Dance Classes

All dance classes are independently attended but parents will be invited in on Parent Sharing days to see what we've been working on.

Ballet/Tap Combo

  • Ages: 3 - 5
  • Tuition: $62.50/month (4 months) or $250 total
  • Length of class: 60 minutes
  • Instructor: Erin Michell
  • Location: River Market Studio

Ballet/ Tap combo classes are for our tiny dancers, where we will explore the very beginning steps and movements for ballet and tap styles of dance, including warm ups, games, and exercising our brains while we learn various routines all while dancing and singing along to some of our favourite nursery rhymes!

Schedule

Winter 2018

  • Sundays 9:30-10:30am | Jan 21 to May 27 2018
  • Wednesdays 4:30-5:30pm | Jan 24 to May 26, 2018

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Creative Dance

  • Ages: 7 - 9
  • Tuition: $250
  • Length of class: 60 minutes
  • Instructor: Erin Michell
  • Location: Lorne Street Studio

Creative Movement combines music, movement, and improvisation with an introduction to basic dance steps including ballet, jazz, and modern dance styles. In this class students will work on building self confidence, body awareness, motor skills development, and self expression, all while developing fundamentals to dance for possible future study.

Schedule

Winter 2018

  • Saturdays 10:30-11:30am | Jan 20 to May 26, 2018

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Ballet/Tap Combo II

  • Ages: 5 - 7
  • Tuition: $62.50/month (4 months) or $250 total
  • Length of class: 60 minutes
  • Instructor: Erin Michell
  • Location: River Market Studio

Dancers, both new and those returning from Ballet/Tap 3-5, will further explore freedom of expression through dance and movement. We incorporate various routines of both styles of dance using choreographed and improvised games and exercises. In ballet we include an introduction to classical music with various warm ups using beginner ballet steps, technique and dance games. For tap time, we’ll explore our beginner steps and technique while moving and grooving to upbeat music that will have all our dance students carrying a song in their heart and rhythm in their feet the whole week long.

Schedule

Winter 2018 

  • Sundays 10:45-11:45am | Jan 21 to May 27, 2018
  • Wednesdays 5:45-6:45pm | Jan 24 to May 16, 2018

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Beginner Tap/Jazz

  • Ages: 8 - 10
  • Tuition: $250 (Only $200 until Jan 20, 2018)
  • Length of class: 60 minutes
  • Instructor: Erin Michell
  • Location: Lorne Street Studio

Our beginner jazz/ tap combo is a great opportunity for students to try two classic yet contrasting dance styles all in one class! Students will get to explore games and exercises in both styles while developing basic skills in technique, rhythm, musicality, improvisation, and body awareness, all building self confidence along the way.

Schedule

Winter 2018 

  • Saturdays 11:45am-12:45pm | Jan 20 to May 26, 2018

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Nearly Free Dance Class

  • Ages: 7 - 18
  • Tuition: $20
  • Length of class: 90 minutes
  • Instructor: Erin Michell
  • Location: Lorne Street Studio

Join us for our second annual Nearly Free Dance Class! Join Miss Erin and Learn a dance or two to some upbeat holiday songs in preparation for New Westminster’s Santa Claus Parade*!

Supplies

  • Dance shoes, clean indoor shoes (REALLY clean, as in have never been worn outside or have been thoroughly scrubbed free of dirt and grit) or bare feet
  • Water bottle
  • Comfortable modest clothing. no skirts, dresses or jeans

Rehearsals

  • Begins Sunday September 10
  • One rehearsal will be scheduled at an outdoor location (TBD) to practice moving the choreography forward in preparation for the parade.

We are asking the older students to be there earlier to help with our younger students. The older students will be learning 2 numbers if time allows.

Schedule

Fall 2017 

  • Sundays 12:45pm-2:15pm | Sep 10 to Nov 26, 2017 | No class dates: Oct 8, Nov 12, Dec 24 & Dec 31

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*We are currently researching other opportunities for The Nearly Free Series to perform their numbers. As these dates, times, locations, become available we will be informing parents of other great opportunities to share what we’ve learned in the class! Stay tuned!