2020-2021 Season

Name
Days
Location
Hip Hop Level 2 (10-15 yr old)
Jessie Koltz-Przybylski
This class is full
Hip Hop II
A more advanced class. Meant for the dancer with past Hip Hop experience or other dance experience. Students will work on more difficult isolations and dynamics to execute pop and lock and funk movements. This class is meant for those students 9-13 yr old.

Ages 9-15
Monday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Back Studio
Beaver Dam
Hip Hop Level 1 (6-9 yr old)
Jessie Koltz-Przybylski
Hip Hop I
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 movement. This is an introductory class aimed at those ages 6-8 years old.

Ages 6-8
Monday
5:55 PM to 6:40 PM
Back Studio
Beaver Dam
Teen Ballet
Kristi Duchrow
Beginning Teen Ballet
This class is for the new or returning older students wanting to experience the joy of dance. No previous dance experience is necessary. The ages in this class are meant to be 11 and older.
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(Company dancers will be placed in appropriate levels for their tap and jazz requirements)

Ages 11-26
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam
DiscoverDance Level 1-PM
Veronica Harper
Discover Dance Level 1

The children are introduced to the basic concepts of rhythm and movement using creative games that expand their individual creativity. They will learn spatial awareness, listening skills, group socialization and structure. They will strengthen their bodies and learn coordination to ready themselves for the next level in dance. Our goal is to make sure we are building the love of dance in each child, nurturing their natural creativity in a fun and loving atmosphere. Additionally, our goal is to awaken interest, enthusiasm and self confidence through dance.


Ages 3-5
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam
DiscoverDance Level 2-PM
Veronica Harper
Discover Dance Level 2

This class is for the 4 year old, who is turning 5. Minimum age is 4.5 years old. These students will be building upon what they learned in Discover Dance Level 1 or they will be beginning in their dance careers. We will continue our focus on creative movement which builds on the necessary gross motor skills needed for primary dance instruction. We use fun, upbeat music to learn and or improve basic skills like hopping, skipping, jumping, galloping, and balance coordination. Students will engage in dramatic music movement and learn short choreographic combinations to assist in memory development as structured explorations continue to assist the development of problem solving and social interaction.

Ages 3-6
Tuesday
4:55 PM to 5:40 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam
Galaxy Stars Little Dippers
Kristi Duchrow
Galaxy Stars Little Dippers Invite only
Must also register for ballet, tap and jazz and GS Total Team Group

Ages 5-10
Tuesday
5:25 PM to 6:25 PM
Back Studio
Beaver Dam
Galaxy Stars Total Team Group
Kristi Duchrow
This is a requirement for all members of the Galaxy Stars Competition Teams. Not every member will rehearse every week. Separate schedule will be handed out before the first week of classes.
Ages 5-18
Tuesday
6:25 PM to 7:25 PM
Back Studio
Beaver Dam
Pre-Ballet/Tap/Jazz (6-10 yr old)
Kristi Duchrow
Pre-Ballet/Tap (Mini Company Level) This class is designed for a student who has a previous season of DiscoverDance or older new student. If you have questions, please call the studio.
Dancers will enjoy this interactive class that builds on basic movements learned in the DiscoverDance Level 2 class. The Tap portion of the class will concentrate on building confidence through mastering patterns and steps. The Ballet portion of class includes center and learning more challenging steps, and a brief introduction to the barre. Students will be required to have both leather ballet slippers and tap shoes.
Pre Jazz
This portion of the class is designed to explore fun and funky movement with exciting music and jazzy-style dancing. There will also be emphasis on gross motor and free style movement. . This is a fun and exciting class addition to their regular core classes. Jazz shoes are required.

Ages 5-10
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam
Ballet Level 1(~7-11 yrs old)
Alexis Lepperd
Ballet I (Pre-Premliminary Company Level) ages 7-11 yrs old
Pre-requisite: Minimum of one prior year of Ballet. This is a class for students who are new(older than 8 years old) , returning to ballet or moving up from Pre-Ballet. Students will continue learning ballet fundamentals and terminology while developing strength, confidence, balance, and flexibility. Leather ballet slippers, leotard, tights and Gayle Grant Ballet Dictionary is suggested. Students in this level should have confident knowledge of the 5 ballet positions of feet and arms, tendu, releve, and plies.

Ages 7-11
Wednesday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam
Tap Level 1(~7-11 yrs old)
Alexis Lepperd
Tap I Ages 7-11 years old
This class is appropriate for the first year tap student(older than 8 years old), or as a continuation of the pre-ballet/tap classes. A ballet class is required alongside. They will begin to learn more about rhythm, coordination and basic tap terminology. Tap shoes, leotard and tights are required.

Ages 7-11
Wednesday
5:45 PM to 6:15 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam
Acrobatic Arts Level 1(placement only)
Kristi Duchrow
Acrobatic Arts level 2/3
Students in this class will be able to do handstand, forward pike and roll, pike straddle, push up to bridge. First day of class will also be test/placement day.

Ages 6-14
Wednesday
6:10 PM to 6:55 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam
Jazz Level 1
Alexis Lepperd
Jazz I
Pre-requisite: One prior year of ballet. A ballet class must also be taken at the same time as this class, as jazz should be a complimentary study alongside ballet. The true beginning jazz class. Students will begin to learn classic jazz technique and apply this to an upbeat jazz number for the recital performance. Students will also begin working on floor stretches and learning the names and meanings of each stretch.

Ages 6-12
Wednesday
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam
Private Emily H.
Kristi Duchrow
This class is full
This is private time for Emily. If you are interested in a private lesson, please contact the studio.
Ages 8-86
Thursday
3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Back Studio
Beaver Dam
Tap Level 3
Kristi Duchrow
Tap III Invite only
Pre-requisite: Tap II. Building off the technique learned in Tap II class, this class will focus on more advanced technique and choreography. A ballet class is required alongside. Tap shoes, leotard and tights are required.

Ages 9-35
Thursday
4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam
Ballet Level 2(invite only)
Alexis Lepperd
This class is full
Ballet II (Preliminary Company Level)
Pre-Requisite: Teacher recommendation. This is a ballet class that is focused on technique yet still provides an entertaining and engaging atmosphere. By participating in the first levels of traditional ballet training, students learn concentration and endurance and become proficient in fundamental dance movement through ballet technique. Leather ballet slippers, leotard and tights required. Teacher recommendation.

Ages 6-18
Thursday
4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam
Tap Level 2
Alexis Lepperd
Tap II
Pre-requisite: Tap I and one year of prior ballet. Building off basic tap technique leaned in Tap I class, this class will continue to teach rhythm, coordination, basic tap terminology and more complex choreography. A ballet class is required alongside. Tap shoes, leotard and tights are required.

Ages 7-18
Thursday
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam
Primary Acrobatic Arts (3-9 yr old)
Kristi Duchrow
This class is full
Primary: This class is designed for ages 3-7. Students will learn basic tumbling skills as well as skills that will focus on improving balance, flexibility, and strength. Skills of focus include: Rolls, Pre-cartwheel, Somersault, Gallop, Bridge, Donkey kick, L handstand, Skipping.
First class will also be testing class.

Ages 3-9
Thursday
5:55 PM to 6:25 PM
Back Studio
Beaver Dam
Jazz Level 2
Alexis Lepperd
Jazz II
Pre-requisite: One prior year of ballet and one prior year of jazz. A ballet class must also be taken at the same time as this class. This class will begin the formal teaching of jazz dance discipline. It includes such elements as kicks, leaps, turns, splits, and isolations. Classes include stretch and strengthening exercises, floor work, and across the floor progressions, in addition to center floor combinations. Jazz shoes, leotard and tights are required.

Ages 8-18
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam
Jazz Level 3
Kristi Duchrow
Jazz III (invite only)
Intermediate to advanced level jazz class. Pre-requisite: Two years of prior jazz training. A ballet class must also be taken at the same time as this class. Students at this level will learn more complex combinations and delve into more intense jazz technique. Students will also begin doing abdominal workouts as part of the class. Jazz shoes, leotard and tights are required.

Ages 9-18
Thursday
7:35 PM to 8:20 PM
Back Studio
Beaver Dam
Ballet Level 3
Kristi Duchrow
Ballet III (Junior Company Level) Teacher Recommendation
In this class attention is paid to the proper extension of the legs and shape of the feet, developing movement sequences, port de bras and balance. Students will see an increase in difficulty in barre and center work. Students begin focus on repetition and retention. Teacher invitation is required. Leather or canvas ballet slippers, leotard, tights, and hip alignment belt are required.

Ages 8-23
M 5:50 PM-6:50 PM
Th 4:45 PM-5:45 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam
Galaxy Stars Super Novas
Kristi Duchrow
Invite only

Must also register for ballet, tap and jazz, GS Total Team Group

Ages 8-20
W 7:05 PM-8:05 PM
Th 6:35 PM-7:35 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam
Galaxy Stars Nebulas
Alexis Lepperd
Invite only

Must also register for ballet, tap and jazz, GS Total Team Group

Ages 7-14
W 7:10 PM-8:10 PM
Th 7:15 PM-8:15 PM
Front Studio
Beaver Dam


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