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Dance Program

For Season 2021/2022 all of our Dance classes will be held onsite and will strictly follow all Oregon Health Authority COVID guidelines for safe operation. This may mean that we must continue with limited class sizes, masks required and social distancing practiced. As the OHA guidelines change, we will respond to those changes. Parents and students will receive further information regarding new COVID-related procedures as they are announced. Please be patient as we all navigate another unusual Season.

Parents must complete the Student Information Form found HERE before the student can come to class onsite.


 

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Class tuition can be paid in two or 10 equal payments made September through June.  Adult dance classes run year-round with tuition paid in two or 12 equal payments.  The amounts listed below reflect the equal payment option. CLICK HERE for full tuition payment options.

All Level 1 classes are open to age appropriate students with little or no previous dance training.  Prior experience and instructor's consent required for Levels 2 through Advanced.  New students should contact our office for proper placement, prior to registration.  Parents are invited to observe classes during scheduled visitor weeks.

All our dance studios have sprung wood floors and are fully air conditioned.

Classes listed below may not be available every season.  Please check the class schedule for current offerings. We frequently add new classes to our schedule.  If you register in a WAITLIST ONLY class, you will be contacted on a space available basis.  If the blue Register button is not available next to a class, that class is full.


Pre-Dance

An independent dance and movement experience that helps children develop into confident movers that feel good about themselves.  Self-esteem for children this age is primarily based on being a comfortable and confident mover.  Kids love to get moving to music in activities that work on motor co-ordination, rhythm, and strength.  A wonderful basis for all dance forms, sports and other physical activities.  Tuition listed below reflects the 10-equal payment option.

Pre-Dance 1

Ages 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 - The School Year class tuition can be paid in two or 10 equal payments, made monthly September through June.  Tuition listed below reflects the 10-equal payment option.

Pre-Dance 2

Ages 4 1/2 to Kindergarten - The School Year class tuition can be paid in two or 10 equal payments, made monthly September through June.  Tuition listed below reflects the 10-equal payment option.

Half A Nut Mini Workshop

For our youngest dancers we offer an opportunity to be in the Snow and Waltz of the Flowers Dances. This is an excellent way for them to become familiar with the Holiday classic from the performers point of view. Ages Pre-K - Kindergarten More info...


Ballet

Ballet technique is the foundation for all other dance forms and excellent preparation for sports, conditioning and other physical activities.  Classical Ballet is offered in a progressive program.  Dancers working en pointe must regularly attend at least three technique classes per week.  Tuition listed below reflects the 10-equal payment option.

Ballet 1  Grades 1 - 6 - The School Year class tuition can be paid in two or 10 equal payments, made monthly September through June.  Tuition listed below reflects the 10-equal payment option.

Ballet 2   Grades 2 - 6 (instructor's consent) - The School Year class tuition can be paid in two or 10 equal payments, made monthly September through June.  Tuition listed below reflects the 10-equal payment option.

Ballet 3    Grades 3 & Up (instructor's consent) - The School Year class tuition can be paid in two or 10 equal payments, made monthly September through June.  Tuition listed below reflects the 10-equal payment option.

Ballet 4 & 5   (instructor's consent) - The School Year class tuition can be paid in two or 10 equal payments, made monthly September through June.  Tuition listed below reflects the 10-equal payment option.

Ballet/Adult


Hip Hop

As part of the urban culture of rap music, hip hop dance embraces several dance styles such as the athleticism of break dance and fast sharp moves of body popping.  Hip hop and its music have become part of our popular culture and continues to evolve.  Tuition listed below reflects the equal payment option.

Hip Hop 1 Grades 1 - 4 - The School Year class tuition can be paid in two or 10 equal payments, made monthly September through June. Tuition listed below reflects the 10-equal payment option.

Hip Hop 2 Grades 4 - 8 (instructor's consent) - The School Year class tuition can be paid in two or 10 equal payments, made monthly September through June.  Tuition listed below reflects the 10-equal payment option.


Tap

Dance in the footsteps of the greats.  Tap dance is a fun and excellent way to develop a sense of rhythm and body coordination.  The fundamentals of tap are taught in a progressive program of classes.  Tuition listed below reflects the 10-equal payment option.

Tap 1  School Grades 1 - 6 - The School Year class tuition can be paid in two or 10 equal payments, made monthly September through June.  Tuition listed below reflects the 10-equal payment option.

Tap 2  School Grades 3 - 6 (instructor's consent) - The School Year class tuition can be paid in two or 10 equal payments, made monthly September through June.  Tuition listed below reflects the 10-equal payment option.


Nutcrackers

Little Nutcracker Workshop

Extend your Holiday celebration by becoming part of the timeless Nutcracker tradition.  Join dancers of all ages and levels in creating a very special online version of this classic story presented to family and friends on New Years Day.

This full-day workshop is for beginning through intermediate students age six through twelve.  Registrations completed by December 15th will receive a 15% discount off the tuition.


Half A Nut Mini-Workshop 2021

For our youngest dancers we offer an opportunity to be in the Snow and Waltz of the Flowers Dances. This is an excellent way for them to become familiar with the Holiday classic from the performers' point of view. A performance for family and friends will be available.



 
 
 
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