Youth Spring Classes

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! YOUTH ONLINE DANCE CLASSES

May 11-June 18 Spring Series:

Ages 3-6: Storytelling through Dance • Creative Dance
Ages 7-11: Ballet • Modern
Ages 12-16: Modern & Improv

○ Register for drop-ins or full 6-week session
○ Requires access to a computer or phone with a camera and speaker, plus set-up of a basic/free Zoom account

Dancewave Culture Model
Dancewave provides a transformative dance experience for youth, bringing together compassionate expert teaching artists and open-hearted students in a supportive learning environment. A trailblazer in youth development best practices, Dancewave offers dance classes with a leadership-focused Culture Model and emphasis on wellness and inclusivity. Learn more about the Dancewave Culture Model here.

VIRTUAL YOUTH CLASSES: SPRING SERIES

STORYTELLING THROUGH DANCE

Ages 3-6 | Tuesdays 4:00-5:00pm | May 12-June 16

Teaching Artist: Maddie Irmen
Students are guided by a series of stories that engage their imagination and encourage a playful creative way of moving. Discover new movement connectivity, body awareness, and strengthen coordination. This improvisational approach to movement builds confidence in young dancers by performing movement of their own creation.

Tuition: $75/6-week session | $15/single drop-in

CREATIVE DANCE

Ages 3-6 | Thursdays 3:30-4:15pm | May 14-June 18

Teaching Artist: Katie Skinner
Creative Dance introduces class takers to the world of dance through playful prompts and guided explorations. Classes are highly imaginative and encourage creativity through engagement with props, sensations and sound. Students will practice various exercises that focus on coordination, improvisation, energy and composition. All class takers are encouraged to investigate their own way of moving in a structured and supportive environment.

Tuition: $50/6-week session | $10/single drop-in

MODERN FOR KIDS

Ages 7-11 | Mondays 4:00-5:00pm | May 11-June 22 (No Class on 5/25 for Memorial Day)

Teaching Artist: Phoebe Ballard
A fun and accessible Modern dance class for all skill levels! Modern for Kids introduces young dancers to the basic principles of modern dancing, suspension and release, floorwork and expression. Students are encouraged to explore principles of improvisation and choreography. Along with building strength and flexibility, students become familiar with rhythm, modern vocabulary and phrase work.

Tuition: $50/6-week session | $10/single drop-in

BALLET FOR KIDS

Ages 7-11 | Thursdays 4:00-5:00pm | May 14-June 18

Teaching Artist: Raven Mcrae
A fun and accessible Ballet class open to all skill levels! Ballet for Kids introduces young dancers to the joys of ballet in an imaginative and supportive environment. Students are encouraged to use their creativity while learning the fundamentals of ballet. Along with building strength and poise, students become familiar with musicality and ballet phrase work.

Tuition: $50/6-week session | $10/single drop-in

MODERN & IMPROV FOR TEENS

Ages 12-16 | Tuesdays 5:15-6:15pm | May 12-June 16

Teaching Artist: Maddie Warriner
A fun accessible Modern dance class for students with some previous Modern dance experience! Modern & Improv for Teens builds and strengthens dancer’s knowledge of the fundamentals of Modern technique and introduces the basic principles of improvisation, including an exploration of the choreographic process. Along with building strength and flexibility, students will investigate the art of improvisation and develop a deeper understanding of rhythm, modern vocabulary and phrase work.

Tuition: $50/6-week session | $10/single drop-in