Toddler Tuesdays

Name
Days
Location
Toddler Tuesdays in Prospect Park!
***To add a SIBLING over 1 year old: Please only purchase 1 class option for $60 and email info@aldenmovesbk.com for instructions on how to pay for second child. ***

New Location: Join Alden for dancing, singing, and outdoor fun in Prospect Park! Sign-in begins with temperature checks at 10:15am each Tuesday, and the thirty minute guided program will begin shortly thereafter. Please be sure to bring either a yoga mat or blanket, water bottle, and sunscreen. In accordance with outdoor class and park guidelines, participation will be limited to 8 families with no more than 1 adult per child, and REGISTRATION IN ADVANCE IS REQUIRED. Parents and caregivers will be required to take an active role in the class to facilitate social distancing. Masks are strongly recommended for all and required for children over two, caregivers, and of course, studio staff.

Appropriate for ages birth to 3yrs with a caregiver. This is a 30 minute guided program..

--This program is now limited to 8 families and one adult per child--
Tuesday
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio 1203

Adult Classes

Name
Days
Location
Adult Ballet (Feb-March 2021)
6-wk Session: Feb 16th through March 23rd , 7-8:30pm
1.5hr class on Zoom ~ 30-45mins of Pre-class Pilates and 45-60min barre
No refunds available. Occasional make-ups may be offered in the form of Pilates workshops.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 1203
Spring Adult Ballet - In Studio (April to Mid-May)
6-wk Session: April 6th-May 11th 7-8:45pm
1hr and 45 minute class in person ~ 30-45mins of Pre-class Pilates and 45-60min barre and 15 minutes of center/across the floor
No refunds available. Occasional make-ups may be offered in the form of Pilates workshops.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio 1203
Spring Adult Ballet - On Zoom (April to Mid-May)
6-wk Session: April 6th-May 11th 7-8:30pm
1.5hr class on Zoom ~ 30-45mins of Pre-class Pilates and 45-60min barre
No refunds available. Occasional make-ups may be offered in the form of Pilates workshops.
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio 1203

School Year 2020-2021

Name
Days
Location
Pre Ballet II
Our imaginative approach introduces ballet fundamentals in creative exercises that engage minds and bodies, laying a sound foundation of technique while instilling a lifelong love of dance. Pre-Ballet students continue to build strength, flexibility, balance and coordination while developing even more sophisticated body awareness.

Dress Code: White leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Monday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 1203
Ballet II
In Ballet II classes, students build on the foundation they established in Ballet I. Focus continues on building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and body awareness, but now students begin to learn more intricate steps and gain greater knowledge of the epaulement and lines that define the art form.

Students should have 1+ prior years of dance training, but placement is at the discretion of the studio and will be based on age and ability. Students taking Ballet II are required to take 2 dance classes per week in order to keep pace with the progress of the class and be ready to begin pointe work in Ballet III.

Dress Code: Black leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Monday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 1203
Ballet III A & Pointe/Pre-Pointe
Ballet III Beginner & Pointe/Pre-Pointe

Tuition includes 3 classes/week, 15 mins of pre-pointe. Pre-pointe will transition to en pointe halfway through the full year. Students should select 2 other ballet, theater, or contemporary dance class to compliment their training.

In classical ballet classes, students build on the foundation they've established in previous dance training. For Ballet III, placement is at the discretion of the studio for students who have 2+ years of prior formal ballet training.

Focus continues on building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and body awareness, but now students begin to learn more intricate steps and gain greater knowledge of the epaulement and lines that define the art form.

Dress Code: Black leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 1203
GET MOVING! Creative Dance (3-4's)
Developed by Director Alden LaPaglia, ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater's signature approach to creative dance wraps method inside fun. Classes cultivate musicality while building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, body awareness, and self-discipline. No leotard or tights required!

Dress Code: Dance or athletic wear kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio 1203
Ballet III B/A
Ballet III Advanced

Tuition includes 4 classes/week. Students should select 3 other ballet, theater, contemporary dance or Pilates classes to compliment their training.

In classical ballet classes, students build on the foundation they've established in previous dance training. For Ballet III & IV, placement is at the discretion of the studio for students who have 2+ years of prior formal ballet training.

Focus continues on building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and body awareness, but now students begin to learn more intricate turns and jumps as they focus on developing extension and the lines that define the art form.

Dress Code: Black leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 1203
Pre-Ballet I
Our imaginative approach introduces ballet fundamentals in creative exercises that engage minds and bodies, laying a sound foundation of technique while instilling a lifelong love of dance. Pre-Ballet students continue to build strength, flexibility, balance and coordination while developing even more sophisticated body awareness.

Dress Code: White leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Wednesday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 1203
Ballet I
In classical ballet classes, students build on the foundation they've established in pre-ballet. Focus continues on building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and body awareness, but now students begin to learn more intricate steps and gain greater knowledge of the epaulement and lines that define the art form.

Students beginning classical ballet classes should have 2 prior years of dance training, but placement is at the discretion of the studio and will be based on age and ability. Students taking classical ballet should begin with 2 dance classes per week in order to keep pace with the progress of the class.

Dress Code: Black leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 1203
Contemporary Modern
Rooted in ballet and modern techniques, our contemporary dance class gives students the knowledge and physical awareness needed to accomplish the beauty of contemporary dance. Students perfect lines and curves as they learn how to free their movement in pursuit of stunning moving pictures.

Dress Code: Jazz pants or tights, leotard or tank top, bare feet or socks
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio 1203
GET MOVING! Creative Dance (4-5's)
Developed by Director Alden LaPaglia, ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater's signature approach to creative dance wraps method inside fun. Classes cultivate musicality while building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, body awareness, and self-discipline. No leotard or tights required!

Dress Code: Clothes kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio 1203
Hip Hop (Ages 7-10)
Rhythm & Moves--By popular demand, we're introducing even more hip hop style to exacting dance technique! Students build strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, control, creativity, and confidence!

Dress Code: Jazz pants or sweat pants, solid colored shirt or leotard, and jazz shoes or sneakers that have never been worn outside
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 1203
Rhythm & Moves (5 & 6's)
Progressing dance fundamentals in a high-energy, rhythm-rich format that appeals to boys and girls alike. Class focuses on building strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, body awareness and expressive style through traditional dance steps like plie, eleve and saute as well as conditioning challenges involving jumping jacks, downward dog, and crab walks. Students are introduced to modern dance-style floorwork and work with principles of movement texture as well as rhythm. This class advances GET MOVING! creative dance fundamentals and serves as wonderful preparation for Theater Jazz as well as Pre-Ballet classes. No leotard or tights required!

Dress Code: Clothes kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Friday
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Studio 1203
Advanced Theater Jazz (10+)
Theater Dance is the study of music through movement. In theater, dancers must have full command of jazz, ballet, and modern techniques in order to achieve the sophisticated styling required to portray any given character. Theater Dance at ALDEN MOVES gives students the opportunity to build on their fundamentals in an arena outside of a classical ballet class. Students get an introduction to Luigi technique and style while working musicality, weight shifts, and direction changes through weekly "combinations." Students in Theater Dance should be enrolled in 1-2 classes per week.

Dress Code: Jazz pants or sweat pants, solid colored shirt or leotard, and black jazz shoes
Friday
4:30 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 1203
Pre Ballet I
Our imaginative approach introduces ballet fundamentals in creative exercises that engage minds and bodies, laying a sound foundation of technique while instilling a lifelong love of dance. Pre-Ballet students continue to build strength, flexibility, balance and coordination while developing even more sophisticated body awareness.

Dress Code: White leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio 1203
Ballet I
In classical ballet classes, students build on the foundation they've established in pre-ballet. Focus continues on building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and body awareness, but now students begin to learn more intricate steps and gain greater knowledge of the epaulement and lines that define the art form.

Students beginning classical ballet classes should have 2 prior years of dance training, but placement is at the discretion of the studio and will be based on age and ability. Students taking classical ballet should begin with 2 dance classes per week in order to keep pace with the progress of the class.

Dress Code: Black leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio 1203
Ballet II/III
Tuition includes 2 classes/week. Students may select another ballet, theater, or contemporary dance class to compliment their training. NOTE: This class does NOT include pointe. It is a good 2nd or 3rd class per week option for Ballet III students or a core class for Ballet II students.

In classical ballet classes, students build on the foundation they've established in previous dance training. For this combined level, placement is at the discretion of the studio, and 2+ years of prior formal ballet training.

Focus continues on building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and body awareness, but now students begin to learn more intricate steps and gain greater knowledge of the epaulement and lines that define the art form.

Dress Code: Black leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Saturday
1:15 PM to 2:30 PM
Studio 1203
GET MOVING! Creative Dance (4&5's)
Developed by Director Alden LaPaglia, ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater's signature approach to creative dance wraps method inside fun. Classes cultivate musicality while building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, body awareness, and self-discipline. No leotard or tights required!

Dress Code: Clothes kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Sunday
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 1203
Intermediate Theater Jazz (8.5-10's, Girls Only)
Theater Dance is the study of music through movement. In theater, dancers must have full command of jazz, ballet, and modern techniques in order to achieve the sophisticated styling required to portray any given character. Theater Dance at ALDEN MOVES gives students the opportunity to build on their fundamentals in an arena outside of a classical ballet class. Students get an introduction to Luigi technique and style while working musicality, weight shifts, and direction changes through weekly "combinations." Students in Theater Dance should be enrolled in 1-2 classes per week.

Dress Code: Jazz pants or sweat pants, solid colored shirt or leotard, and black jazz shoes
Sunday
12:15 PM to 1:15 PM
Studio 1203

Accord

Name
Days
Location
Rhythm & Moves (7-10 yr olds) Accord, NY
A donation-based edition of our popular Rhythm & Moves class. Suggested donation $5-20/child.  After reserving your child's spot, please go to our "Online Store" to confirm it by making your donation. 

Jump into progressing dance fundamentals in a high-energy, rhythm-rich format that appeals to boys and girls alike. Class focuses on building strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, body awareness and expressive style through traditional dance steps like plie, eleve and saute as well as conditioning challenges involving jumping jacks, downward dog, and crab walks. Students are introduced to modern dance-style floorwork and work with principles of movement texture as well as rhythm. This class advances GET MOVING! creative dance fundamentals and serves as a wonderful preparation for Theater Jazz as well as Pre-Ballet classes.

Dress Code: Clothes kids can move comfortably in -- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Footwear: When the weather is wet/snowy please bring an extra pair of dry sneakers or close toe shoes to dance in
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:20 PM
Studio 1203

Spring Only 2021

Name
Days
Location
Pre Ballet II (Spring Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $728

Our imaginative approach introduces ballet fundamentals in creative exercises that engage minds and bodies, laying a sound foundation of technique while instilling a lifelong love of dance. Pre-Ballet students continue to build strength, flexibility, balance and coordination while developing even more sophisticated body awareness.

Dress Code: White leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Monday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 1203
Ballet II (Spring Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $1,580

In Ballet II classes, students build on the foundation they established in Ballet I. Focus continues on building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and body awareness, but now students begin to learn more intricate steps and gain greater knowledge of the epaulement and lines that define the art form.

Students should have 1+ prior years of dance training, but placement is at the discretion of the studio and will be based on age and ability. Students taking Ballet II are required to take 2 dance classes per week in order to keep pace with the progress of the class and be ready to begin pointe work in Ballet III.

Dress Code: Black leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Monday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 1203
Ballet IIIA + Pointe/Pre-Pointe (Spring Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $2,370

Tuition includes 3 classes/week, 15 mins of pre-pointe. Pre-pointe will transition to en pointe halfway through the full year. Students should select 2 other ballet, theater, or contemporary dance class to compliment their training.

In classical ballet classes, students build on the foundation they've established in previous dance training. For Ballet III, placement is at the discretion of the studio for students who have 2+ years of prior formal ballet training.

Focus continues on building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and body awareness, but now students begin to learn more intricate steps and gain greater knowledge of the epaulement and lines that define the art form.

Dress Code: Black leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 1203
Jumping Jacks! Boys' Dance Class (3.5-5 yr olds)
**Registration Open For Trial $10 sessions**
Tuition for 8 Classes between 4/20 - 6/15 $300
Class designed for Boys ages 3-5 - Taught by Ballet teacher/company dancer Gregory Kollarus.
Developed by Director Alden LaPaglia, ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater's signature approach to creative dance wraps method inside fun. Classes cultivate musicality while building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, body awareness, and self-discipline.

Dress Code: Dance or athletic wear kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio 1203
Ballet II A/ III B
- Tuition for 21-week semester $1,580: includes 2 classes/week--

Appropriate for Ballet II dancers who have had 1 full year of the Ballet II level behind them and are ages 10+ as well as Ballet III dancers who wish to take two Ballet classes/week. Ballet III dancers, however, should register via the Monday Ballet III class, which includes their pointe class as well as the tuition for their 3 required classes/week.

In this Ballet II A / III B class, students build on the foundation they established in Ballet II B. Focus continues on building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and body awareness, but now students begin to learn more intricate steps and gain greater knowledge of the epaulement and lines that define the art form.

Dress Code: Black leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 1203
Pre Ballet I (Spring Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $728

Our imaginative approach introduces ballet fundamentals in creative exercises that engage minds and bodies, laying a sound foundation of technique while instilling a lifelong love of dance. Pre-Ballet students continue to build strength, flexibility, balance and coordination while developing even more sophisticated body awareness.

Dress Code: White leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Wednesday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 1203
Ballet I (Spring Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $728

In classical ballet classes, students build on the foundation they've established in pre-ballet. Focus continues on building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and body awareness, but now students begin to learn more intricate steps and gain greater knowledge of the epaulement and lines that define the art form.

Students beginning classical ballet classes should have 2 prior years of dance training, but placement is at the discretion of the studio and will be based on age and ability. Students taking classical ballet should begin with 2 dance classes per week in order to keep pace with the progress of the class.

Dress Code: Black leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 1203
Contemporary Modern (Spring Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $802

Rooted in ballet and modern techniques, our contemporary dance class gives students the knowledge and physical awareness needed to accomplish the beauty of contemporary dance. Students perfect lines and curves as they learn how to free their movement in pursuit of stunning moving pictures.

Dress Code: Jazz pants or tights, leotard or tank top, bare feet or socks
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 1203
GET MOVING! Creative Dance 4.5 - 5.5yr olds (Spring Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $676

Developed by Director Alden LaPaglia, ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater's signature approach to creative dance wraps method inside fun. Classes cultivate musicality while building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, body awareness, and self-discipline. No leotard or tights required!

Dress Code: Clothes kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio 1203
Hip Hop 7.5 - 10yr olds (Spring Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $728

Rhythm & Moves--By popular demand, we're introducing even more hip hop style to exacting dance technique! Students build strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, control, creativity, and confidence!

Dress Code: Jazz pants or sweat pants, solid colored shirt or leotard, and jazz shoes or sneakers that have never been worn outside
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 1203
Rhythm & Moves 5.5 - 7yr olds (Spring Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $676

Progressing dance fundamentals in a high-energy, rhythm-rich format that appeals to boys and girls alike. Class focuses on building strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, body awareness and expressive style through traditional dance steps like plie, eleve and saute as well as conditioning challenges involving jumping jacks, downward dog, and crab walks. Students are introduced to modern dance-style floorwork and work with principles of movement texture as well as rhythm. This class advances GET MOVING! creative dance fundamentals and serves as wonderful preparation for Theater Jazz as well as Pre-Ballet classes. No leotard or tights required!

Dress Code: Clothes kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Friday
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
Studio 1203
Advanced Theater Jazz (Spring Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $802

Theater Dance is the study of music through movement. In theater, dancers must have full command of jazz, ballet, and modern techniques in order to achieve the sophisticated styling required to portray any given character. Theater Dance at ALDEN MOVES gives students the opportunity to build on their fundamentals in an arena outside of a classical ballet class. Students get an introduction to Luigi technique and style while working musicality, weight shifts, and direction changes through weekly "combinations." Students in Theater Dance should be enrolled in 1-2 classes per week.

Dress Code: Jazz pants or sweat pants, solid colored shirt or leotard, and black jazz shoes
Friday
4:30 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 1203
Pre Ballet I (Spring Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $728

Our imaginative approach introduces ballet fundamentals in creative exercises that engage minds and bodies, laying a sound foundation of technique while instilling a lifelong love of dance. Pre-Ballet students continue to build strength, flexibility, balance and coordination while developing even more sophisticated body awareness.

Dress Code: White leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio 1203
GET MOVING! in Prospect Park (10:45AM 4-6 year olds)
Outdoor Class in Prospect Park - GET MOVING! For 4-6yr olds
Saturdays from 10:45-11:30am beginning April 17. 10 total classes, classwear included for $350
Rain day/inclement weather: Students can choose between attending class in-studio or on Zoom from 11:00-11:45am
Saturday
10:45 AM to 11:30 AM
Studio 1203
Pre Ballet II
- Tuition for 21-week semester $728

Our imaginative approach introduces ballet fundamentals in creative exercises that engage minds and bodies, laying a sound foundation of technique while instilling a lifelong love of dance. Pre-Ballet students continue to build strength, flexibility, balance and coordination while developing even more sophisticated body awareness.

Dress Code: White leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio 1203
GET MOVING! in Prospect Park (11:45AM 4-6 year olds)
Outdoor Class in Prospect Park - GET MOVING! For 4-6yr olds
Saturdays from 11:45am -12:30pm beginning April 17. 10 total classes, class wear included for $350
Rain day/inclement weather: Students can join via Zoom or schedule an in-person makeup class on Tuesdays from 4:00-4:45pm
Saturday
11:45 AM to 12:30 PM
Studio 1203
Ballet I (Spring Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $728

In classical ballet classes, students build on the foundation they've established in pre-ballet. Focus continues on building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and body awareness, but now students begin to learn more intricate steps and gain greater knowledge of the epaulement and lines that define the art form.

Students beginning classical ballet classes should have 2 prior years of dance training, but placement is at the discretion of the studio and will be based on age and ability. Students taking classical ballet should begin with 2 dance classes per week in order to keep pace with the progress of the class.

Dress Code: Black leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio 1203
Ballet II/III (Spring Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $1,580

Tuition includes 2 classes/week. Students may select another ballet, theater, or contemporary dance class to compliment their training. NOTE: This class does NOT include pointe. It is a good 2nd or 3rd class per week option for Ballet III students or a core class for Ballet II students.

In classical ballet classes, students build on the foundation they've established in previous dance training. For this combined level, placement is at the discretion of the studio, and 2+ years of prior formal ballet training.

Focus continues on building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and body awareness, but now students begin to learn more intricate steps and gain greater knowledge of the epaulement and lines that define the art form.

Dress Code: Black leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Saturday
1:15 PM to 2:30 PM
Studio 1203
GET MOVING! Creative Dance 4.5 - 6yr olds(Spring Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $676

Developed by Director Alden LaPaglia, ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater's signature approach to creative dance wraps method inside fun. Classes cultivate musicality while building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, body awareness, and self-discipline. No leotard or tights required!

Dress Code: Dance or athletic wear kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Sunday
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 1203
Int Theater Dance Jazz (9-11's, Girls Only)
- Tuition for 21-week semester $728

Theater Dance is the study of music through movement. In theater, dancers must have full command of jazz, ballet, and modern techniques in order to achieve the sophisticated styling required to portray any given character. Theater Dance at ALDEN MOVES gives students the opportunity to build on their fundamentals in an arena outside of a classical ballet class. Students get an introduction to Luigi technique and style while working musicality, weight shifts, and direction changes through weekly "combinations." Students in Theater Dance should be enrolled in 1-2 classes per week.

Dress Code: Jazz pants or sweat pants, solid colored shirt or leotard, and black jazz shoes
Sunday
12:15 PM to 1:15 PM
Studio 1203

Masters of Style 2021

Name
Days
Location
MoS Performance Package -- One Child (1 Class only)
Location: Performance will be held outside in Prospect Park at the Peristyle. All registered dancers must be able to maintain availability for both the performance date and rain date.

Performance Date: Sunday, May 23 (12:00-7:00pm) 
Rain Date: Sunday, June 20 (12:00-7:00pm, please note that this is Father's Day)

Package Description: Includes one costume per dancer, per class and matching mask for each costume. In-Person audience capacity is limited 3-4 in-person guests per performer/family MUST RSVP -- unlimited virtual guests. All rehearsal time, venue fees, and event staffing.

Registration: Now through Mar 5
Sunday
12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 1203
MoS Performance Package -- Siblings (1 class each)
Location: Performance will be held outside in Prospect Park at the Peristyle. All registered dancers must be able to maintain availability for both the performance date and rain date.

Performance Date: Sunday, May 23 (12:00-7:00pm) 
Rain Date: Sunday, June 20 (12:00-7:00pm, please note that this is Father's Day)

Package Description: Includes one costume per dancer, per class and matching mask for each costume. In-Person audience capacity is limited 3-4 in-person guests per performer/family MUST RSVP -- unlimited virtual guests. All rehearsal time, venue fees, and event staffing.

Registration: Now through Mar 5
Sunday
12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 1203

Summer Classes

Name
Days
Location
GET MOVING! Creative Dances (3.5-5 yr olds)
Developed by Director Alden LaPaglia, ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater's signature approach to creative dance wraps method inside fun. Classes cultivate musicality while building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, body awareness, and self-discipline. No leotard or tights required!

Dress Code: Dance or athletic wear kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio 1203
Hip Hop (6-8 yr olds)
Rhythm & Moves--By popular demand, we're introducing even more hip hop style to exacting dance technique! Students build strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, control, creativity, and confidence!

Dress Code: Jazz pants or sweat pants, solid colored shirt or leotard, and jazz shoes or sneakers that have never been worn outside
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Studio 1203
Pre-Ballet (6-8 yr olds)
Our imaginative approach introduces ballet fundamentals in creative exercises that engage minds and bodies, laying a sound foundation of technique while instilling a lifelong love of dance. Pre-Ballet students continue to build strength, flexibility, balance and coordination while developing even more sophisticated body awareness.

Dress Code: White leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 1203
Hip Hop (9-11 yr olds)
Rhythm & Moves--By popular demand, we're introducing even more hip hop style to exacting dance technique! Students build strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, control, creativity, and confidence!

Dress Code: Jazz pants or sweat pants, solid colored shirt or leotard, and jazz shoes or sneakers that have never been worn outside
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 1203

Summer Camps

Name
Days
Location
Broadway Bound (3.5-7 year olds)
Aspiring "Triple Threats" will live the dream in daily dancing, singing, and acting classes in these one-week (3.5-7yr olds) intensive workshops. Dance classes will focus on Old Hollywood-style jazz, using film as a way to explore musical theater history. Students will also play the role of producer, delving into marketing and even making their own costumes and props, in preparation for a virtual end-of-camp showcase for parents.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Studio 1203
Broadway Bound (7.5-12 year olds)
During this special 2-wk workshop, aspiring "Triple Threats" will live the dream in daily dancing, singing, and acting classes in these two-week (7.5-12yr olds) intensive workshops. Dance classes will focus on Old Hollywood-style jazz, using film as a way to explore musical theater history. Students will also play the role of producer, delving into marketing and even making their own costumes and props, in preparation for a virtual end-of-camp showcase for parents.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Studio 1203
Create-Your-Own-Ballet
Leap ahead, one step at a time, with a week-long ballet intensive that includes daily ballet classes (with pointe work for eligible students), dance composition, and a chance for students to create their own contemporary ballet. We'll explore dance history through film (watching ballet through the ages and studying the influence of American Modern Dance), make our own costumes and sets, and prepare a student-choreographed end-of-week virtual showcase for parents. Students will be divided into age and level-appropriate groups whenever applicable.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
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Rhythm & Moves (3.5-7 year olds)
Creative Dance and Dance Composition meet Hip Hop in one of our most exciting week-long camps returning this year. Along with our always-included dance fundamentals, we'll explore a different facet of Hip Hop each day, including Popping, Locking, Breaking, Voguing, and even Line Dancing. Personal expression is strongly encouraged! The history of each style will be further brought to life through film viewings, and dancers will make their own costumes and sets in preparation for a virtual end-of-week showcase for parents.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
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Rhythm & Moves (7.5-12 year olds)
Modern Dance and Dance Composition meet Hip Hop in one of our most exciting week-long camps returning this year. Along with our always-included dance fundamentals, we'll explore a different facet of Hip Hop each day, including Popping, Locking, Breaking, Voguing, and even Line Dancing. Personal expression is strongly encouraged! The history of each style will be further brought to life through film viewings, and dancers will make their own costumes and sets in preparation for a virtual end-of-week showcase for parents.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
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Accord Summer Classes

Name
Days
Location
GET MOVING! Creative Dance (4-6yr olds)
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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GET MOVING! Creative Dance (4-6yr olds)
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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GET MOVING! Creative Dance (4-6yr olds)
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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GET MOVING! Creative Dance (4-6yr olds)
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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GET MOVING! Creative Dance (4-6yr olds)
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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GET MOVING! Creative Dance (4-6yr olds)
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
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Rhythm & Moves (7-10yr olds)
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
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Rhythm & Moves (7-10yr olds)
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
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Rhythm & Moves (7-10yr olds)
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
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Rhythm & Moves (7-10yr olds)
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
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Rhythm & Moves (7-10yr olds)
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
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Rhythm & Moves (7-10yr olds)
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio 1203

School Year 2021/2022

Name
Days
Location
GET MOVING! Creative Dance (ages 3.5-5)
Pre-Registration for Current Students Only Through June 21st

Developed by Director Alden LaPaglia, ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater's signature approach to creative dance wraps method inside fun. Classes cultivate musicality while building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, body awareness, and self-discipline. No leotard or tights required!

Dress Code: Clothes kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Monday
3:40 PM to 4:30 PM
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Contemporary Modern Dance Beg Int (ages 9+)
Pre-Registration for current students only through June 21st

Rooted in ballet and modern techniques, our contemporary dance class gives students the knowledge and physical awareness needed to accomplish the beauty of contemporary dance. Students perfect lines and curves as they learn how to free their movement in pursuit of stunning moving pictures.

Dress Code: Jazz pants or tights, leotard or tank top, bare feet or socks
Monday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
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Contemporary Modern Dance Int Adv (ages 10+)
Pre-Registration for current students only through June 21st

Rooted in ballet and modern techniques, our contemporary dance class gives students the knowledge and physical awareness needed to accomplish the beauty of contemporary dance. Students perfect lines and curves as they learn how to free their movement in pursuit of stunning moving pictures.

Dress Code: Jazz pants or tights, leotard or tank top, bare feet or socks
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
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Pre-Ballet II (ages 6.5+)
Pre-Registration for current students only through June 21st

Our imaginative approach introduces ballet fundamentals in creative exercises that engage minds and bodies, laying a sound foundation of technique while instilling a lifelong love of dance. Pre-Ballet students continue to build strength, flexibility, balance and coordination while developing even more sophisticated body awareness.

Dress Code: White leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
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Ballet III/IV
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
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Ballet IV Pointe
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
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Pre-Ballet I (ages 6+)
Pre-Registration for current students only through June 21st

Our imaginative approach introduces ballet fundamentals in creative exercises that engage minds and bodies, laying a sound foundation of technique while instilling a lifelong love of dance. Pre-Ballet students continue to build strength, flexibility, balance and coordination while developing even more sophisticated body awareness.

Dress Code: White leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Wednesday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
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Ballet II (ages 9+)
Pre-Registration for current students only through June 21st

In Ballet II classes, students build on the foundation they established in Ballet I. Focus continues on building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and body awareness, but now students begin to learn more intricate steps and gain greater knowledge of the epaulement and lines that define the art form.

Students should have 1+ prior years of dance training, but placement is at the discretion of the studio and will be based on age and ability. Students taking Ballet II are required to take 2 dance classes per week in order to keep pace with the progress of the class and be ready to begin pointe work in Ballet III.

Dress Code: Black leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 6:00 PM
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Ballet III/IV (ages 10+)
Wednesday
6:15 PM to 7:45 PM
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Rhythm & Moves (ages 5.5-7)
Pre-Registration for current students only through June 21st

Progressing dance fundamentals in a high-energy, rhythm-rich format that appeals to boys and girls alike. Class focuses on building strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, body awareness and expressive style through traditional dance steps like plie, eleve and saute as well as conditioning challenges involving jumping jacks, downward dog, and crab walks. Students are introduced to modern dance-style floorwork and work with principles of movement texture as well as rhythm. This class advances GET MOVING! creative dance fundamentals and serves as wonderful preparation for Theater Jazz as well as Pre-Ballet classes. No leotard or tights required!

Dress Code: Clothes kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
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Ballet IV
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
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Hip Hop I (ages 7-9)
Pre-Registration for current students only through June 21st

Rhythm & Moves--By popular demand, we're introducing even more hip hop style to exacting dance technique! Students build strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, control, creativity, and confidence!

Dress Code: Jazz pants or sweat pants, solid colored shirt or leotard, and jazz shoes or sneakers that have never been worn outside
Thursday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 1203
Hip Hop II (ages 9-11)
Pre-Registration for current students only through June 21st

Rhythm & Moves--By popular demand, we're introducing even more hip hop style to exacting dance technique! Students build strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, control, creativity, and confidence!

Dress Code: Jazz pants or sweat pants, solid colored shirt or leotard, and jazz shoes or sneakers that have never been worn outside
Thursday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 1203
GET MOVING! Creative Dance (ages 4.5-5.5)
Pre-Registration for Current Students Only Through June 21st

Developed by Director Alden LaPaglia, ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater's signature approach to creative dance wraps method inside fun. Classes cultivate musicality while building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, body awareness, and self-discipline. No leotard or tights required!

Dress Code: Clothes kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Friday
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM
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Advanced Theater Jazz (ages 10+)
Pre-Registration for current students only through June 21st

Theater Dance is the study of music through movement. In theater, dancers must have full command of jazz, ballet, and modern techniques in order to achieve the sophisticated styling required to portray any given character. Theater Dance at ALDEN MOVES gives students the opportunity to build on their fundamentals in an arena outside of a classical ballet class. Students get an introduction to Luigi technique and style while working musicality, weight shifts, and direction changes through weekly "combinations." Students in Theater Dance should be enrolled in 1-2 classes per week.

Dress Code: Jazz pants or sweat pants, solid colored shirt or leotard, and black jazz shoes
Friday
4:30 PM to 5:45 PM
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Pre-Ballet I
Pre-Registration for current students only through June 21st

Our imaginative approach introduces ballet fundamentals in creative exercises that engage minds and bodies, laying a sound foundation of technique while instilling a lifelong love of dance. Pre-Ballet students continue to build strength, flexibility, balance and coordination while developing even more sophisticated body awareness.

Dress Code: White leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio 1203
Pre-Ballet II (ages 6.5+)
Pre-Registration for current students only through June 21st

Our imaginative approach introduces ballet fundamentals in creative exercises that engage minds and bodies, laying a sound foundation of technique while instilling a lifelong love of dance. Pre-Ballet students continue to build strength, flexibility, balance and coordination while developing even more sophisticated body awareness.

Dress Code: White leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
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Ballet IA/II (ages 8+)
In classical ballet classes, students build on the foundation they've established in pre-ballet. Focus continues on building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, and body awareness, but now students begin to learn more intricate steps and gain greater knowledge of the epaulement and lines that define the art form.

Students beginning classical ballet classes should have 2 prior years of dance training, but placement is at the discretion of the studio and will be based on age and ability. Students taking classical ballet should begin with 2 dance classes per week in order to keep pace with the progress of the class.

Dress Code: Black leotard (no attached skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, hair pulled back neatly in a ballet bun
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio 1203
Ballet III
Saturday
1:15 PM to 2:30 PM
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GET MOVING! Creative Dance (ages 3-4)
Pre-Registration for Current Students Only Through June 21st

Developed by Director Alden LaPaglia, ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater's signature approach to creative dance wraps method inside fun. Classes cultivate musicality while building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, body awareness, and self-discipline. No leotard or tights required!

Dress Code: Clothes kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Sunday
9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
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Advanced Intermediate Jazz - Girls Only (ages 9.5+)
Sunday
10:15 AM to 11:15 AM
Studio 1203
GET MOVING! Creative Dance (ages 4-5)
Pre-Registration for Current Students Only Through June 21st

Developed by Director Alden LaPaglia, ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater's signature approach to creative dance wraps method inside fun. Classes cultivate musicality while building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, body awareness, and self-discipline. No leotard or tights required!

Dress Code: Clothes kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Sunday
11:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Studio 1203
GET MOVING! Creative Dance (ages 5-6)
Pre-Registration for Current Students Only Through June 21st

Developed by Director Alden LaPaglia, ALDEN MOVES Dance Theater's signature approach to creative dance wraps method inside fun. Classes cultivate musicality while building strength, flexibility, balance, coordination, body awareness, and self-discipline. No leotard or tights required!

Dress Code: Clothes kids can move comfortably in-- pants that stretch or leotard/tights. No zippers or dresses.
Sunday
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
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