Starz Program & Recreational Dance

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Little Starz Creative Dance

The first few weeks of classes serve as an introductory phase to help our little ones become comfortable with the overall dance experience, the classroom, their teacher and their classmates. Right from the beginning we focus on your child’s coordination, listening skills, musical awareness and developing imagination. We understand that separating from Mom may not be that easy - so we work with the parent and the child to make sure we allow them to rise to their potential in the most gentle way possible. 

Dress Code:  Lt. Pink leotard, Pink tights, skirts and tutus allowed, pink ballet slippers, hair up in a bun.  black patent leather tie tap shoes capezio jr. tyette for combo class with tap.

 

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Super Starz Hip Hop

Our Super Starz Program is the step towards more structured dance.  Warm-up and isolations are followed by combinations and choreography with basic acro tricks to be learned.  This class will perform one routine in our annual show.

Dress Code:  gym type clothing, clean sneakers, girls hair pulled up away from face

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Super Starz Combo

This class begins a specific focus on the genre of jazz and ballet. At this level students have the option of adding a separate, additional, tap, hip-hop / acro class. This class will perform two routines in our annual show.

Dress Code:  Black leotard, or black tank and black leggings, Lt. Suntan jazz shoes and pink ballet slippers


Recreational Dance Classes

For information on competitive team dance visit our Dance Team page.

*Our competitive level classes are labeled: Sassy, Jr. Elite and Elite.  To participate in these classes for jazz and contemporary, ballet and teacher approval is required for each level.  Participation in these classes does not mean you are required to do competitions it is the skill level of choreography and technique taught.

Dress Codes for each class are listed in the class description, below is some additional Dress Code information:

  • Boys can wear sweatpants and t-shirts for any of the classes listed
  • Hair must be put up neatly prior to the start of class
  • No jewelry except small stud earrings
  • Clean indoor sneakers must be worn for Hip Hop (no bare feet)
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Acro Dance

ACRO/TUMBLING I & II

Learn how to properly execute acrobatic tricks and develop  skills including walkovers, flips, handsprings, aerials, and more. Additional focus is also placed on core strengthening exercises and increasing flexibility. Acro skills can be incorporated into dance, cheerleading and gymnastics. A pre-requisite of aerial, ballet, jazz or contemporary to take this class. We are an Acrobatic Arts Certified studio.  

Dress code:  Black or solid color leggings/booty shorts, any color bra top/leo, tight tank top, no jewelry, bare feet

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Musical Theatre

MUSICAL THEATER

From the popularity of shows like Glee, a driving force has increased interest in singing and dancing. This GLEE-like class will have students learning dance choreography and songs. This is a multi-age/level class in which all dancers will perform a big song and dance production number for June recital!

Dress code:  Black  or solid color leggings/booty shorts, any color bra top/leo, tight tank top, tan slip on jazz shoes

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Tap

TAP  I,II,III

Classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun. As students progress through each level, curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.

Dress code:  Girls - Black or solid color leggings/booty shorts, any color tank or sports bra, black leather tap shoe
level I:  black patent leather tie tap shoes capezio jr. tyette
level II:  Bloch respect leather tap shoes
level III & IV:  Capezio tap sonic

 
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Contemporary

CONTEMPORARY / LYRICAL I, II, Sassy, Jr. Elite and Elite

Class is designed for dancers looking to grow and challenge themselves with technique, style, and artistry. A song's lyrics are a driving force and key inspiration for the movement. A solid ballet-based technique is an essential component of this style of dance as is various other forms of jazz and contemporary dance. The hit television show “So You Think You Can Dance?” has made lyrical/contemporary a very popular and recognized form of dance.

Dress code:  Girls - Black or solid color leggings, any color leo/ tank or sports bra, toe undies and/or turners depending on level

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Jazz

JAZZ  I,II,Sassy, Jr.Elite and Elite

A popular form of dance that combines today's music video styles with techniques from traditional to contemporary. Class work: technique, isolations, flexibility/strengthening exercises, across the floor progressions and dance combinations.

Dress code:  Girls - Black or solid color leggings/booty shorts, any color leo/ tank or sports bra (No dresses or loose fitting tops please)
Level I, II, Sassy: Tan slip on jazz shoes
Level Jr. Elite and Elite:  Black slip on jazz shoes, Character Shoes Black
 

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Ballet/Pointe

BALLET I,II,III & IV 

Ballet is essentially the foundation of all dance forms.  A form of dance which concentrates on barre, centre floor, proper body alignment, and technique. Pointe and pre-pointe work is available by teacher permission .

Dress code:  
Level I and Super Starz:
Black leotard, ballet pink tights (convertible), pink leather ballet shoes
Level II, III, IV and V:  Black leotard, pink tights (convertible), pink canvas ballet shoes


Pointe:  Any color leo, pink tights pointe shoes.

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Little Funky Beatz

Little FUNKY BEATz and Little FUNKY BEATz beginner

An eclectic combination of music video style jazz and HIP-HOP for those who want to just have fun.  Beginner, Levels I and II. This class will perform one routine in our annual show.

Dress code:  Comfortable workout clothing (no jeans), clean indoor sneakers

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Boyz Hip Hop

This is our all Boyz Hip Hop Class!  Learn a variety of Hip Hop styles from Mr. Anthony and get your groove on!

Dress code:  Comfortable workout clothing (no jeans), clean indoor sneakers

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Hip Hop, Hip Hop Fusion and Fundamentals

Warm-up, strength, stretches, and isolation segments are followed by combinations and choreography. Hip hop is urban street style that is forever changing! This style has old school mix with todays Hip hop.  Levels I, II, III, IV 

Fundamentals is a non-performance class for ages 8+ learning the basic moves, grooves and foundational skills to perform hip hop at its finest

Dress code:  Comfortable workout clothing (no jeans), clean indoor sneakers