TAP & JAZZ

Offering a variety of classes in jazz, & tap!
Classes culminate with a Spring Performance at the end of the year!

CREATIVE MOVEMENT/ PRE BALLET

Ages 3-5

In this 45-minute class, students will learn coordination, musical awareness, movement imagination and creative response to music to encourage a love of dance and prepare them for Beginner Jazz/Tap and/or Ballet Basics

Tuesdays 4-4:45 pm with Ashley

PRIMARY TAP

Ages 4-9 

Appropriate for beginning level dancer or up to 3 years training. Students learn tap including basic vocabulary, styles and fundamentals of Tap through technique, floor progressions, and dance combinations. Creativity is encouraged through improvisation.

Tuesdays 5-5:45 pm with Ashley

INTERMEDIATE JAZZ/TAP COMBO

Ages 8+

Appropriate for beginning level dancers with up to 3 years experience. Students learn to dance using jazz dance styles with an emphasis on using the whole body, self expression and spatial awareness. Creativity is encourages through improvisation. 

Tuesdays 7:15- 8:30 pm with Alana

INTERMEDIATE TAP

Ages 9+

Appropriate for Intermediate level and Adult dancers. Students learn tap including basic vocabulary, styles and fundamentals of Tap through technique, floor progressions and dance combinations. Creativity is encouraged through improvisation. 

Tuesdays 6-7 pm with Ashley

STRETCH AND STRENGTHEN

Recommended for our Intermediate & Advanced Dancers

This 30 minute class is designed to condition and lengthen muscles for dancers and non-dancers alike. Students will engage in ballet, yoga, and Pilates based movement for a full body toning workout.

not currently offered

DRESS CODE

Tap & Jazz:

Girls: Leotard, tank top or shirt with dance pants or tights. Hair secured back

Boys: T-shirt, comfortable shorts/dance pants or proper dance attire. Jazz shoes preferred

 

Tap Shoes required for tap at all levels

THREAD CITY CLASSICAL DANCE

25 Meadow St

Willimantic CT 06226

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Photo Credits to Peter Polomski, Karl C. Jacobson, Margaret Shieber, Louanne Cooley, Chloe Chibeau, Tom Kaszuba,

Valeen Thivierge & Sweetest Days Photography