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CHILDREN/TEEN OPEN TRACK


Overview

    The Children/Teen Open Track offers dance classes for children ages 6 to 18 years old. The program allows students to build their own schedule of classes based on their interests and desired commitment level. Styles offered include Ballet, Tap, Contemporary, and Hip Hop. All classes meet once per week, but students are encouraged to add different styles or levels to complement and challenge their own training. Age ranges for classes are kept narrow at the younger levels to keep students working at the most appropriate level for their physical and emotional needs. Age ranges widen at the older levels to allow students ample time to work through bigger concepts and class material.

Academic Year Classes

    Ballet (6 - 18 years)

      The School at Peridance Ballet program works through careful alignment and coordination to create a strong ballet foundation. Students study proper placement, coordination and musicality at age appropriate levels. At teen levels, dancers are encouraged to take multiple ballet classes per week.


    Tap (6 - 18 years)

      The School at Peridance Tap program follows a rhythm tap curriculum. Emphasis at the lower levels is put on musicality, understanding rhythm and producing clean sounds. At the higher levels, dancers explore their own artistry and complement their technical training with improvisation. Advanced Tap students are eligible to audition for SynKopate, the School at Peridance's student tap company.

    Contemporary (7 - 18 years)

      The School at Peridance Contemporary program combines elements of jazz and modern techniques. Emphasis at the lower levels is put on proper body alignment, coordination and flexibility. As students age through the program, attention is brought to transitions, musicality, and artistry. Dancers in the contemporary track are encouraged to also train in ballet.


    Hip Hop (6 - 18 years)

      The School at Peridance Hip Hop program begins with Intro 2 Hip Hop to familiarize students with hip hop foundation including bounce, rock and grooves. From ages 6 to 18, students are able to study different street dance styles including Breaking, Lite Feet, and Reggaeton/Hip Hop. In this program, students will build upon the foundation /history and vocabulary unique to each style.

Tuition

    Please note, there are NO REFUNDS once registrations and fees are processed and paid. TUITION AND FEES ARE NON REFUNDABLE.

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Performance Opportunities

    Please see the academic calendar for tentative performance dates.

    Note that spring tuition will include a costume fee. All concert tickets will be sold online through Peridance's website.

    All Pre Level Students (Pre Ballet, Pre Tap, Intro 2 Hip Hop (6-8)) are invited to participate in the Creative Concert held at the end of Spring Semester. This end of the year concert builds upon technique and skills learned during the fall semester.

    All Level I - III and Teen Level I - III classes (Ballet, Tap, Contemporary, Hip Hop) are invited to participate in the Annual Concert held at the end of Spring Semester. This end of the year concert builds upon technique and skills learned during the fall semester.

     



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