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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.

pre-k hiphop

Pre-K Hip-Hop

$845

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
February 2nd, 2022 - June 1st, 2022
hip-hop for kids

Hip-Hop

$995

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!

Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
February 2nd, 2022 - June 1st, 2022
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Hip-Hop

$995

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!

Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
February 1st, 2022 - June 7th, 2022
boys dance class

Boys Hip-Hop

$995

3rd-5th Grade
Boys Hip-Hop is an exploration into the world of b-boys and street-based hip-hop culture. Each session begins with a high intensity warm up followed by a grooves combination to help develop beat identification, rhythm, and style. Throughout the term students will be introduced to the fundamentals of popping, locking, breaking, waving, footwork, and more! Skills are honed further through bi-weekly dance combinations.

Wednesdays, 4:15-5:15pm
February 2nd, 2022 - June 1st, 2022
broadway dance styles class

Broadway Dance Styles

$725

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 Musical Theater Company B or the Applause Dance Company.

Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30pm
February 1st, 2022 - June 7th, 2022
jr dance company adc

Junior Dance Company

$2,500

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
February 6th, 2022 - June 4th, 2022
hip-hop

Hip-Hop

$995

4th-6th 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!

Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30pm
February 2nd, 2022 - June 1st, 2022
dance styles

Broadway Dance Styles

$725

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 Musical Theater Company A!

Wednesdays, 5:20-6:20pm
February 2nd, 2022 - June 1st, 2022
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Commercial Hip-Hop

$995

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
February 1st, 2022 - June 7th, 2022
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Intermediate Dance Company

$2,700

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
February 5th, 2022 - June 4th, 2022

Sundays, 3:30-6:00pm
February 6th, 2022 - June 4th, 2022
advanced dance technique

Advanced Dance Technique

$775

8th-12th Grade
This high-intensity class will give you the tools to pick up choreography across multiple styles of dance! The dance company staff has created a one-of-a-kind curriculum designed to improve 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 semester, students will have the opportunity to train in the areas of jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, and lyrical. This class is a must for those students interested in dancing at the advanced or elite level!

Wednesdays, 6:30-7:45pm
February 2nd, 2022 - June 1st, 2022
advanced dance company

Advanced Dance Company

$2,800

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, 11:00am-2:00pm
February 6th, 2022 - June 4th, 2022
adc elite

ADC Elite

$1,750

10-17 Years
ADC Elite is a team of the most dedicated and passionate young dancers willing to push themselves to the max each and every week. This intensive program provides serious dancers with accelerated training, cutting edge hip hop and jazz choreography, and exposure to the world of professional dance through regional competitions and community performances. Elite team training focuses on strength, conditioning, technical precision, showmanship, artistry, and the execution of choreography. Each semester includes at least one regional dance competition.

In order to be eligible for the competition team a dancer must:
-Be between the ages of 10 and 17 as of January 1st, 2022.
-Be enrolled in over 3.5 hours of dance classes at Applause per week.
-Have at least 2 years of technical training or be dancing at an intermediate or advanced level.
-Be proficient in both Jazz and Hip Hop styles.
-Be able to commit to the entire semester without conflict.

Class will be held on Saturdays from 11am-1pm at Ripley Grier Studios.
February 5th, 2022 - April 30th, 2022
$1,750 (Additional competition fees will be required)

Auditions will be held on Thursday, January 6th at Applause. Please fill out the application to audition.

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