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CLASSES

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PRE-K COMBO

This class includes tap, ballet and tumbling. It will introduce students to the basic skills of ballet and tap and motor skills and spatial awareness with beginner tumbling. The tumbling portion will not be part of recital. Dancers will perform 1 ballet routine and 1 tap routine for recitals. The class is designed for dancers ages 3 - 4 and are potty-trained.

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KINDER HIP HOP

Hip Hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to Hip Hop music or videos. It involves a lot of footwork, radical movement and emphasis placed on musicality. This class will perform in recital. This class is best for Kindergartners.

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JUNIOR COMBO

This class includes tap, ballet and jazz. It will advance students skills and technique in tap, ballet and jazz. The ballet portion is to build the proper body strength and technique, but will not be part of recital. Dancers will perform 1 jazz routine and 1 tap routine for recitals. This class is for dancers in grades 3rd & 4th.

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TWEEN COMBO

This class includes tap, ballet and jazz. It will advance students skills and technique in tap, ballet and jazz. The ballet portion is to build the proper body strength and technique, but will not be part of recital. Dancers will perform 1 jazz routine and 1 tap routine for recitals. This class is for dancers in grades 5th & 6th.

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TWEEN MODERN

Modern is an expressive form of dance in which dancers explore the movement of their bodies and the expression of emotion through dance. We will also encourage them to express their own creativity and grow their movement vocabulary through the use of improvisation. This class may involve some tumbling. This class will perform in recital and is for dancers in grades 4th and above or with little to no previous modern dance experience.

1/2 Ballet Slipper

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TEEN HIP HOP

Hip Hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to Hip Hop music or videos. It involves a lot of footwork, radical movement and emphasis placed on musicality. Freestyle or improvisation is also an important part of hip hop and dancers will explore this element in class. This class may involve some tumbling. This class will perform in recital and is for dancers in grades 7th, 8th and 9th.

TBD

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SENIOR JAZZ

This class will include segments of choreography and dance vocabulary in addition to encouraging self-expression, freedom of movement, flexibility, coordination, strength, artistry and stage presence. It is an advanced level class for students in grades 10th and above. This class will perform in recital.

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PRE-K HIP HOP

Hip Hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to Hip Hop music or videos. It involves a lot of footwork, radical movement and emphasis placed on musicality. This class will perform in recital. The class is designed for dancers ages 3 - 4 and are potty-trained.

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MINI COMBO

This class includes tap, ballet and jazz. It will introduce and advance students’ knowledge and skills in tap, ballet ad jazz. The ballet portion is to build the proper body strength and technique, but will not be part of recital. Dancers will perform 1 jazz routine and 1 tap routine for recitals. This class is for dancers in grades 1st & 2nd.

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JUNIOR HIP HOP

Hip Hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to Hip Hop music or videos. It involves a lot of footwork, radical movement and emphasis placed on musicality. Freestyle or improvisation is also an important part of hip hop and dancers will explore this element in class. This class is for dancers in grades 3rd & 4th.

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TWEEN HIP HOP

Hip Hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to Hip Hop music or videos. It involves a lot of footwork, radical movement and emphasis placed on musicality. Freestyle or improvisation is also an important part of hip hop and dancers will explore this element in class. This class will perform in recital and is for dancers in grades 5th & 6th.

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TEEN JAZZ

This class will include segments of choreography and dance vocabulary in addition to encouraging self-expression, freedom of movement, flexibility, coordination, strength, artistry and stage presence. This class will perform in recital and is for dancers in grades 7th, 8th and 9th or those who are in high school but have little to no jazz dance experience.

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TEEN BALLET/LYRICAL

Lyrical is a fluid form of dance often done to popular ballads and slower contemporary music. The dancers will learn to explore their movements with feeling, motion and style. They will learn to tell a story or create the picture of the song. This is class will include classic ballet training for technique. This class will perform in recital and is for dancers in grades 7th, 8th and 9th. 

1/2 Ballet Slipper

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SENIOR TAP

This advanced level class is specifically for dancers in grades 10th and above. Dancers will continue to progress their skills and technique of tap through the use of rhythm and precision. This class will perform in recital.

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SENIOR BALLET/LYRICAL

Lyrical is a fluid form of dance often done to popular ballads and slower contemporary music. The dancers will learn to explore their movements with feeling, motion and style. They will learn to tell a story or create the picture of the song. This is class will include classic ballet training for technique. This class will perform in recital and is for dancers in grades 10th and above.

1/2 Ballet Slipper

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POINTE

Pointe class is the part of classical ballet technique that concerns pointe work, in which a ballet dancer supports all body weight on the tips of fully extended feet. Pointe work is performed while wearing pointe shoes. Dancers must be enrolled in a ballet/lyrical and receive permission from the instructor in order to enroll. Dancers must also be in at least 7th grade or above. This class will perform in recital.

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TUMBLING I

This is a beginner level class that will focus on the basic techniques, skills and strengthening exercises for tumbling and acrobatics. It will provide them the proper foundation for future skills. This class will perform in the Spring recital and is for children PreK - 2nd grade.

Barefoot, No shoes Needed

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SENIOR MODERN

Modern is an expressive form of dance in which dancers explore the movement of their bodies and the expression of emotion through dance. We will also encourage them to express their own creativity and grow their movement vocabulary through the use of improvisation. This is an upper level class for those in grades 10th and above and will include advanced level elements and skill. This class will perform in recital.

1/2 Ballet Slipper

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CHEER I

This class will introduce students to the basic elements of cheerleading including motion technique, jumps, dance and stunting. It will also include some tumbling and the use of pom poms. This class will perform in recital and is for students in grades K-3rd.

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TUMBLING II

This is an intermediate level class that will focus on the techniques, skills and strengthening exercises for tumbling and acrobatics. It will provide them the proper foundation for future skills. This class will perform in recital and is for students in grades 3rd and up.

Barefoot, No shoes Needed

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KINDER COMBO

This class includes tap, ballet and tumbling. It will introduce students to the basic skills of ballet and tap and motor skills and spatial awareness with beginner tumbling. The tumbling portion will not be part of recital. Dancers will perform 1 ballet routine and 1 tap routine for recitals. This class is best for Kindergartners.

Pink Ballet Slipper & Tan Tap Shoes

Black Ballet & Tap for Males

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MINI HIP HOP

Hip Hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to Hip Hop music or videos. It involves a lot of footwork, radical movement and emphasis placed on musicality. Freestyle or improvisation is also an important part of hip hop and dancers will explore this element in class. This class will perform in recital. This class is for dancers in grades 1st & 2nd.

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JUNIOR BALLET/LYRICAL

Lyrical is a fluid form of dance often done to popular ballads and slower contemporary music. The dancers will learn to explore their movements with feeling, motion and style. They will learn to tell a story or create the picture of the song. This is class will include classic ballet training for technique. This class will perform in recital and is for dancers in grades 3rd & 4th.

1/2 Ballet Slipper

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TWEEN BALLET/LYRICAL

Lyrical is a fluid form of dance often done to popular ballads and slower contemporary music. The dancers will learn to explore their movements with feeling, motion and style. They will learn to tell a story or create the picture of the song. This is class will include classic ballet training for technique. This class will perform in recital and is for dancers in grades 5th & 6th.

1/2 Ballet Slipper

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TEEN TAP

This intermediate to advance level class is specifically for dancers in grades 7th, 8th and 9th. Dancers will continue to progress their skills and technique of tap through the use of rhythm and precision. This class will perform in recital.

Tan Tap Shoes

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TEEN MODERN

Modern is an expressive form of dance in which dancers explore the movement of their bodies and the expression of emotion through dance. We will also encourage them to express their own creativity and grow their movement vocabulary through the use of improvisation. This class will perform in recital and is for dancers in grades 7hr, 8th and 9th.

1/2 Ballet Slipper

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SENIOR HIP HOP

Hip Hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to Hip Hop music or videos. It involves a lot of footwork, radical movement and emphasis placed on musicality. Freestyle or improvisation is also an important part of hip hop and dancers will explore this element in class. This is an upper level class for those in grades 10th and above and will include advanced level elements and skill. This class may involve some tumbling. This class will perform in recital.

TBD

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PRE-POINTE

Pre-pointe class is to stress correct alignment and correct classical ballet technique. Pre-pointe classes also allow teachers to assess readiness, offering an atmosphere for proper evaluation of important skills. Dancers must be in enrolled in a ballet/lyrical class in order to take pre-pointe and must be in 6th grade or above. Dancers will spend a minimum of 2 years in pre-pointe, the first of which will be in ballet shoes. This class will perform in recital.

1/2 Ballet Slipper

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CHEER II

This class students will advance their knowledge motion technique, jumps, dance and stunting at a higher level. It will also include some tumbling and the use of pom poms. This class will perform in recital and is designed for students in grades 3rd and above or those who have shown advanced skill and received permission form the instructor.

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TUMBLING FOR DANCE

This is an intermediate level class that will focus on the techniques, skills and strengthening exercises for tumbling and acrobatics. It will provide them the proper foundation for future skills. This is a supplemental class that does not perform in the recital. Dancers are required to be enrolled in at least 1 other class at BPDA during the same season in order to take this class. For dancers 3rd grade and above.

Barefoot, No shoes Needed

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GEMMA CLASS

The Gemma Class is a dance class for children and young adults with special needs who may not otherwise have the opportunity to experience the joy of dance. Our fall/spring session is comprised of one-hour classes that are designed to suit each individual’s needs. During classes held once a week, a period of professional dance instruction is provided by instructors and volunteers trained to work with dancers who have special needs. We have a teacher who is a registered behavior technician and is able to communicate using simple sign language. Participants will learn a dance throughout the year using fun and expressive movements. At the end of the dance year, participants perform in a recital for family and friends.

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