Dance Class Details and Descriptions

Spring Session: 2/7/22 - 5/7/22

 

All enrollments are processed online through Active Network.

 

DISCOUNTS:

  • NEW! EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Enroll before 12/22 to save 15% on your class fees: Use code: EARLY2022 at checkout.
  • MULTI-CLASS OR MULTI-CHILD DISCOUNT: enroll in more than one class and receive 10% off. (Two classes or two children must be enrolled in the same transaction.) Use code: MULTI2022 at checkout.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS are available for families with financial need. 

 

COVID SAFETY PROTOCOLS:

  • Masks, social distancing, and pre-entry health screening required. Learn more.
  • KCYA will continue to monitor the situation and make adjustments as necessary.
  • End of session sharings and showcases will be held if it is safe to do so.

 


 

Ballet

Pre-Ballet • Beginning • Intermediate • Advanced •
Main Street Dancers • Teen/Tween Ballet/Jazz

 

Hip Hop

Hip Hop I, II, III • Hip Hop/Jazz Combo

 

All Other Dance Classes

Tap/Jazz Combo • Lyrical • Dance for Musical Theatre • 
LDC: Latest Dance Craze • Modern • Tiny Creative Movement • 
Performing Arts Lab

 

 

 

Pre-Ballet

 

Parent & Me Pre-Ballet is designed with the youngest dancer in mind. This class, for 2-4 year olds with no previous dance experience, encourages Mom/Dad/Nanny to participate in building the dancer's confidence and security they’ll need to enjoy Pre-Ballet without parents present. Suitable for: all 2- 5 year olds who will feel more comfortable with a grownup in the room.

 

All other Pre-Ballet Classes: 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. Suitable for: Students should be 3 when session begins, no previous experience needed.

 

CLASS: Parent & Me Pre-Ballet

DAY: Saturday

TIME: 9:30-10:10am

AGES: 2-4

TEACHING ARTIST: Lindsay Cardwell

FEE: $150

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CLASS: Pre-Ballet

DAY: Monday

TIME: 4:15-4:55pm

AGES: 3-5

TEACHING ARTIST: Lindsay Cardwell

FEE: $150

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CLASS: Pre-Ballet   

DAY: Saturday

TIME: 10:15-10:55am

AGES: 3-5

TEACHING ARTIST: Lindsay Cardwell

FEE: $150

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CLASS:  Pre-Ballet

DAY: Saturday

TIME: 11:15-11:55

AGES: 3-5

TEACHING ARTIST: Franci Witte

FEE: $150

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Ballet I and 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. 

  • Ballet I is Suitable for: Students who are 5 when session begins; almost 5-year-olds with previous experience will be considered.
  • Ballet II is Suitable for: Students who are 7 when session begins, almost 7-year-olds with previous experience will be considered. 

 

CLASS: Ballet I

DAY: Monday

TIME: 5:00-5:50pm

AGES: 5-9

TEACHING ARTIST: Lindsay Cardwell

FEE: $170

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CLASS:  Ballet I

DAY: Saturday

TIME: 11:00-11:50am

AGES: 5-9

TEACHING ARTIST: Lindsay Cardwell

FEE: $170

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CLASS:  Ballet II

DAY: Saturday

TIME: 12:00-12:50am

AGES: 7-13

TEACHING ARTIST: Lindsay Cardwell

FEE: $170

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Intermediate Ballet (III - IV)

 

Intermediate Ballet classes will greatly improve technique, strength, flexibility, musicality, grace and artistry. Ballet class combinations are created to build a greater knowledge of terminology while also increasing the dancer's ability to execute several steps together in one combination. Classes will meet one (Ballet IIIA) or two times per week (Ballet IIIB, IV).

  • Ballet IIIA is suitable for: Students should be 7 when session begins; almost 7-year-olds with previous experience considered; 10-13 year olds with no experience.
  • Ballet IIIB is suitable for: only students who can take 2 classes/week are eligible; students should be 7 when session begins; almost 7-year-olds with previous experience considered; or 10-13 year olds with no experience
  • Ballet IV is suitable for: Students with 3 or more years of ballet training or instructor approval

 

CLASS: Ballet III A

DAY:  Tuesday

TIME: 4:30-5:20pm

AGES: 7-13

TEACHING ARTIST: Kim Shope

FEE: $175

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CLASS: Ballet III B

DAY:  Tuesday & Thursday

TIME: 4:30-5:20pm (both days)

AGES: 7-13

TEACHING ARTIST: Kim Shope

FEE: $315

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CLASS:  Ballet IV

DAY: Tuesday and Thursday

TIME: 5:30-6:50pm (both days)

AGES: 8-14 (instructor recommendation)

TEACHING ARTIST:  Kim Shope

FEE: $330

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Advanced Ballet (V-VI)

 

Ballet V & VI classes will greatly improve technique, strength, flexibility, musicality, grace, and artistry. Ballet combinations and choreography are created to build a greater knowledge of terminology while also increasing the dancer's ability to execute several steps together in one dance. Classes will meet two (Ballet VA) or three times per week (Ballet VB - VI). Students on pointe are encouraged to take 3 classes per week. VB and VI meet together on Mondays for a rigorous and challenging class. 

  • Ballet VA is Suitable for: Students with 4 or more years of ballet training or instructor approval
  • Ballet VB is Suitable for: Students with 4 or more years of ballet training or instructor approval. 
  • Ballet VI is Suitable for: Students with 5 or more years of ballet training or instructor approval.

 

CLASS:  Ballet VA

DAY: Tuesday and Thursday

TIME: 5:30-6:50pm (both days)

AGES: 8-14 (instructor recommendation)

TEACHING ARTIST:  Kim Shope

FEE: $330

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CLASS:  Ballet VB

DAY: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

TIME: 4:30-5:55pm (Mon), 5:30-6:50pm (Tues and Thurs)

AGES: 8-14 (instructor recommendation)

TEACHING ARTIST:  Kim Shope

FEE: $515

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CLASS: Ballet VI

DAY:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday

TIME:   4:30-5:55pm (Mon, Wed, and Fri)

AGES:  9-18 (instructor recommendation)

TEACHING ARTIST:  Kim Shope

FEE: $515

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Main Street Dancers: Ballet

 

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

 

CLASS:  Main Street Dancers

DAY: Monday

TIME: 6:00-6:50pm

AGES:  Instructor recommendation

TEACHING ARTIST: Kim Shope 

FEE: $182

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Teen/Tween Ballet/Jazz

 

Learn the fundamentals of both Ballet and Jazz styles.  Classes will encourage students to dance outside of the box and to incorporate their own personality in each movement. No previous experience necessary.
Suitable for: Students should be 11 when session begins; almost 11 yr olds with previous experience considered; older students with no previous ballet experience

 

CLASS: Teen/Tween Ballet/Jazz

DAY: Monday

TIME: 7:00-7:50pm

AGES: 11 and up

TEACHING ARTIST: Nicole Slocomb

FEE: $170

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Hip Hop I - III

 

Hip Hop classes teach rhythm, coordination, and age-appropriate choreography with no suggestive music/movements. This class is upbeat and great for kids who like to move! 

*Hip Hop II is suitable for: 7-10 years with 1-2 years of experience, or 11-13 year olds with little to no experience.
*Hip Hop III suitable for: students  ages 12-13 with previous experience or instructor recommendation, or 14 and up with no experience.

 

CLASS: Hip Hop I

DAY: Thursday

TIME: 5:00-5:50pm

AGES: 5-9

TEACHING ARTIST: Franci Witte

FEE: $170

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CLASS: Hip Hop I - II

DAY: Monday

TIME: 6:00-6:50pm

AGES: 5-13

TEACHING ARTIST: Lindsay Cardwell

FEE: $170

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CLASS: Hip Hop II

DAY: Thursday

TIME: 6:00-6:50pm

AGES: 7-13

TEACHING ARTIST:  Fanci Witte

FEE: $170

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CLASS: Hip Hop III

DAY: Thursday

TIME: 7:00-7:50pm

AGES: 12-18

TEACHING ARTIST:  Fanci Witte

FEE: $170

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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.

 

CLASS: Hip Hop / Jazz Combo I

DAY: Saturday

TIME: 9:15-10:05am

AGES: 5-9

TEACHING ARTIST:  Franci Witte

FEE: $170

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Tap / Jazz Combo

 

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.

 

CLASS: Tiny Tap / Jazz Combo

DAY: Wednesday

TIME: 5:15-5:55pm

AGES: 3-5

TEACHING ARTIST:  Bobbi Foudree

FEE: $150

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CLASS: Tap / Jazz Combo I

DAY: Wednesday

TIME: 6:00-6:50pm

AGES: 5-9

TEACHING ARTIST:  Bobbi Foudree

FEE: $170

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CLASS: Tap / Jazz Combo II - III

DAY: Wednesday

TIME: 7:00-7:50pm

AGES: 7-18

TEACHING ARTIST:  Bobbi Foudree

FEE: $170

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Lyrical

 

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. Suitable for students age 12 & 13 with previous experience or age 14+ with no experience.

 

CLASS: Lyrical

DAY: Tuesday

TIME: 7:00-7:50pm

AGES: 12+

TEACHING ARTIST: Lindsay Cardwell

FEE: $170

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Dance for Musical Theatre

 

During this dance course, students will learn different techniques of musical theatre dance. This class will incorporate Broadway jazz, light ballet, and basic musical theatre movement. Students will dance to songs from classical musicals, revivals, and new Broadway show tunes to highlight the rich history of American Musical Theatre. No dance experience necesssary.

 

CLASS: Dance for Musical Theatre

DAY: Saturday

TIME: 10:15-11:05am

AGES: 7-13

TEACHING ARTIST:  Franci Witte

FEE: $170

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LDC: Latest Dance Craze

 

In this lively new class, dancers will learn trending dance steps that take inspiration from jazz, pop, and hip hop. Each class will help dancers develop confidence, musicality, and creativity. Our LDC dancers will use their favorite moves to create their own unique choreography. No dance experience necessary.

 

CLASS: LDC: Latest Dance Craze

DAY: Tuesday

TIME: 6:00-6:50pm

AGES: 7-13

TEACHING ARTIST:  Lindsay Cardwell

FEE: $170

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Modern

 

Modern dance blends the elements of Contemporary and Modern dance. This class will teach freedom of expression, interpretation of music, principles of fall and recovery, control, breathing, balance and contraction/release. Suitable for students age 12 & 13 with previous experience or age 14+ with no experience.

 

CLASS: Modern

DAY: Friday

TIME: 6:00-6:50pm

AGES: 12+

TEACHING ARTIST:  Katie Schilling

FEE: $170

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Tiny Creative Movement

 

Creative movement builds motor and rhythmic skills, strength, flexibility, and coordination through movement. Your child will channel energy in a healthy, non-competitive way while nurturing creativity and expressing their individuality.  Suitable for: all 3, 4, 5 year-olds

 

CLASS: Tiny Creative Movement

DAY: Tuesday

TIME: 5:00-5:40pm

AGES: 3-5

TEACHING ARTIST:  Lindsay Cardwell

FEE: $150

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Performing Arts Lab 

(multi-disciplinary class: theatre, dance, music)

 

This class is the perfect fit for the student who loves it all or wants to give the world of performing a try. Provide your enthusiastic dancer, budding actor, or sensational musician with a sampling of artistic experiences.  A professional teaching artist will work with your child to provide instruction in dance, drama and music.  Your child will have the opportunity to explore his or her own talents and interests while becoming a well-rounded artist.

 

CLASS: Performing Arts Lab (Section 1) (multi-disciplinary class: theatre, dance, music)

DAY: Wednesday

TIME: 5:30-6:20pm

AGES: 4-7

TEACHING ARTIST:  Bethany Vermillion

FEE: $161

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CLASS: Performing Arts Lab (Section 2) (multi-disciplinary class: theatre, dance, music)

DAY: Saturday

TIME: 10:30-11:20am

AGES: 4-7

TEACHING ARTIST:  Bethany Vermillion

FEE: $161

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