Recreational Classes (Ages 6-18)

Recreational dance classes at NDA include something for everyone! Our recreational classes are a great place for our young, beginning dancers to start, no matter their interest – and an equally great place for older dancers to refine their individual dance technique and get great exercise. We offer many genres and levels of dance classes, and our teaching staff is dedicated to identifying each student’s individual strengths, weaknesses and goals while helping them achieve their highest potential, in and out of the classroom!

Class Options listed below are for the 2019-20 school year which begins August 19th! Classes are already filling up, so register online today!


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Creative Dance (ages 5-6)

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Dance class designed for 5-6 year olds combining creative movement, tap, jazz and ballet.

Monday: 10:15 – 10:55am (ages 5-6)
Monday: 4:15pm – 4:55pm (ages 5-6)
Tuesday: 9:30 – 10:10am (ages 5-6)
Tuesday: 5:30 – 6:10pm (ages 5-6)
Wednesday: 6:30 – 7:25pm (ages 5-6)
Thursday: 11:00 – 11:40am (ages 5-6)
Thursday: 7:15 – 7:55pm (ages 5-6)
Friday: 11:00 – 11:40am (ages 5-6)
Friday: 5:00 – 5:40pm (ages 5-6)
Saturday 10:00 – 10:40am (ages 5-6)
Saturday 11:15 – 11:55am (ages 5-6)

Tap/Jazz/Ballet (ages 6-8)

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Dance class combining creative movement, tap, jazz and ballet.
Friday: 7:00 – 7:55pm (ages 6-7)

Ballet/Lyrical (ages 5+)

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Providing the technical foundation essential for all dance forms in ballet, and also spending time on the fluid, expressive movement of lyrical (a hybrid of ballet and jazz).
Monday: 5:15 – 5:55pm (ages 8-11)
Monday: 7:00 – 7:40pm (ages 6-9)
Monday: 7:30 – 8:10pm (Intermediate ages 10-13) 
Tuesday: 7:00 – 7:55pm (ages 8-11)
Wednesday: 5:45-6:25 (ages 6-8) FULL
Wednesday: 7:15 – 8:10pm (Intermediate/Advanced ages 9-13)
Thursday: 8:00 – 8:55pm (ages 12+)
Friday: 4:15 – 5:10 (ages 7-10)
Saturday: 12:45 – 1:40 (ages 7-10)

Ballet/Contemporary: NEW for 2019-2020! This class combines the classical, technical ballet foundation with the expressive style of contemporary dance including modern, jazz and lyrical.
Thursday: 5:30- 6:25pm (ages 7-12)

Jazz/Hip Hop (ages 6-8)

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Jazz class combines upbeat dance styles with elements of ballet and jazz technique, and the hip hop portion of class will explore the fast-paced, rhythmic street styles of hip hop dance.
Thursday 4:45 – 5:25pm (ages 6-8) FULL
Thursday 4:45 – 5:25pm (ages 6-8)
 

Ballet (ages 5-12)

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Ballet class provides the classical, technical foundation essential for all dance forms.

Monday: 4:30 – 5:10pm (ages 6-8)
Monday: 5:15 – 6:10pm (ages 7-10)
Wednesday: 5:15 – 5:55pm (ages 6-8)

Ballet/Contemporary: NEW for 2019-2020! This class combines the classical, technical ballet foundation with the expressive style of contemporary dance including modern, jazz and lyrical.
Thursday: 5:30- 6:25pm (ages 7-12)

Jazz (ages 6-15)

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Jazz class combines upbeat dance styles with elements of ballet and jazz technique.

Monday: 5:30 – 6:00pm (ages 6-8)
Tuesday: 6:15 – 6:55pm (ages 6-8)
Tuesday: 7:45 – 8:15pm (ages 10-12)
Wednesday: 5:30 – 6:10pm (ages 7-10)
Wednesday: 7:30 – 8:00pm (ages 6-8)
Wednesday: 8:00 – 8:30pm (ages 9-14)
Friday: 6:30 – 7:10pm (ages 6-8)
Saturday: 10:30 – 11:00pm (ages 6-8)

Tap (ages 6-14)

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Tap class develops tap technique, rhythm and coordination.

Monday: 5:00 – 5:30pm (ages 6-8)
Tuesday: 7:00 – 7:30pm (ages 6-8)
Tuesday: 8:15 – 8:45pm (ages 10-12)
Wednesday: 4:45 – 5:15pm (ages 7-10)
Wednesday: 7:00 – 7:30pm (ages 6-8)
Wednesday: 8:30 – 9:00pm (ages 12+)
Thursday: 4:15 – 4:45pm (ages 6-8)
Friday: 6:00 – 6:30pm (ages 6-8)
Saturday: 10:00 – 10:30am (ages 6-8)

Hip Hop (ages 5+)

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This class will explore the fast-paced, rhythmic street styles of hip hop dance.
Monday: 7:45 – 8:15pm (ages 6-9)
Monday: 8:30 – 9:00pm (ages 10-13)
Tuesday: 5:00 – 5:30 (ages 4-7)
Tuesday: 5:15 – 5:45pm (ages 7-10)
Tuesday: 7:30 – 8:00pm (ages 6-8)
Tuesday: 8:00– 8:30pm (ages 9-12)
Wednesday: 4:15 – 4:45pm (ages 8-11)
Wednesday: 5:15 – 5:45pm (ages 6-8)
Wednesday: 8:30 – 9:00pm (ages 9-14)
Thursday: 4:15 – 4:45pm (ages 6-8)
Thursday: 7:30 – 8:00pm (ages 12+)
Friday: 6:30 – 7:00pm (ages 6-9)
Friday: 7:15 – 7:45pm (ages 6-8)
Saturday 11:00 – 11:30pm (ages 7-10)

Contemporary (ages 7-14)

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Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet.

Monday: 7:00 – 7:40pm (ages 8-11)
Monday: 7:45 – 8:25pm (ages 10-14)
Tuesday: 6:15 – 6:55pm (ages 7-11)
Thursday: 4:45 – 5:25pm (ages 7-11)
Friday: 7:30 – 8:00pm (ages 6-9)

Ballet/Contemporary: NEW for 2019-2020! This class combines the classical, technical ballet foundation with the expressive style of contemporary dance including modern, jazz and lyrical.
Thursday: 5:30- 6:25pm (ages 7-12)

Acro (ages 6-10)

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Dancers gain strength & flexibility in Acro class while learning tumbling tricks and gymnastic moves. Wednesday: 4:00 – 4:40pm (ages 6-10) *Intermediate level-FULL
Wednesday: 4:45 – 5:25pm (ages 7-11) *Intermediate level-FULL
Friday: 8:00 – 8:40pm (ages 6-10)

Musical Theater (ages 6 – 12+)

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This class combines the upbeat technical aspects of jazz while including the theatrical, emotional aspects of musical theater dance.

Monday: 8:15 – 8:55pm (ages 11+)
Saturday: 1:45 – 2:25pm (ages 6-10)

Dance Team – Jazz/Pom (ages 8+) 

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Our Dance Team class focuses on dance moves necessary to join a traditional middle, high school or college dance team.  Dancers will integrate jazz, hip hop, and traditional pom moves.  The class will also focus on stretching, jumping and the unique dance team tricks that make a dance team so much fun to watch!  Come learn from our former OSU Dance Team member and former coach of the OSU Dance Team!

Wednesday: 7:30 – 8:10pm (ages 9-12)
Thursday: 6:30 – 7:10pm (ages 12+)
Thursday: 8:00 – 8:40pm (ages 8-11)

Mini Dance/Cheer (ages 4-7) 

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Dancers will integrate jazz, hip hop, and traditional pom moves.  The class will also focus on stretching, jumping and the unique dance team tricks that make a dance team so much fun to watch!  Come learn from our former National Champion OSU Dance Team member!

Saturday 12:45 – 1:15pm (ages 4-7)

Performance Team (ages 6+) 

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This is an excellent opportunity for the child who loves to perform! Performance Team dances at a wide range of events all year long including Boo at the Zoo, County Fairs, local school events and more! Rehearsals are held the first Wednesday of every month.At least one additional recital class is required to participate. Tuition is only $50 per year!
Wednesday: 8:30– 9:00pm (ages 6+)