Combination Classes

Offered for students 2-8 years of age, teaching the fundamentals of Ballet, Tap and Tumbling or Jazz all in one class. Dancers will learn and master the basic elements and terminology of each style of dance in addition to Music Movement, Rhythm, Coordination, Motor Skills and Fitness. We are proud to offer a 10-12:1 Student-Teacher Ratio for all combination classes!

  • 2-4 Year Old Classes = 45 minute class focusing on Ballet, Tap and Tumbling
  • 3-5 Year Old Classes = 45 minute or 1 hour class focusing on Ballet, Tap and Tumbling
  • 4-6 Year Old Classes = 45 minute or 1 hour class focusing on Ballet, Tap and Jazz
  • 5-7 Year Old Classes = 45 minute or 1 hour class focusing on Ballet, Tap and Jazz
  • 6-8 Year Old Classes = 1 hour class focusing on Ballet and Jazz

Ballet

The basis of all dance forms. The basic technique consists of a strict code of rules regarding posture and movement based on French, Italian and Russian Schooling.

  • 7-9 Year Old Classes = 45 minute class arranged by level:
    – beginning/intermediate (0-2 yrs of training)
    – intermediate/advanced (2+ years of ballet training)
  • 10-12 Year Old Classes = 45 minute class arranged by level:
    – beginning/intermediate (0-2 yrs of training)
    – intermediate/advanced (2+ years of ballet training)
  • 13-18 Year Old Classes = 1 hour class for dancers of all levels.

Competitive Level Ballet Classes are by audition placement ONLY!

We also offer Pointe—an advancement of ballet technique in which a ballet dancer supports all body weight on the tips of fully extended feet. Placement is offered by instructor referral to dancers 12 years of age and older, taking a weekly ballet class at Premiere Dance Center.

Tap

A rhythmic combination of sounds using the toes and heels, wearing shoes fitted with metal taps.

  • 7-9 Year Old Classes = 45 minute class arranged by level:
    – beginning/intermediate (0-2 yrs of training)
    – intermediate/advanced (2+ years of tap training)
  • 10-18 Year Old Classes = 45 minute class arranged by level:
    – beginning/intermediate (0-2 yrs of training)
    – intermediate/advanced (2+ yrs of tap training)

Competitive Level Tap Classes are by audition placement ONLY!

Jazz

A living art form, influenced by cultural trends, technique and personalities. Emphasis is placed on isolations, style, technique, music and athleticism.

  • 7-9 Year Old Classes = 45 minute class arranged by level:
    – beginning/intermediate (0-2 yrs of training)
    – intermediate/advanced (2+ years of jazz training)
  • 10-12 Year Old Classes = 45 minute class arranged by level:
    – beginning/intermediate (0-2 yrs of training)
    – intermediate/advanced (2+ years of jazz training)
  • 13-18 Year Old Classes = 1 hour class for dancers of all levels.

Competitive Level Jazz Classes are by audition placement ONLY!

Hip Hop

A dance form based on isolations, funk based movement and high energy grooves.

  • 4-6 Year Old Class = 30 minute class for dancers of all levels.
  • 5-7 Year Old Class = 45 minute class for dancers of all levels.
  • 8-11 Year Old Class = 45 minute co-ed class for dancers of all levels.
  • 8-12 Year Old Class = 1 hour ALL BOYS class for dancers of all levels.
  • 12-18 Year Old Class = 1 hour co-ed class for dancers of all levels.

Competitive Level Hip Hop Classes are by audition placement ONLY!

Contemporary

An advanced combination of creative discovery, modern dance, ballet technique and jazz movement.

  • 10-12 Year Old Class = 1 hour Intermediate/Advanced class.
  • 13-18 Year Old Class = 1 hour class for dancers of all levels.

Competitive Level Contemporary Classes are by audition placement ONLY!

Stretch & Strengthen

A perfect combination of flexibility and conditioning to aide and assist dancers in gaining full body strength and flexibility necessary for all dance styles. Pairs perfectly with Turns and Progressions.

  • 8-12 Year Old Class = 45 minute class for dancers of all levels.
  • 13-18 Year Old Class = 1 hour class for dancers of all levels.

Turns & Progressions

Based on Ballet and Jazz technique, focus is put on technical skills consisting of pirouettes, leaps and jumps. Pairs perfectly with Stretch and Strengthen.

  • 8-12 Year Old Class = 45 minute class for dancers with at least two years of jazz or ballet experience.
  • 13-18 Year Old Class = 1 hour class for dancers with at least two years of jazz or ballet experience.

Improvisation

An advanced class exploring spontaneous movement facilitated through various creative techniques.

  • 9-12 Year Old Class = 45 minute class for dancers with previous dance training.
  • 13-18 Year Old Class = 1 hour class for dancers with previous dance training.

Tumbling for Dancers

Focuses on strengthening and conditioning for tumbling skills commonly used in dance, such as aerials, front aerials, back handsprings, etc. Classes are available by level beginning at age 8:

  • Beginning/Intermediate
  • Intermediate/Advanced