TAP & JAZZ

Taught by Alana Mahdalik

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 30 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

Mondays 5- 5:30p with Becka

Saturdays 10- 10:30a with Maya & Paige

TAP FOR BEGINNERS

Ages 7+ or age appropriate by teacher recommendation

Appropriate for beginning level dancers with up to 4 years of training. Students will learn tap including basic vocabulary, styles and fundamentals of tap through technique,floor progressions and dance combinations. Creativity is encouraged through improvisation.

Tuesdays 7- 7:30 pm with Alana

Students are encouraged to study from 7-8pm or 7:30-8:30pm for the combination class with Tap and Jazz. Click below to enroll on the Multi Class page for the 15% multi class discount.

INTERMEDIATE JAZZ

Ages 8-12

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 7:30- 8pm with Alana

Students are encouraged to study from 7-8pm or 7:30-8:30 for the combination class with Tap and Jazz. Click below to enroll on the Multi Class page for the 15% multi class discount.

INTERMEDIATE TAP

Ages 9+

Appropriate for Intermediate level 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 8- 8:30 pm with Alana

Students are encouraged to study from 7-8pm or 7:30-8:30 for the combination class with Tap and Jazz. Click below to enroll on the Multi Class page for the 15% multi class discount.

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.

Mondays 5:30-6pm with Becka Lazur

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