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Saturday, July 28 Dance - Drop-In Registration

Spring into Dance Saturdays with Erika Jost!  Summer 2018

Dancers dream with their feet...

Without the pressure of a polished finished product for a recital or a show, both the instructor and the dancers have the freedom to invest class time exploring more difficult steps, steps that all members of the group may not yet be able to do. (In a show, we only choreograph the turns and jumps that everyone can do together; in class, each dancer can be pushed to the limits of his or her abilities and can be given the space to work on weak spots.)

One result of this shift in focus is that there is not a lot of opportunity for parents to experience a "finished product" of classwork.  We will work to give you a glimpse of progress, but you will notice increased confidence and enthusiasm for dance and improvements in your dancers' abilities in other shows.

Tap, K-4  This class will focus on hearing and expressing the rhythm in music. Students will be introduced to variations of the shuffle and flap and will become familiar with the structure of a dance class. Based in this skill- building, students will explore learning short selections of choreography. We will explore the styles of both Broadway tap (widely performed in musical theatre) and rhythm tap (a more modern style that focuses on musicality). Students will be introduced to and practice tap improvisation at the end of each class.
Required attire:  Tap shoes.
Saturdays, 9:00-9:30am, June 23, July 14, 21, 28, August 11, 18
Ages:  Grades K-4     
Class Size: 15-18 students
Instructor:  Erika Jost
Tuition: $75

Ballet/Musical Theatre Dance, K-4  Students will learn the basics of ballet and have the opportunity to explore and develop different characters and storytelling through movement.  Students will also be introduced to the ballet barre, including French terminology for steps and positions. Classes will include basic progressions in center and across the floor. 
Required attire: Ballet shoes and form-fitting exercise clothes (leotard and tights encouraged but not required).
Saturdays, 9:30-10:00am, June 23, July 14, 21, 28, August 11, 18
Ages:  Grades K-4     
Class Size: 15-18 students
Instructor:  Erika Jost     
Tuition: $75

Tap I  Students will learn beginning tap steps and their variations (e.g., shuffle, Maxie Ford, flap). Based in this skill-building, students will learn a new combination in every session to improve their ability to learn new choreography. We will explore the styles of both Broadway tap (widely performed in musical theatre) and rhythm tap (a more modern style that focuses on musicality). Students will be introduced to and practice tap improvisation at the end of each class. 
Required attire: Tap shoes.
Saturdays, 10:00-10:45am, June 23, July 14, 21, 28, August 11, 18 
Ages:  Grades 5-12
Class Size: 22- 25 students
Instructor:  Erika Jost
Tuition: $90

Open Ballet Barre Plus Skill Building  A traditional ballet class with a twist: after the barre, we will focus on turns, jumps, and choreography with a focus on musical theatre dance. Students will learn terminology for feet, arm, and body positions, as well as the basic structure of a ballet class that would allow them to drop into a ballet barre anywhere in the world. (Emphasis on Cecchetti style.) Ballet training improves jumps, turns, strength, flexibility, balance, grace, posture, and general stage presence. Required attire: Ballet shoes (jazz shoes or bare feet are also OK) and form-fitting exercise clothes (leotard and tights encouraged but not required).
Saturdays, 10:45am-Noon, June 23, July 14, 21, 28, August 11, 18
Ages:  Grades 5-12
Class Size: 15 students
Instructor:  Erika Jost
Tuition: $100

Musical Theatre Dance  We;ll warm up, stretch, do progressions across the floor (jumps, turns, etc.), and then we'll learn choreography.
Saturdays, Noon - 1:00pm, June 23, July 14, 21, 28, August 11, 18
Ages:  Grades 5-12
Class Size: 15 students
Instructor:  Erika Jost
Tuition: $90

Tap II
Enrollment with approval of instructor – Email [email protected]

Students' skill-building will focus on more advanced steps and their variations (riffs, pullbacks, wings, etc.). Based in this skill-building, students will learn a new combination in every session to improve their ability to learn new choreography. We will explore the styles of both Broadway tap (widely performed in musical theatre) and rhythm tap (a more modern style that focuses on musicality). Students will practice tap improvisation at the end of each class. 
Required attire: Tap shoes. 
Saturdays, 1:00-1:45pm, June 23, July 14, 21, 28, August 11, 18
Ages:  Grades 5 - 12
Class Size: 22-25 students
Instructor:  Erika Jost 
Tuition: $90

 

Registration Details for Drop-In Dance 

All Sessions are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

1. Pick Class Dates and Register and Pay Registration Fees all in one place:  Here on Sign Up Genius

We are currently registering for Saturday, July 28...  watch for the remaining class dates to appear here as options.

2.  Print and Complete Attached YPT Medical/Release Form; Bring to Class

3.  Drop In Registration Fee:  $20 per session

Our Instructor:  
Erika Jost


734-222-4006
[email protected]
www.youngpeoplestheater.com

Date: 07/28/2018 (Sat.)

Location: YPT, 331 Metty Drive, Suite #2

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Time (EDT) Available Slot
10:00am - 10:45am  

Tap I, Grades 5-12 (6)

($20.00 each)

Drop-In Registration $20 per Student per Session

 
10:45am - 12:00pm  

Open Ballet Barre Plus Skill-Building (6)

($20.00 each)

Drop-In Registration $20 per Student per Session

 
2 of 6 slots filled
12:00pm - 1:00pm  

Musical Theatre Dance, Grades 5-12 (6)

($20.00 each)

Drop-in Registration $20 pr Student per Session

 
3 of 6 slots filled
1:00pm - 1:45pm  

Tap II, 5-12 (Enrollment with Instructor Approval) (6)

($20.00 each)

Drop-In Registration $20 per Student per Session

 
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