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Highland Dancing

Highland Dance Group Classes

    Weekly group classes are held throughout school terms. Students are placed in classes according to their age and skill level.

Highland Dancing

Highland Dance Private Classes

    Private lessons are ideal when focusing on your technique. Lessons can be arranged upon request.

Highland Dancing


    Brisbane competitions are held throughout the year. We encourage dancers to compete in at least one per term, ensuring students set goals and work towards them every week.

    Students work their way up the competition ladder;

  • Primary (4-6 years)

  • Beginners

  • Novice

  • Intermediate

  • Premier (with restriction)

  • Premier (open)

Highland Dancing


    Exams are held in June. Cotter Academy uses the NDAA syllabus, with exams beginning at pre-grade and running through to teachers. Exams are comprised of barre, centre-work, theory and dances. Students are encouraged to sit one exam per year.



Highland Hustle



    Highland Hustle requires NO DANCE EXPERIENCE. It is a fun dance-based fitness workout for all shapes and sizes! Hustle is ideal for adult beginners wishing to get fit and active in a unique way! There are multiple intensity options, so you can work at your own pace!

Little Leapers & Primary

    A class designed for the littlest of leapers.

    Classes introduce children as young as 2, to the wonderful world of dance. Children learn basic dance principals such as timing and tempo. Little leapers classes also aid in the development of motor skills such as hopping, jumping, coordination, discipline and listening skills.

Little Leapers (Tiny Tots) & Primary

Highland Dancing


    The academy performs at black-tie events, local school fetes & community events. Displays comprise of traditional highland dances and choreographed items.


    If you would like us at your next event, just ask!

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