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

Twinkle Star Program (Mini Dance)

Our new Twinkle Star Program/Mini Dance explores ballet, jazz, hip hop and tap. This is a perfect introductory class for new students to dance. Our new Twinkle Star program is designed to give young dancers a great foundation while improving a dancer's coordination, motor skills and social skills. 

Dance
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

Twinkle Babies: Ages 2-3 

Twinkle star: 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