Class Descriptions

 

Ballet

Cecchetti and Vagonova styles of ballet. The focus is on ballet technique, ballet terminology, ballet etiquette, proper alignment, balance, strength, flexibility and grace using classical music.

Tap

Broadway and Rhythm styles of tap. The focus is on tap technique, tap terminology, balance, hearing rhythms, and using tap sounds to make music using upbeat, top 40 or rhythmic music.

Jazz

Many different styles of jazz ranging from Luigi, Martha Graham, Bob Rizzo, etc. The focus is on jazz technique, jazz terminology, strength, flexibility, isolations, and understanding body movements using upbeat, top 40, or Broadway music.

Contemporary

A combination of ballet, jazz, contemporary and modern styles of dance. The focus is on learning how the body moves and expressing the lyrics through dance moves using slow songs, top 40, or any song that provokes strong emotion.

Musical Theatre

Musicals and Broadway shows. The focus is on acting and dancing to portray a character using songs from musical and Broadway shows.

Hip Hop

Pop and lock, old school, and break dancing styles. The focus is on strength, strong isolations, and rhythm using upbeat, top 40, or hip hop music.

Acrobatics Arts

The program is based on safe and effective progressions with proven results in five divisions of AcroDance: Flexibility, Strength, Balancing, Limbering and Tumbling.  Dancers who train through Acrobatic Arts have balanced development, are stronger, more flexible and fearless.  Miss Tina is certified in Acrobatics Arts.

Stretch/Turn/Leap

Stretches to improve turns and leaps for ballet and jazz. The focus is on strength, flexibility, control and understanding what each muscle does and how to use them properly. A variety of turn and leap combinations will be taught using upbeat, top 40 music.

Liturgical Dance

Amyclae Christian Dance Company is a program combining scripture, Christian music, dance, and life lessons into one. Dancers are taught how to express their emotions through dance in a Christian setting.

Theater

Acting classes at Amyclae include weekly lessons in theater to develop and sharpen self-awareness, observations, creative imagination, improvisational skills, and the articulate use of the body and voice. Lessons include pantomimes, improvisation, and scene work on characters. An annual play is performed in the spring by the Amyclae Theater Company.