Performing Arts

Performing Arts

Basic Balance Tots (ages 2-4)
Your little one will love this introduction class to gymnastics. Your student will explore the basics of gymnastics. They will learn coordination, balance, muscle development, and proper alignment with all-around physical fitness in a fun and safe environment. The basic gymnastics skills introduced include tumbling and balance beam.
Tu I Sep 7-Oct 12 I 5:20-5:50 pm
Fees: Resident $50 I Non-Resident $63

 

Performance "Bring it" Majorette Dance (ages 10-16)
Join this high-energy, synchronized, rhythmic dance-building class that will have you wanting more! The moves and techniques draw from ballet, jazz, modern dance, hip hop, and gymnastics. This movement class challenges your discipline, originality, passion, and teaches you to compete with yourself to become the best dancer! This tailor-designed one-hour class will build the dancer's strength, technique, and stamina throughout each session. Commitment is recommended but not required. Dancers who consistently attend 2–3 of six weeks session will be eligible to perform.
Th I Sep 9- Oct 14 I 7:45-8:15pm
Fees: Resident $60 I Non-Resident $75

 

Dance 4 Tots I (ages 2-3) 
Your little one will be on their tiny feet in no time, all while learning ballet, tap, music and creative movement. Movement exploration will teach the difference from left and right, how to balance, hop, skip, and jump. Additionally, they will learn coordination skills through dances to music. REQUIREMENTS: Girls: leotard, tights, tutu or skirt, pink ballet shoes, hair pulled up and out of face. Boys: White tee shirt, black dance pants, compression pants, sweat pants, and black ballet shoes, tap shoes. Jazz shoes may be purchased or go barefoot. 
W | Oct 27-Dec 15 | 5:20-5:50 pm 
Fees: Resident $50 | Non-Resident $63 
W | Oct 30-Dec 18 | 5:20-5:50 pm 
Fees: Resident $50 | Non-Resident $63 

 

Performance Dance 4 Tots (ages 3-6) 
This technical and foundational building class will include skills from the Dance 4 TOTS class, however, prior experience is not required. The class will build upon each other in six-week sessions.   Students will participate in shows, parades, and end of year recitals.  Additional costume and recital fees are required and non-refundable. Seasonal consistency in 2-3 of six-week class sessions is a requirement to perform. Students will learn ballet, tap, music, and creative movement on a weekly basis. Movement exploration will help teach the difference between left and right, how to balance, hop, skip and jump. REQUIREMENTS: Girls: leotard, tights, tutu or skirt, pink ballet shoes, hair pulled up and out of their face.  Boys: White tee-shirt, black dance pants, compression pants, sweat pants, and black ballet shoes, tap shoes.  Jazz shoes may be purchased or go barefoot.   
W | Oct 27-Dec 15 | 6:40-7:10 pm
Fees: Resident $55 | Non-Resident $69 

 

Dance 4 Tots II (ages 4-6) 
Is your dancer ready for a more age-appropriate challenge? This next-level dance class will have your little one on their tiny feet in no time! They will learn ballet, tap, music, and creative movement and will explore movements that teach the difference from left and right, and how to balance, hop, skip, and jump. Additionally, they will learn coordination skills through dance to music. REQUIREMENTS: Girls: leotard, tights, tutu or skirt, pink ballet shoes, hair pulled up and out of the face.  Boys: White tee shirt, black dance pants, compression pants, sweat pants, and black ballet shoes, tap shoes.  Jazz shoes may be purchased or go barefoot. 
Sa | Oct 30-Dec 18 | 9:40-10:10 am 
Fees: Resident $50 | Non-Resident $6

 

Mini Ballroom Dance (ages 4-8) 
Launch your little one into the world of International Ballroom and Latin dancing. We will focus on an all-encompassing introduction to popular dance steps such as cha-cha-cha and waltz, body control work such as balance and understanding direction, creativity, expression through music, and group work. 
T | Oct 5-26 | 6-7 pm 
Fees: Resident $55 | Non-Resident $69 

 

Hip Hop Explosion Beginner (ages 6-9) 
Is your little one always dancing when the radio comes on? Do they enjoy high energy movement? If so, this is a great beginner class to engage in dance choreography that is fun, creative, and energizing. Students will enjoy performing these movements while creating dances that will exhibit today's latest dance moves and music styles. This explosive style of dance varies from pop and rhythmic movements to creative stylish moves done to the latest hip hop, pop, and radio music.REQUIREMENTS: Comfortable workout clothes or shorts and tee shirt. Sneakers or jazz/ hip hop shoes. 
W | Oct 27-Dec 15 | 6-6:30 pm 
Fees: Resident $50 | Non-Resident $63 

 

Introduction 2 Ballet (ages 6-9) 
This class introduces your student to the wonderful world of ballet.  In this class, your child will learn basic ballet positions, barre, across the floor, and the magical history of the ballet.  They will explore fun movements, techniques, and the beautiful art of the ballet dance expression! REQUIREMENTS: Girls: leotard, tights, tutu or skirt recommended, pink ballet shoes, hair pulled up and out of face.  Boys: White tee-shirt, black dance pants, compression pants, sweat pants, and black ballet shoes* 
Sa | Oct 30-Dec 18 | 10:20-10:50 am 
Fees: Resident $50 | Non-Resident $63 

 

Performance Creative Combo (ages 7-10) 
This technical and foundational building class will include skills from the Dance 4 TOTS class. However, prior experience is not required. Students will learn ballet, tap, music and creative movement weekly. Movement exploration will help teach the difference between left and right, how to balance, hop, skip and jump. Students will participate in shows, parades, and end of year recitals.  Consistent participation is required to perform. Additional costume and recital fees are required and non-refundable. REQUIREMENTS: Girls: leotard, tights, tutu or skirt, pink ballet shoes, hair pulled up and out of their face.  Boys: White tee-shirt, black dance pants, compression pants, sweat pants, and black ballet shoes, tap shoes.  Jazz shoes may be purchased or go barefoot. 
*Class times have been adjusted slightly to adhere to cleaning practices between classes. 
W | Oct 27-Dec 15 | 7:20-8:05 pm 
Fees: Resident $60 | Non-Resident $75 

 

Youth Ballroom Dance (ages 9-14) 
Class sessions will be geared to musicality and learning how to “read” music, fundamental technique, and education of one's body through movement. Benefits in this class vary from building self-confidence, knowing how to socially dance, and appreciating different music genres. 
Th | Oct 7-Nov 4 | 6-7 pm 
Fees: Resident $55 | Non-Resident $69 

 

Hip Hop Explosion Juniors (ages 10-15) 
Your child will be extremely excited about this energetic class!  Through choreography that is fun, creative, and challenging, participants will enjoy performing these movements while creating dances that will exhibit todays latest dance moves and music styles.  This explosive style of dance varies from pop and rhythmic movements to creative stylish moves done to the latest hip hop, pop, and radio music.. REQUIREMENTS:  Comfortable workout clothes or shorts and tee shirt.  Sneakers or jazz/ hiphop shoes.   
W | Oct 27-Dec 15 | 7:20-7:50 pm 
Fees: Resident $50 | Non-Resident $63 

 

Adult Ballroom Dance (ages 18+) 
Feel comfortable on the dance floor while enjoying various types of music! You will learn popular basic ballroom dance steps like Tango, Foxtrot, Waltz, Rumba, ChaCha and Swing! 
T | Oct 5-Nov 9 | 7:15-8:15 pm 
Fees: Resident $60 | Non-Resident $75

Performing Arts
Recreation Program Superintendent
919-435-9563