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8 Years & Up: Specialty Classes

Our Specialty Classes enhance and complement dancers skills in their core styles. We offer Lyrical Praise, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Musical Theater, and Acro Dance classes for all levels.


To enroll in our Specialty Classes dancers must be in at least 4th grade or have completed the Beginning Level curriculum. Please see class descriptions below for specific level placement.


Class Costs and Performance Related Fees:

Specialty Classes Tuition and Fees

Dress Code:

Dress Code


Acro Dance

Class Description:
Acro Dance adds athleticism and gravity-defying elements to your dance skills.

  • Classes focus on Flexibility, Strength, Balancing, Limbering and Tumbling.
  • Follows the Acrobatic Arts curriculum

*Acro Workshops are non-performing classes

*Acro Performance dancers must be concurrently enrolled in an Acro Workshop class

Performances: Spring Recital, Santee Street Fair, San Diego County Fair


Lyrical Praise

Class Description:
This non-denominational Christian based class gives voice to emotions through innovative movement.
Benefits include:

  • Improves grace and fluidity
  • Expresses emotion and tells a story
  • Level Placement is based on dancers' Jazz or Ballet Level

*Concurrent enrollment in Jazz and/or Ballet is strongly recommended

Performances: Spring Recital, Santee Street Fair, San Diego County Fair


Contemporary

Class Description:

Contemporary dance combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet.
Benefits include:

  • The blending of dance styles allows for creative & non-structured movement
  • Allows freedom of expression through movement
  • Level placement is based on dancers' Jazz or Ballet Level.

*Concurrent enrollment in Jazz and/or Ballet is strongly recommended

Performances: Spring Recital, Santee Street Fair, San Diego County Fair


Musical Theater

Class Description:
Dance and act to Broadway's favorite stories!
Benefits Include:

  • Combines character development and dance elements into one fun class
  • Great preparation for participation in theatrical productions
  • Develops stage presence and performance quality
  • Level placement is based on dancers' Jazz Level.

*Concurrent enrollment in Jazz and/or Ballet is strongly recommended

Performances: Spring Recital, Santee Street Fair, San Diego County Fair


Hip Hop

Class Description:
Hip hop brings the beat and the funk of the music to the mover.
Benefits include:

  • Develops rhythm
  • Teaches syncopation
  • Age-appropriate music and movement

Level Placement:

  • Hip Hop 1 - 3rd/4th-5th grade
  • Hip Hop 2 - 6th grade+
  • Hip Hop 3 - instructor approval only

Performances: Spring Recital, Santee Street Fair, San Diego County Fair