At Star-Lite Dance Studio we teach a variety of popular and classical dances at both advanced and beginner levels. Classes are held nightly throughout the week on Mondays through Fridays while on Saturday and Sundays we hold morning and afternoon classes.
Our well trained teachers , each highly skilled dancers in their respective speacialty, lead the instruction of all classes. Depending on the type of dance being taught (ie: a tap duet or a large production number) classes can range from having 2 students to containing over 30 students. All being taught in a friendly atmosphere that focuses on helping each student reach their goals.
All classes start up in September of each year and wrap up at the end of the following June with a studio dance recital finale.
Creative movement involves the use of body actions to communicate certain actions, emotions, and feelings. By following a teacher's instructions, a child can develop physical skills as well as encourage the use of imagination.
TAP 3 yrs & Up
Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by using the sound of one's tap shoes hitting the floor as a percussive instrument. As such, it is also commonly considered to be a form of music. Two major variations on tap dance exist: rhythm (Jazz) tap and Broadway tap. Broadway tap focuses more on the dance. It is widely performed as a part of musical theater. Rhythm tap focuses more on musicality..Make music with your feet! Learn rhythm combinations and syncopated patterns. Develop and improve timing,rhythm, and coordination.
JAZZ 3 Yrs. & Up
Jazz is one of the most popular and energetic forms of dance. Jazz dance combines the technique learned in Ballet and translates it into faster more stylized movements. You will do progressions including jumps and turns. Jazz dance utilizes many styles of music.
BALLET 3 Yrs. & Up
Ballet is the foundation of every style of dance .This classical dance form focuses on precise steps with gestures and movements of grace and fluidity. Traditional and modern styles are taught. Technical skills gained through ballet will show with every style of dance you do.
HIPHOP 5yrs. & Up
This popular style of dance is seen in many of today’s music videos.Blend of hip and pop music. Old school hip hop evolved in the 70′s and was primarily danced to funk and old school hip hop music. It is funky and energetic style of dance that continually changes with today's popular music scenes.It is a very popular dance form among the children today.
ACRO 3 yrs. & Up
Acrobatics, or ‘acro’, is a dance style that focuses on balances, tumbling and movements that show off flexibility. Promotes physical flexibility and teamwork using various jazz and acrobatic techniques. Safety, cordination and teamwork are all basic components of this class in addition to teaching basic and advanced acrobatics and dance.
CONTEMPORARY/LYRICAL 12 yrs. & Up
It is the combination of Jazz and Ballet put together in a very expressive style that is usually danced to slower paced music.
MUSICAL THEATRE 5 yrs. & Up
Loads of fun, this program combines dance movements with acting and performance skills. Routines are inspired by musicals and movies.
MCMASTER CLASS ALL AGES
A Jazz class that will give students with special needs the opportunity to dance and express themselves through movement. This class will focus on stretching, exercising and the basics of Jazz. This program helps with a sense of body awareness, it helps with confidence and social skills. It allows for creative expression and individuality and provides exercise and healthy living. We want them all to have a full and rich experience.The class has a way of bringing children out of their shell. They make friends with people just like them; it gives them confidence that is hard to find anywhere else.