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Aerial 1/2

Ages 8 - 10 (Tuesdays 4:15-5:15pm. Starts Sept. 4th)

Beginner/Adv. Beginner

  • Teacher: Xena Guitron
  • Performance Dates: Friday, December 14th, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

This class focuses on the basics of aerial. All students will climb, swing, spin and learn some tricks! The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing skills. This class will facilitate a new understanding of balance and center, with the opportunity to explore both trapeze and silks. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly recommended.

Aerial 1

Ages 5 - 8 (Thursdays 4:15-5:15pm. Starts Sept.6th)

Beginner

  • Teacher: Lee Brearley
  • Performance Dates: Friday, December 14th, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: Wedesday, December 12th, 2018

This class focuses on the basics of aerial. All students will climb, swing, spin and learn some tricks! The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing skills. This class will facilitate a new understanding of balance and center, with the opportunity to explore both trapeze and silks. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly recommended.

Aerial 2

Ages 10 - 12 (Thursdays 5:15-6:15pm. Starts Sept. 6th)

Adv. Beginner/Intermediate

  • Teacher: Lee Brearley
  • Performance Dates: Friday, December 14th, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

This class focuses on the basics of aerial. All students will climb, swing, spin and learn some tricks! The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing skills. This class will facilitate a new understanding of balance and center, with the opportunity to explore both trapeze and silks. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly recommended.

Aerial 3

Ages 12+ (Thursdays 6:15-7:15pm. Starts Sept. 6th)

Intermediate

  • Teacher: Lee Brearley
  • Students must pass placement requirements to join this class. Email mliss@polarisdance.org to inquire.
  • Performance Dates: Friday, December 14th, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

This aerial dance class explores vertical space and broadens students' aerial vocabulary, while continuing to develop upper body and core strength while building stamina in the air. Students will gain a new understanding of balance and center with the opportunity to focus on silks, with the continued use of trapeze as a training tool. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Ballet 1/2

Ages 13+ (Wednesdays 6:15-7:15pm. Starts Sept. 5th)

Beginner/Adv. Beginner

  • Teacher: Katie Simmons
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This class focuses on developing and maintaining flexibility, turn out, strength, proper alignment and a sense of center in the body that is the critical foundation for all other forms of dance. The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing training. Students are taught in an atmosphere that is creative, supportive, friendly and encouraging. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Ballet 1/2

Ages 8 - 10 (Tuesdays 4:15-5:15pm. Starts Sept. 4th)

Beginner/Adv. Beginner

  • Teacher: Jenny Dubac
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This class focuses on developing and maintaining flexibility, turn out, strength, proper alignment and a sense of center in the body that is the critical foundation for all other forms of dance. The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing training. Students are taught in an atmosphere that is creative, supportive, friendly and encouraging. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Ballet 1

Ages 5- 8 (Wednesdays 4:15-5:15pm. Starts Sept. 5th)

Beginner

  • Teacher: Katie Simmons
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This class focuses on developing flexibility, turn out, strength, proper alignment and a sense of center in the body that is the critical foundation for all other forms of dance. The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing training. This class provides students with the foundations of ballet technique in an atmosphere that is creative, supportive, friendly, and encouraging. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Ballet 2

Ages 10 - 12 (Wednesdays 5:15-6:15pm. Starts Sept. 5th)

Adv. Beginner/Intermediate

  • Teacher: Katie Simmons
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This class focuses on developing and maintaining flexibility, turn out, strength, proper alignment and a sense of center in the body that is the critical foundation for all other forms of dance. The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing training. Students are taught in an atmosphere that is creative, supportive, friendly and encouraging. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Ballet 3

Ages 12+ (Fridays 4:15-5:30pm. Starts Sept. 7th)

Intermediate

  • Teacher: Jenny Dubac
  • Students must pass placement requirements to join this class. Email mliss@polarisdance.org to inquire.
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This class offers students the opportunity to further refine and develop their ballet technique with more advanced combinations and higher expectations on maintaining and applying new corrections daily. Students are taught in an atmosphere that is creative, supportive, friendly and encouraging. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Ballet 4

Ages 13+ (Tuesdays 5:15-6:30pm. Starts Sept. 4th)

Adv. Intermediate/Advanced

  • Teacher: Jenny Dubac
  • Students must pass placement requirements to join this class. Email mliss@polarisdance.org to inquire.
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This class offers students the opportunity to further refine and develop their ballet technique with advanced combinations and higher expectations on maintaining and applying new corrections while realizing their personal artistry as a dancer. Students are taught in an atmosphere that is creative, supportive, friendly and encouraging. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Contemporary 1/2

Ages 13+ (Thursdays 5:15-6:15. Starts Sept. 6th)

Beginner/Adv. Beginner

  • Teacher: Natalie Press
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This contemporary class will cover a combination of modern and contemporary techniques. Students will learn how to release into the floor, while pushing against it for stability. They will play with inversions, work on head- to- tail connectivity, and increase strength and flexibility. Throughout the entire class, students will be working on full body awareness. The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing training. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Contemporary 1/2

Ages 8 - 10 (Mondays 4:15-5:15pm. Starts Sept. 10th)

Beginner/Adv. Beginner

  • Teacher: Katie Simmons
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018
  • This contemporary class will cover a combination of modern and contemporary techniques. Students will learn how to release into the floor, while pushing against it for stability. They will play with inversions, work on head- to- tail connectivity, and increase strength and flexibility. Throughout the entire class, students will be working on full body awareness. The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing training. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Contemporary 1

Ages 5 - 8 (Mondays 5:15-6:15pm. Starts Sept. 10th)

Beginner

  • Teacher: Katie Simmons
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This contemporary class incorporates the Horton technique, a codified modern dance method aimed to fortify, stretch, and strengthen the body, and elements of Limon, Graham and African styles are also woven in. The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing training. Students will enjoy dancing to a mix of contemporary music in a playful, yet hard-working atmosphere. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Contemporary 2

Ages 10 - 12 (Tuesdays 4:15-5:15pm. Starts Sept. 4th)

Adv. Beginner/Intermediate

  • Teacher: M'Liss Quinnly
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This contemporary class incorporates the Horton technique, a codified modern dance method aimed to fortify, stretch, and strengthen the body, and elements of Limon, Graham and African styles are also woven in. The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing training. Students will enjoy dancing to a mix of contemporary music in a playful, yet hard-working atmosphere. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Contemporary 3

Ages 12+ (Wednesdays 4:15-5:30pm. Starts Sept. 5th)

Intermediate

  • Teacher: M'Liss Quinnly
  • Students must pass placement requirements to join this class. Email mliss@polarisdance.org to inquire.
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This contemporary class provides dancers with a grounded center from which to work as they explore a dynamic range of contemporary movement qualities. This class incorporates the Horton technique, a codified modern dance method aimed to fortify, stretch, and strengthen the body, and elements of Limon, Graham and African styles are also woven in. You will enjoy dancing to a compelling mix of contemporary music in a playful, yet hard-working atmosphere. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Contemporary 4

Ages 13+ (Thursdays 4:30-5:45pm. Starts Sept. 6th)

Adv. Intermediate/Advanced

  • Teacher: M'Liss Quinnly
  • Students must pass placement requirements to join this class. Email mliss@polarisdance.org to inquire.
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This contemporary class provides dancers with a grounded center from which to work as they explore a dynamic range of contemporary movement qualities. This class incorporates the Horton technique, a codified modern dance method aimed to fortify, stretch, and strengthen the body, and elements of Limon, Graham and African styles are also woven in. You will enjoy dancing to a compelling mix of contemporary music in a playful, yet hard-working atmosphere.  Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Hip Hop 1/2

Ages 13+ (Mondays 6:15-7:15pm. Starts Sept. 10th)

Beginner/Adv. Beginner

  • Teacher: Xena Guitron
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This Hip Hop class provides students with an introduction to foundational hip hop styles. Students will work the body articulately, integrate musicality and rhythm awareness, and learn spacial acuity. They will learn and perform choreography, and also have the opportunity to develop their own unique movement. The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing training. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Hip Hop 1/2

Ages 8 - 10 (Mondays 5:15-6:15pm. Starts Sept. 10th)

Beginner/Adv. Beginner

  • Teacher: Xena Guitron
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

Hip Hop provides students with an introduction to foundational hip hop styles. Students will work the body articulately, integrate musicality and rhythm awareness, and learn spacial acuity. They will learn and perform choreography, and also have the opportunity to develop their own unique movement. The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing training. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Hip Hop 1

Mondays

Ages 5 - 8 (Mondays 4:15-5:15pm. Starts Sept. 10th)

Beginner

  • Teacher: Xena Guitron
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This hip hop class provides students with an introduction to foundational hip hop styles. Students will work the body articulately, integrate musicality and rhythm awareness, and learn spacial acuity. They will learn and perform choreography, and also have the opportunity to develop their own unique movement. The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing training. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Hip Hop 1

Wednesdays

Ages 5-8 (Wednesdays 5:15-6:15pm. Starts Sept. 5th)

Beginner

  • Teacher: Xena Guitron
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This hip hop class provides students with an introduction to foundational hip hop styles. Students will work the body articulately, integrate musicality and rhythm awareness, and learn spacial acuity. They will learn and perform choreography, and also have the opportunity to develop their own unique movement. The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing training. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

 

Hip Hop 2

Ages 10 - 12 (Tuesdays 5:15-6:15pm. Starts Sept. 4th)

Adv. Beginner/Intermediate

  • Teacher: Xena Guitron
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This Hip Hop class provides students with an introduction to foundational hip hop styles. Students will work the body articulately, integrate musicality and rhythm awareness, and learn spacial acuity. They will learn and perform choreography, and also have the opportunity to develop their own unique movement. The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing training. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Hip Hop 3

Ages 12+ (Wednesdays 6:15-7:15pm. Starts Sept. 5th)

Intermediate

  • Teacher: Jocelyn Edelstein
  • Students must pass placement requirements to join this class. Email mliss@polarisdance.org to inquire.
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This hip hop class provides on-going foundations in hip hop styles. Students will work the body articulately, and integrate musicality and rhythm awareness. Students will work on choreography, spatial acuity, and the development of their own movement. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Hip Hop 4

Ages 13+ (Wednesdays 7:30-8:30pm. Starts Sept. 5th)

Adv. Intermediate/Advanced

  • Teacher: Jocelyn Edelstein
  • Students must pass placement requirements to join this class. Email mliss@polarisdance.org to inquire.
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This hip hop class provides on-going foundations in hip hop styles. Students will work the body articulately, and integrate musicality and rhythm awareness. Students will work on choreography, spatial acuity, and the development of their own movement. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

JCo Apprentice Membership

Ages 14 - 18

Audition Required - Annual Membership $2,200

  • JCo Director: M'Liss Quinnly
  • If you have missed the JCo audition, please email M'Liss with any questions at mliss@polarisdance.org.

JCo was established in 2011 as a pre-professional company for youth ages 14 - 18. The program is designed to offer young, talented dancers a chance to grow their skills and experience the demands of rehearsing and performing in a professional environment. Annual auditions take place in March.

JCo Core Membership

Ages 14 - 18

Audition Required - Annual Membership $2,700

  • JCo Director: M'Liss Quinnly
  • If you have missed the JCo audition, please email M'Liss with any questions at mliss@polarisdance.org.

JCo was established in 2011 as a pre-professional company for youth ages 14 - 18. The program is designed to offer young, talented dancers a chance to grow their skills and experience the demands of rehearsing and performing in a professional environment. Annual auditions take place in March.

JCo Principal Membership

Ages 14 - 18

Audition Required - Annual Membership $3,200

  • JCo Director: M'Liss Quinnly
  • If you have missed the JCo audition, please email M'Liss with any questions at mliss@polarisdance.org.

JCo was established in 2011 as a pre-professional company for youth ages 14 - 18. The program is designed to offer young, talented dancers a chance to grow their skills and experience the demands of rehearsing and performing in a professional environment. Annual auditions take place in March.

Kid's Dance

Ages 5 - 8 (Saturdays 10:00-11:00am. Starts Sept. 8th)

Multi-Level

  • Teacher: Natalie Press
  • $14 drop-ins are available
  • This class does not perform at the end of the session

Can't decide which class to take? In this class, you can try out a variety! Throughout the term, students will learn a variety of dance styles, including hip hop, contemporary, ballet, etc. The curriculum for this class allows beginners to start where they are and returning students to build upon their existing training. Students are taught in an atmosphere that is creative, supportive, friendly and encouraging.

Neo 1 Company Membership

Ages 10 - 12

Audition Required - Annual Membership $1,500

This youth company, for dancers 10-12, is the stepping stone for our Jr. Company (JCo). Dancers will continue to build a strong foundation in Contemporary and Ballet as well as learn to work in the rehearsal process as a company dancer in a professional setting. Neo Company's season of classes and performances runs September-August (2017/2018). Neo Company Member - Audition Required

Neo 2 Company Membership

Ages 10 - 12

AUDITION REQUIRED - ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP $1,800

This youth company, for dancers 10-12, is the stepping stone for our Jr. Company (JCo). Dancers will continue to build a strong foundation in Contemporary and Ballet as well as learn to work in the rehearsal process as a company dancer in a professional setting. Neo Company's season of classes and performances runs September-August (2017/2018). Neo Company Member - Audition Required

Pointe Pre/1

Ages 12+ (Fridays 5:30-6:30pm. Starts Sept. 7th)

Beginner/Adv. Beginner

  • Teacher: Jenny Dubac
  • Students must pass placement requirements to join this class. Email mliss@polarisdance.org to inquire.
  • This class is designed for students with ballet technique of Ballet 3 or higher
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-16, 2018

Learn the basics of Ballet Pointe work in this beginning level class. Through repetitive barre exercises, dancers will develop the ankle strength and stability that is required for pointe work. This class is also appropriate for the skilled ballet dancer who is looking to maintain strength on pointe. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Tap 1/2

Ages 13+ (Thursdays 6:15-7:15pm. Starts Sept. 6th)

Beginner/Adv. Beginner

  • Teacher: Jennifer Lillie
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This class focuses on developing simple rhythms, building coordination and having fun! Each class will include an energetic warm-up, across the floor exercises and practice combinations. Students will explore the fundamental steps of tap dance, learn tap terminology and focus on clarity of sounds and musicality. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Tap 1/2

Ages 9 - 12 (Wednesdays 6:15-7:15pm. Starts Sept. 5th)

Beginner/Adv. Beginner

  • Teacher: Randy Davis
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This class focuses on developing simple rhythms, building coordination and having fun! Each class will include an energetic warm-up, across the floor exercises and practice combinations. Students will explore the fundamental steps of tap dance, learn tap terminology and focus on clarity of sounds and musicality. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Tap 1

Ages 5 - 8 (Thursdays 5:15-6:15pm. Starts Sept. 6th)

Beginner

  • Teacher: Xena Guitron
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This class focuses on developing simple rhythms, building coordination and having fun! Each class will include an energetic warm-up, across the floor exercises and practice combinations. Students will explore the fundamental steps of tap dance, learn tap terminology and focus on clarity of sounds and musicality. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Tap 3

Ages 12+ (Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm. Starts Sept. 4th)

Intermediate

  • Teacher: Thorey Mountain
  • Students must pass placement requirements to join this class. Email mliss@polarisdance.org to inquire.
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This tap class is devoted to exercises that build coordination, speed of movement and complex rhythms. Class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun! Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Tap 4

Ages 13+ (Fridays 6:30-7:30pm. Starts Sept. 7th)

Adv. Intermediate/Advanced

  • Teacher: Randy Davis
  • Students must pass placement requirements to join this class. Email mliss@polarisdance.org to inquire.
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018
  • Technical & Dress Rehearsal Dates: December 12-15, 2018

This tap class is devoted to exercises that build coordination, speed of movement and complex rhythms. Class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun! Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

Tiny Toes

Saturdays

Ages 3 - 5 (Saturdays 10:00-11:00am. Starts Sept. 8th)

Beginner

  • Teacher: Xena Guitron
  • Students must be potty trained!
  • $12 drop-ins or the purchase a Tiny Toes Class Card are available (drop-ins are not automatically signed-up for end of session performance, which would require an additional fee)
  • Enrollment for the entire session includes student's participation in the end of session performance
  • Performance Dates: December 14-16, 2018

Do you have ten tiny toes in your household? If so, this is the perfect class for them! Our Tiny Toes class incorporates their first stretches and steps to a mix of music, stories and games. Children learn movement, coordination and rhythm in an atmosphere that is playful, creative and encouraging. Consistency is key to advancement and enrollment is highly advised.

  • Adult/Family Class Card

    Adult & Youth Classes
  • Adult/Family Class Card - 10 Classes: $135

    • Good for TEN, 1 hour adult or youth drop-in classes
    • All adult classes are drop-in
    • This card may only be used for youth classes which are drop-ins (and not enrollment classes), including Tiny Toes and Multi-Discipline Dance.
    • Class cards expire 5 months after purchase date
    • We keep the cards at the studio so you don't have to worry about bringing it in!
  • Class Card

    Senior Dance and Senior Tap
  • Senior Dance/Tap Class Card - 10 Classes: $95

    • Good for TEN Senior Dance/Tap classes
    • Class cards expire 5 months after purchase date
    • We keep the cards at the studio so you don't have to worry about bringing it in!
  • Class Card

    Tiny Toes
  • Tiny Toes Class Card - 10 Classes: $115

    • Good for TEN Tiny Toes classes
    • Class cards expire 5 months after purchase date
    • We keep the cards at the studio so you don't have to worry about bringing it in!
    • Class cards do not include the performance fee required for the end of session performances. If your child decides to perform, please speak with a staff member about paying the additional fee. If you decide to enroll, enrollment prices include the performance fee.