CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

Ballet
Ballet is the foundation for all other forms of dance.  Ballet develops poise, grace, proper alignment and technique through the use of barre and center exercises, and progressions across the floor. 

Jazz
This is an energetic style of dance focusing on isolation of movement.  Dancers turn, leap, and stretch their bodies to current style music.
 
Tap
This is a percussive style of dance where dancers wear special shoes to create music with their feet.  Tap incorporates rhythm, balance, and musicality to challenge a dancers mind and body.

Lyrical/Contemporary Jazz
This class interprets the lyrics or intent of a song using a combination of Ballet and Jazz technique.

Hip Hop
An upbeat energetic form of street dance performed to popular dance music.  This class focuses on balance and isolations of the body.

Dance with Me
This class is for dancers ages 18 months to 3 years.  Dancers and an adult attend this 30 minute class which uses props and creative movement activities to introduce the basics of Ballet in a fun environment.

Creative/Ballet/Tap
This is a 45 minute class designed to introduce young dancers to the basics of Ballet and Tap movements.  Props and creative activities are used to get the dancers moving in a fun and exciting new way.

Jazz/Tap/Ballet
This is an hour long combination class designed to further introduce dancers to Jazz, Tap and Ballet Movements. 

Jazz/Tap
This hour long class is for older students and teaches the foundations of Jazz and Tap technique.

Technique
These classes focus on the finer details of the style of dance.  Dancers progress quickly when adding this additional class.  This class does not perfrom in the recitals.

Pre-Ballet
This 45 minute class introduces dancers to a classical style of ballet only class.  Dancers will focus on ballet techniques and this class will prepare them for Ballet I.

Open Competition
This class is for dancers who are new to the competition experience.  Dancers will learn and compete a dance in 2 local (Fargo/Bismark/Duluth) competitions.  They will have a short dance in the Holiday recital, and will do their competition dance in the spring recital.  In addition to normal tuition fees, dancers will also pay competition fees.

Musical Theater
This class will explore the concepts of musical theater.  Singing, acting and dancing will create that Triple-Threat!  Dancers will perform execpts from family friendly musicals.

 

Grand Forks Schedule:

Fall 2017 Classes begin Aug 28

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday
AB
4:00 - 5:00
Jazz
4t-5th grade
4:15 - 5:15
Hip Hop
K- 1st grade
5:00 - 6:15
Teen Line Ballet
5:15 - 6:00
Competition Sr. Contemporary
Audition Only
6:15 - 7:15
Teen Line
Audition Only
6:15 - 7:15
Jazz Technique
JL/SL Age
7:15 - 8:30
Junior Line Ballet
 
8:30 - 9:30
Junior Line
Audition Only
 
Tuesday
AB
9:30 - 10:30
Jazz/Tap/Ballet
Ages 4 & 5
 
3:30 - 4:30
Adv. Beg. Tap
Ages 8-10
 
 4:00 - 5:00
Lyrical
5th-7th Grade
4:30 - 5:30
Jazz I
2nd-3rd grade
 
 5:00 - 5:45
Pre-Ballet
Age 5-7
5:30 - 6:30
Pointe III-IV
Office Placement
5:45 - 6:30
Competition Mini Hip Hop
Audition Only
6:30 - 7:30
Int./Adv Jazz
7th grade +
6:30 - 7:15
Competition Jazz I
Audition Only
7:30 - 8:30
Hip Hop
7th Grade +
 
Wednesday
AB
3:30 - 4:00
Dance with Me
18 mo- 3 Yrs
 
4:00 - 5:00
Jazz/Tap
Age 7-9
 
5:00 - 6:00
Ballet/Tap/Jazz
Age 5-6
 
 5:30 - 6:15
Creative/Ballet/Tap
Age 3 & 4
6:00 - 7:00
Adv. Pointe
Office Placement
6:15 - 7:15
Ballet/Tap/Jazz
Age 5 & 6
7:00 - 8:15
Sr. Line Ballet
Audition Only
 
8:15 - 9:30
Sr. Line
Audition Only
 
Thursday
AB
3:45 - 5:00
Ballet I/II
Ages 7 & 9
 
 4:00 - 5:00
Lyrical
7th-9th Grade
5:00 - 6:15
Ballet III
Ages 9 & 10
5:00 - 6:00
Jazz
9th-11th Grade
6:15 - 7:30
Ballet IV
Ages 11-12
6:00 - 6:45
Competition Ballet
Audition Only
 6:45 - 7:30
Competition Lyrical
Audition Only
7:30 - 8:30
Pointe I-II
Office Placement
7:30 - 8:15
Pointe Technique
Intermediate+
8:30 - 9:30
Ballet technique
JL-SL age
 
Friday
AB
9:00 - 9:30
Dance with Me
18mo - 3 yrs
 
9:30 - 10:15
Creative/Ballet/Tap
Ages 3 - 4
 
2:30 - 3:30
Jazz/Ballet/Tap
Ages 4-5
 
3:30 - 4:15
Creative/Ballet/Tap
Ages 3-4
 
4:15 - 5:15
Stretch/Jazz technique
Stars-TL Age
4:00 - 4:45
Competition Sr. Hip Hop
Audition Only
  
5:15 - 6:15
Stars
Audition Only
 
 5:30 - 6:16
Competition Jazz 2
Audition Only
6:15 - 7:15
Hip Hop
4th-6th Grade
 
Saturday
AB
8:15 - 9:00
Competition Large Group Medley
Audition Only
 
9:00 - 10:00
Minis
Invitation only
 
10:00 - 10:45
Creative/Ballet/Tap
Ages 3
 
10:45 - 11:15
Dance with Me
18mo - 3 yrs
10:45 - 11:30
Competition Mini ballet
Audition Only
11:15 - 12:00
Creative/Ballet/Tap
Ages 4
 
 11:30 - 12:15
Jazz Only
Age 5-6
12:00 - 1:00
Jazz/Tap/Ballet
Ages 5-6 Kindergar
12:15 - 1:00
Jazz Only
Age 7-8
1:00 - 2:00
Hip Hop
Ages 7-9
1:00 - 1:45
Boys Hip Hop & Jazz
Age 7-12
 1:45 - 2:45
Hip Hop
2nd-3rd grade
2:00 - 3:00
Jazz/Tap/Ballet
Ages 6-7
 
 2:45 - 3:30
Competition Large Group Medley
Audition Only
3:00 - 4:00
Jazz/Tap
Ages 7 - 8 - 9
 
4:00 - 5:15
Ballet I/II
Ages 7 - 8 - 9
 
Sunday
AB
11:30 - 12:15
Competition Jazz 3
Audition Only
 
12:15 - 1:00
Competition Group
Audition Only
 
1:00 - 2:00
Company
Audition Only
 
2:00 - 3:15
Company Ballet
11th grade+
 
3:15 - 4:15
Company Jazz
11th Grade+
3:15 - 4:15
Musical Theater
Age 9-13
4:15 - 5:15
Ballet Technique
Stars-TL age
4:15 - 5:15
Musical Theater
6-8
5:15 - 6:15
Tap
Age 10-12
5:15 - 6:15
Beg Open Competition
Age 5-8
6:15 - 7:15
Inter Jazz II
6th-7th Grade
6:15 - 7:15
Beg Open Competition
Age 9-12
7:15 - 8:15
Tap
Age 13+
7:15 - 8:15
Adv. Tap
Office Placement
8:15 - 9:15
Contemporary Jazz
9th grade +