Ballet 1 and Tap 1
Mondays, Ballet 1 3:30-4:00pm, Tap 1 4:00-4:30pm (Elementary)
These classes builds the fundamental skills that will help students with coordination, spatial awareness, and musical understanding. Through story and song, students will explore their own individual movements while also learning basic ballet and tap fundamentals. Skills emphasized include small kicks and leaps, correct turnout from the hips, fundamental ballet body positions, and important tap vocabulary. These classes will perform in the June Cabaret.
Ballet 2 and Tap 2
Fridays, Ballet 2 4:30-5:15pm, Tap 2 5:15-6:00pm (Middle School)
In Ballet 2, students will receive classical ballet instruction, building strength, flexibility, and turnout. In Tap 2, students will master important skills, such as maxifords, buffalos, time steps, bombershays, and drawbacks, all while understanding the crisp and clean Broadway style. This class will perform in the June Cabaret.
Mondays 7:15-8:15pm (High School/Adult)
This class expands upon the skills learned in Tap 1 and 2 with more advanced steps, such as pullbacks, wings, and toe stands. Students will learn complex rhythm sequences that will enhance their musicality and prepare them for any Broadway tap number! This class will perform in the June Cabaret.
Jazz/Hip Hop 1
Mondays 4:30-5:15pm (Elementary)
This high-energy, fun dance class teaches the basics of jazz, hip hop, and musical theater movement while exploring different funky styles. Students will learn important skills such as front and side kicks, jazz squares, pivot turns, single pirouettes, front leaps, six steps, and freezes, all while discovering the joy and energy of hip hop, pop, funk, and musical theater music. This class will perform in the June Cabaret.
Jazz/Hip Hop 2
Mondays 6:15-7:15pm (Middle School/High School)
Jazz/Hip Hop 2 expands on the concepts explored in Jazz/Hip Hop 1 by pushing students to increase their strength, flexibility, musicality, and use of character and expression within their dancing. Dancers will learn pirouettes (singles and doubles), explore popping, locking, and isolations, master more advanced freezes, work on more difficult leaps and kicks, and expand their Broadway jazz repertoire. Students will perform in the June Cabaret.