CREATIVE DANCE

Ages 3, 4, and 5. Combines Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Tumbling, along with games and props designed to enhance coordination. Emphasis is on enjoyment of music and movement; and discipline in following basic directions.

Dress Code: Any color or design leotard, tights are optional, pink ballet shoes and black tap shoes*

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CREATIVE DANCE FOR 5 YEAR OLDS

A combination class with Ballet, Jazz, Tap, and Tumbling. This class is similar to the Creative dance for younger children, but is more structured.

Dress Code: Any color or design leotard, tights are optional, pink ballet shoes and black tap shoes*

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HIP HOP FOR LITTLE BUNNIES

Ages 4-6. Hip Hop for the little ones that want to be like the big kids! Movement and acrobatics combined.

Dress Code: Any color or design dancewear and tan jazz shoes.*

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PRE-BALLET

Ages 4-6. A creative class based on Ballet. A great starting point for your young dancer.

Dress Code: Black BKDC leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes*

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BALLET

Ages 6 and up. Your child will learn greater self-control, persistence and dedication. Classical ballet is taught using French terms, discipline, and patience. A love for dance and encouragement are the keys to improvement.

Dress Code: Pink ballet shoes and Pointe shoes (for those on Pointe), required uniform of BKDC black leotard (sold at BKDC) and pink tights. Ballet students must have hair in a neat bun or clipped up firmly to head. (If hair is short it must be away from the face at all times, tied in such a way as not to fly in the face during turns and jumps in the ballet classes)”

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JAZZ

Offered for ages 6 and up. This class covers all types of popular dance from Lyrical, Broadway, Hip Hop, Luigi and Fosse styles.

Dress Code: Any color dancewear and tan jazz shoes*

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Tap

Ages 6 and over. Your child will learn steps and rhythm in a fun atmosphere.

Dress Code:  Any color leotard, tights, jazz pants, and black tap shoes*

 

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ACROBATICS and KIDS CONTORTION/TUMBLING

Acrobatics for ages 6 and up. Contortion/Tumbling for ages 5 to 9.  All tumbling skills from basic to advanced. Flexibility, balance, and dance steps are part of this class.

Dress Code: Any color dancewear and white acrobatic shoes*

 

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THEATRE JAZZ

Ages 7 and over. This class teaches a Jazz style used in musical theatre productions, and presents one of these productions in the end of year recital.

Dress Code: Any color dancewear and tan jazz shoes*

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LYRICAL and CONTEMPORARY

Ages 7 and over. A combination of Jazz and Ballet that uses the lyrics of songs in motivating the movement. Songs as diverse – current music or great music from the past.

Dress Code: Any color dancewear. Bare feet with teacher to specify type of dance shoe if needed*

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LYRICAL/CONTORTION

Ages 9 and over. This class combines the lyrical dance with acrobatic and contortion moves.

Dress Code: Any color dancewear and shoes to be specified by teacher*

 

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STREET DANCE

Ages 7 and over. This class teaches the dance moves of today’s music industry. Basic techniques are taught that the more freestyle aspects of this type of dance can be built upon. Age appropriate music is always used.

Dress Code: Any color dancewear including sweat pants and loose clothing permitted. Shoes specified by teacher*

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VOICE and THEATRE

Ages 6 and over. Acting and vocal training. Classes are directed by Ernesta Chicklowski. She is the 2014 Hillsborough County Public Schools’ Music teacher of the year.

 

 

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HIGH ENERGY and STARS PERFORMANCE TEAM

These performing teams consist of dancers from Brucie Klay’s Dance Center and are chosen by audition every spring.

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