Ballet - Tap - Jazz - Acrobatics - Lyric - Hip Hop - Pointe - Competition Classes
Preschool Classes: Our preschool class will excite and stimulate young students minds and imaginations while introducing 3 & 4 year old students to fundamental techniques of movement and basic dance steps. The class will combine both tap and ballet, as well as creative movement.
Ballet: Ballet is offered to students 7 years of age and up. This class will develop technique, strength, poise, grace and control.
Pre-ballet is for students 5 & 6 years old, This class is our introductory ballet class, developed especially with our young dancers physical capabilities in mind. We will build and enhance the students motor skills, coordination and establishes foundations in basic dance technique.
Tap: Tap is offered to students 5 years of age & up. These classes develop concentration, co-ordination, rhythm and timing with a broad knowledge of tap technique.
Jazz: Jazz is offered to students 7 years of age and up. An American dance form which utilizes popular music from top 40 to musical theater and a wide variety of movement while developing strength, coordination, flexibility and a sense of style.
Pre-jazz: Is for students 5 & 6 years of age. This class will introduce basic jazz technique, building the students' motor skills , developed with this specific age group in mind.
Acrobatics: Acrobatics is also offered to students 3 years of age and up. Students will learn a variety of different skills while developing strength, flexibility and control.
Lyric/Contemporary: Lyric is offered to students 10 years of age and up. Students wishing to take lyrical classes must also be enrolled in ballet class. Lyrical is a combination of ballet and jazz styles, used to interpret the lyrics, relating the mood and feeling of a song, as well as expanding on the physical benefits from ballet.
Additional Classes include:
Pointe: Pointe is offered to students 12 years of age with at least 3 years of ballet and teacher’s approval. Students taking pointe must also continue ballet study.
Competition Class: Information on request.
Private & Solo Choreography: Information on request.
Contact Dance Arts Centre for more information.
Hip Hop: Hip Hop is offered to students 9 years of age and up. Incorporating many of today’s styles such as street dance, breakdance and popping & locking to name a few. Students will learn rhythm, freedom of movement and expression