2017-18 Dance Academy
Registration Begins August 1st
Summer Dance Camps are offered after the 4th of July for 7 weeks. Dance camps are a great way to introduce kids ages 3-19 to new dance forms or to immerse them in the dance they love.
Dance Academy Classes offer children 3.5-19 years old a full year's dance curriculum with two theater performance opportunities. One in the Winter and one in the Spring. This program offers Creative Dance, Pre-Ballet, Ballet I-VI, Pointe, Lyrical, Jazz I-V, Tap I-III, Hip Hop I- IV, Irish Step Dance I-V and combination classes. Children are placed in class level by age and ability at the director and teachers discretion.
Quarterly Dance Classes offer children 3 - 6 years, Teens 13+ and adults the opportunity to try something new and to have a recreational dance experience with a short term commitment. We offer Creative Dance, Beginning Ballet, Open Level Ballet, Tap, Flamenco, East Coast Swing, Salsa, and other ballroom styles.
Never wear your dance shoes outside. Always change your shoes at the studio door. Everyone's hair must be secured off their face so they can focus on learning to move. Jeans and other non-flexible fabrics are not appropriate for dance. Adult classes are not required to follow a dress code but should use it as a guide. Appropriate shoes for each style are needed.
Boys - sweats or shorts and a plain t-shirt, bare feet Girls - any color leotard, footless tights or leggings, bare feet
Creative Pre-Ballet & Ballet I - VI
Boys - plaint t-shirt, black tights or leggings, black leather ballet shoes Girls - black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes Level II-VI must have their hair in a bun. Pre-Ballet & Level I are practicing buns.
Tap & Ballet
Boys - plain t-shirt, black leggings, black leather ballet shoes & black tap shoes Girls - black leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, hair in a ponytail or bun *Tap shoe fasteners are for sale at the front desk and shorten the time it takes to change shoes
Tap / Jazz / Jazz combo classes / Lyrical
Boys & Girls - black jazz pants, plain t-shirt or leotard Tap shoes, Jazz shoes, Bare Feet - respectively
Boys & Girls - clean dance sneakers that haven't been worn outside, sportswear
Irish Step Dance
Boys & Girls - sportswear, black ghillies or black ballet slippers