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Click here … 2020 Dance Schedule | Jan – May

FOOTLIGHT  Spring CLASSES CANCELED March 16-May 8

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CLASS SCHEDULE – Winter/Spring Session Jan 6 – May 10

BALLET PROGRAM

Creative Movement 1 – (4-5 year olds Pre-School)
Monday Ketchum, Studio Move 3:00 – 3:45 pm Jan. 6 – March 2, March 9 – April 27
Tuesday Hailey, Community Campus 3:00 – 3:45 pm Jan. 7 – Feb. 25, March 3 – 28
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, YMCA Thursday 3:00 – 4:00 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 Monday 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Hailey, Community Campus Tuesday 4:00 – 5:00 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 Tuesday 3:00 – 4:00 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, YMCA Wednesday 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Hailey, Community Campus Wednesday 4:00 – 5:00 pm
A second level ballet class where dancers are introduced to more vocalulary and start to develop their musicality.

Ballet 3 – (4th – 7th grade)
Ketchum, YMCA Wednesday 4:15 – 5:30 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*)
Hailey, Community Campus Monday 4:00 – 5:10 pm*
Hailey, Community Campus Tuesday 5:15 – 6:35 pm
Hailey, Community Campus Wednesday 5:15 – 6:40 pm
This is a step for dancers to increase their strength and flexibility with an solid understanding of ballet technique. The pre-pointe class is by invitation only when dancers are ready to start the study of pointe. Pointe 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 – 6:40 pm
Hailey, Community Campus Tuesday 6:45 – 8:05 pm
Hailey, Community Campus Thursday 5:15 – 6:35 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
Hailey, Community Campus Wednesday 6:45 – 8:05 pm
Hailey, Community Campus Thursday 6:45 – 8:15 pm
This 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 5:20 – 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 5:15 – 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 with Pilates Conditioning)
Hailey, Community Campus Tuesday 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Hailey, Grange Hall Thursday 4:00 – 5:10 pm
3rd class is discipline of choice
This 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 – 5th grade)
Hailey, Grange Hall Friday 3:00 -3:50 pm
A beginning level of tap to learn all the fundamentals of the technique.

Tap 3 – (5th – 9th grade)
Hailey, Grange Hall Tuesday 6:45 – 7:45 pm
A third level class continuing to apply basic tap fundamentals and increase speed. This class teaches dancers 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 with 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
This 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 also take ballet for understanding of alignment, turn out and vocabulary.

Jazz 2/3 – (6th – 8th grade)
Hailey, Grange Hall Tuesday 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 with 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
This 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.

Hip Hop Teen 1 – (6th – 9th grade)
Hailey, Grange Hall Monday 5:30 – 6:30 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.

Hip Hop Teen 2 – (8th – 11th grade)
Hailey, Grange Hall Monday 6:45 – 7:45 pm
Street Dance. A second level class for teens.

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