Name
Days
Location
Private Instruction
Private Dance Lessons in All Styles

12:00 PM to 12:00 PM
The D.A.M. Studios

Fall 2020

Name
Days
Location
Jump Into Jazz
This class will focus on the fundamental technique and principles of Jazz dance. With an emphasis on developing overall body awareness and control, dancers will work on strength, flexibility, alignment, rhythm and spatial awareness. With a mix of conditioning, progressions across the floor, and combinations in the center, dancers will not only build a strong foundation of Jazz technique but also improve upon performance skills and movement quality. Join in on this funky and fun Jazz experience!
Monday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Dance Smart
Dance Smart - Dance @ DAM! Course will incorporate 'dance smart' movement theories, including anatomical exploration, kinesiology, & much more!
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
Musical Theatre Jazz
As Broadway began to rise in the 1950's, Jazz dance began to evolve into the smooth, stylistic form known as Theater Jazz. Expanding from some of the greats, such as Bob Fosse, this class will introduce dancers to fundamentals of Jazz technique (strength, flexibility and body control) while exploring the stylistic and specific forms of Theater Jazz, as well as exploring their own movement. Dancers will learn how to move and perform for the stage - ready, set, dance!
Monday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Classic Jazz Circa 1989
Did someone say Old School?!?! In this intermediate/advanced class, dancers will continue to work on the fundamentals of Jazz dance, while expanding their movement vocabulary and performance quality. This class will focus on strength, flexibility, body alignment and control, and spatial awareness. New body pathways, complex rhythmic patterns, and increased technique will all be a main focus as dancers get warm, move across the floor, and play with new choreography from week to week.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Hip Pop
Do you ever wish you were in that music video from your favorite artist? This is the class for you! This course will focus on upbeat dance combinations set to all your favorite top hits. With a fusion of Hip Hop, Jazz, and Commercial dance, everyone will be sure to find their passion & strength, all while getting their heart rate up while training in this unique dance class format.
Monday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
Modern Contemporary
In this intermediate/advanced class, dancers will continue to work on the fundamentals of contemporary dance, while expanding their movement vocabulary and performance quality. This class will focus on strength, flexibility, body alignment and control, and spatial awareness. New body pathways, complex rhythmic patterns, and increased technique will all be a main focus as dancers get warm and play with new choreography from week to week.
Monday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Ballet Technique
Deeply explore contemporary ballet theory combined with a traditional ballet syllabus in this intermediate / advanced technique class. Dancers will gain a deeper embodied understanding of ballet practices and performance while simultaneously developing a greater sense of artistry, grace, and balance. This class offers a greater attention to the intricate details of ballet theory and its application to more advanced steps and phrasing.
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
Pre/Teen Contemporary Lyrical
Experience a blend of modern and jazz technique as it comes together into contemporary and lyrical dance. In this class, dancers will work on blending fundamental technique with new forms to truly tell a story through each and every combination. Each week dancers will be given choreographic combinations and the chance to play, explore and create their own contemporary ways of moving!
Tuesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Ballet Fundamentals
This traditional ballet class provides students with additional building blocks of the foundational, classical ballet technique. Incorporating 21st century pedagogical practices that allow for all body types to embrace the principles of a centuries old practice. Throughout the season, additional focus will be placed on building strength, flexibility, while developing correct ballet technique, alignment, and proprioception.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
Contemporary Lyrical
For the experienced intermediate dancer, this class will take a deeper look into modern jazz techniques and how they connect to lyrical contemporary movement. By working on strength, flexibility, technical skill, spatial awareness and performance quality, dancers will explore and discover the joys of emotional expression through dance as well as integrate discipline and commitment into their practice. Taught by studio owner, Jessica Page, this class is best for those that look to challenge themselves and their dance techniques.
Tuesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Pointe Technique
Pointe technique class - must be enrolled in ballet technique.
Tuesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Adult Stretch Class
Come move your body in this feel-good, stretch class led by studio owner Jessica Page! Let loose and let go as class progresses with both seated and standing stretch techniques that will leave you feeling less tense, tight, and stressed!
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
K-Pop Video Dances
Come dance and learn classic K-Pop video dances each week! This high energy class will feature new material each week learned from K-Pop music videos. K-Pop choreography is known for being highly synchronized and energized. Register today - space is limited!
Tuesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Commercial Hip Hop
Are you seeking some dance fusion? This hip-hop based 'open styles' class is designed for dancers with previous dance experience who seek to explore integrating various styles, postures, movement qualities, and physicality. The dancer should expect some modern dance flare and be willing to venture into new ways of dance expression that include fun, energetic, emotional, and groovy dance choreography!
Tuesday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
Theatrical Jazzy Hip Hop
This class will focus on the techniques and principles of classic Jazz dance. With an emphasis on developing overall body awareness and control, dancers will work on strength, flexibility, alignment, rhythm and spatial awareness. With a mix of conditioning, progressions, and combinations in the center, dancers will not only build a strong foundation of Jazz technique but also improve upon performance skills and movement quality. Join in on this funky and fun Jazz experience!
Wednesday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Ballet & Tap
Point, flex, stretch, bend, skip, turn, and jump! An introductory dance class exploring ballet basics and creative movement. Dancers are introduced to ballet vocabulary, while exploring expressive movement and music in a fun and creative way. JP uses imagination, games, upbeat age-appropriate music and frequently incorporates scarves, hula hoops, or 'magic' wands to inspire the expressive, creative aspects of dance. This class will also enhance the social skills required for following directions, listening and dancing with others. It's a super positive and fun first dance experience!
Wednesday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
Pre/Teen Tap
Come join in this fun and focused Tap dance experience. Focusing on basic principles of rhythm and coordination, dancers will expand their Tap repertoire, learning a wider-range of terminology and choreographed rhythms. Each week, students will engage in new steps, syncopated patterns, and combinations all the while increasing body awareness and control. Get those feet moving while learning the classic and timeless styles of Tap dance!
Wednesday
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
Street Dance for Shorties
A classic Hip-Hop dance class for kids age 5-8 years old. Kevin O'Keefe (aka KO) has been teaching children of all ages street dance in the greater Denver Metro area for over 20 years. He brings experience, knowledge, historical context, grass roots dance education to his students. The enthusiasm and positivity that he brings with him into the classroom is highly contagious and our dancers adore him - come pop, lock, groove & funk with KO!
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
Turns, Leaps, & Acro
This class focuses on the more challenging elements of dance such as turns, jumps & leaps. Utilizing this focused approach of these dance elements in a 'progressions' class develops alignment, strength and flexibility more effectively. This pedagogical technique emphasizes fundamental repetition w/ incremental increases in difficulty. The dancer's motor skills, coordination, balance, and weight shifting abilities are honed and strengthened in order to smoothly transition into the more difficult execution of seamless turns, exuberant jumps, and boundless leaps.
Wednesday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Unleash the Funk
Taught by Denver's own 'KO', this weekly workshop will focus specifically on locking and popping techniques, as well as combinations and concepts in funk styles and the social and musical values of popping, locking and funk styles. Students will have portions of class dedicated to the history of hip-hop and music appreciation. The goal is to bring a higher understanding, greater appreciation, and true passion for this art form as a whole. Makes for a very impactful class, not to be missed!
Wednesday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Balletic Contemp Jazz
Combining release technique with hints of lyrical and jazz training, this class will take a deeper look at the newest contemporary forms emerging in the dance world. Students will explore breath, alignment, moving in and out of the floor utilizing gravity, while discovering new ways of exploring movement and space.
Wednesday
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Ballet & Tap
A classic approach to classic styles. Students will explore the embodiment of rhythm as it manifests in their feet, toes, heels, shuffles, flaps, and throughout the entire body, as well as perfect classical ballet technique in this split class. Dancers will gain a solid foundation in all things tap and ballet with introductions to integral vocabulary as well as musical meter, timing, and syncopated rhythms.
Thursday
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
Move N Groove (+V)
Get your dancer's wiggles, boogie-woogies, plies and tendus out! Designed for the young dancer, this creative movement based class mixes familiar words like jump, skip and wiggle with classic dance concepts of plié and relevé. Led by studio owner, Jessica Page, tiny dancers will gain new knowledge and body awareness fit to compliment their developmental growth. From week to week, this class will focus on practicing routines and following directions and is a great opportunity for socialization and learning to work with others! Your dancer will enjoy the space to play, grow and explore new ways of moving their body!
Thursday
5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
G't Down Grooves
Groove. Funk. Rhythmic Isolation. It's all here! This class is filled with choreographic phrases and general good vibes. Students will explore dynamic dance elements of hip-hop culture, learning new moves, across several styles of hip-hop.
Thursday
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Tappy Hour
Come learn one of dance's timeless styles - Tap! In this class, dancers will focus on fundamental technique, including rhythm, coordination, strength and body control. Each week, students will learn steps to add to their repertoire, new and complex rhythmic patterns, and exciting choreography. Whether you are a seasoned pro or a brand new tapper, this class is guaranteed to get both your brain and body working!
Thursday
6:00 PM to 6:45 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
Int/Adv Tap
Students will learn more intricate tap-rhythms, sounds, and combinations and progress with riffs, pullbacks, time steps, wings, and complex combinations and turns. Students will demonstrate the ability to build speed while keeping the clarity of their taps clean. Add all this to more complicated rhythms and intricate dance routines, and this becomes a super fun and challenging class! This class is well suited for older teens & adult tap students who are looking for a higher level challenge.
Thursday
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
Studio B
The D.A.M. Studios
Out of The Box - Dancing for 30+
Let's get out of the box! In this dance class designed specifically for ages 30 and up, studio owner Jessica Page will lead dancers through movement exercises with box apparatus. Space is limited - enroll today!
Thursday
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
'Recess' Musical Theatre Camp
This fall, come to join us in exploring the world of singing, dancing, and acting!! Everyone will get their chance to SHINE! This Musical Theatre Summer Camp offers an exciting 6 weeks of fun musical theatre training that promises to be engaging and inspiring. DAM (Dance Art Media Studios) recognizes each child’s talent and gives him or her the necessary building blocks to grow as a performer. This recess camp will include lessons in voice, acting, and dancing ending in a spooky final performance for family and friends via livestream! Bring your jazz shoes, water bottle, and journal to come learn from young performers who live and breathe theatre!
Performers, of all skill levels, will learn and improve theatre-related skills in voice, dance, and acting, they also gain focus and discipline while exercising their mind and body. This camp will strive to build teamwork skills, a sense of accomplishment, and self-esteem. Most of all, they have fun while exploring the world of Musical Theatre!
If you can only do one day a week, let us know!
Covid safety precautions will be in place! Meaning masks, social distancing, and short breaks to breathe :)
Tuesday Thursday
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The D.A.M. Studios
Creative Movement
Point, flex, stretch, bend, skip, turn, and jump! An introductory dance class exploring ballet basics and creative movement. Dancers are introduced to ballet vocabulary, while exploring expressive movement and music in a fun and creative way. JP uses imagination, games, upbeat age-appropriate music and frequently incorporates scarves, hula hoops, or 'magic' wands to inspire the expressive, creative aspects of dance. This class will also enhance the social skills required for following directions, listening and dancing with others. It's a super positive and fun first dance experience!
Saturday
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios
Ballet & Tap Combo
Get your pliés, tendus, shuffles and flaps all in one hour in this fun and playful ballet and tap combination class. Designed for the young dancer, this class will focus on the fundamental principles of movement, including body control and spatial awareness, all while giving dancer's a foundation of both ballet and tap techniques. This class is a great way to introduce two of the most influential styles of dance!
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio A
The D.A.M. Studios


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