To the Pointe. Dance Studio - Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre
To the Pointe. Dance Studio - It's about MORE than dance...
**To the Pointe. Faculty reserves the right to place your dancer(s) according to their individual ability, particularly in the following classes. Ages are used as a reference only and may not reflect the absolute or class average. Dancers usually enroll in each class more then once. The names of the classes may stay the same from year to year but trust that we plan the classes to allow your dancer to continue to grow each and every year. We are professionals in our field, please allow us to make the educated decision when it comes to the placement of your child. Each individual dancer's overall health and well-being is our priority.**
 
Tap/Jazz I
Students will focus on the wide variety of jazz and tap techniques while learning vocabulary, history and combinations. This energetic class will include across the floor progressions and center floor exercises. Dancers will work on flexibility, jumps, turns and timesteps. Girls: Any color leotard, tan tights, black jazz shoes and black buckle tap shoes, Hair must be pulled up into ponytail, bangs pinned out of face. Skirts, capris or shorts are optional. Boys: white t-shirt & gym shorts.
 
Tap II
Students will focus on the wide variety of tap techniques while learning vocabulary, history and combinations. This energetic class will include across the floor progressions and center floor exercises. Dancers will work on rhythm, turns and timesteps. Any Color Leotard, Tan Tights, Black Buckle or Jazz Tap Shoes, Hair must be pulled up into ponytail, bangs pinned out of face. Skirts, jazz capris or shorts are optional. Boys: white t-shirt, sweatpants or gym shorts and tap shoes.
 
Tap III
Students will focus on the wide variety of tap techniques while learning vocabulary, history and combinations. This energetic class will include across the floor progressions and center floor exercises. Dancers will work on rhythm, turns and timesteps. Any Color Leotard, Tan Tights, Black Buckle or Jazz Tap Shoes, Hair must be pulled up into ponytail, bangs pinned out of face. Skirts, jazz capris or shorts are optional. Boys: white t-shirt, sweatpants or gym shorts and tap shoes.
 
Jazz/Hip Hop Fusion I
Students will focus on the wide variety of jazz techniques while learning vocabulary, history and combinations. This energetic class will include across the floor progressions and center floor exercises. Dancers will work on flexibility, jumps and turns. Any Color Leotard, Tan Tights & Black Jazz Shoes. Hair must be pulled up into ponytail, bangs pinned out of face. Skirts, jazz capris or shorts are optional. Boys: white t-shirt, sweatpants or gym shorts and jazz shoes (not sneakers).
 
Jazz Fusion II/III
A technique class that combines traditional jazz with the ever changing styles of today, made popular by television shows such as So You Think You Can Dance. Broadway Jazz/Theatre Jazz, Classical Jazz, Lyrical Jazz, Contemporary Jazz & Hip Hop are all discussed in different lessons. Each class consists of a warm up, across the floor progressions and upbeat dance combinations. Our jazz dance syllabus includes material which prepares students for the National Standards for Education in the Arts (found in the publication National Standards for Arts Education: What Every Young American Should Know and Be Able to Do in the Arts – publisher MENC 1994 – ISBN 1-56545-036-1). The material is cross referenced with the objectives as they are presented in the National Standards. Girls: Any Color Leotards, Tan Tights, Black Jazz Shoes (not sneakers), Hair up in ponytail, bangs pinned out of face. Black Dance Capris or Dance Shorts are optional. Boys: Solid color t-shirt, black sweatpants or black gym shorts and Black Jazz Shoes (not sneakers).