Pre-Professional Dance Program

Pre-Professional Program

At Dance.tech we take pride in quality technique classes that follow structured curriculum. Our faculty and staff are dedicated, experience adults who are committed to excellence in dance education. Directors boast degrees in dance education and business, professional performance and coaching experience.

Class Offerings

*Class placement based on teacher recommendation.

Ballet

Classical ballet is the foundation for all dance techniques. This class is recommended for students taking all jazz and lyrical classes and is required for dancers wishing to pursue pointe.

Thursday 5:45-6:45pm: Ballet/Jazz II

Saturday 11:15-12:15pm: Ballet/Tap II

Thursday 5:15-6:15pm: Ballet III

Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm: Ballet IV

Tuesday 4:15-5:15pm: Ballet V

Monday 4:00-5:00pm: Ballet VI*

Monday 6:45-7:45pm: Ballet VII/VIII*

Thursday 6:15-7:15pm: VII/VIII*

Jazz

Jazz technique incorporates body isolations, choreography, leaps and turns. Styles taught include classical, lyrical, musical theater and funk.

Thursday 5:45-6:45pm: Ballet/Jazz II

Tuesday 4:45-5:45pm: Jazz III

Friday 4:45-5:45pm: Jazz IV

Tuesday 5:15-6:15pm: Jazz V

Monday 5:00-6:00pm: Jazz VI*

Monday 7:45-8:45pm: Jazz VII/VIII*

Tuesday 8:00-9:00pm: Jazz VII/VIII*

Leaps & Turns/Conditioning

Take your technique to the next level with full-body training. These classes are designed to supplement traditional ballet and jazz technique classes, with a focus on core strength and placement.

Saturday 11:30-12:15pm: Leaps & Turns III/IV

Thursday 7:15-7:45pm: Conditioning

Lyrical/Contemporary

Our lyrical curriculum teaches dancers how to express emotions with facials and body movements. We focus on combining correct technical placement with interpretive movements to tell a story.

Thursday 4:15-5:00pm: Lyrical IV

Thursday 5:00-5:45pm: Lyrical V

Wednesday 7:15-8:00pm: Contemporary VI*

Thursday 7:45-8:45pm: Contemporary VII/VIII*

Pointe

Pointe technique is for experienced classical ballet students with a minimum of two years of ballet training. Pointe classes require faculty recommendation and attendance in corresponding weekly ballet classes.

Thursday 4:15-5:00pm: Pre-Pointe V

Wednesday 6:45-7:30pm: Beginning Pointe VI*

Monday 6:00-6:45pm: Intermediate/Advanced Pointe VII/VIII*

Tap

Tap technique incorporates rhythm, style, and percussion skills through basic foot motions and syncopated combinations.

Saturday 11:15-12:15pm: Ballet/Tap II

Thursday 4:30-5:15pm: Tap III

Wednesday 4:45-5:30pm: Tap IV

Tuesday 7:00-7:45pm: Tap V/VI

Tuesday 7:15-8:00pm: Tap VII/VIII*

 

Dress Code

Fitted solid-color athletic wear may be worn to Jazz, Leaps & Turns, Conditioning, Lyrical/Contemporary and Tap classes. A leotard and pink tights is required for all Ballet and Pointe technique classes. Hair should be secured away from the face and appropriate footwear must be worn to each class.

 

Tuition

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