Woodbridge Academy of Dance
Woodbridge Academy of Dance

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Woodbridge Academy of Dance

Class Schedule 2020-2021

*Classes- Require enrolment in Ballet or Placement by Director

** See Company Calendar for additional scheduling.

 

Monday

                                                                                              

5:30-6:15 Primary Ballet/Tap

5:45-6:30 Beg/Int Jazz*

6:30-7:15 Secondary Ballet/Jazz

6:30-7:15 Beg/Int Hip Hop

 

Tuesday

                                                                                     

5:30-6:00 Pointe I* (non-performing class)

5:30-6:00 Pointe II*

6:00-6:45 Intermediate Ballet

6:00-6:45 Int/Adv Ballet *

6:45-7:30 Intermediate Tap

6:45-7:30 Int/Adv Tap*

 

7:30-8:30 WDC Block**

 

        Wednesday

    

5:30-6:15 Secondary Tap/Hip Hop

5:45-6:30 Beg/Int Ballet

6:30-7:15 Beg/Int Tap

6:30-7:15 Intermediate/Adv Barre *

7:15-8:00 Leaps & Turns I*

7:15-8:00 Leaps & Turns II*

8:00-8:45 Choreo/Improv I*

8:00-8:45 Choreo/Improv II*

 

                                                                                             Thursday

                                           

5:30-6:15 Primary Dance/Acro

(non-performing class)

 

 

6:30-7:15 Int/Adv Stretch & Conditioning*

7:15-8:00 Intermediate Contemporary*

7:15-8:00 Int/Adv Contemporary*

 

8:00-8:45 Int/Adv Hip Hop

 

            Saturday

                                             

 

10:00-11:00 WDC Warm-up*

 

11:00-12:00 WDC Block**

 

12:00-1:00 WDC Block**

 

1:00-2:00 WDC Block**

 

 

Revised on 8/10/2020                                                                            

Schedule above is subject to change due to the number of enrollment of students per class, as well as any COVID-19 related restrictions and/or closures.

Curriculum

Our philosophy of teaching focuses on building not only technical strength and artistic excellence but also confidence and self-esteem. In addition to the professional experience and diverse backgrounds of our faculty, our curriculum incorporates elements from the techniques of Al Gilbert, USA Gymnastics, and the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum™ syllabus.  Class placement is by the staff.

 

Primary Ballet/Tap Combo (ages 2.5-4) Must be 3yrs old by 9/30/2020

In this level, classes are designed to allow children to explore movement through music, develop physical skills, channel energy, and stimulate imagination and creativity, while learning how to work together within a classroom environment like taking turns and following new instruction.  They also have a lot of fun working with props, leaping like frogs and swirling like the wind.  Parents of this level are asked to remain on the premise during class times.  Classes incorporate Ballet and Tap Technique and Dance Choreography.  Only one style per combo class is performed in recital.

 

Primary Dance/Acro Combo (ages 2.5-4) Must be 3yrs old by 9/30/2020


In this class, children explore movement through music, develop physical skills, channel energy, and stimulate imagination and creativity, while learning how to work together within a classroom environment like taking turns and following new instruction.  They also have a lot of fun working with props, leaping like frogs and swirling like the wind.  Parents of this class are asked to remain on the premise during class times.  This class enhances on the strength and flexibility needed for dance and acro steps and skills.  This is a non-performing class.

 

Secondary (ages 5-7) Must be 5yrs old by 9/30/2020

Designed for kids who want to learn how to dance in a fun setting.  These classes increase strength, flexibility, rhythm and mobility.  In this level, students can choose one or two weekly classes in different disciplines.  Only one style per combo class is performed in recital.

-Ballet/Jazz Combo

-Tap/Hip Hop Combo

 

Beg/Int Levels (ages 7-11)

In this level we teach technique and terminology.  For intermediate students, the emphasis for each class is to learn good clean technique, improve strength and flexibility, and build a vocabulary of steps.  Students are expected to work hard and challenge themselves to improve.  We offer a variety of dance levels and styles for this level and encourage enrolling in multiple disciplines for well roundness and performing opportunities.

-Ballet

-Jazz/Contemporary (must be enrolled in a ballet class)

-Tap

-Hip Hop

 

Intermediate (ages 9&up)

In this level, students are introduced to new skills in a manner appropriate to their physical, mental, and emotional development. Our program provides a strong foundation in classical ballet technique and overall dance education.  Students may begin preparing for partnering work and female students for pointe.  These students have the opportunity to audition to be members of the Woodbridge Dance Company, our resident company, which gives students valuable stage experience in a professional setting.

-Ballet

-Pointe (by placement and in 2 ballet classes)

-Jazz/Contemporary (must be enrolled in ballet)

-Tap

-Hip Hop

-Additional classes offered by placement only (* non-performing classes):

Leaps & Turns*

Choreo & Improv

Stretch & Strength*

Ballet Barre*

Pointe I*

 

Int/Adv (by placement)

These dancers have an integrated curriculum of classes spanning to several years of training in various styles.  Dancers in this level may train several hours a week in multiple disciplines and are encouraged to both audition and perform for experience.  Many of our students have gone on to college dance programs at VCU, GMU, Shenandoah University and/or pursued other dance and theatre related career paths like The Joffrey Ballet.  These dancers are also mentored as they explore in choreography and assist in teaching classes.

-Ballet 

-Pointe (by placement and in 2 ballet classes weekly)

-Jazz/Contemporary (must be enrolled in a ballet)

-Tap

-Hip Hop

-Additional classes offered by placement only (* non-performing classes):

Leaps & Turns*

Choreo & Improv

Stretch & Strength*

Ballet Barre*

Pointe I*

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