Dance

TCFA Dance Program

2018-19 Dance Classes & Workshops
(Scroll Down for Schedule and Class Descriptions)

Classes for 2018-19 begin on September 8th
and continue through the Spring Recital in May 2019 (Date TBA)

To Register:
Mail in a completed registration form (link below) and deposit to PO Box 1053.  Registration can also be completed at the first class.
2018-19 Dance Registration Form

No Class on the Following Dates: October 22, October 27 (Draw-A-Thon),
October 31 (Halloween open house), November 1, November 12, November 20-25,
December 7-8, December 23-31

Friends Dance Days – Enjoy any one class FREE
November 13-19

MONDAYS:
4:00 – 4:55p   Jr. Contemporary
5:00 – 6:25p   Advanced Ballet & Prepointe (extended class)
6:30 – 6:55p   Pointe in January (Late start, 1/1/19)
7:00 – 7:55p   Elite Jazz
8:00 – 8:55p   Teen Contemporary

TUESDAYS:
3:45 – 4:40p   Stunt
4:45 – 5:40p   Rough & Tumble
5:45 – 6:25p   Elite Tap
6:30 – 7:25p   Adult “Back to Basics” Tap (9/818 to 10/21/18)
6:30 – 7:25p   Adult Tap (Late Start 10/23/18)
7:30 – 8:25p   Teen Musical Theater

WEDNESDAYS:
3:45 – 4:25p   Intermediate Ballet
4:30 – 5:55p   Intermediate Tap & Jazz (extended class)
6:00 – 6:55p   Junior Musical Theater
7:00 – 7:55p   Advanced Acrobatics

THURSDAYS:
3:45 – 4:40p   KidZ Hip Hop
4:45 – 5:40p   Junior Hip Hop
5:45 – 7:10p   Advanced Tap & Jazz (extended class)
7:15 – 8:10p   Teen Hip Hop

SATURDAYS:
8:30 – 9:15a     Creative Movement
9:30 – 10:25a   Kinderdance
10:30 – 11:25a Beginner Ballet
11:30 – 12:25p Beginner Acro-Jazz
1:00 – 1:45p.    Family & Me

Class Descriptions & Dress Code

Ballet 
leotard, tights, and ballet slippers
Beginner Ballet & Tap: Ages 5+ Beginner technique, steps, terminology, combinations
Intermediate: Ages 7+  Student learns ballet transitions and dances in combination with basic ballet steps and terminology.
Advanced and Prepointe:  Ages 10+  Student learns advanced ballet transitions and dances, in combination with advanced ballet steps and terminology, and starts pre pointe in October.
Pointe: Ages 10+.  By permission only; must have at least 2 years ballet experience and be currently enrolled in Advanced Ballet.  Intense focus on strengthening the legs, ankles and feet to prepare for pointe shoes. (Late start class Jan 1)

Kinderdance 
leotard, tights, ballet slippers, tap shoes
Ages 5-7  Students begin to learn basic ballet and tap techniques, steps, and  combinations through dance games, warm up and dances.

Rough and Tumble
soft athletic clothes (close-fitting), sneakers (clean, not street shoes), bare feet or jazz shoes and mouth guard starting January
(Boys) Ages 5+  A fun combination class of free running, Parcore action, Jazz, Acro, agility, strength training and safe stage combat!

Stunt
soft athletic clothes (close-fitting), sneakers (clean, not street shoes), bare feet or jazz shoes and mouth guard
Ages 8+  A combination class of free running, Parcore action, Acro, agility, strength training and safe stage combat and stunt (aka Stunt Double) tricks. Sequel to above.

Jazz
leotard or soft dance/athletic clothes (close-fitting),  jazz shoes
Beginner Acro-Jazz: Ages 5+  An introduction to stretch, strength, and tumbling, as well as Jazz dance steps and terminology.
Intermediate Tap-Jazz: Ages 6+  Intermediate Jazz and Tap steps, terminology and combinations.
Advanced Tap & Jazz: Ages 10+  Advanced Tap and Jazz steps, terminology and combinations.
Elite: Ages 10+  Elite Jazz steps, terminology and combinations and dances.

Tap
soft dance/athletic clothes (close-fitting), tap shoes
Beginner Ballet & Tap: Ages 5+ Beginner technique, steps, terminology, combinations
Intermediate Tap & Jazz: Ages 6+.  Intermediate technique, steps, terminology, combinations and dances.
Advanced Tap & Jazz: Ages 10+.  Advanced technique, steps, terminology, combinations and dances.
Elite: 10+ “Extreme” tap steps, combinations and dance. Previous advanced tap experience required.
Adult “back to basics”: Basic tap steps, terminology, combinations and dances. (6 weeks short session, leads to Adult tap).
Adult Tap: Basic tap steps leading up to an intermediate level of steps, terminology, combinations and dances. (Late start, right after “Back to basics”, same day/time).

Hip Hop
soft athletic clothes, sneakers (clean, not street shoes)
KidZ:  Ages 6+  Introduction to and history behind basic hip hop warm ups, steps, combinations and dances.
Junior: 8+ Beginner and intermediate hip hop warm ups, steps, combinations and dances
Teen:  Ages 13+  Intermdiate and Advanced hip hop warm ups, steps, combinations and dances.

Acro
soft dance/athletic clothes (close-fitting or tucked in),  bare feet
Beginner Acro-Jazz: Ages 5+  An introduction to stretch, strength, and tumbling, as well as Jazz dance steps and terminology.
Advanced: Ages 6+  or by permission. Combines classical dance technique with advanced stretch and strength dance exercises, with unique acrobatic choreography, progressions and tricks

Musical Theater
soft dance/athletic clothes, jazz and/or character shoes
Junior:  Ages 7-12  Introduction to basic acting, voice and dance techniques.
Group work.
Teen:  Ages 13+  Intermediate/Advanced acting, voice and Jazz-based dance techniques.  Group and solo work.

Contemporary
 soft dance clothes (close-fitting), bare feet or foot undies
Junior:  Ages 7+  Ballet based; introduction to modern ballet and contemporary ballet techniques.
Teen: Ages 13+  Intermediate/Advanced modern contemporary dance styles and techniques.

Creative Movement
  
leotard, tights, ballet slippers, tap shoes
Ages 3-5  First level dance for toddlers and young children.  Basic rhythm and movement instruction, through ballet and tap steps.  Class starts Littlest Tap in January.

ADULT Yoga-Barre
soft athletic clothes, bare feet, yoga mats welcome
All ages; combines ballet barre with yoga, pilates, dance stretch and basic strengthening exercises.

Family & Me
soft athletic clothes, bare feet or ballet shoes
Yoga, and creative movement oriented dance class
Toddlers ages 1-3 and Adult family member.  Children learn basic song-dances, play dance games, and discover movement and balance.

TBA Ballroom Styles
athletic clothes OR dress up cloths, character shoes
Junior: Ages 7+  An introduction to Salsa, West Coast Swing and/or Waltz. Students learn first five bronze level steps. Introduction to partner work with “Miss Sam” and other registered students. Short session – TBA
Adult: Ages 6+  introduction to Salsa, West Coast Swing, Waltz and/or Tango. Students learn entire five bronze level syllabus. Partners welcome, but not required, and can rotate, unless requested previously. Short session – TBA

Mandatory Dress Rehearsal: TBA
Annual Spring Dance Recital: TBA
More Information TBA


Special Offers

“Bring A Friend” to Dance Week – TBA
Any registered dancer may bring ONE (1) friend to their
registered dance class -no charge- for a fun class day!
If “Friend” decides to register for class,
dance student will receive a dance prize!

“Make Up Dance Day”
Times and classes TBA

“Family Visitor Week”
Registered dance students may bring up to TWO (2) FAMILY members
to class to participate with, for a fun day of dance!

 

 

 

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