Silverton Ballet and Performing arts Co.

Dance Classes

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Class Descriptions

Ballet and Creative Movement

  • Ages 3-4
  • 45 minute classes

Develops coordination, rhythm and large motor skills using creative movement, music, tumbling and ballet basics all while instilling a love of dance.

Ballet-Tap Combination

  • Ages 5-6
  • 1 hour classes

This class provides the basics in ballet and tap at the barre, center and across the floor as well as 10 minutes of tumbling. Emphasizing proper technique, musicality, body awareness and classroom etiquette. The perfect class for the younger student.

Ballet

  • Ages 6 and up
  • 1-2 hour classes
  • Levels offered: Ballet 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, Pre-Advanced and Advanced

Simply put....The foundation for all dance. All classes include barre, center and across the floor work encompassing various levels of adagio, port de bras, petit and grand allegro. Students will learn proper terminology associated with all movement and steps as well as developing a strong center, body placement, balance, gracefulness and precise technique.

Pointe

  • Age - Instructors discretion, usually around 12 with an adequate foundation in ballet technique.
  • Must be enrolled in ballet technique classes.

Jazz and Lyrical

  • Ages 7 and up
  • 1-1 ½ hour classes
  • Levels offered: Jazz 1-2, 2-3, 4, 5-6, 7, Pre Advanced and Advanced
  • All upper level Jazz dancers must be enrolled in a ballet technique class.

Focusing on technique in warm ups, progressions and center combinations developing control and flexibility through the use of isolations, turns and jumps. Lyrical will utilize the above but add in more expression of the music.

 
Group of teenage female ballerinas

Hip-Hop

  • Ages 5 and up
  • 1 hour classes
  • Levels offered: Hip-Hop K-1, 2-3, 4, 5-6, 7-8, Pre Advanced and Advanced

An energetic street style taught to age appropriate popular music. Students will learn musicality and how to rhythmically interpret the music during center, across the floor and freestyle combinations.

Modern

  • Ages 10 and up (must be enrolled in a ballet class)
  • 1-1 ¼ hour classes
  • Levels offered: Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced

Dancers will experience technique that explores resisting and yielding to gravity, contraction and release as well as fall and recovery, through leverage, balance, movement dynamics and breath.

Tap

  • Ages 6 and up
  • 1 hour classes
  • Levels offered: 6-8 years, 9-10 years, 11 and up

Students will develop rhythm, coordination and clarity of sounds, while learning tap's founding skills and some of today's newest steps.

 

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The biggest attributes you bring to Silverton are not those related to building a successful business, but to nurturing and celebrating the children you teach. Everyone is welcomed, everyone is encouraged. Your students learn that with consistency, attention, hard work and practice they can accomplish amazing things. All in an atmosphere of love and fun and joy.

- Cory Cross

2017 Summer Schedule

Interested in doing something new this summer? Well look no further....we have tons of new offerings and exciting opportunities for Summer Dance during our 2017 season.

Silverton Ballet camps have become summer favorites. Dancers will experience a daily dance class, drama, crafts, creatice movement, and even a bit of dance history, all presented in a fun, inspiring environment. Dance Team camp is a great time to sample jazz, hip-hop and the precision technique it takes to become a State champ!

Our 6 week summer session is a great time to try something new or take your technique to the next level. 

6 Week Summer Session July 10-August 18

CAMPS
STUDIO A10:00 - 12:00Cinderella Camp:June 19-22 $70.00 3-4 years STUDIO A
1:00 - 3:30Sleeping Beauty Camp:June 19-22 $80.00 5-7 years STUDIO A
MONDAY
STUDIO A9:00 - 10:30Jazz Advanced 13-18 years STUDIO A
10:30 - 11:30Jazz Intermediate 2 10-13 years STUDIO A
11:30 - 12:30Hip-Hop Intermediate  STUDIO A
TUESDAY
STUDIO A9:00 - 10:30Ballet Inter-Advanced 13-18 years STUDIO A
10:30 - 11:30Pointe 12-18 years STUDIO A
STUDIO B4:15 - 5:15Combo Class (ballet, jazz & tumbling) for 5-7 years 5-7 years STUDIO B
5:15 - 6:00Creative Dance for 3&4 years FULL 3 & 4 years STUDIO B
WEDNESDAY
STUDIO A9:00 - 10:30Jazz Tricks, Turns & Technique 13-18 years STUDIO A
11:30 - 12:30Jazz/Ballet Combo 11-14 years STUDIO A

 

2016-2017 Class Schedule *2017-2018 Class Schedule coming in July!

If the class that you want is full simply place the day/time of the class in the "notes" section of the registration form, and we'll place you on a waiting list. Class enrollment can often change for a variety of reasons........we'll try our best to find just the right place for you at Silverton Ballet!

MONDAY
STUDIO A3:00 - 4:00Ballet 2 for 2nd and 3rd grade
4:00 - 5:00Jazz 2-3 for 2nd and 3rd grade FULL
5:00 - 6:00Modern 1 for 5th and 6th grade (must be enrolled in ballet)
6:00 - 7:00Hip-Hop 6-8 Beg-Int for 6th through 8th grade (5th grade w/ teacher approval) FULL
STUDIO B10:00 - 10:45Creative Ballet for pre school
3:45 - 5:00Modern 3 for Adv high school age dancers or with teacher approval FULL
5:00 - 6:00Hip-Hop 4-5 for 4th and 5th grade FULL
6:00 - 7:30Adv Jazz 2 (Srs & Jrs, others w/ teacher approval)
TUESDAY
STUDIO A3:45 - 5:15Ballet 8-9 Adv1 for 8th and 9th grade
5:15 - 6:15Pointe Int-Adv (must be in ballet) FULL
6:15 - 7:45Adv Ballet 2
STUDIO B3:30 - 4:30Ballet-Tap for 5 and 6 years
4:30 - 5:30Hip-Hop 2-3 for 2nd and 3rd grade
5:30 - 6:30Jazz 5-6 for Int 5th and 6th grade (must be in ballet)
6:30 - 7:30Jazz for older beginners
7:30 - 8:30Alumni Adult Jazz
WEDNESDAY
STUDIO A3:00 - 4:00Ballet-Tap for 5 and 6 years
4:00 - 5:00Ballet 3-4 for 3rd and 4th grade
5:00 - 6:30Adv Jazz 1 Freshman & Sophores (must be in ballet)
STUDIO B3:15 - 4:15Hip-Hop K-1 for kinder and 1st grade
4:15 - 5:15Adv Hip-Hop FULL
5:15 - 6:00Creative Ballet for pre-school FULL
6:00 - 7:15Ballet 7-8 Int for 7th and 8th grade
7:15 - 8:15Pointe Beg-Int (with Instructor approval, must be in ballet)
THURSDAY
STUDIO A3:45 - 5:00Ballet 5-6 for Int 5th and 6th grade FULL
5:00 - 5:30Pre-Pointe (must be in ballet)
5:30 - 6:30Jazz 4-5 for 4th and 5th grade
STUDIO B10:00 - 10:45Creative Ballet for pre-school FULL
3:00 - 4:00Ballet-Jazz combo for 1st grade
4:00 - 5:15Ballet 4-5 for Int 4th and 5th grade
5:15 - 6:45Jazz 7-8 Int 2 for 7th and 8th grade (must be in ballet)
6:45 - 7:45Modern 2 for 7th and 8th grade (must be in ballet)
FRIDAY
STUDIO A3:45 - 4:45Ballet for the older beginner
STUDIO B4:30 - 5:30Tap 2 Beg/Int (9-10 years)
5:30 - 6:30Tap 3 Int 2 (with teacher approval)

NOTE: Class schedule is subject to change. Please call the studio to check class availability and correct class placement.

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Silverton Ballet Work Study Program

Silverton Ballet and Performing Arts Company work study program is designed to provide students at the intermediate level and higher with an alternate method of tuition payment.

The ability to improve a dancer's technique is directly related to the number of hours of study per week. An increase in classes means an increase in time commitment for both the parent and the student, as well as an increase in cost.

Our work study program enables students to offset at least a portion of their tuition by assisting at the studio during the year.

The added benefits are many. By working with a lower level, the dancer improves the basic level of his/her own technique. And for the younger dancer who has an interest in becoming a teacher, the experience of working with children under the tutelage of an experienced professional is invaluable.

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