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Programs offered:

Imagineers:

Our youngest dancers blossom before our very eyes. They start as a young seeds ready to absorb all they can and blossom into dazzling dancers!

Toddler Classes:

• Dancing Duos (10 months – 20 months) • Creative Movers (18 months – 2 years) • Tiny Dancers (ages 2 – 3) • Tiny Acrobats (ages 2.5 – 4)

Pre-school & Kinder Classes:

• Pre-school Tap & Ballet  (ages 3-4)

• Kinder Tap & Ballet   • Kinder Acrobatic Dance • Kinder Hip Hop  • Kinder Jazz (ages 4-6)

Artists:

Our youth and teen dancers are motivated to express their love of dance while following a structured and diverse curriculum that trains our dancers to be strong technical dancers. These classes are leveled and instructor placement is required. Age and technique level play a part in class placement. Ballet provides a strong foundation in dance and is required to take all jazz II & up & contemporary classes.

Technique Classes:

Specialty Classes:

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Imagineers

Dancing Duos:

This class is designed for our youngest dancers that love to move and be creative. Caregiver participation is required for this class.  Children will learn to dance in a playful and imaginative environment. In this class, children develop locomotor skills, rhythm, beats and time. This class is kept small to ensure individual attention is given with care and encouragement to each student. Dancing Duos meet once a week for 30 minutes.

Attire: Girls: Any color leotard, dance skirts are permitted and pink tights and pink ballet shoes or bare feet. Hair must be secured out of the dancer’s face in a bun, braid or ponytail. Boys: Solid colored T-shirt and black pants or shorts (no sweatpants) with thin socks & black ballet shoes or bare feet. Caregivers: Comfortable clothes to move in and bare feet.

Class Length: 30 mins

Ages: 10 months - 20 months

Ballet shoe brands accepted: Bloch, Capezio, Balera or Sansha (Full sole only)

Creative Movers:

This class is designed for our youngest dancers that love to move and be creative. Children will learn to dance in a playful and imaginative environment. In this class, children develop locomotor skills, rhythm, beats and time, following directions, and begin to learn structure. This class is kept small to ensure individual attention is given with care and encouragement to each student. Creative Movers meet once a week for 30 minutes.

Attire: Girls: Any color leotard, dance skirts are permitted and pink tights and pink ballet shoes. Hair must be secured out of the dancer’s face in a bun, braid or ponytail. Boys: Solid colored T-shirt and black pants or shorts (no sweatpants) with thin socks & black ballet shoes.

Class Length: 30 mins

Ages: 18 months - 2 years

Ballet shoe brands accepted: Bloch, Capezio, Balera or Sansha (Full sole only)

Tiny Dancers:

This class is designed for young dancers that love dancing and music. Children will learn to dance in a playful and imaginative environment. They start with beginning dance movement while giving them the chance to explore their own imagination. In this class, children develop locomotor skills, rhythm, beats and time, directions, teamwork, and creative expression.

Attire: Girls: Any color leotard, dance skirts are permitted and pink tights and pink ballet shoes. Hair must be secured out of the dancer’s face in a neat bun, braid or ponytail. Boys: Solid colored T-shirt and black pants or shorts (no sweatpants) with thin socks & black ballet shoes.

Class Length: 30 mins

Ages: 2 -3 years

Ballet shoe brands accepted: Bloch, Capezio, Balera or Sansha (Full sole only)

Tiny Acrobats:

This class is designed for young dancers that love dancing, flipping around and music. This class introduces physical literacy, coordination, musicality, creative movement and basic acrobatic skills using lots of imagination

Attire: Girls: Any color leotard, convertible tights, fitted shorts or leggings are optional and bare feet. Hair must be secured out of the dancer’s face in a neat bun, braid or ponytail. Boys: Solid colored T-shirt and black pants or shorts (no sweatpants) with bare feet.

Class Length: 30 mins

Ages: 2.5 -4 years

Ballet shoe brands accepted: Bloch, Capezio, Balera or Sansha (Full sole only)

Tap/Ballet:

This program allows children to learn tap and ballet in a way to keep their attention. Taught in a nurturing environment; this class gives young students the basis to develop their love and appreciation of dance. This class teaches basic dance elements such as: basic dance steps, locomotor movement, limbering exercises, musical awareness, and creative expression and coordination skills. It also teaches listening skills to follow directions and musical elements. It also teaches them about patterns and rhythms and teamwork as well as building confidence.

Attire: Girls: Any color leotard, pink tights, dance skirt is optional. Shoe colors are black tap shoes and pink ballet shoes with elastic bands across the top of the foot. Hair must be secured out of the dancer’s face in a neat bun, braid or ponytail. Boys: Solid colored T-shirt and pants or shorts (no sweatpants) with thin socks, black tap shoes & ballet shoes.

Class Length:  45 mins - 1 hour

Ages: 3 - 6 years

Levels: Pre-school & Kinder

Ballet shoe brands accepted: Bloch, Capezio, Balera or Sansha (Full sole only)

Tap shoe brands accepted: Bloch, Capezio, or Balera (Mary Jane or Tyette for girls, lace-up for boys)

Kinder Hip Hop Class:

Students will work different rhythms and movements including self-expression channeling the attitude of the music. Only age appropriate music and moves are used in this class. This class meets for 30 minutes once a week.

Attire: Clothes that are easy to move in (no jeans) and silver hip hop shoes (no street shoes)

Class Length: 30 mins

Ages: 4 - 6 years

Hip Hop shoe brands accepted: Bloch, Capezio, Balera or Sansha

Kinder Jazz Class:

This is an upbeat class where students will explore different movements and spacial patterns. Only age appropriate music and moves are used in this class. This class meets for 45 minutes once a week.

Attire: Girls: Any color leotard, tan tights, dance shorts or leggings are optional. Shoe colors are tan jazz shoes. Hair must be secured out of the dancer’s face in a neat bun, braid or ponytail. Boys: Solid colored T-shirt and pants or shorts (no sweatpants) with thin socks, black jazz shoes.

Class Length: 45 mins

Ages: 4 - 6 years

Hip Hop shoe brands accepted: Bloch, Capezio, Balera or Sansha

Artists:

Ballet Classes:

Ballet is a graceful art and the basis for all dancing; providing a strong, solid technical base for all other dance forms. Class consists of barre, center floor and progressions of both slow and quick movements promoting muscle development for proper technique. Levels II and up require director or instructor approval before registering.

Attire: Girls: A black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, hair in a tidy bun. A ballet skirt is optional and may be worn with instructor approval. Boys: Solid White T-shirt and fitted black pants (no sweatpants) with thin socks & black ballet shoes.

Class Length: 1 to 1 ½ hours based on level Ages: 6 years & up

Ballet shoe brands accepted: Bloch, Capezio, Balera or Sansha Level I: Full sole Levels II & III: Split sole

Pointe Classes:

This class is a further development to ballet and is very demanding. Dancers use special shoes to dance on the tips of the toes. Students who wish to take this class must have at least three years of ballet training and take ballet twice a week. They also have completed the pre-pointe evaluation to make sure they are strong enough for the class.

Attire: A black leotard, pink tights, pink pointe shoes, hair in a tidy bun. A ballet skirt is optional and may be worn with instructor approval. Shoes must be approved by the instructor prior to purchasing.

Class Length: 30 minutes to an hour based on level Ages: 11 years & up with prior approval

Tap Classes:

This dance form was developed in America in the 1800’s. Tap is a rhythmic style of dancing using shoes with metal ‘taps’ designed to help the dancer make rhythm. Students will learn timing, balance, coordination and teamwork during a high energy and fast paced class. Be prepared to have fun! Tap is seen in many films featuring stars from Shirley Temple to Gregory Hines.

Attire: Girls: Leotard or form fitting tank top with dance pants, capris or shorts, black lace up tap shoes. Hair secured neatly in a bun, ponytail or braid. Boys: Solid colored fitted T-shirt and black pants (no sweatpants) with thin socks & black tap shoes.  No loose fitting clothes or jeans.

Class Length: 30 to 60 minutes based on level    Ages: 6 years & up

Tap shoe brands accepted: Bloch, Capezio, Leo

Jazz Classes:

Jazz is a fun, upbeat and expressive class. It can take many different paths from Broadway to funk. Jazz can be fluid and into the floor in the styles of Mattox & Luigi, theatrical in the likes of Fosse or sharper and stronger moves. Classes usually begins with a warm-up including body conditioning, followed with technique, progressions and choreography. Co-enrollment in a ballet class is required for levels II and higher.

Attire: Girls: Leotard with dance shorts and tights or form fitting tank top, dance pants, capris or shorts, tan jazz shoes. Hair secured neatly in a bun, ponytail or braid. Boys: Solid colored fitted T-shirt and black pants (no sweatpants) with thin socks & tan jazz shoes.  No loose fitting clothes or jeans.

Class Length: 30 -60 minutes based on level    Ages: 6 years & up

Tan Jazz shoe brands accepted: Bloch, Capezio, Balera (Split Sole only)

Contemporary Classes:

This class incorporates the techniques found in ballet, modern and jazz that gives it a unique look. Contemporary tends to be intricate and physical with many level and directional changes. It deals with abstract concepts or emotional extremes. Co-enrollment in a ballet class is required.

Attire: Girls: Leotard with dance shorts and tights or form fitting tank top, dance pants, capris or shorts, bare feet. Hair secured neatly in a bun, ponytail or braid. Boys: Solid colored T-shirt and black pants (no sweatpants) with bare feet.  If shoes are needed please ask the instructor for their preference so the class matches.

Class Length: 1 hour Ages: 11 years & up

Specialty Classes:

Acrobatic Dance:

This class will focus on gaining body control, flexibility and strength as well as fundamental acrobatic technique that enhance their agility. Students will learn such things as handstands, chin and elbow stands, cartwheels, back bends, walkovers, and many others as the dancers progress to such things as specialty tricks.

Attire: Girls: Leotards, unitards, form fitted leggings or capris, with bare feet. Hair must be secured in a braid or low bun. Boys: Solid colored fitted T-shirt and pants (no sweatpants) with bare feet.  Shorts are not recommended.

Class Length: 45 minutes to an hour based on level  Ages: 4 years & up

Hip Hop Classes:

Hip-Hop originated as a free form of street dance, and each teacher and choreographer carries their own distinct style. Hip-Hop classes allow students to explore the latest moves in dance while enjoying age appropriate technique, styles, and music. Students will work different rhythms and movements including floorwork and self-expression channeling the attitude of the music.

Attire: Clothes that are easy to move in (no jeans) and black hip hop shoes based on level (NO street shoes)

Class Length: 30 mins to 1 hour based on age Ages: 7 years & up

Turns/Leaps & Jumps:

This class is for the dancer that is already enrolled in a technique class, but is looking to concentrate on certain aspects of dance to help them further develop their skills. Dancers concentrate and learn to develop what it takes to achieve a better leap, turn or jump to enhance their dance skills. Co-enrollment in a ballet and/or jazz class is required.

Attire: Girls: Leotard with dance shorts and tights or form fitting tank top, dance pants, capris or shorts, tan jazz shoes. Hair secured neatly in a bun, ponytail or braid. Boys: Solid colored fitted T-shirt and pants (no sweatpants) with tan jazz shoes.

Class Length: 45-60 minutes Ages: 8 years & up

POM Dance:

Pom is a dance class focused on sharp, placed jazz-based choreography with an introduction to precision dance performance skills. Technique, body placement with an emphasis on arm placement, balance, isolations, leaps, turns, line formations, kicks lines and dance combinations are incorporated into this exciting class.

Attire: Girls: Leotard with dance shorts and tights or form fitting tank top, dance pants, capris or shorts, with tan jazz shoes. Hair secured neatly in a ponytail or braid. Boys: Solid colored fitted T-shirt and pants (no sweatpants) with black jazz shoes.

Class Length: 45 minutes  Ages: 7 years & up

Musical Theatre:

This class is for the dancer who likes to express themselves through dance and theatre. Classes will focus on developing the dancers’ characterization and teaching them how to dance with and utilize props. They will work on using facial expressions and telling a story through dance. Students will learn choreography to popular musicals, such as A Chorus Line, Mary Poppins, Thoroughly Modern Millie and More! No previous experience is needed.

Attire: Girls: Leotard with dance shorts and tights or form fitting tank top, dance pants, capris or shorts, with foot undeez or tan jazz shoes, character shoes are a plus. Hair secured neatly in a ponytail or braid. Boys: Solid colored T-shirt and pants (no sweatpants) with tan jazz shoes.

Class Length: 1 hour Ages: 7 years & up


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