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Start Date: August 14, 2023 | Principal: Rebekah Harville Carlisle

No classes during Bulloch County School breaks unless otherwise instructed

All dance classes are located at 41 West Main Street or 5 North Main
in Downtown Statesboro.

If you are using our membership discount pricing or our multi-course discount option, you will need to register by calling us at 912-212-2787 please. Our merchant software is not set up to offer these discounts. Those must be handled by one of our staff members.

Younger students begin in classes that combine basic ballet and tap techniques with movement games and activities. These are shown to help in the critical development of creativity and coordination.  Our dance studios are located in the Center for Performing Arts at 41 West Main Street and 5 North Main in downtown Statesboro. Come and visit us! We welcome students aged three to adult. Unless otherwise notified, there are no classes held during Bulloch County School breaks.

 

*When adults sign up for multiple classes for themselves (marked with an asterisk below), they qualify for deep discounts. When they select two or more the class tuition is reduced to 50nm/45m for each class they take. For example, if an adult wanted to take Adult Tap and Mommy & Me Ballet the monthly tuition would only be 100nm/90m. 

Student Class Discounts

If you are enrolled in a pre-ballet, ballet 1, ballet 2 or ballet 3 class you qualify for a big discount on each additional class you take.

dance classes

2023-2024

Call 912.212.2787 to register!

Pre-Ballet/ Tap Combo

Wednesdays @ 4:30 pm-5:30 pm

Thursdays @ 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Instructor: Emily Dowis & Rebekah Carlisle

Ages 3-5

Location: Petite Studio at 5 N. Main Street

Tuition: $65 ($72 non-member)

Meeting once a week, this class is for children from ages 3 to 5 years old. They have the opportunity to learn the basic fundamentals of ballet and tap. In addition to learning the basic movements and terminology, students get the freedom to express themselves through creative movement and learn how to work together as a group.

Ballet/ Tap I Combo

Tuesdays @ 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Thursdays @ 5:15 pm-6:15 pm

Instructor: Emily Dowis

Ballet 1 ONLY: Tuesdays @ 5:15 pm-6:00 pm

Ages 6-8

Location: Petite Studio at 5 N. Main Street

Tuition: $65 ($72 non-member)

Meeting once a week, this class if for children from ages 6-8 years old. They have the opportunity to learn the basic fundamentals of ballet and tap. In addition to learning the basic movements and terminology, students get the freedom to express themselves through creative
movement and learn how to work together as a group. Students will be introduced to ballet II curriculum, to help assist him/her in their advancement when ready.

Ballet 1

Tuesdays @ 5:15pm-6:00 pm

Instructor: Rebekah Carlisle & Emily Dowis

Location: Petite Studio at 5 N. Main Street

Ages: 6-8

Tuition: $60 ($66 non-member)

Meeting once a week, this class if for children from ages 6-8 years old. They have the opportunity to learn the basic fundamentals of ballet. In addition to learning the basic movements and terminology, students get the freedom to express themselves through creative movement and learn how to work together as a group. Students will be introduced to the ballet II curriculum, to help assist him/her in their advancement when ready.

Ballet II

Monday 5:00 - 6:00 pm with Emma Lummus

Wednesday 4:00 - 5:00 pm with Anne Lumus
Ages: 9-13

Location: Demi Studio at 41 W. Main Street
Tuition: $65 ($72 non-member)

In this class, children from ages 9-13 years old have the opportunity to learn the basic fundamentals of ballet. In addition to providing a solid basic ballet foundation, more intermediate-level movements and terminology are introduced in this curriculum. Technique becomes an integral part of ballet class. Students wear a purple leotard. Students have the option to take 2x per week.

Ballet III

Monday 5:00 - 6:30 pm with Anne Lummus

Wednesday 4:00 - 5:30 pm with Emma Lummus
Ages: 13+

Location: Grande Studio at 41 W. Main Street
Tuition: $70 ($78 non-member)

This class meets twice per week, with an option to take a 3rd. In this class, children from ages 13+ years old have the opportunity to learn the basic fundamentals of ballet. In addition to providing a solid basic ballet foundation, more Intermediate/Advanced level movements and terminology are introduced in this curriculum. Students who demonstrate the physical and mental readiness, are considered for pointe shoes. It is encouraged to attend all three classes, but not required. Students wear a red leotard.

Pointe

All of our Pointe classes are by invitation only. Each student needs to be evaluated by the instructor and the director before entering into a Pointe class. We take the dancer's safety very seriously and encourage at home strength-training programs specified by our staff for each dancer individually.

Pre Pointe

Mondays @ 6:30pm-7:00pm
Ages: 10+

Location: Demi Studio at 41 W. Main Street
Instructor: Emma Lummus

Tuition: $40 ($44 non-member)

Lyrical Dance

Mondays @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Ages: 10+

Location: Grande Studio at 41 W. Main Street
Instructor: Laural Boyles
Tuition: $60 
($66 non-member)

Lyrical dance borrows from ballet, jazz, and many modern dance techniques of the 20th century. Lyrical encourages dancers to be versatile in their expressions, being able to portray a wide array of movement styles and emotion. It focuses on spacial and body awareness, use of body weight, floor work, leaps, turns, efficiency of muscle usage, and safe body alignment.

Tap 1 & 2

Thursdays @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Ages: 9+

Location: Demi Studio at 41 W. Main Street
Instructor: Amanda Micheilsen
Tuition: $60 
($66 non-member)

This class meets once per week. In this class, children have the opportunity to learn the basic fundamentals of Tap. In addition to providing a solid basic foundation, more intermediate/advanced level movements and terminology are introduced in this curriculum. Students are not required, but it is strongly recommended to also attend ballet classes. Ballet influences all genres of dance.

Jazz/Musical Theater 

Thursdays @ 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm

Ages: 10+

Location: Demi Studio at 41 W. Main Street
Instructor: Anastasia Brown
Tuition: $65 ($72 non-member)

This class meets once per week. In this class, children (from ages 6-9 years old for Mini class, level I 10+ years, and for level II 12+) have the opportunity to learn the basic fundamentals of jazz. In addition to providing a solid basic Jazz foundation, students will learn how to interact with the audience and fellow dance mates on the stage. And learn how to engage and capture the audience. Students are not required, but it is strongly recommended to also attend ballet classes. Ballet influences all genres of dance

Jazz/Musical Theater Mini

Thursdays @ 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm

Ages: 6- 9

Location: Demi Studio at 41 W. Main Street
Instructor: Anastasia Brown
Tuition: $65 ($72 non-member)

This class meets once per week. In this class, children (from ages 6-9 years old for Mini class, level I 10+ years, and for level II 12+) have the opportunity to learn the basic fundamentals of jazz. In addition to providing a solid basic Jazz foundation, students will learn how to interact with the audience and fellow dance mates on the stage. And learn how to engage and capture the audience. Students are not required, but it is strongly recommended to also attend ballet classes. Ballet influences all genres of dance

Hip Hop

This class meets once per week. It offers a fun age-appropriate way to dance outside of the box. Students learn the art and history of Hip Hop dance and learn how to bring their own individual style to the movements.

Hip Hop Mini

Tuesdays @ 5:15 pm - 6 :00 pm
Ages: 6-9

Location: Demi Studio at 41 W. Main St.
Instructor: Tara Cave
Tuition: $60 
($66 non-member)

Hip Hop Big

Tuesdays @ 6:00 pm-6:45 pm

Ages: 10+

Location: Demi Studio at 41 W. Main St.
Instructor: Tara Cave
Tuition: $60 
($66 non-member)

This Little Light (Special Needs Program)

Tuesdays @ 4:oo pm-5:00 pm
Ages: 5-10

Location: Grande Studio at 41 W. Main Street
Instructor: Laural Boyles
Tuition: $60 
($66 non-member)

For ages 5-10 years This little light creative movement & dance program seeks to create an environment that instills confidence in young dancers. Encouraging them to allow their unique abilities to shine, rather than to hide them.

Adult Ballet

Saturdays @ 9:30am-10:30am

Ages: 18+

Location: Grande Studio at 41 W. Main Street

Instructor: Emma Lummus

Tuition: $65 ($72 non-member)*

This class will cover basic ballet positions, steps and vocabulary with a focus on the student's awareness of proper posture and body alignment. Standing barre work and center floor exercises will be given to enhance coordination, strength, balance and flexibility. Participants will also develop a sense of musical awareness and movement quality. No prior ballet experience necessary.

Adult Tap

Tuesdays @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Ages: 18+

Location: Grande Studio at 41 W. Main Street

Instructor: Laural Boyles

Tuition: $60 ($66 non-member)*

This class will cover basic tap steps and vocabulary with a focus on the student's awareness of proper posture and body alignment. Standing barre work and center floor exercises will be given to enhance coordination, strength, balance and flexibility. Participants will also develop a sense of musical awareness and movement quality. No prior ballet experience necessary.

Strength, Flexibility & Conditioning

Tuesdays @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ages: 18+

Location: Grande Studio at 41 W. Main Street

Instructor: Laural Boyles

Tuition: $60 ($66 non-member)

This class will assist you with the correct way to increase your flexibility safely. Stretching your muscles and joints also leads to great range of motion, improved balance and increased flexibility. Strength and Conditioning aims to improve technique and overall performance. Dancers can avoid injury by having proper strength and flexibility. Conditioning is all about learning how the body acts and reacts to energy and force.

Throwdown Fitness

Wednesdays @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm

Ages: 18+

Location: Grande Studio at 41 W. Main Street

Instructor: Rebekah Carlisle

Tuition: $65 ($72 non-member)*

A down and dirty, booty shakin' dance fitness workout. Each class incorporates fun, funky, easy-to-follow repetitive choreographed moves. This format combines cardiovascular exercise, agility and memory retention. One new routine will be taught step by step in each class. No dance experience needed.

Mommy & Me Pilates

Wednesdays @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Grande Studio at 41 W. Main Street

Instructor: Emma Lummus

Tuition: $65 ($72 non-member)*

Each class is designed to help new moms rejuvenate and restore their bodies, and meet other new local moms. Each class provides a great opportunity to bond with baby while realigning the pelvis, reactivating the core, and strengthening and stretching the entire body.

Mommy & Me Ballet

Mondays @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Demi Studio at 41 W. Main Street

Instructor: Anne Lummus

Tuition: $65 ($72 non-member)*

A wonderful opportunity to have fun and interact with your child as well as foster socialization as they explore movement and music in creative ways! Children will learn basic dance steps, coordination and ballet terminology through interactive songs, stories and dance. As young dancers progress, they will develop motor skills and build spatial and body awareness. This is the perfect class for dancers who are not yet ready to separate from their caregivers, and will help them to build their self-confidence as they grow into beautiful dancers!

Groovy Golden Girls

Wednesdays @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: Demi Studio at 41 W. Main Street

Instructor: Anne Lummus

Tuition: $65 ($72 non-member)*

A low-impact class that offers a variety of dance/ movement exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activities for daily living. A chair is available if needed for seated and standing support

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