Master Classes 2016-17

Location Name Class Days
Studio B
Master Ballet Class With Valery Lantratov
Master Class with Moscow's Valery Lantratov! August 12th 11:00 a.m -12:30 p.m. Ages 7+
Mark you calendars now!

Class will be an intermediate level and 90 minutes long. Moscow-born principal ballet dancer with the Moscow Stanislavski and Kremlin ballets and general director of the Russian National Ballet Foundation, Lantratov conducts master classes at Jean Marie Dance Studio!
"Chin up, chin up, do not dance in the shadows…"
He has been on tour for the past 10 years as part of an educational program for the arts and we are very pleased to have him! You will not want to miss this wonderful opportunity.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Summer Dance 2017

Location Name Class Days

Private Lesson Package (5) 45 min. lessons
A special with great savings includes 5 private lessons at 45 minutes each. These private lessons are for dancers, singers, Gymnasts or anyone wanting a customized dance class helping with Choreography, Flexibility, Core Strength and leaps and turns as well as Pointe conditioning or any style you like. Private Lesson appointments must be booked two weeks prior with payment and through the office 410-304-2024. There are no cancellations/refunds once booked.

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

PRIVATE LESSONS
PRIVATE LESSONS are available through appointments only $50 an hour. Please contact Jean Marie at jeanne@jeanmariedancestudio.com to make your private appointment now! Must be booked 2 weeks prior and there are no cancellations/refunds for missed private lessons.

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Studio A
Creative Movement
This 6 week dance session is a great class for our little ones. Young dancers (2.5-4) focus on natural movement, including stretching, music appreciation and ballet basics in a stimulating environment building strength and self confidence, with some group interaction, while always encouraging individual personality.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Little Star Combo 4-6
This 6 week summer session is a wonderful class for kids! Ballet, Tap and Hip hop jazz! Experiencing different styles of dance, young dancers (4-6) focus on natural movement, including stretching, music appreciation and ballet basics in a stimulating environment building strength and self confidence. Tap is introduced along with rhythm and combinations. Dancers will experience group interaction, while always encouraging individual personality.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio B
Ballet/ Pointe intermediate/advanced
This Ballet and/or Pointe class is offering a 1/2 hour free warm up area (6:30 p.m.) for those on pointe and needing PT time. This class is for the experienced dancer ready to advance and who has had 3+ years of ballet or approval from Jean Marie. This class will begin with an intense barre designed for ballet and Pointe dancers and will work on technique, leaps, turns and combinations in a professional atmosphere!
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio B
Junior Star Combo Class 7-10
Ballet,Tap,Jazz/Hip hop and lyrical styles are part of this great combo class. The combo class will include barre work in ballet, terminology, technique and basic jazz/hip hop dancing lyrical styles and tap rhythm and they will have a great time learning and dancing to their favorite songs while interacting as a team and individually!
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Jazz/Hip Hop/Lyrical
From Beginners to the advanced dancer. Move at your own pace. A variety of dance styles taught with proper dance technique set to music of all types. This class will include warm up, center floor, turns, leaps and jumps. We will do dance combinations from street jazz to broadway styles, along with hip hop and funk. A wonderful variety. Adults are welcome!
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio B
Contemporary Dance
This class is a popular class including contemporary dance styles from numerous origins developed over the past century - and developing still. This class is designed to allow dancers to break away from the strict techniques of ballet. Contemporary dance is one of the most expressive styles of dance. Students have an opportunity to be creative during this class. No one is meant to dance with precisely the same style in contemporary dance. Everyone is unique. We will concentrate on lengthening our movements through warm-ups, stretches, floor work, and combinations. Ballet training is a great base for this style of dance.

Wednesday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio B
Ballet Beginner-Intermediate
Students begin/continue learning classical ballet steps, basic barre and center floor, with proper technique to prepare them for success in dance. Jean Marie Dance Studio firmly believes ballet is the foundation behind the most successful dancers. Students will begin/continue to learn the language of dance and the functions of the stage while building strength, flexibility and self confidence. Finis Jhung technique is the cornerstone of ballet instruction at JMDS. This technique is great for beginners and Intermediate dancers as well as those returning to dance after a break! We welcome all adults to come dance with us!
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Tap
A great influence of Musical Theater every tap class is designed to reinforce flexibility, proper form, standard tap rhythms and contemporary combinations. Perhaps more than any other style of dance, tap invites young and old to experience music and its rhythm within.
We will review basic rhythm patterns and combinations to fun music. Everyone is encouraged to move at their own pace. This class is a great workout! Learn how to become the music! Adults are welcome

Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio B
5y-8 Show Biz Kid Camp July 31st-August 3rd Dance All Styles, vocal and More!
Kids will get to experience proper training and technique in Ballet, Tap, Jazz/hip hop, and Lyrical as well a musical theater which includes vocal and theater . This camp is a great way to give your little ones a chance to try new dance styles, while having a blast stepping up and breaking onto the stage. Thus giving your child confidence and coordination as well as proper theater/dance vocabulary terms. * Performance on the last day!
(Early drop off and pick up available, contact Jean Marie)
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio B
8+ Dance & Musical Theater Camp/Dance all styles, Music and Audition Prep!
Prepare for school musical auditions with proper vocal, dance and theater training! Have fun learning the art of the theater from a professional and expand your talent! Vocal, Choreography, Ballet, Jazz, Tap will be part of this awesome camp week! Performance on the last day!
(* Early drop off and late pick up available, Contact Jean Marie)
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio B
Ballet Intensive Week June 26th-29th
This intense ballet workshop is designed as continue ed for the ballet dancer.
Maintaining technique and strength that can not be put on hold through a long break and for those who want to challenge themselves to maintain and continue strengthening their bodies, especially ballet dancers who want to get up on their toes. This workshop in addition to our 6 week ballet sessions will give your dancers in depth training which includes barre, center floor, leaps and turns technique, style and proper terminology.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio B
Master Ballet Class With Valery Lantratov
Master Class with Moscow's Valery Lantratov! August 12th 11a.m.-12:30 p.m. ages 7+ Intermediate/Advanced class!
Mark you calendars now!

Class will be an intermediate level and 90 minutes long. Moscow-born principal ballet dancer with the Moscow Stanislavski and Kremlin ballets and general director of the Russian National Ballet Foundation, Lantratov conducts master classes at Jean Marie Dance Studio!
"Chin up, chin up, do not dance in the shadows…"
He has been on tour for the past 10 years as part of an educational program for the arts and we are very pleased to have him! You will not want to miss this wonderful opportunity.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM