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CLASS SCHEDULE – Fall Session – September 8 – Dec. 11

BALLET PROGRAM

Creative Movement 1 – (4-5 year olds Pre-School)
Ketchum, Studio Move, Wednesday 3:00 – 3:45 pm starts Sept. 9.
Hailey, Community Campus, Saturday 9:30 – 10:15 am starts September 12.
An introductory class with an emphasis on fun. Movement skills are developed utilizing creative dance through problem solving. Dancers discover ways to move in space, using time and shape with games, props, stories, music under guided instruction. They explore all locomotor movements working as individuals and within the group.

Creative Movement 2 – (5 year olds Kindergarten)
Ketchum, Studio Move, Tuesday 3:00 – 3:50 pm
Hailey, Community Campus, Monday 3:00 – 3:45 pm
A second class with emphasis on fun. Including activities similar in the Creative first year class, but expanding students ballet terminology to prepare them for understanding ballet technique. Children develop skills in moving thru space, using time and shape with games, props and music under guided instruction. They explore all the locomotor movements and participate in our annual performance in May for the first year. 

Pre-Ballet – (1st grade)
Ketchum, Studio Move, Tuesday 4:10 – 5:10 pm
Hailey, Community Campus Tuesday 3:45 – 4:45 pm
This class starts to introduce ballet curriculum steps, but with an emphasis on keeping it fun.

Ballet 1 – (2nd – 3rd grade)
Ketchum, Studio Move, Wednesday  4:15 – 5:15 pm
Hailey, Community Campus, Thursday 4:00 – 5:00 pm
This class starts to introduce ballet curriculum steps, but with an emphasis on keeping it fun.

Ballet 2 – (3rd – 5th grade)
Ketchum, Studio Move,  Wednesday 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Hailey, Community Campus, Wednesday 4:00 – 5:00 pm
A second level ballet class where dancers are introduced to more vocabulary and work to develop their musicality.

Ballet 3 – (4th – 7th grade)
Ketchum, Studio Move, Tuesday  5:30 –  6:40 pm
Hailey, Community Campus Friday 4:00 – 5:15 pm
A third level ballet class where dancers usually study for 2 years to develop strength and understanding.

Intermediate Ballet 1 – (2x per week or 3x per week with pre-pointe/pointe*)
Hailey, Community Campus, Monday 4:00 – 5:00 pm*
Hailey, Community Campus, Tuesday 5:10 – 6:30 pm
Hailey, Community Campus, Wednesday 5:15 – 6:30 pm

Hailey, Community Campus, Saturday 10:45 – 11:45 am & Noon- 1:00 pm added classes due to COVID distancing.

Dancers increase their strength and flexibility with an solid understanding of ballet technique. The pre-pointe/pointe class is by invitation only when dancers are ready to start the study of pointe. This work begins when dancers have the strength and technical understanding and have reached the age of 11/12 years or older. Most dancers are in 5th grade and older and have 3 years of training starting this level.

Intermediate Ballet 2/3/4 – (3x per week with Pilates Conditioning)
Hailey, Community Campus Monday 4:00 – 6:30 pm
Hailey, Community Campus Tuesday 6:45 – 8:05 pm                                                                         Hailey, Community Campus Wednesday 4:00 -5:00 pm Pilates                                                         Hailey, Community Campus Thursday 5:15 – 6:30 pm
Dancers now study three times per week with Pilates Conditioning and work on Pointe. Director Approval. This class must be entered in September. Dancers are 6th grade and older and have 3 or more years of training.

Advanced Ballet/Company – (3x per week with Pilates Conditioning)
Hailey, Community Campus Monday 6:45 – 8:05 pm
Hailey, Community Campus Tuesday 4:00 – 5:00 pm Pilates
Hailey, Community Campus Wednesday 6:45 – 8:05 pm
Hailey, Community Campus Thursday 6:45 – 8:15 pm
Company class is Director approval only. Dancers take class three times per week and Pilates conditioning. They participate in an annual school tour of the Blaine County Schools with an educational dance performance, attend out of town master classes, performances, community service and are eligible to be a part of the National Honor Society of Dance Arts (NHSDA). Dancers are required to further their study during the summer with Footlight summer workshops and/or out of town workshops.

MODERN/CONTEMPORARY PROGRAM

Creative Modern 1 – (5th-7th grade)
Hailey, Community Campus Friday 5:30 – 6:35 pm
A dance technique that is a reflection of the individual teacher or choreographer. A contemporary form of dance that bases itself in body alignment from ballet and expands the range of movement to use the floor and understanding movement with concepts of fall-recovery, contract-release and use of gravity. A sense of vast space dominates a modern class. Dancers also work on finding their voice and improvising movement as an individual and group.

Modern 2 – (6th – 9th grade)
Hailey, Grange Hall Thursday 5:30 – 6:30 pm
A continuation of the first level class.

Intermediate Modern – (7th – 11th grade)
Hailey, Grange Hall Thursday 6:45 – 8:00 pm
This class moves quicker and with more understanding of the modern principles. Dancers are strongly encouraged to study ballet and take Pilates conditioning classes at this level. Director approval.

Advanced Modern/Company – (2x per week + Pilates Conditioning)
Hailey, Community Campus Tuesday 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Hailey, Grange Hall – No class at this time, faculty on sabatical.
3rd class is discipline of choice (ballet, jazz, tap)
Company class is Director approval only. Dancers must take classes two times per week and Pilates conditioning. They participate in an annual school tour of the Blaine County Schools with an educational dance performance, attend out of town master classes, performances, community service and are eligible to be a part of the National Honor Society of Dance Arts (NHSDA). Dancers are required to further their study during the summer with Footlight summer workshops and/or out of town workshops.

TAP PROGRAM

Tap 1/2 – (2nd – 8th grade)
Hailey, Grange Hall, Friday 3:00 -3:45 pm
A beginning level of tap to learn all the fundamentals of the technique.

Intermediate Tap – (7th– 11th grade)
Hailey, Grange Hall, Tuesday  4:00 – 5:00 pm & 6:45 – 7:45 pm
Increasing speed and the “tricks” of tap. Director approval only. Dancers are encouraged to take either jazz or modern in addition to tap at this level to increase their performance quality.

Advanced Tap/Company – (2x per week + Pilates Conditioning)
Hailey, Community Campus Tuesday 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Hailey, Grange Hall Thursday 5:30 – 6:30 pm
3rd class is discipline of choice (ballet, modern, jazz)
Company class is Director approval only. Dancers must take classes two times per week and Pilates conditioning. They participate in an annual school tour of the Blaine County Schools with an educational dance performance, attend out of town master classes, performances, community service and are eligible to be a part of the National Honor Society of Dance Arts (NHSDA). Dancers are required to further their study during the summer with Footlight summer workshops and/or out of town workshops.

JAZZ PROGRAM

Jazz 1 – (4th – 6th grade)
Ketchum, YMCA ,Tuesday 4:15 – 5:15 pm
Hailey, Grange Hall, Monday 4:15 – 5:15 pm
A first level jazz technique class that is a contemporary style of dance versatile for screen, television, musicals and commercial dance. Flexibility and musicality are stressed. All jazz dancers are encouraged to take ballet for understanding of alignment, turn out and vocabulary.

Jazz 2/3 – (6th – 8th grade)
Hailey, Grange Hall, Wednesday 4:00 – 5:00 pm
A second level jazz class continuing the principles of the first level class.

Intermediate Jazz – (7th – 11th grade)
Hailey, Grange Hall, Wednesday 6:45 – 8:00 pm
This class moves quicker and with more understanding of jazz technique. Dancers are strongly encouraged to study ballet and take Pilates conditioning classes at this level. Director approval.

Advanced Jazz/Company – (2x per week + Pilates Conditioning)
Hailey, Community Campus, Tuesday 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Hailey, Grange Hall Wednesday, 5:15 – 6:30 pm
3rd class is discipline of choice (ballet, modern, tap)
Company class is Director approval only. Dancers must take classes two times per week and Pilates conditioning. They participate in an annual school tour of the Blaine County Schools with an educational dance performance, attend out of town master classes, performances, community service and are eligible to be a part of the National Honor Society of Dance Arts (NHSDA). Dancers are required to further their study during the summer with Footlight summer workshops and/or out of town workshops.

HIP HOP PROGRAM

Hip Hop Kids – (3rd – 4th grade)
Ketchum, YMCA, Tuesday 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Hailey, Grange Hall, Monday 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Street Dance. A first level class using the culture of hip hop and hip hop music. All dancers must wear clean tennis shoes for class. For girls it is mandatory to wear a leotard under comfortable clothes.

Hip Hop Teen 1 – (6th – 9th grade)
Hailey, Grange Hall, Monday 5:40 – 6:40 pm
Street Dance. Using the culture of hip hop and hip hop music, dancers are most familiar with this style from music videos and dance on television. All dancers must wear clean tennis shoes for class. All hip hop dancers are encouraged to take jazz dance and tumbling classes are a great addition to your dance training. For girls it is mandatory to wear a leotard under comfortable clothes.

Hip Hop Teen 2 – (8th – 12th grade)
Hailey, Grange Hall, Monday 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Street Dance. A second level class for teens. All above policies apply.

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