Classes


United Dance Productions provides instruction throughout the school year, from September to June. Classes are offered in all of the following dance disciplines from Beginner to Advanced:

Intro To Dance

  • (3 years) An awareness of movement is developed with rhythmical movement to song and verse.

  • Uniform: Pink leotard with nude tights

Jr. Intro to Dance

  • (4-5 years & 6-7 years) A two-year program that provides an introduction to basic music, movement and rhythm. This class develops a child’s creativity and imagination.

  • Uniform: Pink leotard with nude tights

Classical Ballet

  • (7+ years)  Ballet for the beginning student, starting from the age of 7 years up to advanced levels. It is highly recommended that once students reach the junior level that they participate in a minimum of two classes per week, one of which should be ballet. Ballet is an extremely disciplined form of dance study that is the basis for all other forms of dance and forms a starting point for dance education.

  • Uniform: Black leotard with nude tights

Pointe

  • A form for the advancing ballet student, recommended only as dancers reach the required physical capability.

  • Uniform: Black leotard with nude tights

Modern Dance

  • Modern dance is the technical form of jazz dance and has a variety of styles from lyrical to contemporary. Classes improve a dancer’s sense of performance and are an excellent way of developing co-ordination, balance, style and confidence.

  • Uniform: Black unitard, black leotard with bike shorts

Jazz

  • Jazz is a current form of dance, which extracts movements from a variety of sources such as music videos, broadway musicals, Afro-Caribbean rhythms and modern dance.

  • Uniform: Bike shorts, tights (teacher must be able to see the form of the leg through the pants)

Rhythm Tap

  • Danced by “Hoofers”, it is considered a rhythmical, stimulating style of dance. This form of dance is a fun way of developing co-ordination, skill and musicality.

  • Uniform: Leotard with fitted pants or tights, black tap shoes

Hip-Hop

  • This form of dance carries elements from various street/club dances. Hip-Hop is a broad genre that has freedom and room for personal interpretation, allowing more creativity. Classes encourage students to use their bodies in ways that help develop/execute difficult stylistic techniques while emphasizing their creative rhythmic talents. Hip-Hop classes are relatively fast-paced and challenging.

  • Uniform: Fitted tank top, comfortable shorts (no jean shorts)

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