Dance Arts Center STC

Our 2019 Summer Class schedule is now AVAILABLE!

Registration opens March 22nd!

Summer Classes

On-going REGISTRATION

Click the "Register" button located next to each listed class. Additional classes can be added during the registration process. Please call or email if you have questions while registering.If you are interested in a trial class, please register below for the class and choose the "Trial Class" option on the registration page. 

P: (630) 945-5179 E: DanceArtsCenterofSTC@gmail.com

Tuition Breakdown

Tuition is based on a sliding scale. The more hours a dancers takes in a week, the less each class is per hour. To find out your monthly total, add up the number of hours your dancer will attend each week and find the corresponding amount listed. Amounts listed below are listed as if they were taking just that class alone. Tuition is adjusted automatically when registering through our online system.




"Baby Wear" Classes: Ages 0-18 months, Combination Classes: Ages 2-5years Beginning Level: Ages 6-8years Intermediate Level: ages 9-12years (based on technique level and experience) Advanced Level: Ages 12+ (based on technique level and experience)


Summer Schedule

Current Class Schedule

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Private lessons are avaible on Thursday all summer long! Schedule your appointment now to ensure you have your spot.

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DAC 2019 Schedule


Classes


Pre Dance

Itty Bitty Ballerinas: This class is specifically for 2 year old dancers. The class combines creative movement, listening and learning exercises, and independence building. Fun, movement, and listening skills are the main goal for these classes. 

Combination Classes: Designed for dancers ages three to five years old. These classes are a great way to expose dancers to different styles of dance. The main focus in these classes is on students having fun and enjoying dance and to teach them the basics of movement and dance terminology. 

DRESS CODE FOR PRE-DANCE:

Dancers can wear anything they are comfortable in. Most dancers wear tights, leotard with or without a skirt, or shorts. Ballet shoes are required for Itty Bitty’s and ballet combination classes. Ballet shoe ties must be double- knotted and excess strings removed. Tap shoes and jazz/sneakers are required for jazz and hip hop combination classes.


Ballet

Ballet is a type of dancing in which controlled movements of the body are designed to express the beauty of physical motion, often while telling a story, or a piece of music for such dancing.

DRESS CODE FOR BALLET:

Dancers are asked to wear any solid color leotard and tights. Dancers may wear tank tops and shorts to start class, but may be asked to remove them during barre. Double soled ballet shoes are required for Level 1 and higher.


Contemporary

Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.

DRESS CODE FOR CONTEMPORARY

Dancers are asked to wear either a leotard or bra top with shorts or leggings. This class is taken in bare feet. If dancers choose, they may wear any brand of foot paws.


Jazz

Jazz dance is a form that showcases a dancer's individual style and originality. Every jazz dancer interprets and executes moves and steps in their own way. This type of dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns. Jazz has become one of the most popular dance styles in recent years, mainly due to its popularity on television shows, movies, music videos and commercials.

DRESS CODE FOR JAZZ

Dancers are asked to wear either a leotard or bra top with shorts or leggings. T-shirts and cover ups are allowed, but dancers may be asked to remove them after warm up. Jazz shoes are required.


Hip Hop

Hip Hop is a dance style, usually danced to hip-hop music, that evolved from the hip-hop culture. Hip-hop is a very energetic form of dancing. It is unique in that it allows its dancers to perform with freedom of movement, adding in their own personalities.

DRESS CODE FOR HIP HOP

Dancers may wear any loose, comfortable clothing. Sneakers or ‘street’ shoes can be worn, however, shoes must be clean of dirt before participating in class.


Lyrical


Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance. The story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through the words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated whole.

DRESS CODE FOR MUSICAL THEATRE

Dancers are asked to wear either a leotard or bra top with shorts or leggings. T-shirts and cover ups are allowed, but dancers may be asked to remove them after warm up. Jazz shoes are required.


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Tap

Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. Two major variations on tap dance exist: rhythm (jazz) tap and Broadway tap.

DRESS CODE FOR TAP

Dancers may wear any loose, comfortable clothing. Tap shoes are required for this class. Level 1 and higher dancers are require to have the black leather tie tap shoes, patent leather is not allowed.


Tumbling

Tumbling is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It is defined by its athletic character, its unique choreography, which seamlessly blends dance and acrobatics, and its use of acrobatics in a dance context.

DRESS CODE FOR TUMBLING

Dancers are asked to wear either a leotard or bra top with shorts or leggings. This class is taken in bare feet. If dancers choose, they may wear any brand of foot paws.


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Master classes are sessions taught by working professional choreographers and dancers. Students will receive an incomparable experience from expert instructors, taught new theories of artistry and gain knowledge about the professional dance world. Dance Arts Center of St. Charles is excited to offer these amazing instructors.

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