The Key Dance Intensive


“A program that promises to deliver quality training, knowledge and experiences”



“The Key” Intensive is a unique 2-week training program taught by 5 Australian and 2 International industry professionals, facilitated by renowned MAPA Australia. Week 1 of the program focuses on developing versatility, technique and style, under the direction of our highly experienced Australian teachers & choreographers. Week 2 will be administered by 2 international guests, whom will incorporate technique, grooves, choreography and performance, with each afternoon focusing solely on the rehearsal of a new work. At the conclusion of the program, dancers will have developed a concept video, choreographed by our International guests, filmed and edited by the one and only Sean Higgins aka “Shotography”


Intermediate to Advanced/Professional dancers, male and female, 16+ years, looking to advance their training, experience and knowledge in a personal yet highly challenging and rewarding program, one that will allow each attendee to grow, thrive and achieve!


The program will accept up to 25 students and is based on an application process.
Acceptance into ‘The Key’ will involve applicants to submit a 1 – 2 minute private online video, incorporating both a short introduction explaining ‘Why you want to be a part of this program?’ followed by a solo in the style of your choice. Please no class footage or performance videos.


Application have been extended and will close Sunday 8th September
Selected dancers will be notified via email on Monday 9th of September, whereby a non-refundable deposit will be required.


The MAPA Key Dance Intensive runs for 2 weeks from Mondays – Fridays at MAPA between 23rd September – 4th October 2019 | 9:00am – 3:00pm each day.
The video shoot will take place on Saturday 5th October 2019. Location and time of shoot TBC.


The program is designed to provide an experience for dancers to expand their skills, gain an understanding and respect for other dance styles and be pushed out of their regular comfort zones.
A variety of classes and dance styles will be covered. It is not expected that dancers will have experience in all styles, but rather have a desire to challenge themselves and grow.

  • Jazz
  • Technqiue
  • Conditioning
  • Contemporary
  • Pilates
  • Yoga
  • Partnering
  • Commercial
  • Heels
  • Grooves
  • Hip Hop


$990 per dancer (includes 2 weeks of training/rehearsals and a film shoot)
A $390 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your position once accepted.

International Teachers & Choreographers

MAPA takes great pride in providing quality teachers with real life industry experience and knowledge along with a strong passion to teach and educate from the heart.
These two are as authentic as they come and we couldn't be more thrilled to be launching our first Intensive with them.

Lee Daniel

Jazz Funk & Hip Hop
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Sienna Lyons

Commercial Jazz & Heels
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Australian Teachers & Choreographers

Caetlyn Watson

Grooves & Movement
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Rob Sturrock

Jazz & Technique
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Yvette Lee

Commercial Jazz & Industry Mentor
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Jarryd Byrne

Partnering & Latin/Ballroom
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Zoee Marsh

Contemporary & Movement Quality
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Videographer & Editor

Sean Higgins

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Don't miss this one time opportunity to be one of 25 dancers hand selected