Fall Program Guide

www.dtpd.org • Fall 2019 • Dundee Township Park District | 27 Dance BATON & POM- LEVEL 1 5-12 years Learn the fundamentals of baton twirling, dance, and poms in this fun and creative class. Basic full hand twirls, simple tosses, and dance steps will be combined into fun combinations. Students will improve hand-eye coordination, musicality, and rhythm learning both individual skills and short routines. Please wear athletic clothing and shoes and have hair pulled back off of the face. Batons will be available to purchase from the instructor. Performance opportunities may be available. Contractual 44260-00 Sept. 12-Oct. 24 Th/6:00-7:00 pm $46(R)/$66(NR) RORC 44260-01 Nov.7-Dec.19* Th/6:00-7:00pm $40(R)/$60(NR) RORC *No Class: 11/28 BALLET IV 12-18 years This class will include redefining technique, the quality of movement and perfecting skills. This class is for dancers with prior training. ADULT BALLET 16 years & older This class is good for the beginner through the experienced dancer. Dancers can work at their own pace. Come for fun! Come for exercise! PRE POINTE 8-18 years An introduction to Pointe. Students should also be enrolled in Ballet II or III. Readiness for pointe work is determined by each student’s strength and physical development, not by age. Instructors will notify parents and students when they have the necessary strength and maturity to go on pointe. POINTE I 12-18 years This class will include barre exercises, across the floor combination and center work. Students must have prior ballet experience and be enrolled in Ballet IV. CONTEMPORARY II 9-12 years A style of expressive dance combined with classical, jazz, and modern elements to connect the mind and body through movement. Students must also be enrolled in a ballet class. CONTEMPORARY III 11-18 years A style of expressive dance that is combined with classical, jazz, and modern elements to connect the body and mind through movement. Students will work on refining technique and performance skills. Additional enrollment in Ballet II or higher is required for this class. HIP HOP 6-9 years Learn age-appropriate dance moves to upbeat music with an emphasis on rhythm and attitude. HIP HOP II 9-12 years Join us in dancing to upbeat music! While emphasizing rhythm and attitude, dancers will also be encouraged to choreograph for a group. MINI JAZZ 4-6 years A fun, rhythmic style that introduces the basic jazz steps to young dancers. This class focuses on developing the love of dance and movement, as well as building self-confidence. PRESCHOOL TAP & JAZZ 3-5 years Shuffles, Irish’s, flaps and other basic steps will be taught, as well as jazz steps and fun creative dances. The focus will be on technique. KINDER TAP & JAZZ 5-6 years In this energetic class, students will perfect their skills. Shuffles, Irish’s, flaps and other basic steps will be taught, as well as jazz steps and fun creative dances. One session of previous dance experience preferred. TAP & JAZZ I 6-8 years This is an introduction to tap and jazz, focusing on the fundamental footwork and technique for the dancer who has little to no dance training. Class begins with a center warm-up and progresses to steps across the floor, combinations and repetitive exercises. Instilling a strong foundation for the beginner dancer. TAP & JAZZ II 8-19 years Dancers will develop a keen sense of rhythm and balance. This beginner/ intermediate level class is appropriate for the dancer who has had some experience with tap and/or jazz dance and is looking to continue training. This class will build the development of technique & terminology. Students will further develop skills including musicality and sound clarity. TEEN TAP 11-19 years This beginner/intermediate tap class is a great opportunity for those who have never danced or who are coming back into dance. Class begins with a center warmup, progresses to across the floor combinations and then a center combination. This class will focus on the development of tap technique and terminology. ADULT BEGINNER TAP 18 years & older This fun atmosphere will provide an introduction to tap, focusing on the fundamental footwork and techniques of tap dancing and rhythm. Routines will be taught. ADULT ADVANCED TAP 18 years & older Advanced tap goes deeper into the details of footwork and rhythm combinations along with still focusing on the technique behind the work. Participants will learn routine in a fun atmosphere. BATON & POM- LEVEL 2 6-14 years Building on the skills from Level 1, more complex twirling and dance skills will be introduced. Get ready for a variety of releases and catches in both hands, high aerials, and more difficult rolls. Please wear athletic clothing that is easy to move in, tennis shoes, and have hair pulled back off of the face. Performance opportunities may be available. Contractual 44261-00 Sept.12-Oct.24 Th/5:00-6:00pm $46(R)/$66(NR) RORC 44261-01 Nov.7-Dec.19* Th/5:006:00pm $40(R)/$60(NR) RORC *No Class: 11/28

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