The 2017-18 schedule is posted below. Or, download the pdf version by clicking here: 2017JODCbrochure102717.

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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 13 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

(This class does not participate in the recital.)

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.)

Wed. 4:00-4:35 (This class is “Musically Me” and runs in 8-week sessions. Each session is $106. Students can start anytime; tuition will be prorated. The fall session begins September 27.)

Sat. 10:10-10:45 (Normal tuition schedule.)

Creative Dance 3/4/5

(This class has a year-end in studio showing and does not participate in the recital.)

For kids 3, 4, or 5 years olds by 8-31-17.  This class focuses on storytelling and movement with live music accompaniment. For extra fun, add Pre-Ballet and for those 4 years old by 8-31-17, add Hip-Hop.

Tue. 4:00-4:35

Pre-Ballet 3

(This class has a year-end in studio showing and does not participate in the recital.)

Creative Dance for kids 3 years old by 8-31-17. For extra fun, add Creative Dance 3/4/5.

Wed. 1:30-2:00

Sat. 9:30-10:00

Sat. 11:30-12:00

Pre-Ballet 4 Creative Dance for kids 4 years old by 8-31-17. For extra fun, add Creative Dance 3/4/5 class or Hip-Hop.

Wed. 1:30-2:00

Wed. 4:30-5:00

Sat. 10:35-11:05

Sat. 12:00-12:30

Pre-Ballet K Creative Dance for Kindergarteners. For extra fun, add Creative Dance 3/4/5, hip-hop or tap.

Mon. 4:15-4:55
(try hip-hop after!)

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

Sat. 11:10-11:50
(try hip-hop after!)

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

Mon. 4:15-4:55
(try hip-hop after!)

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

Sat. 11:15-11:55
(try hip-hop after!)

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

Mon. 5:00-5:50
(try hip-hop after!)

Tue. 4:15-5:05
(try tap after!)

Sat. 9:35-10:25
(try hip-hop after!)

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. 5:00-6:00
(try hip-hop after!)

Tue. 4:15-5:15
(try tap after!)

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

Beginning Ballet for 4th-7th Graders For new ballet students. We encourage dancers to add hip-hop, tap, jazz, and/or contemporary. Sat. 12:20-1:20 (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.

Tue. 4:40-5:45

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

Sat. 12:50-1:55

 

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.

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

Thu. 5:20-6:50

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

Tue. 5:45-7:00
(try hip-hop or tap after!)

Wed. 5:45-7:00 (try stretch & strengthen before or jazz after!)

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

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

Mon. 8:10-8:55

Tue. 7:00-7:45 (try tap after!)

Wed. 7:00-7:45 (try jazz after!)

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 (try hip-hop or stretch & strengthen before!)

Tue. 6:55-8:15

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

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

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

(This class does not participate in the recital.)

For new and continuing students. Twice a week highly recommended.

Mon. 7:50-9:00 (try hip-hop or stretch & strengthen before!)

Wed. 7:50-9:00

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. Tue. 7:50-9:00

 

STRETCH & STRENGTHEN

 

Stretch & Strengthen

(This class does not participate in the recital.)

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

Mon. 6:05-6:55 (try ballet after!)

Wed. 4:55-5:45

Sat. 1:35-2:25 (try hip-hop before!)

 

DOWNS’ AT DANCE

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 does not participate in the recital.)

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. 15. Students can start any time (tuition prorated.)

Fri. 4:00-4:45

 

JAZZ

 

Jazz 2nd-4th Graders For new and continuing dancers. Wed. 5:55-6:45
Jazz 4th-7th Graders For new and continuing dancers.For continuing dancers. Thu. 6:55-7:55
Intermediate Jazz
Talk to directors for instructor approval. Wed. 7:50-8:50
Teen/Adult Beginner/Intermediate Jazz For new and continuing dancers. Thu. 7:55-8:55
 Advanced Jazz Talk to directors for instructor approval. Thu. 5:50-6:50
(try modern before!)

 

HIP-HOP

 

Hip-Hop 4
(This class has a year-end in studio showing and does not participate in the recital.)
For kids 4 years old by 8-31-17. (Black dance sneakers required.)

Mon. 4:20-4:50

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

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

Sat. 12:05-12:45
(try pre-ballet before!)

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

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

Hip-Hop 2nd-4th Graders For new and continuing dancers. (Black dance sneakers required.) Sat. 10:35-11:25 (try ballet after!)
Hip-Hop 4th-5th Graders For new and continuing dancers. (Black dance sneakers required.) Mon. 6:55-7:50 (try ballet before!)
Hip-Hop 6th-7th Graders For new and continuing dancers. (Black dance sneakers required.) Tue. 7:00-8:00 (try tap after!)
Teen/Adult Hip-Hop For new and continuing dancers. (Dance sneakers or shoes that are clean and not worn outside are required.) Mon. 5:50-6:50 w/Ali (try ballet after!)

Sat. 12:35-1:35 w/Tyler

 

TAP

 

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

Tue. 5:15-6:05
(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. 6:05-7:00

Teen/Adult Tap For new and continuing dancers, middle school through adult. Tue. 8:00-9:00
Intermediate 3 Tap For continuing dancers – see Directors if unsure of level placement. Wed. 6:50-7:50
Advanced Tap
Talk to directors for instructor approval.

Wed. 5:50-6:50

 

CONTEMPORARY & Modern

 

Kids Contemporary  For kids 2nd 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

 

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