West Dundee Class Schedule - Autumn 2017

Classes will begin Sep 5 - Dec 23 for a 15 week session.
Nov. 22-25 ~ No Classes - Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 24 - Jan. ? ~ No Classes - Winter Break

Register by mail or in-person at the
West Dundee Studio
- 777 South 8th Street, Route 31. West Dundee, IL 60118
by email at
or by phone 847-836-5678

Teacher Key
AS Ashley Smith GC Gianna Capobianco
BF Barbara Finn GM Grace Minogue
CD Cathy Dixon HG Heather Goldman
CM Chelsea McKone JG Jasmine Getz
DB Darci Blake KD Kim Diamnond
       
MOMMY & ME
Basic dance, creative movement, and tumbling will be introduced through music and songs. Class will incorporate games, songs, play, instrument and props with the parent being a large part of the learning process through interaction, participation, and of course play.
Class Age Day Time Teacher Studio Limit
Mommy & Me 12 mos - 2 yrs THUR 9:30 - 10:00 am CM 1 12
 
Creative Movement
Creative Movement classes offer music and movement activities. Creative Dance 1 classes are 30 minutes long and concentrate only on pre-ballet steps. Creative Dance 2 (45 minutes long) and Creative Dance 3 (60 minutes long) classes also include an introduction to tap dance.
Class Age Day Time Teacher Studio Limit
Creative Dance 1 3 - 4 THUR 10:00 - 10:30 am KD 1 10
Creative Dance 1 3 - 4 SAT 10:00 - 10:30 am CM 1 10
Creative Dance 2 4 - 5 THUR 10:30 - 11:15 am KD 1 12
Creative Dance 2 4 - 5 FRI 4:30 - 5:15 pm RM 1 12
Creative Dance 2 4 - 5 SAT 10:30 - 11:15 am CM 1 12
 
Combination (Ballet / Tap)
Combination classes are 60 minutes long and include an introduction to formal ballet instruction along with 30 minutes of tap class.
Class Age Day Time Teacher Studio Limit
Small Fry Combo 1 6 - 8 MON 4:30 - 5:30 pm GM 2 8
Small Fry Combo 2 6 - 8 THUR 4:00 - 5:00 pm CD 1 16
 
Kids Pop
Teaches the fundamentals (age appropriate) of Jazz and Hip Hop using today's popular music. Students should wear clean non-marking sole sneakers or jazz shoes, and tight fitting dance wear. Precursor to Jazz and Hip Hop.
Class Age Day Time Teacher Studio Limit
Kids Pop 1 5 - 9 TUE 3:30 - 4:30 pm CD 1 16
Kids Pop 2 5 - 9 SAT 11:15 - 12:15 am CM 1 16
 
Hip Hop
Teaches street-style jazz through condensed isolations and pop-and-lock combinations. Hip Hop classes are taught to today’s hottest R&B, rap and pop music.
Class Age Day Time Teacher Studio Limit
Junior Hip Hop 9 - 12 MON 5:30 - 6:30 pm CG 2 8
Teen Hip Hop 13 - 18 MON 6:30 - 7:30 pm CG 2 8
 
Jazz
Jazz classes consist of isolated warm-ups, technical progressions, and graded combinations. Students should have some Ballet experience before enrolling in a jazz class.
Class Age Day Time Teacher Studio Limit
Jr. Jazz 1 9 - 12 TUE 5:30 - 6:30 pm GM 2 8
Jr. Jazz 2 6 - 8 WED 4:00 - 5:00 pm HG 1 16
Teen Jazz 13 - 18 THUR 6:30 - 7:30 pm CG 2 8
 
JAZZ / TAP
Jr. Jazz / Tap is a combination class that starts with a Jazz warm up, teaches basic jazz steps and switches halfway into tap technique. Great class for musical theatre students!
Class Age Day Time Teacher Studio Limit
Jr. Combo 1 9 -12 FRI 6:15 - 7:15 pm RM 1 16
 
Tap
Tap classes concentrate on rhythms through graded warm-ups, progressions and combinations.
Class Age Day Time Teacher Studio Limit
Jr. Tap 1 7 - 9 WED 5:00 - 6:00 pm KD 2 12
Jr. Tap 2 9 - 12 WED 6:00 - 7:00 pm KD 2 12
Teen Tap 13 - 18 THUR 7:30 - 8:30 pm GC 2 12
 
contemporary
Contemporary Dance can mesh Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop and Modern in an eclectic blend to quirky up to date music. This class is for anyone with some Ballet experience.
Class Age Day Time Teacher Studio Limit
Jr. Contemporary 9 - 12 TUE 7:30 - 8:30 pm JG 2 10
Teen Contemporary 13 - 18 TUE 8:30 - 9:30 pm JG 1 16
 
Ballet
Ballet classes teach the fundamentals of barre and center work using various styles and techniques. Ballet classes help students to acquire correct body placement and are a precursor for proper development in all other forms of dance. *Placement by Audition
Class Age Day Time Teacher Studio Limit
Beginning Ballet 6 - 8 FRI 5:15 - 6:15 pm RM 1 16
Tiny Ballet 7 - 9 MON 4:30 - 5:30 pm DB 1 16
Junior Ballet 9 - 12 MON 5:30 - 7:00 pm DB 1 16
Teen Ballet 12 - 15 MON 7:00 - 8:30 pm DB 1 16
Senior Ballet 15 - 18 MON 8:30 - 10:00 pm DB 1 16
Ballet technique 9 & Up WED 7:30 - 9:00 pm JG 2 12
 
pointe
Pointe classes are designed for technically advanced ballet students who have gained enough strength in their knees, feet, and ankles to go “en pointe”. Placement by invitation only.
Class Age Day Time Teacher Studio Limit
Pre-Pointe 12 - 18 SAT 11:00 - 11:30 am DB 2 8
Pointe 1 13 - 18 SAT 11:30 am - 12:30 pm DB 2 8
Pointe 2 14 - 18 SAT 12:30 - 1:30 pm DB 2 8
 
Competitive Teams
These classes are designed for advanced dancers who are preparing to enter the world of college or professional dance. Both Dance Companies (small groups) and Performing Teams (large groups) will perform in several competitions in the Spring. Students will be placed by audition only.
Class Age Day Time Teacher Studio
Tiny Team 6 -9 TUE 4:30 - 6:00 pm AS/CD 1
Jr. Tap Team 9 - 12 THUR 6:30 - 7:30 pm HG/CD 1
Teen Tap Team 12 - 15 WED 5:00 - 6:00 pm HG/GM 1
Sr. Tap Team 15 - 18 THUR 7:30 - 8:30 pm HG 1
Tap Company 13 - 18 WED 7:30 - 8:30 pm HG 1
Jr. Jazz Team 9 - 12 THUR 5:00 - 6:30 pm CD/HG 1
Teen Jazz Team 12 - 15 WED 6:00 - 7:30 pm HG/GM 1
Sr. Jazz Team 15 - 18 THUR 8:30 - 10:00 pm HG 1
Jazz Company 13 - 18 WED 8:30 - 10:00 pm DB/HG 1
Ballet Company 13 - 18 SAT 1:30 - 2:30 pm DB 1
Jr. Hip Hop Team 9 - 12 TUE 6:00 - 7:30 pm CD/AS 1
Teen Hip Hop Team 13 - 18 TUE 7:00 - 8:30 pm CD/AS 1
 
Stretch & Strengthen
These classes are designed to help you create the dancer's body. Prior dance training not required.
Class Age Day Time Teacher Studio Limit
Stretch & Strengthen 13 & Up TUE 6:30 - 7:30 pm GM 8 12
 
Kids Ballroom
Former two-time USA National Dance Champion in International Standard, International Latin and American Smooth will teach the basics of several dances including Cha Cha, Swing, and Rumba to fun contemporary music! Class is open to boys and girls (will be dancing with/without partners depending on enrollment). We will focus on footwork, timing, step patterns, posture and etiquette on the dance floor. Ballroom shoes may be purchased at the studio.
Class Age Day Time Teacher Studio Limit
??? Kids Ballroom 8 - 14 WED 5:00 - 6:00 pm BF 2 10
 
BALLROOM IN THE BURBS
Social Dances for 2017, Memorable Dance Songs. - Social dances offered by Jim and Barbara Finn
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