Fall 2023

Name
Days
Location
Contemporary 2
Contemporary is a style of dance that combines jazz, ballet, and modern techniques. This class incorporates expression and musicality and is perfect for the dancer who wishes to take their dancing to the next level or would like to expand upon their knowledge of dance technique. Class will consist of dance technique combining ballet, jazz, and modern warm ups, stretch, and a combination that will progress throughout the session.
Dancers are asked to wear comfortable, form fitting clothing. Bare feet are preferred. No jeans please.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 

Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Westbrook Community Center
Ballet 3
Ballet 3 is for dancers who would are looking to take their ballet training to the next level. 2 years of previous ballet classes are required. This class will include conditioning, stretching, barre exercises, center floor work, and movement across the floor.
Ballet is the foundation of most other dance styles and is a great addition to those dancers who want to gain flexibility and focus. This class is a great foundation for dancers wanting to take contemporary, modern, or jazz classes.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 


Monday
7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Westbrook Community Center
Hippity Hop - Session 1
Hippity Hop is a fun and high-energy class. This class will include conditioning, stretching, basic jazz, and hip hop steps.
This class is great for your high-energy dancer and is a great stepping stone towards a beginning hip hop class.
Please send your dancer in comfortable clothing and indoor sneakers. No jeans please.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Westbrook Community Center
Hippity Hop - Session 2
Hippity Hop is a fun and high-energy class. This class will include conditioning, stretching, basic jazz, and hip hop steps.
This class is great for your high-energy dancer and is a great stepping stone towards a beginning hip hop class.
Please send your dancer in comfortable clothing and indoor sneakers. No jeans please.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Westbrook Community Center
Hip Hop 2
Hip Hop 2 is a fast-paced and high-energy class. This class will include conditioning, stretching, basic hip hop steps, and improvisation or “freestyle”. Hip hop is a street style of dance and will use upbeat music. All classes will be sensitive to age appropriate steps and music.
This is a level up from our Hip Hop 1 class.
Please send your dancer in comfortable clothes and indoor sneakers. No jeans please.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 

Tuesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Westbrook Community Center
BDS Troupe 2
BDS Troupe 2 is for dancers ages 6-11 years who are looking for extra opportunities to perform. Dancers will be expected to be at weekly rehearsal as well as attend a weekly technique class.

No rehearsal on 11/22.
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Westbrook Community Center
Jazz
Jazz 3 is a progression of Jazz 2 and Dance Theater. We require that all dancers have at least 2 years of Jazz prior to Jazz 3. This class will include conditioning, stretching, floor and standing dance steps, and movement across the floor. Jazz is a combination of lyrical, contemporary, and ballet training. This class is a great foundation for dancers wanting to take contemporary, modern, or hip hop classes.
Please send your dancer in form-fitting clothing and with jazz shoes or bare feet. Hair should be pulled out of the dancer's face.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 

No class on 11/22.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Westbrook Community Center
BDS Troupe 1
BDS Troupe 1 is for dancers ages 11-15 years who are looking for extra opportunities to perform. Dancers will be expected to be at weekly rehearsal as well as attend a weekly technique class.

No class on 11/22.
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Westbrook Community Center
Tap 1
Tap 1 in an introduction to tap. In this class we will work on rhythms, musicality, and learning beginner tap steps.
Please send your dancer in comfortable clothes and indoor sneakers. No jeans please.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 

No class on 11/24.
Friday
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Westbrook Community Center
Acro Dance 1
Acro Dance is a beginner acrobatics class. In this class students will learn proper stretching, beginner acrobatic skills and drills all while making safety a primary concern. This class is perfect for the dancer who has been wanting to add acrobatics to their talents!
We ask that dancers wear form fitting clothing. Leotard and tights and preferred. No loose clothing such as t-shirts, sweatshirts, jeans, or sweatpants will be permitted.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines. Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 

No class on 11/24.
Friday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Westbrook Community Center
Contemporary 1
Contemporary is a style of dance that combines jazz, ballet, and modern techniques. This class incorporates expression and musicality and is perfect for the dancer who wishes to take their dancing to the next level or would like to expand upon their knowledge of dance technique. Class will consist of dance technique combining ballet, jazz, and modern warm ups, stretch, and a combination that will progress throughout the session.
Dancers are asked to wear comfortable, form fitting clothing. Bare feet are preferred. No jeans please.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. **No class on 11/24.**
Friday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Westbrook Community Center
Grown-up & Me - Session 1
Grown-up & Me is an introduction to dance and creative movement class.  This class will include stretching, basic dance steps, fine and gross motor skills.  We will explore movement, shapes, rhythm, and more!  Please send your dancer in comfortable, form fitting clothing and with a water bottle.  Dancers will be asked to dance barefoot. This is a class for dancers to enjoy with their grown up!
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and social distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 

Sunday
8:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Westbrook Community Center
Grown-up & Me - Session 2
Grown-up & Me is an introduction to dance and creative movement class.  This class will include stretching, basic dance steps, fine and gross motor skills.  We will explore movement, shapes, rhythm, and more!  Please send your dancer in comfortable, form fitting clothing and with a water bottle.  Dancers will be asked to dance barefoot. This is a class for dancers to enjoy with their grown up!
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and social distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 

No class on 11/26.

Sunday
9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Westbrook Community Center
Move & Groove - Session 1
Move & Groove is an introduction to dance and creative movement class.  This class will include stretching, basic dance steps, fine and gross motor skills.  We will explore movement, shapes, rhythm, and more!  Please send your dancer in comfortable, form fitting clothing and with a water bottle.  Dancers will be asked to dance barefoot.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 
Sunday
9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Westbrook Community Center
Move & Groove - Session 2
Move & Groove is an introduction to dance and creative movement class.  This class will include stretching, basic dance steps, fine and gross motor skills.  We will explore movement, shapes, rhythm, and more!  Please send your dancer in comfortable, form fitting clothing and with a water bottle.  Dancers will be asked to dance barefoot.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 

No class on 11/26.
Sunday
9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Westbrook Community Center
Ballet 1
Ballet 1 is an introduction to ballet technique class that will teach dancers the basics and grow with the pace of the students. This class will include conditioning, stretching, barre exercises, center floor work, and movement across the floor.
Ballet is the foundation of most other dance styles and is a great addition to those dancers who want to gain flexibility and focus. This class is a great foundation for dancers wanting to take contemporary, modern, or jazz classes.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 

No class on 11/26.
Sunday
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Westbrook Community Center
Hip Hop 1
Hip Hop is a fast-paced and high-energy class. This class will include conditioning, stretching, basic hip hop steps, and improvisation or “freestyle”. Hip hop is a street style of dance and will use upbeat music. All classes will be sensitive to age appropriate steps and music.
Please send your dancer in comfortable clothes and indoor sneakers. No jeans please.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 

No class 11/26.
Sunday
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Westbrook Community Center
Ballet 2
Ballet 2 is a beginning/intermediate ballet class that will build upon skills learned in Ballet 1 or another beginning ballet or technique class. This class will include conditioning, stretching, barre exercises, center floor work, and movement across the floor.
Ballet is the foundation of most other dance styles and is a great addition to those dancers who want to gain flexibility and focus. This class is a great foundation for dancers wanting to take contemporary, modern, or jazz classes.sn email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 

No class on 11/26.
Sunday
11:30 AM to 12:30 AM
Westbrook Community Center
Acro Dance 2
**Age (9-15 yrs with instructor approval)**

Acro Dance 2 is a beginner/intermediate acrobatics class. This class is for those students who have completed Acro Dance 1 or a similar class. Approval is needed before registering. Please email us for permission to join this class.
In this class students will learn proper stretching, beginner/intermediate acrobatic skills and drills all while making safety a primary concern. This class is perfect for the dancer who has been wanting to add acrobatics to their talents!
We ask that dancers wear form fitting clothing. Leotard and tights and preferred. No loose clothing such as t-shirts, sweatshirts, jeans, or sweatpants will be permitted.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 

No class on 11/26.
Sunday
12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
Westbrook Community Center

Parent's Night Out Events

Name
Days
Location
Peace, Love & Dance Party
Join us for our “Peace, Love, & Dance” Party on 2/10 from 5-8pm at Westbrook Community Center! We will dance, craft, and snack! Our party is ideal for kids ages 5-10 and is $20 per child. Please email us with any food restrictions your child may have.
Saturday
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Westbrook Community Center
ShamRock Dance Party
Join us for our ShamRock Dance Party on 3/9 from 5-8pm at Westbrook Community Center! We will dance, craft, and snack! Our party is ideal for kids ages 5-10 and is $20 per child. Please email us with any food restrictions your child may have.
Saturday
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Westbrook Community Center

Summer 2024

Name
Days
Location
Tap
Tap in an introduction to tap. In this class we will work on rhythms, musicality, and learning beginner tap steps.
Please send your dancer in comfortable clothes and tap shoes. No jeans please.
We offer a used shoe program. Email us for more information.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols. Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions.
Monday
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Westbrook Community Center
Dance Theater
Dance Theater is perfect for the child that loves musicals such as Annie, the Lion King, Mary Poppins, and Seussical the Musical (just to name a few)!
Dance Theater is a Broadway Jazz based class where dancers will learn about acting, different Broadway musicals, how to dance with props, and more!
Please send dancers in comfortable attire. No Jeans please. Jazz shoes or bare feet are preferred.
An email will be sent out prior to the start of class with full details regarding our safety protocols and distancing guidelines.  Please email briodancestudio@gmail.com with any questions. 
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Westbrook Community Center
Storybook Ballet
Storybook Ballet is an introduction to ballet technique class that will teach dancers the basics and grow with the pace of the students. This class will include conditioning, stretching, barre exercises, center floor work, and movement across the floor. Each week we will read a different book and dance to music inspired by that story. We will also incorporate storytelling through our dance moves.

Ballet is the foundation of most other dance styles and is a great addition to those dancers who want to gain flexibility and focus. This class is a great support for dancers wanting to take contemporary, modern, or jazz classes.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:15 PM
Westbrook Community Center
Acro Dance
Acro Dance is a beginner/intermediate acrobatics class. In this class students will learn proper stretching, beginner acrobatic skills and drills all while making safety a primary concern. This class is perfect for the dancer who has been wanting to add acrobatics to their talents!

We ask that dancers wear form fitting clothing. Leotard and tights and preferred. No loose clothing such as t-shirts, sweatshirts, jeans, or sweatpants will be permitted.
Tuesday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Westbrook Community Center
Acro Intensive
Acro Intensive is a beginner/intermediate acrobatics camp. In this camp students will learn proper stretching, acrobatic skills and drills all while making safety a primary concern. This intensive will give students the opportunity to grow in their strength, flexibility, and to learn and refine their skills.

We ask that dancers wear form fitting clothing. Leotard and tights and preferred. No loose clothing such as t-shirts, sweatshirts, jeans, or sweatpants will be permitted.
Please send your dancer with a bottled water.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Westbrook Community Center
So You Think You Can Dance Camp
Does your child tap their toes constantly? Do you find them dancing around their room when they think no one is watching? We have the camp for them! Throughout the week, campers will learn different dance styles (ballet, contemporary, jazz, and hip hop), discuss good nutrition choices, explore the relationship between music and dance, work with partners and in a group, and learn about improvisation and what it takes to be a choreographer. On Friday, there will be an outdoor camper performance for friends and family. The performing arts aid in the growth of a child's self-confidence, coordination, and creative expression. Join us for a week of fun, learning, and dance appreciation!
Campers will need to bring each day a lunch, snacks, water bottle, and sunscreen each day.
Information regarding new protocols and procedures will be emailed out prior to camp. If you have any questions, please email Julie at briodancestudio@gmail.com.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Westbrook Community Center
BDS Troupe Camp
BDS Troupe Camp is for those dancers wanting to join us for the 2021-2022 performance troupe. We will spend the week working on a dance that will be performed throughout the 2021-2022 season.
**Troupe dancers will be expected to attend troupe rehearsals as well as at least one technique class a week during the school year. Please email Julie at briodancestudio@gmail.com for more information.**
Information regarding new protocols and procedures will be emailed out prior to camp. If you have any questions, please email Julie at briodancestudio@gmail.com.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Westbrook Community Center