class descriptions



Tap I, Grades 1, 2 and 3
(60 minutes)
An introduction to tap dance.  Students will learn the basics tap, and focus on understanding music and rhythm.

Tap 2, Grades 1, 2, 3 and 4 (60 minutes)
Continued training in tap dance.  Students build upon previous knowledge and are challenged with more complex rhythmic combinations.

Tap 3, Grade 5 and Up (60 minutes)
Continued training in tap dance.  Students build upon previous knowledge and are challenged with more complex rhythmic combinations.

Tap 4, Grade 5 and Up (60 minutes)  

For more accomplished tap dancers, this class provides a challenging environment by building upon the technique the students exhibit.  

 

Tap 5, Grade 6 and Up (60 minutes)  
For more accomplished tap dancers, this class provides a challenging environment by building upon the technique the students exhibit.  

 

Tap 6, Grade 6 and Up (60 minutes)  
For more accomplished tap dancers, this class provides a challenging environment by building upon the technique the students exhibit.  


Tap 7, Company, Grade 7 and Up (60 minutes)  

A very high level of tap technique is expected in this class.  Students begin to take their skills and apply them to very challenging rhythms and step combinations.

Tap 8, Company, Grade 8 and Up (60 minutes)  

Our highest level of tap technique.  Dancers are presented with very difficult steps and are expected to interpret different styles of tap.

Tap Intensive, Grade 6 and Up (60 minutes)  

A very focused and difficult class.  Emphasis is placed on understanding intricate rhythmic patterns and executing steps with extreme precision.  A class designed for the serious tap student. 


nutcracker 2017 rehearsal schedule & cast list is  posted here

2017-2018 class schedule is available here (rev. 10.3.17)

2017-2018 registration form is available here

nutcracker parent survey is posted here

link to Spring Recital 2017 photos by clicking here a huge thank you to kerry long for her beautiful photos, as always!!

link to Alice 2017 photos by clicking here and thank you to kerry long for her beautiful photos

Nutcracker 2016 full length movie is on the academy blog here 

link to Nutcracker 2016 photos by clicking here and thank you to kerry long for her beautiful photos

2017 - 2018 dress code can be found by clicking here