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Applause Dance elevates and empowers young dancers through structure and creative collaboration. Expert instruction from professional choreographers and dancers balance artistic expression and traditional technique to promote individuality and growth, from a beginner's class to a full-fledged dance company.

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Pre-K Hip-Hop

$945

3-5 Years
Does your child love to dance? In this class, your child will explore their own creativity as they build a deeper understanding of body awareness. Fun rhythmic exercises and movement games strengthen each child’s knowledge of dance, rhythm, and music! Each class will consist of a cardio warm-up, stretch, foundational steps, and creative movement based games.

Wednesdays, 3:30-4:15pm
September 14th, 2022 - January 18th, 2023

Fridays, 1:00-1:45pm
September 16th, 2022 - January 20th, 2023
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Hip-Hop

$1,095

K/1st Grade
This nonstop dance party is sure to get your little star grooving. Each class includes a variety of exciting dance games and exercises to help develop beat identification, rhythm, and body awareness. Hip-hop fundamentals are taught in a weekly combination set to today’s most popular kids songs! If your child loves to dance, this is the class for them! The semester culminates in a performance on stage in front of 500 people!

Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30pm - SOLD OUT
September 14th, 2022 - January 18th, 2023

Fridays, 3:45-4:45pm
September 16th, 2022 - January 20th, 2023
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Hip-Hop

$1,095

2nd/3rd Grade
This energetic, fun-filled dance class will give your child the tools and confidence they need to enhance their performance abilities. Our hip-hop curriculum will help your dancer develop strength, flexibility, rhythm and agility, while exploring the world of street-based, hip-hop styles. Dancers will learn new skills and grooves every week. We encourage all of our young dancers to bring their personality and individual style to every class! The semester culminates in a performance on stage in front of 500 people!

Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
September 13th, 2022 - January 17th, 2023
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Hip-Hop

$1,095

3rd/4th Grade
In this intermediate class, students will work towards further developing their knowledge of hip-hop. Our hip-hop curriculum will help your dancer develop strength, flexibility, rhythm and agility, while exploring the world of street-based, hip-hop styles. Dancers will learn new skills, grooves, and dance vocabulary every week. We encourage all of our young dancers to bring their personality and individual style to every class! The semester will culminate in a stage performance.

Thursdays, 5:20-6:20pm
September 15th, 2022 - January 19th, 2023
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Broadway Dance Styles

$825

3rd-5th Grade
Broadway Styles is designed for students who love Broadway and want to expand their knowledge of dance. Each class incorporates basic dance techniques such as flexibility, strength, rhythm, and agility, as well as across-the-floor combinations to break down jumps, turns, and kicks. Your dancer will learn styles from classic Broadway musicals as well as current trending musicals like Mean Girls and In The Heights! This is the perfect class for the aspiring dancer and those hoping to one day join Intermediate Musical Theater or the Applause Dance Company.

Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30pm
September 13th, 2022 - January 17th, 2023
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Hip-Hop

$1,095

4th-6th Grade
This class will give your child the tools and confidence to enhance their performance abilities.  Students will develop a core knowledge of hip-hop and basic dance technique.  Our curriculum will help your dancer develop strength, flexibility, rhythm and agility, while exploring the world of street-based, hip-hop styles.  Dancers will learn new skills, grooves, and dance vocabulary every week.  We welcome dancers of all levels in this class!  The semester will culminate in a stage performance.

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm
September 14th, 2022 - January 18th, 2023
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Commercial Hip-Hop

$1,095

6th-8th Grade
Lights, camera, action! Dive feet first into the world of commercial hip-hop. Students will work with Applause Dance Company choreographers to learn the fundamentals of commercial dance. This class is essential for the aspiring dancer interested in exploring the ins and outs of dance for stage and screen. The semester culminates in a professionally shot, fully produced, and edited music video.

Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30pm
September 13th, 2022 - January 17th, 2023
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Broadway Dance Styles

$825

6th-8th Grade
This high-intensity class will give you the tools to pick up choreography across multiple styles of dance. The Applause Dance Staff has created a one-of-a-kind curriculum designed to improve each student’s technique while building their dance vocabulary. Each class incorporates a warm-up focused on stretching, strengthening, and placement. Across the floor combinations are broken down to help each student develop a deeper understanding of jumps, turns, and kicks. Throughout the course of the trimester, students will have the opportunity to study under multiple choreographers in a variety of disciplines including classical and contemporary Broadway Jazz. This class is a game changer for students interested in auditioning for Advanced Musical Theater or the Applause Dance Company!

Wednesdays, 5:20-6:20pm
September 14th, 2022 - January 18th, 2023
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Junior Dance Company Technique

$950

4th-6th Grade
This intensive pre-professional class is designed to improve student’s jazz technique and vocabulary. Each class incorporates a warm-up focused on stretching, strengthening, and placement, as well as across-the-floor progressions. Throughout the course of the semester, students will have the opportunity to train in the areas of jazz, contemporary, and lyrical. This class is essential for those students transitioning from a recreational program to pre-professional training.

Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm
September 15th, 2022 - January 19th, 2023
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Junior Dance Company - SOLD OUT

$2,700

3rd-6th Grade
The Applause Junior Dance Company is a pre-professional training program that specializes in hip-hop, jazz, and commercial styles of dance. The rigorous rehearsals instill perseverance, responsibility, and discipline - all while giving your child the confidence and self-esteem needed to stand out from the crowd and rock the stage. This first step towards joining our Intermediate Company will give you the foundation and tools to work in any professional dance realm. The term will culminate in a live dance performance along with all of the Applause Dance Company. Please call or email to schedule your audition.

Sundays, 2:00-4:00pm
September 11th - December 4th, 2022

This class is sold out. To be added to the waitlist, please call us at 212-717-0703.
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Intermediate Dance Company Technique

$995

5th-9th Grade
This intensive pre-professional class is designed to improve student’s jazz technique and vocabulary. Each class incorporates a warm-up focused on stretching, strengthening, and placement, as well as across-the-floor progressions that develop the student's ability to do leaps, jumps, and turns. Throughout the course of the semester, students will have the opportunity to train in the areas of jazz, contemporary, and lyrical. This class is essential for those students interested in dancing at the Intermediate or Competition level! At least 2-3 years of dance experience is recommended for this class.

Mondays, 5:50-7:05pm
September 12th, 2022 - January 23rd, 2023
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Intermediate Dance Company

$2,925

5th-9th Grade
The Applause Dance Company is a pre-professional training program for the aspiring young dancer. Whether your goal is to dance on Broadway in "Hamilton," or for Lady Gaga on tour, our diverse curriculum aims to develop the truly well-rounded performer. Each dancer in both Advanced and Intermediate programs is challenged with cutting-edge choreography in many dance styles, ranging from hip hop and funk to contemporary and commercial jazz. Jazz and ballet fundamentals are taught with skill and ease by our distinguished staff. The weekly intensives instill perseverance, responsibility, and discipline while giving each dancer the confidence and self-esteem needed to stand out from the crowd--or at that next big audition! The term will culminate in a dance showcase performed for a live audience! Please call or email to schedule your audition today.

Saturdays, 3:00-5:30pm
September 10th - December 4th, 2022

Sundays, 3:30-6:00pm
September 11th - December 4th, 2022
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Tap Technique

$495

7th-12th Grade
In this class students will learn and develop a tap technique that will span across a variety of styles including Broadway and Rhythm tap. Although the class is suitable for beginners, the pace of teaching will still present a fun challenge for the more experienced tapper. Each class will begin with a set warm up focused on technique, clarity of sound, and musicality. Students are led each week through a variety of tap steps, short phrases, turns, and combinations using different rhythms supported by a wide range of music.

Mondays, 5:00-6:00pm
October 3rd - November 28th, 2022
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Ballet Technique

$495

7th-12th Grade
This class is designed to develop and improve ballet vocabulary and technique. Each class will focus on barre work, center exercises, and across the floor combinations. Students will leave with a deeper understanding of body alignment, carriage of the body, and flexibility. This class is recommended for dancers looking to improve their quality of dancing.

Mondays, 6:00-7:00pm
October 3rd - November 28th, 2022
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Advanced Dance Company Technique

$875

8th-12th Grade
This intensive pre-professional class is designed to improve student’s jazz technique and vocabulary. Each class incorporates a warm-up focused on stretching and strengthening to increase flexibility and placement. Across-the-floor progressions and center exercises help dancers enhance their leaps, jumps, and turns. Throughout the course of the semester, students will have the opportunity to train in the areas of jazz, contemporary, and lyrical. This class is essential for those students interested in dancing at the Advanced or Elite Competition level! At least 3 years of dance experience is recommended for this class.

Wednesdays, 6:30-7:45pm
September 14th, 2022 - January 18th, 2023
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Advanced Dance Company - SOLD OUT

$3,040

7th-12th Grade
The Applause Dance Company is a pre-professional training program for the aspiring young dancer. Whether your goal is to dance on Broadway in "Hamilton," or for Lady Gaga on tour, our diverse curriculum aims to develop the truly well-rounded performer. Each dancer in both Advanced and Intermediate programs is challenged with cutting-edge choreography in many dance styles, ranging from hip hop and funk to contemporary and commercial jazz. Jazz and ballet fundamentals are taught with skill and ease by our distinguished staff. The weekly three-hour intensives instill perseverance, responsibility, and discipline while giving each dancer the confidence and self-esteem needed to stand out from the crowd--or at that next big audition. The term will culminate in a dance showcase for a live audience! Please call or email to schedule your audition today.

Sundays, 10:30am-1:30pm
September 11th - December 4th, 2022

This class is sold out. To be added to the waitlist, please call us at 212-717-0703.

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