At Center Stage Performing Arts Academy, we offer a wide variety of classes so that you are able to find exactly what it is that you are looking for. Several classes are offered in the areas of dance, voice, and theatre. Below you will find all of the courses that are available, plus a brief description of each one.
Combo Classes (Combo A, B, C and D)
These classes are designed to work with the beginning dancer, aged 3 through approximately 11. Introduction in basic techniques of ballet, tap and jazz will be presented and developed.
Ballet classes are offered from Level I through Level V. These classes are designed for the dancer with experience and training. Stimulating level work will be done in technique, including barre, center, across the floor, and vocabulary. Training will include essentials of dance technique, while students build confidence and poise.
Tap classes are offered from Level I through Level V. These classes are designed for the dancer with experience and training. Various styles of tap are studied including Broadway, funk, street, and standard. Focus is placed on technique and vocabulary.
Jazz classes are offered from Level I through Level V. These classes are designed for the dancer with experience and training. Various styles of jazz are studied including Broadway, hip hop, funk, and others.
Pointe classes focus on ballet technique, including barre, center, and across the floor. Classical variations, turns and leaps are studied. Students must be at least 12 years old to begin pointe training.
This class will consist of ballet/jazz or tap technique for the adult dancer. Students will learn fundamentals, conditioning/strengthening, and combinations in each of these areas.
Theatre Performance (Grades K-8)
Let’s put on a show! Students will learn acting and singing technique as they put together a fully realized production of the musical Willy Wonka, Jr. Class will meet weekly and the final performances will be held May 15-17, 2020.
Musical Theatre Dance
This class is geared towards students in grades 8-12 and will look at a variety of musical theatre techniques– tap, jazz, and ballet. The class is a combination of technique including across the floor, center, and vocabulary. Combinations (much like those in an actual musical theatre audition) will be taught each week.
These classes are designed to increase a child’s balance, strength, coordination in a fun environment while focusing on the tumblingskills. Beginner skills are very important as a foundation for the future. Skills achieved in this program may include Forward rolls, Backward Rolls, Cartwheels, Round offs, Handstands, and Bridges. Intermediate students build on the fundamentals developed in the beginner level class. Skills achieved in this class may include Walkovers, Handsprings, and Bridge walks. Advanced students will work towards skills such as aeriels and combination skills.
This style of dance combines classical technique with fluid acrobatic movements. The class is physically demanding and requires strength, control, and flexibility.
Home School Dance
This class is specifically for home school families. A ballet/jazz combination class focusing on technique and vocabulary.
Boys Class Designed just for our male dancers, this class includes tap, jazz, and tumbling.
This class exercises gross motor skills as well as working balnce and coordination. Designed for students ages 2-4.
Learn the basics of ballet and creative movement. Designed for students ages 2-4.
Learn the basics of tap and creative movement. Designed for students ages 2-4.
Group Musical Theatre Vocal Class
This class is designed for younger singers. We will work vocal technique, breathing, and posture as we learn music of the musical theatre genre.
Private lessons are available in dance, tumbling, acro, voice, and acting with our instructors. Lessons are scheduled individually with each teacher.