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Shoes can be worn that you ALREADY HAVE until you outgrow them or until you need the required ones for the show.  

We only use Capezio, Hold and Stretch tights in the Show.  Colors we use are ballet pink, light suntan and black.  We will list the color used in the Show under each costume photo in March.                                         

Dancin' Tots 30 minutes; Age 2.  Students will experience body awareness, self-control, non-locomotor and locomotor movements, and cognitive learning with the help of their significant adult.  Attire:  Pink/Black leotard and pink tights.  Shoes: Capezio, Ballet Pink, Child's full sole Daisy, Style# 205SC.

Creative Dance 45 minutes - Age 3.  1 hour - Ages 4-5.  Students will progress to a more independent level while exploring the introductory concepts of ballet, tap, movement, coordination, rhythm and balance.  Attire:  Pink/Black leotard and pink tights.  ShoesBALLET: Capezio, Pink, Child's full sole Daisy, Style# 205SC and TAP: Capezio, Black, Child's Mary Jane, Style# 3800C.

Classical Ballet I:  PART of COMBO CLASS 
Total 1 hour, 15 minutes; Ages 6 and 7.  Using the "Cecchetti Method", students will learn basic technique principles of Ballet while training at the barre and center floor.  Attire:  Black leotard and pink tights.  Hair:  Pulled up in a bun.  Shoes:  Capezio, Ballet Pink, Child's full sole Daisy, Style# 205SC.                                                                            

Classical Ballet II, III, IV, V and VI 1 hour; Ages 8 and up.  Using the "Cecchetti Method", students will continue their training as they improve their technique through the exploration of balance,  coordination, lines and direction. Attire:  Black leotard and pink tights.  Hair: Pulled up in a bun. Shoes: Pink Bloch Prolite II Hybrid Leather Split-Sole Ballet Shoes, Style# S0203G (child) S0203L (adult) .  POINTE:  45 minutes:  Offered to students at the discretion of the teacher.  Shoes: POINTE, Purchase from Ellman's ONLY.

Jazz I:  PART of COMBO CLASS Total 1 hour, 15 minutes; Ages 6 & 7.  Students explore basic jazz principles through barre and center floor work.  Isolations and rhythm are focused on while learning combinations put to contemporary and Broadway music.  Attire:  Any color/style leotards and tights/jazz pants. Shoes:  Capezio, Caramel "E-Series", slip-on jazz shoe, Style# EJ2C. 

Theatre Jazz II, III, IV, V and VI 1 hour; Ages 8 and up.  A continuation of isolations, barre and center work are taught at a more advanced level.  Attire:  Jazz pants/any color, style camisole leotards may be worn.  LEVELS II and III Shoes:  Capezio, Caramel, "E-Series" slip-on jazz shoe, Style# Child's EJ/Adult's EJ2C. LEVELS IV and V: Capezio, Black, "E-Series" slip-on jazz shoe, Style# Child's EJ2C /Adult's EJ2.

Tap I: PART of COMBO CLASS Total 1 hour, 15 minutes; Ages 6 and 7.  Combining rhythm, timing, coordination and style, students will learn the fundamentals and introductory terminology of tap.  Attire:  Any color camisole leotard and tights.  Shoes: THEATRICALS, Tan, Neoprene Insert Child Tap Shoes, Style# T9100C.

Hip Hop I: PART of COMBO CLASS Total 1 hour, 15 minutes; Ages 6 and 7. This form of dance is seen on television in music videos. Hip hop is done primarily to Rap and R & B. Shoes: ANY styled black hip hop sneaker.     

Tap II, III, IV, V and VI 1 hour; Ages 8 and up.  Students will build a sense of timing, rhythm and phrasing as they improve their technique through combination patterns and routines.  Attire:  Any color camisole leotard and tights. LEVEL II ShoesTHEATRICALS, Tan, Neoprene Insert Child Tap Shoes, Style# T9100C.LEVELS III, IV and V Shoes: Capezio, Black, "Riff", slip-on tap shoe, Style# CG18.  

Modern II and III 1 hour; Ages 8-10.  A contemporary dance form that incorporates Jazz, Ballet and Modern techniques while maintaining lines and movement.  Ballet experience is encouraged.  Attire:  Jazz pants/any color, style camisole leotards may be worn.  Shoes: Caramel Capezio Child/Adult "E-Series" Slip-on Jazz Shoe, Style# EJ2

Modern IV, V and VI 1 hour; Ages 11 and up.  A continuation of the intro to contemporary with an added emphasis on expression, turns and floor work.  Ballet experience is encouraged.  Attire:  Jazz pants/any color, style camisole leotards may be worn.  Shoes: Capezio Adult Pirouette II Leather Lyrical Shoes (H062) *Saturday, Modern 5 and 6...get pre-approval from instructor before purchasing.

Hip Hop II, III, IV, V and VI  1 hour, ages 8 and up.  This form of dance is seen on television in music videos. Hip Hop evolved out of street and break dancing and is characterized by its' athletic and bouncy style. Hip Hop is done primarily to Rap and R & B.  Attire:  Jazz pants/any color, style camisole leotards may be worn.  Shoes:  Levels II - IV BLACK Hi-Top Sequin Sneaker by Double Platinum (NOT the ones with the fir inside). Levels V - VI BLACK Combat Boot by Double Platinum.

*Dancers must be enrolled in at least 1 of the following technique classes to take Hip Hop II, III, IV and V:
ballet
modern                                                                                                                                                                                                                theatre jazz


Baton Length of time depends on class and level, ages 8 and up.  During class, basic baton skills will be taught.  Students will learn rhythm, timing and technique while manipulating the baton!  This will include marching and twirling routines.  A focus on counting music will be incorporated.  Skills will be differentiated by learning to twirl multiple batons, flags and fire.  Attire:  Jazz pants or shorts/any color, style camisole leotards may be worn. Shoes: Capezio, Caramel, "E-Series", slip-on jazz shoe, Style# Child's EJ2C /Adult's EJ2.  Baton needs to be purchased.

Tap&Twirl I 
1 hour,Ages 6-7.  As described above, 1/2 hour of each discipline.  ShoesTWIRL: Capezio, Caramel, "E-Series", slip-on jazz shoe, Style# EJ2C. TAP
THEATRICALS, Tan, Neoprene Insert Child Tap Shoes, Style# T9100C..  Baton needs to be purchased.

Performance AVEC Movement Community events 

Competition Mini AVEC Movement  Dancers must be enrolled in ballet, tap and modern or jazz.  Attendance in two competitions, all rehearsals and community events is required.             

Competition JR, SR AVEC and Super SR AVEC Movement  Dancers must be enrolled in ballet, theatre jazz, tap and modern (optional: hip hop).  Attendance in two competitions, all rehearsals and community events is required.  

Shoes and Dance Attire can be purchased on-line:

discountdance.com  or dancerswearhouse.com

Or from local retailers:

Mama J's Dance Boutique, Chester, 804-768-4783 

Ellman's, Richmond, 804-358-0655 *pointe shoes only

                                                                                                



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                                                               


 
6317 Courthouse Road, Prince George, VA 23875
804-861-DNCE (3623)
Tara R. Peyton-Burgess, Owner, Artistic Director, Instructor

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