JMD STUDIOS SCHOOL YEAR CLASSES

JMD Studios offers four types of classes during the school year:
 
Performance:  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!   
Technique:   Technique classes are for dancers who would like to train more intensively in jazz or ballet.   Technique classes do not perform in the annual recital and are meant to supplement performance or company classes.   Adding technique classes is the best way to reach your dance goals!   Please reach out to us prior to registering for Technique classes so we can assist with placement.
Company:   Company classes are exclusively for dancers who have auditioned and been accepted onto the JMD Studios Dance Company.    The JMD Studios Dance Company represents the studio in performances and competitions around the region.   Company is a serious commitment and should be treated as such.   If you are interested in auditioning please reach out to us for more information.
Private:   Private lessons are an option for dancers wanting to work one on one with an instructor to work on specific skills or prepare for an event.   We can also work with dancers on specific technique areas, lend extra help with recital dances, create audition choreography or whatever else your dance may need.  For more information please send us an e-mail!  
 

FALL 2021 OPEN PERFORMANCE CLASS OFFERINGS

TWINKLE TOTS (Age 2/3)   - Ballet, tap & Tumbling

This fun and imaginative class will introduce ballet, tap and tumbling through familiar songs, creative movement and imagination!  A great class for the two year old or the three year old dancer who is not yet potty-trained or not quite ready to come into the classroom alone.   One parent per dancer may come into the classroom initially.   (Parents entering the class will need to participate actively in the class along side of their dancer. )  Within the first several weeks we will move towards transitioning the parents out of the classroom until all dancers are participating independently!  Students must be two by September 1st.

 

Note: Three year old children who are fully potty-trained and ready to enter the classroom independently are encouraged to register for Pixie Dance.  

 

Dress Requirements:  Hair pulled away from face and off shoulders.  Light pink leotard, pink tights, suntan buckle strap tap shoes & classical pink leather ballet slippers.  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.   

$60 Monthly Installments   -   Click here for class schedule & registration links. 

 

 

PIXIE DANCE (Age 3/4) & SPARKLE STEPS (Age 4/5) - Ballet, tap & Tumbling

Pre school children will enjoy these 45 min classes designed especially for them.  Introductory ballet, tap & tumbling skills as well as creative movement will be explored in these classes.  The extensive use of props and imagery keep young dancers engaged and fosters a love for dance by introducing movement in a playful yet effective way.  Children must be potty-trained and must be the required age by September 1st.

Participants in this class should be ready to enter the classroom independently.   

 

Notes:  Three year old children who are not yet potty-trained or ready to come into the classroom independently should register for Twinkle Tots. 

Sparkle Steps moves a little quicker than Pixie Dance but is still appropriate for most 4 year old children.  ​We recommend registering 4 year old dancers for Sparkle Steps if possible, but either class is appropriate. 

 

Dress Requirements:  Hair pulled away from face and off shoulders.  Light pink leotard, pink tights, suntan buckle strap tap shoes & classical pink leather ballet slippers.  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.   

$60 Monthly Installments   -   Click here for class schedule & registration links. 

FABULOUS FEET (Age 5/6) & SHINING STARZ (Age 6/7) - Ballet, tap & jazz 

It's time to jazz things up a bit with these hour long faster paced classes for young school aged children!  A wide variety of Ballet, Tap & Jazz Technique is explored in this class.  Students will lean movement in the center, at the barre' and across the floor.  Classes are still approached in a fun and enjoyable manner.  Children must be the required age by September 1st.  

 

Notes:  Six year old children with no dance experience may want to consider taking Fabulous Feet first.   

 

Dress Requirements:  Lavender leotard, pink tights, tan buckle strap tap shoes & classical pink leather ballet slippers. Hair should be pulled away from the face and off the shoulders.  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.   

  $70 Monthly Installments  -  Click here for class schedule & registration links. 

COMBO KIDZ (Age 8-11) - Ballet, tap & jazz 

These 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. 

Note:  Most dancers will remain in this level for two years.   One to learn and one to master.  

 

Dress Requirements:  Black colored leotard, pink or toast tights, tan buckle strap tap shoes, tan canvas jazz shoes & classical pink leather ballet slippers.  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.   

$100 Monthly Installments  -  Click here for class schedule & registration links. 


 

KOOL KIDZ HIP HOP (Ages 5-7 & 8-11) - 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:   Black High Top Canvas Hip Hop Sneakers, black leggings, black biker shorts or black sweatpants and a t-shirt. 

 

$60 Monthly Installments - Click here for class schedule & registration links. 

ACRO-DANCE (Ages 5-7 & 8+) - 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 this level of Acro-Dance for 2-3 years before moving to intermediate.

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.   (Keep in mind some tumbling requires placing the head on the mat so buns, beads and barrettes can interfere with executing skills.)

$70 Monthly Installments  -  Click here for class schedule & registration links. 

      

 

TEEN JAZZ FUSION (Ages 12+) - Jazz dance 

Teens will enjoy this class that explores different forms of jazz dance.   Classic Broadway Jazz often seen on stage, Commercial Jazz often seen on Television and Street Jazz which is a fun and funky style of jazz often seen on the basketball court!    Students will learn both technical aspects of jazz dance and the performance qualities that go along with it.  A great class for Teens who are interested in theatre, dance team or any other activity that will require dance skills!  Must be 12 by September 1st.  

Note:  Most students will stay in this jazz level for two years before moving into an intermediate class.

Dress Requirements:  Black leotard, black bikers or leggings & black canvas jazz shoes.  Hair should be pulled away from the face and off the neck.   

$60 Monthly Installments  -  Click here for class schedule & registration links. 

  

TEEN HIP HOP (Ages 12+) - Hip hop dance 

A high energy Hip Hop class structured just for teens in a way to make all participants feel comfortable and welcome!  Both those new to dance as well as those with limited experience will find the classes fun and enjoyable.  Explore different forms of Hip Hop from old school to new school.   Those with extensive dance experience should consult the office about auditioning for an intermediate level class.  This class performs in our annual recital.  Must be 12 by September 1st.  

 

Note:  Most students will stay in this hip hop level for two years before moving into an intermediate class.

 

Dress Requirements:   Black High Top Canvas Hip Hop Sneakers, black leggings, black biker shorts or black sweatpants and a t-shirt.   Hip hop shoes may be purchased through the studio for your convenience. 

$60 Monthly Installments  -  Click here for class schedule & registration links. 

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