Ballet – Tap – Jazz Classes 2017-2018


We are thrilled to expand our dance class choices here at the Rec!



Please note that these are non-recital classes.   We are working towards a more formal recital at the end of the school year that will include dancers from this class.  However,  we will not be holding our traditional end of the session recital at the Rec. Center.

Blooming Ballerinas

Blooming Ballerina class is specifically designed to showcase the very basics of ballet, tap, and musical rhythm. Students will learn basic and intermediate ballet and tap skills and terms. Kids will focus on basic technique as well as creative movement.  Students can take the First Student bus 3Y from N.E.S. directly to the Rec.

          Ages:  5-7 years

          Dates: 1/10-3/28

          When:  Wednesdays from 3:15 pm-4:15 pm

          Cost:  $94.00

Twinkle Toes

For Twinkle Toes we have changed the class description slightly so we can group the children a little more tightly by age and challenge those dancers who are ready for the next step.  Twinkle toes for preschoolers introduces ballet and tap basics, creative movement, and a whole lot of social fun!  Students will become familiar with ballet and tap terminology and skills. Kids will focus n fun movement and creative dance.

           Twinkle Toes A    Ages:  5-7 years

            Dates: 1/10-3/28

            When:  Wednesdays from 2:30 pm-3:10 pm

           Cost:  87.00

           Twinkle Toes B   Ages: 3-4 years old  -Wednesdays from 4:20-5:00pm

           Dates: 1/10-3/28

           When:  Wednesdays from 2:30 pm-3:10 pm

           Cost:  87.00




Jazz I

Our Jazz I class is perfect for our slightly older dancers that are ready to try something new!  Ms. Clare is ready to show you a dance form  that is matches movement to the fun rhythms and techniques of jazz music.

           Ages: 7-10 years

           Dates: 1/10-3/28

           When:  Wednesdays from 5:00-6:00pm

            Cost:  $94.00

Adult Tap I

This class is an introductory class aimed to introduce participants to tap dancing while building strength and flexibility.

         Ages: Adult

         Dates: 1/10-3/28

         When:  Wednesdays from 6:00-7:00pm

         Cost $94.00


A little bit about the instructor….. Clare MacDonald

Clare graduated from Bridgewater State College with a B.S. in Physical Education and Dance and a Minor in Psychology. Clare first worked as an assistant teacher under the tutelage of Mary Lou Cunningham, a former dancer with the Boston Ballet. After College, she instructed in Massachusetts prior to moving to New Hampshire. She has been a dance educator at Brixham Danceworks for the past 16 years and specializes in children’s programming.

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