EJS School of Fine Arts Dance Department offers expert instruction in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, HipHop and Musical Theatre Dance and Dance Classes for the Creative Beginner. Classes are offered for all ages and levels. Dance students may take part in our Main stage Theatre productions.
Our Ballet classes offer basic technique and foundation for all styles of dance. Younger classes are focused on rhythm, free movement work and the basics of ballet. Our intermediate and advanced levels develop the application of Ballet technique to other styles of dance and movement.
DRESS CODE: Leotard & Tights, Ballet shoes, hair tied back into a bun – skirt optional.
Jr. Ballet: Ages 5-8 1 hour per week $50/mo
Ballet I: Ages 9-12 1 hour per week $50/mo
Ballet II: Ages 13+ 1 hour per week $55/mo
Adult Ballet: 1 hour per week $55/mo
A very up-beat and fun class to take, Jazz is a popular choice for all ages. Our Jazz classes give our dancers a chance to combine technique and strength with modern style and music.
DRESS CODE: Fitted pants and School Tshirt, jazz shoes, hair tied back.
Jr. Jazz: (Ages 6-8) 1 hour per week $50/mo
Jazz I: (Ages 9 -11) 1 hour per week $55/mo
Jazz 2: (Ages 12+) 1 hour per week $55/mo
Adult Jazz: 1 hour per week $55/mo
Lyrical is a combination of the technique of Ballet and the style and musicality of Jazz. Our lyrical classes focus on music interpretation and expression.
DRESS CODE: Fitted pants and School Tshirt, jazz/lyrical shoes, hair tied back.
Lyrical I: (Ages 8-12) 1 hour per week $60/mo
Sr. Lyrical/Jazz: (Ages 13 & up) 1 hour per week $65/mo
Hip hop is a very modern dance form, which uses movement derived from multiple styles. In this class we focus on style, style & style!!!
DRESS CODE: School Tshirt and relaxed clothing that is easy to move in, sneakers/jazz shoes.
Jr. Hip Hop (Ages 6-11) 1 hour per week $50/mo
Hip Hop 1 (Ages 12-15) 1 hour per week $55/mo
Hip Hop 2 (Ages 16+) 1 hour per week $55/mo
Tap is a very fun and energetic class offered at EJS! A style based around rhythms and sound, tap is great for the development of musical style!
DRESS CODE: Fitted pants and school Tshirt, tap shoes, hair tied back.
Junior Tap:(Ages 6-8) 1 hour per week $50/mo
Tap I: (Ages 9-12) 1 hour per week $50/mo
Tap II: (Ages 9-13) 1 hour per week $55/mo
Adult Tap: (Ages 16+) 1 hour per week $60/mo
JAZZ & TAP Combo Class:
This class will offer a combined focus on both disciplines.
Ages 8 yrs & up
1 hour per week $55/mo
This is a required class for Musical Theatre students registered in all Wednesday Night theatre classes. It will concentrate on choreography of production numbers for current Musical Theatre shows. Students are welcome to take the class if they are not registered in Musical Theatre to learn Broadway choreography.
DRESS CODE: Fitted pants and School Tshirt, jazz/ballet shoes, hair tied back
Ages 7 yrs & up
1 hour per week
For students registered in Musical Theatre: I hour per week cost: $35/mo
Non-Theatre students cost: $60/mo
Adult Combo Dance and Fitness Class
Combine the fun of dancing all different style with a fitness routine which is a great way to stay in shape.
1 hour per week $60/mo
Dance Class Schedule for 2016-2017
4-5pm Lyrical/Ballet II 12 yrs & up
5-6pm Tap II 12 yrs & up
4-5pm Jazz 1 9-11 yrs
5-6pm Ballet 1 8-11 yrs
6-7pm Senior Lyrical 12 yrs & up
4-5pm Jr. Ballet 4-7 yrs
5-6pm Jr Jazz 4-7 yrs
6-7pm Hip Hop I 7-12 yrs
7-8pm Hip Hop II 13 yrs & up
3:30-4:30pm Jr. Tap 6-8 yrs
4:30-5:30pm Jazz/Tap Combo 8 yrs & up
Other Dance fees which include Costume Fees and Fundraising are $150.00 for the school year. These fees can be paid in full in Sept/16 or divided into two payment of $75.00 paid Sept/16 and Jan/17
All students registered in a musical theatre production and are taking the choreography class add $30.00 to your other dance fees for additional costume fee.
For all returning students, the purchase of a school t-shirt is optional providing they have a current design that is in acceptable shape.
Spring Festival Participation available to students who wish to participate. Festival and costume fees separate.
Students registered in more than 1 performance class will have additional costume fees applied.
All student have until October 16, 2016 to withdraw from any dance class without penalty. After said date, any withdrawals for any circumstance or reason will be subject to a 3 month penalty of tuition and choreography fees. All other fees are non refundable.