Creative Movement:  
For 2 year olds. Welcome to Dance Class! This 30-minute program begins as mommy and me class and transitions to a structured dancer only classroom over several weeks.  Dancers learn ballet basics, musicality through movement songs, and tumbling.  Dancers DO NOT perform in the recital.  A special in class observation day will be scheduled for the end of the year.

Attire: Any clothes the dancer can move in.  Most 2 year olds prefer a leotard and tights.  Skirts are welcome.  Pink Leather Ballet shoes are required.  No glitter skirts permitted.  Please do not purchase the pink satin bedroom slippers, they are not appropriate for dance.
Boys:  shorts or sweatpants and a t-shirt.  Black leather ballet shoes.
 

Preschool:  
For 3-4 year olds.  A 45 minute Ballet/Tap/Tumbling class that introduces the foundations of dance and stretching, as well as classroom etiquette in a fun and positive environment.  This is a structured dance class age appropriate for 3-4 year old dancers.  It is not a "gymboree" type play situation.  Recital dance will be ballet or tap. 

 Attire:  Any color leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes and black patent leather tap shoes. If skirts are worn please make sure they are attached to the leotard, not a separate skirt.   No glitter skirts permitted.  Please do not purchase the pink satin bedroom slippers, they are not appropriate for dance.   Hair must be secured off the face in a ponytail.
Boys:  shorts or sweatpants and a t-shirt.  Black leather ballet shoes and black oxford tap shoes
 

Combo:  For 5-6 year olds.  An hour long class that combines Ballet/Jazz/Tap techniques. Dancers progress with basic ballet technique, learn jazz fundamentals, and beginning rhythms in tap. Each combo class performs two dances in the recital: one ballet and one tap.

Attire:  Any color leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes and black patent leather tap shoes. If skirts are worn please make sure they are attached to the leotard, not a separate skirt.  No glitter skirts permitted.  Please do not buy the pink satin bedroom slippers, they are not appropriate for dance.  Hair must be secured off the face in a ponytail, though a bun is best for when learning to turn
Boys:  shorts or sweatpants and a t-shirt.  Black leather ballet shoes and black oxford tap shoes

 

Ballet
Beginner thru Advanced levels. Ballet dancing is known for its grace and elegance, as ballerinas seem to glide across the stage almost effortlessly. Ballet dancers strive to appear tall and light on their feet with classes that focus on proper technique and lines of the body.

Attire: Any color leotard, pink tights, pink leather or canvas split sole ballet shoes, ballet skirts optional.  Hair must be secured off the face in a tight bun.
Boys:  black men's ballet tights and a white fitted t-shirt.  Black leather ballet shoes 

 

Jazz: 
Beginner thru Advanced levels. All Jazz classes combine traditional jazz with the ever changing styles of today. Each fun and challenging class consists of a jazz warm up incorporating ballet and modern techniques, across the floor combinations working on leaps, turns, and style as well as a center combination in a various styles of pop, funk, musical theater and basic jazz.

Attire: Leotards and jazz pants or booty shorts are required for jazz.  Any tights worn for jazz classes must be split sole, so dancers can warm up barefoot.  Capezio caramel slip-on jazz boots are required for all students.  Hair must be secured off the face in a tight bun.
Boys:  shorts or sweatpants and a t-shirt.  Black Capezio slip on jazz boots

 

Heels Jazz: 
Intermediate II & Advanced dancers only. Teacher permission required.   Dancing in heels is a challenging and necessary skill for all professional skill for all professional dancers.  This class is designed to teach the proper way to safely dance in heels.  This class is designed to teach the proper way to safely dance in heels.   Class reinforces jazz technique, emphasizing various styles from broadway to jazz funk, while wearing heels.   

Attire: Leotards and tights/leggings/or booty shorts are required.  Any tights worn must be split sole, as dancers warm up barefoot.  Hair must be secured off the face in a tight  ponytail, long hair must be in a tight bun.

Shoe required:  Bloch Splitpro Dance Shoe      SO394L     3inch heels

 

Contemporary:
 An expressive form of movement that blends modern, ballet, jazz, and lyrical dance techniques to create new lines that convey emotions and stories in the choreography.

Attire:   Tight fitting tank top or leotard, tight spandex dance shorts and bare legs.  Your skin tone Capezio "Pirouettes".  No loose fitting clothing is permitted.  Hair must be secured off the face in a tight  ponytail, long hair must be in a tight bun.
Boys:  shorts or sweatpants and a t-shirt.  Your skin tone Capezio "Pirouettes".  No loose fitting clothing is permitted.   

 

Tap:
Beginner thru Advanced levels. All tap classes focus on the development of a sharpened sense of rhythm, coordination, and clarity of sounds incorporating warm-up, rhythm sequences, across the floor, and combination.

Attire:  Dance clothing that the dancer can easily move in.  NO JEANS.  
Beginner level:Capezio Caramel colored Mary Jane style
Teen Beg/Intermediate/Advanced levels: Black oxford tap shoes (split sole is preferred)
Boys: Black oxford tap shoes

 

Hip Hop:  Beginner Thru Advanced levels. Hip-Hop is a relaxed, freestyle form of street dance that is set in a high-energy, fun, and fast paced environment. Dancers will incorporate their own personal rhythm with the latest dance moves

Attire:  Loose fitting dance clothes or sweats, NO JEANS.  Clean sneakers or dance sneakers that are not worn outside.  Specific shoes for recital will be given once costume has been chosen.