We offer both Recreational Level and Competitive Level technique and dance classes for dancers ages 3 and up. Below is a PDF with the Recreational Classes highlighted in yellow.
Available Recreational Classes:
Combo Classes – This is a great intro to dance for the younger dancers and a perfect class to continue your dance education in several dance subjects. This one hour class will feature tap, ballet, jazz, and tumbling. Dancers work for on each subject for 30 minutes each – and switch between jazz/ballet one week and tap/tumbling the next. All combo class dancers will be featured in two routines plus the finale for the annual recital. Some classes may have the opportunity to attend and compete at a local dance competition. They will also have some outside performance opportunities. Our combo classes start at age 3. We have several options for all different ages up to age 10.
Hip Hop/Jazz Classes – This class is a FUN, fast moving class that will teach the dancers the most up-to-date steps of hip hop and also traditional jazz dance. This one hour class will feature 30 minutes of jazz and 30 minutes of hip hop each week. Dancers will also have the opportunity to attend and compete at a local dance competition – as well as other performance opportunities. This class will perform a jazz and a hip hop routine in the recital in addition to the finale. Lots of fun – these classes fill up quickly! Our Mini class is for ages 5-6, Juniors for ages 7-8-9, Intermediate for ages 9-10-11 and Senior for ages 12 and up.
Musical Theatre/Jazz Combo – This class is a perfect intro to the styles you would see on Broadway. It is an hour long class that focuses on both Musical Theatre and Jazz dance. Students will learn excerpts from several different shows and learn some acting skills as well! This is a fun class and will have the opportunity to compete at a local competition. Dancers will perform two routines in the recital – one in Musical Theatre style and one jazz routine. Class is for dancers ages 8 and older.
Jazz/Lyrical/Contemporary Combo – This class is for dancers ages 10 and older who would like to focus on jazz and lyrical/contemporary styles of dance. This class will be one hour long each week – with 30 minutes of jazz and 30 minutes of lyrical/contemporary style dance. Dancers will perform two routines in the recital – and also have the opportunity to compete at a local dance competition.
Leaps/Turns – This 45 minute class is a technique class that will concentrate on the skills needed to perfect leaps across the floor and turns in center. Cardio, core work, and other exercises will also be done during this class. This is an advanced level class for commpetition team dancers, but recreational dancers are welcome to take this as well – levels 1,2,3,4 – depending on teacher placement. Please email or call for more info on enrolling in this class if you are not a Competition Teams Member.
Ballet Technique – We offer 5 levels of ballet technique classes throughout the week and on Saturdays. This one hour class focuses on barre work and center. Dancers must be ages 8 or older to attend the ballet classes – and are required to take a placement class prior to enrollment in a ballet technique class. Please email Denise for more info and to set up a placement class if needed.
For general questions, please visit the Contact Page.
For Competition Team Questions – please email Jeni : firstname.lastname@example.org
or call the studio at (913) 897-1700 for more info.
Some classes are held at DDA West – which is right next door to our main building
7260 W. 162nd Terr is DDA WEST.
Here are a few pics of our NEWLY Remodeled DDA West location