Dance

Dance

Learn to dance with our expert instructors! From jazz to hip hop and ballet, classes utilize familiar music and popular hits to teach choreography, motion, and rhythm.

 

FANTASY DANCE

Your child will be delighted as he/she learns the joy of movement and the freedom of dance! Class includes props, music, stories, and games that are theme motivated and mix the fun of imagination with the stimulation of movement. A 30-minute playtime extension may be included for those tots coming from the GJK two-year-old program. Comfortable clothes and gym shoes are recommended. Please note: 2 year old enrichments begin in October.  No class: October 12.

 

LEVEL

AGE

DAY

DATES

TIME

LOCATION

R/NR Fee

ACTIVITY

Fantasy Dance

2-2

M

10/5-12/14

10:45AM-12:45PM

Takiff Center

$312/343

209116-02 Register Now!

Fantasy Dance

2-2

M

10/5-12/14

11:15AM-12:45PM

Takiff Center

$265/291

209116-03 Register Now!

 

 

TINY BALLET

Tiny Ballet (Age 3 by 9/1/15) An introduction to ballet, incorporating props and games with the joy of dance. Children will learn basic ballet choreography and terminology plus positioning of the hands, feet, and body. Simple movements are presented with familiar musical selections. Ballet shoes ONLY are required.  No class: November 13 & 27.

 

LEVEL

AGE

DAY

DATES

TIME

LOCATION

R/NR Fee

ACTIVITY

Tiny Ballet

3-3

F

9/18-12/18

11:30AM-1PM

Takiff Center

$300/329

213101-01 Register Now!

 

 

HIP HOP (PRE-K,KINDER,YOUTH)

  • Preschool Hip Hop: Learn the latest rhythms and moves with Kidz Radio Hits and Disney music selections. Adding in costumes, games, props, and video dances, children are encouraged to learn urban hip hop moves and freestyle dance.
  • Hip Hop, Grades K-10: Our high energy classes uses the latest urban moves and music the kids listen to and understand. Children are encouraged to learn movements that are a part of a culture of today’s hip hop dance and have the freedom to incorporate and create their own choreography. 

No class: September 23, 7, 14, October 12, November 25, 13, 27, 12, 26.

 

LEVEL

AGE

DAY

DATES

TIME

LOCATION

R/NR Fee

ACTIVITY

Tiny Hip Hop

3-3

W

9/16-12/16

11:30 AM-1 PM

Takiff Center

$300/330

213105-01 Register Now!

Preschool Dance Fusion

3-4

M

9/21-12/14

12-1:30 PM

Takiff Center

$300/330

213105-16 Register Now!

Preschool Hip Hop

4-4

W

9/16-12/16

10:30-11:30 AM

Takiff Center

$248/273

213105-02 Register Now!

Kinder Hip Hop

5-5

W

9/2-12/16

3-4:15 PM

South School

$339/372

213105-06 Register Now!

Beginner/Continuing

6-8

M

8/31-12/14

3-4:15 PM

Watts Center

$315/347

213105-10 Register Now!

Beginner/Continuing

6-8

F

9/4-12/18

3-4:15 PM

Watts Center

$339/373

213105-11 Register Now!

Beginner/Intermediate

8-10

Th

9/3-12/17

4-4:55 PM

Takiff Center

$290/319

213105-12 Register Now!

Intermediate/Advanced

11-14

M

8/31-12/14

5:40-6:35 PM

Takiff Center

$269/296

213105-15 Register Now!

 

 

BALLET

All levels of ballet study: positions, techniques, balance, alignment, choreography, and dance vocabulary.

  • Ballet Basics (4’s and Kindergarten): Children learn the foundation of all dance forms: body placement and awareness, flexibility, balance, alignment, and strength. Through familiar classical music and games, foundation ballet skill and choreography are learned. Ballet shoes and attire are required.
  • Classical Ballet (Gr. K-8): A traditional, formal style of ballet that adheres to classical technique. It is known for its aesthetics adn rigorous technique (such as point work, turnout of the legs, and high extensions), its flowing, precise movements, and its ethereal qualities. Black leotards, pink tights, and ballet slippers are required for this class. 

No class: November 13 & 27.

 

LEVEL

AGE

DAY

DATES

TIME

LOCATION

R/NR Fee

ACTIVITY

Ballet Basics

4-4

F

9/18-12/18

10:30-11:30AM

Takiff Center

$248/273

213202-02 Register Now!

Ballet Beginner

5-7

Tu

9/1-12/15

3-4:15PM

Watts Center

$389/427

213202-03 Register Now!

 

 

JAZZ & DANCE COMBO CLASSES

Steeped in ballet tradition, jazz brings the rhythm and pulse of American jazz music, plus the art and passion of life to its form. Taught with today’s music and classical jazz of yesterday, our instructors focus on basic jazz dance technique and terms, emphasizing the proper execution of jazz style. Class works on strengthening the core, reviewing ballet movement and isolations, as well as learning new choreography. Jazz shoes are required; jazz or ballet attire are recommended.  No class: September 7, 14, October 12, November 12, 26.

 

LEVEL

AGE

DAY

DATES

TIME

LOC

R/NR Fee

ACTIVITY

Jazz Beginner

8-14

Th

9/3-12/17

5-5:55PM

Takiff Center

$290/319

213508-02 Register Now!

Jazz Intermediate

11-15

M

8/31-12/14

4:40-5:35PM

Takiff Center

$269/296

213508-03 Register Now!

Jazz/Hip Hop Combo Beginner

8-10

Th

9/3-12/17

4-5:55PM

Takiff Center

$521/573

213508-04 Register Now!

Jazz/Hip Hop Combo Intermediate

11-16

M

8/31-12/14

4:40-6:35PM

Takiff Center

$484/532

213508-05 Register Now!

2XCEL Contemporary Dance

11-16

M

8/31-12/14

6:40-8:10PM

Takiff Center

$399/439

213508-09 Register Now!


For details about each class please download the Glencoe Park District Spring Youth Program Guide (PDF).

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