Performing Arts Academy
Classes Will Begin Monday, September 11, 2023
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Classes are available for 15 months to 18 years in dance, baton twirling, pom, tumbling, and boys class. Below is a brief listing of available classes that are currently offered at the academy.
We offer various levels for 9 year olds & up. Ballet is a half hour class composed of positions, poses, jumps, beats, turns, steps and balance. The rewards of ballet are lifelong. A ballet student will benefit from the discipline, coordination and the beauty of ballet. Ballet is the basis of all dance forms. Each student must have a minimum of 2 years of ballet, be at least 12 years old with recommendation. All students will need to participate in a ballet/pointe/combo class in order to take other classes, except tumbling.
We offer various levels for ages 4 & up. Hip hop is a half hour class and is a great way to dance without any dance experience. Hip hop is a street influenced style of dance like you would see on tv and music videos. The class consist of a warm up, strength and conditioning, progressions, tricks and combinations.
We offer various levels for 9 year olds & up. Tap class is a half hour class that uses the Al Gilbert Graded system
We offer various levels for 9 year olds& up.. Lyrical is a half hour class and you must have had either ballet or jazz class to be enrolled. Lyrical is an emotional form of dance resembling both ballet and jazz techniques. Lyrical tells a story through dance movements.
We offer various levels for 9 year olds & up. Jazz class is a half hour class consisting of a proper warm up and stretching to prevent injury along with some conditioning to build core strength, progressions across the floor and center floor combinations. Jazz is a more classical form of dance than Hip hop. It uses more graceful moves and would be seen in some Broadway shows.
Exploration of space thru dance.
A style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, ballet..
Advance students learn to choreograph solos & group routines.
Other classes available . . .
MOMMY & ME
Pre-ballet, creative movement & tumbling for ages 15 months-23 months with the help of a parent. This class runs in sessions during the Fall, Spring & Summer for 9 weeks (Summer is held for 1 week meeting every day.)
A dance & tumbling class designed for 2 & 4 year old beginning students with little or no dance experience. Preschool is a 30 minute class consisting of basic ballet steps and positions, creative movements, tumbling, works on coordination, balance, discipline and prepares the student for the next level - Combo 1.
A dance class designed for 5 & 6 year old beginning students with little or no dance experience. Combo 1 is a 30 minute class consisting of ballet, teaching basic barre and center floor including traveling steps. Also, jazz steps and tumbling are included. Combo 1 prepares the dancer for our Combo 2 class
BOY'S HIP HOP
Boys of all ages that teaches a urban/ street dance that is influenced style of dance like you would see on tv and music videos. The class consist of a warm up, strength and conditioning, progressions, tricks and combinations.
We offer various levels for all ages. It is a half-hour class based on task progression from basics to aerials. Students must complete all tasks in one level before moving on. (preschool, beginner, intermediate, advance, elite).
This class is offered for 4 year olds and up. Baton twirls are taught with the emphasis on technique, rhythm, and eye-hand coordination.
This class is offered for 5 year olds and up. Emphasis is placed on dance, tumbling, and motor skills that can be used in the future for dance or cheer squads.
For students who would like extra practice in a specific genre or to prepare for individual competitive events in dance, baton twirling and/or modeling.