Youth Accelerated Dance 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 CONTEMPORARY/LYRICAL (accelerated)

(2nd-8th grade, approx.) For the motivated dancer training at the accelerated level – a blend of ballet and contemporary dance techniques. Dancers often perform to lyrics which serve as inspiration for the dancer’s movements and expression. Minimum age: second grade. Must take in conjunction with a ballet class.

KIDS ON THE MOVE Lyrical level 1/2 – Tuesday 7:00-8:00 pm
ELITE Lyrical (youth) – Monday 5:45-6:45 pm


JR BALLET (accelerated)

(2nd-8th grade) For the focused dancer with prior experience. Class is best suited for the serious student taking more than one class a week. Content includes: ballet vocabulary spelling and workbook. Instruction will assist young dancers in developing correct body placement, posture, and basic foundational technique. Dancers will learn how to work at the ballet barre, center floor exercises, and ballet combinations. Director approval required for acceptance.
Jr Ballet 1A Wednesday 4:30-5:30
Jr Ballet 2/3A Saturday 9:30-10:30
Jr Ballet 4A Wednesday 4:30-5:45


JAZZ/TAP (accelerated)

A jazz/tap combo class for the motivated dance training at the accelerated level. 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 one other class.

KIDS ON THE MOVE Jazz/Tap level 1 – Thursday 5:45-6:45 pm
KIDS ON THE MOVE Jazz/Tap level 2 – Monday 4:30-5:45 pm
ELITE Jazz/Tap – Tuesday 4:30-6:00 pm


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


ACRO GYMNASTICS (Gymnastics for Dancers)

Placement by instructor. Class will improve strength, flexibility and stamina, resulting in a more powerful and enhanced dance performance.
Acro/Gym (level 1) Thursday 6:45-7:45
Acro/Gym (level 2) Tuesday 8:00-9:00
Acro/Gym (level 3) Thursday 7:45-8:45
Acro/Gym (level 4) Tuesday 7:00-8:00


DANCE FOR MUSICAL THEATRE JR (grades 4-6) and
DANCE FOR MUSICAL THEATRE TEEN (grades 7-12)

Do you love musicals? Then this is class for you! Perfect for performers trying to boost their dance ability for school or community theatre shows & auditions OR who want extra dance training and just happen to love show tunes. Class will include jazz & tap and is designated to help performers gain skills and gain confidence in musical theatre dance. Several combinations will be taught throughout the year, focusing on character and interpretation of some of your favorite musicals from the stage and screen.
Grades 4-6: Tuesday 6:00-7:00
Grades 7-12: Monday 4:45-5:45