2014/15 Class Schedule

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ENROLLMENT IS CLOSED FOR THE 2014/15 dance season. The Summer 2015 schedule is now available; and the 2015/16 schedule will be available by April. Please check back for updates. Happy dancing!

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Summer dance classes are a good way to practice fundamentals, try out dance classes, or just to do something fun and healthy. Summer session is only 6-weeks long (July 6th through August 12th) Enroll your child in Summer dance class and camps at Dance City today!
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Acro dance is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It is defined by its athletic character, its unique choreography, which seamlessly blends dance and acrobatics and its use of acrobatics in a dance context.

Dance City is proud to include the Acrobatic Arts curriculum!
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Ballet is a classical form of dance with emphasis on body alignment, control, precision and grace. Develop the fundamentals of dance through classical barré, center work and progressions. Ballet is strongly recommended for all serious dancers because it provides the basic foundation for all other forms of dance.

Dance City is Proud to include the American Ballet Theatre® Curriculum!

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Combination classes are designed to give the young dancer an opportunity to discover and explore different types of dance in one class. They typically incorporate movement and basic ballet. Depending on the class, combination classes may combine ballet and tap, ballet and jazz, jazz and tap or tap and hip hop. When a student chooses to concentrate on a particular dance style the individual classes in tap, jazz, hip hop or ballet are recommended.

Our "Intro to Dance" classes focus on creative movement to build the necessary gross motor skills needed for primary dance instruction. We use fun, upbeatmusic to learn basic skills like hopping, skipping, jumping,galloping and balance coordination. Students will learn basic ballet steps including plies, tendu,releve and other introductory dance steps.



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Hip Hop is a street dance style that has evolved as a part of the Hip Hop culture and primarily danced to Hip Hop music. Can include a wide array of styles such as Breaking, Popping, Locking, Krumping and House dance.


"If You're Happy and You Know It," Hip Hop dance routine from our June 2012 recital

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Jazz dance combines stylistic movement with intricate rhythms and body isolations. It also includes leaps and turns as well as upbeat combinations of movement. Jazz technique is designed to increase body control and coordination and continues to be an essential element of musical theatre choreography, where it may be interwoven with other dance styles as appropriate for a particular show. Jazz dancing can be seen in shows such as West Side Story and Damn Yankees. Famous jazz dancers include Bob Fosse, Gwen Verdon, Jerome Robbins and Gus Giordano.

*Please note that this category includes Musical Theatre


"Witch Doctor" Jazz routine from our 2012 recital


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Lyrical is a fusion of Ballet and Jazz dance. Uses dance to interpret the emotion of music. Movement is meant to show the meaning of the music and tell a story. Lyrical dance has a poetic, expressive quality characterized by or expressing spontaneous, direct feeling. Choreography is meant to express deep personal emotions while being highly rhapsodic and enthusiastic.


"Better Days" Lyrical dance from 2012 recital

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The name comes from the tapping sound made when the small metal plates on the dancer's shoes touch a hard surface. This lively, rhythmic tapping makes the performer not just a dancer, but also a percussive musician. Tap is a style of American theatrical dance using precise rhythmical patterns of foot movement and audible foot tapping. What is now called "Jazz dance" evolved from Tap dance, so both dance styles have many moves in common.



Dance City is proud to offer a number of performance opportunities for dancers through our Dance City Performance Team . Click here for more information


Working with Kathy, students learn to sing all phrases of a song with good breath control and with accurate pitch and rhythm. Students learn correct posture and diction, and learn exercises for extending their singing range and controlling the tone of their voice.


30-minute private lessons with Kathy: $30


Click here to enroll or contact Kathy directly at kathylessons@gmail.com to schedule a session.

Have you always wanted to Ballroom dance? Now's your chance!

Get ready for those parties, weddings, cruises, and fun nights on the town! Learn a new life-long skill, meet great people, and burn calories the fun way!

Schedule a Private Lesson Package or sign up for a group class and learn your favorite Smooth, Rhythm, and Swing dance styles. Not only will you study the steps, you'll also learn tips and techniques that will take your dancing to the next level.

You can choose to learn any of the following dance styles in your lessons:
Waltz, Viennese Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Salsa, Merengue, Cha-Cha, Rumba, Samba, Argentine Tango, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Mambo, Night Club Two Step, Quickstep, Polka, and Hustle.

For a current list of Amy's class offerings, or to book a private lesson, please contact Amy directly at atranchida@hotmail.com or 586-801-0465.

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