Summer Dance 2018

July 9 - August 11

A 5-week session for dancers of all ages

Please note: Current student priority registration period lasts until May 20.
After that date, new and returning students will be eligible to register for the 2018 summer session.

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Introduction to Dance (age 2)
A  30 minute movement class for grown ups and little ones to enjoy together, introducing the creative.exploration of developmentally appropriate milestones through movement, music, counting, rhythm, balance and lots of fun!
Instructor: Joanna Patterson

Saturdays 9:30 - 10:00 am
$55/session

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

Monday 4:00 - 4:30 (Section A) 
Tuesday 4:00 - 4:30 (Section B)
Saturday 10:15 – 10:45 (Section C)
$55/session

Ballet/Tap Combo (age 4 & 5) **THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL**
A 45 minute introduction to both beginning ballet and beginning tap for the younger dancer - fundamental techniques to build strong dancers in both genres.
Instructor: Elizabeth Rancourt-Smith

Wednesday 4:00 - 4:45
$60/session

Level 1 (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 1- Thursday 4:00 - 4:30    Instructor: Joanna Patterson

Modern 1 - Tuesday 4:45 - 5:15  Instructor: Joanna Patterson **THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL**

Tap 1 - Wednesday 5:00- 5:30    Instructor: Elizabeth Rancourt-Smith

$55/session (per genre)

Jazz/Tap Combo 1 (age 6 -8) 
Explore the technique of these two American dance forms! Movers will integrate the strength, extension, and lines of classic jazz dance according to the teachings of Luigi, Gus Giordano, and Frank Hatchett, as well as the rhythmic dynamics of American rhythm tap, learning music theory, improvisational skill, and technical aspects.
Instructor: Elizabeth Rancourt-Smith

Monday 4:45 - 5:30
$60/session

Level 2 (age 8 - 12) 
60 minute classes for the dancer ready to build upon their previous dance education, or for an older beginner interested in getting started. Choose one or both classes.

Ballet 2 - Thursdays 4:45 - 5:45  Instructor: Erin Coughlin

Modern 2 - Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:30  Instructor: Joanna Patterson

$65/session (per genre)

Jazz/Tap Combo 2 (age 9 -12) 
Explore the technique of these two American dance forms! Movers will integrate the strength, extension, and lines of classic jazz dance according to the teachings of Luigi, Gus Giordano, and Frank Hatchett, as well as the rhythmic dynamics of American rhythm tap, learning music theory, improvisational skill, and technical aspects.
 Instructor: Elizabeth Rancourt-Smith

Monday 5:45 - 6:45
$65/session

Stretch & Strengthen (age 12 - 17) 
An opportunity for dancers age 12-17 to supplement their technique class with a 30 minute stretch and strengthen session focused on increasing flexibility, building muscle tone, and improving stamina.
Instructor: Erin Coughlin

Thursday 6:00 - 6:30
$55/session

Teen Classes (13+)
75 minute classes that strengthen and challenge the teen dancer, and develop the total artist. Choose one or both classes.

Teen Modern - Tuesdays 6:45 - 8:00  Instructor: Joanna Patterson

Teen Ballet  - Thursdays 6:30 - 7:45  Instructor: Erin Coughlin

$70/session (per genre)

Adult Classes (18+)
Take an hour....become a dancer! 

Adult Ballet - Mondays 7:00 - 8:00   Instructor: Joanna Patterson

Adult Modern - Wednesdays 5:45 - 6:45  Instructor: Joanna Patterson

Adult Tap - Wednesdays 7:00 - 8:00  Instructor: Elizabeth Rancourt-Smith

$65/session (per genre)
OR $13/drop in
prepurchased class cards may be used for these classes.