ballet, tap, theatre and all that jazz

All core classes are mandatory for graduation.

Living art dance studios core classes

Pre-School

age 4 By Dec. 31

This class creates an interest in dance, helps develop rhythm, encourages cooperation and improves motor skills.

Pre-Ballet

Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grades classes are separate

These classes continue pre-school dance development. In addition, musicality and dance coordination are taught in preparation for classical ballet. Tap dancing is included in the 1st and 2nd grades.

Classical Ballet

3rd – 4th grades
classes are separate

The emphasis in these grades is on ballet terminology, body placement and correct use of feet and legs through proper turnout. Tap dancing is included in the 3rd and 4th grades.

jazz

6th – 12th grades

Classical Jazz technique is the main emphasis along with todays current styles.

tap

1st – 12th grades

Tap classes develop rhythm, quick foot work, balance and transference of weight and stress the importance of cooperation.

boys tap

5th – 12th grades

Boys begin their own dance education through exclusively male classes.

Musical Theatre

7th – 12th grades

As part of the junior and senior high tap classes, students will be able to explore classical Broadway and movie musical styles of dance.

Cecchetti Ballet Technique

5th – 12th grades
All female students must enroll in ballet

Four organizations worldwide offer graded ballet examinations given by a qualified board of examiners. Our studios are affiliated with the Cecchetti Council of America. Council members are in the studio once a year to examine candidates.

DANCE CLASS

REGISTRATION

You can register for classes all summer long.