Classes

General Class Information

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We offer a variety of classes for students of all ages at our Camelot and AV Sorenson Community Center studio locations. ADA also offers additional pre-ballet, primary and grade I enrichment opportunities for the young dancer at the following off-site studio locations:

  • St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Omaha
  • MCR (Montessori Children’s Room) – to register call 402-551-1440
  • Kroc Center – to register call 402-905-3520

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Although ADA reserves the right to place students in appropriate class levels, the following table provides a general guideline for recommended age ranges per class.

Approximate Age Ranges:
Pre-Ballet Ages 3-5
Primary Ages 5-7
Grade I Ages 7-9
Grade II Ages 9-11
Grade III Pre-teen and teens with intermediate skills
Grade IV Pre-teen and teens with intermediate skills
Intermediate/Advanced Teens and older (advanced students)

 

Grade II and above dancers are required to take class twice per week, and more classes are encouraged for faster advancement. The unlimited class fees are designed for the dancer who wishes to do more. With instructor permission, dancers may take a class above or below their assigned level. Please visit with the faculty for more information.

Please visit our Policies page for complete tuition information.

Registration Information

Tuition installments will be accepted via bill pay, credit card, cash, or by check at the studio. Call if you have questions. 402-551-4200

Click here to register for St. Michael classes! Classes taught by Julian Adair.
Please print the form and mail with payment to Adair Dance Academy, Inc.:

1006 N. 127 Circle
Omaha, NE 68154

Dance Class Attire

Pre-Ballet: Cerise tank leotard (issued); bare feet or (optional) footless tights

Primary: Light blue tank leotard (issued), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, black tap shoes

Grade I: Lavender tank leotard (issued), pink tights, pink ballet slippers, black tap shoes

Grade II: Peacock blue leotard (issued), pink tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers, black tap shoes

Grade III: Navy leotard (issued), pink tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers, black tap shoes

Grade IV: Red leotard (issued), pink tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers, black tap shoes

Intermediate: Eggplant leotard (issued), pink tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers, black tap shoes

Advanced:  Burgundy leotard (issued), pink tights, pink split-sole ballet slippers, black tap shoes

Men: T-shirt, black sweatpants or shorts, black ballet slippers, black tap shoes

  • Hair must be securely pulled back.
  • No gum or jewelry.
  • Please see your teacher to purchase shoes.
  • Adair Dance Academy carries ballet slippers, tap shoes, tights and other dance gear. Please call 402-551-4200 for information.
  • Please purchase tap shoes through Adair Dance and split sole ballet slippers at Adair Dance or Bobby’s Dancewear, 132nd & Center. Ask about our tap shoe trade in program.

Class Description                           

Ballet is a fundamental international dance technique providing a solid foundation for all dancers and complementing all other styles of dance. Based on the Royal Academy of Dancing syllabus, this method helps maintain high standards, sets goals, and provides logical progressions.

Pre-Ballet/Creative Movement is a forerunner to ballet. It includes creative dance techniques and activities to enhance coordination, balance, and motor skills.

Modern Dance/Jazz/Contemporary emphasizes the strength and flexibility of the spine and freedom of movement while maintaining control and precision. Dancers discover personal range of movement and explore composition and choreography through improvisation and creative exercises. Jazz, similar to modern dance, uses technique set to contemporary music.

Tap emphasizes footwork and the expression of rhythm through sound. Students train for control and agility of the feet while using the upper body to help express style.

Parent & Tot is for ages 2-4 and a caregiver. Activities promote movement, strength, flexibility, musicality, balance, confidence, creativity, and fun! Bare feet and comfortable attire. Call the studio for more information (402-551-4200).

Musical Theater is danced based on Broadway-style musical choreography.

Conditioning stretching and strengthening techniques based on pilates, Vagonova barre method, and more to fortify dancer’s technical skills.

Adult classes, ballet and tap geared for the busy adult schedule, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced student. Drop in fees allow you to come as you are able. Casual workout attire with ballet or tap shoes is all that is required.

General schedule information. Fall 2018 dates coming soon!

Uniforms: Each dancer will receive with their paid tuition, a color-coded leotard for their level. Lovely colors and additional leotards are available for purchase here.
More classes for our youngest dancers: Pre-Ballet, Primary and Grade 1 dancers, are often very enthusiastic about dance and parents often hear “Is it dance today?!” Young dancers have the option of coming twice or even three times per week. Let us know if your enthusiastic little dancer would like to have more enrichment.
New Classes: Grades II through advanced have stretch and conditioning classes to strengthen and fortify dance technique.
Adult ballet and tap: Adults who have wanted to get into class, or back to class, here is your chance! Casual attire and shoes; punch cards available for the busy adult schedule.
Schedule: The schedule is subject to change, as the needs of the classes develop. The registration info in this message is as accurate as it stands now. Do know every effort is taken to minimize changes.
Unlimited: Students enrolling as unlimited, Grades 2 and up, must select the classes they plan to attend so there is an accurate count of students in each class. Switching classes week to week is not allowed without permission. Please visit with your instructor or the director about any class changes.
Tuition: Fees include lessons, dance uniform leotard, up to 2 costumes, 2 recital tickets, and a video of the spring recitals. No surprise fees or hidden costs. First installment is due to hold your space in a class. (8 installments total September-April) Each installment is due at the beginning of each calendar month. Late tuition is charged a $10 late fee. Visa is accepted for your convenience.
Open House: Tour the studio, meet the faculty, pickup dance gear and more! Free drawing, great prizes!

Wednesday, August 29th – 6:00-8:00 p.m. – Camelot Community Center
Thursday, September 6th – 6:00-8:00 p.m. – Camelot Community Center

Thursday, August 30, 2018 – 5:30-7:00 p.m. – A.V. Sorensen