Dance Program at PDC

At Pizzazz Dance Center we strive to put your child into a class that best fits him or her. Students are placed into classes based on their age and experience level. Please call or email the studio at anytime to check on the correct class/es for your child or yourself.
 

Twinkle Babies  (ages 2)
This introductory dance class breaks down the elements of dance and incorporates movement and song, which are all age appropriate for preschoolers. Children will learn through use of music, imagination, and simple dance steps. This allows children to learn new skills and most of all have fun while becoming familiar with the studio environment!. Length: 30 minutes


Twinkle Stars I and II (ages 3-5)
Through a series of tap and ballet movements, dancers will explore their impulses and learn age appropriate motor development skills. Your child will be encouraged to develop socially in the classroom and develop positive self-esteem, as he or she enters one of his or her earliest classroom situations. Length: 45 minutes


Garnet Level (ages 5-7)
An introduction of basic ballet, tap steps and vocabulary, while continuing primary motor skills, to build self-assurance and confidence. Length: 60 minutes


Amethyst Level (ages 6-8)
Dance fundamentals are taught in ballet, tap and jazz. Class includes a breakdown of the basic dance steps, with an emphasis on proper technique. Careful attention is given to positive encouragement, while working on technical corrections. 

Length: 90 minutes

Intro to Hip-Hop is also offered for the Amethyst Level class. Length: 30 minutes


Aquamarine, Emerald, Pearl, and Topaz Levels (ages 8-14)
Dance fundamentals are taught in ballet, tap and jazz. Class includes a breakdown of the basic dance steps, with an emphasis on proper technique. Careful attention is given to positive encouragement, while working on technical corrections. 

Additional classes that may be offered for these levels are: Musical Theater, Hip-Hop, Contemporary (ballet class is required), and Irish Step (tap class required) Length: Varies


Diamond, Sapphire, Ruby, and Senior Levels (ages 10-18)
These ballet, tap and jazz classes are for older dancers who are at the intermediate or advanced level. Total emphasis is placed on correct technique and performance skills.
Additional classes that may be offered for these levels are: Hip-Hop, Irish Step (tap class is required), Contemporary (all contemporary students must be enrolled in one ballet class per week), Musical Theater (jazz recommended), Company (by audition only), Pre-pointe (ballet class required), and Pointe (all pointe students must be enrolled in one ballet class per week and have taken pre-pointe) Length: Varies


Beginner Dance for Tweens (ages 9-12) (ages 10-14)
These classes are for the beginner student.  The emphasis is on fun!! Length: Varies


Adult Dance (ages 18 and up)   Total emphasis is placed on correct technique and performance skills and FUN!! Classes offered for this level: Ballet, Tap, and Jazz Length: Varies