Kids Dance Classes Summer 2014

Fall 2014 Kids Dance Brochures are now available!  
Email alissa@cdt-dance.org, stop by CDT during class times, or click here:

Kids Dance Brochure Fall 2014
CDT Kids Class Registration Fall 2014


Being offered Summer session:

  • Breakdance for Kids (Ages 6-12, 1st grade and up) Session I only 
  • Introduction to Dance (Ages 5-8)
  • Shake and Create (Ages 3 & 4)
Summer – Two 6-week Sessions:
  • Session I: June 9 – July 19, 2014
  • Session II: July 21 – August 30, 2014
  • All kids classes require pre-registration (no drop-ins)

(See also: Summer Dance Camp for Kids. Register by May 31 for an early registration discount.)

Kids Dance Classes Summer 2014 Registration Information

When are registrations due?

Registrations are due 2 days before the first class of each session.

  • If minimum registrations are not met by the deadline, classes will be cancelled.
  • If you miss a deadline, contact us [info below] in case we are still accepting students.
What does it cost?

$54 cash/check or $57 credit card for each 6-week session.

NO REFUNDS for missed classes.
No pro-rated prices for beginning after first class of session.

Missed a deadline? Wish to pay via credit card? Leave a message at (513) 591-1222 or email alissa@cdt-dance.org.
Schedule Variations or Special Announcements

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Registration Forms

Download Brochure & Forms


Need help?

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 alissa@cdt-dance.org  for questions or to register.


Kids Dance Schedule


 Breakdance with Brent Fields, 6:30-7:30pm, Ages 6-12, 1st grade and up (Studio C) 

Beginner/Intermediate – Session I only

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.


 Introduction to Dance with Allison Jacobs, Wednesdays 6:15-7:15pm, Ages 5-8 (Studio B)

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.


Shake and Create with Allison Jacobs, Thursdays 6:15-7:00pm Ages 3-4 (Studio B)

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!

Teachers’ Biographies

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 allison@cdt-dance.orgAllison 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 (ACSM) Certified Health Fitness Specialist and Personal Trainer. He has worked with Jaron Joiner and danced in an opening performance for Lupe Fiasco, Juvenile, and other artists, City Nights (Northern Kentucky), Fountain Square Slam Concert Series (Cincinnati), and community events as a Breaker/B-Boy/Hip-Hop dancer. He 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.

Volunteer work exchanges may be available. See here for information.