Fall 18/Spring 19

Location Name Class Days
Studio B
Ballet 1 (ages 5-6)
Students must be 5 years old by September 1st. One hour class once a week. Ballet 1 students are introduced to barre work. The class session is now divided into two parts: barre work and center work. More stretching exercises are introduced as well as petit allegro (small jumps/footwork).
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
Company Technique (by audition only)
Company Technique class for All Company Levels
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio B
Pre-Ballet/Tap (ages 4-5)
Students must be 4 years old by September 1st. 1 hour class once a week. The class is divided into two parts. Our Pre-Ballet classes are introduced to gentle stretching exercises, learning to balance, group formations (circle, lines, diagonal). Ballet terminology and classroom etiquette are continued. The second part is an introduction to Tap, where students will learn the difference between heel and toe sounds, with emphasis on counting and rhythm. Students will need both tap and ballet shoes.
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Company Pointe (by audition only)
Pointe Class for Company members
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Jr. Company & Ballet 5 Pre-Pointe 9 (ages11-13)
The Pre-Pointe class is all about foot and ankle strengthening as well as balance in all positions. Students who have passed their Pointe Shoe Test will get their pointe shoes at the beginning of the second semester (over Christmas break). This is a two year level. Students will not move up until the have passed their pointe shoe test.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Baby Ballet (ages 2-3)
Students must be 2 years old by September 1st. 30 minute class once a week. We focus on creative movement which builds on the necessary gross motor skills needed for primary dance instruction. We use fun, upbeat music to learn basic skills like hopping, skipping, jumping, galloping, and balance coordination. Students will engage in dramatic music movement and learn introductory ballet steps. These include plies, tendu, releve, arabesque, the positions of the feet, and other introductory dance steps.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio A
Ballet 4 (ages 9-11)
Students must be 9 years old by September 1st. One hour class once a week. Dancers are incorporating much more intricate combinations with steps executed on one leg as well as a focus on adagios (slow, continuous movement) and grande allegro (big leaps and jumps). Foot strengthening exercise are introduced as students prepare for pre-pointe work.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
Combined Company Technique (by audition only)
Combined Company Technique class for Jr. & Sr. Company levels
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio B
Intermediate Jazz (ages 8-11)
Intermediate Jazz ages 8-11
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Company Variations (by audition only)
This class is for Company members. We will be studying the classical ballets in depth as well as learning variations from the ballets. Pointe shoes.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
Advanced Jazz (ages 12 & up)
Ages 12 and up.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio B
Ballet 2 (ages 7-8)
Students must be 7 years old by September 1st. One hour class once a week. Students in Ballet 2 continue to work with barre and center work and are introduced to various types of turns. The foot and arm positions of ballet are reinforced. Petit allegro, stretching and free movement are continued.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
Intermediate Lyrical (ages 8-11)
Ages 8-11.
Lyrical is hybrid of ballet, jazz, and modern dance styles. It encompasses all these styles and interprets the lyrics of songs (in this case, worship music) to tell a story with dance. Student must have 1-2 years ballet experience.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
Advanced Tap (ages 12 & up)
Students must be 12 years old by Sept 1st and have two years of tap experience. One hour class once a week. Students will learn to move faster and have cleaner sounds, as well as different tap styles.
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio B
Beginning Tap (ages 5-7)
Ages 5-7.
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Advanced Lyrical (ages 12 & up)
Ages 12 & up. Lyrical is hybrid of ballet, jazz, and modern dance styles. It encompasses all these styles and interprets the lyrics of songs (in this case worship music) to tell a story with dance. Student must have 1-2 years ballet experience.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Intermediate Tap (ages 8-11)
Ages 8-11. One hour class once a week. Older beginner tappers are encouraged to join and learn something new. Younger tappers are encouraged to take their knowledge farther. Students will learn to hear the rhythm, and dance in unison with their classmates.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
Baby Ballet (ages 2-3)
Ages 2-3. 30 minute class once a week. We focus on creative movement which builds on the necessary gross motor skills needed for primary dance instruction. We use fun, upbeat music to learn basic skills like hopping, skipping, jumping, galloping, and balance coordination. Students will engage in dramatic music movement and learn introductory ballet steps. These include plies, tendu, releve, arabesque, the positions of the feet, and other introductory dance steps.
Friday
3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Studio A
Beginning Lyrical (ages 6-8)
Ages 6-8. Lyrical is hybrid of ballet, jazz, and modern dance styles. It encompasses all these styles and interprets the lyrics of songs (in this case worship music) to tell a story with dance. Student must have 1-2 years ballet experience.
Friday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
Pre-Ballet/Tap (ages 4-5)
Students must be 4 years old by September 1st. 1 hour class once a week. The class is divided into two parts. Our Pre-Ballet classes are introduced to gentle stretching exercises, learning to balance, group formations (circle, lines, diagonal). Ballet terminology and classroom etiquette are continued. The second part is an introduction to Tap, where students will learn the difference between heel and toe sounds, with emphasis on counting and rhythm. Students will need both tap and ballet shoes.
Friday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
Adult Tap Friday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Ballet 3 (ages 8-9)
Students must be 8 years old by September 1st. One hour class once a week. This is a full year for the Ballet 3 student. Dancers are learning all of the ‘connecting’ steps which combine the basic ballet steps together to make a combination. Students are also incorporating balances on one leg instead of two and are becoming more advanced in their turns.
Friday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Adult Ballet
1 hour classes once a week. Gentle stretching and leg strengthening are incorporated at the beginning of class. Simple barre and center work with an emphasis on fluidity and posture is encouraged. Recital participation is optional and comfy clothes are encouraged!
Friday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Beginning Jazz (ages 6-8)
Ages 6-8.
Friday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
Adult Jazz Friday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM