These classes are designed to enhance the student’s creative ability, coordination and musicality and to introduce them to a variety of dance forms. Preschool and Kindergarten Samplers are 1 hour weekly and combine Pre-Ballet, Tap and Tumbling. Intermediate Samplers offer the six through eight year old student Ballet, Tap and Introductory Jazz. These classes are 1 to 1 1/2 hours weekly.
Classes are offered to students 6 years of age through adult. Various styles of Jazz are taught to “today’s” pop, rock, blues, and lyrical music. Classes range from 3/4 to 1 hour.
Our complete graded system of classical ballet includes all the elements of barre, centre, adagio, and allegro during each class. Classes are weekly and range from 3/4 hour to 1 hour depending on the level of the class. Advanced students are encouraged to take at least 2 classes per week.
-Pointe Classes are devoted to the technique of dancing on toe (sur les pointes). Pointe class may only be taken at the recommendation of the teacher.
Combining elements of Jazz, Modern Dance and Ballet, Modern /Contemporary classes are offered to students 10 years of age through adult. All classes are 1/2 to 3/4 hour long.
The latest in popular dance forms including Rap Dance and Hip Hop. For Girls, Boys, Teens, and Adults. All classes are 3/4 hour long.
Classes are offered utilizing a graded system. The classes emphasize technique, clarity of sound, rhythm, speed, and training in basic combinations and routines. All classes are 1/2 to 3/4 hours long.
Students are placed at the appropriate levels in each subject based on age, previous dance training and demonstrated skill and commitment. After classes begin, changes may be suggested by the teacher to assure that each student receives the best possible learning experience.
For your convenience, yearly tuition is divided into 9 1/2 payments, September through June ( June being a half months tuition). Tuition is based on the combined time of all classes taken.
|Per Class||Monthly Tuition|
1 1/14 Hours
1 1/2 hours
1 3/4 Hours
2 1/4 Hours
2 1/2 Hours
2 3/4 Hours
* for every additional 15 minutes accrued another $6.00 is added to the tuition cost.
Private lesson fees are as follows:
1/2 hour class - $45.00 per week
3/4 hour class - $65.00 per week
Private lessons are booked based on the availability of the teachers and studio space. They can be taken a la carte to work on technique. If you would like to perform in the recital, they need to be booked every other week from September till June or weekly from January to June.
A yearly registration fee of $20/individual or $25/family is due upon enrollment.
**Private lessons are available to only those students who are enrolled in general classes at CSDS.
A 10% discount is applied for a families tuition that exceeds $200.00 per month and a 15% discount is applied for a families tuition exceeds $250.00 per month.