Our dance program offers a variety of classes for all ages, experience levels and genres of dance, including ballet, jazz, tap and musical theatre. All classes are taught by highly qualified and experienced instructors. Our Dance Coordinator, Shawn Megorden, and other faculty are here to help with placement of dancers. This semester will end with a Winter Showcase. More details will be provided closer to show dates. Performance fee for our showcase is $25 per dancer and must be paid no later than December 3, 2021. Classes begin the week of August 23, 2021.


Note: Adult classes are geared towards the beginner with modifications given to those with more experience. While registration is encouraged, we do offer a drop-in rate for those unable to attend every week.

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 (as of September 1, 2021)
Fees: Member: $210 per year / Non-Member: $240 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)
Instructor: Erin Poulson

Ages: 6 (as of September 1, 2021)
Fees: Member: $210 per year / Non-Member: $240 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Erin Poulson

Ages: 5 – 6 (as of September 1, 2021)
Fees: Member: $210 per year / Non-Member: $240 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)
Instructor: Erin Poulson

Ages: 7+ (as of September 1, 2021)
Fees: Member: $260 per year / Non-Member: $320 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Olivia White

Ages: By placement only, please contact Tim Chapman
Fees: Member: $420 per year / Non-Member: $480 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Olivia White

Level III & IV dancers may be eligible for Pre- Pointe or Pointe class. Pre-Pointe is a supplemental class that increases the strength of the calf muscles and ankles needed for dancing on Pointe. To register for Pre-Pointe or Pointe, students must receive a recommendation from their ballet instructor.
Ages: By placement only, please contact Tim Chapman
Fees: Member: $630 per year/ Non-Member: $720 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Chance Rankin

It is never too late to learn the foundations of ballet. This class provides skill training to  any late comer interested in learning the art of ballet and can also serve as a bridge to students that started, but had to stop their training. This class can help those students catch up and polish their skills. 
Ages: By placement only, please contact Tim Chapman.
Fees: Member: $260 per year / Non-Member: $320 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Chance Rankin

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. Taking Pre-Pointe does not guarantee advancement into Pointe.
Ages: By placement only, please contact Tim Chapman
Fees: Member: $210 per year/ Non-Member: $240 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Chance Rankin

To qualify, students must demonstrate solid ballet technique and receive a recommendation from their ballet instructor.
Ages: By placement only, please contact Tim Chapman
Fees: Member: $260 per year / Non-Member: $320 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Chance Rankin

Ages: 16+
Fees: Member: $260 per year / Non-Member: $320 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)
Drop-In Fees: Member: $10 per class / Non-Member: $15 per class

Instructors: Shawn Megorden & Olivia White

This innovative strengthening and conditioning class helps build muscles for dance and overall well-being. Participants are encouraged to bring a yoga mat. Instructor will share other devices needed throughout the semester. 
Ages: 18+
Fees: Member: $260 per year / Non-Member: $320 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)
Drop-In Fees: Member: $10 per class / Non-Member: $15 per class

Instructor: Chance Rankin

Everyone must attend an audition to be cast. Please check the registration time for your age group and arrive on time. It can take up to 20 minutes to complete the registration process as it requires filling out paperwork, taking measurements and taking a photo. Audition applications will not be accepted after registration is over. Directed by Brii Tyson.

Ages and Times

Age 5 (students must be 5 by September 1, 2021)
Registration: 1pm – 1:30pm
Audition: 1:30pm – 2pm

Ages 6 – 7
Registration: 1:30pm – 2pm
Audition: 2pm – 2:30pm

Ages 18+
Registration: 2pm – 2:30pm
Audition: 2:30pm – 3pm

Ages 8 – 10
Registration: 2:30pm – 3pm
Audition: 3pm – 4pm

Ages 11 – 17
Registration: 3:30pm – 4pm
Audition: 4pm – 4:45pm

Ages 11 – 17 (with ballet experience)
Registration: 4pm – 4:45pm
Audition: 4:45pm – 6:30pm

Rehearsal Dress Code
Females ages 4 – 17: Solid colored leotard, pink tights and pink ballet slippers.
Females ages 11+ with ballet experience: Solid black leotard with no skirt. Those students that have two full years of pointe experience should bring both pointe and flat ballet slippers to their audition.
Females ages 18+: Comfortable athletic attire with either socks, character heels or ballet slippers.
Males ages 4 – 18+: Solid color t-shirt and athletic shorts or pants with either socks or ballet or jazz shoes.

Selected cast members will receive more information in the parent packet regarding schedules, dress codes, absences and performance attire.

Performance Dates: November 19 – 21, 2021
Performance Fee: $85


All cast members will receive more information in the parent packet regarding schedules, dress codes, absences, and performance attire.

Students get a first experience in motion, develop coordination, a sense of rhythm and awareness of space around them through musical games and storytelling in movement. Tap is also introduced as part of Creative Movement. Ballet and tap shoes are required.
Age: 3 (as of September 1, 2021)
Member: $210 per year / Non-Member: $240 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Students get a first experience in motion, develop coordination, a sense of rhythm and awareness of space around them through musical games and storytelling in movement. Tap is also introduced as part of Creative Movement. Ballet and tap shoes are required.
Age: 4 (as of September 1, 2021)
Member: $210 per year / Non-Member: $240 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Students get a first experience in motion, develop coordination, a sense of rhythm and awareness of space around them through musical games and storytelling in movement. Tap is also introduced as part of Creative Movement. Ballet and tap shoes are required.
Ages: 3 & 4 (as of September 1, 2021)
Member: $210 per year / Non-Member: $240 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Erin Poulson

Ages: 7+ (as of September 1, 2021)
Fees: Member: $210 per year / Non-Member: $240 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Ages: By placement only, please contact Tim Chapman
Fees: Member: $260 per year / Non-Member: $320 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)
Instructor: Shawn Megorden

This class explores the rhythm of tap in a variety of different variations and challenging choreography.
Ages: 16+
Fees: Member: $260 per year / Non-Member: $320 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)
Drop-In Fees: Member: $10 per class / Non-Member: $15 per class

Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Ages: 7+ (as of September 1, 2021)
Fees: Member: $260 per year / Non-Member: $320 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Ages: 15 years+ (this class does include adults)
Fees: Member: $260 per year / Non-Member: $320 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Shawn Megorden

This class is an exploration of theatre dance that developed after classical ballet, including modern dance (early 1900s) and contemporary dance (more currently developing genre).
Ages: 12+ (dancers must get approval from instructor to join the class)
Fees: Member: $260 per year / Non-Member: $320 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Chance Rankin

This class will include blocking, singing and dancing to create a Broadway-style experience. Students will rehearse basic dance and vocal techniques and harmonization.
Ages: 10 – 14 (as of September 1, 2021)
Fees: Member: $260 per year / Non-Member: $320 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Shawn Megorden

Ages: 15+
Fees: Member $260 per year/ Non-Member $320 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Instructor: Erin Poulson

Ages: 16+
Fees: Member: $260 per year / Non-Member: $320 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)
Drop-In Fees: Member: $10 per class / Non-Member: $15 per class

Instructor: Shawn Megorden

This is not your everyday Zumba class! This class is a continual flow of choreography featuring energetic, low-impact dance numbers of various tempos, styles and genres. Participants can wear a comfortable pair of dance shoes that agree with a marley floor.
Ages: 16+
Fees: Member: $260 per year / Non-Member: $320 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)
Drop-In Fees: Member: $10 per class / Non-Member: $15 per class

Instructor: Olivia White

Ages: 3 – 5
Fees: Member: $350 per year; Non-Member: $450 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Ages: 6 – 10
Fees: Member: $400 per year; Non-Member: $500 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Ages: 6 – 12
Fees: Member: $400 per year; Non-Member: $500 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

Ages: 16+
Fees: Member: $400 per year; Non-Member: $500 per year (fees can be paid in 10 monthly installments)

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

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 in this class.
· 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 for this class.

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

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.

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

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 Oxford full sole tap shoes (please no patent leather, Mary Jane or heeled 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 Oxford full sole tap shoes

Adult Jazz Dress Code:
• Black leggings or tights
• Black split-sole jazz shoes

Dress Code Jazz I-III, Modern/Contemporary Dance, & Musical Theatre:
Girls:
• Solid colored leotard in dancer’s choice of color (please no patterns, designs, or skirts)
• Black leggings or tights
• Black split-sole jazz shoes or bare feet for Modern class
• 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