Summer Program 2018

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, Musical Theater Singer-dancers, 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. They must be booked 2 weeks prior and there are no refunds for cancellations. Bookings must be approved by Jean Marie to assure proper staffing.

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
PRIVATE LESSONS
PRIVATE LESSONS are available through appointments only for $50 an hour per student. 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/jazz hip hop basics. A stimulating environment will help your dancer build strength and self confidence. Fun Combinations will be taught using proper dance technique and terminology. Students will experience group interaction as well and individual attention, while always encouraging individual personality. Dancers should be 2 at time of registration.
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, proper technique and ballet basics in a stimulating environment which builds strength and self confidence. Tap/rhythm is introduced ( we have a big grab bag of shoes to choose from) as well Hip Hop 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 as well as lyrical styles and tap rhythm! They will have a great time learning and dancing to their favorite songs while interacting as a team and individually! We will explore their own creativity as well!
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Jazz/Hip Hop/Lyrical 10+ adult
Great workout for anyone!
Jazz dance and Hip Hop are two highly athletic styles that are very much alive and changing. Both layered on a wide range of new music and old standards. Students of all levels are exposed to center warm up, floor work and dance combinations with proper performance/dance techniques infused in each move. Everyone will be free to move at their own pace. YES YOU CAN DANCE! More advanced students tackle more complex choreography, from beginners to pros this class will extend any stamina dancers enjoy! Beginning with the American jazz tradition - as well as the new-style hip hop which is more upright than its 1980's break dancing cousin. Explore great talents such as Fosse, to Lyrical Jazz to Jazz Funk ALL STYLES throughout the 6 weeks.
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 10+ Adult
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. While using different techniques throughout, Finis Jhung technique is the foundation and cornerstone of ballet at JMDS. The Master 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 10+ Adult
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
Dance and Musical Theater Workshop ages 8+ July 23rd-26th Dance All Styles, vocal and More!
Ages 8+ will get to experience proper training and technique in Ballet, Tap, Jazz/hip hop, and Lyrical as well as musical theater which includes vocal and theater training . This Workshop is a great way to try new dance styles, experience vocal training and expression while having a blast stepping up and breaking into the spotlight. Each day will help provide performers confidence, preparation 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
Showbiz Express Workshop Ages 5-8 July 30th-August 2nd
Ages 5-8 will get to experience proper training and technique in Ballet, Tap, Jazz/hip hop, and Lyrical as well as musical theater which includes vocal and theater training . This Workshop is a great way to try new dance styles, experience vocal training and expression while having a blast stepping up and breaking into the spotlight. Each day will help provide performers confidence, preparation and coordination as well as proper theater/dance vocabulary terms. * Performance on the last day! *Early drop off/late pick up available contact Jean Marie
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio B
Ballet Intensive/Conditioning Week June 25th-28th
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