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Northeast Dance Center is located at 151 Silver Lake Road, Suite 104, New Brighton, MN 55112.

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Short-Term Classes

Not ready for a full year of dance classes? A few times each year we offer short-term classes for students to just get a taste dance for 6 weeks. A one-time per new-student annual registration fee of $20 ($50 maximum/family) is also due for students who have not danced with us yet during the 20172018 year. Students who danced with us in the previous season will owe an annual registration fee of $10/student. The registration fee covers all sessions from September-August.

Classes must have a minimum enrollment of 5 students for the class to run so call your friends and come dance with us!
 

Fall 2017 Short-Term Classes

September 11, 2017October 28, 2017
 

Mini Pre-Ballet Beginning ballet for ages 3-4 or students with previous dance experience, this 30 minute class serves as a transition from creative movement to the structure of a ballet class. Students will gain confidence in ballet terminology and musicality. Class meets for 6 weeks during our Fall Short-Term session:

Fridays, 10:00 am–10:30 am. Sept 15, 22, 29, Oct 6, 13, & 27. No class Oct 20.

Saturdays, 9:00-9:30 am. Sept 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, & 28. No class Oct 21.

$50 for the 6 week session + registration fee (if applicable).

 

Beginning Ballet Specially geared towards homeschool students, this beginning ballet class introduces students to the structure of ballet in addition to beginning ballet technique, musicality, and performance concepts. This 45-minute class meets 1 time/week and dancers will quickly grow their ballet vocabulary.
Class meets for 6 weeks during our Fall Short-Term session: Sept 15, 22, 29, Oct 6, 13, & 27. No class Oct 20.

Fridays, 10:30 am–11:15 am. $75 for the 6 week session + registration fee (if applicable).

 

Open Teen & Adult Musical Theatre Tap Beginning-Intermediate level Broadway-style tap for ages 13 & up. Class meets for 6 weeks during our Fall Short-Term session: Sept 14, 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, & 26. No class Oct 19.
Thursdays, 8:15-8:45 pm. $8.00/class (punch cards accepted). Take ballet (Thursdays, 7:15-8:15 pm) & tap together for $15!

 

Adult Musical Theatre Tap Broadway-style tap class focusing on learning a specific tap routine from a Broadway show for ages 16 & up. A great fit for anyone looking to brush up (pun intended) their tap skills for auditions or to get a fun cardio workout.
Wednesdays, 7:30-8:30 pm. $10/class (punch cards accepted).

 

New for 2017:
Take any* of our 2017-2018 Season classes on a 6-week trial basis. If your dancer loves the class, he or she is welcome to join us for the rest of the season and our Year-End Performance in June.


Fall Short-Term Class Pricing
30 min classes: $50 for 6 weeks

45 min classes: $75 for 6 weeks

60 min classes: $100 for 6 weeks
90 min classes: $150 for 6 weeks
 

*excluding Open Teen & Adult Ballet, which is a drop-in class

 

 

Online Registration is available, click here to register

 

Please also complete the registration form which is available on the 2017-2018 Schedule page. 

Don't see a class that fits your schedule? Find a group of at least 5 students and we will try to get another class put together.

 


Short-Term Class Dress Code

There's no specific dress code for the short term classes, at minimum students should wear clothing that is easily moved in. If you would like to purchase dance wear (leotard, tights, and shoes) please refer to the information on our Dress Code page.

 

Winter 2017 Short-Term Classes

January 23rd, 2017-March 4, 2017

Beginning Broadway & Ballet Beginning ballet and musical theatre dance for ages 5-8. For students who wish to begin learning dance for musical theatre, this 45 min class meets 1 time/week for 6 weeks. Dancers will gain a basic knowledge of ballet, tap and some jazz skills while being exposed to basic music and performance concepts. Tap shoes are optional but encouraged! Class meets for just 6 weeks during our Winter Short-Term session. Tuesdays, 4:455:30 pm, January 24thFebruary 28th OR Saturdays, 9:45 am10:30 am, January 28th–March 4th.  $75 for the 6 week session + registration fee for students who have not yet danced with us this season.

 

Mini Pre-Ballet & Creative Movement Dancers ages 3-5 years will learn basic dance concepts such as patterns, shapes, sequence, rhythm, and musicality. Basic ballet and jazz steps (and terminology) will also be introduced to help students grow in balance, coordination, and motor skill development. 30 minutes/week. Saturdays, 9:159:45 am. January 28thMarch 4th. $50 for the 6 week session + registration fee for students who have not yet danced with us this season.
 

Mini Pre-Ballet Beginning ballet for ages 3-4 or students with previous dance experience, this 30 minute class serves as a transition from creative movement to the structure of a ballet class. Students will gain confidence in ballet terminology and musicality. Class meets for just 6 weeks during our Winter Short-Term session. Fridays, 10:45 am–11:15 am, class begins February 3rd*. $50 for the 6 week session + registration fee for students who have not yet danced with us this season.

 

Beginning Ballet Specially geared towards homeschool students, this beginning ballet class introduces students to the structure of ballet in addition to beginning ballet technique, musicality, and performance concepts. This 45-minute class meets 1 time/week and dancers will quickly grow their ballet vocabulary. Class Time: Fridays, 11:15 am–12:00 pm, January 27thMarch 3rd. $75 for the 6 week session + registration fee for students who have not yet danced with us this season.

 

Adult Musical Theatre Dance Beginning and Advanced Beginning Musical Theatre style jazz and tap dance technique. We will focus on Broadway-style tap and incorprate eliments of jazz to make you feel comfortable on the stage or just get a good work out. Mondays, 8:00–9:00 pm, January 23rdFebruary 27th. $60/6 week session. Drop-In Cards available.

 

Open Ballet (ages 13Adult) This class follows Level 3 ballet in the studio progression for students who do not wish to participate in the Performance Track Program and also includes adult students. This 1-hr class builds on a basic ballet vocabulary and skill set learned in Level 3 Ballet and meets 1 day/week. College students are welcome! This 1 hour class meets 1 time/week. 
2016-2017 Class Time: Tuesdays, 8:00 pm9:00 pm. $60/6 week session or $11/class.

 

 

Past Classes
 

Mini Creative Movement - Dancers ages 2.5 - 5 years will learn basic dance concepts such as patterns, shapes, sequence, rhythm, and musicality. Basic ballet and jazz steps (and terminology) will also be introduced to help students grow in balance, coordination, and motor skill development. 30 minutes/week. Saturdays, 10:30-11:00 am. February 13th - March 19th. $52 for the 6 week session.
 

Creative Movement - Dancers ages 3 - 5 years will learn basic dance concepts such as patterns, shapes, sequence, rhythm, and musicality. Basic ballet and jazz steps (and terminology) will also be introduced to help students grow in balance, coordination, and motor skill development. 30 minutes/week. Mondays, 4:30-5:00 pm. February 8th - March 14th. $52 for the 6 week session.

 

Pre-Ballet - Beginning ballet for ages 4-5 or students with previous dance experience, this 45 minute, short-term class serves as a transition from creative movement to the structure of a ballet class. Students will gain confidence in ballet terminology and musicality. Fridays, 11:00 am-11:45 am. January 22nd - February 26th. $80 for the 6 week session. A 16 week version of this class is also available.

 

Mom & Me Ballet - For dancers age 18 - 36 months and their moms. This class helps dancers get used to classroom structure with the comfort of a familiar face in the studio. During this 45 minute class, dancers will learn about musicality, stretching and basic ballet terminology and moms will get a workout too. Moms are welcome to bring more than one dancer. 2015 Class Time: Wednesdays, 10:00 - 10:45 am, October 7th - November 11th (short term class). $72/6 week session.

 

Ballerina Camp: Introduction to ballet for students ages 4-6. Class time includes basic ballet steps and musical concepts, as well as learning and dancing a famous ballet story. 1 week "camp" will take place Monday, June 20 - Thursday, June 23, 3:00 - 4:00 pm each day. $60.

 

 

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