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2017-2018 Class Description

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Class Description  
ALL THAT JAZZ - Put on those dancing shoes and get ready to move & groove to the music. This class utilizes many styles from Broadway to Rock n`Roll.
BALLETONE - It’s a total exercise regime. Shape, stretch and tone your muscles in a way that helps to prevent injury. Ballet movements work the entire body, strengthening and toning the muscles while bringing grace and control to your everyday physical activity!
Offered in the fall and winter session only.
CLOGGING FOR FUN - A "beginner plus/easy intermediate" level class for dancers who wish to develop their clogging skills.  Participants will have the option of performing in our community shows.
FUNKY JAZZ - Bring on the Funk Bring on the Jazz. Keep fit and have fun while developing your jazz dancing skills.
GOLDEN GIRLS AND GUYS - If you enjoy musical theatre, this is the class for you! Here is your opportunity to perform songs from the movies and Broadway. Numbers will be choreographed with the emphasis on using your voice, dance basics, acting skills and unique personality.  Offered in the winter and spring session only.    
PLEASE NOTE this is a performance - class costume is required.
GOTTA SING, GOTTA DANCE ENSEMBLE - "Celebrate the Art of Staying Young" by taking to the stage as part of this group jazz dance number. This routine is traditionally used to open either Act 1 or Act 2 of our June show. Not suitable for beginners.
HEART ‘N SOLE CLOGGERS - This high energy performance class is offered to participants with a minimum of 3 years experience. 
JAZZ IT UP! - This non-performing jazz class will consist of a warm up and review of jazz terminology and technique to improve your style. Simple routines will be taught for those dancers who would like to perform in community shows (optional).  
RHYTHM OF THE SPIRIT - a lyrical/contemporary/ballet performance class with focus on freedom of movement while developing the dancer’s emotional connection to the piece. This class is suitable for the dancer with strong understanding of ballet terminology. (Audition required)
ROCKETTES - Here’s your chance to strut your stuff on stage in this ‘intermediate’ level tap troupe. In this class, dance styles may vary according to music selection.
SIMPLY TAP - A non-performing tap class will consist of a warm-up, review of dance steps and teaching new steps with lots of styling. A routine will be taught at each session (without "positions", so if anyone wanted to perform in one of our smaller shows in the community, they could).   A knowledge of basic tap is required.  
STEPPIN’ OUT – Move your feet to the tap dance beat in this intermediate plus level adult class. Suitable for dancers who have past performance experience or for those who wish to make their dance debut on stage!  
SYNCOPATION PLUS - A great class for those students who wish to improve their advanced level tap skills.  Focus will be on rhythm, style and clarity of sound to help develop a strong dancer/performer.  
TAP (BEGINNER) - An introduction to the rhythms and coordination of tap dance. Students will learn proper technique to create clear distinct sounds. No previous experience required. Offered in the fall and winter session only.  
TAP (INTERMEDIATE) - A technique class for students with a basic knowledge of tap or for dancers who wish to strengthen and improve their intermediate level basics.  
TAP (INTERMEDIATE PLUS) - A tap technique class for dancers who have a strong understanding of Intermediate tap terminology.
‘TAP’TATIONS - Adult performance advanced tap troupe.  Participants will be performing in our year–end production - Gotta Sing Gotta Dance June 2018 (daytime and evening performances).  


Performance Classes
Membership is required for those wishing to join a performance class.
Performance Classes are in preparation for "Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance" Production - June 19 & 20, 2018

Performance Classes - New Participants
For further information,
please e-mail:
Rosemarie Maurice

Class Time
Please note all classes are 50 minutes

Class Location
Classes will be held at the BURLINGTON STUDENT THEATRE
2131 Prospect Street Burlington, Ontario

**Note Thursday evening classes will be held at:

Canadian Dance Company
1160 Blair Road, Burlington

We’ll be moving the daytime classes to the Canadian Dance Company from November 21-30 while Student Theatre prepares their fall production “Studiowork

**Tuesday evening classes (Syncopation Plus, Taptations, Funky Jazz) will be held at Burlington Seniors Centre. Intermediate Tap and Intermediate "Plus" tap will still run at Student Theatre in the down stairs studio.