Ages 11+ Summer Options
Classes meet once a week for 4 weeks.
Session I: June 20 – July 22 (No Classes July 4th – 10th)
Session II: July 25 – Aug 19
Lyrical dance utilizes techniques from both ballet and jazz to create an emotional and expressive dance that is meant to relate to the lyrics on the songs being danced to. This beautiful dance type is often used as a method of storytelling and creates a connection with the audience. Dancers will learn a warmup, across the floor and different dance each week.
Jr Star Ballet
Jr Star Ballet: Ballet develops strength, poise, coordination, flexibility, and expression. With a balance of fluidity, grace, and strength, ballet provides dancers with a foundation to use toward every style of dance.
Jr Star Jazz/Leaps & Turns
Leaps and Turns is a technique class designed to improve the overall ability of the dancers in all forms of dance. Students will work to increase extension, flexibility, turns with more precision and various leaps. Dancers will focus on a variety of leaps, jumps, chaînès, pirouettes, fouettès, etc., appropriate for age and level.
Jr Star Hip Hop
Provides a structured method of learning various Hip Hop dance movements in a fun filled and vibrant class environment. . Each class begins with a warm-up filled with free-styling, stretching and conditioning, then moves into progressions across the floor and center floor choreography with popular hip hop steps from today’s dance floors.
Jr Star Acro II
(Must be able to do a cartwheel) Teaches flexibility, contortion, balance, strength, muscle control, and above all, discipline and concentration. In an acrobatic dance, you can add dance elements from various disciplines to make the dance an expression of personality. A dancer will gain more flexibility and upper body strength. Acrobatics is an excellent way to learn spatial awareness, an important element in partnering and ensemble work.
NEW! Jr Star Choreography
You love to dance, but now you want to choreograph. This is the class for you. Each dancer will work on a Choreography piece to show at the end of each session. Dancers will work with the teacher on how to choreograph, select music, costumes and performance. Showcase will be at our Family Event in August (must register for both sessions to be part of this showcase).
Jr Star Leadership/Helper
Learn what it takes to be a great leader and mentor younger dancers. Part of this class will consist of learning about The National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA) which is a program of the National Dance Education Organization that recognizes outstanding artistic merit, leadership, and academic achievement while fostering an appreciation for dance as a true art form worthy of recognition and prestige. Members have a positive role in the community and for the dancers around them.
Tween Company Lite
8 weeks: Tues. 7:15-9:15 pm & Thurs. 5-6 pm optional Acro Thurs. 7-8 pm $250