Dance Recital Program

Recital programs run from August 27, 2018 through June 1, 2019. Each recital program works on a dance routine which will be presented in costume at our end of year recital on Saturday, June 1, 2019. Tickets sold separately.

Ballet

Grades: 4 - 6 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms and provides grace, poise, and technique needed to be proficient in all other areas of dance. Ballet classes will help dancers with posture, flexibility, fitness, balance, self-discipline, and self-confidence. Students will build off the five positions, master plié variations and tendus, among other level-appropriate skills. Dancers will use both barre and centre floor.

Ballet / Hip Hop

Ages: 4 - 6 or Grades: K - 2 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

This combination class introduces students to ballet techniques for young minds and Hip Hop concepts with a focus on musicality, flexibility, and coordination skills. We have found that this “combination” technique helps to keep our dancers excited, engaged, and focused for the entire 60-minute class.

Class Benefits:

  • Introduction of classical ballet technique
  • Encourages cooperation and group interaction
  • Improves balance, coordination, and agility
  • Learning rhythm through beats and movement
  • Gaining body memory while practicing each dance

Ballet / Jazz

Ages: 3.5 - 9 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Ballet/Jazz is a combination class where ballerinas work on their technical skills each week for 30 minutes and we focus on learning proper terminology, coordination, and turnout and arm positions. Then we change into our Jazz/Gym shoes and learn contemporary moves set to popular music!

Class Benefits:

  • Introduction of classical ballet technique
  • Encourages cooperation and group interaction
  • Improves balance, coordination, and agility
  • Learning rhythm through beats and movement
  • Gaining body memory while practicing each dance

Ballet / Tap

Ages: 3.5 - 6 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Ballet/Tap is designed to be a combination of ballet study and beginning tap sounds and movements, devoting half the time to each on a regular basis. The tap portion provides fast footwork and rhythm through sound. Dancers will learn proper technique, terminology, and movement performed to classic and contemporary music with an emphasis on FUN!

Ballet / Tap / Jazz

Grades: K - 2 | Class Length: 90 Minutes

Ballet/Tap/Jazz is for students expanding their skills at ballet, tap, and jazz. Ballet is the foundation for jazz dance and this class allows the children to see the roots and progression in the disciplines. It also allows the student to start their tap sounds and movements, devoting one half hour at a time on each skill base.

Boyz Hip Hop

Ages: 4 - 6 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Boyz Hip Hop is designed specifically for boys who love music, love to move, and want to develop their own sense of style.  In Boyz Hip Hop, students will learn movements that have elements of poppin’, locking, and breaking, as well as freestyle movement. Hip Hop gives the dancer a freedom of expression while learning technique that defines the dance.

Contemporary

Grades: 1 - 3 or 3 - 5 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

This class is for dancers with a high level of maturity and technique due to the nature of the class. Contemporary dance is a fusion of all styles- ballet, jazz, lyrical, and modern.  Known for its versatility, contemporary can be danced to any style of music. The class will consist of improvisation, release and contract, contact improvisation and choreography.

Hip Hop

Grades: 2 - 4 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Our Hip Hop dance class focuses on sharp dance moves and making exaggerated dance movements. It is a fun dance that is defined, as all dance classes are, by the music. Students will learn movements that have elements of poppin’, locking, and break dancing, as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. Dancers will learn to how to control their body movements…and get a great workout in the process!

Hip Hop / Jazz

Ages: K - 4 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

In Hip Hop/Jazz, students will learn movements that have elements of poppin’, locking and breaking, as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. Dancers will learn proper classical jazz and hip hop technique and movement during this exciting combination class with an emphasis on FUN! This combination class will include one Hip Hop dance and one Jazz dance each session.

Hip Hop / Poms

Ages: 4 - 6 or Grades: 1 - 3 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Combination classes are developed to allow students the opportunity to begin study in both disciplines and create an early foundation in which to build upon. In Hip Hop/Poms, students will learn movements that have elements of poppin’, locking, and breaking, as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. Dancers will learn proper technique and movement during this exciting combination class with an emphasis on FUN! This combination class will include one Hip Hop dance and one Poms dance each session.

Hip Hop / Tap

Grades: K - 2 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Dancers will learn proper technique and movement during this exciting combination class with an emphasis on FUN! This combination class will include one Hip Hop dance and one tap dance each session.

Jazz Fusion

Grades: 1 - 3 or 4 - 6 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

This upbeat class is a combination of Jazz and Hip Hop.  Dancers will concentrate on jazz technique, vocabulary and choreography while infusing a hip hop vibe.   Students will develop coordination, rhythm, flexibility and self expression in this fast-paced and fun class.

Lyrical

Grades: 3 - 5 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

If your child has already been learning jazz dance or ballet and would like to expand their learning into other forms of dance, lyrical dance is a terrific choice! Lyrical dance is a dance style that blends ballet and jazz dance. Lyrical is generally smoother and a bit faster than ballet, but not quite as fast as jazz. A lyrical dancer uses movement to express strong emotions as they perform to music with lyrics.

Tap / Jazz

Grades: 3 - 5 | Class Length: 60 Minutes

This class is designed to be a combination of jazz study and beginning tap sounds and movements, devoting ½ the time to each on a regular basis.

Tutus & Tennis Shoes

Ages: 3.5 – 6 Years | Class Length: 60 Minutes

Young dancers learn a basic introduction to ballet technique as well as freestyle Hip-Hop to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. This combination is an age specific, 60- minute class.  Thirty minutes each of ballet and hip hop give the dancers a terrific base and fantastic exposure to various types of dance.  We have found that this “combination” technique helps to keep our dancers excited, engaged and focused for the entire 60  minutes.