Monday, December 21, 2009

Dance Classes for Kids & Teens!

Have you heard about our Saturday dance classes for teens? This makes a great gift for the holidays for the dancers and performers in your life!

For Broadway-bound children and teens, The 5th Avenue Theatre offers Saturday morning classes in ballet, jazz and tap. Whether you’re just starting out, or well on your way to the Great White Way, you’ll find a class to fit your needs.

All classes are taught by professional dancers and choreographers.


NEW! Intro to Musical Theatre Dance (ages 8-13)This is a mixed level class that introduces musical theatre dance to young students. Emphasis will be on ballet and jazz techniques and will combine barre, center work and basic dance combinations from musicals. Jazz or ballet shoes required.

NEW! Beginning Tap for Musical Theatre (ages 13-18)This class is designed for the beginning tap student, or students looking for a refresher course on the basics of tap dance. Students will learn tap techniques from the first step through the basic steps that any tap dancer must know including shuffle, flap, cramp-roll, riff, pullbacks, and wings. Class will focus on introducing the basics and learning beginning tap dance combinations. Tap shoes required.

NEW! Intermediate/Advanced Tap for Musical Theatre (ages 8-13)This class is designed for the more advanced tap student. Students will practice basic tap steps while learning essential skills that include transition steps and combinations such as flap-ball-change,waltz clog, maxi ford, shim sham, time steps, etc. Focus will be on presentationand musicality and students will learn essential tap dance skills to prepare for auditions. Tap shoes required. We also have classes in Ballet and Jazz for Musical Theatre. Prices and times vary. For more information and to download a registration form, please visit

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