Ballet, Tap & Jazz: Age 5 - 7 years A class based on Ballet & Tap technique and terminology, with an introduction to Jazz movements, in a fun and creative atmosphere. Students are introduced to Classical music, as well as fun movement songs for learning mime, role play and rhythm. Props are used to help them work on fine and gross motor skills. Tap exercises help dancers focus on rhythm. Jazz will explore their creative sides with upbeat music and themes.
Students must be 5 by August 1 of the current dance year (for Fall/Spring) to enroll in this class. This age range participates in the Spring recital. They perform a Ballet dance in the fairy tale ballet, as well as a Tap combination, and being part of a Jazz finale. Only one costume is required.
Attire: Our class uniforms are included with the registration fee and include a black sparkle skirted leotard, ballet pink dance tights, leather ballet slippers and tan slip on tap shoes - all attire must be purchased through the studio. Hair should be secured neatly away from the face in a ponytail, braid, or bun. Boys: Boys should wear a solid color t-shirt or any studio t-shirt with black shorts or pants, black ballet slippers, and black slip-on tap boots - shoes for boys are included with their registration fee.