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This program is designed to introduce the students tap, ballet, and jazz. Students in this program will learn the basics in all disciplines and be encouraged to perform. Ages are based on child’s age as of Dec. 31 of the dance year (Sept. – May). Potentially, after the completion of this program, the students may be invited into the Northern Dance Theatre Society as troupe members. Listed following are the skill extensions in each of the levels:

Tiny Tots: Ages 3

Ballet. Students must be 3 by Dec. 31st.

Pre-Kinder Ballet & Tap: Ages 4

Ballet and Tap. Students must be 4 by Dec. 31st.

Kinder Ballet & Tap: Ages 5

Ballet, Tap and Jazz. Students must be 5 by Dec. 31st.

Primary Ballet, Tap & Jazz: Ages 6 & 7

Students must be 6 by Dec. 31st. Includes 7 yr. olds in their first year of dance

Level 1 Ballet, Tap & Jazz: Ages 7 & 8

Students must be 7 by Dec. 31st.

Includes 8 yr. olds in their first year of dance

Accelerated Rec.

Older students who enter dance at the age of 9 or older or who wish to continue dance at a recreational level.

 

Troupe (Competitive Dance)

Dancers wanting to become part of Troupe must take at least one year of Tap, Ballet and Jazz in order to be considered. Dancers ages 6 and up exhibiting enthusiasm for dance, attentiveness in class and the skill level necessary may receive an invitation to join Troupe in late May or June.

Future Stars Program

This program is designed to introduce the students tap, ballet, and jazz. Students in this program will learn the basics in all disciplines and be encouraged to perform. Ages are based on child’s age as of Dec. 31 of the dance year (Sept. – May). Potentially, after the completion of this program, the students may be invited into the Northern Dance Theatre Society as troupe members. Listed following are the skill extensions in each of the levels:

Tiny Tots: Ages 3

Ballet. Students must be 3 by Dec. 31st.

Pre-Kinder Ballet & Tap: Ages 4

Ballet and Tap. Students must be 4 by Dec. 31st.

Kinder Ballet & Tap: Ages 5

Ballet, Tap and Jazz. Students must be 5 by Dec. 31st.

Primary Ballet, Tap & Jazz: Ages 6 & 7

Students must be 6 by Dec. 31st. Includes 7 yr. olds in their first year of dance

Level 1 Ballet, Tap & Jazz: Ages 7 & 8

Students must be 7 by Dec. 31st.

Includes 8 yr. olds in their first year of dance

Accelerated Rec.

Older students who enter dance at the age of 9 or older or who wish to continue dance at a recreational level.

 

Troupe (Competitive Dance)

Dancers wanting to become part of Troupe must take at least one year of Tap, Ballet and Jazz in order to be considered. Dancers ages 6 and up exhibiting enthusiasm for dance, attentiveness in class and the skill level necessary may receive an invitation to join Troupe in late May or June.