Ballet

Ballet Class is essential for every dancer. It is the technical foundation from which all other dance forms are derived. All dancers are taught proper dance terminology and technique that is age appropriate. Our Ballet classes further develop grace, poise, flexibility, confidence and performance.

Jazz class focuses style, rhythm and technique. This classical style of dance is seen in numerous on and off-Broadway shows, movie musicals, and more. Classes emphasize musicality and stylization as well as fun and innovative choreography.

Jazz

Class Descriptions

Tap

Tap Class uses combinations of steps in order to create various rhythmic patterns and phrases. This class teaches musicality, rhythm, shading, control, and phrasing. The popularity of tap is growing rapidly and is becoming crucial for any aspiring dancer to acquire skills in this dance form.

Hip Hop incorporates a variety of old and new urban dance styles. This class teaches the upbeat and energetic style of dancing often seen in music videos. Hip-hop classes are high energy and FUN!

Hip-Hop

Lyrical

Lyrical is an expressive dance form combining jazz style with ballet technique. Lyrical dance allows students to communicate thoughts and feelings expressed in the music through dance.

Acrobatic class is centered on fundamental acrobatic technique to increase flexibility, strength, balance, coordination, endurance, timing, body awareness, self-discipline, and confidence. Through conditioning, stretching, and across the floor, students will learn various gymnastic techniques. This is a non-performance class.

Acro

Contemporary

 This class stresses versatility and improvisation, unlike the strict, structured nature of ballet. Movements are limitless as they represent the dancer’s emotions and inner most expression. Contemporary enables the dancer to use the body’s natural lines and energy, which creates a more fluid, unconventional means of movement. 

Modern class will incorporate many of the foundations of modern dance technique, including suspension and release, fall and recovery, the use of momentum and basic floorwork. Students will learn about classical modern, including Horton, Graham, and release techniques.

Modern

Broadway

Jazz

Explore jazz dance - Broadway style! Featuring skills, techniques, and choreography from classic Broadway musicals. This class will allow audiences to be amazed by the smooth and sleek styles of Broadway Jazz.

Acting Class will provide participants with the basics of stage performance. Aspiring actors will take part in a number of improvisational games to make them feel comfortable on stage, in the presence of an audience, all while building confidence in their ability to act.  In addition, students will have the opportunity to perform scenes to apply and strengthen the skills they learn.

Acting

Chorus

Come sing with Mr. John and Ms. Judy! This strictly singing class will focus on improving vocal skills and allowing young singers to shine. Touching on skills like breath control, intonation, music theory and much more.

Join us for a class full of cheer, dance, and fun! Students will learn the fundamentals of cheer dance while exploring various cheer skills. This is a high energy style thats fun for everyone.

Cheer

Musical Class

Pointe Class is an advanced form of ballet where dancers wear specific shoes to go high on their toes. This class can only be entered by permission of the instructor and is for students who have studied ballet for several years.

Pointe

Tiny Tot Dance

Tiny Tot Class is an introductory class that immerses children in the basics of dance. Through instructional musical activities children will acquire appropriate skills needed to advance to subsequent levels of dance.

Get out those tap shoes! This class focused on the beginnings of tap technique. Teaching toddlers about the basics of how their feet can make music. A fun new way for kids to be loud (not in your house!).

Tiny Tot

Tap

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