Class Descriptions and Attire

Students are expected to wear dancewear in class, along with hair pulled back and off of face. Most shoes needed for class are the brand Revolution and can only be purchased through the studio. Please attend an open house in order to have the required shoes in time for the first class. Shoes can be purchased throughout the season by visiting the office. All required shoes will be worn in the annual recital.

CLASS ATTIRE:

Pre-School Classes
A combination of ballet, tap, gymnastics, and rhythm & exercise dance. Each level of pre-school becomes more advanced and prepares the student for a one hour class. A dance bag is required. All pre-school classes wear any color leotard and tights. Students must be potty trained.

Pre-School I & II Required Shoes: Revolution Pink Stretch Ballet Shoes & Revolution Black Tie Tap Shoes

Pre-School III Required Shoes: Revolution White Stretch Ballet Shoes & Revolution Black Tie Tap Shoes

Jazz Classes
Consists of jazz warm-up and stretch, across the floor technique and center combinations all focusing on flexibility, jumps, turns, balance and extensions. All jazz classes wear any color leotard or tank top with tights, jazz pants or dance shorts.

Jazz I Required Shoes: Revolution White Split Sole Jazz Shoes

Jazz I Adv, Jazz II, Jazz III & Jazz IV Required Shoes: Revolution Tan Stretch Jazz Shoes

Ballet Classes
Consists of ballet barre warm-up and stretch, across the floor technique and center combinations all focusing on turn out, balance and control. For Pointe classes, the preceding ballet class must be taken. Ballet IV and Pointe classes require teacher approval. All ballet classes must wear a leotard, tights and a ballet skirt or shorts. Teachers prefer hair pulled back and in a bun.

Ballet I, Ballet I Adv, Ballet II & Ballet II Adv Required Shoes: Revolution Pink Split Sole Ballet Shoes

Ballet III & Ballet IV Required Shoes: Bloch Pro Elastic Canvas Split Sole Ballet Shoes

Tap Classes
Consists of center warm-up, across the floor technique and center combinations all focusing on rhythm, coordination and clarity of footwork. All tap classes wear any color leotard or tank with tights, pants or dance shorts.

Tap I Adv Required Shoes: Revolution Black U-Shell Tap Shoes

Teen Tap Required Shoes: Revolution Black Tie Premium Tap Shoes

Baton Classes
Consists of warm-up and stretch with baton twirls, tosses and rolls. Combinations are used to teach application of new tricks, enhance technique and build coordination. All baton classes wear any color leotard, tank top, shorts, dance pants or capris.

Required Shoes: In-Step White Baton Sneakers

  • Baton II/III

    • Requirements: Thumb Toss, Elbow Roll, Leg Toss, Horizontal Toss and One Spin.

    • Requirements: Solidly catch One and Two Spins or has tried Two Spins.

Combination Classes
An hour class split into 1/2 hour lessons in ballet/jazz, baton/jazz or jazz/tap. A dance bag is required to carry shoes to class. All combination classes wear any color leotard, tights and proper shoes.

Pre-Ballet/Jazz Required Shoes: Revolution Pink Stretch Ballet Shoes & Revolution White Split Sole Jazz Shoes

Baton/Jazz Required Shoes: Revolution White Split Sole Jazz Shoes

Jazz/Tap Required Shoes: Revolution White Split Sole Jazz Shoes & Revolution Black U-Shell Tap Shoes

Lyrical Classes
Consists of warm-up, across the floor technique and center combinations all focusing on balance, control and connection to the lyrics of the music. Ballet experience is recommended. All lyrical classes wear any color leotard with tights and skirt, pants, or shorts.

Lyrical I Required Shoes: Revolution Tan Stretch Jazz Shoes

Lyrical I Adv, Lyrical II, Lyrical III/IV Required Shoes: Revolution Tan Sole Shield

Acro Classes
Consists of warm-up, stretch and conditioning. Basic skills to advanced passes are done with all mat work and a floor beam. All gymnastics classes wear any color leotard or tank with shorts.

Acro I, Acro II & Acro II Adv Required Shoes: Revolution White Acro Shoes

Acro III Required Shoes: No shoes/barefoot

  • Acro III

    • Requirements: Backbend from standing, Backbend kick over and Front Limber.

Hip Hop Classes                                                                                                                       Consists of center warm-up and various styles of hip-hop technique. All hip-hop classes wear any color leotard or tank with capris or dance pants.

Required Shoes: Revolution Black Ultra Arch Hip Hop Sneakers

Musical Theater
Consists of a jazz warm-up and across the floor incorporating theater techniques and styles.The class will also learn choreography from musicals and theater exercises to enrich their musical theater training.

Required Shoes: Revolution Tan Stretch Jazz Shoes

Boys Attire
Boys wear a t-shirt or tank top with comfortable shorts or sweatpants that are not too baggy.

Required Shoes: Revolution Black Shoes in the style of dance you are taking

Click here for the price list of required shoes needed for class and the recital.