Classes Age 7-12

Age is computed as of Sept. 3, 2019. Dancer must be the correct age for class by this date to enroll. Dancers will remain in the same level through Semester 1 and 2. 

Jazz

Beginning Jazz (Ages 7+)

Introductory jazz technique will be taught in addition to basic dance skills and jazz terminology. Class focus is to build a strong dance foundation and flexibility before being placed in a level 1-4 class.

Jazz Levels 1-2

Pre-Requisite: Completion of Beginning Ballet/Jazz is required. Dancers must have instructor permission to enroll. Dancers will be taught proper dance technique with emphasis on stylization, use of isolations, rhythm and performance quality. 

Tap

Beginning Tap (Ages 7+)     

Dancers will be taught proper dance technique with emphasis on stylization, use of isolations, rhythm and performance quality.

Tap Levels 1-2 

Pre-Requisite: Completion of Beginning Tap is required. Dancers must have instructor permission to enroll. Tap class will focus on development of rhythm, style, tempo and the dynamics and volume of sounds. A variety of styles will feature Broadway, Street and Rhythm tap.

Ballet

Beginning Ballet (Ages 7+)

Introductory ballet technique will be taught in addition to basic dance skills and terminology. Class focus is to build a strong dance foundation before being placed in a level 1-4 class.

Ballet Levels 1-2

Pre-Requisite: Completion of Beginning Ballet/Jazz is required. Dancers must have instructor permission to enroll. Dancers will be trained in classical ballet technique with concentration on proper turnout, alignment, vocabulary, use of body, head and port de bras.

Company Ballet/Conditioning 1-2

Pre-Requisite: Must be a Company 2018-19 member and be currently enrolled in Jazz and Ballet Levels 1 or 2. This class is closed to company members only. Class will focus on classical ballet technique and conditioning. It will also include terminology lessons and increasing dancer strength and ability through classical movement. 

Pointe Levels 1-2

Pre-requisite: Current enrollment in ballet 2 or higher is required. Dancers will be trained in the proper technique for pointework. Class focus will be on ankle strength and flexibility as well as turnout and proper alignment. Dancers will wear ballet shoes until instructor permits dancer to receive pointe shoes.

Lyrical

Pre-Lyrical/Contemporary
Levels 1-2

Pre-Requisite: Current Enrollment in Ballet 1 or higher is required. Must have instructor permission to enroll. This class will combine ballet technique with modern free-flowing movement. Dancers will have the opportunity to broaden their dance ability with this expressive style.

Hip Hop Levels 1-2

Must be at least 7 years of age or older and have instructor permission to enroll. All classes will include high energy warm ups, and strengthening exercises geared to condition dancers for all styles and elements of hip hop dance including popping, locking, breaking and street style.

Hip Hop

Acro

Acro Level 1-2

Must be at least 7 years of age or older and have instructor permission to enroll. Dancers will build core and overall muscle strength, flexibility and agility required to perform acro type movements with a dance emphasis.