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*FALL 2023/2024 spring*


Classes start after Labor Day (9/5) and continue through early June 2024

*Dancer ages are by Sept. 1, 2023*                      *Schedule is subject to change*

**Classes start Tuesday, Sept. 5th*

*Season ends early June 2023 with a Showcase Performance!*

Acro Dance

Grey Level: 5-7 yrs. Mondays 5:00-6:00p

Start your Acro journey with this structured class with a warm-up, strength training, flexibility work, skill work & choreography.  At this level, most skills will be done on the mat. Tumbling skills will be assessed on forward rolls, handstands, bridges & cartwheels.  Stronger skills will move forward with variations of skill(s) and connecting with choreography.


Purple Level: 8 yrs. and up Mondays 6:00-7:00p

 - Suggestions for Purple Level are:

   *2 out of 3 splits (hands on floor is ok)     *Bridge for 15 seconds

   *Any plank held for 30 seconds.               *Cartwheel right & left

   *Backward roll

   *Handstand facing wall in pike position for 20 seconds ('L' shape)

   *Scorpion 1/4 hold 5 seconds right & left sides


Silver Level:  Instructor Permission - Ages 11 yrs. & up

Mondays 7:00-8:00p

-Requirements for Silver Level are:

*3 out of 3 splits (no hands on floor).    *Any plank held for 50 seconds

*'V' sit held for 30 seconds                   *Stand to bridge hold for 30 seconds 

*Handstand facing wall with 5 shoulder shrugs

*1 handed cartwheel right & left           *Hurdle cartwheel rebound (Roundoff)

*Walkovers front & back (Have one, both or in process at 75%*


Beginning & Level 1 Combined 5-6 yrs. - Wednesdays 5:30-6:15p 

Level 2 - 6.5/7 yrs. & up Wednesdays 6:15-7:15p

Level 3 - 10yrs. & up Thursdays 5:00-6:00p 

Level 4 - 12 yrs. & up - Thursdays 6:00-7:00p (teacher permission required)

Adult Classes 

Ages 18 & up - Wednesdays 7:30-8:30p

This is a class for those that already have ballet / jazz experience or have always wanted to do ballet & jazz. *NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED* 

Fall Adult Class is Ballet & will run Sept. 7 - Oct. 26th.  

Winter Adult Class is Jazz & will run Jan. 10 - Feb. 28th.

Spring Adult Class is Ballet & will run March 6 - May 29th.


Int. / Adv. Combined - 13 yrs. & up. Tuesdays 7:00 - 8:00p

Discover Dance -Pre-School Level

Level 1 - 2 & 3 yrs. Wednesdays 4:15-4:45p 

Level 1 - 2 & 3 yrs. Saturdays 9:30-10:00a 

Level 2 - 3 & 4.5 yrs. Wednesdays 4:45-5:30p 

Level 2 - 3 & 4.5 yrs. Saturdays 10:00-10:45a 

Start the journey of dance with Discover Dance.  We will explore learning concepts of body awareness, how to move in the dance space, listening, communication, and taking turns. 

These concepts are expanded for DD2 and the ability of those dancers in class.

Hip Hop 

Level 1 - 7-10 yrs. Mondays 5:30-6:30p 

Level 3 - 14 & up. Tuesdays 6:00-7:00p 

Level 2 - 11-13 yrs. Tuesdays 8:00-9:00


Mini-Jazz 5-6 yrs. Mondays 4:45-5:30p 

Level 1 & 2 Combined - 7-10 yrs. Mondays 6:30-7:30p 

Level 2 & 3 Combined - 10 yrs. & up Tuesdays 5:00-6:00p 

Level 3 - 12 yrs. & up Tuesdays 7:00-8:00p 

Level 4 - 14 yrs. & up Tuesdays 8:00-9:00p  (Teacher Permission Required)


Intermediate 11 yrs. & up - Thursdays 7:00-8:00p 

*Must be enrolled in a ballet or jazz class as well for technique*

Advanced 13 yrs. & up - Thursdays 7:00-8:00p 

*Teacher permission required for those new to this class style & level* 


**Teacher Permission/Invitation Required**

Thursdays 8:00-9:15p (Pointe 1 & 2) 


Mini Poms 5-7 yrs. Thursdays 5:00-6:00p 

Mini Poms 5-7 yrs Wednesdays 5:00-6:00p

Junior Poms 8-10 yrs. Thursdays 6:00-7:00p 

**This Jr. Poms class is a new format.  We will be taking these dancers to

2 regional competitions in the Spring 2024. Competition dates/locations will be shared once the class dancers attendance has been finalized.

This class will be in the June 2024 ATBDA Showcase**

Please text ATBDA 224-622-2768 for more info.

Intermediate Poms 11yrs & up Thursdays 8:00-9:00p

This is a non competitive class for those that enjoy Pom's distinctive technique.


Beginner 5 yrs. & up Tuesdays 5:15-6:00p 

Teen Dance

11 yrs. & up Tuesdays 6:00-7:00p

This class is open to individuals new to dance that are a little bit older.

Also, someone might have danced as a child and are rekindling their interest in dance.

As much as we strive to offer classes to meet the ever changing dance communities we serve, if you don't see something you are looking for, please contact us.  We may need to have a minimum number of dancers required or have instructor limited availability.  

However, we can offer a private lessons if needed based on instructor availability.

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