Classes

THOMAS SCHOOL OF DANCE

PO Box 2027 Bangor, Maine 04401

  

www.thomasschoolofdance.com 945-3457 thomasschoolofdance@gmail.com

  

All classes except those specified otherwise run through May 28, 2020.  We reserved the right to make adjustments to the schedule and to cancel classes with insufficient enrollment.  The class schedule below is for classes held at the Bangor location; please see the respective pages for Dexter, Ellsworth and Unity classes.

  

Registration for our Winter/Spring 2020 season has begun; registration forms are available below.  New location details will be available shortly!  4, 6, 8 and 10 week classes and “workshops” should be pre-registered, inclusive of payment, a minimum of 7 days before the class/workshop start date.  All ongoing classes not otherwise specified below are charged on the 2020 tuition fee table. Please see the registration page for further pricing and discount information. Please see the workshop page for school vacation workshops and additional workshops! For more information, including placement, email us at thomasschoolofdance@gmail.com.

  

2019-2020 Registration Form 

2019-2020 TSD Waiver 

  

Preschool Classes

  

Dance with Me Pre-ballet and creative dance for 18 months to 3 years.  Adult participation required; parent, grandparent, guardian, or other adult caretaker, etc. welcome to participate with child.  Offered in 4 and 6 week sessions.  Does not perform in spring recital.  6 week session $66; 4 week session $45.  Pre-registration required.

6 week sessions: Session 1 Saturdays 10:00-10:30 1/11-2/15 w/Serena;   Session 2 Mondays 4:00-4:30 3/2-4/6 w/Cassie L

4 week session:  Session 3 Saturdays 10:00-10:30 5/1-5/22 w/Serena

  

Young Preschool Class 1/2 hour pre-ballet and creative dance for 2 1/2 to 4 years (no parent participation).  Offered in 4 and 6 week sessions and ongoing sessions.  Does not perform in spring recital. 6 week session $66; 4 week session $45.  Ongoing section (19 weeks) $205.  Pre-registration required.

6 week sessions: Session 1A Saturdays 8:45-9:15 1/11-2/15 w/Cassie P; Session 1B Mondays 4:00-4:30 1/6-2/10 w/Cassie L; Session 2 Saturdays 10:00-10:30 3/7-4/11 w/Serena

4 week session:  Session 3 Mondays 4:00-4:30 4/27-5/18 w/Cassie L

Ongoing: Saturdays 8:45-9:15 w/Cassie P

  

Preschool Combination Class 6 week and ongoing classes for 4-5 years not yet in kindergarten.  No parent participation.  Will include pre-ballet, creative dance and introduction to tap.  6 week session does not perform in spring recital.  Ongoing classes have option to perform in the spring recital. 6 week session $85. Ongoing session charged as regular tuition class (10 weeks) $265. Pre-registration required.

Ongoing: Saturdays 9:30-10:15 w/Cassie P

  

Combination Classes Ongoing combination classes for students in grades K-4 with the option to perform in the spring recital.  Please inquire for appropriate placement.

  

Combo 1 Tap/Ballet: Saturdays 10:15-11:15 w/Cassie P OR Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 w/Cassie L

Combo 2 Tap/Ballet: Tuesdays 4:45-5:45 w/Cassie P

Combo 3 Tap/Ballet/Jazz: Saturdays 10:30-11:45 w/Serena OR Wednesday 5:00-6:15 w/Cassie L

  

Ballet Classes Please see the bottom of class offerings for our comprehensive listing of ballet 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 $110 per couple or $60 per person (singles are welcome however partners are not guaranteed for singles).  These workshops do not perform in spring show.  Please wear comfortable clothing and clan non-marking indoor shoes; no street shoes allowed on dance floors.

  

Ballroom 101 Workshop:  Tuesdays 6:30-7:30  1/21, 1/28, 2/4 & 2/11 w/Christine

  

Ballroom 201 Workshop: Tuesdays 6:30-7:30  2/25, 3/3, 3/10 & 3/17 w/Christine

  

Ballroom 202 Latin Workshop: Thursdays 7:00-8:00 3/26, 4/2, 4/9 & 4/16 w/Christine

  

Ballroom 203 Swing Workshop: Thursdays 4/30, 5/ 7, 5/14, & 5/21 from 7:00- 8:00 pm.

  

Contemporary/Lyrical Classes Ongoing classes with the option to perform in the spring recital.

  

Youth Contemporary/Lyrical (ages 8 and up) Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 w/Serena

Teen Contemporary/Lyrical Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 w/Serena

Senior/Advanced Contemporary Tuesdays 7:30-8:30 w/Serena

  

Clogging Working Pre-registration required. Does not participate in the spring recital.  4 week workshop $60. Open to dancers in tap level 3 -ADULTS. Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 4/29-5/20 w/Cassie P

  

Hip Hop Classes Ongoing classes with the option to perform in the spring recital

  

Youth Hip Hop 1 ages 6-9 Saturdays 12:15-1:00 w/Cassie P OR Mondays 4:30-5:15 w/Cassie L

Youth Hip Hop 2 ages 10+ Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 w/Cassie L *note time change since initial publication

Hip Hop 3 by recommendation Mondays 6:45-7:45 w/Cassie L

  

ADULT Hip Hop Workshop Pre-registration required.  Does not perform in spring recital. Beginners welcome! 6 week session $85; 4 week session $60. *Note time change since initial publication

6 week session: Session 1 Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 1/8-2/12 w/Cassie L; Session 2 Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 3/4-4/8 w/Cassie L

4 week session: Session 3 Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 4/29-5/20 w/Cassie L

  

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

  

Irish 1 ages 6 and up Tuesdays 5:45-6:30 w/Cassie P

Irish 2-4 Wednesdays 3:45-4:30 w/Cassie P

Irish 5/6 Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 w/Cassie P

ADULT Irish Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 w/Cassie P

  

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

  

Youth Jazz ages 8 and up Tuesdays 6:30-7:30 w/Serena

Teen Jazz Saturdays 12:00-1:00 w/Serena *note time change since initial publication

 

  

Line Dance Workshop Come break the winter blues with some line dancing! No prior dance experience necessary! Open to ages 8 through ADULT.  Please wear comfortable clothing and clean, non-marking indoor shoes; no street shoes allowed. 4 week workshop for $50.  Sundays 4:00-5:00 2/2, 2/9, 2/23 and 3/1 (no class 2/16) w/Christine

  

Performance Ensemble  Ongoing classes.  Please speak with Cassie P, Serena or Cassie L about Performance Ensemble and Junior Performance Ensemble requirements

  

Junior Performance Ensemble for dancers ages 7-10 Mondays 5:30-6:45 w/Cassie L

Performance Ensemble Fridays 5:30-7:30 w/Serena

  

Stretch Classes Ongoing classes.  Does not perform in the spring recital.

  

Ballet Levels 1-4 Stretch Saturdays 12:00-12:45

Ballet Levels 4A-6 Stretch Mondays 5:00-5:45 w/Ivy

  

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

  

Youth Tap (combined levels 1 and up) Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 w/Serena

Tap 2/3 Saturdays 8:45-9:45 w/Michelle

Tap 4/4A Saturdays 9:00-10:00 w/Serena

Tap 5 Mondays 6:45-7:45 w/Michelle

Junior Line (Level 5) Saturdays 9:45-10:45 w/ Michelle

Pre-Thomasettes/Intermediate Saturdays 10:45-11:45 w/Michelle

Advanced Tap Tuesdays 3:15-4:00 w/Cassie P

Thomasettes/Line Mondays 6:45-8:00 w/Gene

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

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

  

Tumbling Workshop Pre-registration required; space is limited.  Does not participate in spring recital.  6 week workshop $85. Open to beginner and intermediate students ages 10 and up.  Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 3/4-4/18 w/Cassie P.

  

Ballet Classes

  

Level 1 for beginners ages 6-8  (1 technique classes/week recommended plus stretch)

Level 2 ages 9 and up and by recommendation (2 technique classes/week recommended plus stretch)

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

Level 3A (3 technique classes/week recommended plus pointe classes and stretch)

Level 4 (3 technique classes/week recommended plus pointe classes and stretch)

Levels 4A-6 (3 or more technique classes/week recommended plus pointe, partnering, variations, men’s allegro, stretch classes and workshops as appropriate to level)

  

BALLET CLASS SCHEDULE

Ballet classes/sections designated with an “R” indicates that the class will participate in the recital; otherwise ballet classes will be class work only and will not perform in the spring recital.

  

Level 1 Technique: Saturdays 9:00-10:00 w/Ivy R

Level 1 Stretch: Saturdays 12:00-12:45 w/Ivy

  

Level 2/3 Technique: Saturdays 12:45-2:00 w/Ivy R*2/3

Level 2/3 Technique and Pre-pointe: Wednesdays 5:00-6:15 w/Ivy R*2/3

Level 2/3 Stretch: Saturdays 12:00-12:45 w/Ivy

R*2/3 same recital routine & costume, two weekly opportunities to rehearse

  

Level 3A-4A Technique: Saturdays 10:00-11:15 w/Ivy R*3A-4A; Tuesdays 3:30-4:45 R*3A-4A w/Ivy; Thursdays 3:45-5:15 w/Ivy

Level 4A Technique: Saturdays 1:00-2:15 w/Serena R*4A-6Mondays 3:30-5:00 w/Ivy

Level 4A Partnering: Mondays 5:45-6:45 w/Ivy

1st Year Pointe: Saturdays 11:15-12:00 w/Ivy; Tuesdays 4:45-5:30 w/Ivy; Thursdays 5:15-6:00 w/Ivy

2nd Year Pointe: Tuesdays 4:45-5:30 w/Ivy R*P; Thursdays 5:15-6:00 w/Ivy R*P

Level 3A/4A Stretch: Saturdays 12:00-12:45 w/Ivy

Level 4A Stretch: Mondays 5:00-5:45 w/Ivy

Level 4A Variations: Fridays 4:00-5:00 w/Ivy R*V

R*3A-4A same recital routine & costume, two weekly opportunities to rehearse

Level 4A has multiple recital opportunities in ballet and pointe.  Each R indicates a recital class, if two Rs have the same designation following the * that indicates multiple opportunities each week to rehearse the same piece with the same recital costumes.  Rs with different designations following the * indicate different recital pieces with different costume requirements.

  

Level 5 Technique: Saturdays 1:00-2:15 w/Serena  R*4A-6: Mondays 3:30-5:00 w/Ivy; Tuesdays 5:30-6:45 w/Ivy R*5/6: Thursdays 6:00-7:30 (Tech & Pointe) w/Ivy R*5/6

Level 5 Partnering: Mondays 5:45-6:45 w/Ivy

Level 5 Pointe: Tuesdays 6:45-7:30 w/Ivy; See Thursdays Technique

Level 5 Stretch: Mondays 5:00-5:45 w/Ivy

Level 5 Variations: Fridays 4:00-5:00 w/Ivy R*V

Levelhas multiple recital opportunities in ballet and pointe.  Each indicates a recital class, if two Rs have the same designation following the * that indicates multiple opportunities each week to rehearse the same piece with the same recital costumes.  Rs with different designations following the indicate different recital pieces with different costume requirements.

  

Level 6 Technique: Saturdays 1:00-2:15 w/Serena  R*4A-6; Mondays 3:30-5:00 w/Ivy; Tuesdays 5:30-6:45 w/Ivy R*5/6; Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 w/Ivy; Thursdays 6:00-7:30 (Tech & Pointe) w/Ivy R*5/6

Level 6 Partnering: Mondays 5:45-6:45 w/Ivy

Level 6 Pointe: Tuesdays 6:45-7:30 w/Ivy: See Thursdays Technique

Level 6 Stretch: Mondays 5:00-5:45 w/Ivy

Level 6 Variations: Fridays 4:00-5:00 w/Ivy R*V

Level has multiple recital opportunities in ballet and pointe.  Each indicates a recital class, if two Rs have the same designation following the * that indicates multiple opportunities each week to rehearse the same piece with the same recital costumes.  Rs with different designations following the indicate different recital pieces with different costume requirements.

  

Men’s Allegro: Wednesdays 4:00-5:00 w/Ivy

  

Teen/ADULT Ballet Workshop Pre-registration required.  Does not perform in spring recital.  8 week sessions $120. Fridays 5:15-6:30 w/Ivy.

Session 1: Fridays 1/10-3/6 (no class 2/21)
Session 2: Fridays 3/20-5/15 (no class 4/24)

  

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

  

Dexter Classes See Dexter page for classes, location, dates and pricing information.

  

Ellsworth Classes See Ellsworth page for classes, location, dates and pricing information.

  

Unity Classes See Unity page for classes, location, dates and pricing information.