GDDA 2017/18 Classes (Sept. 2017 - June 2018)
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! These dancers perform in our June Concert.
- Creative Dance IA PreBallet/Tap/Creative Movement (age 3-4 beginners)
- Creative Dance IB PreBallet/Tap/Creative Movement (age 3-4 with some experience)
- Creative Dance IIA PreBallet/Tap/Creative Movement (age 5-6 with 0-1 yr experience)
- Creative Dance IIB PreBallet/Tap/Creative Movement (age 5-6 with 1+ yrs experience)
- PreBallet Ballet Technique & Movement (ages 5-7 with 1+ yr experience)
- Beginning Ballet Ballet Technique & Movement (age 7 & up with 0-2 yrs experience)
Performance Division Greater Dover Dance Theatre
For dancers who desire more training and performing opportunities in ballet, modern & jazz. Dancers perform in outreach events and the June Concert. Audition for placement/casting.
- Sparkle (Elementary) Ballet, Jazz & Rehearsal (completed Beginning Ballet) (age 8 & up)
- Shimmer (Intermediate) Ballet, PrePointe, Modern, Jazz & Rehearsal (age 9 & up)
- Shine (Advanced) Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz & Rehearsal (age 12 & up)
For dancers who love to dance but want a limited commitment. These classes can also be add-ons for Performance Division students or Beginning Ballet students. Perform in the June Concert.
- Kids Tap I (Elementary) Tap technique (age 7 & up with 0-1 year of experience)
- Kids Tap II (Intermediate) Tap technique (age 9 & up with 2+ years of experience)
- Teen Tap (Intermediate/Advanced) Tap technique (age 12 & up with 3+ years of experience)
- Kids Hip Hop I (Elementary) Hip Hop dance (age 7 & up with 0-1 year of experience)
- Kids Hip Hop II (Intermediate) Hip Hop dance (age 9 & up with 2+ years of experience)
- Teen Hip Hop (Intermediate/Advanced) Hip Hop dance (age 12 & up with 3+ years of experience)
- Kids/Teen Ballet (Elementary/Intermediate) Ballet (age 8 & up with 2+ years of experience)
- Kids Modern/Jazz (Elementary/Intermediate) Modern & jazz technique (age 7 & up)
- Musical Theatre (Elementary/Intermediate) Theatrical dance & singing (age 8 & up)
For those who desire to worship the Lord through dance. These classes can be add-ons for students in other divisions. These classes perform in outreach events & the June Concert.
- Praise Dance I (Elementary) praise dance (age 7 & up) - FREE CLASS!
- Praise Dance II (Intermediate/Advanced) praise choreography (age 10 & up with dance experience)
Performance Division dancers may audition for our Competition Team. We will attend 1-2 competitions per year. Some dances will also be in outreach events & the June Concert.
- Competition Team I Intermediate dancers (age 8 & up)
- Competition Team II Advanced dancers (age 12 & up)
*Ages listed are general guidelines. Class placement is at the discretion of the director and instructors based on a variety of factors including age, experience, ability, attitude, etc to ensure the proper training for all students. Please see the director with any questions.