CLASSES OFFERED

 

Session Classes

Creative Movement

For 2.5-4 year olds.  Parents are welcome to come and participate!  This is a class focusing on music and movement.  Students will work on listening skills, rhythm and song.  Great class for boys and girls to join and get grooving!  First session will be offered in October 2019.

ADULT STREET JAZZ/ ADULT TAP

A great way to get moving and grooving!!!! No experience necessary.  First session will be offered in October 219.

 

Full Season Classes

AGES 3-4 yrs

Combination Classes- TIppY TAPPERS Ballet & Jazz Combination

Children aged 3-4 years will receive a 30 minute class once a week.  Class consists of basic ballet, jazz or tap and tumbling.  Students will require body suit and tights, and pink ballet slippers and black patent tap shoes for tap combo.  End of year routine to be determined by instructor.  Class does not participate in competition. 

Little Boppers

Children aged 3 and 4 will have their first introduction to Hip Hop movement and rhythm! 30 minute class. Loads of fun and high energy class.  Indoor sneakers and loose fitting clothing required. White runners required for performance.

AGES 5-6 yrs

Primary Ballet

Children aged 5 and 6 will receive a 45 minute class once a week.  Class will consist of ballet.  Pink ballet slippers are required. Body suit and tights must be worn for class. Class may participate in one competition. 

Primary Tap 

Children aged 5 and 6 will receive a 45 minute class once a week.  Class will consist of tap steps, rhythm and traveling steps. Black patent tap shoes or Mary Janes required. 

Primary hip hop

Children ages 5 and 6 will receive a 45 minute class once a week. White or black runners may be required for performance. Loose, comfortable clothing required for classes.

AGES 7 and UP

Tap Classes

Students aged 7 and up will receive a 45-60 min. class per week.  Class consists of tap steps, rhythm and traveling steps.  Students under the age of 12 require beige Mary Janes or Cuban heeled tap shoes. Aged 12 and up, shoes will be determined by instructor.  Proper dance wear is also required. 

Jazz Classes

Students aged 7 and up will receive a 45-60 min. class per week depending on level of experience.  Class consists of jazz steps, isolations, barre work and traveling steps.  Students require beige leather jazz slippers or oxfords and proper dance wear.  Black shoes may be required for certain performance routines for older classes.

Musical Theatre

NEW THIS SEASON- Classes full-season!  Students aged 7 and up enrolled in a regular season class will receive a 45 minute class weekly.  Class will consist of dance and drama and will participate in competition and recital.   Students will require beige jazz oxfords and proper dance attire. 

Ballet Classes

It is highly recommended for students who would like to improve their technique in any discipline to enroll in a regular season ballet class. Students aged 7 and up will receive a 45-75 min. class per week depending on level of experience.  Class consists of barre and centre work as well as traveling steps.  Students require pink leather or canvas ballet slippers depending on level, bodysuit and tights.  Ballet wrap skirts may also be worn to class.

Hip Hop Classes

Students aged 7 and up will receive a 45 min class once a week   Class consists of basic HipHop and street jazz movements. Indoor runners are required for class. Please wear loose fitting clothing. Sweatpants are encouraged! Colour of shoes to be determined by instructor for performances.

 

Lyrical Jazz Classes

Students aged 10 and up will receive a 45 min class once a week.  Class consists of barre and center with an emphasis on technique development combining the dynamics of jazz with the grace of ballet.  It is recommended that all students be enrolled in a regular season ballet class to take lyrical.  Dancers will require beige jazz oxfords.

Contemporary/Modern Dance 

Students ages 7 and up will receive a 45 min class once a week. It is highly recommended that students be enrolled in a regular season ballet class to enrol in modern.  Class consists of contemporary and modern dance work.  Dancers will be barefoot. 

Pre-Pointe/Pointe Classes

Students will receive a 45 min class once a week to work towards preparation and execution of pointe work.  Class consists of barre and center work to prepare for possible routine construction.  Shoes will be purchased after meeting with the instructor to determine readiness of students.  Students must be 11 years and up, be enrolled in a regular season ballet class and have a minimum of two years of ballet experience.  Body suit and tights are required. 

Voice Class

30-45 minute group lessons offered to students ages 6 and up.  Students will perform at recital and may compete in the Song and Dance category at competition.  Great for the little singing stars out there!  Private lessons may also be available on request.

****All students are strongly encouraged to take a ballet class.  Ballet helps to develop technique that is crucial to the avoidance of injuries.

  All competition soloists/duos ARE ENCOURAGED to be enrolled in a full season ballet class.  ADJUDICATORS PLACE AN EMPHASIS ON TECHNIQUE DEVELOPMENT AND WILL LOOK FOR THIS IN PERFORMANCE.****

Student placement is based on age, level and experience.  Please respect the instructor’s decisions on placement as we strive to ensure each child is placed where they are comfortable and where they will best be able to develop their dancing abilities.