Dance and Tumbling Programs

The previous winter-spring session is devoted to rehearsing for the Annual Dance Recital.

Recital information:

Dance Recital: Sunday, May 7 at 2:00 pm at East Leyden Auditorium
Dance Rehearsal: Saturday, May 6 at East Leyden Auditorium

Note: Costume fees are included in the registration fee listed for each class. We hope to see YOU in the spotlight!

Look for more information when classes begin.

Recital Season Reminders:
Please be committed to good attendance at weekly classes.
Purchase appropriate shoes, tights and minor accessories.
Participate in group photographs, Saturday, May 6, 2017. Time will be announced at a later date.
Attend dress rehearsal on Saturday, May 6, 2017, ad the performance on Sunday, May 7. Dancers will be measured for their costumes the second week of class during class. Rach students will receive one free admission ticket regardless of the number of classes they are in. Tickets will go on sale April 2017.

Summer Dance & Tumbling Classes
Tuesday

Twos on the Move

AGE: 24-35 Months

Each week children will climb on the balance beam, climb through tunnels and hop on different colors and shapes. Children will gain confidence, develop social skills, and listen to direction. Parents and children will enjoy moving and learning in this program.

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
Tu Jun 6-Jul 18* 5-5:45pm $50/$60
Tu Jul 25-Aug 29 5-5:45pm $50/$60

Note: No class July 4
Location: Community Center
Instructor: Michelle Zenzola

Pre-Ballet

AGE: 4-6 Years

Pre-ballet builds upon the foundation of Creative Movement while introducing students to specific steps and terminology. This 45-minute class will introduce students to positions, steps, and stretches, while increasing their balance and coordination skills.

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
Tu Jun 6-Jul 16* 5:45-6:30pm $50/$60
Tu Jul 25-Aug 29 5:45-6:30pm $50/$60

Note: No class Jul 4
Location: Community Center
Instructor: Michelle Zenzola

Ballet/Tap Combo

AGE: 6-9 Years

This combination class introduces young dancers to the basics of tap dance and ballet. Students will learn rhythms, timing, and leg/foot coordination done to various types of music. The ballet portion will cover stretches, beginning barre work, beginning center work, and learning ballet terminology.

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
Tu Jun 6-Jul 28* 6:30-7:30pm $60/$70
Tu Jul 25-Aug 29 6:30-7:30pm $60/$70

Note: No class Jul 4
Location: Community Center
Instructor: Michelle Zenzola


Wednesday

Creative Movement

AGE: 3-4 Years

This class is designed as an introduction to ballet. As well as learning different warm up stretches and ballet positions, students move to music acting like animals or twirling with ribbons. Children are encouraged to move creatively while having fun dancing and enjoying music!

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR) Code
W Jan 18-May 3* 4:30-5:15 pm $150/$160 17728 

Note: No class Mar 29
Location: Community Center
Instructor: Michelle Zenzola


Beginning Ballet/Tap Combo

AGE: 4-5 Years

This combination class introduces young dancers to the basics of tap dance and ballet in a fun and positive environment. Children will learn steps, such as shuffles and heel drops, while working on rhythm patterns and counting beats. The ballet portion will cover stretches, beginning barre work, and the five positions.

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
W Jun 7-Jul 12 5:45-6:45pm $60/$70
W Jul 19-Aug 23 5:45-6:45pm $60/$70

Location: Community Center
Instructor: Michelle Zenzola


Beginning Jazz

AGE: 5-8 Years

A little bit jazz, a little bit hip-hop, and a whole lot of fun! Jazz is an energetic and fun type of dance that consists of unique moves, fancy footwear, big leaps and quick turns. After a thorough warm-up, students will dance to current pop hits and work on technique. Wear comfortable clothes.

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
W Jun 7-Jul 12 6:45-7:30pm $50/$60
W Jul 19-Aug 23 6:45-7:30pm $50/$60

Location: Community Center
Instructor: Michelle Zenzola


Thursday

Moms, Pops & Tots Tumbling

AGE: 24-34 Months

Parents and tots enjoy exercise while improving gross and motor skills. Help your little one learn to walk a balance beam, do a summersault, and navigate an exciting obstacle course. A parent or guardian must be present with child during class.

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
Th Jun 8-Jul 13 5-5:45pm $50/$60
Th Jul 20-Aug 24 5-5:45pm $50/$6-

Location: Community Center
Instructor: Michelle Zenzola


Beginning Tumbling

AGE: 3-5 Years

Your child will learn the fundamentals of tumbling, such as forward and backward rolls, headstands, and cartwheels. These skills will improve your child’s sense of balance and self-confidence. Wear a shirt and stretch shorts/pants, or leotard with bare feet.

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
Th Jun 8-ul 13 5:45-6:30pm $50/$60
Th Jul 20-Aug 24 5:45-6:30pm $50/$60

Location: Community Center
Instructor: Michelle Zenzola


Tumbling

AGE: 6-9 Years

Tumbling is a combination of acrobatics and gymnastics that focuses on the fundamentals, such as forward and backward rolls, headstands, backbends, and cartwheels. Students will also work on their strength and flexibility. Wear a shirt and stretch shorts/pants, or leotard with bare feet.

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
Th Jun 8-Jul 13 6:30-7:15pm $50/$60
Th Jul 20-Aug 24 6:30-7:15pm $50/$60

Location: Community Center
Instructor: Michelle Zenzola


Friday

Hip-Hop

AGE: 5-14 Years

This high-energy class uses the latest sounds in rap, R&B and pop music together with movements influenced by some of today’s hottest video choreographers. Hip-hop encompasses elements of poppin’, locking and breaking, giving students the opportunity to dance outside of the box. Please wear gym shoes or hip-hop dance shoes.

Age Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
5-7 F Jun 9-Jul 14 4:30-5:15 pm $50/$60
8-10 F Jun 9-Jul 14 5:15-6:00 pm $50/$60
11-14 F Jun 9-Jul 14 6:00-6:45 pm $50/$60

 

Age Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
5-7 F Jul 21-Aug 25 4:30-5:15 pm $50/$60
8-10 F Jul 21-Aug 25 5:15-6:00 pm $50/$60
11-14 F Jul 21-Aug 25 6:00-6:45 pm $50/$60

Location: Community Center
Instructor:
 Sidney McNeal


Dance Camp

AGE: 5-8 Years

This camp is for beginning to intermediate level dancers looking to sharpen their dance skills this summer. Each day students participate in daily technique lessons that focus on alignment, flexibility, coordination, strength and self-expression in major dance styles. Styles include ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop. Michelle will teach original choreography as well as guide dancers to create their own steps!

Day Date Time Fee (R/NR)
Tu/W/Th Jun 20-Jun 22 10am-2pm $75/$80

Location: Community Center
Instructor: Michelle Zenzola

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