Curriculum

Ballerina

Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Hip-Hop, Flamenco, Acrobatics, Cheer/Tumble, Contemporary/Lyrical

Dance Disciplines

Jazz
— a technical form of dance which has sharp, strong movements such as kicks, leaps, isolations and turns and some complicated footwork; there are many forms of jazz including Broadway/Character, classical, pop, and funk.
Ballet
— a classical dance form demanding grace and precision; formalized steps and gestures provide expression through movement; ballet may also be performed on pointe and involves barre work.
Tap
— a dance in which the rhythm is sounded out by the clicking taps on the heels and toes of a dancer's shoes; rhythm and beats tap dance is often done acapella.
Acrobatics
— a form of movement involving balance and agility; tumbling; gymnastics such as somersaults, rolls, walkovers, limbers, headstands, handsprings, gymnastic passes, etc. and performed without the use of specialized apparatus.
Lyrical
— a dance that mimics ballet while incorporating balance, flexibility and control, while utilizing the lyrics or mood of the music.
Contemporary
— a form of dance that involves a fusion of ballet, lyrical and/or jazz movement modern elements, modern technique, movement and choreography.
Hip-Hop
— a street dance style often seen in movies and videos; funk jazz without the use of structured classical technique; rhythmic movements usually to music, using prearranged or improvised steps and gestures, inspired from the hip-hop culture and lifestyle.
Flamenco
— an organic and dynamic folkloric style of dance, native to regions in southern Spain performed to Flamenco music.
Cheerleading/Tumbling
— a class involving cheerleading (jumps, kicks, stunting, vocal cheering and a display of precision throughout with strong clean sharp arm movements) and tumbling/acrobatics (a form of movement involving balance and agility; gymnastics such as somersaults, rolls, walkovers, limbers, headstands, handsprings, gymnastic passes, etc. and performed without the use of specialized apparatus.
Combination
— a class for beginning dancers involving a combination of ballet, jazz, tap and acrobatic dance; dancers will learn the basic fundamentals of dance and vocabulary.
Technique/Conditioning/Stretch
— a class providing dancers with a chance to improve flexibility, increase stamina, and enhance their overall technique; jazz and ballet vocabulary is also rehearsed in this class.