Classes

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TDA Competitive Teams

Members of our competitive teams are placed by attending placements. Dancers improve quickly due to the increase in hours of instruction. Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip Hop and Acro-Tumbling.

TDA Teams

Express: Tired of the starting over with beginners? Take the next step into Express. Participate in 1 competition and dance 1-1.5 hours per week.

Crew: Dancers participate in 1-2 competitions and dance 1.5-3 hours per week.

Elevé: 3 competitions per year, optional conventions and master classes. Requirement of 5–6 hours per week.

Company: Intermediate to advanced level dancers training 7–10 hours per week. Participate in 3–4 competitions per year, optional conventions and master classes.

Tribe: Advanced level dancers training 7-12 hours per week. Dancers participate in 3–4 competitions per year with optional conventions and masterclasses.

TDA Combo Classes

Combo Classes may include Jazz, Ballet, Rhythm Dynamics and Basic Acro-Tumbling.

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Jazz

Learn technical skills, increase flexibility, core strength, pirouettes, chainés turns, pique, chasse' and leaps, etc.

Jazz if a foundational class for many other styles of dance.

Ballet

One of the most artistic, graceful and precise forms of dance. Our company dancers, as well as combo classes will learn the essential art of ballet.

Company Teams come to ballet in appropriate attire for ballet class. Pink tights, black leotard, and split sole canvas ballet shoes or pointe shoes. It is important for dancers to come prepared and be on time.

When ready, many students will be placed on pointe and develop advanced skills.

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Contemporary

Contemporary

Preparing dancers for a wide range of movement. Learning dynamics, self awareness and the use of tension and control. Contemporary combines different forms of dance training from ballet, jazz, and acro into a beautiful and expresive art form.

Acro-Tumbling

Achieve flexibilty, build strength, balance, limbering and tumbling without the use of a sprung floor. Reduce injuries and achieve a balanced skill set with proper technique. From a basic bridge to front aerials and more. Acrobatic Arts Certified.

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Hip Hop

Variety of body movement that is fun, energetic and also challenging. Build coordination, rhythm, and how to pick up choreography. Students will love the upbeat and age-appropriate music and style. Popular for both girls and boys.

Lyrical

The merging of ballet and jazz, lyrical is a beautiful form of dance that can come to life in story form or just as a simple emotion. Fluidity, grace and poise with technical percision and movement show the passion and emotional meaning of the music.

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