Hervey Bay Dance School was formed in 2000 and has become the region's premier education facility and regional Queensland's biggest dance program provider committed to a quality dance and performing arts education of all students. Our approach to learning is POSITIVE! We encourage all students to strive to improve themselves as individuals while they also learn to work with fellow dancers in the class and performance setting.
In 2014 Hervey Bay Dance School launched the region's first Certificate Program and by 2016 had over 13 students enrolled in Certificate II & III in Dance achieving very high marks.
In late 2016 HBDS took over Dance Zone Hervey Bay which merged into HBDS bringing you a wide range of additional classes such as cheer & AASCF Troupes including a second venue used as studio 3 & 4 in 2017.
In 2017 we announced the launch of Regional Queensland's first Performing Arts High School under the name of Hervey Bay Performing Arts College giving students the option of combining schooling and full-time dance. Over the past 5 years the high school represented Australia at selective Australasian events and been awarded many Overall National Results. During this term we have also seen many Graduate Successes.
Hervey Bay Dance School has also formed partnerships with Village Nation (Sydney) who provide HBDS students will summer school scholarships and full-time course trial scholarships & RAW Dance Company (Brisbane) who has provides students with courses and workshops with their international dancers.
We believe that every student in our studio community is important & unique and should be nurtured and guided to reach their full potential in dance & performance. We have a high expectation of students that they come to class ready to learn & partake in classes to their full ability with passion, respect & willingness to take responsibility for their own learning.
Whether you are looking for classes for recreation or to equip & empower you to take a step towards the professional performing arts industry, Hervey Bay Dance School will strive to help you achieve your full potential in dance.