Active & Healthy

Active & Healthy BEGINNER ADULT JAZZ CLASS Learn for fun and fitness with this jazz class for adults.  Please wear gym attire  bring a water bottle and towel. Jazz shoes are recommended but the class can be done in bare feet as well.  Suitable for those aged 18 years and over.  Share: Facebook-f Twitter Pinterest… Continue reading Active & Healthy


Logan Dance Academy has three eisteddfod teams. Junior U10’s, Intermediate U15’s and our Opens.  We recently performed at Future Stars, Starbound, Ipswich Junior Eisteddfod and Redcliffe Eisteddfod, with more to come. If you would like to know more about joining please contact us.

Enrolling in 2022

Classes are up and running for 2022! Email us at for  enrollment & timetable information. Please bring it with you to your child’s first free trial class. We look forward to seeing you soon! Share: Facebook-f Twitter Pinterest Most Read

Great Dancers- Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev

Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev , also referred to as Serge, (March 31, 1872 – August 19, 1929) was a Russian art critic, patron, ballet impresario and founder of the Ballets Russes from which many famous dancers and choreographers would later arise.Diaghilev staged Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty in London in 1921; it was a production of remarkable magnificence… Continue reading Great Dancers- Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev

Top 7 Ballets

1. The Nutcracker Composed in 1891 by Tchaikovsky, this timeless classic is the most performed ballet of the modern era. It wasn’t until 1944 when the first production of The Nutcracker was performed in America by the San Francisco Ballet. Since then it has become a tradition to perform during the holiday season, as it rightly should.… Continue reading Top 7 Ballets

What are Pointe Shoes? A ballerina is known for her ability to stand on the tips of her toes in shiny, satin shoes. Pointe shoes are special ballet shoes that support the foot and allow a dancer to achieve this feat. Because all of the dancer’s weight is distributed over a very small platform at the tip of… Continue reading What are Pointe Shoes?

Queensland Eisteddfods 2013

Beenleigh EisteddfodEisteddfod Co-ordinator –Heather ChristensenAssistant: Moya McKeon 07-3804-048807-3382-7604Established: Biloela EisteddfodContact: Jo Robins0488 923 624PO Box 27Biloela QLD 4715 Held: May (Music/Speech and Drama) September (Dance)Year Established – 1965Categories offered:Instrumental, Singing, Speech & Drama, Dance Border District EisteddfodJoan Smith – Secretary13 Matthew StreetStanthorpe QLD 4380 07- 681-1586Entries Close: AprilHeld: JuneYear Established – 1971 Brisbane Eisteddfod… Continue reading Queensland Eisteddfods 2013

History of Ballet

Ballet originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century. Noblemen and women were treated to lavish events, especially wedding celebrations, where dancing and music created an elaborate spectacle. Dancing masters taught the steps to the nobility, and the court participated in the performances. In the 16th century, Catherine de Medici, an Italian noblewoman,… Continue reading History of Ballet

Great Dancers-Fred Astaire

Biography of Fred Astaire With his older sister and dance partner Adele, vaudeville performer Fred Astaire became the toast of Broadway during the Jazz Age while partnering with composers George and Ira Gershwin to redefine American musical theatre. After Adele’s retirement in 1931, Astaire tried his luck in Hollywood, pairing with Ginger Rogers at RKO… Continue reading Great Dancers-Fred Astaire