SWAY Dance Academy

SWAY = Social, Wedding, Adult, Youth

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'Dance Exams' page

Dance exams are an excellent way to learn dances as it gives you a focus and assists with continual improvement and technique.


Exams include:

- Social Level = (Bronze, Silver, Gold)

- New Vogue  = (Bronze, Bronze Star, Silver, Silver Star, Gold, Gold Star, Annual, Oscar)

- Standard      = (Bronze, Bronze Star, Silver, Silver Star, Gold, Gold Star, Annual, Oscar)

- Latin             = (Bronze, Bronze Star, Silver, Silver Star, Gold, Gold Star, Annual, Oscar)

- Sequence Dance - Standard  =  (Bronze, Bronze Star, Silver, Silver Star, Gold, Gold Star, Annual, Oscar)

- Sequence Dance - Latin         = (Bronze, Bronze Star, Silver, Silver Star, Gold, Gold Star, Annual, Oscar)

- Showdance   = (Bronze, Silver, Gold)

November 2020 Exams - Honours Recipients

Videos of Julie's Exam - Merrilyn, Gold and Silver Waltz, Evening Three Step and Parma Waltz.
Videos of Felicity's Exam - Balmoral Blues, Red Rose Tango, Killarney Waltz, New Vogue Modern Waltz.
Videos of Julie's Exam - Balmoral Blues, Red Rose Tango, Killarney Waltz, New Vogue Modern Waltz, Alpha Waltz.
Videos of Renee's Exam - Engagement Waltz, Avenue Saunter, Vanity Waltz, Dynasty Blues, Killarney Waltz, Alpha Waltz, New Vogue Quickstep.
Videos of Patti's Exam - Evening Three Step, Slow Rhythm, Samba and Jive.
Videos of Liz's Exam - Festival Glide, Mayfair Quickstep, Alpha Waltz and Tango Serida.
Videos of Rudi's Exam - Festival Glide, Mayfair Quickstep, Alpha Waltz and Tango Serida.
Videos of Aylssa's Exam - Festival Glide, Mayfair Quickstep, Alpha Waltz and Tango Serida.
Videos of Renee's Exam - Rumba Forever, Nikki Cha Cha, Paso Madrid, Miami Rumba, Social Samba and Jimpy Jive.
Videos of Nicole's Exam - Rumba D'Amour, Monkey Puzzle Cha Cha, Sindy Swing, Argentine Tango, Dirty Mambo, Jimpy Jive and Social Samba.

November 2020 Exams - Highly Commended Pass Recipients

Videos of Vanessa's Exam - Quickstep, Gypsy Tap, Rumba and Salsa. She is 6 years old.
Videos of Elektra's Exam - Quickstep, Gypsy Tap, Rumba and Salsa.
Videos of Hannah's Exam - Quickstep, Gypsy Tap, Rumba and Salsa.
Videos of Saskia's Exam - Quickstep, Gypsy Tap, Rumba and Salsa.
Videos of Georgia's Exam - Festival Glide, Mayfair Quickstep, Alpha Waltz and Tango Serida.
Videos of Grace's Exam - Festival Glide, Mayfair Quickstep, Alpha Waltz and Tango Serida.
Videos of Elektra's Exam - Festival Glide, Mayfair Quickstep, Alpha Waltz and Tango Serida.
NOVEMBER 2020 EXAMS
Another great result!
Seventeen exams (10 achieved Honours, 7 achieved Highly Commended Passes).
We are so proud of you all. Your hard work paid off.

SOCIAL SILVER MEDAL - Patti received Honours.
SOCIAL GOLD MEDAL - Vanessa, Elektra, Hannah and Saskia received Highly Commended Passes. 
BRONZE STANDARD SEQUENCE MEDAL - Alyssa, Liz and Rudi received Honours. Elektra, Georgia and Grace received Highly Commended Passes.
BRONZE STAR STANDARD SEQUENCE MEDAL - Felicity and Julie received Honours. 
SILVER STAR STANDARD SEQUENCE MEDAL - Renee received Honours.
BRONZE NEW VOGUE MEDAL - Julie received Honours.
SILVER LATIN SEQUENCE MEDAL - Renee received Honours.
SILVER STAR LATIN SEQUENCE MEDAL - Nicole received Honours.
MARCH 2020 EXAMS
How can we top this!
Seven exams and all seven achieved Honours.
We are so proud of you all. You really worked hard and deserve this result.

SOCIAL SILVER MEDAL - Elektra and Saskia received Honours. 
BRONZE LATIN SEQUENCE MEDAL - Julie received Honours 
BRONZE STAR LATIN SEQUENCE MEDAL - Belinda received Honours.
BRONZE STANDARD SEQUENCE MEDAL - Felicity received Honours. 
SILVER STANDARD SEQUENCE MEDAL - Renee and Nicole received Honours.
DECEMBER 2019 EXAMS
Another great result. We are so proud of you all.

SOCIAL BRONZE MEDAL - Elektra received honours, with Patti and Joy receiving highly commended passes.  SOCIAL SILVER MEDAL - Vanessa received honours with Hannah and Alfie receiving highly commended passes.  SOCIAL GOLD MEDAL - Alyssa received honours. 

BRONZE LATIN SEQUENCE MEDAL - Elisha received Honours with Felicity, Alyssa, Katie, Georgia and Grace received highly commended passes. BRONZE STAR LATIN SEQUENCE MEDAL - Nicole received Honours, with Renee receiving a Highly Commended Pass.

BRONZE STANDARD SEQUENCE MEDAL - Julie received honours.  BRONZE STAR STANDARD SEQUENCE MEDAL - Renee and Belinda received Highly Commended Passes.

BRONZE STANDARD MEDAL - Julie received honours.
JUNE 2019 EXAMS
Wow what a result for our students as they once again excelled in their dance exam. We are so proud of you all.

SOCIAL BRONZE MEDAL - Vanessa received honours, with Alfie, Saskia and Hannah receiving highly commended passes.  SOCIAL SILVER MEDAL - Alyssa received honours.  SOCIAL GOLD MEDAL - Julie received honours, with Katie,  Felicity and Ashlee receiving highly commended passes.

BRONZE LATIN MEDAL - Vinuri, Georgia and Grace received highly commended passes. 

BRONZE STANDARD SEQUENCE MEDAL - Renee, Belinda and Elisha received honours.  BRONZE STAR STANDARD SEQUENCE MEDAL - Nicole received Honours.

BRONZE LATIN SEQUENCE MEDAL - Nicole and Belinda received honours and Renee received a highly commended pass.
DECEMBER 2018 EXAMS
This exam was held prior to our Christmas Ball.
Our students excelled in their dance exam once again. We are so proud of you all.
Social Bronze medals - Travis, Alyssa and Candy received highly commended passes (Waltz, Cha Cha, Military Two Step, Rock n Roll). Social Silver medals - Katie,  Felicity and Ashlee received honours (Slow Rhythm, Samba, Evening Three Step, Jive). Social Silver medals - Gordon and Julie received highly commended passes (Slow Rhythm, Merrilyn, Rumba, Argentine Tango). Bronze Latin medal - Elisha received a highly commended pass (Cha Cha, Rumba, Samba, Jive). Bronze Standard Sequence medal - Nicole achieved Honours (Alpha Waltz, Tango Serida, Festival Glide, Mayfair Quickstep). Gold Star New Vogue medal - Renee achieved a highly commended pass (Barclay Blues, Carousel, La Bomba, Tango Terrific, Gold and Silver Waltz, Swing Waltz, Lucille, Evening Three Step, Gypsy Tap).
JULY 2018 EXAMS
This exam was held prior to our "A night in Paris Cabaret - Bastille Day".

Gordon and Julie were unavailable to dance their exams in June so an additional exam was held.

They both completed their Social Bronze exam achieving highly commended passes (Waltz, Cha Cha, Military Two Step, Rock N Roll). Well done!
JUNE 2018 EXAMS
This exam was held prior to our "Winter Ball".
Katie achieved a highly commended pass for their Social bronze medal (cha cha, waltz, military two step and rock n roll). Felicity and Ashlee received honours for the same medal. Georgia and Elisha achieved highly commended passes for their Bronze New Vogue medal (Merrilyn, Parma Waltz and Evening Three Step ). Grace achieved honours for the same medal. Belinda achieved a highly commended pass for her Silver New Vogue exam (Gypsy Tap, Pride of Erin, Tangoette and Charmaine). Renee achieved a highly commended pass for her Gold New Vogue medal (Gypsy Tap, Pride of Erin, Swing Waltz, Tangoette, LaBomba, Charmaine and Carousel).

Once again, everyone shone and put in a big effort for their dance exam. We are so proud of you all.
NOVEMBER 2017 EXAMS
This exam was held prior to our "Day at the Races" Ball.
Abigail, Georgia, Grace and Elisha achieved highly commended passes for their Social gold medal (Merrilyn, Quickstep, Rumba and Salsa). Keanah and Tamiah achieved highly commended passes for their New Vogue bronze medal (Merrilyn, Evening Three Step and Parma Waltz). Belinda achieved honours for the same medal but she was also required to dance the Merrilyn as a solo dance. Renee achieved honours for her New Vogue silver exam (Charmaine, Gypsy Tap, Pride of Erin and Tangoette) and achieved a highly commended pass for her Latin Bronze medal (Rumba, Samba, Cha Cha and Jive) only missing out on achieving honours by one mark.

Well done everyone, a great result.
MARCH 2017 EXAMS
This exam was held prior to our "Masquerade" Ball.
Abigail, Georgia and Grace achieved highly commended passes for their Social Silver medal (Merrilyn, Quickstep, Rumba and Salsa). Elisha received honours for the same medal. Keanah and Tamiah achieved highly commended passes for their Standard Bronze medal (Waltz, Quick Rhythm, Slow Foxtrot, and Quickstep). Renee achieved highly commended passes for her Standard Gold medal (Waltz, Slow Foxtrot, Vienesse Waltz, Tango and Quickstep) and New Vogue Bronze medal (Merrilyn, Merrilyn Solo, Evening Three Step and Parma Waltz. Sue achieved honours for her New Vogue Silver medal (Merrilyn, Gypsy Tap, Pride of Erin and Tangoette).

Your dancing impressed everyone. Well done.
AUGUST 2016 EXAMS
This exam was held prior to our "Back to the 50's" Ball.
Abigail, Georgia and Grace achieved highly commended passes for their Social bronze medal (cha cha, waltz, military two step and rock n roll). Elisha received honours for the same medal. Keanah and Tamiah achieved highly commended passes for their Latin Bronze medal (cha cha, samba, rumba, jive). Sue achieved honours for her Standard bronze exam (waltz, slow foxtrot, tango and quickstep) and achieved a highly commended pass for her New Vogue Bronze medal (Merrilyn, Merrilyn solo, Evening Three Step and Parma Waltz) only missing out on achieving honours by one mark.

The hard work paid off, well done everyone.