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Studio Program

Dance Classes for Children

Ages 18 months to 18 years old

Our Studio Program dance classes offer something for everyone! Whether you’re looking for fun and casual or challenging and fast-paced, we have over 100 classes to choose from including Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, Creative Movement, Mommy & Me, Acro, Musical Theater and many more! We have the perfect dance home for students of ALL ages, skill and experience levels in our Studio Program (ages 18 months to 18 years old)! We feature all sorts of themed weeks and special activities throughout the year, and we wrap up in May with the most exciting and memorable event of all – our Spring Recital!

Class Options listed below are for the 2021-22 school year which begins in August and continues through May!

Studio Program

Class Options

Mommy & Me (ages 18-30 months)

Mommy & Me dance classes are for children ages 18-30 months.  Music, movement and basic dance steps are introduced in a fun, friendly & positive manner.  Mom, Dad or another loved one participates along during the class.  Teachers keep the music and curriculum moving along while parents take an active role in encouraging, supporting and keeping the little dancer on track. Mommy and Me is a Non-Recital Class.

Pre-Combo (ages 2.5)

This class is a wonderful transition between Mommy & Me and our regular preschool age combo classes. It is designed for 2 1/2 year olds and combines Ballet, Tap & Tumbling in one class. Pre-Combo is a Non-Recital Class.

Combo 1 (ages 3)

Dance class designed for dancers, age 3 that combines Ballet, Tap & Tumbling in one class.   The dancers do not have mom, dad or another loved one by their side during the class, so this is great for children who will be able to participate in class on their own.

Combo 1 and 2 (ages 3-4)

Dance class designed for dancers, age 3 or 4 that combines Ballet, Tap & Tumbling in one class. The dancers do not have mom, dad or another loved one by their side during the class, so this is great for children who will be able to participate in class on their own.

Combo 2 (ages 4)

Dance class designed for dancers, age 4 that combines Ballet, Tap & Tumbling in one class. This class continues to introduce fun, creative movement & basic dance steps through the use of music, props and beautifully themed weeks of dance.

Creative Tap/Jazz/Ballet (ages 5-6)

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

Acro (ages 3-6)

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

Ballet (ages 3 & up)

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

Ballet/Lyrical (ages 5-13)

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).

Ballet/Lyrical/Contemporary (ages 13+)

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

Tap (ages 5+)

Tap class develops tap technique, rhythm and coordination.

Jazz (ages 5+)

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

Jazz/Hip Hop (ages 6+)

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.

Hip Hop (ages 3+)

This class will explore the fast-paced, rhythmic street styles of hip hop dance.

Contemporary (ages 9+)

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

Performance Team! (Ages 6+)

Performance Team is a special offering for any student age 6 and up already taking another class at NDA to have fun performing out in the community with very minimal time and cost commitments!

Our Performance Team has had so much over the years performing at events such as Boo at the Zoo, Polaris Santa Parade, Local 5Ks/races, Olentangy Schools events and many more!

Only $80 tuition for the entire school year (Sept-May), and INCLUDES your Performance T-Shirt and Hair Bow! Performance Team meet only once per month on Tuesdays, 6:30-7pm.

Musical Theater (ages 6+)

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

Dance Team (ages 6+)

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!

Praise Dance (ages 6+)

Also known as liturgical dance or worship dance, Praise Dance class will incorporate styles of ballet, jazz and lyrical as a form of self-expression and worship.