Combination Classes (ages 3–5)
Classes consist of 20 minutes of tap, 20 minutes of ballet and 20 minutes of tumbling. Develops motor skills, rhythm, strength and flexibility. Three to four year olds and four and a half to five year olds are grouped separately.
Combination Classes (ages 5 1/2-7)
Classes consist of 30 minutes of ballet and 30 minutes of tap. Preparation for Ballet I and Tap I.
PreTap/PreJazz (ages 6–7)
Classes consist of 30 minutes of tap and 30 minutes of jazz. For students who have finished the 5 1/2–7 Class, but are not quite ready for an hour long technique class.
Ballet I, Jazz I, Tap I
For children seven and up, those who have completed 5 1/2- 7 combo class, or those with previous dance experience.
IB: Beginner, IA: Advanced Beginner
Ballet– Consisting of a warmup bar, floor combinations, and diagonal work across the floor. Based on the Vaganova technique of Russian Ballet.
Jazz– Intro class to acquaint students with the basics of jazz. Classes consist of warm-up, isolation exercises, diagonal work across the floor, and combinations.
Tap– Intro class to acquaint students with the basics of tap. Classes consist of warm-up, progressions and combinations.
Acro- Fundamental acrobatic technique to increase flexibility, strength, balance, coordination, endurance, timing, body awareness, self discipline and confidence
Modern – Technique emphasizing the basic principles of different modern dance styles, dynamics and alignment through floorwork, locomotor patterns, improvisation and movement combinations.
For the beginner dancer (ages nine and up,
preferably with some prior ballet training.)
Ballet II, Jazz II, Tap II, Modern II
For the beginner/advanced-beginner student with one or two years of training in technique classes.
IIC: first level II, IIB: second level II, IIA: third level II.
Ballet III, Jazz III, Tap III, Modern III
For advanced beginner/ intermediate with two or more years of training. in technique classes. At least two classes per week in Ballet IIIA is suggested. Pre-pointe may be offered at this level by permission of instructor.
Ballet IV, Jazz IV, Tap IV, Modern IV
For the intermediate student with three or more years of training. in technique classes. At least two classes per week is required for ballet at this level. Pointe is offered by permission of instructor.
Ballet V, Jazz V, Tap V, Modern V
For the advanced student with five or more years of training in technique classes. At least two classes per week is required for ballet at this level. Pointe is offered by permission of instructor.
Beginner Teen Ballet, Beginner Teen Tap, Teen Modern
For the beginner teen student. Ages 13 and up.
Intermediate Ballet, Intermediate Tap
For teens or adults with two or more years of ballet or tap.
Hip Hop (ages six and up)
Level I—For the beginner dancer.
6 – 8 Hip Hop and 8 -10 Hip Hop
Level II—For the advanced beginner dancer.
Level III—For the advanced beginner/ intermediate students with two or more years of Hip Hop.
Level IV—For intermediate students with three or more years of Hip Hop or jazz.
Level V—For intermediate/advanced students with four or more years of Hip Hop or jazz.
Lyrical I, II and III
Must be enrolled in Jazz III or higher. By permission of instructor.
Dancers Update—Ballet is the basis of all dance forms. It helps the dancer with his/her alignment and aids in strength and flexibility. The instructors in Jazz, Modern and Tap strongly suggest that dancers be enrolled in ballet class in conjunction with these classes.
Junior and Senior Repertory
For students interested in performing in a dance company. By invitation only. Must have proficiency in ballet, jazz, modern, tap and hip hop. Consistent attendance required. There are additional company class fees. Repertory Fees will be billed separately.