Classes meet once a week at scheduled time
As taxpayers, Davenport Residents receive at 20% discount.
Classes Sign-In at the Dance Studio in the lower level of the theatre building.
Parents will be allowed to observe class at designated times only.
What is appropriate dance attire?
The following dance attire is required for all classes and can be purchased locally or online. (There are no color requirements on dance apparel)
- All hair must be pulled back.
- Ballet: Leotard, tights (suggested color: pink), dance skirt (black jazz pants for boys). Ballet shoes: pink leather or canvas ballet shoes (girls) black ballet shoes (boys) No house shoes or fabric soles.
- Tap/Jazz: Leotard, tights (suggested color: Tan), jazz pants/capris; Shoes: black leather jazz shoes & black tap shoes.
- Hip Hop: Loose fitting and comfortable clothing; yoga pants/capris and athletic top. Shoes: black jazz shoes or clean tennis shoes with socks.
- Poms Dance: Black dance/athletic pants, leotard and/or athletic comfortable top, tights (suggested color: Tan); Shoes: black jazz shoes.
- Lyrical: Comfortable clothing - leggings/capris, leotard & tights, athletic top/flowy top. Shoes: Ballet shoes, Foot Undeez, or Barefoot.
- Tumbling: Girls: leotard, shorts; Boys: leotard/t-shirt, shorts; shoes: barefoot – no tights or socks. Avoid any baggy clothes, leotards with attached skirts, and jewelry.
Where can I buy dance attire?
Having trouble finding dance attire locally?
- Check out DiscountDance.com.
- Dancewear Place - 6632 Northwest Blvd, Davenport, IA 52806
- Walmart & Target - For little ones, Target and Walmart carry leotards and skirts. Walmart occasionally carries some leather sole ballet shoes.
What are the different dance levels?
Levels I & II: Students learn basic dance terminology and clarify technique. Class structure includes isolation and flexibility warm-ups for Jazz and Hip-Hop; barre and centre work for Ballet and Tap. All classes include dance combinations designed especially to build core basics. No previous dance experience necessary.
Levels III & IV: For the student who is ready for more complicated technique and combination work. More rigorous classroom training will generate a stronger and more confident dancer. By teacher recommendation only.