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UPCOMING EVENTS

Pre-Dance Ages 2-4                              Thursday 6:00-6:45

This is a fun-filled introduction to dance, incorporating the basics of Ballet and Jazz. Children explore their own imagination and creativity through music and dance. 

Required Shoes Girls-Pink Ballet Slippers Boys-Black Ballet or Jazz Shoe.

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Pre-Tap - Ages 2- 4                                 Thursday 6:45-7:30

Tap is great for fine motor development and musicality. Overall emphasis is on having fun while learning. 

Required Shoes - Black Tap Shoes

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Music & Movement - Ages 2-6     Monday 5:15-6:00 

A beginning class for children emphasizing music, games and creative movement. The basic elements of dance are introduced in a positive and nurturing way using props such as scarves and musical instruments. 

Required Shoes - Pink or Black Ballet or Jazz shoes. 

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Tap/Jazz Combo - Ages 5-7                               Monday 6:45-7:30

This upbeat class emphasizes basic Tap and Jazz technique, flexibility, rhythm and terminology. A great introduction to movement and fun for all ages. 

Required Shoes- Black Tap Shoes AND Pink or Black Ballet or Jazz Shoes.

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Lyrical Dance

Children's Lyrical  Ages 5-7                         Thursday 6:00-6:45
Lyrical 1  Ages 8-10                                     Thursday - 7:30-8:15
Lyrical 2  Ages 11-13                                              Thursday 5:00-6:00 

A very popular form of dance often seen on TV! Lyrical is a fun filled dance form put to popular music. It is a fusion of ballet
and jazz with expressive motions that tell a story. Encourages creative thinking and self-expression. Lyrical is a MUST KNOW in today's world and to be a well-rounded dancer. 

Children's Lyrical Required Shoes Girls - Pink Ballet Slippers. 
Boys - Black Ballet or Jazz Shoe.

Lyrical Dance  1 and 2 Required Shoes - Nude colored Half Sole or Sole Shield. 

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Hip Hop

Hip Hop Fun Ages 5-9                                            Tuesday- 5:15-6:00
Freestyle Hip Hop Ages 10 -18                     Monday 6:45-7:30

 Is a popular energetic dance form. This is a great introduction to movement for all level dance students. Students develop focus, coordination and agility without suggestive music or movements. 

Required Shoes- Black Jazz Shoes or Dance Sneakers.

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Ballet 

Beginning Ballet 1 and 2 - Ages 5-6            Monday 6:00-6:45
Beginning Ballet 3 - Ages 7-8                             Tuesday 5:00-6:00
Intermediate Ballet 1 -  Ages 8-9                   Tuesday 7:00-8:00
Intermediate Ballet 2 - Ages 9-10                 Thursday 5:00 - 6:00
Intermediate Ballet 3 - Ages 10-13              Thursday 7:30-8:30
Intermediate Ballet 2/3 - Ages 9-12           Monday 5:00-6:00

 CPAC offers a very strong ballet program using the best elements of all three accepted schools of Ballet. All Dance forms and styles have their basics in Ballet. Children are taught the fundamentals and language of Ballet in an atmosphere of warmth and discipline. Advanced student training is continued, emphasizing correct placement, batterie, and technique. 

Required Shoes: Girls - Pink Ballet Slippers Full Sole or Split Sole. Boys - Black Ballet or Jazz Shoe.

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Pointe - Pointe work begins after the age of 10 ONLY with directors permission. Children must take Ballet Class two days a week at CPAC for one year before being eligible for Pointe. Once on pointe students must continue Ballet Classes at CPAC two days a week.
Pointe Strengthening - Age 10-13            Monday 6:00-6:45

Begins after age 10 with permission by director. Required for the beginning pointe dancer. Students learn the basics of ballet technique while working in pointe shoes. 

Required Shoes- Pink Pointe Shoes.

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Tap 

Beg./Int. Tap Ages 7-9                                             Tuesday- 6:00-6:30
Intermediate Tap Ages 9-12                           Thursday 6:00-6:45
​Children under 7 see Tap/Jazz Combo

Is a fun, exciting class and a fantastic way to improve rhythm and coordination. Exercises focus on building flexibility of the knee and ankles, clear sound and coordination of movement. As students progress through each class level they learn increasingly more complex and intricate footwork, syncopation and musicality. 

Required Shoes - Black Tap Shoes either Stiff Sole or Flexible Sole.

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Jazz 

Beg./Int. Jazz Ages 7-9                                       Tuesday- 6:30 - 7:00
Intermediate Jazz Ages 9-12                      Thursday 6:45-7:30
​Children under 7 see Tap/Jazz Combo

 These upbeat classes emphasize basic jazz technique, flexibility and rhythm Jazz a is a great introduction to movement and fun for all ages. As students progress, emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. 

Required Shoes - Black Slip On or Laced Jazz Shoes

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   Children's Drama 
Ages 6-12 

Tuesdays 5:00-6:00    

Children learn basic stage technique, improvisation, memorization and theater games.Students work on monologues and group scenes. 

There is a performance at the end of each 15 week session.

Dress Code  
Wear comfortable clothing that allows movement. Pink or Black Ballet Slippers or Jazz Shoes. NO Street Shoes. NO Flip-Flops. NO Open Toed Sandals.
Musical Theater 
Ages 7-18 

Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 

Children and Teens learn songs from Broadway shows. Classes are individually focused and help each student improve self confidence and vocal skills as they sing solo and ensemble pieces. Accompanist is provided. 

There is a performance at the end of each 15 week session.

Dress Code  
Wear comfortable clothing that allows movement. Pink or Black Ballet Slippers or Jazz Shoes. NO Street Shoes. NO Flip-Flops. NO Open Toed Sandals. 

Young Child Ages 2-4
Ballet Classes Ages 5-12
Tap & Jazz Classes Ages 5-12
Hip Hop & Lyrical Classes Ages 5-12
Drama and Theater Classes Ages 5-12
Private Ballet                                Various Days and Times

Enjoy classes tailor made for you. If you want to get better at turns or gain more flexibility, Private Ballet Lessons will help you become a better dancer.
Quicklinks

Ballet Classes                            Theater Program                    Performance Opportunities  

Young Child Classes               Lyrical Classes                         Classes for Teen - Advanced 13 - UP 

Tap Classes                                  Hip Hop Classes

Jazz Classes                                Competition Team 

Private Ballet                             Boys Ballet Scholarship 
Competition Team Ages 8-18
Forte Competition Team
Ages 8-18

Saturdays between the hours of 9:30 - 11:30

“One of the best benefits of the kids participating in competition is the attention that they learn to give to detail and technique as well as learning how important it is to connect their movements to music and add expressions and emotions into it to truly "perform" the dance.” - Team Captain Melissa Moore            


DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR 2019-2020 COMPETITION TEAM IS WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 4 2019
ALL CPAC students enrolled in at least one classes are Eligible to Join! No Audition Required.
Must be available for rehearsals and 2 competition weekends. 

Sign up at Registration Days August 19, 20, 21 2019 or Contact us for more Info
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Boys Ballet Scholarship Age 4-18
Boys Ballet Scholarship  Age 4-18                                  

Any boy with an interest in dance is eligible for the boys ballet scholarship. Open to boys age four and older, boys must attend ballet at least one day a week, and be able to perform in all CPAC performances .

This Scholarship ONLY applies to Ballet Classes NO OTHER TYPES OF DANCE OR THEATER. Performance, Costume Fees, Dance-Wear and shoes are not included in the scholarship. 

Required Shoes- Black Ballet Slippers.

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