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Registration for Dance Classes

Open House and Registration
TBA: August 2014

Please Note: Students are assigned to a class level on an individual basis (based on age and experience). Please call the arts center to determine the most appropriate class level for your student and find out specific class days and times offered.


The Oldham County Schools Arts Center welcomes you to experience the power of the arts and cultivate the artist within by becoming a part of our brand new Dance Program. Through dance, students travel down a path of self-discovery where creativity, self-discipline, social skills and life skills are nurtured along with a lifelong appreciation for the arts. Our vision is to share the joy of dance with students of all ages and inspire and motivate the community to embrace the art of dance all in a nurturing, structured, and age appropriate environment.

Dance Program Tuition Rates

Class Length Monthly Tuition
1 Hour

$50

1.5 Hours

$70

2 Hours

$90

Students enrolled in 3 or more classes will automatically receive a 15% discount on monthly tuition at registration. The Arts Center offers an additional 10% discount for each additional family member enrolled in the dance program.


 

 

PRE-SCHOOL DIVISION
The Pre-school Division is open to all potty-trianed students aged 3-5.

Pre-Ballet/Tap Level 1
Ages 3-4
Students participate in an hour long ballet/tap combination class. Boys and girls will love moving, shaking, jumping, and twirling in this combination pre-ballet/tap class. Students will learn select basic positions, work on large motor skills, with the use of props and imagination exercises, all while gaining appreciation and knowledge of dance. This is a fun environment where creativity and imagination are cultivated.

Ballet/Tap Level 2
Ages 4-5
Students participate in an hour long ballet/tap combination class. Students continue exploring their creativity and are now able to expand on basic ballet and tap steps putting together simple combinations of steps and learning basic ballet vocabulary. Through the use of props and imagination exercises, this class is fun for boys and girls.


 

PRIMARY DIVISION

Ballet/Tap Level 1
Ages 5-6

Students participate in an hour long ballet/tap combination class. This class is high energy, fast moving, and lots of fun for boys and girls! Students will continue to build upon basic ballet and tap steps all while dancing to fun music. The student's vocabulary continues to build as does their confidence and ability in dance. Students explore leaping, jumping and patterns across the floor.

Pre-Ballet/Tap
Level 2, Ages 6-7
Level 3, Ages 7-8
Level 4, Ages 8-10

Students participate in an hour long ballet/tap combination class. They will enjoy expanding their dance vocabulary and exploring new steps all while gaining poise, confidence, and a strong technical foundation.
 

YOUTH DIVISION

The Youth Division is for students who are interested in learning multiple styles of dance by joining a combination class or for more advanced students, a track of several classes.

YOUTH BALLET/ TAP/ JAZZ  LEVEL A
AGES 9-12
1 1/2 Hours

For advanced beginners, this 1 ½ hour class has students continuing their skills in ballet and tap and they are introduced to the fundamentals of jazz and hip hop. This fun, upbeat class now will include dance movements for musical theater class, for added confidence at a school dance, or just to pretend to be in a music video. Parents can rest assured that music is age appropriate and "kid-friendly". A great class for girls and boys!
YOUTH BALLET/ TAP/ JAZZ  LEVEL B
AGES 12-14
Students enjoy two hours of ballet, tap, and jazz, and continure to build upon their skills.
YOUTH BALLET/ TAP/ JAZZ  LEVEL C
AGES 12-14
This 3 hour class allows students to continue learning three styles of dance for an hour each.
 

SOCIAL DANCE

Junior Ballroom
Ages 8-12

Learn to dance like the talented performers on the hit ABC show  "Dancing with the Stars". Learn to jive, rumba, waltz, fox trot and more around the ballroom.

Teen Social Fusion Ballroom
Ages 13-18

Dance the night away with your friends and learn how to do some of the hottest moves in ballroom dancing. Great for preparing for the next school dance.

REGISTER HERE

 

Beginner Musical Theatre Dance
Ages 13 and up
Begins December 2
This class is designed for Drama/Musical Theater students who have little to no dance experience.  Students will learn basic dance steps and vocabulary to build a foundation of basic dance knowledge and skill for students to improve their musical theater audition skills.
Mondays 7:15-8:45pm
1.5 hours long ballet/tap/jazz
$70 per month

REGISTER HERE
 

PERFORMING COMPANIES
O C Performance Troupe
Uniquely talented selected performers combine dancing and singing for energetic shows that are performed around our community. Each week performers will attend choreography rehearsals and dance classes. They will also receive vocal coaching several times throughout the year. OCPT will attend competitions and workshops throughout the year. Members must be enrolled in one ballet class.

Auditions for new members held TBA August, 2013. Please be prepared to dance and sing. You will be taught a dance combination and also asked to execute several dance skills. You should bring a vocal track WITHOUT any vocals on it. We prefer a song from a Broadway show.


 

 

Oldham County Schools Arts Center
Alvin MacWilliams,
Executive Director
7105 Floydsburg Road
Crestwood, Kentucky 40014
Phone: 502-241-6018
Fax: 502-241-4063
E-mail:
Arts.Center@oldham.kyschools.us