About SCIPA School of Dance

SCIPA offers dance classes for all ages (3yrs+) and abilities from classes just for fun & fitness through to competition and exam level classes.


SCIPA’s principal Nirvana James-Ricci is fully qualified and registered RAD teacher and Acrobatic Arts Certified.


SCIPA offers a diverse range of classes across all ages. These include Classical Ballet, Modern and Contemporary, Jazz, Commercial dance, Tap, Pilates, Adults Ballet and Tap classes, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Preschool Dance, Cheerleading, Acrobatics and Performance Troupes and Private Lessons.


SCIPA School of Dance offers examinations in the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Classical Ballet syllabi as well as the Glenn Wood Tap syllabi.


Our studio manifesto

We are committed to excellence in dance.
We are passionate about high-quality dance training and believe the foundations of all dance forms come from a solid classical ballet base.

We care about the safety of our students and staff.
We love sharing the joy and happiness dance brings.
We stand for opportunities, fairness and equality.
We listen to parents and students and have an open door policy.

We value and respect hard work.
We share our lifelong love, experiences, passion and expertise in dance with our students.

Get in touch

Have a question? We would love to hear from you.

Call (02) 4422 9494