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— Testimonials —

Mary Lorraine,

Just wanted to thank you for putting up with all of us in the Dad's Dance. I have to say I really look forward to this now. It is so much fun ... read more


Dear Mary Lorraine,

Thanks so much for teaching our daughter the beautiful gift of dance. Her first foundation at the age of 3 started with you. We started i ... read more


Dear Mary Lorraine and staff,

I just wanted to let you know that I was so very impressed with this year's dance recital. I am still thinking about all the bea ... read more



 


Omaha Dance Class Information
Our studio operates on a 9-month — 32 lesson cycle with a separate summer session. The 9-month cycle is broken into four 8-lesson quarters for payment purposes. The classes are ongoing and do not restart every quarter. For pricing & questions please call us at 593-9051, or fill out our contact form.

Click here for our registration form.


Preschool Dance:

For children ages 3-5. A 45 minute class of beginning ballet and movement skills. Includes rhythm work, creativity exercises, and some acrobatics.

In the summer we offer a preschool Princess camp - be a different princess each week!

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

Ballet/Tap:

All levels, ages 5-10. An hour or one hour and a quarter long class includes ballet technique at the barre and center floor with 20 minutes of tap technique. Placement is determined by past experience and technical ability and not by age alone.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

Ballet:

Ages 11 and up. Ballet technique at the barre, center floor work, and classical variations.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

Ballet Technique:

For the junior, intermediate, and advanced level students. Must be enrolled in a ballet class. This class focuses on core technique to improve strength, fluidity, balance, and control.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

Pointe:

Teacher approval needed. Must be taken with appropriate ballet class. Also includes technique at the barre, center work, and variations. A pre-pointe class is a prerequisite. usual age for prepointe is age 11 with several years of ballet technique training.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

Jazz:

Flexibility, isolation work, turns, kicks, leaps, and combinations of various styles of jazz. Because classic jazz is grounded in ballet, students under the age of 18 are required to take a ballet class in addition to this class.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

Tap:

The basics with an exploration of different styles of tap.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

All Boys Hip Hop:

For "Boys only" ages 8-14 years. A fun introduction to dance without worrying about "what the other guys will say."

Offered in the September through May session only.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

Musical Theater Jazz:

Classic jazz moves found in musical theater productions. Ages 5 - 7 Must take a ballet/tap class also. Ages 8-12 years old can take without a ballet class.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

Leaps and Turns Class:

A class that focuses on strengthening to achieve these competitive elements. Great for Dance Team/Pom dancers. Also great for any dancer striving for excellent in these elements. Ages 7 & up.

Schedule:
3 Levels all offered at the same time.  Placement is determined by teaching staff. 

Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

Acting:

Learn how to develop a character both physically and emotionally, develop trust in your fellow actors, learn improvisation to free your creativity, create scenes and perform them at our final class of the session.

Schedule:
Click the "online registration" link on the left side of the homepage.  

Improvisation:

Learn to free your creativity and gain confidence in moving independently through structured improvisation.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes

Modern Dance:

Learn the famous Graham Technique from a 2nd generation student. This technique is wonderful for developing core strength, developing greater kinesthetic awareness and use of breath in dance.

Both floor work and progressions will be taught.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes

Tumbling:

Work on flisibility and tumbling skills such as forward and backward rolls, carwheeles, back bends, roundoffs, walkovers, back handsprings, etc.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes

Hip Hop Funk:

The hottest video and street dancing moves. We have an outstanding 8-12 year olds program and a separate Teen and Adult class. summer 2014 we are adding "Hip Hopping Kids" for ages 5-7.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

Taekwondo:

The basics of the ancient artform with testing for belt levels. We have a separate beginning class for ages 7 & up . The rest of our program is for ages 8 and up.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

Self Defense Ages 12 & up:

Come learn the best way to defend yourself in a dangerous situation.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes

Adult Sampler:

This class is geared for high school through adult. Each month will be a different dance form included but not limited to: ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, yoga.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

Stretch and Strengthen:

This class will be geared for ages 7 through adult with 3 different age divisions. It will focus on increasing flexibility and conditioning to increase strength.

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

Lyrical:

This class will teach interpretation of music through dance movement and explore acting and emoting to tell a story. It is a class to hone performance skills. Must also take a ballet class for dance movement vocabulary.
ages 7 & up

Schedule:
Click on "online registration" on the left side of the homepage to see the schedule of classes.

Private lessons:

We offer private lessons in all forms of dance. Please call for information.

 

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