In Fundamentals, the formal study of ballet begins with simple barre and center floor technique. Teachers use proper ballet terminology, and introduce classical music appreciation and correct body alignment. A fun, short section of tap, jazz and hip-hop is given to increase strength, mobility, and control in this 1.5 hr class.
FUNDAMENTALS 1 – 2nd GRADE
FUNDAMENTALS 2 – 3rd GRADE
FUNDAMENTALS 3 – 4th GRADE
TUITION: $1,480 | COSTUME FEE: $240
Danceworks is a set of four dance technique classes in three genres. In this program, students take two ballet classes, a jazz, and tap class meeting twice weekly. As students develop strong ballet technique and progress through the program they are introduced to more challenging curriculum. Students in Danceworks enjoy the benefits of repetition, maximizing progress to become competent well-rounded dancers by training together in a core grouping each week.
DANCEWORKS 1 – 5th GRADE
TUITION: PRICING VARIES BY PROGRAM
Hip Hop is a dynamic art form in which all the latest dance techniques are created. Set to popular music, Hip Hop helps develop a sense of rhythm, improves flexibility, balance, coordination and individual style.
HIP HOP 2 – 2nd & 3rd GRADE
HIP HOP 3 – 4th & 5th GRADE
HIP HOP/ACRO 2 – 2nd & 3rd GRADE
TUITION: $985 | COSTUME FEE: $120
AcroDance is the fusion of classic dance technique with the precision and athleticism of tumbling. Acrobatic training teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, and above all, discipline and concentration. With our careful, quality instruction, dancers will gain more flexibility, upper body strength, and spacial awareness providing a substantial advantage in today’s demanding choreography.
ACRODANCE 2 – 2nd & 3rd GRADE
ACRODANCE 3 – 4th & 5th GRADE
ADVANCED ACRODANCE – 2nd – 5th GRADE
TUITION: $985 | NO COSTUME FEE
Tweens learn the basics of jazz and tap technique and choreography. While refining their skills each week they create deeper connections to the music, movement, and each other.
TWEEN JAZZ & CONTEMPORARY – 4th & 5th GRADE
TWEEN TAP – 4th & 5th GRADE
TUITION: $985 | COSTUME FEE: $120
Shawn Mahoney began his ballet, tap, and jazz training at the Joanne Langione Dance Center and his early performing career with Jose Mateo’s Ballet Theatre in Boston, MA. As an apprentice, Shawn danced for American Ballet Theatre before joining Boston Ballet. At Boston Ballet, Shawn performed in Petipa, Balanchine, Kylian, Forsythe, Bejart and others. Shawn performed as a chosen member of “Tharp!”, a national and international touring company directed by Twyla Tharp. Ms. Tharp invited Shawn to be part of the creative and choreographic process for her Broadway hit “Movin’ Out” and performed in Tharp’s “Red, White, and Blues”. Shawn performed with the Suzanne Farrell/Balanchine Project, Sean Curran Company, Washington Ballet, and Bale Estado de Goias. As an educator, Shawn has taught internationally for Festa de Danca in Sao Paulo and Bermuda Civic Ballet. Currently, Shawn is on faculty at Emerson College, instructing dance classes to actors and musical theatre students and is a teacher and lecturer at Days in the Arts. Shawn founded Mahoney Agency, representing dancers for national engagements for the Nutcracker Ballet. Shawn is a sought out mentor for emerging artists and choreographers in ballet and contemporary dance.