Studio of Dance
TA-DAH! Twinkle Stars
Our stars begin to learn about dance while developing fine and gross motor skills, as well as cultivate rhythmic awareness through movement. We'll stretch their imagination as well as their toes by bringing stories to life with ballet movement and play. Classes scheduled for this age group include ballet, basic tumbling and movement! Dress code includes ballet slippers and whatever your child is comfortable wearing. 9 weeks
Session 1 September - November Session 2
November - February (Holiday's will impact schedule)
Session 3 February-April
Drop in rates $20/class. Register on Twinkle Stars drop in page
We're teaching classic ballet with a twist Fun, fun, and more fun! There's never a dull moment and we promise this will be the one that your star looks forward to week after week. We'll stretch their imagination as well as their toes by bringing stores to life with ballet movements. And the high energy mix of jazz and tap will help these little ones realize their potential and give them great self-confidence! Students will love learning proper ballerina manners too which is a great way to prepare them for kindergarten and elementary school. Classes are a combination of ballet, jazz and tap to get your little one exploring all kinds of dance! Dress code includes ballet slippers and tap shoes as well as leotard and tights. 9 weeks
Movement & Motion
ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2
Beginner dance classes for very young children. Music, coordination and gross motor skills are the foundations laid in this program. Designed to develop a child's natural movements and encourage creativity in the very young dancer. Students must be 2 1/2 by September.
30 minutes weekly.
Parent & Tot
Ages 20 months+
A dance class for 2 year olds! Designed with the specific needs of a 2 year old in mind, this class utilizes a parent to help orient their child to the workings of a classroom while encouraging the child’s natural movement. Fine and gross motor skills are developed through the use of music, dance and their favorite obstacle courses. The amount of growth seen in each child by years end is truly amazing. When each class is ready, we will no longer need the aid of the parents and our teachers and assistants will be able to work with just the children. This class has open enrollment and does not participate in recital. Option if child not willing to participate in Movement & Motion class.
ages 3 1/2 to 4 1/2
An introduction to dance. This beginner dance class provides training in rhythm, creative dance, disciplined group activity, and basic elementary ballet movement. In this fun atmosphere, coordination, balance, and self esteem are developed. Lots of imaginative prop play
45 minutes weekly.
KINDERDANCE I (ages 4-5)
This program introduces the young dancer to the foundations of ballet and tap. The student learns the fundamentals through ballet dance lessons and enhances their musicality through tap. All approached through rhythm, rhyme, and imaginative dance activities.
1 hour weekly.
KINDERDANCE II & III (ages 5-6)
Intermediate level Kinderdance work. Designed for the kindergartner who has completed
pre-school and Kinderdance I program. More advanced ballet and tap techniques are introduced.
Have you ever seen Bill “Bojangles” Robinson tap dancing with the adorable Shirley Temple in The Little Colonel? Or any of Fred Astaire’s dances with Eleanor Powell or Ginger Rogers? How ’bout Gene Kelly in Singing in the Rain or Gregory Hines on stage? Tap dancing is a beautiful art form, but it is also a great form of exercise. And it’s never too late to learn!
Take a look at our Adult class options this season. Intermediate, Beginner, and Fitness tap
Even Dr. Mehmet Oz brought Texas teacher Joy Swift onto his daily talk show to learn some moves himself. As Swift exclaims in the video, “Dancing will keep you young, active, healthy and all kinds of great things!” So what are the “great things” of tap dancing? We’ve found 5 benefits of tap dancing.
Tap Dancing is a Full-Body Workout. Let's make the work out fun!
These classes are for both the experienced dancer and for those boys who have never set foot in a dance studio. The practice develops skill sets important in various sports such as basketball and hockey, and also is helpful for those interested in other performing arts such as theatre. A mixture of hip hop, intro to parkour tumbling, Stomp tap dance and “4dudes" a class for the younger set.
For the student who loves the challenge of performance, perfection and team work. Dedicated students only. Full attendance is a must. Our Dance Companies are comprised of dancers ages 5-18 and train many hours per week in Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, Acrobatics and Hip Hop. Company membership is a wonderful opportunity to develop dance skills and build self esteem, poise and confidence. Our Petite, Junior, Teen and Senior compete in 3 regional and 1 national competition per season.
TA-DAH! Teams compete in four age divisions: 8 and under, 9-11, 12-14, 15-18
TA-DAH! Studio offers one of the finest dance programs for the competitive dancer in New England. We are pleased to offer you over twenty-five years of competitive dance experience and dance excellence. We have been teaching and training dancers since 1985, and we are well known and respected by many dance professionals. Our Dance Companies curriculum is for the motivated dancer age 6-18 who is looking for top notch training as well as more performance and competition experiences than is offered to the recreational dancer. Many of our former dancers have gone on to study dance at the college level and have enjoyed professional careers in dance. Evaluations required.
BALLET DANCE LESSONS: Basis for all dance forms. Ballet helps build through its discipline, a graceful body with good posture and poise. Each class promotes correct body placement, strength and basic vocabulary. These techniques are studied through barre, center and combinations. The advanced ballet students will continue their study with pointe work.
TAP: Rhythm, balance, and timing are developed. The student learns a define awareness of movement and sound. The student's ability to count and understand music is promoted here. Precision, quickness, and various styles are explored.
JAZZ: This fun form of dance is a great outlet for self-expression and style. In Jazz, students will experience the many forms this style has to offer. Technique, isolation, leaps, turns and combinations are explored.
LYRICAL: Explore freedom of expression in this sub-form of dance, combining the technique of ballet with fluidity of movement. Students focus on strength and flexibility and use the tools they've learned to express feeling and emotion in dance, while demonstrating grace and poise.
CONTEMPORARY:Contemporary dance draws on modern dance techniques as well as newer philosophies of movement that depart from classical dance techniques by altogether omitting structured form and movement.
HIP-HOP: This fun and upbeat style of dance focuses on coordination and strength. Hip-Hop is most commonly seen in music videos, and students will learn the newest styles, along with performance skills, energy, and stamina.
MUSICAL THEATER/DRAMA DANCE: Learn Broadway style dance routines and combinations, while building performance skills, facial expressions, and knowledge of the history of dance.
ACRO- Rythmic, tumble dance tricks, leaps and turns