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2023 Term Dates & Events

* please note there are no classes on public holidays *

Tuesday 7th February - Thursday 6th April


  • Competition Troupe Intensives and Auditions: Wednesday 1st February and Thursday 2nd February

  • Uniform Days: Saturday 4th February

  • Open Week: Monday 13th - Saturday 18th February

  • Dress Up Week for Charity: Monday 20th - Saturday 25th March

  • RAD Ballet Exam Entries Due: Sunday 9th April

  • APDA Exam Entries Due: Sunday 9th April

  • DSOD Performance Award Entries Due: Sunday 9th April

No classes running over Easter: Friday 7th April & Saturday 8th April

Monday 24th April - Saturday 1st July


  • Anzac Day: Tuesday 25th April - no classes running

  • Kings Birthday: Monday 5th June - no Monday classes running but Friday & Saturday classes are still on!

  • DSOD Mid Year Showcase: Sunday 11th June The Rose Centre 

  • DSOD Movie Night: Saturday 24th June

  • Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Musical Theatre & Hip Hop Exam Holiday Private Lessons: Monday 10th July - Saturday 16th July 

Monday 17th July - Saturday 23rd Septemeber


  • RAD Graded Ballet Mock Exams: Saturday 22nd, Sunday 23rd, Saturday 29th & 30th July

  • RAD Graded Ballet Approximate Exam Dates: 6th August - 4th September

  • RAD Vocational Ballet Approximate Exam Dates: 11th - 28th August

  • APDA 2022 Mock Exam Dates: 12th, 13, 19, 20th August

  • APDA 2022 Exam Dates: Monday 28th August - Friday 1st September

  • LAST DATE TO ENROL for classes 5yrs+ to be in our show: Sunday 3rd September.

  • DSOD 2022 Performance Awards: 15th -17th September.

Monday 9th October - Saturday 9th December


  • Monday 23rd October Labour Day -no classes running

  • Costume & Prop Working Bee: Sunday 29th October

  • DSOD Show Dress Rehearsals: Friday 10th (CAST A) & Saturday 11th November (CAST B)

  • DSOD Show: Saturday 11th November (CAST A & B)

  • Open Week: Monday 20th - Saturday 25th November

  • Devonport Lions Christmas Parade & Dance in The Park: Sunday 3rd December

  • Christmas Dress-Up Week: Monday 4th - Saturday 9th December 

  • Prize Giving: Saturday 9th December

Info: List


What classes do you offer?

We offer ballet, jazz, contemporary, tap, lyrical, hip hop, acro, musical theatre, progressing ballet technique, dance fitness, competition and private lesson classes. 

  • For more information about our classes click here: Classes

  • To view classes by age/school year level click here: Timetable and scroll to the bottom of the page.

What are your studio and uniform shop opening hours?

Our studio is only open when classes are running and the uniform shop is open on Saturdays 9:30am - 11:30am throughout the school term.

What uniform do I need and how can I purchase it?

Uniform is compulsory for all classes and requirements can be found by clicking here: uniform

Uniform can be purchased from our physical uniform shop during the shop opening hours or our online shop

How do I enrol?

Enrolment can be completed by firstly registering through our Class Manager Portal, adding students and then selecting classes to enrol in. You can also add them to the waiting list if a class is full.

Enrol Here

How do I book a free trial class?

You can register for a free trial class here.

Please get in touch if you are unable to select your preferred class due to age restrictions.

Classes that have reached capacity will not appear for selection. Alternatively, you can add your child to the waiting list for full classes by enroling them. 

What are your prices?

To view our term fees, please contact us directly. 

Info: FAQ


DSOD has become like a second home to my daughters who have both been dancing here for more than eight years as have many of their friends. They love the energy, discipline and friendship it brings to their week. Thank you DSOD.

Stephanie Willis
DSOD Parent

Very Talented teachers, well organised studio and very supportive of the students. Thank you DSOD.

Justine Verrall
DSOD Parent

DSOD has a lovely feel as you walk in and my daughter says that she will never stop dancing!

Helene Piper
DSOD Parent

Info: Testimonials

My daughter loves her ballet lessons at Devonport School of Dance. Emily is an excellent teacher and the girls adore her. The school is very professionally run and well equipped. The end of year show is absolutely fantastic too!

Janet Angelo
DSOD Parent

I like dance class because I like dancing and having fun with my friends. Miss Emily is nice.

Clark West
Mini Groovers Student

Silver Swan classes at Devonport School of dance are very enjoyable. Emily is such a patient teacher and she makes everyone feel very comfortable regardless of their ability. Lessons are well paced and perfect for beginner. Thank you Emily!

Janet Angelo
Silver Swan

Info: Testimonials

Meet the DSOD Teaching Team

Miss Emily

Emily Summerville


Info: Dance Instructors
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