Classical technique is taught in our ballet classes with emphasis on proper body, foot, and arm placement. As a student progresses, more complicated combinations, turns, and leaps are included in the program. Ballet students will perform at the annual Dance Revue in June. Students who compete must be enrolled in at least one ballet class […]
Our jazz dance classes teach jazz, ballet, and contemporary converge with an emphasis on proper technique in turns, leaps, stretch, and alignment. Dancers will use their technical foundation to fuse movement with music and progress to more intricate combinations. For serious jazz students and those interested in participating in Dance Team competition, ballet is required. […]
Tap class students will master basic tap steps and rhythms and progress to more complicated, intricate combinations and patterns as their skills increase. The emphasis is on developing proper tap technique and producing clean, clear tap sounds. For those tap students interested in participating in Dance Team competition, ballet here at Center Stage is required. […]
With an emphasis on proper technique in alignment, turns, leaps, and movement, contemporary dance classes bridge ballet and jazz techniques and utilize elements of story telling and expression. For serious contemporary students and those interested in participating in Dance Team competition, ballet is required. Contemporary dancers will perform at the annual Dance Revue in June.
Musical theatre classes will focus on developing the skills necessary for the musical theatre stage, including proper vocal technique, dancing, acting, auditioning, and stage presence, through song and dance, theater games, and scene work appropriate to age and ability levels. In order to participate in a musical theatre performing team, a student must be enrolled […]
Enrollment in Dance Team classes are by invitation of Ms. Shortell, Ms. Klett, and Ms. Milhouse. Students are required to take a corresponding technique class during the week as well. Students enrolled in a Competition Dance Team are also required to take a ballet class at Center Stage. Dance Teams perform in competitions and other […]