Our classes run through the academic year, starting in August and culminating in a collective recital in June. Most meet once per week and range from 30 to 90 minutes, depending on age and skill level.
Beginning students will be placed with other beginners of like age. Ages are simply guidlines. We ask that students in grade 2 and up be evaluated by Miss Cheryl.
Pricing is determined by the total weekly amount of class time a student participates in. Payments can be made yearly or in installments. Costume fees are also required. Please call our studio for more details.
Twinkle Babies Dance - Ages 2-3
A 30 minute introductory dance class containing ballet, tap and creative movement. Young dancers will learn the basic steps while learning how to follow direction and imitate movement in a positive environment. Engaging music is used to get these little guys inspired to dance. The use of props such as Twinkle bears and hula hoops, enable the young dancers to use their imagination, creativity and, most of all, have fun!
Twinkle Stars Dance - Ages 3-4, 4-5 & 5-6
An age specific 45 minute class containing ballet, tap and jazz/creative movement. The purpose of the class is to introduce young dancers to the three styles of dance and inspire movement and creativity within a positive environment. Dancers will also learn basic steps and terminology in all three styles. For example, all dancers will learn what a "plie" is and how to demonstrate one. The use of fun, age approporiate music engages the young dancers' minds and bodies. The use of props such as hula hoops for the "freeze dance" makes the end of class the most fun!
Show Stars Dance - Ballet - Ages 7 and older
The Show Stars Ballet program fosters musicality, body awareness and movement potential in a format that encourages individual artistry. Inspired by the work of Rudolf Von Laban and Irmgard Bartinieff, the class explores the elements of dance; Body, Space, Force, and Time, through creative exercises that are movement focused rather than story focused. The knowledge gained in these classes prepares the student for the attention to detail required in the study of formal ballet training.
Placement Notes: Twinkle Stars Dance 3-4 students must be at least 3 years old by the first day of dance class.
Show Stars Jazz combines many styles and techniques from ethnic and contemporary dance, to ballet. Rhythm, upon which all dance forms depend, is particularly integral to jazz dance. The first half of class consists of exercises which stretch and tone muscles and develop support for proper stress-free alignment of the skeletal structure. Using jazz, soul, R&B, ethnic and pop music, jazz classes are a great workout and a fun way to release tension while attaining a body awareness.
Show Stars Dance - Jazz - Ages 7 and older
Show Stars Dance - Tap - Ages 7 and older
Show Stars Tap is an exciting rhythmic exercise and dance form which is enjoyable to both kids and adults. Rooted in African American History, tap offers a variety of styles and techniques. Students will realize results in dance movement after a minimum number of classes. The classes stress the basics of tap and allows dancers to build into combinations which are great to watch and delightful to hear.
Show Star Hip Hop provides a structured method of learning various Hip Hop dance movements in a fun-filled and vibrant class environment. From R&B and House to Club and Pop, Hip Hop classes utilize upbeat music from various genres, in addition to the latest Hip Hop hits. The resulting outcome is an energetic class that not only teaches you Hip Hop movements and technique, but also instills rhythm and precision in your muscle memory.
Show Stars Dance - Hip Hop - Ages 7 and older
Show Stars Lyrical is a fusion of ballet with jazz and contemporary dance technique. Lyrical dancing is performed to music with lyrics to inspire movement to express strong emotions. Lyrical dancing focuses on the dancers' individual approach and expressiveness rather that the precision of their movements.
Show Stars Dance - Lyrical (Contemporary) - Ages 7 and older
Junior, Teen, Senior Dance - Ages 12 and older
Continuing with the above Show Stars Dance. These classes are by teacher placement only, if your dancer is 12 or older, please contact the studio to schedule a one-on-one evaluation with Miss Cheryl for placement.
Competition Team - Ages 7 and older
Being a part of our Competition Teams allows committed students the chance to dive furher into the world of professional dance. By working towards and attending regional dance competions, our students perfect their discipline, skill, and teamwork while connecting with other local dance teams and gaining constructive feedback on their performances.
We did not forget about our Adults! We have an amazing group in our Adult Hip Hop class and it continues to grow each year. We are interested in knowing what type of Adult classes you would like to take, please do not hesitate to call the studio to inquire about what type of Adult classes we will/are offering. These classes vary each year based on interest.
Adult Classes - Ages 18 and older
New/Current Dancer Evaluations
We do offer dancer evaluations with Miss Cheryl, the months of June & July, on Wednesday mornings from 10am - Noon. If you would like to have your dancer (7 years and older) evaluated for best class placement, please call the studio to schedule.
NEW for 2020-21 - Virtual dance classes! Join our live classes online! For more information, please contact the studio!