& the element of fun
Dancers are introduced to beginner ballet technique through creative movement followed by 15 minutes of beginner tumbling. The use of props and visual learning tools add a fun and exciting learning method for this class.
Ages 4-5 & 5-7
Combo 4+5 includes 1/2 hr. ballet basics and a 1/2 hr. of tap basics. Combo 5-7 includes a 1/2 hr. of ballet review integrated with jazz basics as well as a 1/2 hr of tap. Combo class dancers perform 2 routines in the spring show.
Ballet. Jazz. Tap. Pointe. Acrobatics
Jazz, Tap and Acrobatic classes are offered in many levels. Dancers are placed in the appropriate level by technique and skill, not by age. Each level has a prerequisite of skills needed to enroll and follows a structured skill curriculum. All dancers enrolled in Acrobatics Level 4 and higher and/or
Jazz Intermediate and higher, are required to take a ballet class.
Our “Bendi” program is for our acrobatic students who exhibit great flexibility. Like the other acrobatic classes, the “Bendi” program does require a prerequisite of skills . All dancers enrolled in the “Bendi” program must take at least 2 ballet classes. Currently our “Bendi” classes are teams and part
of the Ensemble .
45 mins to 1 Hour
Our hip hop classes combine many styles of hip hop from street dance to pop and lock. Hip hop classes are offered for ages 7 to adult.
Musical Theater classes focus on acting through movement. Touching on style, genre and history of the Great White Way along with improv acting and story telling-- students will see genres from ballet to jazz to hip hop.
Beginner to Advanced
Lyrical is a fusion of Jazz and Ballet techniques expressing the lyrics of a song through dance interpretation. All dancers enrolled in a Lyrical class
must take a Jazz and Ballet class.
Modern & Contemporary
Intermediate to Advanced
1.25 Hour Class
Modern & Contemporary dance are styles of dancing that is not as restricted as classical ballet;. The movements are expressive of feelings and require a solid ballet background. All dancers enrolled in a Modern/Contemporary class must take Ballet and the Yogaloties class.
Yogalates & Fitness
45 Min Class
Ovations offers class that blends the fundamentals of yoga and pilaties to build core strength and flexibility, and focuses on use of breath.
Ensemble Program & Competitive Teams
By Audition Only
These groups perform at local events and competitions as well as parades. Currently we offer team classes in Jazz, Tap, Ballet & Acro/Bendi.
March thru May
No experience necessary...if you are an Ovations’ Dad, you can participate in the most anticipated routine of the show