Pre School Dance

Upcoming Events

Pre-School Ballet and Tap Combo  - (Ages 4-5)- Monday from 4:00-4:45

Children will learn the beginning elements of ballet  including the positions of the arms body alignment, and center work.  Students also develop a sense of musicality and rhythm through the basics of tap dance. The class will also encourage the growth of gross motor skills through musical movement activities, games, and the use of props.

 Tuition is $50 a month: Instructor– Angela Brooks

   

Ballet 4  - (Ages 14 and up)- Mondays from 5:30-6:30pm

Advanced Ballet Class.  Placement Only               

Tuition is $55 a month- Instructor: Emma Armstrong

 

  

Ballet Classes

   

Jazz I (Ages 6 and up)- Thursdays 4:45-5:30

An introduction to the energy and dynamic of jazz technique. Students will be introduced to parallel positions and begin to explore the direct, decisive, and sharp facet of jazz technique and its various rhythms.  Students will work on the fundamentals including  flexibility, jumps and turns. Students will also touch on hip hop, funk, and musical theatre in this one of a kind lass.                                                                                                                      Tuition is $50 a month -€“Instructor: Angela Brooks

 

Jazz 2 (Ages 8-up)- Tuesdays from 4:45-5:30 

A continuation of Beginning Jazz, this class teaches technique for stability of movement will be a strong understanding of body placement and center are focal points of jazz class. An emphasis will be placed on explanation of terminology, warm-up, isolation, barre, and center with emphasis on strengthening turns, jumps, flexibility, technical execution, and combinations. Students will also be taught segments on at least one year of jazz and successfully mastered Beginning Jazz.

Tuition is $50 a month - Instructor: Angela Brooks

 

Jazz 3 (ages 11 and up/teacher recommendation)- Mondays 5:30-6:30pm
A continuation of Jazz. This class is for students with a sound dance background. Dynamic, energy, placement, improvisation, and intermediate level jumps and turns will be worked on. Classes will alternate between classical jazz, pop jazz, hip hop and musical theatre jazz.

Tuition is $55 a month. - Instructor: Angela Brooks

 

Jazz 4 (ages 14 and up and teacher recommendation)-Thurdays 5:30-6:30pm

A continuation of Intermediate Jazz, this class is more technically and musically demanding and the class moves at a faster pace. Attention is paid to the quality of movement in addition to correct execution. Advanced progressions of turns and leaps are emphasized as well as other styles of jazz such as lyrical and modern as students' dance artistry continues to strengthen.

Placement by Instructor

Tuition is $55 a month - Instructor: Angela Brooks

Advanced Jazz 5 (ages 14 and up and teacher recommendation)-Mondays 6:30-7:30

Placement by Instructor Tuition is $55 a month - Instructor: Angela Brooks

  

Tap Classes

Tap I (Ages 6 and up)- Thursdays  from 4:00-4:45 

 An introduction to the rhythm and coordination of tap dance. Students will learn the proper tap technique to create clean distinct sounds and later be introduced to rhythmic layering. Students learn fun upbeat combinations to music favorites of classics and rock!

Tuition is $50 – Instructor: Angela Brooks

  

Tap 2 (Ages 9-up) Tuesdays 4:00-4:45

A continuation of Beginning Tap, this class will provide students with a strong understanding of basic tap foundation, terminology, timing and rhythm. An emphasis will be placed on explanation of terminology, execution of basic steps through more challenging rhythms, precise tap sounds, improvisational techniques, coordination, syncopation and technical execution. Students will jam out to exciting music creating one of kind sounds. This age appropriate class is for students who have had at least one year of tap and successfully mastered Beginning Tap.

Tuition is $50 a month – Instructor: Angela Brooks 

 

Tap 3 (Ages 12 and up) Wednesdays 4:15pm-5:15pm

A continuation of tap education with more emphasis on percussive style rhythms and challenging variations of steps and combinations. 

Tuition is $55 a month – Instructor: Angela Brooks

 

Tap 4 (Ages 14 and up and teacher recommendation) Wednesdays 5:15-6:15pm

This course is for dancers with previous tap experience or who have successfully mastered a majority of elements taught in our beginning level tap courses. Students will learn full length tap combinations that will focus on precise steps and foot articulation, rhythmic awareness and layering, movement through space and will incorporate the use of arm and full body dynamics used in performing tap.

Tuition is $55 a month- Instructor: Angela Brooks

 

Hip Hop Classes

Additional Classes

   

Beginning Acro Dance (Ages6-12): Mondays 4:45-5:30 (space limited to 18)

AcroDance is a style of Acrobatics used specifically for dancers and taught on the Arcobatique Syllabus. It is a genre of dance which incorporates elements of gymnastics, jazz, balancing, tumbling, and basic contortion. Students learn Acrobatic tricks such as handstands, cartwheels, chest stands, elbow stands, walkovers, side and front aerials and tumbling. Trick movements are usually executed slowly to emphasize gracefulness, body lines and picturesque extension. AcroDance offers more depth and variety to your choreography and creates a much more versatile dancer. To master an AcroDance trick, students must develop a good foundation of strength and flexibility, thus emphasis is placed on extensive conditioning and stretch and strength training. When students are learning new tricks, the instructor utilizes professional spotting techniques; which is necessary to ensure safety and build confidence.

Tuition is $50 a month- Instructor: Haley Jackson/Angela Brooks

 

 

Contemporary Dance (ages 12 and up: level 3-4)- Fridays from 5:00-6:00pm

Tuition is $55 a month- Instructor :Emma Armstrong

  

Pre Pointe Class (ages 12 and up) previous ballet experience required: Wednesdays from 6pm-7pm

Tuition is $55 a month- Instructor- Emma Armstrong 

 

 

 

 
  

  

2017 Tuition Rates

 

  • One 45 minute class: $50 a month
  • One 1-hour class: $55 a month
  • Double Class Discounts : 10%
  • SIbling Discounts: 10%
  • Private Lessons: $25 per hour

   

Ballet 1B  - (Ages 6 and up)- Tuesday from 4:45-5:30

This class will continue to follow the footsteps of Ballet 1A and advance as students begin to concentrate on combinations and beginning adagios. Students are required to have at least 1 year of ballet training.

Tuition is $50 a month- Instructor: Emma Armstrong

 

 

    

 

  
   

Junior Hip Hop- (Ages 7-11) - Thursdays from 5:30-6:15  

Beginner classes are designed for entry-level students with no prior experience. Hip-Hop evolved out of street and break dancing and is characterized by its athletic and bouncy style. Hip-Hop is set to a strong, contemporary beat, builds stamina, and emphasizes body isolation, attitude, coordination, freestyle movement, and rhythm. This class features age-appropriate hip hop choreography with no suggestive music/movement. This is an excellent class for high-energy boys and girls who want to take a fast and fun dance class.

Tuition is $50 a month- Instructor :Candace Johnston

 

Intermdiate Hip Hop (ages 10-15)- Thursdays from 615pm-700pm

This intermediate Hip Hop class is designed for students who have had have had at least 2 years of basic hip hop or jazz and/or atleast ages 11.  This class continues to build on the core foundations of hip hop, integrating street hip hop as well as other generes of hip hop for a fun and energietic class.

Tuition is $50 a month- Instructor :Candace Johnston

 

 Advanced Teen Hip Hop (Ages 12-18)- Thursdays from 6:15-7:15

This advanced-level class requires a minimum year of Hip Hop dance experience as a prerequisite or solid jazz dance background. In this class, students will progress into very advanced combinations and movements including freestyle dance, breaking, and other challenging choreography pieces.

Tuition is $55 a month- Instructor :Candace Johnston  

 

  

Jazz Classes

Ballet 3  - (Ages 11 and up)- Mondays from 4:30-5:30pm

Advanced students continue practical skills, muscular self-control and basic coordination and expression. Students will aim to develop strength and stability in the  demonstration of the pirouettes, balance, control, extension, fluidity, and in petite and grand allegro. Advanced students also study classical technique, repertoire studies, character dance, adagio studies, music, ballet history and body conditioning, concentrating on the mastery of more complex movements and combinations.                

Tuition is $55 a month- Instructor: Armstrong   

 

Ballet 2B  - (Ages 10 and up)- Tuesdays from 530-630pm

This class emphasizes is a continuation of Ballet 2A and will begin to focus on intermediate turns and adagios and variations. Students will continue to work on combinations as well as barre and center work.  Students are required to have at least 2 years of ballet training or placed by teacher.

Tuition is $55 a month- Instructor: Emma Armstrong    

 

Pre-School Ballet and Jazz Combo  - (Ages 4-5)- Thursday from 4:00-4:45

Children will learn the beginning elements of ballet  including the positions of the arms body alignment, and center work.  Students also develop a sense of musicality and rhythm through the basics of jazz dance with kids bop syle music. The class will also encourage the growth of gross motor skills through musical movement activities, games, and the use of props.

 Tuition is $50 a month: Instructor– Meg Levesque

   

Creative Dance - (Ages 3-4)- Wednesday from 4:00-4:45

Designed to develop your child's movement and skills through creative play, music and dance. This class focuses on creative movement which builds on the necessary gross motor skills and rhythm needed for primary dance instruction. Students will also engage movement with props such as scarves, stuffed animals, hoops, balls, etc, and learn introductory ballet steps.  Students are read creative movement stories that enhances the development of fine and gross motor skills as they balance, skip, leap, coordinate, isolate and move to the music. Social skills are also developed through, collaborative, and co-operative games.

Tuition is $50 a month: Instructor-€“ Emma Armstrong

 

Creative Dance (Ages 3-4)- Thursdays 4:45pm-5:30pm **NEW

This class is the same class design as Wednesday, just another day/time option

  
   

Ballet 1A  - (Ages 5 and up)- Tuesday from 4:00-4:45

This class emphasizes the beginning development of classical ballet skills with a focus on proper placement, alignment and coordination of port de bras with leg and footwork. Students will learn ballet vocabulary through barre and center work while building strength and flexibility.                                                                                                                                                             Tuition is $50 a month Instructor: Emma Armstrong

 

  

Ballet 2A  - (Ages 8 and up)- Wednesday from 4:45-5:30

A continuation of Ballet1 series with a larger focus and increased terminology.

Tuition is $50 a month- Instructor:  Emma Armstrong  

 

2017-2018 Dance Classes 

 

October 9th- Studio Closed for Columbus Day