5*6*7*8 DANCE ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS

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770-932-5653

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4264 Sudderth Rd. Suite F
Buford, GA 30518

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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS AND ATTIRE

Scroll down for a description of each class that we offer along with the correct class attire.

Ballet/Tap Combo

Offered for ages 3-6, this one hour to one hour and fifteen-long combination class teaches the very basics of ballet and tap while providing a fun environment and an excellent way to begin a dancer's path to success.

 

What to wear:

3-4s: pink leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes (full sole), Mary Jane tap shoes, hair pulled back

5-6s: black leotard, pink tights, tan Mary Jane tap shoes, hair pulled back

Ballet

The most classical form of dance, ballet demands precision and formalized steps and gestures to create flowing patterns and quick expressions. It is the basis for most other dance forms. Required to take jazz, pointe, and lyrical. 1st grade and up.

 

What to wear: solid color leotard, pink tights, pink leather ballet shoes, hair pulled back securely in a bun

Pointe

Pointe refers to the classical ballet art of wearing shoes that allow the dancer to lift onto the extreme tips of the toes. Requires impeccable ballet technique and strength. Students will be placed in pointe at the discretion of the instructor.  Must also be paired with ballet.


What to wear: same attire as ballet, pointe shoes at teacher's discretion for the individual foot.

Jazz

Originally formed to fit the rhythms and techiniques of jazz music, jazz dance is partnerned with upbeat music, exciting rhythms, and explosive choreography. 1st grade and up. Must be paired with ballet.

 

What to wear: solid color leotard and tan tights, fitted shorts or pants with tight fitted top, hair pulled back

Tan slip-on jazz shoes

Lyrical

A mix of both ballet and jazz techniques, lyrical requires extreme flexibility, strength, and connection to a song's lyrics and feelings. Students will be placed in lyrical at the discretion of the artistic director. Must be paired with ballet.


What to Wear: solid color leotard and tan tights, fitted shorts or pants with tight fitted top, nude colored DancePaws, hair pulled back.

Tap

Tap is the art of creating rhythms and variations of sounds wearing specific shoes with metal taps on the toe and heel. 1st grade and up.

 

What to wear: solid color leotard and tan tights, fitted shorts or pants with tight fitted top, hair pulled back

Rising and Shining Stars: Tan Mary Jane style tap shoes

Super Stars Level 1 & up: Tan Bloch Split flex tap shoes (slip on)

Tumbling

Also known as acrobatics, this class focuses on the strength and flexibility to perform acrobatic tricks ranging from forward rolls to back handsprings. Offered for ages 4 and up.

What to Wear: any type of fitted dance wear. Bare feet. NO baggy clothing.

Hip Hop

A fun, fast-paced style of dance that is comprised of rhythms set to pop or hip-hop music. Includes a wide range of sub-styles including breaking, popping, and jazz funk. 2nd grade and up.


What to Wear: as long as it is comfortable and trendy!

Musical Theatre

Singing, dancing, and acting all in one class! Students will have the opportunity to learn from the classic and contemporary songbook of musical theatre focusing on storytelling with proper vocal and acting techniques. Classes will also provide audition technique. 2nd grade and up.

 

What to Wear: comfortable (no baggy clothing), black slip-on jazz shoes

Boys

Ballet: black shorts, white t-shirt or tank, black ballet shoes


Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, and Tumbling: anything comfortable to move in, but not too baggy, shoes vary by class, age, and level.


Hip-Hop: anything comfortable and trendy!

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