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Upper Level Dance Classes for Teen Students


Our upper level dance classes are for our middle and high school age students and cover levels IV-VI in ballet, tap, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, Irish, and theatre arts.

Ballet

  • Barre exercises, center, stretch, adagio, allegro and pointe work with extra rehearsals
  • Strength, flexibility, grace, balance, poise and musicality will be developed
  • Warm and friendly atmosphere to encourage dancers to accomplish goals and have a positive self image

TAP

  • Develop dance vocabulary, musicality and individual style
  • Emphasis on coordination, clarity, rhythm, timing and phrasing

ConTEMPORARY

  • Built on foundations of modern dance, this genre focuses on self-expression and the heart and soul of the dancer
  • Emphasis on rhythm, design, shape and motion in space, with a deliberate use of gravity

JAZZ

  • High energy class includes warm ups, core strengthening, stretches, center work and across the floor turn and jump exercises
  • Emphasis on proper alignment, balance and technique

HIP HOP

  • Original funk styles with an edge due to creative music choices and master mixes
  • Emphasis on strength, flexibility, stamina, isolations, synchronization and technique

IRISH

  • Soft shoe basics with more challenging steps as the class progresses
  • Hard shoe (such as treble jig)
  • Emphasis on muscle development, coordination, rhythm and proper technique

Theatre arts

  • Blends Broadway dance with theater vocal acting
  • Emphasis on voice projection, following a musical score, breathing techniques, stage terminology and directions, developing characters and scenes

PERFORMANCES

  • Participating in our performances is optional
  • We offer twice yearly, annual performances in winter and late spring
  • Performance fees help us cover the costs of costumes and props
  • Ticket sales help us cover the costs of theatre rentals and rehearsals

DANCE STUDENT HANDBOOK

  • Download our Dance Student Handbook
  • Includes information about tuition payments, dress code and hair policies, withdrawals, attendance and make-up classes, health and wellness policies, facility rules, observation days, and class etiquette.

SUMMER CLASSES

  • Nutcracker Ballet Nutcracker Ballet
  • Jazz Jazz
  • Jazz Jazz Christmas Show
  • Swan Lake Swan Lake Ballet 2013

     

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