Dance Class Schedule 2017/2018

Fall classes begin Tuesday Sept. 4, 2018
Recital Date 2019 is scheduled for Saturday, June 22, 2019
FYI... when it comes to Tap; "Barre" is a level of tap exercises done at the Barre.  The higher the number - the more advanced the class.

To find a class by age range please see Class Descriptions >>

MONDAY

STUDIO A

10:45-11:30: 3-4 yr old, Creative Movement/Pre-Ballet w/ Peg

4:30 – 5:15: 9-12 yr old, HipHop w/ Bethany
5:15 – 6:00: Musical Theater w/ Bethany & Karen+
6:00 – 7:00: MS HipHop/Contemporary w/ Bethany

STUDIO B

4:30-5:15: 6-8 yr old, Ballet/Tap w/ Peg
5:15-6:00: 4-6 yr old, Ballet/Tap w/ Peg
6:00-7:00: 8-15 yr old, Drama w/ Karen (d) +

TUESDAY

STUDIO A

10:45 –11:30: 3-5 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz w/ Jayne

4:30 – 5:15: 3-6 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz w/ Jayne
5:15 – 6:00: 6-9 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz w/ Jayne
6:00 – 6:45: 10-14 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz w/ Jayne
6:45 – 7:45: Teen/Adult Int/Adv Tap w/ Jayne +
7:45 – 8:30: MS Modern Fusion w/ Aariel

STUDIO B

 

4:30 – 5:30: MS Ballet/Lyrical w/ Peg
5:30 – 6:30: HS Ballet/Lyrical w/ Peg
6:30– 7:00: HS Intermediate Pointe w/ Peg # (Teacher Approval)
7:00 – 8:00: HS/Adult Ballet Fitness (Only 2nd Tuesday of month)* w/ Peg

WEDNESDAY

STUDIO A

 

3:30 – 4:30: HS/Young Adult Tap/Jazz w/ Jayne+
4:30 – 5:15: 5 -7 yr old, Tap/Ballet/Jazz w/ Jayne
5:15 – 6:15: Teen/Adult Intermediate Tap w/ Jayne +
6:15 – 7:00: Teen/Adult Beg/Int Tap w/ Jayne +
7:00 – 8:30: Adult Lyrical Jazz “Fosse Style” w/ Jayne & Peg+

STUDIO B

10:00 – 10:45: 2 yr old, Combo Class w/ Stephanie
11:00 – 11:45: 3-4 yr old, Combo Class w/ Stephanie
12:15 - 1:00: 4-5 yr old, Ballet w/ Peg

4:30 – 5:15: 7-10 HipHop/Cheer w/ Stephanie
5:15 – 6:00: 9-11 yr old, Ballet/Tap w/ Peg
6:45 - 7:45: Teen/Adult Modern Fusion A w/ Aariel+

THURSDAY

STUDIO A

 

3:30 – 4:15: Golden Oldies (55 and up) “Beginning Tap” w/ Jayne*
4:30 – 5:15: Grade K-4 “Dance Around the World w/ Bailey & Chelsea
5:15 – 6:00: 4 - 6 yr old, Tap/Jazz/Ballet w/ Jayne
6:00 – 7:00: 11-14 yr old, HipHop/Cheer w/ Stephanie
7:15 – 8:00: Teen/Adult Country Line Dance w/ Bethany

STUDIO B

10:00 – 10:45: 2 yr old, Combo Class w/ Stephanie
11:00 – 11:45: 3-4 yr old, Combo Class w/ Stephanie

4:30 – 5:15: 4-7 yr old, HipHop w/ Bethany
5:30 – 6:15: 6-9 yr old, HipHop w/ Bethany
6:15 – 7:15: HS/Adult HipHop w/ Bethany +

FRIDAY

STUDIO A

Watch for these upcoming workshops:

  • Student Choreography Guidance
  • All Teacher Workshops (all teachers - all styles)
  • Art and Dance

STUDIO B

SATURDAY

STUDIO A

STUDIO B

11:00 – 1:00: 1st & 3rd & 5th Saturday 11:00 – 1:00 is Modern Fusion w/ Aariel +

11:00 – 1:00: 2nd & 4th Saturday 11:00 – 1:00 is Belly Dance with Nyree +

These classes can be taken at a regular 1 class per week tuition class price ($65) since they are 2 hour classes or combined taking all classes all month for $100.

SUNDAY

STUDIO A

STUDIO B

Symbol Key

+       Classes can be combined for an additional $35 per month

*        Ballet Fitness & Golden Oldies $15 a class

#       Pointe Class $15 when combined with an additional ballet class

#       30 min stretch class $15 when combined with class

(d)     Drama Class $45

MS - Middle School age     HS - High School age

 

NOTE: All tuition is due the 1st dance class of the month. If you pay after the 15th of the following month, a late fee may be added to your tuition. 

Over the 10 month dance year the class days per month average out to 4 per month. Tuition is based on the average and therefore is not decreased for short months nor increased for 5 week months. Tuition is not reduced for missed classes unless the absence is prolonged and the bookkeeper is notified. Missed classes can be made up in any age appropriate class.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

  • Registration/Open House: Wednesday August 22,2018 4-8pm
  • Classes Begin: Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018
  • Halloween: Wednesday October 31, 2018 – Make Up Class January 2, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Break: Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 – Sunday Nov. 25, 2018
  • Christmas Break: Saturday Dec. 22, 2018 – Thursday Jan. 3, 2019 (Jan 2 Halloween Make Up Class)
  • Spring Break: Monday, April 8 -  Sunday, April 14, 2019

 

 RECITAL  2019 (Please mark these dates on your calendar)

Pictures: Friday, June 7, 2019 at Cherry Valley Elementary

Dress Rehearsals: Wednesday, June 19 & Thursday, June 20 at Cedarcrest High School

RECITAL: SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 2019 AT CEDARCREST HIGH SCHOOL

3-4 yr old, Creative Movement

Creative Movement combines skill development (listening, balancing, holding a position) with self-expression to introduce students to moving with music. Dancers must be able to separate from the parent and follow the teachers direction. Pre-ballet introduces very young dancers to classical music, arm and feet positions and body placement. Dancers perform one dance and participate in the group opening number in our June recital.
*Leather or canvas ballet slippers required.

8-15 yr old, Drama

This class is designed to help kids take the stage. Actors will focus on building self-confidence and character, as well as strong speaking, literacy, empathy, and acting skills through the fun and creativity of drama. Each week will cover a different aspect of the stage: monologues, scene work, auditions and more.

3-5 yr. old Tap/Ballet/Jazz

This class introduces very young students to tap, jazz, and ballet.  Students learn basic tap and ballet steps, while increasing their physical stamina, and listening skills in a class setting. Fun dance related activities will also be included.  One dance will be performed in the June recital, and this class will participate in the group Opening number for the show.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet shoes required.

3-6 yr. old Tap/Ballet/Jazz

This class introduces very young students to tap, jazz, and ballet.  Students learn basic tap and ballet steps, while increasing their physical stamina, and listening skills in a class setting. Fun dance related activities will also be included.  One dance will be performed in the June recital, and this class will participate in the group Opening number for the show.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet shoes required.

HS Ballet/Lyrical

This class will teach both ballet and lyrical style of dance to high school age students. Previous ballet experience required, as the class will be focusing on more challenging dance combinations, turns, and leaps. Ballet barre and lyrical floor work will be included. Some students will be preparing for pointe work, This class will learn two dances to perform in Recital, one ballet number and one lyrical, along with participating in the Finale.
*Leather ballet slippers, jazz shoes, and stretch bands required.

HS Intermediate Pointe

Teacher Approval Needed. Must have 2 to 3 years of ballet experience from the age of 10 on. This class will perform one dance for Recital.
*Pointe shoes and stretch bands required.

5-7 yr. old Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Dance combinations for 5-7 yr. olds is more structured than the younger classes. Both tap and ballet techniques include barre work and center floor. Jazz instruction will teach basic jazz exercises and steps. Students will work on increasing their physical strength and flexibility.  Dancers in this class will perform one number in the June recital and participate in the group opening number.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet or jazz shoes required.

Teen/Adult Beg/Int Tap

Using the Al Gilbert methodology for tap instruction, adults of all ages are encouraged to learn tap dancing. Besides improving strength and flexibility, dancing is a great way to exercise the brain by memorizing steps, combinations and counts. This class will teach and improve a dancer’s rhythm and tempo combining sound and movement to music to create “dance”.  One dance will be performed in the June recital, and this class will participate in the group Finale number.

Tap shoes required.

Adult Lyrical Jazz "Fosse Style"

Fosse Style dance taught by Peggy and Jayne.

4-5 yr old, Ballet

Ballet for 4 to 5 year olds introduces students to the basic beginning fundamentals of ballet while enhancing development of motor skills. Students begin learning ballet vocabulary, while cultivating creativity and performance confidence. This class focuses on listening skills, memory development, balance and creative dance. Occasionally tap and tumbling will be added. Dancers will perform one dance and participate in the group opening number in our June dance recital.
*Leather or canvas ballet slippers required.

9-11 yr old, Ballet/Tap

This combination class will teach both ballet and tap steps and dance terminology for elementary school ages 9-11. Previous dance experience would be helpful, but not necessary as fundamental skills will be taught, along with expanding into dance combinations learned in the center. Barre work will be used for learning steps in ballet and tap. One dance will be performed in Recital, along with the group opening number. An additional dance will be taught to perform for an in-house performance at the end of the year.
*Leather ballet slippers and tap shoes required.

Teen/Adult Modern Fusion A

For those of you who just can’t choose one style of dance, why not come try Modern Fusion? The main focus of Modern Fusion is learning how to “sing” with your body by using different movement styles to express feelings and tell stories. In order to perform unique choreography, we learn techniques from modern dance as a base for this class but also will take inspiration from many different styles such as lyrical, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, and more. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome.
*Note: Wednesday Modern Fusion A and Saturday Modern Fusion B are separate classes.

Dance Around The World

This class is from 4:30-5:15pm on Thursdays and is for elementary school age children from all backgrounds of dance. We welcome all skill levels whether you have never danced before or are just interested in learning about different types of dancing, we welcome you! In this class, we will explore all forms of dance from many different continents and countries. Every month we will focus on a different continent with every class being a different country within that continent. For recital, we plan on mixing them all together and showing the audience what we have learned throughout the year. Our hope for this class is that we can help instill confidence and the love of dance while learning a little along the way. Come join us as we “Dance Around the World!”

4-6 yr. old Tap/Ballet/Jazz

Dance techniques for all three styles, tap, jazz, and ballet, are taught for this age group in a fun accepting environment. Students practice listening skills, learn how to follow directions, and work on balance, strength and coordination. Dancers perform one dance number and participate in the group opening number in the June recital.

Tap shoes and leather or canvas ballet shoes required.

Teen/Adult Country Line Dance

Can I get a yeehaw? This class is perfect for all levels of dance, from completely new to advanced dancer! Guaranteed a fun workout while learning some country line dance moves. Class will begin with a warm up and across the floor combinations. In addition, you will learn a country line dance for the annual recital.

4-7 yr old HipHop

Fun and energetic style of dance that will get everyone clapping along. This class will include a warm up and across the floor combinations. In addition, students will learn a hiphop dance to perform in the annual recital. Open to girls and boys aged 4-7 years old.

Teen/Adult Modern Fusion B

For those of you who just can’t choose one style of dance, why not come try Modern Fusion? The main focus of Modern Fusion is learning how to “sing” with your body by using different movement styles to express feelings and tell stories. In order to perform unique choreography, we learn techniques from modern dance as a base for this class but also will take inspiration from many different styles such as lyrical, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, and more. Beginners and experienced dancers welcome.
*Note: Wednesday Modern Fusion A and Saturday Modern Fusion B are separate classes.

Belly Dance

This belly dance class is for beginning and intermediate students. Expect to have lots of fun and laughter while you sweat and learn to move your body in new ways. This year, we will learn at least two different styles of dance and choreographies. We (as a group) may choose to do one or both dances for our recital in June.

No regular classes today. See you tomorrow and/or Thursday at Rehearsal. For Dress Rehearsal Schedule, click Recital Info button just below this banner.