Preschool Dance Classes at The Dance Company

PreschoolerPreschool classes at TDC are based on a dancers age as of the end of the calendar year in which the season begins. Parents may choose to enroll their dancer in the level below.  Enrollment in a level above a dancer's age requires faculty approval. 

 

  • Music for all classes is carefully chosen and age appropriate. 
  • All classes follow a guided syllabus with a predetermined monthly focus, accompanied by thematic matieral based on upcoming holidays, events and seasons

 

Students are rewarded with stamps and the occaisional sweet treat at the end of class for a job well done

Coloring pages and monthly handout for parents is also ditributed

Benefits of dance for your preschooler: Creative Expression, Imaginitive Play, Confidence, Friendships, Leadership, Discipline, Respect, Self-Esteem, Exercise, Fun!

Caring Adult Instructors who enjoy and have experience teaching children

 

TotMe & You

24-36 Months

30 minute class meets once a week

Parent assisted class- meaning parent attends and participates with the child (A Mom, Dad, Grandparent etc)

Exploration of basic dance and tumbling skills

Dances, games, songs and exercises geared towrds creating musical awareness, development of coordination and gross motor skills, artistic expression and socialization; creating a love of dance along the way

Ballet slippers required

Play & Learn

3 years old by end of the calendar year to begin classes in August

30 minute class meets once a week

Combination class featuring creative movement fun and games, basic locomotor skills, dance terminology & classroom ettiquette 

Pre Co  

Ballet slippers required

 

Creative Movers: 

4 years old

45 minute class meets once a week 

An expanded version of the Play & Learn class with more specific focus on learning names steps, distinguishing between various styes and genres and a longer class time to accomodate a growing attention span

Ballet slippers required

 

 

Tiny Dancers:

Pre Mice


45 minute class meets once a week5 years old

20 minutes of Ballet focused instruction and 20 minutes of Tap instruction each class

Ballet slippers and U-Shell Tap shoe required

 

 

MinionsTiny Tumblers:

4-6 years old

45 minute class meets once a week

Acrobatics and floor gymnastics

Bare Feet

 

 

 

Beginner Hip Hop: 

5 years old

45 minute class meets once a week

Basic Jazz & Hip Hop footwork, terminology and style

Black Hip Hop Sneaker

 

 

 

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View a realtime list of classes available for registration here! 

Once on our Registration site, click the link to view available classes and create an account to submit your registration. 

 

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Preschool Dance Schedule: 

PRE 2‘s Tue 5:30pm   6:00pm Me & You: parent assisted combo class- 24-36 mos

PRE 3's Mon 6:30pm 7:00pm Play & Learn: creative movement combo class- 3 yrs

PRE 3's Thr 5:45pm 6:15pm Play & Learn: creative movement combo class- 3 yrs

 

 

PRE 4'S Thr 6:30pm 7:15pm Creative Movers combo class- 4 yrs

 

PRE 4-5'S Sat 11:15am 12:00pm Tiny Dancers Ball/Tap Combo- 5 yrs

 

  PRE 5's Tue 5:30pm 6:15pm Tiny Dancers Ball/Tap Combo- 5 yrs

PRE 5's Wed 5:30pm 6:15pm Tiny Dancers Ball/Tap Combo- 5 yrs
PRE 5's Thr 6:15pm 7:00pm Tiny Dancers Ball/Tap Combo- 5 yrs

 

  TINY TUMBLE Mon 6:30pm 7:15pm Preschool Tumbling: floor gymnastics- 4-5 yrs

TINY TUMBLE Tue 5:30pm 6:15pm Preschool Tumbling: floor gymnastics- 4-5 yrs


 

*B &W photography by Mili Walker 

*Recital Photography by Rebecca Shehorn