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Fun and expressive mot for 2.5 to 4 year olds.

Ballet 

Beginner through Advanced Levels

 Ballet technique classes are the foundation for training and focus on developing a solid ballet technique with
emphasis on understanding correct body placement, proper use of turn out, coordination of the upper body (epaulement),
and use of arms (port de bras). Class begins with work at the barre to build strength and coordination,
followed by center exercises, culminating in a grand allegro combination or variation. Clear explanations of
exercises and theory help students use the ballet vocabulary in a simple, practical way that leads to increased
technical understanding, healthy physical development, and lifelong enjoyment.

Classroom etiquette and discipline are emphasized in a positive, creative, and energetic atmosphere.   



BEGINNER LEVELS: For our youngest dancers, this is a motivating and exciting class that introduces young students to the

fundamentals of ballet & movement in a fun, yet structured atmosphere. This class aids in the child’s physical coordination and

musicality while introducing age appropriate ballet exercises to increase fine motor development. Students will use props and

creative ways to aid in learning proper technique.


INTERMEDIATE LEVELS:   The ballet barre and age-appropriate placement and alignment exercises are introduced in these classes. 

Class begins with a more in-depth ballet warm-up and is followed by barre work, center work and movements across the floor. As students

become comfortable with ballet curriculum, they are encouraged to enroll in at least two ballet classes per week in order to develop the

required strength and technique required for the advanced level. 


ADVANCED BALLET/POINTE: For students with secure technique and the capacity to keep up in a fast-paced class and focus on meticulous

details.  This Ballet Class that will focus on developing and perfecting classical technique, understanding ballet terminology, correct execution

of basic steps as well as an in-depth understanding and application of placement and alignment.  Students must successfully complete the

guidelines for pointe readiness,  receive the teacher's recommendation, and be enrolled in at least three ballet classes per week to study pointe.  


Tap

Beginner through  Advanced Levels

Suggested age 5 & up
Tap is fun and beneficial addition to any dance education. With focus on rhythm and timing, tap builds a

rhythmic awareness like no other dance form. Our curriculum explores a stimulating intricate style of tap that builds from

rhythm and percussion as well as classical tap techniques at all levels. 

*Students with some previous dance training should add tap to their current classes. 

Tumbling

Beginner through Advanced Levels
Our tumbling program is designed to benefit our dancers by focusing on the development of strength, flexibility and agility.

The syllabus is based on floor gymnastics/tumbling techniques with some acrobatic skills and is beneficial to dancers and cheerleaders.

In the beginning level classes, students will learn basic tumbling skills including rolls, handstands, cartwheels and bridges.

As students advance to higher level classes they will concentrate on walkovers, handsprings, aerial skills and advanced tumbling passes.
* Tumbling is a great addition to any dance class as it aids in flexibility and upper body strength.
 

Modern - Contemporary  

Intermediate through Advanced Levels
A style of dance that stretches the limitations of classical ballet and favors movement deriving from the expression of inner feeling. 

This class  encourages students to use their technique merely as a tool to allow them to express themselves through movement. 

 Creatively rendering emotion and thought into physical movement gives students a kind of unique “voice” with which to express themselves,

so they can find ways to express themselves, even when words aren’t sufficient. Horton, Weidman & Limon techniques will be explored 

along with composition, and improvisation.


Students should have significant ballet training prior to enrolling. 

Jazz

Elementary through Advanced Levels
These classes will cover basic jazz dance technique, terminology and movement quality. Instructors will focus on

teaching basic body isolations of the head, shoulders, ribcage, hips, feet and arms and will layer jazz style over the traditional

technique of ballet. Students will also learn about the history of jazz dance and movement that is in pace with today but

rooted in the traditions of classical jazz. As the student progresses to the next level, emphasis will be placed on

developing rhythmic awareness, individual expression and the use of the body as a rhythmic percussive instrument. 
* Jazz technique is derived from a strong ballet basis and should only be studied by students who are also enrolled in ballet.


Hip Hop
Beginner through Advanced Levels
​A blend of today’s high energy “street style” movement. The style boasts that everyone is capable of taking part and having fun!

Past hip hop experience is great, but even beginners will have a blast in this fast paced, high energy dance

class which introduces basic hip hop, the latest trends, & exciting break-dancing moves. Dance conditioning will be introduced

to strengthen the body for more advanced hip-hip training. Performed to age-appropriate music.

Since ballet vocabulary is used in all dance forms, it is highly recommended that all youth division students take a ballet technique class in addition

to another dance discipline.  For the Triple Threat Performer, a working knowledge of many dance forms, plus acting and singing is a necessity. 

Our comprehensive performing arts education is unparalleled and has successfully trained many working perfromers. 


Theatre
Beginner through Advanced Levels
 This class includes everything the young actor needs to gain a stronger understanding of improvisation, theater,

scene study and analysis  Technical theatre training is a part of this class curriculum. Students will be taught how to work well with others,

build strong relationships with fellow students, achieve self-confidence and learn to think on their feet. 


​Broadway Kids
Ages 4-6

This exciting class will provide the building blocks of performing by combining imaginative play, 

singing, acting, and tap dance.  These young performers will develop confidence, strengthen their skills, and have fun!


Voice
Intermediate through Advanced Levels
Students will concentrate on fine tuning their singing skills while working on vocal warm ups,

pitch range and identification, note recognition and projection as well as audition techniques.




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