Children's Fall Session A (Aug '17-Oct '17)

Location Name Class Days
Studio A
Rhythm and Movement
Ages 3 and 4
Rhythm and Movement Dance classes encourage imagination, self-expression and group interaction while introducing basic ballet movement and music concepts. Dancers will explore movement through the use of props, musical instruments and partner work. Returning students are encouraged to step into leadership roles in the class. Class includes 20 minutes of Creative Dance and 20 minutes of Tap. Students should turn 3 by December 1st, 2017. Class meets once per week for a 9-week session. Tuition is $108/session.

Ages 3-4
Monday
3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Studio B
Level I Tap
Level I Tap further explores the world of Tap introduced in Rhythm and Movement. Fundamentals of tap including learning rhythm, sounds and coordination in a fun class set to age-appropriate music. Students should turn 5 by December 1st, 2017. Class meets once per week for a 9-week session. Tuition is $108 per session.
Ages 5-7
Monday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio A
Kids' Hip Hop
Kids will learn the basic moves of Hip Hop in a fun class danced to current, kid-appropriate music. Kids wear street clothes they can move in- sweats, sports shorts, etc- and street shoes, like sneakers. Students should turn 6 by December 1st, 2017. Class meets once per week for a 9-week session. Tuition is $112.50 per session.
Ages 6-12
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
Preschool Dance
Children ages 3 and 4 will dance and move in a stimulating environment focused on creativity, group interaction and the joy of self-expression. Students should be ready to participate in class without parental supervision, as class observation is limited to viewing windows. Students should turn 3 by December 1st. Class meets once a week for a 9-week session. Tuition is $108 per session.
Ages 3-5
Wednesday
3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Studio B
Creative Dance
Creative Movement Dance classes encourage imagination, self-expression and group interaction while introducing basic ballet movement and music concepts. Dancers will explore movement through the use of props, musical instruments and partner work. Returning students are encouraged to step into leadership roles in the class. Students should turn 5 by December 1st. Class meets once per week for a 9-week session. Tuition is $112.50 per session.
Ages 5-7
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
Preschool Dance
Children ages 3 and 4 will dance and move in a stimulating environment focused on creativity, group interaction and the joy of self-expression. Students should be ready to participate in class without parental supervision, as class observation is limited to viewing windows. Students should turn 3 by December 1st. Class meets once a week for a 9-week session. Tuition is $108 per session.
Ages 3-4
Friday
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM

Youth Program Aug '17-June '18

Location Name Class Days
Studio A
Level I Ballet
Level I Ballet marks the beginning of formal ballet training. Students will progress in their barre work, alignment and ballet positions. Technique will continue to be developed from Pre-Ballet. At the end of Level I, dancers will have master fundamental ballet steps, terminology, alignment and developmentally appropriate ballet positions.

Prerequisite: Pre-Ballet or placement at instructor's discretion based on a placement class.

Students must turn 8 by December 1st. Class meets once a week from August to June. Tuition is split into 4 payments of $117 per session.

Ages 8-10
Monday
4:45 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio B
Pre-Ballet
Students are introduced to ballet vocabulary and barre work while building flexibility of movement, dance exploration and classroom decorum. Technique will be developed from the base formed in Creative Dance. At the end of Pre-Ballet dancers will have been introduced to ballet steps, terminology, alignment and developmentally appropriate ballet positions.
Students must turn 7 by December 1st. Class meets once a week from August to June. Tuition is split into four payments of $112.50 per session.

Ages 7-10
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
Level II Tap
A continuation of Level I Tap. Students will be introduced to more complex rhythms and choreography. Students must turn 7 by December 1st. Class meets once a week from August to June. Tuition is split into four payments of $108 per session.
Ages 7-12
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio A
Level I Jazz
An introduction to Jazz and Lyrical Jazz. Lyrical dance combines techniques and skills from ballet, jazz and modern. Students will also explore how lyrical dance emphasizes interpretation of music lyrics to tell a story with movement that can be fluid or abstract.
Students must turn 9 by December 1st. Class meets once a week from August to June. Tuition is split into four payments of $112.50 per session.

Ages 9-12
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
Pre-Pointe
The pre-pointe class is by invitation only- student must have 3 years of formal training and be at least 10 years old by the first day of class and have completed at least 1 year of Level III Ballet. Must also be concurrently enrolled in at least Level III Ballet.
Ages 10-16
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio A
Level II Ballet
Level II Ballet
Prerequisite: Level I Ballet or placement at instructor's discretion based on a placement class.
Students must turn 9 by December 1st. Class meets two times per week from August to June. Tuition is split into four payments of $207 per session.

Ages 9-11
M 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Th 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
Studio A
Level III Ballet
Level III Ballet
Prerequisite: Level II Ballet or placement at instructor's discretion based on a placement class.
Students must turn 10 by December 1st. Class meets two times per week from August to June. Tuition is split into four payments of $225 per session.
Students who are deemed ready will be invited to enroll in the Pre-Pointe class.

Ages 10-14
Tuesday Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Level V Ballet
Level V Ballet
Prerequisite: Level IV Ballet or placement at instructor's discretion based on a placement class.
Students must turn 13 by December 1st. Class meets three times per week from August to June. Enrollment in all 3 classes is required. Tuition is split into four payments of $310.50 per session.

A minimum of 3 technique classes per week is required to commence and continue pointe work.

Ages 13-20
Monday Wednesday Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Open Classes Aug '17-Jun '18

Location Name Class Days
Studio B
Teen/Adult Tap
Ages 11+
Beginning class focusing on rhythm and fundamental tap steps.

Ages 11-99
Tuesday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
Lyrical Jazz Level II
Ages 10+ A class combining techniques from Jazz and Modern danced to modern music.
Ages 10-99
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
Open Ballet
Ages 12+
An open class consisting of barre, center and across the floor. Students under the age of 16 must be enrolled in at least Level IV Ballet to participate in this class.

Placement at instructor's discretion for students under 16. Class is taught to the level of attending students.

Ages 12-99
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio A
Open Ballet
Ages 12+
An open class consisting of barre, center and across the floor. Students under the age of 16 must be enrolled in at least Level IV Ballet to participate in this class.

Placement at instructor's discretion for students under 16. Class is taught to the level of attending students.

Ages 12-99
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio A
Contemporary Ballet
Contemporary ballet will break the rules of Classical ballet allowing a greater freedom of movement and expression.
Ages 12-99
Thursday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
Beginning Adult Ballet
Suitable for the beginner teen/ adult as well as students who would like to work in a slower paced environment, this class progresses slowly and is open to adult beginners at any point in the session. Attention is paid to proper body alignment, use of the legs and feet, and developing movement sequences through coordination of the arms and head. Students are encouraged to follow more experienced students as well as ask questions when needed. Like all of our open classes, this class is subject to the needs of the overall attendees of each class.
Ages 11-99
Friday
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM