Kids Dance Classes Summer 2017

Summer 2017

Being offered Summer Quarter

Summer – Two 4-week sessions
  • Session 1:  June 5 – 29
  • Session 2:  July 10 – Aug 3
  • Registration deadlines:  June 1 & July 7
  • All kids classes require pre-registration (no drop-ins).  Deadline for registration with payment is Thursday, June 1 & Friday, July 7, but please register early.  Contact us if you miss a deadline, as a class may be cancelled if minimum registration is not met by the deadlines.  If we are accepting students after the deadline, there will be a $10 late fee added.
  • Observation dates will be the last week of Summer Session 2.
  • Make-up classes that CDT cancels (due to instructor illness, etc) will be the week of July 3 for Session 1 and Aug 7 for Session 2.
  • Register here on our website, by mail, or during class times (Mon-Thurs evening) over the phone or in person:  (513) 591-1222.  Payment must be made when registering.  For questions: alissa@cdt-dance.org

Kids Dance Classes Summer 2017 Registration Information

When are registrations due?

Class registrations, along with payments, are due no later than Thursday, June 1 & Friday, July 7,  but please register EARLY to be sure to get a spot – thanks!

  • If minimum registrations are not met by the deadlines, classes will be cancelled.
  • If you miss a deadline, contact us as we may still be accepting students.  An additional late fee of $10 will apply
What does it cost?

$36 cash/check or $38 credit card for each 4-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 over the phone? Leave a message at (513) 591-1222 or email dance@cdt-dance.org.

Or pay here with credit card or Paypal account
(choose classes from the drop-down box below)
, then email us with the child’s name and age at: dance@cdt-dance.org.  New students must also turn in a registration form on or before the first class.
Hip Hop for Kids is still accepting students.  Price below includes the late fee (7/9/17).

Kids Dance Classes

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Registration Forms

Download Brochure & Forms

Volunteer work exchange may be available to help pay for classes. See here for information.

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


Kids Dance Schedule


Hip Hop for Kids with Candice Wortham, Mondays 7:00-7:45pm, Ages 7-12 (Studio C)

This hip hop class is open to both beginners and experienced dancers ages 7-12. Students will learn the classics along with the latest moves in hip hop, through combinations & choreographed routines.  They will be encouraged to bring their own creativity to the room through games and activities. This is a class where they can let loose, be free, and let their inner star shine! 


Ballet for Kids with Glenda Figueiredo, Thursdays 5:30-6:15pm, Ages 8-12 (Studio A)

This Ballet class is open to girls and boys ages 8-12 with little or no Ballet class experience.  Barre and center exercises will be taught and practiced, as student learn proper technique and ballet vocabulary.  Musicality, stretching and muscle strengthening will be emphasized.

Modern for Kids with Glenda Figueiredo, Thursdays 6:15-7:00pm, Ages 8-12 (Studio A)

If your child is interested in learning Modern, Contemporary, Lyrical or Jazz, this would be the place to start to learn the fundamentals. Basics of Modern dance will be covered including standing and floor warm-ups, across the floor, and center combinations.  All levels of experience in dance are welcome to join.

Shake and Create with Allison Jacobs, Thursdays 6:15-7:00 pm, Ages 3-5 (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

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. Allison is also well versed in Tap, Jazz, Hip-hop, Musical Theater, Swing, and Contact Improvisation. Her dance teaching experience has been at 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.  In addition to teaching dance, Allison is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University with a degree in Psychology and minors in dance, honors, sociology, and art history. and has a Master of Library Science degree from Kent State University.  Currently she works for the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. For more information regarding her classes, please feel free to email her at allison@cdt-dance.orgAllison also teaches Ballet Basics: Stretch and Strengthen for Ages 13-Adult.

Modern for Kids and Ballet for Kids – GLENDA FIGUEIREDO began her training when she was three years old in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her dance background is Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Traditional Brazilian dances and Contemporary dance, the last being her true passion. She has been dancing and teaching professionally for over 12 years. She has performed throughout Brazil, as well as in Argentina and Chile with a dance company from Rio de Janeiro.  She has been part of countless dance events (television shows and dance competitions) in Brazil with brilliant outcomes. In the US, Glenda was a dancer for Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey circus for 5 years, where she also had her aerial training and performed over 400 shows a year. After spending  time on the road, she went back to Brazil and got a degree in Education (Portuguese and English), but she was never far from dance. Together with her love and dedication for performing she has also managed to keep up a passion for teaching. Her goal as an instructor is to give her best to the students and bring out the best of them. Always intense, during her classes she looks for extra sources of creativity and energy. She is a kind woman and passionate artist ready to dance and live life to the fullest.  Glenda also teaches Modern Jazz Fusion for adult & teens.

Hip Hop for Kids – CANDICE WORTHAM is a mother of two and a Licensed practical nurse. Her passion is dance, where she gets to share her skills and knowledge with children and adults that share that same passion. She has been trained in the areas of ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, modern, lyrical, tumbling, and cheerleading. She has over 10 years of experience in teaching all ages of kids and adults with various studios and organizations.  She also has training in creative movement and mommy & me. Candice is a Licensed Zumba fitness instructor with a specialty license in Zumba Kids and Zumba Kids, Jr.

Contemporary Dance Theater is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

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