Fall Season 2021

Name
Days
Location
Jazz (level 4-6) Intermediate / Advanced
Must be enrolled in ballet
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Mini Me Company (audition only)
Beginner dancers will focus on developing the students coordination, sense of time, basic tap dancing vocabulary. Classes are taught to a wide range of music Broadway, Brazilian, African, etc. broadening student' s musical horizons.

Our Tap Dance faculty features some of the best tap teachers in the DMV area.
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio C
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Musical Theatre (ages 5-10)
Required classes: Dancers must be enrolled in a Tap class as well. Students who love singing and dancing will love this class.
Monday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio C
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Junior Performance Company A (audition only)
Junior Company is for students who have a passion for dancing and performing! Dancers will get to perform several times through out the year, gain exposure to many different dance genres and possibly be in the Newspaper.
Monday
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio B
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Senior Performance Company (audition only)
The UCPA Senior Dance Company is a pre-professional company that has the pleasure of being exposed to all dance forms (hip hop, classical ballet, jazz, modern, contemporary, etc.) These dancers are among our most elite dancers. They will perform for community events, shoot dance videos, frequent conventions and experience a sister and brotherhood bond.

Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Company Ballet and Technique
A class for dancers that can process more complicated sequences, can execute barre exercises with greater speed and accuracy and is expected to coordinate arm and leg movements smoothly.

(A minimum of 3-4 years prior experience)
Monday
7:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Homeschool (dance fusion)
For Homeschool students or for students wanting to remain virtual / or in person
This class will explore creative movement/ ballet/ jazz, hip hop, jazz dance. A concentration will be placed on the following skills:
* Dance vocabulary
* where each dance style comes from and the basic moves
* proper dance / musical theatre technique
Tuesday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio B
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Ballet Level 2 (ages 7-11)
Must have at least one prior year of ballet or must currently be enrolled in a ballet class to enroll in this class. Students will learn jazz dance vocabulary and be exposed to a varied amount of music.
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Contemporary Level 2-3 (ages 8-11)
Must be enrolled in a ballet class.
Tuesday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio B
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Adult Dance Fusion
Adults of all ages and all levels will enjoy continuing dancing and improving dance skills. Jazz , Hip Hop and Contemporary movement class. We will vary from class to class or month to month.
Toning
Improving memory
Improving hand and eye coordination
Tuesday
7:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Studio B
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Ballet/ Lyrical 2 Level (ages 6-10)
Beginner level lyrical and ballet class. Dancers will learn ballet and lyrical vocab, learn to move freely and learn basic ballet and lyrical dance skills.
Wednesday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Ballet III-V Intermediate/Advanced
Must have at least 3-4 years ballet experience
Thursday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Jr. Hip Hop (6-8yrs)
Students will learn traditional and current energetic hip hop dance moves. Students should be at least 6 years old.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Hip Hop (ages 9-12)
Must be enrolled in African, Acro or Tap dance class as well
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio C
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Pointe, Pre-Pointe & Variations
Must be enrolled in at least 2 hours of ballet and be assessed by an instructor prior to gaining entry to this class.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Junior Acting & Improv
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Stretching & Conditioning (all ages)
This class will focus on providing dancers with a fresh way to condition their bodies and progress in total body flexibility and conditioning. (Students may also have access to our personal trainer in order to work on specific goals)
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Contemporary / Leaps & Turns Level 4-6
Pre-requisite Dancers must be enrolled in at least one ballet class.
Thursday
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Acro Level 1 & 2 pre-requisite clean cartwheel)
This class combines skills of dance and gymnastics. In beginner acro students will work on floor skills while working on routines and combinations. In Intermediate Acro students will work on front walk overs, back walk overs, chin stands, hand balancing and other contortion tricks.

Must also be enrolled in a ballet class or jazz class. If your student has already had at least one to two years of ballet they may enroll in a jazz class along with enrolling in this acro class.
Friday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
African Dance (all ages)
This class blends West African traditional dance music and movements with more contemporary dance music and movements.
Friday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
African Adults
Friday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Tap Level 3-6
Friday
8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Ballet/ Gymnastics (ages 2-4)
Young dancers will enjoy a fun class that helps them build ballet and gymnastics skills in a fun and nurturing environment.
Saturday
9:15 AM to 10:00 AM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Pre-ballet/ Gymnastics (ages 5-7)
Young students will enjoy learning ballet and gymnastics skills in a fun and nurturing environment.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio B
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Hip Hop/ Acro (ages 3-5)
Acro combines dance and gymnastics skills. Dancers will learn how to do cartwheels, round offs and hip hop moves for floor routines.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Hip Hop/ Acro (ages 6-11)
Acro combines dance and gymnastics skills. Dancers will learn how to do cartwheels, round offs and hip hop moves for floor routines.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio B
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Teen Hip Hop
This upbeat class is for teens who have a passion for dancing and who love dancing.
Saturday
12:15 PM to 1:15 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Adult Acting
The Monologue Audition class is designed solely for the preparation of monologue audition material. This class is for actors who are actively auditioning and in need of audition material to show agents, casting directors, and/or theatre companies. The three basic areas covered are:

THE CHOICE - how and where to find appropriate material that is well-suited to you, regarding your personal uniqueness and castability.

THE CLASS - a directorial approach to effectively mount and execute the choice to best demonstrate your skills.

THE AUDITION - a realistic understanding of the audition process, and mastery of the dynamics involved with presenting yourself in a variety of audition situations.

Audition choices will be presented in a mock audition situation in front of an invited industry casting director, agent or manager at the end of the session for their professional feedback.
This class requires applicant to submit an acting headshot/resume with their application, and be seen to have sufficient acting skill and knowledge in how to properly approach a monologue. THIS CLASS IS NOT FOR BEGINNING ACTORS.

Saturday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Studio B
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Jazz 3
Students will enjoy a Jazz class with a concentration on leaps and turns!
Saturday
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Studio A
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts
Ballet Level 3 & 4
Must be enrolled in Jazz class as well
Saturday
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Studio B
Umbiance Center for the Performing Arts


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