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Love, love, love Miss Tess, Tina, and Audra. My daughter loves dance and I love the confidence boost dance gives her. She has friends, has fun, and has a place where she belongs!

Sarah B October 7, 2015

Classes

Creative Movement

Ages 2-1/2 to 3

Children must be at least 30 months old to enroll in creative movement. This class will focus on basic ballet skills, creative movement, learning to follow directions, and class participation. The class is 45 minutes long.

Pre-Ballet

Ages 4-5

This class is designed for children who have already taken Creative Movement or are new to dance and 4 to 5 years old. The class covers basic ballet skills, creative movement, learning to follow directions, and class participation. The class is 45 minutes long.

Kids Combos A-C

Ages 5-8

Kids Combo A – Students must be at least 5 years old (Kindergarten) to enroll in Level A. Class time will be split between ballet and tap. Ballet time will be spent on basic ballet technique and creative movement and tap time will be spent on basic steps and skills. The class is 60 minutes long, once each week.

Kids Combo B – This class is structured the same way as our Level A class but covers the next level of skills and technique. Students should be in 1st grade.

Kids Combo C – This class is structured the same way as our Level A & B classes but covers the next level of skills and technique. Students should be in 2nd grade.

Levels 1-4

Ages 8+

Level 1 – Level 1 is for students in 3rd-4th grade. Each class will cover ballet, tap, and jazz styles. The class is 90 minutes long, once each week.

Level 2 – Level 2 is for students in 5th-6th grade. Each class will cover ballet, tap, and jazz styles. The class is 2 hours long, once each week.

Level 3 – Level 3 is for students in 7th-8th grade. Each class will cover ballet, tap, and jazz styles. The class is 2 hours long, once each week.

Level 4 – Level 4 is for students in 9th-12th grade. Each class will cover ballet, tap, and jazz styles. The class is 2 hours long, once each week.

Specialty Classes

Age Requirement Varies by Class

Hip Hop – Hip Hop class covers a variety of different hip hop styles and skills. Students will also work on strength building and conditioning required to be successful in the style. We offer Hip Hop classes for age 4+. All students should register by age as shown on the class schedule.

Pointe – For students 12 years and older who have teacher approval to begin pointe work. Must have two full years of ballet training prior to starting. Students must be enrolled in a core class (Level E-G) or Lyrical & Ballet Technique to qualify for Pointe. Dancers must first complete Pre-Pointe class and are eligible for Pre-Pointe at the age of 11 with a minimum of two years of ballet training.

Lyrical & Ballet Technique – The class will focus on more in depth ballet technique work and will learn a lyrical dance for the Spring Recital. Classes are divided into groups based on grade level in school.

Jazz & Musical Theater – This class focuses on jazz skills and technique while also emphasizing performance skills. Dancers will learn a musical theater piece for the spring recital. Classes are divided into age groups based on grade level in school.