Imagination Stage offers fun, non-competitive dance classes for students of all levels and abilities, meeting the needs of dancers at every stage of their physical and mental development.
Dance classes help young children improve their coordination, gain important social skills, and explore their own creativity. For older students, dance classes are essential for the well-rounded professional stage performer, choreographer, and musical theatre performer. Imagination Stage encourages all theatre performers to take dedicated technique classes in dance as well as acting and singing.
Introductory Dance Classes for students Age 3 - Grade 12:
These classes are designed to introduce students to movement and creative expression, through beginning dance footwork and vocabulary, as well as improvised movement and play.
Class title examples may include: Dance Disney, Broadway Song & Dance, Hip-Hop Dance Crew
Intensive Dance Theatre Programs for students Grade 7-12:
Dancers with an interest in a more intensive dance training environment can look to the following programs for a more focused application of ballet, modern, and jazz styles. These classes are for students with previous dance experience who are looking to focus more on a specific aspect and technique of dance.
Class title examples may include: Musical Theatre Voice & Dance, Dance Hairspray
This is a beginner level dance training program that focuses on essential dance technique and skills such as flexibility, strength, and improvisation. The goal of the program is to give students the training to develop proper technique and well-rounded dance performance skills before auditioning for IStage Dance Theatre. This program is a two semester commitment promoting continuous progress for each student. No audition necessary!
IStage Dance Theatre:
This program is recommended for students with a strong foundation in dance. Dancers build upon various techniques such as contemporary ballet and modern dance, which are then applied to composition and choreography work. This program is a two-semester commitment with the spring semester culminating in an evening performance in the Reeve Studio Theatre. (Audition or Approval required)
Our Education Department is eager to help parents and caregivers find the best match and course of study for each child: