36 | Dundee Township Park District • Summer 2022 • www.dtpd.org Due to COVID-19, programs and offerings may change at any time. Dance The Dundee Township Park District Dance Program has class offerings for two years and older. Styles of dance range from ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, Latin, musical theater and pointe. Dance is offered year-round with new class sessions beginning in the winter, summer, and fall. The winter/spring session includes a dance recital that is typically held in May. We have classes for all abilities and welcome all to come dance with us! Dance classes are held in the dance studio at the Rakow Center. Preschool Ballet I 3-4 years Basic Ballet technique and terms are taught while learning how to stretch, move, and perform. Ballet barre is introduced with center floor and across floor routines. Students need Ballet shoes. Last class, parents are invited for a final performance show. 34300-00 June 9-July 14 Th/4:30-5:15 pm $54(R)/$69(NR) RA 34300-01 June 9-July 14 Th/9:00-9:45 am $54(R)/$69(NR) RA Kinder Ballet 5-6 years This class will emphasize beginning ballet techniques. Creative routines and form at the ballet barre will be taught. 34302-01 June 9-July 14 Th/10:00-10:45 am $54(R)/$69(NR) RA Ballet I 6-9 years Ballet is a base for all dance forms that instills grace and coordination. This class will include proper placement, barre work, and center work. 34303-00 June 8-July 13 W/4:30-5:15 pm $54(R)/$69(NR) RA Ballet II 9-12 years Proper placement and control to execute ballet moves will be included. Students will also focus on strength and flexibility. More intricate jumps and turns will be introduced. 34310-00 June 7-July 12 Tu/5:00-6:00 pm $59(R)/$74(NR) RA Ballet III 12-18 years Redefining technique, the quality of movement, and perfecting skills will all be included in this class. Instructor approval required. 34312-00 June 7-July 12 Tu/6:15-7:30 pm $62(R)/$77(NR) RA Pre Pointe 8-18 years An introduction to Pointe. 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 to Pointe. Students should also be enrolled in Ballet II or III. 34304-00 June 7-July 12 Tu/6:00-6:15 pm $18(R)/$33(NR) RA Ages serve as a guideline only. Dundee Township Park District reserves the right to place dancers in classes suitable to ability. Go to www.discountdance.com for required class attire. It is not necessary to purchase directly from this website, but colors of shoes and recommended attire will be shown for your convenience. The website will provide competitive pricing and purchasing convenience. On website click “FindMy Teacher” and enter Teacher ID: 65469. On the line that says Available click Studio/Store Page. Once in the store, choose the class you are enrolled in and it will give the dress code and options you can choose from.