Child & Youth Ballet Class

Child & Youth Ballet Class

About: Ballet at Frame Dance is about the child’s sense of personal development and mastery of movement. Dancers learn the tradition of ballet terminology and class structure as they practice positions, combinations, and musicality while building strength, balance, and the joy of moving independently and as a group. 

Dress Code: Long hair pulled back. No loose clothes or jewelry. Girls – Leotard, any color. Ballet shoes and tights in pink or flesh tones (girls) or socks. Boys – Cotton or athletic shorts and t-shirt. Black ballet shoes with socks.

Class Levels:

My First Dance Class – 3.5-5

Kinder Ballet – 4-6 years

Ballet I – 6-9 years

Youth Beginning Ballet -10 and up

 


Adult Tap Dance

Adult Tap Dance

Ages: Adult, Teens 14+, younger ages with instructor permission

About: In our beginner tap classes dancers learn to use their feet as rhythmic instruments capable of lively and sophisticated movement. Make friends, have a blast, get a workout, learn an art, and ignite your inner Gene Kelley!

Dress Code: Clothes that are comfortable to move in. Long hair pulled back. No loose, dangly jewelry. Tap shoes.

Adult Tap Dance returns Fall 2022.


Child & Teen Modern Dance Classes

Child & Teen Modern Dance Classes

About: Roll! Jump! Swing and fall to the floor! These dynamic movements and more happen in our Kinder Modern classes. Students are introduced to modern dance techniques while collaborating with the instructor and classmates to innovate ways of moving their body through space. Students do not need special shoes for this class—we dance with our bare feet!

Dress Code: Long hair pulled back. No loose clothes or jewelry. Girls – Leotard, any color. Black leggings preferred. Bare feet. Boys – Cotton shorts, athletic shorts, or black leggings, T-shirt. Bare feet.

Class Levels:

My First Dance Class – 3.5-5 years

Kinder Modern – 4-6 years

Modern 1 – 6-9 years

Teen Beginning Modern -12 and up


My First Dance Class

My First Dance Class

About: As the first classes that students take on their own, Frame Dance classes are designed to be fun and instructive, teaching students to understand and use their bodies and their space. Students learn to communicate with respect, to develop artistically as individuals and as an ensemble – finding, articulating, and combining ideas and actions.

Ages: 3.5-5 years


MultiGen Ensemble

MultiGen Ensemble

About: Based in modern dance technique and improvisation, MultiGen welcomes beginners of all ages and advanced students who are looking to rejuvenate their creative practice. Families and individuals are encouraged to take this class as a chance to play, move, and create together. Performance opportunities are available to ensemble members.

MultiGen Ensemble will meet at the studio with occasional outdoor field trips.

Dress Code: Clothes that are comfortable and safe to move in, long hair pulled back, no loose, dangly jewelry, weather-appropriate clothing for outdoor classes

Ages: All Ages, recommended for adults and families with children ages 6+ years


Adult Open Modern

Adult Open Modern

Event Phone: 346-708-1555

Ages: Adult, Teens 14+, younger ages with instructor permission

About: Class begins with a sumptuous, flowing warm up and moves into aesthetic combinations with space for improv and creative choice-making. Depth of movement and openness of spirit guide this class for adults who are exploring the art of modern dance.

Dress Code: Clothes that are comfortable and safe to move in, long hair pulled back, no loose, dangly jewelry

Days and Times:

Monday 7:15-8:30 PM with Lydia Hance – this is an all-ages dance class and families are encouraged to join.

Thursday 7:00-8:15 PM with Jamie Williams *Thursday’s class is a $10 Teacher Class. If you are a teacher – any kind of teacher  – you pay $10. Teacher tickets are limited.

Sunday 10:00-11:30 AM with Alisa Mittin


Frame Dance School Partnership Program

Frame Dance School Partnership Program

Our instructors. Your students.

Our curriculum. Your school.

Degreed, professional dance teachers provide during and after school classes in ballet and modern dance, concluding with a performance for parents created by the students.

Frame Dance classes offer children movement training, artful decision-making, and many opportunities to share, collaborate, and reflect on the work they create.


Westbury Christian School Partnership Program

Westbury Christian School Partnership Program

Westbury Christian School –Frame Dance has worked with Westbury Christian students since 2018. This summer we are offering our 2021-22 students discounted summer camp pricing and a free drop-in class with purchase of a class pass.


Private Classes and Pods

Private Classes and Pods

Event Phone: 346-708-1555

Ages: 2 years and up

A Frame Dance teacher – a dance professional trained in our mission and values – comes to your home to provide personalized dance classes. Private lessons are offered to one student or family, semi-private to 2-3 families. Pods are for 4-10 dancers, depending on age and curriculum. Private and pod classes are 45-90 minutes minutes in length based on dancer’s age and class goals. Schedule depends on teacher availability.

To schedule, contact: Kerri Neimeyer at kerri.lyons.neimeyer@framedance.org


Adult Open Ballet

Adult Open Ballet

Ages: Adult, Teens 14+, younger ages with instructor permission

About: Start your weekend with balance, flexibility, and inspiration. Experience the joy and grace of a ballet practice in a supportive environment. Alisa’s class emphasizes doing your own best version of ballet skills within brilliant warm-ups and choreography.

Dress Code: Clothes that are comfortable and safe to move in, long hair pulled back

Days and Times: Adult Ballet will return to Frame Dance in Fall 2022