Recreational Classes

Acrobatic Dance

Acrobatic Dance 1: Ages 3-5

Acrobatic Dance 2: Ages 6+

Acrobatic Dance 3, 4, 5 - By Recommendation Only Based on Skill Level.

The Acrobatic Dance technique combines the fluid movements of dance with balance skills and basic tumbling.  This class will include balancing, limbering, tumbling, and partnering. Students will work on flexibility, control, strength, and body awareness as they progress through skills suck as rolls, handstands, cartwheels, walkovers, aerials, handsprings, and more! 

What to Wear: Well-fitted athletic attire with hair up and out of face.  Examples are a unitard, biketard, form-fitting tank top and tight shorts, leggings, or dance pants.

Shoes: Barefoot or Turners

Ballet

Ballet 1 - Ages 3-4 years 
Ballet 2 - Ages 5-6 years
Ballet 3 - Ages 7+ years
Ballet 4, 5, & 6  and Pointe- Teacher recommendation is required and based on skill level.     

Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms as it provides the universal language, grace, poise, and technique needed to be proficient in all other areas of dance. While focusing on strict technique, ballet classes will help dancers with posture, flexibility, fitness, balance, self-discipline, and self-confidence in all styles of dance and performance. Ballet technique is the key to creating a stable base for a well-rounded technician and performer. It is recommended that all students try ballet, as the fundamentals it provides are useful across every style of dance. 

What to Wear: Leotard, tights, flesh-colored ballet shoes, and short dance skirts/shorts are permitted. OR T-shirt, male tights or dance pants, black ballet shoes.  Hair in a bun. bun.

 

Contemporary

Contemporary 1 - Ages 7+ 

Contemporary 2 and 3 - Teacher Placement is Required. 

 

 

Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical, and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.  You must be enrolled in ballet to take contemporary.  

What to Wear: Athletic attire with hair up and out of face.  Examples are Leotards and tights (either footless or convertible) & shorts, leggings, or dance pants and T-shirt, etc.  It is recommended your student brings something that covers the shoulders and knees for floorwork.

Shoes: Barefoot or Turners

 

 

Hip Hop

Hip Hop Level 1 - Ages 5 -7 years

Hip Hop Level 2 - Ages 7.5 - 9 years

Hip Hop Level 3 - Ages 9+ years

Hip Hop Level 4  - Teacher recommendation is required.

Advanced Hip Hop - Ages 16+ Teacher recommendation is required. 

Hip Hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing and Improvisation.  Classes will encourage students to bring their own individual styles and personality. Hip hop dancing is very dynamic and helps the dancer improve creativity, rhythm, and musicality, and develop body balance, and coordination.        

What to Wear: T-shirt or tank top,  and sweat pants or leggings with clean sneakers free of debris and hair up and out of face.

*We ask that you please bring a clean pair of shoes that are not worn outside of the dance studio. Wearing outside shoes covers our dance floor in dust/dirt, crumbs, and other particulates. Thanks!

 

Jazz


Jazz Level 1 - Ages 7+ years
Jazz Level 2 -Teacher recommendation is required.
 

Jazz is a technique-based style with a strong ballet background. Jazz students will learn essential Jazz techniques including kicks, turns, and leaps. The class consists of a warm-up, conditioning and stretching exercises, center technique, traveling combinations, and choreography. There are many styles of jazz ranging from Broadway Jazz, Modern Jazz, African Jazz, and many more. 

What to Wear : Leotard or form-fitting top, tight dance shorts, leggings, or dance pants.  Hair up out of face.

Shoes: Jazz Shoe or barefoot 

 

Musical Theatre Dance

Musical Theatre 1 - Ages 7+ years

                

This class is a two-hour class that incorporates all three aspects of musical theatre: Singing, dancing, and acting.  Students will do vocal exercises, learn choreography, and practice scenes to get the full theatre experience!

What to Wear: Athletic pants or leggings with a leotard or form-fitting top, clean sneakers free of debris, and hair up and out of the face.

*We ask that you please bring a clean pair of shoes that are not worn outside of the dance studio. Wearing outside shoes covers our dance floor in dust/dirt, crumbs, and other particulates. Thanks!
 

 

Tap

Beginning Tap - Ages 7 years- Adult (For students with no tap experience)
Tap 1 - Ages 8 years-Adult (For students with 1-3 years experience)
Tap 2 - Ages 12 years-Adult (For students with 4-6 years experience)
Tap 3 - Teacher recommendation is required.
Adult/Teen Tap - Ages 15 years and older (For students with 3-10 years of experience)

 

What to WearComfortable exercise attire and tap shoes.

 

Tap and Ballet  Combo 
Tap & Ballet Combo 1: Ages 2.5-4

Tap & Ballet Combo 2: Ages 5-6 

What to Wear: Leotard and tights (skirts and tutus welcome as well) with flesh colored ballet shoes and black tap shoes.  Hair pulled back out of face. Boys: fitted t-shirt athletic shorts or pants, black ballet and tap shoes.                                                     

 

Competition Cheer Teams

 

Billy Clower Cheer Teams

Billy Clower Sparks Cheer - Ages 6- 8 years

Billy Clower X-Plosion Competition Cheer - Ages 9-10 Years

Billy Clower Dynamite Competition Cheer  - Ages 11-14 years

   

Our competition cheer teams learn a choreographed routine including cheer, dance, stunts, tumbling, and more! Billy Clower Cheer Teams will form in the fall and compete/perform through the end of May. These are co-ed exhibition and competition cheer teams, with students ranging from 5-13 years of age. These teams require teamwork and dedication. They will make lasting friendships and gain self-confidence while learning motions, jumps, stunts, tumbling, formations, spirit, and more! No experience is necessary, all are welcome.