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  • PLACE: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Coleman Building. Directions to the Coleman Building are below. Once you arrive, please enter the front door to register and sign-in your child. There will be signs posted.
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  • DATE AND TIME: Classes will meet on 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, Kids Creative Tech Rehearsal: 12/7, Kids Create Show: 12/8. Classes meet during hours of 9am-12pm
  • WHAT TO EXPECT: Dancers Connect classes will focus on creativity, self-expression, imagination, improvisation, choreography and performance. You will learn from master educators and collaborate with other elementary school students.
  • WHAT TO WEAR: Dancers should wear comfortable clothing that they can move in (shirt/leotard and leggings or yoga type pants) and a sweater or sweatshirt. Students in Ballet I, Ballet II, or Ballet III must purchase a pair of ballet slippers. Bring a bottle of water and a snack.
  • WHEN TO REGISTER: August 26th, 2019 – October 5, 2019

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Dancers Connect Class Schedule Fall 2019

9:00-9:55Creative Dance
Ages 3-5
Adult PilatesBallet 1
Ages 6-8
Ballet 2
Ages 8-12
10:00-10:55Creative Dance
Ages 3-5
Dance Together:
Parent & Child Dance
Ages 3-5
Creative Dance
& Hip Hop
Ages 6-8
Totally Hot
Hip Hop & Jazz
Ages 8-14
11:00-11:55Creative Dance
Ages 3-5
Broadway Boogie
Musical Theatre Dance, Jazz, & Tap
Ages 6-8
World Dance
Ages 6-15
Jazz It Up 1
Ages 6-8
Jazz It Up 2
Ages 9-15
12:00-12:55GIRL POWER JR
Ballet, Fitness, Hip Hop
Ages 6-8
GIRL POWER JR
Ballet, Fitness, Hip Hop
Ages 9-15
1:00-1:55DC JR Company
Ages 9-11
DC SR Company
Ages 11-15

The theme of Fall 2019 Dancers Connect is ENCHANTED FOREST. This semester all classes will be learning about the forest and the animals that live there, along with exploring classic fairy tales. Students will jump, wiggle, twirl, tumble and hop just like dancing forest creatures and their favorite storybook characters.

Class Descriptions 

Training in dance requires practice and lots of time in the studio. Dancers Connect staff encourages students to have a variety of experience in dance. Dancers Connect class schedule makes room for students to try more than one dance style. In order to grow in the dance form, Dancers Connect faculty recommends students aged 6-8 to try 2 classes and students 9-15 to try 3!

We are capping classes at 12–16 students and anticipate that classes will fill quickly. Creative dance, hip hop and jazz classes are in high demand.

Class Enrollment Limitations

Students ages 6 and older may enroll in back to back classes. See limitations below. If your child is interested in joining one of the Dancers Connect Companies (Jr or Sr) they must be enrolled in 2-3 classes prior to Company class.

  • students ages 3-5 can enroll in one class
  • students ages 6-8 can enroll in three classes
  • students ages 9-11 can enroll in up to four classes
  • students ages 12-16 can enroll in up to four classes

Classes for children ages 3-5

Creative Dance – Ages 3-5 (9:00-9:55, 10:00-10:55, OR 11:00-11:55)

This class introduces young children to the fundamentals of dance including creative self-expression, rhythm, coordination, and imagination.

Dance Together: Parent and Child Dance – Ages 3-5/Adult (10:00-10:55) 

In Dance Together, a playful learning environment supports young dancers understanding of how their bodies can move and build relationships. We investigate shape-making, connecting & separating, and create joyful dances together.

Classes for children ages 6-8

Ballet 1 – Ages 6-8 (9:00-9:55)

This class focuses on classical ballet dance technique knowledge and skills such as precision, balance, flexibility, fluidity, and grace.

Creative Dance and Hip Hop – Ages 6-8 (10:00-10:55)

This class is designed to develop the young dancer’s knowledge of Hip Hop dance as well as locomotor skills, coordination, self‑expression, and flexibility. Popular music is used and closely selected for proper content (i.e., no inappropriate or offensive lyrics).

Jazz It Up I – Ages 6-8 (11:00-11:55)

When you just have to dance to a beat all your own. This high energy class develops jazz dance technique knowledge and skills such as splits, isolation movements, leaps.

World Dance – Ages 6-15 (11:00-11:55)

In World Dance, we take a trip around the world through dance. This class develops appreciation and understanding of the dance, music and traditions of different countries.  Dancers will look critically at the similarities and differences as they learn the dances from Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Australia.

Broadway Boogie: Musical Theatre Dance, Jazz, & Tap – Ages 6-8 (11:00-11:55) 

It’s Showtime!!!! Dancers to Places, Dancers Go! This class will provide an extraordinary movement experience as students learn musical theatre dance, jazz, and tap in preparation for their Broadway debuts.

GIRL POWER JR: Ballet, Fitness, and Hip Hop – Ages 6-8 (12:00-12:55) 

This power filled class is for GIRLS ONLY (junior edition). A class designed to show young dancers how to be upbeat, flowy, and fit at the same time. Turn like Misty, Pushup like Michelle, Windmill like the B-Girls, but be POWERFUL like you. 

Classes for children ages 9-15

Ballet 2 – Ages 8-14 (9:00-9:55)

This class focuses on classical ballet dance technique knowledge and skills such as precision, balance, flexibility, fluidity, and grace.

Totally Hot Hip Hop & Jazz – Ages 8-14 (10:00-10:55)

This is a high energy class that supports the dancers development of technical skills such as splits, pirouettes and leaps as well as dance knowledge, athleticism and strength.  In the class, students learn the choreography of hip hop and jazz dance spanning fresh works from So You Think You Can Dance to musical theater works by Bob Fosse.

World Dance – Ages 6-15 (11:00-11:55)

In World Dance, we take a trip around the world through dance. This class develops appreciation and understanding of the dance, music and traditions of different countries.  Dancers will look critically at the similarities and differences as they learn the dances from Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Australia.

Jazz It Up 2 – Ages 9-15 (11:00-11:55)

When you just have to dance to a beat all your own. This high energy class develops jazz dance technique knowledge and skills such as splits, isolation movements, leaps.

GIRL POWER: Ballet, Fitness, and Hip Hop – Ages 9-15 (12:00-12:55) 

This power filled class is for GIRLS ONLY. A class designed to show young dancers how to be upbeat, flowy, and fit at the same time. Turn like Misty, Pushup like Michelle, Windmill like the B-Girls, but be POWERFUL like you.  

Dancers Connect Junior Company – Ages 9-11 (1:00-2:00)

In the Dancers Connect Junior Company class, students focus on choreography, performance skills, technical prowess, as well as emotional range of expression through dance.

Dancers Connect Senior Company – Ages 11-15 (1:00-2:00)

Students selected for the Dancers Connect Senior Company, focus on choreography, performance skills, technical prowess, as well as emotional range of expression through dance. Students in the Dancers Connect Senior Company will present works within the community.

Classes for Adults

Adult Fitness & Pilates – (9:00-9:55)

Through strength building and technique, this ADULT ONLY class gives an intro to dance and fitness. We will focus on the development of total body organization, core strength, and flexibility.

Dance Together: Parent and Child Dance – Ages 3-5/Adult (10:00-10:55) 

In Dance Together, a playful learning environment supports young dancers understanding of how their bodies can move and build relationships. We investigate shape-making, connecting & separating, and create joyful dances together.