CLASSES - TWINKLE STAR™ DANCE CLASSES
LEVELS I and II AGES 2-3, AGES 4-6, AGES 6-8
Twinkle Star Babies™ Creative Movement Ages 2-3
Twinkle Star Dance™ Beginners - Ages 4-6
Level I - Twinkle Babies Dance™ - Ages 2-3 A forty-five minute introductory dance class containing ballet, tap and creative movement. Young dancers will learn the basic steps while learning how to follow direction and imitate movement in a positive environment. Engaging music is used to get these little ones inspired to dance. The use of props such as Twinkle bears and hula hoops, enables the young dancers to use their imagination, creativity and, most of all, have fun!
Twinkle Stars Dance™ - Ages 3-4, 4-5 & 5-6 An age specific 45 minute class containing ballet, tap and jazz/creative movement. The purpose of the class is to introduce young dancers to the three styles of dance and inspire movement and creativity within a positive environment. Dancers will also learn basic steps and terminology in all three styles. For example, all dancers will learn what a “plie” is and how to demonstrate one. The use of fun, age appropriate music engages the young dancers’ minds and bodies. The use of props such as hula hoops for the “freeze dance” makes the end of class the most fun! Placement Notes: Twinkle Stars Dance™ 3-4 students must be at least 3 1/2 years old.
Twinkle Star Dance Beginners Ages 6-8 who have completed Level I
Level II - Dance program designed for 2nd and 3rd year student as they explore the layers of dance through technique and strength class starting with ballet which is the core of all other dance types for balance and flexibility covering a basis of movement found in all dance forms.
By the end of the season students can dance set work independent of the teacher, memorize simple exercises and sequences, and make
a start of dance/musical interpretation to perform on stage at our annual recitals.