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Our Accelerated Training Program is for dancers who want an intensive training experience alongside full school academic days. Dancers must have completed the Elementary curriculum in ballet to enter the Accelerated Program.
Tuition fees for the accelerated advanced dance program start at $2,505.00 which includes the cost of the basic package of two 1.5 hour ballet classes, repertoire and two complimentary dance classes for a total of 5 classes (including repertoire).
Northern Lights School of Dance offers the following classes in our Advanced Dance Program:
(For class descriptions, dates, times and pre-requisites - click on name of class)
Ballet, one of the most beautiful and graceful of all dance styles is strongly rooted in tradition. Ballet can be used as a basis for all dance styles as its techniques and discipline demand a high level of performance, athleticism and ability for both males and females.
Monday, 6:15 - 7:45 p.m. (1.5 hrs)
Wednesday, 5:45 - 7:15 pm. (1.5 hrs)
(*cost included in the basic package starting at $2,505.00)
Basic pointe exercises supported by the barre to strengthen ankles, increase ankle and leg mobility and improve balance. Pointe shoes are required.
Monday, 7:45 - 8:45 p.m. (1.00 hr)
Modern dance encourages dancers to use their emotions and moods to design their own steps and routines. It is not unusual for modern dancers to invent new steps for their routines, instead of following a structured code of technique, as in ballet.
Wednesday, 7:15 - 8:30 p.m. (1.25 hrs)
Accelerated Intermediate Jazz takes classic jazz technique and introduces the stylistic components urban dance. Using the urban influence of isolation and strength, jazz technique involves into a more grounded and powerful dance form. This style is most often seen in commercial dance avenues such as music videos, concerts, dance movies, and television.
Monday, 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (1.5 hrs)
Acro dance combines classical dance technique with gymnastics. Students will learn to blend athleticism and choreography to create acrobatic dance as seen in competitive dance, professional dance theater and contemporary circus productions such as those by Cirque du Soleil.
Thursday, 4:45 - 6:00 p.m. (1.25 hrs)
Urban dance is one of the most highly energetic and rapidly evolving styles in dance today. A street style of dance, it is a fusion of dance styles developed from several cultures, including jazz, rock, tap and American and Latino cultures.
Thursday, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. $380 (1 hr)
Tap is a rhythmical dance form that involves making rhythm with tap shoes to the sound of music. Tap dancing is a combination of the sophisticated African-American rhythms and the exuberance of Irish step dancing. Elements of ballet, jazz, ballroom and street dancing have found their place in tap repertoire. Tap dancing develops musicality and rhythm, co-ordination, and helps build a technically stronger dancer. This dance will allow you to improve your memory skills while increasing your cardio vascular strength and muscle tone.
Tuesday, 7:45 - 8:45 p.m. $380.00 (1 hr)
This is a combined level class where students will be guided in stretches and strengthening exercise to compliment and enhance their dancing and help prevent injuries.
Friday, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. $350.00 (1 hr)
Northern Lights School of Dance is often involved in community performances and needs a team of dedicated dancers committed to learning well-rehearsed choreography. All dancers selected for Repertoire must have good class attendance, work ethic and discipline to be eligible.
Friday, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. (1 hr)
(*Cost included in the basic package starting at $2,505.00. Classes may not every Friday.)
Please contact our office at email@example.com for more information or questions with respect to program content or level placement.
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