Class Description & Attire

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Ballet & Tap Combo

These classes are offered in two levels: ages 3-4 and ages 5-6. This class will incorporate elements of both the grace and poise of Classical Ballet and the fun, playfulness of Tap. This allows students to incorporate proper Ballet technique into their dance education, which is vital to a dancers future success, while infusing the class with an introduction of tap allowing students to begin learning the intricate sounds and exciting elements this style holds. 

Students will wear a black leotard, pink tights, pink full sole ballet shoes and black Mary Jane tap shoes. Tap shoes should only have the elastic. No buckle and pull out the ribbon. 

Hair should be in a high, clean and secured bun. Skirts are not allowed as they become a distraction. 

Ballet II, III, IV & Pointe I & II

Consists of ballet barre warm-up and stretch, across the floor technique and center combinations all focusing on turn out, balance and control. Ballet classes require teacher approval and placement. 

All ballet classes must wear a black leotard, pink tights and approved ballet shoes. Ballet III and above are allowed pink split sole ballet shoes. Hair should be in a high, clean and secured ballet bun. Skirts are not allowed. 

Jazz

Turns, leaps, and flexibility will be focused on while learning steps to upbeat and current music and trends. 

.Senior/Teen Intermediate/Advanced Jazz

Tuesday 6:30-8:00 PM Jazz V Int/Adv

Attire: Leotard or Dance/Sport Bra, Leggings or Tights, any color and style are welcome. No shirts, sweaters or baggy clothing. May be worn for warm up at Instructors discretion.  

Required: Bloch Character Jazz Heel #S0383L 2" T-strapTan Jazz Shoe. Purchase at Showbiz Dancewear Boutique. 

Tap

Rhythm, timing, and agility will be a focal point during this class which builds coordination.

All Tap II and above classes will need to obtain a black lace up tap shoe. 

Hip Hop

Isolations, popping, & free-style movement will all be a focus of this athletic and energetic dance style.

Attire: Shirt, Athletic Shorts, Leggings, Joggers and flat sole sneakers. Tops are not to be so baggy we can not see movement and it gets in the way of dancing. No boots. Hair in High Pony Tail.

Lyrical

Dancers will learn to express themselves through song lyrics and improve their musicality while blending ballet technique with the style of jazz. Students are encouraged to take a ballet and or jazz class in addition to this class.

Attire: Leotard or Dance/Sport Bra, Leggings or Tights, any color and style are welcome. No shirts, sweaters or baggy clothing. May be worn for warm up at Instructors discretion.  Hair in High Pony Tail.

Class Description & Attire

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Contemporary

These classes blend elements of Contemporary and Modern dance, such as freedom of expression, interpretation of music, principles of fall and recovery, control, breathing, balance and contraction/release. Teachers incorporate an eclectic blend of contemporary and post-modern movement into their classes. Modern and Contemporary Dance forms allow students to explore their individual dance style outside of the structure of traditional ballet and jazz classes.

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre class will focus on learning proper dance technique while exploring the              various dance styles used in Broadway shows.  Class curriculum is based on ballet technique              layered with Broadway style jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations,              across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. Emphasis will also be placed on learning              performance skills such as connecting with the audience and telling a story through dance              and facial expressions.

Non-Performing Classes for Additional Technique

We offer a variety of Non-Performing technique classes to help a dancer enhance specific skills they are trying to obtain. 

Adult Classes

Adult Classes allow New and former dancers an opportunity to maintain technique while keeping our bodies toned and flexible within the style chosen. We are welcoming and can have many levels of dancers in one class. 

LABEL ALL ATTIRE AND SHOES

Please make sure ALL of your shoes and dance attire have your dancers initials printed on the inside. Encore Bags are available for purchase to maintain shoes and necessities in one place.