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* please note there are no classes on public holidays *



  • Back to Dance Uniform Days: Saturday 3rd February 9:00 - 11:00am & Monday 5th February 4:30 - 6:30pm

  • RAD Vocational Ballet May Exam Entries Due: Thursday 22nd February

  • Tiny Dancers Dance Party: Sunday 3rd March

  • Dress Up Week for Charity: Monday 4th - Saturday 9th March

  • Watching Week: Monday 8th - Saturday 13th April

  • RAD Ballet Exam Entries Due: Sunday 14th April 

  • APDA Exam Entries Due: Sunday 14th April

No classes running over Easter: Friday 29th March - Tuesday 2nd April



  • RAD May Vocational Ballet Exam Approximate Dates: 12th - 17th May

  • Kings Birthday: Monday 3rd June - no Monday classes running but Friday & Saturday classes are still on!

  • DSOD Mid Year Showcase: Sunday 9th June The Rose Centre 

  • Open Week: Monday 19th - Saturday 24th June

  • Matariki: Friday 28th June - no Friday classes running but Saturday classes are still on!

  • Watching Week: Monday 1st - Saturday 6th July

  • DSOD Performance Award Entries Due: Sunday 7th July

  • Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, Musical Theatre & Hip Hop Exam Holiday Private Lessons: Monday 8th July - Saturday 20th July 



  • RAD Graded Ballet Mock Exams: Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th August

  • RAD Graded Ballet Approximate Exam Dates: 3rd August - 6th September

  • RAD Vocational Ballet Approximate Exam Dates: 7th - 27th August

  • APDA Mock Exam Dates: 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th August

  • APDA Exam Dates: Monday 2nd - Friday 6th September TBC

  • LAST DATE TO ENROL for classes 5yrs+ to be in our show: Sunday 8th September.

  • DSOD 2022 Performance Awards: Friday 20th September.

  • DSOD Movie Night: Saturday 21st September

  • Watching Week: Monday 23rd - Saturday 28th September



  • Monday 28th October Labour Day -no classes running on Monday but Friday and Saturday classes are still on!

  • Show Costume & Prop Working Bee: Sunday 20th October

  • DSOD Show Dress Rehearsals: Saturday 9th November (CAST A & B)

  • DSOD Show: Sunday 10th November (CAST A & B)

  • Open Week: Monday 18th - Saturday 23rd November

  • Devonport Lions Christmas Parade & Dance in The Park: Sunday 1st December

  • Watching Week: Monday 9th - Saturday 14th December

  • Christmas Dress-Up Week: Monday 9th - Saturday 14th December 

  • Prize Giving: Saturday 14th 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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