Children and Teens Program

Annual Program Curriculum

ANNUAL PROGRAM CURRICULUM

Dancers must be 3 by September 15, 2018

Ballet/Tap Combo introduces rhythm and musicality, elementary ballet and tap skills, weight shifting, and imaginative movements referencing animals and nature.

Hip-Hop (45 min class) focuses on the popular urban style of dance. Class work consists of a cardio and strength building warm-up, stretching and developing a vocabulary of steps and combinations.

Dancers must be 5 by December 31, 2018

Please choose one or more of the following classes:

Ballet/Tap Combo (1hr 15 min class) builds upon rhythm and musicality, elementary to intermediate ballet and tap skills, weight shifting, and imaginative movements referencing animals and nature.

Hip-Hop (45 min class) focuses on the popular urban style of dance. Class work consists of a cardio and strength building warm-up, stretching and developing a vocabulary of steps and combinations.

Ballet focuses on the foundations of proper body alignment, technique, and vocabulary. In this class dancers develop flexibility, coordination, and confidence. Int-Adv classes require attendance at placement class.

Tap (45 min class) combines rhythm and coordination to make music with the feet and body. Students will learn the basics of tap technique and musicality.

Dancers must be 7 by December 31, 2018

Ballet focuses on the foundations of proper body alignment, technique, and vocabulary. In this class dancers develop flexibility, coordination, and confidence. Int-Adv classes require attendance at placement class.

Jazz incorporates foundations of proper body alignment, technique, flexibility and classic jazz dance vocabulary with an upbeat rhythm-based style. Int-Adv classes require attendance at placement class.

Musical Theater Dance builds on the fundamentals of jazz technique while adding elements of acting and storytelling in the classic Broadway style. 

Tap combines rhythm and coordination to make music with the feet and body. Students will learn the basics of tap technique and musicality. 

Hip-Hop focuses on the popular urban style of dance. Class work consists of a cardio and strength building warm-up, stretching and developing a vocabulary of steps and combinations. Intermediate level classes are for dancers with 2-3 years of experience.

Breaking is a style of street dance which focus primarily on four types of movement: top rock, down rock, power moves, and freezes. This class combines fundamentals of these skills with hip-hop foundations.

Jumps & Turns builds upon classic ballet and jazz technique with a focus on across the floor progressions to build skill and understanding of leaps, turns, and floorwork.

Dancers must be 10 by December 31, 2018

Ballet focuses on the foundations of proper body alignment, technique, and vocabulary. In this class dancers develop flexibility, coordination, and confidence. 

Jazz incorporates foundations of proper body alignment, technique, flexibility and classic jazz dance vocabulary with an upbeat rhythm-based style.

Musical Theater Dance builds on the fundamentals of jazz technique while adding elements of acting and storytelling in the classic Broadway style. 

Tap combines rhythm and coordination to make music with the feet and body. Students will learn the basics of tap technique and musicality. .

Hip-Hop focuses on the popular urban style of dance. Class work consists of a cardio and strength building warm-up, stretching and developing a vocabulary of steps and combinations

Breaking is a style of street dance which focus primarily on four types of movement: top rock, down rock, power moves, and freezes. This class combines fundamentals of these skills with hip-hop foundations.

Acro incorporates elements of both jazz and acrobatics instruction focusing on flexibility, tumbling, strength, and technique with an upbeat rhythm-based style

Lyrical is a style that builds upon a foundation of classical ballet technique with an emphasis on finding freedom in the movement.  Dancers focus on understanding the dynamics and initiation of the movement along with a sense of breath, musicality, and connection to a story.

Jumps & Turns builds upon classic ballet and jazz technique with a focus on across the floor progressions to build skill and understanding of leaps, turns, and floorwork.

Contemporary is a fusion of ballet, modern, and jazz technique that incorporates artistry and improvisation to create unconventional shapes, dynamics, and musicality.

Latin Jazz is a high energy class where students explore the rich diversity of traditional Latin dance styles through movement and rhythm.

 

Trial Class Policy

Are you trying to decide which class to register for? If you are still undecided, we invite you to participate in a trial class!  Come try a class of your choice for a fee of $35.  If you decide to then register for that class, your trial fee will be deducted from your tuition!

  • All trial classes must be scheduled ahead of time. Please email [email protected] (W45) or [email protected] (W65) to schedule. 
  • All participants will pay on-site on the day of the class. 
  • No trial classes will be permitted after October 19, 2018
  • No trial classes are permitted for any class that has a wait list.

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  • Broadway Dance Center
  • Children & Teens • Times Square
  •   322 W 45th St • NYC, NY 10036
  •   [email protected]
  •   212-582-9304 (phone)
  •   212-977-2202 (fax)

 

  • Children & Teens • Lincoln Center
  • 37 W65th St • NYC, NY 10023
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  •   212-457-0035 (phone)