Dance

DANCE

Dance Classes

Helping Students Build Connection, Confidence, & Coordination Through Creativity & Fun!

ABOUT US

We believe children deserve a refuge away from the pressures of school and homework. Our program is dedicated to creating connections with others in a space where they can experience new challenges. Our dance offerings set the stage for movers and shakers ages 2 & up to experience the elements of dance. We promote creativity, culture, and poise in an uplifting atmosphere. No matter the level of your dancer, we work with you to determine the best class-level so they remain challenged and engaged. We offer flexible and affordable class options.

DANCE STYLES
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Styles of Dance

BALLET

Emphasis on beginner ballet technique such as body alignment,  placement, fine motor skills, music appreciation, rhythm,  balance, jumping, leaping, stretching and strengthening.

TAP

Rhythmic movement of the feet utilizing tap shoes. Emphasis on Tap technique including Swing, Character, & Stomp tap styles.  Students will learn rhythms and patterns, turns, jumps, and tricks.

JAZZ

Emphasis on Jazz Dance Technique including proper placement of arms, hands, feet, legs, body, using jumps, leaps, turn, fun choreography, and across the floor movement.  Different styles such as Character, Swing, Props, Modern, and Street will be utilized.

HIP HOP

For ages 6 & UP! Hip hop is a more aerobic style of dance with its roots in the music of the ’80s of the same name. Students will learn the various styles of age-appropriate music and moves.

LYRICAL & CONTEMPORARY

A style of dance that incorporates both techniques of Jazz and Ballet. Lyrical & Contemporary is stylized to accentuate the lyrics or storyline of a song. An expressive art whose working material is the movement of the human body. It doesn´t have fixed or established movement patterns, but rather in a continuous search for new forms and dynamics. Students make use of varied modern and classical dance techniques to train. Students will explore movement through improvisation & choreography.

SOLOS & DUETS

Solos & Duets are offered to dancers ages 8 & Up. Private lessons are available.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What Services does &5-6-7-Eight Dance Offer?

ANSWER:
– Mommy & Me Classes – 2 yr old with parent
– Preschool Classes: 3 – 5 yr olds classes are Tap & Ballet
– Combination Classes: Student 6 & Older will take combination of Tap, Jazz & Lyrical
– Hip Hop Classes: Student 6 & Older

Where is &5-6-7-Eight Dance program Located?

ANSWER: Our dance studio is located upstairs inside of Louisiana Athletics Baton Rouge. 11913 Sun Belt Ct. Baton Rouge, LA 70809

At What Age Can Students Join &5-6-7-Eight Dance?

ANSWER:  We are excited to offer Mommy & Me, 2 year old classes. Also, Preschool classes for ages 3, 4, & 5 year olds. And Combination Classes for students 6 and older.

How Do I Get Started With &5-6-7-Eight Dance?

ANSWER: Registration begins July 1st  until October 31st of each year. Missed Registration? You can join easily anytime with our “New Member Special”

Does my daughter/son need to have experience before joining &5-6-7-Eight Dance?

ANSWER:  Our program is great for inspiring dancers with limited experience. While we do have classes for more experienced students, we do specialize in beginner levels.

Does &5-6-7-Eight Compete or Travel?

ANSWER: Our classes focus specifically on developing our students skills & confidence. At this time we do not focus on competing in any dance competitions.

Is There A Recital or Any Performances?

ANSWER:  We host our annual recital in June each year. Our dancers will work on learning and perfecting their recital performance from January – June.

Do Students Have to Participate In the Annual Recital?

ANSWER: While most students do participate in our recital. We do offer options that do not include the performance.

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