Our Classes

Classes Meet Once a Week and are In Studio.  Live Virtual classes also available.

Registration Is Easy

Select your age group below, click the plus + sign to expand our offerings, and click "Register" to enroll!

Ages 18 months - 3 Years +

Twinkle Toddler and Me

9 week session, meets once a week for nine weeks. No dance shoes needed. Wear comfortable clothing that you can move in (tshirt, shorts/sweatpants, socks). No recital. Introduce your child to the magical world of movement and music. Available for students ages 18 months to 3 and a caregiver, each class promotes development in social, motor and cognitive skills. As you join your child each week, you will notice the improvement in their self-esteem and confidence as they explore new and exciting activities with the security of you right beside them.

9 Week Mini Session - 30 minutes - $85/9 week session (no registration fee-pay for session  at time of registration)

This class does not perform in recital - no costume.

With parent - no dance shoes needed (wear comfy clothes & socks).

Ages 2 - 3 Years +

Twinkle Babies

Pink ballet shoes, pink Twinkle Star skirted leotard, pink tights & prop box required purchase from Next Step . 1 recital dance. An introductory dance class containing ballet, & creative movement. Young dancers will learn the basic steps while learning how to follow direction and imitate movement in a positive environment. Engaging music is used to get students inspired to dance.

Without parent Ages 18 months - 3 years old

Ages 3 - 4 Years +

Twinkle Star Level I

Pink ballet & tan tap shoes, pink Twinkle Star skirted leotard, pink tights & prop box must be purchased from Next Step. 1 recital dance. Must be 3 by first class. An age specific class containing pre-ballet, pre-tap and creative movement. This class introduces young dancers to dance and inspire movement and creativity within a positive environment. Dancers will also learn basic steps and terminology. The use of fun, age appropriate music engages the young dancers’ minds and bodies.

Ages 4 - 5 Years +

Twinkle Star Level II

Pink ballet & tan tap shoes, lilac Twinkle Star skirted leotard, pink tights & prop kit must be purchased from Next Step. 1 recital dance. Must be 4 by first class. An age specific class containing ballet, tap. This class is a continuation of level I and inspires movement and creativity within a positive environment. Dancers will learn basic steps and terminology. The use of fun, age appropriate music engages the young dancers’ minds and bodies.

Ages 5 - 7 Years +

Twinkle Star Level III

Pink ballet & tan tap shoes, soft blue Twinkle Star skirted leotard, pink tights & prop box must be purchased from Next Step. 1 recital dance. Must be 5 years old by first class. An age specific class containing ballet, tap & intro to jazz. This class is a continuation of level II and inspires movement and creativity within a positive environment. Dancers will learn basic steps and terminology. The use of fun, age appropriate music engages the young dancers’ minds and bodies.

Ages 6 - 8 Years +

Mini Star

Combo I: 1.5 hour class. Pink ballet & black tap shoes, aqua skirted leotard & pink tights must be purchased from Next Step. 2 recital dances. Ballet, Tap & Jazz. Ballet is the "backbone" of dance training, ballet develops strength, poise, coordination, flexibility, and discipline. Tap utilizes percussive footwork, movements & sounds to create rhythmic patterns. Students begin with basic rhythms & progress to more intricate, fast-paced combinations. Jazz will be a high energy class learning the basic steps such as jazz square, lindy and pivots with music the dancers will know from their favorite Disney shows.

*Add Hip Hop and receive $10 discount off listed price

Hip Hop: 45 minute class.  Sparkle high top hip hop shoes must be purchased from Next Step. Dancer wears sweatpants/leggings & tshirt. 1 recital dance. The variety of styles offered in hip hop can be intricate, bouncy or sharp. This modern dance style requires precision movements offering a visual interpretation of modern music with a strong beat. Classes include a warm-up, across the floor work and learning combination moves unique to this dance form.

Ages 7 - 9 Years +

Show Star

Combo: 1.75 hour class. Pink ballet, tan jazz and black tie tap shoes, navy leotard & tan tights must be purchased from Next Step. 2.5 recital costumes. Ballet, Tap, Jazz & Lyrical Intro. Ballet is the "backbone" of dance training, ballet develops strength, poise, coordination, flexibility, and discipline. Tap utilizes percussive footwork, movements & sounds to create rhythmic patterns. Students begin with basic rhythms & progress to more intricate, fast-paced combinations. Jazz will be a high energy class learning the basic steps such as jazz square, lindy and pivots with music the dancers will know from their favorite Disney shows. Lyrical combines ballet, jazz and modern dance styles. Lyrical class will include a warm-up, across the floor work and center combinations. The dance moves are choreographed, based on story told by the lyrics. Lyrical dancers will work on developing grace, strength and control.

*Add Hip Hop and receive $10 discount off listed price

Hip Hop: 1 hour class. Sparkle high top hip hop shoes must be purchased from Next Step. Dancer wears sweatpants/leggings & tshirt. 1 recital dance. The variety of styles offered in hip hop can be intricate, bouncy or sharp. This modern dance style requires precision movements offering a visual interpretation of modern music with a strong beat. Classes include a warm-up, across the floor work and learning combination moves unique to this dance form.

Ages 9 - 11 Years +

Junior Star

Combo: 2.0 hour class. Pink ballet & tan jazz shoes, black leotard & tan tights  must be purchased from Next Step. 2 recital dances. Ballet, Jazz & Lyrical. Ballet is the "backbone" of dance training, ballet develops strength, poise, coordination, flexibility, and discipline. Jazz will be a high energy class learning the basic steps such as jazz square, lindy and pivots with music the dancers will know. Lyrical combines ballet, jazz and modern dance styles. Lyrical class will include a warm-up, across the floor work and center combinations. The dance moves are choreographed, based on story told by the lyrics. Lyrical dancers will work on developing grace, strength and control.

Tap: 30 minute class. Black tie tap shoes, black leotard & tan tights must be purchased from Next Step. 1 recital dance. Tap utilizes percussive footwork, movements & sounds to create rhythmic patterns. Students begin with basic rhythms & progress to more intricate, fast-paced combinations.

*Combo Dancers-Add Hip Hop and receive $10 discount off listed price

Hip Hop: 1 hour class. Sparkle high top hip hop shoes must be purchased from Next Step. Dancer wears sweatpants/leggings & tshirt. 1 recital dance. The variety of styles offered in hip hop can be intricate, bouncy or sharp. This modern dance style requires precision movements offering a visual interpretation of modern music with a strong beat. Classes include a warm-up, across the floor work and learning combination moves unique to this dance form.

Ages 12+ Years +

Teen Stars

Jazz/Contemporary: 2.0 hour class. Tan jazz shoes, solid color leotard, black booty shorts and tan tights must be purchased from Next Step. 2 recital dances. With a strong focus on technique, dancers learn combinations that incorporate jumps and turns into the differing jazz styles. A student taking jazz will develop stamina, strength and flexibility.

*Add Hip Hope and receive $10 discount off listed price

Hip Hop: 1 hour class.  Dancer wears black converse, sweatpants/leggings & tshirt. 1 recital dance. The variety of styles offered in hip hop can be intricate, bouncy or sharp. This modern dance style requires precision movements offering a visual interpretation of modern music with a strong beat. Classes include a warm-up, across the floor work and learning combination moves unique to this dance form.

ENROLL NOW

Your child's safety and wellness is our top priority. We are taking every precaution to keep our dancers & staff safe. We are using local & national guidelines to have a great season.
*smaller class sizes
*social distance in building (6 feet apart)
*Hand sanitizing throughout the building
*If we need to close our building for safety precautions, we will go to virtual classes

Registration: $50 yearly membership fee or $70 for family & first month tuition due at registration.

Monthly Tuition Fees: September to June (34 weeks) monthly fee remain the same whether it is a long or short lesson month.  All future fees will automatically be charged to the account you have designated (Visa, MasterCard or Debit Card) on the first of the month and end after the June 1st fee payment. Monthly fee includes recital costume (except Toddler & Me Mini Session).

Tuition Does Not Include: Dance shoes, class apparel or prop box (for Twinkle Babies, TS I, TS II & TS III), which are required and must be purchased from NSDS.

Please visit our online store to purchase the required dance shoes and class apparel www.shopnimbly.com/nextstepdancestudio

If it is necessary to drop a class, please give us 30 days written notice so we can stop the automatic payments.

Next Step Dance Studio

3501 W Ryan Rd
Franklin, WI 53132
(414) 421-7666

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