Theater Dance / Musical Theater
Contemporary / Modern (C/M)
Pre-Ballet (Code: PB)
This is a 45-minute class that incorporates the fundamentals of movement for the Pre-School level.
We give individualized attention to our youngest dancers. Ages 3/4/5
They learn ballet terminology & steps.
We work on basic motor skills: running, skipping, hopping, leaping & jumping.
This class develops not only movement, but individuality & peer group skills.
Pre-Tap (Code: PT)
* Only dancers that are 4yrs old at the start of that session may take Pre-Tap*
This is a 15-minute addition to the Pre-Ballet class. This is an introduction to tap.
We learn single & double sounds with an emphasis on musicality.
Tap allows the dancer to use sound in addition to their dance moves.
Dancers must combine at least 2 dance styles, but can take as many as 3 dance styles.
Our young dancers learn basic fundamentals of their chosen dance styles & provides a foundation for learning for the next level.
Each dance style is a 30-minute class.
Combo Tap (Code: CT)
Fun with rhythms & sounds.
A continuation of single & double sounds utilizing style & rhythms.
Combo Ballet (Code: CB)
An introduction to ballet fundamentals allowing dancers to instill grace & poise.
Combo Theater Dance (Code: CTH)
A fun addition to our combo level – using basic jazz moves to upbeat tempos.
An opportunity to explore musical theater (Broadway shows) for the young dancer utilizing jazz moves.
Ballet Structure is a class for dancers who wish to learn the basic fundamentals of ballet which will help them in Classical Ballet in future years. This class focuses on basic ballet steps at the barre & movements center floor utilizing fundamental theories to help them once they reach the Classical ballet level. It is excellent for the ballet student who wishes to learn terminology & the basic fundamentals before entering a Classical Ballet class. This class is an “invitation only class” which means must be invited to attend this level.
Pointe is ballet taken to the highest level. In order to participate in a pointe class, a student must be evaluated by the Director. All pointe students must take two Classical Ballet classes per week in order to participate in a Pointe class.
Jazz is a structured dance form that combines isolations, strengthening exercises, coordination, style and technique.
An art form that encompasses both ballet with a free-style type of movement. It is an interpretive form of dance that uses ballet technique as its’ foundation. Not to be confused with modern dance. This dance style involves more technical training and must be taken along with Classical Ballet.
Broadway dances are studied and learned for all those dancers who are “Broadway Bound” or for those that just love musical theater. We study not only dancing from Broadway shows, but what each show is all about & try to learn every aspect about the show from a performer’s standpoint. Students looking to further develop their theatre skills, express themselves creatively and build self confidence are what this class is all about!
A high-energy class that uses the latest sounds in rap, R&B and pop music together with movements influenced by some of today’s hottest video choreographers. This class will encompass movement that has elements of poppin’, locking, breaking, jazz, hip hop and funk, as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style.