Your first class is $50/month – each additional class you take is $25/month.

Dance Academy reserves the right to refuse admittance to any student.

Beginner Dance

A 45 minute class for ages 3-5, incorporating ballet, tap, and tumbling to introduce all the dance basics. Attire: Dance dress or leotard, pink ballet shoes, black tap shoes, and tights. Any color clothing is fine.

Ballet

The cornerstone of all dance technique, ballet is a formalized and discipline dance, and Dance Academy emphasizes proper terminology, barrework, adagio, and allegro in all classes. Attire: Any color leotard or sports bra, dance shorts or skirt, tights and pink ballet shoes.

Acrobat

Floor gymnastics. Students begin with basic rolls and advance to handsprings, ariels and tucks. Attire: Tight clothing, bare feet. Footless tights must be worn with all shorts.

Jazz

An upbeat dance style, works strongly on various leaps, turns, and establishing rhythm to fast-paced movement. Attire: Tight clothing (leotard or sports bra encouraged to see alignment), dance shorts or leggings, tights, and tan jazz shoes.

Hip-Hop

A "funky" style genre of dance, similar to movements seen in popular TV shows and music videos. Attire: Anything you can move in and sneakers. Any color.

Lyrical/Contemporary

Mixture of jazz, ballet, & modern, works on portraying emotions through dance, leaps and turns, and controlled and sustained movement. Attire: Tight fitting clothing, leotard or sports bra encouraged, tan half sole lyrical shoes.

Modern

Made popular as a counter to ballet in the early 20th century, modern dance works on body contractions, releases, weight sharing, and exploring new ways of moving. Attire: tight fitting clothing, bare feet.

Musical Theater

Dancing as done in Broadway shows- explores facial expressions and acting while performing and dancing. Attire: Tight fitting clothing, bare feet or jazz shoes.

Tap

Rhythmic movements of the feet while wearing special shoes with metal on the bottom. Attire: Tight fitting clothing, black tap shoes

Pointe

Ballet done with special shoes that allow them to dance on the tips of the toes. Dancers moved up to pointe by invitation only, only following a year of pre-pointe class- students must be at least 12 and have 3 years ballet experience. Attire: Same as ballet with pink pointe shoes.

Worship Dance

Explores the connection of dance to Christianity- including forms of dance used Biblically and using dance to glorify God.

Competition Team

Audition only class that works on dances throughout the year to compete at several local competitions. Competition is the highest level of dedication the studio offers and has rules and expectations beyond regular classes.

Performance Team

Not audition-only, performance only works on dances to perform at local events such as parades and Ship U games.

Choreography

Open only to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors: works on elements of choreography and creates student works to perform at the end of the year.