Class Descriptions

Children’s Program:

Children ages 2-5 will have fun while being introduced to dance in a structured environment which includes music, dancing, and age-appropriate movement. Skills learned during class include turn-taking, following instructions, basic dance terminology and technique, and an introduction to rhythm-making. Preschoolers will perform one routine in the recital while KinderCombo performs two routines.

My Grownup and Me (2-year-old)
This class runs in 8-week sessions: Fall, Winter, Spring.
Class length: 45 minutes
Attire: Dance attire for children is encouraged but not mandatory
Shoes: Ballet slippers (any color) or bare feet
Recital: Participation in the annual recital is not part of this program

Preschool 3s (3-year-olds)
This 45-minute class consists of a fun introduction to ballet and dance.
Class length: 45 minutes
Attire:

Leotard (any color) and tights (any color)
Boys: t-shirt (any color) and athletic pants (any color)
Shoes:

Ballet slippers (pink leather)
Boys: ballet slippers (black)
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

Preschool 4s (4-year-olds)
This one-hour class includes both ballet and an intro to tap instruction.
Attire:

Leotard (any color) and tights (any color)
Boys: t-shirt (any color) and athletic pants (any color)
Shoes:

Ballet slippers (pink leather) and U-shell tap shoes (tan)
Boys: ballet slippers (black)
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

Preschool AcroDance (ages 3-4)
Class length: 30 minutes
Attire:

Leotard (any color), jazz shorts (any color), no tights
Boys: t-shirt (any color) and athletic pants or shorts (any color)
Shoes: Bare feet
Additional: Additional equipment such as blocks may be required
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

KinderCombo (5-year-olds)
This one-hour class includes both ballet and tap instruction.
Attire:

Leotard (any color) and tights (any color)
Boys: t-shirt (any color) and athletic pants (any color)
Shoes:

Ballet slippers (pink leather) and U-shell tap shoes (tan)
Boys: ballet slippers (black) and oxford tap shoes (black)
Recital: Dancers in this class perform two routines in the recital

 

Intro to Acro (primary level; ages 5-6)
Class length: 45 minutes
Attire:

Leotard (any color), jazz shorts (any color), no tights
Boys: t-shirt (any color) and athletic pants or shorts (any color)
Shoes: Bare feet
Additional: Additional equipment such as blocks may be required
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

Hip-Hop Minis (5-6 years old)
Class length: 30 minutes
Attire: Comfortable athletic wear (any color)
Shoes: Sneakers (please designate a pair for dance only; no street shoes)
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital