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BALLET
Novice 1 Ballet – 
Junior 1 Ballet – 
Accelerate 2 Ballet – 
JAZZ
Novice 1 Jazz – 
Accelerate 1 Jazz  – 
TAP
Assessments for 2018/19 season – August 20
HIP HOP
Novice Hip Hop 
All Boy Hip Hop – Wednesday 4:00-4:45
MODERN
Modern 1 – Friday 
LYRICAL
Assessments for 2018/19 season – August 20 
ACRO
**Prior levels must be completed to advanced.  Advancement is by skill, not age. Assessments for 2018/19 season – August 22
SKIPPING
Skip 1 Tuesday 6:00-7:00
Skip 1 Saturday 11:00-12:00
Skip 2 Wednesday 5:00 

PRICING

Pricing below includes Registration, Tuition, Performance Fee and applicable taxes.  Fees may be paid in up to 3 payments between  March and May. Pricing is for 1 class only, multiple classes will be $30 less per class.
Registration for weekly classes closes March 24
Additional fees may include: Competition Entry fees, Optional workshops, Photos, Show Dvd, Show Tickets, Dance Apparel.
FULL YEAR PRICING
8 Week Acro –
9 Week Skipping –
45 minute Performance ~
60 minute Performance ~
30 minute Technique Only ~
“Performance” Includes participation in a year end show the weekend of June 9 & 10.  
All member registration, performance fees and taxes are included in fees listed above

DESCRIPTIONS

Ballet –   Dancers will gain knowledge of basic floor patterns and an awareness of ballet terms, which, they will build on in the future.  Laban creative concepts and fundamental body movements and patterning will be explored.  The Junior Grades syllabus of the Edmonton School of Ballet and Cecchetti International Syllabus are implemented at this level.
Jazz – CDL Jazz classes are structured around a full-bodied approach which enlivens dancers on a neuromuscular level. Young dancers will learn jazz basics and develop awareness of proper alignment and flexibility.  Incorporating Jazz movements and terminology from the Al Gilbert syllabus.
Tap – Tap is a great class to introduce rhythm and floor patterning to children.  One of the most challenging dance styles for young children to learn but one of the most fun…it’s all about the shoes!  CDL Tap is taught from a foundation of the Al Gilbert Method and incorporates Body Movement Fundamentals to help children develop tap skills easily in a natural progression.
Hip Hop – This class provides an aerobic workout through choreography focusing on level changes, floor work, hard hitting hip hop elements and various styles and themes. Instructors are focused on precision and accuracy of the movements given. They will push their students to let loose and have fun with the hip hop choreography while maintaining the proper technique. With many different styles and dance combinations, Hip Hop is sure to please any dancer and any age.
Modern – Evolving from an expressionist movement, modern (contemporary) dance refused classical ballet’s stress on feet as the primary catalyst for dance movements. Instead the various modern dance techniques put stress on the use of the torso, employing such elements as contact-release, floor work, fall and recovery, and improvisation. Graham, Limon, Cunningham and Evan’s Contemporary technique are the foundation of this program.
Acro – The acrobatic movements performed in an acro dance are referred to as tricks. Various tricks are being commonly performed in competitive dance.  Acro levels vary widely in complexity and the skills required to perform them. Some skills that may be introduced or mastered throughout the season are Back layout, Back walkover, Cartwheel, Chest stand (chin stand), Elbow stand, Front aerial, Handstand, Roundoff.  Acro is a non-performance class, however skills which are mastered will be incorporated in other choreography.  Connectivity is a certified Acrobatic Arts school
Skipping – Promoting active lifestyles. Skipping is a great way to stay fit and have fun. Introducing young & young at heart to the various techniques of skipping – single rope, long rope and double dutch. Recreational and Competitive levels are offered.
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