Dance Programming

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Express yourself through movement in our dance program. Dance classes are offered for both adults and youth ages 3 and up. A variety of dance styles are available. Check out our youth and adult offerings:

2018 Registration and Session Dates

  • Fall 2 Registration: November 3 - 9
    Session: November 12 - December 16

Class List

Adult Ballet

Students learn preparatory exercises, focusing on creativity and exploration of movement. More advanced students engage in placement, technique, and musicality through barre, center, and enchainment (combination) exercises. Class is for adults ages 15 and older.

Ballet

Ballet: Beginning students learn preparatory exercises, focusing on creativity and exploration of movement. More advanced students engage in placement, technique, and musicality through barre, center, and enchainment (combination) exercises.

Ballet and Tap Combination: Learn introductory skills in both ballet and tap.

Introduction to Ballet: Children learn the basics of ballet technique. Classes are designed as an introduction only prior to participating in regular pre-ballet and ballet classes.

Jazz

Students will be challenged and engaged in class with an emphasis on syncopation, expression, body alignment, and strength.

Hip Hop

Hip Hop: Master your floor work and footwork in this high-energy class, with a focus on rhythms, musicality, and individual expression.

Introduction to Hip Hop: Children learn the basics of Hip Hop technique. Classes are designed as an introduction only prior to participating in regular hip hop classes.

Parent/Child Dance

Our parent/child dance class consists of ballet movement and music concepts introduced through the teaching of imagination, self-expression and group interaction. Parental participation is required in this class.

Tap

Ballet and Tap Combination: Learn introductory skills in both ballet and tap.

Introduction to Tap: Children learn the basics of Tap technique. Classes are designed as an introduction only prior to participating in regular tap classes.

 

Dance Recitals

Dance Recitals: Annual dance recitals are offered to all dance program participants. Formal and informal performances are held at the Y and local theaters. Each dancer is highlighted and given the chance to shine.

Performance Team

This exciting new opportunity provides dancers ages 7-12 years with a chance to build their dance skills, increase community involvement through service learning, and promote the arts and the Y through community performances in a safe, fun, and nurturing environment. There is a $50 uniform fee attached to this team.

Interested? Contact Sarah Phelps


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