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Classes for Ages 8-12

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Tap I & II Combo

Class Description: Beginning/Advanced Beginning dancers learn the basics of tap dance in an environment that encourages personal expression and cooperation. Students learn a fun and engaging dance routine to perform at the SSPA Fall Recital, date TBD. Tap shoes required.

  • Ages: 7-12
  • Tuesdays
  • 4:00-4:50pm
  • Teacher: Lizzie Chapman
  • Dates: August 31- November 16 
  • Tuition: $215 (12 classes + recital) 

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Ballet I/II Combo

Class Description: In this Level I class, students will build on their technical skills and continue to hone the tools of ballet. Students perform at the SSPA Fall Recital, date TBD. Ballet shoes required.

  • Ages: 8-12
  • Thursdays
  • 3:00-3:50pm
  • Teacher: Brianna Anthony-Vick
  • Dates: September 16  – November 18
  • Tuition $182 (10 Classes + Recital) 

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Modern II

Ages 10+ with instructor approval.
Class Description: Students will build on modern dance basics in this fun and fast-paced class. Dancers will play with moving in and out of the floor as well as traveling through space, with a focus on musicality. Students learn a fun and challenging dance routine to perform at the SSPA Fall Recital, date TBD. 10 classes + recital

  • Ages: 10+ (Instructor Approval)
  • Thursdays
  • 4:00-4:50pm
  • Teacher: Brianna Anthony-Vick
  • Dates: September 16  – November 18
  • Tuition $182 (10 Classes + Recital) 

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Jazz I 

Class Description: In this Level I class, students will build on the technical skills and continue to establish basic technique and tools of Jazz. Students learn a challenging dance routine to perform at the SSPA Fall Recital, date TBD. Jazz shoes required.

  • Ages 8-12
  • Tuesdays
  • 5:00-5:50pm
  • Teacher: Lizzie Chapman
  • Dates: August 31 – November 16
  • Tuition: $215 (12 classes + Recital)

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Musical Theatre Jazz Dance

Class Description: Dancers explore the elements of style, rhythm, and character dance commonly found in Musical Theatre, exploring specific genres and working with the songs of Musical Theatre performance. Students perform at the SSPA Fall Recital, date TBD. Jazz shoes required.

  • Ages: 8-14
  • Wednesdays
  • 4:00-4:50pm
  • Teacher: Lizzie Chapman
  • Dates: September 1 – November 17
  • Tuition: $215 (12 classes + Recital)

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Musical Theatre 2 – “The Wizard of Oz!”

Class Description: Students learn more complex elements of musical theatre performance from developing a character, song interpretation, dialogue, and group movement. A casual presentation for friends and family at the end of the session allows students to share their new skills. Consistent attendance is required.

  • Ages 7-11
  • Mondays
  • 4:00 – 4:50pm 
  • Teacher: Lizzie Chapman
  • Dates: August 30 – November 15 (No Class 9/6, Performance on Final Class)
  • Tuition: $182 (11 classes)

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Musical Theatre 3 – “Grease!”

(Prerequisite: 2 sessions of MT2 and/or Spotlight Stars or instructor approval)
Class Description: Working with three master teaching artists in acting, dance, and music, students in this advanced intermediate course further explore character development, musical theatre dance, and song interpretation. The course culminates in a casual, review-style performance(s) for friends and family.

  • Ages: 10 +  (Prereq. 2 sessions of MT2 and/or Spotlight Stars or instructor approval)
  • Mondays and Wednesdays
  • 5:00-6:20pm 
  • Teachers: Gary Schoenfeld, Lizzie Chapman, Ami Nashimoto 
  • Dates: August 30 – December 15
  • Tuition: $530 (Arrangements for monthly payments may be made through the office.)

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Play Production – “10 Ways to Survive The End Of The World”

Class Description: Guided by a professional director, students experience the rehearsal process of an all youth, non-musical, comedic play, culminating in an evening performance at Spindrift School. Additional technical rehearsals on the weekday evenings required. Open to all students 10-18 no matter their experience level! 14 classes at 1.5 hrs with additional dates of Nov. 5th and 12th with final performance(s) on Nov. 18.

  • Ages: 10-18
  • Thursdays
  • 5:00-6:20pm
  • Teacher: Gary Craig Schoenfeld
  • Dates: September 2 – November 18 (rehearsal/tech dates added: Nov. 5th & 12th) 
  • Tuition: $345

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Spindrift Dance Company Prep Levels I & II

(Prereq. 2+ years of dance experience or instructor approval)

Spindrift Dance Company Prep classes prepare performers for the rigorous commitment required of members of the Spindrift Dance Company, additionally introducing new members to the Company and preparing them for January’s auditions. Dancers will spend 2 hours per week working on technique, building stamina, and rehearsing choreography for the SSPA Fall Recital at Terra Nova Theatre, date TBD. 10 two hour classes + recital.

  • Ages: 7-18 (Prereq. 2+ years of dance experience or instructor approval)
  • Wednesdays
  • 5:00 – 7:00pm
  • Teachers: Brianna Anthony-Vick, Andrea Salazar 
  • Dates: September 15 – November 17
  • Tuition: $350 (Call the office to arrange monthly payments if desired)

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Performance Choir 

Students learn the basics of music theory while singing fun and familiar Winter Holiday songs. Public Performance TBA.

  • Ages 8 to 14
  • Fridays
  • 3:30 – 4:20pm 
  • Teacher: Osvaldo de Leon
  • Dates: September 10 to November 19 (possible performance date TBA)
  • Tuition: $198  11 classes plus performance

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Tween Yoga Flow w/Avery

Alright, tweens; take everything you thought you knew about yoga and throw it out the window. This high-energy vinyasa flow class will not only cultivate strength and flexibility—it will leave you feeling like one sweaty, peaceful warrior. All levels welcome.

  • Ages: 9 to 12
  • Tuesdays
  • 4:00-4:50pm
  • Teacher: Avery Northrup
  • August 31- November16
  • Tuition: (12 classes, no recital): $198

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