Dance Davidson -

Now registering for 2017-18 classes.

Classes
 
Creative Movement I  
(Ages 3 - 4)
This program introduces the young child to the wonderful world of dance through stimulating instruction. We challenge the child’s imagination while teaching muscle coordination and control, muscular patterning, musicality, rhythm and flexibility. Creative Movement classes meet once a week for 45 minutes.
 
Dress code for Creative Movement I
Girls - solid plain black leotard (no skirt attached), pale pink tights, blue sock on right foot, pink sock on left foot, hair up in a neat secure bun with bobby pins and a hair net around the bun, pink ballet shoes with elastic. Boys – solid white t-shirt, black tights or shorts or sweatpants, white socks, black ballet shoes with elastic.



Creative Movement II   (Age 4, second year students only)
Pre-ballet/pre-jazz. This program is a slightly more advanced and structured version of Creative Movement I.


 
Dress code for Creative Movement II
Girls – solid plain black leotard (no skirt attached), pale pink tights, blue sock on right foot, pink sock on left foot, hair up in a neat secure bun with bobby pins and a hair net around the bun, pink ballet shoes with elastic. Boys – solid white t-shirt, black tights or shorts or sweatpants, white socks, black ballet shoes with elastic.




Combination Classes   (Ages 5 - 8)
Students ages 5-8 are required to take a combination class of basics – classical ballet and tap. Students ages 5-8 may take a jazz class, but only as a 2nd class. Students ages 9 and older may take single classes of ballet or tap or jazz or modern or Hip Hop.

If you are new to Dance Davidson, please contact Terilynne Knox to discuss class level and options.


 
Dress code for Combination Classes
Girls – solid plain black leotard (no skirt attached), pale pink tights, hair up in a neat secure bun with bobby pins and a hair net around the bun, pink ballet shoes with elastic, black tap shoes must have elastic or velcro, not ribbon.  Boys – solid white t-shirt, black tights or sweatpants, white socks, black ballet shoes with elastic, black tap shoes.




Ballet   (Ages 8 & older)
Enter the romantic world of classical ballet. Develop a more beautiful body through the great traditional ballet exercises, taught with careful attention to the individual student’s physical and emotional needs. A solid ballet technique will serve as an invaluable foundation for almost any other kind of dancing, and, at the very least, will give the student a strong and graceful body.

If you are new to Dance Davidson, please contact Terilynne Knox to discuss class level and options.
 
Dress code for Classical Ballet
Girls - solid plain black leotard (no skirt attached), pale pink tights, hair up in a neat secure bun with bobby pins and a hair net around the bun, pink ballet shoes with elastic.  Boys - solid white t-shirt, black tights or sweatpants, white socks, black ballet shoes with elastic.






 
Pointe & Pre-pointe   (Ages 9 & older)
All Pointe and Pre-pointe students must take 2 additional ballet classes per week and must be approved by the instructor or director.

If you are new to Dance Davidson, please contact Terilynne Knox to discuss class level and options.


 
Dress code for Pointe & Pre-pointe
Solid plain black leotard, Skirts may be worn, pale pink tights, hair up in a neat secure bun with bobby pins and a hair net around the bun,. Pointe shoes may be worn when approved by the instructor. Demi-pointe shoes should be worn in Pre-pointe classes.
These classes must be assigned by an instructor or director.












Modern and Contemporary Dance   (Ages 9 - adult)

Modern

The study of various techniques developed by 20th century masters like Limon, Graham and Horton. Strong emphasis on placement, alignment and movement quality.

Contemporary Dance

Contemporary dance is the blending of different dance styles (ballet, modern, jazz, etc) stressing versatility and self-expression. Contemporary dancers focus on awareness of space and body movement, use of body weight, and efficiency of muscle use and safe body alignment.  Contemporary dance encourages natural, spontaneous movement and personal interpretation. It focuses on self-expression, awareness of space and body movement, use of body weight, efficiency of muscle use and safe body alignment.
 
If you are new to Dance Davidson, please contact Terilynne Knox to discuss class level and options.

Dress code for Modern & Contemporary Dance
black leotard, black footless tights, leggings or black jazz pants. Hair must be pulled back into a neat, secure ponytail.


Musical Theatre (Ages 8 & older)
Lights, curtain, jazz hands! This class will introduce the various styles featured in the American Broadway musical, exploring age appropriate performance forms from vaudeville to Disney. Students will learn to entertain & communicate emotion through words, music & movement. With a little bit of group singing & a lot of dance, we will experiment with different varieties of dance (such as tap, jazz, Fosse, ballroom, street, ballet & international styles), along with acting & developing a character. From musical comedies (like Shrek) to rock musicals (like Rent) to powerful classics (like Les Miserables), students will have fun & obtain a confident stage presence that will transfer to all other types of performance & public presentation.


Dress code for Musical Theatre 
Wear comfortable clothing that students can move in, may wear ballet shoes, jazz shoes, or bare feet.  Hair needs to be pulled off of face.



Tap (Ages 8 & older)
Tap Dance is a unique, American Art Form, which, like the American experience, combines a wide selection of ethnic influences to create a new dance. Tap Dancing stresses rhythm and sound and fosters discipline and precision, giving the student a sense of freedom and creativity.

If you are new to Dance Davidson, please contact Terilynne Knox to discuss class level and options.


 
Dress code for Tap
black leotard, black tights or black jazz pants. Hair must be pulled back into a neat, secure ponytail. Black tap shoes must have elastic or velcro, not ribbon.  Black jazz oxfords with taps may be worn.
 
Jazz   (Ages 5 & older)
Hip Hop (ages 10 & older)
(Students ages 5-8 are required to attend a combination class in addition to jazz class). Jazz is an exciting, energetic dance form and style that has changed as our popular music has changed. Classes include warm-up, center technique, jazz patterns and routines. Skills, such as balance, coordination, rhythm and dynamic levels of movement, are developed to popular music.

If you are new to Dance Davidson, please contact Terilynne Knox to discuss class level and options.
 
Dress code for Jazz
black leotard, black tights, leggings or black jazz pants. Hair must be pulled back into a neat, secure ponytail, black jazz shoes.

Online Registration for current students.
New students, please contact Terilynne Knox to discuss class level and options.

  
 
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