24/7 Dance Studio
About 24/7 Dance Studio
24/7 Dance Studio is a leader in dance education. Our reputation for inspiring young people to be the best dancers they can be is one of the primary reasons for our success. When we say “the best dancers they can be,” we speak inclusively of every student, whether at the recreational or intensive level.
We believe a teacher’s influence on the future of a student extends far beyond what goes on in the classroom. Our teaching philosophy is centered on instilling a passion for dance while building self-esteem and confidence in every child. The students’ well-being is our priority; their capability is secondary.
Our Mission: To provide quality performing arts education and to inspire the individual, educator, performer and student to be the best they can be.
(Ages 2.5-3) Class length: 30 minutes
A breakdown of primary motor skill movement to fun and exciting activities. Through imagery and play the children learn cooperation, patience, gross motor skills, and self-esteem. Includes some mat work
Intro to Dance
(Ages 3-4) Class length: 45 minutes
A children’s class which incorporates Pre-Ballet and Creative Movement. An introduction of basic ballet steps and vocabulary while continuing primary motor skills to build self-assurance and confidence. Includes some mat work
Ages 4-5 (I) Ages 5-6 (II) Class length: 45 minutes – 1 hour
A children’s class which incorporates Pre-Ballet, Beginning Tap and Creative Movement. Class includes development of basic steps, vocabulary and movement, while maintaining a fun and positive atmosphere. Emphasis on cooperation, participation and encouragement.
(Combo I, 6-7) (Combo II, 7-8) Class length: 1 – 1.5 hour/s
A children’s class which incorporates Ballet, Tap and Jazz. Class includes breakdown of the basic dance steps with an emphasis on proper technique. Careful attention is given to positive encouragement while working on technical corrections. Class will include ballet, tap and Creative Movement each week.
Ages: 5 – 6 (I), 5 – 8 (I/II), 7 – 8 (II)) Class length: 45 minutes – 1 hour
A high energy, high impact class exploring current styles of movement seen on TV and in music videos. Inspired by urban hip hop music.
(Ages 8+) Class length: 1- 1.5 hours
The foundation of all dance forms. Body placement, flexibility, alignment, alignment, strength and technique are achieved through barre and center floor work based on a variety of techniques. At the more advanced levels students must take several classes per week. Class will have a strong emphasis on classical technique with advanced levels incorporating contemporary movements. Students will also learn ballet vocabulary and a basic introduction of dance kinesiology. Advanced classes will include optional work en Pointe.
(Ages 8+) Class length: 1 – 1.5 hours
This popular form of dance incorporates many styles such as contemporary and theatrical. Jazz is the dance style of the stage, screen and music videos. The classes include a warm=up, isolations, across-the-floor work and technique ending with choreography set to contemporary music.
(Ages 8+) Class length: 1 hour
This form of dance teaches the student the basic fundamentals of tap sounds and steps leading to advanced rhythms and syncopation. Students develop coordination of mind and body and a more perceptive sense of rhythm, timing and phrasing.
(Ages 8+) Class length: 1 hour
A high energy, high impact class exploring current styles of movement seen on TV and in music videos. This form of dance is inspired by the urban hip hop music and makes its roots in African dance.
Ages (8+) Class length: 1 hour
Contemporary dance provokes, expresses, and reflects through movement the point of view of the dancer and/or choreographer. It capitalizes on the universal language of dance by using all types of movements, from stylized to pedestrian. Some “thread elements” visible in contemporary dance include modern, ballet, jazz, gymnastics, and world dance forms. Movement images, ideas, and emotions are set to a variety of sounds, from music to spoken word to the richness of silence. It is dance that crosses frontiers on many levels
Turns & Leaps
(Ages 12+) (Level II & Up) Class length: 1 hour
A class designated to all turns and leap progressions. A great way to get extra help on advanced skills
(Ages 8+) Class length: 1hour
Introduces the three basic skills of musical theatre: acting, singing and dancing. Combines those three skills to produce scenes and musical numbers. Emphasis is placed on following stage directions, developing self-confidence and cresting characters for acting. Focus is placed on breath, tone and projection for singing. Also, we begin to understand how to use the body and learn basic movement for dancing.
(Ages 13+) Class length: 1 – 1.5 hour
This studio elective covers the fundamentals of developing improvisational skills and choreographic techniques. Emphasis is placed on observation, exploration, vocabulary, development, and articulation. The format includes class critique, solo work, and group assignments. Prerequisites: At least one year of ballet, contemporary, and jazz. Instructor approval required. All level 2 students must take level 1 as a prerequisite.
24/7 Dance Studio
482-A Prospect Blvd
Frederick, MD 21701