Summer 2021 Dance Classes

Our Summer session gives students a chance to continue taking classes and keep their skills fresh! It’s also a great time to try a dance class that you wouldn’t normally take during the school year.


Angelina Ballerina Pre-Ballet

Your child will receive a quality dance education in a caring and fun environment, all based on the beloved Angelina Ballerina character. The Angelina Ballerina Dance Academy curriculum is designed by internationally renowned master teachers and child development experts.



Beginning Ballet

A beginning class for students aged 6 and older or graduating students from our Kindergarten classes. Students will learn ballet fundamentals with barre work, across the floor exercises and connecting steps and vocabulary.



Ballet 1

Ballet 1 is for students with 1 year ballet experience (not including Angelina Ballerina 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.



Ballet 1A

Ballet 1A is for students with 2 or more years ballet experience, (or 1 year of Ballet 1 with teacher recommendation). 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.



Ballet/Jazz

This class exposes dancers to the building blocks of ballet. The basics of posture, turnout, & movement will be the focus, as well as an intro to the terminology. Students are then introduced jazz dance using a fusion of "old school" & "new school". Old school being jazz as seen on tv & on stage; and new school as seen in music videos.



Ballet/Modern

This Ballet/Modern class welcomes dancers with 1 or more years of ballet. It incorporates 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.



Ballet/Tap

Dancers learn the building blocks of ballet. The basics of posture, turnout, and movement as well as an introduction to terminology. Then they moveinto basic tap terms and moves, training muscles for isolated foot moves, and class routine. Emphasis is placed on the importance of rhythm and clear sounds.



Beginning Hip Hop

Students learn 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.



Hip Hop/Modern

Students will combine the basics of hip hop with the free expression of modern dance. They will learn fluid isolations, how to count music, as well as how to work to remember choreography. This energetic class will teach combinations to popular hit music as well as R&B styles.



Disney Themed Dance

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.



Jazz/Hip Hop

A beginner level combination class is the perfect introduction to the high energy steps and syncopation of jazz, and the rhythm and motion of hip hop. Jazz and Hip Hop are the two most popular forms of dance and are great for those little ones who just can't stop moving!



Intro to Tap

This class 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.



Tap 1

This tap class is designed for students who have completed an introduction tap class or have additional tap experience. Tap 1 will continue focus on tap skills and movements, as well as more complicated steps and perfection of previous skills in a fun and creative environment.



Tap 1A

This tap class is designed for students who 2 or more years of tap experience. Tap 1A will continue focus on tap skills and movements, as well as more complicated steps and perfection of previous skills in a fun and creative environment.





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!