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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
Fuchsia 4, 5 & 6 year olds.
Tangerine 1st and 2nd grade.
Coral 2nd & 3rd grade.
Orange 4th & 5th grade, Teacher Recommendation.

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.
Silver Tap / Jazz Teacher Recommendation.
Gold Tap / Jazz 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.
Production Orange level and older.
Father & Daughter No prerequisites.

Fall Classes | Short Term Classes | Summer Classes


Fall 2018-2019 Class Schedules

Jr/Sr Choreography class

Any Day, 8:15 PM - 8:45 PM starting January 07, 2019 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: TBD. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Jr or Sr.

Tuition is:

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1 payment(s) of $67.60 per 4 sessions if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $65.00 per 4 sessions if paying by Cash or Check.

Choreography Class is required for all Seniors who would like to participate in the Senior dance. Sondance encourages Juniors to take the choreography training part of the class in preparation for their senior year.

This class includes four 1 hour classes for all dancers and an additional eight 1 hour classes for Seniors.

Schedule to be arranged at a later date.

Tuition discount WILL NOT apply to this class.


Copper - Modern Dance

Thursdays, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM starting September 13, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Audi Dickey. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Ages 13 and older.

Tuition is:

-- or --

1 payment(s) of $62.40 per month if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $60.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

COPPER is a 1 hour modern dance class. Students must be enrolled in an Yellow, Green or Teal level ballet class to participate in the modern dance class. Students in this class will perform a modern piece in the recital.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, black capri pants, (no gauchos) no shoes needed.

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts/pants, no shoes needed.


Coral Ballet & Tap

Mondays, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM starting September 10, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Terry Field. | Age Level/Prerequisites: 2nd & 3rd grade.

Tuition is:

-- or --

1 payment(s) of $62.40 per month if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $60.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

CORAL is a 1-hour combination class for 2nd grade with experience and 3rd grade, that follows the Tangerine level in sequence, including Ballet and Tap. Students in this class perform a Tap and a Ballet dance in the recital.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers, black tap shoes, and black elastic tap ties, no ribbons.

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers and boys black tap shoes.

***It is expected that the dancer will spend two years at this level.


Father & Daughter

Saturdays, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM starting January 20, 2019 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Terry Field. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Yellow, Green and Teal levels.

Tuition is:

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1 payment(s) of $166.40 per 10 weeks if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $160.00 per 10 weeks if paying by Cash or Check.

FATHER/DAUGHTER CLASSES

This class is an opportunity for fathers and daughters to spend time together dancing.

DATES:

TBA

Students must be enrolled in a dance class at Sondance to be in this class.


Father & Daughter

Saturdays, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM starting January 20, 2019 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Terry Field. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Tangerine/Coral/levels.

Tuition is:

-- or --

1 payment(s) of $166.40 per 10-week session if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $160.00 per 10-week session if paying by Cash or Check.

FATHER/DAUGHTER CLASSES

This class is an opportunity for fathers and daughters to spend time together dancing.

DATES:

TBA

Students must be enrolled in a dance class at Sondance to be in this class.


Father & Daughter

Saturdays, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM starting January 20, 2019 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Terry Field. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Orange and Yellow levels.

Tuition is:

-- or --

1 payment(s) of $166.40 per 10-week session if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $160.00 per 10-week session if paying by Cash or Check.

FATHER/DAUGHTER CLASSES

This class is an opportunity for fathers and daughters to spend time together dancing.

DATES:

TBA

Students must be enrolled in a dance class at Sondance to be in this class.


Fuchsia Ballet & Tap

Thursdays, 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM starting September 11, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Audi Dickey. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Ages 4-6.

Tuition is:

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9 payment(s) of $56.16 per month if paying by Credit Card.

9 payment(s) of $54.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

FUCHSIA is a 45-minute combination class for students ages 4-6 including creative movement, Pre-Ballet work, and basic Tap. Students in this class perform a Ballet dance in the recital.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers, black tap shoes, and black elastic tap ties, no ribbons.

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers and boys black tap shoes.


Gold Jazz

Tuesdays, 8:40 PM - 9:35 PM starting September 11, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Gina Penn. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Teacher Recommendation.

Tuition is:

-- or --

9 payment(s) of $62.40 per month if paying by Credit Card.

9 payment(s) of $60.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

GOLD JAZZ is an advanced Jazz class and is part of the combination classes. This class follows the Silver class in sequence and is typically combined with Teal Ballet. Students in this class perform a jazz dance in the recital.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, black slip on jazz shoes. (black jazz or black capri pants optional)

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts/pants, black slip on jazz shoes.

***It is expected that the dancer will spend two or three years at this level.

Note that the COMBINATION CLASS (Ballet, Tap, Jazz) is 2 3/4 hours of dance for $130 plus $5 per month savings on additional classes.


Gold Tap

Tuesdays, 7:55 PM - 8:40 PM starting September 11, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Gina Penn. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Teacher Recommendation.

Tuition is:

-- or --

9 payment(s) of $56.16 per month if paying by Credit Card.

9 payment(s) of $54.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

GOLD TAP is an advanced Tap and is part of the combination classes. Students in this class perform a Tap dance in the recital.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, and black split-sole taps. (black jazz or black capri pants optional)

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts/pants, black split-sole taps.

***It is expected that the dancer will spend two or three years at this level.

Note that the COMBINATION CLASS (Ballet, Tap, Jazz) is 2 3/4 hours of dance for $130 plus $5 per month savings on additional classes.


Green Ballet

Thursdays, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM starting September 13, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Terry Field. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Teacher Recommendation.

Tuition is:

-- or --

9 payment(s) of $62.40 per month if paying by Credit Card.

9 payment(s) of $60.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

GREEN BALLET is a 1-hour Ballet class that is usually part of a combined class (though it may be taken alone). This class follows the Yellow class in sequence and is an intermediate level class. Students in this class perform a Ballet dance in the recital. It is strongly recommended that all dancers Green and above take the Lavender/Violet class on Mondays.

DRESS CODE:

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

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

***It is expected that the dancer will spend two or three years at this level.

Note that the GREEN COMBINATION CLASS (Ballet, Tap, Jazz) is 2 3/4 hours of dance for $130 plus $5 per month savings on additional classes.


Hip-Hop

Tuesdays, 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM starting September 11, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Audi Dickey. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Ages 8-18.

Tuition is:

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9 payment(s) of $56.16 per month if paying by Credit Card.

9 payment(s) of $54.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

This fun-filled high energy class will teach age appropriate hip hop dancing and the foundations of the movement style. Get ready to pop and lock, isolate and walk it out to various hip hop instrumentals as we focus on rhythm, musicality, and funky footwork.

DRESS CODE:

Loose fitting tops and comfortable/moveable shorts or pants.

Jazz shoes or CLEAN sneakers (not used outside)


Orange Ballet & Tap

Mondays, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM starting September 10, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Terry Field. | Age Level/Prerequisites: 4th grade.

Tuition is:

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9 payment(s) of $81.12 per month if paying by Credit Card.

9 payment(s) of $78.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

ORANGE is a 1 1/2-hour combination class that follows the Coral level in sequence; including advanced beginning Ballet and Tap. Jazz is introduced in this level. Students in this class perform a Ballet and a Tap dance in the recital.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers, black tap shoes, and black elastic tap ties, no ribbons.

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers and boys black tap shoes.

***It is expected that the dancer will spend two years at this level.


Production Number

Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM starting January 20, 2019 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Gina Penn. | Age Level/Prerequisites: 10 and older.

Tuition is:

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1 payment(s) of $78.00 per 10 sessions if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $75.00 per 10 sessions if paying by Cash or Check.

Production Number is the opening dance for the recital.

Students Ages 10 and older are invited to participate.

MINIMUM OF 15 DANCERS REQUIRED FOR CLASS TO GO

DATES:

TBA

Dates are subject to change.

Students must be enrolled in a dance class at Sondance to be in this class.


Silver Jazz

Tuesdays, 7:00 PM - 7:55 PM starting September 11, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Gina Penn. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Teacher Recommendation.

Tuition is:

-- or --

9 payment(s) of $62.40 per month if paying by Credit Card.

9 payment(s) of $60.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

SILVER JAZZ is an intermediate advanced Jazz and is part of the combination classes. This class follows the Yellow class in sequence and is typically combined with Green Ballet and Silver Tap. Students in this class perform a Jazz dance in the recital. Sometimes the recital dances at this level are combined into a suite, creating a large production number.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, and black slip on jazz shoes. (black jazz or black capri pants optional)

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts/pants, black slip on jazz shoes.

***It is expected that the dancer will spend two or three years at this level.

Note that the COMBINATION CLASS (Ballet, Tap, Jazz) is 2 3/4 hours of dance for $130 plus $5 per month savings on additional classes.


Silver Tap

Tuesdays, 7:55 PM - 8:40 PM starting September 11, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Gina Penn. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Teacher Recommendation.

Tuition is:

-- or --

9 payment(s) of $56.16 per month if paying by Credit Card.

9 payment(s) of $54.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

SILVER TAP is an intermediate advanced Tap and is part of the combination classes. This class follows the Yellow class in sequence and is typically combined with Green and Teal Ballet and Silver Jazz. Students in this class perform a Tap dance in the recital.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, and black split-sole taps. (black jazz or black capri pants optional)

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts/pants, black split-sole taps.

***It is expected that the dancer will spend two or three years at this level.

Note that the COMBINATION CLASS (Ballet, Tap, Jazz) is 2 3/4 hours of dance for $130 plus $5 per month savings on additional classes.


Tangerine Ballet & Tap

Mondays, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM starting September 10, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Terry Field. | Age Level/Prerequisites: 1st & 2nd Grade.

Tuition is:

-- or --

9 payment(s) of $62.40 per month if paying by Credit Card.

9 payment(s) of $60.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

TANGERINE is a 1-hour combination class for 1st and 2nd grades, including beginning Ballet and Tap. Students in this class perform a Ballet and a Tap dance in the recital.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers, black tap shoes, and black elastic tap ties, no ribbons.

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers and boys black tap shoes.


Teal Ballet

Thursdays, 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM starting September 13, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Terry Field. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Teacher Recommendation.

Tuition is:

-- or --

9 payment(s) of $62.40 per month if paying by Credit Card.

9 payment(s) of $60.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

TEAL BALLET is a 1-hour Ballet class that is usually part of a combined class (though it may be taken alone). This class follows the Green class in sequence and is our advanced intermediate level class. Students in this class perform a Ballet dance in the recital.

It is strongly recommended that all dancers Green and above take the Lavender/Violet class on Mondays.

DRESS CODE:

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

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

***It is expected that the dancer will spend two or three years at this level.

Note that the TEAL COMBINATION CLASS (Ballet, Tap, Jazz) is 2 3/4 hours of dance for $130 plus $5 per month savings on additional classes.


Violet I, Ballet and Pre-Pointe

Mondays, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM starting September 10, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Terry Field. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Ages 11 and older.

Tuition is:

-- or --

9 payment(s) of $62.40 per month if paying by Credit Card.

9 payment(s) of $60.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

VIOLET I is a ballet technique class including Pre-Pointe and dancers new on pointe shoes.

This class may perform in the recital.

DRESS CODE:

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

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


Violet II, Ballet and Pointe I

Mondays, 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM starting September 10, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Terry Field. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Teacher Recommendation.

Tuition is:

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9 payment(s) of $81.12 per month if paying by Credit Card.

9 payment(s) of $78.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

VIOLET II is an intermediate/advanced ballet technique class including Pre-Pointe and Pointe.

Teacher recommendation is required for Violet. Two ballet classes per week are required to participate in Pointe. Students in this class audition to perform en Pointe in the recital.

DRESS CODE:

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

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

Students purchase Pointe shoes when the teacher identifies that the student is ready for Pointe.


Yellow Ballet, Tap & Jazz

Tuesdays, 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM starting September 11, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Terry Field. | Age Level/Prerequisites: 3rd and 4th grade.

Tuition is:

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1 payment(s) of $127.92 per month if paying by Credit Card.

1 payment(s) of $123.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

This is an ORANGE/YELLOW combination class which is a 2 1/2-hour combination class which follows the Orange class in sequence, covering early intermediate dance steps. The class time is divided between Ballet, Tap and Jazz. Students in this class perform Ballet, Tap and Jazz Dances in the recital.

ORANGE/YELLOW Ballet and Jazz are Tuesday 9:45-11:30am with Terry and YELLOW Tap is at 6:15-7:00pm with Gina.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers, black tap shoes, and black elastic tap ties, no ribbons.

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers and boys black tap shoes.

***It is expected that the dancer will spend two years at this level.


Yellow Ballet, Tap & Jazz

Tuesdays, 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM starting September 11, 2018 at our Burnsville Studio.

Instructor: Terry Field. | Age Level/Prerequisites: Teacher recomendation.

Tuition is:

-- or --

9 payment(s) of $127.92 per month if paying by Credit Card.

9 payment(s) of $123.00 per month if paying by Cash or Check.

YELLOW is a 2 1/2-hour combination class which follows the Orange class in sequence, covering early intermediate dance steps. The class time is divided between Ballet, Tap and Jazz. Students in this class perform Ballet, Tap and Jazz Dances in the recital.

Ballet is Thursday at 5:30-6:30pm, Jazz is Tuesday 5:30-6:15pm and Tap is Tuesday 6:15-7:00pm

Gina Penn will teach the tap part of this class. Audi Dickey will teach the Jazz part of this class.

DRESS CODE:

Girls: Black leotard, pink dance tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers, black SPLIT-SOLE jazz shoes, black SPLIT-SOLE taps. (black jazz pants or capri pants optional)

Boys: White t-shirt, black shorts, black split-sole ballet slippers, black SPLIT-SOLE jazz shoes, black SPLIT-SOLE taps.

NOTE: Yellow has a different tap shoe requirement than orange and adds jazz shoes.

***It is expected that the dancer will spend two or three years at this level.