Advanced Jazz | ages 11 – 12

Starting DateSeptember 17, 2020

Ending DateMay 22, 2021

Tickets

Ticket Prices$160 / session

Time 7:20 PM - 8:10 PM

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Event Description

Students may enroll to take this class in person or online

Thursdays

7:20 – 8:10  p.m.

Dance Studio

Fee: $160/session

 

Requirements: leotards and leggings or fitted dancewear, jazz shoes

 

Instructor: Greta Lewis

 

Instructor Approval Required for Placement

Dance program classes begin September 14, 2020, second sessioin begins January 24, 2021. 

 

Jazz dance classes will explore the energy, variety, and vitality of classic and contemporary dance styles. Classes will begin with a warm-up to develop strength, flexibility, correct alignment and coordination; followed by progressions across the floor; and culminating in extended combinations. Dancers will learn the importance of emphasizing energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. The goal is to develop dancers who are expressive, dynamic, musical, and passionate. Students must complete each level in order to advance to the next level. It is common to stay in the same level for two or more years.

 

Greta Lewis has been a dance instructor for 13 years. She has taught at The Phipps since 2015 and is the director of The Phipps Junior Dance Company. Greta has a B.S. in Elementary Education and minor in Dance Education from University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Recently, she was selected by the Wisconsin Department of Education to write the state dance education standards. She has performed as a company member of The Phipps Dance Theater for eight seasons. In addition to teaching dance, Greta is a second grade teacher in the Hudson School District. 

 


Registration

You may also register by phone with a credit card by calling (715) 386-2305, or online. Fees are due at time of registration. Payment plans can be set up if students are taking multiple classes. Contact the Administrative Offices for registration and payment arrangements.

 

 

Phipps Dance Policies

General

  • NEW! Dancers may register for a maximum of two classes.  Families may email Pam, pehrnreiter@thephipps.org a “wishlist” of classes they want to take beyond the two they have registered for.  One week prior to the session starting we will review the class openings and if spaces remain they will be filled off the waitlists.
  • Classes cancelled because of inclement weather will not be rescheduled.
  • Instructor’s approval needed for placement unless it is a Beginning class.
  • It is common to stay in the same level of a class for two or more years. Instructor approval is needed in order to advance to the next level.
  • An instructor may decide to move a student to a more appropriate class.
  • Dancers must be the specified age by September 1, 2020

 

Registration and Payment

  • Dance fees are billed on a half-year rate. The full dance year consists of two sessions, and students will have to enroll again if they wish to take the second session.
  • All class fees must be paid in advance to attend class. If needed, contact the office to arrange a payment plan.
  • Dance terms begin on September 14 and January 24. You are responsible for making sure your fees are paid for the next semester before the class begins. We will send billing notices before the fees are due, but you are responsible even if you don’t receive the notice in a timely fashion.
  • A student will only be allowed to attend class if payment has been made.

 

Refunds/Withdrawal

  • If a student tries a class and does not wish to continue, the student may withdraw by notifying the office within 8 weeks of starting and receive a refund for the remaining weeks. No refunds will be given for classes quit after 8 weeks, except in cases of injury, long-term illness, or extraordinary circumstances.
  • In order to withdraw from a class, you must notify the administrative office, and not just your teacher.

 

 

 

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