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Class Descriptions

 

La PetiteDancers:: 1/2 Hour Ages 2 Young Dancers will explore the joy of dance in a safe, nurturing environment throughstructuredyplay,& storytelling & movement. Parents may be asked to join in..

 

CreativeMovement:: 45 Minutes, Age 3 & 4 (2 Year Program)

Exploring the fundamental concepts of dance. The young student develops basic dance skills while experiencing the joy of self expression through developmentally appropriate story, play & movement, developing a creative & expressive future dancer. Primary Ballet positions and steps are covered as well.

 

Combo ClassBallet,:Tap & Creative:  One Hour, Ages 5 & 6

Combination class. Students are introduced to the fundamentals of Ballet, Tap &Creative..

Basic positions ofBallet, & the rhythm of Tap are introduced andexplored, while still allowing for the freedom of movement and the joy of self expression through dance..

 

Ballet & Pointe: Length of Class Varies, Ages 7 &up, Pointe ages 11 & Up.p

Based on Vaganova technique with elements from Cechetti & Danish Style. Students learn correct posture,  alignment, grace & musicality. The foundation of all technical dance styles. *Pointe class requires two Ballet technique classes per week & permission of instructor. *Pointe Classes may or may not perform depending o  enrollment & ability of class as a whole.

 

Jazz: One Hour, Ages 7 & up

A classic American form of dance employing Ballet & Modern dance as it’s foundation.

Develops strength through center barre & stretch, culminating in traveling & center combinations.

 

Tap: One Hour, Ages 7 & up

A blend of Rhythm & Jazz Tap with an emphasis on melodic phrasing. Students learn vocabulary & vernacular steps. Classes include barre work, traveling & center combinations. Students are encouraged to improvise and apply dynamics.

 

Modern Dance:LengtheVaries,, Ages 7 & up

Students will develop an understanding of balance & continuity of movement, release & contraction, fall & recovery, the range & dynamics of movement and learn improvisation techniques applicable to choreography. The primary focus of many college dance programs

LyricalLDance::One Hour: Ages 8 & Up

 A beautiful style of Dance combinig the elements of Ballet, Modern & Jazz. A concurrent Ballet class is required Using music to give expression to the movement. Previous experience needed. Concurrent Ballet Class highly recommended..

Acrobatic:Dance:  One Hour, Ages 7 & Up

A blend of dance technique & gymnastics. Students learn basic tumbling, extensions & contortions in this athletic class. Flexible, strong & daring students work best in this class. Leotard, tights and bare feetrequired..

 

 

 

Musical Theatre & CABARET: One Hour, Ages 7 & Up

A fun, fast paced class focused on vocals, musical theatre style dance & acting through theatre games & improvisational exercises. Outgoing Triple Threats needed for this Broadway inspired class! Additional Jazz, Tap or Ballet class encouraged for technique
Cabaret
is an Advanced Musical Theatre class ages 12+

 

HIP-HOP: One Hour, Ages 7 & up

Learn the latest street moves seen in music videos & danced by your

favorite Hip-Hop artists! An additional technique class is recommended to advance to the higher levels.

BREAK DANCE & Urban Fusion: Workshops Only: Ages TBD

All aspects  of Hip-Hopexplored  with dynamic floors moves, twists & turnsgalore! Dancers  will focus on learning the 6 step, dance battles & more! Workshops available throughout the year.
Please call 603.924.8900 for more information and dates.

 

Youth Dance Company (YDC): Ages 8+

Acceptance through audition & invitation.YDC provides performance opportunities beyond the year end performance. A wonderful community of dancers committed to furthering their dance education and focusing on choreography &performance, fully accepting of all dancers atmosphere. YDC Dancers are required to take 2-3 classes per week, age dependant.
A Not for Profit Organization, funded through ticket sales and fundraising.

Please call for more infomation.

 

ADUCO:ADUCO is a Professional Dance Company: Ages 18+

MAMA is excited to be starting the second year of ADUCO! A professional dance company under the umbrella of MAMA. Dancers and choreographers may audition or submit a DVD of their performance or work  by calling 603.924.8900.