Courses and Classes

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27. Penny Lane 10x4

Love is in the music
For many years now, Penny Lanes Music Workshop has been teaching adults and children the joy of learning a musical instrument in a creative and friendly environment. Penny Lanes is now located right in the heart of Fremantle at 1 Holdsworth St.
If you’re looking for guitar or music lessons, Penny Lanes can help. There’s also a range of musical instruments for sale.
Penny Lanes offers group lessons in the evening and individual sessions for singing, piano, drums, violin and guitar. The beginners guitar class for adults is the school’s most recent addition. Baba Lala – babies and toddlers classes run four mornings a week at  times of 9am and 10am. Gift vouchers available.
Penny Lanes Music Workshop
1 Holdsworth St Fremantle
Phone 0421 061 730

27. David Giles 10x3

Discover your creative self
If you have ever dreamed of being an artist then the Freedom School Studio Painting Program may be just what you’re looking for. Working with multi award winning artist David Giles, the program is designed to help you connect with your creative, expressive self.
David Giles has been an art teacher for more than twenty years. Many graduates of the program have gone on to become multi-award winning artists with some exhibiting through Giles’ two galleries – The David Giles Art Gallery, 49B High St Fremantle and Studio Eleven, 11 Captains Lane, near the Roundhouse.
Suitable for all levels including complete beginners, the next 8-week term commences on 7 & 8 August. Choose your preferred day and time: Friday or Saturday from 10am -1pm or 1.30pm – 4.30pm. A trip to the river is planned later in the term, weather permitting. Cost is $265 for the 8 week term.
David Giles Freedom School Painting Program
Studio Eleven, 11 CaptainsLane, Fremantle

27. Shirley Bickley School of Dancing 10x3

Trip the Light Fantastic!
Learn to dance at the Shirley Bickley School of Dancing. Styles taught include Ballroom, Latin, New Vogue, Old Time and Sequence dancing. It’s heaps of fun and a great way to keep fit.
Shirley has taught hundreds of brides and grooms their Bridal Waltz, and trained adults and juniors for Dance sport and medal examinations.
Adult classes are held at Hilton Park Bowling Club on Tuesdays from 8.00 to 10.30pm and Cockburn Seniors Centre in Spearwood on Wednesdays from 1.30 to 4.30pm.
Shirley Bickley School of Dancing
Phone 9337 3452

27. Helen O Grady 10x3

Kids love drama
Why drama? Drama helps develop so many important life skills for our children, such as confidence, self-esteem, language development, social skills, self-expression and lots more!  Weekly classes at the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy cater for 5-8 year olds, 9-12 year olds and 13-17 year olds in over 50 suburbs throughout Perth.
The unique program provides a stimulating, nurturing and exciting environment for your child to discover the joy and fun of drama!
Classes include language skills, creative movement and music, improvisations, dance dramas, short scripts, production techniques and so much more! Kids love drama and parents love the results! Classes fill fast, so ACT NOW and reserve a place for your child today!
Helen O’Grady Drama Academy
Phone 9446 6536


The magic of dance
Senior ballet and Spanish dance students from Classical Dance Studio had a fantastic day performing at Dance Live on 3 May in Forrest Place, Perth. Dance Live is an annual outdoor dance performance presented by Ausdance WA as part of Dance Week.
As always, CDS is a hive of activity. Spanish dance students took examinations at the end of Term 2 and are looking forward to receiving the results. Ballet students are attending a course in the July school holidays in preparation for exams in Term 3.
In operation for over 20 years, Classical Dance Studio offers comprehensive dance training from beginner to professional level. Styles taught include classical, Spanish and contemporary. CDS caters for both examination and recreational students. The main studio is well appointed, with a beautiful Tasmanian Oak sprung floor, air conditioning, mirrors and adjustable barres.
Classical Dance Studio
6/42 Ladner Street O’Connor
Phone Catherine 0411 241 651
or Nina 0412 833 428


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