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Junior Players



Discover Dance

Time Frames
During School Day, After School
Formats
Residency, On Campus Program
Grades
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Community/Fam., Bilingual
Standards

Description

Junior Players' dance classes provide children the opportunity to learn a variety of dance techniques, including jazz, tap, hip hop, modern, ballet, flamenco, and ballet folklórico. Instructors emphasize the fundamentals of dance, teaching basic warm up exercises and then basic steps and techniques. Children learn one or two dances for a culminating performance. Limited availability for tap, flamenco and ballet folklórico. All students receive certificates of recognition at the end of the workshop. Dance classes require a minimum of a 10 session booking. Dance shoes are provided for ballet and tap classes ONLY if you book 12 sessions or more.

Students Will

  • learn a variety of dance techniques.
  • develop coordination and social skills.
  • perform in a dance.
  • learn movement and warm-up techniques.
  • Literary Connection: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin ISBN-13: 978-0316038638

Details

Dates: classes available Mon - Fri
Times: 7am - 7pm
Duration: 10 Sessions minimum. 60 Minutes Per Session
School Fee: $85 per class session; $115 for Tap class only.
Minimum Attendance: 5
Maximum Attendance: 25
Bilingual: Yes
Technical Needs: Large room with space for movement, wooden floor if possible. Auditorium or gym preferred. Must book a minimum of 10 sessions. Dance shoes provided ONLY if 12 sessions+ are booked.
Other Information: Bilingual in English and Spanish (limited)

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: To schedule a program, please call (214) 526-4076 or email [email protected]; You MUST get a confirmation from the Executive Director so that your request can be processed. Confirmation response may take 24 -72 hours.
Deadline: Must book 2 weeks prior to class start date
Cancellation Policy: Programs may be cancelled up to 30 days in advance without a penalty. With less than 30 days cancellation notice, organizations will be billed for the first month's fee. Class sessions that are cancelled with less than two weeks notice are subject to payment. In the event of DISD cancellation of after school activities for any reason including testing, inclement weather, etc., Junior Players will charge for scheduled sessions on that day.
After School Policy: Programs should have the same room each week for consistency. Rooms should be of appropriate size and conducive to the afterschool activity. Junior Players Artist Instructors are not allowed to release children to parents. Please inform the Instructors of appropriate arrival and dismissal process (for eg., picking up and bringing children back to an allocated location at a set time). A class session will consist of a maximum of 25 students and will be no longer than 60 minutes. The maximum number of students for Visions of Community & Photography is 15 students. Classes must have the same children for the duration of the session. If there are more than 15 students in the class session, a DISD staff member may be required to monitor behavior.

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