Algonquin Academy of Dance

Wiggles & Giggles

A mommy and me creative movements class for dancers ages 18 months- 3 years old. Wear comfortable clothing and socks or pink ballet slippers. Ages 18 months-3 years.

Dancing Darlings

Ages 2- 3 years old without a parent. Ballet shoes and proper dance attire required. Ages 2-3.

Tiny Tutus

60 minute combination dance class covering- tap, ballet, and tumbling. Black tap shoes, pink ballet slippers, and black leotard and pink tights required for class. Ages 3-4.

Preschool Performers

Preschool dance class covering tap, ballet, and tumbling in one hour per week. Preschool Performers is best for our dancers who have completed the Tiny Tutu's program or have already completed one year of dance. Black leotard, pink tights, black tap shoes, and pink ballet shoes are required. Ages 4-5.

Kinder Cuties

A one hour combination dance class covering tap, ballet, and tumbling. A black leotard, pink tights, black tap shoes, and pink ballet slippers are required for the class. Students must in Kindergarten.

Junior 1 and 2

A one hour combination dance class covering tap, ballet, jazz and tumbling. Uniform required includes a black leotard and pink tights, black tap shoes, and pink ballet shoes.

Junior 3

An hour and a half combination dance class covering tap, ballet, and jazz. Uniform required includes a black leotard and pink tights, black tap shoes, and pink ballet shoes. Teacher evaluation required.

Intermediate 1

A two hour combination dance class covering tap, ballet, and jazz. Black heel tap shoes, pink ballet slippers, and tan jazz shoes are required. Uniform includes a black leotard and pink tights. Teacher placement required at this level, please contact 847-854-6221 for more information.

Intermediate 3

A two hour combination dance class covering tap, ballet, and jazz. Black heel tap shoes, pink ballet slippers, and tan jazz shoes are required. Uniform includes a black leotard and pink tights. Teacher placement required at this level, please contact 847-854-6221 for more information.

Advanced Ballet

A ballet class for advanced dancers, by teacher placement only. Pink ballet slippers, black leotard, and pink tights required.

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Advanced Jazz

A jazz dance class for advanced dancers, by teacher placement only. Tan jazz shoes, black leotard, and pink tights required.

Advanced Tap

A tap dance class for advanced dancers, by teacher placement only. Black jazz tap shoes, black leotard, and pink tights required.

Adult Combo

Combination dance class for dancers ages 18 and up. Class time is split between tap, ballet, and jazz. All levels welcome- beginner adults and experienced dancers. Class will focus on learning dance steps and technique as well as dancing as a fitness activity. Dance attire or workout attire, black tap shoes, pink ballet slippers, and tan jazz shoes required for the class.

Elite Ballet, Jazz,
and Tap

Ballet, jazz, and tap classes for elite dancers, by teacher placement only. 

Modern

This class will focus on movement derived from feeling, expression, and interpretation. A fusion of several dance styles will allow dancers to break away from the structure and limitations of classic and technical styles to explore free movement and the use of space, breath, and gravity in dance.

Lyrical 1

Lyrical class combines stretching, ballet, and jazz movements. Choreography is used to emphasize feeling and emotion in the music.

Lyrical 2 and 3

Lyrical class combines stretching, ballet, and jazz movements. Choreography is used to emphasize feeling and emotion in the music. Teacher placement required.

Bop n' Hop

An introduction to hip hop for our dancers ages 5-8. This class teaches basic stretching, movement, and rhythm. Black hip hop sneakers, a studio shirt, and stretchy or athletic bottoms are required. Ages 5-8.

Hip Hop 1

Beginner Hip Hop level for our dancers who completed the Bop n' Hop program or are beginning their hip hop classes. Emphasis will be placed on proper stretching, movements, isolation, and other skills. Ages 9+.

Hip Hop 2, 3, and 4

A studio shirt, athletic or stretchy bottoms, and black hip hop sneakers are required.

Adult Hip Hop

Adult Hip Hop class focused on learning dance steps and technique as well as using dance as fitness. Athletic attire required and black jazz sneaker.

Beginner Pointe

Learning to dance Pointe requires the development of strong muscles in the dancers feet ankles and legs to help them stand in toe-shoes. This class is offered in addition to regular ballet classes to ensure that dancers are prepared and properly trained to dance on their toes. Teacher approval required.

Pointe

Learning to dance Pointe requires the development of strong muscles in the dancers feet ankles and legs to help them stand in toe-shoes. This class is offered in addition to regular ballet classes to ensure that dancers are prepared and properly trained to dance on their toes. Teacher approval required.

Poms 1 and 2

Those are not just shiny objects, those are pom poms! Dancers in this class learn combination style dance routines making use of pom poms. Students learn to work with their peers in kick lines and formations to create energetic performances.

Turns & Leaps 2

This class will focus on teaching dancers the proper technique when doing trick moves, leaps, and turns for ages 13+.  Black leotard, pink tights and tan jazz shoes are required for this class.

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