FOR OUR COMPETITION TEAM AND PERFORMING BALLET COMPANY, PLEASE LOOK UNDER THE COMPANY TAB.

2016-2017  Season Schedule   (Now-Summer 2017)

Available Dance Styles

 

Tiny Toes:
Designed for the youngest dancer to dance on their own!  Dance to music and learn early dance moves in our half hour class. This class does not perform in the annual recital.

Ballet/Tap/Jazz (Slashy Classes)
Designed for young dancers to learn two styles of dance in one class. Dancers will perform at the annual recital in one style of dance. Must have shoes for each style of dance.

Hip-Hop/Funk:
Dancers will learn high energy dance moves to popular music.

Jazz:
Jazz incorporates a variety of styles that borrows from ballet and develops stylistically.

Tap:
Tap technique and repetition will be emphasized in this class. Emphasis is on rhythm, style, and clarity of sounds produced using tap shoes.

Ballet:
Ballet is a classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of movement and by elaborate formal gestures, steps, and poses.  Ballet is the foundation to every style of dance.  All dancers are encouraged to enroll in Ballet.

Pre-Pointe & Pointe:
Pre-Pointe is devoted to working on strengthening techniques to progress into Pointe shoes. Pre-Pointe students must be also enrolled in at least one Ballet class, two is highly recommended.

Pointe:

Dancers will learn a Pointe routine for the annual recital. The instructor will decide if a student is ready to take part in the class.  All  Pointe students must be enrolled in two Ballet Classes and have completed Pre-Pointe.    

Contemporary:
Contemporary dance tends to utilize both the strong and controlled legwork of ballet and modern dance’s stress on the torso, and also employs contact-release, floor work, fall and recovery, and improvisation characteristic of modern dance. Unpredictable changes in rhythm, speed, and direction are often used, as well. Students are required take a Ballet class when enrolling in Contemporary.

Lyrical:

Lyrical dance is very similar to ballet, combining the many technical elements of classical ballet with the freedom, fluidity, expressiveness and airier aspects of jazz, contemporary and modern dance. Lyrical dance is expressive, simultaneously subtle and dynamic, focusing on conveying musicality and emotion through movement. Students are required take a Ballet class when enrolling in Lyrical.

Tumble:
This class will develop flexibility.  The student will use tumbling moves while dancing to music.  All tumbling is done on the floor on mats.  We will work on flexibility tricks, dance, and flips.

Technique:
This class is designed for all students who would like to become more flexible and strengthen core muscles with an emphasis on dance technique. This class does not take part in the annual recital.

Musical Theater:
This class combines acting, singing, and dancing to classic and modern musicals from Broadway productions.  Dancers may need to learn various styles of dance.  The teacher decides which style for each class every year within the first few months.  Students will perform a musical theater piece at the annual recital.

Pom:

Pom combines dance with the use of poms in hand.  Dancers will work on flexibility and arm strength as well as keeping the core and lower body stable.  This is a great class for dancers who may want to take poms in Jr. High and High School.

Silks/Aerial:

The Ariel silk class is a type of circus performance involving silk fabric hung from weight bearing beams in the ceiling.  Dancers use their strength, flexibility, and acrobatic skill to develop style and grace.  They will learn climbs, wraps, and drops in the class while relying on their own athleticism and training to ensure safety.  Ariel Silks offer dancers a new way to challenge themselves both physically and mentally as they build muscle, flexibility, and confidence spending more time in the air than on the ground!

Ballroom/Wedding Prep:

Ballroom lessons are all private lessons.

Zumba:
This class is for anyone who want to “Ditch The Workout And Join The Party!”.  Zumba is a dance fitness class.   NO DANCE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!  This class will tone you and help you lose body fat. You can be in any shape to join this class.  Do what you can, or push yourself to the next level! THERE IS NO WRONG IN ZUMBA! All Zumba teachers are Zumba certified! An optional Zumba demo may be performed at the annual recital.

Company:

Please locate the company tab to find more information.  We have a Performing Ballet Company and a Competitive Team.