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2019 Fall Schedule

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Contact: Angella Foster, 240-542-2067

Registration for all of these classes is available on-line. You can also download the current Activity Guide which include a hard copy of the registration form.


Pre-school Programs

The minimum age requirement for all classes should be met by the first class meeting. Helpful hints for getting your young performer ready at: www.greenbeltmd.gov/dance.

BABY MUSIC 124202-1 Ages birth-3

This parent-child class will help parents and small children enjoy music together in daily life. Explore nursery rhymes and folk songs, games and movement, recorded music, age appropriate instruments and more.

Tu 10:45am-11:30am/CC-201
7 mtgs: 1/14 - 2/25
R: $40, NR: $45
Instructor: Melissa Sites

DANCE TOGETHER Ages 1-3


Dance Together is a movement class for children accompanied by a participating adult. This fun, upbeat exploration of movement, music and storytelling is intended to help parents and young children incorporate dance, movement games and rhythm play into their daily life. Participating adults and children should come dressed comfortably and ready to move in bare feet; siblings who are not yet walking are permitted to accompany participating adult and sibling. Please note that the registered child must be walking independently before first class session.

124203-Sa
Sa 9:15am-10:00am/CC-10
7 mtgs: 1/25 - 3/21 (No class 2/15, 3/14)
R: $35, NR: $40

124203-W
W 10:30am-11:15am/CC-202
7 mtgs: 1/29 - 3/18 (No class 3/11)
R: $35, NR: $40
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

STORYBOOK DANCE THEATER  Ages 3-5

Through music and movement, students will develop their coordination, confidence and rhythmic skills while creating dances inspired by a seasonal theme. This session our storybook theater dances will explore how plants grow. Inspired by the world of Eric Carle, we'll let our imagination take flight as we cultivate a colorful movement garden. We will also make simple crafts to serve as props and set for our storybook dances. Students should wear clothes that are easy to move in and bare feet; no jeans or costumes. In-studio performance on last day of class!

124204-Sa
Sa 10:15am-11:00am/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/25 - 5/9 (No class 2/15, 3/14, 4/11)
R: $104, NR: $112
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

124204-W

W 4:30pm-5:15pm/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/29 - 5/6 (No class 3/4, 4/8)
R: $104, NR: $112
Instructor: Angella Foster

DANCE THE WORLD  Ages 4-6

Join us as we journey around the world exploring movement, music and imagination! This session our travels will take us to China, Cuba, and the Congo. Emphasis on developing each child's creativity and confidence through dance, storytelling and rhythmic games. Students should wear clothes easy to move in and bare feet; no costumes or jeans.

124206-M
M 4:00pm-4:45pm/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/27 - 5/11 (No class 2/17, 4/6, 4/13)
R: $104, NR: $112
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

124206-Th

Th 4:15pm-5:00pm/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/30 - 5/7 (No class 3/5, 4/9)
R: $104, NR: $112
Instructor: Angella Foster


Elementary/Middle School

The minimum age requirement for all classes should be met by the first class meeting. Helpful hints for getting your young performer ready for class at: www.greenbeltmd.gov/dance.

PRE-TAP/HIP HOP 134204-TU Ages 5-7

In a positive but structured environment, students will learn rhythmic basics of tap and hip hop as well as short, upbeat choreographed dances in both styles. In-studio performance on last day of class! Students should wear leggings or sweat pants with a snug fitting top; tap shoes required for this class, black preferred; sneakers are recommended for the hip hop portion. Note: Tap classes meet on the stage in the Community Center gymnasium, not in the dance studio.

Tu 4:30pm-5:15pm/CC-106
13 mtgs: 1/28 - 5/5 (No class 3/10, 4/7)
R: $104, NR: $112
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

PRE-BALLET/JAZZ 134201-WE Ages 5-7

In this class, young dancers will develop the proper posture, flexibility and discipline needed to begin a more formal study of classical ballet and musical theater jazz. In a joyful but structured environment, students will learn the elementary positions and short choreographed dances in both styles of dance. In studio performance for friends and family on the last day of class! Uniform: Girls-Leggings or footless tights with a snug fitting top or leotard with pink ballet slippers or bare feet; Boys-Leggings or sweatpants with sung-fitting t-shirt with black ballet slippers or bare feet.

W 5:15pm-6:00pm/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/29 - 5/6 (No class 3/4, 4/8)
R: $104, NR: $112
Instructor: Angella Foster

BALLET/JAZZ BASICS  Ages 6-9

Ballet/Jazz Basics is designed to introduces students to the fundamentals of ballet as well as the fast-paced rhythms of musical theater jazz in a positive, supportive environment. Students will learn short choreographed dances in both styles of dance. In-studio performance on last day of class! Uniform: Girls-Pink or black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet slippers or footless tight with bare feet; Boys - White t-shirt, black knit pants or leggings and black ballet slippers or bare feet. For more performance opportunities, register for Choose Your Own Adventure.

134206-Sa
Sa 11:00am-11:45am/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/25 - 5/9 (No class 2/15, 3/14, 4/11)
R: $104, NR: $112
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

134206-Th
Th 5:00pm-5:45pm/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/30 - 5/7 (No class 3/5, 4/9)
R: $104, NR: $112
Instructor: Angella Foster

134206-Tu
Tu 5:30pm-6:15pm/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/28 - 5/5 (No class 3/10, 4/7)
R: $104, NR: $112
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE 134214-2 Ages 6-9

Students will learn some of the tricks of the choreographer's trade and work together under the
guidance of experienced choreographers to make a dance of their own. In-studio performance on Friday, May 22, 5:30pm-6:30pm. Recommended for young performers concurrently enrolled in a performing arts class. Uniform: Girls - black leotard and pink footless or convertible tights; Boys - black leggings with a plain black t-shirt. Dancers will rehearse and perform in bare feet. Uniform will serve as the base costume for the in-studio performance.

F 4:30pm-6:30pm/CC-GFE
8 mtgs: 3/27 - 5/22 (No class 4/10)
R: $120, NR: $130
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

MUSICAL THEATER TAP I/II 134207-1 Ages 7-11

Perfect for students interested in any aspect of performing arts, but musicals in particular! Learn classic tap steps featured in movie musicals like Singin' in the Rain and 42nd Street. In-studio performance on last day of class! Uniform: Black jazz pants or leggings, snug fitting plain t-shirt and
oxford or mary jane-style tap shoes, black preferred. No character heels please. Note: Tap classes meet on the stage in the Community Center gymnasium, not in the dance studio. For more performance opportunities, register for Choreography Club or Choose Your Own Adventure.

W 4:15pm-5:00pm/CC-106
13 mtgs: 1/29 - 5/6 (No class 3/11, 4/8)
R: $104, NR: $112
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

BALLET I/II 134202-1 Ages 7-11

This class teaches young dancers the basic postures and body positions of classical ballet. Emphasis is on developing each student's flexibility, strength and musicality. In-studio performance on last day of class! Uniform: Girls - pink ballet shoes, pink tights, black leotard, long hair secured in bun. Boys - black ballet shoes, black leggings, snug white t-shirt. For more performance opportunities, register for Choreography Club or Choose Your Own Adventure.

M 4:45pm-5:45pm/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/27 - 5/11 (No class 2/17, 4/6, 4/13)
R: $130, NR: $140
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

HIP HOP 134213-2 Ages 7-11

A fun, upbeat class for young dancers who completed Pre-Tap/Hip Hop or are looking to try something new! Dancers will learn the basics of popping, locking and isolations as well as fast, fun hip hop routines to a mix of age-appropriate beats. In-studio performance for friends and family on last day of class! Students should wear comfortable athletic clothes and bring a clean pair of sneakers with them to class. For additional performance opportunities, register for Choreography Club or Choose Your Own Adventure.

Tu 5:30pm-6:30pm/CC-106
13 mtgs: 1/28 - 5/5 (No class, 3/17, 4/7)
R: $130, NR: $140
Instructor: Elta Goldstein

CONTEMPORARY DANCE I/II 134205-1 Ages 8-15

Contemporary dance combines elements of ballet, yoga, Pilates, basic tumbling and modern dance to create a fusion that is fun, expressive and great exercise. No previous dance experience required. In-studio performance on last day of class! Uniform: Students should wear snug fitting comfortable clothes, including pants that cover the knees and plan to dance barefoot. For more performance
opportunities, register for Choreography Club or Choose Your Own Adventure.

Tu 6:30pm-7:30pm/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/28 - 5/5 (No class 3/10, 4/7)
R: $130, NR: $140
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

MUSICAL THEATER TAP III 134210-1 Ages 8-15

A continuation of Tap I/II. Must have completed at least one year full year of tap study or receive permission of instructor to enroll. This class is designed to give students a chance to further develop the clarity and precision of their tapping as well as hone their performance skills for the stage. Instudio
performance on last day of class!. Uniform: Black jazz pants or leggings, snug fitting plain t-shirt and oxford or mary jane-style tap shoes, black preferred. No character heels please. Note: Tap classes meet on the stage in the Community Center gymnasium, not in the dance studio. For additional performance opportunities, see Choreography Club or Choose Your Own Adventure.

W 5:00pm-6:00pm/CC-106
13 mtgs: 1/29 - 5/6 (No class 3/11, 4/8)
R: $130, NR: $140
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

BALLET III/IV 134211-2 Ages 8-15

A continuation of Ballet I/II. Students must have completed at least one full year of ballet training. Emphasis is on developing each dancer's understanding and mastery of the basic movements and performance quality characteristics of classical ballet. In-studio performance on last day of class! Uniform: Girls - black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet slippers OR tights and ballet slippers that blend with skin tone. Boys - black ballet shoes, black leggings, snug white or black t-shirt (no writing or logos); Long hair must be secured off of face and neck. For more performance opportunities, register for Choreography Club or Choose Your Own Adventure.

Th 6:00pm-7:00pm/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/30 - 5/7 (No class 3/5, 4/9)
R: $130, NR: $140
Instructor: Angella Foster

CHOREOGRAPHY CLUB 134215-2 Ages 10-17

Aspiring directors and choreographers will learn what it takes to make their own dances, costume their work and bring it to life in front of an audience. Students will learn some of the tricks of the choreographer's trade and work together under the guidance of experienced choreographers to make a dance of their own. In-studio performance on Friday, May 22, 5:30pm-6:30pm. Recommended for young performers with at least two years previous dance experience. Uniform: Girls - black leotard with footless or convertible tights that are pink or match skin tone; Boys - black leggings with plain black t-shirt (no writing or logos). If student already owns ballet slippers or jazz oxfords, he/she should bring them on the first day of class; students will also rehearse and/or perform bare foot. Uniform will serve as the base costume for the in-studio performance.

F 4:30pm-6:30pm/CC-10
8 mtgs: 3/27 - 5/22 (No class 4/10)
R: $120, NR: $130
Instructor: Angella Foster


Teen & Adult Programs

The minimum age requirement for all classes should be met by the first class meeting. Helpful hints for getting your young performer ready for class at: www.greenbeltmd.gov/dance.

BEGINNING BALLET 154202-3 Ages 15+

A fun introduction to ballet specifically designed for teen and adult beginners! Emphasis will be on developing strength, flexibility and balance through traditional ballet barre work as well as through conditioning exercises borrowed from Pilates and yoga. Please wear comfortable clothes but not too loose. Soft ballet slippers or bare feet. Leotards & tights not necessary.

M 7:15pm-8:15pm/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/27 - 5/11 (No class 2/17, 4/6, 4/13)
R: $130, NR: $140
Instructor: Angella Foster

BEGINNING MUSICAL THEATER TAP 154209-1 Ages 15+

A fun introduction to the rhythms of tap designed for teen and adult beginners! Classic tap steps will be introduced and developed to the sound of musical numbers and jazz favorites. Please wear comfortable clothes that you can move in. Oxford style tap shoes are recommended. Hard soled shoes are permitted. Note: Tap classes meet on the stage in the Community Center gymnasium, not in the dance studio.

W 7:00pm-8:00pm/CC-106
13 mtgs: 1/29 - 5/6 (No class 3/11, 4/8)
R: $130, NR: $140
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

BEGINNING JAZZ 154211-1 Ages 15+

A fun introduction to the rhythms and styles of jazz dance designed for teen and adult beginners! Classic jazz steps will be introduced and developed to the sound of contemporary tunes as well as musical favorites. Please wear comfortable, athletic style clothes that you can move in. Bare feet, jazz or ballet shoes recommended.

Tu 6:30pm-7:30pm/CC-106
7 mtgs: 1/28 - 3/10
R: $70, NR: $80
Instructor: Elta Goldstein

BALLET V WITH POINTE 144201-2 Ages 12-17

A continuation of Ballet IV. Students must have completed at least three full years of ballet training or have permission of instructor to enroll. This class will focus on the continued mastery of classical ballet vocabulary with an emphasis on advanced jumping and turning skills. Students will learn short variations to work on their performance quality and acting skills. Additional emphasis is on developing strength and the safe application of ballet technique to beginning pointe work for girls and advanced jumps for boys. Instudio performance on last day of class! Uniform: Girls - black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet slippers OR tights and ballet slippers that blend with skin tone. Boys - black ballet shoes, black leggings, snug white or black t-shirt (no writing or logos); Long hair must be secured off of face and neck. For additional performance opportunities, see Choreography Club.

M 5:45pm-7:15pm/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/27 - 5/11 (No class 2/17, 4/6, 4/13)
R: $195, NR: $210
Instructor: Angella Foster

MUSICAL THEATER TAP IV/V 144205-1 Ages 12-17

A continuation of Tap III. Students must have completed at least three full years of tap or receive permission from the instructor to enroll. At this level, students learn more tap rhythms, sounds, and combinations while progressing in their mastery of riffs, time steps, complex turns, and extensive warm-up. Students will also demonstrate the ability to build speed while keeping the clarity of their taps clean. In-studio performance on last day of class! Uniform: Black jazz pants or leggings, snug fitting t-shirt and black oxford or Mary Jane-style tap shoes, black preferred. No character heels please. Must have completed at least two full years of tap study or receive permission of instructor to enroll. Note: Tap classes meet on the stage in the Community Center gymnasium, not in the dance studio. For
additional performance opportunities, see Choreography Club.

W 6:00pm-7:00pm/CC-106
13 mtgs: 1/29 - 5/6 (No class 3/11, 4/8)
R: $130, NR: $140
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

BALLET REPERTORY WITH POINTE 144212-2 Ages 12-17

Students must be concurrently enrolled in Ballet V with Pointe or have permission from instructor to enroll. Dancers will learn classical and contemporary ballet variations that will challenge them to grow as performers and technicians. Additional emphasis is on building strength and applying the principles of ballet technique to beginning pointe work for girls and advanced jumps for boys. This course is designed for intermediate to advanced students with previous performance experience. In-studio performance on last day of class! Uniform: Girls - black leotard, pink tights and pink ballet slippers OR tights and ballet slippers that blend with skin tone. Boys - black ballet shoes, black leggings, snug
white or black t-shirt (no writing or logos); Long hair must be secured off of face and neck. For additional performance opportunities, see Choreography Club.

Th 7:00pm-7:45pm/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/30 - 5/7 (No class 3/5, 4/9)
R: $104, NR: $112
Instructor: Angella Foster

CONTEMPORARY DANCE III/IV 144216-2 Ages 8-15

A continuation of Contemporary I/II. Students must have completed at least three full years of dance training or have permission of instructor to enroll. Contemporary dance combines elements of ballet, yoga, Pilates, basic tumbling and modern dance to create a fusion that is fun, expressive and great exercise. In-studio performance on last day of class! Uniform: Students should wear snug-fitting comfortable clothes, including leggings that cover the knees, and plan to dance bare foot; hair should be secured off face and neck. For more performance opportunities, see Choreography Club.

Sa 12:00pm-1:00pm/CC-10
13 mtgs: 1/25 - 5/9 (No class 2/15, 3/14, 4/11)
R: $130, NR: $140
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

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