Summer 2024

Name
Days
Location
Pre-Ballet 3 & 4 Session 1
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. *No class the week of July 4*
Tuesday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 3 & 4 Session 2
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training.
Tuesday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet Session 1
Conservatory Ballet is for dancers placed in ballet levels 5 - Pre-Professional. If you are unsure of your dancer's level placement please email contact@barriskilldance.com *No class the week of July 4*
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet Session 2
Conservatory Ballet is for dancers placed in ballet levels 5 - Pre-Professional. If you are unsure of your dancer's level placement please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Creative Movement Session 1
Creative movement classes offer an introduction to the studio environment and the basics of being in a dance class. Students use movement and play to explore different kinds of music and rhythms. *No class the week of July 4*
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Creative Movement Session 2
Creative movement classes offer an introduction to the studio environment and the basics of being in a dance class. Students use movement and play to explore different kinds of music and rhythms.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Jazz Session 1
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both ballet and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Students get the discipline and patience of ballet alongside the rhythm and movement of tap *No class the week of July 4*
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Jazz Session 2
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both ballet and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Students get the discipline and patience of ballet alongside the rhythm and movement of tap
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 3 & 4 Session 1
Ballet 3 & 4 is for dancers placed in ballet levels 3 & 4 OR dancers ages 9+ with at least 2 years of ballet experience (excluding pre-ballet). If you are unsure of your dancer's level please email contact@barriskilldance.com *No class the week of July 4*
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 3 & 4 Session 2
Ballet 3 & 4 is for dancers placed in ballet levels 3 & 4 OR dancers ages 9+ with at least 2 years of ballet experience (excluding pre-ballet). If you are unsure of your dancer's level please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 5 & 6 Session 1
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. *No class the week of July 4*
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 5 & 6 Session 2
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training.
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Studio Tap Session 1
Studio tap is for dancers ages 7+ OR those placed in Tap levels 1-3. Beginners are welcome. *No class the week of July 4*
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Studio Tap Session 2
Studio tap is for dancers ages 7+ OR those placed in Tap levels 1-3. Beginners are welcome.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Ballet Barre 1/2 Session 1
This class is designed to fine tune adult students' ballet vocabulary and muscle memory with focused work at the barre. Students can expect to increase strength and flexibility while following the traditional sequence of a classical ballet class without the worry of being asked to pirouette in the center. *No class the week of July 4*
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Ballet Barre 1/2 Session 2
This class is designed to fine tune adult students' ballet vocabulary and muscle memory with focused work at the barre. Students can expect to increase strength and flexibility while following the traditional sequence of a classical ballet class without the worry of being asked to pirouette in the center.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Beginner Pointe Session 1
Beginner Pointe is for dancers placed in Pointe 1. If you are unsure of your dancer's level placement please email contact@barriskilldance.com *No class the week of July 4*
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Beginner Pointe Session 2
Beginner Pointe is for dancers placed in Pointe 1. If you are unsure of your dancer's level placement please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Intermediate/Advanced Pointe Session 1
Intermediate/Advanced Pointe is for dancers placed in Pointe 2 or higher. If you are unsure of your dancer's level placement please email contact@barriskilldance.com. *No class the week of July 4*
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Intermediate/Advanced Pointe Session 2
Intermediate/Advanced Pointe is for dancers placed in Pointe 2 or higher. If you are unsure of your dancer's level placement please email contact@barriskilldance.com.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Ballet Barre 3 Session 1
This class is designed to fine tune adult students' ballet vocabulary and muscle memory with focused work at the barre. Students can expect to increase strength and flexibility while following the traditional sequence of a classical ballet class without the worry of being asked to pirouette in the center. *No class the week of July 4*
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Ballet Barre 3 Session 2
This class is designed to fine tune adult students' ballet vocabulary and muscle memory with focused work at the barre. Students can expect to increase strength and flexibility while following the traditional sequence of a classical ballet class without the worry of being asked to pirouette in the center.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Tap Session 1
This class is geared towards tap beginners and those who haven’t tapped in a while. We will learn tap technique, history, classic and modern choreography, and fun combinations that will keep you dancing all week long. Relaxed workout attire and tap shoes required. 1 Hour Class: $65/Month Tuition OR $20 Drop In
Tuesday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Tap Session 2
This class is geared towards tap beginners and those who haven’t tapped in a while. We will learn tap technique, history, classic and modern choreography, and fun combinations that will keep you dancing all week long. Relaxed workout attire and tap shoes required. 1 Hour Class: $65/Month Tuition OR $20 Drop In
Tuesday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Beginner Jazz Session 1
Beginner jazz is for dancers ages 7+ or those placed in jazz levels 1-3. *No class the week of July 4*
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Beginner Jazz Session 2
Beginner jazz is for dancers ages 7+ or those placed in jazz levels 1-3.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Broadway Babies Session 1
A fun, upbeat class open to our youngest performers who love singing, dancing, acting, and the spotlight! *No class the week of July 4*
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Broadway Babies Session 2
A fun, upbeat class open to our youngest performers who love singing, dancing, acting, and the spotlight!
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Primary Musical Theatre Session 1
Primary Musical Theatre is for beginning 5-7 year olds with new to musical theater or dance. Does your child love to perform? Singing, dancing, acting...this class has it all. Children will learn basic choreography and to memorize lines and music. *No class the week of July 4*
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Primary Musical Theatre Session 2
Primary Musical Theatre is for beginning 5-7 year olds with new to musical theater or dance. Does your child love to perform? Singing, dancing, acting...this class has it all. Children will learn basic choreography and to memorize lines and music.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Jazz Session 1
Conservatory Jazz is for dancers placed in jazz levels 4+ or dancers with at least 3 years jazz experience (excluding pre-jazz). If you are unsure of your dancer's level placement please email contact@barriskilldance.com "No class the week of July 4*
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Jazz Session 2
Conservatory Jazz is for dancers placed in jazz levels 4+ or dancers with at least 3 years jazz experience (excluding pre-jazz). If you are unsure of your dancer's level placement please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Beginner Hip Hop Session 1
Beginner Hip Hop is for dancers ages 7+ OR those placed in hip hop levels 1-3. Beginners are welcome. *No class the week of July 4*
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Beginner Hip Hop Session 2
Beginner Hip Hop is for dancers ages 7+ OR those placed in hip hop levels 1-3. Beginners are welcome.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 1 & 2 Session 1
Musical Theatre 1 & 2 is for students ages 7+ OR those placed in musical theatre levels 1 & 2. *No class the week of July 4*
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 1 & 2 Session 2
Musical Theatre 1 & 2 is for students ages 7+ OR those placed in musical theatre levels 1 & 2.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Tap Session 1
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both ballet and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Students get the discipline and patience of ballet alongside the rhythm and movement of tap. *No class the week of July 4*
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Tap Session 2
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both ballet and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Students get the discipline and patience of ballet alongside the rhythm and movement of tap.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Teen Jazz Technique Session 1
All levels welcome! Jazz technique increases student's flexibility and strength while learning combinations set to upbeat music. *No class the week of July 4*
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Teen Jazz Technique Session 2
All levels welcome! Jazz technique increases student's flexibility and strength while learning combinations set to upbeat music. *No class the week of July 4*
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Advanced Hip Hop Session 1
Advanced Hip Hop is for dancers placed in hip hop levels 4+ or with at least 3 years of hip hop experience (excluding hippity hop). If you are unsure of your dancer's level placement please email contact@barriskilldance.com *No class the week of July 4*
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Advanced Hip Hop Session 2
Advanced Hip Hop is for dancers placed in hip hop levels 4+ or with at least 3 years of hip hop experience (excluding hippity hop). If you are unsure of your dancer's level placement please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Wednesday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 3 & 4 Session 2
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training.
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 3 & 4 Session 1
Ballet 3 & 4 is for dancers placed in ballet levels 3 & 4 OR dancers ages 9+ with at least 2 years of ballet experience (excluding pre-ballet). If you are unsure of your dancer's level please email contact@barriskilldance.com *No class the week of July 4*
Thursday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 3 & 4 Session 2
Ballet 3 & 4 is for dancers placed in ballet levels 3 & 4 OR dancers ages 9+ with at least 2 years of ballet experience (excluding pre-ballet). If you are unsure of your dancer's level please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Thursday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 1 & 2 Session 1
Ballet 1 & 2 is for dancers ages 7+ OR those placed in ballet levels 1 & 2. Beginners welcome. *No class the week of July 4*
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 1 & 2 Session 2
Ballet 1 & 2 is for dancers ages 7+ OR those placed in ballet levels 1 & 2. Beginners welcome.
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Contemporary Session 1
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Contemporary Session 2
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Stretch & Conditioning Session 1
Drawing from yoga, ballet and Pilates, we will work on your core strength, while also working on deep breathing and deep stretching to increase your energy and flexibility. We will be using light ankle weights- 5lbs total, a foam roller, yoga mat and 2 lacrosse balls ( for myofacial release to decrease pain and increase flexibility). Please purchase these items, label them with your name, and bring them to all classes, as we will not be able to share items.
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Stretch & Conditioning Session 2
Drawing from yoga, ballet and Pilates, we will work on your core strength, while also working on deep breathing and deep stretching to increase your energy and flexibility. We will be using light ankle weights- 5lbs total, a foam roller, yoga mat and 2 lacrosse balls ( for myofacial release to decrease pain and increase flexibility). Please purchase these items, label them with your name, and bring them to all classes, as we will not be able to share items.
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet Session 1
Conservatory Ballet is for dancers placed in ballet levels 6 - Pre-Professional. If you are unsure of your dancer's level placement please email contact@barriskilldance.com *No class the week of July 4*
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet Session 2
Conservatory Ballet is for dancers placed in ballet levels 6 - Pre-Professional. If you are unsure of your dancer's level placement please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Open Level Ballet Class
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Teen & Adult Ballet Session 2
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Acro Circus Camp
Come get your clown on at circus camp. Whether your a seasoned performer, or a circus newbie this camp is right for you. Classes in acro, jazz, physical acting, and stage-craft will have you ready for the big top in this action packed camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Animal Dances
In Animal Dances Camp we will be inspired by the amazing natural world. Camp will include story time, dance concepts such as the 6 limbs of the body and the 3 levels of space, movement games, animal themed arts and crafts, spatial concepts, and observing plants and animals.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet Bounds
A deeper dive into all things ballet! Spend the week studying ballet technique, pointe and/or pre-pointe techniques, as well as variations. We'll work on audition prep/tips and explore what it truly takes to be a professional in this field. This class is designed for dancers placed in conservatory ballet levels 5+. If you are unsure of your dancers eligibility please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Barbie Dances!
You are KENough! Get ready to "dance the night away" everyday with all of your Barbie, Weird Barbie, Ken, & Allan friends! Family & friends are invited to a Barbie disco performance on Friday at 2:30pm.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Beauty & the Beast Mini-Musical
Students will learn dialogue and songs from “Beauty and the Beast” to perform a mini version of the musical at the end of this half-day camp! Complete with costumes, music, and fun!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Beyonce Dance Party!
Who run the world? GIRLS!!! Where’s the beyhive?? Are you ready to dance like Beyonce? This week we will learn some of Beyonce’s basics while moving and grooving to her latest hits. Family and friends are invited to an iconic performance on the last day of camp! Roll up your sleeves and tie up your hair! We’re about to WORK!!!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Broadway Bound
Join Barriskill’s musical theater teachers for a week of Broadway bootcamp! Learn about what it takes to be a triple threat while taking classes in singing, dancing, and acting.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Broadway Tap & Jazz
Spend a week learning choreography inspired by your favorite Broadway shows! Newsies, 42nd Street, Funny Girl, and more. Dancers age 9+ of all experience levels are welcome! You can even borrow a pair of jazz or tap shoes from our “give a pair, take a pair” bin.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Cocomelon
Come sing and dance along with JJ and all your favorite Cocomelon characters! We’ll make crafts, learn a dance, and play lots of games throughout the week. And of course, we’ll sing along to our favorite songs!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Intensive
In this full day Conservatory Intensive, dancers will focus on ALL aspects of their movement practices. Designed for the advanced level dancer who is interested in deepening their study of the art form, this intensive includes deep and rigorous dives into multiple genres: ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, tap, somatic study, anatomy, improvisation and composition. The thrill of a summer dancing intensively with a variety of teachers and styles, right here at Barriskill!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Create Your Own Story Ballet
Using your imagination, make up your own ballet story, choose music and choreograph the parts. Students can participate in any of these roles to mount a short program to perform at the end of the intensive. This intensive is designed for dancers placed in ballet levels 3+. If you are unsure of your dancer's eligibility please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Cultural Connection: Coco
Let’s take a trip to Mexico this summer! Throughout the week, we’ll learn all about Mexico and its beautiful culture. We’ll discuss the movie, Coco, and learn about the language, food, holidays, and more displayed throughout the film.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Dance Exploration
Explore a different genre of dance every day during this week-long camp! Never tried dance before, and feeling unsure of what class you’d like to take? Have you always taken ballet, but now you’re also curious about tap? Do you love your jazz class and want to learn another style? This is the perfect opportunity to try something new! Together we will go through ballet, tap, jazz/musical theatre, hip hop, and contemporary. In addition to a class in each genre, we will also learn about the history of that dance style. Campers will share some simple combinations learned throughout the week with their families on the last day of camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Dance Exploration
Explore a different genre of dance every day during this week-long camp! Never tried dance before, and feeling unsure of what class you’d like to take? Taken classes in one style of dance, but want to try something else before committing for the year? This is the perfect opportunity to try something new! Together we will go through ballet, tap, jazz/musical theatre, hip hop, and contemporary - one genre for each day. Campers will share some simple combinations learned throughout the week with their families on the last day of camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Dance Film & Composition
Get ready to spend the week creating together! This intensive will give you the chance to add tools to your choreographer’s toolbox while also learning the skills you need to create your own dance films. We will cover basic filming/editing techniques and camera angles, and spend time working to create our own dances to film by the end of the week.This intensive is designed for conservatory level students placed in level 4+ of any genre. If you are unsure of your dancer's eligibility please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Dazzling Dress Up
Who’s ready for a dress up party?! All week long we’ll sing, dance and dress up! Pair fun choreography with flashy costumes, make fun accessories, and play all sorts of imaginary games every day. We will have a special performance for families and friends on the last day of camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Dazzling Dress Up
Who’s ready for a dress up party?! All week long we’ll sing, dance and dress up! Pair fun choreography with flashy costumes, make fun accessories, and play all sorts of imaginary games every day. We will have a special performance for families and friends on the last day of camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Eras Tour Singing Camp!
Calling all Swifties! Make the friendship bracelets, sing along, and learn vocal techniques and stage performance like miss Taylor Allison Swift! Students will each learn one solo Taylor Swift song and two group TSwift songs to perform an Eras Tour themed concert at the end of the week! Students will also be given the opportunity to write and perform an original song. Complete with mics, costumes, and more!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hamilton: Learn the Choreography from the Musical!
Get ready to learn repertory from your favorite Broadway musical! We will spend the week learning tap and jazz dances from the show while learning more about all the dance that exists on the Broadway stage.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop & Jazz Intensive
Join us for a week full of fun technique and trendy choreography! Work on perfecting your jazz technique while exploring hip hop, jazz, and fusion style choreography. What to bring? Your Jazz shoes, hip hop sneakers, and a whole lot of sass!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Jazz & Contemporary Intensive
This intensive is a great chance to improve your technical and performance skills in jazz and contemporary. We will spend the week working on floor work, partnering, leaps and turns, and more. We will also be learning repertory in different styles of jazz and contemporary.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
KidzBop
Do you have a child who knows all of the latest songs? How about the latest dances? Join us for a week filled with jazz, ballet, and hip hop technique. We will learn a variety of songs new and old from the Kidz Bop Kids and present perfectly paired choreography to family and friends on the last day of camp. So pull your hair up and get your dance clothes on because we are going to party all week long!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Lion King
Join us for Lion King camp and be transported to Africa for the week! We’ll learn choreography, music, and acting skills to put together our own production of this Broadway classic. Campers will have the chance to create their own set and learn what it takes to make a show come to life!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Modern Dancers
Spend the week honing your modern dance skills! In this intensive, will dive into partnering, floor work, leaps and turns, dynamics, and developing your personal voice as a modern dance artist. We will develop skills through technique classes and apply our work in different styles of modern repertory.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre: Aristocats
Step into the enchanting world of Paris. Campers will sing, dance, and act their way through the charming tale of Duchess and her aristocratic feline friends. It's a purr-fectly magical musical adventure. Family and friends are invited to attend our showcase on Friday.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre: Mean Girls Jr.
In this PG-13 version of the music and dance from “Mean Girls,” students will learn the songs of the show/movie and put on a music and dance showcase at the end of the week! This intensive is designed for students ages 12+ with adult permission.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre: SIX!
Dance, Act, Sing, & Perform this iconic musical with us. This intensive is designed for ages 12+ with adult permission.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre: Tarzan
Spend a week in the jungle as we put on our own production of Tarzan! Students will be cast on the first day of camp, and the rest of the week will be spent learning lines, choreography, and lyrics. Campers will get the chance help create sets and will learn what it takes to put a show together!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Progressing Pirouettes, Leaps, & Turns
Fine tune your turns, leaps, & beats. Dancers can expect a technically rigorous intensive to master these fun and challenging skills. For dancers placed in ballet and jazz levels 4+. If you are unsure of your dancer's level placement please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Showtime at Barriskill
Have a budding director in your house? This is the perfect camp for them! Campers will design, choose and collaborate in order to perform a show made up entirely by themselves! From casting to costumes, script writing to song choices, props to programs - they are in charge of it all. You’ll have a front row seat to this unique production when we perform for family and friends on the last day of camp.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Story Ballet: Coppelia
Immerse yourself in the imaginative world of Coppelia! Dancers will learn the history of this exciting and whimsical full-length ballet- we'll learn excerpts of choreography, culminating with a performance at the end of the week. Dancers will participate in ballet technique, pointe, variations, and conditioning classes in addition to learning and rehearsing dances from the ballet. Open to all conservatory level ballet dancers. This intensive is designed for dancers placed in ballet levels 3+ OR those with at least 2 years of experience (excluding pre-ballet). If you are unsure of your dancer's level placement please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Story Ballet: Swan Lake
Princesses, sorcery, true love, and a whole lot of birds. Join us as we explore one of the most iconic ballets, Swan Lake. Dancers will take class, learn choreography, explore the story and characters of this beloved ballet in this week long intensive. This intensive is designed for dancers placed in ballet levels 4+. If you are unsure of your dancer's eligibility please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Storytelling in Dance
Storytelling in Dance will make connections between dancing and the art of telling stories. Through age-appropriate dance and theatre games and exercises, we will tell our own stories. Camp will include storytime, arts and crafts, and lots of dancing.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Studio Intensive
In this full day Studio Level Intensive, dancers will focus on ALL aspects of their movement practices. Designed for the beginner-intermediate level dancer who is interested in progressing in their favorite genre and trying out new styles of dance! This intensive includes classes in multiple genres: ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, and tap. The thrill of a summer dancing intensively with a variety of teachers and styles, right here at Barriskill!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Taylor Swift Dance Party Section 1
Dance & sing through the ERAS of the iconic, Taylor Swift! Family & friends are invited to a short showing on Friday at 2:30pm.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Taylor Swift Dance Party Section 2
Dance & sing through the ERAS of the iconic, Taylor Swift! Family & friends are invited to a short showing on Friday at 2:30pm.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Trolls Band Together
Join Poppy, Branch, and the rest of the Trolls crew for some fun! Campers will play, sing, and dance along to their favorite Trolls songs. We’ll dig into some arts and crafts, learn a Trolls-themed dance, and make new friends!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Wish
Get ready for enchanting adventures! Dreams come to life and magic is just one wish away as we dance, play games and craft our way through the week. Make your dreams come true as you ignite your imagination. Families are invited to join us on Friday for an end of camp showcase.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Write and Perform a Musical!
Students are invited to learn techniques in composition, poetry, musicianship, and singing as we write our own musical and perform it on the last day of camp. Students will also learn skills in producing a musical, like sound, microphones, costumes, props, sets, and more! No experience needed.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Choreography & Improvisation
Learn helpful tools and discover creative inspiration towards creating your own dances! This workshop is designed to support young dancers interested in crafting thoughtful, investigative and researched dances. We will build solos and group dances as exercises for the brain and body. This class is designed for dancers placed in levels 4+ of any genre. If you are unsure of your dancer's eligibility please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pointe & Variations
Focus on strengthening your pointe work and develop your performance skills as we learn some new classical variations. Proper pointe technique and alignment will be stressed. SarahAnne Perel trained at the School of American Ballet and has danced with Los Angeles Ballet as well as Carolina Ballet, where she continues to perform today. This workshop is designed for dancers already on pointe. If you are unsure of your dancer's eligibility please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pointers for Pointe Dancers
This workshop will be a deep dive into all things pointe! Along with pointe technique, dancers will learn tips for pointe shoe fit and care, padding options, techniques for sewing, common modifications for pointe shoes, ways to make their shoes last longer, and more. With lots of individual feedback, this workshop is a perfect fit for both new and advanced pointe dancers. Please bring your sewing kit and, if possible, a pair of old/dead shoes you're willing to experiment on along with your current shoes (we will have old shoes available for new pointe dancers). This workshop is designed for dancers already on pointe. If you are unsure of your dancer's eligibility please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Powerful Petite Allegro
The quick footwork and rapid jumps of ballets petite allegro is a feat to behold. This small jumps focused workshop is designed to work on the technique needed to elevate your petite allegro. Work on both your speed and agility, as you learn new jumps, refine the ones you know, and work towards mastering beats and more complex sequences. This workshop is designed for dancers placed in ballet levels 5+. If you are unsure of your dancer's eligibility please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Lunch Bunch August 12-16
Campers should bring their own packed lunch. No nuts please!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Lunch Bunch August 5-9
Campers should bring their own packed lunch. No nuts please!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Lunch Bunch July 15-19
Campers should bring their own packed lunch. No nuts please!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Lunch Bunch July 22-26
Campers should bring their own packed lunch. No nuts please!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Lunch Bunch July 29-August 2
Campers should bring their own packed lunch. No nuts please!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Lunch Bunch July 8-12
Campers should bring their own packed lunch. No nuts please!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Lunch Bunch June 10-14
Campers should bring their own packed lunch. No nuts please!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Lunch Bunch June 17-21
Campers should bring their own packed lunch. No nuts please!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Lunch Bunch June 24-28
Campers should bring their own packed lunch. No nuts please!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Meisner vs. Adler Acting Workshop
A workshop for the serious actor. Come explore the difference between Meisner and Adler technique as you strengthen your ability to immerse yourself in a role . Students will study and apply both techniques in order to get a better understanding of what motivates them as an actor. Open to current acting for TV/Film students ages 12+ or with permission of instructor.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conditioning & Wellness
Spend the week getting in shape and learn how to keep your body in peak dancing condition. Campers will learn and practice a variety of conditioning exercises and techniques they can bring to any dance class. Cardio, Stretching, Yoga and Pilates workshops are all included!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Leaps & Turns
Do you want to strengthen your leaps and turns? Dancers will work on balance, flexibility and using your plie for better technique. You will work on strengthening your leaps and turns in center work, across the floor and in choreo combinations. This workshop is designed for dancers enrolled in ballet levels 5+ and jazz levels 4+ OR dancers ages 12+. If you are unsure of your dancer's eligibility please email contact@barriskilldance.com.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pointe & Pas de Deux
Nothing is more iconic to ballet than pointe work and the grand pas de duex. This pointe/pas workshop is meant as an intro to ballet partnering. Practice the pointe work necessary and then learn the foundations of partnering work in this workshop. This workshop is designed for dancers already on pointe. If you are unsure of your dancer's eligibility please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
So you wanna be a Rockette?
Learn what it takes to be a Radio CIty Rockette from a true former Radio City Rockette! You will learn Precision Jazz technique, mental and physical strength and conditioning, and of course... a few kicks!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Acting for TV & Film Workshop
Have you ever considered working in the TV/Film industry? Getting an agent? Then this is the class for you. Students will learn the difference between theatre and acting for the camera. Primary focus is on method acting and learning the basics of Meisner and Stanislavski technique. Students will work on: commercials, scene study, monologues, hosting, newscasting...all on camera. Students are filmed every class so they may see their work. This course also covers the business side of acting: how to get an agent, resumes, headshots, unions and more.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Pointe with Turnout & Strength
This workshop is designed for dancers placed in ballet levels 3-5. If you are unsure of your dancer's eligibility please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Extended Day August 12-16
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Extended Day August 5-9
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Extended Day July 15-19
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Extended Day July 22-26
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Extended Day July 29-August 2
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Extended Day July 8-12
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Extended Day June 10-14
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Extended Day June 17-21
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Extended Day June 24-28
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Makeup Workshop
Try your hand at some fun stage makeup and hair techniques in this week-long workshop. Each session will focus on different looks for theatre acting including aging, bruises, burns and character likenesses. Learn about the color wheel, shading and tinting, and how to create hair and makeup charts. By the end of the workshop, you will have a mini makeup portfolio to reference for future performing opportunities.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre Technique
An engaging and interactive workshop focused on fundamental dance techniques essential for every musical theater performer. Students will develop a strong stage presence, explore conveying emotions through movement, and collaborate in order to master choreography. This workshop is designed for dancers placed in musical theatre levels 2+. If you are unsure of your dancer's eligibility please email contact@barriskilldance.com
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Belting & Mixing Vocal Technique
Students will learn the difference between belting and mixing and how to produce both techniques healthily. In pop, musical theatre, and jazz music, they will learn how to make healthy belting and mixing choices! This workshop is especially encouraged for MTR students.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Learn How to Read Music
Students will learn skills in sight reading, including solfege, reading pitches and rhythms in sheet music, and music theory basics. This camp is encouraged for students who like to sing on their own at home AND for students looking to improve their audition skills.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musicality for Dancers
Calling ALL dancers: this workshop will help your dancing skills as we go over general music terms, practice listening and dancing to music, timing, and dancing “in the pocket.” This workshop is recommended for dancers in all genres.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Ballet 1/2 Session 1
Students with little or no experience are welcome. Class begins with exercises at the barre and progresses to combinations in the center of the room. *No class the week of July 4*
Saturday
10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Ballet 1/2 Session 2
Students with little or no experience are welcome. Class begins with exercises at the barre and progresses to combinations in the center of the room.
Saturday
10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Ballet 3 Session 1
Students should have at least one year of ballet experience and a basic knowledge of ballet vocabulary. Many students are returning to ballet after several (or more) years. Class begins with exercises at the barre and progresses to centerwork. *No Class the week of July 4*
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Ballet 3 Session 2
Students should have at least one year of ballet experience and a basic knowledge of ballet vocabulary. Many students are returning to ballet after several (or more) years. Class begins with exercises at the barre and progresses to centerwork. *No Class the week of July 4*
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School

2024-2025 Season

Name
Days
Location
Creative Movement
Creative movement classes offer an introduction to the studio environment and the basics of being in a dance class. Students use movement and play to explore different kinds of music and rhythms.
Monday
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 1
Ballet 1 (7-10 year olds) for students with or without dance experience, this class continues to focus on healthy alignment and joy! Dancers will begin learning how their muscular and skeletal structures create their movement and will move through a classical structure of barre work, center exercises and moving through the room.
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hippity Hop
Hippity Hop is a beginning Hip Hop class where students will learn the fundamentals of Hip Hop style, rhythm and movement while dancing to age-appropriate music.
Monday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Jazz 2
Jazz 2 is for students with one year of recent experience in jazz and builds upon the foundations of technique and combinations learned in level 1. Many students will spend more than one year in a level to gain confidence and clarity with their fundamentals.
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Primary Musical Theatre
Primary Musical Theatre is for beginning 5-7 year olds with new to musical theater or dance. Does your child love to perform? Singing, dancing, acting...this class has it all. Children will learn basic choreography and to memorize lines and music.
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 3
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Monday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Vocal Technique
Students of all skill levels are welcome to join our vocal technique class! Here, students will learn skills in sight-reading, solfege, harmonizing, healthy singing technique, and emoting. Styles taught will include musical theater, jazz, classical, and choral. This class will culminate in an optional end-of-semester performance individually and as a group. This course is strongly recommended for students interested in our MTR programs at Barriskill.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 8
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are 1.5 hours and require attendance three days per week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is highly encouraged!
Monday
4:45 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Professional Ballet
Students who are placed into the Pre-Professional Division demonstrate a commitment to excellence in participation, attendance, etiquette, and work ethic. This rigorous program requires a minimum of four classes per week. Participation in the school's performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Monday
4:45 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 2
Ballet 2 students are expected to have completed at least 1 recent year of ballet (not including Pre-Ballet). This class will continue building technical strength and agility as well as artistry and social skills. Many students in this level participate in two ballet classes per week, but this is not a requirement.
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Broadway Babies
A fun, upbeat class open to our youngest performers who love singing, dancing, acting, and the spotlight!
Monday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop 1
Hip Hop 1 (7-10 year olds) is for beginners with no experience.
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop 2
Hip Hop 2 is for students with one year of recent experience and builds upon the foundations of technique and combinations learned in level 1. Many students will spend more than one year in a level to master their fundamentals.
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Vocal Technique
Students of all skill levels are welcome to join our vocal technique class! Here, students will learn skills in sight-reading, solfege, harmonizing, healthy singing technique, and emoting. Styles taught will include musical theater, jazz, classical, and choral. This class will culminate in an optional end-of-semester performance individually and as a group. This course is strongly recommended for students interested in our MTR programs at Barriskill.
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Teen Ballet
BDTS is pleased to offer ballet classes for beginning teens who are newly interested in dance or have taken a few year’s off from dance classes. Classes meet for one hour each week and include an emphasis on efficient technique AND fun! In Spring, students will also gain performance skills as they prepare to participate in recital productions.
Monday
5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop 3
Hip Hop 3 is for students with two years of recent experience and builds upon the foundations of technique and combinations learned in levels 1 & 2. Many students will spend more than one year in a level to master their fundamentals.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop 4
Hip Hop 4 is for students with at least one year of recent experience in the same style and builds upon the foundations of technique and combinations learned in levels 1-3. Many students will spend more than one year in a level to master their fundamentals.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 5
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are 1.5 hours and require attendance three days per week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is highly encouraged!
Monday
6:15 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pointe 2
Placement by a Barriskill faculty member required. Please email contact@barriskilldance.com if you are unsure of your dancer's eligibility.
Monday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Precision Jazz
Take class with former Radio City Rockette, Katie Milani! Precision jazz technique utilizes very precise placements of the body, musicality, and the use of performance skills.
Monday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre Dance Technique
With a focus solely on dance, this class invites musical theatre students to refine their technique, elevate their performance, and deepen their connection to the music. This class is designed to sharpen skills, build strength, and unlock dancers’ expressive potential for the stage. Whether you're a seasoned performer looking to expand your movement mastery or a newcomer eager to enhance your dance proficiency, our class offers a supportive space where creativity and skill unite to enrich your performance ability and artistry. *Note this is a technique only class, Students will not perform in recitals.*
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Teen Jazz Technique
**Note: this is a technique only class, students will NOT participate in recitals** Teen classes are for beginning students age 10 and older who may want to explore a new style of dance, or have no dance experience at all! Teen classes are designed so that students can learn with their peers without the difficulties of sharing a class with much younger students. Teen Division students often audition to be placed into a Conservatory level after mastering their fundamentals.
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Teen/Tween Hip Hop
Teen classes are for beginning students age 10 and older who may want to explore a new style of dance, or have no dance experience at all! Teen classes are designed so that students can learn with their peers without the difficulties of sharing a class with much younger students. Teen Division students often audition to be placed into a Conservatory level after mastering their fundamentals.
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 6
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are 1.5 hours and require attendance three days per week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is highly encouraged!
Monday
7:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Improvisation & Composition
Designed for conservatory level dancers. Please email contact@barriskilldance.com if you are unsure of your dancer's eligibility.
Monday
7:15 PM to 8:15 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop 5
Conservatory Levels require 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques. Students new to BDTS may be placed by age or arrange a placement audition.
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop 6
Conservatory Levels require 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques. Students new to BDTS may be placed by age or arrange a placement audition.
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Tap/Pre-Jazz
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both jazz and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Jazz & tap shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Tuesday
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 4
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Tuesday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 1
Ballet 1 (7-10 year olds) for students with or without dance experience, this class continues to focus on healthy alignment and joy! Dancers will begin learning how their muscular and skeletal structures create their movement and will move through a classical structure of barre work, center exercises and moving through the room.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Primary Ballet
Primary Ballet (age 6) introduces alignment and strengthening exercises that typically begin at the ballet barre. Dancers will begin to learn the fundamentals of efficient ballet technique and performance.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Tap 3
Tap 3 is for students with one year of recent experience in the same style and builds upon the foundations of technique and combinations learned in levels 1 & 2. Many students will spend more than one year in a level to gain confidence in their fundamentals.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Broadway Babies
A fun, upbeat class open to our youngest performers who love singing, dancing, acting, and the spotlight!
Tuesday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Tap
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both ballet and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Students get the discipline and patience of ballet alongside the rhythm and movement of tap. Ballet & tap shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hippity Hop
Hippity Hop (4 - 6 year olds) is a beginning Hip Hop class where students will learn the fundamentals of Hip Hop style, rhythm and movement while dancing to age-appropriate music.
Tuesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Contemporary 3
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 4
Building on vocals, stage presence, and dance technique to continue their growth in musical theatre. Students will perform 2 productions each year. This level requires at least one additional dance class in either Ballet and/or Jazz to support a deeper study of performance.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 5
A more advanced building on vocals, stage presence, and dance technique to continue their growth in musical theatre. Students will perform in 2 productions each year. This level requires at least one additional dance class in either Ballet and/or Jazz to support a deeper study of performance.Conservatory MTR Students should anticipate needing jazz, and character shoes.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 6
A more advanced building on vocals, stage presence, and dance technique to continue their growth in musical theatre. Students will perform in 2 productions each year. This level requires at least one additional dance class in either Ballet and/or Jazz to support a deeper study of performance.Conservatory MTR Students should anticipate needing jazz, and character shoes.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Professional Musical Theatre 1
For the serious performer. Students will have demonstrated strength in all 3 disciplines: vocals, acting, and dancing for stage. Students will audition for and perform in two full productions during the school year. Invitation only. Requires at least one additional dance class in either ballet and/or jazz.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Professional Musical Theatre 2
For the serious performer. Students will have demonstrated strength in all 3 disciplines: vocals, acting, and dancing for stage. Students will audition for and perform in two full productions during the school year. Invitation only. Requires at least one additional dance class in either ballet and/or jazz.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Primary Musical Theatre
Primary Musical Theatre is for beginning 5-7 year olds with new to musical theater or dance. Does your child love to perform? Singing, dancing, acting...this class has it all. Children will learn basic choreography and to memorize lines and music.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 5
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Tap 2
Tap 2 is for students with one year of recent experience in the same style and builds upon the foundations of technique and combinations learned in level 1. Many students will spend more than one year in a level to gain confidence in their fundamentals.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 2
Ballet 2 students are expected to have completed at least 1 recent year of ballet (not including Pre-Ballet). This class will continue building technical strength and agility as well as artistry and social skills. Many students in this level participate in two ballet classes per week, but this is not a requirement.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 1
Musical Theatre 1 A more in-depth look at musical theatre to include staging, blocking, vocals, and choreography. Students will participate in an MTR showcase at the end of the dance year!
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop 1
Hip Hop 1 (7-10 year olds) is for beginners with no experience.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Contemporary 5
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Tap 4
Conservatory Levels require 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques.

Students new to BDTS may be placed by age or arrange a placement audition.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Boys Ballet
*Note: this is a technique only class. Students will NOT participate in recitals*
Tuesday
7:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Masters Acting for TV & Film
This is for the more serious, established actor. Students in this class should have representation or have previously taken Acting for TV/Film. Method acting with a focus on Meisner and Stanislavski techniques will be explored. Students are filmed every class and will learn how to critique themselves in a positive way in order to improve their technique for auditions and performances. Students will continue to work on monologues and will get in-depth feedback on their scenes performed in class.
Tuesday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 3 & 4
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Wednesday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 3
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Wednesday
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Tap
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both ballet and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Students get the discipline and patience of ballet alongside the rhythm and movement of tap. Ballet & tap shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Wednesday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 2A
Musical Theatre 2 students are expected to have completed at least 1 recent year of MTR (not including Broadway Babies) and be placed by an instructor. Students will focus on technique, vocals, and choreography in this class. Students will participate in an MTR showcase at the end of the dance year!
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Primary Ballet
Primary Ballet (age 6) introduces alignment and strengthening exercises that typically begin at the ballet barre. Dancers will begin to learn the fundamentals of efficient ballet technique and performance.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Primary Musical Theatre
Primary Musical Theatre is for beginning 5-7 year olds with new to musical theater or dance. Does your child love to perform? Singing, dancing, acting...this class has it all. Children will learn basic choreography and to memorize lines and music.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 5
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Wednesday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Acting for TV & Film
This is for the more serious, established actor. Students in this class should have representation or have previously taken Acting for TV/Film. Method acting with a focus on Meisner and Stanislavski techniques will be explored. Students are filmed every class and will learn how to critique themselves in a positive way in order to improve their technique for auditions and performances. Students will continue to work on monologues and will get in-depth feedback on their scenes performed in class.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 6
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are 1.5 hours and require attendance three days per week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is highly encouraged!
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 7
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are 1.5 hours and require attendance three days per week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is highly encouraged!
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 8 Pointe
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are 1.5 hours and require attendance three days per week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is highly encouraged!
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Hip Hop 2
Hip Hop 2 is for students with one year of recent experience in the same style and builds upon the foundations of technique and combinations learned in level 1. Many students will spend more than one year in a level to master their fundamentals.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Acting for TV & Film 13+
Have you ever considered working in the TV/Film industry? Getting an agent? Then this is the class for you. Students will learn the difference between theatre and acting for the camera. Primary focus is on method acting and learning the basics of Meisner and Stanislavski technique. Students will work on: commercials, scene study, monologues, hosting, newscasting...all on camera. Students are filmed every class so they may see their work. This course also covers the business side of acting: how to get an agent, resumes, headshots, unions and more.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 1
Musical Theatre 1 A more in-depth look at musical theatre to include staging, blocking, vocals, and choreography. Students will participate in an MTR showcase at the end of the dance year!
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Jazz 3
Jazz 3 is for students with one year of recent experience in jazz and builds upon the foundations of technique and combinations learned in levels 1 & 2. Many students will spend more than one year in a level to gain confidence and clarity with their fundamentals.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 3B
Musical Theatre 3 students require teacher recommendation. This two hour class focuses on vocals, choreography, and character development in separate segments. Students will participate in an MTR showcase at the end of the dance year! Strong readers preferred.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 1
Ballet 1 (7-10 year olds) for students with or without dance experience, this class continues to focus on healthy alignment and joy! Dancers will begin learning how their muscular and skeletal structures create their movement and will move through a classical structure of barre work, center exercises and moving through the room.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Beginner Pointe 1
Dancers in ballet level 6 and up may dance en pointe at BDTS and have access to faculty guidance when purchasing and sewing their pointe shoes. This process involves specialize fittings! Please talk with a faculty member when the time comes for you or your student to begin pointe work.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre Lead Rehearsal
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Professional Pointe
Students who are placed into the Pre-Professional Division demonstrate a commitment to excellence in participation, attendance, etiquette, and work ethic. This rigorous program requires a minimum of four classes per week. Participation in the school's performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Teen/Tween Contemporary
Teen classes are for beginning students age 10 and older who may want to explore a new style of dance, or have no dance experience at all! Teen classes are designed so that students can learn with their peers without the difficulties of sharing a class with much younger students. Teen Division students often audition to be placed into a Conservatory level after mastering their fundamentals.
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 5
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are 1.5 hours and require attendance three days per week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is highly encouraged!
Wednesday
7:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Tap 6 & 7
Conservatory Levels require 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques. Students new to BDTS may be placed by age or arrange a placement audition.
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Jazz 6
Conservatory Levels require 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques. Students new to BDTS may be placed by age or arrange a placement audition.
Wednesday
7:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Jazz 7
Conservatory Levels require 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques. Students new to BDTS may be placed by age or arrange a placement audition.
Wednesday
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 3 Section 1
Ballet 3 meets twice per week. Students are placed into this level by a Barriskill faculty member. This class introduces challenging steps and rhythms to dancers already familiar with technical fundamentals.
Monday Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 4 Section 1
Ballet 4 meets twice per week. Students are placed into this level by a Barriskill faculty member. This class introduces challenging steps and rhythms to dancers already familiar with technical fundamentals.
Monday Wednesday
5:45 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Jazz
These classes offer an introduction to ballet and jazz dancing and include technique, choreography and free dance time. Jazz & Ballet shoe and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Thursday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 2
Ballet 2 students are expected to have completed at least 1 recent year of ballet (not including Pre-Ballet). This class will continue building technical strength and agility as well as artistry and social skills. Many students in this level participate in two ballet classes per week, but this is not a requirement.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 1
Musical Theatre 1 A more in-depth look at musical theatre to include staging, blocking, vocals, and choreography. Students will participate in an MTR showcase at the end of the dance year!
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 3A
Musical Theatre 3 students require teacher recommendation. This two hour class focuses on vocals, choreography, and character development in separate segments. Students will participate in an MTR showcase at the end of the dance year! Strong readers preferred.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 4
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 1
Ballet 1 (7-10 year olds) for students with or without dance experience, this class continues to focus on healthy alignment and joy! Dancers will begin learning how their muscular and skeletal structures create their movement and will move through a classical structure of barre work, center exercises and moving through the room.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Jazz 1
Jazz 1 (7-10 year olds) is for beginners with no experience.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 2A
Musical Theatre 2 students are expected to have completed at least 1 recent year of MTR (not including Broadway Babies) and be placed by an instructor. Students will focus on technique, vocals, and choreography in this class. Students will participate in an MTR showcase at the end of the dance year!
Thursday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Tap
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both ballet and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Students get the discipline and patience of ballet alongside the rhythm and movement of tap. Ballet & tap shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 8
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are 1.5 hours and require attendance three days per week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is highly encouraged!
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Professional Ballet
Students who are placed into the Pre-Professional Division demonstrate a commitment to excellence in participation, attendance, etiquette, and work ethic. This rigorous program requires a minimum of four classes per week. Participation in the school's performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is expected.
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Acting for TV & Film 10-12
Have you ever wanted to act in a movie or a TV show? Learn how to act for the camera. Students will be filmed every class and learn how to develop characters through method acting. *Strong reading skills required*
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Musical Theatre 2B
Musical Theatre 2 students are expected to have completed at least 1 recent year of MTR (not including Broadway Babies) and be placed by an instructor. Students will focus on technique, vocals, and choreography in this class. Students will participate in an MTR showcase at the end of the dance year!
Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Tap 1
Tap 1 (7-10 year olds) is for beginners with no experience.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Teen/Tween Jazz
Teen classes are for beginning students age 10 and older who may want to explore a new style of dance, or have no dance experience at all! Teen classes are designed so that students can learn with their peers without the difficulties of sharing a class with much younger students. Teen Division students often audition to be placed into a Conservatory level after mastering their fundamentals.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Contemporary 1
Contemporary 1 (7-10 year olds) is for beginners with no experience.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Contemporary 2
Contemporary 2 students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 2
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Contemporary 6
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Jazz 4
Conservatory Levels require 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques. Students new to BDTS may be placed by age or arrange a placement audition.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Teen/Tween Ballet
BDTS is pleased to offer ballet classes for beginning teens who are newly interested in dance or have taken a few year’s off from dance classes. Classes meet for one hour each week and include an emphasis on efficient technique AND fun! In Spring, students will also gain performance skills as they prepare to participate in recital productions. Beginning teens are also welcome to take Adult Ballet classes at the appropriate level. Additionally, we have a teen ballet class for high schoolers only.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 7
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are 1.5 hours and require attendance three days per week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is highly encouraged!
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Contemporary 4
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Jazz 5
Conservatory Levels require 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques. Students new to BDTS may be placed by age or arrange a placement audition.
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Tap 5
Conservatory Levels require 2 years of recent experience in the same style and an instructor recommendation. Students will learn progressively more challenging material and advanced techniques.
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 3 Section 2
Ballet 3 meets twice per week. Students are placed into this level by a Barriskill faculty member. These classes introduce challenging steps and rhythms to dancers already familiar with technical fundamentals.
Tuesday Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 4 Section 2
Ballet 4 meets twice per week. Students are placed into this level by a Barriskill faculty member. These classes introduce challenging steps and rhythms to dancers already familiar with technical fundamentals.
Tuesday Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Music & Movement
This class will use a variety of instruments to explore rhythm, increase body awareness, and develop motor skills and coordination. Young dancers will be introduced to the dance studio space and class structure.
Friday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Dance & Tumble
This class is designed to increase student flexibility, body awareness, and comfort with new forms of movement.
Friday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adaptive Dance
This 45 minute weekly class is designed for dancers with varying levels of physical and/or cognitive abilities. A set structure provides predictability in classes, which will cultivate gross and fine motor skills, simple dance movements, and creativity. Dancers build confidence while developing friendships, social skills, and academic skills. Dancers may attend class with a caregiver. If they attend independently, they will need to be independent in toileting needs.
Friday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adaptive Dance
This 45 minute weekly class is designed for dancers with varying levels of physical and/or cognitive abilities. A set structure provides predictability in classes, which will cultivate gross and fine motor skills, simple dance movements, and creativity. Dancers build confidence while developing friendships, social skills, and academic skills. Dancers may attend class with a caregiver. If they attend independently, they will need to be independent in toileting needs.
Friday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 5
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are 1.5 hours and require attendance three days per week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is highly encouraged!
Friday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 6
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are 1.5 hours and require attendance three days per week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is highly encouraged!
Friday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory Ballet 8/Pre-Professional Ballet
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are 1.5 hours and require attendance three days per week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is highly encouraged!
Friday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 1
Ballet 1 (7-10 year olds) for students with or without dance experience, this class continues to focus on healthy alignment and joy! Dancers will begin learning how their muscular and skeletal structures create their movement and will move through a classical structure of barre work, center exercises and moving through the room.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 3
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Jazz
These classes offer an introduction to ballet and jazz dancing and include technique, choreography and free dance time. Jazz & Ballet shoe and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Conservatory/Pre-Professional Ballet
Students who choose to participate in the Conservatory division classes are making a commitment to a more serious course of study. These classes require excellent attendance, classroom etiquette and a clear demonstration of motivation and participation. Classes are 1.5 hours and require attendance three days per week. Participation in the school’s performance of the Nutcracker and the Spring concert is highly encouraged!
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Studio 4 (Theatre)
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 4
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Saturday
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet/Pre-Tap
These "combination" classes cover the basics of both ballet and tap styles, with students spending half the class period on each type of dance. Students get the discipline and patience of ballet alongside the rhythm and movement of tap. Ballet & tap shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Saturday
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Ballet 2
Ballet 2 students are expected to have completed at least 1 recent year of ballet (not including Pre-Ballet). This class will continue building technical strength and agility as well as artistry and social skills. Many students in this level participate in two ballet classes per week, but this is not a requirement.
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Modern Movers
This class introduces young movers to modern dance, and prepares students to be embodied movers in future modern, ballet, jazz or other dance classes. We will explore the dance concepts of energy, time, and space through improvisation, skill-building exercises, and basic modern and ballet steps and positions. This class is great for your young mover who has a lot of energy!
Saturday
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Pre-Ballet 5
Pre-Ballet classes introduce students to the world of ballet through basic positions and terminology. Dancers will use those foundations to learn fun choreography, and will carry those skills into later years of ballet training. Ballet shoes and dress code attire are required for these classes.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio 5
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Creative Movement
Creative movement classes offer an introduction to the studio environment and the basics of being in a dance class. Students use movement and play to explore different kinds of music and rhythms.
Saturday
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Primary Ballet
Primary Ballet (age 6) introduces alignment and strengthening exercises that typically begin at the ballet barre. Dancers will begin to learn the fundamentals of efficient ballet technique and performance.
Saturday
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Studio 3
Barriskill Dance Theatre School

Dance with Me! 2024-2025

Name
Days
Location
Dance with Me!
For younger dancers accompanied by a grown-up. This class offers an introduction to the studio environment and the basics of being in a dance class. Students use movement and play to explore different kinds of music and rhythms.
Wednesday
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Dance with Me!
For younger dancers accompanied by a grown-up. This class offers an introduction to the studio environment and the basics of being in a dance class. Students use movement and play to explore different kinds of music and rhythms.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School

Adult Classes 2024-2025

Name
Days
Location
Adult Ballet Barre
This class is designed to fine tune adult students' ballet vocabulary and muscle memory with focused work at the barre. Students can expect to increase strength and flexibility while following the traditional sequence of a classical ballet class without the worry of being asked to pirouette in the center.
1 Hour Class: $65/Month Tuition OR $20 Drop In
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Tap
This class is geared towards tap beginners and those who haven’t tapped in a while. We will learn tap technique, history, classic and modern choreography, and fun combinations that will keep you dancing all week long. Relaxed workout attire and tap shoes required. 1 Hour Class: $65/Month Tuition OR $20 Drop In
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 7
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Yoga
A Vinyasa-style class that focuses on integrating breath with movement. We practice the foundations of yoga asana (poses) to strengthen and nurture our bodies and minds. This class offers personalized sequences to meet those who attend, aiming to provide an accessible and sustainable movement practice. 1 Hour Class: $65/Month Tuition OR $20 Drop In
Wednesday
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Studio 6
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Ballet 1 & 2
Students with little or no experience are welcome. Class begins with exercises at the barre and progresses to combinations in the center of the room.
1.5 Hour Classes: $85/Month Tuition OR $25 Drop In
Saturday
10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School
Adult Ballet 3
Students should have at least one year of ballet experience and a basic knowledge of ballet vocabulary. Many students are returning to ballet after several (or more) years. Class begins with exercises at the barre and progresses to centerwork. 1.5 Hour Classes: $85/Month Tuition OR $25 Drop In
Saturday
11:45 AM to 1:15 PM
Studio 1
Barriskill Dance Theatre School