Classes

THOMAS SCHOOL OF DANCE

www.thomasschoolofdance.com 945-3457 [email protected]

2018-2019 Class Schedule

 

All classes except those specified otherwise run through May 30, 2019. We reserve the right to make adjustments to the schedule and to cancel classes with insufficient enrollment. 

 

Registration for our 2018-2019 season will begin August 14th.  You may register by mail or email.   4, 6, 8 and 10 week classes and “workshops” should be pre-registered for 7 days before the class/workshop start date.  The registration form and waiver are available below for download. Or, you may register in person at 14 State Street.

2018-2019 Registration Form

TSD Waiver 2018-2019

 

 

 

 

Preschool and K-3 Combination classes

 

Mommy and Me pre-ballet and creative dance for 18 months to 3 years. Adult participation required. Offered in 6 week sessions. Does not perform in end of year show.

6 week Mommy & Me sessions for $66.  Preregistration required.

Saturday 9:00-9:30 Session 1 9/15-10/20 w/Serena; Session 2 11/3, 10, 17, 12/1, 8 & 15 (no class on 11/24) w/Serena, Session 3 3/2-4/6 w/Serena

 

 

Young Preschool Class ½ hour pre-ballet and creative dance for 2 1/2 to 4 year olds (no parent participation). Offered in 6 week sessions and ongoing sessions.  Does not perform in end of year show.

6 week Young Preschool session for $66.  Preregistration required.

Saturday 9:15-9:45 Session 1 9/15-10/20 w/Cassie P

Saturday 9:00-9:30 Session 2 1/5-2/9 w/Serena

ONGOING  Young Preschool Class $180/semester: Saturday 9:15-9:45 w/Cassie P –ON HOLD

 

 

Preschool Dance for 4 – 5 year olds not yet in kindergarten. No parent participation. Will include pre-ballet, creative dance and introduction to tap. Option to perform in spring recital.

Wednesday 4:00-4:45 w/Serena

Saturday 9:45-10:30 w/Cassie P

 

 

Combination Tap and Ballet for students in grades K- 4.  Ongoing classes with the option to perform in the spring recital.

Combo 1: Tuesday 4:00-5:00 w/Serena OR Saturday 10:30-11:30 w/Cassie P

Combo 2: Wednesday 4:30-5:30 w/Cassie L  OR Saturday 11:30-12:30 Combo 2 w/Serena

 

 

Ballroom Classes

 

Ballroom Workshops 4 week workshops which will guide you through the basics of ballroom starting with the Waltz, Jitterbug, Foxtrot, and Rhumba in Ballroom 101 and continuing on and branching out from there in the Ballroom 200 series workshops. 4 week sessions $107 per couple or $60 per person (singles are welcome however partners are not guaranteed for singles).  These workshops do not perform in end of year show.  Please wear comfortable clothing and clean, non-marking indoor shoes; no street shoes allowed.
 
 
ADULT Ballroom 101 Workshop Session 1 Fall Tuesday 7:00-8:00: 10/2, 9, 16 & 23 w/Christine; Session 2 Monday 7:00-8:00 1/14, 21, 28 & 2/4, Session 3 Tuesday 7:00-8:00 4/2, 9, 23 & 30 (please note there will be no class on 4/16)
 
 
ADULT Ballroom 201 Workshop “Latin Ballroom Styles” Tuesday 7:00 – 8:00: 11/6, 13, 27 & 12/4 (please note there will be no class on 11/20).  In this session we’ll explore the many styles of Latin dancing, including the Rhumba, Cha-Cha, and more.
 
 
ADULT Ballroom 202 Workshop “Swing” Monday 7:00 – 8:00: 2/25, 3/4, 11 & 18.   In this session we’ll explore the differences between East and West Coast Swing
 
Private Ballroom Classes and Customized Wedding Dances available.
 
 
Contemporary/Lyrical Classes 

Ongoing classes with the option to perform in the spring recital.

Youth Tuesday 6:00-7:00 w/Serena

Advanced Tuesday 5:00-6:00 w/Serena

Teen/ADULT Tuesday 7:00-8:00 w/Serena

 

 

Hip Hop Classes 

Ongoing classes with the option to perform in the spring recital.

Youth ages 6-9 Wednesday 3:45-4:30 w/Cassie L OR Saturday 11:30-12:15 w/Cassie P

Youth Continuing/Intermediate ages 10+ Wednesday 6:30-7:30 w/Cassie L

 

ADULT Introduction to Hip Hop Workshop 6 week session for $85; Wednesday 7:30-8:30.  Session 1 9/12-10/17 w/Cassie L Pre registration required. Does not perform in end of year show.

 

 

Irish Classes

Ongoing classes with the option to perform in the spring recital.

Level 1 for beginners age 6+ Wednesday 4:45-5:30 w/Cassie P

Level 3 Tuesday 4:45-5:30 w/Cassie P

Level 4-6 Tuesday 3:45-4:45 w/Cassie P

ADULT Irish Tuesday 5:30-6:30 w/Cassie P (may or may not perform in the spring recital at the wish of the class participants)

 

 

Jazz Classes

Ongoing classes with the option to perform in the spring recital.

Level 1 & 2/3   age 7+ Wednesday 5:45-6:45 w/Serena

Level 4 & 4A Saturday 10:30-11:30 w/Serena

Junior Jazz Saturday  10:30-11:30 w/Serena

Intermediate/Advanced Jazz Wednesday 7:00-8:30 w/Serena

* Teen Ballet appropriate for Jazz Dancers Thursday 5:30-6:30 w/Serena

 

 

Line Dance Workshop

4 week workshop for $50.  Sunday 4:00-5:00: 1/13, 20, 27 and  2/3 w/Christine.  Come break the winter blues with some line dancing! We will cover beginner level dances such as “Fun For All,” “K is for Kicks,” and “Sweet Caroline.” No prior dance experience necessary, just bring some clean, comfy shoes and a fun spirit!   Open to ages 8 through adult.  Please wear comfortable clothing and clean, non-marking indoor shoes; no street shoes allowed.

 

 

Modern Classes

Ongoing classes with the option to perform in the spring recital.

Modern age 10+ Wednesday 4:00-4:45 w/Cassie P

Advanced Tuesday 2:45-3:45 w/Cassie P (open to dancers in level 4A and up)

 

 

Performance Ensemble

Please speak with Cassie or Serena about Performance Ensemble requirements.  Students must take one tap class and at least one of the three following forms at TSD:  ballet, jazz, lyrical.

Friday 4:30-6:30 w/Serena

 

 

Stretch  

Does not perform in end of year show.

Recommended for ballet levels 1-3 Saturday 10:00-10:30 w/Ivy

Recommended for ballet levels 4+ Monday 4:45-5:30 w/Ivy

 

 

Tap Classes

Ongoing classes with the option to perform in the spring recital.

Level 1 for beginners age 7+ Wednesday 4:45-5:45 w/Serena OR Saturday 11:30-12:30 w/Michelle

Level 2/3 Wednesday 4:45-5:45 w/Serena OR Saturday 10:30-11:30 w/Michelle

Level 4 & 4A Saturday 9:30-10:30 w/Serena

Level 5 Thursday 6:30-7:30 w/Michelle

Junior Line (Level 5) Saturday 9:30-10:30 w/Michelle (Jr Line dancers are encouraged to take Level 5 tap on Thursday)

Intermediate/Pre-Thomasettes Saturday 8:45-9:30 w/Michelle

Advanced Wednesday 3:00-4:00 w/Cassie P

Thomasettes/Line Thursday 6:30-8:00 w/Gene (Thomasettes are encouraged to take PT and/or Adv. tap)

ADULT Beginner/Basic Wednesday 5:30-6:30 w/Gene

ADULT Intermediate Wednesday 5:30-6:30 w/Cassie P

 

 

Ballet Classes

Beginner Ballet ages 5-7 (1 technique class/week)

Level 1 for beginners ages 7-9 (1-2 technique classes/week recommended plus stretch)

Level 2 ages 9 + by recommendation (2-3 technique classes/week recommended plus stretch)

Level 3 (2-3 technique classes/week recommended plus stretch)

Levels 4-6 (3 or more technique classes/wk recommended plus pointe, stretch, partnering, variations and workshop classes as appropriate to level)

BALLET CLASS SCHEDULE

Ballet and stretch classes/sections designated with an “R” means these classes will participate in the recital; otherwise ballet classes will be class work only and will not perform in end of year show.

Beginner Ballet ages 5-7 Friday 4:00-5:00 w/Ivy R

Level 1/2 Technique Monday 3:30-4:45 w/Evie R*, Wednesday 3:30-4:45 w/Ivy R* OR Saturday 10:30-11:30 w/Ivy R*.  *All three sections of level 1/2 technique will learn the same choreography and use the same costume for the recital piece.

Level 1/2 Stretch Saturday 10:00-10:30 w/Ivy

Level 2/3 Technique Tuesday 3:30-4:45 w/Ivy R*, Thursday 5:30-6:45 w/Ivy R*,  OR Saturday 8:45-10:00 w/Ivy R*.   *All three sections of level 2/3 technique will learn the same choreography and use the same costume for the recital piece.

Level 2/3 Stretch Saturday 10:00-10:30 w/Ivy

Level 4 & 4ADV Technique Monday 3:30-4:45 w/Ivy R, Tuesday 4:45-6:00 w/Ivy,  Thursday 5:30-6:30 w/Serena R, Saturday 11:30-12:45 w/Roberto

Level 4 Pre-pointe/beginner pointe (by invitation only) Saturday 12:45-1:30 w/Serena

Level 4 ADV Pointe & Partnering Tuesday 6:00-6:45 w/Ivy R

Level 4 & 4ADV Stretch Monday 4:45-5:30 w/Ivy

Level 5 & 6 Technique Monday 5:30-6:45 w/Ivy, Wednesday 4:45-6:00 w/Ivy R, Thursday 3:30-4:45 w/Ivy, Saturday 12:45-2:00 w/Roberto

Level 5& 6 Partnering Thursday 4:45-5:30 w/Ivy R

Level 5 & 6 Pointe & Pirouette Wednesday 6:00-7:00 w/Ivy

Level 5 & 6 Pointe & Variations Monday 6:45-7:45 w/Cassie L- ON HOLD

Level 5 & 6 Stretch Monday 4:45-5:30 w/Ivy

 

Teen Ballet Thursday 5:30-6:30 w/Serena R

Teen/Adult Ballet TBA w/TBA

 

Teen/Adult Ballet Workshop 10 week session with Ivy Forrest for $150.  Fridays 9/7-11/9 5:15-6:30 .   Pre registration required. Does not perform in end of year show.

Private, Semi-private Classes and Private Coaching are available in all disciplines including ballroom. Private classes range between $25-$40 per half an hour depending upon style and teacher.

 

 

Dexter Classes

Dexter Classes are held at Ridge View Community School.  Pro-rated rates offered based on an adjusted schedule.  Please see the Dexter class page for more information. Dexter classes begin Monday, September 10th.

3:30-4:15 Preschool Combo Ages 3-4

4:15-5:15 Combo 1 Ages 5-7
5:15-6:15 Ballet 8+ Teens & Adults are welcome
6:15-7:15 Tap 8+ Teens & Adults are welcome

 

Ellsworth Classes 

Ellsworth Classes will be held on Saturdays at the Maine Grind in Ellsworth.

8:45-9:15 Preschool ages 3&4 ($180 per semester)- ON HOLD
9:15-10:00 Tap/Ballet Combo 1 ages 5-8 ($220 per semester)- ON HOLD
10:00-11:00 Tap/Ballet Combo 2-4 (Last Year’s Combo 1)- ON HOLD
10:30-11:30 Ballet/Tap Combo Ages 9+ (or tap only from 11:00-11:30 for $180/semester)- ON HOLD
 
 
Unity Classes

Please contact [email protected] for more information on Unity classes.