Dance

Dance

**Dance Programs listed may not be offered at this specific time, please call the Welcome Center for more information on when specific Dance Programs are offered.

Sturgeon Bay Program Center


NEW! Rhythm Stars (Contemporary)

Ages 8+

Take the basics of ballet and add more modern steps. In this class we will be not only focusing on technique but also musicality, feeling, and putting emotion into dancing. 

*Soft-sole sneakers - preferably dance sneakers required.


Mini Stars (Ballet)

Ages 6-8

Learn the fundamentals of ballet with exercises at the barre, center, and across the floor. Build strength, confidence, and grace, all while having lots of fun.

 

 

 

First Stars
(Tap & Ballet)


Ages 4 to 5

This is a class for beginners to introduce them to the world of dance. Your child will enjoy learning rhythm, movement and beginning dance skills in both tap and ballet.



Rising Stars (Ballet)


Ages 9+

Continue learning the ballet basics with vocabulary, barre, center, and floor exercises. Experience the fun and structure of ballet.

 

Northern Door Program Center


Musical Theatre Dance

Ages 7 to 12

Musical theater dance is the study of Broadway dance and dance styles. Young students learn choreography from selected musicals, such as “High School Musical”, “Hair Spray”, “Annie”, “Fosse”, and many more. Students will be introduced to song and choreography through a variety dance techniques and styles including ballet, jazz, and tap.

 

Creative Movement

Ages 5 to 7

Designed for children to develop basic movement techniques. Class includes activities which draw individual child’s response to rhythm, music and imagery. Music, games and stories are part of the class content. Please wear breathable comfortable clothing. Bare feet are suggested.

 

Freestyle

Ages 2 to 5

Preschoolers welcome of any age to come and dance! Wiggle, shake or hop your extra energy away while learning new rhymes and rhythms about colors, shapes and the alphabet! Parents welcome to stay and dance too! Class is taught by our preschool instructor.

 

High School Hip Hop

Ages 13 to 18

Hip hop is a high-energy class that will encourage students to step outside of the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to standard jazz and hip hop movementss. Hip hop dance requires students to have the strength and stamina to successfully perform moves. Therefore class includes upper and lower body conditioning as well as a warm-up to help prepare students.

 

Ballet Basics

Ages 3 to 5

The foundation of all dance forms and essential for reaching one’s fullest potential as a dancer. Learn the basics of ballet, body movement, rhythm and memorization. Your young dancer will have a chance to showcase their newly learned moves at the Visit with Santa Day in the December and at the Spring Recital. Parent meetings held prior to the start of the dance session.

 

Youth Dance 1

Ages 5 to 6

A class for children who would like to move beyond basic creative movement, this class will introduce beginning ballet and tap concepts through fun exercises and occasional dance games. Dance vocabulary will be taught along with dance class etiquette. Focusing on body movement control, rhythm and musicality as well as memorization are also key concepts. Your young dancer will get a chance to shine during at the performance at the Visit Santa Day in December and again at the Spring Recital. Parent meetings held prior to the start of the dance session.

 

Jazz/Hip Hop

Ages 7 to 12

Students will explore movement and rhythm through Hip Hop and Funk music and dance styles. Popping, locking, stomping, isolations and funky footwork will keep the kids moving during this dynamic class. Performance experiences during the Visit with Santa Day in December and the Spring Recital will give the dancers a chance to show their moves. Parent meetings held prior to the start of the dance session.

 

 

 

 


Adult & Youth Development Director | Northern Door
Brenda Rosenstiel: brosenstiel@doorcountyymca.org

Youth Development Director | Sturgeon Bay
Tyler Powell: tpowell@doorcountyymca.org