Classes

Let’s Dance

A unique program especially designed for both girls and boys. We will work on balance, coordination, fine and gross motor skills and rhythm. This is a fun-filled, creative class structured around ballet. Attire: Girls please wear a leotard , pink or white ballet tights, pink ballet shoes and have your hair tidy and off your face. No jewelry. Boys - Please wear black pants or shorts, a t-shirt and black jazz shoes.

Ballet

This art form will help with grace, poise, posture, balance, agility and musicality. We will work on technique based on the ISTD, RAD and Vaganova syllabi. Attire: Female dancers please wear a solid colored leotard, pink or white ballet tights, pink ballet shoes and have your hair off your face, preferably in a bun. Ballet skirts are optional. No jewelry. Male dancers please wear black pants or shorts, a t-shirt and black ballet shoes.

Jazz & Hip Hop

This class starts with a thorough warm up, followed by across the floor combinations and ends with a routine. We will explore different jazz and hip hop styles. This is a great workout and fun too! Attire - 6-12 year olds please wear a leotard, jazz pants or shorts, knee pads and black jazz shoes. Please tie your hair back and no jewelry. Teen/ Adults - It is important for your teacher to be able to see your body. Please wear clothing that is appropriate. No jeans. Jazz sneakers or jazz shoes are recommended. Knee pads are required.

Jazz Fusion

In this class the dancers will rotate through lyrical, hip hop, musical theater and jazz.

Tap

Come join this fun class and learn how to make music with your feet! We will work on patterning, rhythm and style to all genres of music. Attire - Please wear comfortable clothing and black tap shoes.

Variations/Repertory Class for Intermediate and Advanced Ballet Students

The class will begin with a warm up. Students will learn variations and choreography from a variety of classical ballets. They will be challenged by more intricate and complex steps and combinations that require fast footwork, balance and strength in slow adagio movements, beating of the legs, multiple turns, higher extension and higher elevation in jumps. Quality of movement, precision, strength, flexibility and grace will be developed. Students will focus on using the energy of the body as efficiently as possible, creating clear and precise lines while maintaining correct posture, turnout, placement and central line of balance throughout the execution of the variation. Emphasis will be placed on the development of style, artistic expression, and performance presentation as they learn to embody the emotional quality of the role. Students who are strong enough will work on pointe.

Variations/Repertory Class for Ballet Level 6

Students will learn variations and choreography from a variety of classical ballets, as well as have the opportunity to choreograph their own dances. Students will develop artistic expression and performance presentation as they learn to embody the emotional quality of the character. Quality of movement, precision, strength, flexibility and grace will be developed. Students will focus on using the energy of the body as efficiently as possible, creating clear and precise lines while maintaining correct posture, turnout, placement and central line of balance throughout the execution of the dance. Students who are strong enough will work on pointe.