Next Steps Program
Level 3: 5-6 yrs Kindergarten / Level 4: 6-7 1st Grade
Your child’s next steps should BE a progressive and magical experience. We want your child to grow and know just how to encourage growth while having fun! We know that a class full of creativity, imagination, encouragement and most of all FUN, while teaching discipline and proper body control and alignment, will motivate and inspire the students in all aspects of their young lives.
Classes for each location vary. View class days, times and register here !
Level 3: 5-6yrs Kindergartners / Level 4: 6-7yrs 1st Grade
*All students must be enrolled in the grade listed for 2019-2020, no exceptions!
*NEW* Cheer Dance 3&4: (50min) Energetic class for your aspiring cheerleader! Learn basic cheer moves, jumps, dance, tumbling, and stunting!
Boys Hip Hop 3&4: (35min)
This is a Fun and Exciting class that will explore the age appropriate social culture of Hip Hop and the basic variety of styles from hip hop/funk/street and breaking skillz …. more like fancy feet moves at this age ;)! Exciting and fun warm-up, age appropriate music and grooves, free-styling, isolations, and breaking/acro basics. ** Opportunities to perform and be a part of the JBDA street crew!!
*Attire: Leggings, comfortable sweats, t-shirts or tank tops, Soft Sole, non-marking BLACK sneakers such as Pastry brand or Adidas style or high tops with a flat bottom will be required for recital. (many performance sneakers can damage our floors as well as shoes that have been worn out in gravel or playgrounds, please be sure to have a separate pair of shoes for class, no outside shoes allowed in the studio!)
Hip Hop 3 & 4: (50 Min)
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, popping, and breaking/acro basics.
*Attire: Leggings, comfortable sweats, t-shirts or tank tops, Soft Sole, non-marking BLACK sneakers such as Pastry Brand or Adidas style or high tops with a flat bottom will be required for recital. (many performance sneakers can damage our floors as well as shoes that have been worn out in gravel or playgrounds, please be sure to have a separate pair of shoes for class, no outside shoes allowed in the studio!)
Combo 3 & 4: (50 Min)
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 basic tap steps, explore creative movement and ballet 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. The Last 5 mins of class will consist of a cool down and affirmations.
*Attire: Leotard, tights, skirt or tutu. Black tap and Pink ballet shoes.
Lyrical/Jazz/Acro 3&4: (50 min)
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! In the Acrobatics portion of this class students will learn gymnastics skills, acrobatic tricks and partner tricks. This is the perfect combo class!*JBDA follows industry leading Acrobatic syllabi!
*Attire: Leotards, leggings or Shorts. Footless tights required when not wearing leggings or shorts. Bare feet. (Jazz or Lyrical shoes will be required for recital. TBD)
Musical Theater/Tap 3&4: (50 min)
Students will be introduced to drama games, tap basics, 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: T-shirts, Leotards, leggings, athletic shorts or joggers Tan Jazz shoes
Wonderland Ballet Basics Kinder-1st
Beginner Ballet: A ballet class designed for the fun and creative minds of our 5-6-year old’s. Students will learn barre technique, port de bras, adage, allegro, all while having fun through popular ballet stories and creative movement. 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.
*Attire: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Hair in a bun!
Acro-Dance ¾ Kinder-1st:
This is a Fun and Exciting *NEW* class will explore all the basics of Acrobatics. Designed to help students excel in their beginning acro technique skills. The class will focus on stretching and limbering, strength and balance, as well as ballet, jazz and creative movement dance!
*Attire: Leotards, Shorts or leggings.
Cheer Dance 3/4&/5 1st-4th grade: (50 min)
Energetic class for your aspiring cheerleader! Learn basic cheer moves, jumps, dance, tumbling, and stunting!
*Attire: Athletic attire your child can dance and tumble in. White Cheer sneakers.
Auditions Required! Special extra performances throughout the year and 1-2 competitions. Requirements: Must Audition, Must be able to focus and pick up choreography quickly, Must have a positive attitude and a strong love for performing, Must be able to commit to 3 hrs a week plus a few extra rehearsals and all performances. (Extra company, competitions and Costumes Fees Required)
Mini dancers- Level 4 Ages 6-8 (Grades 1st-2nd)
$95 month (See handbook for tuition details)
- Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30-5:20
- Company Add-on class Tap/ Musical Theater Tuesday 5:30-6:10
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