Kids Dance Classes Winter 2019
Being offered Winter Quarter
- Shake and Create (Ages 3-5) – Wednesdays 6:00-6:40 pm (Monday class is cancelled)
- Ballet for Kids (ages 8-12) – Tuesdays 5:30-6:15pm
- Introduction to Ballet & Modern (ages 5-8) – Tuesdays 6:45-7:30pm – NEW TIME & INSTRUCTOR – begins Jan 22.
- Acrobatics/Tumbling for Dance – Levels 1 & 2 (ages 6 and up) – Tuesdays 4:45-5:30pm (Thursday class is cancelled)
- Dates: Jan 14 – Mar 23
- Registration deadline: Saturday, Jan 12 at noon. After deadline, $10 late fee will apply.
- All kids classes require pre-registration (no drop-ins), and payment must accompany registration. Contact us if you miss the deadline, as a class may be cancelled if minimum registration is not met by the deadline. If we are accepting students after the deadline, there will be a $10 late fee added.
- Make-up classes that CDT cancels (due to instructor illness, inclement weather, vacation, etc) will be the week after the quarter.
- Register here on our website, by mail, or during class times (see adult/teen schedules) over the phone or in person: (513) 591-1222. Payment must be made when registering. For questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Try-out a class before registering for Winter quarter. Some of our KidsDance Winter classes will be offered for $5 each as drop-in classes on Jan 2 -12. Click HERE for a flier with the schedule.
Kids Dance Classes Winter 2019 Registration Information
Schedule Variations or Special Announcements
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Kids Dance Schedule
MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS
Shake and Create with Allison Jacobs, Wednesdays 6:00-6:40 pm, Ages 3-5 (Studio B) Please note: Monday class cancelled for Winter Quarter.
This quarter parents can choose from either Mondays or Wednesdays! 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! Fundamentals of dance, including ballet, will be explored with developmentally appropriate movement.
Tumbling/Acrobatics for Dance with Alissa Stachowski, Levels 1 & 2, Ages 6 & up (Studio A)
This class will focus on tumbling and acrobatic skills that can be used in dance styles of Modern Dance, Hip Hop, or Musical Theater Dance. Students will start with fundamentals and progress at their own pace. This class is a beginner level class for new students, and also for students who are still working on fundamentals and variations on the fundamentals. This class will focus on proper technique and control. For ages 6 & up; teens and adults may also register.
Ballet for Kids, with Flora Leptak-Moreau (NEW instructor), Tuesdays 5:30-6:15pm, Ages 8-12 (Studio B or C)
This Ballet class is open to girls and boys ages 8-12. Barre and center exercises will be taught and practiced, as students learn proper technique and ballet vocabulary. Musicality, stretching and muscle strengthening will be emphasized. New students are welcome.
Introduction to Ballet & Modern with Allison Jacobs (NEW instructor), Tuesdays 6:45-7:30pm – NEW TIME, Ages 5-8 (Studio B or C)
This class will introduce your child to the fundamentals of Ballet and Modern.
Tumbling/Acrobatics for Dance with Alissa Stachowski, Thursdays 5:15-6:05, Levels 1 & 2, Ages 6 & up (Studio A) – CANCELLED for Winter Quarter
This class will focus on tumbling and acrobatic skills that can be used in dance styles of Modern Dance, Hip Hop, or Musical Theater Dance. Students will start with fundamentals and progress at their own pace. This class is a beginner level class for new students, and also for students who are still working on fundamentals and variations on the fundamentals. This class will focus on proper technique and control. For ages 6 & up; teens and adults may also register. This class is also offered on Tuesdays 4:45-5:30. When registering choose either Tuesday or Thursday.
No classes offered for Winter quarter on Saturdays – check back for Spring Quarter
Shake and Create & Introduction to Ballet & Modern — 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Allison also teaches Ballet Basics: Stretch and Strengthen for adults & teens.
Ballet for Kids – FLORA LEPTAK-MOREAU is a graduate of the Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts in Kingston, Jamaica; SUNY, Brockport, and University of Toledo with degrees in Dance, Education, and Technology. In her native island of Dominica, she was a principal dancer with Waitukubili, the National Dance Theatre of Dominica, and the founder and director of the Dominica Children’s School of Dance in 1985. When she moved to Cincinnati, she established Kai Kweol Caribbean Music and Dance, which produced educational and entertaining programs. Flora has taught and performed in Cincinnati in many schools and venues, including performances in CDT’s Area Choreographer’s Festival and Performance & Time Arts shows. Currently she teaches Language Arts at Chase Elementary school.
Tumbling/Acrobatics for Dance – ALISSA STACHOWSKI grew up taking classes in acrobatics & gymnastics, as well as dance and baton twirling. She has a BA degree in Dance from The University of Akron, and has taught dance, tumbling, and fitness classes to kids and adults. Her classes focus on proper form, strength and flexibility, and progressing at an individual pace. She and her daughter also participate in circus arts and parkour classes. Alissa also teaches the Modern Basics 1 & 2, Tap Basics 1, and Ballet Basis 2 classes for adults & teens. Contact her at email@example.com.
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