Classical Ballet is the traditional style of dance that demands form, style, and technique. Through ballet students will learn classical technique with grace and flow. Methods taught include but aren't limited to Royal Academy of Dance and Vaganova.
Ballet 1- ages 6-7
Ballet 2- ages 7-8
Ballet 3- ages 8-9
Ballet 4 and Pre-Pointe- ages 10+ by placement only
Ballet 5 and Pointe- ages 11+ by placement only
Intermediate Ballet- ages 12+ by placement only
Advanced Ballet- placement only
Open Ballet- all levels
Advanced Pointe and Variations- by placement only
Partnering- by placement only
Acrobatic dance blends the styles of acrobatics and dance together. Students will gain and increase their flexibility, strength, and agility. Students will learn skills such as splits, back bends, handstands, back walkovers, etc.
Beginner Acro- Ages 7-10 or by placement
Intermediate/Advanced Acro- Ages 10+ or by placement
Jazz, Musical Theater, & Pom
Jazz, Musical Theater, and Pom are energetic styles of dance that explores individuality and technique. Jazz merges ballet and contemporary dance. Musical Theater uses the jazz style of dance with elements of song and dance that mimic Broadway shows. Pom dance uses the jazz style of dance emphasizing sharpness, timing, and precision with pom poms in the dancer's' hands. Students will learn the basic skills of these genres while having fun and gaining confidence.
Pom and Hip-hop- ages 7-11
Musical Theater and Tap- ages 5-9
Intermediate/Advanced Jazz- ages 12+
Preschool and Primary
Preschool and Primary levels are for younger students ages 2 through 6. These fun-filled classes are an introduction to dance. Not only will students learn basic skills they will also explore their own individuality through creative movement.
Preschool Ballet and Tap - ages 2 1/2- 4 1/2
Primary Ballet and Tap- ages 5-6
Contemporary, Modern, and Lyrical
Contemporary and Lyrical are expressive styles of dance that blend ballet, jazz, and modern dance styles together. These styles explore the feeling of the dancer's mind and body connecting through movement. These classes demands students to have a good foundation in ballet and jazz technique.
Intermediate/Advanced Modern- ages 12+
Intermediate/Advanced Contemporary- ages 12+
Beginner Contemporary/Lyrical- ages 7-11
Tap is a fast-paced rhythmic style that uses the sound of tap shoes to create different rhythms. Students will learn basic skills in Tap. Students will also be challenged with developing and executing new rhythms throughout the year.