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2017 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

BABY MUSIC 424202-1

Ages birth-3

This parent and 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: 9/12 - 10/24
R: $35, NR: $40
Instructor: Melissa Sites

DANCE TOGETHER 424203-1

Ages 1-3

Dance Together is a movement class for children ages 1-3 and a participating adult. (Children who are not yet walking are permitted to accompany participating adult and sibling.) This is a fun, upbeat exploration of movement, music and storytelling intended to help parents and young children incorporate dance, movement games and rhythm play into their daily life. Parents and children should come dressed comfortably and ready to move in bare feet.

W 10:30am-11:15am/CC-202
9 mtgs: 9/13 - 11/8
R: $45, NR: $50
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

CREATIVE MOVEMENT

Ages 3-4

A joyful exploration of movement, music and imagination! Emphasis is on developing each child's creativity and confidence through dance, storytelling and rhythmic games. In-studio performance on the last day of class! Students should wear clothes easy to move in and bare feet. No jeans or costumes please.

424200-MO M 4:00pm-4:45pm/CC-10
12 mtgs: 9/11 - 12/4 (No class 10/16)
R: $84, NR: $91

424200-SA Sa 10:15am-11:00am/CC-10
10 mtgs: 9/16 - 12/9 (No class 9/30, 10/14, 11/25)
R: $70, NR: $77
Instructor: Angella Foster

PRE-DANCE 434200-WE

Ages 4-5

Aspiring young dancers discover the basics of ballet, jazz & modern dance in a fun, nurturing environment. Emphasis is on developing the discipline, confidence and coordination needed for Pre-Ballet or Pre-Jazz/Tap. In class performance on last day of class! Students should wear comfortable clothes and bare feet.

W 4:00pm-4:45pm/CC-10
11 mtgs: 9/13 - 12/6 (No class 9/20, 11/22)
R: $77, NR: $84
Instructor: Angella Foster


Elementary/Middle School

PRE-JAZZ/TAP 434204-WE

Ages 5-7

Pre-Jazz gives energetic young dancers an opportunity to develop the rhythmic accuracy, discipline and coordination needed to begin a more formal study of jazz dance forms. In a positive but structured environment, students will learn elementary jazz positions and phrases as well as short, upbeat choreographed dances for in-class showings. Uniform: Students should wear leggings or sweat pants with a snug fitting top. Tap shoes required for this class; jazz shoes are optional. In-studio performance on last day of class!

Tu 4:15pm-5:00pm/CC-10
12 mtgs: 9/12 - 12/5 (No class 10/31)
R: $84, NR: $91
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

PRE-BALLET

Ages 5-7

In Pre-Ballet, young dancers will develop the proper posture, flexibility and discipline needed to begin a more formal study of classical ballet. In a joyful but structured environment, students will learn the elementary positions and movement phrases of ballet as well as some basic character dance steps used in traditional story ballets likeThe NutcrackerandSwan Lake. Uniform: Girls -- Pink or black leotard, pink footless tights and bare feet (optional: pink leather ballet slippers). Boys -- Plain white t-shirt, black leggings or sweatpants, bare feet (optional: black leather ballet slippers). In-studio performance on last day of class!

434201-TH Th 4:15pm-5:00pm/CC-10
11 mtgs: 9/14 - 12/14 (No class 9/21, 10/5, 11/23)
R: $77, NR: $84
Instructor: Angella Foster

434201-SA Sa 11:00am-11:45am/CC-10
10 mtgs: 9/16 - 12/9 (No class 9/30, 10/14, 11/25)
R: $70, NR: $77
Instructor: Angella Foster

BALLET & JAZZ BASICS 434206-1

Ages 5-7

A fun, fast-paced introduction to musical theater jazz styles set to music from popular Broadway shows past and present. Dancers will learn a variety of choreographed dance routines with an emphasis on turning and jumping skills. Uniform: Students should wear snug fitting comfortable clothes. Jazz slippers or dance sneakers preferred but not required. In-studio performance on last day of class!

M 5:00pm-5:45pm/CC-10
12 mtgs: 9/11 - 12/4 (No class 10/16)
R: $108, NR: $117
Instructor: Angella Foster

LIL HIP HOP 434206-2

Ages 6-9

A fun, upbeat introduction to hip hop designed especially for young dancers with little to no previous dance experience. 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 & family on last day of class!

Tu 5:15pm-6:00pm/CC-10
12 mtgs: 9/12 - 12/5 (No class 10/31)
R: $84, NR: $91
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

MUSICAL THEATER TAP II/III 434207-1

Ages 7-11

A continuation of Tap I/II. 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. Uniform: Black jazz pants or leggings, snug fitting t-shirt and black or tan tap shoes. No character heels please. Must have completed at least one full year of tap study or receive permission of instructor to enroll. In-studio performance on last day of class! Note: Tap classes meet on the stage in the Community Center gymnasium, not in the dance studio.

W 5:00pm-6:00pm/CC-106
11 mtgs: 9/13 - 12/6 (No class 9/20, 11/22)
R: $99, NR: $108
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

MUSICAL THEATER TAP IV 444205-1

Ages 10-16

A continuation of Tap III. 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. Uniform: Black jazz pants or leggings, snug fitting t-shirt and black or tan tap shoes. No character heels please. Must have completed at least two full year of tap study or receive permission of instructor to enroll. In-studio performance on last day of class!

W 6:00pm-7:00pm/CC-106
11 mtgs: 9/13 - 12/6 (No class 9/20, 11/22)
R: $99, NR: $108
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

BALLET I 434202-1

Ages 7-11

In introduction to the grace and discipline of classical ballet. This class teaches young dancers the basic posture and body positions which lay the foundation of this beautiful dance form. Emphasis is on developing each student's flexibility, strength and musicality. Uniform: Girls - pink ballet shoes, pink tights, black leotard, long hair secured in bun. Boys - black ballet shoes, black leggings, snug white t-shirt. In-studio performance on last day of class!

Th 5:00pm-6:00pm/CC-10
11 mtgs: 9/14 - 12/14 (No class 9/21, 10/5, 11/23)
R: $99, NR: $108
Instructor: Angella Foster

BALLET II/III 434211-1

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. Uniform: Girls - pink ballet shoes, pink tights, black leotard, long hair secured in bun. Boys - black ballet shoes, black leggings, snug white t-shirt. In-studio performance on last day of class!

Th 6:00pm-7:00pm/CC-10
11 mtgs: 9/14 - 12/14 (No class 9/21, 10/5, 11/23)
R: $99, NR: $108
Instructor: Angella Foster

CONTEMPORARY DANCE 434205-1

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 necessary. Uniform: Bare feet, black yoga pants, or leggings and snug top. In-studio performance on last day of class!

Tu 6:00pm-7:00pm/CC-10
12 mtgs: 9/12 - 12/5 (No class 10/31)
R: $108, NR: $117
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

MUSICAL THEATER TAP IV 444205-1

Ages 11-17

A continuation of Tap III. 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. Uniform: Black jazz pants or leggings, snug fitting t-shirt and black or tan tap shoes. No character heels please. Must have completed at least two full year of tap study or receive permission of instructor to enroll. In-studio performance on last day of class!

W 6:00pm-7:00pm/CC-10
11 mtgs: 9/13 - 12/6 (No class 9/20, 11/22)
R: $99, NR: $108
Instructor: Lisa Pellittiere

BALLET IV/V 444201-1

Ages 11-17

A continuation of Ballet II/IV. Students must have completed at least three full years of ballet training. This class will focus on the continued mastery of classical ballet vocabulary with an emphasis on advanced jumping and turning skills. In addition, students will learn short variations to work on their performance quality and acting skills. Uniform: Girls - pink ballet shoes, pink tights, black leotard, long hair secured off face and neck. Boys - black ballet shoes, black leggings, snug white t-shirt. In-studio performance on last day of class!

M 6:00pm-7:15pm/CC-10
12 mtgs: 9/11 - 12/4 (No class 10/16)
R: $120, NR: $130
Instructor: Angella Foster

MUSICAL THEATER JAZZ II/III 444204-1

Ages 11-17

A fun, fast-paced survey of a wide variety of musical theater jazz styles set to music from popular Broadway shows past and present. Dancers will learn choreographed dance routines to a wide range of musical selections with an emphasis on turning and jumping skills. Uniform: Students should wear snug fitting comfortable clothes. Jazz slippers or dance sneakers preferred but not required. In-studio performance on last day of class!

Sa 12:00pm-1:00pm/CC-10
10 mtgs: 9/16 - 12/9 (No class 9/30, 10/14, 11/25)
R: $90, NR: $99
Instructor: Angella Foster


Teen & Adult Programs

ULTIMATE GROOVE WORKOUT

Ages 16+

Move it and lose it! Work out at your own pace to the upbeat rhythms that make you feel like you're dancing. This total body workout features Latin, African, Jazz, and Hip Hop beats. Our cardio, strength and flexibility training exercises are designed to get you in shape by burning lots of calories and toning your muscles. Come have fun and groove to a healthier, sexier you! Please wear form-fitting workout gear and bring water, your workout shoes, and a towel/yoga mat for floor exercises. For more information, please contact instructor atchelsea@groovedancefitness.comor 301-775-5674. All classes take place in the dance studio (Room 10) at the Greenbelt Community Center.

Session Dates: 9/5-12/16
(No class 10/31, 11/2, 11/4, 11/7, 11/9, 11/11, 11/23, 11/25)
464220-20 20-class card R: $160, NR: $180
464220-10 10-class card R: $90, NR: $100
464220-5 5-class card R: $50, NR: $55
Drop-in: $12 (no cash)
Instructor: Chelsea Calhoun

BEGINNING BALLET 454202-3

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 shoes or bare feet. Leotards & tights not necessary.

M 7:15pm-8:15pm/CC-10
12 mtgs: 9/11 - 12/4 (No class 10/16)
R: $120, NR: $130
Instructor: Angella Foster

GREEK FOLK DANCING 454201-1

Ages 16+

Lose weight and keep fit while having fun expressing your unique personality the Greek way through food and dance! No partner required.

Su 4:30pm-6:30pm/CC-10
9 mtgs: 9/24 - 11/19
R/NR: $32Instructor: Chris Tennant

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