School of Dance - Class Descriptions & Requirements

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

MUSICAL THEATER PRODUCTION (MTP)- ^ NEW FORMAT! ROTATING EVERY 4 WEEKS BETWEEN, SINGING, DANCING AND ACTING- AGE LEVELS INCLUDE BROADWAY BABIES, KIDZ IN THE BIZ AND BROADWAY BOUND. BECOME WELL ROUNDED IN MUSICAL THEATER. RECITAL PIECE WILL INCLUDE SINGING W/MICS, ACTING AND DANCE.

HEELS CLASS- THIS CLASS TEACHES JAZZ TECHNIQUE IN HEELS. MUSICAL THEATER AND TRADITIONAL JAZZ STYLES TAUGHT, INCLUDING ROCKETTE STYLE OF DANCE. CHARACTER OR BALLROOM HEELS SHOULD BE WORN. NO STREET HEELS.

PRINCESS BALLET/ TAP – PRE-DANCE WITH A PRINCESS FLARE. BASIC TECHNIQUE IS TAUGHT IN THIS FUN,IMAGINATIVE CLASS, GAUGED TO INSPIRE CREATIVITY WHILE LEARNING BASIC JAZZ AND TAP MOVEMENTS.

KINDER HIP HOP– BEGINNING HIP HOP SKILLS AND RHYTHM  ARE TAUGHT THROUGH A FUN CREATIVE ENVIRONMENT, USING PROPS, GAMES AND IMAGINATION.

MOMMY & ME– FOR OUR YOUNGEST DANCERS, THIS CLASS USES IMAGINATION, PROPS, SONGS & TUMBLING TO EXPLORE THE BODY AND ITS MOVEMENTS THROUGH SPACE, WHERE MOMMY AND DANCERS CAN LEARN TOGETHER.

TURNS/ LEAPS AND TRICKS- LEARN BEGINNER THROUGH ADVANCED TURNS AND LEAPS, PROPER TECHNIQUE, FORM AND PLACEMENT. EMPHASIS ON ACROSS THE FLOOR AND DANCE TRICKS.

ACRO/ FLEXIBILITY- BALANCE THE BODY AND BECOME A WELL ROUNDED DANCER IN A CLASS MEANT TO CHALLENGE ALL LEVELS OF DANCERS TO BECOME STRONGER AND MORE FLEXIBLE. TUMBLING, BALANCE AND FLEXIBILITY TRICKS ARE ALL TAUGHT INTEGRATING IN DANCE TECHNIQUE.

BREAKDANCING- LEARN THE SKILLS, TIMING, RHYTHM AND STRENGTH TO DEVELOP THIS STREET FORM OF DANCE, TAUGHT BY A REALL B-BOY.

BOYS HIP HOP- THIS BOYS ONLY CLASS TAUGHT BY A BOY HIMSELF IS DESIGNED TO CREATE A SPACE THAT BOYS FEEL COMFORTABLE TO DEVELOP AS DANCERS.

CLASS REQUIREMENTS

ALL STUDENTS ON POINTE MUST TAKE 2 BALLET CLASSES A WEEK PLUS A POINTE CLASS. (NO EXCEPTIONS) ALL CONTEMPORARY STUDENTS MUST BE ENROLLED IN A BALLET CLASS OR HAD AT LEAST 2 YEARS PREVIOUS BALLET TRAINING. ALL TURNS/ LEAPS/ TRICKS STUDENTS MUST ALSO BE ENROLLED IN A BALLET OR JAZZ CLASS. 
ALL TECHNICAL COMPANY MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE ONE BALLET CLASS (2 IF ON POINTE,) ONE JAZZ OR CONTEMPORARY CLASS, COMPANY TECHNIQUE AND REHEARSAL, TURNS/ LEAPS AND TRICKS AND STRENGTH/ STRETCH/ FLEXIBILITY.

ADVANCED CLASSES ARE BY TEACHER/ DIRECTOR APPROVAL ONLY. STUDENTS NOT IN PROPER DANCE ATTIRE WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN CLASS.

 

For more information contact

Tara Page- Artistic/Company Director – tara@mainstage.org

Nancy Fiscella- Business Manager – nancy@mainstage.org

 

Or Call – (856) 582-4422

SCHOOL OF DANCE
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