Youth Dance Programs

Youth Dance

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.

Contemporary

Contemporary: Explore natural energy and emotions that create dances of fluid expression while learning contact-release, floor work, fall and recovery, and improvisation.

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.

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.

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.

 


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