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DBK Dance and Performing Arts recommends that our students ages 2½ - 4 take Ballet, Tap, and Tumbling. Students may take Jazz at the age of 5. Ballet is strongly recommended as a twice a week course after age 8.

Any dancer interested in being a member of our competition groups must be recommended by their teacher, attend summer workshop, and one other major workshop during the season. They are also required to take at least two ballet classes, two jazz classes, and one tap class per week. Click here to view the class schedule.

DBK Dance and Performing Arts offers the following class curriculum:
 

MOMMY & ME
Ages: 18 months - 2½  |  Class Length: 30 minutes

A program focused on movement, coordination, balance, rhythm, and basic kinetic skills. Mommy and Toddler interaction.
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TINY TREASURES
Ages: 2½ - 4  |  Class Length: 45 minutes - 1 hour

Our most popular class! A complete Performing Arts Class which incorporates basic dance movement and terminology, while teaching tempos in music, shapes, and directions. Motor skills such as hopping, skipping, jumping, balance, and tumbling are taught while learning to share, listen, follow directions, and respect our neighbor.
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BALLET, TAP and PRE-JAZZ
Ages: 5  |  Class Length: 1 hour

Beginning Ballet Technique, following tempos with different Tap sounds, and introduction to Jazz with basic coordiation movement using upbeat and popular music.
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BALLET
Ages: 6 - Adult  |  Class Length: 45 minutes to 1½ hours

Training and technique based on the classical positions of the feet and body in a system of progression as set forth by Dance Educators of America.
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POINTE
Ages: 11 - Advanced  |  Class Length: 45 minutes to 1 hour

Admission by teacher recommendation/approval only.
Offered to students that have attained the necessary strength and proficiency to progress to this level of classical training. Pointe students are required to take Ballet classes twice a week. Students are not ready for pointe work until the age of 11, and then only when the teacher feels that their legs are strong enough and their bodies are properly placed.

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JAZZ
Ages: 6 - Adult  |  Class Length: 45 minutes to 1 hour

Training in popular dance used in stage, television, movies, and videos. It infuses many styles including Musical Theater, Ethnic, and Contemporary.
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LYRICAL/CONTEMPORARY
Ages: 7 - Advanced  |  Class Length: 45 minutes to 1 hour

Admission by teacher recommendation/approval only.
Teaches creative expression in a beautiful dance form that incorporates ballet technique with contemporary dance.
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HIP HOP
Ages: 5 - Advanced  |  Class Length: 45 minutes to 1 hour

A fun class with a funky edge to the popular urban youth culture style of dance used in the music media.
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TAP
Ages: 6 - Adult  |  Class Length: 45 minutes to 1 hour

Teaches rhythmic footwork in both the classical and urban styles. It enhances musicality, rhythm, and motor skills.
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ACRO

Gymnastics and Ballet elements that fuse balance, agility, and motor skills to build strength and flexibility. Considered a fine art in many cultures, the "Cirque" Performances have ignited a renewed interest.
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THEATRE

Exploring the aspects of Voice, Music, Drama, Staging, and Movement associated with theatrical productions to better prepare students for High School and College Credits in Musical Theatre and Drama. This class especially trains dancers to become a true “Triple Threat” (Dance, Drama, and Voice), which prepares them for auditions in the Professional Entertainment Industry.

 

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