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CLASS PLACEMENT AND ADVANCEMENT

The beginning years of dance instruction are crucial to the development, love and longevity of your student’s skill; therefore a curriculum appropriate for each age has been developed. As a result students are placed by age for 3-6 year old classes. Beyond those ages students are placed by ability. Students transferring from another studio are required to take a placement class to determine their level. Students will remain in a level for approximately two years. Some students progress faster than others and it is our goal to have every student gain their fullest potential at our academy. We will promote students based on a set of criteria for each level.  

 

CLASSES OFFERED 

SEASON RUNS SEP 2019-MAY 2020

2  Year Old Class

In most instances this is a child's first experience in a classroom situation.  We will  work on listening skills and large motor skills with pre-ballet.  This is a 30 minute class that meets once a week

 

Year Old Class

Continued work  in pre-ballet and tap. This is a 45 minute class that meets once a week.

4-5-6 Year Olds

Students may take ballet, tap, jazz, acro, hip hop and clogging. Classes are 30 minutes that meet one time a week. 

 

Levels 1-3

Students may take ballet, pre-pointe, pointe, lyrical, tap, clogging, acro, musical theater, hip hop and jazz. Classes are 30 to 60 minutes that meet once a week.

Levels 4-6

Students may take ballet, pointe, lyrical, tap, clogging, acro, musical theater, hip hop and jazz. Classes are 30 to 60 minutes that meet once a week.  

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Song and Dance

This class is a two hour class and is structured as a show choir with vocal instruction and dance combined. 

Thursdays 7:00-9:00

Technique Classes, Turns Tricks & Leap Class & Stretch Strength

These classes are 30 – 60 minutes long and focus on techniques for a particular genre of dance. 

Pointe Blank Competition Group

This is a select group of students that compete at the local, regional and national level.  

Classes