Class Descriptions

We are proud to utilize best-practices approaches to dance training. We are a licensed Leap 'N Learn studio, which directly influences all ballet, tap and musical theatre classes for ages 3-6. In addition, we use specific, tried and true syllabi for all ballet, jazz and hip hop classes. As a community of teachers we stand united in our approach to dance education; class is not about the teacher, it's about the students and how they learn best with tested and approved mateirals. Please review the class descriptions for details on each dance style and age group.

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Story Ballet Camp: Cinderella (Three Year-Olds)

June 19-23,2017

9:15-11:45 AM    -OR-    5:00-7:30 PM
Tuition: $135


Little ballerinas enjoy a week of dancing, crafts and a mini-performance based on the story ballet Cinderella. Story Ballet Camp engages children ages 3-6 as they learn developmentally appropriate pre-ballet technique and explore the main characters in Cinderella through dancing, crafts and educational activity pages. Guided discussions during craft time range from choreographers to conductors to orchestra to dance history to proper nutrition for a dancing body. Students view the full length version of The Royal Ballet's Cinderella over the course of the week while enjoying nutritious snacks each day. In addition, dancers are taught appropriate class room behavior with an emphasis on respecting other dancers, the teachers, and the studio. A short performance for parents will be presented on the last day (Friday, June 23 at 11:20 AM OR 7:05 PM).

Students are separated into age-specific classrooms for the dancing portions of camp. Our developmentally based dance curriculum, Leap 'N Learn, promises success for every dancer because class content is never too easy or too hard; it is "just right."

Please see the Dress Code page for suggested dance wear. If your child will be enrolling in fall classes, consider purchasing her required class-specific leotard, pink dance tights and pink leather ballet shoes to use during camp. Dress code IS relaxed for the summer, however; if your child does not own all of the dress code items, any leotard, dance tights and leather ballet shoes are acceptable for camp. Students may borrow or keep any available items from the Dance Wear Share boxes located in the studio hallway to use during camp. Hair must be in a bun and no jewelry is allowed other than small earrings. No underwewar that show, pelase.

Age requirement: Children must be 3 as of the first day of camp to enroll in this camp.

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Story Ballet Camp: Sleeping Beauty (Age 3)

July 17-21, 2017

9:15-11:45 AM
Tuition: $135


Little ballerinas enjoy a week of dancing, crafts and a mini-performance based on the story ballet The Sleeping Beauty. Story Ballet Camp engages children ages 3 & 4 as they learn developmentally appropriate  pre-ballet technique and explore the main characters in The Sleeping Beauty through dancing, crafts and educational activity pages. Guided discussion during craft time leads from choreographers to composers to orchestras to performers to nutrition for a dancer's body. Students view the full length version of The Royal Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty over the course of the week while enjoying nutritious snacks each day. In addition, dancers are taught appropriate class room behavior with an emphasis on respecting other dancers, the teachers, and the studio. A short performance for parents will be presented on the last day (Friday, July 21 at 11:20 AM).

Please see the Dress Code page for suggested dance wear. If your child will be enrolling in fall classes, consider purchasing her required class-specific leotard, pink dance tights and pink leather ballet shoes to use during camp. Dress code IS relaxed for the summer, however; if your child does not own all of the dress code items, any leotard, dance tights and leather ballet shoes are acceptable for camp. Students may borrow or keep any available items from the Dance Wear Share boxes located in the studio hallway to use during camp. Hair must be in a bun and no jewelry is allowed other than small earrings. No underwewar that show, pelase.

Age requirement: Children must be 3 as of the first day of camp to enroll in this camp.

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Story Ballet Camp: Cinderella (Four Year-Olds)

June 19-23,2017

9:15-11:45 AM    -OR-    5:00-7:30 PM
Tuition: $135


Little ballerinas enjoy a week of dancing, crafts and a mini-performance based on the story ballet Cinderella. Story Ballet Camp engages children ages 3-6 as they learn developmentally appropriate pre-ballet technique and explore the main characters in Cinderella through dancing, crafts and educational activity pages. Guided discussions during craft time range from choreographers to conductors to orchestra to dance history to proper nutrition for a dancing body. Students view the full length version of The Royal Ballet's Cinderella over the course of the week while enjoying nutritious snacks each day. In addition, dancers are taught appropriate class room behavior with an emphasis on respecting other dancers, the teachers, and the studio. A short performance for parents will be presented on the last day (Friday, June 23 at 11:20 AM OR 7:05 PM).

Students are separated into age-specific classrooms for the dancing portions of camp. Our developmentally based dance curriculum, Leap 'N Learn, promises success for every dancer because class content is never too easy or too hard; it is "just right."

Please see the Dress Code page for suggested dance wear. If your child will be enrolling in fall classes, consider purchasing her required class-specific leotard, pink dance tights and pink leather ballet shoes to use during camp. Dress code IS relaxed for the summer, however; if your child does not own all of the dress code items, any leotard, dance tights and leather ballet shoes are acceptable for camp. Students may borrow or keep any available items from the Dance Wear Share boxes located in the studio hallway to use during camp. Hair must be in a bun and no jewelry is allowed other than small earrings. No underwewar that show, pelase.

Age requirement: Children must be at least 4 as of the first day of camp to enroll in this camp.

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Story Ballet Camp: Sleeping Beauty (Age 4)

July 17-21, 2017

9:15-11:45 AM
Tuition: $135


Little ballerinas enjoy a week of dancing, crafts and a mini-performance based on the story ballet The Sleeping Beauty. Story Ballet Camp engages children ages 3 & 4 as they learn developmentally appropriate  pre-ballet technique and explore the main characters in The Sleeping Beauty through dancing, crafts and educational activity pages. Guided discussion during craft time leads from choreographers to composers to orchestras to performers to nutrition for a dancer's body. Students view the full length version of The Royal Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty over the course of the week while enjoying nutritious snacks each day. In addition, dancers are taught appropriate class room behavior with an emphasis on respecting other dancers, the teachers, and the studio. A short performance for parents will be presented on the last day (Friday, July 21 at 11:20 AM).

Please see the Dress Code page for suggested dance wear. If your child will be enrolling in fall classes, consider purchasing her required class-specific leotard, pink dance tights and pink leather ballet shoes to use during camp. Dress code IS relaxed for the summer, however; if your child does not own all of the dress code items, any leotard, dance tights and leather ballet shoes are acceptable for camp. Students may borrow or keep any available items from the Dance Wear Share boxes located in the studio hallway to use during camp. Hair must be in a bun and no jewelry is allowed other than small earrings. No underwewar that show, pelase.

Age requirement: Children must be 4 as of the first day of camp to enroll in this camp.

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Ballet for 3's & 4's - Summer Sessions

Three and four year olds explore the world of ballet in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. This is a great introduction to ballet or a nice summer brush-up for continuing students.

We recommend that students who plan to start or continue dancing in the fall enroll both Summer Sessions if possible. Ballet students are also strongly encouraged to enroll in one or both of our more in-depth Story Ballet Camps for maximum summer dance fun and maximum personal growth.

Musical Theater 3's & 4's: Summer Sessions

Three and four year-olds explore the world of musical theater in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. A perfect introduction to musical theater for beginners or a nice summer brush up for continuing students. 

We recommend that students who plan to start or continue dancing in the fall enroll in both Summer Sessions . Students may enroll in a variety of Summer Sessions to determine which dance styles they prefer for fall classes.

Tap for 3's & 4's - Summer Sessions

Three and four year-olds explore the world of tap in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. A perfect introduction to tap for beginners or a nice summer brush up for continuing students. 

We recommend that students who plan to start or continue dancing in the fall enroll both Summer Sessions if possible. 

Story Ballet Camp: Cinderella (5&6 Year-Olds)

June 19-23,2017

9:15-11:45 AM    -OR-    5:00-7:30 PM
Tuition: $135


Little ballerinas enjoy a week of dancing, crafts and a mini-performance based on the story ballet Cinderella. Story Ballet Camp engages children ages 3-6 as they learn developmentally appropriate pre-ballet technique and explore the main characters in Cinderella through dancing, crafts and educational activity pages. Guided discussions during craft time range from choreographers to conductors to orchestra to dance history to proper nutrition for a dancing body. Students view the full length version of The Royal Ballet's Cinderella over the course of the week while enjoying nutritious snacks each day. In addition, dancers are taught appropriate class room behavior with an emphasis on respecting other dancers, the teachers, and the studio. A short performance for parents will be presented on the last day (Friday, June 23 at 11:20 AM OR 7:05 PM).

Students are separated into age-specific classrooms for the dancing portions of camp. Our developmentally based dance curriculum, Leap 'N Learn, promises success for every dancer because class content is never too easy or too hard; it is "just right."

Please see the Dress Code page for suggested dance wear. If your child will be enrolling in fall classes, consider purchasing her required class-specific leotard, pink dance tights and pink leather ballet shoes to use during camp. Dress code IS relaxed for the summer, however; if your child does not own all of the dress code items, any leotard, dance tights and leather ballet shoes are acceptable for camp. Students may borrow or keep any available items from the Dance Wear Share boxes located in the studio hallway to use during camp. Hair must be in a bun and no jewelry is allowed other than small earrings. No underwewar that show, pelase.

Age requirement: Children must be 5 or 6 as of the first day of camp to enroll in this camp.

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Story Ballet Immersion: Sleeping Beauty (Ages 5&6)

July 17-21, 2017
12:30-3:30

Tuition: $150

Beginner to intermediate/advanced ballet students will find themselves immersed in the world of the story ballet The Sleeping Beauty. Between learning classical choreography and creating their own props, students will also discover the world of dance history, choreographers, orchestras, conductors and proper nutrition for a dancer's body. Nutritious snacks are provided daily while students view segments of The Royal Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty. A placement class the first day will divide students into groups of similar ability levels. A short performance for parents will be presented on the last day (Friday, July 21 at 3:00 PM).

Please see the Dress Code page for suggested dance wear. If your child will be enrolling in fall classes, consider purchasing her required class-specific leotard, pink dance tights and pink leather ballet shoes to use during camp. Dress code IS relaxed for the summer, however; if your child does not own all of the dress code items, any leotard, dance tights and leather ballet shoes are acceptable for camp. Students may borrow or keep any available items from the Dance Wear Share boxes located in the studio hallway to use during camp. Hair must be in a bun and no jewelry is allowed other than small earrings. No underwewar that show, please

Age requirement: Students must be 5-6 years old as of the first day of class to enroll.

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Ballet for 5's & 6's - Summer Sessions

Five and six year olds explore the world of ballet in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. This is a great introduction to ballet or a nice summer brush-up for continuing students.

We recommend that students who plan to begin or continue dancing in the fall enroll in both Summer Sessions if possible. Ballet students will go more in-depth in our Story Ballet Camps or Story Ballet Immersions. For maximum summer growth, students are encouraged to take all four weeks of summer classes.

Musical Theater for 5's & 6's: Summer Sessions

Five & six year-olds explore the world of musical theater in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. A perfect introduction to musical theater for beginners or a nice summer brush up for continuing students. Instruction includes theater-style jazz dance as well as singing and acting skills.

We recommend that students who plan to start or continue dancing in the fall enroll in both Summer Sessions. Students may enroll in a variety of Summer Sessions to determine which dance styles they prefer for fall classes.

Tap for 5's & 6's - Summer Sessions

Five and six year-olds explore the world of tap in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. A perfect introduction to tap for beginners or a nice summer brush up for continuing students. 

We recommend that students who plan to start or continue dancing in the fall enroll both Summer Sessions if possible. 

Hip Hop for 5's & 6's: Summer Sessions

Five and six year-olds explore the world of hip hop in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. A perfect introduction to hip hop for beginners or a nice summer brush up for continuing students. 

We recommend that students who plan to start or continue dancing in the fall enroll both Summer Sessions to enhance personal growth. Summer Sessions also offer an opportunity to try a variety of styles in just a few days to help students determine which dance styles they prefer for fall classes.

Story Ballet Immersion: Cinderella (Ages 7-12)

June 19-23, 2017
12:30-4:30 PM

Tuition: $160

Beginner to intermediate/advanced ballet students will find themselves immersed in the world of the story ballet Cinderella. Between learning classical choreography and creating their own props, students will also discover the world of dance history, choreographers, orchestras, conductors and proper nutrition for a dancer's body. Nutritious snacks are provided daily while students view segments of The Royal Ballet's Cinderella. A placement class the first day will divide students into groups of similar ability levels. A short performance for parents will be presented on the last day (Friday, June 23 at 4:00 PM).

Please see the Dress Code page for suggested dance wear. If your child will be enrolling in fall classes, consider purchasing her required class-specific leotard, pink dance tights and pink leather ballet shoes to use during camp. Dress code IS relaxed for the summer, however; if your child does not own all of the dress code items, any leotard, dance tights and leather ballet shoes are acceptable for camp. Students may borrow or keep any available items from the Dance Wear Share boxes located in the studio hallway to use during camp. Hair must be in a bun and no jewelry is allowed other than small earrings. No underwewar that show, please

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Age requirement: Students must be 7-12 years old as of the first day of class to enroll.

Story Ballet Immersion: Sleeping Beauty (Ages 7-9)

July 17-21, 2017
12:30-3:30

Tuition: $150

Beginner to intermediate/advanced ballet students will find themselves immersed in the world of the story ballet The Sleeping Beauty. Between learning classical choreography and creating their own props, students will also discover the world of dance history, choreographers, orchestras, conductors and proper nutrition for a dancer's body. Nutritious snacks are provided daily while students view segments of The Royal Ballet's The Sleeping Beauty. A placement class the first day will divide students into groups of similar ability levels. A short performance for parents will be presented on the last day (Friday, July 21 at 3:00 PM).

Please see the Dress Code page for suggested dance wear. If your child will be enrolling in fall classes, consider purchasing her required class-specific leotard, pink dance tights and pink leather ballet shoes to use during camp. Dress code IS relaxed for the summer, however; if your child does not own all of the dress code items, any leotard, dance tights and leather ballet shoes are acceptable for camp. Students may borrow or keep any available items from the Dance Wear Share boxes located in the studio hallway to use during camp. Hair must be in a bun and no jewelry is allowed other than small earrings. No underwewar that show, please

Age requirement: Students must be 7-9 years old as of the first day of class to enroll.

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Ballet - Beginners Age 7+ - Summer Sessions

Begining ballet students explore the world of ballet in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. A great introduction to absolute beginners as well as a nice summer brush-up course for those with a year or two of previous ballet experience. 

*Summer Sessions may be taken a la carte or in addition to any of our other summer offerings. For more in-depth ballet training during the summer we recommend our Story Ballet Immersion weeks for ages 7+. Studnets who plan to start or contine dancing in the fall are encouraged to keep up on their training by enrolling in all four weeks of summer class offerings.

Jazz for Beginners Ages 7+: Summer Sessions

Students ages 7 and up explore the world of jazz dance in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. Absolute beginners as well as those with 1-2 years jazz experience should enroll in this class. 

*Summer Sessions may be taken a la carte or in addition to any of our other summer offerings. Students who plan to start or continue dancing in the fall are encouraged to enroll in both Summer Sessions. Explore multiple dance styles in one-week Summer Sessions to discover what you love! Students with at least two years of dance training may also enroll in 1-3 weeks of our Summer Intensive.

Musical Theater Elementary Ages: Summer Sessions

Students who have completed 1st-5th grade in the fall of 2017 explore the world of musical theater in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. A great introduction to absolute beginners as well as a nice summer brush-up course for those with musical theater experience.

Musical Theater students are strongly encouraged to co-enroll in a jazz class.

*Summer Sessions may be taken a la carte or in addition to any of our other summer offerings. Students who plan to start or continue dancing in the fall are encouraged to enroll in both Summer Sessions. Explore dance styles in one-week Summer Sessions to discover what you love! Students with at least two years of dance training may also enroll in 1-3 weeks of our Summer Intensive.

 

Tap - Beginners Ages 7+: Summer Sessions

Begining tap students explore the world of tap in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. A great introduction to absolute beginners as well as a nice summer brush-up course for those with a year or two of recent tap experience. 

*Summer Sessions may be taken a la carte or in addition to any of our other summer offerings. Students who plan to start or continue dancing in the fall are encouraged to enroll in both Summer Sessions. Students with at least two years of dance training may also enroll in 1-3 weeks of our Summer Intensive.

 

 

Hip Hop - Beginners Ages 7+: Summer Sessions

Students ages 7 and up explore the world of Hip Hop in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. Absolute beginners as well as those with 1-2 years of hip hop experience should enroll in this class. 

*Summer Sessions may be taken a la carte or in addition to any of our other summer offerings. Students who plan to start or continue dancing in the fall are encouraged to enroll in both Summer Sessions. Explore multiple dance styles in one-week Summer Sessions to discover what you love! Students with at least two years of dance training may also enroll in 1-3 weeks of our Summer Intensive.

Lyrical - Beginners Ages 8+: Summer Session

Explore the world of Lyrical Dance in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. A great introduction to beginners as well as a nice brush-up course for those with a year or two of previous lyrical experience. 

Requirements:

  • Age 8+ with at least one year of recent ballet or jazz training.
  • Co-enrollment in ballet and/or jazz (ballet is recommended over jazz if choosing one).

Lyrcial dance can be described as a fusion of ballet and modern dance. Dancers interpret the lyrics of the music with their movement.

*For more in-depth ballet training during the summer we recommend our Story Ballet Immersions. Immersions may touch on styles other than ballet, such as lyrical. Students who plan to start or contine dancing in the fall are encouraged to enhance their training by enrolling in both Summer Sessions and Story Ballet Immersions. Students who have had at least 2 years of dance training are also welcome to enroll in 1-3 weeks of our Summer Intensive. 

Contemporary - Beginning (Age 8+): Summer Sessions

Explore the world of Contemporary Dance in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. A great introduction to absolute beginners as well as a nice brush-up course for those with a year of previous contemporary experience.

Requirements:

  • Age 8+ with recent ballet or jazz experience.
  • Co-enrollment in ballet and/or jazz is required (ballet is recommended over jazz if only one is chosen).

Contemporary dance can be described as a fusion of jazz and modern dance with elements of classical ballet. Choreography often carries an abstract message.

*For more in-depth training during the summer we recommend our Story Ballet Immersions. Immersion classes also touch on styles other than ballet.  Students who plan to start or contine dancing in the fall are encouraged to enhance their training by enrolling in both Summer Sessions and Story Ballet Immersions. Students who have had at least 2 years of dance training are also welcome to enroll in 1-3 weeks of our Summer Intensive. 

Ballet for Int/Adv Dancers - Summer Sessions

Continuing ballet students keep thier muscle memory alive over the summer in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday.

Requirements:

  • Students ages 9+ with at least 2 years of recent ballet training.

*Summer Sessions may be taken a la carte or in addition to any of our other summer offerings. For more in-depth ballet training during the summer we strongly recommend our Story Ballet Immersions. Immersions may also touch on styles other than ballet. Students planning to start or continue dancing in the fall are encouraged to enroll in all four weeks of summer classes offered.

Tap Int/Adv: Summer Sessions

Continuing tap students keep thier muscle memory alive over the summer in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday.

Requirements:

  • Students ages 9+ with at least 2 years of recent tap training.

*Summer Sessions may be taken a la carte or in addition to any of our other summer offerings. Students planning to start or continue dancing in the fall are encouraged to enroll in all four weeks of summer classes offered. Students with at least 2 years of dance training may also enroll 1-3 weeks of our Summer Intensive.

Musical Theater for MS/HS: Summer Sessions

Students heading into 6th-12th grade in the fall of 2017 explore the world of musical theater in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday. A great introduction to absolute beginners as well as a nice summer brush-up course for those with musical theater experience.

Musical Theater students are strongly encouraged to co-enroll in a jazz class.

*Summer Sessions may be taken a la carte or in addition to any of our other summer offerings. Students who plan to start or continue dancing in the fall are encouraged to enroll in both Summer Sessions. Explore dance styles in one-week Summer Sessions to discover what you love! Students with at least two years of dance training may also enroll in 1-3 weeks of our Summer Intensive.

Jazz Int/Adv: Summer Sessions

Continuing Jazz students keep thier muscle memory alive over the summer in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday.

Requirements:

  • Students ages 9+ with at least 2 years of recent jazz training.
  • Co-enrollment in ballet recommended, but not required.

*Summer Sessions may be taken a la carte or in addition to any of our other summer offerings. Students planning to start or continue dancing in the fall are encouraged to enroll in both Summer Sessions for maximum growth. Students with at least 2 years of dance training may also enroll in 1-3 weeks of our Summer Intensive.

Contemporary Int/Adv: Summer Sessions

Experienced contemporary students continue their training in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday.

Requirements:

  • Age 9+ with at least one year EACH of recent contemporary AND ballet and/or jazz training
  • Co-enrollment in ballet OR jazz (ballet is recommended if only choosing one).

Contemporary dance can be described as a fusion of jazz and modern dance with elements of classical ballet. Choreography often carries abstract messages.

*For more in-depth ballet training during the summer we recommend our Story Ballet Immersions. Immersions may touch on styles other than ballet, such as contemporary. Students who plan to start or contine dancing in the fall are encouraged to enhance their training by enrolling in both Summer Sessions and Story Ballet Immersions. Students who have had at least 2 years of dance training are also welcome to enroll in 1-3 weeks of our Summer Intensive. 

Lyrical - Int/Adv: Summer Sessions

Experienced lyrical  students continue their training in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday.

Requirements:

  • Age 9+ with at least one year EACH of recent lyrical training AND one year of recent ballet and/or jazz training.  
  • Co-enrollment in jazz and/or ballet is required (ballet is recommended over jazz if only one is chosen).

Lyrcial dance can be described as a fusion of ballet and modern dance with elements of jazz. Choreography usually literally interprets the lyrics of the music.

*For more in-depth ballet training during the summer we recommend our Story Ballet Immersions. Students who plan to start or contine dancing in the fall are encouraged to enhance their training by enrolling in both Summer Sessions and Story Ballet Immersions. Students who have had at least 2 years of dance training are also welcome to enroll in 1-3 weeks of our Summer Intensive. 

Hip Hop - Int/Adv: Summer Sessions

Experienced hip hop students continue their training in five 30-minute classes Monday-Friday.  

Requirements:

  • Age 9+ with at least 2 years of recent hip hop training.

*Summer Sessions may be taken a la carte or in addition to any of our other summer offerings. Students who plan to start or continue dancing in the fall are encouraged to enroll in both Summer Sessions. Explore multiple dance styles in one-week Summer Sessions to discover what you love! Students with at least two years of dance training may also enroll in 1-3 weeks of our Summer Intensive.