Class Information


Preschool (Ages 3 1/2 - 5)

Combination class of pre-ballet, tap, and acrobatics.

Pre-Ballet:1st, 2nd, and 5th positions of the feet and arms. Step close, step hops, and jumps.
Tap:Toe drops, heel drops, shuffles, shuffle step, and ball-change.
Acrobatics:Beginning acrobatic skills, such as front and back rolls, bunny hops, and backbend push-ups.

1st - 3rd Grade

Combination class of ballet, tap, and acrobatics.

Ballet:Barre work, such as plies, battement tendus, and grand battements.
Floor Work:Step close, step close - step point, point-point-back-side-front, and 3-step turns.
Acrobatics:Front and back rolls, crabwalks, rolypolys, and cartwheels.

2nd - 4th Grade

Combination class of ballet, tap, and acrobatics.

Ballet:Barre work, such as plies, battement tendus, rond de jambes, and grand battements.
Floor Work:Chasses, running waltz, chaine turns, and 3-step turns.
Acrobatics:More advanced skills, such as crabwalks, headstands, and cartwheels.

5th - 7th Grade

Previous dance experience required.

Combination class of ballet, tap, and jazz.

Ballet:More advanced versions of plies, tendus, and grand battements. Adds rond de jambs en l'air and frappes.
En Centre:Adage, pique turns echappe releves, pirouettes, and assembles.
Jazz:Beginning to intermediate jazz skills such as isolations, jazz walks, chasses, and jazz pas de bourrees.

Advanced Ballet-Jazz

Teen and adult class for advanced dancers

Ballet:Advanced versions of plies, tendus, degages, rond de jambs a terre and rond de jambs en l'air, petite battements, grand battements, and developes.
En Centre:Adage, petite allegro, and grand allegro. Steps may include ballotes, brises, and sissiones. Tours such as pique, chaine, and jete.
Jazz:Isolations and stretches. Combinations to include different jazz styles, such as lyrical, musical theatre, and hip-hop.

Beginner Class (Ages 6-10)

Combination class of ballet, tap, and acrobatics.

Older Beginners 5th - 8th Grade

Combination class of ballet and tap.