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Summer Session: June 18-August 11 (8 weeks)

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

BUDDY AND ME BALLET (ages 18mos-3): The class introduces little ones to the dance studio, moving along to music and basic ballet steps. This class can be attended with a parent or guardian, or if you’d prefer to sit out we can “buddy” you up with one of our big girl ballerinas! Little ones can get to know a buddy as they take class with the assistance of our older dancers.

FAIRYTALE BALLET (ages 3-6): Join us for this wonderfully imaginative class that teaches ballet steps while incorporating fairytale stories into the dancing! Dancers will also get to do coloring pages and crafts throughout the session that complement the lessons learned in class.

DANCE/GYM COMBO (ages 3-6): The best of both worlds! Start off learning dance basics in the studio and finish off the second half of class in the gym working on gymnastics skills.

BALLET (ages 7+): The foundation of dance. The posture, alignment, flexibility and technique ballet provides aides all forms of dance as well as self-confidence, determination, and goal achievement.

JAZZ (ages 7+): Our classic jazz style offers proper posture, alignment, and flexibility along with jazz basics and coordination. Have a great time dancing to upbeat music while learning important dance technique.

LYRICAL (ages 7+): A dance form combining the beauty, grace and technical aspects of ballet with emotion and performance.

TAP (ages 7+): Gain rhythm and coordination through tap! Learn the foundations of tap in the beginner level.

HIP HOP (ages 6+): Fun, street-style dancing. Gain rhythm and control through isolations, ticking, popping and locking.

TRICKS AND TURNS: (ages 9+): Focus on mastering turns: pirouettes, chainés, fouettés, piqués, needles, and more. Tricks can include leaps, switch leaps, jumps, acrobatic tricks, and more.

SUMMER TRAINING PACKAGES: Summer is the time to amp up your training and boost your technique. Without school and homework to worry about, get dancing! Three Groups available:

GROUP A: T/TH 3:45-6pm. Students eligible for Training Package A will attend two ballet classes per week plus jazz and lyrical.

GROUP B: M/T/W 9:30am-2pm. Students eligible for Training Package B will attend three ballet classes as well as Jazz, Contemporary, Modern, Acro, Acting, Musical Theatre, Choreography, and more! Lunchtime enrichment includes Dance History, Famous Ballets, and fun activities. Tap can be added on separately.

GROUP C: M/T/W/Th 9:30am-2pm. Students eligible for Training Package C will train like a professional! Ballet four times per week, Jazz, Contemporary, Pointe, Variations, Acting, Acro, Character, Modern, Musical Theatre, and Sewing. Learn to sew your own pointe shoe ribbons, sewing buttons, snaps, trim. Design your own embellished leotard! Lunchtime enrichment includes Dance History, Famous Ballets, and fun activities. Tap can be added on separately.

SUMMER SHOWCASE: Thursday, August 9 6:30pm. Students enrolled in a Summer Training Package may submit a dance to perform in the Summer Showcase. Dances can be solos or groups. Submission forms and a fee of $10 per dance (regardless of number of dancers) are due by Wednesday, June 20. Studio space will be available for choreographing/rehearsing. Choreographers can sign up for open space starting June 20. The Summer Showcase will take place in Studio III.