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Class Descriptions

PRESCHOOL I

First year class for students age 3-5. This class is designed to introduce the young dancer to the world of dance in a fun and

age appropriate manner. Major emphasis is on developing the student’s locomotive skills. Basic ballet and tap terminology are introduced. Class meets once a week for 45 minutes.

BALLET SHOES ONLY

PRESCHOOL II

Second year for students age 4-6. This class continues with age appropriate ballet terminology and tap shoes are introduced to the young dancer. Major emphasis is on rhythmic development and a further continuation of dance skills such as balance and weight shift. Class meets once a week for 45 minutes. BALLET AND TAP SHOES NEEDED

COMBINATION I and II

Third and fourth year students or new students to our program for ages 6-9. The combination class is where the fundamental ballet and tap skills are introduced and refined. Flexibility, rhythm, and strength exercises are introduced to the young dancer in a new and exciting way. Class meets once a week for one hour.

BALLET AND TAP SHOED NEEDED.

COMBINATION III and IV

Fifth year students and above or new students to the program ages 7-10. Jazz dance is introduced at this level. Continuation of ballet and tap technique as the patterns and combination become more complex for the still developing dancer. Flexibility is the emphasis of the Jazz portion of class. Ballet barre work is introduced as well.

Class meets for an hour and a half once a week.

BALLET AND TAP SHOES NEEDED • NO JAZZ SHOES

(convertible tights used and are rolled up for Jazz.

BEGINNER PROGRAM

1-2 year Program for students age 8 and up. First  year Technique Classes are offered. Ballet Technique for 45 minute class. Tap Class for 45 minsutes and a 45 minutes class of Jazz. Students are encouraged to take all 3 styles of dance if they are interested in someday participating in the Competition Program. If a student wants to pursue as a recreational dancer then they may choose any of the classes.

*NOTE* Lyrical is added in the second year of this program and BALLET is REQUIRED IF TAKING LYRICAL. Meets two days a week

PRE-TEEN PROGRAM

1-3 year program for students looking for a recreational non-competitive dance program. Ages 10 and up. Classes offered in Tap, Jazz, Modern, Ballet and Lyrical (must take ballet in order to take lyrical), and Theatre (must be taken with a dance class) Classes meet 2-3 days a week

TEEN PROGRAM

1-4 year program for students looking for a recreational non-competitive dance program. Ages 13-Adult. Classes offered in Tap, Jazz, Modern, Ballet and Lyrical (must take ballet in order to take lyrical), and Theatre (must be taken with a dance class).

Classes meet 2-3 days a week.

ADVANCED BEGINNER PROGRAM

1-2 year program for ages 8 and up…Technique classes usually are an hour in length. Theatre class is also added to the curriculum. Meets 3 days a week. Students are recommended by the studio director to this program. Students are required to continue their dance training with summer classes in preparation for fall competitions.

JUNIOR COMPANY

1-2 year program ages 10 and up. Students are required to dance 4-5 days a week. Participate in community performances as well as outside conventions and competitions. Students are required to continue their dance training during the summer in preparation for fall competitions. Students are recommended to this program by the studio director. CLASS ATTENDANCE IS EXTEMELY IMPORTANT IN THIS PROGRAM LEVEL

SENIOR COMPANY

AGES 13-up… Students are required to dance 6 days a week in order to build a strong dance technique as a competitive dancer. Participation in community performance as well as outside conventions and competitions. Students are required to continue their dance training during the summer in preparation for fall competitions. Students are recommended to this program by the studio director.

CLASS ATTENDANCE IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT IN THIS PROGRAM LEVEL

 

Classes at BWDC By Level

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Pre Teen Dance

Teen And Senior Dance

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Junior/Intermediate Dance

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Preschool I, II

Adult Dance

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 Combo classes

Advanced Beginner

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