Dance Class Schedule
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Tots Fall Session 2023
Tots Winter Session 2024
Winter Session 2024
Combo Session 2023
2023/24 Dance Classes
Below you will find class descriptions for all the dance classes we offer at Powell Academy of Dance. Need help picking the best class? Contact the studio to learn more or schedule your FREE trial dance class.
Enrollment is open for Summer 2023 dance season!
Fall 2023-24 will be announced in May.
Tiny Tots and Tumble Tots Tots dance classes are 30 minutes long and meet for 3, 12-week sessions. Parent participation is required for Tiny Tots only. Participants play games and sing songs while building gross motor skills and other age appropriate movement.
Combo Classes Combo classes are 40 minutes long and meet for the first 14 weeks of the year. Class time is split between Ballet/Tumbling (3 yr olds), Ballet/Tap (4-6 yr olds), and Jazz/Hip Hop (5-6 yr olds). No parent participation.
Pre-Dance For 3 and 4 year olds at the Pre-Kindergarten level. An age appropriate blend of basic ballet, gymnastics, and fun rhythm and coordination exercises. Students must be 3 by September 30th to be eligible.
Ballet For students age 5 and up. Ballet technique and terminology are presented in a fun, age appropriate manor. *Pink ballet shoes is standard. Please have hair pulled back in a bun, hair off of face.
Jazz Students must be 6 by September 30th. Dancing to high energy music, students learn isolations, extensions, and leaps. Later, students progress to multiple pirouettes, fouettes and other tricks. *Tan jazz shoes required.
Hip Hop Various styles are presented in our fastest growing dance form. Our hip-hop is family friendly--all movements and music are age-appropriate. Students must be 7 years old by September 30th. *Loose fitting clothing permitted. Black Hip Hop sneakers required.
Lyrical An expressive form incorporating Ballet and other techniques to convey an emotion or story.
Modern Modern dance examines movement in an organic form. Students learn choreographic skills and improvisation techniques.
Musical Theatre Musical Theatre students learn about all aspects of performance on stage, specifically in a musical performance including dance, acting, singing, improvisation, staging, etc.
Pointe By permission only. Those selected for Pointe are required to take at least 2 classes per week. *Black leotard, pink tights preferred. Please have hair pulled back in a bun, hair off of face.
Gymnastics Includes Beginning and Intermediate/Advanced level classes. Students learn tumbling skills such as limbers, walkovers, handsprings, aerials, etc.
Adult Classes PDA hosts Beginner/Intermediate dance classes for Adults in Tap, Ballet, Jazz & HipHop. Dress code: comfy clothes and appropriate dance shoes. Recital is not required.
Contemporary A blend of Modern, Jazz and Lyrical that demonstrates strength and flexibility, uses internal connections, and displays dynamic movement. Prior dance experience and permission required.
B-Boy and B-Girl B-Boy (also B-Girl):
1) One who expresses himself through break-beats using various combinations or sets of breakdance moves such as "top rock," "uprock," "6-step," freeze," "power," and "airtracks." 2) "Bronx boy," or "Break boy" originated in New York during the evolution of hip hop culture; "Break boy" references the fact that b-boys dance during the lyric-free musical break of songs.
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