About the Show
Ready Set Dance is a preschool series designed to get young kids up and moving. The series stars CG animated Freeze and Twirl as well as the Kid Crew consisting entirely of Australian dancers.
Each episode features a performance from the Kid Crew as part of a story-driven, mini-musical set to an originally composed soundtrack with musical cues. Instructed by TWIRL and FREEZE, kids at home are encouraged to jump up and learn the moves of the day, practicing throughout the show alongside the Kid Crew. To end they can join their fellow preschoolers onscreen for a preschool dance party.
Bursting with energy the locally produced series features fun and energetic episodes designed specifically for preschoolers aged two – five years old. Differing from other dance shows on the market, the show is underpinned by a core educational curriculum designed to teach kids fundamental movement skills while building confidence, coordination and creativity.
In a new and innovative approach, READY SET DANCE was developed in collaboration with expert preschool dance educators and dance studio owners Jade Barnes, Belinda Agostino, Natalie Ettingshausen, Glenda Yee and Priscilla Severino. The five successful entrepreneurs launched their innovative class-based dance program for preschoolers, also titled READY SET DANCE, after identifying a gap in the market. This program is currently licensed to over 230 dance schools around Australia and New Zealand.
The innovative, participatory dance program premiered in January 2019 to critical praise from preschoolers and parents alike, ranking as the no. 1 Subscription TV program (excluding live sports/movies) amongst children 0-121.
1Source: OzTAM NatSTV Panel, Live and Overnight Data, 06:00-19:59