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Dance Information

Class Descriptions

Jazz:

An upbeat style of dance that focuses on proper technique. Jazz includes leaps and turns that originated from ballet.

Pre-Ballet:

Dancers start to learn the basics of ballet in a fun and creative atmosphere. Pre Ballet dancers must be toilet trained and able to attend class without a parent.

Tap and Ballet Combo:

Dancers will learn ballet and tap basics. Ballet positions, tap steps, basic skills and terminology will be taught.

Tap and Jazz Combo:

Dancers will learn tap and jazz basics. Tap skills and terminology as well as basic jazz technique will be taught.

Tap and Hip Hop Combo:

Dancers will learn tap and hip hop basics. Tap skills and terminology as well as upbeat hip hop steps will be learned.

Hip-Hop:

Fun and challenging dance moves to the latest popular music.


Payment & Deadlines

NEW THIS YEAR: Long-term dance registration has two options:

Pay in Full:
Full payment at time of registration. You will receive an 5% discount on all dance classes if paid in full at the time of registration.

Payment Plan:
Partial payment with 30% paid at time of registration. The balance is divided into 8 monthly payments. Automatic payments are required. Must provide additional form with credit card info or voided check. Payments will be automatically deducted on the 1st of each month, September 1 through April 1. Your child will not be permitted to continue in class if payments are not made. Failure to make payments or arrangements by these dates will result in a $25 late fee.

Costume costs are included in tuition. Recital tickets are an additional cost.

The last day to withdraw from class is November 12. You must notify your instructor if your dancer wants to withdraw. Also, if you do not want your child to perform in the recital, you must notify the instructor by this date. Even if you decide to not participate in the annual recital, you will still receive your costume.


What to Wear

Ballet:

Leotard, tights and pink leather or canvas ballet shoes

Jazz:

Leotard, tights, dance pants or shorts and tan jazz shoes

Tap & Ballet Combo Classes:

Leotard and tights, pink leather or canvas ballet shoes and tan tap shoes

Tap & Jazz Combo Classes:

Leotard and tights, dance pants, tan jazz shoes and tan tap shoes

Tap & Hip Hop Classes:

Leotard and tights, dance pants, black jazz sneakers and tan tap shoes

Dance Company:

Leotard and tights, dance pants, tan jazz shoes and tan tap shoes. Pink ballet or lyrical shoes may be required.

Hip-Hop:

Shorts or pants and shirt or tank top, and black dance sneakers.

Boys:

Boys should wear a solid t-shirt and shorts or pants. No baggy clothes. Boys wear either black ballet shoes, black jazz shoes or black tap shoes depending on the class.

Shoes:

A limited shoe exchange program of pre-worn shoes is available on a first come first served basis. In addition, we offer a shoe order and fitting program to purchase new shoes. Instructors will let you know about both shoe programs. You will save money by ordering dance shoes through this program compared to purchasing them retail.

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