Classes

2019 - 2020 Season

Click on the icons below to learn more about our classes for each age group.

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Ages 2½ - 6 years

  • Learn more about classes for ages 2½ - 6 years

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Ages 7 - 11 years

  • Learn more about classes for ages 7 - 11 years

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Ages 12 - 17 years

  • Learn more about classes for ages 12 - 17 years

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Adult Classes

  • Learn more about our Adult classes for ages 18+years

Ages 2½ - 6 years

 

This class is structured particularly for younger students learning beginning concepts of tap and ballet through creative movement and imaginative play. Students will learn beginning concepts in tap and ballet technique with an emphasis on advancing their dance skills concentrating on balance, coordination and musicality, and learning dance vocabulary and terminology.

Class Description:

Tap & Ballet Combo Classes

  • Monday @ 6pm | Tap/Ballet (2½ - 4 yrs.)

  • Monday @ 6pm | Tap/Ballet (5 - 7 yrs.)

  • Tuesday @ 6pm | Tap/Ballet (3 - 4 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 6pm | Tap/Ballet (2½ - 4 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 6pm | Tap/Ballet (5 - 7 yrs.)

  • Thursday @ 6pm | Tap/Ballet (3 - 4 yrs.)

  • Friday @ 5:30pm | Tap/Ballet (2½ - 4 yrs.)

  • Saturday @ 9am | Tap/Ballet (2½ - 4 yrs.)

  • Saturday @ 10am | Tap/Ballet (5 - 7 yrs.)

Available Classes:

This class is structured students transitioning from their beginning level classes to a more structured atmosphere. Emphasis is stressed in proper technique and placement of each style, while giving a good variety for students to explore.

Class Description:

Tap & Jazz Combo Classes 

  • Tuesday @ 6pm | Tap/Jazz (5 - 7 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 5pm | Tap/Jazz (5 - 7 yrs.)

Available Classes:

From beginning through advanced levels, students will explore different forms of urban movement and experience the latest forms of street dancing. These classes aid in strength, flexibility, and rhythm.

Class Description:

Hip-Hop Classes

  • Monday @ 5pm | Hip-Hop Levels I/II (5 - 11 yrs.)

  • Friday @ 6:30pm | Hip-Hop Levels I/II (5 - 11 yrs.)

Available Classes:

From beginning through advanced levels, students will focus on advancing and developing jazz abilities, including proper stretching, jazz technique, terminology, turns, leaps, and combinations which will further their experience as they use and continue to improve these skills in the choreography taught.

Class Description:

Jazz Classes

  • Tuesday @ 4pm | Jazz Levels II (5 - 11 yrs.)

Available Classes:

From beginning through advanced levels, students will focus on advancing and developing rhythmic ability, continue to learn tap skills, and start learning and using dance vocabulary and choreography.

Class Description:

Tap Classes

  • Monday @ 4pm | Tap Levels I/II (5 - 11 yrs.)

Available Classes:

From beginning through advanced levels, students will focus on advancing in the foundation of dance: Ballet. These classes will train dancers in proper placement, balance, and strength which will aid in all other classes taken. Emphasis in these classes will be disciplined technique and vocabulary.

Class Description:

Ballet Classes

  • Tuesday @ 5pm | Ballet Level II (5 - 11 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 4pm | Ballet Level I (5 - 7 yrs.)

Available Classes:

Dancers will experience the timeless form of Broadway style movement in this high-energy style of dance! Emphasis is stressed in character, expression, and storytelling set to show tunes from long-time and current running Broadway Shows.

Class Description:

Theater Dance Classes

  • Friday @ 5:30pm | Theater Dance Levels I/II             (5 - 11 yrs.)

Available Classes:

Lyrical is fusion between Jazz and Ballet technique, and complements the style and rhythm of the song choice. Lyrical dance combines simple choreographic vocabulary with technically difficult moves, in an expressive style that follows the lyrics of songs and is often interpreted in the short solo format. 

Class Description:

Lyrical Classes

  • Thursday @ 6pm | Lyrical Level I (5 - 7 yrs.)

Available Classes:

Tumbling classes combine floor acrobatics with dance elements. Tumbling focuses on acrobatics, balancing, and developing flexibility. Tumbling mats are used in all classes for dancers safety.

Class Description:

Tumbling Classes

  • Thursday @ 4pm | Tumbling Level I/II (5 - 11 yrs.)

Available Classes:

NEW THIS YEAR: Our Special Needs dance class will be inclusive to all ages, levels, and styles of dance. Students will learn dance fundamentals and technique in a fun and creative class atmosphere.

Class Description:

Special Needs Dance Class (now taking Sign-Ups, starting soon!)

  • Friday @ 4:30pm | All Levels, Styles & Ages

    • Now taking Sign-Ups, class starting soon!​

Available Classes:

Ages 7 - 11 years

 

This class is structured students transitioning from their beginning level classes to a more structured atmosphere. Emphasis is stressed in proper technique and placement of each style, while giving a good variety for students to explore.

Class Description:

Tap & Jazz Combo Classes

  • Tuesday @ 6pm | Tap/Jazz (5 - 7 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 5pm | Tap/Jazz (5 - 7 yrs.)

Available Classes:

From beginning through advanced levels, students will explore different forms of urban movement and experience the latest forms of street dancing. These classes aid in strength, flexibility, and rhythm.

Class Description:

Hip-Hop Classes

  • Monday @ 5pm | Hip-Hop Levels I/II (5 - 11 yrs.)

  • NEW: Tuesday @ 7pm | Hip-Hop Levels I/II (7 - 14 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 5pm | Hip-Hop Level III/IV (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 6pm | Hip-Hop Level II/III (8 - 11 yrs.)

  • Friday @ 6:30pm | Hip-Hop Level I/II (5 - 11 yrs.)

Available Classes:

From beginning through advanced levels, students will focus on advancing in the foundation of dance: Ballet. These classes will train dancers in proper placement, balance, and strength which will aid in all other classes taken. Emphasis in these classes will be disciplined technique and vocabulary.

Class Description:

Ballet Classes

  • Tuesday @ 5pm | Ballet Level II (5 - 11 yrs.)

  • Tuesday @ 7pm | Ballet Level III (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 4pm | Ballet Level I (5 - 7 yrs.)

  • Thursday @ 4pm | Ballet Level II (8 - 11 yrs.)

  • Thursday @ 5pm | Ballet Level I (8 - 11 yrs.)

  • Thursday @ 6pm | Ballet Level III/IV (8 - 14 yrs.)

Available Classes:

Tumbling classes combine floor acrobatics with dance elements. Tumbling focuses on acrobatics, balancing, and developing flexibility. Tumbling mats are used in all classes for dancers safety.

Class Description:

Tumbling Classes

  • Thursday @ 4pm | Tumbling Level I/II (5 - 11 yrs.)

  • Thursday @ 5pm | Tumbling Level III/IV (8 - 14 yrs.)

Available Classes:

Dancers will experience the timeless form of Broadway style movement in this high-energy style of dance! Emphasis is stressed in character, expression, and storytelling set to show tunes from long-time and current running Broadway Shows.

Class Description:

Theater Dance Classes

  • Tuesday @ 5pm | Theater Dance Level III/IV (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Tuesday @ 5pm | Theater Dance Level III (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 6pm | Theater Dance Level IV             (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Friday @ 5:30pm | Theater Dance Levels I/II (5 - 11 yrs.)

Available Classes:

From beginning through advanced levels, students will focus on advancing and developing jazz abilities, including proper stretching, jazz technique, terminology, turns, leaps, and combinations which will further their experience as they use and continue to improve these skills in the choreography taught.

Class Description:

Jazz Classes

  • Monday @ 4pm | Jazz Level IV (8 - 11 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 7pm | Jazz Level III (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Thursday @ 4pm | Jazz Level III (8 - 14 yrs.)

Available Classes:

From beginning through advanced levels, students will focus on advancing and developing rhythmic ability, continue to learn tap skills, and start learning and using dance vocabulary and choreography.

Class Description:

Tap Classes

  • Monday @ 4pm | Tap Level I/II (5 - 11 yrs.)

  • Monday @ 5pm | Tap Level II/III (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Monday @ 6pm | Tap Level V/VI (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Tuesday @ 4pm | Tap Level III (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Tuesday @ 6pm | Tap Level IV (8 - 11 yrs.)

Available Classes:

Contemporary & Lyrical dance is fusion between Jazz and Ballet technique, and complements the style and rhythm of the song choice. Lyrical dance combines simple choreographic vocabulary with technically difficult moves, in an expressive style that follows the lyrics of songs and is often interpreted in the short solo format. 

Class Description:

Contemporary & Lyrical Classes

  • Monday @ 7pm | Contemporary Levels III (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Tuesday @ 7pm | Lyrical Levels II/III (8 - 11 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 6pm | Lyrical Level III (9 - 12 yrs.)

  • Thursday @ 6pm | Lyrical Level I (5 - 7 yrs.)

  • Thursday @ 7pm | Contemporary Level I/II (8 - 11 yrs.)

  • Friday @ 6:30pm | Lyrical Level II (8 - 11 yrs.)

  • Saturday @ 11am | Lyrical Level I/II (8 - 11 yrs.)

Available Classes:

NEW THIS YEAR: Our Special Needs dance class will be inclusive to all ages, levels, and styles of dance. Students will learn dance fundamentals and technique in a fun and creative class atmosphere.

Class Description:

Special Needs Dance Class (now taking sign-ups, starting soon!)

  • Friday @ 4:30pm | All Levels, Styles & Ages

    • Now taking Sign-Ups, class starting soon!

Available Classes:

Ages 12 - 17 years

 

From beginning through advanced levels, students will focus on advancing in the foundation of dance: Ballet. These classes will train dancers in proper placement, balance, and strength which will aid in all other classes taken. Emphasis in these classes will be disciplined technique and vocabulary.

Class Description:

Ballet Classes

  • Tuesday @ 6pm | Ballet Level IV/V (12 - 17 yrs.)

  • Tuesday @ 7pm | Ballet Level III (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Thursday @ 6pm | Ballet Level IV/V (12 - 17 yrs.)

  • Thursday @ 5pm | Ballet Level II/III (12 - 14 yrs.)

  • Thursday @ 7pm | Ballet Level IV (11 - 13 yrs.)

Available Classes:

From beginning through advanced levels, students will explore different forms of urban movement and experience the latest forms of street dancing. These classes aid in strength, flexibility, and rhythm.

Class Description:

Hip-Hop Classes

  • NEW: Tuesday @ 7pm | Hip-Hop Levels I/II (7 - 14 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 5pm | Hip-Hop Level III/IV (8 - 14 yrs.)

Available Classes:

Dancers will experience the timeless form of Broadway style movement in this high-energy style of dance! Emphasis is stressed in character, expression, and storytelling set to show tunes from long-time and current running Broadway Shows.

Class Description:

Theater Dance Classes

  • Tuesday @ 5pm | Theater Dance Level III (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 6pm | Theater Dance Level IV (8-14 yrs.)

Available Classes:

Contemporary & Lyrical dance is fusion between Jazz and Ballet technique, and complements the style and rhythm of the song choice. Lyrical dance combines simple choreographic vocabulary with technically difficult moves, in an expressive style that follows the lyrics of songs and is often interpreted in the short solo format. 

Class Description:

Contemporary & Lyrical Classes

  • Monday @ 7pm | Contemporary Level III (8 - 13 yrs.)

  • Tuesday @ 5pm | Contemporary Levels IV/V (12 - 17 yrs.)

Available Classes:

From beginning through advanced levels, students will focus on advancing and developing jazz abilities, including proper stretching, jazz technique, terminology, turns, leaps, and combinations which will further their experience as they use and continue to improve these skills in the choreography taught.

Class Description:

Jazz Classes

  • Tuesday @ 5pm | Jazz Level IV (12 - 14 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 5pm | Jazz Level V/VI (12 -17 yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 7pm | Jazz Level III (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Thursday @ 4pm | Jazz Level III (8 - 14 yrs.)=

Available Classes:

From beginning through advanced levels, students will focus on advancing and developing rhythmic ability, continue to learn tap skills, and start learning and using dance vocabulary and choreography.

Class Description:

Tap Classes

  • Monday @ 5pm | Tap Levels II/III (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Monday @ 6pm | Tap Levels V/VI (8 - 14 yrs.)

  • Tuesday @ 4pm | Tap Level III (8 - 14 yrs.)

Available Classes:

Tumbling classes combine floor acrobatics with dance elements. Tumbling focuses on acrobatics, balancing, and developing flexibility. Tumbling mats are used in all classes for dancers safety.

Class Description:

Tumbling Classes

  • Thursday @ 5pm | Tumbling Level III/IV (8 - 14 yrs.)

Available Classes:

NEW THIS YEAR: Our Special Needs dance class will be inclusive to all ages, levels, and styles of dance. Students will learn dance fundamentals and technique in a fun and creative class atmosphere.

Class Description:

Special Needs Dance Class

  • Friday @ 4:30pm | All Levels, Styles & Ages

Available Classes:

Adult Classes

 

Adults of all ages & levels are welcome to join us on Monday & Wednesday evenings for some fun and exciting new classes! Jazz dance will focus on advancing and developing jazz abilities, including proper stretching, jazz technique, terminology, turns and leaps. Hip-Hop dance will explore different forms of urban movement aiding in strength, flexibility, and rhythm.

Class Description:

Adult Classes  |  Jazz & Hip-Hop

  • Monday @ 8pm |  All Levels (18+ yrs.)

  • Wednesday @ 8pm |  All Levels (18+ yrs.)

Available Classes:

From beginning through advanced levels, students will focus on advancing and developing rhythmic ability, continue to learn tap skills, and start learning and using dance vocabulary and choreography.

Class Description:

Adult Tap

  • Tuesday @ 5pm | Adult Tap All Levels (18+ yrs.)

Available Classes:

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