Tinytots (2-3 yrs)

 

This class is designed to develop independence and confidence in your little dancer. Dancers will learn the basic ballet steps while learning how to follow direction and imitate movement and gross motor skill development in a positive and fun environment. Engaging music is used to get these little ones inspired to dance. Dancers will learn two dances (one ballet and one jazz), that will be showcased at our end of year concert. Students must be three or older by August 1st, 2018, toilet trained and able to happily separate from their parent. Students will spend 1-2 years in the Tinytots program, dependent upon age.

Introductory (4-5 yrs)

 

Our Introductory class is a continuation of the Tinytots program and seeks to develop students' physical skills, stamina, creativity, expression and musicality. This class is the essential foundation for development to learn ballet technique and prepares students for a successful transition into our Level 1 classes. Students will learn two dances (one ballet and one jazz), that will be showcased at our end of year concert. Students must be turning five by August 1st, 2018.

Classical Ballet

 

Dazzle Dance Academy teaches the ATOD Classical Ballet syllabus. Students are placed in a class according to their level of skill, experience, and personal goals. Ballet training is the best foundation for exceptional dancing. Enjoy learning the classical repertoire and discovering the grace and elegance of ballet!

 

Contemporary

 

Contemporary Dance is a fusion of interpretive movement incorporating ballet, jazz, lyrical, and modern technique. There are no limits for choreography and expression in a contemporary class. Enjoy developing technique and exploring what is possible for dancers in this popular style.

 

Jazz

 

Jazz is a continually changing and evolving genre encompassing many styles such as Broadway, Musical Theatre, Hip Hop, Funk and Lyrical to name a few. It teaches technique, flexibility, co-ordination as well as improves muscle tone and fitness level plus it is also energetic and fun.

Students will also learn how to express themselves by showing attitude and personality.

Tap

 

Make music with your feet! Tap dance is fun and energetic and can be either slow and expressive or fast and dynamic. Students will learn rhythm, musicality, sound and movement coordination as well as technique. Students will be taught all forms of tapping from traditional to more contemporary styles.

Hip Hop

 

In this class we will cover a mixture of fluid and sharp movements such as popping, locking, isolations and some breakdance elements. Students will be able to express their attitude that comes with this style of dancing.

Stretch & Condition

 

This class focuses on stretching and strengthening exercises especially designed for the dancer’s body. Students will need to bring a yoga mat to every lesson.

 

Acrobatics  

 

From back bends, to hand stands, to tumbling to walkovers, acrobatics will teach you all sorts of tricks. Students will learn an acrobatic routine that will be performed at the end of year concert.

Performance Troupe

 

Performance troupe is by invitation only. These dancers have been chosen due to their outstanding performance, enthusiasm, commitment, passion, dedication and positive attitude to their dance training. These dancers will train and learn technique and choreography. Students must be at acertain technical and performance standard and troupe selection will be re-assessed every year.

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