Arizona Dance Artistry

CLASSES

Classes 2 - 5yrs

Princess Pirouette™ and Sir Dancealot Fairytale Ballet

Specific themes encompassing different dance adventures will guide your little one one their dance journey throughout the year. Our goal based-curriculum is age appropriate and covers: Gross Motor Skills, French-terminology of Ballet, Colors and Counting, Creative Play, Interpretative Dance, Musicality, Timing and More! At the conclusion of each themed  session, dancers participate in an in-studio performance showcasing the theme. Being on stage helps build confidence and poise, so each of our Princess Pirouette™ classes have the opportunity to perform over 5 times during the year at different venues. Dancers have the opportunity to participate in our Princess Pirouette™ Holiday Magic performance tour or our annual production of ‘The Nutcracker Suite”.

View class details below by age group and interest:

Princess Pirouette™ Class Details

Creative Movement 2-3yrs

Ages: 2-3 Class: 45 mins

Our first introductory class in the Princess Pirouette™ curriculum series. Creative Movement  is designed to progress our younger dancers into a teacher/child class without a parent. Use of props such as Magic Daisies for introduction of colors and counting, colorful scarves and music makers to illustrate music tempos and styles, balance beams for body coordination and confidence and bright safety mats for gross motor/flexibility skills (rolls, bridges, straddles). Dancers will learn basic Ballet and Jazz terminology while using creative play and imagination with Princess Pirouette™!

Dancers should be in dance attire (fitted leggings or tights, leotard or fitted top) with pink leather ballet shoes. Hair up in ponytail or braid, off the face, dancers with short hair should have hair clipped back. Male dancers wear knee length black or gray short and black or white t-shirt and black jazz shoes. *Classes have TWO instructors.

Pre-Ballet 3.5-5yrs

Ages: 3.5-4yrs Class: 1 hr

Our next progression in our Princess Pirouette™ series. This class is designed to focus young dancers on Ballet technique in a fun and playful atmosphere. Basic body and feet positions are introduced using actual French Ballet terminology. Props such as bean bags are used to work on proper posture and neck/back extension. Other props such as scarves and Hula Hoops are used to keep young dancers engaged in each class. Dancers go on an adventure with “Allegro the Bee” and other Princess Pirouette™ Fairytale Ballet Friends!

Dancers should be in dance attire (fitted leggings or tights, leotard or fitted top) with pink leather ballet shoes. Hair up in ponytail or braid, off the face, dancers with short hair should have hair clipped back. Male dancers wear knee length black or gray short and black or white t-shirt and black jazz shoes. *Classes with 10 students have TWO instructors.

Pre-Jazz 3.5-5yrs

Ages: 3.5-5 Class: 1 hr

This class is designed to focus young dancers on introductory Jazz technique in a fun and playful atmosphere. Basic body and feet positions are introduced using actual classical terminology. Jazz skills and tempos are introduced with energetic class material. Props such as bean bags are used to work on proper posture and neck/back extension. Other props such as scarves, music makers, and Hula Hoops are used to keep young dancers engaged in each class. Dancers go on an adventure with “Allegro the Bee” and other Princess Pirouette™ Fairytale Ballet Friends!

Dancer can participate in jazz class in socks, ballet shoes, jazz shoes or bare feet.

Dancers enrolled in these classes wear any leotard or dance tops, shorts and tights or leggings, and hair up and away from face. Male dancers wear knee length black or gray short and black or white t-shirt and black tap shoes.

 *Classes with 10 students have TWO instructors.

Ballet/Tap Combo 3.5-5yrs

Ages: 3.5-5 Class: 1 hr

This class is designed to focus on introductory Ballet and Tap technique. Basic body and feet positions are introduced using actual French Ballet terminology. Children will learn the fundamentals of Tap including rhythm, terminology, counting and identifying tap sounds. Dancers go on an adventure with “Adagio the Snail” and other Princess Pirouette™ Fairytale Ballet Friends! *Ballet/Tap combo have dress code restrictions.

Dancers enrolled in these classes wear our level specific leotards (see online class attire link for how to order) pink tights, pink ballet shoes/black tap shoes and hair in a bun. Male dancers wear knee length black or gray short and black or white t-shirt and black jazz shoes/black tap shoes.

*For Spring performances, one convertible costume accommodates both styles. *Classes with 10 students have TWO instructors.

Twirl and Tumble or Twirl and Tap 4.5-5.5yrs

Ages: 4.5-5.5 Class: 1 hr

This class is designed to bridge our dancers from Princess Pirouette™ program to our Fundamentals program. Dancer should have 2 years combo class experience or 2 years in our program curriculum.  Basic body and feet positions are built upon and use actual classical terminology.  Ballet, Jazz and Acro are combined to enhance flexibility and start to introduce lines of body.

*Male dancers wear knee length black or gray short and black or white t-shirt and black tap shoes. Ballet/Acro class requires Arizona Dance Artistry specific leotard, pink tights that convert for bare feet, pink ballet shoes and hair in a bun.

 *Classes with 10 students have TWO instructors.

Studio Dates

September 2018
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