• Ballet

    An artistic dance form performed to music using precise and highly formalized set steps and gestures. Classical ballet, which originated in Renaissance Italy and established its present form during the 19th century, is characterized by light, graceful, fluid movements.

    Ages: 2+

  • Tap

    The form of dance characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. We offer Both major variations of tap dance that exist: rhythm tap and Broadway tap. Broadway tap focuses on dance; it is widely performed in musical theater. Rhythm tap focuses on musicality, and practitioners consider themselves to be a part of the jazz tradition.

    Ages: 2+

  • Pointe

    The part of classical ballet technique that concerns pointe work, in which a ballet dancer supports all body weight on the tips of fully extended feet. Pointe work is performed while wearing pointe shoes, which employ structural reinforcing to distribute the dancer's weight load throughout the foot, thus reducing the load on the toes enough to enable the dancer to support all body weight on fully vertical feet.

    Age: Decided by Teacher

  • Hip-Hop

    Refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. It includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking, locking, and popping which were created in the 1970s and made popular by dance crews in the United States.

    Ages: 7+

  • Jazz

    Any of various styles of dance combining elements of ballet and tap dance, often performed to jazz.

     

    Ages: 6+

  • Acrobatics

    The performance of extraordinary feats of balance, agility, and motor coordination. It is associated with activities that make extensive use of gymnastic elements, such as acro dance, circus, and gymnastics, but many other athletic activities such as Ballet.

    Ages: 2+

  • Modern

    A free, expressive style of dancing started in the early 20th century as a reaction to classical ballet. In recent years it has included elements not usually associated with dance, such as speech and film.

    Ages: 9+