Basic and advanced tumbling movements (somersaults, tumbling, back walkovers, cart wheels, ariels, etc) are taught on floor mats and then put into progressive combinations.
Ballet is the basis for all dance. It is essential to a dancer’s progress. It teaches and improves coordination, flexibility, and musicality. It develops and strengthens the muscles. It is mandatory for all competition teams.
Junior Drama: Students enjoy playing theater games while learning basic stage and acting skills including acting, singing and movement. Students are required to take an additional dance class to enhance their skills.
Broadway Bound:– This course is designed for the serious theatre student. Students are groomed in theatrical skills, TV commercials, camera techniques, cold readings, script readings, sitcoms, and improv skills. They refine their theater skills while preparing performances of monologues, scenes, and one-acts. Improvisation exercises, theater games, in-depth character development and actual rehearsals are used to teach acting skills. Students are required to take a dance technique class and two additional dance classes to enhance their skills.
Hip-hop is a style of jazz dance which incorporates street dancing and the breakdown of dance moves. The dance moves are then put into fun and fast paced combinations. Hip-hop teaches and improves rhythm and coordination.
Jazz warm ups, progressions across the floor, and combinations ranging from the beginner to the most technical are introduced. Jazz fuses together technique and style, with a focus on stage presence.
An expressive form of dance that combines ballet and jazz techniques while telling a story to the audience. Lyrical is extremely technical and emphasizes the importance of fluidity in dance. It is suitable only for students with experience in ballet and jazz
Using jazz skills, Poms are incorporated using precise arm visuals to a high energy dance mix.
Technique, musicality, rhythm and coordination are all focused on in tap class. Students are introduced to tap steps ranging from beginning to the most complex, and apply the learned material during warm ups, center floor and combinations. Anita’s using Al Gilbert’s Instruction for learning the basic steps in tap.
“Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.” Martha Graham