2023-24 Dance Season - Q4

Name
Days
Location
Ballet II (Mon 4:30)
Students fourth grade and older with previous ballet training will love dancing barre and center floor combinations that will feed their spirits and strengthen their dance technique.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Ballet/Jazz III (Mon 4:30)
It’s the best of both worlds! In one hour, your child will begin with the classic technique of ballet and end with the fun and funky dance moves of jazz. Each dance form compliments the other as students gain a solid dance base and have tons of fun in the process. Level III (ages 7+) is geared toward second graders who have studied dance (at Twirl or elsewhere) in the previous season.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Tap/Jazz II (Mon 4:30)
What kid wouldn’t love to make noise with their feet and then bust a move to cool tunes? Tap, tap, tap to the music and then get moving with some awesome jazz dancing. Your child will have a great time learning both disciplines of dance in one class. Cool, fun, and action packed! Tap/Jazz II (ages 6-7) is for first graders with previous dance experience and also second graders with no dance training
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Ballet I (Mon 5:30)
Perfect for students taking dance for fun or dancers who are serious about their craft, this level I class is beneficial for posture and focus while establishing a strong technical foundation for other forms of dance. Ballet I is the ideal level for third graders transitioning to Twirl’s 8+ level of dance classes. Ages 8+
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Down syndrome Dance (Mon 5:30)
Students with Down syndrome work on improving movement skills, creativity, and memorization as they explore jazz and musical theatre dance styles. Ages 10+
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Team Twirl I (Mon 5:30)
Team Twirl is a performance group that gives Twirl dancers more opportunities to have a positive presence in the community though public performances (not dance competitions). Team Twirl classes include dance technique and learning choreography for these performances. Team Twirl I dancers ages 6 to 7 (first and second graders) are required to take at least two classes a week including at least one technique class (Ballet/Jazz, Tap/Jazz, or Musical Theatre Dance) plus Team Twirl I.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Ballet IV (Mon 6:30)
(ages 10+) Dancers with at least two years of ballet training will plié the night away in this higher-level ballet class. Students will grow as dancers while they gain strength, control, and beautiful technique through more challenging barre work and center floor combinations. Level placement is based on teacher recommendation.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Contemporary I (Mon 6:30)
Students will love dancing out their joys and frustrations through this super expressive genre of dance, which is a fusion of ballet, jazz, and modern. Level I (ages 9+) is for first year contemporary dance students.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Hip Hop ages 8-10 (Mon 6:30)
Dancers learn how to find the rhythm and the baseline in a song as they build core strength and learn really cool dance moves. Dancers are also given the tools to develop their own creative style and voice through freestyle dancing. Like all classes at Twirl, music for hip hop classes is free of suggestive or inappropriate lyrics and choreography is cool, hip, and current while maintaining modesty and integrity. Ages 8-10
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Ballet III/IV (Mon 7:30)
Dancers with at least two years of ballet training will plié the night away in this higher-level ballet class. Students will grow as dancers while they gain strength, control, and beautiful technique through more challenging barre work and center floor combinations. Level placement is based on teacher recommendation.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Annex
Twirl
Hip Hop ages 11+ (Mon 7:30)
Dancers learn how to find the rhythm and the baseline in a song as they build core strength and learn really cool dance moves. Dancers are also given the tools to develop their own creative style and voice through freestyle dancing. Like all classes at Twirl, music for hip hop classes is free of suggestive or inappropriate lyrics and choreography is cool, hip, and current while maintaining modesty and integrity. Ages 11+
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Leaps & Turns 11+ (Mon 7:30)
Dancers in this class will work on conditioning, stretching, technique, and drills to master solid turns and beautiful leaps. Leaps and Turns will focus on technique only and is a non-performing class for the June show.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Pre-Pointe (Mon 8:45)
(ages 11+) Pre-pointe is a 30-minute class of strengthening and technique to prepare students to dance en pointe for the following season. Twirl has a unique partnership with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in our assessment of pointe readiness for the dancers in this class. Pointe readiness will be assessed individually by Twirl’s teaching artist and dance/sports specialists from CHOP toward the end of the dance season. Students ages 11+ must be approved or recommended to register for pre-pointe and are required to take two additional ballet classes each week.
Monday
8:45 PM to 9:15 PM
Annex
Twirl
Twirl Jr (Tues 1pm)
Imaginations soar in this combination class when little ones learn tap, acrobatics, and dance basics. Aside from dance, your preschooler will learn counting, their left from right, and other skills that will help them excel in school and life.
Tuesday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance Ia (Tues 4:30)
Your child who loves dancing and being on stage will thrive in this jazz-based class that focuses on dance styles found in Broadway musicals. Students not only learn dance technique, but also work on acting skills and performing with emotion and stage presence. Level Ia (ages 5-6) is designed for kindergarteners and also first graders with no jazz dance experience. Ages 5-6
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Tap/Jazz I (Tues 4:30)
What kid wouldn’t love to make noise with their feet and then bust a move to cool tunes? Tap, tap, tap to the music and then get moving with some awesome jazz dancing. Your child will have a great time learning both disciplines of dance in one class. Cool, fun, and action packed! Ages 5-6
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Twirl Jr (Tues 4:30)
Imaginations soar in this combination class when little ones learn tap, acrobatics, and dance basics. Aside from dance, your preschooler will learn counting, their left from right, and other skills that will help them excel in school and life.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Tap I (Tues 5:30)
Beginner tappers will fall in love with this style of dance as they train in the basics of tap technique and rhythm, providing the framework for tap classes in years to come. Ages 8+

Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Tap/Jazz III (Tues 5:30)
What kid wouldn’t love to make noise with their feet and then bust a move to cool tunes? Tap, tap, tap to the music and then get moving with some awesome jazz dancing. Your child will have a great time learning both disciplines of dance in one class. Cool, fun, and action packed! Level III is geared toward second graders who have studied tap/jazz dance (at Twirl or elsewhere) in the previous season.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Twirl Jr (Tues 5:30)
Imaginations soar in this combination class when little ones learn tap, acrobatics, and dance basics. Aside from dance, your preschooler will learn counting, their left from right, and other skills that will help them excel in school and life.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Acro III (Tues 6:30)
This class is designed for acrobats who want to bring their skills to the next level. Students work on back handsprings, aerial cartwheels, and other more advanced acrobatic tricks as well as exercises to improve flexibility and strength. Having a solid back walkover and bridge recover (standing up from a bridge) are required prerequisites for this class. Ages 7+

For acrobatics classes, there is a $20 class fee due with each quarterly payment.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance III (Tues 6:30)
Dancers who dream of performing on Broadway are challenged with contrasting musical theatre styles that require both dance technique and performance quality. This class is perfect for intermediate dancers age 11+.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Tap IV (Tues 6:30)
This class will challenge proficient tappers with intricate footwork, complex rhythms, and advanced tap steps. Ages 10+
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Acro II (Tues 7:30)
(ages 6+) Level II is Twirl’s intermediate level acrobatics class. Along with strength and flexibility training, this class focuses on cartwheel variations, walkovers, and balancing skills. The prerequisite for this class is a consistent bridge kickover.

For acrobatics classes, there is a $20 class fee due with each quarterly payment.
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance V (Tues 7:30)
Twirl’s highest level of musical theatre dance features advanced dance technique training and choreography. Ages 11+
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Tap II (Tues 7:30)
Tap dancers with at least one year of recent tap training since third grade will learn cool moves like time steps, drawbacks, Cincinnati’s, and other awesome classic tap steps. Ages 8+
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Twirl Jr (Wed 1pm)
Imaginations soar in this combination class when little ones learn tap, acrobatics, and dance basics. Aside from dance, your preschooler will learn counting, their left from right, and other skills that will help them excel in school and life.
Wednesday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Ballet/Jazz II (Wed 4:30)
It’s the best of both worlds! In one hour, your child will begin with the classic technique of ballet and end with the fun and funky dance moves of jazz. Each dance form compliments the other as students gain a solid dance base and have tons of fun in the process. Ballet/Jazz II (ages 6-7) is for first graders with previous dance experience and also second graders with no dance training.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Jazz I (Wed 4:30)
Students will love dancing this dynamic dance style to popular music. Grounded in dance technique, jazz students will be work on kicks, turns, leaps and other skills that are common to this fun and upbeat genre of dance. Ages 8-10
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Jazz II (Wed 4:30)
Students will love dancing this dynamic dance style to popular music. Grounded in dance technique, jazz students will be work on kicks, turns, leaps and other skills that are common to this fun and upbeat genre of dance. Ages 9+
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Contemporary III (Wed 5:30)
Students will love dancing out their joys and frustrations through this super expressive genre of dance, which is a fusion of ballet, jazz, and modern. Level III is designed for advanced dancers.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance Ib (Wed 5:30)
Your child who loves dancing and being on stage will thrive in this jazz-based class that focuses on dance styles found in Broadway musicals. Students not only learn dance technique, but also work on acting skills and performing with emotion and stage presence. Ib (ages 6-7) is for first graders with previous dance experience and also second graders with no dance training.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Team Twirl II (Wed 5:30)
Team Twirl is a performance group that gives Twirl dancers more opportunities to have a positive presence in the community though public performances (not dance competitions). Team Twirl classes include dance technique and learning choreography for these performances.Team Twirl dancers ages 8+ (Team Twirl II, III and IV) are required to take at least three classes a week including at least one Ballet class, plus Musical Theatre Dance or Jazz or Contemporary or Lyrical (available for Team Twirl II level only), plus Team Twirl II, III or IV (based on teacher recommendation). This class is ages 8-10
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance IIb (Wed 6:30)
Level II musical theatre dance classes focus on different dance styles found on the Broadway stage and other theatrical venues. Musical Theatre Dance IIb classes (ages 9+) are for more advanced fourth grade dancers and fifth graders with two years of recent musical theatre dance/jazz dance training.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance IV (Wed 6:30)
(ages 10+) Intermediate/advanced musical theatre dancers hone in on jazz dance technique and learn dance styles and choreography that are practical for musicals, theme parks, cruise ships, and other stage productions.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Team Twirl IV (Wed 6:30)
Team Twirl is a performance group that gives Twirl dancers more opportunities to have a positive presence in the community though public performances (not dance competitions). Team Twirl classes include dance technique and learning choreography for these performances. Team Twirl dancers ages 8+ (Team Twirl II, III and IV) are required to take at least three classes a week including at least one Ballet class, plus Musical Theatre Dance or Jazz or Contemporary or Lyrical (available for Team Twirl II level only), plus Team Twirl II, III or IV (based on teacher recommendation). This class is ages 11+
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Acro II (Wed 7:30)
(ages 6+) Level II is Twirl’s intermediate level acrobatics class. Along with strength and flexibility training, this class focuses on cartwheel variations, walkovers, and balancing skills. The prerequisite for this class is a consistent bridge kickover.

For acrobatics classes, there is a $20 class fee due with each quarterly payment.
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Ballet III/IV (Wed 7:30)
(ages 10+) Dancers with at least two years of ballet training will plié the night away in this higher-level ballet class. Students will grow as dancers while they gain strength, control, and beautiful technique through more challenging barre work and center floor combinations. Level placement is based on teacher recommendation.
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Annex
Twirl
Team Twirl III (Wed 7:30)
Team Twirl is a performance group that gives Twirl dancers more opportunities to have a positive presence in the community though public performances (not dance competitions). Team Twirl classes include dance technique and learning choreography for these performances. Team Twirl dancers ages 8+ (Team Twirl II, III and IV) are required to take at least three classes a week including at least one Ballet class, plus Musical Theatre Dance or Jazz or Contemporary or Lyrical (available for Team Twirl II level only), plus Team Twirl II, III or IV (based on teacher recommendation). Ages 10+
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Acro I (Thurs 4:30)
Bring out the mats and let’s get upside down! It’s not a surprise that these are some of Twirl’s most popular classes. Students work on physical conditioning and agility as they learn handstands, walkovers, cartwheels, and other fun tumbling tricks. Students are challenged according to their individual skill level, and beginners are welcome.

For acrobatics classes, there is a $20 class fee due with each quarterly payment.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Ballet/Jazz I (Thurs 4:30)
It’s the best of both worlds! In one hour, your child will begin with the classic technique of ballet and end with the fun and funky dance moves of jazz. Each dance form compliments the other as students gain a solid dance base and have tons of fun in the process. Level I (ages 5-6) is designed for kindergarteners and also first graders with no ballet/jazz dance experience.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance Ic (Thurs 4:30)
Your child who loves dancing and being on stage will thrive in this jazz-based class that focuses on dance styles found in Broadway musicals. Students not only learn dance technique, but also work on acting skills and performing with emotion and stage presence. Level Ic (ages 6-7) is geared toward second graders who have studied dance (at Twirl or elsewhere) in the previous season.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Ballet I (Thurs 5:30)
Perfect for students taking dance for fun or dancers who are serious about their craft, this level I class is beneficial for posture and focus while establishing a strong technical foundation for other forms of dance. Ballet I is the ideal level for third graders transitioning to Twirl’s 8+ level of dance classes.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Ballet III (Thurs 5:30)
Dancers with at least two years of ballet training will plié the night away in this higher-level ballet class. Students will grow as dancers while they gain strength, control, and beautiful technique through more challenging barre work and center floor combinations. Level placement is based on teacher recommendation.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Tap/Jazz I (Thurs 5:30)
What kid wouldn’t love to make noise with their feet and then bust a move to cool tunes? Tap, tap, tap to the music and then get moving with some awesome jazz dancing. Your child will have a great time learning both disciplines of dance in one class. Cool, fun, and action packed! Ages 5-6
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Ballet II (Thurs 6:30)
Students fourth grade and older with previous ballet training will love dancing barre and center floor combinations that will feed their spirits and strengthen their dance technique.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Lyrical I (Thurs 6:30pm)
Splitting the difference between ballet and jazz, lyrical offers dancers the opportunity to learn beautiful and fluid choreography while developing strong dance technique.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance IIa (Thurs 6:30)
Level II musical theatre dance classes focus on different dance styles found on the Broadway stage and other theatrical venues. Musical Theatre Dance IIa (ages 8-10) is geared toward third through fifth grade dancers who are at the beginner/intermediate level.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Acro I (Thurs 7:30)
Bring out the mats and let’s get upside down! It’s not a surprise that these are some of Twirl’s most popular classes. Students work on physical conditioning and agility as they learn handstands, walkovers, cartwheels, and other fun tumbling tricks. Students are challenged according to their individual skill level, and beginners are welcome.

For acrobatics classes, there is a $20 class fee due with each quarterly payment.
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Ballet IV/V (Thurs 7:30)
(ages 11+) Turns, leaps, and beats. Ballet V is for Twirl’s most advanced ballet students. Level placement is based on teacher recommendation.

Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Annex
Twirl
Contemporary II (Thurs 7:30)
Students will love dancing out their joys and frustrations through this super expressive genre of dance, which is a fusion of ballet, jazz, and modern. Level I (ages 9+) is for first year contemporary dance students, level II (ages 10+) is geared toward dancers with at least one year of contemporary training, and level III is designed for advanced dancers. Ages 10+
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Pointe (Thurs 8:45)
(ages 11+) Dancers work on strengthening, conditioning, and dance artistry as they safely navigate the world of dancing en pointe. All pointe students must have completed Twirl’s pre-pointe program or have previous pointe training. Pointe students who are new to Twirl and have not completed Twirl’s pre-pointe class, must pass an assessment before being approved to take this class. All pointe students must also be enrolled in at least two ballet classes per week.
Thursday
8:45 PM to 9:15 PM
Annex
Twirl
Ballet/Jazz I (Sat 9am)
It’s the best of both worlds! In one hour, your child will begin with the classic technique of ballet and end with the fun and funky dance moves of jazz. Each dance form compliments the other as students gain a solid dance base and have tons of fun in the process. Level I (ages 5-6) is designed for kindergarteners and also first graders with no ballet/jazz dance experience.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Studio A
Twirl
Ballet/Jazz II (Sat 9am)
It’s the best of both worlds! In one hour, your child will begin with the classic technique of ballet and end with the fun and funky dance moves of jazz. Each dance form compliments the other as students gain a solid dance base and have tons of fun in the process. Ballet/Jazz II (ages 6-7) is for first graders with previous dance experience and also second graders with no dance training.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Annex
Twirl
Twirl Jr (Sat 9am)
Imaginations soar when little ones learn tap, acrobatics, and dance basics. Aside from dance, your preschooler will learn counting, their left from right, and other skills that will help them excel in school and life.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Studio B
Twirl
Ballet/Jazz III (Sat 10am)
It’s the best of both worlds! In one hour, your child will begin with the classic technique of ballet and end with the fun and funky dance moves of jazz. Each dance form compliments the other as students gain a solid dance base and have tons of fun in the process. Level III (ages 6-7) is geared toward second graders who have studied dance (at Twirl or elsewhere) in the previous season.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Annex
Twirl
Twirl Jr ages 3-4 (Sat 10am)
Imaginations soar when little ones wear fairy wings and superhero capes as part of this combination class which focuses on tap, acrobatics, and dance basics. Aside from dance, your preschooler will learn counting, their left from right, and other skills that will help them excel in school and life. Ages 3-4
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio A
Twirl
Twirl Jr ages 4-5 (Sat 10am)
Imaginations soar when little ones learn tap, acrobatics, and dance basics. Aside from dance, your preschooler will learn counting, their left from right, and other skills that will help them excel in school and life. Ages 4-5.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio B
Twirl
Acro I (Sat 11am)
Bring out the mats and let’s get upside down! It’s not a surprise that these are some of Twirl’s most popular classes. Students work on physical conditioning and agility as they learn handstands, walkovers, cartwheels, and other fun tumbling tricks. Students are challenged according to their individual skill level, and beginners are welcome. Ages 6+

For acrobatics classes, there is a $20 class fee due with each quarterly payment.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Lyrical II (Sat 11am)
Splitting the difference between ballet and jazz, lyrical offers dancers the opportunity to learn beautiful and fluid choreography while developing strong dance technique.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Annex
Twirl
Tap/Jazz I (Sat 11am)
What kid wouldn’t love to make noise with their feet and then bust a move to cool tunes? Tap, tap, tap to the music and then get moving with some awesome jazz dancing. Your child will have a great time learning both disciplines of dance in one class. Cool, fun, and action packed! Ages 5-6
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Acro II/III (Sat 12:00)
This class is designed for acrobats who want to bring their skills to the next level. Students work on back handsprings, aerial cartwheels, and other more advanced acrobatic tricks as well as exercises to improve flexibility and strength. Having a solid back walkover and bridge recover (standing up from a bridge) are required prerequisites for this class. Ages 7+
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio A
Twirl

Four-Week Summer Classes

Name
Days
Location
Ballet I
Perfect for students taking dance for fun or dancers who are serious about their craft, this level I class is beneficial for posture and focus while establishing a strong technical foundation for other forms of dance. Ballet I is the ideal level for third graders transitioning to Twirl’s 8+ level of dance classes.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Stretching and Conditioning
This class is a perfect fit for dancers who want to improve their strength and flexibility and keep in great dance shape for the summer months. $72 for the four-week session.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Tap/Jazz 5-7
Your child will have a great time learning both tap and jazz dance in one action-packed class.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Acro I
Kids love getting upside down so it’s not a surprise that these are some of Twirl’s most popular classes. Students work on physical conditioning and agility as they learn handstands, walkovers, cartwheels, and other fun tumbling tricks. Students are challenged according to their individual skill level, and beginners are welcome.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Hip Hop 11+
Dancers learn how to find the rhythm and the baseline in a song as they build core strength and learn really cool dance moves. Dancers are also given the tools to develop their own creative style and voice through freestyle dancing. Like all classes at Twirl, music for hip hop classes is free of suggestive or inappropriate lyrics and choreography is cool, hip, and current while maintaining modesty and integrity. Ages 11+
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Acro II/III
Along with strength and flexibility training, this class focuses on cartwheel variations, walkovers, and balancing skills. The prerequisite for this class is a consistent bridge kickover.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Ballet IV
Turns, leaps, and beats. This level is for more advanced ballet students.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Annex
Twirl
Hip Hop 8-10
Dancers learn how to find the rhythm and the baseline in a song as they build core strength and learn really cool dance moves. Dancers are also given the tools to develop their own creative style and voice through freestyle dancing. Like all classes at Twirl, music for hip hop classes is free of suggestive or inappropriate lyrics and choreography is cool, hip, and current while maintaining modesty and integrity. Ages 8-10
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Pointe
Dancers work on strengthening, conditioning, and dance artistry as they safely navigate the world of dancing en pointe. This class will also include variations that are appropriate to the skill level of the dancers. NOTE: Students registering for this class must also be registered for the previous class- Ballet IV/V.
Monday
8:45 PM to 9:30 PM
Annex
Twirl

2024-25 Dance Season - Q1

Name
Days
Location
Ballet I (Mon 4:30)
(ages 8+) Perfect for students taking dance for fun or dancers who are serious about their craft, this level I class is beneficial for posture and focus while establishing a strong technical foundation for other forms of dance. Ballet I is the ideal level for third graders transitioning to Twirl’s 8+ level of dance classes.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Ballet/Jazz Ib (Mon 4:30)
It’s the best of both worlds! In one hour, your child will begin with the classic technique of ballet and end with the fun and funky dance moves of jazz. Ballet/Jazz Ib (ages 6-7) is for first graders with previous dance experience and also second graders with no dance training.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Tap/Jazz Ib (Mon 4:30)
Your child will have a great time learning both tap and jazz dance in one action-packed class. Tap/Jazz Ib (ages 6-7) is for first graders with previous dance experience and all second graders with previous dance training or no training.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Ballet III (Mon 5:30)
(Ages 10+) Dancers with at least two years of ballet training will plié the night away in this higher-level ballet class. Students will gain strength, control, and beautiful technique through challenging barre work and center floor combinations. Level placement is based on teacher recommendation.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Down syndrome Dance (Mon 5:30)
Students with Down syndrome work on improving movement skills, creativity, and memorization as they explore jazz and musical theatre dance styles. Ages 10+
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Team Twirl I (Mon 5:30)
(ages ages 6-7) Team Twirl is a non-audition performance group that gives Twirl dancers more opportunities to have a positive presence in the community though public performances (not dance competitions). Team Twirl classes include dance technique and learning choreography for performances. Team Twirl I dancers ages 6 to 7 (first and second graders) are required to take at least two classes a week including at least one technique class (Ballet/Jazz, Tap/Jazz, or Musical Theatre Dance) plus Team Twirl I.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Ballet II (Mon 6:30)
(ages 9+) Students fourth grade and older with previous ballet training will love dancing barre and center floor combinations that will feed their spirits and strengthen their dance technique.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Hip Hop ages 8-10 (Mon 6:30)
(Ages 8-10) Dancers learn how to find the rhythm and the baseline in a song as they build core strength and learn really cool dance moves. Dancers are also given the tools to develop their own creative style and voice through freestyle dancing. Like all classes at Twirl, music for hip hop classes is free of suggestive or inappropriate lyrics and choreography is cool, hip, and current while maintaining modesty and integrity.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Leaps & Turns (Mon 6:30)
(ages 11+) Dancers in this class will work on conditioning, stretching, technique, and drills to master solid turns and beautiful leaps. Leaps and Turns will focus on technique only and is a non-performing class for the June show.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Ballet IV/V (Mon 7:30)
(ages 11+) Turns, leaps, and beats. Ballet V is for Twirl’s most advanced ballet students. Level placement is based on teacher recommendation.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Annex
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Hip Hop ages 11+ (Mon 7:30)
(ages 11+) Dancers learn how to find the rhythm and the baseline in a song as they build core strength and learn really cool dance moves. Like all classes at Twirl, music for hip hop classes is free of suggestive or inappropriate lyrics and choreography is cool, hip, and current while maintaining modesty and integrity.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Jazz III (Mon 7:30)
(ages 10-12) Students will have an awesome time dancing this dynamic dance style to popular music. Grounded in dance technique, jazz students will be work on kicks, turns, leaps and other skills that are common to this fun and upbeat genre of dance.
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Pointe I (Mon 8:45)
(ages 12+) Dancers work on strengthening, conditioning, and dance artistry as they safely navigate the world of dancing en pointe. All pointe students must have completed Twirl’s pre-pointe program or have previous pointe training. Pointe students who are new to Twirl and have not completed Twirl’s pre-pointe class, must pass an assessment before being approved to take this class. All pointe students must also be enrolled in at least two ballet classes per week.
Monday
8:45 PM to 9:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Pre-Pro Hip Hop (Mon 8:45)
(ages 12+) This fast-paced hip hop class is designed for advanced students who are enrolled in at least three other dance classes at Twirl, or who have been taking hip hop at Twirl for 5+ years.
Monday
8:45 PM to 9:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Twirl Jr (Tues 1pm)
Imaginations soar in this combination class when little ones learn tap, acrobatics, and dance basics. Aside from dance, your preschooler will learn counting, their left from right, and other skills that will help them excel in school and life.

*Students must be at least 3 years of age by September 5, 2024 to enroll in Twirl’s 2024-2025 preschool dance classes.
Tuesday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance Ib (Tues 4:30)
Your child who loves dancing and being on stage will thrive in this jazz-based class that focuses on dance styles found in Broadway musicals. Musical Theatre Dance Ib (ages 6-7) is for first graders with previous dance experience and also second graders with no dance training.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Tap/Jazz Ia (Tues 4:30)
Your child will have a great time learning both tap and jazz dance in one action-packed class. Tap/Jazz Ia (ages 5-6) is designed for kindergartners and also first graders with no tap/jazz dance experience.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Twirl Jr (Tues 4:30)
Imaginations soar in this combination class when little ones learn tap, acrobatics, and dance basics. Aside from dance, your preschooler will learn counting, their left from right, and other skills that will help them excel in school and life.

*Students must be at least 3 years of age by September 5, 2024 to enroll in Twirl’s 2024-2025 preschool dance classes.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Ballet/Jazz Ia (Tues 5:30)
It’s the best of both worlds! In one hour, your child will begin with the classic technique of ballet and end with the energetic dance moves of jazz. Ballet/Jazz Ia (ages 5-6) is designed for kindergartners and also first graders with no ballet/jazz dance experience.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Tap I (Tues 5:30)
(ages 8+) Beginner tappers will fall in love with this style of dance as they train in the basics of tap technique and rhythm, providing the framework for tap classes in years to come.

Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Twirl Jr (Tues 5:30)
Imaginations soar in this combination class when little ones learn tap, acrobatics, and dance basics. Aside from dance, your preschooler will learn counting, their left from right, and other skills that will help them excel in school and life.

*Students must be at least 3 years of age by September 5, 2024 to enroll in Twirl’s 2024-2025 preschool dance classes.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Acro II (Tues 6:30)
(ages 6+) Level II is Twirl’s intermediate level acrobatics class. Along with strength and flexibility training, this class focuses on cartwheel variations, walkovers, and balancing skills. The prerequisite for this class is a consistent bridge kickover.

For acrobatics classes, there is a $20 class fee due with each quarterly payment.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Acro III (Tues 6:30)
(ages 7+) This class is designed for acrobats who want to bring their skills to the next level. Students work on back handsprings, aerial cartwheels, and other more advanced acrobatic tricks as well as exercises to improve flexibility and strength. Having a solid back walkover and bridge recover (standing up from a bridge) are required prerequisites for this class.

For acrobatics classes, there is a $20 class fee due with each quarterly payment.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Tap II (Tues 6:30)
(ages 9+) Tap dancers with at least one year of recent tap training since third grade will learn cool moves like time steps, drawbacks, Cincinnati’s, and other awesome classic tap steps.
Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance III (Tues 7:30)
(ages 11+) Students who dream of dancing at Disney, on cruise ships, and other live entertainment venues are challenged with contrasting musical theatre dance styles that require both dance technique and performance quality. This class is perfect for intermediate dancers age 11+.

Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance V (Tues 7:30)
(ages 11+) Twirl’s highest level of musical theatre dance features advanced training in dance technique and choreography.
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Tap III (Tues 7:30)
(ages 10+) Dancers who have completed Tap II move onto to more advanced skills in Twirl’s Tap III class.

Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Tap IV (Tues 8:30)
(ages 11+) This class will challenge proficient tappers with intricate footwork, complex rhythms, pickups, pullbacks, and advanced tap steps.
Tuesday
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Twirl Jr (Wed 1pm)
Imaginations soar in this combination class when little ones learn tap, acrobatics, and dance basics. Aside from dance, your preschooler will learn counting, their left from right, and other skills that will help them excel in school and life.

*Students must be at least 3 years of age by September 5, 2024 to enroll in Twirl’s 2024-2025 preschool dance classes.
Wednesday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Ballet/Jazz Ic (Wed 4:30)
It’s the best of both worlds! In one hour, your child will begin with the classic technique of ballet and end with the energetic dance moves of jazz. Ballet/Jazz Ic (ages 6-7) is geared toward second graders who have studied dance (at Twirl or elsewhere) in the previous season.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Jazz I (Wed 4:30)
Students will love dancing this dynamic dance style to popular music. Grounded in dance technique, jazz students will be work on kicks, turns, leaps and other skills that are common to this fun and upbeat genre of dance. Ages 8-10
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Jazz II (Wed 4:30)
Students will love dancing this dynamic dance style to popular music. Grounded in dance technique, jazz students will be work on kicks, turns, leaps and other skills that are common to this fun and upbeat genre of dance. Ages 9+
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Contemporary III (Wed 5:30)
Students will love dancing out their joys and frustrations through this super expressive genre of dance, which is a fusion of ballet, jazz, and modern. Level III is designed for advanced dancers.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance Ic (Wed 5:30)
Your child who loves dancing and being on stage will thrive in this jazz-based class that focuses on dance styles found in Broadway musicals. Students not only learn dance technique, but also work on acting skills and performing with emotion and stage presence. Musical Theatre Dance Ic (ages 6-7) is geared toward second graders who have studied dance (at Twirl or elsewhere) in the previous season.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Team Twirl II (Wed 5:30)
Team Twirl is a performance group that gives Twirl dancers more opportunities to have a positive presence in the community though public performances (not dance competitions). Team Twirl classes include dance technique and learning choreography for these performances.Team Twirl dancers ages 8+ (Team Twirl II, III and IV) are required to take at least three classes a week including at least one Ballet class, plus Musical Theatre Dance or Jazz or Contemporary or Lyrical (available for Team Twirl II level only), plus Team Twirl II, III or IV (based on teacher recommendation). This class is ages 8-10
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance IV (Wed 6:30)
(ages 11+) Intermediate/advanced dancers hone in on jazz dance technique and learn dance styles that are prevalent in the entertainment industry.
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Team Twirl III (Wed 6:30)
Team Twirl is a performance group that gives Twirl dancers more opportunities to have a positive presence in the community though public performances (not dance competitions). Team Twirl classes include dance technique and learning choreography for these performances. Team Twirl dancers ages 8+ (Team Twirl II, III and IV) are required to take at least three classes a week including at least one Ballet class, plus Musical Theatre Dance or Jazz or Contemporary or Lyrical (available for Team Twirl II level only), plus Team Twirl II, III or IV (based on teacher recommendation). This class is ages 10+
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Team Twirl V (Wed 6:30)
Team Twirl is a non-audition performance group that gives Twirl dancers more opportunities to have a positive presence in the community though public performances (not dance competitions). Team Twirl classes include dance technique and learning choreography for performances. (Team Twirl II, III, VI and V) are required to take at least three classes a week including at least one Ballet class, plus Musical Theatre Dance or Jazz or Leaps & Turns or Contemporary or Lyrical (available for Team Twirl II, III, and IV levels only), plus Team Twirl II, III, IV or V (level based on teacher recommendation).
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Acro II/III (Wed 7:30)
This class is designed for acrobats who want to bring their skills to the next level. Students work on back handsprings, aerial cartwheels, and other more advanced acrobatic tricks as well as exercises to improve flexibility and strength. Having a solid back walkover and bridge recover (standing up from a bridge) are required prerequisites for this class. Ages 7+

For acrobatics classes, there is a $20 class fee due with each quarterly payment.
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Ballet V (Wed 7:30)
(ages 11+) Turns, leaps, and beats. Ballet V is for Twirl’s most advanced ballet students. Level placement is based on teacher recommendation.

Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Annex
Twirl
Team Twirl IV (Wed 7:30)
Team Twirl is a performance group that gives Twirl dancers more opportunities to have a positive presence in the community though public performances (not dance competitions). Team Twirl classes include dance technique and learning choreography for these performances. Team Twirl dancers ages 8+ (Team Twirl II, III and IV) are required to take at least three classes a week including at least one Ballet class, plus Musical Theatre Dance or Jazz or Contemporary or Lyrical (available for Team Twirl II level only), plus Team Twirl II, III or IV (based on teacher recommendation). Ages 11+
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Pointe II (Wed 8:45)
(ages 12+) Dancers work on strengthening, conditioning, and dance artistry as they safely navigate the world of dancing en pointe. All pointe students must have completed Twirl’s pre-pointe program or have previous pointe training. Pointe students who are new to Twirl and have not completed Twirl’s pre-pointe class, must pass an assessment before being approved to take this class. All pointe students must also be enrolled in at least two ballet classes per week.
Wednesday
8:45 PM to 9:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Acro I (Thurs 4:30)
Bring out the mats and let’s get upside down! It’s not a surprise that these are some of Twirl’s most popular classes. Students work on physical conditioning and agility as they learn handstands, walkovers, cartwheels, and other fun tumbling tricks. Students are challenged according to their individual skill level, and beginners are welcome.

For acrobatics classes, there is a $20 class fee due with each quarterly payment.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Ballet II (Thurs 4:30)
(classes for ages 9+) Students fourth grade and older with previous ballet training will love dancing barre and center floor combinations that will feed their spirits and strengthen their dance technique.

Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Ballet/Jazz Ia (Thurs 4:30)
(ages 5-7) It’s the best of both worlds! In one hour, your child will begin with the classic technique of ballet and end with the energetic dance moves of jazz. Ballet/Jazz Ia (ages 5-6) is designed for kindergartners and also first graders with no ballet/jazz dance experience.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Ballet I (Thurs 5:30)
Perfect for students taking dance for fun or dancers who are serious about their craft, this level I class is beneficial for posture and focus while establishing a strong technical foundation for other forms of dance. Ballet I is the ideal level for third graders transitioning to Twirl’s 8+ level of dance classes.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance Ia (Thurs 5:30)
Your child who loves dancing and being on stage will thrive in this jazz-based class that focuses on dance styles found in Broadway musicals. Musical Theatre Dance Ia (ages 5-6) is designed for kindergartners and also first graders with no jazz dance experience.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Tap/Jazz Ib (Thurs 5:30)
Your child will have a great time learning both disciplines of dance in one class. Cool, fun, and action packed! Tap/Jazz Ib (ages 6-7) is for first graders with previous dance experience and all second graders with previous dance training or no training.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Contemporary II (Thurs 6:30)
(classes for ages 10+) Students will love dancing out their joys and frustrations through this super expressive genre of dance, which is a fusion of ballet, jazz, and modern. Level II is geared toward dancers who are dancing at an intermediate level. NOTE: All contemporary dance students must also be enrolled in a ballet class.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Lyrical I (Thurs 6:30pm)
(classes for ages 9+) Splitting the difference between ballet and jazz, lyrical offers dancers the opportunity to learn beautiful and fluid choreography while developing strong dance technique. Note that lyrical is offered at the beginner level with Lyrical I. There is no intermediate Lyrical II class on the current 2024-25 schedule.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Annex
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance IIa (Thurs 6:30)
Level II musical theatre dance classes focus on different dance styles found on the Broadway stage and other theatrical venues. Musical Theatre Dance IIa (ages 8-10) is geared toward third through fifth grade dancers who are at the beginner/intermediate level.
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Acro I (Thurs 7:30)
Bring out the mats and let’s get upside down! It’s not a surprise that these are some of Twirl’s most popular classes. Students work on physical conditioning and agility as they learn handstands, walkovers, cartwheels, and other fun tumbling tricks. Students are challenged according to their individual skill level, and beginners are welcome.

For acrobatics classes, there is a $20 class fee due with each quarterly payment.
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Ballet III/IV (Thurs 7:30)
(ages 10+) Dancers with at least two years of ballet training will plié the night away in this higher-level ballet class. Students will gain strength, control, and beautiful technique through challenging barre work and center floor combinations. Level placement is based on teacher recommendation.

Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Annex
Twirl
Musical Theatre Dance IIb (Thurs 7:30)
Perfect for the student who wants to explore the world of entertainment dance. Musical Theatre Dance IIb classes (ages 9-11) are for more advanced fourth grade dancers and fifth graders with two years of recent musical theatre dance/jazz dance training.
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Jazz IV (Thurs 8:30)
(class for ages 11+) Students will have an awesome time dancing this dynamic dance style to popular music. Grounded in dance technique, jazz students will be work on kicks, turns, leaps and other skills that are common to this fun and upbeat genre of dance.
Thursday
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Pre-Pointe (Thurs 8:45)
(ages 11+) Pre-pointe is a 30-minute class of strengthening and technique to prepare students to dance en pointe for the following season. Twirl has a unique partnership with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in our assessment of pointe readiness for the dancers in this class. Pointe readiness will be assessed individually by dance/sports specialists from CHOP toward the end of the dance season. Students ages 11+ must be approved or recommended to register for pre-pointe and are required to take two additional ballet classes each week.
Thursday
8:45 PM to 9:15 PM
Annex
Twirl
Ballet/Jazz Ib (Sat 9am)
It’s the best of both worlds! In one hour, your child will begin with the classic technique of ballet and end with the fun and funky dance moves of jazz. Ballet/Jazz Ib (ages 6-7) is for first graders with previous dance experience and also second graders with no dance training.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Studio A
Twirl
Ballet/Jazz Ic (Sat 9am)
It’s the best of both worlds! In one hour, your child will begin with the classic technique of ballet and end with the fun and funky dance moves of jazz. Ballet/Jazz Ic (ages 6-7) is geared toward second graders who have studied dance (at Twirl or elsewhere) in the previous season.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Annex
Twirl
Twirl Jr (Sat 9am)
Imaginations soar when little ones learn tap, acrobatics, and dance basics. Aside from dance, your preschooler will learn counting, their left from right, and other skills that will help them excel in school and life.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Studio B
Twirl
Ballet/Jazz Ia (Sat 10am)
It’s the best of both worlds! In one hour, your child will begin with the classic technique of ballet and end with the energetic dance moves of jazz. Ballet/Jazz Ia (ages 5-6) is designed for kindergartners and also first graders with no ballet/jazz dance experience.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Annex
Twirl
Twirl Jr ages 3-4 (Sat 10am)
Imaginations soar when little ones wear fairy wings and superhero capes as part of this combination class which focuses on tap, acrobatics, and dance basics. Aside from dance, your preschooler will learn counting, their left from right, and other skills that will help them excel in school and life. Ages 3-4
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio A
Twirl
Twirl Jr ages 4-5 (Sat 10am)
Imaginations soar when little ones learn tap, acrobatics, and dance basics. Aside from dance, your preschooler will learn counting, their left from right, and other skills that will help them excel in school and life. Ages 4-5.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio B
Twirl
Acro I (Sat 11am)
Bring out the mats and let’s get upside down! It’s not a surprise that these are some of Twirl’s most popular classes. Students work on physical conditioning and agility as they learn handstands, walkovers, cartwheels, and other fun tumbling tricks. Students are challenged according to their individual skill level, and beginners are welcome. Ages 6+

For acrobatics classes, there is a $20 class fee due with each quarterly payment.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio A
Twirl
Lyrical III (Sat 11am)
(ages 10+) Splitting the difference between ballet and jazz, lyrical offers dancers the opportunity to learn beautiful and fluid choreography while developing strong dance technique. Note that lyrical is offered at the beginner level with Lyrical I and an advanced/intermediate level class with Lyrical III. There is no intermediate Lyrical II class on the current 2024-25 schedule.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Annex
Twirl
Tap/Jazz Ia (Sat 11am)
Your child will have a great time learning both tap and jazz dance in one action-packed class. Tap/Jazz Ia (ages 5-6) is designed for kindergartners and also first graders with no tap/jazz dance experience.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio B
Twirl
Acro II/III (Sat 12:00)
This class is designed for acrobats who want to bring their skills to the next level. Students work on back handsprings, aerial cartwheels, and other more advanced acrobatic tricks as well as exercises to improve flexibility and strength. Having a solid back walkover and bridge recover (standing up from a bridge) are required prerequisites for this class. Ages 7+
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio A
Twirl