Class Descriptions

Youth + Teen Program:

Dancers ages 9-18 can choose from Elevate Dance Center’s robust class offerings for older youth and teens. Classes in tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, contemporary, hip-hop and acro are available throughout the week and offer students excellent dance training while maintaining a fun, non-competitive environment. Dancers will perform one dance routine in the recital per class in which they are enrolled.

TAP

Tap I (9+)
Class length: 45 minutes
Attire:

Leotard (any color) and tights (any color), optional: jazz shorts (any color)
Boys: athletic wear (any color)
Shoes: Black oxford tap shoes with laces
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

Tap II (11+)
Class length: 45 minutes
Attire:

Leotard (any color) and tights (any color), optional: jazz shorts (any color)
Boys: athletic wear (any color)
Shoes: Black oxford tap shoes with laces
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

Tap III (13+)
Class length: 45 minutes
Attire:

Leotard (any color) and tights (any color), optional: jazz shorts (any color)
Boys: athletic wear (any color)
Shoes: Black oxford tap shoes with laces
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

JAZZ

Jazz I (9+)
Class length: 45 minutes
Attire:

Leotard (any color) and tights (any color), optional: jazz shorts (any color)
Boys: athletic wear (any color)
Shoes: Tan split-sole jazz shoes without laces
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

Jazz II (11+)
Class length: 60 minutes
Attire:

Leotard (any color) and tights (any color), optional: jazz shorts (any color)
Boys: athletic wear (any color)
Shoes: Tan split-sole jazz shoes without laces
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

Jazz III (13+)
Class length: 60 minutes
Attire:

Leotard (any color) and tights (any color), optional: jazz shorts (any color)
Boys: athletic wear (any color)
Shoes: Tan split-sole jazz shoes without laces
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

LYRICAL

Lyrical I (9+)
Class length: 45 minutes
Attire:

Leotard (any color) and tights (any color), optional: jazz shorts (any color)
Boys: athletic wear (any color)
Shoes: Nude (skin color) half soles in canvas
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

CONTEMPORARY

Contemporary I (9+)
Class length: 45 minutes
Attire:

Leotard (any color) and tights (any color), optional: jazz shorts (any color)
Boys: athletic wear (any color)
Shoes: Nude (skin color) ‘foot undeez’
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

Contemporary II (11+)
Class length: 45 minutes
Attire:

Leotard (any color) and tights (any color), optional: jazz shorts (any color)
Boys: athletic wear (any color)
Shoes: Nude (skin color) ‘foot undeez’
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

MODERN

Modern I (9+)
Class length: 45 minutes
Attire:

Leotard (any color) and tights (any color), optional: jazz shorts (any color)
Boys: athletic wear (any color)
Shoes: Barefeet
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

Modern II (11+)
Class length: 45 minutes
Attire:

Leotard (any color) and tights (any color), optional: jazz shorts (any color)
Boys: athletic wear (any color)
Shoes: Barefeet
Recital: Dancers in this class perform one routine in the recital

HIP-HOP

Hip-Hop Juniors (9-12 years old)
Class length: 45 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

Teen Hip-Hop (13+)
Class length: 45 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

Hip-Hop Boys I (ages 5-9)
Class length: 45 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

Hip-Hop Boys II (ages 10+)
Class length: 45 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

ACRO

Acro classes for ages 9+ are available; see the acro program information as classes for ages 6+ are sorted by LEVEL and not age. If you have never taken an acro class before or are unsure of your level, simply email the studio and we will help! 

BALLET, PRE-POINTE + POINTE

Ballet classes for ages 9+ are available under our ‘Classical Ballet’ programming. We are also proud to offer a robust pointe program. See the ‘Classical Ballet and Pointe’ tab for more information.