Class Descriptions
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BALLET/POINTE
Ballet is the foundation for all dance styles, and is crucial to
create a well rounded dancer. Students will participate in
barre and also center work in this class.
Pointe may be taken
after an evaluation by your ballet teacher. Dancers must be at
least 13 years old, and have 5-7 years of regular ballet class
training.
Classes will learn a dance for the recital(s). There
will be 1 costume fee for th
ese classes.
Dance attire: A solid color leotard and pink tights. Students
must have ballet shoes, and hair pulled back. There are no
exceptions to this dress code.

KINDERSTARS /MOMMY AND ME
Kinderstars classes are for ages 3-5. Students will
participate in
a combination of Ballet/Jazz, Ballet/Tumble, or
Ballet/Tap, as well as creative movement.  There will be a 2
costume fees for this class.
Mommy and  Me class is
designed for little ones around age 2, and their moms! They
will learn how to listen, hold still, tumble on the mat, follow
directions, hear prompts in music, help each other, and
basic ballet technique.

Dance attire: Pink ballet shoes for girls, and any color
leotard, with or without short skirt, with pink tights. Hair needs
to be pulled back. Black ballet shoes for boys, black sweat
pants, and a t-shirt.

TAP
Tap classes will work on tap technique, rhythms and timing.
Students will learn a dance for the recital(s). There is one
costume fee for this class.
Dance attire: Black tap shoes (lace up with 3 screws, you
can find them at The Dance Closet, on-line, or Maysco).
Dance clothes can be a little loose but no baggy clothes. Hair
needs to be pulled away from the fa
ce.

ADULT JAZZ AND ADULT TAP
Adult Jazz will focus on jazz, lyrical, and contemporary
techniques. Adult Tap will focus on rhythm, timing, and a
whole lot of fun!  Both classes have dances in the recital, but
performance in the recital is not required to take class.
Dance attire: Dance clothes, and appropriate shoes for the
technique or style that we are working on.
SUPERSTARS
This class is for teens and adults with special needs.
Focus is on safe movement, understanding movement
and concepts, and having a really great time :-)
Dance attire: Pants, t-shirts, leggings, tank tops - what
they feel comfortable wearing. Tennis shoes are great!

JAZZ
Jazz classes will focus on jazz technique, strength,
endurance, and performance.
Dance attire: Tight fitting clothes are necessary, jazz
shoes or bare feet, and hair must be pulled back from
the face.

COMBO KIDS  
These classes are for ages 5-8. Students will
participate in a combination of Ballet,Jazz, and/or tap, as
well as creative movement.  There will be a 2 costume
fees for this class.
Dance attire: Pink ballet shoes, tap shoes and any
color leotard, with or without short skirt, with pink tights.
Shorts/pants and a shirt can be worn for jazz or tap. Hair
needs to be pulled back. Boys can wear black ballet
shoes, black sweats and a t-shirt.

MODERN
These classes are designed for ages 8-18 with three
classes available. Emphasis will be placed on
movement using the spine, and parallel positions
Beginning students will learn inverted body positions
(being upside down), and floorwork. They will also learn
creative movement. There will be 1 costume fee for this
class.
Dance attire: Tight fitting clothes are necessary, and
hair needs to be pulled back from the face. Bare feet or
socks, according to instructor.
HIP HOP
A fun way to learn the new and old styles of hip hop. These
classes will be full of energy and help each dancer to build
endurance. Students will learn a dance for the recital(s).
They will have 1 costume fee.
Dance attire: Dance clothes may be a little baggy.
Acceptable footwear includes dance sneakers or clean
tennis shoes.

JAZZ | HIP HOP
This combined class will focus on both Jazz and hip hop
technique.  They will have 1 costume fee for this class.
Dance attire: Standard dance clothes and hair pulled away
from the face. Sneakers and possibly jazz shoes depending
on the teacher.

REHEARSAL
This class is designed for company members to work on
their dances for competitions, performances and recitals.
These classes are for company members only.
Dance attire: Tight fitting clothes are necessary, with hair
pulled away from the face and appropriate footwear.

STRETCH AND STRENGTHEN
This class will focus on how to strengthen and stretch the
body for dance, and building endurance.
Dance attire: Standard dance clothes and hair pulled away
from the face. Tennis shoes will be necessary.

ACRO
These classes will focus on tumbling skills, i.e. cartwheels,
walkovers, aerials, etc. They will also focus on flexibility.
There is no performance in the recitals.

Attire: Tight fitting clothes are necessary, bare feet, and hair
must be pulled back from the face.
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