Ballet is the basis for all of the other styles of dance, and is the primary focus of training for our beginners. Other styles of dance are easily added once a strong beginning level of dance is achieved.
The “His Steps” program is a wonderful way to introduce young children to the art of dance….. We love our little dancers, and they love coming to class.
Primary Technique – Beginning Levels
Introduces the young dancer (1st through 6th grade) to ballet sequences, and the steps and sequences of tap, eventually leading through barre exercises, traveling combinations and turns, and jazz techniques.
Continues Beginning Technique for student with Primary Technique experience (3rd through 6th grade) with added difficulty and faster tempos.
These classes are for dancers age 9 and up who love to dance. Experience is required.
Ballet Technique Levels I through VII
Tap Technique Levels I through VII
Jazz Technique Levels I through VII
Advancement is based on correct placement, skill mastery, and instructor recommendation not by age which means all classes have a variety of age levels. Students spend an average of two years at each level before mastering the skills to advance. All students receive an annual skills test.
Teen Technique (ages 12 – 18) is designed for the beginning or returning teenage student. Features half ballet and half jazz class.
Adult Technique (ages 19+) is designed for the beginning or returning adult student. Features ballet, jazz, and worship class.
Classic jazz style and technique in a positive atmosphere.
The tap program at SCCDT is designed to train dancers in musical theater tap and modern tap styles with a graded curriculum. You can’t help but smile when you take a tap class.