Dance Classes

At the Marion Dondi Burke School of Dance we provide quality dancing instruction that is fun and interesting, while creating self-confidence and high self-esteem. There is a personal family atmosphere that compliments our teaching. We work with students from age 2 to adult. Students are placed in classes based upon both their age and ability/experience level. 


Preschool Program (Ages 2-4 years) 

  • 45 minute ballet and tap combination class of age appropriate dance
  • Singing incorporated with dance and pantomime
  • Wind down with basic tumbling
  • Potty training not necessary 

Beginner (Level 1, Ages 5-7) 

  • 45 minute ballet and tap combination class
  • Jazz offered as a 3rd segment
  • Many steps are introduced as an excellent beginning 


Advanced Beginner I (Level 2, Ages 6-10 years)
 

  • 3 segments of ballet, tap and jazz. take 1, 2, or all 3
  • Builds upon previous skills, ballet and jazz barre are introduced
  • Price varies with how many you take, with a discount for all 3 


Advanced Beginner II (Level 3, Ages 7-11 years)
 

  • 3 segments of ballet, tap and jazz. Take 1, 2, or all 3
  • Skill set and technique grow from previous level
  • Tap barre is introduced, ballet and jazz barre progress 


Intermediate I & II (Levels 4 & 5, Ages 8-13)
 

  • 3 segments of ballet, tap, and jazz, 1, 2, or all 3
  • Expansion of the repertoire from previous levels
  • Technique is more defined
  • Eligible to participate in FREE TECHNIQUE CLASS 


Acro-Gymnastics
 

  • Beginner, advanced beginner, intermediate and advanced levels offered
  • Uses strength/agility to perform both classic gymnastic moves and unique new movement
  • Class placement based on both age and ability 


Advanced Classes
 

  • Students developing beyond intermediate levels are grouped by age, skill set and technical ability
  • Pointe Classes
  • Older elementary age through high school

Adult Classes available in all disciplines and levels

Have fun, learn to dance, and enjoy the experience of being part of our dance family! Contact us for more information. We look forward to speaking with you
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