Special Workshops & Events

Name
Days
Location
Rainforest Adventures Spring Break Camp
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown

Summer Camps & Intensive 2024

Name
Days
Location
BASTX Summer Dance Intensive
• One 2-week intensive for intermediate to advanced students ages 10 and older
• July 29-August 9, Monday-Friday
• Early Bird Pricing of $700 for the 2-week intensive if registered before June 1st, $750 after June 1st.
• Guest Master Teachers from Houston Ballet, New York City, Los Angeles and more!
• Classes in ballet, pointe, modern, contemporary jazz, conditioning and more!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Rainforest Adventures Dance Camp | July 22-July 26
One week dance camp for ages 5-10. Curriculum developed by a certified teacher. Kids will have fun learning different genres of dance, while also doing crafts and exploring music.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Under the Sea Dance Camp | July 8-July 12
One week dance camp for ages 5-10. Curriculum developed by a certified teacher. Kids will have fun learning different genres of dance, while also doing crafts and exploring music.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown

Summer Session 2024

Name
Days
Location
Ballet 1/2
A full-length classical ballet class following a structured and developmentally appropriate curriculum. Students will begin at the barre where they will build strength, technique and coordination. They will progress to movement in the center and across the floor. Dancers will be introduced to ballet theory, technique and artistic concepts.
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Ballet 3/4 - M
Intermediate through Advanced ballet technique class. Placement is at the discretion of the school director and students are encouraged to take 3 or more classes weekly to see optimum results from their training. Students will continue to move through advanced skills and concepts while also developing their artistry as performers.
Monday
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Tap 1/2
Tap class for dancers ages 8 and up. Dancers will explore basic tap technique, skills and rhythm.
Monday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Jazz 1/2
Leveled according to age and ability. Jazz class develops concepts such as body isolation, coordination, flexibility and rhythm. Dancers will enjoy moving to age appropriate pop music as they explore diverse rhythm and movement styles.
Monday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Ballet/Pointe 5/6/7 - M
Intermediate through Advanced ballet technique class. Placement is at the discretion of the school director and students are encouraged to take 3 or more classes weekly to see optimum results from their training. Students will continue to move through advanced skills and concepts while also developing their artistry as performers.
Monday
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Adult Ballet
Basic Ballet technique class for adults of all ages and levels. Focus will be on utilizing ballet technique to build strength, flexibility and stamina. Dancers will also explore artistry of movement.
Tuesday
12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Creative Dance Ballet/Tap - T
Early Childhood dance program designed to introduce students to creative movement, ballet and tap through a developmentally appropriate curriculum. Dancers will explore movement, music and rhythm as well as learn introductory vocabulary and skills in ballet and tap. Dance will also be used to explore early literacy, math and other educational concepts.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Kinder Ballet/Tap
Ballet and Tap class for dancers age 5 and up. At this level dancers will begin to develop their skills in concentration, coordination and listening. They will also be introduced to more vocabulary and concepts in ballet and tap technique.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Acrobatic Arts Creative & Kinder
Acrobatic arts is a class designed to build a foundation on 5 basic elements: Flexibility, strength, balancing, limbering, and tumbling. Simple thoughtful progressions take the beginner from log rolls and summersaults to advanced tumbling.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Strength & Conditioning Levels 3-7
A class designed for intermediate to advanced dance students to improve strength and flexibility as a means to facilitate safe and steady progress in their dance training. Students will need a mat, theraband, pinky ball and yoga block.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Ballet 3/4 - T
An intermediate ballet class continuing the school curriculum. Students continue to develop the technique and artistry necessary to advance in their training. Ballet 3/4 students are strongly encouraged to take 2 technique classes weekly, and are required to take 2 classes if they take pointe. Mastery of Ballet 1/2 technique is required.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Ballet 5/6/7 - T
Intermediate through Advanced ballet technique class. Placement is at the discretion of the school director and students are encouraged to take 3 or more classes weekly to see optimum results from their training. Students will continue to move through advanced skills and concepts while also developing their artistry as performers.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Acrobatic Arts Level 1-3
Acrobatic arts is a class designed to build a foundation on 5 basic elements: Flexibility, strength, balancing, limbering, and tumbling. Simple thoughtful progressions take the beginner from log rolls and summersaults to advanced tumbling.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Elementary 1&2 Ballet/Tap
Ballet and Tap class for dancers age 6 and up. This class continues to build on movement concepts, as dancers develop their technique through the structure of a traditional ballet class. Tap skills continues to develop as dancers explore more complex rhythm patterns and increased speed.
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Acrobatic Arts Elementary 1&2
Acrobatic arts is a class designed to build a foundation on 5 basic elements: Flexibility, strength, balancing, limbering, and tumbling. Simple thoughtful progressions take the beginner from log rolls and summersaults to advanced tumbling.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Tap 3-7
Tap class for dancers ages 10 and up. Dancers will explore basic tap technique, skills and rhythm.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Contemporary 3/4
Modern class will incorporate many of the foundations of modern dance technique, including suspension and release, fall and recovery, the use of momentum and connecting breath with movement. Dancers will explore new ways of moving in combinations, floor work and partnering, and also in various methods of improvisation.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Jazz 5/6/7
Leveled according to age and ability. Jazz class develops concepts such as body isolation, coordination, flexibility and rhythm. Dancers will enjoy moving to age appropriate pop music as they explore diverse rhythm and movement styles.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Contemporary 5/6/7
Modern class will incorporate many of the foundations of modern dance technique, including suspension and release, fall and recovery, the use of momentum and connecting breath with movement. Dancers will explore new ways of moving in combinations, floor work and partnering, and also in various methods of improvisation.
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Jazz 3/4
Leveled according to age and ability. Jazz class develops concepts such as body isolation, coordination, flexibility and rhythm. Dancers will enjoy moving to age appropriate pop music as they explore diverse rhythm and movement styles.
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Int. Hip-Hop
Intermediate Hip-Hop class for students ages 11 and up. Hip Hop is a high-energy form of dance which encompasses a wide range of street styles. This exciting class will inspire creativity while also focusing on developing rhythm and coordination.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Strength & Conditioning Levels 3-7
A class designed for intermediate to advanced dance students to improve strength and flexibility as a means to facilitate safe and steady progress in their dance training. Students will need a mat, theraband, pinky ball and yoga block.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Ballet 3/4 - Th
An intermediate ballet class continuing the school curriculum. Students continue to develop the technique and artistry necessary to advance in their training. Ballet 3/4 students are strongly encouraged to take 2 technique classes weekly, and are required to take 2 classes if they take pointe. Mastery of Ballet 1/2 technique is required.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Ballet 5/6/7 - Th
Intermediate through Advanced ballet technique class. Placement is at the discretion of the school director and students are encouraged to take 3 or more classes weekly to see optimum results from their training. Students will continue to move through advanced skills and concepts while also developing their artistry as performers.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown
Pointe/Variations 3/4 - Th
Students are eligible to be considered for pointe once they have reached the Ballet 3 level, and placement is at the discretion of the school director. A minimum of 2 ballet technique classes weekly is required to enroll in pointe. Permission from school director is required before enrolling in pointe, and faculty should be consulted before purchasing pointe shoes.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 2
BAST Downtown
Pointe/Variations 5/6/7 - Th
Intermediate through Advanced pointe class. Placement is at the discretion of the school director and students are encouraged to take 2 or more pointe classes weekly to see optimum results from their training. Students will continue to develop the strength and skills necessary to perform more advanced ballet choreography.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio 1
BAST Downtown