Recreational Dance

Shockey Dance Company offers a wide variety of dance styles for the recreational dancer and for the competition dancer: jazz, tap, clogging, musical theater, lyrical, contemporary and hip-hop.

 

Contact the office or stop by to register for any of the Shockey Dance Company classes.

Preschool Combo

This class is for the first or second year preschooler. Child must be potty-trained. Basic elements of ballet, tap and jazz are taught. These tiny dancers perform a tap dance in recital.

 

 Kindergarten Combo

This class provides the next step in dance, with students learning basic ballet and  tap skills. The students will perform a tap routine in the recital.

 

Beginner Combo

Designed for first or second year dancers aiming for a solid foundation in tap and jazz. The beginner jazz classes are traditionally structured jazz classes which work on basic coordination. Simple warm-up movements are introduced and students continue to progress in center and across the floor work.

 

Tap

Tap is a form of dance characterized by using shoes, as well as the floor, as a percussive instrument. Tap classes will learn a tap routine to be performed in the annual recital.

 

 Musical Theater

 Musical Theater combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance. This class is designed to tell a story through the dance and will perform in the annual recital. Jazz is the primary style of our musical theater pieces.

 Jazz

Placement in one of our levels is determined by the director. Intermediate classes teach from age-appropriate curriculum which enables the student to build their technique as they work towards more advanced levels.

Hip Hop

Hip-hop  classes will teach age appropriate hip-hop and body isolation movements. Simple hip-hop tricks will  be introduced at the beginner level. The intermediate level teaches more advanced hip-hop movement and focuses on dancers embracing the proper attitude and style of hip-hop. Hip-hop classes will perform in the annual recital.

 

Lyrical

Beginners are introduced to the lyrical style. Emotion and performance are emphasized.  A recital piece will be taught in this class. The intermediate or advanced lyrical dancers must be taking a ballet and/or jazz technique class in order to participate. Dancers will work on the lyrical style incorporating appropriate levels of technique, emotion and performance for their recital piece.

 

Clogging

Clogging is a type of folk dance in which the dancer's footwear is used musically by striking the heel, the toe or both against a floor or each other to create audible percussive rhythms, usually to the downbeat with the heel keeping the rhythm. 

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