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Grade School & Teens Dance Classes

2020-2021

Our classes for students ages 6-16 years includes ballet, tap, hip hop, Broadway & Disney themed theatre classes and combo classes with jazz, lyrical, funk & more!

Our ballet program continues to grow as we offer age and skill appropriate classes. We LOVE beginning students and support our intermediate and advanced students with classes and our performance group, Evolution Dance Company.

Our 2020-21 School Year Schedule begins on Tuesday, September 8th!

We have open registration thru November 30th .


Ballet

Ballet 1

A beginning class for students aged 6 and older who want to delve into the world of ballet or graduating students from our Kindergarten classes. Students will learn ballet fundamentals with barre work, across the floor exercises and connecting steps. Even better when combined with a jazz or tap class.

6-10yrs


6-8yrs


Ballet 1A

Ballet 1A is for students with 1 year ballet experience (not including pre or kindergarten ballet). Students continue to explore ballet with more in-depth barre exercises & across the floor work. Time is also spent on perfecting technique on learned steps and an introduction to more complicated vocabulary and steps.

8-12yrs


Ballet/Jazz/Lyrical

A combo class exploring different dance techniques. Students will learn the differences between jazz, ballet, and lyrical techniques, as well as the general movements that drive each style. Choreography will blend all styles.

11-16yrs


Ballet/Modern

Ballet/modern combo class will incorporate the fundamentals of ballet with the free flowing movements of modern, in which dancers tell a story with their bodies. Many basics of ballet and modern will be covered.

8-12yrs


9-14yrs



Jazz

Jazz/Funk

Students will experience an upbeat class with focus on building flexibility and correct body placement. Leaps, turns, & sequences will help with balance, and choreography games will build confidence. An introduction to improvisation will add to the fun and challenge the imagination!

7-12yrs


Ballet/Jazz/Lyrical

A combo class exploring different dance techniques. Students will learn the differences between jazz, ballet, and lyrical techniques, as well as the general movements that drive each style. Choreography will blend all styles.

11-16yrs



Hip Hop

Hip Hop - Beginner

Our hip hop class teaches beginners basic steps to contemporary funk hip-hop music as well as popular (age appropriate) songs heard on the radio. They will also learn how to count to music beats of the song in the form called "dancers eight". Class will incorporate how to stay grounded, how to initiate isolations and fluid transitions.

6-10yrs


Hip Hop/Modern

Students will combine the basics of hip hop with the free expression of beginner, modern dance. They will learn fluid isolations & how to count music. Also, how to keep rhythm in the body to slower and faster paced songs. This energetic class will teach combinations to popular hit music as well as R&B styles.

9-14yrs


Tap

Intro to Tap

This is a class for beginners and it will cover basic tap terms and movements focus on training muscles for isolated foot exercises. Emphasis placed on the importance of rhythm and clear sounds, and students will be exposed to a variety of exercises and combinations. This class is even better when combined with a ballet class!

6-10yrs


Tap 1A

This tap class is designed for students who have completed an introduction tap class or has 1 or more years tap experience. Tap 1A will focus on more complicated steps and perfection of previous skills in a fun and creative environment. Even better when combined with a ballet or musical theater class!

9-16yrs


Lyrical

Ballet/Jazz/Lyrical (11-16yrs)

A combo class exploring different dance techniques. Students will learn the differences between jazz, ballet, and lyrical techniques, as well as the general movements that drive each style. Choreography will blend all styles.

8-12yrs


Musical Theatre

Broadway Dance Theatre

This exciting program introduces students to dance steps & routines of Broadway's greatest musicals! Class work consists of a jazz warm-up, stretching, and building a vocabulary of steps and combinations all set to the best music of Broadway.

11-16yrs


Disney Themed Dance Theatre

Students learn fun choreography to the music they've grown up with! A great introduction to Broadway dance and movement. Class work consists of a jazz warm-up, stretching, and building a vocabulary of steps and combinations to dance to familiar Disney tunes.

6-10yrs


Who we are

Anchorage Music & Dance Center is celebrating 25 years of private & group music instruction and 10 years of dance!

Convenient

We are a unique school offering quality private & group music and dance classes at one convenient location. Multiple students from the same family can take private or group music lessons and dance classes on the same day. That means parents only have to drive to one location for everyone's lessons & classes. What a time saver for the entire family!

Homeschoolers

We work with most all homeschool & charter schools in the State of Alaska. We are a direct bill vendor which means we invoice the school, so there is no "out-of-pocket" expense for the family!

Our network of schools include: Family Partnership; Frontier Charter School; PAIDEIA; IDEA; Mat-Su Central; Twindly Bridge; Denali Peak, PACE, CyberLynx & Raven.

Don't see your school here? Contact us and we'll see if we can work with them too!