We offer dance classes for all ages, experience levels and styles of dance. Our programs offer many genres of dance including ballet, jazz, tap, clogging and musical theatre. All classes are taught by skilled instructors..

Classes begin the week of January 13, 2020. Winter/Spring 2020 Semester’s end of the year showcase will be May 9, at 7pm.

BALLET / CLASSICAL BALLET / TAP / JAZZ / CLOGGING / TARA TWIRLS

Ballet

Creative Movement and Tap

Tuesdays, Jan. 14 – May 5 (Will not meet April 7)
3:15pm – 4pm
Students get a first experience in motion, develop coordination, a sense of rhythm and awareness of space around them through musical games, storytelling in movement. Tap is also introduced as part of Creative Movement. Ballet and tap shoes are required. 
Ages: 3-4
Class Size: Up to 10 dancers

Cost: Members $95 per semester / Non-Members $125 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Pre-Ballet and Tap

Mondays // 3:45pm – 4:30pm
January 13 – May 4, 2020 (Will not meet Jan. 20 and April 6)
Thursdays // 3:15pm – 4pm
January 16 – May 7, 2020 (Will not meet April 9)

Pre–ballet classes awaken the child to music and dance, coordination and spatial/motor skills and introduce basic classical ballet positions. Tap is also introduced as part of this class. Ballet and tap shoes are required.
Ages: 5-6
Class Size: Up to 12 dancers

Cost: Members $95 per semester / Non-Members $125 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Dress Code for Creative Movement and Pre-Ballet:
Girls:
• Solid colored leotard in dancer’s choice of color (please no patterns or designs), attached skirt is allowed but not required.
• Pink ballet tights.
• Pink leather or canvas ballet shoes.
• Black patent leather tap shoes are required.
• Hair should be pulled back in a ponytail or ballet bun.
Boys:
• White or black t-shirt (please no patterns or designs)
• Black shorts
• White socks with black leather or canvas ballet slippers
• Black tap shoes are required.


Classical Ballet

Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms. It provides grace and poise while helping dancers with posture, flexibility, fitness, balance, self-discipline and self-confidence.

For the safety of the student, class placement is based on where the student will benefit the most according to their technical ability, not by age. Please call to set up a placement class.

Ballet I

Tuesdays (Will not meet April 7)
4pm – 5pm

Ages: 7+
Class Size: Up to 12 dancers

Cost: Members $125 per semester / Non-Members $160 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Ballet II

Wednesdays (Will not meet April 8)
4pm – 5pm

Class Size: Up to 15 dancers

Cost: Members $125 per semester / Non-Members $160 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Ballet III

Mondays (Will not meet Jan. 20, April 6)
4:30pm – 6pm
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers

Cost: Members $185 per semester / Non-Members $200 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Ballet IV

Wednesdays: 5pm – 6:30pm / Saturdays: 11am-12:30pm
(Will not meet April 8 & 11)
Level IV dancers may be eligible for Pointe class. To register for Pointe, students must receive a recommendation from their ballet instructor and register for this class in person.
Ages:
By placement only, please contact Rebecca Weger
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers

Cost: Members $285 per semester / Non-Members $335 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Pre–Pointe

Wednesdays (Will not meet April 8)
6:30pm – 7pm

Pre–Pointe classes further develop and strengthen the leg and foot muscles necessary to advance to Pointe. To qualify, students must receive a recommendation from the Ballet Coordinator to begin Pre-Pointe. Thera–band (5 ft) is required in this class. Taking Pre-Pointe does not guarantee advancement into Pointe.
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers

Cost: Members $80 per semester / Non-Members $100 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Pointe

Wednesdays (Will not meet April 8)
7pm – 7:30pm

To qualify, students must demonstrate solid ballet technique and receive a recommendation from the Ballet Coordinator to begin Pointe.
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers

Cost: Members $80 per semester / Non-Members $100 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Adult Ballet

Saturdays (Will not meet April 11)
9:30pm – 10:45pm

Ages: 17+
Class Size: Up to 15 dancers

Cost: Members $160 per semester / Non-Members $195 per semester/ Drop-In $10 (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Dress Code Ballet I-IV:
Girls:
• Black solid color leotard (please no patterns, designs, or attached skirts)
• Pink ballet tights (Convertible tights are recommended for Ballet III & IV)
• Pink leather or canvas ballet shoes
• Hair should be pulled back in a ballet bun.
Boys:
• White or black form fitting t-shirt

• Black shorts or tights rolled on a belt with dance belt undergarment (Ballet III & IV only)
• White socks
• Black leather or canvas ballet shoes

Dress Code Pre-Pointe & Pointe:
Girls:

• Black solid color leotard (please no patterns, designs, or attached skirts)
• Pink convertible ballet tights
• Hair should be pulled back in a ballet bun.
• Thera–band (5 ft.) and yoga mat are required.

Adult Ballet Dress Code:
• Form fitting workout clothing
• Ballet slippers – any color or style


Tap Classes

Tap exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination and speed of movement. Tap shoes are required in these classes.

For the safety of the student, class placement is based on where the student will benefit the most according to their technical ability, not by age. Please call to set up a placement class.

Tap I & II

Thursdays (Will not meet April 9)
4pm – 4:45pm

Ages: 7+
Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Cost: Members $65 per semester / Non-Members $95 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Tap III

Fridays (Will not meet April 10)
4pm – 5pm

Instructor: Lauren Kuykendall

Cost: Members $130 per semester / Non-Members $160 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Adult Tap

Thursdays (Will not meet April 9)
6pm – 6:45pm

Ages: 17+
Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Cost: Members $130 per semester / Non-Members $160 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Dress Code Tap I-III:
Girls:

• Solid colored leotard in dancer’s choice of color (please no patterns, designs, or attached skirts)
• Black leggings or tights
• Black full sole tap shoes
• Hair should be pulled back in a ponytail or ballet bun.

Boys:
• Solid color fitted t-shirt (please no patterns or designs)
• Black shorts or pants
• Black full sole tap shoes.

Adult Tap Dress Code:
• Form fitting workout clothing
• Black full sole tap shoes


Jazz Classes

Basic steps in jazz, different forms of stretches and Broadway-style choreography are explored. Jazz shoes are required in these classes.

For the safety of the student, class placement is based on where the student will benefit the most according to their technical ability, not by age. Please call to set up a placement class.

Jazz I

Tuesdays (Will not meet April 7)
6pm – 6:45pm

Ages: 7+
Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Cost: Members $95 per semester / Non-Members $125 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Jazz II

Thursdays (Will not meet April 9)
5pm – 6pm

Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Cost: Members $65 per semester / Non-Members $95 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)

Jazz III

Tuesdays (Will not meet April 7)
5pm – 6pm

Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Cost: Members $130 per semester / Non-Members $160 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Musical Theatre

Fridays (Will not meet April 10)
5pm – 6pm

This class will follow an acting, vocal and jazz warm up and will have group games and center floor work that combine acting with dance to create a Broadway-style experience. Students will learn basic dance and vocal techniques and harmonization.
Ages: 13+
Instructor: Lauren Kuykendall

Cost: Members $125 per semester / Non-Members $160 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Dress Code Jazz I-III & Musical Theatre:
Girls:

• Solid colored leotard in dancer’s choice of color (please no patterns, designs, or attached skirts)
• Black leggings or tights
• Black split-sole jazz shoes
• Black 1.5” Character Shoes (Musical Theatre Class ONLY) may need to be purchased during the semester.
• Hair should be pulled back in a ponytail or ballet bun
Boys:
• Solid color fitted t-shirt (please no patterns or designs)
• Black shorts or pants
• Black split-sole jazz shoes


Clogging Classes

Clogging has origins in folk dances of the British Isles, Africa and pre-Columbian America. Settlers in the American South combined elements of all of these to form a uniquely American dance style. We are happy to welcome Peggy Robinson, who taught clogging for 25 years at Peggy’s School of Dance, back to the dance floor. 

Private and semi-private lessons can be coordinated with instructor.

Clogging classes will not meet on February 19 and April 8.

Tiny Tots

Wednesdays
3:30pm – 4:15pm

Ages: 3-5

Cost: Members $175 per semester / Non-Members $225 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)

Beginner Class

Wednesdays
4:15pm – 5:15pm

Ages: 6-12

Cost: Members $200 per semester / Non-Members $250 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Tiny Tots (Second Year)

Wednesdays
5:30pm – 6:15pm

Ages: 4-6

Cost: Members $175 per semester / Non-Members $225 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Intermediate Clogging (Second Year and Up)

Wednesdays
6:15pm – 7:15pm

Ages: 7-12

Cost: Members $200 per semester / Non-Members $250 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Adult Intermediate Clogging

Wednesdays
7:15pm – 8:15pm

Ages: 12+

Cost: Members $200 per semester / Non-Members $250 per semester (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


Tara Twirls

Mondays Will not meet Jan. 20, February 17 and April 6)
4:30pm – 5pm / Ages: 5-7
5:15pm – 6pm / Ages: 8-14
Baton twirling combines gymnastics and dance and teaches the value of physical fitness while instilling confidence and teamwork in girls. Instructor Brett Garner is a majorette at the University of West Georgia and the coach of the Bremen High School majorette line. She has won numerous titles, including College Miss Majorette of Georgia.

Cost: Members $225 per semester Non-Members $235 (fees can be paid in monthly installments)


BALLET / CLASSICAL BALLET / TAP / JAZZ / CLOGGING / TARA TWIRLS