2020 Fall Class Schedule

All students must be minimum posted age by the first day of class.

For more information, please feel free to contact us.

*    No class September 7, October 31, or November 21-28.
**  Dance Manager's permission required.

Advanced Adult Tap

This class is for more experienced tappers to continue building skills, strength, and coordination while focusing on sequencing and performance style. Require attire will be workout clothes and tap shoes. Dancers will participate in the Holiday Shoe on Saturday, December 5.

Funky Jazz

This is a fun style of dance that features Jazz technique combined with the funkiness of hip hop moves and music. Attire will include leotard, dance shorts or pants, and jazz shoes.


Combining ballet and jazz moves, this style of dance interprets the story of the music and allows dancers to be in tune with their bodies through movement and musicality. Required attire will be leotard, tights, optional dance shorts, skirt or leggings, and ballet or lyrical shoes.

Pointe Prep

This class will focus on ballet technique, strenthening, artistry, and flexibility to enhance one's dance skills and in preparation for future work en Pointe. Required attire will be leotard, tights, optional dance skirt or shorts, and ballet shoes.


Dancers will have fun learning the rhythm, stylized moves, and choreography that make up these two complementary genres of dance. Required attire will be leotard, tights, optional dance shorts or capri-length pants, and tap shoes and jazz shoes.

Company Prep

This class is open to any student wishing to develop a well-rounded dance repertoire. Dancers will learn technique and choreography in Ballet, Jazz, and Tap with an extra focus on performance quality in preparation for the future possibility of joining the Palatine Dance Company. Dancers will participate alongside the PDC in the Holiday shoes on Saturday, December 5, community performances, and two numbers in all Spring Recitals. Pink Ballet shoes, tan slip-on jazz shoes, and tan tap shoes are required and a class uniform (leotard, tights, shorts) is included in the fee.

Parent Volunteer time for Holiday Show and Recital week required.

Holiday Dance

Celebrate the Holiday season with a festive Dance show! In this class, your little dancers will learn Ballet and/or Jazz technique and choreography for a dance to be done in two performances of our Holiday Show at Cutting Hall on Saturday, December 5. Attire includes a leotard, tights, optional dance shorts or Ballet skirt, and pink leather Ballet shoes (show costume is included in class fee).

Fall session only.


These classes focus on advanced form of Ballet, continuing technique, and working en Pointe. Attire includes leotard, convertible tights, optional dance skirt or shorts, Ballet shoes, and Pointe shoes.


Open to newly-placed Pointe students who attended the evaluation.


This class will focus on the rhythm and fun of drumming with tap in combination with the artistry and discipline of ballet. Attire will include leotard, tights, optional dance shorts or ballet skirt, tap shoes, and pink ballet shoes.

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