All Classes by Age
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Our 2022-23 Season will begin on August 15, 2022 and run through June 24th 2023. Our spring dance recital will be scheduled for June, 2023. This may change based on our venue and any guidelines for in-person gatherings rendered by the State of Illinois.
There is a $30 annual membership fee for each student who registers. For new members, the membership fee will be added to your account before you check out.
Ages for each class are determined as age by September 1, 2022.
Tuition will be due on the first of each month. For the 22-23 Season, our monthly tuition is based on 40 weeks of class divided into 10 equal payments plus 1 prorated week of class as a separate August payment. For September through June, some months may have 5 classes and other months may have 3 classes. Payments will remain the same each month. Please see our policies regarding dropping a class, late fees, etc.
Auto pay is required and can be set up at check out.
Our graded technique classes begin at age 9. Students are evaluated by our proficient staff and assigned to a level that will challenge and encourage their individual growth and needs. Most dancers in this age group will fall into either Level A or B.
For beginners, younger children may be best suited to take the Building Ballet class and older children will be evaluated and placed in the appropriate level based on skill.
Most children will remain in the same level for 2-3 years before progressing to the next level.
Tippy Toes- Watch as your child’s independence and confidence grow in a more structured dance class. Students will explore movement, creativity, prop and musical play all while learning basic ballet, gross motor, and coordination skills. We will focus on the love of Jesus, and encourage emotional and social development. Ages 18m-3
Tiny Dancers- A 45 min Ballet and Tap Combo class geared towards preschool age children. This joyful class will explore movement through music, develop physical skills, stimulate the imagination and promote creativity. New movement and vocabulary themes are introduced each month, so students will continue to learn new and fun things about themselves and the world around them. Ages 3-5
Kid Combo- This hour long Tap and Ballet combo class is geared towards Kindergarten and 1st grade age students. They will be introduced to basic ballet and tap skills, terminology, rhythm and coordination. Students will also have fun in a social environment all while working on spatial awareness and dance class etiquette. Ages 5-6
Fundamentals of Hip Hop- This class introduces the fundamental moves and history of hip hop. This is a high energy class with emphasis on musicality, coordination, footwork, improvisation, strength building and style. All music is age appropriate and upbeat. Ages 5-8
Building Ballet- Ballet dancers will build on more formal training of Ballet, which includes technique, proper body alignment, terminology, coordination, and musicality. Each level of ballet training from here progresses in difficulty within these focuses. Ages 7-8
Building Tap- Dancers will learn to use their shoes to make audible beats and rhythms. This foundational tap class focuses on basic tap skills needed to conduct harder skills and sounds in the next levels of tap. Ages 7-8
Building Jazz- Here students are introduced to learning the beginning steps and style of jazz. They will work on picking up choreography sequences that combine style and technique. Jazz is high energy and a lot of fun! Ages 7-8
Level A: Ages 9-12
Level B: Ages 12+
Level C-E: Ages 13+