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Creative Movement: 45 Minutes, Age 3 & 4
Exploring the fundamental concepts of dance. The young student develops basic dance skills while experiencing the joy of self expression through developmentally appropriate story, play & movement, developing a creative & expressive future dancer. Primary Ballet positions and steps covered as well.
Combo Class: Ballet,Tap, Creative One Hour, Ages 5 & 6
A Combination class. Students are introduced to the fundamentals of Ballet, Tap&cCreative..Basic positions of Ballet, the Rhythms of Tap are introduced and explored, while still allowing freedom of movement and the joy of self expression through dance.
Ballet & Pointe: Length of Class Varies, Ages 7+
Based on Vaganova technique with elements from Cechetti & Danish Style. Students learn correct posture, alignment, grace & musicality. The foundation of all technical dance styles. *Pointe class requires two Ballet technique classes per week & permission of instructor. *Pointe Classes may or may not perform, depending on enrollment & ability of class as a whole
Jazz Dance: One Hour, Ages 7+
A classic American form of dance employing Ballet & Modern dance as it’s foundation.
Develops strength through center barre & stretch, culminating in traveling & center combinations.
Tap Dance: One Hour, Ages 7+
A blend of Rhythm & Jazz Tap with an emphasis on melodic phrasing. Students learn vocabulary & vernacular steps. Classes include barre work, traveling & center combinations. Students are encouraged to improvise and apply dynamics.
Modern Dance Length Varies, Ages 7+
Students will develop an understanding of balance & continuity of movement, release & contraction, fall & recovery, the range & dynamics of movement and learn improvisation techniques applicable to choreography. The primary focus of many college dance program
Lyrical Dance: One Hour: Ages 8+
A beautiful style of Dance combinig the elements of Ballet, Modern & Jazz. A concurrent Ballet class is required Using music to give expression to the movement. Previous training recommended.
Acrobatic Dance: One Hour, Ages 7+
A blend of dance technique & gymnastics. Students learn basic tumbling, extensions & contortions in this athletic class. Flexible, strong & daring students work best in this class. Leotard, tights and bare feetrequired...
Musical Theatre & CABARET: One Hour, Ages 7 & Up
A fun, fast paced class focused on vocals, musical theatre style dance & acting through theatre games & improvisational exercises. Outgoing Triple Threats needed for this Broadway inspired class! Additional Jazz, Tap or Ballet class encouraged for technique
Cabaret is an Advanced Musical Theatre class ages 13+
HIP-HOP Dance: One Hour, Ages 7 & up
Learn the latest street moves seen in music videos & danced by your
favorite Hip-Hop artists! An additional technique class is recommended to advance to the higher levels.
BREAK DANCE & Urban Fusion: Workshops Only: Ages TBD
All aspects of Hip-Hopexplored with dynamic floors moves, twists & turnsgalore! Dancers will focus on learning the 6 step, dance battles & more! Workshops available throughout the year.
Please call 603.924.8900 for more information and dates.
MAMA Youth Dance Company: (YDC): Ages 8+
Acceptance through audition & invitation.YDC provides performance opportunities beyond the year end performance. A wonderful community of dancers committed to furthering their dance education and focusing on choreography &performance, fully accepting of all dancers atmosphere. YDC Dancers are required to take 2-3 classes per week, age dependant.
A Not for Profit Organization, funded through ticket sales and fundraising.
Please call for more infomation.
Weathermakers: A Professional Dance Company: Ages 18+
MAMA is excited to be starting the second year of ADUCO! A professional dance company under the umbrella of MAMA. Dancers and choreographers may audition or submit a DVD of their performance or work by calling 603.924.8900.