Summer Session Classes

Summer classes meet once a week for 8 weeks: June 3rd - August 3rd.
No classes July 1-6, due to the  4th of July Holiday.
 
Many families will qualify for Scholarship Assistance.
Please call 816-531-4022 for more information.

 


 

Summer Music Classes

 

Classes meet once a week for 8 weeks...beginning the week of June 3rd. 

No classes July 1-6, due to the 4th of July Holiday.

 

 Garage Bands

 

Play, collaborate, and create with others in a 'garage' rock band format. Every member will have the chance to try out the various instruments and roles: electric guitar, keyboard, and vocals. Through experimentation and practice, the group will create its own unique sound. STUDENTS MUST ALREADY HAVE SOME EXPERIENCE WITH THE GUITAR, BASS, KEYBOARD or DRUMS. Students must speak with Teaching Artist Chris Hudson prior to the first class.

 

Already in a band? Want to create a band with a group of friends?  Additional times are available for pre-formed groups - work with Chris Hudson to take your band's sound to the next level.

 

Ages Class  Day Time Teaching  Artist      Fee 
8 - 12      Beginning Garage Band       Monday            6:00-6:50pm      Chris Hudson $120
8 - 18 Garage Band  Tuesday 6:00-6:50pm  Chris Hudson  $120
8 - 18 Garage Band Thursday 5:00-5:50pm Chris Hudson $120
           
11 + Advanced Garage Band   Wednesday      6:00-6:50pm  Chris Hudson  $120

 

No classes will be held the week of July 1-6 due to the 4th of July Holiday. 

 

ENROLL ONLINE or Call 816.531.4022

 


 

 

Summer Dance Classes

 

Dance Classes will meet once a week (unless otherwise noted) for 8 weeks. Classes begin on June 3th

No classes July 1-6, due to the 4th of July Holiday.

 

 

Parent & Me Pre-Ballet

 

Parent & Me Classes are designed with the youngest dancer in mind. These classes for 2-4 year olds with no previous dance class experience encourage Mom/Dad/Nanny to participate in building the dancer's confidence and security they’ll need to enjoy Pre-Ballet II without parents present.

 

Ages Class  Day Time Teaching Artist      Fee     
2 - 4       Parent & Me Pre-Ballet      Saturday      9:30-10:10am      Katie Schilling      $95

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Pre-Ballet Classes

 

Students will learn basic ballet technique and practice to improve coordination skills and flexibility in this lively and positive class. Dancers are taught to march, skip, gallop, and soar through the air with pointed toes and straight knees preparing them for Ballet I.

 

Ages      Class      Day Time Artist Fee     
3 - 5  Pre-Ballet      Saturday 10:15-10:55am      Katie Schilling     $95
3 - 5      Pre-Ballet   Tuesday      5:00-5:40pm Katie Schilling $95

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Ballet I & II

 

Students will concentrate on ballet technique, correct French terminology and flexibility. Classes are structured to teach ballet movements that improve technique but also move and travel across the floor allowing for an energetic and lively class. *Students in Ballet II or III must have Miss Kim's approval.  

 

Ages Class       Day Time Artist Fee
5 - 12      Ballet I - II Saturday 11:00-11:50am      Katie Schilling       $110     
5 - 12 Ballet I - II Wednesday 4:30-5:20pm Kim Shope $110     

 

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Ballet III - VI

 

Ballet III, IV, V and VI classes will greatly improve technique, strength, flexibility, musicality, grace and artistry. Ballet class combinations are created to build a greater knowledge base of terminology while also increasing the dancer's ability to execute several steps together in one combination. Classes will meet two times per week for Ballet IV and 3 times per week for Ballet V and VI.

 

Ages Class  Day Time Teaching Artist      Fee     
7 - 13       Ballet III A   Wednesday 5:30-6:40pm   Kim Shope     $125
7 - 13 Ballet III B Monday 6:00-7:10pm   Kim Shope $250
    Wednesday 5:30-6:40pm Kim Shope xx
7 - 13 Ballet IV A Monday 6:00-7:10pm Kim Shope $250
    Wednesday 5:30-6:40pm Kim Shope xx
7 - 14 Ballet IV B Monday 6:00-7:10pm Kim Shope $350
    Wednesday 5:30-6:40pm Kim Shope xx
    Thursday 4:30-5:55pm Kim Shope xx
8 - 18 Ballet V - VI   Monday 4:30-5:55pm Kim Shope $350
    Tuesday 4:30-5:55pm Kim Shope xx
    Thursday 4:30-5:55pm Kim Shope xx

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Main Street Dancers

 

This class for advanced ballet students will focus on performance preparation, choreography and advanced skills. The Main Street Dancers will be asked to perform at various public events throughout the year. Must have instructor approval. 

 

Ages Class  Day Time Teaching Artist      Fee     
invited dancers      Main Street Dancers     Thursday    6:00-6:50pm   Kim Shope    $110

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 

 

Hip Hop I, II, III

 

These classes teach rhythm, coordination, and age-appropriate hip hop choreography with no suggestive music/movements. Hip Hop is upbeat and great for kids who like to move! No experience necessary for Hip Hop I. Hip Hop II and III students must have completed Hip Hop I or have instructors approval.

 

Ages Class  Day Time Artist Fee
5 -  9      Hip Hop I Monday     5:15-6:05pm      Mady Thelen $110     
5 -  9 Hip Hop I Thursday 5:15-6:05pm     Wendy Harris $110     
7 - 18       Hip Hop II-III      Thursday      6:15-7:05pm Wendy Harris   $110     

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Hip Hop / Jazz Combo

 

Learn the fundamentals of both Hip Hop and Jazz styles.  Classes will encourage students to dance outside of the box and to incorporate their own personality in each movement. 

 

Ages Class  Day Time Artist  Fee
3 - 5 Tiny Hip Hop/Jazz Combo      Saturday 11:00-11:40am Franci Witte $95
5 - 9  Hip Hop /Jazz Combo I Saturday    10:00-10:50am    Franci Witte    $110     

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Tap/Jazz Classes

 

In this energetic combo class, Tap exercises are used to develop rhythm, style, and sound.  Jazz exercises will focus on building flexibility, strength, coordination, and artistic style.

 

Ages Class  Day Time Artist Fee
3 - 5  Tiny Tap/Jazz Combo      Wednesday      5:30-6:10pm      Bobbi Foudree      $95
5 - 13  Tap / Jazz Combo I Wednesday 6:15-7:05pm Bobbi Foudree $110
           

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Jazz I - II

 

Focus on the fundamentals of Jazz dance including isolations, rhythm, musicality, flexibility, balance, alignment, and coordination.  Students will learn basic dance movements and fun combinations.  This class is great for students who have never danced before or who want to try a different style of dance.

 

Ages Class  Day Time Artist Fee
5 - 13       Jazz I-II      Tuesday       6:00-6:50pm    Katie Schilling     $110     

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ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Tumbling

 

Somersault, roll, and dance for fun! This class teaches the basics of tumbling and other floor movements. Children will improve their strength, flexibility, and coordination skills in this fun and active class.  This class blends tumbling and basic dance moves.

 

Ages Class  Day Time Artist Fee
5 - 13       Tumbling I - II  Tuesday       6:00-6:50pm    Madeleine Trotier    $110     

 

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022


 

Lyrical for Teens and Adults

 

Lyrical Dance is a combination of Horton Modern technique and contemporary dance, focusing on a connection with the music. This is a great style for any dancer with training in ballet or jazz who wants to expand his/her knowledge, performance quality, and stage presence. This class encourages students’ dancing spirits through well-crafted dance technique, filled with creative imagery and inspiring music.

 

Ages Class  Day Time Artist Fee
14 +      Lyrical for Teens and Adults      Tuesdays      6:00-6:50pm      Katie Schilling  $110     

 

ENROLL ONLINE or call 816.531.4022

 


 

Learn about Scholarships here
 

 

All enrollments are processed online through Active Camp and Class Manager. There is a small (4%) fee added to the class costs to cover part of the administration fees.