Exams at Lakes Theatre Arts are encouraged but NOT compulsory.

Exams are offered in Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Drama, Musical Theatre and HipHop. Acro classes do not have exams but we sometimes offer in house assessments.

Australian Teachers of Dancing (ATOD) Ballet, Jazz, Tap, HipHop, & Musical Theatre

Founded in 1991, the ATOD are leaders in the field of dance education. With the highest integrity they deliver quality, innovative training systems and services. They inspire and provide opportunities for our dance community to achieve their full artistic potential.

Speech New Zealand - Drama

Speech New Zealand began life in 1964 with the mission to provide examinations to New Zealanders and to acknowledge the importance of New Zealand literature.

Acrobatic Arts - Acro

The Acrobatic Arts program is based on safe and effective progressions with proven results in five divisions of AcroDance: Flexibility, Strength, Balancing, Limbering and Tumbling.  Simple thoughtful progressions take the dancer from log rolls and somersaults to the tumbling effortlessly across the stage.