Dance Classes offered (For Music classes click here)
Dance 4 - 2’s: A class for 2-year-olds and parent to explore creative expression in an imaginative & fun dance atmosphere; includes games, songs & music.
Creative Movement (3 year-olds): Students improve their basic motor skills, body awareness, listening skills and explore creative expression in an imaginative & fun dance atmosphere that includes music, movement, games and songs while learning discipline, social skills and having fun.
**NEW**Angelina Ballerina (age 4-5 yrs): The Angelina Ballerina Dance Academy curriculum is designed by internationally renowned master teachers and child development experts. Each month your child will learn new dance skills and ballet steps based on a new Angelina Ballerina story book.
Song & Dance (age 4-5 yrs): This class prepares students for Musical Theatre by learning rhythm and movement through songs and dance that are appropriate for young children. They explore their feelings and emotions using introductory drama games.
Pre-Dance I (4-year-olds): An introduction to Tap, and a progression of creative movement to promote the development of motor skills and creative expression.
Pre-Dance II (5-year-olds): A progression from Pre-Dance I, with an emphasis on Tap, Jazz and Ballet technical skills, creative expression, self-motivation and discipline. This class is an excellent foundation for any type of dance form.
Hip Hop (age 5 and up): Hip-Hop dance involves flexibility and isolations, being very rhythmic with emphasis placed on musicality and ability to freestyle.
Acro (age 6 and up): tumbling & gymnastics movements combined with basic jazz movements to create a unique performance.
Ballet (age 6 and up): Ballet classes are the foundation for all other dance forms, and focuses on barre and centre exercises to develop strength, grace and flexibility, which is required not just for dance, but for personal growth.
Irish (age 6 and up): Students learn the traditional dance of Ireland, as seen in shows such as Riverdance and Lord of the Dance. and Lord of the Dance.
Jazz (age 6 and up): A high energy, expressive and rhythmical style of class which includes warm-ups, travels and routines to popular music.
Tap (age 6 and up): Tap is an exciting dance form which promotes musicality, rhythm and concentration. This fun style is one of our most popular forms of dance. Classes concentrate on warm-ups, travels and routines.
Musical Theatre (age 6 and up): This class is a fun and exciting combination of singing and games that build drama skills for acting and dancing. This is a great class to develop self-esteem.
Break Dancing (age 8 and up): A street dance style that combines different aerobic practices, borrowing a variety of forms, motions and maneuvers from martial arts, gymnastics and popular funk music. Students younger than 8 may be considered at the teachers’ discretion only.
Lyrical Jazz (age 10 and up): An emotionally expressive form of Jazz dance based in Jazz technique, complimented by a strong Ballet or Modern technique. Students must be taking an additional ballet or jazz class and 1 year’s previous experience in Ballet or Jazz is required. (Audition required)
Glee Club (age 10 and up): Unleash your inner Gleek, join our Glee Club for an exciting class of vocal performance featuring vintage and current music.
Pointe (age 12 and up): Pointe is a unique and specialized technique. The dancer’s foot must be developed and strong for the demands of Pointe work. Pointe classes develop and enhance classical Ballet techniques. Additional ballet classes are required. Students are put on pointe at the discretion of Rising Star. (Audition required)
Adult Classes: Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, & Irish from Beginner to Intermediate. This is a fun night out for adults to enjoy music, exercise, and express themselves in a private, safe setting. Full Term and 8 week sessions offered.