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3250 Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963
United States

(772) 231-6990

Riverside Theatre is a regionally producing theatre affiliated with Actor's Equity Association, The League of Resident Theatres, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, and United Scenic Artists. Riverside Children's Theatre, the educational arm of Riverside, offers classes, camps, and training opportunities in the areas of theatre, dance, music, and video for all ages on a year round basis.

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Youth Dance Classes

YOUTH DANCE CLASSES

At Riverside Theatre Education, our dance program recognizes that learning a dance is very different than learning to dance. Our professional instructors seek to impart skills that will equip our students for success in, and out, of the dance studio. Regardless of age, we provide a structured and rigorous environment that reflects the physical, intellectual, and emotional skills the study of dance develops.  (Please read the following policies regarding placement, schedule, and dress code before registering for classes.) 



DANCE CLASSES 
(sessions offered for ages 3 and up - beginner to advanced)

Choose from: Creative Dance, Beginning Ballet, Ballet 1, Ballet 2, Ballet 3, Ballet 4, Pre-Pointe, Pointe, Modern/Improv. Beginning Jazz, Jazz 1, Jazz 2, Jazz 3, Jazz 4, Tap Classes!

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Call our Education Department at 772-234-8052 (Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm) for more information.


YOUTH DANCE CLASS ROSTER


Jazz I
Fridays, 4pm - 5pm
Recommended for Ages 6 - 7

Students in this level will continue their introduction to jazz technique.  Basic warm-up exercises will be taught and structured progressions across the floor will begin.  


Jazz II
Fridays, 5pm - 6pm
Recommended for Ages 8-10

Jazz II focuses on the continued exploration of jazz technique.  


Jazz III
Monday's, 6pm - 7pm
Recommended for Ages 11 and up

In Jazz III, students will become more proficient in both performance quality and intermediate technique. 


Jazz IV
Monday's, 7pm - 8pm
Recommended for Ages 14 and up

Jazz IV focuses on developing the entire Jazz dancer. 


Creative Dance
Tuesdays, 3:30pm - 4pm
Recommended for Age 3 only

The perfect introduction to dance education.  This class builds on each child's own imagination, creativity, and self expression, in a structured class environment.


Beginning Ballet
Tuesdays, 4pm - 4:45pm
Recommended for Age 4 only

The Beginning Ballet Syllabus introduces the children to the basic postures, stretches, and positions of classical ballet.  


Beginning Ballet / Jazz
Tuesdays, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Recommended for Age 5 only

The first 30 minutes is used for basic Ballet movement.  The second half hour is geared toward larger movement, jumps, leaps, and body isolations of Jazz technique.


Ballet I
Thursdays, 4pm - 5pm
Recommended for Ages 6 - 7

Students in this level will continue their introduction to classical ballet technique.  Basic barre exercises will be taught and structured work away from the barre will begin. 


Ballet II
Wednesdays, 5pm - 6pm and Thursdays, 5pm - 6pm
Recommended for Ages 8 -10

Ballet II focuses on the continued exploration of barre and center technique.  More intermediate patterns of steps add challenge to student's thinking at this level.    


Ballet III
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4pm - 5:30pm
Recommended for Ages 11 and up

Students will execute the entire set of barre exercises on an intermediate level. 


Ballet IV
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Recommended for Ages 14 and up

Focus on the massive amount of steps that make up the classical ballet vocabulary.  Students will learn to execute a complete advanced ballet class from start to finish. 


Beginning Tap
Fridays,6pm - 7pm
Recommended for Ages 8 - 10

This class teaches rhythm, coordination, basic tap terminology and choreography.


Intermediate Tap
Wednesdays, 5pm - 6pm
Recommended for Ages 11 - 13

Building on technique learned in Tap I, This class teaches moe advanced rhythm, coordination, tap terminology, and choreography.  Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, coordination, and speed of movement.  The class emphasis is on developing proper tap technique, producing clear tap sounds.


Advanced Tap
Wednesdays, 6pm - 7pm
Recommended for Ages 14 and up

This technique class will focus on faster and more intricate footwork.  The Dancer at this level will develop speed, clarity, dynamics, and the ability to execute to complex rhythmic combinations.  Students will put the fundamentals to work by learning new steps, rhythms, patterns, and combinations from Broadway style to rhythm style tap.


Pre-Pointe
Wednesdays, 4pm - 5pm
Recommended for Ages 11 and up

Students will learn the very fundamentals of Pointe work in the preparatory class.  This class is required for all female students enrolled in Ballet III.  


Pointe
Wednesdays, 5pm - 6pm
Recommended for Ages 14 and up

Students will advance to more technical work on pointe in this class.  This class is required for all female students enrolled in Ballet IV.   


Call our Education Department at 772-234-8052 (Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm) for more information.