Curriculum and Attire

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Creative Movement - Age 2

An introductory dance class. Development of basic motor skills and coordination using the techniques of Ballet and Tap. Includes basic dance steps, activities, and roll playing to develop musical awareness, coordination, and self-confidence.

Required Attire

Pink or Black Leotard, Nude Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers, Caramel Tap Shoes, Hair Up (Fancy Tutus or Ballet Skirts are not required, but are allowed)

Pre Ballet - Age 3-4

This class continues to work on all the elements of creative movement but also introduces the basic ballet positions and preparatory steps. It focuses attention on phrasing, terminology musicality and ballet etiquette. Progressive levels of our pre-ballet programming gradually increase. The emphasis on ballet technique, building grace, poise, & strength required to execute the more demanding technical work in our ballet program. Tap is a stylized form of movement which develops coordination, rhythm and balance, stressing footwork.

Required Attire

Pink Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers, Tan Tap Shoes, Hair in a Bun (Pink legwarmers, Fancy Pink Tutus or Pink Ballet Skirts are not required, but are allowed)

Tap/Ballet - Age 5-8

This class focuses attention on phrasing, terminology musicality and ballet etiquette. Progressive levels of our pre-ballet programming gradually increase. The emphasis on ballet technique, building grace, poise, & strength required to execute the more demanding technical work in our ballet program. Tap is a stylized form of movement which develops coordination, rhythm and balance, stressing footwork.

Required Attire

Black Leotard, Nude Tights, Caramel Tap Shoes, Pink Ballet Slippers, Hair Up

Hip Hop/Acro Jam I - Age 3-6

Hip Hop is a mix of a funky, contemporary form of Jazz with a sharp street edge. This helps their stretching for flexibility, control, and strengthening. Acro includes floor work, tumbling, cartwheels, forward rolls, crabwalks, etc. This class helps with stretching for flexibility, control, and strengthening.

Required Attire

Boys must wear black shorts, tank top, and dance paws. Girls must wear a black leotard, nude stirrup tights, and dance paws. Please put girl’s hair in a ponytail.

Hip Hop/Acro Jam II - Age 5-10

Hip Hop is a mix of a funky, contemporary form of Jazz with a sharp street edge. This helps their stretching for flexibility, control, and strengthening. Acro includes floor work, tumbling, cartwheels, forward rolls, crabwalks, etc. This class helps with stretching for flexibility, control, and strengthening.

Required Attire

Boys must wear black shorts, tank top, and dance paws. Girls must wear a black leotard, nude stirrup tights, and dance paws. Please put girl’s hair in a ponytail.

Jazz/Acro - Age 6-10

A contemporary and exciting dance using the latest techniques and lending itself to current movements using popular music. Includes technique, standard Street Jazz, combined with stretching for flexibility, control and strengthening. Floor work, tumbling, cartwheels, forward rolls, hands stands, backhand springs, etc

Required Attire

Black Leotard, Nude Stirrup Tights, Dance Paws, Hair Up

Pre-Ballet/ Creative Movement

This class helps to develop the basic motor skills and coordination using the techniques of Ballet and Tap. It also introduces the basic ballet positions and preparatory steps. As well as basic dance steps, activities, and role playing to develop musical awareness, coordination, and self-confidence.

Required Attire

Pink Leotard, Pink Ballet Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers, Tan Tap Shoes, Hair Up

Contemporary

Technique and classical training which includes barre and centre work and is the basis for all movement mixed with a modern form of contemporary dance.

Required Attire

Black Leotard, Nude Stirrup Tights, Dance Paws/Adage, Hair in a Bun (No Skirts)

Ballet Technique

A Technical training course which includes intense barre and centre work. No recital dance.

Required Attire

Black Leotard, Pink Ballet Convertible Tights, Pink Split sole Ballet Shoes, Hair in a Bun (No Skirts)

Pointe

The technique of performing on toe (pointe) for classical and contemporary Ballet. For advanced students with several years of Ballet technique upon recommendation of the instructor only. Students must be enrolled in a Ballet class in addition.

Required Attire

Black Leotard, Pink Convertible Tights, Pink Pointe Shoes, Hair in Bun

Jazz Technique

This class works on technique for the serious dancer breaking down flexibility for better extensions. Strengthening exercises to build a strong center for turning and preps for dynamic jumping. No recital dance.

Required Attire

Black Leotard, Nude Stirrup Tights, Adage, Hair Up

Company

A specialty program where dancers of similar ability are invited based on good attitude, interest, and capability. It is a program that requires commitment. The rewards are endless! Children cover a larger amount of material at a faster pace because they log more hours at the studio. They develop a better understanding of dance and truly grow a passion and love for the art. These dancers compete in a competition.

Required Attire

Black Leotard, Nude Stirrup Tights, Adage/Dance Paws, Hair in a Bun