even a semi-finalist on The Voice Australia in 2018. However, beyond the big stages and bright lights, it’s the small and intimate circles where Chang’s heart resides as he seeks to see people thrive and reach their goals. Beyond the music, Chang is also a youth worker, mentor and offers disability support services within the community.

Kara Bolger

Teaching Artist

Kara is a Classical Ballet specialist and highly experienced dancer and technical development trainer. Studying at the Australian Ballet School through the rigorous Interstate Training Programme, Kara then toured with the Queensland Youth Ballet for two consecutive years. In her performing days, Kara was the recipient of a number of prestigious awards and bursaries and continues to pass on a passion for performing and technical excellence to her students. Under Kara’s tutelage, past students have now successfully auditioned for professional programs within the Australian Ballet School, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and Victorian College of Arts. Kara has extensive training in RAD and Cecchetti methods of Classical Ballet, ATOD (Jazz, Ballet and Tap), FATD (Jazz, Ballet and Tap), CTSD (Jazz), Glenn Wood (Tap) and Acrobatic Arts (Acrobatics).

Naomi Hodges

Teaching Artist

Naomi is a contemporary vocal teacher with a strong foundation in vocal anatomy and physiology informed by current voice science. She is committed to staying up to date with current research to best help nurture her student’s vocal development at any age. As a graduate of The Queensland Conservatorium, Naomi holds a Bachelor of Popular Music (1st Class Honours) and a Graduate Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy. Naomi has a prolific performance background as a part of Brisbane’s indie/pop duo, Phon , Formally known as folk duo Phoncurves, she has supported Australian artists such as Josh Pyke, Vance Joy, Art of Sleeping, The Paper Kites, Thelma Plum and international artists BellX1 (Ireland) and Passenger (UK). 

As a vocal teacher Naomi is experienced in contemporary community choirs, small contemporary vocal groups and one on one tuition that ranges from early childhood to adulthood.

Anke Bezuidenhout

Teaching Artist

With extensive CSTD examinations in Jazz, Tap and Contemporary plus Advanced Foundation RAD Ballet, Anke’s roots come from the world of dance and performing arts. With this technical grounding, Anke further pursued her passion for people and fitness and entered the world of ZUMBA. A fully certified Zumba instructor, Anke is passionate about people’s health both internally and externally aspiring to help people become the best version of themself.

Additionally, graduating with a Bachelor of Psychological science with Honours and currently working as a Registered Provisional Psychologist, Anke has a deep interest in personal health on all levels and understands that exercise is critical to mental health. Energising and fun, Anke’s Zumba classes will leave you motivated and inspired in your fitness journey.

Paola Kalaf

Teaching Artist

Originating from Brazil, Paola embraced a new life in Australia from the get-go landing a terrific position as a Gymnastics Instructor in Brisbane. As her influence grew, she made classes available to parents and the greater community, focusing on Zumbrazilian style, cardio dance, and Aqua Aerobics as a private instructor. As a qualified Fitness Instructor, Physical Education teacher, and gymnastics teacher, Paola has a deep passion for physical and mental health in all people. With her thriving personal health initiative MBM4Life that launched in 2018, Paola’s continued success is built upon faith, the power of hope, and love for humanity.

FAQS

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Term 2: Monday 19 April – Saturday 19 June (9 weeks)
Term 3: Monday 12 July – Saturday 18 September (10 weeks)
Term 4: Tuesday 5 October – Saturday 28 November (8 weeks)

Classes will not be held on Public Holidays unless advised otherwise by CCA prior to the date.

It is our goal to allow our CCA performers as many performance opportunities as possible. We believe that despite the hours spent in the studio, the best teacher is often an audience. So we partner with Citipointe Church to allow a platform to perform in Conferences, Christmas Productions & special events held throughout the year. Additionally, you will be informed of showcases and parent viewing classes when scheduled.

Please Note: All events are subject to COVID-19 restriction updates.

Within your yearly registration fee of $70, you will receive a CCA Academy t-shirt that is to be worn to all dance + music theatre class.

The CCA t-shirt is to be worn with a black leotard, bike pants/leggings or black shorts (Boys).

Ballet/Jazz/Tap Shoes required for enrolled class. Bare feet not allowed. Hair up and tidy.

School uniforms and school shoes are not allowed.

*Please note: Uniform rules apply to all dance and music theatre classes only. No uniform is required for vocals or music tuition classes, but you are welcome to wear your CCA shirt if desired.

*No registration fee or uniform is required for Speciality Classes.

*Additional CCA uniform t-shirts are available for purchase for $20 each.

Each student is to provide their own folder (with plastic sleeve inserts) for any printed handouts the teacher provides. This folder is to be brought to each lesson. Any additional theory/music books required for your tuition will be advised by the teaching artist and is to be purchased personally by the student.

Please note: Instrumental Tuition Students are to provide their own instrument to bring along to each lesson. For instrument hire at student cost, please visit www.vivacemusic.com.au

Please arrive on time for your class. Ensure your child has been to the toilet and has a water bottle with them for class.

The CCA fee structure varies according to the length, style and age group of the class. All fees can be found by clicking here. A yearly registration fee of $70 per person is required upon enrolment. This once-off payment covers a small yearly administration fee plus a Welcome Pack for you that includes: CCA uniform t-shirt, water bottle and tote carry bag for your use each week. $70 yearly registration fee does not apply to Adult private voice and instrument tution.

A $30 yearly admin fee will apply to these classes, but no welcome pack will be issued within this fee. *There is no yearly registration fee or Welcome Pack for Specialty Classes.

Parents are unable to be in the classroom during lessons, but are welcome to wait on our Mezzanine Level or outdoor seating areas. Parent viewing classes and showcases will be announced throughout the year.

Unfortunately, we do not offer makeup classes should your child be sick or on holidays. Please let us know via info@citipointecreativeacademy.com if you know your child will be away from class.

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Contact

Address: 322 Wecker Road, Carindale

Phone: 3343 8888

Email: info@citipointecreativeacademy.com