TCFA Dance Program

Information now available for 2017-18 Dance Classes
See Below

Summer Classes & Workshops

Summer Weekly Dance Classes
June 6 through August 29

*Flexible start and end dates*
contact our Dance Director,Samantha Johnson, for more information:

4:30 – 5:25p Contemporary, ages 7+
5:30 – 6:25p KidZ Hip Hop, ages 6+
6:30 – 7:25p Adult Yoga-Barre (Organic Dance Healing
7:30 – 8:25p Jr. Ballroom Styles (Waltz, Swing & Salsa!)

Summer 2017 Dance Registration

To register for dance: Mail in a registration form (link above) to PO Box 1053.  Registration can also be completed at the first class.
Special Offer: Register for three classes & get a fourth (equal or lesser tuition) for free! Payment in installments is possible, by prior arrangement.
For more information: email

in collaboration with Cayuga Arts Collective
ages 7-12 (or by permission)

August 14-18; 9am-3pm 

Friday, August 18th performance at 3:30pm
before and after care available by request
Early Bird Registration extended to June 14th!
Mail in registration form to PO Box 1053 Trumansburg, NY 14886:
Arts Week Registration

Arts Week Poster Final



2017-18 Dance Classes & Workshops

Classes for 2017-18 began in September
and continue thru the Spring Recital in May 2018.

Mail in completed form and a deposit to register.
2017-18 Dance Registration Form
Email with questions.

No Class on the Following Dates:
October 9, October 31, November 22-26, December 7,
December 23-January 1, January 15, February 17-25, March 24-April 1

Classes Start September 9th
Open Registration, 8am-2pm

4:00 – 4:55p Jr. Contemporary
5:00 – 5:55p Adv. Jazz
6:00 – 6:55p Adv. Ballet (starts PRE POINTE in January)
7:00 – 7:55p Adv. Tap
8:00 – 8:55p Teen Contemporary

4:00 – 4:55p Rough & TumblerZ
5:00 – 5:55p Adv. Rough & Tumble
6:00 – 6:55p Adult Ballroom Styles
7:00 – 7:55p Adult Tap
8:00 – 8:55p Teen Musical Theater

4:00 – 5:25p Int. Tap & Jazz
5:30 – 6:25p Jr. Musical Theater
6:30 – 7:25p Adult Yoga-Barre

4:00 – 4:55p KidZ Hip Hop
5:55 – 5:55p Beg. Acro-Jazz
6:00 – 6:55p Adv. Acro
7:00 – 7:55p Teen Hip Hop

9:00 – 9:45a Creative Movement
10:00 – 10:55a Kinderdance
11:00 – 11:55a Int. Ballet

Class Descriptions & Dress Code

leotard, tights, and ballet slippers
     Intermediate: Ages 7+.  Student learns ballet transitions and dances in combination with basic ballet steps and terminology.
     Advanced ballet:  Ages 10+.  Student learns advanced ballet transitions and dances, in combination with advanced ballet steps and terminology, and starts PRE POINTE in January.

Pre Pointe
leotard, tights, ballet slippers, pointe shoes
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.

leotard, tights, ballet slippers, tap shoes
Ages 5-7.  Student learns Beginner Ballet steps and terminology and Beginner Tap steps, terminology and combinations.

Rough and TumblerZ
soft athletic clothes (close-fitting), sneakers (clean, not street shoes) or jazz shoes
(Boys) Ages 5+.  A fun combination class of free running, parcore, Jazz, Acro, and safe stage combat!

Advanced Rough and Tumble
soft athletic clothes (close-fitting), sneakers (clean, not street shoes) or jazz shoes
(Boys) Ages 7+.  A fun combination class of free running, parcore Jazz, Acro, and safe stage combat!

Beginner Acro-Jazz
leotard or soft dance/athletic clothes (close-fitting), bare feet
Ages 5+.  An introduction to stretch, strength, and tumbling, as well as Jazz dance steps and terminology

Intermediate Tap-Jazz
soft dance/athletic clothes (close-fitting), jazz shoe, tap shoes
Ages 7+.  Intermediate Jazz and Tap steps, terminology and combinations.

Advanced Jazz
soft dance/athletic clothes (close-fitting), jazz shoes
Ages 10+.  Advanced Jazz steps, terminology and combinations.

soft dance/athletic clothes (close-fitting), tap shoes
Advanced: Ages 10+.  Advanced tap steps, combinations and dances.
Adult: Basic tap steps leading up to an intermediate level of steps, terminology, combinations and dances.

Hip Hop
soft athletic clothes, sneakers (clean, not street shoes)
KidZ:  Ages 7+.  Introduction to and history behind basic hip hop warm ups, steps, combinations and dances.
Teen:  Ages 13+.  History of and Intermdiate/Advanced hip hop warm ups, steps, combinations and dances.

Musical Theater
soft dance/athletic clothes (close-fitting), jazz shoes
Jr:  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.

 soft dance clothes (close-fitting), bare feet or foot undies
Jr:  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 babies.  Basic rhythm and movement instruction, through ballet steps.  Class starts Littlest Tap in January.

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

***NEW:  Mommy & Me
soft athletic clothes, bare feet or ballet shoes
ballet, yoga, and creative movement oriented dance class, for children ages 1-3 + Mother.  Late start class beginning in January. Day/Time TBA. Ask Miss Sam for details.****

Mandatory Dress Rehearsal: May 16, 2018
Annual Spring Dance Recital: May 18 & 19, 2018
More Information TBA

***NEW: Mommy & Me dance class, for children ages 1-3 + Mother.
Late start class beginning in January. Day/Time TBA.
Ask Miss Sam for details.****

Special Offers

“Bring A Friend” to Dance Week: September 23rd-29th 
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”
The first of several, will be held Friday, November 17th.
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!