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Classes

TINY DANCERS - This class is an introduction to music and movement specifically for 2-year old students.

PRE-DANCE -Pre-dance is an introductory ballet and acro class for ages 3-5.

BALLET/TAP COMBO - This class is a beginner class for students in grades Kindergarten through 1st grade. Students will learn both ballet and tap skills. This is a great intro class to both disciplines.

BALLET - Ballet is the foundation of dance, which is extremely important for developing correct dance technique and balance. This is highly recommended for all students.

JAZZ - Jazz is a more upbeat form of dance. Students will learn a variety of walks, kicks, turns,
leaps and jumps.

ACRO - Acro combines tumbling and dance and teaches strength, balance, and flexibility.

HIP HOP - Hip Hop includes dancing to some of the most popular music. This style includes more of a street-style dance that focuses on the latest hip hop moves.

CONTEMPORARY - Contemporary focuses more on interpretive dancing: moving to the music while using emotion and individual interpretation of the lyrics and/or melody while combining both jazz and ballet skills. At times this style will include lyrical.

TAP - Tap will teach students rhythm, coordination and classic tap terminology.

AFRICAN - African dance focuses on sharp, rigorous and rhythmic movements based on authentic African dances and music.

IRISH -Irish dance combines quick, detailed foot movements with a stiff upper body. Beginners start by learning basic step dancing skills and technique. Hard shoe is introduced later.

CLASS

AGE GROUP

DESCRIPTION

TINY DANCERS

2 year olds

Students will be introduced to music and dance through creative movement

PRE-DANCE

3-5 year olds
(pre-kindergarten)

Students will learn basic ballet movements, to count music, basic tumbling and coordination skills and balance.

BALLET/TAP COMBO

 

 

Grades K-1

 



Students will be introduced to basic ballet fundamentals including body alignment, terminology, and positions of the feet and arms. Students will als o learn basic barre exercises.

Students will learn basic tap terminology and patterns to learn how to create sounds/beats with their tap shoes.

BALLET I

 

Grades 2-4

 

Students will be introduced to basic ballet fundamentals including body alignment, terminology, and positions of the feet and arms.

Students will learn barre exercises and
basic allegro and adage work in the center.

BALLET II

 

Grades 5-8

 

Students build on the basic ballet fundamentals and move through barre and center work, turns, jumps and leaps. Students will build their allegro and adage skills.

BALLET III

 

Grades 9-12

 

Students continue to hone their ballet skills through barre, Allegro and adage work, pirouettes, various jumps and leaps while rehearsing in ballet slippers and pointe shoes.

POINTE

Ability Based

Students will perform barre exercises and all classwork in pointe shoes. Pointe students must enroll Ballet III.

ACRO I

Grades K-2

Students will learn basic tumbling skills such as a handstand kick-up, tripod to headstand, forward roll, cartwheel, straddle rolls, and a series of jumps.

ACRO II

Grades 3-5
*& ability-based

Students will learn more difficult skills such as handstand hold, handstand forward roll, backward roll, one-handed cartwheel, round off, front over, and a back bend.

ACRO III

Grades 6-8
*& ability-based

Students will learn more difficult skills such as tripod pike, back walkover, front walkover, front handspring, heel stretch, round off rebound, and combining skills.

ACRO IV

Grades 9-12
 *& ability-based

Students will learn more difficult skills such as a valdez, one-handed front walkover, heel stretch cartwheel, back handspring, round off back handspring, side and front aerial, back tuck, and more difficult combination skills.


***If a student is more advanced, the teacher will tailor instruction to teach more difficult skills such as back handsprings, front handsprings, round-off back handsprings, aerial cartwheels and one-handed front walkovers.

Students will be introduced to music and dance through creative movement Students will be introduced to music and dance through creative movement

CLASS

AGE GROUP

DESCRIPTION

JAZZ I

 

Grades 1-4

 

Students will be introduced to basic jazz technique
focusing on jazz positions, turns, jumps and leaps.
Students will learn center and across-the-floor progressions as well as proper stretching techniques.

JAZZ II

 

Grades 5-8

Students will build on basic jazz technique and learn more center and floor progressions. Students will also be introduced to dance conditioning and focus more on body placement and lines. More difficult leaps/turns will be taught. You must take this class before Jazz/Hip Hop III.

JAZZ/HIP HOP III

 

Grades 9-12

 

Students will focus on conditioning and body placement and lines while improving jazz technique. Students will also learn latest hip hop dance movements and have the opportunity to perform both a jazz and hip hop dance in the recital. Prerequisite: Jazz II

IRISH I

Grades 1 - 3

Students will be introduced to the basic Irish step-dancing skills and traditional Irish dance music. Students begin in soft shoe.

IRISH II

4 -7

Students will continue to improve their basic Irish
step-dancing skills while learning to dance in Irish hard shoes. Students will perform both a soft and hard shoe dance in the recital.
Prerequisite: 3 years of Irish I

IRISH III

Grades 8 & up

*Or ability based

Students will continue to improve their basic Irish step-dancing skills while learning to dance in Irish hard shoes. Students will perform both a soft and hard shoe dance in the recital.
Prerequisite: 2 years of Irish II

CONTEMPORARY #1

Grades 5 & 6

Students will focus more on expressing themselves through dance and music selection. Students will be encouraged to use their emotions and moods while dancing the choreographed routine. Lyrical and Modern dance elements will be included in choreography. Much focus will be on technique and progressions across the floor.

Pairing this class with Ballet or Jazz is recommended

CONTEMPORARY #2

Grades 7 & 8

CONTEMPORARY #3

Grades 9 - 12

TAP I

Grades 2 - 6

Students will learn terminology, tap choreography and patterns while learning to create different sounds/beats with tap steps.

TAP II

Grades 7 & up

Students will build on previously learned terminology, tap choreography and patterns while learning to create different sounds/beats with tap steps. 1st time tap students welcome!

BOYS HIP HOP

Grades 2 & up

This class has been designed for boys only. Students will learn hip hop holds, tricks, slides, turns, and basic breakdancing moves. Students will also learn how to incorporate freestyle movement into hip hop choreography.

HIP HOP I

Grades 1 - 4

Students will learn to express themselves through a more creative and less technical way of dancing (street-style). They will learn basic hip hop holds, tricks and turns.

HIP HOP II

Grades 5-8

Students will learn how to freestyle using creative and rhythmic movements. Students will build on the basic hip hop tricks and learn more difficult holds, turns and slides.

AFRICAN

Grades 5 & up

Students will learn rigorous and rhythmic movements that build aerobic stamina, coordination, flexibility and strength. Students will learn authentic African dances and dance to the music of African dance.


***Mid-Year and Year-End progress reports will be sent via email.
Exceptions: Pre-dance, Acro I, Acro IV and Combo classes will have their reports and
progress listed on the back of their class name tag.

 

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