Teen Dance Theatre and Music

 

DANCE WITH A DIFFERENCE!

Dedicated to building a strong foundation in the arts, Studio 691 School of Dance is a non-competition institute focused on EDUCATION and EXPOSURE to all dance forms for children and adults. Studio 691 offers distinctive dance programs that motivate students through rewarding, challenging, and energetic classes.

Developing disciplined students, concentrating on dance fundamentals, emphasizing vocabulary, exploring choreography, and positively motivating dancers to excel are the core values of the YMCA Dance Program. Classes include Ballet, Pre-Pointe, Pointe, Jazz, Modern, Tap, Irish Step, and more for ages 2 . through adult. Studio 691 focuses on individual student growth. Students who show potential for professional careers in dance are carefully prepared in our Dance Companies for high school conservatory and college acceptance.


CHILD & ADULT PROGRAM CLASS REGISTRATION OVERVIEW:

NEW THIS YEAR!  Registration for Session III AND Session IV!

PROMO FOR CHILD PROGRAM CLASSES:

REGISTER between JANUARY 7 - 24 to Receive $20 OFF each Session III and/or Session IV Class! PROMO CODE: YMCA20

Promo code can be applied to multiple classes, excluding privates. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Promo must be redeemed at the time of initial in person or online registration. Post registration credits will not be given. Not applicable for Private Lessons or Adult Programming.

ONLINE AND IN PERSON REGISTRATION:

FULL MEMBER: Tue., JANUARY 7

5:30pm: Private & Semi Private Swim Lessons / 6pm: Program Classes

PROGRAM / NEW MEMBER: Thu., JANUARY 9

5:30pm: Private & Semi Private Swim Lessons / 6pm: Program Classes

Session III  Class Dates:

  • Monday: 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, (no 2/17), 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23
  • Tuesday: 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, (no 2/18), 2/25, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24
  • Wednesday: 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, (no 2/19), 2/26, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25
  • Thursday: 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, (no 2/20), 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
  • Friday: 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, (no 2/21), 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27
  • Saturday: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, (no 2/22), 2/29, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28
  • Sunday: 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, (no 2/23), 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29
  • Makeup Week: March 30 – April 5
  • Break Week: April 6 – 12

Session IV Class Dates:

  • Monday: 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, (no 5/25), 6/1, 6/8
  • Tuesday: 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2
  • Wednesday: 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27, 6/3
  • Thursday: 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/4
  • Friday: 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22, 5/29, 6/5
  • Saturday: 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30, (no 6/6 Wyckoff Day), 6/13
  • Sunday: 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7
  • Break Week: June 8 - 14

REGISTER TODAY!


Session III & IV Offerings:

Music Education:

Studio 691 School of Music and Theatre Education offers opportunities for individuals to explore and refine their talents musically and dramatically through private instruction. The accomplished faculty includes musicians and educators currently working in the field of classical music and musical theatre. 

Private Music Lessons:

Sess. III-IV

Piano, Voice, Guitar Ages 5 & Up 

Studio 691 offers private and semi-private instruction by accomplished musicians and qualified instructors. Students are invited to perform in an end of semester recital in January.

Contact: [email protected]

Package of (15) Lessons:

Full Member: $599/Session - 30 min./once a week  $875/Session - 45 min./once a week      

Program Member: $620/Session - 30 min./once a week  $925/Session - 45 min./once a week   

 

NEW! Private Voice Lessons on SATURDAYS, 11am-3pm! 

Ages 5 and up.  Space is limited. Contact [email protected]  for details and to register.


NEW! INTRO TO SINGING 2 

Gr. 3-5   Sess. III/IV

Saturdays, 11-11:45am  

Instructor: Danielle Roth

This BRAND NEW Offering will expose children to the fundamentals of singing. Melody, Tempo, Rhythm, Posture, Breathing and more are covered in this 6 week workshop that will end in a presentation for family and friends.

Full Member: $100     Program Member: $120


Dance: 

Studio 691 School of Dance provides an environment where your child thrives as a dancer and grows as a young individual with qualities including discipline, respect, responsibility, and grace. We commit to providing high level instruction at low prices all year long. The Y’s Performing Arts wing includes four dance studios where practice is perfected to perform on the Y’s in-house stage. We instill self-confidence and poise through performance.

Gr. 5 - 7:

Ballet 3

Tue. 6-7:15pm

Develop movement sequences, port de bras, and balance while learning proper extension of the legs and shape of feet. Increase core strength and flexibility.

Full Member: $310    Program Member: $340

 

Irish Dance 3 

Thu. 6:15-7:15pm

Continue to learn more intricate rhythms and steps while maintaining proper posture. Focus on increased stamina, lift, and improved foot placement. More complex céilí dances are taught.

Full Member: $300    Program Member: $330

 

Irish Hard Shoe 3 

Thu. 7:15-8pm Irish Dance 3 Required

For those who have mastered the basic technique of trebles, toes, and clicks while keeping time with the music. More complex rhythms are taught to reel, jig, and hornpipe music with added focus on foot placement, clicks, spring with proper posture, and more movement across the floor.

Full Member: $200    Program Member: $230

 

Jazz 3 

Tue. 5-6pm

Focus on flexibility, body alignment, core strength, and increased body awareness. Introduction to components of the Advanced Jazz warm-up are incorporated. Pirouettes, opposition techniques, and complex across the floor patterns challenge the dancer’s mind and body.

Full Member: $300    Program Member: $330

 

Jazz 3 Advanced

Mon. 4-5pm Dir. Approval & Ballet 3 Req.

Develop proper jazz technique through kicks, leaps, turn variations, jumps, and multiple pirouettes. Precision style jazz is taught incorporating strong lines and quick, sharp movements.

Full Member: $300    Program Member: $330

 

Modern 3

Thu. 5-6pm

Explore movement and understand the alignment of the body, the importance of technique, and quality of performance. Floor work, partner work, and full body movement integration is incorporated.

Full Member: $300    Program Member: $330

 

Pre-Pointe

Wed. 5-6pm Dir. Approval

Dancers must be 12 years of age and enrolled in two ballet classes per week.

Full Member: $300    Program Member: $330

 

Tap 3

Mon. 5-6pm

Instill a strong skill set by developing technique and sound clarity with an added focus on increasing speed and building vocabulary. Personal responsibility in memorization of steps and using energy and enthusiasm is expected.

Full Member: $300    Program Member: $330

 

Tap 3 Advanced

Mon. 6-7pm Dir. Approval

Fast paced class requires knowledge and skill level to perform and perfect Tap 3 vocabulary. Increased speed, musicality, timing, rhythm, and clarity are emphasized.

Full Member: $300    Program Member: $330


Gr. 8 - 12: Sess. III/IV

Ballet 4 

Tue. 7:15-8:30pm

Direction on multiple pirouettes, fluidity of movement, and the intricacies of small and large jumps which are essential in continuing to improve as a ballet dancer.

Full Member: $310    Program Member: $340

 

Ballet 4 

Wed. 4-5pm

Direction on multiple pirouettes, fluidity of movement, and the intricacies of small and large jumps which are essential in continuing to improve as a ballet dancer.

Full Member: $300    Program Member: $330

 

Ballet 5 Dir. Approval

Tue. 6-7:15pm, Wed. 6:15-7:30pm

Direction on multiple pirouettes, fluidity of movement, and the intricacies of small and large jumps which are essential in continuing to improve as a ballet dancer.

Full Member: $310    Program Member: $340

 

Jazz 4 

Thu. 4-5pm

Take risks and explore unique choreographic style while refining technique. Emphasis on improved flexibility, warm-up, kicks, turns, jumps, and complex combinations.

Full Member: $300    Program Member: $330

 

Jazz 5 Dir. Approval

Sat. 9-10:30am

Take risks and explore unique choreographic style while refining technique. Emphasis on improved flexibility, warm-up, kicks, turns, jumps, and complex combinations.

Full Member: $320    Program Member: $350

 

Tap 4

Thu. 5-6pm

Intricate rhythmic patterns, sound clarity, and increased speed and vocabulary are the focus for continued progress.

Full Member: $300    Program Member: $330

 

Tap 5 Dir. Approval

Wed. 5:15-6:15pm

Intricate rhythmic patterns, sound clarity, and increased speed and vocabulary are the focus for continued progress.

Full Member: $300    Program Member: $330

 

Modern 4

Mon. 4-5pm

Build a technique balanced by correct alignment, strength, flexibility, coordination, and musicality. Express yourself through movement.

Full Member: $300    Program Member: $330

 

Modern 5 Dir. Approval

Mon. 7-8pm

Build a technique balanced by correct alignment, strength, flexibility, coordination, and musicality. Express yourself through movement.

Full Member: $300    Program Member: $330

 

Pointe Dir. Approval

Tue. 7:15-8pm & Wed. 7:30-8:15pm

Dancers must be enrolled in two ballet classes per week.

Full Member: $320    Program Member: $350


Studio 691 Dance Company: Sess. III-IV 

Character, discipline, hard work, and technique are important attributes that Company Members possess. These dancers are challenged in their technique and pushed to the next level. A large commitment of time is required for these groups. Master classes, trips, and performance opportunities are available. 

Company dancers are required to take two ballet classes, one modern class, one jazz class, and two rehearsal periods in assigned levels. Two companies are formed each school year and every dancer is assigned appropriate level classes after the audition process.

Director approval only. 

Company Rehearsal A: 

Mon. 6-7pm  

Full Member: $250    Program Member: $280

 

Sat. 10:30am-12pm 

Full Member: $270    Program Member: $300

 

Company Rehearsal B:

Mon. 5-6pm  

Full Member: $250    Program Member: $280

 

Sat. 12-1:15pm  

Full Member: $260    Program Member: $290

 

Company Rehearsal C:

Mon. 4-5pm  

Full Member: $250    Program Member: $280