Dance

Our school of dance continues with the winter session from January 11th-May 5th and our spring recital will be Saturday May 7th. There will not bedance classes the week of March 27th – April 2 (spring break).  Beginning next fall, we will once again offer a full slate of dance classes beside those listed to include Modern Contemporary, Jazz and additional levels of each style of dance based upon interest. Additional cost for spring recital costumes.

Beginners Combo Class – An intro to pre-ballet and tap focuses on developing coordination and confidence and large motor skills, gaining flexibility and creative expression.

Beginners 1: Ages 2-3, Tuesdays, 3:30 – 4:00 pm & 4:15 – 4:45 pm

Beginners 2: Ages 4-5 Tuesday, 5:00 – 5:30 pm

16 sessions, Resident $145, Non-Resident $175

Pre-Ballet – An introduction to Ballet focusing on placement, strength, coordination, flexibility and grace. Students will learn basic ballet steps, stretching, and movements across the floor.

Ages 4-6, Tuesdays, 5:45 –6:30 pm

16 sessions, Res. $145, Non Res. $175

Ballet – Dancers will develop their classical ballet skills through a series of classes progressing in difficulty as dancers develop mastery while monitoring their physical development. Focus will be on ballet positions and steps, along with flexibility and strength.

Ballet 1: Ages 6-8, Thursdays, 4:00-4:45 pm

Ballet 2: Ages 9-11, Thursday, 5:00-5:45 pm

16 sessions Res. $160, Non Res. $190

Jazz and Hip Hop Combo-Students will develop techniques in both styles, using Jazz with ballet principles and Hip Hop allowing dancers with freedom of movement while adding their own personalities.

Jazz/Hip Hop 1: Ages 6-8- Thursdays, 6:00-6:45 pm

16 sessions, Res $160, Non Res $190

Marengo Park District Clothing Guidelines for Dance

Students are responsible for providing their own dance clothing.

Clothing should follow the guidelines listed.
Good sources of clothing for a reasonable cost
Are Walmart, Target and Amazon.

Ballet
Girls
– Pink ballet shoes, pink tights and a black leotard.
Boys
– Black ballet shoes, black tights or running pants, white T-shirt
tucked in.
– Combo Ballet/ Tap just change their shoes.

Tap
Girls
– Black tap shoes (no heels please), black tights and black leotard
Boys
– Black tap shoes (no heels please), black tights or running pants
and a black T-shirt tucked in.

Jazz and Hip Hop Combo
Girls
– Black jazz shoes, black tights and a black leotard.
Boys
– Black jazz shoes, black tights and a black leotard.

Modern/ Contemporary
Girls
– Black leotard and black tights
Boys
– Black tights or running pants and a black T-shirt tucked in.

Recital Costumes
– Price will vary but will be in the range of $40-$50

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