COVID-19 UPDATES

As part of our continued goal to identify and incorporate an online educational support system, Dance Studio 33, School of the Arts is utilizing the secure Microsoft Teams platform.

In response to the enthusiasm we have received from our students and families, we have opened our online classes to other students in the local and national dance community to support their continued training. If you are interested in learning more about Dance Studio 33's virtual programming, please submit an inquiry here, email info@dancestudio33.com or call 678.830.6511.

 

The pain of this pandemic is communal and so must be the response. COME TOGETHER with us to continue transforming lives and communities through dance. Every gift will ensure that we are able to continue offering vital programming to students across the socioeconomic spectrum, nurture the talent of tomorrow's dance professionals and retain the strong local community of dance faculty and artists. All donations to the COME TOGETHER fund will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Barbara Epstein Foundation up to $125k!

Tiny Rockstars

Ages 2- 4

Focuses on getting students ready to transition from combination type classes to full hour classes in a specific style of dance. This class will focus on 20 minutes of Ballet, Tap and Jazz weekly.

Monthly Tuition:

$64

All Boys Hip-Hop/Tumble

Ages 6 - 10

This boys-only class is packed full of fun, energetic, athletic movements. This class is sure to make you sweat. Students will have the opportunity to take 30 minutes of Hip-Hop and 30 minutes of Acro weekly. 

Monthly Tuition:

$64

Shining Stars Combo

Ages 4-6

This class is designed for our younger dancers looking for more of a challenge. Combining elements of Jazz, Ballet and Acrobatics in an encouraging environment.

Monthly Tuition:

$64

At DS33, we offer a variety of dance classes to suit many ability levels. We do our best to make sure to provide an environment conducive to both fun and learning. To insure proper growth and development in our programs — and to help prevent injury — directors and/or faculty members will evaluate each student and place them in the class level deemed appropriate to his/her age, ability, skills set, and/or experience.

Now is the time to start planning your child's activities for the Summer 2020! Dance Studio 33, School for the arts offers a wide range of dance classes for ages 2 to 18. Offering classes in Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Tap, Acro/Tumbling, Mommy and Me, Pre-Ballet, Competition Dance teams and MORE! Find the class that fits your little Dancers schedule today.

All new students must register ONLINE OR IN-PERSON at our dance studio located in Decatur. Please call (678)830-6511 ahead to set an appointment.

Returning students may register online by

Int. Jazz II (Jumps, Leaps and Turns)

Tuesdays

5:30pm - 6:30pm

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Our Jump & Turns Class is a technique class designed to assist students in strengthening and improving the skills of different leaps, jumps and turns that dancers perform in Ballet, Jazz and Lyrical dance.

Shining Stars Combo (Jazz, Ballet, Acro)

Wednesdays

4:00 pm & Saturdays 12pm

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The hour-long class consists of jazz, ballet and tumbling. The young dancers really enjoy the variety and being introduced to many aspects of dance. This class will perform two dances at the recital. 

Ballet II (Required twice per week)

Wednesdays (5pm)  and Saturdays

(11am)

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Ballet is the foundation for all dance styles. We emphasize proper ballet technique while learning ballet's very complex language and terminology. Dancers improve turnout, posture, strength, balance, and flexibility. They will do ballet bar exercises, stretching, across the floors, and petit and grand allegro along with learning different turns and leaps. Our Pre-Pointe class prepares students for the demanding technique of pointe work. Pointe is a specialized ballet training that requires the proper development of muscles in order to prevent injuries and ensure success. Enrollment in this class is at the discretion of the teacher and students must meet a minimum ballet class requirement.

Ballet III/Pre-Pointe (Required twice per week)

Wednesdays and Fridays

6:00 pm
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This season, all Level III Classes will have Pre-Pointe Technique exercises incorporated into class time.  Dancers will be given exercises to work on at home to help build their strength for pointe work.  Particular ballet steps dedicated to pointe shoes will also be taught.

Dancers at this level will start class at the ballet barre to work on classical technique, executing combinations at different musical tempos and on different musical counts.  They will work to build strength and learn how to put several steps together while smoothly transferring their weight and holding correct posture and body placement.  They will also add new steps to their repertoire, moving beyond the Beginning Level.  Center work will consist of an adagio, a tendu combination, jumps – including petit allegro and batterie, and pirouette preparations and turns.  Corner work will consist of jump, waltz, and various traveling combinations, including grande allegro, which are more advanced than at the Beginning Level, and kept in time to the music.  Dancers will learn basic kinesiology and stage placement.  They will be given literature on anatomy for dancers.  Intermediate Level dancers must have at least 3 years experience and take at least one other class per week. 

Int. Jazz  III (Jumps, Leaps and Turns)

Wednesdays

7:00pm - 8:00pm

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Turns & Leaps classes will focus on the jazz technique of turns, leaps, jumps and progressions across the floor. Students will also work to increase flexibility, balance and core strength through across the floor and center combinations and drills.

Advancement is based on correct placement, skill mastery, and instructor recommendation-not by age-which means all classes have a variety of age levels. Students spend an average of two years at each level before mastering the skills to advance. Students receive annual skills tests.

Broadway Baby (Tap, Ballet and Acro)

Thursdays

10:00am - 10:45am

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Broadway Baby is a 45-minute introductory dance class for toddlers containing ballet and creative movement. Students are introduced to basic ballet vocabulary while exploring movement and music in a fun, creative way. Our instructors use imagination games, upbeat age-appropriate to inspire and excite students about dance. Students will also work on classroom skills such as following directions, listening, and working with others. This class is a positive and fun first dance experience for all!

Mommy and Me Creative Movement

Thursdays

11:00am - 11:45am

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Ages 14 months-2 years and their caregiver

 

Mommy & Me Dance class!  is a 45 minute movement and music class designed for little movers 14 months to 2 years and their caregiver. The class is the perfect introduction to music and movement for the very young child not ready to separate but ready to explore in a nurturing learning environment. The basic elements of dance are introduced in a positive and loving way using props such as scarves, stuffed animals and musical instruments. Caregivers (in comfortable clothing) and children participate together throughout the class. Little movers must be walking. 

Mini Br@tz Musical Theater - Small Group (Team Members Only)

Thursdays

4:30pm - 5:30pm

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Musical theater rehearsal for Mini Br@tz Small Group Team. Participation is granted based on Audition ONLY. Contact Studio for more information.

Mini Br@tz Lyrical - Small Group (Team Members Only)

Thursdays

5:30pm - 6:30pm

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Lyrical rehearsal for Mini Br@tz Small Group Team. Participation is granted based on Audition ONLY. Contact Studio for more information.

Junior Lyrical Rehearsal - Small Group (Team Members Only)

Thursdays

6:30pm - 7:30pm

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Lyrical rehearsal for Junior Br@tz Small Group Team. Participation is granted based on Audition ONLY. Contact Studio for more information.

Shining Stars (Ballet and Lyrical)

Fridays

4:00pm - 5:00pm

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This class is the perfect combination of beginning Ballet technique and basic Lyrical dance. Our Shining Stars Dancers will have the opportunity to study two of the most popular styles of dance. This combo class will focus 30 minutes each class on Ballet and 30 minutes in Lyrical. This class will perform in the recital.

Acro II (Int. - Adv.)

Fridays

6:00pm - 7:00pm

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Acrobatic training teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, and above all, discipline and concentration. Acro Dance is a style of dance that combines dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It incorporates basic tumbling skills such as cartwheels, walkovers, and handsprings with strength training and conditioning. This class is part of the recital performance. 

Hip-Hop II

Saturdays

12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Hip hop is a very energetic form of dancing. It is unique and allows dancers to perform with freedom of movement, adding in their own personalities. Learn fun moves and routines in our hip hop class to perform at recitals and other scheduled performances.

Tiny Rockstars

Saturdays

1:00pm - 1:45pm

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This ballet/tap/Jazz combo class is a wonderful introduction to dance for our youngest students who want to express their independence without the assistance of mom or dad. Dancers will have fun learning pre-ballet movement, Jazz and basic tap exercises in a creative and nurturing environment. Students will begin to understand musical timing as well as improve their coordination as they dance to popular children's music. Props are used to enhance the learning experience. Class sizes are kept very small to assure plenty of individual attention for our youngest dancers. 

Hip-Hop III

Saturdays

2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Hip Hop encompasses many different urban dance styles primarily breaking, locking, popping, waving, and krumping as well as freestyle movement to give students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. . It is a very energetic dance form that can be choreographed or improvised Our Hip Hop classes teach rhythm, coordination, musicality and choreography. Students are challenged to think on their feet while enjoying an energetic and fast-paced dance class. Our Hip Hop dancers develop focus, strength, and agility while having fun. This is an excellent class for high-energy kids who want to take a fast and fun dance class. 

Tap II

Saturdays

2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Tap is a style of American theatrical dance, distinguished by percussive footwork and rhythms. Rhythm skills are essential to building a solid dance education. Tap works the Ears as well as the feet. Our tap classes stress the basics of tap while also teaching musicality and rhythm. Emphasis is placed on precision, speed and clarity of sound with an upbeat and fun approach to rhythm and dance

Contemporary - Large Group (By Audition Only)

Saturdays

3:00pm - 3:45pm

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Rehearsal for Contemporary large group (Participation by Audition Only)

Mini Br@tz Tap - Trio (By Audition Only)

Saturdays

3:00pm - 3:30pm

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Rehearsal for Mini Tap Trio (Participation by Audition Only)

Junior Jazz - Trio (By Audition Only)

Saturdays

5:00pm- 5:30pm

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Rehearsal for Junior Jazz Trio (Participation by Audition Only)