PRINCESS PIROUETTE™ CLASSES

Princess Pirouette™ and Sir Dancealot Fairytale Ballet

princess-pirouettteSpecific 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:

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Princess Pirouette™ Class Details

Creative Movement

Ages: 2-3 Class: 45 mins

This class 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 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

Ages: 3-4yrs Class: 1 hr

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

Ages: 3-5 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 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.

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

Ballet/Tap Combo

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.

 

Ballet/Acro Combo

Ages: 4-5 Class: 1 hr

This class is designed to progress 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. Dancers are encourage to take both classes during the week.  Basic body and feet positions are built upon and use actual classical terminology. Children will learn the fundamentals of Tap including rhythm, terminology, counting and identifying tap sounds. Jazz skills and tempos are introduced with energetic class material. Ballet 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.

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

 

Knights In Shining Armor

Ages 2-5

Boys are welcome in any of our Princess Pirouette™ classes as our Knights in Shining Armor! We have a whole section of class dedicated to our Sir Dancealot program and we hope to see you in class. Read more about our Boys Scholarship and Tuition Discount Program!

See full schedule by level and age for August 5th, 2017- June 30th, 2018

See full schedule by level and age for July 2017 camps

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