2019 - 2020 Classes

Monday

4:15-5:15 - Intermediate Ballet (4th-5th Grade) – Designed for upper elementary students, dancers will focus on lessons in terminology, skills and technique while preparing for pointe shoes.


4:30-5:15 – Modern ** Modern Dance is based on natural, expressive, and sequential movements. Modern Dance expresses individuality and encourages the students to express a broad range of emotions through various qualities of movement.  Dancers will explore new ways of moving in combinations, floor work and partnering, and also in various methods of improvisation.  

**Must also be enrolled in a jazz or ballet class


5:15-5:45 - Boys Class – This is an entry level class that gives boys a class of their own in preparation for other classes. 


5:15-5:45 - Intermediate Tap (4th-5th Grade) – Designed for upper elementary students, dancers learn new steps and combinations that will prepare them for advanced tap classes.


5:45-6:30 - Intermediate Jazz (4th-5thGrade) – Designed for upper elementary students, dancers will work more with turns, leaps, and jumps while working on their technique & terminology in jazz. 


5:45-6:30 -Intermediate Lyrical (Jr. High)**  Lyrical is a style that blends elements of ballet and jazz dance. It's often performed to music with lyrics to inspire movements to express strong emotion.  

**Must also be enrolled in a jazz or ballet class


6:30-7:00 - Leaps, Turns & Tricks ** This class focuses on tumbling tricks, special leaps and turns, and also how to incorporate them into a dance.

**Must also be enrolled in a jazz or ballet class


6:30-7:15 – Pre Professional Ballet 1*** (Invite Only) –  offered to the dedicated dancer who wishes to expand her/his technique.  For those who qualify, Pre-professional classes are taken in addition to level classes.

***Must also be in ballet class


7:00-8:30 - Theater Class (Level 8-18) ($40 a month) –  Theater is for ages 8 and up.  The goal is to build skills not only in acting, but overall performance for both dancers and public speakers.  Students do not have to be ​enrolled​ in ​a ​dance class to be in theater.  Will perform in a fall and spring show. 

Tuesday

4:15-5:00 -Beginner Ballet (2nd-3rd Grade) – they have had a year or 2 at the barre & are starting to develop more terminology & will start to work on the technique behind the skills. We do a classical style of ballet based off of the Cecchetti) method.


5:00-5:30 - Beginner Tap (2nd-3rd Grade) – continue the terminology development from combo class they begin to work on the timing & technique of how steps are done. 


5:30-6:15 - Beginner Jazz (2nd-3rd Grade) – continuing the skills & technique from combo class adding more into their lesson plan. They will beginning to expand the terminology while learning to move within the space.


6:30-8:00 - Pre Professional Ballet 2 (Invite Only)*** – next level of classes for those who excel in ballet or want a career in ballet. 

***Must also be in a ballet class


9:00-9:45 - Advanced Lyrical (High School)**  Lyrical is a style that blends elements of ballet and jazz dance. It's often performed to music with lyrics to inspire movements to express strong emotion. 

**Must be in jazz or ballet class

  

4:30-5:00 - Itty Bitty (2-3 yrs old Non Recital Class) – Our Itty Bitties work on social skills, listening skills while starting to develop terminology and steps for dance and tumbling. This group will not perform in the annual recital. Students do no need to be pottty-trained.


5:00-5:45 - Tiny Tot (3-5 yrs old Recital Class) This class introduces basics of tumbling and dance. We will incorporate skills for ballet, tap, jazz and creative movement. Our Tiny Tots will perform in the annual recital.

-- Must be potty trained


5:45-6:30 - Pre Professional Jazz 2 (Invite Only)* This is an elevated class for those who excel in jazz or hope to pursue a career in dance. 

*Must be in ballet and jazz class


6:30-7:00 - Company (Invite Only)** - audition based class & they work on learning choreography & planning for performances throughout the year. They will learn 2-3 dances based on time. One is for fall show & the 2ndis for recital & other performances. They have to be 6 & taking ballet, tap, & jazz.

**Must be in a jazz or ballet class


8:00-8:45 - Top Notch Tumbling (Test to be in) – our top tumbling level that needs to have many skills in order to begin the advance

Wednesday

4:15-5:00 - Beginner Lyrical **(1st grade-Jr high)  Lyrical is a style that blends elements of ballet and jazz dance. It's often performed to music with lyrics to inspire movements to express strong emotion.  


5:00-5:30 - Gems Competition+ Competition is an audition based group and part of ASOD's  Performing Troupe. They will prepare 2-3 dances for 3-4 competitions per year. Must be able to accept critical feedback and work together as a team. 

+Must be in ballet and jazz class


4:15-5:00 - Intermediate/Advanced Hip Hop *(Jr/Sr ) – expanding their hip hop vocabulary by using high energy & hard hitting styles. They will also start to develop ways to freestyle.


5:00-5:45 - Beginner Hip Hop * (1st grade-Jr high) – This high-energy,hard hitting class will teach students the basics of hip hop dance and discover ways to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to these movements.

*Must be in a jazz class

Thursday

4:15-4:45 - Pre Professional Tap 1 (Invite Only)**** – classes for those who excel in tap or want a career in dance. Invite only class.

****Must be in a tap class


4:45-5:30 - Pre Professional Jazz 1 (Invite Only)* – classes for those who excel in jazz or want a career in dance. Invite only class.

*Must be in a jazz class


5:45-6:15 - Jr. & Sr. High Tap (6th-12th Grade) – tap class for those in Jr & Sr High beginning or advanced levels


6:15-6:45 - Pre Professional Tap 2 (Invite Only) – next level classes for those who excel in tap or want a career in dance. Invite only class.


7:30-8:15 - High School Jazz (9th-12thGrade) - – more advanced jazz class & will continue to work on more advanced turns, leaps, & jumps while working on their technique & terminology


8:15-9:00 - Jr. High Jazz (6th-8thGrade) – more advanced jazz class & will continue to work on more advanced turns, leaps, & jumps while working on their technique & terminology. 

  

6:45-8:15 - Jr. High Ballet (6th-8th Grade) – continuation of Cicchetti Method & for those who are ready begin pointe work.


8:15-9:45 - High School Ballet (9th-12th Grade) – pointe work can be done out in center for those who are ready & building strenthg in their technique & skill level

Friday

5:00-6:00 - Combo Class Ballet Tap & Jazz (Early Kindergarten-1st Grade) add 15 min 2nd semester for recital dance – we combine these classes because they have similar steps & skills that we can do some in each level to help make the time shorter for the class. They will be mixing up which class they do skills in so they are well rounded, but at this age they are fine with it being in different styles.  Add 15 min to class time in 2nd semester for recital dance and preparation.


4:30-5:15 - Advanced Tumbling (Test to be in) – must pass Beginning & Intermediate Tumbling requirements & begin to work on the next set of skills in flexibility, balance, limber, & tumbling.


5:15-6:00 - Intermediate Tumbling (Test to be in) – must pass Beginning Tumbling requirements & begin to work on the next set of skills in flexibility, balance, limber, & tumbling.


6:15-7:00 - Beginner Tumbling – 1st level to start tumbling class, where they will work on basics of mat work in flexibility, balance, limber, & tumbling skills.

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