2018-2019 Session

A 30-week, full year session for dancers of all ages, culminating in our annual Year-End Performance

 PRIORITY REGISTRATION for current students runs July 23 - August 5, 2018
GENERAL REGISTRATION for new students begins August 6, 2018

Class sizes are limited, and fill quickly. Please see the Registration page for our registration procedure

Not a current student? Contact Us to be placed on the email list  for general registration!


IMPORTANT SESSION DATES:
Priority Registration: July 23 - August 5
New Student Registration: Begins August 6
First day of classes: Wednesday, September 12
No classes on:  Wednesday, October 31 (Halloween)
                               Monday,  Nov 19 - Sunday, Nov 25 (Thanksgiving break)
                               December 13 - January 6 (Winter break)
                               Monday, February 18 - Sunday, February 24 (February break)
                               Monday, April 15 - Sunday, April 21 (April break)
                               Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)
Studio Rehearsal Week: Tuesday, May 28 - Thursday, May 30 (schedule TBA)
Dress Rehearsal: Friday, May 31 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at Orion Performing Arts Center
Performance: Saturday, June 1 at 2:00 pm at Orion Performing Arts Center
                             


2018-2019 Class Schedule

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Class Descriptions

Introduction to Dance (age 2)
A 6-week 30 minute movement class for grown ups and little ones to enjoy together, introducing movement, music, counting, rhythm, balance and lots of fun!

Mondays 10:15 - 10:45 am
$66/session

Session 1  -  Sept 17 - Oct 22
Session 2  -  Oct 29 - Dec 10 (no class 11/19) **ONE SPACE REMAINING**
Session 3  -  Jan 7 - Feb 11
Session 4  -  Feb 25 - April 1
Session 5  -  April 8 - May 20 (no class 4/15) 

Movers and Makers (ages 2 - 4)
A 4-week creativity series for young people and their grown up - each week  we'll create toddler-friendly crafts then find our dancing feet together!

Wednesdays 10:15 - 11:00 am
$50/session

Session 1 - Sept 19 - Oct 10
Session 2 - Nov 7 - Dec 5 (no class 11/21)

Preballet (age 3 & 4)
A 30 minute class to introduce preschoolers to the dance environment, focusing on preballet technique, dance games and creativity. Choose one:

Monday 9:30 - 10:00 am  (Section A) **THIS SECTION IS NOW FULL**
OR
Saturday 9:00 – 9:30 am (Section B) **THIS SECTION IS NOW FULL**

Session Fee: $330
See Tuition page for payment options

Ballet/Tap Combo Class (age 4 & 5) 
A 45 minute introduction to both beginning ballet and beginning tap for the younger dancer - fundamental techniques to build strong dancers in both genres. Dancers aged 5 who have taken this class at least once are eligible and encouraged to move up to Level 1A  technique classes, or the age 5 -7 combo class.

Thursday 4:15 – 5:00 pm  **THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL**

Session Fee: $360
See Tuition page for payment options

Ballet/Tap Combo Class (age 5 -7 )
A 45 minute combo class for ages 5 - 7, focused on fundamental skill building in both genres. A great way for new dancers to discover and study two styles of dance!

Wednesday 4:15 – 5:00 pm  **THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL**

Session Fee: $360
See Tuition page for payment options

Level 1a (age 5 -7) 
30 minute classes to introduce beginning dancers to the basic technique of one genre. We focus on correct alignment and terminology while maintaining a sense of fun and self-expression in the classroom. Choose one, two, or all three classes:

Ballet 1a- Saturday 9:45 - 10:15  am **THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL**
Tap 1a - Saturday 10:30 - 11:00 am **THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL**
Modern 1a - Saturday 11:15 - 11:45 am **THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL**

Session Fee (per genre): $330
See Tuition page for payment options/multiple class pricing

Level 1b (age 7* - 9)
*7 year olds entering 2nd grade
45 minute classes for those with at least one year of previous class experience, or an older beginner interested in getting started. Choose one, two, or all three classes:

Ballet 1b- Monday 4:15 - 5:00 pm **THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL**
Tap 1b - Friday 4:15 - 5:00 pm  **THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL**
Modern 1b -Tuesday 4:15 - 5:00 pm  **THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL**

Session Fee (per genre): $360
See Tuition page for payment options/multiple class pricing

Level 2a (age 9 - 10) 
60 minute classes for the dancer ready to build upon their previous dance education, or for an older beginner interested in getting started. Meets once a week. Choose one, two, or all three classes:

Ballet 2a - Monday 5:15 - 6:15 pm
Tap 2a- Wednesday 4:15 - 5:15 pm
Modern 2a - Tuesday  5:15 - 6:15 pm

Session Fee (per genre): $390
See Tuition page for payment options/multiple class pricing

Level 2b (age 10 - 12) 
60 minute classes for the dancer ready to build upon their previous dance education, or for an older beginner interested in getting started. Has the opportunity to meet twice a week by adding the 2a/2b class above. Choose one, two, or all three classes:

Ballet 2b - Thursday 5:15 - 6:15 pm
Tap 2b- Friday 5:15 - 6:15 pm
Modern 2b - Wednesday 5:15 - 6:15 pm

Session Fee (per genre): $390
See Tuition page for payment options/multiple class pricing

Level 3 (13+)
75 minute classes that strengthen and challenge the teen dancer, and develop the total artist. Choose one, two, or all three classes:

Modern 3 - Wednesday 6:15 - 7:30   Required for Troupe members. Dancers are encouraged to also take ballet. **THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL**
Ballet  3 - Monday 6:15 - 7:30  and Thursday 6:15 - 7:30 pm   2x week recommended

Session Fee (per genre): $420
See Tuition page for payment options/multiple class pricing

Level 3 Add-Ons (13 +)

Prepointe - Thursday 7:30 - 8:00   This class requires director approval. Dancers adding prepointe must be taking Ballet 3 twice a week.

Session Fee: $330
See Tuition page for payment options/multiple class pricing

Adult Classes (18 + Drop-In)

Adult Tap - Monday 7:30 - 8:30 pm
Geared to meet the learner "where they're at", this class will focus on teaching solid technical basics and rhythms and build upon those basics to teach classic repertoire combined with more modern, stylized tap styles. Whether you are a beginner wanting to check off your bucket list, or returning to tap with some previous experience, you'll be making beautiful music in no time!

Adult Modern - Tuesday 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Dancers will be guided through exercises on the floor, in the center, and traveling, as well as phrase work & techniques for improvisation. Students will gain an understanding of anatomical principles, increase their ability to execute movement phrases, & learn to take creative risks in a supportive environment. 

Ballet Barre - Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
A mid-day classical ballet barre  to lengthen and strengthen, while improving posture and grace.

Adult Ballet - Saturday 12:15 – 1:15 pm
Ballet is for everyone - in this class, beginners quickly understand basic ballet concepts, and experienced dancers will apply fundamental anatomical principles to improve technique. Students of all abilities are welcome to experience the beauty, elegance, and precision of classical ballet.

Drop-In Fee: $13/class
See Tuition page for class card options