Your child will find their inner grace
Offering elite-level dance training for children as young as 2, right through to senior students, your child will learn from our team who have lived the dance journey.
All our dance teachers have successful careers in their chosen performing arts and know what it takes to make it.
Karlie Grace, our Principal of the dance school, is a highly qualified teacher with a long list of qualifications. She has performed alongside some of Australia’s most well-recognised singers and celebrities and worked with leading choreographers and companies.
Following her successful career, Karlie started her dance school in 2010, attracting the top dance teachers and growing her business to be one of the leading dance schools in Melbourne’s south-east.
Aspire. Accelerate. Achieve.
At KGD, your child is truly valued as an individual, with our wide curriculum created to educate and inspire young performers to be well-rounded, versatile performers.
Karlie Grace Johnson
The top 10 reasons students choose KGD:
You'll learn from expert teachers who are not only highly qualified but have worked in their field of study for many years.
Our premium, purpose built dance studio has everything your child would need.
Each student is treated as an individual with programs adaptable to suit their needs.
Our teachers work hard to build rapport with their students and families, making sure they feel welcomed.
The Principal teaches and oversees the renowned and reputable pre-school program, making sure your child’s dance journey begins on the right foot.
The internationally renowned method of Cecchetti Classical Ballet is used in our program for a high standard of training, creating technical and accomplished performers.
KGD boost a 100% pass rate for Cecchetti Ballet exams, and we create entertaining and award-winning choreography and routines.
Your child will perform in our spectacular end of year showcase, with costumes that get noticed and choreography that is second to none.
You’ll have options for study and performances – recreational & accelerated, end of year showcase, mid-year choreography competition, workshops, summer school, exams, competitions, scholarships, conventions, master classes, community events and more.
Our classes are the perfect balance of fun & discipline with our focus being on teaching correct techniques so your child will achieve high results and you'll get value for money.
Your child's safety is our PRIORITY
The team at Karlie Grace Dancers promise that we:
Have zero tolerance for child abuse
Actively listen to and empower children
Have solid policies in place to protect your child from abuse
Are committed to promoting physical, emotional and cultural safety for your child
Are committed to using safe dance practices to provide a safe learning environment
WHAT WE BELIEVE IN AT KGD
To pass on our passion for dance and the performing arts by instilling the joy and an appreciation of dance in every student. With the right teaching ethos and guidance, we aim to nurture every child to become a successful performer, both technically and artistically
All the teachers at KGD are committed to providing a place where your child can feel safe, inspired and celebrated. We strive to deliver a curriculum that will allow us to maintain our reputation of being a dance school of excellence and professionalism within our community
Students are guided to find their ‘inner grace’ as they learn the attributes of remaining humble, respectful, well-mannered, gracious and courteous, all while upholding our motto: ‘Aspire, Accelerate, Achieve’
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
— T. Mcleod
"My daughter has the spark back in her dancing again.
Madison is loving Karlie, as she explains all the dance style techniques in a fun and understandable way.
Karlie is a great communicator and keeps parents well informed she is a pleasure to deal with."