Summer 2022 Class Descriptions
*All classes (excluding Dance with Me!) are drop-off ONLY
AGES 5 - 12y
During this 6-week session, students will bring a short musical to life and perform right here at Runway! Students will learn voice technique, basic dance steps, scene & character study as they work together to perform a short Musical.
*This is a 2 Hour Class.
AGES 9 - tEEN
Lyrical combines elements of modern, jazz, and classical ballet. Students will start class with a ballet barre to work on alignment and technique and then move on to center floor. Lyrical is the precursor to Contemporary dance as seen in music videos such as Sia’s “Chandelier,” and the Emmy award winning choreography from “So You Think You Can Dance.”
AGES 3 - tEEN
Rooted in African-American History, tap offers a variety of styles and techniques like Broadway, rhythm tap & hoofing. Tap classes are designed to develop rhythm, style and sound. Class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun.
AGES 7 - tEEN
A fun-filled and energetic class that will combine Hip-Hop and West African movement. This class will include a warm-up, stretching, freestyle, and choreography. As students progress through our program, choreography will become more complex and intricate.
AGES 5 - tEEN
A high energy, technique based style of dance, that combines classic broadway jazz with ethnic styles, contemporary and hip hop. We focus on core strength, flexibility, isolations, leaps, and turns to fast paced, music such as pop, R&B/Hip-Hop, or Broadway.
AGES 3-5y, 6-8y, & 9 to teen
A class that combines our Dance curriculum with Acrobatic Arts. We will focus on simple progressions that take the beginner level dancer from log rolls and summersaults, advancing towards handsprings, ariels, and tumbling effortlessly across the stage while learning proper ballet and jazz terminology and technique.
AGES 3 - 4y
Our little dancers will begin to explore Hip-Hop dance through body isolated movements, bouncing, jumping, and basic hip-hop choreography. We will also explore basic tumbling skills that will help with strength and hip-hop style ‘tricks.’
AGES 2 - 3
A drop-off, introductory dance class for 2-3 year olds. We will get our little dancers moving with an introduction to ballet technique, combined with an intro to jazz and tap. Proper ballet technique and terminology will be introduced through imagery, creative dance, props and fun!
12 months - 2Y AGE is AS OF 7/30/2022)
A Parent & Me class for our tiny dancers! This class blends dance, music, singing, and imagination, while building coordination, rhythm, balance, listening skills, and an early love of movement, and creative self-expression through the use of sing-along songs and lots of fun props.*One adult per child may participate.