DANCE

Dance Director: Melissa Nance Instructors: Alison Hinman, Lauren O’Banion

 

Monday

5:15-5:45 pm Jr. Preschool Ballet

(Ages 2.5-3 & 0 years experience)

Silver Studio - Lauren $25/mo.

5:45-6:15 pm Sr. Preschool Ballet

(Ages 3-4 & 0-1 years experience)

Silver Studio - Lauren $25/mo.

6:30-7:15 pm Level 2 Hip Hop (Ages 7-10, grades 2-4)

Silver Studio - Ali $30/mo.

5:30-6:30 pm Adult Dance (all ages and levels welcome!)

Gold Studio - Melissa $35/mo.

6:30-7:15 pm Level 1 Combo (Ballet/Tap)

(Ages 4-6; grades pre-K/K; 1+ years dance experience)

Gold Studio - Melissa $30/mo.

Tuesday

5:00-5:45 pm Level 2 Combo (Ballet/Tap)

(Ages 6-8; grades 1-2; 2+ years experience)

Gold Studio - Melissa $30/mo.

5:45-6:45 pm Level 3 Combo (Ballet/Tap/Jazz)

(Ages 8-11; grades 3-5; 4+ years experience)

Gold Studio - Melissa $35/mo.

Wednesday

4:45-6:00 pm Level 4 Combo (Ballet/Tap/Jazz/Pointe)

(Ages 11-14; grades 6-8; 0-3 years pointe experience)

Gold Studio - Melissa $40/mo.

5:45-7:00 pm Level 5 Combo (Ballet/Tap/Jazz/Pointe)

(Ages 14+; Grades 9+; 3+ years pointe experience)

Gold Studio - Melissa $40/mo.

Thursday

5:30-6:00 pm Jr. Preschool Ballet

(Ages 2.5-3 & 0 yrs experience)

Gold Studio - Lauren $25/mo.

6:00-7:00 pm Leaps & Turns

(1st Year Company Dancers or Instructor approval)

Gold Studio - Lauren $35/mo. (inc. for company dancers)

6:30-7:15 pm Level 1 Hip Hop (Ages 5-7; grades K-1)

Silver Studio - Ali $30/mo.

7:15-8:15 pm Level 3 Hip Hop

(ages 11+; grades 5+)

Silver Studio - Ali $35/mo.

PRC Dance Company Unlimited Package: $125/mo. | PRC Dance Non-Company Unlimited Package: $95/mo.

 

Competition Team Schedule

Monday

4:30-5:30 pm Mini Company Choreography (Ages 2.5-4 & 0 yrs experience)

Gold Studio - Melissa $55/mo.

7:15-8:15 pm Company Group Choreography

(audition + instructor approval required)

Gold Studio - Melissa $55/mo.

8:15-9:00 pm Company Group Choreography

(audition + instructor approval required)

Gold Studio - Melissa $55/mo.

Tuesday

6:45-7:45 pm Company Group Choreography

(audition + instructor approval required)

Gold Studio - Melissa $55/mo.

7:45-8:45 pm Intermediate Company Technique

(1-3 years company experience, instructor approval)

Gold Studio - Melissa Inc. in company tuition

Wednesday

6:45-7:45 pm Advanced Company Technique

(3+ years company experience, instructor approval)

Gold Studio - Melissa Inc. in Company Tuition

7:45-8:45 pm Company Group Choreography

(audition + instructor approval required)

Gold Studio - Melissa $55/mo.

Thursday

6:00-7:00 pm Leaps & Turns

(1st Year Competition Dancers, instructor approval)

Silver Studio - Lauren Inc. in company tuition (open to anyone: $35/mo.)

 

Company Solo/Duet/Trio Times: TBA (min. 1 Saturday/month)

Solo/Duet/Trio Rehearsal Fees: $45/month

(min. 30 minutes/week independent + min. 1 hour/month with Melissa) PRC Dance Company Unlimited Package: $125/mo.

 

 

All classes are subject to combination or cancellation depending upon enrollment. Instructor approval may be given on a case-by-case basis for entry into a different level class based upon experience and instructor's best judgement.

Jr. Preschool Ballet (ages 2.5-3; 0 years dance experience)

This class is for the youngest of dancers, and is the perfect introduction to dance!  Rhythmic movement will be explored, and basic ballet terminology and foot and arm positions will be taught. This class will perform one dance in the spring recital. Boys and girls are welcome in this class, and must be potty trained before enrolling. This 30 minute class meets once weekly.

 

Sr. Preschool Ballet (ages 3-4; 0-1 years dance experience)

This class is a great continuation of the foundation of ballet. It is for dancers who have had at least 6 months of prior dance experience. This class will perform one dance in the recital. Boys and girls are welcome in this class, and experience in a classroom setting (i.e. enrolled in preschool) is preferred. This 30 minute class meets once weekly.

 

Level 1 Combo (ages 4-6; Grades Pre-K/K; 1+ years dance experience)

This class includes ballet and an intro to tap. In it, students will further explore the world of ballet and learn the foundations of tap, including rhythm and basic footwork. This class will perform two dances (ballet and tap) in the spring recital. Boys and girls are welcome in this class. This 45 minute class meets once weekly.

 

Level 2 Combo (ages 6-8; Grades 1-2; 2+ years dance experience)

This class continues the study of ballet and tap, with a potential intro to jazz toward the end of the year.  Dancers will learn intermediate ballet technique and terminology and rhythms in tap. This class will perform two dances (ballet and tap) in the spring recital. Boys and girls are welcome in this class. This 45 minute class meets once weekly.

 

Level 3 Combo (ages 8-11; Grades 3-5; 4+ years dance experience)

Ballet and tap are continued in this class, and a true introduction to jazz is included. Intermediate ballet combinations, technique and terminology will be studied, tap combinations will be learned and the rhythm of jazz will be taught.  This class will perform three dances in the spring recital (ballet, tap and jazz). This 60 minute class meets once weekly.

 

Level 4 Combo (ages 11-14; Grades 6-8; 0-3 years pointe experience, instructor approval)

The first advanced class a student is able to take, this class enters a higher level of study in ballet and tap while continuing jazz.  Pre-pointe (in ballet slippers) and beginning pointe (en pointe) will be examined in this class. The student will need instructor approval based upon ankle/foot strength, dance knowledge, and technical ability before going en pointe. This class will perform 3-4 dances in the spring recital. This 75 minute class meets once weekly.

 

Level 5 Combo (ages 14+; Grades 9+; 3+ years pointe experience, instructor approval)

This is the highest level class taught at PRC Dance. It is reserved for the serious dancer, and is an intense study of ballet, tap and jazz technique and terminology.  Dancers en pointe must have at least 3 years of experience plus instructor approval. Other genres of dance (lyrical, contemporary, etc.) may be explored , as well as student choreography. This class performs 4-5 dances in the spring recital. This 75 minute class meets once weekly.

 

Level 1 Hip Hop (ages 5-7; Grades K-1)

This is an exciting class in which dancers will learn hip hop choreography to upbeat music.  Some basic technique and style will be explored as well. No dance experience is required. Boys and girls are welcome in this 45 minute class, which meets once weekly.

 

Level 2 Hip Hop (ages 7-10; Grades 2-4)

This is a continuation of Level 1 Hip Hop. Dancers will learn more intricate and challenging choreography to fast-paced upbeat music.  More difficult technique, including stalls and tricks, will be explored. Two to three years of dance experience is preferred. Boys and girls are welcome in this 45 minute class, which meets once weekly.

 

Level 3 Hip Hop (ages 11+; Grades 5+)

This is a continuation of Level 2 Hip Hop. Dancers will learn more intricate and challenging choreography to fast-paced upbeat music.  More difficult technique, including stalls and tricks, will be explored. Over three years of dance experience is preferred. Boys and girls are welcome in this 60 minute class, which meets once weekly.

 

Leaps & Turns (ages 5+ and 0-2 years dance experience)

This class is for the first or second year competition dancer, or any dancer who is considering dancing competitively but wants to improve their technique first.  Basic technique such as single pirouettes, front and side leaps will be introduced. Competition dancers are required to attend a minimum of one technique class per week. This is a 45 minute class that meets once weekly.

 

Intermediate Technique (ages 8+, or less than 2 years dance experience)

This class is geared toward returning competition dancers, but is open to anyone who wants to improve their leaps, turns and flexibility. Dancers in this class will master a single pirouette, front and side leap on the right and left sides and be introduced to double pirouettes, calypsos and other leaps/turns.  Competition dancers are required to attend a minimum of one technique class per week. This is a 60 minute class that meets once weekly.

 

Advanced Technique (ages 10+, greater than 5 years dance experience)

This class is geared toward the advanced competition dancer who has mastered a double pirouette, front and side leaps on the right and left, as well as calypsos and other turning leaps. Technique such as switch leaps/jumps, fouettes, and other advanced skills will be explored. Competition dancers are required to attend a minimum of one technique class per week. This is a 60 minute class that meets once weekly.




Competition Choreography (ages 5+, audition only)

This classes will meet weekly, either independently or with Melissa. Some additional time outside of the weekly schedule is expected as well, one-on-one with Melissa. Dancers enrolled in this class must be self-driven, focused, and serious.  

 

 

 Appropriate dancewear and footwear is required for all dancers.  Dancewear is available for purchase at the studio or online.

 For more information regarding these classes please call Melissa Nance at 417-385-8417. Like PRC Dance on Facebook and follow @PRCDance on Twitter and Instagram to stay updated on all things PRC Dance!

 

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