Dance Artist Program

[3rd-12th grades]

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Summer / June 7-August 7, 2021:

Ballet/Modern, 2nd-4th grade
Students will begin class with barre work, followed by traveling combinations to fun music. $145
Choose:  Tues 3:20-4:20  or  Tues 4:25-5:25

Ballet, 5th-12th grade
This class will focus on strengthening barre work, center combinations and traveling steps. Group placement is made by the Program Director.  $145
Group A: Mon 4:15-5:30
Group B: Mon 5:35-7:05 (by Program Director placement)

Prep for Pointe, 5th-12th grade
In this class, students will learn about pointe shoes and practice exercises specifically designed to build strength in the feet and ankles. We view this class, especially for the short summer term, as a second ballet class per week for the student who is looking toward pointe shoes one day.  Age, physical structure/development and strength will ultimately determine a student’s readiness for prepointe and/or pointe shoes.  Each student’s timeline will be different.  Requires enrollment in Ballet Group A or B. $145
Prep for Pointe I: Tues 4:15-5:30
Prep for Pointe II: Tues 4:15-5:30 (by Program Director placement; requires also Ballet Group B)
Prep for Pointe II: Wed 6:00-7:15 (by Program Director placement; requires also Ballet Group B and Prep for Pointe II Tues)

Pointe, 5th-12th grade
Practice barre, center and across the floor combinations in pre-pointe or pointe shoes.  Requires placement by the Program Director and enrollment in Ballet Group B. $145
Pointe I: Wed 7:15-7:45 (by Program Director placement; requires also Ballet Group B, Prep for Pointe II Tues and Wed)
Pointe II: Wed 4:30-5:45 (by Program Director placement; requires also Ballet Group B and Prep for Pointe II Tues)

Modern Dance, 5th-12th grade
This class will focus on classic and contemporary dance styles and learning choreography each week.  Group placement is made by the Program Director. $145
Group A: Mon 5:35-6:35
Group B: Tues 5:35-6:50 (by Program Director placement)

Hip Hop
Combining the basics of hip-hop with jazz and social dance moves, this class series will focus on learning short dances to popular music. No experience required. $145
2nd-4th Grade: Tues 4:25-5:25
4th-6th Grade: Tues 5:35-6:35

Tap (combined with adult dancers)
Rhythm tap steps and combinations of steps. $120
Thurs 5:00-6:00, Beginner Tap (ages 15+)
Thurs 6:00-7:00, Int/Adv Tap (ages 15+)

Summer Sampler 
Eight classes in all, each unique to give you a taste of the variety of styles that we offer in our September to May season.  Sign up for the entire series, or buy a 4-class card to curate your own experience that fits into your summer schedule and interests.  $145/series or $80/4-class card.
Wed 4:30-5:45 dancers ages 8+
Thurs 4:30-5:45 experienced dancers ages 11+

June 9 / 10 – PBT_ with Ariana Pellegra
June 16 / 17 – Jumps/Turns_with Krista Bostany
June 23 / 24 – Modern_with Sara Wallace
June 30 / July 1 – Improvisation_with Sara Wallace
July 14 / 15 – Ballet Variations_with Taylor Ostronic
July 21 / 22 – Jazz_with Anna Foshee
July 28 / 29 – Hip Hop_with Stephanie Murphy
August 4 / 5 – Musical Theatre_with Krista Bostany

 

September 2021-May 2022 Season

Strong technique and artistry are achieved through focused and committed study over the students’ 3rd through 12th grade years.  Special workshops are offered in addition to rigorous classes in Ballet and Pointe, Modern Dance, Tap, Musical Theatre, Jazz Dance, Hip Hop, and Dance Improvisation.  The Program is designed to foster physical, cognitive, social, and creative aspects of learning.  

Level placement is based on each individual student. New students are welcome and should contact the Program Director for level placement.

Level I classes are open to all students in 3rd-12th grades. Students are strongly encouraged to enroll in both Ballet and Modern Dance (on the same day) with the option to also enroll in Musical Theatre, Tap, and/or Hip Hop. Students in 6th grade and up may enroll in Dance Improvisation. Musical Theatre and Dance Improvisation require enrollment in both Ballet and Modern Dance.

Level II students must take both Ballet and Modern Dance (on the same day) with the option to also enroll in Ballet Enrichment, Musical Theatre, Jazz, Hip Hop, and/or Tap. Students in 6th grade and up may enroll in Dance Improvisation. Level I classes may also be considered as class options. 

Level III students must enroll in a minimum of three classes and may choose from the following: Ballet (Ballet IIIB students must take both classes per week; counts as two classes), Ballet Enrichment, Prep for Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, and/or Dance Improvisation. Level II classes may also be considered as class options. 

Level IV students must enroll a minimum of three classes and may choose from the following: Ballet (Ballet IV students must take both classes per week and Pointe; counts as three classes), Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, and/or Dance Improvisation. Level III classes may also be considered as class options. 

MONDAY
Ballet IIA 3:45-4:45 / requires enrollment in Modern IIA on the same day
Modern IIA 4:50-5:50 / requires enrollment in Ballet IIA on the same day
Ballet I 4:00-5:00

Modern I   5:05-6:05
Modern IIIB 5:55-7:25 / requires enrollment in at least two additional technique classes
Ballet IV 5:55-7:25 / requires enrollment in Ballet IV Wed and Pointe II
Hip Hop II 5:55-6:55
Ballet IIIA 6:10-7:25 / requires enrollment in at least two additional technique classes

TUESDAY
Ballet IIB 4:00-5:00 / requires enrollment in Modern IIB on the same day
Modern IIB 5:05-6:05 / requires enrollment in Ballet IIB on the same day
Hip Hop I 5:05-6:05
Modern IIIA 5:25-6:40 / requires enrollment in at least two additional technique classes
Ballet IIA 6:00-7:00 / requires enrollment in Modern IIA on the same day
Modern IIA 7:00-8:00 / requires enrollment in Ballet IIA on the same day
Ballet IIIB 6:10-7:40 / requires enrollment in Ballet IIIB Wed
Modern IV 6:10-7:40 / requires enrollment in at least two additional technique classes

WEDNESDAY
Modern I 3:45-4:45
Ballet I 4:50-5:50
Tap I 3:45-4:45
Musical Theatre 4:50-5:50 / requires enrollment in Ballet and Modern
Ballet Enrichment 4:50-5:50 / Ballet Enrichment is a technique class including barre, center and across the floor work designed to be a repetition and supplement to the student’s weekly Ballet IIB or IIIA class and therefore requires enrollment in one of those classes. Ballet IIB and IIIA students who aspire to pointe work must take this class. Requires enrollment in Ballet IIB or IIIA.
Tap II/III 5:55-6:55  / requires at least two additional technique classes
Ballet IIIB 5:55-6:55 / requires enrollment in Ballet IIIB Tues
Ballet IV 5:55-6:55 / requires enrollment in Ballet IV Mon and Pointe II
Tap IV 7:00-8:00 / requires at least two additional technique classes

THURSDAY
DanceImprovisation 4:10-5:05 / for dancers in 6th grade and up; requires at least two additional technique classes
Jazz IIB/IIIA 5:10-6:10 / requires at least two additional technique classes
Pointe I 5:10-6:10 /
requires enrollment in Ballet IIIB Tues and Wed or Ballet IV Mon and Wed
Pointe II 5:10-6:10 / requires enrollment in Ballet IV Mon and Wed
Prep for Pointe I 6:15-7:15 / In Prep for Pointe class, students will practice exercises specifically designed to build strength in the feet and ankles.  Age, physical structure/development and strength will ultimately determine a student’s readiness for demi pointe and/or pointe shoes.  Each student’s timeline will be different.  Requires enrollment in Ballet Enrichment or Ballet IIIB.
Prep for Pointe II 6:15-7:15 / In Prep for Pointe class, students will practice exercises specifically designed to build strength in the feet and ankles.  Age, physical structure/development and strength will ultimately determine a student’s readiness for demi pointe and/or pointe shoes.  Each student’s timeline will be different.  Requires enrollment in Ballet Enrichment or Ballet IIIB.
Jazz IIIB/IV 6:15-7:30 / requires at least two additional technique classes

 

 

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