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Costume Deposits due 
 
We are open Monday November 12
 
Term 2 Tuition Due Monday November 19
 
We are still accepting registration!
 
  

2018-2019 Registration Form Available

 

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Dance Classes


Deborah MacKay School of Dance helps your child develop confidence, self-esteem, discipline and the skills necessary for all types of dance in a friendly, structured, environment.  Our curriculum consists of: pre-school, combination classes, ballet, pre-pointe, pointe, lyrical,  jazz, tap,contemporary ( if inter or advanced) and hip hop. For adults we offer barre fitness, ballet, tap and sometimes jazz, held  in 6 week sessions.  In 6 week sessions we  also offer, Creative movement for 2 1/2 to 4 year olds,Yoga for kids, Mommy and me yoga classes.

New Classes for 2018-2019
For a complete schedule, please call the studio for proper placement
The classes below run September to May. Year round classes begin September 10.

Pre-School Ballet-Tap 3 to 4 years                        Combo 1 Ballet-Tap 5-6 years 
Thursday 4:30-5:30      still room                              Tuesday       5:30-6:30  FULL
Saturday 9:30-10:30     still room                              Wednesday 5:00-6:00

Combo 2 Ballet-Tap 6-7 years                                Combo 3  Ballet-Tap-Jazz 7-8 years
Tuesday 4:30-5:30                                                    Thursday 5:30-7:00
Wednesday 6:00-7:00                                                

We also offer 6 week mini sessions to allow students to try dance without a long commitment.
Contact the school to register, fill out registration form, but registration fee is waived. Please check start dates.

Creative Movement  I  2 1/2 to 4 years   FREE TRIAL CLASS  TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 18 9:45-10:45
Tuesdays 9:45-10:45 a.m.
6 week sessions. $70.00
Session 2: January 8th-February 12     Session 3: February 26-April 2

Creative Movement II  3 to 4 years      FREE TRIAL CLASS  SATURDAY JANUARY 5th, 2019
Saturday 10:30-11:30
6 week sessions. $70.00
Session 1:January 12-February16, 2019. 

Every week features a child friendly theme such as paw patrol, trolls, pirate day ( walk the plank!) the zoo, dinosaurs and dragons, under the sea and many more. Explore movement and learn rhythms with fun music, props,( like spy glasses, magic wands, scarfs),  games, and books. Students will build confidence, learn how to follow directions, be part of a group, have fun and make new friends!  Attire: comfortable clothes, leggings, t shirt, socks. 

 Yoga for Kids  age 8-12
 Wednesday 6:15-7:15
 6 weeks September 19-October 24
 $75.00
                   

Tap- Jazz- Ballet for beginners ages 9-12             
Saturday 11:30-1:00                                                  
6 weeks September 15-October 27                                              
no class October 6 
$115.00                   

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Saturday

 

Creative Movement

Age Requirement: 2 1/2 - 4 years
Class Length: 1 hour
Description:A fun, active class. Every week features a child friendly theme such as paw patrol, the zoo, dinosaurs and dragons, Winnie the Pooh and many more. Explore movement and rhythms with music, props, games, books. We learn our right from left, how to follow directions and make new friends! No performance. 6 week sessions. Tuesdays 9:45-10:45. 

Pre-School

Age Requirement: Age 3 - 4 by end of December
Other Requirements:None
Class Length: 60 minutes
Description:  Creative movement, pre-ballet, tap. Students will learn through play and games along with traditional lessons. We will skip, hop, galop and march. We will be animals stretching and developing our muscles, fairy tale princesses learning to walk and run, musicians with tambourines and moroccas. We will do very basic acrobatic work and make a lot of rhythms with our tap shoes and rhythm sticks. This class does participate in our year end show. Thursday 4:30-5:30 and Saturday 9:30-10:30 Choose one.

Combination Classes  levels 1 2 and 3

Age Requirement: 5 - 7
Other Requirements: None
Class Length: 1 Hour
Description: This class consists of 30 minutes each of ballet and tap. Combo 3 consists of 30 min each ballet tap and intro to jazz.

Pre-Pointe

Age Requirement: Not before age 10
Other Requirements: 2 ballet classes per week
Class Length: 1 Hour
Description: When the teacher determines a student has the physical structure, ability and strength to begin pointe, this can be added as a preparation for pointe work.

Pointe

Age Requirement: -
Other Requirements: 2 ballet classes per week in addition to pointe
Class Length: 1 Hour
Description: this is a third ballet class per week.

Lyrical

Age Requirement: pre-lyrical (no dance) is offered in level 3, a lyrical dance is offered level 4
Other Requirements: 1 Ballet class
Class Length:varies
Description: A fluid, expressive form of jazz .

Jazz

Age Requirement: Age 8 and up
Other Requirements: 1 Ballet class  there are jazz classes for age 10 and up that do not require ballet
Class Length: 45 minutes ( beginning) to 1 Hour
Description: a traditional, theatre based style.

Tap

Age Requirement: Age 8 and up
Other Requirements: 
Class Length: 45 minutes beginners:  one hour when students enter level 2
Description: Rhythmic sounds and patterns are created.

Hip Hop

Age Requirement: Usually age 10 and up
Other Requirements:  jazz is recommended prior or along with this class
Class Length:45 minutes to an hour 
Description: This is not always a separate class. We incorporate it into their regular jazz class at younger levels.

Teen Classes ( 13 and up)

Other Requirements: none
Class Length: 60 minutes 
Description:  For those students that would like to experience dance and participate in other activities.

Barre Fitness:

Requirements: hand weights, mat
Class Length: one hour
Description: a combination of exercises derived from ballet, yoga and pilates.  The barre is used as a                                prop for balance while doing exercises that focus on isometric strength training.   
                 
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