Parkville Recreation Council
Danzations of Parkville
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Contact Information

For more information, please contact Beth Webster, Chairperson, via e-mail (danzationsofparkville@gmail.com).

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide quality dance instruction and instill an appreciation for the art of dance. We will encourage students of all ages and skill levels to excel to their fullest potential while having fun!

Danzations offers the following classes:

Creative Movement

Creative movement is a class tailored to our 3 year old tiny dancers. This class focuses on creative movement which builds on the necessary gross motor skills needed for primary dance instruction. Class includes the use of props for fun and upbeat music to learn basic skills like hopping, skipping, jumping, galloping, and balance coordination.

Notes:
1. Your child must be potty trained.
2. If you register your child for Creative Movement, your child is not eligible to register for Tap or Ballet.
Age Group: 3 year olds (students must be 3 years old by January 1)

Ballet

This class will provide an opportunity for dancers to explore the technique that started all dance, ballet. This class will work on flexibility, balance, posture in addition to learning terminology and perfecting the classical technique.
Age Group: 4 years old and up (by January 1)

Tap

Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by using ones shoes, as well as the floor, as a percussive instrument. This class will provide an opportunity for dancers to work on hearing and creating rhythm patterns.
Age Group: 4 years old and up (by January 1)

Pre-Jazz

Jazz dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns. This is an introduction to this popular style of dance.
Age Group: 5 year olds (by January 1)

Jazz

Jazz has become one of the most popular dance styles in recent years, mainly due to its popularity on television shows, movies, music videos and commercials. Jazz dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns.
Age Group: 6 years old and up (by January 1)

Hip Hop

Hip hop dancing represents body movements that go with the beat and rhythm of hip hop music. There is breaking, popping, locking, and free styling in hip hop dances. Hip hop dancing is considered a good exercise for those persons who perform these dances. It helps the dancers to improve flexibility, to develop body balance, and to coordinate the muscles.
Age Group: 8 years old and up (by January 1)

All Boys Hip Hop

Hip hop dancing represents body movements that go with the beat and rhythm of hip hop music. There is breaking, popping, locking, and free styling in hip hop dances.
Age Group: Middle School & Up (Must have 1 year of Hip Hop Experience)

Commercial Hip Hop

Commercial is a style that is a hybrid between street jazz and hip hop. This style is seen most in music videos and stage performances of major top 40 artists and songs. This style is more stylized than hip-hop style and less technical than jazz. This style is related to such styles as ‘Heels” and ‘Urban/Contemporary Hip-hop.’ 
Age Group: Middle School & Up (Must have a minimum of 2 years experience in Jazz or Hip-Hop)

Contemporary

Contemporary dance is a combination of ballet, jazz, and modern. This style of dance can take on different forms and use many different types and styles of music.
Age Group: 8 years old and up (by January 1)

Pre-Pointe

This class will provide an opportunity for dancers, with or without Pointe work experience, to learn basic Pointe technique. The focus of the class will be strengthening and ballet technique while wearing Pointe shoes. May use Pre-Pointe or Pointe shoes.
Age Group: 12 years old and up (must be registered for Ballet)

Danzations Troupe

Anyone who is a registered as a Danzations dancer may sign up for the opportunity to perform within different styles of dance including jazz, lyrical, hip hop and musical theater in the local community.  There will be auditions for each dancer to allow for proper placement. The Troupe will aim to perform 2-3 times in both the fall and spring. They will learn 2 dances as a whole and then 1-2 dances in individual groups.
Age Group: 8 years by (January 1) to Adult

Adaptive Dance

For children with physical, developmental, cognitive issues of any kind.  Parent (adult) participation is required.  Focus is on ballet and jazz
Age Group: 6 years old (by January 1) through 11 years old

Adult Beginner Hip Hop*

Hip hop dancing represents body movements that go with the beat and rhythm of hip hop music. There is breaking, popping, locking, and free styling in hip hop dances. Hip hop dancing is considered a good exercise for those persons who perform these dances. It helps the dancers to improve flexibility, to develop body balance, and to coordinate the muscles.
Age Group: Adult (18+)

Adult Tap/ Jazz Combo *

This class will focus on both jazz and tap technique. Participants will be required to purchase jazz or ballet shoes AND tap shoes. 
Age Group: Adult (18+)

*Adult Class Disclaimer

Performance is optional for all participants. If you choose to perform, a costume fee will apply. These classes are for adults that are 18 and older and are intended for recreation purposes only. No previous experience is necessary. The Adult Beginner classes must also reach a minimum participation number in order to run.

Class and Costume Information

Class sizes are limited and will be strictly enforced.

All costume fees must be paid in full by the due date or your child's costumes will not be ordered. We offer an optional Joe Corbis fundraiser to help you pay for your costumes. For every item sold, you get $5.00 off your costume fee. Please note that all money raised for this fundraiser goes towards costume fees, and cannot be used to subsidize tuition costs.

Additional Information

For additional information, please visit the Danzations website.


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Dance Year 2019-20
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