Twirling Tots = age 2-4
Tiny Dancers = age 4-6
Lil's = age 6-8
Mini = age 8-11
Junior = age 11-13 (Junior classes by approval to ensure placement in correct age/skill group.)
Teen = age 13+ (Teen classes by approval to ensure placement in correct age/skill group.)
Adult = age 18+
TWIRLING TOTS is a 30 minute INTRO to DANCE for ages 2-3. Young dancers learn basic BALLET while twirling with tutus, teddy bears and ribbons. Taught in a fun, nurturing and encouraging setting by experienced and engaging staff.
LEVEL 1 - younger and beginning Tots
LEVEL 2 - older and experienced Tots ready for an introduction to Tap.
TINY DANCERS is a 45 minute BALLET & TAP class with INTRO to Jazzy HIP HOP for ages 4-6. Tiny Dancers continue to learn ballet technique along with basic tap and jazzy hip hop, which introduces rhythm, balance and musicality. A fun and confidence-building class for preschool and kinder dancers.
MUSICAL THEATER for ages 6 and up. An entertaining dance class incorporating jazz and elements of ballet, hip hop and tap along with singing and light character acting. Classes will focus on a different musical theater theme each month, before concentrating on one musical in the spring in preparation for a recital performance. Examples of musicals include "The Sound of Music", "Shrek", "Hairspray", "Suessical", "Annie", "Singing in the Rain", "The Wizard of Oz", and all things Disney including "Frozen", Princesses, "Moana", etc.
LYRICAL and CONTEMPORARY for ages 9 and up. More mature modern styles of dance that combine elements of jazz and ballet, featuring elongated, expressive and exaggerated movements. Learn to dance like your favorite stars on "So You Think You Can Dance" and "World of Dance".
BALLET, TAP, JAZZ and HIP HOP for ages 4 and up. BALLET is a classical and technical style of dance distinguished by graceful, precise and flowing movements. TAP is a rhythmic style of dance characterized by tapping of the feet, often with a syncopated beat. JAZZ is an energetic style of dance known for combining classical ballet movements with technical leaps and turns. HIP HOP, also known as street dance, is an animated style of dance combining rhythm, spins, leaps and isolated movements. BALLET, TAP, JAZZ and HIP HOP are excellent classes for building a strong dance foundation as well as confidence in movement.
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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS and AGES below schedule. NEW FALL SCHEDULE coming soon.
NOTE: Fall 2017 Schedule is below. Schedule last updated 1/22/2018. Current CLASSES are FULL.
Recital Class Non-Recital Class Technique Class Team Class
Studio I “Inspiré”
Classes in Studio I may be viewed from lobby.
Studio J “Jeté” SPRING 2018
MONDAY (Miss Wendy)
8:15 Team Solos/Duos/Trios
MONDAY (Miss Michelle)
5:30 Teen Ballet 3 (by approval; min 1 yr Ballet 2 req'd)
TUESDAY (Miss Veronica 10:00; Mr. Gabe 3:30: Miss Wendy 6:30)
3:30 Mini Hip Hop Team
TUESDAY (Miss Veronica 3:30; Mr. Gabe 6:45)
4:30 Mini Jazz Musical Theater Team (age 7-8)
6:45 Jr Hip Hop
7:30 Teen Hip Hop (45 min)
WEDNESDAY (Miss Wendy)
5:30 Team Solos/Duos/Trios
8:15 Adult Jazz Competition Team (75 min)
WEDNESDAY (Miss Veronica)
7:15 Teen Contemporary & Jazz(age 14+; 1 hr)
THURSDAY (Miss Wendy)
5:30 Jr Team TLC (Turns, Leaps, Conditioning; age 11-12)
6:30 Teen Tap Team
8:30 Sr Teen Contemporary Team (1 hr)
THURSDAY (Miss Veronica)
5:15 Mini/Jr Ballet & Lyrical (age 9-12)
6:45 Jr/Teen Ballet
7:30 Jr Lyrical & Jazz (Ballet recommended; age 11+; 45 min)
|FRIDAY (Miss Veronica) |
3:30 Tiny Ballet & Tap (plus Intro to Jazzy Hip Hop)
4:15 Lil's/Mini Jazz Musical Theater (age 6-9)
5:00 Variety Class (Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop; non-recital; age 4-6; 45 min)
|FRIDAY (Miss Lea 3:30, mentored by Miss Wendy)|
3:30 Lil's Jazzy Hip Hop
4:15 Mini Boys & Girls Hip Hop
5:00 Jazzy Hip Hop (non-recital; age 7-10; 45 min)
SATURDAY (Miss Laura)
(For Twirling Tots Level 1, please see Tue 10:00 am.)
9:25 Lil’s Ballet, Tap & Jazzy Hip Hop (age 5-7)
Schedule is subject to change.
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Dance & Arts
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