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Ages 5-6  (K-1)| Academic Year Class 

Your child will sparkle and shine in this exciting, creative class! Watch your child's confidence grow and his/her circle of friends expand as we explore ballet basics, the rhythms and musicality of tap and the exciting moves of jazz dance! An excellent class to get your tiny star moving and grooving!  No previous dance experience is necessary!

Attire

Girls: Pink ruffled leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes and tan tap shoes. 

Boys: White T-Shirt, Black Shorts, Black Ballet Shoes, Black Tap Shoes

Academic Year Class

Sept. 10, 2020 through May 29, 2021

Days & Times

Thursdays 5-6 pm

New London Studio

Fridays 5-6 pm

New London Studio

Saturdays 9:15-10:15 am

New London Studio 
 

 

 

 


 

All Rising Stars Classes are a Hybrid Model and run concurrently In Person at the Studio and Online through our online Digital Dance Academy delivered via Zoom. 

TDE Parents Share: "A million thanks for a wonderful introduction to ballet and tap dance! We are so lucky to have your patient, fun and expert instruction weekly. Thanks a million!"  

- The Folmer Family

 

Mini Hip Hop

Ages 5-6  (K-1)| Academic Year Class 

Watch as your child explores the funkier side of dance. Hip Hop is all about developing self-expression and individual style, and this class will have your child jumping with excitement each week!  Our hip hop curriculum motivates students to move in new ways and incorporates age-appropriate music that will inspire your child's natural ability.

Academic Year Class
Now through May 31, 2020

 

Thursdays 6 - 6:45 pm | New London Studio 

 

All Mini Hip Hop Classes are a Hybrid Model and run concurrently In Person at the Studio and Online through our online Digital Dance Academy delivered via Zoom. 

Attire

Recommended Dance Wear

Girls: Marine Blue Leotard, Black Jazz Shorts, Tan Tights and Black Sparkle Sneakers or Clean Sneakers with velcro laces. 

OR

Black Biketard, Tan Tights and Clean Sneakers with velcro laces

 

Boys: White t-shirt, black sweatpants or shorts, clean sneakers with velcro laces

TDE Parents Share: "Not only are you great dance teachers, but we feel you teach much more than that; including manners, morals, and how to be a good person, which are invaluable in today's society. We think it is wonderful that you have the Community Dance Ensemble through which you teach your students to give back to the community and others."  - Nathan & Michelle Booth 

 

Ages 5-7  (K-1)| Academic Year Class 

TDE is an Acrobatic Arts Certified Studio. 

 

The Acrobatic Arts Program is a fabulous way way to explore both dance and acrobatics at the foundation level. The class focuses on learning the acro positions, locomotor skills (galloping, leaping, jumping, hopping, etc), flexibility, balance, movement concepts, cooperation and social skills coupled with music, dance, imagination and fun.

 

Each level of the program has a specific set of skills that build on the foundation made in previous levels. Students progress through the levels at their own pace gaining confidence as each skill is mastered!

What is the difference between
Acrobatic Arts and Gymnastics?

Attire

Recommended Dance Wear
Girls: 
Marine Blue Leotard, Black Jazz Shorts, Tan Footless Tights with bare feet 

OR

Black Biketard, Tan Footless Tights with barefeet

Boys: White t-shirt, black sweatpants or shorts, bare feet

Academic Year Class
 (Sept. 10th through May 29th, 2021)

Level 1 |  Ages 5-7

Saturdays 10:20-11:05 am 
New London Studio

 

All Acrobatic Arts Classes are a Hybrid Model and run concurrently In Person and Online through our online Digital Dance Academy delivered via Zoom. 

 

Academic Year Tuition

A TDE Parent Shares: "Amélie truly loves dance class and loves all of her teachers. Thank you for teaching her the beautiful art and discipline of dance and for filling her with such joy, pride and accomplishment each week.  The Dance Extension is clearly a very special place, and we are honored to be a part of it."  - Alexa Kydd, TDE Parent 

RATES & INSTALLMENT PLANS

The Academic Year begins in September and ends in May and is comprised of 32 weeks. Tuition for the Academic Year is payable via one of our three simple Installment Plans outlined below. Note: Plans may not be changed mid-season. Installment plans are based on a yearly fee for the 32 week season rather than the number of classes in any given month. 

 

The 1st Tuition Installment & the Annual Member Fee is due at the time of registration. 

Annual Membership (Non-Refundable)

$25 Individual / $40 Family (Immediate)

Tuition is the same whether taking class In Person or online through the Digital Dance Academy.  

INSTALLMENT PLANS

EASY PAY
SEMESTER
YEARLY

Tuition is non-refundable and will not be refunded or prorated for unattended or cancelled classes. In the case of prolonged illness/injury (verified by a Physician), a Tuition Credit less a processing fee are at the Director's discretion. 

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Children's hip hop classes at The Dance Extension in Southeastern Connecticut