CLASSES

AGES 3-6 YEARS

JL KIDS

JLDC CREATES A SAFE AND POSITIVE ENVIRONMENT AND
RECOGNIZES THE IMPORTANCE OF HEALTHY DEVELOPMENT

Ongoing Enrollment
September - June

INTRO TO DANCE | AGES 3 - 5

Introduction to Dance teaches age-appropriate basic ballet movement such as plié, elevé, sauté, and echappé in an informal class that allows for exploration, imagination and fun taught by ballet instructors who have studied early childhood development and who love working with young children. Using music and story, teachers demonstrate the beauty and wonder of ballet.

INTRODUCTION TO DANCE 1 – AGES 3 – 4
INTRODUCTION TO DANCE 2 – AGES 4 – 5

TUITION: $775.00 | COSTUME FEE: $85.00

KIDZHOP, FIT & TUMBLE | AGES 3 - 5

Kidzhop, Fit and Tumble combines age-appropriate hip hop moves with basic tumbling skills for fitness and fun. Using soft equipment such as mats, tunnels, cones and foam beams, along with energetic, upbeat music, preschoolers will acquire balance, spatial awareness, and confidence in a caring and safe environment.

TUITION: $775.00 | COSTUME FEE: $85.00

PRE-BALLET/TAP | GRADES K & 1

Pre-Ballet/Tap teaches basic ballet movement terminology introducing the ballet barre for the first time. Center floor exercise focuses on learning ballet positions to advance technique and memory. A short tap section is given to learn rhythmic coordination and musicality helping children to develop body control.

PRE-BALLET/TAP 1 – KINDERGARTEN
PRE-BALLET/TAP 2 – 1st GRADE

TUITION: $775.00 | COSTUME FEE: $85.00

HIP HOP 1 | GRADES K & 1

Hip Hop 1 introduces students to hip hop dance technique which offers freestyle movement and expression while improving balance, coordination and flexibility as students learn beginning isolations and footwork of popping and locking.

TUITION: $850.00 | COSTUME FEE: $115.00

JAZZ/TAP 1 | GRADES K & 1

Jazz/Tap introduces students to the basics of Tap and Jazz technique set in a traditional warm-up, progressions, and choreography class structure. Students improve flexibility, rhythm, coordination, and confidence as they build their dance vocabulary.

TUITION: $850.00 | COSTUME FEE: $230.00 

ACRODANCE 1 | GRADES K & 1

Acrodance is the fusion of dance technique with the precision and athleticism of tumbling. Students gain flexibilty, balance, muscle control, and above all learn discipline and concentration becoming instantly proud of their new-found skills.

ACRODANCE 1 – K – 1st GRADE 

TUITION: $850 

HIP HOP/ACRO 1 | GRADES K - 1

Hip Hop/Acro combines fun hip hop moves with the fitness of basic tumbling. This is a fast paced class that keeps students moving, building skill, and feeling confident in a fun, safe environment.

TUITION: $850.00 | COSTUME FEE: $115.00

WE ARE

JLDC

Join Our Mailing List!

Shawn_336x400

Shawn Mahoney

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.