Dance, Dance, Dance!

Welcome to Addison Park District Dance Program where Dance is not just a class… it is a passion that is passed from instructors to students. Our program teaches the fundamentals and technique for dancers to grow from 3-year-old tot classes through teenage dance team members. The Addison Park District teaches classes in tap, ballet, jazz, pointe, lyrical, hip hop, flex core, and combinations. We realize that having a place to have quality instruction at a value is important and are committed to keeping costs reasonable. Come join your hometown Dance team at the Addison Park District! Early Childhood Dance Classes Dancers from the ages of 3-5 will learn introduction to movement with fundamentals and basic technique to form a strong foundation. Youth Childhood Dance Classes Dancers from the ages of 6-12 will use their fundamentals and basic technique of prior instruction to aide in barre and floor work skills. Dancers will gain stage presence, teamwork, positive dance unity, and level progression they excel. Addison Park Dancers “Addison Park Dancers” are the top dance team at the Addison Park District. Members are based on tryouts held in May for newcomers to join in the fall. Dance Class Offerings •Combo 1,2, and 3: Learn tap, ballet, and Jazz. Dancers wanting to eventually try out for APD should take combo classes to become dance fluent. This class prepares you for APD! Required shoes: pink ballet, black tap, and black jazz boot. •Hip Hop Production: Learn a fast-paced hip hop routine with many large props and acting! The world is your stage! Required shoes: Black jazz or hip-hop shoes. •Tiny Toes: Learn the fundamentals and grace of ballet in this wonderful introductory class. Required shoes: Pink ballet shoes. •Tot Hip Hop: Take advantage of this high energy class and get your little one bop-pin to some hip songs. Required shoes: Pink ballet shoes. •Tiny Ballet: Participants will be introduced to barre exercises, floor work, and introductory skills to prepare each student for the challenges of ballet. Required shoes: Pink ballet shoes. •Tiny Tap: Participants will be introduced to floor work, and introductory skills to prepare each student for the challenges of tap. Required shoes: Black tap. •Tot Dance Intro: Does your little one love to dance? This class will introduce movement in pre ballet, pre jazz, and pre hip hop. Fundamentals and a fun routine will be learned in this fun high energy class! Required shoes: Pink ballet shoes •Flex Core: This is a stretch and core strengthening class. No routine will be done for this class. Each week you will be stretching, crunching, planking, and much more to improve your flexibility and range in your other dance class(es.) Come challenge yourself! •Pre-Ballet: Participants will be introduced to barre exercises, floor work, and introductory skills to prepare each student for the challenges of ballet. Required shoes: Pink ballet shoes. •Pre-Tap: Participants will be introduced to floor work, and introductory skills to prepare each student for the challenges of tap. Required shoes: Black tap. •Jazz Hip Hop: Take advantage of this high energy class and put your technique to a fun dance combination. Required shoes: Black jazz or black hip hop shoes. •Lyrical: Learn the graceful moves of lyrical with the fundamentals of ballet in this beautiful class. Required shoes: Pink ballet shoes. Dance Program Location – Centennial Dance Studio, Centennial Recreation Center.