Dance Academy

Roselle Dance Academy

The Roselle Dance Academy’s goal is to create a safe space for self-expression through movement. Dancers can come to improve their skills and technique through our various classes offered. Dancers will learn self-confidence and team work throughout their classes, which can be translated through other aspects of their lives. We are here to help dancers improve their skills and have a great time doing so.

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Roselle Dance Academy Dancewear Store

Each class type requires students to follow different dress codes.  The Roselle Dance Academy now offers an online store where you can easily purchase dancewear for your child! Please use the link below to purchase:

https://www.shopnimbly.com/rda

Class Descriptions

PARENT & ME

This dance class is designed for children who are new to dance, along with a parent or caregiver. This class will focus on dance movement, hand eye-coordination, and basic dance techniques. The main goal of this class is for the child to gain confidence in the classroom and become comfortable with the dance environment.

TWIRLING TOTS

Twirling Tots is a 30-minute class designed for our youngest dancer who is eager to learn the basics of dance by using interactive songs and props. Dancers will learn basic dance and creative movements along with listening and social skills.

ITTY BITTY BALLET

Itty Bitty Ballet is a 30-minute class designed for our young dancers who are ready to learn the basics of ballet. Dancers will learn the basic ballet skills, understand musicality, and improve their listening and social skills.

JUNIOR JAZZ/HIP HOP

Junior Jazz/Hip Hop is a beginner class that is fun and upbeat. It combines skills from jazz and hip hop. This class is a great opportunity for young dancers to try out multiple styles of dance.

Attire: Leotard, tights, fitted top, fitted pants/shorts, tan jazz shoes.

MINI POMS

This is an introduction to poms with a style of dance that is based on cheer movements, with a focus on dance technique.

Attire: Leotard, tights, fitted top, fitted pants/shorts, tan jazz shoes.

BALLET

Ballet is the basis of all forms of dance. We highly recommend every dancer take a ballet class as it will create a solid foundation for all other styles. This class is structured to incorporate technique, flexibility, body alignment, poise, and terminology. Ballet is the core of all dance techniques and will help dancers planning to pursue higher levels of dance.

Attire: Leotard, tights, skirt, fitted top, fitted pants/shorts, pink ballet shoes.

ACRO

Acro is a free-formed style of dance and gymnastics. This class is structured to focus on stretching and gymnastics tricks, while also incorporating fun dance moves. This is a high-energy class in which dancers will learn to move with music to a variety of different combinations.

Attire: Leotard, tights, fitted top, fitted pants/shorts, footundeez/barefoot.

HIP HOP

Hip Hop is a fun, upbeat, and free-formed style of dance. This high energy class is structured to teach dancers body isolations, and how to move their body in sharp percussive movements as well as smooth and softer movements.

Attire: Leotard, tights, fitted top, fitted pants/shorts, black or white gym shoes.

JAZZ

Jazz is a fun and upbeat class which demonstrates technique, body alignment, flexibility, and musicality. It combines techniques from ballet with its own special style and movements. This class will focus on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style.

Attire: Leotard, tights, fitted top, fitted pants/shorts, tan jazz shoes.

POMS

Poms is a class that teaches dancers how to use strong motions, formations, and visual effects to create an energetic routine. This style of dance is based on cheer movements with a focus on dance technique. Dancers will learn skills such as jumps, turns, tilts, needles, and much more.

Attire: Leotard, tights, fitted top, fitted pants/shorts, tan jazz shoes.

TAP

Tap is an extremely unique style of dance. This class incorporates creating different sounds with your feet while learning the terminology and techniques involved. This class will help dancers to learn rhythm, coordination, and counting music.

Attire: Leotard, tights, fitted top, fitted pants/shorts, black tap shoes.

STRETCH & CONDITIONING

This 30 minute class consists of deep stretching and body conditioning. The class will focus on cardio to increase dancers’ overall endurance. Dancers will practice leg, arm, and abdominal exercises to help strengthen the entire body.

Attire: Leotard, tights, fitted top, fitted pants/shorts, tan jazz shoes.

MUSICAL THEATRE

This class is great for those who enjoy theater. This class will focus on creating fun routines to songs from popular theater shows and movies. Dancers will be taught elements of theater performance while also focusing on dance movements.

Attire: Leotard, tights, fitted top, fitted pants/shorts, tan jazz shoes.

Dazzle Dance Company

Ages 6+

Roselle Park District is excited to announce our very own Dazzle Dance Company! This is a new dance troupe for dancers ages 6 and older. Being a part of Dazzle Dance Company gives the opportunity for dancers to perform at Roselle Park District events throughout the year, as well as local community events. All dancers must be enrolled in at least one RDA class to participate in the company (Recommended: Ballet or Jazz).


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