2017-2018 Classes

Location Name Class Days
Studio 2
Level I Ballet & Tap
Level I Ballet and Tap is a fabulous foundational classical ballet and tap dance class for students ages 4.5 - 6 years old. Our Level I dance class syllabus covers age appropriate classical ballet techniques and tap dance techniques at the barre, center floor and across the room. Simple combinations of steps are introduced throughout the season as the students skills improve. Students will develop their rhythm and coordination skills in a classroom environment that encourages creativity through the use of imaginative music and creative stories. Students will use colorful props in their ballet and tap dance training also. All students are required to wear our Level I Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 5-8
Monday
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 2
Dance Discovery Ages 4-6
Dance Discovery is a beginning level of classical ballet and tap dance for children ages 4 - 6 years old. Our class syllabus focuses on developing classical ballet skills and basic tap dance skills using age appropriate dance techniques. We use imaginative music, colorful props, and creative stories using dance techniques in our lessons. Students will build rhythm skills, develop excellent coordination, balance, and graceful movements throughout the season. All students are required to wear our Dance Discovery Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows and are asked to remain in the studio lobby waiting area during the lesson time. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 4-6
Monday
4:45 PM to 5:30 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 2
Level II Ballet & Tap Ages 5-7
Level II Ballet and Tap is a classical ballet and tap dance class for students ages 5.5 - 7 years old. Our Level II dance class syllabus covers age appropriate classical ballet techniques and tap dance techniques at the barre, center floor and across the room. Combinations of steps are introduced throughout the season as the students' skills improve. Students will develop their rhythm and coordination skills in a classroom environment that encourages creativity through the use of imaginative music and creative stories. Students will use colorful props in their ballet and tap dance training also. All students are required to wear our Level II Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 5-7
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 1
Beg. Ballet Technique
Beg. Ballet For Adults (45 minute class) Students will learn proper ballet dance technique at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from our beginning dance syllabus. Students may wear dance attire or exercise attire to the class. Ballet shoes are required. Visit our in-store boutique for dance and exercise wear, dance shoes and more. Our Collierville Arts Academy Handbook outlines all studio policies. For more information, please call our studio office phone at 901-861-7001.
Ages 15-99
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Jan 8 to May 26
Studio 2
Level III Ballet Ages 7 - 10
Level III classical ballet is for students with some previous dance experience (at least one season of ballet training). Our Level III syllabus covers classical ballet technique at the barre, center floor and across the floor. Combinations of steps build on their complexity throughout the season as the students' skills improve. Students explore creative story telling with their dance and learn to incorporate pantomime skills, acting, and creative expression through their ballet dance as they develop over time. Character dance, flexibility training, and choreography are taught throughout the season also. Our syllabus is rooted in the syllabus of the Royal Academy of Dance based in London. All students are required to wear our Level III Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 7-10
Monday
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 2
Adv. Lyrical & Jazz Dance
Level VI & Level VII Lyrical & Jazz Dance (1 hour class 1x per week) Advanced students move deeper into their artistry and mastery of lyrical and jazz dance techniques at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from the advanced level of our lyrical and jazz dance syllabus. Inspiring music, creative choreography, and the enriching spirit of this class makes lyrical and jazz dance a terrific artistic expression for teens.
Ages 13-21
Monday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 1
Young Blades
For ages 7 - 9.5, young fencers can begin to learn the basics of modern fencing skills while learning important fencing concepts. We will stretch, drill, practice - and spar! This is a fun way to get into the sport of Fencing at a young age!
Ages 7-10
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Apr 5 to May 26
Studio 1
Teen/Adult Fencing
For ages 12.5 and up, our teen/adult fencing class offers opportunities to train, develop, refine, and acquire serious fencing abilities and deepen awareness of concepts and strategies for winning. Prior experience required: students need to to have completed the Beginner's Course or have equivalent experience - please contact Coach Tom to discuss.
Ages 12-99
Tuesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Apr 1 to May 26
Art Room
Drawing - Beginning
Drawing - Beginning (ages 8-12) - This is a short course aimed at developing sketching and drawing skills for young artists. We use a variety of objects and subjects to spark the artists creativity and imagination while using traditional media such as pencil, charcoal, color pencils, etc. Students learn the techniques of shading, highlighting, textures, pressure techniques, and more. They will create many sketches and finished drawings on subjects that range from still life, landscapes and animals. All materials are provided.
Ages 5-7
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jan 8 to May 18
Studio 2
Little Steps PreSchool Dance
Little Steps PreSchool Dance - a delightful introduction to dance using a classical ballet and creative movement foundation that inspires the preschool child to learn using concepts that are vital to their growing minds including colors, numbers, patterns and more. Our inspiring music, imaginative stories, and creative props encourage movement and interaction during the Little Steps Preschool Dance lessons each week. Children in this class should be potty trained. All students are required to wear our Little Steps PreSchool Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows and are asked to remain in the studio lobby waiting area during the lesson time. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 3-4
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 2
Little Steps PreSchool Dance
Little Steps PreSchool Dance - a delightful introduction to dance using a classical ballet and creative movement foundation that inspires the preschool child to learn using concepts that are vital to their growing minds including colors, numbers, patterns and more. Our inspiring music, imaginative stories, and creative props encourage movement and interaction during the Little Steps Preschool Dance lessons each week. Children in this class should be potty trained. All students are required to wear our Little Steps PreSchool Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows and are asked to remain in the studio lobby waiting area during the lesson time. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 3-4
Wednesday
5:45 PM to 6:15 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Art Room
Anime & Cartooning Class
Anime & Comics (ages 9-up) A combo class combining the stylistic considerations of the anime look with the storytelling techniques of comic framework. Wanting to work on your anime drawing skills or learn a different approach to developing a style? In this course, students will go through a process of reinforcing sketching skills, building detail to create unique characters, experimenting with inks, color markers, and more! Explore cartoon drawing techniques to better understand how to convey their comic style and develop ideas for a character and story line. Students will use storyboard techniques to plan and develop a series of drawings that they will sketch and complete with inks. All materials are provided.
Ages 9-15
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 1
Learn to Fence!
For ages 10-adults, this is a one-time introduction to the Olympic sport of Fencing, taught by Coach Thomas Knowles, National Fencing Finalist and Certified Professional Coach/Director! Students will learn basic positions, movements, blade skills and get a chance to Fence! This class will answer all of your questions and inspire you to become a great fencer!
Ages 9-99
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Apr 1 to May 26
Studio 1
Beg. Jazz & Hip Hop Dance for Adults
Beg. Jazz & Hip Hop (ages 18+) (45 min. class) A terrific upbeat jazz and hip hop dance class for adults at a beginning level of technique. Students may wear dance attire or exercise attire to the class. Jazz or Hip Hop dance shoes are required. Visit our in-store boutique for dance and exercise wear, dance shoes and more. Our Collierville Arts Academy Handbook outlines all studio policies. For more information, please call our studio office phone at 901-861-7001.
Ages 18-99
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Nov 29 to May 26
Studio 1
Intermediate Jazz/Hip Hop Dance
Intermediate Jazz (45 min class 1x per week) Students at the intermediate and advanced level of jazz dance technique will work at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from our dance syllabus. Students will use more complex stage direction, aspects of dance showmanship, musical theater, hiphop and classic jazz skills help to enhance their jazz dance and open a new dimension of creativity to their dance. All students are required to wear our Level V or Level VI Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 11-15
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Art Room
Drawing - Intermediate & Advanced
Drawing - Int/Adv. (ages 12+) - This is a short course aimed at developing sketching and drawing skills for young artists. We use a variety of objects and subjects to spark the artists creativity and imagination while using traditional media such as pencil, charcoal, color pencils, etc. Students learn the techniques of shading, highlighting, textures, pressure techniques, and more. They will create many sketches and finished drawings on subjects that range from still life, landscapes and animals. All materials are provided.
Ages 12-99
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 1
Beginning Tap Dance for Adults
Beginning Tap Dance for Adults (ages 13+) (30 min. class) A terrific upbeat tap dance class for adults at a beginning level of technique. Students may wear dance attire or exercise attire to the class. Tap shoes are required. Visit our in-store boutique for dance and exercise wear, dance shoes and more. Our Collierville Arts Academy Handbook outlines all studio policies. For more information, please call our studio office phone at 901-861-7001.
Ages 13-99
Wednesday
7:15 PM to 7:45 PM
Oct 4 to May 26
Studio 1
Tap & Musical Theatre Dance
Tap & Musical Theatre Dance (30 min class 1x per week) Tap dance students will cover all aspects of musical theatre and Broadway style tap dance techniques in the center floor, across the floor and in combinations. Students enjoy the upbeat music, engaging choreography, and creative styles of tap dance while building their tap technique throughout the season.
Ages 11-17
Wednesday
7:15 PM to 7:45 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 1
Introduction to Ballroom Dance
Join us for our Introduction to Ballroom Dance with Arman! Learn the basics of ballroom to enhance your confidence on the dance floor for any social occasion including weddings, parties, and more! Train with a leading world-class ballroom instructor in an encouraging classroom setting. No experience is needed. Please call ahead to arrange your first lesson with our instructor.
Ages 16-99
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Apr 1 to May 26
Studio 2
Level IV Ballet Ages 9.5-11
Level IV Ballet is a classical ballet class for intermediate level dancers ages 9 - 11 years old. This class teaches classical ballet techniques at the barre, centre floor, across the floor, variations, and routines. Pre-pointe (no pointe shoes needed) work is introduced to strengthen the dancer's feet, ankles, legs and back. Character dance, flexibility training, and choreography are taught throughout the season also. Our syllabus is rooted in the syllabus of the Royal Academy of Dance based in London. All students are required to wear our Level VI Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 9-11
Tuesday Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 1
Level V Ballet
Level V Ballet is a classical ballet class for intermediate/advanced level dancers ages 11 - 13 years old. Our syllabus introduces and develops our students more advanced understanding of classical ballet techniques at the barre, centre floor, across the floor, variations, and routines. Pointe training is incorporated into this class and begins with work at the barre and progresses to the center as the student is prepared to do so throughout the season. Character dance, flexibility training, and choreography are taught throughout the season also. Our syllabus is rooted in the syllabus of the Royal Academy of Dance based in London. All students are required to wear our Level V Level Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 10-13
Tuesday Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 1
Level VI/VII Ballet
Level VI/VII Ballet (1 hour class 3x per week) Advanced students move deeper into their artistry and mastery of classical ballet techniques at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from the advanced level of our ballet syllabus. Class three days per week is required at this level of classical ballet training.
Ages 13-18
Tuesday Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 1
Level VI Pointe & Variations
Level VI Pointe & Variations (30 min class 2x per week) A pointe and variations class for our Level VI ballet students.
Ages 13-18
Tuesday Thursday
8:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 2
Advanced Tap Dance
This is an Advanced Tap Dance Class for students with prior experience in tap dance. We will be covering advanced Broadway style tap skills, musical theater dance steps, advanced turns, leaps, riffs, time steps and more. Female dancers in this class will need to have both 1.5 inch heel tap shoes (tan) and oxford style slip-on tap shoes (black). Male students will need black oxford style tap shoes. Please see the Academy Dress Code for Class Dress Code information.
Ages 12-17
Friday
4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 1
Level V & VI Variations & Conditioning Class
This is an advanced level of pointe and variations for Level VII dancers. Permission of the Artistic Director is required for this class.
Ages 12-18
Friday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 1
Youth Fencing
For ages 10 to 12.5, our youth fencing class regularly instills the fundamental skills, concepts, and competitive experiences necessary to achieve greatness. Prior experience required: students need to to have completed the Beginner's Course or have equivalent experience - please contact Coach Tom to discuss.
Ages 9-13
Friday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Apr 1 to May 26
Studio 1
Teen/Adult Fencing
For ages 12.5 and up, our teen/adult fencing class offers opportunities to train, develop, refine, and acquire serious fencing abilities and deepen awareness of concepts and strategies for winning. Prior experience required: students need to to have completed the Beginner's Course or have equivalent experience - please contact Coach Tom to discuss.
Ages 12-99
Friday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Apr 1 to May 26
Studio 1
Learn to Fence!
For ages 10-adults, this is a one-time introduction to the Olympic sport of Fencing, taught by Coach Thomas Knowles, National Fencing Finalist and Certified Professional Coach/Director! Students will learn basic positions, movements, blade skills and get a chance to Fence! This class will answer all of your questions and inspire you to become a great fencer!
Ages 9-99
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Apr 12 to May 26
Studio 1
Little Steps Ages 3-4
Little Steps PreSchool Dance - a delightful introduction to dance using a classical ballet and creative movement foundation that inspires the preschool child to learn using concepts that are vital to their growing minds including colors, numbers, patterns and more. Our inspiring music, imaginative stories, and creative props encourage movement and interaction during the Little Steps Preschool Dance lessons each week. Children in this class should be potty trained. All students are required to wear our Little Steps PreSchool Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows and are asked to remain in the studio lobby waiting area during the lesson time. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 3-4
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 1
Teen/Adult Fencing
For ages 12.5 and up, our teen/adult fencing class offers opportunities to train, develop, refine, and acquire serious fencing abilities and deepen awareness of concepts and strategies for winning. Prior experience required: students need to to have completed the Beginner's Course or have equivalent experience - please contact Coach Tom to discuss.
Ages 12-99
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Apr 1 to May 26
Art Room
Fine Arts Discovery
Fine Arts Discovery Class - (ages 5-7) This is a delightful introduction to the fine arts for our youngest artists ages 5-7. We will explore all different types of media throughout the season so children will have terrific experience using pencils, chalks, oil pastels, watercolors, acrylics, clay, mosaics, fabrics, beads, papers, crafting and much more. A wide variety of projects will give the children experience working on traditional, abstract, and dimensional art in a variety of themed lessons throughout the season.
Ages 5-7
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 1
Level III Ballet
Level III classical ballet is for students with some previous dance experience (at least one season of ballet training). Our Level III syllabus covers classical ballet technique at the barre, center floor and across the floor. Combinations of steps build on their complexity throughout the season as the students' skills improve. Students explore creative story telling with their dance and learn to incorporate pantomime skills, acting, and creative expression through their ballet dance as they develop over time. Character dance, flexibility training, and choreography are taught throughout the season also. Our syllabus is rooted in the syllabus of the Royal Academy of Dance based in London. All students are required to wear our Level III Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 7-10
Saturday
11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Art Room
Drawing - Beginning
Drawing - Beginning (ages 8-12) - This is a short course aimed at developing sketching and drawing skills for young artists. We use a variety of objects and subjects to spark the artists creativity and imagination while using traditional media such as pencil, charcoal, color pencils, etc. Students learn the techniques of shading, highlighting, textures, pressure techniques, and more. They will create many sketches and finished drawings on subjects that range from still life, landscapes and animals. All materials are provided.
Ages 8-12
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 1
Level III Jazz Ages 7 - 10
Level III jazz dance is for students with some previous dance experience (at least one season of ballet training is required). Our Level III jazz dance syllabus covers jazz technique at the barre, center floor and across the floor. Combinations of steps build on their complexity throughout the season as the students' skills improve. Students will learn jazz dance isolations, progressions, and various styles of jazz dance movements throughout the season also. Age appropriate music and choreography is used throughout the season for classes and choreography. All students are required to wear our Level III Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 7-10
Saturday
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Aug 7 to May 26
Studio 1
Beg Ballet Technique
Ballet for older beginning students offers a great foundation class for teens and adults wanting to study classical ballet. Students will work at the barre, center and across the floor as their skills build over time. Students will also begin learning proper dance terminology. Core Strengthening, flexibility training are included in our syllabus for this foundational class. Dancers need to wear proper dance/exercise attire and ballet shoes to this class.
Ages 13-21
Saturday
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Aug 12 to May 26
Art Room
Painting - Beg. Level
Painting - Acrylics & Watercolors (ages 9-13) - Calling all painters! This is a short course in acrylic painting, where students will learn the ins and outs of acrylics. Students will get to know the basics and explore many different techniques with blending colors, paint consistency, brush styles, and much more! They will complete several finished paintings showcasing the skills learned in class. All materials are provided, however, students should wear a smock or clothes that are safe to get messy!
Ages 9-13
Saturday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Sep 2 to May 26

Summer Session 2018 June4-Aug3

Location Name Class Days
Studio 1
Little Tigers Karate (ages 6-8)
Little Tigers Karate Class is designed for children ages 6-8 years of age. This class is for new students to Karate and focuses on developing martial arts discipline, fundamental skills, and basic kata patterns taken from Shotokan and other styles. Students will build their physical stamina, develop excellent coordination, balance, and learn proper karate stances/movements. All students are required to wear our Little Tigers Karate T-shirt and/or karate gi (uniform) which can be purchased in our studio shop area after enrollment. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 6-8

5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Jedi Academy (ages 6-up)
Using safe, padded weapons, Master Obi-Tom will teach ages 6-up basic blade movement and handling skills then start working on technique, patterns, and blocking/striking sets during regular classes. In addition to physical training, time will be spent on the development/demonstration of the high virtues of Discipline, Humility, Honor, and more as students progress through the levels of Initiate, Youngling, Apprentice, and finally Knight. All students are required to wear our Jedi Academy Class Dress Code T-shirt and/or gi (uniform) which can be purchased in our studio shop area after enrollment. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 6-99

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Int/Competitive Fencing (Ages 10-up)
Fencers, age 10 and up, who wish to develop beyond a beginning level may reinforce fundamental skills while focusing on advanced tactics and technique. Competitive conditioning will be a common theme as fencers work to eliminate negative technical issues while solidifying successful methods of attack and defense. Includes Open Fencing from 8-8:30pm. Fencers must provide their own equipment.
Ages 10-99

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Tap Dance (Beg Level)
Beginning Tap Dance (ages 13+) (30 min. class) A terrific upbeat tap dance class for adults at a beginning level of technique. Enjoy terrific music, easy to follow steps in an encouraging atmosphere. Students may wear dance attire or exercise attire to the class. Tap shoes are required and we offer shoes for sale to suit all budget ranges. Visit our in-store boutique for dance and exercise wear, dance shoes and more. Our Collierville Arts Academy Handbook outlines all studio policies. For more information, please call our studio office phone at 901-861-7001.
Ages 13-99
Monday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Ballet Technique (Beg Level)
Ballet Technique (45 minute class 1x per week) Students will learn proper ballet dance technique at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from our beginning dance syllabus. A wonderful dance class in a positive and encouraging environment, perfect for those wanting to discover the joy of ballet dance. Students may wear dance attire or exercise attire to the class. Ballet shoes are required. Visit our in-store boutique for dance and exercise wear, dance shoes and more. Our Collierville Arts Academy Handbook outlines all studio policies. For more information, please call our studio office phone at 901-861-7001.
Ages 13-99
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Little Steps Ballet Ages 3-4
This class is full
(8 Week Session) Little Steps PreSchool Dance - a delightful introduction to dance using a classical ballet and creative movement foundation that inspires the preschool child to learn using concepts that are vital to their growing minds including colors, numbers, patterns and more. Our inspiring music, imaginative stories, and creative props encourage movement and interaction during the Little Steps Preschool Dance lessons each week. Children in this class should be potty trained. All students are required to wear our Little Steps PreSchool Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows and are asked to remain in the studio lobby waiting area during the lesson time. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 3-4
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Lyrical & Jazz Dance (Int/Adv Level)
Lyrical & Jazz Dance Intermediate and advanced students move deeper into their artistry and mastery of lyrical and jazz dance techniques at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from the advanced level of our lyrical and jazz dance syllabus. Inspiring music, creative choreography, and the enriching spirit of this class makes lyrical and jazz dance a terrific artistic expression for teens.
Ages 12-21
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Discover Ballet Ages 4-6
(8 Week Session) Ballet Discovery is a beginning level of classical ballet and creative movement for children. Our class syllabus focuses on developing classical ballet skills and creative movement skills using age appropriate dance techniques. We use imaginative music, colorful props, and creative stories using dance techniques in our lessons. Students will build rhythm skills, develop excellent coordination, balance, and graceful movements throughout the season. All students are required to wear our Dance Discovery Dance Class Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows and are asked to remain in the studio lobby waiting area during the lesson time. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 4-6
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 2
Ballet Intermediate Level Ages 9.5-11
Int. Ballet is a classical ballet class for intermediate level dancers ages 9 - 11 years old. This class teaches classical ballet techniques at the barre, centre floor, across the floor, variations, and routines. Pre-pointe (no pointe shoes needed) work is introduced to strengthen the dancer's feet, ankles, legs and back. Character dance, flexibility training, and choreography are taught throughout the season also. Our syllabus is rooted in the syllabus of the Royal Academy of Dance based in London. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 9-12
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Art Room
Sculpt This!
Description: Learn to sculpt using a variety of tools (modeling compounds, wire, wood, aluminum, plastic, string and/or paper). We'll mold, bend, twist, stretch, and balance all while learning about amazing artists and making 3D creations that are dynamic, creative and fun! (Eight sessions and materials are included)
Ages 8-14
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Acting - Beg. Level Kids
A wonderful introduction to theatre acting for beginning level students who are interested in learning how to do 'cold' reading for scripts, develop their understanding of basic stage direction, and to learn how to prepare a short script for an audition. We also make our own TV Commericals during this summer session. Students will receive their own TV Commercial on DVD to keep at the end of the summer session. This short course can be repeated several times since we offer new material with each short course throughout the season.
Ages 7-12
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Art Room
Fine Arts Discovery Class
Children Develop new skills and talents while designing unique creations using a variety of wonderful tools and materials. Each lesson introduces techniques and artistic styles. Contemporary and master artists specializing in paint, sculpture, fabric, design and more are featured. Children develop skills and confidence, while having a blast! (Eight Session and Materials Are Included)
Ages 5-9
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Learn to Fence!
For ages 10-adults, this is a one-time introduction to the Olympic sport of Fencing, taught by Coach Thomas Knowles, National Fencing Finalist and Certified Professional Coach/Director! Students will learn basic positions, movements, blade skills and get a chance to Fence! This class will answer all of your questions and inspire you to become a great fencer!
Ages 9-99
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Runway Modeling For Kids
(8 Week Session) Runway Modeling for beginning level students offers the opportunity to develop proper techniques for improved posture, learn basic model stances and posing on the runway. Various model walks, turns, and poses are taught and introduction to fashion show choreography will be taught. Students will participate in a informal fashion show during the final class.
Ages 7-12
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Acting - Beg. Level Teens
(8 Week Session) A wonderful introduction to theater acting for beginning level students who are interested in learning how to do 'cold' reading for scripts, develop their understanding of basic stage direction, and to learn how to prepare a short script for an audition. Students will also make their own TV Commercial during this summer session which they will get to have on DVD to keep. This short course can be repeated several times since we offer new material with each short course throughout the season.
Ages 12-17
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Art Room
Art Adventure Class
Art Adventure Class explores the rhythms of music and allow the music to inspire your artwork! Create artwork using various mediums including pencil, oil pastels, watercolor, acrylic paint, and more. Our work will be inspired by music from around the world like pop, jazz, symphonies and more! Learn about the rich musical cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America, and more. Students will make art inspired by the classics from around the world and enjoy learning about various artistic mediums as they work. (Eight sessions in this course)
Ages 8-12
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Runway Modeling for Teens
(8 Week Session) Runway Modeling for beginning level students offers the opportunity to develop proper techniques for improved posture, learn basic model stances and posing on the runway. Various model walks, turns, and poses are taught and introduction to fashion show choreography will be taught. Students will participate in a informal fashion show during the final class.
Ages 12-18
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Reflextion Fitness
Reflextion Fitness Class (30 minutes) A relaxing and calming class focused on improving your flexibility, relieving muscle tension and removing stress from the whole body. The best way to experience this class is to sign-up for a free complimentary class - enjoy!
Ages 16-99
Wednesday
7:15 PM to 7:45 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Beg Ballet Technique For Adults
Ballet for adult beginning students offers a great foundation class for teens and adults wanting to study classical ballet. Students will work at the barre, center and across the floor as their skills build over time. Students will also begin learning proper dance terminology. Core Strengthening, flexibility training are included in our syllabus for this foundational class. Dancers need to wear proper dance/exercise attire and ballet shoes to this class. T-Shirts and cover ups are allowed for this class. New students may attend the class in exercise wear and sock feet until they are ready to purchase dance shoes etc. We have a very nice in-studio boutique to purchase dance wear and shoes too.
Ages 17-99
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Beg Ballet Technique For Teens
Ballet for older beginning students offers a great foundation class for teens and adults wanting to study classical ballet. Students will work at the barre, center and across the floor as their skills build over time. Students will also begin learning proper dance terminology. Core Strengthening, flexibility training are included in our syllabus for this foundational class. Dancers need to wear proper dance/exercise attire and ballet shoes to this class.
Ages 12-17
Wednesday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Jazz Hip Hop & Musical Theatre Dance
Intermediate Jazz (45 min class 1x per week) Students at the intermediate and advanced level of jazz dance technique will work at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from our dance syllabus. Students will use more complex stage direction, aspects of dance showmanship, musical theater, hiphop and classic jazz skills help to enhance their jazz dance and open a new dimension of creativity to their dance. All students are required to wear our Level V or Level VI Dress Code that is sold in our Collierville Arts Academy boutique. Parents may observe the class through our observation windows. Our Collierville Arts Academy Studio Handbook covers all studio policies in detail. If you have any questions prior to your enrollment, please call our business office at 901-861-7001.
Ages 11-15
Wednesday
8:30 PM to 9:15 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Iron Mat Pilates Fitness
Iron Mat Pilates Fitness (30 minute class 2x per week) Join our Iron Mat Pilates Fitness Workout Group for weekly pilates based mat class with free weights. The class is designed to be very low impact to the body but focuses on developing proper use of the core muscles in the abdominals, back and legs to improve posture, body alignment, and overall physical strength. The use of free weights allows us to incorporate more upper body muscles into the overall workout as well. A terrific way to tone the whole body and a great workout for men and women.
Ages 15-99
Monday Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Fusion Kickboxing Fitness
Fusion Kickboxing Fitness (45 minute class 2x per week) Join our Fusion Kickboxing Fitness Workout for men and women. We use western and eastern boxing and martial arts techniques to tone and sculpt the whole body. We start every class with a terrific warmup and stretch to prepare the body to perform at its best during the workout. Cardio and strength building set this workout apart from all others. Taught by certified and trained professionals with over twenty years experience in the martial arts techniques used in the class. A great fat burning workout in a friendly and encouraging environment.
Ages 15-99
Monday Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:15 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Youth Beg. Ballet, Jazz Dance
Beg. Level Youth Ballet, & Jazz (ages 7-11) (60 minute class 1x per week) Students will learn proper ballet and jazz dance technique at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from our beginning level of our youth dance syllabus. This is a great starting place for older beginning students who really want to learn how to dance in a comfortable and age appropriate class setting. Students will begin learning stage direction, aspects of dance showmanship, and acting and pantomime skills help to enhance their dance and open a new dimension of creativity to their dance.
Ages 7-11
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Intro to Ballroom for Youth
Come enjoy our introduction to ballroom dancing with Arman! Learn to look your very best on the dance floor, gain confidence, and move with style. Attend this class in comfortable clothing and enjoy learning in a positive and encouraging class. Remember to wear a hard-sole or dress shoe for the class too! (Do not wear slip-on style shoes or athletic shoes for the lessons.) Call our office for more information 901-861-7001.
Ages 10-17
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Pointe & Variations
Level VI Pointe & Variations (30 min class) A pointe and variations class for our Level VI ballet students.
Ages 13-18
Thursday
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Youth Tap & Musical Theatre
Youth Tap & Musical Theatre Dance (ages 7-11) (30 minute class 1x per week) Students will learn proper ballet and musical theatre style tap/jazz dance technique at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from our beginning level of our youth dance syllabus. This is a great starting place for older beginning students who really want to learn how to dance in a comfortable and age appropriate class setting. Students will begin learning stage direction, aspects of dance showmanship, and acting and pantomime skills help to enhance their dance and open a new dimension of creativity to their dance.
Ages 7-11
Thursday
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Introduction to Ballroom Dance
Join us for our Introduction to Ballroom Dance with Arman! Learn the basics of ballroom to enhance your confidence on the dance floor for any social occasion including weddings, parties, and more! Train with a leading world-class ballroom instructor in an encouraging classroom setting. No experience is needed. Please call ahead to arrange your first lesson with our instructor.
Ages 16-99
Thursday
7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Studio 1
Int/Adv Ballet (Ages 13+)
Int/Adv Classical Ballet (1.25 hour class 2x per week recommended) Int/Adv students move deeper into their artistry and mastery of classical ballet techniques at the barre, center and across the floor using combinations of steps from the advanced level of our ballet syllabus.
Ages 13-18
Tuesday Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jun 4 to Jul 30
Discover Arts Day Camp
Every day our campers discover an exciting theme that our daily fine arts and performing arts activities are planned around. Our daily activities will include fine arts class, crafting, story time, acting for the stage, dance movement class, and much more! Students will create their very own Summer Discover Art Book to keep at the end of the camp week. We will present a brief, informal performance on the last day of the camp. Parents or caregivers will see the children's art work on display in our fine arts 'gallery' on the last day of camp also. Students must provide their own daily snack. This camp is designed for children ages 4-10 years of age.
Ages 4-10
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Jul 9 to Jul 13
Studio 1
Int/Advanced Dancer's Intensive
Our Summer Dancer Intensive offers students excellent technique classes daily and complimentary courses in subjects critical to the overall development of a well-rounded dancer. Dancers take four classes daily including ballet technique, pre-pointe or pointe, variations, contemporary and jazz dance. An informal, in-studio performance will take place on the last day of the session. Students need to bring a lunch daily. (We do have a refrigerator to store cold items).
Ages 12-21
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jun 11 to Jun 15
Studio 1
Intermediate Dancer's Intensive
Our Summer Dancer Intensive offers students excellent technique classes daily and complimentary courses in subjects critical to the overall development of a well-rounded dancer. Dancers take four classes daily including ballet technique, pre-pointe or pointe, variations, contemporary and jazz dance. An informal, in-studio performance will take place on the last day of the session. Students need to bring a lunch daily. (We do have a refrigerator to store cold items).
Ages 9-18
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jun 11 to Jun 15
Studio 1
Intermediate Dancer's Intensive
Our Summer Dancer Intensive offers students excellent technique classes daily and complimentary courses in subjects critical to the overall development of a well-rounded dancer. Dancers take four classes daily including ballet technique, pre-pointe or pointe, variations, contemporary and jazz dance. An informal, in-studio performance will take place on the last day of the session. Students need to bring a lunch daily. (We do have a refrigerator to store cold items).
Ages 9-18
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jul 23 to Jul 27
Studio 1
Jedi Adventure Camp (Full Day)
Jedi Adventure Camp is out of this world! Explore the world of the Jedi with Jedi Master Obi-Tom! Daily courses include 'jedi' martial arts: learning how to use a padded 'light saber' sword and other weapons, challenging combat games, obstacle courses, video simulation chamber, daily arts and crafts, and more. Over the course of the week, padawan will make their own Jedi Journal documenting their achievements and creations during the Camp making for a terrific keepsake from their summer experience! Campers should bring their own snack and lunch to camp every day.
Ages 7-12
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jun 18 to Jun 22
Jedi Training Camp (Full Day)
Jedi Training Camp is out of this world! Explore the world of the Jedi with Jedi Master Obi-Tom! Daily courses include 'jedi' martial arts: learning how to use a padded 'light saber' sword and other weapons, challenging combat games, obstacle courses, video simulation chamber, daily arts and crafts, and more. Over the course of the week, padawan will make their own Jedi Journal documenting their achievements and creations during the Camp making for a terrific keepsake from their summer experience! Campers should bring their own snack and lunch to camp every day.
Ages 7-12
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jun 4 to Jun 8
Princess Adventure Day Camp (Full Day)
Join us for a fairy tale summer day camp - Princess Adventure features daily dancing lessons, a Princess Tea Party Manners Course, fairy tale adventure stories in our acting class, fine arts lessons, crafting projects, and much more. Celebrating well-known princesses from the classic fairy tale stories is something this camp does everyday! One of our special camp highlights is our wonderful dress up costume trunks filled with costumes, crowns, and more! During the week of camp, our campers create their own Princess Crowns, Wands, and prepare for our Fairy Tale Princess Tea Party on our last camp day. Crafting projects for this camp are simply great fun and include hand puppets, fabric story boards, and mini-size fairy beds to keep and enjoy long after our camp has ended. Campers should bring their own snack and lunch to camp every day. *Tea Party on Friday includes lemonade tea, cookies, and brownies/bars. If your child has a dietary special need it must be disclosed on your registration for this camp.
Ages 4-8
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Jun 18 to Jun 22
Studio 2
Princess Adventure Half-Day Camp
Join us for a fairy tale summer day camp - Princess Adventure features daily dancing lessons, a Princess Tea Party Manners Course, fairy tale adventure stories in our acting class, fine arts lessons, crafting projects, and much more. Celebrating well-known princesses from the classic fairy tale stories is something this camp does everyday! One of our special camp highlights is our wonderful dress up costume trunks filled with costumes, crowns, and more! During the week of camp, our campers create their own Princess Crowns, Wands, and prepare for our Fairy Tale Princess Tea Party on our last camp day. Crafting projects for this camp are simply great fun and include hand puppets, fabric story boards, and mini-size fairy beds to keep and enjoy long after our camp has ended. Campers should bring their own snack to camp every day. *Tea Party on Friday includes lemonade tea, cookies, and brownies/bars. If your child has a dietary special need it must be disclosed on your registration for this camp.
Ages 4-8
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Jun 4 to Jun 8
Discover Arts Day Camp
Every day our campers discover an exciting theme that our daily fine arts and performing arts activities are planned around. Our daily activities will include fine arts class, crafting, story time, acting for the stage, dance movement class, and much more! Students will create their very own Summer Discover Art Book to keep at the end of the camp week. We will present a brief, informal performance on the last day of the camp. Parents or caregivers will see the children's art work on display in our fine arts 'gallery' on the last day of camp also. Students must provide their own daily snack. This camp is designed for children ages 4-10 years of age.
Ages 4-10
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Jun 25 to Jun 29
Studio 1
Learn to Fence!
For ages 10-adults, this is a one-time introduction to the Olympic sport of Fencing, taught by Coach Thomas Knowles, National Fencing Finalist and Certified Professional Coach/Director! Students will learn basic positions, movements, blade skills and get a chance to Fence! This class will answer all of your questions and inspire you to become a great fencer!
Ages 9-99
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Jun 4 to Jul 30


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