Middle School & High School Dance

2021-22 Class Day & Times

BALLET                                                

Ages 9 and up.   PLACEMENT BY TEACHER

BALLET I -  Monday 6:15-7:15

BALLET II -  Thursday 5:45-6:45

BALLET III - Monday 5:15-6:15

Progressive Ballet Technique - PBT

This is a non-recital class that helps strengthen muscles dancers utilize.

Thursday 3:15-4:00

 

Cecchetti Classes - a study of the Italian method of Ballet by Enricho

Cecchetti.  It is a graded system in which exams are taken. (exams are optional)

 These are technique classes and do not participate in recital.

Cecchetti Grade I -  Tuesday 4:15-5:00 (min age 8 yrs) 

Cecchetti Grade III - Wednesday 3:30-4:15

JAZZ                                  

Ages 9 and up - PLACEMENT BY TEACHER

JAZZ I -  Monday 7:15-8:00 

JAZZ II -  Thursday 6:45-7:45

JAZZ III - Monday 4:15-5:00

TAP

Ages 9 and up  - PLACEMENT BY TEACHER

Tap I - Monday 5:30-6:15

TAP II - Thursday 5:00-5:45

TAP III - Monday 6:15-7:00

ACRO 

Skills that involve the rotating and twisting movements of the body which are done in a slow, controlled manner. Usually employs the use of flexibility and counter balance.  For children ages 3 years and up.  All levels require teacher placement after Level I.     

PLACEMENT BY TEACHER

Acro II - Tuesday 5:00-6:00 & Saturday 11:00-Noon

Acro III -Tuesday 7:15-8:15

Acro IV - Tuesday 7:45-8:45

Acro V -  Wednesday 7:00-8:00

Acro VI - Wednesday 5:00-6:00

Acro VII - Tuesday 4:00-5:00

LEAPS & TURNS

The main focus of this class is to make leaps & turns stronger.  It is a technique class and does not participate in recital. We will focus on flexibility, strength, turns and leaps.  MUST BE ON THE INTENSIVE TEAM TO TAKE THIS CLASS. 

Leaps & Turns on Friday 4:00-5:00  For Company Team members only 

HIP HOP 

A style of dance that incorporates street dance.  It redefines and reinvents many early vernacular jazz dances and movements.  Backed up by popular music.

 

Hip Hop II/III- 10-18 years old

         Tuesday 8:15-9:00

        

MUSICAL THEATRE

This style utilizes all forms of dance dependent upon time, place and script needs. It has a strong basis in the social dances of each era and its historical influences. It has also been manipulated and influenced by individuals such as Jack Cole, Agnes DeMille, Jerome Robbins and Bob Fosse; each choreographer developing a style of their own. Musical Theatre is not only "danced" but also “acted". For dancers in Level I and Up.

Wednesday 6:00-6:45

                          

LYRICAL 

A fluid style of jazz dance blending movements from European classical ballet, American modern dance and ethnic dance forms.  The choreographic expression of the performer, with respect to content and projection, interprets the lyrics and/or quality of the music. It is fluid, smooth and controlled. You must be taking a level II or higher ballet class along with this class. 

Lyrical I -   Monday 8:00-8:45

Lyrical II -  Thursday 5:00-5:45

CONTEMPORARY JAZZ

Contemporary is a style of jazz that is very grounded and comes from the core.  This is the style of dance done at the universities.  Must be taking jazz or ballet in order to take this class.  

 

Wednesday 4:15-5:00

CONTEMPORARY BALLET

A style of ballet that combines, jazz, modern and ballet.   Must have a strong ballet and jazz technique to take this class. 

Thursday 4:00-5:00

POINTE 

By audition only.  Pointe is for the serious ballet student.  Students must be at least 12 years old and have 2 years or more of previous Ballet training.  Students must be taking Ballet III or higher.  You will need to know and understand the steps and their proper execution.  Auditions will be held at the end of the dance season for the following year.  No student will be put on Pointe until they are physically ready.

Beg Pointe - Wednesday 6:45-7:45

Int Pointe - Wednesday 5:00-6:00

 

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