Classes

ITTY BITTY INTRO. TO DANCE:

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This is an introductory class for children ages 2 to 4 that is a wonderful introduction to a basic classroom structure. Students will learn basic techniques from many different dance genres.

 

TOT TAP AND BALLET:

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Tot Tap and Ballet is for children ages 3 to 5. After warm-up, half of the class will be spent teaching the elementary positions of ballet and half will be spent teaching tap basics. Students will need ballet and tap shoes for each class.

 

TOT HIP HOP:

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Does your child love to dance and pretend to be a pop star? Tot hip hot is a very cool yet age appropriate dance class for children ages 3 to 5. The dancers will learn basic hip hop technique and choreography. We have a blast dancing with age appropriate music and moves for the young dancers. Students will need tennis shoes for each class.

 

TOT TUMBLE AND JAZZ:

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In this class of 3 to 5 year olds we will skip, flip, leap… stretch, roll, wiggle, and giggle. The dancers will learn basic tumbling and balance beam activities. This dance class is a wonderful introduction to a basic classroom structure. Students will need jazz shoes for each class.

 

MINI TAP AND BALLET:

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In this class Kindergarten through 2nd graders will learn the classical ballet techniques and terminology. Students will focus on building the strength, flexibility, and control needed to execute ballet moves. The students will also be learning some basic tap skills that will allow the students to experience this style of dance while improving their flexibility, sense of rhythm, and overall coordination. Students will need ballet and tap shoes for each class.

 

MINI HIP HOP:

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Mini hip hot is a very cool yet age appropriate dance class for children in Kindergarten through 2nd grade. The dancers will learn hip hop technique and choreography. We have a blast dancing with age appropriate music and moves for the younger dancers. Students will need tennis shoes for each class.

 

MINI JAZZ AND CONTEMPORARY:

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This class is for student who are in Kindergarten through 2nd grade. Students will spend half of their class time learning basics of contemporary dance. They will explore partnering and weight sharing exercises combined with basic techniques and skills from ballet, jazz and modern. It emphasizes interpretation of music lyrics while telling a story with movement that can be fluid or abstract. They will spend the remaining class time working on jazz.  The class will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality, and developing basic rhythms and patterns. Students will need jazz and lyrical shoes for each class.

 

PETITE HIP HOP:

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Petite hip hot is designed for children from 3rd to 6th grades. The dancers will learn hip hop technique and choreography that builds upon the fundamentals that are taught in the Mini hip hop. We have a blast dancing with age appropriate music and moves for the dancers. Students will need tennis shoes for each class.

 

PETITE JAZZ AND CONTEMPORARY:

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This class is for student who are in 3rd through 6th grade. Students will spend half of their class time learning contemporary dance. They will explore partnering and weight sharing exercises combined with techniques and skills from ballet, jazz and modern. It emphasizes interpretation of music lyrics while telling a story with movement that can be fluid or abstract. They will spend the remaining class time working on jazz.  The class will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality, and developing rhythms and patterns. Students will need jazz and lyrical shoes for each class.

 

TEEN HIP HOP:

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Teen hip hot is designed for children from 7th grade and up. The dancers will learn more advanced hip hop technique and choreography that builds upon the fundamentals that are taught in the previous levels. We have a blast dancing with age appropriate music and moves for the dancers. Students will need tennis shoes for each class.

 

TEEN JAZZ AND CONTEMPORARY:

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This class is for student who are in 7th grade and up. Students will spend half of their class time learning contemporary dance. They will explore partnering and weight sharing exercises combined with more advanced techniques and skills from ballet, jazz and modern. It emphasizes interpretation of music lyrics while telling a story with movement that can be fluid or abstract. They will spend the remaining class time working on jazz.  The class will focus on learning proper dance technique such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality, and developing more complex rhythms and patterns. Students will need jazz and lyrical shoes for each class.

 

COMPETITION TEAMS:

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Competition teams are for dancers age 5 and above. These dancers must attend the Company Tryout summer camp and be selected to be a part of the competition team. Please see the Company page to find out more.