Classes

Dance With Me

This 30-minute session will introduce the basics of

dance to 2-3 year olds with help during class from a

parent/caretaker. Participants will work on large and

small motor skills, rhythm, coordination, working with

others, balance and direction all while using lots of

fun props and music. Dancers will learn about the

fundamentals of dance while also learning important

skills such as taking turns, listening versus talking time,

special awareness all while developing their

confidence! Participants are encouraged to have dance

attire (leotards or tank tops and spandex shorts)

and ballet and tap shoes. Thee will be a six week

session offered in the fall, winter and the spring.

See the Class Schedule tab for the upcoming

dates and class times. 

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Ages 3-5 Ballet/tap Combination Class

Our 3-4 year old's have a 45 minute class that meets once a week and they learn the basics of ballet and tap. We focus on small and large motor skills, learning basic dance terminology, class basics such as listening and taking turns, balance, coordination and memorization skills all while having fun with lots of different music and props. The class meets from September-the middle of May. These dancers will wrap up their year with one dance in our spring recitals that will happen in mid May. They will have 2 costume deposits of $40.00 that are due on October 1st and December 1st. 

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Ages 4-5 Ballet/Tap Combination Class

                                                                   Our Dancers aged 4-5 have a 45 minute class

                                              that meets once a week. While we continue to work

                                on small/large motor skills, class basics and

                                          balance/coordination/ memorization we start

                              to focus on stringing steps together.

                                               We continue to wo on terminology and technique

                                                           during class using  different music

                                                     and props.   We build confidence in the

                                                      dancers by preparing them for stage and 

                                                teaching them stage basics.  The class meets from

                                                                   September- the middle of May.

                                                              These dancers will wrap up their year

                                                           with one dance in our spring recitals that

                                                     will happen in mid May. They will have 2

                                                        costume deposits of $40.00 that are due on

                                        October 1st and December 1st. 

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Ages 5-7 Ballet/Tap/Jazz Combination Class

Our dancers in this age group have a i hour class that meets once a week. They learn the terminology, technique and skills for ballet, tap and jazz. We start to incorporate the basics of choreography, formations and more stage direction. We save time to let loose and still wind down with fun games/activities that help with balance/coordination and teamwork. This class meets from September-mid May where they will perform two dances in our spring recital. They will have two costume payments of $80.00 due on October 1st and December 1st as they will receive two costumes for the recital performances. This class will also be offered the option of performing in our annual holiday show. More details regarding the holiday show will be given out in class once the session starts. 

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Ages 7-9 and 10 and up 
Ballet/Tap/Jazz Combination Class

We have a  ballet/tap/jazz combination class for dancers

ages 7-9 and also 10 and up (perfect for dancers with limited

experience) While we continue to teach the basics of dance

technique and terminology we really start to focus on stage

presence and flexibility. We work on preparing the dancers in

these classes to be ready to join our competitive lines if that is

the path that they choose. This class meets from

September-mid May where they will perform two dances in

our spring recital. They will have two costume payments

of $80.00 due on October 1st and December 1st as they will

receive two costumes for the recital performances. This class

meets from September-mid May where they will perform

two dances in our spring recital. They will have two costume

payments of $80.00 due on October 1st and December 1st

as they will receive two costumes for the recital performances.

This class will also be offered the option of performing in our annual holiday show. More details regarding the holiday show will be given out in class once the session starts. 

We typically

offer the oppourtunity for dancers in this class to attend

one competition with one dance so they can experience a

dance competition setting. This activity is completely optional.  

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Hip Hop Classes

We have 3 hip hop class options! Pop Hop is for ages 5-8, Hip Hop is for ages 9-13 and our Comp Hop class is a competition hip hop class for ages 13 and up. Our Comp Hop class is for dancers with previous hip hop or dance experience. They will perform in two competitions in the spring.  Hip Hop classes are a great add on class for dancers enrolled in another program as it gives them another oppourtunity to perform on stage. Our Hip Hop dances, music and choreography always stay age appropriate. It is a favorite class as it really lets dancers break free in their movements and fell all the energy of the music through their movements. The pop hop and hip hop classes are a half hour class, the Comp Hop is a 45 minute class. This class meets from

September-mid May

wherethey will perform

two dances in our spring

recital. They will have

two costume payments

of $40.00 due

on October 1st and

December 1st .This class will

also beoffered the option

of performing in our

annual holiday

show. More details

regarding the holiday

show will be

given out in class once

the session starts. 

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KMC Show Unit

Our Show Unit groups are our competition lines. They meet one a week for an hour and a half. We have 5 different show unit classes .  They learn 4 dances that they compete with in the spring and perform in the spring recital. They will learn a tap, jazz, ballet or open number and a production number. They also are required to take 2 additional ballet technique classes each month. We structure our show unit groups so our dancers can also be involved in other sports/activities. In fact, over 75% of our show unit dancers are involved in another activity outside of the studio. Our show unit dancers have two mandatory competitions in the spring and one that is optional. Our show unit groups consistently place in the top 10 at competitions and have been the recipients of many special judges awards. We have dances that we are proud to say are regional and national first in category award winners.  We believe that teaching our dancers to give back to their community with their talent is also important so we go to local care centers/senior living centers during the holiday season to perform a holiday show for the residents. We are involved in many activities in the community throughout the  year and we award a special community service award to our dancers who go above and beyond helping at these events. While we focus on quality dances and technique with our competition lines, we also believe in helping to make our students great at more than just dancing. 

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Lyrical Program

Our Lyrical program is an add on class

option for our show unit dancers.

It is a 45 minute class that meets

once a week. It is considered part of

our competition line classes so

they compete at two required competitions

in the spring and a

third one that is optional. They also perform

in our holiday show and annual

recital.

Our lyrical dancers expand their technique

and build their stage presence and

confidence by learning how to interpret

the feeling of a song/lyrics through

their body movements. It is a beautiful

and moving form of dance to watch.

Our lyrical program

dancers have won top honors at many

competitions and have been given judges

awards for their grace and storytelling. 

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Contemporary Program

Our Contemporary program is another

branch of our competition line options.

Once a dancer has enrolled in our lyrical

program, they may then have an

evaluation to be a part of our

cotemporary line. These dances are the

perfect blend of grace and strength. They

blend the beauty and storytelling of

lyrical with the strength and intensity of

acro tricks and partnering work. The

contemporary dances compete at four

competitions in the spring and also

perform in the annual recital. Since our

contemporary lines were started, they

have consistently taken top honors

at competitions. 

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Pointe Line

 Our Pointe line is another

specialized line that branches out

from our competition lines.

Students interested in this form

of dance first start taking pointe

technique classes that meet once a

week. Once they have developed the

strength, consistency in movement,

skill set and proper technique they

are then ready to perform as part of

our pointe line. The pointe students

compete at three competitions in

the spring and also perform in our

spring recital and holiday shows.

Pointe work is an extremely discipled

form of dance with classes that

involve a lot of repetition to work on muscle memory.

Our pointe dancers have been the category winners at competitions 

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