2021 Summer - July 12 to Aug 13 (5 weeks)

Name
Days
Location
Tuition
KinderJazz with Miss Olivia (Age 5-7)
Olivia Powers
10 spots left
This is a fun and engaging class that teaches basic jazz technique, while improving flexibility and increasing core strength all while working on the art of dynamic self expression. Students won't be able to contain their excitement to show off their new trending dance steps to friends and family. This is a great class that introduces students to one of the more bold forms of dance that sparks intrigue and fosters a great sense of accomplishment and confidence. You can expect to see kicks, leaps, turns, stretching and in general lots of fun movement to trending music.
In this class we will work on stretching and flexibility, basic ballet technique, feet and arm positioning, plies, tendus, arabesque, proper body alignment and the beautiful art of self expression through graceful movements. This is an excellent online option for your little dancer who loves calm peaceful music and a relaxing environment.

Ages 5-7
Monday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Main Room- Studio A
Opera Block PAC Facility
$59.00
Beginning Magic
Jeff Olds
10 spots left
Registration fee includes $25 for supplies that students will keep.

Do YOU Believe in MAGIC? Would YOU like to become a magician? Amaze your friends and family with the Opera Block's newest class; Beginning Magic! Taught by Mid-Michigan's ONLY Full Time Professional Magician; Jeff the Magician! This "Beginning Magic Class" is meant for children ages 6-8 and they will learn unbelievable card tricks, coin and money tricks and many other tricks with items you already have at home! Sign up quickly before your opportunity disappears!

Ages 6-8
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
Opera Block PAC Facility
$65.00
Hip Hop with Miss Olivia(Age 8-12)
Olivia Powers
12 spots left
Live in person in the studio! Students will need to maintain a 6 foot social distance and wear a mask. If you have concerns about participating in a live class - please contact us and we will discuss on a case by case basis.
Hip hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements. Hip hop dance requires students to have the strength and stamina to successfully perform moves. Therefore class includes upper and lower body conditioning as well as a rigorous warm-up to help prepare students for more intense movements.

Ages 8-12
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Main Room- Studio A
Opera Block PAC Facility
$59.00
Intermediate Magic
Jeff Olds
10 spots left
Registration fee includes $25 for supplies that students will keep.

Do YOU Believe in MAGIC? Would YOU like to become a magician? Amaze your friends and family with the Opera Block's newest class; Intermediate Magic! Taught by Mid-Michigan's ONLY Full Time Professional Magician; Jeff the Magician! This "Intermediate Magic Class" is meant for children ages 9-16 and they will learn unbelievable card tricks, coin and money tricks and many other tricks with items you already have at home! Sign up quickly before your opportunity disappears!

Ages 9-18
Monday
6:35 PM to 7:35 PM
Studio B
Opera Block PAC Facility
$65.00
Jazz with Miss Olivia (Age 13-18)
Olivia Powers
12 spots left
Live in person in the studio! Students will need to maintain a 6 foot social distance and wear a mask. If you have concerns about participating in a live class - please contact us and we will discuss on a case by case basis.
Jazz class will focus on learning proper dance techniques such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality and developing complex rhythms and patterns. Students will be exposed to various styles of jazz such as Broadway, Street and Contemporary to help develop a well rounded dancer. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. As students progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate. Graduated Curriculum ensures progression and improvement with noticeable results delivered.

Ages 13-18
Monday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Main Room- Studio A
Opera Block PAC Facility
$59.00
Tumbling 1 (Ages 5-7)
Michaela Clark
8 spots left
Tumbling Ages 5-7
Students will learn tumbling including basic progressions such as forward rolls, cartwheels, handstands, bridges and round-offs.

Ages 5-7
Tuesday
5:35 PM to 6:15 PM
Main Room- Studio A
Opera Block PAC Facility
$59.00
Painting Class (Ages 6+)
Diana Haney
10 spots left
Students will learn to paint, or increase their skills in painting art on canvas. Students must bring their own supply list. The Performing Arts Center will provide some supplies, but students must provide their own canvas and brushes, see supply list
Ages 6-18
Tuesday
6:15 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
Opera Block PAC Facility
$65.00
Tumbling 2 (Ages 5-12)
Michaela Clark
7 spots left
Tumbling Ages 5-7
Students will learn tumbling including basic progressions such as forward rolls, cartwheels, handstands, bridges and round-offs.

Ages 5-12
Tuesday
6:25 PM to 7:10 PM
Main Room- Studio A
Opera Block PAC Facility
$59.00
Acting Improvisation with Mr. Nick (Age 7-12)
Nick Lemmer
12 spots left
Live in person in the studio! Students will need to maintain a 6 foot social distance and wear a mask. If you have concerns about participating in a live class - please contact us and we will discuss on a case by case basis.
All classes will have a focus on the basics of building a scene with only a few suggestions. Focus on spontaneous creativity and creating a character out of little information. Encourages outside the box thinking and working together. Advanced classes will focus more on storytelling as well as staying in character, as well as listening and retaining information for later use

Ages 7-12
Wednesday
5:15 PM to 6:30 PM
Main Room- Studio A
Opera Block PAC Facility
$65.00
TikTok Class (Ages 7-14)
Dillion Frye
12 spots left
In this class students will dance, sing and film a new Tik-Tok every week. We have an amazing variety of experience levels, so our videos can be amazing. Each video will be professionally spliced, edited and competed. Videos will be posted to our very own Opera Block Performing Arts Center Tik-Tok account. Filming will take place in studio, and around our city within close walking distance of the studio (such as the park outside our back door). Our teacher is a professional videographer, with many years of experience. There is no prerequisite for this class, however if we are mandated to switch to virtual for any reason, student must have access to a device to record clips and send them via email for video completion. This class requires a irrevocable participation waiver, and social media release be on file with our office at all times. Gather up your ideas and students - lets help them post viral videos!
Ages 7-14
Wednesday
6:35 PM to 7:20 PM
Main Room- Studio A
Opera Block PAC Facility
$59.00
Mini Movers Group A (Age 3-4)
Maddi Kempa
6 spots left
This is our introduction class for children. Focus on Ballet/Jazz and lots of fun.
We focus on pre-primer ballet movements, singing and dance, large motor movement and simple tumbling.

Ages 3-4
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Main Room- Studio A
Opera Block PAC Facility
$59.00
KinderBallet (Age 5-7)
Maddi Kempa
12 spots left
KinderDance introduces the young dancer to ballet sequences and the basic techniques. This class is perfect for young dancers with lots of energy. This combo class allows us to build skills and students to experience each style of dance while improving their flexibility, sense of rhythm and overall coordination.
Ages 5-7
Thursday
5:35 PM to 6:20 PM
Main Room- Studio A
Opera Block PAC Facility
$59.00
Ballet with Miss Maddi (Age 8-12)
Maddi Kempa
11 spots left
Live in person in the studio! Students will need to maintain a 6 foot social distance and wear a mask. If you have concerns about participating in a live class - please contact us and we will discuss on a case by case basis.

Strictly Ballet introduces the young dancer to ballet sequences.
The foundation of most modern day dance forms. This beautiful and demanding technique is a necessity for all young, aspiring dancers. Ballet classes are offered for beginning through advanced levels. Our graduated curriculum builds upon specific skill sets to show progress and development to insure results that your dancer can be proud of.

Ages 8-12
Thursday
6:25 PM to 7:10 PM
Main Room- Studio A
Opera Block PAC Facility
$59.00
Jazz with Miss Maddi (Age 8-12)
Maddi Kempa
11 spots left
Live in person in the studio! Students will need to maintain a 6 foot social distance and wear a mask. If you have concerns about participating in a live class - please contact us and we will discuss on a case by case basis.
Jazz class will focus on learning proper dance techniques such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality and developing complex rhythms and patterns. Students will be exposed to various styles of jazz such as Broadway, Street and Contemporary to help develop a well rounded dancer. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. As students progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate. Graduated Curriculum ensures progression and improvement with noticeable results delivered.

Ages 8-12
Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:00 PM
Main Room- Studio A
Opera Block PAC Facility
$59.00
Lyrical with Miss Maddi (Age 8-12)
Maddi Kempa
12 spots left
Live in person in the studio! Students will need to maintain a 6 foot social distance and wear a mask. If you have concerns about participating in a live class - please contact us and we will discuss on a case by case basis.
Jazz class will focus on learning proper dance techniques such as isolations of the body, improving performance quality and developing complex rhythms and patterns. Students will be exposed to various styles of jazz such as Broadway, Street and Contemporary to help develop a well rounded dancer. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. As students progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate. Graduated Curriculum ensures progression and improvement with noticeable results delivered.

Ages 8-12
Thursday
8:05 PM to 8:50 PM
Main Room- Studio A
Opera Block PAC Facility
$59.00


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