Youth Classes 7 - 11 years

Fall 2019 Class offerings

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Musical Theater / Jazz I

MonDays 5:15pm to 6:15pm • 60 Minutes

Musical Theatre / Jazz I (7-11 years) is a high-energy form of dance grounded in Jazz dance terminology and technique with an emphasis on musicality, performance, athleticism and lots of fun! Using popular music we explore rhythm, style, and performance elements found in Musical Theatre Dance and Jazz Dance Traditions. Singing along is not a requirement but is encouraged!) This class is perfect for dancers progressing from the Beginning level Hip Hop/Jazz class or who are new to dance and excited about growing as performers! Registration is for the whole session from Aug 12th to Dec 21st and the semester culminates in an informal showing at the studio.

Ballet / Contemporary I

Tuesdays 5:30pm to 6:45pm • 75 Minutes

This class is a fusion of ballet technique in combination with the athletic and expressive contemporary dance form. With a focus on ballet technique, French terminology, and proper alignment, the dancers explore ballet barre work, across the floor progressions, and center work. In connection with this classical form we fuse Contemporary dance concepts such as improvisation, and dance composition elements to move in a even more emotive and athletic way. This class will be performing in the recital at the end of the session in May or early June (recital date will be set as soon as possible). Registration is for the whole session from Aug 13th to Dec17th and the semester culminates in an informal showing at the studio.

Ballet/Contemporary II

Wednesdays 5:30pm to 7:00pm 90 Minutes

This class is a fusion of ballet technique in combination with the athletic and expressive contemporary dance form. This class is a progression from Ballet/Contemporary I offered on Tuesdays and moves at a faster pace with more difficult combinations, for the more experienced dancer. With a focus on ballet technique, French terminology, and proper alignment, the dancers explore ballet barre work, across the floor progressions, and center work. In connection with this classical form we fuse Contemporary dance concepts such as improvisation and dance composition elements to move in a even more emotive and athletic way. Registration is for the whole session from Aug 14th to Dec 18th and the semester culminates in an informal showing at the studio.

Tap I/II

Fridays 6:45PM TO 7:30PM 45 MINUTES

This is a tap class is for 7 to 11 yr olds with a focus on learning basic tap technique and terminology and putting them together in exciting combinations using high-energy music. Tap encourages the development of musicality and coordination. This class is for the novice tap dancer as well as those with experience. For the more practiced dancer we focus on increasing speed while tapping, more intricate rhythmic patterns, and developing style. Registration is for the whole session from Aug 16th to Dec 20th and the semester culminates in an informal showing at the studio.

Hip Hop & Jazz I/II

Saturdays 12:00pm to 1:00pm 60 Minutes

This class explores the fun and upbeat dance forms of hip-hop and jazz, performed to popular music. Learn high-energy hip-hop moves and dynamic jazz dance elements. There is a strong focus on rhythm and improvisation, as students develop strength, musicality, and confidence. Registration is for the whole session from Aug 17th to Dec 21st and the semester culminates in an informal showing at the studio.

 

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