AGES 8-10 PERFORMANCE CLASS OFFERINGS

Performance classes are great for students that would like to learn dance technique AND work towards a spring dance performance! In addition to learning dance skills and technique, performance classes will learn choreography to prepare for the annual recital.  Performance classes are a great place to get started and give your dancer a chance to shine!

NOTE:  THE PRICE LISTED FOR THE CLASS IS PAID MONTHLY.  

YOU CAN SEE OUR TUITION POLICY INFORMATION HERE

 

COMBO KIDZ (Age 8-10) & COMBO KIDZ II (Age9+) - Ballet, tap & jazz 

These 75 - 90 minute classes are fabulous for older school aged children.   Barre, center and across the floor work will be explored in each class.  Students will learn an extensive movement vocabulary in all three genres of dance.  As always music and movement are kept age appropriate.  Children must be the required age by September 1st to enter Combo Kidz.   Children must have completed Combo Kidz I and have teacher approval to enroll in Combo Kidz II.  Dancers with experience who are new to our studio should contact us for placement advice.  240-343-2623 or info@jmddance.com

Dress Requirements:  Hair pulled away from face and off shoulders secured closely to head.  Black colored leotard, toast tights, tan buckle strap tap shoes, tan canvas jazz shoes & classical pink leather ballet slippers.  Form fitting biker shorts or short dance skirts are optional. Boys may wear white T-shirts, black sweatpants, black leather ballet shoes and black lace-up tap shoes.  Dance wear and shoes are available for purchase through the studio for your convenience.   


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KOOL KIDZ HIP HOP (Ages 6-8) - Hip hop dance

This very popular form of  street style dance has been taking the local dance scene by storm for many years now!  It's a great 45 min class for both boys and girls and a form of dance that anyone can enjoy! Both those new to dance as well as those with limited experience will find the classes fun and enjoyable.  Hip hop styles from past to present are explored in each class through center and across the floor movement.  Age appropriate music and movement is always a focus as it is with all classes at JMDS!   Note:  Most students will stay in this hip hop level for two years.   Once to learn & one to master.

 

 Dress Requirements:   Hair secured away from the face and off the neck.  Black High Top Canvas Hip Hop Sneakers, black leggings, black biker shorts or black sweatpants and a comfortable, loose fitting top such as a T-shirt.

 

 

 

 

HIP HOP 9-11 & 10+ - Hip hop dance

This very popular form of  street style dance has been taking the local dance scene by storm for many years now!  It's a great 45 min class for both boys and girls and a form of dance that anyone can enjoy! Both those new to dance as well as those with limited experience will find the classes fun and enjoyable.  Hip hop styles from past to present are explored in each class through center and across the floor movement.  Age appropriate music and movement is always a focus as it is with all classes at JMDS!   Note:  Most students will stay in this hip hop level for two years.   Once to learn & one to master. 

Students Age 10+ with 4+ years of Hip Hop experience should register for Intermediate Hip Hop on our 11+ page.

Dress Requirements:   Hair secured away from the face and off the neck.  Black High Top Canvas Hip Hop Sneakers, black leggings, black biker shorts or black sweatpants and a comfortable, loose fitting top such as a T-shirt.

 

ACRO-DANCE (Ages 6+) - Acrobatic Dance

Join our certified Acrobatic Arts instructor for these classes that blend dance, flexibility skills and tumbling all into one great class.   Students will increase flexibility and strength along with learning tumbling and transitional dance skills.  These classes are kept purposely small so the instructor can provide hands on spotting and corrections to each student.   

Note:   Most students will remain at a level of Acro-Dance for 2-3 years before moving to the next.  Students with previous acrobatic, tumbling or gymnastics experience should contact the office for placement.  240-343-2623

Dress Requirements:   Black leotard or black form fitting tank with black biker shorts.   Bare legs and bare feet.   NO jewelry!  Hair should be pulled back into a low ponytail.   No beaded hair as beads can cause injury to your dancer during certain skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAST TRACK CLASSES (Ages 7-10) - Ballet, Tap, Jazz

Does your dancer want more than a combo class?  Then our single style classes are for them!   These classes will focus on one style of dance so participants can explore that style more in depth than the time we have in a combo class.   Dancers will  progress quicker with their dance technique as a result.   Participation in all three styles is encouraged, but not required.  

Dress Requirements:  Hair pulled away from face and off shoulders secured closely to head.  Black colored leotard, toast tights, tan buckle strap tap shoes for tap, tan canvas jazz shoes for jazz & classical pink leather ballet slippers for ballet.  Form fitting biker shorts or short dance skirts are optional.  Boys may wear white T-shirts, black sweatpants, black leather ballet shoes and black lace-up tap shoes.  Dance wear and shoes are available for purchase through JMD Studios.

MUSICAL THEATRE CLASS (Ages 8+) - Broadway Style Dance

 

Musical Theatre Dance is a lively and engaging form of dance seen on the stages of Broadway.   Dance is combined with a bit of acting as Musical Theatre usually tells a story.   Dancers will get to work with music from Broadway hits such as Hamilton, Wicked and more!   No need to bring your singing voice!   Just your dancing shoes!   This class is always a hit!  

 

 Dress Requirements:  Tan jazz shoes.  Black leotard & skin tone tights.  Black biker shorts or leggings optional.   Hair secured up and off the face/neck and secured close to the head.