On Stage Class outline
Most classes are combination -- ballet, tap & jazz.  Separate hip hop, ballet only classes are also available.
Below is an outline of class descriptions, teachers can and will conduct a personal evaluation upon the
parents request as to what class best suits the child.
Material taught in class will vary to suit the general age, ability and concentration level of class. Some
classes may vary depending on ability, dancers may be grouped with dancers older or younger. This is at
the teachers discretion only.
PRE-SCHOOL  (45 minute class one time per week)  for ages 3-4 years   
This program, specifically designed for 3 and 4 year olds, meets once a week for 45 minutes. A combination class
consisting of Creative Movement, Ballet, Tap and Tumbling. Dancers learn ballet positions 1.2.3 and basic tap sounds.
Emphasis is on basic locomotor development, rhythm and creative expression. Tumbling skills to be covered include front
rolls, back rolls, cartwheels, back bends and more. On Stage little ones enter the dance world in a FUN, PLAYFUL AND
IMAGINATIVE MANNER. Your dancer will have the time of their life while learning the fundamentals of dance.  This class
will do (2) routines in the Spring recital utilizing (1) costume for both routines.
K-1ST- 2ND GRADE     (60 Minute class one time per week)   
This program teaches the fundamentals of ballet,tap and pre-jazz. Class is packed with fun exercises to aid in the
learning process.  Class emphasis is on basic dance vocabulary, flexibility and stretching exercises. Dancers will develop
an appreciation of dance in a non-competitive self-esteem building environment. This class will do (2) routines in the
Spring recital utilizing (1) costume for both routines.  
3RD-5TH GRADE     (60 Minute Class one time per week)
This is a combination class of ballet,tap and Jazz.  Students will grow in their technique and strength. Students will work
on coordination, creativity and expression. Ballet class will include lyrical and classical movements. Tap class will include
combinations, turns and strengthening our feet and ankle. Jazz class will incorporate center and across the floor turns,
leaps and combinations. This class will do (3) routines in the Spring Recital. (2) costumes will be purchased, (1) will be
utilized as a two in one.
 This class will do (3) fun routines in the Spring recital.  (2) costumes will be purchased, (1) will be
MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL   (One hour 15 minute class one time per week) This high energy class will focus on polishing
technique. Ballet technique focuses on body control and finding their center of base control.  Tap skills such as clarity
and increasing speed.  Basic jazz progressions across the floor.  This class will do (3) fun routines in the Spring recital.  
(2) costumes will be purchased, (1) will be utilized as a two in one.
Dance Class Outline
BALLET - Classic ballet technique is taught to classical music. French terminology is used. Class includes barre work,
center floor to include adagio (slow movement) & allegro (jumps), and several progressions across the floor.
POINTE - Available to dancers who are at least 12 years old and who have at least four years of ballet training. First
year students start with pre-pointe developing their ankle strength and technique. As they gain skill, they
progress to pointe class.
Although being a ballerina is the dream of many young dancers, pointe work requires ankle strength, excellent
technique and lots of practice. Teacher approval is required.
LYRICAL- Emphasis is placed on increased flexibility incorporating the techniques of ballet and jazz, the emotions
of modern, and the rhythms of jazz. Dancers must feel confident in their knowledge of technique to dance a lyrical
TAP - Rhythm tap technique taught to be executed primarily on the balls of ones feet.A variety of music styles
such as Broadway show tunes pop or rock may be used. Tap includes warm-up, progressions and combination drills.
JAZZ - Jazz section includes warm-up, progressions, and combination drills. Jazz classes are taught in the style of
classical jazz technique and at the teacher's discretion may vary to funky jazz and some hip-hop moves. Hip hop
or pop music may be used
HIP-HOP - A high energy class that uses the latest in rap, r & b and pop music together with movement
influenced by some of today's hottest video choreographers. New moves and a different combination taught at
every class to be put into a dance combination in the end. Comfortable clothing and tennis shoes ideal for this
class (no street shoes on the dance floor). Dancers that enroll in combo classes of ballet/tap/jazz receive 50% off
this class monthly.