Short Session Fall 2019

Location Name Class Days
Studio B
Ballet/Lyrical Adult
Ballet is the technical foundation for all other dance genres and aims to create graceful visual entertainment. At Forte Academy of Dance & Music, we emphasize technical precision, posture and alignment, style, and theory. Lyrical classes are taught as a fusion of ballet with jazz and contemporary dance techniques, emphasizing graceful lines and dancing with emotion.​ Adult students pursue these classes for a variety of reasons, such as exercise, a return to dance for childhood dancers, and a fun "break" from everyday life!
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:40 PM
Studio C
Jazz/Hip-hop Adult Short Session
Adult students pursue these classes for a variety of reasons, such as exercise, a return to dance for childhood dancers, and a fun "break" from everyday life! Jazz classes at Forte Academy of Dance & Music combine a variety of Modern Jazz stylistic influences with execution of various “tricks”—leaps, jumps, and turns—at the appropriate skill level of the class. Derived from street dancing, Hip-hop classes emphasize controlled, isolated movements performed with high levels of energy and in a stylized manner.
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:10 PM
Studio A
Tap Adult
Tap dancing is concentrated in the feet and ankles with complementary action from the arms, head, and other parts of the body. Metal taps are worn on tap shoes to create percussive sound in rhythm of the dance steps performed. Adult students pursue these classes for a variety of reasons, such as exercise, a return to dance for childhood dancers, and a fun "break" from everyday life!
Saturday
12:00 PM to 12:40 PM

2019-2020

Location Name Class Days
Studio A
Ballet B
Ballet is the technical foundation for all other dance genres and aims to create graceful visual entertainment. At Forte Academy of Dance & Music, we emphasize technical precision, posture and alignment, style, and theory.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:10 PM
Studio B
AcroDance Level I-II
AcroDance is the beautiful fusion of the artistic motion of dance and the athleticism of acrobatics. An AcroDancer must complete all of the skills on the hard stage without the advantage of a sprung floor, while seamlessly integrating musicality, emotional expression, extension, control, and line.
Monday
5:15 PM to 5:55 PM
Studio A
Ballet A (Monday)
Ballet is the technical foundation for all other dance genres and aims to create graceful visual entertainment. At Forte Academy of Dance & Music, we emphasize technical precision, posture and alignment, style, and theory.
Monday
5:15 PM to 5:55 PM
Studio D
Choir - Age 5-10
Work in a small group setting to learn piano/keyboard performance, music theory, and technique.
Monday
5:30 PM to 5:55 PM
Studio C
Ballet/Tap Combo PreK (Monday)
Forte Academy of Dance & Music Pre-K Dance Classes are designed to introduce students to important aspects of life such as classroom etiquette, following directions, teamwork, listening, and communicating. In addition to learning dance techniques and creative movement, these skills are emphasized as equally important aspects of a child’s success in the program.
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:40 PM
Studio B
Jazz A
Jazz classes at Forte Academy of Dance & Music combine a variety of Modern Jazz stylistic influences with execution of various “tricks”—leaps, jumps, and turns—at the appropriate skill level of the class.
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:40 PM
Studio B
Ballet/Lyrical Adult
Ballet is the technical foundation for all other dance genres and aims to create graceful visual entertainment. At Forte Academy of Dance & Music, we emphasize technical precision, posture and alignment, style, and theory. Lyrical classes are taught as a fusion of ballet with jazz and contemporary dance techniques, emphasizing graceful lines and dancing with emotion.​ Adult students pursue these classes for a variety of reasons, such as exercise, a return to dance for childhood dancers, and a fun "break" from everyday life!
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:40 PM
Studio B
Jazz/Lyrical C
Jazz classes at Forte Academy of Dance & Music combine a variety of Modern Jazz stylistic influences with execution of various “tricks”—leaps, jumps, and turns—at the appropriate skill level of the class. Lyrical classes are taught as a fusion of ballet with jazz and contemporary dance techniques, emphasizing graceful lines and dancing with emotion.​
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:10 PM
Studio B
Hip-Hop C
Derived from street dancing, Hip-hop classes at Forte Academy of Dance & Music emphasize controlled, isolated movements performed with high levels of energy and in a stylized manner.
Monday
8:15 PM to 8:55 PM
Studio B
Tap B
Tap dancing is concentrated in the feet and ankles with complementary action from the arms, head, and other parts of the body. Metal taps are worn on tap shoes to create percussive sound in rhythm of the dance steps performed. Forte Academy of Dance & Music uses the Al Gilbert syllabus.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 5:40 PM
Studio B
Hip-Hop B
This class is full
Derived from street dancing, Hip-hop classes at Forte Academy of Dance & Music emphasize controlled, isolated movements performed with high levels of energy and in a stylized manner.
Tuesday
5:45 PM to 6:25 PM
Studio C
Ballet/Tap Combo PreK (Tuesday)
Forte Academy of Dance & Music Pre-K Dance Classes are designed to introduce students to important aspects of life such as classroom etiquette, following directions, teamwork, listening, and communicating. In addition to learning dance techniques and creative movement, these skills are emphasized as equally important aspects of a child’s success in the program.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:10 PM
Studio B
Hip-Hop A (Tuesday)
Derived from street dancing, Hip-hop classes at Forte Academy of Dance & Music emphasize controlled, isolated movements performed with high levels of energy and in a stylized manner.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:10 PM
Studio A
Tap C
Tap dancing is concentrated in the feet and ankles with complementary action from the arms, head, and other parts of the body. Metal taps are worn on tap shoes to create percussive sound in rhythm of the dance steps performed. Forte Academy of Dance & Music uses the Al Gilbert syllabus.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:10 PM
Studio C
Jazz/Lyrical B
Jazz classes at Forte Academy of Dance & Music combine a variety of Modern Jazz stylistic influences with execution of various “tricks”—leaps, jumps, and turns—at the appropriate skill level of the class. Lyrical classes are taught as a fusion of ballet with jazz and contemporary dance techniques, emphasizing graceful lines and dancing with emotion.​
Tuesday
7:15 PM to 7:55 PM
Studio A
Tap Experienced Adult
Tap dancing is concentrated in the feet and ankles with complementary action from the arms, head, and other parts of the body. Metal taps are worn on tap shoes to create percussive sound in rhythm of the dance steps performed. Adult students pursue these classes for a variety of reasons, such as exercise, a return to dance for childhood dancers, and a fun "break" from everyday life!

Tuesday
7:15 PM to 8:10 PM
Studio D
Music FunTime (18m-2.5y)
An innovative, structured, and progressive curriculum derived from Johns-Hopkins Research exploring the magical connection between math & science through music for children under 7 years of age. Children learn to read music notation, rhythms and symbols, and play the instruments of their choosing. Through small preschool, kindergarten and early elementary group music classes in a classroom atmosphere, children use musical crafts, worksheets, games and instruments in a fun and exciting way to explore and nurture a strong music foundation which becomes a way of life, thus, gaining all the benefits of uniting both hemispheres of the brain.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 4:55 PM
Studio D
Music FunTime (3y-7y)
An innovative, structured, and progressive curriculum derived from Johns-Hopkins Research exploring the magical connection between math & science through music for children under 7 years of age. Children learn to read music notation, rhythms and symbols, and play the instruments of their choosing. Through small preschool, kindergarten and early elementary group music classes in a classroom atmosphere, children use musical crafts, worksheets, games and instruments in a fun and exciting way to explore and nurture a strong music foundation which becomes a way of life, thus, gaining all the benefits of uniting both hemispheres of the brain.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 5:25 PM
Studio B
AcroDance Primary-I
This class is full
AcroDance is the beautiful fusion of the artistic motion of dance and the athleticism of acrobatics. An AcroDancer must complete all of the skills on the hard stage without the advantage of a sprung floor, while seamlessly integrating musicality, emotional expression, extension, control, and line.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:10 PM
Studio A
Ballet A (Wednesday)
Ballet is the technical foundation for all other dance genres and aims to create graceful visual entertainment. At Forte Academy of Dance & Music, we emphasize technical precision, posture and alignment, style, and theory.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:10 PM
Studio C
Ballet PreK
Forte Academy of Dance & Music Pre-K Dance Classes are designed to introduce students to important aspects of life such as classroom etiquette, following directions, teamwork, listening, and communicating. In addition to learning dance techniques and creative movement, these skills are emphasized as equally important aspects of a child’s success in the program.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:10 PM
Studio A
Cecchetti I
The Cecchetti Method is a graded ballet syllabus based on the work of Maestro Enrico Cecchetti. Students are presented for an exam at their teacher’s discretion once they have mastered the technique and theory of each grade level. At Forte, Cecchetti classes offer more serious dancers a way to refine their technique and knowledge and prepare themselves up for success in a more advanced path.
Wednesday
6:15 PM to 7:10 PM
Studio B
Cecchetti II
The Cecchetti Method is a graded ballet syllabus based on the work of Maestro Enrico Cecchetti. Students are presented for an exam at their teacher’s discretion once they have mastered the technique and theory of each grade level. At Forte, Cecchetti classes offer more serious dancers a way to refine their technique and knowledge and prepare themselves up for success in a more advanced path.
Wednesday
6:15 PM to 7:10 PM
Studio C
Roos & Joeys
‘Roos & Joeys class is an enjoyable way to interact and bond with your little “Joey” as they are exposed to rhythm, movement, coordination, as well as the social protocol of a “classroom” setting. ‘Roos & Joeys class is also a great introduction to dance for children who plan to eventually enroll in pre-K dance lessons!
Wednesday
6:15 PM to 6:40 PM
Studio C
Tap A
Tap dancing is concentrated in the feet and ankles with complementary action from the arms, head, and other parts of the body. Metal taps are worn on tap shoes to create percussive sound in rhythm of the dance steps performed. Forte Academy of Dance & Music uses the Al Gilbert syllabus.
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:25 PM
Studio A
Pointe
Dancing “en pointe” requires the female dancer to use Classical Ballet technique while wearing specially reinforced pointe shoes. To be considered for work on pointe shoes at Forte Academy of Dance & Music, students must complete Cecchetti Grade I and pass the examination. Students must also be at least eleven years of age and have a recommendation to begin pointe from their Grade I teacher. Dancers must maintain enrollment in a Cecchetti class to continue on pointe.
Wednesday
8:45 PM to 9:10 PM
Studio A
Tap Adult
Tap dancing is concentrated in the feet and ankles with complementary action from the arms, head, and other parts of the body. Metal taps are worn on tap shoes to create percussive sound in rhythm of the dance steps performed. Adult students pursue these classes for a variety of reasons, such as exercise, a return to dance for childhood dancers, and a fun "break" from everyday life!
Saturday
12:00 PM to 12:40 PM