We offer classes for students who wish to level up their dance training.  We love working with children and teenagers who want acceleration and skill development from our classes.


We aim for the highest service levels in our advanced Hills District dance classes and achieve this through our actions below:


Our permanent teaching faculty includes:

  • Ashleigh Tavares (SYTYCD Australia Top 6, commercial dancer)

  • Natalie Brock (Royal Academy of Dance Registered Teacher)

  • Kate Rodwell (Glenn Wood Tap Examiner, Certificate IV Performing Arts)

  • Rae Edds-Gibson (Australian Ballet School Alumni, McDonald College Faculty

  • As well as regular guest teachers.


In 2018 and 2019 we have hosted workshops with:

  • Electric Safari

  • Dr Lisa Ellis (Dance Prescription)

  • Marko Panzic

  • Blake John Wood

  • Cassie Bartho

  • Mitch Michaels

  • Chloe Zuel

As well as guest teaching spots with:

  • Blake Varga

  • Rochelle DeSnoo

  • Anthony Bartley

  • Olivia Carniato

  • Veronica George

  • Gaynor Hicks


We offer curriculum based learning. Students can participate in annual examinations with the Royal Academy of Dance and Glenn Wood Tap. Ensure your training is aligned with national and international standards and progress that can be measured.


We train students across the full range of dance styles​ with particular attention to the foundations and increasing the chances of a dancer's employability.


For ​students interested in a future career related to dance, we prepare them to the point of teacher qualifications with the Royal Academy of Dance and Glenn Wood Tap.  We also offer the DanceSTEP program providing practical experience in assistant dance teaching as well as theoretical studies and mentorship.


Train with dancers who challenge and inspire you.​  Our classes are streamed according to ability which means each student progresses at their perfect rate. 


We are a school with an 18-year history of dance teaching in the Hills District with a reputation of consistency and success.  Our continuity gives you the wings in which to explore your potential.


Our students have the opportunity to perform at exciting events and prestigious competitions.  For example:

  • 2021 Tour to USA including workshops with LA's top choreographers and performances at Universal Studios and California Adventure Park.

  • Annual performance at the Australian Dance Festival.

  • Sydney Eisteddfod, Sydney Royal Easter Show, Darling Harbour and Bella Vista Farm.

Caper School of Performing Arts offers exciting dance lessons in the Hills District for pre-schoolers, children and teenagers.

Students enjoy a friendly, nurturing environment, in which to enjoy learning Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary, Lyrical,

Hip-Hop, Acrobatics and Musical Theatre dance classes.

Caper is the official location of Ready Set Dance and Ready Set Ballet in Bella Vista.


Unit C60 Lexington Corporate Centre  ::  24-32 Lexington Drive  ::  Norwest Business Park ::  Bella Vista NSW 2153  ::  (02) 8882 9879  ::  0402 328 721

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