Dance Class Information
Creative Movement: Beginner movement and tumbling class for 2 & 3 year olds, 45 mins. Students will explore movement with basic ballet, basic tumbling, and imagination. Girls are required to wear pink or black leotard, tights, and pink ballet shoes. NO SKIRTS unless it is sown into leotard. Hair must be pulled back in bun or ponytail. Boys are required to wear black or white fitted shirt with shorts. No lose clothing is allowed. NO GYM SHORTS OR T-SHIRT
Combo Tap/ Ballet/ Acrobats: 45 minute - 90 minute class for ages 3 - 6. Combo class of tap and ballet, ballet and acrobat, or tap, ballet, and acrobat. Ballet skills help to develop grace, body alignment, and technique from their feet and up. Tap training develops the dancers rhythm and precision. Acro will develop balance with both the feet and arms. Acro will develop upper body strength and flexibility. Girls are required to wear pink or black leotard, tights, nude taps, and pink ballet shoes. NO SKIRTS unless it is sown itto leotard. Hair must be pulled back in bun or ponytail. Boys are required to wear black or white fitted shirt and cotton pants or shorts. No lose clothing is allowed. NO GYM SHORTS OR T-SHIRT
Ballet/ Contemporary/ Acro: 1hr 45 minute class for ages 7 and up. Dancers will learn classic ballet on barre, across the floor technique, contemporary movement, and the grace of floor acrobats Students are required to wear black leotard, nude tights, and nude paws or slippers. Warm ups are optional. Hair must be pulled back. Guys are required to wear black or white fitted shirt and comfortable pants or shorts. NO GYM SHORTS OR T-SHIRT
Jazz/ Hip Hop: 1hr 15 minute class for ages 7 and up. Dancers will learn both styles of Jazz technique and Hip Hop. Students are required to wear leotard or fitted top, nude tights, fitted dance pants, and nude jazz bootie. Hair pulled back. Guys are required to wear black or white fitted shirt and comfortable pants or shorts. NO GYM SHORTS OR T-SHIRT
Cheernastics: Gymnastics class geared toward jumps and tumbling skills needed for cheerleading. Gym leotard or cotton shorts and fitted top must be worn. No shoes required.
Acro Dance: Acro dance is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. Acro is an especially challenging dance style for dancers as it requires them to be trained in dance, flexibility, and gymnastic skills. Students are required to wear black leotard or biketard.
Competition: 1hr 15minute class for ages 7 and up. To enroll in competition class you must also be enrolled in a Jazz/ Hip Hop class or a Ballet/ Contemp/ Acro class.
Competition 1 requirements: Single pirouette turn, leap, 1+ years completed at CDC. Competition 2 requirements: Double pirouette turn, leap, 2+ years completed at CDC. Competition 3 requirements: Triple pirouette turn, 2nd position leap, 1 year of Jazz/ Hip Hop completed, and 1 year of Contemporary completed. To be in Competition 3 you must be enrolled in both Jazz/ Hip Hop and Ballet/ Contemporary/ Acro for 2017-2018 dance year. Ms. Mandy will place each dancer in the suitable competition level. Competition team is a competitive activity. Dancers will learn a routine then travel to competitions to be judged on their ability as a group. Please note that there will be extra cost and fees for competition team. Each competition has an enrollment fee. You will be responsible for getting your dancer to and from competitions.