Kids and Adult Dance Classes / Workshops
We’re excited to announce ballet and contemporary/modern dance classes
Registration Now Open!!
Feb 24 — April 2 (6 weeks)
10:45-11:15am Baby Ballet (3-5)
$30 or $27 for Early Bird Pricing
This class will be a fun and energy-filled time! The kiddos will learn basic ballet terminology and class structure while jumping, spinning and being fairy tale characters!
4:15-5:00pm Mid- Beginning Ballet (5-8)
$45 or $40.50 for Early Bird Pricing
With a little more structure than the baby ballet but just as much fun, the students in this class will learn basic ballet terminology, class structure and will begin longer floor phrase work.
5:30-6:30pm Tween Beginning Ballet (9-12)
$66 or $59.40 for Early Bird Pricing
This class will be a fun but rigorous jump into ballet technique and history. In this class we will learn basic barre and floor exercises as well as longer phrase work. Every other week we will take time to learn about the history of ballet and begin to learn choreography.
7-8pm Teen Beginning – Intermediate Ballet (13-17)
$72 or $64.80 for Early Bird Pricing
This class will be a fun but rigorous jump into ballet technique and history. In this class we will learn basic barre and floor exercises as well as longer phrase work. Every other week we will take time to learn about the history of ballet and begin to develop our own choreography.
7-8pm adult modern (18+)
$72 or $64.80 Early Bird Pricing
Open to all skill levels. This class will be a rigorous jump into modern dance technique. It will begin on the floor, move to simple and complex phrase work and end with choreography development.
SATURDAY DANCE WORKSHOPS
This workshop is offered on Saturdays. Unlike our Sessions of 6 weeks, with the Saturday Dance Workshops, you can drop in for one, or more! Each workshop students will learn elements of ballet, modern dance, and choreography.
This is a great opportunity to learn dance skills where no one fails. NO experience necessary.
Kids Dance (ages 9-11)
10am – 12pm
2 hr class $25.00
- 45-minute Ballet class
- 45-minute Modern class
- 30-minute Choreography
January 25, 2020
February 8, 2020
February 29, 2020
March 7, 2020
June 13, 2020
We have set up a Kids Dance Workshop event page on Facebook. Be sure to check this first for any schedule changes.
Our granddaughter (9 years) truly had a wonderful time at this workshop. Thanks!
Frequently Asked Questions
Where are the dance classes held?
Dance classes will be in the same location as the current art classes — The Fred Oldfield Center — entrance at the Red Gate of the Washington State Fair.
What is the attire for dance class?
All the dancers should wear comfortable clothes that they can move in. This could be tights/leotards or leggings. For the baby ballet classes, they can either have ballet shoes or socks. Teen ballet should have ballet shoes if possible. Modern should either be in socks or barefoot.
About Our Dance Class Teacher
Sophie Marie is trained in Ballet and Modern dance. She received her Bachelors of Arts from Bennington College in Dance Composition and Neuroscience. She has taught dance for the last decade and is excited to return to Washington State to teach at the Fred Oldfield’s Western Heritage& Art Center!