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FALL Classes start September 5, 2017
Main Studios: Community Campus, Hailey & Grange Hall, Hailey / Ketchum Studio: STUDIO MOVE, 231 Northwood Way, Suite B-600 (just south of High Altitude Fitness)


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 Class: Adv. Modern - Jr./Sr. Company
    Advanced level modern students, director approval only. Required to take Ballet or Modern as a second class if not also registered as a ballet company member. Also required to study Pilates conditioning. All Company dancers are encouraged to take tumbling at the Spirit N'Motion Athletic School. ...

 Class: High School TAP
    Tap class for Intermediate/Advanced dancers in other disciplines who are interested in learning tap. Invitation only....

 Class: Adv. Jazz Jr./Sr. Company
    Advanced level jazz students, director approval only. Combinining Jr. and Sr. level company members. Required to take Ballet or Modern as a second class if not already registered as a ballet company member. Also required to study Pilates Conditioning. All Company dancers are encouraged to take tumbling at the Spirit N'Motion Athletic School. ...

 Class: Beg. Tap 2 / 4-6th grade
    Second level tap classes to learn the fundamentals....

 Class: Beg. Jazz 1 / 4-6th grade
    First level jazz technique class. Jazz dance is a contemporary style of dance that is versatile for screen, television, musicals and commerical productions....

 Class: Modern 2 / 7-10th grade
    A dance technique that is a reflection of the individual teacher or choreographer. A contemporary form of dance that bases itself in body alignment from ballet and expands that range of movement to the use of floor and standing movement with concepts of fall-recovery, contract-release and use of gravity. A sense of vast space dominate a modern class. ...

 Class: Pilates for Int. Ballet 2/3/4
    Conditioning class based on the teachings of Joseph Pilates. Strength, alignment and flexibility are worked on to enhance the ballet students understanding and body awareness. This class is required for all Int. Ballet 2/3/4 students. Other students interested in the class may inquire. The class is held at the BCR - Fitworks Studio....

 Class: Int. Ballet 2
    First level of pre-pointe and pointe. Dancers are required to study 3x per week and take Pilates Conditioning. Director approval only. Class must be entered in September....

 Class: Jazz 2/3
    Second/third level jazz for dancers 6th grade and older. Teacher approval. Ballet classes are strongly encouraged. All dancers are encouraged to take tumbling at the Spirit N'Motion Athletic School....

 Class: Int./Adv. Tap - Invite only
    Intermediate/Advanced Company tap level with instructor approval. Middle and High school level class....

 Class: Beg. Tap 1 / 2-5th grade
    First level tap classes to learn the fundamentals. All tappers must start at this level....

 Class: Creative Modern 1 / 5-7th grade
    A dance technique that is a reflection of the individual teacher or choreographer. A contemporary form of dance that bases itself in body alignment from ballet and expands that range of movement to the use of floor and standing movement with concepts of fall-recovery, contract-release and use of gravity. A sense of vast space dominate a modern class. ...

 Class: Adv. Ballet - Jr. / Sr. Company
    Adv. level class combining both Senior and Junior Company members. Dancers take technique class three times per week and one Pilates conditioning class. All Company dancers are encouraged to take tumbling at the Spirit N'Motion Athletic School....

 Class: Int. Ballet 3/4 Pointe
    This class by invitation only for Int.Ballet 3/4 students who will be working at a higher level of pointe work to prepare them for future Company level dancing. Pilates is a requirement to be in this class. All dancers are encouraged to take tumbling at the Spirit N'Motion Athletic School....

 Class: Hip Hop - 6th-9th grade
    Street dance. Using the music and movement that kids see on TV, an introductory class that can expand into starting Jazz technique classes. Hip Hop/Tennis shoes required for class - must be clean, not worn on the streets. All Hip Hop dancers are encouraged to take tumbling at the Spirit N'Motion Athletic School....

 Class: Creative Dance 1 - 4-5 yrs.
    Winter/spring Session : Ketchum Thursday: January 5 - February 23 Hailey Monday: Jan. 9 - March 13 or Tuesday: Jan. 3 - Feb. 21 This class is an introductory class that emphasizes fun. Children develop movement skills while they utilize creative dancing through problem solving. They discover ways to move in space, using time and shape with games, music, props, stories under guided instruction. They explore all the locomotor movements working as individuals and as a group....

 Class: Creative Dance 2 - Kindergarten
    A second level class that emphasizes fun. Including activities similiar in the Creative first year class, the students continue to expand their knowledge with basic ballet movement that will begin to prepare them for the understanding of ballet technique. Children develop movement skills while they utilize creative dancing through problem solving. They discover ways to move in space, using time and shape with games, music, props, stories under guided instruction. They explore all the locomotor movements working as individuals and as a group....

 Class: Pre-Ballet - 1st Grade
    A class for children in first/second grade. Fun is still emphasized in this class as students begin their ballet training....

 Class: Ballet 1 / 2-3rd grade
    A first level ballet class. Class for children in second - third grade. Fourth graders may be asked to start in this class if they have never studied ballet. ...

 Class: Ballet 2 / 3-4th grade
    Second level ballet class. Fifth graders may be asked to join this class if they have never studied ballet....

 Class: Ballet 3 / 4-7th grade
    Third level ballet class. Most dancers study at this level for 2 years....

 Class: Int. Ballet 1
    An intermediate level class for students fifth grade and older who have at least three years of ballet training. Director approval only. Students attend 2 classes per week....

 Class: Int. Ballet 2/3/4 Pointe
    An intermediate level class for students sixth grade and older who have at least three years of ballet training. Director approval only. Students attend three classes per week and will be working on pointe. They are also required to attend 1 Pilates class per week. All dancers are encouraged to take tumbling at the Spirit N'Motion Athletic School....

 Class: Adv. Ballet - Jr. Company
    Advanced level ballet students, director approval only. Junior company is an entrance program into the Advanced level Senior Company. Study 3 times per week and take Pilates conditioning....

 Class: Adv. Ballet - Sr. Company
    Advanced level ballet students, director approval only. Study 3 times per week and take Pilates conditioning....

 Class: Adult Ballet
    Beginning/Intermediate ballet class for adults. This class is held September - May at our Community Campus Studio on Monday mornings. Drop ins welcome....

 Class: Int. Modern Jr. Company
    An Intermediate level modern class. This class is part of the the Footlight Company. Dancers are required to study Pilates and ballet at this level in conjunction with modern. All dancers must be taking a min. of 2 dance technique classes per week. A dance technique that is a reflection of the individual teacher or choreographer. A contemporary form of dance that bases itself in body alignment from ballet and expands that range of movement to the use of floor and standing movement with concepts of fall-recovery, contract-release and use of gravity. A sense of vast space dominate a modern class. All Company dancers are encouraged to take tumbling at the Spirit N'Motion Athletic School....

 Class: Adv. Modern - Sr. Company
    Advanced level modern students, director approval only. Required to take Ballet or Jazz as a second class if not also registered as a ballet company member. Students required to study Pilates conditioning....

 Class: Int. Jazz - 7-10th grade
    Intermediate jazz technique class. Director approval only. Dancers should be taking ballet or modern at this level to compliment their jazz class. Pilates conditioning is recommended. All dancers are encouraged to take tumbling at the Spirit N'Motion Athletic School....

 Class: Hip Hop - 3-4th grade
    Street dance. Using the music and movement that kids see on TV, an introductory class that can expand into starting Jazz technique classes. Hip Hop/Tennis shoes required for class - must be clean, not worn on the streets....

 Class: Adv. Jazz - Jr. Company
    Advanced level jazz students, director approval only. First level Advanced Jazz. Required to take Ballet or Modern as a second class if not already registered as a ballet company member. Also required to study Pilates conditioning....

 Class: Adv. Jazz - Sr. Company
    Advanced level jazz students, director approval only. Second level Advanced Jazz. Required to take Ballet or Modern as a second class if not already registered as a ballet company member. Also required to study Pilates conditioning....

 Class: Tap 3
    Third level tap class to continue the fundamentals. All dancers at this level are by invitation only....

 Class: Pilates Adv. - Jr./Sr. Company
    Conditioning class based on the teachings of Joseph Pilates. Strength, alignment and flexibility are worked on to enhance the ballet students understanding and body awareness. The class is held at the BCRD Fitworks studio in Hailey and required for all Adv. Ballet, Modern & Jazz Sr./Jr. Company students. ...

 Class: Pilates Mat - Adult
    Conditioning class based on the teachings of Joseph Pilates. Strength, alignment and flexibility are worked on to enhance the understanding and body awareness of each student. Hilarie Neely, teaches at the Ketchum, YMCA....


More details about out classes!


FALL Classes: September 5 - December 8, 2017


A complete schedule of classes during the school year for ages 4 years - adults. During the summer, intensive workshops are held for various age groups including "DanceCAMP" for 2nd-4th graders, Cecchetti Ballet graded level study for ages 8 and older.The summer finishes with an August Dance Refresher Workshop for Intermediate and Advanced level students.

Class Departments : Ballet, Jazz/Hip Hop, Modern/Contemporary, Tap, and Pilates Conditioning. Adult Ballet.

BALLET/POINTE
Creative Dance 1 - 4-5 years (children in pre-school)
Creative Dance 2 - 5-6 years (children in Kindergarten)
Pre-Ballet - 6-7 years (children in 1st-2nd grade)
Ballet 1 - 7-8 years (children in 2nd grade or older)
Ballet 2 - (children in 3rd grade or older, 1st class is placement)
Ballet 3 - (children in 4-6th grade)
Intermediate 1 - (5th grade and older, Director approval)
Intermediate 2 - (6th grade and older, Director approval)
Intermediate 3/4 - (7th grade and older, Director approval)
Advanced Ballet - Junior Company and Senior Company
(Director approval only).
Pointe - 11/12 years old minimum, correct body alignment and strength, understanding of all basic ballet technique and approval of Director.
Adult Ballet - (Beg - Intermediate level for adults)


JAZZ/HIP HOP
Hip Hop Kids - (children 3-4th grade, no dance experience necessary)
Hip Hop Teen 6-9th grade - (children 6-9th grade, no dance experience necessary)
Beg. Jazz 1 - (children 4th grade and older)
Jazz 2/3 - (children 6th grade and older, 2nd level class)
Intermediate Jazz - (7th grade and older, Director approval - can only enter class in September)
Advanced Jazz - (9th grade and older, Jr/Senior Company class. Director approval - can only enter class in September)

MODERN/CONTEMPORARY
Creative Modern 1 - (children 5-6th grade, little or no dance experience)
Contemporary 2 - (6th-10th grade, 2nd level class)
Intermediate Contemporary - (Intermediate level, invitation only)
Advanced Contemporary - (High school level, Jr/Senior Company class. Director approval - can only enter class in September)


TAP
Beginning Tap 1 - (children 2nd grade-older, 1st level class)
Beginning Tap 2 - (children 3-6th grade, 2nd level class)
Intermediate Tap - (3rd level class, teacher approval)
Advanced Tap - (Company level class, teacher approval)


PILATES CONDITIONING
Pilates Mat - (adult classes)
Pilates Mat for Int. 2/3/4 Ballet - (required class for this level)
Pilates Advanced, Sr./Jr. Company - (only available to Senior/Junior Advanced Company members)

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

TUITION

1) Tuition payments are based on a full session, with payment due the first week of each session. The session class price may only be applied when registering for 4 or more weeks in a series. When taking less than 4 classes, the single class rate will apply.
2) Payments can be put on a payment plan with approval of the Director, payment must stay current with classes. Students will not be allowed to take classes under "credit".
All payments must be paid in full to participate in the May year end performance.
3) One parental family member will be responsible for payment in full. Footlight will not be responsible to collect from two parents due to divorce and changing living/parenting situations.
4) Tuition reimbursements or adjustments will not be made for any reason without permission of the Director. NO REFUNDS will be granted after the second week of classes.
5) When you pay your tuition fees, the money can only be used during that session, this guarantees a class taking place for the entire session.
6) All checks are made payable to Footlight Dance Centre. A $25.00 fee will be assessed on all returned checks.

ATTENDANCE

1) Be on time to class ! Anyone more than 10 minutes late will have to watch class. Being on time is courteous, insures the proper warming up of the muscles and consistancy of the dance training. If lateness becomes a problem, a note will be sent home. If you are late due to a dentist appt. or the like, please send a note.
2) School breaks and holidays will be determined each session prior to class commencement. Only dates posted should be considered a day off from your dance classes. DANCE CLASS WILL ALWAYS BE HELD, unless it is posted otherwise.
3) SNOW DAYS ONLY - Classes will be cancelled ONLY if the public schools have been cancelled or let out early due to weather conditions.
4) Classes may be cancelled or combined if the daily attendance falls below five, at the discretion of the Director. Five/six students per class must be enrolled for the class to take place during a session.
5) Make-up classes from illness or the like, must be done during the current session. If the existing classes are inappropriate, then the make-up class option is forfeited. Tuition cannot be reimbursed.
6) Parents are not invited to watch class, as it is distracting to your child and other students. There are performances and parent visiting days so you may observe their progress.
7) If you want to know specific ways to help your child practice between their lessons, please ask their teacher. If your child has any specific problems, physically or emotionally, please inform your teacher at the earliest possible time.

REGISTRATION

1) Prior to attending classes each student/parent must fill out a registration form.
2) Students and parents will assume the responsibility for all injuries caused when regulations for the Dance Centre are ignored. These rules include : Using the studio without supervision, misusing the equipment, participation in class without proper footwear, and disobeying instructions. Children, no running is allowed in the studio before class and no hanging on the studio barres.
3) We reserve the right to ask a parent to discontinue a child's lessons if the child is not emotionally ready for the structure of group dance classes. We may request you wait for a later date to start a child or suggest other opportunities.
4) Parents are responsible for seeing their children arrive for class at the proper time and picked up after class on time. Please observe quiet and respect when arriving or leaving from the studio.
5) Admittance to any Intermediate or Advanced level can only be done in September, except with the approval of the Director.

DRESS

1) All dance classes have a dress code.
2) All students must have their hair in a bun or tied back off their faces and neck. If their hair is hanging, students will not be able to attend class. No hanging necklaces, braclets or big watches. All intermediate and advanced ballet students must have their hair in a bun for class. Please put hair up neatly, don't make the teachers help.
3) Absolutely NO GUM in class.
4) No street shoes allowed on the dance floor.
5) All personal possessions, clothing and dancewear shall be the responsibility of the student. A lost and found box will be utilized throughout the school year. Footlight is not responsible for any stolen or misplaced items.

REQUIRED DANCEWEAR

1) Creative Dance 1: pink or black leotards, leggings, barefeet. Absolutely no tutus or frilly items, please. Hair must be pulled back in a bun or pony tail.
2) Creative Dance 2/Pre-Ballet/Ballet 1-3/Intermediate : black leotards, pink tights and pink ballet slippers (mandatory). Shoes are for your protection against falls. Any students participating in the May performance must have pink shoes. Absolutely no tutus or frilly items, please. Hair should be pulled back in a bun, but definately pony tail, or if short you must provide hair clips. NO SKIRTS.
3) Advanced Ballet classes : Leotard (color of choice), pink tights, pink split sole shoes. Hair must be pulled back in a bun, or no class/no exceptions.
4) Jazz/Contemporary class : Leotard with a tight fitting tank top, if needed, (no bare midriffs), stirrup tights or jazz pants. All Jazz 1 and above must have black jazz pants and jazz shoes. Absolutely no shirts, baggy pants. Hair must be in a pony tail, bun or pulled back out of your face, no exceptions. Adv. jazz students are required to have heeled character shoes 1-2 inches.
5) Hip Hop : Tight t-shirts or tank tops. NO baggy shirts. Shorts, pants, baggy pants are ok, only if they are not hanging on the floor. CLEAN tennis shoes that have been brought to the studio - no outside street shoes will be allowed on the floor. Hats are ok, hair pulled back, no hanging hair, please.
6) Tap classes : Leotard and tights or leggings - color of choice. Dress in dance clothes, not street clothes to take class. Absolutely no baggy shirts or pants. Tap shoes should have low heels. Hair must be in a pony tail, bun or pulled out of the eyes.

DANCEWEAR FOR SALE - Community Campus STUDIO
All dancewear must be purchased in person, no shipping available.

Shoes : Pink ballet slippers 10child-2 child $16.00
Shoes : Pink split sole ballet slippers 4adult-10adult $21.00

Leotards (black) tank child sm-med-large $16.00
Leotards (black) tank adult sm-med-large $18.00

Tights : Pink convertible child sm-med-large
$10.00
adult A-B-C $12.00

Jazz Pants : Black child med-large-xl $21.00
adult sm-med $22.00

For more dancewear needs : Discount Dance Supply on-line for all your needs. www.discountdance.com.



Important Events
DANCE TAPESTRY Workshop July 12-14
Ugly Duckling & Swan Lake PHOTOS
CECCHETTI BALLET WORKSHOP
FALL CLASSES BEGIN Sept. 5
IDT performance - July 14
 



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