Dance Classes 2017-06-14T21:45:16+00:00

Class Descriptions

Preschool Dance:  Class combining ballet and tap.  Focuses on motor and listening skills.  Ages 3 thru 4
Beginner I Tap:  Introduction to beginning tap steps, down the floor movements and rhythm awareness.  Ages 5 thru  6
Beginner I Ballet:  Basic barre and center floor work; introduction to ballet positions and vocabulary.  Ages 5 thru 6
Beginner II Ballet:  Basic barre and center floor work using ballet vocabulary in French and Italian.  For children ages 6 to 8 who have had at least one year previous ballet experience.
Beginner II Tap:  Basic barre and center floor steps focusing on rhythm and timing.  For children ages 6 to 8 who have had at least one year previous tap experience.
Beginner II Jazz:  Introduction to basic warm-ups, center floor combinations and traveling steps danced to various types of music.  For children 6 to 8 who have had at least one year of either ballet or tap experience.
Intermediate I Tap:  Combination of more complex tap steps and rhythm awareness.  Concentrates on proper execution and technique of movements.  Introduction of “time steps”.  Ages 7 thru 9
Intermediate I Jazz:  Combination class exploring intermediate jazz movements, focusing on turns, leaps and kicks.  Ages 7 thru 9
Intermediate I Ballet:  Intermediate level barre work, down the floor and center combinations; will include body positions, turns and leaps.  Ages 7 thru 9
Intermediate II & III Tap:  Combination of more complex tap steps and rhythm awareness.  Concentrates on proper execution and technique of movements.  Ages 8+
Intermediate II  & III Jazz:  Combination class exploring intermediate jazz movements, focusing on turns, leaps and kicks.  Ages 8+
Intermediate II & III Ballet: Intermediate level barre work, down the floor and center combinations; will include body positions, turns and leaps. Introduction to Lyrical Dance. Ages 8+
Jr. Line Tap:  Intermediate leading into advanced tap combinations.  No beginners.  Ages 12+
Jr. Line Ballet/Lyrical:  Intermediate leading into advanced level barre work, down the floor and center combinations; will include body positions, turns and leaps. Introduction to lyrical dance which combines the grace of ballet and the movement of jazz with an emphasis on the expressiveness of music interpretation.  Ages 12+
Jr. Line Jazz:  Intermediate leading into advanced warm-ups and center floor work with focus on turns, leaps and kicks.  Ages 12+
Sr. Line Ballet:  Advanced level of ballet, including all previous techniques; will include body positions, turns and leaps.  Will study classic ballet choreography combining French, Italian and Russian styles.  Ages 14+
Sr. Line Tap:  Highest level of tap reviewing all previous basic barre steps, center floor combinations and time steps.  Must have at least 4 years consecutively of recent tap experience.  Ages 14+
Sr. Line Jazz:  Advanced jazz techniques including theatre choreography and traditional high school dance line routines.  Will also focus on turns, leaps and traveling combinations.  Ages 14+
Sr. Line Lyrical:  This style combines the grace of ballet and the movement of jazz with an emphasis on the expressiveness of music interpretation.  Open to ages 14+ who have had recent experience in ballet and/or jazz.
Hip Hop: Level 1-Introduction to Hip Hop style of dance that focuses on emphasizing movements and executing them with snap and precision. Age 5 thru  6
Hip Hop: Level 2-Hip Hop class exploring beginner to intermediate movements and executing them with snap and precision.  Ages 7 thru 9
Hip Hop: Level 3-Hip Hop class exploring intermediate to advanced movements and executing them with snap and precision.  Ages 10+
Hip Hop: Level 4-Advanced Hip Hop.  No beginners.  Ages 12+
Intro to Pointe – Must have prior ballet experience and be enrolled in Intermediate 3 or Jr. Line Ballet. Ages 12+
Sr. Line Pointe – Must have prior ballet experience and be enrolled in Sr. Line Ballet. Ages 14+

 

July Dance Class Schedule

Register at the front desk or call 724-981-3700 ext. 102

Mommy and Me Ballet (ages 18 months to 3)

July 17, 19, 24, and 26th from 4 – 4:30 pm

Preschool Dance (ages 3-4)

July 17, 19, 24, and 26th from 4:45 – 5:30 pm

Beginner Ballet/Jazz Combination Class (ages 7+)

July 17, 19, 24, and 26th from 5:45 – 6:30 pm

Dance Conditioning Class (ages 7+)

July 17, 19, 24, and 26th from 6:45 – 7:30 pm

Intermediate Ballet/Jazz Combination Class (ages 7+)

July 18, 20, 25, and 27th from 5 – 5:45 pm

Lyrical Class (ages 9+)

July 18, 20, 25 and 27th from 6 – 6:45 pm

Session Fee: $20 for members, $40 for non-member

DANCE MINI CAMP – July 10, 11, 12, and 13th (4 days)

9:30 am to 11:30 am (Ages 4 -13)

Fees: $25 members, $50 non members

 

2017-2018 Tentative Dance Schedule – Subject to Change

Ages are a general guideline. Class placement will be determined by the dance instructors.

Mondays 5:00-5:30 Beginner 2 Tap (ages 6-8) 5:30-6:00 Beginner 2 Ballet (ages 6-8) 6:00-6:30 Beginner 2 Jazz (ages 6-8)

6:30-7:00 Jr. Line Tap (ages 11+) 7:00-7:30 Jr. Line Ballet (ages 11+) 7:30-8:00 Jr. Line Jazz (ages 11+) 8:00-8:30 Jr. Line Lyrical (ages 11+)

6:30-7:00 *Sr. Line Tap (ages 13+) 7:00-7:30 *Sr. Line Ballet (ages 13+) 7:30-8:00 *Sr. Line Jazz (ages 13+) 8:00-8:30 *Sr. Line Lyrical (ages 13+)

*classes located in studio B

Tuesdays 5:00 Preschool Dance (ages 3-4)

5:30 Intermediate 1 Tap (ages 7-9) 6:00 Intermediate 1 Ballet (ages 7-9) 6:30 Intermediate 1 Jazz (ages 7-9)

7:00 Intermediate 3 Tap (ages 9-12) 7:30 Intermediate 3 Ballet/Lyrical (ages 9-12) 8:00 Intermediate 3 Jazz (ages 9-12)

Wednesdays 5:00 Preschool Dance (ages 3-4)

5:30 Beginner 1 Tap (ages 5-6) 6:00 Beginner 1 Ballet (ages 5-6)

6:30 Advanced Sr. Line Tap (ages 13+) 7:00 Advanced Sr. Line Ballet (ages 13+) 7:30 Advanced Sr. Line Jazz (ages 13+) 8:00 Advanced Sr. Line Lyrical (ages 13+)

8:30 Sr. Line Pointe ages (13+)

Thursdays 5:30 Beginner Hip Hop (ages  5-6)

6:00 Intermediate 1 Hip Hop (ages 7-8)

6:30 Intermediate 2 Hip Hop (ages 9-10)

7:00 Jr. Line Hip Hop (ages 11+)

7:30 Sr. Line Hip Hop (ages 13+)

Saturdays 9:00 Preschool Dance (age 3-4)

9:30 Beginner 1 Tap (ages 5-6) 10:00 Beginner 1 Ballet (ages 5-6)

10:30 Intermediate 2 Tap (ages 8-11) 11:00 Intermediate 2 Ballet (ages 8-11) 11:30 Intermediate 2 Jazz (ages 8-11)

12:00 Intro to Pointe (ages 13+)
For more information please contact Michelle Bower at 724-981-3700 ext. 108