Dance

Dance

All dance classes are taught at Center Stage Dance Company by certified instructors.  For more information, visit dancingcenterstage.com. 

Summer Dance Bucks

DANCE BUCKS are back! You choose the dates best suited to your busy summer calendars. Dance Bucks are required for each class. All classes are drop-in.

Get your dancer ready for her/his first class by visiting our in-house shoe & apparel store. It’s quick and easy and provides an opportunity for you, and your dancer, to become familiar with our facility.

Session: Tuesday, July 10 - Thursday, August 23

Location: Center Stage Dance Company, 43334 7 Mile Road, Suite 250, Northville, MI 48167. In the Northville Research Center, east of Northville Road, north side of 7 Mile Road.

Fees:
45 minute classes: 
3 pack=$36
4 pack=$48
5 pack=$60

60 minute classes:
3 pack=$45 
4 pack=$57 
5 pack=$69

Dance Acro:
3 pack=$36
4 pack=$48 
5 pack=$60

Dance Camps (2 hours)
Single day=$25 
3 pack=$60

Ballet/Tap Combo Class
Age: 3-6
Day: Thursday
Time: 6-6:45pm
Session: July 12 - August 23
Fee: Dance Bucks (see above)

A combination class of ballet and tap for these young dancers. Students must be 3 years old by the first class.

Open Ballet 
Age: 7+
Day: Thursday
Time: 5-6pm
Session: July 12 - August 23
Fee: Dance Bucks (see above)

Plié, tendu, degagé, ron de jambe, and grande battement in this beginner/intermediate ballet
class for boys and girls.

Dance Acro
Age: 7+
Day: Tuesday
Time: 5:30-7pm
Session: July 10 - August 21
Fee: Dance Bucks (see above)

Certified Acrobatic Arts program focuses on the five primary skills of balance, strength, flexibility, limbering, and tumbling. Beginner to Intermediate

Hip Hop
Age: 5 - 11
Day: Thursday
Time: 6-6:45pm
Session: July 12- August 23
Fee: Dance Bucks (see above)

Age: 12+
Day: Thursday
Time: 6:45-7:45pm
Session: July 12 - August 23
Fee: Dance Bucks (see above)

This wildly popular form of street dance is fun and fitness all rolled into one! So You Think You Can Dance? Center Stage staff will make sure you can.

Tap Camp
Age: 6 - 11
Day: Monday - Wednesday
Time: 3-5pm
Session: August 13 - 15
Fee: Dance Bucks (see above)
Both classic (up on the balls of the feet) and rhythm (down low into the floor, often with a full foot) styles are taught. Exercises are designed to train the ear as well as reach the ultimate goal of speed and clarity of sound.


Jazz Camp
Age: 6 - 11
Day: Monday - Wednesday
Time: 3 - 5pm
Session: August 20 - 22
Fee: Dance Bucks (see above)

The most American of dance forms, jazz steals its language from ballet. Its turns, connecting steps, runs, walks, leaps and jumps are presented in parallel position as opposed to its cousins in ballet who work turned out, but share many of the same tenants; long, stretched positions, lifted upper bodies.

Fall Classes

Grown Up & Me
Sharing, Choices, Imagination, Collaboration, FUN! This structured playtime is the perfect introduction to the value of dance. Grown-ups help stretch at the beginning and keep them on task. The grown-up is expected to do all of the dancing with their young dancer. Dress Code: bare feet or ballet shoes, shorts and tee shirt or a leotard. Students must be 6 months old by the first class. (No performance in
showcases)

Age: 6 - 36 months
Day: Friday
Time: 11:30am - 12:00pm
Session 1: September 21 - October 26
Session 2: November 2 - December 14
Fee: $95/resident
Code: 240F/241F
No class November 23

Ballet/Tap Combo Preschool Dance
This is a combination class of ballet and tap for the youngest
of dancers. Each class includes singing, basic tap steps, basic ballet movement. Dress code: Girls: tap shoes, ballet shoes, leotard, tights, hair pulled up and away. Boys: t-shirt and sweatpants. Students must be 3 years old and fully potty-trained by the first class.

Age: 3 - 5
Day: Thursday
Time: 6:00 - 6:45pm
Session: September 20 - December 13
Fee: $190/resident
Code: 242F

Age:
3 - 5
Day: Friday
Time: 10:30 - 11:15am
Session: September 21 - December 14
Fee: $190/resident
Code: 243F
No class November 22 and 23

Dance Acro-Primary
Gross motor skills development, balance, strength, flexibility
and coordination. Progression to basic tumbling skills such as forward and backward rolls, handstands and cartwheels. Dress Code: leotard or shorts and tee shirt, bare feet, hair pulled up and away. Students must be 4 years old by the first class and fully potty-trained. (No performances in showcases)

Age: 4 - 7
Day: Tuesday
Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
Session: September 25 - December 11
Fee: $190/resident
Code: 244F

Ballet
The basics of ballet, including feet and arm positions, standard
barre exercises. Dress code: leotard, tights, ballet shoes, hair pulled up and away. Students must be 5 years old by the first class.

Age: 5 - 10
Day: Thursday
Time: 5:15 - 6:00pm
Session: September 20 - December 13
Fee: $190/resident
Code: 245F
No class November 22

Hip Hop
This wildly popular form of street dance is fun and fitness all rolled into one! So You Think You Can Dance? Center Stage staff will make sure you can. Dress Code: loose fitting clothing, legs covered to the ankle and clean sneakers or jazz shoes. Students must be 5 years old by the first class.

Age: 5 - 10
Day: Monday
Time: 6:45 - 7:30pm
Session: September 24 - December 10
Fee: $190/resident
Code: 246F

Birthday Parties
Birthday parties at Center Stage! Please call  (248) 380-1666 for more information.

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