Classes

THOMAS SCHOOL OF DANCE

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

2017-2018 Class Schedule

 

All classes except those specified otherwise run through May 31, 2018. We reserve the right to make adjustments to the schedule and to cancel classes with insufficient enrollment. Classes begin Friday, September 8th.  

 

You may register any time by mail or email.   Workshops should be pre-registered for 7 days before the workshop start date.  The registration form and waiver are available below for download. Or, you may register in person at 14 State Street or call 945-3457 during the following times:

Monday-Friday, August 28th –September 1st 3:15 pm to 6:15 pm

Tuesday, September 5th 12:30-2:30 pm

Wednesday, September 6th 3:00-5:00 pm

Thursday, September 7th 4:00-6:00 pm

 

 

 

 

2017-2018 Registration Form

2017-2018 Waiver

 

 

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:  9/23, 30, 10/7, 14, 21 & 28; Session 2:  11/4, 11, 18, 12/2, 9 & 16;Session 3:  1/6, 13, 20, 27, 2/3 & 10; Session 4:  3/10, 17, 24, 31, 4/7 & 14

Wednesday 4:00-4:30 Session 1: 9/20, 27, 10/4, 11, 18 & 25; Session 2:  1/3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & 2/7

 

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:  9/23, 30, 10/7, 14, 21 & 28; Session 2:  11/4, 11, 18, 12/2, 9 & 16; Session 3:  1/6, 13, 20, 27, 2/3 & 10; Session 4:  3/10, 17, 24, 31, 4/7 & 14

Wednesday 4:00-4:30 Session 1: 11/1, 8, 15, 29, 12/6 & 13; Session 2: 3/7, 14, 21, 28, 4/4 & 11

 

 

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.

Tuesday 4:00-4:45

Saturday 9:45-10:30

 

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

Combo 1: Wednesday 4:30-5:30 OR Saturday 10:30-11:30

Combo 2: Tuesday 4:45-5:45 OR Saturday 12:15-1:15

Combo 3: Saturday 12:15-1:15

 

Introduction Tap & Jazz Combination Workshop for dancers ages 8-12.  6 weeks for $85; Thursday 6:30-7:30 pm; 11/2, 9, 16, 30, 12/7 & 14.  Pre registration required. Does not perform in end of year show.

 

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).
Teen and ADULT Ballroom 101 Workshop Session 1 for dancers minimum age 13 (Sessions 2 & 3 Adults only);  Monday 6:30 – 7:30: 10/16, 23, 30 & 11/6.
ADULT Ballroom 101 Workshop Session 2: Tuesday 7:00 – 8:00: 1/16, 23, 30 & 2/6: Session 3: Monday 7:00 – 8:00 : 4/2, 9, 23 & 30.
Teen and ADULT Ballroom 201 Workshop Session 1 for dancers minimum age 13 (Sessions 2 & 3 Adults only);  Monday 6:30 – 7:30: 11/13, 20, 27 & 12/4.   In our first 20o series session, we’ll go a little further in the styles of ballroom explored in Ballroom 101.
ADULT Ballroom 202 Workshop “East Coast vs. West Coast Swing” Session 2: Tuesday 7:00 – 8:00: 2/27, 3/6, 13 & 20. In this session we’ll explore the different types of Swing Dance.
ADULT Ballroom 203 Workshop “Latin Ballroom Styles” Session 3: Monday 7:00 – 8:00: 5/7, 14, 21 & 6/4.  In this session we’ll explore the many styles of Latin dancing, including the Rhumba, Cha-Cha, and more.
Private Ballroom Classes and Customized Wedding Dances available.

 

 

Youth and ADULT Introduction to Clogging Workshop for dancers minimum age 10.  4 week session for $57; Wednesday 6:30-7:30; 9/20, 27, 10/4 & 11.  Pre registration required. Does not perform in end of year show.

 

 

 

Contemporary/Lyrical Classes

Youth Beginner  age 7+ Wednesday 6:15-7:15

Youth Intermediate Tuesday 5:45-6:45

Advanced Lyrical/Contemporary Wednesday 7:15-8:30

Teen/ADULT Tuesday 6:45-7:45

 

ADULT Introduction to Contemporary/Lyrical Workshop 6 week session for $85; Tuesday 6:45-7:45: 9/12, 19, 26, 10/3, 10 & 17.  Pre registration required. Does not perform in end of year show.

 

 

 

Hip Hop Classes

Youth ages 6-9 Wednesday 3:45-4:30 AND/OR Saturday 11:30-12:15

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

Teen/ADULT Wednesday 7:30-8:30

 

ADULT Introduction to Hip Hop Workshop 6 week session for $85; Wednesday 7:30-8:30; 9/20, 27, 10/4, 11, 18 & 25.  Pre registration required. Does not perform in end of year show.

 

ADULT Continuing Beginner Hip Hop Workshop 6 week session for $85; Wednesday 7:30-8:30; 11/1, 8, 15, 29, 12/6 & 13.  Pre registration required. Does not perform in end of year show.

 

 

 

Irish Classes

Level 1 for beginners age 6+ Tuesday 3:45-4:30

Level 2 Tuesday 3:45-4:30

Level 3 Tuesday 3:45-4:30

Level 4 Wednesday 4:30-5:30

Level 5 (Intermediate) Tuesday 4:30-5:30

Level 6 (Advanced) Tuesday 4:30-5:30

ADULT Irish Tuesday 5:30-6:30

 

Teen and ADULT Introduction to Irish Workshop for dancers minimum age 13.  4 week session for $57; Wednesday 6:30-7:30; 10/25, 11/1, 8 & 15.  Pre registration required. Does not perform in end of year show.

 

 

 

Jazz Classes

Level 1 for beginners age 7+ Thursday 5:45-6:30 AND/OR Saturday 1:15-2:15

Level 2 Wednesday 4:30-5:30 AND/OR Saturday 1:15-2:15

Level 3 Saturday 11:15-12:15

Level 4 Saturday 11:15-12:15

Junior Jazz Saturday 11:15-12:15

Intermediate/Advanced Jazz Saturday 10-11:15

 

Turn Workshop for dancers age 8 and up.  4 week session for $57; Thursday 6:30-7:30; 9/21, 28, 10/5 & 12. Pre registration required. Does not perform in end of year show.

 

 

 

Modern Classes

Advanced Tuesday 2:45-3:45

 

Beginner Modern Workshop for dancers 10 and up. 4 week session for $57.  Wednesdays 6:30-7:30; 11/29, 12/6, 13 & 20. Pre registration required. Does not perform in end of year show.

 

 

 

Performance Team

Friday 4:00-6:00

 

 

 

Stretch  

Recommended for ballet levels 1-3 Saturdays 9:45-10:15

Recommended for ballet levels 4+ Wednesday 6:00-7:00

 

 

 

Tap Classes

Level 1 for beginners age 7+ Thursday 5:00-5:45 AND/OR Saturday 12:15-1:15

Level 2 Wednesday 5:30-6:15 AND/OR Saturday 12:15-1:15

Level 3 Saturday 12:15-1:15

Level 4 Saturday 12:15-1:15

Level 5 Wednesday 3:45-4:30

Junior Line (Level 5) Saturday 10:00-11:00 (Jr Line dancers are encouraged to take Level 5 tap on Wednesday)

Intermediate/Pre-Thomasettes Saturday 9:00-10:00

Advanced Wednesday 2:45-3:45

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

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

ADULT Intermediate Wednesday 5:30-6:30

 

ADULT Introduction to Tap Workshop 6 week session for $85; Wednesday 5:30-6:30; 9/13, 20, 27, 10/4, 11 & 18.  Pre registration required. Does not perform in end of year show.

 

 

 

Ballet Classes

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

Level 2 (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

Level 1 Technique Wednesday 3:30-4:30 (Ivy), Thursdays  4:00-5:00 (Ivy) AND/OR Saturdays 8:45-9:45 (Ivy)

Level 1 Stretch Saturdays 9:45-10:15 (Ivy)

Level 2 Technique Wednesday 3:30-4:30 (Ivy), Thursdays  4:00-5:00 (Ivy) AND/OR Saturdays 10:15-11:15 (Roberto)

Level 2 Stretch Saturdays 9:45-10:15 (Ivy)

Level 3 Technique Wednesday 3:30-4:30 (Ivy), Thursdays  4:00-5:00 (Ivy) AND/OR Saturdays 10:15-11:15 (Roberto)

Level 3 Stretch Saturdays 9:45-10:15 (Ivy)

Level 4 Technique Tuesday 3:30-4:45 (Roberto), Wednesday 4:30-6:00 (Ivy), Thursday 5:00–6:30 (Roberto), Saturday 1:45-3:15 (Roberto)

Level 4 Pre-pointe/beginner pointe (by invitation only) Thursday 6:30-7:00 (Roberto)

Level 4 Stretch Wednesday 6:00-7:00 (Ivy)

Level 4ADV Technique Monday 3:30-4:45 (Tech & Big Jumps w/Ivy),  Tuesday 3:30-4:45 (Roberto), Wednesday 4:30-6:00 (Ivy), Thursday 5:00-6:30 (Roberto), Saturday 1:45-3:15 (Roberto)

Level 4ADV Partnering Tuesday 4:45-5:30 (Roberto)

Level 4 A Pointe by invitation Monday 4:45-5:15 (Ivy) and Saturday 3:15-4:00 (Roberto)

Level 4 B Pointe Saturday 3:15-4:00 (Roberto)

Level 4ADV Stretch Wednesday 6:00-7:00 (Ivy)

Level 5 Technique Monday 5:15-6:30 (Tech &Adagio w/Ivy), Tuesday 5:30-6:45 (Roberto), Wednesday 4:30-6:00 (en pointe w/Ivy), Thursday 3:30-5:00 (Roberto), Saturday 11:15-12:45 (Roberto)

Level 5 Partnering Saturday 12:45-1:45 (Roberto)

Level 5 Pointe Monday 6:30-7:30 (Ivy), Wednesday 4:30-6:00 (Ivy)

Level 5 Variations Tuesday 6:45-7:45 (Roberto)

Level 5 Stretch Wednesday 6:00-7:00 (Ivy)

Level 6 Technique Monday 5:15-6:30 (Tech & Adagio w/Ivy), Tuesday 5:30-6:45 (Roberto), Wednesday 4:30-6:00 (en pointe w/Ivy), Thursday 3:30-5:00 (Roberto), Saturday 11:15-12:45 (Roberto)

Level 6 Partnering Saturday 12:45-1:45 (Roberto)

Level 6 Pointe Monday 6:30-7:30 (Ivy), Wednesday 4:30-6:00 (Ivy)

Level 6 Variations Tuesday 6:45-7:45 (Roberto)

Level 6 Stretch Wednesday 6:00-7:00 (Ivy)

BOYS/MENS Class Levels 4+ Thursday 7:00-7:30 (Roberto)

 

Level 5 & 6 Ballet Workshop with Ivy Forrest:  ”New Choreographic Repertory” 6 Weeks for $95; Thursdays 5:00-6:30; 9/14, 21, 28, 10/5, 12 & 19.   Pre registration required.

 

Adult Beginner Ballet Workshop 6 week session with Ivy Forrest for $85.  Thursdays 6:30-7:30; 9/14, 21, 28, 10/5, 12 & 19.   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 on Mondays a Ridge View Community School.  Pro-rated rates offered based on an adjusted schedule.  Please see the Dexter class page for more information.

3:30-4:15 Preschool ages 3&4
4:15-5:15 Tap/Ballet Combo ages 5-8
5:15-6:00 Ballet ages 8 and up
6:00-6:45 Tap ages 8 and up
6:45-7:30  Hip Hop ages 8 and up

 

Ellsworth Classes 

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

10:00-10:30 Preschool ages 3&4 ($180 per semester)
10:30-11:30 Tap/Ballet Combo ages 5-8 ($220 per semester)
11:30-12:15 Tap ages 8 and up
12:15-1:00 Hip Hop ages 8 and up
Please email the studio to let us know if you are interested in a youth ballet class for dancers ages 8 and up.

 

Unity Classes

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