Established in 1952 by June Harlow (as the first dance school in the St George area), HARLOW SCHOOL OF DANCE offer classes and private tuition in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop and Tap, with a focus on strong technique and high energy performances. Additional classes include Acting, Acrobatics, Singing and Breakdance.
Previously classes were held at Oatley, Mortdale, Lugarno, Peakhurst & Penshurst, however in 2004 we moved into our fabulous studio location at 35 Treacy Street, Hurstville known as ‘Jump St.'
The Principals; June Harlow and Sue O'Riordan danced professionally for many years and together with their teaching staff continue to pass on their expertise, knowledge and pure passion for dance.
Our Policy is to provide a safe, educational and recreational environment for all ages. Our well supervised classes are taught by qualified and experienced teachers in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere.
The Teaching Staff at HARLOW SCHOOL OF DANCE are qualified members of the following associations.
All examinations are conducted by these nationally and internationally recognised organisations:-
The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) for Classical Ballet
The Federal Association of Teachers of Dancing (FATD) for Jazz and Tap
The Broken Beat Dance Syllabus (BBDS) for Hip Hop
Contemporary Dance Australia (CDA)
Creative Drama and Movement Association (CDMA Intl)
Harlow School of Dance operates from a venue in Hurstville known as Jump St, which also offers a variety of activities for all the family……
Belly Dance, Pilates, Zumba Fitness, Brazilian Samba, Piano, Guitar, Violin, Woodwind, Chinese Classical & Folk Dance, Chinese Line Dancing …as well as Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Acrobatics, Singing, Acting & Breakdance.
Harlow School of Dance was awarded Runner Up in the Hurstville City Council Excellence in Business Awards in 2008, (having won in 2007) and was also a Finalist in the St. George Leader Awards.
Congratulations to Miss Gapps & Miss Sue for Harlow School of Dance
winning the 2007 Hurstville City Council Excellence in Business Award!