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Monday -      

Thursday       4pm-9pm

Saturday       9am-12pm

 

5 Andover Road

Billerica, MA 01821

 

info@DriveDanceCompany.com

 

(978) 362-3321

 

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Class Descriptions

 

 

Toddler Workshops

 

Tiny Tots

Ages 24 months - 3 years

Wednesdays 9:15-10:00am

Saturdays 9:15-10:00am

An introduction to dance! Movement is inate and this class gives toddlers an opportunity to explore music and dance in a social setting using engaging learning props. Focused on building self-awareness, confidence, and having fun, parent/guardian participation is encouraged and is a great bonding activity! This workshop offers the flexibile registration that toddlers and parents need. 

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Youth Training Program 

Creative Movement

Ages 3-5 (Preschool)

Mondays 4:15-5:00pm

Tuesdays 4:15-5:00pm

Wednesdays 10:15-11:00am

Saturdays 9:15-10:00am

This Ballet-based class introduces a formally structured dance setting while encouraging the imaginative play that preschoolers desire. Beginner music and dance concepts such as body identification and spatial awareness are applied through the use of learning props.  This is a great opportinity for children to explore creativity with their peers and is often is the first meeting of lifelong dance friends! 

Kids Hip Hop

Ages 3-5 (Preschool)

Thursdays 4:15-5:00pm

This Jazz-based class introduces a formally structured dance setting while encouraging the imaginative play that preschoolers desire. Beginner music and dance concepts such as body identification and spatial awareness are applied through the use of learning props.  This is a great opportinity for children to explore creativity with their peers and is often is the first meeting of lifelong dance friends! 

Kinder Combo

Ages 5-7 (Kindergarten-1st Grade)

Tuesdays 5:00-6:00pm Ballet/Tap

Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm Jazz/Hip Hop

Saturdays 10:45-11:45am Ballet/Tap

Saturdays 10:45am-11:45am Jazz/Hip Hop

A natural progression from the Creative Movement class or also a great start for beginners!  Kinder Combo is a perfect balance for 5-6 year olds who are ready for a formal dance class.  Available in a Ballet/Tap combo and Jazz/Hip Hop combo, dancers receive 30 minutes of training in each respective style per class. Important fundamental training begins here with body placement and rhythm awareness. 

Ballet

Ages 6-18

Mondays 4:15-5:00pm (Mini)

Mondays 6:15-7:30pm (Teen/Senior)

Tuesdays 5:00-6:00pm (Junior)

Tuesdays 6:00-7:15pm (Teen/Senior POINTE)

Ballet is the foundation of all dance. If your dancer takes but one class, let this be it!  All dance styles stem from ballet technique and the mental and physical benefits developed from training in this style are unmatched; discipline, grace, muscle strength from the inside out, posture, etc.  In traditional format, all Ballet classes include work beginning at the barre and progressing to center and traveling excercises.  Once a certain age and level are reached, pointe work will be ioffered to appropriate students.

Tap

Ages 6-18

Mondays 6:00-6:45pm (Mini)

Thursdays 6:00-6:45pm (Junior)

Thursdays 8:15-9:00pm (Teen/Senior)

The most rhythmic form of dance!  Special shoes are worn to sound out beats and rhythms.  Tap dance develops musicality skills that are necessary for all dancers.  Much like a Ballet class, excersices are performeed at the barre, center, and traveling.  

Jazz

Ages 6-18

Mondays 5:00-5:45pm (Mini)

Mondays 7:15-8:15pm (Teen/Senior)

Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm (Junior)

Jazz dance encompasses a little bit of everything!  It draws from Ballet concepts and adds its own flair ranging in styles from African to Musical Theatre to Funk.  In addition to center work that develops a strong core and correct body alignment, technique classes incorporate leaps, turns, and various style elements.  

Hip Hop

Ages 6-18

 

Wednesdays 5:15-6:00pm (Mini)

Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm (Junior)

Thursdays 6:00-6:45pm (Teen/Senior)

Hip Hop has gained widespread popularity over the years thanks to pop culture and because it is FUN!  As with all classes, age appropriate mucic and themes are explored. In addition to learning specialized Hip Hop techniques (breakdance, pop and lock, etc.) classes incorporate Jazz excercises throughout to reinforce classic dance principles. 

Acro

Ages 4-18

Tuesdays 4:30-5:00pm (Kids)

Tuesdays 7:00-7:45pm (Junior)

Tuesdays 8:15-9:00pm (Teen/Senior)

Wednesdays 6:00-6:45pm (Mini)

 

 

Acro(batics) for dancers!  This class teaches basic gymnastics principles that weave their way into dance choreography.  Excercises focus on strength training, flexibilty, and balance.  Dancers are able to work as a group and also on their own personal goals. 

Modern

Ages 13-18

Tuesdays 7:15-8:15pm 

For the more mature dancer, Modern dance is derived from an organic, rooted, movement that comes from within. Much like Ballet, Modern dance has a rich history and includes many differnet forms of training from respected pioneers, all of which are explored in Drive's Modern class. 

Contemporary

Ages 13-18

Thursdays 7:00-8:15pm 

Possibly the most popular style of dance amongst advaned dancers, Contemporary dance is a fusion of different styles used to express abstract ideas.  It draws from classical techniques and then allows for artistic expression to change and distrort movement into something totally unique. 

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Performace Company

Company Rehearsal

Ages 6-18

Mondays 8:15-9:00pm (Teen/Senior)

Wednesdays 4:30-5:00pm (Kids Crew)

Wednesdays 4:15-5:00pm (Mini)

Thursdays 6:45-7:30pm (Junior)

During Rehearsal, company members will learn, review, clean, and expand upon choreography for upcoming performance opportunities.  Placement auditions and certain class requirements must be met to participate in this rewarding program. 

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