2017-2018 DANCE SEASON

Monday, September 11, 2017 - Thursday, May 30, 2018

* All classes subject to change based on enrollment.

 
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Learn more about the Performing Arts Ensemble here. 


Class Descriptions 

Level 7 and 8: Advanced classes geared toward ages 16 and up. Ballet, pointe, tap and jazz shoes required. 
Level 6: Advanced Intermediate classes geared toward ages 15 and up. Ballet, pointe, tap and jazz shoes required. 
Level 5: Advanced Intermediate classes for dancers who are en pointe, geared toward ages 12 and up. Ballet, pointe, tap and jazz shoes required. 
Level 4 and 4a: Advancing Intermediate classes geared toward ages 9-13. May or may not be en pointe. Ballet, tap and jazz shoes required. 
Level 3: Intermediate classes for dancers not yet en pointe, geared toward ages 9-13. Ballet, tap and jazz shoes required. 
Level 2: Advanced Beginning classes geared toward ages 7-10. Ballet, tap and jazz shoes required.

Level 2A: Saturday 11:00am-1:00pm Beginning/Advanced Beginning classes geared toward ages 7-10.  Level 2A students should take both Tap/Jazz and Ballet as a transition from Ages 7-9 Beginning Dance to Level 2.  Ballet, tap and jazz shoes required. 

Level 1: Tuesday 6:30-8:00pm (full) and Tuesday 4:00-5:30pm (space available) Beginning class geared toward ages 5-8. Level 1 students should complete Beginning Ages 5-6 before taking Level 1. Ballet and tap shoes required. 

Beginning Ages 6-9: Saturday 9:00-10:00am Beginning class geared toward ages 6-9. This class is a pre-cursor to Level 1. Combination class offering the fundamentals of ballet, tap, jazz, counting music and creative movement. Any color dance clothes. Hair should be back. Ballet and tap shoes required. 

Beginning Dance Ages 5-6: Saturday 9:00-10:00am or Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm Combination class offering the fundamentals of ballet, tap, jazz, counting music and creative movement. Any color dance clothes. Hair should be back. Ballet and tap shoes required.

Creative Movement Ages 3-4: Saturday 10:00-11:00am Combination class offering beginning concepts of ballet, tap and jazz, counting music and creative movement. Students must be out of diapers. Ballet and tap shoes required. Any color dance clothes. Hair should be back.

Break Dance Class: Thursday 7:00-8:00pm Break dance fundamentals geared toward ages 7-adult with or without previous dance experience.

Acro (Stage Acrobatics): Focus on acrobatic movement that would be used in choreography to enhance the development of characters generally found in dance theatre productions. Bronze, silver, and gold levels offered along with Acro Clinics. Level placement determined by instructor.

Level 2-4a Hip Hop: Beginning level hip hop class geared toward students ages 7 and up with or without experience.

Musical Theater Dance: Combines jazz technique with other genres to create a "Broadway" style of dance that is instrumental in the development of characterization through movement.  

Recreational and Teen/Adult Ballet and Jazz: Thursday 7:00-8:00pm Beginning and Intermediate class for teen  and adult students taking dance once/week as a recreational activity.  Ballet shoes required.

Adult Tap: Wednesday 7:30-8:30pm Advanced level tap for adult students. Tap shoes required.