*Recreational classes may be labeled A & B.  These classes only have one level, but are divided up into multiple classes because of the popularity of the class and to keep class sizes smaller.

YOUNG DANCER CLASSES:


Combo I: Ages 3-4
Combo II: Ages 4-5  
Combo III: Ages 5-6
Pre-Acrobatics: Ages 3-6        

Pre-Hip Hop: Ages 4-6

PRE-TEEN - Ages 9-12

​​JUNIOR – Ages 6–12 

 
Level I – Beginner -2 or less years of dance training 
Level II – Intermediate - 3 or more years of dance training
Level III – Advanced –Teacher Placement

Technique Classes:

Levels, Descriptions and Dress Codes

TEEN – Ages 13 and Older


Level I – Beginner -2 or less years of dance training 
Level II – Intermediate - 3 or more years of dance training
Level III – Advanced –Teacher Placement   
Ballet is a requirement for Advanced Jazz or Contemporary Classes

RECREATIONAL CLASSES*


Musical Theater: All Ages 7 and Older
Junior Hip Hop: Ages 6 – 12
Teen Hip Hop: Ages 13 and older         

Junior Acrobatics: Ages 6 – 12
Teen Acrobatics: Ages 13 and Older

Young Dancer Combinations
     Designed specifically for the pre-school aged dancer.  This class combines ballet, jazz and tap.
     Dress Code:  Any color leotard with any color tights.  Skirts allowed. Pink leather ballet shoes and black tap shoes.
     No t-shirts or extra clothing allowed in class.
     Tights must be worn under all jazz pants, shorts or skirts.
     Hair must be in a ponytail for all classes.
     Hair and bangs must be kept neat and secured off the face by using a tight headband or clips.

Ballet
     A classical dance form characterized by grace and precision of movement, elaborate formal gestures, steps, and poses.  
     Dress Code: Solid black leotard with pink tights; skirts allowed.  Pink leather or canvas ballet shoes.
     No t-shirts or extra clothing allowed in class.
     Tights must be worn under all jazz pants, shorts or skirts.
     Hair must be in a bun for ballet and pointe.
     Hair and bangs must be kept neat and secured off the face by using a tight headband or clips.

Jazz
     A broad term for American social and stage dance influenced by jazz music. 
     Dress Code:   Any solid color leotard with pink, black or tan tights.  Black dance pants or shorts allowed.   Tan jazz shoes.
     No t-shirts or extra clothing allowed in class.
     Tights must be worn under all jazz pants, shorts or skirts.
     Hair must be in a ponytail for all classes.
     Hair and bangs must be kept neat and secured off the face by using a tight headband or clips.

Tap
     A style of American theatrical dance distinguished by percussive footwork that marks out precise rhythmic patterns on the floor.
     Dress Code:   Any solid color leotard with pink, black or tan tights.  Black shorts or skirts allowed.  Tan Tap shoes for Girls.  Boys may wear black. 
     No t-shirts or extra clothing allowed in class.
     Tights must be worn under all jazz pants, shorts or skirts.
     Hair must be in a ponytail for all classes.
     Hair and bangs must be kept neat and secured off the face by using a tight headband or clips.

Modern
     A unique dance form starting in the 20th century that broke away from the formal technique of ballet.  It is characterized by specific movements of the body and use of space.
     Dress Code:  Solid black or navy leotard with tan tights.  Black dance pants or shorts allowed.      Bare feet or foot paws.
     No t-shirts or extra clothing allowed in class.
     Tights must be worn under all jazz pants, shorts or skirts.
     Hair must be in a ponytail for all classes.
     Hair and bangs must be kept neat and secured off the face by using a tight headband or clips.

Pointe
     For advanced ballet students only.  Dancers use special shoes to give the illusion that they are floating on stage.
     Dress Code:  Solid black leotard with pink tights; skirts allowed.     Pink pointe shoes.      No t-shirts or extra clothing allowed in class.
     Tights must be worn under all jazz pants, shorts or skirts.
     Hair must be in a bun for ballet and pointe.
     Hair and bangs must be kept neat and secured off the face by using a tight headband or clips.

Hip - Hop
     A jazz based dance class using today's more popular music and dance styles.
     Dress Code:  Workout clothes.  Tan jazz shoes or clean sneakers.
     No t-shirts or extra clothing allowed in class.
     Tights must be worn under all jazz pants, shorts or skirts.
     Hair must be in a ponytail for all classes.
     Hair and bangs must be kept neat and secured off the face by using a tight headband or clips.
Pre-School Hip Hop is a fun introduction to this popular dance style for dancers ages 4-6.

Acrobatics
     Gymnastics without the use of apparatus.  With the use of mats, student’s master tumbling and other techniques involving strength, flexibility, movement and dance.
     Dress Code:  Any solid color biketard or leotard with footless tight or leggings.  Bare feet.
     No t-shirts or extra clothing allowed in class.
     Tights must be worn under all jazz pants, shorts or skirts.
     Hair must be in a ponytail for all classes.
     Hair and bangs must be kept neat and secured off the face by using a tight headband or clips.

Musical Theater
     Teaches acting, vocal and dancing skills to prepare for stage performances.
     Dress Code:  Black leotard with tan tights. Black dance pants or shorts allowed. Tan Character Shoes.
     No t-shirts or extra clothing allowed in class.
     Tights must be worn under all jazz pants, shorts or skirts.
     Hair must be in a ponytail for all classes.
     Hair and bangs must be kept neat and secured off the face by using a tight headband or clips.

 BOYS DRESS CODE:  We want our boys to feel comfortable in our dance rooms!   

     Tecnhique Classes:  Black workout shorts or dance pants are best with a white or black tank or t-shirt.   Black socks, bare-feet, black ballet or jazz shoes allowed.  Dance belts are needed for teen boys in ballet, jazz , tap and contemporary.  HIP HOP:  Any style work out clothing and clean sneakers.

Please speak with your teacher for more specific options for attire.  




Levels are for placement only. Dancers may be placed in lower or higher levels depending on age, technical ability and/or years of dancing training at Old Bridge School of Dance.