GDDA 2022/2023 Programs (September 2022 - June 2023)
Greater Dover Dance Academy now offers five divisions of classes: Fundamentals Division, Performance Division, Recreational Division, Praise Division, and Competition Division. There's something special for every dancer at GDDA!
Forming an excellent foundation and creating a love for dance!
- Creative Dance IA - PreBallet/Tap/Creative Movement for age 3-4 beginners
- Creative Dance IB - PreBallet/Tap/Creative Movement for age 3-4 with some experience
- Creative Dance IIA - PreBallet/Tap/Creative Movement for age 5-6 w/ 0-1yr experience
- Creative Dance IIB - PreBallet/Tap/Creative Movement for age 5-6 w/ 1+yrs experience
- PreBallet - Ballet Technique & Movement for ages 5-7 with 1+ yrs experience
- Elementary Ballet A - Ballet Technique & Movement for ages 7 & up w/ 0-2yrs experience
- Elementary Ballet B - Ballet Technique & Movement for ages 7 & up w/ 0-2yrs experience
- Hip Hoppin' Combo - Hip Hop & Tap for ages 5-7
Performance Division "Greater Dover Dance Theatre"
For dancers who desire more opportunities in ballet, modern & jazz. Audition for placement.
- Sparkle (Elementary) - Ballet & Jazz for age 8 & up (completed Elementary Ballet)
- Shimmer (Intermediate) - Ballet, Modern & Jazz - age 9 & up
- Shine (Advanced) - Ballet, Pointe, Modern/Contemporary, Jazz/Lyrical - age 13 & up
- Shine Limited - Shine dancers who wish to cut back their commitment may choose a minimum of 3 classes/week. 2 ballet classes required to continue pointe. Not eligible for competition team.
For students who love to dance but want a limited commitment. (Or add-on classes)
- Elementary Tap - Tap technique for ages 7 & up with 0-1yr experience
- Intermediate Tap - Tap technique for ages 9 & up with 2+yr experience
- Advanced Tap - Tap technique for ages 12 & up with 4+yr experience
- Elementary Hip Hop - Hip Hop dance for ages 7 & up with 0-2 yr experience
- Intermediate/Adv Hip Hop - Hip Hop dance for ages 11 & up with 3+yr exp
- Theatre Jazz A - Broadway style Jazz dance for ages & up
- Theatre Jazz B - Broadway style Jazz dance for approx. ages 10 & up (min. 2yrs experience)
For those who desire to worship the Lord through dance.
- Praise Dance I - Introduction to praise dance for ages 7 & up with 0-2 yrs exp. - FREE CLASS!
- Praise Dance II - Intermediate/Advanced praise dance for ages 11 & up with 3+yrs exp.
Performance Division dancers may audition for our Competition Team.
- Pearl Team - Elementary/Lower Intermediate dancers (approx. ages 7-10yrs)
- Amethyst Team - Intermediate dancers (approx. ages 10-12yrs)
- Tanzanite Team - Upper Intermediate dancers (approx. 12 & up)
- Diamond Team - Advanced dancers (approx. ages 14 & up)
Daytime classes for students in preschool, homeschool, or cyber school.*
10 week sessions: Sept 14 - Nov 16, 2022 and March 8 - May 10, 2023
- Primary - ages 4-6yrs (Choose Creative Dance or Gym, Games/Arts & Crafts/Activities)
- Elementary/Secondary - ages 7&up (Choose Ballet or Gym, Choose Jazz/Hip Hop or Games, & Arts)
- Or Individual Classes Creative Dance, Gym, Ballet, Jazz/Hip Hop
* Daytime students do not participate in the June Concert. Ages listed are general guidelines. Class placement is at the discretion of the director.