Allegro

Class Description

 

FAIRY TALE BALLET

2017-2018
FairyTale Ballet
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3, 4 & 5 year old students.  Our 6 weeks class explores movement, ballet basics and your favorite fairy tales!  Each week, our little princesses will explore a different fairy tale theme. Basic ballet movement, story, costumes, and props will help bring each story to life. We will explore classic tales such as Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Beauty and the Beast, Ariel, Jasmine, Mulan, Frozen, Rapunzle and Pocahontas.  (This is not a recital performance class.)

CREATIVE MOVEMENT

3 & 4 yr old students. These classes teach basic movement through the use of the dancer’s imagination. It encourages rhythm & body awareness, while focusing on balance, arm & leg coordination and counting skills.

PRE-DANCE

5 yrs old students. This class teaches basic dance skills and ballet technique such as: keeping time to music, balance, arm and leg coordination, rights-lefts and counting skills.

JAZZ

6 yrs old and up. These classes will incorporate jazz, lyrical, hip-hop and ballet technique.

BALLET
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BALLET TECHNIQUE

6 yrs old and up. These classes teach classical ballet technique, both barre and center floor. This technique will focus on body alignment, arm/head carriage, stretching and strengthening of the legs/feet and ballet terminology.

POINTE PREPARATION

10 yrs old and up.  Pointe Preparation is offered during our summer sessions and is used to determine Pointe readiness.  This class focuses on foot and ankle development as well as core strengthening.  Pointe Preparation is a requirement in order to advance onto Pointe.

POINTE CLASSES

By instructor approval only.  These classes are designed for the intermediate to advance dancer who is continuing their ballet training. Pointe classes focus and promote the development of a dancer’s feet and ankles, while continuing their ballet technique. Dancers must be enrolled in a minimum of two ballet classes a week to be on pointe.

TAP

7 yrs old and up. These classes teach traditional TAP with emphasis on fundamental technique and terminology, which proceed into rhythmical combinations and performance pieces.
HIP HOP 7 yrs old and up. These classes are A high-energy jazz up beat classes emphasizing popular dance steps, with age appropriate music, focusing on learning choreography.
CONTEMPORARY

11 yrs old and up. (Must be enrolled in a ballet class)
This style will combine the technique of ballet with the asymmetrical lines of jazz in a choreography based class where the dancers will explore musicality through movmement.

MODERN

13 yrs old and up.  (Must be enrolled in a ballet class)
Students' dance vocabulary will be expanded using contractions, off-balance, bound and released movement and transitions. Dancers must have ballet experience and be currently enrolled in a ballet class.

AERIAL

7 yrs old and up. (Must be enrolled in one other dance class, Ballet, Jazz, etc..) Students will begin building strength while learning the foundations of technique on aerial apparatus.

ACROBATICS
&
TUMBLING
6 yrs old and up.  Acrobatic movement combines tumbling, spring, limber, and balance skills. Students will strengthen their bodies with flexible, controlled, and agile movements. Combining tricks in duo, triple, and as well as box tricks will add further challenge to the student. This discipline builds on a dance background at Allegro, which allows the time in class to focus on the acro skills.

JUMPS, TURNS,
LEAPS & PROGRESSIONS

8 yrs old and Up. This class is dedicated to learning, improving & perfecting technique in jumps, leaps, turns, kicks, etc.. Stretch & strengthening is also
combined to improve dancer's power.

CHOREOGRAPHY

13 yrs old and up.  This class will teach the basics of choreography, choosing music, plotting music, patterning and teaching skills. This is an ideal class for students interested in becoming a student teacher.
VOICE
8 yrs old and up - must be able to read.  Learn to sing higher, lower, louder, softer, and with more agility. Using a variety of coral & physical exercises, we will help you find your own unique sound.

MUSICAL
THEATRE

8 yrs old and up - must be able to read.  This class will teach the basics of Acting and listening on stage. Improve memorization skills, increase stage presence and preparation for auditions. Perform scenes and musical numbers from great shows!