NEW* Musical Theatre
Dancers will learn the lyrics and story line of a song to lip-sync to while performing broadway style choreography. Jazz shoes or character shoes are required, please have instructor advise.
Children will train coordination, spatial awareness, poise, and creativity. Children will develop motor skills, dance etiquette and learn to share the space with others. Ballet shoes are necessary.
A classical dance form demanding grace and precision, employing formalized steps and gestures set in intricate, flowing patterns to create expression through movement. A ballet class must be taken when competing in dance. Ballet shoes are mandatory.
Jazz dance is a performance dance technique and style that first emerged in the United States in the early twentieth century. Jazz dance may refer to Broadway or theatrical jazz. Both genres build on African American vernacular styles of dancing that emerged with jazz music and is performed often today to mainstream or Broadway hits. Jazz shoes are necessary. We recommend Capezio leather slip on Jazz shoes in black.
Story telling through slow, sustained technical movement involving tricks, technique, flexibility and self expression. Dancers will need foot undies, or pirouette shoes.
A style of dance that combines classical technique with fluid acrobatic movements. It is very physically demanding and requires strength, control and flexibility. Dancers wear bare feet to grip the floor and mats. If a child is disruptive to the safety of this class, they may be asked to try a class that better suits them.
Dancers will train strength, flexibility, and more intricate sequencing. This studio time is set aside for mastering jumps, turns and tricks. Ages 7 and above is recommended. Jazz shoes are required.
Private Sessions (Private Dance Training)
Dancers will receive individual attention, tips and tricks to work on flexibility, strength, technique, show quality and stage presence. Dancers who miss their regularly scheduled class can schedule a private lesson to make up for missed choreography. An additional fee of $45.00 is associated with every half hour private lesson.
NEW *Ballet Barre Express* 9 years and up
For dancers with ballet experience who may not be able to make their regularly scheduled ballet class due to schedule conflicts. We highly suggest a full hour of ballet for the proper dance training, alignment, knowledge of movement and placement.