The Dance Shoppe provides your child(ren) with a variety of different programs. Below are the programs we offer.
Please note: In participating in our programs you agree to our Terms of Service, Release, Payment options, and Notes as published here: www.thedanceshoppe.com/terms
Registration – Click here to register for our programs. Notice registration for Summer Programs & Competitive Tryouts begins March 1st, registration for Recreational Programs begins May 1st, registration for RAD Ballet Programs begins mid-August, and registration for Competitive Programs begins after tryouts in August.
Summer Camps: Age 2 years and up – Our popular Summer Dance Camps include Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Acro-Jazz, Hip-Hop, Musical Theater, Zumba and much more. Register here
Birthday Parties! Why not book your birthday party at The Dance Shoppe. We provide everything you need for a fantastic party. Click here for more information and to register
Acro: Age 3 and up – Based on technique from the BATD, DMA, PAEC and CDTA syllabi, dancers are working on controlled movements which combine gymnastics and jazz. Dancers will practice strength and stability through conditioning, walkovers, balances and more. Register here
Ballet: Age 3 years and up – Based on technique from the RAD syllabus, dancers are taught classical elements along with character and free movement work. Focus is on building strength, flexibility and alignment through ballet technique. Dancers will participate in both bar and floor work. Register here
Contemporary: Age 10 and up – Based on a combination of techniques including Jazz, Ballet and Modern. Dancers are working to portray a character or tell a story through their movement and expression. Register here
Hip Hop: Age 3 years and up – Based on street style dance and choreographed to contemporary music using styles like hip hop, funk and free-style. This type of dancing is seen in music videos. Register here
Jazz: Age 3 years and up – Based on jazz technique from the BATD, DMA, PAEC and CDTA syllabi, dancers are working to achieve various jumps, turns as well as increase their flexibility. Register here
Musical Theatre: Age 7 years and up – Based on the portrayal of a character through lip synching, this form of dance incorporates elements of jazz technique along with drama. Register here
Tap: Age 3 years and up – Based on tap technique from the BATD, DMA, PAEC and CDTA syllabi, dancers are working progressively with different rhythmical elements, in conjunction with different steps to build a vocabulary of movement. Register here
Creative Dance: Age 2 years – Based on technique from the BATD, DMA, PAEC and CDTA syllabi, dancers are working on controlled movements which combine gymnastics with Ballet and Creative Movement. The focus is on building strength, flexibility and alignment through dance technique along with working gross motor skills. Register here
Competitive Programs: Age 5 years and up – The Purple Thunder Competitive Dance team is an Award Winning team that competes on the National and International dance scene. We are proud to have three levels of competitive dance programs.
Part Time: Part Time competitors are dancers who wish to train at a higher level of commitment but will not exceed a total of 6 hours per week with a minimum of 2 hours a week. Ballet is not mandatory. Dancers try out for this program at the TDS Part Time Tryout.
Full Time: Full Time competitors are dancers who wish to train at a higher level of commitment. They will need to participate in the mandatory classes. Dancers will train a minimum of six or more hours per week. Ballet classes are mandatory along with technique classes. Dancers try out for this program at the TDS Full Time Tryout.
Competitive Tryouts: to become a competitive dancer you first need to Tryout Register here