Kids Dance Classes Fall 2013
Being offered this session:
- Breakdancing for Kids (Ages 6-12)
- Introduction to Dance (Ages 5-8)
- Shake and Create (Ages 3-4)
- Session I: Sept. 9 – Oct. 26, 2013
- Session II: Oct. 28 – Dec. 21
Kids Dance Classes Fall 2013 Registration Information
Please download the above forms (which include FAQs) before calling or emailing with questions.
After referring to these documents, please call (513) 591-1222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for questions or to register.
Kids Dance Schedule for Sept. 9 – Dec. 21, 2013
Session 1, Sept. 9 – Oct. 26: BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE
This session is for new students and those who want to review breakdance basics of Breaking/B-Boying/B-Girling. Brent Fields will lead these classes in exploring freestyling, starting with fundamentals and progressing through toprocks, drops, footwork, power moves, and freezes. Students will also learn how to dance with individual character and creativity.
Session II, Oct. 28 – Dec. 21: INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
This session is for experienced students and breakdancers. Students will explore more advanced moves, building on the basics learned in the beginner class.
This class will introduce your child to the fundamentals of Ballet and Modern. Emphasis will be on developing proper technique, improving strength and flexibility, and increasing dance vocabulary and terms. Students will have an opportunity to utilize their imagination and creativity through various dance games and activities. No previous experience is necessary. Tights, leotards and ballet slippers are encouraged, but not required.
In this class, your child will be introduced to creative movement and dance. Your child will have an opportunity to jump, shake, spin and wiggle, while using their imagination!
Introduction to Dance and Shake and Create — ALLISON JACOBS has been dancing and teaching in greater Cincinnati and New York City for the past twenty years. Her dance training is primarily focused on Ballet and Modern. However, Allison is also well versed in Tap, Jazz, Hip-hop, Musical Theater, Swing, and Contact Improvisation. Allison has worked with Tanze Performing Arts Studio, Hamilton Ballet Theater, Miami Valley Ballet Theater, Long Island University, Contemporary Dance Theater, Ballet Tech, and Fresh Air Fund. Most recently, Allison has taught dance for Contemporary Dance Theater, Cincinnati Waldorf School, Cincinnati Public Schools, MamLuft&Co. Dance, as well as for the University of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Public Libraries. As a lover of all dance and all art forms, Allison is also a proud member of the Greater Cincinnati Dance Alliance, a group who engages the community in dance. In addition to teaching dance, Allison is a recent graduate of Northern Kentucky University with a degree in Psychology and minors in dance, honors, sociology, and art history. For more information, please feel free to email her at email@example.com. Allison also teaches Ballet Basics: Stretch and Strengthen for Ages 13-Adult.
For Breakdancing — BRENT FIELDS holds a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Morehead State University and is an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Fitness Specialist and Personal Trainer. He has worked with Jaron Joiner, danced in an opening performance for Lupe Fiasco, City Nights (Northern Kentucky), Fountain Square Slam Concert Series (Cincinnati), community events as a Breaker/B-Boy/Hip-Hop dancer, and has professional audition experience (Cirque Du Soleil and Paula Abdul’s Dance Show). Brent also teaches Breakdancing for Adults and Mature Teens.
Contemporary Dance Theater is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.