Lane Cove Dance Academy prepare eligible students for the Cecchetti ballet exams. Exams are optional and are held annually. Students will be selected at the discretion of the principals to undertake these examinations.
- Ballet Beginners (Pre-Primary) & Ballet 1 (Primary) students must attend 1 lesson per week from the beginning of the year.
- Ballet 2+ (Grade 1+) students must attend 2 lessons per week from the beginning of the year.
- Intermediate, Advanced 1, 2 & Diploma students must attend 3 lessons per week to be eligible.
Exam rehearsals in school holidays are compulsory. Students who do not attend these rehearsals can not sit their ballet exam.
A piano rehearsal is held close to the exam to familiarise students with the studio they will be sitting their exam in.
Private lessons are encouraged prior to examinations and extra lessons may be scheduled.