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Our recreational Jazz/Tap classes are one hour or 45 minute classes. Basic Jazz technique, terminology and movement taught with emphasis on proper execution of jazz isolations. Basic leaps, turns and combinations taught. Tap classes emphasize the development and strengthening of basic tap techniques, terminology highlighting the importance of rhythm and sound. These classes will perform in 2 of our 5 recitals.
Our Competition lines attend three to four competitions a year. All competition students are required to attend a weekly turns and leaps class (this class will not have a performance in the recital). The technique classes focus on fundamental steps that correlate with the steps they are learning in their competition classes. Competition students are also required to take one ballet class each week. We will also be holding intensives throughout the year. Competition students will be required to attend a minimum of two. Please note: Competition students are required to be in attendance for the five classes prior to a competition. If one of these classes is missed, the student will not be allowed to attend competition. (Exceptions will be made for emergencies only on a case-by-case basis.)
All students 6 and up are eligible to enroll in a ballet class. These classes will perform in the recital. All ballet classes are required to wear black leotard, pink or white tights, with hair back in pony or bun. All competition dancers are REQUIRED to take ballet.
An extension of ballet which covers all aspects of pointe work. Students are examined to assure that they are in proper physical shape to be able to work on pointe. Students must be enrolled in a ballet class.
Lyrical uses motion to interpret music and express emotion. All students 3rd Grade and up are eligible to enroll in a lyrical class, but must also enroll in a ballet class. These classes will perform in the recital. All lyrical classes are required to wear black leotard, pink tights, and hair back in a pony or bun.
Hip Hop is high energy street movement as seen in music videos by artists such as Justin Timberlake and Usher. Hip-Hop has a range of styles, from breakdancing, pop-n-lock, to krumping. Hip hop dancing is a broad genre giving the teacher freedom and room for personal interpretation, and allowing them to mix various styles freely, even mixing them with other dance forms such as jazz dance
We offer an all boys 'Jazz Funk' class for ages 6 and up. Boys work on strength, balance, and endurance, and are taught the basics of jumps, turns and leaps.
(18+yrs.) Basic Jazz technique, terminology and movement taught with emphasis on proper execution of jazz isolations. Basic leaps, turns and combinations taught. Tap classes emphasize the development and strengthening of basic tap techniques, terminology highlighting the importance of rhythm and sound. We offer classes with and without performance opportunities.
Fathers come together with their daughters in a loving and caring environment. This is a memorable experience that creates an everlasting bond between child and parent. They work together as a team and progress to learning a dance routine to be performed at the recital, competitions, community events and parades. We have both competitive and non-competitive (recital only) classes. You must be enrolled as a dance student at Premiere to qualify for placement in a Father/Daughter class.
Hot Kix is a competitive Kickline. Auditions are held in the summer for positions in our Senior and Junior competitive teams.
Turns and Leaps
Competition students are required to attend one class per week. Class emphasis is on intensive technique skill building including: stretching, flexibility, leaps, turns, combination breakdowns, and jumps.
If your child is between the ages of 3 and 4 yrs old, you may sign up for our popular Little Starz Program! It is an 'in house' program geared for this age dancer and is a great intro into the world of dance without the long term commitment and cost. The sessions run 6 to 10 weeks and are held several times throughout the year. The classes are 45 minutes in length and provide instruction in tap and creative movement. The class session ends with a short performance, and certificate of completion. If you are interested in our next session of Little Starz, please go to our registration page for more info.