Starburst Ballet & TAP
Ages 3 & 4
Saturday - 9:30-10:30
A special program for our active little dancers.
Tiny Dancers provides an exciting dance ADVENTURE with theme based lessons, props and music that change each month to bring this adventure to life for your little one. Plus, students will receive fun little bonuses like sticker charts, coloring pages and certificates upon the completion of each theme to help them learn and celebrate their progress. Children learn basic coordination and right from left. Basic Ballet, Tap & Creative movements/fundamentals and terminology will be introduced. Improvisation with ribbons and scarves are used as well will create patterns for memory, work gross motor skilld, and enhance social and listening skills in a positive exciting environment. We will explore movement, music and imagination.
Our amazing instructors make sure everyone gets individual attention while keeping the class collaborative.
Dancers will perform in our annual recital.
We are registering for our summer & fall programs. Register online or email us to enquire.
CLASSES BEGIN SEPTEMBER 13 2021
Rising Stars Ballet & Tap
Ages 5 & 6
Thursday Level 1 (ages 3-6) 4:30-5:30
Saturday Level 2 (ages 5-6) 9:30-10:30
A special 1-hr program for our active little dancers. Children learn basic coordination and right from left. Basic ballet, creative movement and tap movements and terminology will be introduced. Improvisation with ribbons and scarves are used as well will create patterns for memory, work gross motor skills and enhance social and listening skills in a positive exciting environment. We will explore movement, music and imagination.
This class may be taken as separate genera if preferred.
Dancers will perform in our annual recital.
Rec. Ballet (ages 5-7) Monday 4:30-5:15
Rec. Ballet (ages 8-10) Monday 5:15-6:00
Rec. Ballet (11-13) Wednesday 5:30-6:30
Pre Pointe (Invitation Only) Wednesday 6:30-7:00
Rec. Ballet (14+) Thursday 5:30-6:30
Pointe (Invitation Only) Thursday 6:30-7:00
Adult Beginner Ballet (Progressive Ballet Technique) Monday 6:00-7:00
All ballet classes are taught in a classical manner using the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) ballet syllabus, and the Progressive Ballet Technique (PBT) We stress correct terminology, body placement, body direction, proper technique and controlled stretching. At the Primary level all classes use a fun but structured class foundation while using props and a variety of music. As Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms, it is strongly encouraged for all serious dance students.
Rec. Jazz (ages 7-10) Saturday 11:15-12:00
Rec. Jazz (ages 11+) Tuesday 5:45-6:45
Adult Beginner Jazz (ages 18+) 6:00-7:00
Jazz classes are taught to today's popular music. Classes offer proper technique to develop a strong jazz foundation. Strength training and flexibility exercises are also incorporated into our classes. Exciting progressions and dynamic combinations are taught weekly for memory and performance skills.
Rec. Tap (ages 7-10) Saturday 10:30-11:15
Rec. Tap (ages 11+) Tuesday 5:00-5:45
Adult Beginner Tap (ages 18+) Friday 7:00-8:00
Tap is a blend of steps and movement using coordinate rhythm and syncopated sounds in dance. It is literally making music with your feet.
Fun and creative instrumental classes with your feet as the instrument.
Rec. Lyrical (ages 7-10) Wednesday 5:30-6:15
Rec. Lyrical (ages 11+) Tuesday 6:45-7:30
This dance form is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.
Rec. Hip Hop (age 5-9) Saturday 12:00-12:45
Rec. Hip Hop (ages 7-10) Wednesday 6:15-7:00
Rec. Hip Hop (age 12+) Thursday 7:30-8:30
Adult Beginner Hip Hop (ages 18+) Friday 6:00-7:00
Hip Hop is fun and energetic! This class focuses on age appropriate hip hop dancing and music that your kids will love. They will not only learn high energy hip hop choreography but basic dance technique as well.
Rec. Musical Theatre (ages 7-10) 5:30-6:15
Rec. Musical Theatre (ages 11+) Tuesday 7:30-8:15
Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, acting and dance. The story and emotional content of a musical – humour, love, anger – are communicated through music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated whole.
Adult Classes Offered
Monday Beginner Ballet 7:00-8:00
Friday Beginner Hip Hop 6:00-7:00
Friday Beginner Tap 7:00-8:00