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Dance Classes

Sondance Studio provides professional dance instruction in various styles taught by degreed/experienced instructors. Our instructors energize and challenge students of every level to learn to love dance through superior dance technique.

Dress Code

The dress code and required attire for each class can be found in the class descriptions.

Suggested registration guidelines for students new to Sondance

Ballet & Tap

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Level Age / Grade Level
Red 3, 4, & 5 year olds.
Red & Fuschia 3, 4, 5 & 6 year olds.
Fuschia Kindergarten.
Tangerine 1st and 2nd grade.
Coral 2nd & 3rd grade.
Orange 4th & 5th grade, Teacher Recommendation.
Magenta 5th grade & older with no experience or returning after several years away from dance.

Ballet, Tap & Jazz

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Level Age / Grade Level
Yellow 6th grade and older, Teacher Recommendation.
Green Ballet Teacher Recommendation.
Teal Ballet Teacher Recommendation.
Blue Ballet ** Teacher Recommendation.
Silver Tap / Jazz Teacher Recommendation.
Gold Tap / Jazz Teacher Recommendation.
Lavender 5th grade and older, Teacher Recommendation.
Violet Pre-Pointe & Pointe ** Teacher Recommendation.
** Student must be in two ballet classes per week.

Specialty Classes

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Level Age / Grade Level
Copper Modern 5th grade and older.
Father & Daughter No prerequisites.

Fall Classes | Short Term Classes | Summer Classes


Locations: Burnsville Studio | Spring Lake Park Studio | Creative Musical Experiences & Expressions Camp

Spring Lake Park Studio

 

Ballet

Thursdays, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM starting July 12, 2018 at our Spring Lake Park Studio.

Instructor: Audi Dickey. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Ages 12 and older.

Tuition is:

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1 payment(s) of $124.80 per 5 weeks if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $120.00 per 5 weeks if paying by Cash or Check.

Classes: July 12, 19, 26 August 9 and 16

Ballet/Pre-Pointe/Pointe

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For Intermediate to Advance level ballet students

A more intense level of training with advanced movement vocabulary and a focus on technical and artistic development. Performance presence and technique practiced by working on variations.

Classes will focus on pirouettes, use of the head and upper body, fluidity of port de bras as well as the intricacies of small and large jumps.

A continuing emphasis is placed on musicality, joy of movement, body alignment and overall strengthening. Students will see an increase in difficulty in barre and center work Students focus on repetition and retention.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers


Creative Movement

Tuesdays, 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM starting July 10, 2018 at our Spring Lake Park Studio.

Instructor: Audi Dickey. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Ages 4-5.

Tuition is:

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1 payment(s) of $52.00 per 5 weeks if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $50.00 per 5 weeks if paying by Cash or Check.

Classes: July 10, 17, 24, 31 and August 7

This pre-ballet class introduces children to rhythm, pose, balance and excellent following skills! This class will definitely keep your tiny dancer on their toes!

Props and instruments are used in this class!

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Any color leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers

Boys: White t-shirt, dark shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers


Jazz and Modern

Tuesdays, 6:45 PM - 8:15 PM starting July 10, 2018 at our Spring Lake Park Studio.

Instructor: Audi Dickey. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Ages 8-11.

Tuition is:

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1 payment(s) of $93.60 per 5 weeks if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $90.00 per 5 weeks if paying by Cash or Check.

Classes: July 10, 17, 24, 31 and August 7

This class will explore the basics of jazz and modern dance including parallel position, alignment, flexibility, shifting weight off the center-line, contract-and-release, and partnering. Students will learn choreographed combinations and have a chance to explore improvisation and choreograph short phrases themselves.

Dancers will wear ballet shoes (for the jazz portion of class) and will be barefoot for modern.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers.

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers


Jazz and Modern

Thursdays, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM starting July 12, 2018 at our Spring Lake Park Studio.

Instructor: Audi Dickey. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Ages 12 and older.

Tuition is:

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1 payment(s) of $93.60 per 5 weeks if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $90.00 per 5 weeks if paying by Cash or Check.

Classes: July 12, 19, 26, August 9 and 16

This class is a continuation of the skills and techniques taught in Copper and Yellow/Silver/Gold Jazz, but beginners 12 and older are welcome to start here. The class will build on alignment, contract-and-release, shifting weight off the center-line, flexibility, and partnering. Students will learn choreographed combinations over the 5 weeks and will have a chance to explore improvisation and choreography themselves.

Dancers will wear ballet shoes (for the jazz portion of class) and will be barefoot for modern.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers.

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers