Dance Institute of The University of Akron
STORYBOOK DANCE      PRE-BALLET   PRE-TAP
Summer 2014 (updated 3.22.14)

STORYBOOK DANCE  Ages 3-4
Saturday Mornings   May 31, June 7, 14, 21, and 28 (5 classes)   10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
A fun and creative introduction to the integration of dance and music. Children combine basic motor skills with their imaginations through directed activity and the magic of words and pictures to explore the world of movement.

PRE-BALLET  Ages 5-7
Saturday Mornings   May 31, June 7, 14, 21, and 28 (5 classes)    10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
Monday and Wednesday Evenings   July 7 – August 6    5:30 - 6:15 p.m
An introduction to basic ballet vocabulary and positions of the arms and legs. Children experience dance conceptually and technically through the development of simple movement sequencing.

PRE-TAP Ages 5-7
Saturday Mornings   May 31, June 7, 14, 21, and 28 (5 classes)    11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
An introduction to the placement of weight in the foot to achieve basic sounds and rhythms.  Black oxford-style shoes are recommended.

Class Attire for Pre-Ballet and Pre-Tap
Girls: Plain black leotard (no skirt), pink tights, pink ballet slippers. Hair secured back and off of the face.
Boys: White t-shirt, black tights/leggings, white socks, white or black ballet slippers.

Summer Session Fee Saturday mornings $68.00
Summer Session Fee Monday and Wednesday evenings $136.00

Fees are non-refundable.  In case of extended illness or injury, please contact the office.

Download a Storybook Dance/Pre-Ballet/Pre-Tap Schedule PDF (updated 3.22.14)

Parent Observation Day is the last class of the session.

Registration, Release, and Waiver forms must be on file from Fall/Spring semester
or newly submitted for
Summer-only students.

Schedule subject to change.

The University of Akron

Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
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