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Programs

Programs

Sparkle Star 2-6

Jo Ann Warren Studio offers a variety of styles for tiny dancers. Under the care and guidance of the finest instructors assisted by advanced teenage student girls and boys are taught the beginning basics. Young students receive special, gentle individual attention by professional adult teachers. Class size is limited.

All Sparkle Star students are welcome to participate in our annual recital (and they usually steal the show!).

  • Prince + Princess – (ages 2-3, 30 minutes) This class is an introduction to dance and creative movement in a fun yet structured atmosphere. Students will utilize dance props and song to work balance, stretch and team work.
  • Preschool Combo – (ages 3-4, 45 minutes)This is a combination class consisting of ballet and tap. Students will be introduced to the basics of both dance disciplines in a fun yet structured environment.
  • Kinderdance Combo – (ages4-6 1 hour) This is a combination class consisting of ballet and tap. A student’s education of basic movement and terminology will be challenged, strengthened and broadened through across-the-floor and combinations.

Primary Combo 6- 13

At Jo Ann Warren Studio (JAWS), our mission is to guide students towards a lifelong love for the performing arts. In our Primary classes, boys and girls may choose from a wide variety of age-appropriate (ages 6-12) class offerings. A professional adult instructor is in charge of making each lesson fun, structured, and educational.

Each Primary class consists of a warmup to improve stretch and strength, then movement across the floor to develop musicality, and center work for technique, continued progress and performance skills. Dancers learn confidence, discipline, respect, creativity, and artistry.

  • Primary I – (ages 5-6, 1 ½ hour) This is a combination class consisting of ballet, tap, and introduction to jazz. Students will be taught the essentials of each discipline in a fun yet structured environment.
  • Primary II – (ages 7-9, 1 ½ hour) This is a combination class consisting of ballet, tap, and introduction to jazz. Students will be taught the essentials of each discipline in a fun yet structured environment.
  • Primary III – (ages 9-12, 1 ½ hour) This is a combination class consisting of ballet, tap, and introduction to jazz. Students will be taught the essentials of each discipline in a fun yet structured environment.
  • Musical Theatre + Voice – (ages 7+, 1 hour) This class will explore a performer’s creative depths with a combination class of vocals and theatre. Students will gain confidence on stage.
  • Hip Hop + Tumble – This class is designed for students who would like to learn the basics of hip hop and work on the across- the- mat elements. Each lesson will begin will a stretch, followed by hip hop essentials to current age-appropriate music and ending with across-the-mat essentials.

Essentials 9 +

JAWS offers beginner through pre-professional level classes for dancers 12 and over. Highly qualified professional instructors teach class keeping in mind each individual student’s expectations and goals.

Our choreographers and teachers bring the most up-to-date material in every class. Teen students are continuously challenged in technique, performance skills, and artistry.

Private lessons are available and scheduled individually through the office.

  • Ballet – (ages 9+, 1 hour) This class is a great transition class for those with combination class experience, or pre-teens and teens who are new to dance.
  • Tap – (ages 9+, 1 hour) This class is a great transition class for those with combination class experience, or pre-teens and teens who are new to dance.
  • Jazz – (ages 9+, 1 hour) This class is a great transition class for those with combination class experience, or pre-teens and teens who are new to dance.
  • Tumble – This is a beginner acrobatics class that teaches the basics of acro in a safe environment. Each lesson will begin will a stretch, followed by basic dance essentials to current age-appropriate music and ending with acrobatics.
  • Hip Hop – (ages 9+, 1 hour) Our Hip Hop is based on basic jazz principles. This is a fun, upbeat, funky and popular class for all levels.
  • Contemporary – (ages 9+, 30 minutes) This class is a great transition class for those with combination class experience, or pre-teens and teens in conjunction with ballet. Contemporary dance draws on both classical ballet, modern, theatrical, and concert dance employing a special technique for developing the use of the entire body in movements expressive of abstract ideas.