Pre-Ballet

Gives the student a basic knowledge of ballet terminology and beginner technique

*Ages 3-4

Ballet

A classical dance form with specific terminology, technique and choreography. It is the base of all forms of dance and is a requirement for all students.

*Ages 5 and up

Pointe

Pointe is an advancement of classical ballet technique in which a ballet dancer supports all body weight on the tips of fully extended feet within pointe shoes.

*Ages 13 and up

**Must have Ms. Carol’s approval in order to do pointe.

Contemporary

With a ballet base, contemporary provides a more free style of dance, and an opportunity to show emotion. Students learn to feel the freedom in movement and also learn about choreography.

*Ages 6 and up

Jazz

A blend of multiple styles of dance that is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns. It focuses on technique and showcases a dancers individual style and originality

*Ages 6 and up

Musical Theatre

A dance style that is all about performance and using the lyrics of the music and a dancers own emotion to portray a story through dance

Modern

A dance form that is an opposition of classical ballet. It rejects the limitations and makes the dancer aware of the use of their entire body.

*Ages 12 and up

Tap

A dance style characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. Focuses on musicality and rhythm

*Ages 5 and up