Classes

All classes meet weekly beginning in August through May.  Denoted (*) classes do not participate in the end of year showcase.   

End of the year showcase date will be announced during spring semester. 

Elevate will be closed on the following dates:

Sept 5th - Labor Day

Oct 10th - 14th - Fall Break

Nov 21st - 25th - Thanksgiving Break

Dec 19th - January 2nd - Christmas Break

Jan 16th - MLK Day

March 13th - 17th - Spring Break

Registration

All registrations require a $25 annual non-refundable registration fee 

2022-2023 Schedule

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Dance with Me (30 minutes)*

Ages 18 months - 2 years

 

Dancers (with a guardian) will explore movement through song and dance

Dress Code:   Leotard, pink tights and pink leather ballet shoes  or leggings/shorts with fitted shirt and bare feet (Parents: comfortable work out clothing, bare feet)

Creative Movement (45 minutes)

Ages 3-5 years

 

Dancers will learn ballet and tumbling basics in a fun structured environment

Dress Code:   Leotard, pink footed tights, pink leather ballet shoes - hair pulled back away from face (bun, ponytail, braids)

Mini Combo Ballet/Tap (45 minutes)

Ages 4-6 years

 

Dancers will be introduced to beginning ballet and tap basics

Dress Code:   Leotard, pink footed tights, pink leather ballet shoes, Mary Jane black tap shoes - hair pulled back away from face (bun, ponytail, braids)

Mini Combo Ballet/Jazz (45 minutes)

Ages 4-6 years

 

Dancers will be introduced to beginning ballet, jazz and tumble basics

Dress Code:   Leotard, pink footed tights, pink leather ballet shoes, tan leather jazz shoes - hair pulled back away from face (bun, ponytail, braids)

Youth Combo Ballet/Tap/Jazz (1 hr)

Ages 7 - 10 years

 

Dancers will explore ballet, tap and jazz at beginner level

(Mini combo recommended prior to youth combo)

Dress Code:   Leotard, tan footed tights, pink leather ballet shoes, black Mary Jane tap shoes, tan leather jazz shoes - hair pulled back away from face (bun, ponytail, braids)

Ballet (45 minutes - 1 hr)

Ballet I - Ages 6-9 (45 minutes)

Ballet II - Ages 10-12 (1 hour)

Ballet III - Ages 13+ (1 hour)

 

Dancers will learn proper ballet placement and technique, improving balance, flexibility and grace through barre, across the floor and center work.

Dress Code:   

Ballet I - Pink leotard, ballet belt, pink footed tights, Bloch pink canvas ballet shoes - hair in bun 

Ballet II - Blue leotard, ballet belt, pink footed tights, Bloch pink canvas shoes - hair in bun

Ballet III - Colored leotard, ballet belt, wrap around ballet skirt, pink footed tights,  Bloch pink canvas shoes - hair in bun

Tap (45 minutes - 1 hr)

Tap I - Ages 6-9 (45 minutes)

Tap II - Ages 10-12 (45 minutes)

Tap III - Ages 13+ (1 hour)

 

Dancers will explore tap technique focusing on rhythm, stamina,  coordination and musicality

Dress Code:   

Dance shorts or leggings with leotard, tank top or fitted shirt.  Hair pulled away from face (bun, ponytail or braid) **If wearing shorts - tan footed tights required

 

Tap I - Mary Jane or slip on boot black tap shoes

Tap II - Black tie tap shoes

Tap III - Black tie tap shoes

Hip Hop (45 minutes - 1 hr)

HH- Ages 6-9 (45 minutes)

HH- Ages 10-12 (45 minutes)

HH - Ages 13+ (1 hour)

ADULT HH - Ages 19+ (45 minutes)

 

Dancers will learn technique through across the floor, isolations and improv

Dress Code:   Leggings, sweatpants, dance shorts paired with t-shirt, tank top, full coverage sports bra, black bottom tennis shoes (used for dance only please) - hair pulled away from face in ponytail or braid

Jazz (45 minutes - 1 hr)

Jazz I - Ages 6-9 (45 minutes)

Jazz II - Ages 10-12 (1 hour)

Jazz III - Ages 13+ (1 hour)

 

Dancers will learn and explore the different styles of jazz through warmups, across the floor technique, leaps, turns and choreography

Dress Code:   Dance leggings or dance shorts paired with leotard, tank top or  full coverage sports bra, tan leather jazz shoes -  hair pulled away from face in ponytail or braid

*if wearing dance shorts, tan footed tights required for Jazz I

Lyrical (45 minutes - 1 hr)

Lyrical I - Ages 6-9 (45 minutes)

Lyrical II - Ages 10-12 (1 hour)

Lyrical III - Ages 13+ (1 hour)

 

Dancers will learn the creative art of lyrical and contemporary dance, will explore floor work and will learn to evoke emotion in to dance

Dress Code:   Dance leggings or dance shorts paired with leotard, tank top or  full coverage sports bra, Capezio tan half soles -  hair pulled away from face in ponytail or braid

*if wearing dance shorts, tan stirrup tights required for Lyrical I

Musical Theatre (45 minutes - 1 hr)

Musical Theatre - Ages 7-12  (45 minutes)

Musical Theatre - Ages 13+ (1 hour)

 

Dancers will learn techniques to improv their dancing and acting

Dress Code:   Dance leggings or dance shorts paired with leotard, tank top or  full coverage sports bra -  hair pulled away from face in ponytail or braid

*if wearing dance shorts, tan footed tights required 

MT 12 and under:  Tan Leather Jazz Shoes

MT 13+ - 2 inch tan t-strap character heel 

Teen Fusion - Jazz/Hip Hop/Lyrical - 1 hr

Ballet I - Ages 13+ 

 

This class will highlight beginning levels of jazz, hip hop and lyrical movements

Dress Code:   Leggings or dance shorts paired with leotard, tank top or  full coverage sports bra, tan leather jazz shoes, black bottom tennis shoes, Capezio canvas half soles -  hair pulled away from face in ponytail or braid

Preschool Tumble (30 minutes)

Ages: 3-5 years

Students will be introduced to tumbling basics in a fun and safe environment with a certified Acrobatic Arts instructor

Dress Code:   Leotard or leggings/shorts with fitted shirt and bare feet, hair pulled away from face

Acro Arts (45 minutes - 1 hr)

Ages 6+

Acro 1/2 - 45 mins

Acro 3/4- 1 hour

Acros 5/6 - 1 hour

(testing required for placement)

Students will work to improve flexibility, strength, balancing, limbering and tumbling with a certified Acrobatic Arts instructor.

Dress Code:   Leotard or leggings/shorts with tank top or full coverage sports bra and bare feet - Hair pulled back away from face in ponytail, bun or braid(s)