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Dance Classes

We know that children who develop an early love for dance and participate in dance classes can gain a lifetime of rewards including more confidence, an appreciation of music and movement and body awareness just to name a few. Our dance classes for kids at the preschool and elementary school levels are a positive outlet for exercise and improving flexibility and coordination, all while having fun!

We offer a variety of dance class styles for boys and girls in ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical and hip-hop. We are committed to providing the best dance education available by emphasizing technical excellence, positive self-esteem, and that early love for dance!

Because we offer a 30-day satisfaction guarantee, your child has the opportunity to try different styles and discover the ones he or she loves best. All of our dance classes for kids hide a program of learning under a child friendly, enjoyable and age appropriate environment.

If you do have any questions, see our Frequently Asked Questions page or call us at (919) 790-9400.

Important Registration Information

Registration note: Upon registration, a registration fee and tuition will be charged to your credit card. For more information regarding our tuition, discount, and make up or drop policies, please see our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page.

Age is determined by the Wake County Public Schools cutoff date of August 31st.

Additional Dance Information

  • Costume fees for Dance Classes for the 2022/2023 session are $89(+tax) for child sizes, and $99(+tax) for adult sizes and are due by November 1st, 2022. Each costume includes a pair of tights. There is a separate costume fee for each class a student is enrolled in.
  • A Recital fee of $95 will be due by Feb 1, 2023, for the 2022/2023 session. The recital fee includes a t-shirt, trophy and contributes to the venue rental and production of the recital. Tickets will be available for purchase prior to the recital. If your child will not participate in the recital, they must submit written notice by Nov 1st, 2022, or will be charged the costume fee.
  • The last day to complete Dance makeup classes is Saturday, April 8th, 2023.

The tentative date for the 2023 Dance Recital is June 10th, 2023. More information will be sent by the program director when available. 

 

Tutu Tots is an introductory dance class for 2-3 year olds. Students will begin to learn basic motor skills as well as learning to thrive in peer interactive environment. Much emphasis will be placed on pre-ballet movement as well as storytelling using the body. Your tiny dancer will enjoy the use of props and fun musical experiences. Tutu Tots will perform one dance in the recital.  Dress Code: Leotard (any color) with or without skirt/tutu; Tights; Pink Ballet Shoes 
 
Minis is intended for dancers ages 4-5 years old. In this class, students are transitioning to a more classical classroom structure in preparation for our traditional combo classes. Mini classes includes beginning ballet/tap or ballet/jazz. Minis will perform a ballet and tap dance at the recital.  Dress Code: Leotard (any color) with or without skirt/tutu; Tights; Pink Ballet Shoes; Black Tap Shoes
 
Little Twisters is designed for kids ages 4-5, and it combines our preschool gymnastics class and our Minis dance class. Students explore gymnastics stations like floor, beam, bars and vault while also learning the beginning fundamentals of ballet. Little Twisters will perform a ballet dance at the recital. Dress Code: Leotard (any color); Pink Ballet Shoes 
 
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Ballet/Jazz Combo class teaches dancers the foundations of ballet by learning proper use of turn out, use of arms (port de bras), and understanding correct body placement. The Jazz section of the class will begin with a warm-up to develop flexibility, strength, core, and coordination, followed by across-the-floor exercises. The rest of the class will be used for center work and combinations. Students in this class will develop flexibility, strength, and coordination with the classical training of ballet and the upbeat nature of jazz. Ballet/Jazz Combo will perform a ballet and jazz dance in the recital.  Dress Code: Black Leotard; Tan or Pink tights; Pink Ballet Shoes; Black Jazz Boot; black dance shorts or black leggings are optional.
 
Jazz/Tap Combo is a class that teaches upbeat rhythmic techniques. The Jazz portion of the class will consist of movements that will develop flexibility, cross-body movement, and expression while learning center and across-the-floor combinations. The Tap portion of the class will teach rhythmic techniques and coordination while learning across the floor and center combinations. This class will have two dances in the recital.
Dress Code: Black Leotard; black dance shorts or black leggings; Black Jazz Boot; Black Mary Jane style Tap Shoes; tights required.
 
Tap/Hip Hop Combo class focuses on various rhythms and sounds through tap and the funky combinations of hip hop. This class begins with a warm-up and moves through across-the-floor progressions. The Hip Hop component of the class is an upbeat class that combines basic hip-hop and jazz movements. The tap portion teaches dancers coordination, and rhythm through percussion of the feet. Tap/Hip Hop Combo will perform a tap and hip hop dance in the recital.  Dress Code: Black Leotard; black dance shorts or black leggings; Black Jazz Boot; Black Mary Jane style Tap Shoes; tights optional.
 
Jazz/Acro Combo teaches dancers jazz techniques and introduces acro and contortion techniques for an energetic dance class experience. Jazz will begin with a warm-up to develop flexibility, strength, core, and coordination, followed by across-the-floor exercises. The rest of the class will be working on tumbling and acrobatic skills. Dress Code: Black Leotard; Black dance shorts or black leggings; Black Jazz Boot; tights optional. No loose-fitting clothing.
 
 
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Contemporary/ Hip Hop Combo is an upbeat class that combines the funkiness of hip-hop and the popular contemporary style. Students will have fun in the Hip Hop portion of class while developing their coordination, rhythm, and self-expression. In Contemporary, dancers will learn a style that fuses both ballet and jazz style while incorporating controlled movement of ballet with the dynamics of jazz and modern Students will develop technical skills, as well as flexibility in this class. Each class will include a stretching and technical warm-up as well as choreography. Contemporary/Hip Hop Combo will perform a contemporary and hip-hop dance in the recital. Dress Code:  Black Leotard; Black dance shorts or black leggings required; Tan Pirouettes (Capezio brand) or Tan Half-Soles (eNeRGy Dance online boutique); Black Jazz Boot; tights optional; t-shirt over Leo is optional for hip hop.  Boys: T-shirt; black athletic or sweat pants; Tan Pirouettes (Capezio brand) or Tan Half-Soles (eNeRGy Dance online boutique); Black Jazz Boot.

Modern/Contemporary Combo is a highly expressive style rooted in principles of ballet and jazz. This class offers students a chance to explore creativity through movement with an emphasis on floor work, jumps, improvisation, and using the whole body in their movement. This class will have one dance in the recital. Dress Code:  Black Leotard; Black dance shorts or black leggings required; Tan Pirouettes (Capezio brand) or Tan Half-Soles (eNeRGy Dance online boutique); Black Jazz Boot; tights optional; t-shirt over Leo is optional for hip hop.  Boys: T-shirt; black athletic or sweat pants; Tan Pirouettes (Capezio brand) or Tan Half-Soles (eNeRGy Dance online boutique); Black Jazz Boot.

​Lyrical/Jazz Combo class teaches Lyrical dance with an emphasis on using movement to relay and tell a story that matches the lyrics while also covering ballet technique. The Jazz section of the class will begin with a warm-up to develop flexibility, strength, core, and coordination, followed by across-the-floor exercises. The rest of the class will be used for center work and combinations. Students in this class will develop flexibility, strength, and coordination with the classical training of ballet and the upbeat nature of jazz. Ballet/Jazz Combo will perform a ballet and jazz dance in the recital.  Dress Code: Black Leotard; Tan or Pink tights; Pink Ballet Shoes; Black Jazz Boot; black dance shorts or black leggings are optional.

Jazz/Acro Combo teaches dancers jazz techniques and introduces acro and contortion techniques for an energetic dance class experience. Jazz will begin with a warm-up to develop flexibility, strength, core, and coordination, followed by across-the-floor exercises. The rest of the class will be working on tumbling and acrobatic skills. Dress Code: Black Leotard; Black dance shorts or black leggings; Black Jazz Boot; tights optional. No loose-fitting clothing.

Broadway Heels is a musical theater-style dance class that incorporates dancing and acting into one! Dancers will learn jazz techniques while also portraying a character or role. Many songs in this style will be from Broadway musicals! Dancers are encouraged to take this class in character shoes that are typically worn in performing arts shows. These students will perform 1-2 dances in the year-end recital. Dress Code: Black Leotard, Tights, and Tan Character Shoes.

Broadway Tap is a musical theater-style Tap class that incorporates dancing and acting into one! Dancers will learn the classic broadway tap technique while also portraying a character or role. Many songs in this style will be from Broadway musicals! Dancers are encouraged to take this class in black lace full sole tap shoes that are typically worn in performing arts shows. These students will perform 1-2 dances in the year-end recital.   Dress Code: Black Leotard, Tights, and Black Lace Full Sole Tap Shoes.

Jazz/POM Combo is a dance class that incorporates the use of cheer poms with jazz techinque! Dancers will learn dance technique in the pom dance style while doing center work, across the floor exercise and combinations. These students will perform 1 dance in the year-end recital. Dress Code: Black leotard, Tights and Black Jazz Boots. Black leggings and dance shorts are optional. 

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Contemporary/ Hip Hop Combo is an upbeat class that combines the funkiness of hip-hop and the popular contemporary style. Students will have fun in the Hip Hop portion of class while developing their coordination, rhythm, and self-expression. In Contemporary, dancers will learn a style that fuses both ballet and jazz style while incorporating controlled movement of ballet with the dynamics of jazz and modern Students will develop technical skills, as well as flexibility in this class. Each class will include a stretching and technical warm-up as well as choreography. Contemporary/Hip Hop Combo will perform a contemporary and hip-hop dance in the recital.  Dress Code: Black Leotard; Black dance shorts or black leggings required; Tan Pirouettes (Capezio brand) or Tan Half-Soles (eNeRGy Dance online boutique); Black Jazz Boot; tights optional; t-shirt over Leo is optional for hip hop.  Boys: T-shirt; black athletic or sweat pants; Tan Pirouettes (Capezio brand) or Tan Half-Soles (eNeRGy Dance online boutique); Black Jazz Boot.

Modern/Contemporary Combo is a highly expressive style rooted in principles of ballet and jazz. This class offers students a chance to explore creativity through movement with an emphasis on floor work, jumps, improvisation, and using the whole body in their movement. This class will have one dance in the recital. Dress Code:  Black Leotard; Black dance shorts or black leggings required; Tan Pirouettes (Capezio brand) or Tan Half-Soles (eNeRGy Dance online boutique); Black Jazz Boot; tights optional; t-shirt over Leo is optional for hip hop.  Boys: T-shirt; black athletic or sweat pants; Tan Pirouettes (Capezio brand) or Tan Half-Soles (eNeRGy Dance online boutique); Black Jazz Boot.

Broadway Heels is a musical theater-style dance class that incorporates dancing and acting into one! Dancers will learn jazz techniques while also portraying a character or role. Many songs in this style will be from Broadway musicals! Dancers are encouraged to take this class in character shoes that are typically worn in performing arts shows. These students will perform 1-2 dances in the year-end recital. Dress Code: Black Leotard, Tights, and Tan Character Shoes (1.5 or 2-inch heels)

Broadway Tap is a musical theater-style Tap class that incorporates dancing and acting into one! Dancers will learn the classic broadway tap technique while also portraying a character or role. Many songs in this style will be from Broadway musicals! Dancers are encouraged to take this class in black lace full sole tap shoes that are typically worn in performing arts shows. These students will perform 1-2 dances in the year-end recital.  Dress Code: Black Leotard, Tights, and Black Lace Full Sole Tap Shoes 

Jazz/POM Combo is a dance class that incorporates the use of cheer poms with jazz techinque! Dancers will learn dance technique in the pom dance style while doing center work, across the floor exercise and combinations. These students will perform 1 dance in the year-end recital. Dress Code: Black leotard, Tights and Black Jazz Boots. Black leggings and dance shorts are optional. 

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Shop our Online eNeRGy Dance Boutique for attire delivered directly to your door!