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What We Offer

Below you will find a list of classes currently offered at Center Stage. For more information, or for placement assistance for your child, please contact us by calling (856) 579-0063. To view Dress Code requirements for each class, please click here.

 

dance classCreative Movement
FOR AGES 2½-4
This class is an introduction to the wonderful art of dance. Students are introduced to the basic elements of ballet and jazz technique utilizing play and imagery. These classes aid with coordination, the development of fine motor skills, musical awareness and listening skills. This class lays the foundation for future training.

 

Ballet, Tap, & Jazz Combo
FOR AGES 4-6 | WITH OR WITHOUT PREVIOUS TRAINING
This class is an introduction into the basic technique of ballet, tap, and jazz. Basic dance principles and creativity come together to introduce the student to the magical world of dance. This class lays the foundation for future training.

 

Ballet, Tap, & Tumble Combo
FOR AGES 4-6 | WITH OR WITHOUT PREVIOUS TRAINING
This class is an introduction into the basic technique of ballet, tap, and tumbling. Basic dance principles and creativity come together to introduce the student to the magical world of dance. This class lays the foundation for future training.

 

ballet classes in NJBeginner-Advanced Ballet
FOR AGES 7 AND UP
Ballet is offered in different levels according to previous experience and age. This class utilizes both barre and center work to develop the dancers’ strength, balance, and flexibility. Students will learn important technique and dance terminology. Ballet is considered the foundation for any dance discipline and is essential to a dancer’s progress. It is highly recommended that all students take at least one ballet class per week; it is mandatory that company dancers take a minimum of two ballet classes per week.

 

Pre Pointe and Pointe
INSTRUCTOR APPROVAL REQUIRED
Pointe is an extension of serious ballet training. All Pointe students are expected to also take two ballet classes per week.

 

Beginner-Advanced Jazz
FOR AGES 7 AND UP
Jazz is offered in different levels according to previous experience and age. This class develops a dancer’s strength, flexibility, and stamina. Students will learn important technique and dance terminology while also gaining musicality and performance skills. Class curriculum is based on ballet technique layered with traditional jazz movement and includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. As students progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.

modern dance

Beginner-Advanced Tap
FOR AGES 7 AND UP
Tap is offered in different levels according to previous experience and age. Tap is an exciting art that focuses on rhythm and precision. Tap dance enables a dancer to create a percussive sound with their feet. Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement. The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds, and having fun. As students progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.

 

Beginner-Advanced Modern
FOR AGES 7 AND UP
Modern is offered in different levels according to previous experience and age. This class allows for expansion of self-expression and a greater sense of how the body moves. Emphasis is placed on alignment, balance, strength, and flexibility to enhance proper dance technique. Graham, Limon, and Horton are referenced as students learn floor work, weight shifting and traveling, improvisation, and inversions. As students progress through each level curriculum will become increasingly more complex and intricate.

 

Beginner-Advanced Hip Hop
FOR AGES 5 AND UP
Hip hop is offered in different levels according to previous experience and age. Hip hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements. This class includes an intense warm up and conditioning component that aids in performing hip hop choreography. This class is a great way to get a good workout, have fun, and gain confidence.

 

Tumbling
FOR AGES 7 AND UP
Tumbling is offered in different levels according to previous experience and age. Tumbling is a combination of acrobatics and gymnastics. It consists of floor tricks (cartwheels, round offs, backbends, etc.). This class focuses on building muscle, strength and flexibility. This is a great thing for any dancer to learn.

 

Musical Theatre Dance
FOR AGES 7 AND UP
Musical Theatre is offered in different levels according to previous experience and age. This class alternates between musical theatre style jazz and tap each week. This class focuses on learning proper dance technique while exploring the various dance styles used in Broadway shows. Class curriculum includes a proper warm-up, stretches, isolations, across-the-floor progressions, and combinations. Emphasis will also be placed on learning performance skills such as connecting with the audience and telling a story through dance and facial expressions.


Center Stage Studio for Performing Arts  |  523 Station Avenue  |  Haddon Heights, New Jersey  |  (856) 579-0063  |  director.centerstage@gmail.com