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Rhythm & Rhymes

Age:  3 year olds

This is the class for our youngest dancers - the 3 year olds. This class consists of basic coordination skills, singing and creative movement all incorporated with music. No technical ballet is taught at this age because the young dancer's body is not yet developed for strict training. (30 minute class)

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Elementary Tap & Ballet

Grades: 1st & 2nd

Parents really begin to see the reasons for pre-school classes at this age. Our dancer makes a big transition from pre-school "baby work" to a more advanced level of tap & ballet. The classes are more disciplined & dance structured. The dance education is more challenging. (1 hour class)

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Hip Hop

Grades: 3rd & up

A high impact class combining fun & energetic moves mixed with up-tempo music! Consists of freestyle dance with quick choreography.  (45 minutes)

 

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Pre-School Tap & Ballet

Grades:  Pre-K & K

Many coordination, rhythm & balance skills are taught which give a great foundation for a technical dance education. We introduce pre-ballet and pre-tap skills in a very fun atmosphere. All of our pre-schoolers enjoy many exercise games, finger plays, and fun songs that help produce a love of dance. (1 hour class)

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Combo Tap, Ballet
& Jazz

Grades:  3rd - 8th

These dancers are involved in serious dance instruction in the areas of all ballet, tap and jazz work. The class is held in a strict, disciplined atmosphere which consists of stretching, barre, center floor, across the floor, and much technical work.
(90 minute class)

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Contemporary

Grades:  6th & up

A class focusing on using total body movement & creative freedom to express emotions through dance. (45 minutes)

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Pre-
Jazz

Grades:  K, 1st & 2nd

Dancers must be enrolled in regular tap & ballet class to learn the fundamentals of dance which is needed for this pre-jazz class.  This class is optional. Pre-jazz gives those dance-minded younger dancers the opportunity to take another class each week.  These dancers will dance to more up-beat music. (30 minute class)

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Pointe
Ballet

Ages: 12 years & up

For the serious ballet student. She must be at least 12 years old, sometimes older, depending on her ballet education, maturity & self-discipline, strength and ability. Qualification are individualized. We encourage every qualified dancer to try for at least a year for the experience.  (30 minutes)

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High School

Grades:  9th - 12th

Class choices
Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Contemporary
(individual 45 minute classes)


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Shows & Recitals

  • Christmas Show:
    • All dancers Pre-K and up will participate.
    • No costumes purchased for this show.
    • 4 guests per dancer allowed.
    • Rhythm & Rhymes - 3 year old class - will have a visitor day in December.
  • Spring Recital:
    • Annual recital held at Carrollton High School.
    • No admission fee.
    • All dancers participate.
    • Great opportunity for students to show off all their hard work.
    • Fees outlined below.

Costs

  • Registration Fee: $30 ($20 if paid by first week of June) - non-refundable
  • Monthly tuition due by the 10th of each month (September  through May).  See breakdown below.
  • Class Uniform Package - approximately $50 per child.
  • Shoes will be available for purchase in August from DanceMaxx Dancewear.
  • Recital Fee $100 per family due in February 10th to cover the expenses of the shows (includes dance recital T-shirt and recital DVD.)
  • Pictures: optional for purchase in April.

Costume Fees

  • No costumes will be ordered until costume fee has been paid in full.
  • Costume fees can be paid at anytime in September or October and are due in full by November 1.
  • Each dancer will purchase 1 to 4 recital costumes (varies with Age & Number of Classes Enrolled In).
  • Fees vary based on age:
    • 3 year olds: $60 - Due by November 1st.
    • 4 year olds - 2nd/3rd grade (one hour class): $100 (2 in 1 costume) - Due by November 1st.
    • 2nd/3rd grade- 5th/6th grade (90 minute class): $150 (3 in one costume) - Due by November 1st.
    • Hip Hop: $60 - Due by November 1st
    • Contemporary: $60 - Due by October 1st.
    • Middle/High School Costumes: $70 per class - Must pay a costume deposit of $150 by October 1st. The balance will be due December 10th.

Monthly Tuition

  • Monthly payments (9 installments) due by the 10th of each month beginning in September – to avoid $10 late fee.
  • Family discount: Less $5/month for each additional child enrolled
  • Tuition is based on the total season, not number of classes per month.

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