Class Description

3-4 Ballet & Tap

Cultivates love and enjoyment of dance through basic steps and combinations in ballet and tap techniques.

5-6 Ballet & Tap

Introduces young students to the fundamentals of dance using bright music and beginner combinations in ballet and tap techniques.

7-8 Ballet & Tap

Developments basic principles of dance including musicality, grace, and focus in the art of ballet and tap.

7-8 Ballet & Jazz

Develops basic principles of dance including musicality, grace, focus, and athleticism in the art of ballet and jazz.

9-11 Ballet & Tap

Exposes students to the disciplines of dance through challenging combinations and sequences in both ballet and tap.

9-11 Ballet & Jazz

Exposes students to the disciplines of dance through challenging combinations and sequences in both ballet and jazz.

9-11 Ballet & Lyrical

Exposes students to the disciplines of dance through challenging combinations and sequences in both ballet and lyrical.

Ballet I

An instruction on placement, turnout and proper movement for the beginning ballet student.

Ballet II

Emphasis placed on fluid movement while maintaining turnout and placement. Dancers are trained in quality of movement and musicality in the discipline of ballet.

Ballet IIB

For the student who is proficient in fluid movement, turnout and placement. Ballet IIB moves at a faster pace and perfects technique while exploring artistry.

Ballet III

Introduces and develops adagio, one of the foundational elements of ballet. Ballet III features rigorous barre work, graceful center combinations, and springing jumps to cultivate well rounded dancers.

Ballet IV

Offers training in longer adagio combinations, faster combinations across the floor, multiple pirouettes, large jumps, and more. Ballet IV is for the dedicated student seeking to perfect technique through multiple training sessions each week.

Ballet Allegro

Increases stamina and mental acuity in dance. Allegro challenges students to think clearly and quickly while displaying both athleticism and musicality. Allegro offers training in precise footwork, bounding jumps, and center combinations that usher students into the pre-professional realm of dance.


 

Ballet Artistry

Reinforces the ballet principle that without technique there can be no artistry. Students perform lengthy barre exercises, expressive port de bras sequences, and center combinations with speed and direction changes. For the serious ballet student who offers hard work and excellence with a smile (and curtsy).

Ballet Essentials

An instruction on placement, turnout, and the basic steps of ballet both at the barre and in center combinations.

Creative Worship

Explores dance as a way to glorify God through creative expression. Creative Worship students are challenged to dance for a greater purpose.

Jazz I

An introductory jazz course for teenage students desiring to increase strength, flexibility, and presentation. Jazz I students are trained in jumps, spins, center combinations, and more.

Jazz II

An intermediate jazz course for teenage students desiring to increase strength, flexibility, and presentation. Jazz II students are trained in jumps, spins, center combinations, and more.

Jazz III

An advanced jazz course for teenage students desiring to increase strength, flexibility, and presentation. Jazz II students are trained in jumps, spins, center combinations, and more.

Ladies Tap

An intermediate tap class offering training in the fundamental performance structure of tap for ladies only.

Lyrical I

Introduces young students to the grace and fluidity of lyrical dancing

Lyrical II

Offers teenage students the opportunity to dance with grace and fluidity using different styles of music. Lyrical II offers training in spins, floor work, jumps, and more.

Lyrical III

Offers teenage students the opportunity to dance with grace and fluidity using different styles of music. Lyrical III offers training in spins, floor work, jumps, and more.

Modern

Challenges students to move on and off their center. Modern increases core strength, balance, flexibility, and confidence.

Pointe

Requires dancers to draw upon strength, balance, placement, and turnout to display the elegant and graceful lines of ballet en pointe. Though not for everyone, those who chose to study en pointe will find the beauty and artistry worth the sacrifice of time and effort. Pointe students are carefully selected by the Artistic Director following several semesters of observation.

Tap I

Teaches young students the importance of timing, precision, and presentation in the discipline of tap.

Tap II

An intermediate tap class offering training in the fundamental performance structure of tap.

Tap III

An advanced tap class offering training in the fundamental performance structure of tap.

Tap IV

An advanced tap class offering training in the fundamental performance structure of tap plus the added benefit of learning Broadway style tap pieces.

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