The 2017 Summer Evening class schedule (June 26-August 4) is posted here: 2017summereveningclasses041517.

The 2017 Kids Summer Dance Workshops flyer is posted here: 2017 kids-summer-dance-workshops-rev1-1.

Download the 2017 Summer Dance Intensive brochure here: 2017 Olympia Summer Dance Intensive.

 

The 2016-17 Class Schedule is posted below. (The 2017-18 schedule will be posted in July.)

Parent/Child, Pre-Ballet/Creative Dance, Ballet, Pointe, Downs’ at Dance, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Tap, Stretch & Strengthen, Contemporary, and Modern (for specific instructors, please see online registration.)

Classes beginning Wednesday, September 14 and thereafter.
If schedules don’t work for you, please see Directors for alternatives.  

PARENT/child, PRE-BALLET,
AND CHILDREN’S BALLET

 

Parent/Child Creative Dance A creative dance class for parents and toddlers age 1 to 3 years old (older siblings can participate free of charge if enrolled in another class.)

Sat. 11:00-11:35

Creative Dance 3/4 For kids 3 or 4 years olds by 8-31-16. This class focuses on storytelling and movement with live music accompaniment. For extra fun, add Pre-Ballet.

Tue. 4:10-4:45

Pre-Ballet 3 Creative Dance for kids 3 years old by 8-31-16. For extra fun, add Creative Dance 3/4 class.

Wed. 1:30-2:00

Sat. 9:30-10:00

Sat. 11:45-12:15

Pre-Ballet 4 Creative Dance for kids 4 years old by 8-31-16. For extra fun, add Creative Dance 3/4 class.

Wed. 1:30-2:00

Wed. 4:30-5:00

Sat. 10:20-10:50

Pre-Ballet K Creative Dance for Kindergarteners. For extra fun, add hip-hop or tap.

Tue. 4:10-4:50
(try tap after!)

Wed. 5:05-5:45
(try hip-hop before!)

Sat. 9:30-10:10
(try hip-hop after!)

Pre-Ballet 1st Creative Dance-Intro to Ballet for 1st graders. For extra fun, add hip-hop or tap.

Tue. 4:10-4:50
(try tap after!)

Wed. 5:05-5:45
(try hip-hop before!)

Sat. 9:30-10:10
(try hip-hop after!)

Children’s Beginner 1 Ballet Beginning Ballet for 2nd-4th graders. For extra fun, add hip-hop, tap, and/or jazz.

Mon. 4:10-5:00
(try hip-hop after!)

Tue. 5:00-5:50
(try tap after!)

Sat. 11:15-12:05
(try hip-hop before!)

Children’s Beginner 2/3 Ballet For dancers who have taken Beg. 1, Beg. 2 or equivalent. (Most students take this class two years.) We encourage dancers to add hip-hop, tap, jazz, and/or contemporary.

Mon. 4:10-5:10
(try hip-hop after!)

Tue. 5:00-6:00
(try tap after!)

Sat. 11:15-12:15
(try hip-hop before!)

Beginning Ballet for 4th-7th Graders For new ballet students. We encourage dancers to add hip-hop, tap, jazz, and/or contemporary. Sat. 12:15-1:15 (try hip-hop before or stretch & strengthen after!)
Children’s Beginner 4 Ballet (Pre-Pointe) For dancers who have taken Beg. 3 or equivalent. Minimum twice per week required. We encourage dancers to add a third ballet class and/or hip-hop, tap, jazz, contemporary.

Mon. 4:40-5:45
(try hip-hop after!)

Thu. 5:45-6:50
(try jazz after!)

Sat. 1:15-2:20

 

INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED,
AND TEEN/ADULT BALLET

 

Children’s Intermediate 1 Ballet (Beginning Pointe)

Adults may take Intermediate 1 ballet if also enrolled in Teen/Adult Int/Adv Ballet.

Minimum twice per week required. Don’t buy pointe shoes until Josie/Ann say ok; some go on pointe later. Pointe shoe fittings to be scheduled. We encourage dancers to add a third ballet class and/or hip-hop, tap, jazz, contemporary.

Mon. 5:20-6:50
(try hip-hop after!)

Thu. 5:20-6:50
(try jazz after!)

Sat. 12:50-2:20

Intermediate 2/3 Ballet

Adults may take Intermediate 2/3 ballet if also enrolled in Teen/Adult Int/Adv Ballet.

Minimum twice per week required. More than two ballet classes a week and at least two pointe classes per week encouraged. All take this class at least 2 years, some 3+ years. There is no pointe in these classes; if you wish to continue pointe, add at least one Lower Pointe class per week. We encourage dancers to take more than two ballet and pointe classes a week, and/or add jazz, tap, hip-hop, contemporary, modern, stretch & strengthen.

Mon. 5:45-7:00
(try hip-hop after!)

Tue. 6:55-8:10
(try hip-hop or stretch & strengthen before!)

Wed. 5:45-7:00

Thu. 6:55-8:10
(try jazz or modern before!)

Lower Level Pointe  Requires at least 2 ballet classes per week and 1 year of previous pointe work.

Mon. 7:00-7:45

Tue. 8:10-8:55

Wed. 7:00-7:45

Thu. 8:10-8:55

Advanced Ballet Minimum twice per week required (and minimum two pointe classes if taking pointe.) We encourage dancers to take more than two ballet and pointe classes a week, and/or add jazz, tap, hip-hop, contemporary, modern, stretch & strengthen.

Mon. 6:55-8:15

Tue. 6:55-8:15
(try hip-hop or stretch & strengthen before!)

Wed. 6:55-8:15
(try stretch & strengthen before!)

Thu. 6:55-8:15
(Try modern before and/or jazz after!)

Upper Level Pointe Minimum twice per week required. Requires at least 2 ballet classes per week.

Mon. 8:15-9:00

Tue. 8:15-9:00

Wed. 8:15-9:00

Thu. 8:15-9:00

Teen/Adult Beginner/Intermediate Ballet For new and continuing students. Twice a week highly recommended.

Mon. 7:50-9:00

Wed. 7:50-9:00 (try jazz or stretch & strengthen before!)

Teen/Adult Intermediate/Advanced Ballet  For teen/adult dancers at the Int. 1 level or higher. Also taking Int. 1, Int. 2/3 or Teen/Adult Beginner/Intermediate Ballet is encouraged. Mon. 8:00-9:10Wed. 12:00-1:00

 

STRETCH & STRENGTHEN

 

Stretch & Strengthen For new and continuing students – requires a pilates or yoga mat.

Tue. 6:05-6:55

Wed. 4:55-5:45

Sat. 1:15-2:05

 

SPECIAL NEEDS/ADAPTIVE DANCE CLASSES

The focus will be dancing for enjoyment and creative expression. Movement and music will delight and enrich the experience of these “uniquely-abled” students, and a great sense of accomplishment and “job well done” will build self-esteem.

DAD (Downs’ at Dance) – an “adaptive dance class” incorporating ballet, jazz, and creative dance specifically for students with Down Syndrome 6th grade and up. specifically for students with Down Syndrome. This class has a different quarter schedule and tuition rates than other classes. Tuition for each 8-week session is $100. The fall session starts Fri. Sept. 9. Students can start any time (tuition prorated.)

Fri. 4:00-4:45

 

JAZZ

 

Jazz 2nd-4th Graders For new and continuing dancers. Thu. 5:00-5:50
Jazz 4th-7th Graders For new and continuing dancers.For continuing dancers. Thu. 7:00-8:00
Intermediate Jazz
Talk to directors for instructor approval. Wed. 5:55-6:55 NEW TIME!
Advanced Jazz Talk to directors for instructor approval. Thu. 5:50-6:50 NEW TIME! (try modern before!)

 

HIP-HOP

 

Hip-Hop K-1st Graders For new and continuing dancers. (Black dance sneakers required.)

Wed. 4:15-4:55
(try pre-ballet after!)

Sat. 10:20-11:00
(try pre-ballet before!)

Hip-Hop 2nd-3rd Graders
For new and continuing dancers. (Black dance sneakers required.)

Mon. 5:10-6:00
(try ballet before!)

Hip-Hop 2nd-4th Graders For new and continuing dancers. (Black dance sneakers required.) Sat. 10:20-11:10 (try ballet after!)
Hip-Hop 4th-5th Graders For new and continuing dancers. (Black dance sneakers required.) Mon. 6:00-6:55 (try ballet before!)
Hip-Hop 6th-7th Graders For new and continuing dancers. (Black dance sneakers required.)  Mon. 7:00-8:00
Teen/Adult Hip-Hop (we’re excited to welcome back instructor Billie Jean from maternity leave!)  For new and continuing dancers. (Dance sneakers shoes that are clean and not worn outside are required.) Tue. 5:50-6:50 (try tap after!)

 

TAP

 

Tap K-1st Graders For Kindergartners and 1st graders.

Tue. 5:05-5:45
(try pre-ballet before!)

Elementary Tap
For new and continuing dancers, 2nd grade and up. (Oxford-style shoes required, not patent leather shoes.)

Tue. 6:05-6:55
(try ballet before!)

Intermediate 1/2 Tap For continuing dancers – see Directors if unsure of level placement. (Oxford-style shoes required, not patent leather shoes.)

Tue. 6:55-7:55

Teen/Adult Tap For new and continuing dancers, middle school through adult. Tue. 7:55-8:55
(try hip-hop or stretch & strengthen before!)
Middle Advanced Tap For continuing dancers – see Directors if unsure of level placement. Wed. 7:00-8:00
Advanced Tap
Talk to directors for instructor approval.

Wed. 8:00-9:00

 

CONTEMPORARY & Modern

 

Kids Contemporary  For kids 3rd grade and up. Fri. 6:05-7:00
Teen/Adult Contemporary For teens and adults. Fri. 7:00-8:00
Advanced Contemporary Talk to directors for instructor approval. Fri. 4:55-6:05
Teen/Adult Modern Draws upon Graham and Limon techniques for teens and adults. Previous dance experience preferred. Thu. 4:45-5:45

 

Jill CarterSchedule