The Academy of Performing Arts, Macarthur is a centre of enjoyment and excellence for students to gain a love and appreciation of the performing arts.
Pauline Hincks, founder and director of The Academy of Performing Arts, Macarthur and her amazing team of talented and extensively qualified teachers, have been introducing and developing children from all ages, abilities and gender to a world of fun and excitement, through music, dance and performing arts for many years.
The Academy of Performing Arts Macarthur is a place where dancers can have fun, feel welcomed and learn performing arts whilst making new friendships.
Have fun, feel welcomed and learn performing arts whilst making new friendships
The Academy’s caring teachers provide children with inclusivity as they welcome and encourage all levels of ability, where each student can experience the magic of stage and performing arts in an inspiring and supportive environment.
It is this support and encouragement that has seen Pauline bring happiness through her teachings for 50 years. This heritage extends to second and third generation families coming back to the studio to learn the art of dance.
Parents can rest assured that their children will receive fun and inspiring classes, whether attending as a hobby, to make friends or wanting to train to a professional level.
Students learn awareness of their bodies and encourage positive development by promoting healthy mind, body and spirit.
The Academy encourages students to express themselves and their individuality through dance. They provide a healthy, enjoyable and professional environment in which students build confidence and self-esteem, creativity and develop as individuals. Students learn awareness of their bodies and encourage positive development by promoting healthy mind, body and spirit.
APAM believes that students always learn best when they enjoy what they do. Therefore, through positive encouragement students can create idyllic childhood memories. Thanks to their caring teachers who create fun classes to ensure everyone can share the love of dance.
Creating the future generations of performing arts audiences
The Academy of Performing Arts, Macarthur provides every student the opportunity to enter the magical world of stage and performance through their annual concerts, where they showcase their talents with age appropriate music and modest costumes.
As a result of The Academy’s philosophy and values, they have produced some amazing professional dancers who have been offered positions within the Australian Ballet School, the Australian Ballet School junior interstate program, the Boston Ballet School just to name a few plus a growing number of professional contracts with dance companies both in Australia and overseas including Moulin Rouge Paris and Disneyland Tokyo.
The Academy of Performing Arts Macarthur, is nurturing a community where students come together to share the love of dance and in turn they are creating the future generations of performing arts audiences.
Developing motor skills, confidence, co-ordination and rhythm as they are introduced to the magical world of dance
Classes at the studio run 6 days per week. Styles include, Ballet, Jazz, Modern Lyrical and Contemporary, Tap, Hip Hop, Singing, Piano, Theatre Arts and Drama, Pre-School and Pre-Primary Classes as well as their very popular mummy and me classes.
Morning classes are perfectly catered for the youngest age groups. They are music and dance classes focusing on fun, exploring movement through music and the use of props and the child’s imagination.
The Magic Rainbow for 18 months to 2 years and Wigglebugs for 2 to 3 years are the mummy and me classes but for the more independent 3-year-old they can join the Buzzy Bees class.
Children enjoy their favourite songs and with its exciting and entertaining activities, they develop their motor skills, confidence, co-ordination and rhythm as they are introduced to the magical world of dance.
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