Rising Foundations Program:
Level 5: Age 7-9 – 2nd-3rd Grade
There will soon be 2 levels for all classes, Beginner, Intermediate/Advanced. Great for students that wish to begin at this age and for students that wish to reach more goals and further their foundations. Dancers at all levels are encouraged to believe in themselves, push to the next level, and enjoy the journey!
Classes at the Indian Land Location vay. View class the class schedule and register here
Lyrical Jazz Acro 5:
This unique class is the perfect mix of ballet, Jazz, and Acrobatics. Students will build strength, flexibility and technique while dancing to their favorite songs! Conditioning and flexibility, Ballet warm-up and technique, and Leaps and Turns! The Acrobatics portion of this class students will learn gymnastics skills, acrobatic tricks and partner tricks. Students will begin at the pre-acro level and progress as far as level 4 in our Acrobatic Arts and Acrobatique national renowned syllabi. Each dancers acro skill will very, dancers must pass each level before moving on to more advanced skills. The average dancer will pass 1-2 levels each year depending on prior training.
Technique skills include: Ballet core basics, Pirouette, Chaine turns, Battements, Chasses, Leaps, and progressions.
Acro Skills and tricks to progress throughout the season: Roll variations, Bridges, Backbend variations, Handstand variations, Cartwheel variations, Walkovers, Aerials, Limbering and Partnering skills. This is the perfect combo class!
Class breakdown: 25 Stretch/Limbering/Acro, 25 Dance technique and choreography
Attire: Leotards, Bike shorts or Leggings, Tan jazz shoes.
Acro-Dance 5 (50 min)
This is a Fun and Exciting class will dive more in depth of Acrobatic skills. Designed to help students excel in their Acro technique and take it from level 1 to more intermediate/advanced skills. Roll variations, Bridges, Backbend variations, Handstand variations, Cartwheel variations, Walkovers, Aerials, Limbering and Partnering skills. This is the perfect combo class!
*Strength and Conditioning/ Limbering and flexibility/ Dance technique and free style.
*Attire: Leotards, leggings, or gymnastics shorts. Shoes: Foot Undies.
Musical Theater/Tap 5 (50 min)
Students will be introduced to Drama, Tap dance and Jazz dance choreography! We will explore popular musical theater junior shows as well as create our own for our annual production!
“Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance. The story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through the words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated whole.” ~wikipedia
Attire: Dance attire, black tap shoes, tan jazz shoes.
Tap/Ballet/Acro: This combo class will be a unique, fun and encouraging class specifically designed for each age group. Students will learn rhythm and timing with intermediate tap steps from our renowned Al Gilbert tap curriculum, ballet barre and port de bras fundamentals, and build strength and control in our acro portion of the class. The music for this class is fun and familiar to them, age appropriate and expands on the techniques learned by our younger classes.
Hip Hop 5:
This is a Fun and Exciting class that will explore basic variety of hip hop/funk/ styles and breaking skillz …. more like fancy feet moves at this age ;)! Exciting and fun warm-up, age appropriate music and moves, free-styling and breaking/acro basics.
Beginner-Int Ballet: Be a part of something truly rewarding and experience industry leading training through our Ballet Performance Classes! Students will learn barre technique, port de bras, adage, allegro, and ballet dances. Students will learn ballet discipline and technique in a new and more enjoyable experience. From traditional barre to fun imaginative rhyming style exercises that encourage and help develop a true understanding of proper technique.
Auditions Required! Special extra performances throughout the year and 1 competition. Requirements: Must Audition, Must be able to focus and pick up choreography quickly, Must have a positive attitude and a strong love for performing, Comp fees and recital fees required.
Junior dancers- Level 5 Ages 8-10 (Grades 3rd-5th)
$95 month (See handbook for tuition details)
- Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30-6:20
- Company Add-on class Tap/ Musical Theater Tuesday 6:20-7:00pm
Tuition with add-on class $105-$110 (TBD) (required for those attending Showstoppers Dance Convention)
Class 1- Strength, Flexibility, Conditioning, Ballet technique, and Acro.
Class 2- Jazz technique, Leaps and Turns, and Show Choreography.
Add-on class: Tap, Musical Theater