Registration for Spring 2016 Dance Classes Starts Today!

Kennedy Dance Company At Elite Sports Club

January 18th –May 14th, 2016

Email: KennedyDanceCompany@gmail.com to Register!

Tiny Tots Ballet Dance Class

Ages: 2-3 years old (must be 2 by January 1, 2016)

January 18th –May 14th, 2016 (14 week session)

No Classes Weeks of 3/15, 3/22, 3/29

30-minute class

Brookfield Elite: Tuesdays 3:00-3:30pm

River-Glen Elite: Wednesdays 4:00-4:30pm

Young dancers first opportunities to explore dance using song, games and exercises. Dancers will learn much of the beginner ballet techniques with added pre-school age activities and rhythm games. Only for dancers who can spend at minimum 30 minutes away form their primary caregiver. A required dress code is pink tights, pink leotard and pink ballet slippers.

Beginning Tap Dance Class

Ages: 4-5 years old

January 18th –May 14th, 2016 (14 week session)

No Classes Weeks of 3/15, 3/22, 3/29

30-minute class

Brookfield Elite: Thursdays 3:30-4:00pm

Introduces young beginners to tap dance by focusing on rhythm, musicality and timing. Beginners will focus on coordination, sounds and balance as well as using listening skills to pick up movements. Dancers will start with an energetic warm-up, explore across the floor exercises and learn combinations of steps in the center floor. A required dress code is pink tights, any color leotard, any skirt, shorts or dance pants and black tap shoes (Capiezo “tyette” or Bloch brand) for girls and black bottoms, black tap shoes and any color top for boys. Hair should be pulled back away from face.

Beginner Ballet and Creative Movement Class

Ages: 4-5 years old

January 18th –May 14th, 2016 (14 week session)

No Classes Weeks of 3/15, 3/22, 3/29

45-minute class

Brookfield Elite: Tuesdays 3:30-4:15pm

River-Glen Elite: Wednesdays 4:30-5:15pm

Introduces young beginners to the discipline of classical ballet using creative movement exercises, ballet barre and center work. Dancers will learn elementary positions of dance and footwork skills including plié and tendu, as well as jumps including echappe, chasses and assemble, and across the floor movements including turns. A required dress code is pink tights, pink leotard and pink ballet slippers (Capiezo or Bloch brand) for girls and black bottoms, black ballet shoes and white top for boys. Hair should be pulled back away from face.

Intermediate Ballet and Tap Combination Class

Ages: 6-9 years old

January 18th –May 14th, 2016 (14 week session)

No Classes Weeks of 3/15, 3/22, 3/29

1-hour class

Brookfield Elite: Tuesdays 4:15-5:15pm

Done River-Glen Elite: Wednesdays 5:15-6:15pm

30 minutes of classical ballet and 30 minutes of tap dance Students will focus on performance and technique. A required dress code is pink tights, pink leotard and pink ballet slippers (Capiezo or Bloch brand). Hair should be pulled back away from face.

Intermediate Irish Dance Class

Ages: 6-9 years old

January 18th –May 14th, 2016 (14 week session)

No Classes Weeks of 3/15, 3/22, 3/29

45-minute class

Brookfield Elite: Thursdays 4:00-4:45pm

River-Glen Elite: Mondays 4:00-4:45pm

An introduction to this culturally rich dance form, which can be danced socially, as done historically in its roots of Ireland, as well as performance based. This class will introduce the technique and style of performance based Irish dancing combined with the skill and grace of ballet and choreography. Dancers will learn solo dances as a group dancing soft shoe including the reel, jig and choreography. Dancers will wear Ghillies, the traditional shoes worn for Irish dance or black ballet slippers (can be ordered online), or black ballet shoes, with white socks, and their choice of leotard and shorts or a skirt.

Hip-Hop Dance Class

Ages: 7-10

January 18th –May 14th, 2016 (14 week session)

No Classes Weeks of 3/15, 3/22, 3/29

45-minute class

Brookfield Elite: Thursdays 4:45-5:30pm

An upbeat and fun 45-minute movement class based on studio Hip-Hop technique.  Dancers will listen to their favorite pop tunes and learn and perform their dance in the recital.  A great option for students just being introduced to dance and looking to get their energy out in a controlled and fun way!  This class incorporates partner work and creative movement exercises.  Dress code consists of Tennis shoes or sneakers are required, leggings or shorts and clothing dancers can move in.

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