826 Northeast Alice's Road, Waukee, IA 50263, USA

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CORE CURRICULUM

Ages 6+

At Premiere we value each dancer and believe that every dancer should have training that molds to their current skill set. Our levels are strictly skill-based to ensure that each dancer progresses at a pace that is beneficial to their learning. In order to determine an appropriate level for your dancer please contact the studio. Teachers reserve the right to place dancers as necessary.

Level I-IV

Ballet

Ballet is a classical dance discipline that emphasizes flexibility, skeletal alignment, posture, strength, and artistry. During class dancers will learn proper ballet technique and basic dance principles necessary for all other dance forms. Ballet classes will not perform a recital dance.

Ballet I & II / 60 min / $64 per month

Ballet III & IV / 90 min / $74 per month

Level I-IV

Tap

This structured class focuses on teaching tap technique while developing rhythm and timing. Dancers will be taught basic steps and vocabulary that will later be combined into more complex combinations or routines. Ballet is required.

Tap I - IV / 45 min / $54 per month

Level I-IV

Jazz

This is a high-energy class that focuses on isolations, skills, and performance quality through classical and modern jazz technique. Dancers will be encouraged to use individual expression and develop their self-confidence. Ballet is required.

Jazz I & II / 45 min / $54 per month

Jazz III & IV / 60 min / $64 per month

EXTENDED STUDY

These add-on classes give your dancer a chance to diversify their knowledge and experience. Extended study class levels correspond to core curriculum levels.

Level I-II

Lyrical

Lyrical is an introductory class to the fusion of ballet and jazz technique. This style focuses on expressing the lyrics of a song through movement. Ballet and jazz required. 

 

Lyrical I & II / 30 min / $44 per month

Lyrical III & IV / 45 min / $54 per month

Level III & IV

Contemporary

Contemporary is a fusion of modern, jazz, lyrical, and ballet. Contemporary stresses an importance on the dynamics of music and movement through expressive choreography. Ballet and jazz required. 45 min / $54 per month

By Invite Only

Pointe

Pointe work begins when dancers with strong ballet technique have developed adequate ankle and foot strength as well as correct posture, placement, and alignment. Students may take this class by invite only. 45 min / $54 per month

Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced

Acro

Acro teaches floor and aerial movements through conditioning exercises and rhythmic tumbling passes. This class helps students develop flexibility, balance, and body control while improving agility and strength. Ballet is not required. 

Beginner / 45 min / $54 per month

Intermediate & Advanced / 60 min / $64 per month

Level I-IV

Hip Hop

Hip Hop is a commercialized style influenced by jazz and street dance. Hip Hop exhibits strong, sharp movement and incorporates floor work and fast footwork. Ballet is not required. 

 

Hip Hop I & II / 30 min / $44 per month

Hip Hop III & IV / 45 min / $54 per month

Level II-IV

Condition & Strength

Condition & Strength is a high-intensity class that focuses on muscular and endurance development specifically tailored for dancers. Dancers will use equipment such as Therabands, Bosu balls, and small weights.  This class will not perform in the recital. 60 min / $64 per month

All Levels

Private Lessons

Upon request dancers may schedule private lessons for improvement in any genre of dance or to achieve a specific goal or skill. 30 min / $30 per session

Level I-IV

Progressing Ballet Technique

Progressing Ballet Technique is a class that teaches dancers proper alignment, placement, & posture through the use of exercise balls. PBT is an innovative curriculum developed for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best in classical ballet. 45 min / $54 per month