SPRING DANCE CLASSES: January 16-May 14, 2018

Dancewave is the dance education nonprofit that focuses on the development of the whole person through a dance experience accessible to all. Join us and enjoy:


Weekly movement and dance classes for: 2-3 YEARS • 3-6 YEARS6-8 YEARS7-11 YEARS • 10-18 YEARS

• Proven effective youth development practices 
• End of semester performance opportunities for students ages 3+
• Small class sizes to encourage effective youth mentoring | • Individual class placement support 
• Vetted and professional Teaching Artists and staff | • Make-up classes | • Convenient class locations
• Access to Dancewave's Scholarship Program details here


Try a FREE class during Open House Week | Register for a Scholarship Audition


Note: Youth classes are not held on the following dates: February 16-February 22 | March 30-April 5


2-3 YEARS: CREATIVE MOVEMENT

Creative Movement explores social, spatial and motor development through imaginative movement, music and rhythms, props and interactive games. This class is tailored to engage young movers and their parents or caretakers.

January 16-May 14, 2018

Day Class Time Location
Tuesday Creative Movement 9:00-9:45am Dancewave
Friday Creative Movement 9:00-9:45am Dancewave

*Select ONE day for semester enrollment

Spring Semester Tuition: $425 (early bird: $403.75) Register

Single drop-in class: $35 | Purchase single drop-in

FREE trial classes during Open House Week: Jan. 8-12, 2018 RSVP


3-6 YEARS: CREATIVE BALLET & CREATIVE MODERN

Creative Ballet I / Creative Modern I (3-4 years) are drop-off classes that introduce students to basic ballet/modern dance technique in a playful and imaginative environment. Students will increase confidence, develop locomotor skills, and increase strength and range of motion.

Creative Ballet II / Creative Modern II (5-6 years) are drop-off classes that deepen students' understanding of basic ballet/modern dance technique. Students will increase confidence, develop locomotor skills, and increase strength and range of motion.

3-4 YEAR OLDS: January 16-May 14, 2018

Day Class Time Location
Monday Creative Ballet I 3:30-4:15pm Old First Church
Wednesday Creative Ballet I 3:30-4:15pm Old First Church
Thursday Creative Ballet I 3:30-4:15pm Old First Church
Friday Creative Ballet I 3:30-4:15pm Dancewave
Saturday Creative Ballet I 10:00-10:45am Old First Church
Saturday Creative Modern I 9:00-9:45am Dancewave

 *Select ONE day for semester enrollment

5-6 YEAR OLDS: January 16-May 14, 2018

Day Class Time Location
Monday Creative Ballet II 4:30-5:15pm Old First Church
Wednesday Creative Ballet II 4:30-5:15pm Old First Church
Thursday Creative Ballet II 4:30-5:15pm Old First Church
Friday Creative Ballet II 4:30-5:15pm Dancewave
Saturday Creative Modern II 10:00-10:45am Dancewave
Saturday Creative Ballet II 11:00-11:45am Old First Church

*Select ONE day for semester enrollment

Spring Semester Tuition: $425 (early bird: $403.75) Register

FREE trial classes during Open House Week: Jan. 8-12, 2018 RSVP | $20 trial classes available January 16-February 3 Register


6-8 YEARS: BALLET & MODERN

Ballet A / Modern A (6-8 years) are beginning-intermediate level drop-off classes that introduce students to the structure and sequence of a classical ballet/modern dance class. Students will learn basic ballet/dance vocabulary, increase strength and range of motion, and refine kinesthetic awareness through a creative and imaginative approach to basic ballet/modern dance technique.

January 16-May 14, 2018

Day Class Time Location
Friday Ballet A 5:30-6:15pm Dancewave
Saturday Modern A 11:00-11:45am Dancewave


Spring Semester Tuition: $425 (early bird: $403.75) Register

FREE trial classes during Open House Week: Jan. 8-12, 2018 RSVP | $20 trial classes available January 16-February 3 Register


7-11 YEARS: BALLET, MODERN, HIP HOP, BROADWAY

Ballet I / Modern I (7-9 years) & Ballet I/II / Modern I/II (9-11 years) are open level drop-off classes that deepens students’ understanding of basic ballet/modern dance concepts and terminology. Students will gain confidence as movers and performers, increase strength and range of motion, and refine kinesthetic awareness through a creative and imaginative approach to basic ballet/modern dance technique.

Hip Hop Basics (7-9 years) is an open level drop-off class that introduces students to the foundation of Hip Hop techniques, while engaging students in the social and cultural elements unique to Hip Hop. Students will gain confidence, refine kinesthetic awareness, and increase musicality and phrasing within a social setting.

Broadway Stars (7-9 years) is an open level drop-off class that develops students’ aesthetic sensibilities as young performers. Students will gain confidence as movers, vocalists and performers, and refine kinesthetic awareness through a creative and imaginative approach to musical theater.

7-9 YEARS OLD: January 16-May 14, 2018

Day Class Time Location
Monday Hip Hop Basics 3:30-4:30pm Dancewave
Tuesday Ballet I 3:30-4:30pm Dancewave
Thursday Broadway Stars 3:30-4:30pm Dancewave


9-11 YEARS OLD: January 16-May 14, 2018

Day Class Time Location
Wednesday Modern I/II 3:30-4:30pm Dancewave
Saturday Ballet I/II 2:00-3:00pm Dancewave


Spring Semester Tuition: $475 (early bird: $451.25) Register

FREE trial classes during Open House Week: Jan. 8-12, 2018 RSVP | $20 trial classes available January 16-February 3 Register


10-18 YEARS: BALLET, MODERN, JAZZ & HIP HOP

Dancewave’s Ballet/Modern curriculum balances rigorous technical training with creative principals for a well-balanced and holistic approach to dance training. As students advance, emphasis is placed on appropriate anatomical alignment and execution of steps, as well as refining individual expression and performance quality.

Contemporary Jazz (13-15 yrs) is an open level class that deepens students’ understanding of contemporary, modern, and jazz techniques. Students will increase strength and range of motion, and refine musicality and phrasing, and develop confidence as performers.

Hip Hop I (10-12 years) is an open level class that introduces the basic principles of Hip Hop dance, while engaging students in the social and cultural elements unique to Hip Hop. Students will refine musicality and phrasing, increase self-awareness and self-expression, and develop confidence as unique individuals and movers.

Hip Hop II (13-15 years) & Hip Hop III (15-18 years) are open level classes that builds on the fundamental principles of Hip Hop dance, while engaging students in the social and cultural elements unique to Hip Hop. Students will increase self-awareness and self-expression, develop confidence as unique individuals and movers, and refine musicality and phrasing in performance.

10-12 YEAR OLDS: January 16-May 14, 2018

Day Class Time Location Spring Tuition (early bird)
Tuesday Modern I/II 4:30-5:30pm Dancewave $475 ($451.25)
Tuesday Ballet I/II 5:30-6:30pm Dancewave $475 ($451.25)
Wednesday Hip Hop I 4:30-5:30pm Dancewave $475 ($451.25)


11-13 YEAR OLDS: January 16-May 14, 2018

Day Class Time Location Spring Tuition
Monday Ballet II 4:30-5:30pm Dancewave $475 ($451.25)
Thursday Modern II 4:30-5:30pm Dancewave $475 ($451.25)


13-15 YEAR OLDS: January 16-May 14, 2018

Day Class Time Location Spring Tuition
Monday Contemporary Jazz 5:30-6:30pm Dancewave $475 ($451.25)
Wednesday Hip Hop II 5:30-6:30pm Dancewave $475 ($451.25)
Saturday Ballet III 3:00-4:15pm Dancewave $525 ($498.75)
Saturday Ballet IV 2:00-4:00pm Union Street Dance $625 ($593.75)


15-18 YEAR OLDS: January 16-May 14, 2018

Day Class Time Location Spring Tuition
Tuesday Modern IV/V & Choreolab 6:00-8:00pm Old First Church $625 ($593.75)
Thursday Ballet V 5:30-7:30pm Dancewave $625 ($593.75)
Saturday Hip Hop III 4:15-5:30pm Dancewave $525 ($593.75)


REGISTER

FREE trial classes during Open House Week: Jan. 8-12, 2018 RSVP | $20 trial classes Janaury 16-February 3 Register


FEE & REFUND POLICIES

  • There are 15 class sessions for all classes in the Spring 2018 semester.
  • Refund Policy: NO REFUNDS; Class credit only. In the event of a class cancellation, tuition less the $60 admin fee will be refunded.
  • Discounts: Dancewave offers 10% sibling and multiple class discounts.
  • Payment Plans: Dancewave offers payment plans, please call the Dancewave office for more information.
  • Class Policies and Attire: Please refer to the Student Handbook.

LOCATIONS

Dancewave: 45 4th Ave. (@ Dean St.), Brooklyn, NY 11217
Old First Church: 729 Carroll Street (@ 7th Ave.), Brooklyn, NY 11217
Union Street Dance: 725 Union Street (@ 5th Ave.), Brooklyn, NY 11215