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?
Appropriate Dance Attire is essential to move properly and succeed in learning. The following dance attire is required.
- All hair must be pulled back.
- Ballet: Leotard, pink/tan tights, dance skirt (black jazz pants for boys). Shoes: pink leather or canvas ballet shoes; pink for girls, black for boys (no house shoes or fabric soles).
- Tap/Jazz: Black leotard, tan tights, black jazz pants/capris’. Shoes: Jazz- Black leather jazz shoes. Tap- Black tap shoes. Hard sole shoes preferred over split sole shoes.
- Hip Hop: Loose fitting and comfortable clothing; yoga pants/capris and athletic top. (Class often includes sliding on the floor.) Shoes: Black jazz shoes or clean tennis shoes with socks.
- Poms Dance: Black dance pants, leotard and/or athletic/comfortable top, black jazz shoes.
- Lyrical: Comfortable clothing - preferably leggings/capris. Shoes: Ballet shoes, Foot Undeez, or Barefoot.
- Tumbling: Girls: Leotard, shorts; Boys: Leotard/t-shirt, shorts; Shoes: Barefoot. Avoid any baggy clothes or jewelry. Avoid leotards with skirts attached.
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.
- Payless Shoes - Payless sells ballet, tap, and jazz shoes. Check out their website for more options.
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.