DANCE PROGRAMS

Whether you're looking for dance classes for kids, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, acro, you'll definitely be able to find a class here that your child will love!

Leading the Cedar Valley in Dance Education for over 15 Years!

We specialize in teaching toddlers, kids and teens how to dance, as well as provide them with a positive environment, so that they can develop skills and confidence.

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SPRING MINI SESSION! My Grown-up & Me

- Ages 6 months - 3 years (cutoff date is the first class of this session)

- Includes an introduction to movement and music with full participation of the adult which supports bonding, language, and movement development

- 8 lessons

- Shoes: ballet shoes, barefoot, or socks

- No recital

- Cedar Falls: Wednesdays 5:30-6:00pm

- Cedar Falls: Wednesdays 6:00-6:30pm

- Denver: Thursdays 5:30-6:00pm

What's included?

- 8 lessons with a professional dance educator

- All fees included (registration fee, music licensing fees, etc.) (sales tax is not included)

- Lots of smiles, fun, and bonding!

- Certificate of completion during the final lesson

**Space is very limited as it is important to us to keep our ratio of teacher:participants low for this class so we can offer our typical amazing quality even to this young age group!

Calendar

Week 1 - 2/4-2/8

Week 2 - 2/12-2/15

Week 3 - 2/19-2/22

Week 4 - 2/26-2/29

Week 5 - 3 /4 - 3/7Spring Break (does not count as a week)

Week 6 - 3/18-3/21

Week 7 - 3/25-3/28

Week 8 - 4/1-4/4

Everything above is included for one, all-inclusive price!

***We have limited spots and they fill quickly - please be prepared to complete enrollment right away!

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SPRING MINI SESSION! Recital Classes

- Ages 3 thru 18 (cutoff date is the first class of the session)

- Includes age-appropriate teaching strategies, music, costumes, and choreography

- 10 lessons (see schedule below)

- Shoes:

- Pom, Jazz, Baton, Lyrical - Tan Slip-on Jazz Shoes

- Hip Hop - Black Pastry Hip Hop Sneakers

- Ballet - Pink Ballet Shoes

- 1 recital routine to be performed in one of our annual spring recitals at GBPAC!

Class Options

Cedar Falls:

- Monday 4:30-5:00pm MS/HS Jazz - Ages 11-18

- Monday 4:30-5:00pm PS/K Pom - Ages 3-6

- Monday 5:00-5:30pm Lower/Mid Hip Hop - Ages 6-11

- Monday 7:00-7:30pm PS/K Ballet - Ages 3-6

- Wednesday 5:00-5:30pmLower/Mid Baton - Ages 6-11

- Wednesday 5:30-6:00pmLower/Mid Lyrical - Ages 6-11

- Thursday 4:30-5:00pmLower/Mid Pom - Ages 6-11

- Thursday 4:30-5:00pmPS/K Jazz - Ages 3-6

Denver:

- Monday 7:00-7:30 PS/Kinder/Lower Pom - Ages 3-8

- Monday 7:30-8:00 Mid/MS Pom - Ages 8-15

What's included?

- 9 lessons/rehearsals at ADC with a professional dance instructor

- Viewing opportunities for parents during class - either in-person in our waiting rooms via closed-circuit TV or remote viewing via Spot TV app

- 1 on-stage tech rehearsal at GBPAC lead by ADC instructors

- 1 recital routine

- 1 recital costume (we do all of the measuring, ordering, organizing, and delivery!)

- 1 pair of performance tights

- All fees included (registration fee, recital fee, music licensing fees, music editing fee, choreography fee) (sales tax not included)

- Digital copy of recitals recorded and edited by our professional videography crew

- Professional photo session offered - photos available to purchase

Calendar

Week 1 - 2/19-2/22

Week 2 - 2/26-2/29

Week 3 - 3/4-3/7

Spring Break (does not count as a week)

Week 4 - 3/18-3/21

Week 5 - 3/25-3/28

Week 6 - 4/1-4/4

Week 7 - 4/8-4/11 (Dress/Pictures @ ADC CF - Schedule TBD)

Week 8 - 4/15-4/18

Week 9 - 4/22-4/25

Week 10 - 4/29-5/3 (Tech Rehearsals @ GBPAC - Schedule TBD)

Recitals - 5/4-5/5 (@GBPAC - Schedule TBD)

Everything above is included for one, all-inclusive price!

***PAYMENT PLANS available - simply email business.allisonsdancecenter@gmail.com to get one set up!

***We have limited spots and they fill quickly - please be prepared to complete enrollment right away!

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SPRING MINI SESSION! Adult Classes

- Ages 19 thru 99 (cutoff date is the first class of the session)

- Includes warm ups, skills, great cardio, gentle movement - you'll be exercising and not even knowing it!

- 8 lessons (see schedule below)

- Shoes: Tap - Tap Shoes; Ballet - Ballet shoes suggested, socks acceptable; Stretch - socks; Hip Hop - sneakers that have not been worn outside, socks acceptable

Class Options

Cedar Falls:

- Monday 5:45-6:15pm Adult Ballet - Ages 19-99

- Monday 7:30-8:00pm Adult Hip Hop - Ages 19-99

- Monday 8:15-8:45 Adult Tap - Ages 19-99

- Wednesday 8:15-8:45 Ballet Stretch - Ages 19-99

What's included?

- 8 lessons at ADC with a professional dance instructor

- All fees included (registration fee, music licensing fees, etc.) (sales tax not included)

- one convenient investment

Calendar

Week 1 - 2/4-2/8

Week 2 - 2/12-2/15

Week 3 - 2/19-2/22

Week 4 - 2/26-2/29

Week 5 - 3 /4 - 3/7

Spring Break (does not count as a week)

Week 6 - 3/18-3/21

Week 7 - 3/25-3/28

Week 8 - 4/1-4/4

Everything above is included for one, all-inclusive price!

***We have limited spots and they fill quickly - please be prepared to complete enrollment right away!

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Private Lessons

* Ages 3-99 years!

* Includes technique, skill, performance skills, and/or confidence building 1:1 with one of our professional instructors

* Can book one or many!

* Shoes: any

* No recital

* Location offered: Cedar Falls & Denver

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My Grown-up & Me

* Ages 6 months - 3 years (by September 15th, 2023)

* Includes an introduction to movement and music with full participation of the adult which supports bonding, language, and movement development

* 8 week mini sessions offered throughout the year

* Shoes: barefoot/socks

* No recital

* Location offered: Cedar Falls & Denver

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Intro to Dance (core class)

*Must be 2 by September 15th, 2023

*Includes basic locomotor movements and pre-ballet along with balance, coordination, guided creative movement and socialization into structured classes

*Meets once a week for 30 minutes

*Shoes: pink leather ballet shoes

*No recital

*Location offered: Cedar Falls & Denver

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Preschool Core (core class)

*Must be 3 by September 15th, 2023

*Includes beginning tap, beginning ballet, guided creative movement, and beginning tumbling

*Meets once a week for 45 minutes

*Shoes: pink leather ballet shoes and black slip on or Mary Jane style tap shoes

*Recital (2 routines/costumes - 1 for tap & 1 for ballet)

*Location offered: Cedar Falls & Denver

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Kinderdance Core (core class)

*Must be 5 by September 15th, 2023 (may or may not be entering Kindergarten fall 2023)

*Includes tap, ballet, guided creative movement, and tumbling

*Meets once a week for 45 minutes

*Shoes: pink leather ballet shoes and black slip on or Mary Jane style tap shoes

*Recital (2 routines/costumes - 1 for tap & 1 for ballet)

*Location offered: Cedar Falls & Denver

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Lower Elementary Core (core class)

*Ages 6-8 (Approx. Grades 1 & 2)

*Includes ballet, tap, and beginning jazz

*Meets once a week for 1 hour

*Shoes: pink leather ballet, black slip on tap shoes, and tan slip on jazz shoes

*Recital (2 costumes, 3 routines - one combo costume)

*Location offered: Cedar Falls & Denver

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Mid Elementary Core (core class)

*Ages 8-11 (Approx. Grades 3, 4 & 5)

*Beginning/Intermediate Level - Includes beginning/intermediate ballet, lyrical, jazz, and tap (intended for dancers studying less than 4 years)

*Advanced Level - Includes continuing ballet, lyrical, jazz, and tap (intended for dancers studying 4 or more years)

*Meets once a week for 1 hour 15 minutes

*Shoes: tan slip on lyrical/jazz shoes and black tap shoes

*Recital (3 routines/costumes - 1 for lyrical,

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Middle School Core (core class)

*Ages 11-15 (Grades 6, 7 & 8)

*Beginning/Intermediate Level - Includes beginning/intermediate ballet, lyrical/contemporary, jazz, and tap (intended for dancers studying less than 6 years)

*Advanced Level - Includes continuing ballet, lyrical/contemporary, jazz, and tap (intended for dancers studying 6 or more years)

*Meets once a week for 1 hour 15 minutes

*Shoes: tan slip on lyrical/jazz shoes and black tap shoes

*Recital (3 routines/costumes - 1 for contemporary, 1 for tap & 1 for jazz)

* Location offered: Cedar Falls & Denver

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High School - Ballet and Jazz (core class)

*Ages 14-18 (Grades 9 -12)

*Intermediate Level - Includes continuing ballet, lyrical/contemporary, and jazz (intended for dancers studying less than 8 years)

*Advanced Level - Includes advanced ballet, lyrical/contemporary, and jazz (intended for dancers studying 8 or more years)

*Meets once a week for 1 hour

*Shoes: tan slip on lyrical/jazz shoes

*Recital (2 routines/costumes - 1 for contemporary & 1 for jazz)

*Location offered: Cedar Falls

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High School - Tap and Modern (core class)

*Ages 14-18 (Grades 9 -12)

*Intermediate Level - Includes continuing tap and beginning modern (intended for dancers studying less than 8 years)

*Advanced Level - Includes advanced tap and beginning/continuing modern (intended for dancers studying 8 or more years)

*Meets once a week for 1 hour

*Shoes: black split sole tap shoes (barefoot for Modern)

*Recital (2 routines/costumes - 1 for tap & 1 for modern)

*Location offered: Cedar Falls

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High School - Tap and Modern, non-performance (core class)

*Ages 14-18 (Grades 9 -12)

*Includes intermediate tap and beginning-intermediate modern

*Meets once a week for 1 hour

*Shoes: black split sole tap shoes (barefoot for Modern)

*No recital

*Location offered: Cedar Falls

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Hip Hop (supplementary class)

*Tots - Preschool/Kinder (3 by 9/15/23), Lower Elem. – Ages 6-8, Mid Elem. – Ages 8-11, Middle School/High School - Grades 6-12

*Includes age appropriate Hip Hop curriculum

*Meets once a week for 30 minutes

*Shoes: black high top hip hop “Pastry” sneakers (Tots = black jazz shoes)

* Recital (1 routine/costume)

*Location offered: Cedar Falls & Denver

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Acro for Dancers (supplementary class)

*Tots - Preschool/Kinder (3 by 9/15/23), Lower Elem. – Ages 6-8, Mid Elem. – Ages 8-11, Middle School/High School - Grades 6-12

*Includes beginning-intermediate acro/tumbling for dancers

*Meets once a week for 30 minutes

*Shoes: barefoot § Recital (1 costume)

*Location offered: Cedar Falls & Denver

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Pom (supplementary class)

*Middle School/High School - Grades 6-12

*Includes beginning-intermediate Pom technique

*Meets once a week for 30 minutes

*Shoes: tan jazz shoes § Recital (1 costume)

*Location offered: Cedar Falls

***Younger ages will be offered as mini sessions - more details TBA

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Pointe (technique class)

*Ages 12-18 - must be 12 by September 15, 2023

*Director approval needed to ensure dancer’s safety

*Includes beginning pointe curriculum

*Meets once a week for 45 minutes

*Shoes: pointe shoes

*Recital (1 routine/costume)

*Location offered: Cedar Falls & Denver

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Leaps & Turns (technique class)

*Lower/Mid - Ages 6-11; MS/HS - Grades 6-12

*Includes turning and leaping technique, exercises, and practice

*Meets once a week for 30 minutes

*Shoes: tan lyrical/jazz shoes

*No recital

*Location offered: Cedar Falls

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Flexibility (technique class)

*Lower/Mid - Ages 6-11; MS/HS - Grades 6-12

*Includes flexibility technique, exercises, practice

*Meets once a week for 30 minutes

*Shoes: tan lyrical/jazz shoes

*No recital

*Location offered: Cedar Falls

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Ballet Technique (technique class)

*Lower/Mid - Ages 6-11; MS/HS - Grades 6-12

*Includes ballet barre, center work, and across the floor work focusing on technique

*Meets once a week for 30 minute

*Shoes: ballet shoes (preferred) or tan lyrical shoes

*No recital

*Location offered: Cedar Falls

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Acro Skills (technique class)

*Tots - Preschool/Kinder (3 by 9/15/23), Lower/Mid Elem. – Ages 6-11, Middle School/High School - Grades 6-12

*Includes acro skill drills and progressions to increase technique and flexibility

*Meets once a week for 30 minutes

*Shoes: bare feet

*No recital

*Location offered: Cedar Falls

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Creative Movement (supplementary class)

*Ages 3-6

*Includes structured creative movement games and activities

* Meets once a week for 30 minutes

*Shoes: ballet shoes/tan lyrical shoes preferred - socks acceptable

*No recital

*Location offered: Cedar Falls

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Solo/Duo/Trio (supplementary class)

*Ages 6-18

*Includes skill work and choreography to prepare the dancer for a 1.5-minute routine to be performed at recital

*Meets twice a month for 30 minutes

*Shoes: will align with the genre picked by the dancer

*Schedule TBA - will be agreed upon by both ADC staff and the families involved

*Recital (1 costume)

*To enroll - email business.allisonsdancecenter@gmail.com :)

*Location offered: Cedar Falls

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Performance & Competition Teams

*Ages 3-19

*Includes extension work on all skills and technique, teamwork, bonding, growth mindset training, and much more!

*To learn more, email our Teams Coordinator, Ms. Amanda, at teams.allisonsdancecenter@gmail.com

Allison's Dance Center

Contact Information

319-266-6323

Prospective families TEXT - 319-419-4319

info.allisonsdancecenter@gmail.com

7009 Nordic Dr. Cedar Falls, Iowa

230 S. State St. Denver, Iowa

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