For all dress code information, please read the following document: Dress Code. Before going out and purchasing the listed attire, please check with the CSD office to see what we have in stock, as we sell many of the required bodywear and footwear needed for classes.
All CSD Ballet classes are based on the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) graded syllabus.
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The CSD Tap program is technically based on the ADAPT dance syllabus. While learning basic tap sounds through graded levels, students will learn to identify basic rhythmic sequences and eventually more intricate syncopation within a variety of musical phrases.
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Following the structure of the ADAPT dance syllabus, CSD’s Jazz program offers a range of styles from “Broadway style” kicks and precision movements, to more advanced jumps and turns.
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Hip Hop dance is a versatile style of dance that often encompasses movements with punch and style. It is deeply influenced by elements of Hip Hop culture, including DJing, rapping, and breakdancing.
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Lyrical dance typically displays slower moving sequences. With its foundation firmly placed in the Ballet world, a variety of Jazz-like movements are used to show strength and control while the dancer interprets the music with motion and storytelling.
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Acro (a.k.a. acro dance or acrobatic dance) is a cutting-edge style of dance that has gained popularity over the last while as international audiences and dancers alike become familiar with its presence at competitions, as well as on stage in productions like Cirque du Soleil.
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Jazz Funk is fierce, is cute, and is a powerful dance style. It is a combination of Hip Hop and Jazz. In this class, we focus on technique while learning to groove at the same time.
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JAB is a pre-school and kinder dance class where students will learn the fundamentals of Jazz, Acro and Ballet in a fun and educational environment. Students will be introduced to basic flexibility and strength, Ballet and Jazz elements such as gallops, skips, and proper technical form, as well as learn fundamental Acro skills.
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Tap/Ballet combo is a pre-school and kinder dance class where young students will learn the basics of both Ballet and Tap dance in an exciting 45-minute class.
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BOYS MAKING NOISE
Boys Making Noise is a pre-school and kinder dance class that is strictly for the boys! Here, young boys will practice physical literacy by learning large motor skills, such as galloping, marching, hopping, and balancing.
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