Youth Accelerated Program (Ages 7-13)

Designed to provide pre-professional training for the serious student studying several days a week. Classes are geared to both professional bound students, as well as students seeking the structure and discipline of a professional curriculum.


YOUTH LYRICAL

(2nd-8th grade) A blend of ballet and contemporary dance techniques. Dancers often perform to music with lyrics which serve as inspiration for the dancer’s movements and expression. Minimum age: second grade. Dancer must also be enrolled in ballet and/or have director approval. Promotion to level 2 requires solid classical ballet technique.
Youth Lyrical 1A Wednesday 4:30-5:30
Youth Lyrical 2A Monday 5:30-6:30

JR BALLET

(2nd-8th grade) Class content will include: basic ballet positions, ballet vocabulary, how to work at the ballet barre, center floor exercises and variations. Instruction will assist young dancers develop a sense of correct alignment (posture) and improve concentration skills. Promotion to next level by practical and written exam.
Jr Ballet 1A Thursday 4:30-5:30
Jr Ballet 2A Thursday 4:30-5:45
Jr Ballet 3A Saturday 10:00-11:15

TAP/JAZZ 3A

(5th-8th grade) Advanced beginner tap/jazz class for the serious younger dancer. The purpose is to prepare young dancers who exhibit interest in competitive teams and/or advanced level work through a guided curriculum. Enrollment in a minimum of Jr Ballet and Youth Lyrical is required, with director approval is required for admission into this class.
Monday 4:30-5:30

JR TECHNIQUE

Class will focus on developing ballet and jazz technique, as well as balance, control, flexibility, and strength. Students should be working at the Jr. Ballet 2A Level or above; however, younger students will be accepted as space permits. Students will do yoga on the first class of the month.
Friday 4:30 – 5:30

GYMNASTICS FOR DANCERS (Acro Dance)

Placement by instructor. Class will improve strength, flexibility and stamina, resulting in a more powerful and enhanced dance performance.
Gymnastics (level 1) Tuesday 5:30 – 6:30 
Gymnastics (level 2) Thursday 6:45-7:45
Gymnastics (level 3/4) Tuesday 4:30-5:30