Academy Classes

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All level placements are subject to approval by Artistic Director

We offer every potential new student a free trial class! Come give us a try risk free and experience our high quality training in a supportive and encouraging atmosphere.

 

Or call (615) 364-1056 or email us at grandrapidsdance@gmail.com to schedule your free trial class.

Intro to Academy

Technique:

Wednesday 5:15 - 6:15pm

Friday 5:15 - 6:15pm

Ideal for beginner students age 8+

Classes emphasize strength and flexibility, increased physicality, more complex movement patterns and a more expansive vocabulary. Students develop a stronger grasp of the syllabus and the ability to execute its principles.

*Full Year Tuition: $950.00 + $25 Registration Fee

Academy Level A 

Technique:

Monday 6:00 - 7:30pm

Thursday 5:30 - 7:00pm

Saturday 12:15 - 1:45pm

Pre-Pointe / Pointe:

Monday 7:30 - 8:15pm

Thursday 7:00 - 7:45pm

Conditioning:

Thursday 5:00 - 5:30pm

Contemporary:

Saturday 1:45 - 2:30pm

Ideal for ages 10-12

Proper alignment through the pelvis and spine are fundamental elements of class. Students also focus on strengthening feet and ankles in preparation for pointe work. We believe in a nurturing approach to helping students reach their full potential.

*Full Year Tuition: $1,975.00 + $25 Registration Fee

Academy Level B & C

Technique: 

Monday 6:00 - 7:30pm

Tuesday 5:30 - 7:30pm

Wednesday 6:15 - 8:00pm

Thursday 6:30 - 8:00pm

Friday 6:45 - 8:30pm

Saturday 10:45 - 12:45pm

Pointe: 

Monday 7:30 - 8:30pm

Thursday 8:00 - 9:00pm

Variations:

Wednesday 8:00 - 9:00pm

Repertoire:

Tuesday 7:30 - 8:30pm

Conditioning:

Tuesday 5:00 - 5:30pm

Friday 6:15 - 6:45pm

Contemporary: 

Saturday 12:45 - 1:45pm

Ideal for advanced students age 13+ with intermediate to advanced pointe experience 

All students will have technique, pointe, variations, repertoire, conditioning and contemporary classes. Students will develop more complex patterning, bigger movement and skill in dynamics. Focus will be placed on developing artistry, strength-building, stamina, speed and dynamics. As the level of difficulty increases, so does the passion for the pursuit for excellence. At this level the curriculum is tailored to prepare students for a professional dance career or entry into a college dance program.

*Full Year Tuition: $3,145.00 + $25 Registration Fee

* - Monthly payment plans are available. A discount of 5% is available if students are registered by August 31. Please read and refer to all tuition refund policies available upon registration.