Classes

Class Attire...

All dancers will present a classic appearance that is appropriate & conservative while allowing personal comfort. The instructors want to clearly see the beautiful lines of our dancers & not be distracted by their apparel.

Ballet

Females:  All classes pink tights & pink ballet shoes.

                     Any solid color leotard.

                     

Males:     All classes white or black ballet shoes.

                    White socks.

                    Any color leotard or t-shirt.

                    Black jazz pants or black tights.

Jazz & Modern

               Any solid color leotard

                  Any solid color leggings, footless tights or black jazz pants

                  Beginning Jazz - tan jazz shoes preferred

                  Jazz sneakers must be approved by instructor.

Hip Hop

                Jazz sneakers

                   Appropriate dance attire.

                   Instructor will discuss specifics at first class.

Tap

              Do not buy tap shoes before the first class.

                 SSD may have a pair that you can borrow.

Teen/Adult Division.....

Ballet

The foundation for all other dance forms offers disciplined training in classical ballet style, technique & vocabulary with emphasis on correct body alignment & proper use of weight-bearing muscles & joints.

Beginning/Continuing

Non-performing



Intermediate/Advanced​

Non-performing

 

Modern

An asymmetrical form of ballet which stresses the torso as the source of movement with emphasis on creative improvisations, locomotor movement & imaginatiave exploration of the body in space.

Beginning

Jazz 

The Giordano technique with emphasis on rhythm, coordination, fast movement, composition, strength & style.

Beginning/Continuing

Non-performing

Hip Hop

Movement that has elements of poppin', lockin' & breakin' as well as free style movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style.

Beginning/Continuing

Tap

Focus is placed on the study of broadway-style & rhythmic tap. Tap develops rhythm, balance, strength & a dancer's versatility and has many phsyiological as well as cognitive benefits.

Beginning

Senior Ballet Division.....
Placement by instructor.

Ballet

The foundation for all other dance forms offers disciplined training in classical ballet style, technique & vocabulary with emphasis on correct body alignment & proper use of weight-bearing muscles & joints.

Intermediate III​

Beginning Pointe

MUST take a minimum of two ballet classes per week; not including pointe

Advanced

Intermediate Pointe 

MUST take a minimum of two ballet classes per week; not including pointe

Advanced Pointe 

MUST take a minimum of two ballet classes per week; not including pointe

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