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Classes/Dresscode

All classes meet weekly beginning August 7th through May 25th.  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 2023/2024 dates:

Sept 2nd - 4th - Labor Day Weekend

Oct 9th - 15th - Fall Break

Oct 31st - Halloween

Nov 20th - 26th - Thanksgiving Break

Dec 18th - January 2nd - Christmas Break

Jan 15th - MLK Day

March 11th - 17th - Spring Break

March 30th - Easter Weekend

 

Registration

All registrations require a $25 annual non-refundable

registration fee 

2023-2024 Registration NOW OPEN

2023-2024 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)

Ballet (45 minutes - 1 hr)

Ballet I - Ages 6-9 (45 minutes)

Ballet II - Ages 10-12 (1 hour)

Ballet III - Ages 11+ (1 hour)

Ballet IV - Ages 13+ (1 hour)

Pointe - Skills testing/Dr. approval required 

*ages are recommendation only, skill placement is also viewed

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 - Purple leotard, ballet belt, pink footed tights,  Bloch pink canvas shoes - hair in bun

Ballet IV - Colored leotard, ballet belt, pink footed tights, Bloch pink canvas shoes - hair in bun

POINTE - Colored leotard, ballet skirt, pink footed tights, pointe shoes

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)

*ages are recommendation only, skill placement is also viewed

 

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)

HH1- Ages 6-9 (45 minutes)

HH2- Ages 10-12 (45 minutes)

HH3 - Ages 13+ (1 hour)

ADULT HH - Ages 19+ (45 minutes)

*ages are recommendation only, skill placement is also viewed

 

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 11+ (1 hour)

Jazz IV - Ages 13+ (1 hour)

*ages are recommendation only, skill placement is also viewed

 

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)

*ages are recommendation only, skill placement is also viewed

 

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

Contemporary (1 hr)

Ages 12+ (1 hour)

 

Contemporary fuses together many different dance styles such as ballet, jazz, modern, and lyrical. This genre of dance often includes floor work, improvisation and a versatility of body lines and dynamic movements. Contemporary dance is the exploration of the total movement potential of the body. Unlike other forms of dance, it is not bound by set standards or defined styles.

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

No tights or shoes required (bare foot)

Musical Theatre (45 minutes - 1 hr)

Musical Theatre - Ages 6-9  (45 minutes)

Musical Theatre - Ages 10-12 (1 hour)

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 1 and under:  Tan Leather Jazz Shoes

MT 2 and under: Tan Leather Jazz Shoes

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

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- 45 mins

Acro 4- 45 mins

Acro 5/6 - 1 hour

Acro 6/7 - 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)

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