Class Descriptions for Twinkle Classes:
FOR DANCERS in GRADES: SK and under
Twinkle Ballet: An age specific 30 minute class of Ballet and creative movement. The purpose of the class is to introduce young dancers to dance and inspire movement and creativity within a positive environment. Dancers will learn basic steps and terminology such as what a “plie” is and how to demonstrate one.
Twinkle Hip Hop: An age specific 30 minute class including fun, upbeat hip hop moves. Great for students who have lots of energy and love to dance around the house. Students will learn basic steps and terminology.
The use of fun, age appropriate music engages the young dancers’ minds and bodies.
Class Descriptions for Dance Stars
The following are the class descriptions for the Dance Stars Programs.
Students learn the basics of classical ballet technique including; positioning, posture, turn-out and arm carriage. Students will learn various exercises to increase their performance quality in other styles of dance and to learn the beautiful quality of this classical style.
Jazz dance is a style of dance that is a mid-point between the technical aspects of Ballet and the upbeat tempos of Hip Hop. Students will learn steps, combinations, techniques, musicality, and rhythm.
Where students will not only learn dance steps, footwork, and combinations, but also learn musicality, and rhythm plus performing skills including acting. Students will also learn about musicals and theatre staging.
Hip Hop dance is a current style of dance which is commonly seen in music videos. This class teaches up-to-the-moment, age appropriate choreography adapted from the styles of the students’ favourite stars. This class is a great workout and includes fun combinations and routines.
Musical Theatre Dance
Does your child love to sing, act and dance? If so this is the class for you. Sing and dance along to your favourite show tunes as you perform dance routines with fun actions and expressive movements.