dance class dictionary

BALLET: an artistic dance form characterized by light, graceful, fluid movements and the use of poses, turns, and leaps

 TAP: a dance performed wearing shoes fitted with metal taps, characterized by rhythmical tapping of the toes and heels

JAZZ:This type of dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns

 HIP HOP:Street dance style primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture

LYRICAL:Lyrical dancing is most known - for conveying emotion and following very closely the mood of the musical accompaniment. It’s choreography is often slow and controlled, heavily relying on ballet technique

JUMPS & TRICKS: Class focuses on learning jumps and tricks, and building up the muscles to execute them properly and safely. Open to all ages 10+. Curriculum includes, but is not limited to: leaps, tilts, toe touch, cartwheel, arm stands, etc.  Offered as a 2-for-1 deal with TURNS & FLEXIBILITY Class.

 TURNS & FLEXIBILTY: Class focuses on core strengthening, ballet technique, stretching, increasing flexibility, and turning.  Open to all ages 10+. Curriculum includes, but is not limited to: pirouettes, fouette turns, splits, extensions, kicks, leaps. Offered as a 2-for-1 deal with JUMPS & TRICKS class.

ACTING & PERFORMANCE: Learn the fundamentals of staging and acting techniques.  Students will participate in games and exercises to enhance speech, stage presence, memorization, and proper body positioning for theatre.  Class will workshop a piece to be performed at the end of the season.

2016-2017 Class Schedule

Classes begin Saturday, September 10th!

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MiniMovers - Age 2 &3 - Must be 2 years old by 8/1/16

Tiny Toes - Age 4 & 5 - Must be 4 years old by 8/1/16

Petite - Age 6-9

Junior - Age 9-12

Pre-Teen Age 11-15, enrollment requires approval based on experience/proficiency

Teen Age 14+, enrollment requires approval based on experience/proficiency in some genres

Adult Age 19+, enrollment requires approval based on experience/proficiency

4:00-4:45pm Petite Ballet 1 - Miss Christine 

4:45-5:30pm Petite Jazz - Miss Christine
5:30-630pm Pre-Teen Ballet - Miss Christine
6:30-7:30pm Pre-Teen Jazz** - Miss Christine
7:30-8:30pm Adult Jazz** - Miss Christine
8:30-9:30pm Teen/Adult Tap** – Miss Julie
4:00-4:45pm Petite Hip Hop – Miss Leanna
4:45-5:45pm Junior Jazz 1 – Miss Maggie
5:45-6:45pm Junior Ballet– Miss Maggie
6:45-7:45pm Junior Jazz 2  – Miss Maggie
7:45-8:45pm Junior Tap – Miss Maggie
8:45-9:45pm Teen/Adult Contemporary** - Miss Maggie


4:00-5:00 Pre-Teen Tap - Miss Maggie

5:00-6:00pm Junior/Pre-Teen Hip Hop - Miss Leanna
6:00-7:00pm Junior/Pre-Teen Lyrical - Miss Brittany
7:00-8:30pm Jumps, Tricks, Turns & Flexibility

                       - Miss Brittany & Miss Liz

4:30-5:30pm Acting – Mr. Liam
5:30-6:30pm Teen Ballet/Pointe** - Miss Christine
6:30-7:30pm Teen Jazz** - Miss Christine

7:30-8:30pm Teen Theatre Dance - Miss Christine

Friday: CLOSED

9:00-9:45am MiniMovers 1 – Miss Marisa
10:00-10:30am Tiny Toes 1 Ballet – Miss Marisa 

10:30-11:00am Tiny Toes 2 Tap – Miss Marisa  

11:00-11:30am Tiny Toes 1 Jazz -Miss Marisa  

11:45am-12:15pm Tiny Toes 2 Ballet – Miss Marisa
12:15-12:45pm Tiny Toes 2 Tap – Miss Marisa
12:45-1:15pm Tiny Toes 2 Jazz – Miss Marisa
1:30-2:15pm MiniMovers 2 – Miss Marisa
2:30-3:15pm Petite Ballet 2 – Miss Marisa

Sunday:​ Competition Team Practice


** indicates advanced level, requiring experience & proficiency. Enrollment must be approved by the director.