The West Ridge Center Dance curriculum provides students of all ages with a high-quality and enjoyable dance education . The program is centered on a fun and nurturing environment allowing students to grow and advance at their own pace . Introductory classes focus on movement and coordination For more information on dance programs , call 847.579.3123 .
Fantasy Dance | Age 3-4 Let ’ s dance and become the unimaginable . Students learn dance techniques centered on the “ theme of the week ” which includes Frozen , Cinderella , and others . Focus is on an introduction to music and movement , while learning the basics of classical ballet like posture , positions , rhythm skills , coordination , and selfexpression . We create the magic of movement , which leads to students to fall in love with dancing ! Props used in class . Instructor : Children ’ s Theatre Co . Min 4 / Max 12 . No class March 24 . Jan 20-Apr 14 1420205-A Th 1:15-2:15pm $ 252 / 272
Rainbows and Unicorns | Age 3-5 Dancers learn ballet basics , modern musical rhythms , while they develop a foundation of basic classical ballet vocabulary and hip hop movements . Fun activities build coordination , discipline , and muscle control . Instructor : Children ’ s Theatre Co . Min 5 / Max 12 . No class : Feb 19 , Mar 19 , 26 . Jan 22-Apr 30 1420215-A Sa 9-10am $ 252 / 272
For more than two decades , the Children ’ s Theatre Company has provided musical theatre and dance classes for ages 2½-18 year olds . Our goal is to excite and embolden our students to generate their own imaginative ideas through the performing arts . Most importantly , we want your children to feel empowered . Our programs are designed around creating staged musical theatre performances through the voices , visions , and ideas of our students .
THEATRE & PERFORMING ARTS High School Musical Junior
Basketball team captain Troy and the brainy Gabriella cause an upheaval when they decide to audition for the high school musical . Although students resent the threat posed to the status quo , their alliance might open the door for others to shine as well .
Young Performers Program | Grades K-1 Kids have a chance to perform on stage . All children attend weekly rehearsals to learn songs , dances , and lines . The class includes acting , games , singing , and dancing . Each child enrolled receives a part , an audio file , and a script for personal practice . Absences must be limited to two class sessions to participate . The final performance will be determined . Instructor : Children ' s Theatre Co . Min 6 / Max 20 . No class Feb 19 , Mar 19 & 26 . Jan 22-Apr 30 1416202-A Sa 11am-12pm $ 260 / 280
Performance Program | Grades 2-6 All children have the opportunity to perform in a musical theater production on stage . Actors rehearse weekly under the direction of our highly accredited vocal , dance , and drama instructors . The final performance includes original costumes , sound , and set . Each child enrolled receives a part , an audio file , and a script for personal practice . * First rehearsal is mandatory . The final performance will be determined . Instructor : Children ' s Theatre Co . Min 8 / Max 20 . No class : Feb 19 , Mar 19 & 26 Jan 22-Apr 30 1416202-B Sa 12-1:30pm $ 364 / 384
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Grades K-6 Join your cast members for a night to remember . Bond with your theatre family while singing karaoke tracks from High School Musical , playing theatre games , and watch the movie together while eating pizza ! This night is not only for cast members . Interested in theatre and love High School Musical ? Join us ! Instructor : Children ' s Theatre Co . Min 8 / max 20 . Mar 11 1416109-A F 5:30-8pm $ 30 / 40
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Musical Theatre Tots | Age 4-5 Join us in a musical journey singing , dancing , and acting along the way . Students will perform in 3 songs and dances and receive 3 lines each in our final show . Students make new friends , connect to the musical theatre , and build a community among young artists . Theatre helps young children develop social , language , physical , and cognitive skills . Costumes are provided at the final performance . Children must be potty-trained and ready for a drop-off group experience . Instructor : Children ’ s Theatre Co . Staff . Min 8 / Max 12 . Jan 22-Apr 30 1416205-A Sa 10-11am $ 260 / 280
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