DelMonico Dance Recreational Class Descriptions
Our recreational classes meet once per week. They will begin in September and run through May with a year end recital in May or June. We will also periodically have 8-10 week sessions in these disciplines’ as well as a summer session.
The Recreational Dance Program is for dancers who want to experience dance for the first time or who are looking for classes in a more relaxed, but fun and upbeat environment. The season runs from September to May, with an annual recital in late spring. DelMonico Dance welcomes dancers of all ages and all levels.
Session classes are also offered throughout the season for dancers who are looking for a shorter program. Visit our home page on our website for our most current session class or any upcoming session classes.
• Tiny Tots • Pre-Dance • Tiny Hoppers
• Kinder-Dance • Hip Hop • Jazz • Tap • Lyrical • Boys Only HipHop
Tiny Tots: (Ages 18 Months-2 Years)
This is a 30-minute class designed for dancers ages 18 months to 2 years. We keep this class size limited to six dancers per class. They will have fun learning rhythms, tumbling, and creative movement. Dancers will perform in the year end recital and will purchase one costume.
Shoes Needed: Girls- Pink Ballet shoes / Boys- Black Ballet shoes are recommended
Pre-Dance: Tiny Hoppers (Ages 3-4 or 5 Year Olds Brand New to Dance)
This is a 45-minute class for dancers ages 3-4 or 5 year olds brand new to dance that will meet once per week. This class will focus primarily on Tap and Ballet, but will also include Creative Movement, and Tumbling. Dancers will perform in two routines in the year end recital, but will only purchase one costume.
Shoes Needed: Girls – Tan strappy taps and pink Ballet shoes / Boys – Black Tap shoes and black Ballet shoes
Kinder-Dance: (Ages 5-6)
This is a 45-minute class for ages 5-6 that meets once per week. This class will focus primarily on Tap, Jazz, and elements of Ballet, Gymnastics, and Creative Movement intermixed. Dancers will perform in two recital routines in the year end recital, but will purchase one costume to wear for both routines.
Shoes Needed: Girls – Tan turners and Tan strappy Taps / Boys- Black Tap shoes and black Ballet shoes.
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All-Star Program: (Grades 1st-12th)
The All-Star program is for dancers in grades 1st-12th and has been designed to offer students the opportunity to select class styles based on their interest through an a-la-carte program. The weekly classes range from 30-45 min based on dancers age and class style. Dancers will perform in the year end recital and will have one costume per discipline. *Class offerings may vary per season, please see schedule for current class offerings.
Ballet: Dancers will learn fundamental Ballet techniques. They will do some barre and center work. Dancers taking Ballet will need to wear a leotard, tights, and Ballet shoes.
Tap: Dancers will learn Tap skills, rhythms, and work on progressions across the floor.
Jazz: Dancers will learn technical dance skills such as leaps, turns, and flexibility tricks.
Hip Hop: Dancers will learn moves and skills set to Hip Hop music (always age appropriate). Free-style skills and tricks will also be incorporated.
Lyrical: Dancers will learn technical dance skills that incorporate emotion and story-telling. Leaps, turns, and stretching will also be incorporated.
Pom: Dancers will learn Pom motions and Jazz/Kick Line skills. This will be beneficial for dancers someday hoping to be part of a high school dance line or cheer squad. Simple stunting and gymnastics skills will also be incorporated.
Tumbling for Dancers: Dancers will be trained by a competitive gymnastics coach. They will learn skills that are used in dance routines such as front and back walk overs and acrobatic/flexibility tricks as well.
Mondays (Ages 7-11 years)
Ballet/Lyrical Combination Class: 6:15-6:45 pm
Jazz: 6:45-7:15 pm
Hip Hop: 7:15-7:45 pm
Thursdays: (11 + years or dancers who have previous experience)
Hip Hop: 6:00-6:30 pm
Tap: 6:30-7:00 pm
Jazz: 7:00-7:30 pm
Lyrical: 7:30-8:00 pm
BOYS ONLY CLASSES
Superheroes: (Ages 3-4) CLASS OFFERINGS MAY VARY PER SEASON. THIS CALSS IS NOT CURRENTLY BEING OFFERED.
This is a 30-minute class for boys 3-4 years old who have not yet entered Kindergarten. During the year, they will work on flexibility, jumps, tricks, tumbling, creative movement, and basic dance skills. The boys will perform one dance at the year-end recital and have one recital uniform.
Shoes Needed: Black Ballet shoes
Tap Dogs: Boys Only Tap (Ages 6-12)
This is a 30-minute boys only Tap class is for ages 6-12: beginner level. The boys will perform one Tap routine at the end of the year recital. They will have one uniform for the recital.
Shoes Needed: Black lace up split sole Taps
Ballers: Boys Only Hip Hop (Ages 6+)
We now offer two age groups: 5-7 years and 8-12 years. This 30-minute boys only Hip Hop class will perform one Hip Hop routine at the year end recital. During the year, they will work on Hip Hop tricks, combinations, improvisation, and other street-moves. They will always to age appropriate music. They will have one uniform for the recital.
Shoes Needed: Black Converse high tops with white soles.
*DelMonico Dance reserves the right to combine or cancel classes that do not fill.
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We recommend dancers purchase their shoes and appropriate attire at:
Step and Stretch
7455 Currell Blvd #110,