Dance Attire


Jazz/Teen Dance

  • Bodysuit

  • Tights, leggings or shorts

  • Beige split sole jazz shoes

  • Hair in ponytail or bun


Ballet

  • Bodysuit

  • Tight and ballet skirt (optional)

  • Pink ballet slippers

  • Hair in a bun


Tap

  • Bodysuit

  • Tights, leggings or shorts

  • Black Tap shoes

  • Hair in ponytail or bun


Hip Hop

  • Tank top or t-shirt

  • Leggings, yoga pants or sweat pants

  • No jeans or shorts

  • Clean indoor runners

  • Hair in a ponytail


Musical Theatre

  • Tank top or t-shirt

  • Leggings, yoga pants, shorts or sweat pants

  • No jeans or skirts/dresses

  • Beige split sole jazz shoes

  • Hair in a ponytail


Lyrical/Contemporary

  • Bodysuit

  • Tights, leggings or shorts

  • Beige jazz shoes or beige foot undies

  • Hair in ponytail or bun


Acro

  • Bodysuit

  • Tights, leggings or shorts

  • Bare feet

  • Hair in ponytail or bun


Competition Team


Competition can be a fantastic tool to help develop a dancer's skills, confidence and stage presence. Competition can also give a dancer the opportunity to learn from other choreographers and professionals in the industry. 

 In order to be a member of our competition team, dancers must be at least 5 years old and registered in 2 classes, one of which must be ballet. 

For more information about joining our competitive team please read the guide bellow. If you have further questions please contact office@turnerdance.com



Class Description


Mini Performing Arts Program

This daytime program is designed to give young children a great introduction to the Performing Arts world. Through crafts, games, activities and dance instruction, children will gain confidence, coordination and social skills while singing, acting and dancing their way through the program. 

Homeschool Daytime Dance class

These classes are designed for homeschool children that are looking for daytime activities. We offer a variety of different styles and levels. For more information about our homeschool program, please contact us at office@turnerdanceworks.com

Dance
Mini Dance explores ballet, jazz, hip hop and tap. This is a perfect introductory class for new students to dance. Our Mini classes are designed for children under the age of 5. Based on fun and games, these classes will improve a dancer's coordination, motor skills and social skills. 
Pre Junior Dance allows dancers the opportunity to explore all aspect of dance including Jazz, Tap, ballet and Hip Hop. Throughout the year dancers will learn skills and terminology from the different styles while gaining confidence and coordination. 

Jazz

This high energy class combines technique and choreography with today’s upbeat tunes. Dancer’s will kick, jump and turn across the floor for technique and then learn choreography to tie all of their moves together. At Turner Danceworks we follow the ADAPT Jazz syllabus. 

Turns and Jump

This class is an extension of Jazz where we will be focusing most of our time on turning and jumping technique. Dancers must be registered in a regular Jazz class in order to register in this class. 


Tap

This rhythmic and technical class is for dancers who love making noise and playing with beats. Through across the floor and center work, dancers will learn intricate footwork and how to play with syncopation and rhythms. At Turner Danceworks we follow the ADAPT Tap syllabus.


Ballet

Ballet is the foundation for all other styles. Through barre, center and across floor exercises, ballet will improve dancers’ body alignment, build strength and increase flexibility. We encourage all dancers to take ballet.


Musical Theatre

This program is for dancer who loves to perform and want to be a triple threat. Using popular musicals, dancers will learn the fundamental techniques in singing, dancing and acting. This is a fun, high energy class will allow the dancers to explore and expand as an artist.

Song and Dance is for dancers ages 5-8 years old. This class will be an introductory class into Musical theater.

Musical Theater is for dancers 8+


Hip Hop

Hip Hop is a perfect class for dancers who like to move and groove to the hottest songs. This class will combine different styles of hip hop such as popping, locking and break dancing, while exploring different rhythm and beats. This is a fun and high energy class.


Lyrical 

This class is for dancers who love to express emotion through movement. Combining elements of jazz and ballet, dancers will learn how to draw inspiration from music lyrics and translate it into choreography. 


Contemporary

Contemporary is a great way for dancers to express themselves no matter how abstract. This class combines the elements of jazz, ballet, lyrical and modern to create a story through movement.


Acro 

Acro is a fusion of dance and acrobatic tricks. During this class dancers will work on individual acro tricks as well as partner stunts and lifts. This class is designed to help build strength, flexibility and control through gymnastics style movement.

Pre Requisites for the class:

Pre Jr Acro: Dancers ages 5-7

Acro 1: Dancers 8+ who have never taken Acro or Gymnastics before

Acro 2: Dancers 8+ who can do either a front or back walkover without a spot

Acro 3: Dancers 8+ who can do both a front and back walkover without a spot

Acro 4: Dancers 8+ who are able to do an Aerial, back and/or front handspring



Levels

  Mini: Ages 3-5

Pre Junior: Ages 5-7

Junior: Ages 7-10

Pre Intermediate: Ages 10-13

Intermediate: Ages 14-16

Senior: Ages 16 and up

Teen : Ages 11 and up