Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theater/Character, Lyrical, Modern, & Hip-Hop
Ballet: A classical, theatrical, highly disciplined form of dance, which is the foundation for all other styles of dance. Ballet is based on techniques that have been developed over centuries.
Pointe: A part of classical ballet technique made possible by special shoes that enable dancers to dance on the tips of their toes. A special style available to only advanced ballet dancers.
Tap: A dance in which beats are audibly tapped out with the toe or heel by dancers wearing shoes with special taps. Tap is a rhythmic style that incorporates all genres of dance.
Jazz: A dance form that has many origins which is usually matched to upbeat music. Jazz dancing often uses bold, dramatic body movements, including body isolations and contractions.
Musical Theater: A form of jazz used in musicals which requires performance skills by adding theatrical elements to dance choreography.
Lyrical: A dance style that combines elements of ballet, jazz, and modern dance techniques to tell a story. It is usually performed to music with lyrics and the song's lyrics are the main inspiration for the movement. Choreography is often emotional and delicate.
Modern: A form of dance that encourages dancers to use their emotions and moods to design their own steps and routines. Improve is a large part of modern dance. It has no set guidelines for movement, instead of following a structured code of technique, as in ballet. It is a grounded style unlike ballet which is light and airy.
Hip-Hop: A style of dance evolved from the hip-hop culture or street dancing performed to rap or hip-hop music. It includes moves such as breaking, popping, locking, and krumping. Personal interpretation are essential to hip-hop dancing.
Only combination classes are offered at FTR. Description below will give you an idea of genres taught and estimated weekly studio time. Contact us for pricing!
45 mins/wk (Ballet, Tap, Jazz) Age 2.5-5 years old
1 hour/wk (Ballet, Tap, Jazz) Age 4-6 years old
1hr15mins/wk (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop) Age 6-8 years old
1hr45mins/wk (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop,) Ages 8-10 years old
2hrs/wk (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Lyrical) Age 9-11 years old
2hrs15mins/wk (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Lyrical) Age 10-13 years old
3hrswk (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Modern) Age 12-15 years old
4hrs/wk (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Modern, Pointe) Age 14+ up
If you are interested in hip-hop and tap classes for your son please contact us for further details
*The age ranges and class lengths listed are only a reference.
All placements are based on each individual student's ability and maturity!*