Celebrations Dance Center is a new kind of studio where stars are not only born, but also, raised and taught to shine. We strive to build self-confidence and self esteem in each and every child who walks through our doors. Our pride is in our dancers!

Celebrations Dance Center offers several diverse dance disciplines. Our curriculum includes a foundation in classical ballet, tap and jazz. In addition to these styles we offer contemporary, modern, lyrical, acrobatics, Irish step dancing, hip-hop and musical theater. Children are eligible to take classes starting at age two, an opportune time to foster their love of movement and music.

Disciplines

ballet

Ballet

Both an art and a discipline, ballet is a classical dance style which employs both grace and precision of movement, using formalized steps and gestures in intricate flowing patterns to express emotion through dance. Ballet is offered at every level with ballet/pointe being offered to advanced students at the discretion of the instructor and Artistic Director.

tap

Tap

Dancing performed by students wearing shoes fitted with metal taps, using rhythmic toe/heel step combinations. Students are taught timing through barre, center floor and across the floor combinations.

contemporary

Contemporary

Contemporary dance draws on both modern and post modern dance as its source of inspiration. It often reflects the condition of the human spirit.

lyrical

Lyrical

A style of dance that combines elements of ballet, modern and jazz, blending many of the technical elements of ballet with the freedom, fluidity and expressiveness of jazz, contemporary and modern dance.

jazz

Jazz

Any of various styles of dance combining elements of ballet and tap dance, often performed to jazz music.

modern

Modern

Modern is free, expressive style of dance which began in the early 20th century as a reaction to classical ballet. Modern dance often follows the principle’s set forth by Martha Graham one foremost pioneers of this form of dance. This form is dance focuses on timing, movement of weight and spatial awareness.

hip hop

Hip Hop

A fun and high-energy dance form that teaches students to work on strength, rhythm and combinations. Hip-Hop dance uses funky terminology and combinations.

irish step

Irish Step

Traditional form of folkloric dance, which began in Ireland. Students learn rapid foot and leg movement while exhibiting a controlled, but not stiff, upper body. Often students will begin in black ballet shoes, progress to Ghillie shoes and at the discretion of the instructor “hard shoes”.

Acro

Acro

Acro dance is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It is defined by its athletic character, its unique choreography, which seamlessly blends dance and acrobatics, and its use of acrobatics in a dance context.