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 2020-21 school year which begins August 24th! Classes are already filling up, so register online today!


ballet classes

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: 9:30- 10:10am (ages 5-6)
Monday: 6:15- 6:55pm (ages 5-6)
Tuesday: 10:15- 10:55am (ages 5-6)  
Tuesday: 4:45- 5:25pm (ages 5-6) 
Wednesday: 5:15- 5:55pm (ages 5-6)  
Thursday: 5:30- 6:10pm (ages 5-6)
Saturday 9:45- 10:25am (ages 5-6)

Tap/Jazz/Ballet (ages 6-8)

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Dance class combining creative movement, tap, jazz and ballet.
 

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: 4:45- 5:25pm (ages 6-8)

Monday: 5:15 – 6:10pm (ages 11 and up)
Monday: 7:00- 7:40pm (ages 9-11) 
Wednesday: 7:15- 7:55pm (ages 5-7)  
Wednesday: 8:00-8:55pm (ages 8-11)
 
Thursday: 7:30- 8:10pm (ages 6-8)

Thursday: 8:15 – 8:55pm (ages 9-13)
Saturday: 9:45- 10:25am (ages 6-8)

Ballet/Lyrical/Contemporary: NEW for 2020-2021! This class combines the classical, technical ballet foundation with the expressive style of contemporary dance including modern, jazz and lyrical.
Wednesday: 7:45- 8:40pm (Adv ages 12 and up)

Jazz/Hip Hop (ages 6 and up)

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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.
Tuesday: 4:45- 5:25pm (ages 9-12)

Wednesday: 4:15- 4:55pm (ages 6-8)

Wednesday: 6:30- 7:10pm (ages 7-10)

Wednesday: 7:45- 8:25pm (Teen ages 12 and up)

Thursday: 4:45-5:25pm (ages 6-8)

Ballet (ages 5-6)

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

Wednesday: 4:00- 4:40pm (ages 5-6)

Ballet/Lyrical/Contemporary: NEW for 2020-2021! This class combines the classical, technical ballet foundation with the expressive style of contemporary dance including modern, jazz and lyrical.
Wednesday: 7:45- 8:40pm (Adv age 12 and up)

Jazz (ages 6-9)

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

Monday: 7:30- 8:10pm (ages 6-9)
 

Tap (ages 6-14)

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Tap class develops tap technique, rhythm and coordination.

Monday: 7:00- 7:30pm (ages 6-9)
Tuesday: 6:15- 6:45pm (ages 9-12)
Wednesday: 5:00- 5:30pm (ages 6-8) 
Wednesday: 7:15 – 7:45pm (ages 7-10)
Thursday: 4:15 – 4:45pm (ages 6-8)
Thursday: 7:45- 8:15pm (Int/Adv 10-13)
 

Hip Hop (ages 4+)

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

Contemporary (ages 9-12)

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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: 7:45 – 8:25pm (ages 9-11)
Tuesday: 8:00 – 8:40pm (ages 9-12)

Ballet/Lyrical/Contemporary: NEW for 2020-2021! This class combines the classical, technical ballet foundation with the expressive style of contemporary dance including modern, jazz and lyrical.
Wednesday: 7:45- 8:40pm (Adv ages 12 and up)

Acro (ages 6-10)

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Dancers gain strength & flexibility in Acro class while learning tumbling tricks and gymnastic moves.

 

Musical Theater (ages 12+)

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

Thursday: 6:30 – 7:00pm (ages 12+)  

Dance Team – Jazz/Pom (ages 6+) 

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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!

 Thursday: 6:45 – 7:25pm (ages 6-8)
Thursday: 7:30-  8:10pm (ages 9-13)

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!

 

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 $75 per year!

Class meets on Mondays 8:30pm (first Monday of each month)