2020-2021 Dance Season

Name
Days
Location
Tuition
Intro to Dance: Ballet/Tap/Jazz/Hip Hop Combo
Mari Parrella
This class is designed as an introduction into the varying styles of dance and begins to build a foundation for more challenging classes. This class will focus on Tap, Ballet and Jazz/Hip Hop dance styles. It is a great class for the dancer who wants to 'try it all'!
Ages 6-9
Monday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 2
Bethlehem
$60.00
Tiny Dancers
Maria Rodrigues
This class is full
Tiny Dancers is a fun and imaginative class designed to teach the basics of tap and ballet. Steps, positions, movement patterns, left and right discrimination and shifting patterns are taught using fun props and imagery to gain a better understanding of their dance steps. Choreographed routines are taught as the school year progresses


Ages 4-6
Monday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 1
Bethlehem
$50.00
Jazz/Hip Hop II
Maria Rodrigues
As a combination class, the fundamentals of Jazz dance are explored in traveling steps, isolations, kicks, turns and more. Dancers will focus on body position and placement while learning jazz terminology and choreography. They will also learn Hip Hop basics and work on fun choreography, exploring the overall style of Hip Hop dance.
Ages 10-12
Monday
5:40 PM to 6:40 PM
Studio 1
Bethlehem
$60.00
Tiny Dancers
Mari Parrella
Tiny Dancers is a fun and imaginative class designed to teach the basics of tap and ballet. Steps, positions, movement patterns, left and right discrimination and shifting patterns are taught using fun props and imagery to gain a better understanding of their dance steps. Choreographed routines are taught as the school year progresses


Ages 3-6
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 2
Bethlehem
$50.00
Acro II
Maria Rodrigues
This class is full
Strongly advised to take with ballet, lyrical, or jazz. Skills of focus include: Handstand balance, Heel stretch hold, Scorpion, One hand cartwheel (right and left), Handstand to chest roll, Elbow stand hold, Straddle press handstand, Arabian, Dive cartwheel, Round off, Jete, Single pirouette, Front Walkover, Back Walkover, Front Limber, Aerial and more.

*Instructor approval required* (Students must be able to fall into a backbend on their own)

Ages 9-18
Monday
6:50 PM to 7:50 PM
Studio 1
Bethlehem
$60.00
Ballet II
Julia Culver
The basis and foundation of all dance forms, Ballet will strengthen and review the fundamentals of technique within dancers' overall training. All students, will be challenged technically and artistically.
Ages 10-18
Monday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio 1
Bethlehem
$60.00
Tiny Dancers
Maria Rodrigues
This class is full
Tiny Dancers is a fun and imaginative class designed to teach the basics of tap and ballet. Steps, positions, movement patterns, left and right discrimination and shifting patterns are taught using fun props and imagery to gain a better understanding of their dance steps. Choreographed routines are taught as the school year progresses


Ages 4-6
Tuesday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 1
Bethlehem
$50.00
Ballet I
Julia Culver
The basis and foundation of all dance forms, Ballet will strengthen and review the fundamentals of technique within dancers' overall training. All students, will be challenged technically and artistically.
Ages 7-9
Tuesday
5:40 PM to 6:25 PM
Studio 1
Bethlehem
$50.00
Modern/Lyrical II
Maria Rodrigues
This class focuses on the fundamentals of Modern dance & Lyrical dance in a more advanced setting. Dancers will work on parallel placement, contractions, spinal articulation, weight transfer and floor work as the basis of the Graham, Limon and Horton techniques. They will be challenged to express themselves as artists and grow intellectually as well as physically and technically in modern and lyrical classes. Intermediate/Advanced level steps and technique will be taught as well as more challenging choreography.
Ages 11-18
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 1
Bethlehem
$60.00
Tiny Movers
Maria Rodrigues
This class is full
This whimsical class is taught at a slow pace for the toddler aged child. Basic dance steps and stretches will be taught, along with rhythm, balance activities, and creative movement stories. Props such as rhythm sticks, scarves, bubbles and bean bags will be used in class.


Ages 1-4
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 5:15 PM
Studio 2
Bethlehem
$40.00
Tiny Movers
Maria Rodrigues
This class is full
This whimsical class is taught at a slow pace for the toddler aged child. Basic dance steps and stretches will be taught, along with rhythm, balance activities, and creative movement stories. Props such as rhythm sticks, scarves, bubbles and bean bags will be used in class.


Ages 1-4
Thursday
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 2
Bethlehem
$40.00
Acro I
Maria Rodrigues
This class is full
Our Acro I class introduces basic tumbling moves with a strong emphasis on stretching and strengthening exercises, which will prepare the student for more advanced work. Basic moves learned include things such as Splits and Backbends. Rolls and Cartwheels are introduced almost immediately after obtaining the proper strength for support.

Due to Covid-19 and the need to social distance while dancing, each dancer will have their own mat for this class. Tumbling moves that require a lot of spotting by the instructor will be taught once guidelines loosen. The first half of the year will be focused strongly on strength, flexibility and beginner tumbling skills!

Ages 7-18
Thursday
4:40 PM to 5:40 PM
Studio 1
Bethlehem
$60.00
Ballet III (Pre-Pointe/Pointe)
Julia Culver
Pointe and Pre-Pointe class may be taken by students who are on pointe and those students who are not yet on pointe to further develop and strengthen the muscles necessary to go on pointe. Readiness for pointe work is determined by each student’s strength and physical development. The instructor will tell students and their parents when they are ready to go on pointe. **Instructor approval is required for this class**

It is highly recommended dancers take another ballet class in addition to pre-pointe/pointe to practice and advance their technique safely. The Ballet II class on Mondays is a great addition to the pointe class.

Ages 10-18
Thursday
5:45 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio 1
Bethlehem
$60.00
Jazz/Hip Hop I
Maria Rodrigues
As a combination class, the fundamentals of Jazz dance are explored in traveling steps, isolations, kicks, turns and more. Dancers will focus on body position and placement while learning jazz terminology and choreography. They will also learn Hip Hop basics and work on fun choreography, exploring the overall style of Hip Hop dance.
Ages 6-9
Thursday
5:50 PM to 6:35 PM
Studio 2
Bethlehem
$50.00
Tap II
Maria Rodrigues
In Tap class, dancers learn and perfect rhythm, timing, musicality and precision. This is an intermediate/advanced level class, more intricate rhythms and tap steps will be taught in both Broadway & rhythm tap styles.
Ages 10-18
Thursday
6:50 PM to 7:35 PM
Studio 2
Bethlehem
$50.00
Jazz/Hip Hop III
Maria Rodrigues
As a combination class, the fundamentals of Jazz dance are explored in traveling steps, isolations, kicks, turns and more. Dancers will focus on body position and placement while learning jazz terminology and choreography. They will also learn Hip Hop basics and work on fun choreography, exploring the overall style of Hip Hop dance.
Ages 12-18
Thursday
7:40 PM to 8:40 PM
Studio 1
Bethlehem
$60.00
Tiny Movers
Maria Rodrigues
This whimsical class is taught at a slow pace for the toddler aged child. Basic dance steps and stretches will be taught, along with rhythm, balance activities, and creative movement stories. Props such as rhythm sticks, scarves, bubbles and bean bags will be used in class.


Ages 1-4
Friday
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio 2
Bethlehem
$40.00
Fairytale Ballet
Maria Rodrigues
This class is full
Basic ballet skills, terminology, rhythm, and coordination are taught, practiced, and developed through creative movement, music, and mime in a supportive and supervised environment. Fairytale ballet includes princess music and a short section for story-time and dress up at the end of class.


Ages 2-5
Friday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 1
Bethlehem
$50.00
Musical Theatre
Maria Rodrigues
Musical Theatre class will focus on learning proper dance technique while exploring the various dance styles used in Broadway shows. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with Broadway style jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. Emphasis will also be placed on learning performance skills such as connecting with the audience and telling a story through dance and facial expressions. Some acting techniques will also be taught as well as brief skits and scenes. Students will experience all aspects of musical theatre in this super fun class!
Ages 7-10
Friday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 1
Bethlehem
$50.00
Acro I
Maria Rodrigues
Our Acro I class introduces basic tumbling moves with a strong emphasis on stretching and strengthening exercises, which will prepare the student for more advanced work. Basic moves learned include things such as Splits and Backbends. Rolls and Cartwheels are introduced almost immediately after obtaining the proper strength for support.

Due to Covid-19 and the need to social distance while dancing, each dancer will have their own mat for this class. Tumbling moves that require a lot of spotting by the instructor will be taught once guidelines loosen. The first half of the year will be focused strongly on strength, flexibility and beginner tumbling skills!

Ages 7-18
Saturday
10:15 AM to 11:15 PM
Studio 1
Bethlehem
$60.00

Adult Classes- Session 2

Name
Days
Location
Tuition
Adult Ballet
Julia Culver
Focuses on exercises, techniques and steps of classical ballet with an emphasis on terminology and correct body alignment. Develops an aesthetic awareness of the art of classical ballet. Includes a warm-up at the barre with center floor work and combinations. This class is geared towards dancers of all levels!
Ages 18-99
Monday
6:45 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 2
Bethlehem
$75.00
Adult Modern/Contemporary
Maria Rodrigues
This class focuses on movement as a physical expression of emotion. This class will introduce students to a range of modern techniques; increasing strength, flexibility and freedom of movement. All exercises and choreography take place across the floor and in center floor, allowing students to explore range of movement and interpretive style. This class is geared towards dancers of all levels. No prior modern dance experience is necessary to take this class, it's never too late to learn something new!
Ages 18-99
Tuesday
7:40 PM to 8:40 PM
Studio 1
Bethlehem
$75.00
Adult Jazz
Julia Culver
Jazz is a high energy, stamina-building class. We focus on classical jazz technique, with across the floor progressions and combinations that often fuse contemporary and hip-hop choreography with jazz. This class is an ALL LEVELS class, everyone is welcome to attend!!
Ages 18-99
Thursday
6:50 PM to 7:35 PM
Studio 2
Bethlehem
$65.00


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