Class Descriptions

Pre-School Dance – We feel a comfortable and friendly classroom atmosphere is very important for the little ones. Children are very enthusiastic when we use dancing, singing and pretending to enhance their creative abilities.  Children learn to take turns, count, take directions, and learn many basic dance fundamentals. Your class is 45-minutes consisting of tap, ballet, stretching, and tumbling.  Children will do one routine for the recital.  For children age 2 .5 up to age 4. Must be potty trained, and able to enter the classroom without their parent. Cost is $42.00 a month, plus tax.
 
Pre-Dance - The next level of dance for a beginner or second year student.  Age 4 and AK.  Children do a  45-minute class of tap, ballet, stretching, and tumbling. Children will do one routine in the recital.   Cost is $42.00 a month, plus tax.
 
Kindergarten regular, and first grade - Class is available for the beginner or the experienced dancer. Children do a 60-minute class of tap, ballet, stretch and occasional tumbling. Two recital dances.  Cost is $42.00 a month, plus tax.  We suggest a second class in Wee Hip-hop, Tumbling, or Jazz. 
 
Second and third grade.  Class is 60 minutes long and spends time on tap, ballet, and beginning ballet barre. We offer groupings for the beginner or the experienced dancer.  Two recital dances. Cost is $42.00 a month, plus tax. We suggest a second class in Tumbling, Lyrical, Jazz, Musical Theater, or Hip-hop. 
  
Intermediate Dance - Classes are 60 minutes long, and consist of tap, ballet, beginning barre, and stretch.  We offer beginner class as well as other levels for the dancer with experience.  We suggest a second class in tumbling for strength and stretch.  See other classes available for this age in lyrical,l jazz, hip hop, tumbling and musical theater.. Two recital dances.  Cost for this class is $42.00 a month, plus tax.
 
Wee Hip Hop - A 30-minute class using age appropriate music.  Children must be 4 or 5, and enrolled in a current dance class.  Cost for this class is $31.00 a month, plus tax.  One recital dance.  CUTE CUTE CUTE
 
Kids Jazz -  A 30-minute class that your child will love for ages 6 and 7. New steps, new moves, with an appropriate music selection for the younger child. Cost for this Class is $31.00 a month, plus tax.  One recital dance.  
 
Jazz – Our classes include body isolations, flexibility warm-ups, body moves, and a progression of leaps, kicks, and turns using today’s popular music.  Class is 30 or 45 minute long based on age and experience.   One recital dance. 
 
Musical Theater -   A little singing, a little dancing, a little pretending, and LOTS OF FUN.  Class is 30 minutes.
 
Lyrical - A beautiful style of dance, borrowing from the strength of jazz, and the fluidity of ballet. Dancers interpret the words and feelings of the music.  Class is 30 or 45-minute long based on age and experience.   One recital dance. 
 
Hip-Hop – Steps taught are a clean hip-hop street style, with lots of tricks, moves and attitude.  Music is clean.  Classes are available starting at age 7 as well as through the teens.   Class is 30 or 45-minute long based on age and experience. 
 
Contemporary- A versatile style that combines elements of several dance genres, including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary can be done to any type of music.  The dancer's performance and technical skills are expanded with this style.  Age 11and older.    Experience in dance is required.  The cost is $42.00 a month plus tax. 
 
Tumbling – For boys and girls age 6 and up in 2 different levels of classes. The beginning tumblers work on bridges, back bends, cartwheels, round offs, front limbers, etc.  The intermediate and advanced children work on front and back limbers, front and back walkovers, arabians, back handsprings, and aerials.  Class is 30 or 45-minute long based on age and experience.      

Advanced/intermediate Dance - Class is 75 minutes long, and consists of tap, ballet, classical barre, and stretch.  A great class for the older student, age 13 and up.  Lessons cost is $#50.00 a month, plus tax   Advanced/intermediate Dance - Class is 75 minutes long, and consists of tap, ballet, classical barre, and stretch.  A great class for the older student, age 13 and up.  Lessons cost is $#50.00 a month, plus tax.

Pointe - Students must be at least 10 years old with good ballet skills and be enrolled in ballet and barre class.  Beginning younger pointe students will not purchase pointe shoes until we feel they are ready.  Class must have a minimum of five.  Class is 30 long. 

PREMIERES AND ELITE LEVELS

Turn class for Elites.  New turns and leaps will be introduced.   At some point in the year, this class will be used to learn either a production number, finale, or opening number.    For all Elites, Pre-Elites, and Premieres..
 
Dance for the Elites - Students are required to take a complete dance curriculum.Four Elite levels are available by teacher recommendation, Elite 1, Elite 2, Elite 3, Elite 4, and Pre-Elite. 
 
Premiere Dance - Students are required to take a complete dance curriculum similar to the Elites, but  shorter in length.  Selection is by teacher recommendation, work ethics, attendance, attitude, flexibility, turnout, stretch, class work and a positive attitude.  If you do not make this years class, take the additional classes needed and try the following year.  Tap, ballet, barre, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, and stretch.
 
Kompetition - Open to the Elite dancers by invitation.  Placement in Kompetition levels is open for review annually.   

 

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