Dance Class Details and Descriptions

 

Spring Session: January 28th - May 4th

 

 

 

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Ballet

Hip Hop

Jazz

Other

 


 

Parent & Me Pre-Ballet

 

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.

 

Age Class Day Time Artist Fee
2-4 Parent & Me Pre-Ballet S 9:30-10:10am Katie Schilling $150

 

Enroll Online or call the office at 816.531.4022.

 


Pre-Ballet

 

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. Dancers in these classes will be invited to perform in the Tiny Dancer Showcase at the end of the session.

 

Age Class Day Time Artist Fee
3-5 Pre-Ballet  M 4:15-4:55pmJames James Fenoglio $150 
3-5 Pre-Ballet  9:15-9:55am Franci Witte $150
3-5 Pre-Ballet  S 10:15-10:55am  Katie Schilling $150

 

Enroll Online or call the office at 816.531.4022.

 


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. Students in these classes will be encouraged to enroll in our Spring Dance Performance. 

 

Age Class Day Time Artist Fee
5-9  Ballet I M 5:00-5:50pm James Fenoglio $170
5-9 Ballet I  S 11:00-11:50am Katie Schilling $170
7-13 Ballet II W    4:30-5:20pm Kim Shope $170
7-13 Ballet II S 12:00-12:50pm Katie Schilling $170

 

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Intermediate - Advanced Ballet (III - VI)

 

Advanced 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 two,three, or four times per week. Students in these classes will be encouraged to enroll in our Spring Dance Performance. 

 

Age Class Day Time Artist Fee
7-13 Ballet IIIA  T 4:30-5:40pm  Kim Shope $175
7-13 Ballet IIIB T 4:30-5:40pm Kim Shope $305
    Th 4:30-5:40pm Kim Shope XXX
invited Ballet IVA T 5:45-6:55pm  Kim Shope $305
    Th 5:45-6:55pm  Kim Shope XXX
invited Ballet IVB M 4:30-5:55pm Kim Shope $605
    T 5:45-6:55pm Kim Shope XXX
    Th 5:45-6:55pm Kim Shope XXX
invited Ballet V & VI M 4:30-5:55pm Kim Shope $605
    W 5:30-6:55pm Kim Shope XXX
    F 4:30-5:55pm Katie Schilling XXX

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022

 


Main Street Dancers: Ballet

 

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 session. Must have instructor approval. Students in this classes will be encouraged to enroll in our Spring Dance Performance. 

 

Age            Class Day Time Artist Fee
  Main St Dancers: Ballet  M 6:00-6:50pm Kim Shope & James Fenoglio $182

 

Enroll Online or call the office at 816.531.4022.

 


 

 

Hip Hop

 

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!  Students in these classes will be encouraged to enroll in our Spring Dance Performance.

 

Age Class  Day Time Artist  Fee
5-9 Hip Hop I  M 6:00-6:50pm Mady Thelen $170
5-9  Hip Hop I Th 5:15-6:05pm Wendy Harris $170
7-13 Hip Hop II  Th  6:15-7:05pm Wendy Harris $170
12-18 Hip Hop III Th 7:15-8:05pm Wendy Harris $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. Tiny dancers will be invited to perform in the Tiny Dancer Showcase at the end of the session. Older dancers will be encouraged to enroll in our Spring Dance Performance.

 

Age Class  Day  Time Artist  Fee
3-5 Tiny Hip Hop / Jazz S 11:00-11:40am Franci Witte $150
5-9  Hip Hop / Jazz I 10:00-10:50am Franci Witte $170
           

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022.

 

 


 

 

 

Jazz

 

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. Students in these classes will be encouraged to enroll in our Spring Dance Performance.

 

Age Class  Day Time Artist  Fee
5-9 Jazz I T 5:15-6:05pm  Katie Schilling $170
7-13 Jazz II T 6:15-7:05pm  Katie Schilling $170

 

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. Tiny dancers will be invited to perform in the Tiny Dancer Showcase at the end of the session. Older students in these classes will be encouraged to enroll in our Spring Dance Performance.

 

Age Class  Day  Time Artist  Fee
3-5 Tiny Hip Hop / Jazz 11:00-11:40am Franci Witte $150
5-9 Hip Hop / Jazz I S 10:00-10:50am Franci Witte $170
           

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022.

 


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. Tiny dancers will be invited to perform in the Tiny Dancer Showcase at the end of the session. Older dancers will be encouraged to enroll in the Spring Dance Performance, more information will be distributed in class. 

 

Age  Class Day Time Artist Fee
3-5  Tiny Tap / Jazz Combo W 5:15-5:55pm Bobbi Foudree  $150 
5-9 Tap / Jazz Combo I W 6:00-6:50pm Bobbi Foudree $170
7-13 Tap / Jazz Combo II W 7:00-7:50pm Bobbi Foudree $170

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022.

 


 

 

Lyrical Dance

 

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. Students in this class will be encouraged to enroll in our Spring Dance Performance.

 

Age Class  Day Time Artist  Fee
14 and up Lyrical Dance T 7:15-8:05pm  Katie Schilling  $170

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022

 


Modern Dance

 

Modern 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.  Students in this class will be encouraged to enroll in our Spring Dance Performance.

 

Age Class  Day Time Artist  Fee
14 and up Modern Dance F 6:00-6:50pm  Katie Schilling $170

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022

 


Ballroom Dance

 

No partner needed!  This group class teaches the basic steps, technique and art or partnering for social ballroom dances.  Styles taught include Rumba, Cha-Cha, Salsa, Swing, Hustle, Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, and Tango. 

 

Age Class  Day Time Artist  Fee
14 and up Ballroom Dance Th 7:00-8:00pm Romeo Bagunu $170

 

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Adaptive Dance

 

Adaptive Dance offers creative movement instruction for children with various physical and developmental challenges.  Participation encourages increased focus, balance, coordination, rhythm, and self-confidence. Students learn how to cooperate, communicate, and relate to their peers through a shared creative experience. This class is open to all students regardless of physical, emotional, or cognitive ability. Parents and caregivers are welcome to accompany dancers if it will enhance the student’s experience and success.

 

Age Class  Day Time Artist  Fee
OPEN  Adaptive Dance W 4:30-5:05pm Bobbi Foudree $170

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Tumbling & Acro Dance

 

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. Tiny dancers will be invited to perform in the Tiny Dancer Showcase at the end of the session. Older dancers will be encouraged to enroll in the Spring Dance Performance, more information will be distributed in class. 

 

Age  Class Day Time Artist Fee
5-9 Tumbling / Acro Dance I    F 4:30-5:20pm   Madeleine Trotier $190
7-13 Tumbling / Acro Dance II F 5:30-6:20pm Madeleine Trotier $190

 

Enroll Online or call 816.531.4022.

 


 

 

CSA Dance Class Attire

 

 

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.