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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

 

Dance

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  • Combination Classes: Ballet with Tap - Ages 4-7
    Learn the foundation of dance, the poise and technique of ballet, and the rhythm and style of tap.

  • Combination Class: Ballet with Jazz - Ages 8-9
    Learn the foundation of dance with the technique of classical ballet combined with the upbeat style of Jazz.

  • Ballet - Ages 9 and up
    Traditional classical ballet classes consisting of barre, center, and allegro, with a strong emphasis placed on technique and terminology.

  • Jazz - Ages 9 and up
    A popular modern dance form set to upbeat music, incorporating technique, strength, and style. A ballet class is required for registration in Jazz.

  • Jazz Funk - Ages 8 and up
    Fusion of traditional jazz and hip-hop. Upbeat, fast, and fun!

  • Lyrical - Ages 9 and up
    A blend of ballet, jazz and contemporary styles. A ballet class is required for registration in Lyrical

  • Tap - Ages 8 and up
    Tap classes teach rhythm, coordination, tap terminology, and choreography. Students will put the fundamentals to work with new steps, patterns, and combinations.

  • Dance Enhancements
    Unique classes such as Dance Tricks, Strength, and Yoga

Musical Theater

 
  • Musical Theatre Dance
    Using jazz as a foundation and traditional theatre music and songs, focus is on creating characters and telling stories through dance.

  • Musical Theatre Songs
    Both an acting class and voice lesson for musical theatre performers. Students perform small ensemble songs, solos, and duets from favorite musicals and movies. Focus is on stage presentation, vocal technique and styling, and acting in song.

  • Private Vocal Lessons
    One-on-one vocal instruction. 30 minute lessons, weekly or bi-weekly. Subject to instructor availability and approval.

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Drama

 
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  • Drama and Musical Theater 1 and 2 - Ages 7 and up
    This combo class teaches the foundations of acting and singing, using dramatic literature and musical theater songs.

  • Drama 3 through 5
    Students work on performance pieces, either from an already established play or something completely original. As dictated by the scene, aspects of theatre terminology, acting technique, stagecraft and theatre history will be explored. Focus will be on building self-confidence, honesty in acting, developing cultural awareness, and recognizing strengths.