Fall Classes 2022 - 23

Inspiring the Love of Dance

Our Fall/Spring class schedule for 2022-2023 offers a wide range of dance classes for all ages and skill levels, including ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary, pointe, and more!

 

We have distinct programs that will allow your dancer to choose his or her own path — from ballet to hip hop. Your dancer chooses the program that best suits their passion and personality.  We even offer a beginner program  for your little ones who just want to get up and move.

 

We encourage dancers of all ages and dance levels to come out and enjoy our challenging and progressive programs — summer or fall. Our unique, low-pressure approach to dance establishes opportunities to learn new and interesting things regardless of level of previous training or fitness. Allegro's approach opens doors for everyone to make new friends, while having fun, and building self confidence.

 

Whether your goal is to move your body and have fun or progress through dance into competition and on to a professional career Allegro Dance Company has a program that is right for you.

Kinder and Primary ranges from age 3-8. Levels are based on both age and experience. 

Junior Level ranges from age 8-11 or those who have acquired the skills necessary for a more advanced level of dance training.

 

Senior Level ranges from age 12-18 or those who have acquired the skills necessary for a more advanced level of dance training.

 

 *Individuals will be evaluated by the director and dance staff and recommendations will be communicated accordingly.

 

 *New to Allegro?  Please contact the office to set up an in-class evaluation to determine your dancer's level.

Kinder Dance

Tuesday

70 Minutes

Shay Williams & Desiree Acosta

Classes begin with pre-ballet skills – creative movement, stretches, and basic ballet technique. The second portion of class consists of tap skills, teaching rhythm, coordination and musicality using basic tap technique.

Primary 1

Thursday

75 Minutes

Hailey Balzli & Desiree Acosta

This class is divided between Ballet & Tap. Primary Ballet 1 includes proper body placement, ballet terms, barre, center, and across floor techniques are all emphasized in this class. Students who are just beginning or those who have studied ballet but have not learned the skills mentioned would be perfect for participation. Primary Tap 1 includes skills in tap technique including rhythm, coordination, dance combinations and syncopation.

Primary 2

Wednesday

90 Minutes

Leigh George & Desiree Acosta

This class is divided between Ballet & Tap advanced level. Primary Ballet 2 includes proper body placement, ballet terms, barre, center, and across floor techniques are all emphasized in this class. Students who have studied ballet but have not learned the skills mentioned would be perfect for participation. Primary Tap 2 includes skills in tap technique including rhythm, coordination, dance combinations and syncopation.

L1 Hip Hop (P1 - J2)

Monday

45 Minutes

Shay Williams

A combination of street dancing, breakdancing and freesytle dance. Our high-energy classes will work on isolations and footwork and are designed to increase strength, style, body control and coordination.

Junior Ballet - Levels 1-6

Wednesday

60 Minutes

Lindsey Knott

Ballet Tech & Ballet is required at this level. The foundation for all dance, our ballet classes focus on the classical techniques and use of terminology. Ballet Tech classes will include barre, center floor work, flexibility and across the floor combinations.

Junior Ballet Tech - Levels 1-2

Monday

60 Minutes

Leigh George

Ballet Tech & Ballet Required at this level. The foundation for all dance, our ballet classes focus on the classical techniques and use of terminology. Ballet Tech classes will include barre, center floor work, flexibility and across the floor combinations.

Junior Ballet Tech - Levels 3-6

Monday

60 Minutes

Leigh George

Ballet Tech & Ballet Required at this Level. The foundation for all dance, our ballet classes focus on the classical techniques and use of terminology. Ballet Tech classes will include barre, center floor work, flexibility and across the floor combinations.

Tap 1

Tuesday

45 Minutes

Desiree Acosta

A form of dance where rhythm, style and clear sounds are created by the feet through proper traditional tap technique.

Tap 2

Tuesday

60 Minutes

Desiree Acosta

A form of dance where rhythm, style and clear sounds are created by the feet through proper traditional tap technique.

Jazz 1 - Junior Level

Tuesday

60 Minutes

Lindsey Knott

Ballet is required as a prerequisite. A high energy technical training through isolation and rhythm. Jazz classes incorporate various styles of jazz from Broadway/classical, street jazz, contemporary jazz and precision jazz.

Lyrical 1 - Junior Level

Monday

60 Minutes

Desiree Acosta

Ballet is required as a prerequisite. Lyrical is easily described as interpretive movement. It is a free flowing form of contemporary ballet combined with modern jazz technique. Usually performed with lyrics, this dance conveys a message and feeling through movement.

Jr Flexibility

Thursday

45 Minutes

Desiree Acosta

A technique class to work on lengthening and strengthening the muscles to increase a dancer’s flexibility.

L2/L3 Hip Hop (J3 and up)

Thursday

60 Minutes

Lindsey Knott

A combination of street dancing, breakdancing and freesytle dance. Our high-energy classes will work on isolations and footwork and are designed to increase strength, style, body control and coordination.

Sr Ballet Tech

Monday

75 Minutes

Leigh George

Ballet Tech & Ballet Required at this level. The foundation for all dance, our ballet classes focus on the classical techniques and use of terminology. Ballet Tech classes will include barre, center floor work, flexibility and across the floor combinations.

Sr Ballet

Wednesday

90 Minutes

Lindsey Knott

Ballet Tech & Ballet is required at this level. The foundation for all dance, our ballet classes focus on the classical techniques and use of terminology. Ballet Tech classes will include barre, center floor work, flexibility and across the floor combinations.

Pre Pointe/ Pointe

Thursday

90 Minutes

Lindsey Knott

* Required for Pointe work/Optional for Senior Ballet dancers. The part of classical ballet technique in which a ballet dancer supports all body weight on the tips of fully extended feet. Teacher placement for pointe classes is required and the program is designed for dancers with strong ballet training and dedication.

Tap 3/4

Wednesday

60 Minutes

Desiree Acosta

A form of dance where rhythm, style and clear sounds are created by the feet through proper traditional tap technique.

Tap 5

Thursday

60 Minutes

Desiree Acosta

A form of dance where rhythm, style and clear sounds are created by the feet through proper traditional tap technique.

Sr Flexibility

Wednesday

60 Minutes

Desiree Acosta

A technique class to work on lengthening and strengthening the muscles to increase a dancer’s flexibility. For dancers, body conditioning is all about working to tone and sculpt their muscles apart from, and over and above the dance movements.

Strength & Conditioning

Tuesday

60 Minutes

Lindsey Knott

Working toward physically fit bodies to safely perform the physical demands with least risk and possibility of injury.

Jazz 2 - Senior Level

Tuesday

60 Minutes

Lindsey Knott

Ballet is required as a prerequisite. A high energy technical training through isolation and rhythm. Jazz classes incorporate various styles of jazz from Broadway/classical, street jazz, contemporary jazz and precision jazz.

Lyrical 2 - Senior Level

Monday

60 Minutes

Lindsey Knott

Ballet is required as a prerequisite. Lyrical is easily described as interpretive movement. It is a free flowing form of contemporary ballet combined with modern jazz technique. Usually performed with lyrics, this dance conveys a message and feeling through movement.

Contemporary 2 - Senior Level

Wednesday

60 Minutes

Lindsey Knott

Ballet is required as a prerequisite. A genre of dance with technical similarities to classical ballet, modern and jazz styles. Contemporary dance uses strength and control of legwork from ballet combined with the torso use of modern technique. The focus of contemporary dance is developing improvisation through movement based on interpretive visions from the abstract or narrative of music.

Liturgical/Improv - Senior level

Monday

60 Minutes

Desiree Acosta

Ballet is required as a prerequisite. Incorporates lyrical, improvisational, and contemporary genres of dance. While adding faith based and praise inspired music.

Leaps/Jumps/Turns

Thursday

60 Minutes

Lindsey Knott

A specialized class that focuses on the technique needed for perfecting leaps, turns, and turns in ballet and jazz dance styles.

Acro -Jr/Sr Level

Tuesday

60 Minutes

Patti Lein

The artistic use of flexibility and tumbling components often to music. The classes focus on strength, body control, conditioning and flexibility

Adult Roulette

Wednesday

60 Minutes

Desiree Acosta

Will rotate through the different styles of dance monthly. This is a great introduction to dance for adults or to get back into dancing for those who have past experience.

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