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Group Classes Grades 5-7

Grow your skills, find your passion!

Our classes for grades 3-6 take our students' talent to the next level!  Students will remain grounded in classical techniques for dance and theatre while learning new and exciting skills!  

Our Classes

Ballet III, Grades 5-7

Students in this class will learn ballet and lyrical dance technique through barre and floor exercises in a structured, but encouraging environment. This technique-exclusive class will offer the opportunity for students to enhance their performance in all classes and routines by providing a foundation of proper body positioning, turnout, spotting, turning, leaping, and ballet vocabulary. Required for Ambition Dance Team.

 

Schedule

Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30pm

 

Monthly Tuition

$58/month for 9 months, due on the 1st

Ambition Dance Team,  Grades 5-7

In our intermediate level team, dancers will compete three routines at four competitions, including the combined-level Production routine . Dancers must be enrolled in Ballet III.   Lyrical/Leaps & Turns III/IV/V is encouraged.  Additional competition and costume fees apply. See our full Dance Team policies for details!

 

Schedule

Tuesdays, 6:30-7:00pm

 

Monthly Tuition

$58/month for 9 months, due on the 1st

Lyrical/Leaps & Turns III/IV/V,  Grades 5+

In this intermediate/advanced level class, students will focus on lyrical technique, combining ballet, modern, and contemporary styles to create fluid and expressive movements.  They will also learn specific exercises to enhance leaps and turns such as calypsos, pirouettes, turns a la seconde, firebirds, and more.

Schedule

Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00pm

 

Monthly Tuition

$58/month for 9 months, due on the 1st

Pointe I,  Grades 5-7

Instructor Approval Required

This beginning level class will give students an introduction to pointe technique whether they are not quite ready for pointe shoes yet, or are already up on pointe. Students will work on proper muscle development and technique to achieve the necessary foundation for supporting themselves on pointe shoes and avoiding injury. Students must be evaluated prior to admission into this class. Students may take this class with or without pointe shoes, depending on their evaluation.  Students who do not begin in pointe shoes may be eligible for pointe shoes at winter break.

 

Schedule

Tuesdays, 7:30-8:00pm

 

Monthly Tuition

$36/month for 9 months, due on the 1st

Musical Theatre Dance III/IV

Musical Theatre combines a variety of dance styles, including ballet, tap, and jazz. This class will provide a technical foundation for all of these styles to enhance a students’ Broadway dance skills! Students will work on technique exercises and learn routines from popular musicals! This class is essential for any young triple-threats! Highly recommended for the Encore Troupe as a supplementary technique class.

 

Schedule

Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00pm

 

Monthly Tuition

$58/month for 9 months, due on the 1st

Encore Troupe,  Grades 5-7

The Encore Troupe is our competitive theatre group for grades 5-7.  Encore will compete one routine at two competitions in the 2021-2022 season!  This group focuses on every aspect of musical theatre performance, and competes song and dance routines from popular musicals.  Additional competition and costume fees apply.  Please read the Theatre Troupe handbook for full details!

 

Schedule

Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00pm

 

Monthly Tuition

$58/month for 9 months, due on the 1st

Tap Team,  Grades 3+

Our award winning Tap Team will compete a tap routine at four competitions during second semester.  Students wishing to participate must also be enrolled in a Musical Theatre Dance Technique class.  All performers grades 3+ will be permitted to join.  Additional competition and costume fees apply.  Please see our full policies for more info!

 

Schedule

Mondays, 6:30-7:30pm

 

Monthly Tuition

$58/month for 9 months, due on the 1st

Pro Kids Advanced Dance,  Grades 3+

Instructor Approval Needed

This is an invite-only class for our working professional kids! Join us for the session, or drop-in as needed. This class features advanced tap, ballet, and jazz technique for kids who regularly perform in professional theatre. Focused on technique and performance, this class will enhance the dance abilities for any student who wants to further their stage career!  This is also a drop-in class. The drop-in rate is $16.00 per class.

 

Schedule

Mondays 7:00-8:00pm

 

Monthly Tuition

$58/month for 9 months, due on the 1st

Poms II,  Grades 5-7

This Poms class focuses on sharp arm movements, execution of choreography, and dance team/cheer skills.  Students will learn the fundamentals of Pom positions and enhance their high-energy performance skills!  No prior poms experience necessary.  A $16 additional fee applies for the purchase of pom poms.

 

Schedule

Mondays, 7:30-8:15pm

 

Monthly Tuition

$50/month for 9 months, due on the 1st

2021-2022 Session Dates

Sept 7th 2021 - May 21st 2022

No Class Dates
Nov 21-28
Dec 19-Jan 9
Mar 20-27

2022 Spring Recital
Sunday June 5th