Stretch & Tumble
FBO (For Boys Only Hip Hop)
Stretch & Tumble - A creative approach to an introduction of gymnastics & acrobatics.
Mommy & Me – A children’s program for 1-2 year olds, which emphasizes the interaction between child & mother, child & peers, & child and the arts through the use of movement, music, props & the imagination. Gross motor skills are presented to the children and preparation for the transition of parent / child separation is recognized to help enable a smooth transition into Kicks for Kids.
Kicks for Kids - A program for 2 - 3 1/2 year olds. Along with using musical instruments, creative movement, songs, and imagination, this program also develops gross motor skills. It offers first dance experience without Mom or Dad. It emphasizes coordination, balance, and a first time independent classroom experience.
Showcasers - A program for students 3-3 1/2 yrs who have completed the KFK (Kicks for Kids) program but is not age appropriate for the next level of PP (Petite Performers). Showcasers will run in sessions and be structured similar to our PP program. The student will learn Ballet, Jazz, & Musical Theater and then showcase their learning's at the end of the session at an informal showing in the studios. Costumes will be provided for Showcase by TDC.
Petite Performers I - A program for 3 1/2 - 5 year olds offering mini courses in ballet, jazz, and tap. It introduces the child to three styles of dance without specializing in any particular dance form. Use of dance props, songs, and dance drama complete this special program.
Petite Performers II (5yrs)/III (5-8yrs)- A program for 5 -6 & 6-8 year olds, taken after Petite Performers I or II to further children's technique in ballet, jazz, and tap.
Ballet/Tap Combo- An hour-long class combining the art of ballet and the rhythm of tap.
CreateAbilities - A 45 minute program for Children with Special Needs - Ages 4 & Up.
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Ballet – Classical ballet is the foundation for all the dance arts. It provides technique, discipline, and grace. Today’s Dance Center encourages the study of ballet for a strong technical beginning.
Ballroom – This course will explore the basic ballroom steps both standard and Latin. Emphasis will be placed on follow and lead techniques, proper footwork and positions, and how to identify the different types.
Musical Theatre – This course will explore hybrid forms of dance found on the Broadway stage, in movies, and/or on television. Usually combines elements of jazz, ballet, tap, and ethnic dance, with a focus on stage presence. Irish Step –This course will explore the traditional 1st year Irish Step, introducing the basic jig.
Partnering – For the advanced ballet student. This course offers opportunity for students to explore the pas de deux.
Variations – This course will explore original variations of classical ballet offering solo, duets, and trios to our advanced level ballet students.
Character – For the advanced ballet student. This course will present original folk dance or dance based on movements associated with particular professions, trades, or modes of living.
Pointe – For those advanced students who wish to pursue further development of their ballet technique. Pointe training is never permitted without the proper basic technique, strength, and permission of the instructor.
Adult Ballet – An adult level ballet class that emphasizes technique, strength, balance, & flexibility through the use of body resistance and strengthening apparatus.
Modern - This technique is for the students who have studied ballet for at least two years. Our program explores traditional modern styles as well as theme and variation, improvisation, and choreography.
Jazz - The basic technique combining a creative contemporary style of today's hip movements with a yesterday's level of discipline.
Cheer Dance - For the student interested in stunts, flexibility, and the technique of cheering. This course offers a creative approach to the basics of cheering, preparing the individual for future tryouts.
Tap - A mix of the traditional rhythmic foot-work with a touch of Broadway style & Hoofing.
Hip-Hop (9-12yrs & 13 & Up) - A combination of free style, hip hop, and jazz movement based on cardiovascular, rhythmic expression of self & music.
Hip-Hop I (5-8yrs) formerly MTV Jazz - Movement derived from the West Coast with a touch of technique as seen by artists on Disney & Nick & other kid stations.
FBO (For Boys Only Hip Hop) - A combination of free style, hip hop, and street funk technique, geared toward young boys.
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Today's Dance Center, Inc.
175 Rt. 70, Sharps Run Plaza, Medford, NJ 08055
P: 609.953.0253 | F: 609.953.7018
Artistic Director: Kim O'Connor-Sparks
Today's Dance Center, Inc.
where everyone is a star!