2015-16 SCHOOL YEAR!

Anchorage Music & Dance Center
9210 Vanguard Drive, #1
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 345-1555

Upcoming Events

Closed for Thanksgiving:
November 26-28, 2015

Music Recitals:
December 10-14, 2015

Evolution Dance Company Showcase:
December 12, 2015

Dance Class Observation Week:
December 14-18, 2015

Closed for Holiday Break:
Dec 21, 2015 - Jan 2, 2016

Anchorage Music & Dance Center
is proud to include the American Ballet Theatre's National Training Curriculum
in our dance program



Dance Classes 2015-2016

Our 2015-16 schedule begins August 3, 2015!

Our classes for students 6 years thru 17 years have something for everyone: from ballet to acro, hip hop, jazz, tap & modern. We have great Musical Theatre classes too, where students can sing & dance their way through the school year. We're pleased to offer classes for beginners, as well as those continuing their dance education into Level 2 classes!

Classes for our 2015-16 School Year begin August 3, 2015! Enrollment is now open thru Nov. 30, 2015.

Ballet (6-7yrs, 7-8yrs, 8-10yrs & 9-11yrs)
Our Ballet classes will follow the American Ballet Curriculum and be taught by an ABT Certified Teacher. This program is a natural progression for our Angelina Ballerina & Kindergarten Ballet students. Classes will continue to focus on building a solid foundation in ballet technique with an emphasis on proper placement and safe progressions of movement. All while remaining sensitive to the developmental needs of younger dancers and having fun!

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6-7yrs                                                7-8yrs                                    8-10yrs                                  9-11yrs
Tuesday:  4-5pm                               Friday:  4-5pm                       Tuesday:  6-7pm                  Mon 6-7pm
Saturday:  11am-12pm

6-7yrs                                                7-8yrs                                 
Thursday:  4-5pm                 Friday:  5-6pm                      

Ballet for Teens (12-16yrs)
This class is designed to introduce the teen student to basic ballet techniques in order to achieve graceful movement, core strength and proper posture. Students will learn how movements are incorporated into choreography, as well as an understanding of musical awareness and continued rhythm. This class welcomes students who have had some ballet when they were younger, as well as teens who have never had formal ballet training.

Wednesday:  7-8pm      Register Online Now!

Hip Hop (6-8yrs; 7-12yrs)
In this class, students will explore rhythms and sounds and how they translate in their body. They will learn basic steps to contemporary funk hip-hop music and popular songs heard on the radio, as well as learn how to count to musical beats of the song in the form called "dancers eight." Class will incorporate how to stay grounded, initiate isolations and fluid transitions, and how to string movement together to form a choreographic piece.         Register Online Now!

6-8yrs                                                7-12yrs
Saturday:  11am-12pm        Thursday: 6-7pm

Hip Hop Level 2 (9-13yrs)
Students will further explore complex rhythms and sounds and how they translate in their body. This fast paced class will introduce more complicated movements and choreography, all to current funk & hip-hop music. Students are required to have at least 1 year of hip hop dance or a hip-hop combination dance class to qualify for this class.

Tuesday:  6-7pm      Register Online Now!

Hip Hop/Modern Combo (9-13yrs)
Students will combine the basics of hip hop with the free expression of beginner, modern dance. They will learn fluid isolations, how to count music, as well as how to work to remember choreography. This energetic class will teach combinations to popular hit music as well as R&B styles. This is a great class for students with no prior dance experience or students who already have taken a beginner hip hop or modern dance class.

Wednesday:   6-7pm       Register Online Now!

Jazz/Tap Combo (6-10yrs)
This class will teach students basic tap terms and moves, training muscles for isolated foot moves, and class routine. Emphasis is placed on the importance of rhythm and clear sounds. Students will also learn the basics of jazz dance and see how dancers create shapes with body movement.

Wednesday:  5-6pm      Register Online Now!

Modern Level 2 (8-12yrs)
This class will explore a technique called "weighted release", which is more loose and free-flowing than ballet. Students will also practice improvisation and ballet technique, but with a modern twist. Students who have had at least one year of ballet and/or ballet-modern dance qualify for this class.

Wednesday:  6-7pm      Register Online Now!

Musical Theatre Song & Dance Performance (6-9 & 10-17yrs)
This dynamic class introduces students to the combined art forms of song and dance. Class work consists of a jazz warm-up, stretching, and building a vocabulary of steps and combinations, and learning to sing along with the music while dancing. Students have the opportunity to perform in our annual Spring Recital. Each class will be taught by both a dance teacher and a voice teacher.      Register Online Now!

6-9yrs                               10-17yrs
Saturday:  12-1pm               Saturday:  2-3:30pm


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