Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms. Using precise movements, this technique provides the grace, poise, and technique needed to be proficient in all other dance forms. From beginning to advanced levels, our ballet classes focus on posture, flexibility, natural turnout, fitness, balance, and self-confidence. The unique structure of our ballet classes helps mold our young ballerinas into role models.
Pointe and Repertoire classes are offered to our students as they transition into intermediate and advanced levels.
Pre-Ballet begins at 20 month-3 years of age and offers our youngest dancers an opportunity to explore movement and music accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Beginning Ballet offers young dancers ages 3-4 years an opportunity to explore movement and learn about the wonderful world of dance. Our skilled and creative instructors use games, stories, and songs to teach balance, rhythm, movement, coordination, and basic ballet steps.
Ballet I introduces basic Ballet vocabulary and technique to our students ages 5-6 years in a fun and enjoyable setting. Emphasis is placed on coordination, musicality, rhythm, and concentration while exploring space and enjoying movement.
Acro-Tumbling combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. Strong emphasis is placed on proper technique of acrobatic basics and fundamentals. Classes will work on coordination, flexibility, confidence and strength building and more.
Hip-Hop incorporates a variety of old and new urban dance styles. Our high-energy, performance quality classes are packed full of dynamic choreography, isolations, stamina, and fun. We seasonally bring in professional hip-hop dancers and choreographers from LA and NY to expose our students to the most up to date moves and styles.
Tap classes from beginning to advanced are taught by skillful instructors whose love for tap is heard in their every move. Our energetic and exciting classes focus on mind-to-foot connections and unique rhythm offering various styles and combinations.
Contemporary dance combines ballet and modern techniques through organic movements using unrestricted lines. Our contemporary classes are an empowering fusion of technique, strength, musicality, acro, self-expression, and emotion.
Jazz is a very distinct style of dance that is constantly growing and evolving. From beginning to advanced levels, our classes focus on the fundamentals such as isolations, developing complex rhythms and movements, and more. From Fosse to contemporary styles, we include proper warm-ups, stretching, across-the-floor progressions, and intricate upbeat combinations. As students progress, classes become increasingly more detailed and complex.
Musical Theater offers Broadway-style choreography, show stopping stage techniques, learning how to act and perform with confidence and more. Our musical theatre classes are not just for the aspiring dancer but also for all up and coming stars. Focusing on song-and-dance numbers using a variety of show favorites, past and present.
Do you have a young artist that is interested in More Dance, More Music, Performance Opportunities and More Fun?!
PALISADES PERFORMING DANCE COMPANY ~ Ages 5 & Up:
Palisades Studio Kids Performing Company is designed for Boys & Girls (Ages 5 to 12) who have a passion to learn more by performing. Interested candidates do not need to feel as if they are proficient or extraordinary in any specific dance technique. This is designed to build self-confidence and develop artistic growth by performing at multiple venues and events in the community.
Minimum of 4 classes per week:
1 Ballet Class
1 (Hip-Hop or Tap or Tumbling or Musical Theater)
2 Hours of Company Class on Fridays
PALISADES HIPHOP DANCE TEAM ~ Ages 7 & Up:
This opportunity will accelerate your young dancer’s training as well as give them performance opportunities to grow in their self-confidence and stage presence.
Dancers will become proficient in a variety of Hip-Hop styles and musical influences.
The Hip Hop Dance Company will be performing on a regular basis at nearby events, festivals, school assemblies, senior citizen homes, etc.
Performance dates and venues are still being determined.
Minimum 2 Hip-Hop Classes per week.
DANCE TEAM TUITION FEES:
The only additional fees will be any costume fees that are required for performance and are yet to be determined.
Tuition payments are received once per Term and are due upon registration. The Fall term begins on Monday Aug 29th. Students are welcome to join anytime throughout the duration of the term. In the event that a participant joins after the start of the term, tuition will be prorated accordingly.
*NO REFUNDS ARE PERMITTED*
An installment plan option is available upon email request and will incur an additional fee of $35 Installment fee .
- Discounts are given for Multiple Classes -
5% discount is automatically applied when registering for 2 classes.
8% discount is automatically applied when registering for 3 classes.
10% discount is automatically applied when registering for 4 OR More classes.
Makeup classes are available upon request. The participant may attend any other class in their appropriate age category and must be approved by a Director or Instructor. Missed classes are non-refundable and makeup classes must be scheduled within the same term. Class credits are not permitted for future terms or for private lessons or summer camps.
*NO REFUNDS ARE PERMITTED*
Parent Observation is an opportunity for parents to observe their child’s progress in class. Observations are scheduled for one week in the Fall and one week in the Spring Students and parents are notified two weeks prior to these dates.
Recital tentative dates are scheduled for the weekend of May 19th-21st 2023