Dance Classes 2016-10-25T17:20:05+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+

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2016-2017 BCRC DANCE SCHEDULE

Monday

5:00-5:30 Preschool Dance (ages 3-4)
5:30-6:00 Beginner 1 Tap (ages 5-6)
6:00-6:30 Beginner 1 Ballet (ages 5-6)
6:30-7:00 Jr. Line Tap (ages 12+)
7:00-7:30 Jr. Line Ballet (ages 12+)
7:30-8:00 Jr. Line Jazz (ages 12+)
8:00-8:30 Jr. Line Lyrical (ages 12+)

Tuesday

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 Intermediate 2 Ballet (ages 8-10)
7:00-7:30 Intermediate 2 Tap (ages 8-10)
7:30-8:00 Intermediate 2 Jazz (ages 8-10)

Wednesday

4:30-5:00 Preschool Dance (ages 3-4)
5:00-5:30 Intermediate 3 Tap (ages 9-12)
5:30-6:00 Intermediate 3 Ballet/Lyrical (ages 9-12)
6:00-6:30 Intermediate 3 Jazz (ages 9-12)
6:30-7:00 Sr. Line Tap (ages 14+)
7:00-7:30 Sr. Line Jazz (ages 14+)
7:30-8:00 Sr. Line Lyrical (ages 14+)
8:00-8:30 Sr. Line Ballet (ages 14+)
8:30-9:00 Sr. Line Pointe (ages 14+)

Thursday

6:00-6:30 Level 1 Hip Hop (ages 5-6)
6:30-7:00 Level 2 Hip Hop (ages 7-9)
7:00-7:30 Level 3 Hip Hop (ages 10+)
7:30-8:00 Level 4 Hip Hop (ages 12+)

Saturday

9:00-9:30 Preschool Dance (ages 3-4)
9:30-10:00 Beginner 1 Tap (ages 5-6)
10:00-10:30 Beginner 1 Ballet (ages 5-6)
10:30-11:00 Intermediate 1 Tap (ages 7-9)
11:00-11:30 Intermediate 1 Ballet (ages 7-9)
11:30-12:00 Intermediate 1 Jazz (ages 7-9)
12:00-12:45 Intro to Pointe (ages 12+)

Dance classes begin September 12th, 2017 and end April 30th, 2017.
Registrations will be accepted until October 28th, 2016.
For proper class placement, please contact:
Michelle Bower- Program Director
724-981-3700 ext. 108
mbower@fhbuhlclub.org