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D*R*E*A*M*

Dance, Reach, Energize and Move

ABOUT D*R*E*A*M*

The D*R*E*A*M*™ Program is a dance program for students 3rd grade-Adult, and it motivates all students to Dance, Reach, Energize, and Move!  If you desire high-quality training  with students of your same skill level, the D*R*E*A*M* Program is the perfect place for you.  Classes are comprised of both recreational students and BCS Company members!  Students progress together from the beginner level through advanced, and our syllabus provides consistency from teacher to teacher, and level to level.  Our adult classes also provide a fantastic outlet for continuing students, or fitness-minded individuals.  Whatever your goals may be, our incredible D*R*E*A*M* instructors will help you reach them!  

Enroll at any time and start reaching your goals!

Session Dates

October 5, 2020 on Zoom

October 19, 2020 in person

- May 28, 2021

Studio Closed:

Nov. 23-29

Dec. 21- Jan. 1

Mar 29 - Apr 4

May 29-30

Performing Arts Recitals:

June 5, 2021  11:00am & 3:00pm

Program Structure

Weekly: all dance classes begin with attendance and a warm-up, followed by review, technique work, new materials, and a short combination.  HIIT has a different format after warm-up, as it is a non-stop fitness class!

1st semester: Dance classes focus on technique, terminology, and picking up choreography.

2nd semester: All dance classes continue with technique and choreography, and recital classes begin to learn their routine for the recital!

CLASSES & INFO

Grades 3-6 Beginner

Beginning Tap 2/3


Tap is a unique style of dance that teaches rhythm and movement through intricate footwork and sounds created by the dancer's feet. It is a fun style to learn, and helps in creating a well-rounded dancer! Beginning tappers will learn the basics of tap technique, and will practice basic skills through combinations each week. Schedule Tuesdays, 4:15-4:45pm (1/2 hour) Studio 2 Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee: $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, & black tap shoes. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & black jazz tap shoes. SIGN ME UP!




Beginning Lyrical/Contemporary 2


This technique-based class will explore both the lyrical and contemporary styles for beginning dancers. Lyrical is a style that teaches the use of movement to express song lyrics. Dancers will take their training to the next level by allowing their bodies to move freely to the music, while maintaining a proper base. Contemporary is a modern style which blends aspects of ballet, modern and jazz. Dancers will increase their technical knowledge as they explore more unpredictable choreography and improvisation. Enrollment in a ballet class is also required for the school-year session. 2020-2021 Schedule: Thursdays, 7:30-8:30pm (1 hour) Studio 4 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, & half-sole shoes. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & bare feet. SIGN ME UP!




Beginning Jazz 2


This is a high-energy class that will enhance technique and stage presence for beginning Jazz dancers. Jazz teaches dancers to isolate different parts of their bodies while still placing the focus on technique. Dancers will enhance leaps and turns while adding the element of performance to their fundamental training. Enrollment in a ballet class is also required during the school-year session. 2020-2021 Schedule Tuesdays, 6:15-7:15pm (1 hour) Studio 2 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, & tan or black jazz shoes. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & black or tan jazz shoes. Recital shoe will be based on instructor’s choice (black or tan). Students should be prepared to purchase 2 pairs of shoes for the season. SIGN ME UP!




Beginning Hip Hop 2


Hip hop is a high-energy class set to popular music, involving styles like breaking, popping, locking, everyday street dancing & funk. Hip hop is a perfect class for any student looking to get exposed to modern styles of dance. Beginning dancers will learn the fundamentals of hip hop while learning to loosen their bodies and stay grounded. 2020-2021 Schedule Tuesdays, 7:15-8:15pm (1 hour) Studio 2 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Loose fitting clothes, & clean sneakers (may not be worn outside). Hair must be pulled away from face. Recital shoe will be based on instructor’s choice. SIGN ME UP!




PBT


Progressing Ballet Technique is an innovative program developed by Marie Walton-Mahon specifically for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best in classical ballet. It uses muscle memory to improve students’ understanding of core stability, weight placement and alignment. Sometimes it can be difficult for students to feel which muscles are initiating the correct alignment in their ballet training. PBT uses a fit ball, which is continually mobile under the student’s body. This gives the students an awareness of their posture and weight placement, while allowing them to feel each correct muscle group. This is a non-recital class. 2020-2021 Schedule: Saturdays, 9:00-10:00am (1 hour) Studio 5 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, convertible/footless tights, and bare feet. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & bare feet. SIGN ME UP!




Beginning Ballet 2


Ballet is the fundamental base for all dance styles, and provides dancers with training in proper technique, discipline, grace, precision, and classroom etiquette. Beginning Ballet 2 class will continue concepts and techniques learned in Beginning Ballet 1, while expanding students' vocabulary, technique, and coordination. Students will develop correct posture and body alignment through work at the barre, including demi plié, grand battement, relevé, and more, as well as center work, including arabesques, chaîné, chassé, single pirouettes, and basic jumps. Students in Beginning Ballet will learn a combination of French, Cecchetti & Vaganova methods. Private lessons are recommended for students who have not had prior ballet training, in order for them to catch up. This class does not participate in the recital. At least two classes per week are recommended to ensure students progress at the appropriate pace. 2020-2021 Schedule Mondays, 4:30-6:00pm (1.5 hours) Studio 3 Tuesdays, 4:45-6:15pm (1.5 hours) Studio 2 Thursdays, 6:00-7:30pm (1.5 hours) Studio 4 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a black leotard, pink or skin-tone tights, and pink stretch canvas ballet shoes. Hair must be in a bun. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & black ballet shoes. SIGN ME UP!




Beginning Pointe & Variations


Dancing en pointe is the next level for serious ballet dancers in the Focus Ballet™ program. Pointe reinforces the fundamentals of ballet while strengthening the dancer's body. Students in Beginning Pointe will be introduced to pointe shoes, rolling up and down, tendu exercises, echappé, pas de bourrée, and more. Admission into the Pointe program is by studio approval only, and new students should contact the main office at (630)833-0085 to schedule a Pointe evaluation. This is a non-recital class, and enrollment in a Ballet class is also required. 2020-2021 Schedule Mondays, 6:00-6:45pm (45 min.) Studio 3 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a black leotard, pink or skin-tone tights & pink or skin-tone pointe shoes. Hair must be in a bun. Warm-ups may be worn for the first 10 minutes of class only. SIGN ME UP!




Pre-Pointe


Students in the Focus Ballet™ program who would like to start training en pointe may take the pre-pointe class. Strengthening and flexibility exercises for the dancers’ feet and ankles will be performed on flat ballet shoes to prepare students for training en pointe. This class will be done at the barre, using repetitive exercises to develop strength and coordination. A pointe evaluation is required in order to enroll in Pre-Pointe. Contact the BCS Boutique to schedule an evaluation. This is a non-recital class, and enrollment in a Ballet class is also required. 2020-2021 Schedule Mondays, 6:00-6:30pm (30 min.) Studio 2 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a black leotard, pink or skin-tone tights & pink stretch canvas ballet shoes. Hair must be in a bun. Warm-ups may be worn for the first 10 minutes of class only. SIGN ME UP!




Beginning Acro/Tumbling 2/3


Tumbling and acrobatics have become essential elements in creating versitile dancers, and BCS is proud to have the best Acro/Tumbling classes in the area! Differing from gymnastics, our classes teach dancers basic tumbling and acrobatic moves using the dancers' own body weight. Beginning dancers will work on increasing their flexibility and strength in order to perform cartwheels, handstands, backbends, rolls, splits, walkovers, and more. This is a non-recital class. 2020-2021 Schedule Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15pm (1 hour) Studio 5 Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm (1 hour) Studio 5 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, and bare feet. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a t-shirt or tank top, and shorts or sweat pants (form-fitting). SIGN ME UP!





Grades 7+ Beginner

High School Musical Theatre Dance


It's never too late to start developing your technique and to become the dancer you've always wanted to be! This class caters to the late beginner, and will teach both ballet and jazz technique, while focusing on musical theatre combinations to improve performance and stage presence.. Students will learn basic body positions and terminology, as well as how to pick up and retain choreography. This is a non-recital class. 2020-2021 Schedule Thursdays, 7:00-8:00pm (1 hour) Studio 1 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, & jazz shoes. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & jazz shoes. SIGN ME UP!




Beginning Tap 2/3


Tap is a unique style of dance that teaches rhythm and movement through intricate footwork and sounds created by the dancer's feet. It is a fun style to learn, and helps in creating a well-rounded dancer! Beginning tappers will learn the basics of tap technique, and will practice basic skills through combinations each week. 2020-2021 Schedule Tuesdays, 4:15-4:45pm (1/2 hour) Studio 2 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee: $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, & black tap shoes. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & black jazz tap shoes. SIGN ME UP!




PBT


Progressing Ballet Technique is an innovative program developed by Marie Walton-Mahon specifically for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best in classical ballet. It uses muscle memory to improve students’ understanding of core stability, weight placement and alignment. Sometimes it can be difficult for students to feel which muscles are initiating the correct alignment in their ballet training. PBT uses a fit ball, which is continually mobile under the student’s body. This gives the students an awareness of their posture and weight placement, while allowing them to feel each correct muscle group. This is a non-recital class. 2020-2021 Schedule: Saturdays, 9:00-10:00am (1 hour) Studio 5 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, convertible/footless tights, and bare feet. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & bare feet. SIGN ME UP!




Beginning Jazz 3


This is a high-energy class that will enhance technique and stage presence for beginning Jazz dancers. Jazz teaches dancers to isolate different parts of their bodies while still placing the focus on technique. Dancers will enhance leaps and turns while adding the element of performance to their fundamental training. 2020-2021 Schedule Wednesdays, 4:15-5:15pm (1 hour) Studio 2 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, & tan or black jazz shoes. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & black or tan jazz shoes. Recital shoe will be based on instructor’s choice (black or tan). Students should be prepared to purchase 2 pairs of shoes for the season. SIGN ME UP!




Beginning Lyrical/Contemporary 2


This technique-based class will explore both the lyrical and contemporary styles for beginning dancers. Lyrical is a style that teaches the use of movement to express song lyrics. Dancers will take their training to the next level by allowing their bodies to move freely to the music, while maintaining a proper base. Contemporary is a modern style which blends aspects of ballet, modern and jazz. Dancers will increase their technical knowledge as they explore more unpredictable choreography and improvisation. 2020-2021 Schedule: Wednesdays, 6:45-7:45pm (1 hour) Studio 2 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, & half-sole shoes. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & bare feet. SIGN ME UP!




Beginning Hip Hop 3


Hip hop is a high-energy class set to popular music, involving styles like breaking, popping, locking, everyday street dancing & funk. Hip hop is a perfect class for any student looking to get exposed to modern styles of dance. Beginning dancers will learn the fundamentals of hip hop while learning to loosen their bodies and stay grounded. 2020-2021 Schedule Thursdays, 5:00-6:00pm (1 hour) Studio 2 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Loose fitting clothes, & clean sneakers (may not be worn outside). Hair must be pulled away from face. Recital shoe will be based on instructor’s choice. SIGN ME UP!




Beginning Ballet 3


Ballet is the fundamental base for all dance styles, and provides dancers with training in proper technique, discipline, grace, precision, and classroom etiquette. Beginning Ballet 3 is geared toward the late beginner, and will focus on body alignment, body positions, and expanding the students' vocabulary. Students will develop flexibility and strength through work at the barre, including demi plié, bâttement, relevé, and more, as well as center work, including first arabesque, changement, chassé, and other basic techniques. 2020-2021 Schedule Wednesdays, 5:15-6:45pm (1.5 hours) Studio 2 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a black leotard, pink or skin-tone tights, and pink stretch canvas ballet shoes. Hair must be in a bun. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & black ballet shoes. SIGN ME UP!




Beginning Pointe & Variations


Dancing en pointe is the next level for serious ballet dancers in the Focus Ballet™ program. Pointe reinforces the fundamentals of ballet while strengthening the dancer's body. Students in Beginning Pointe will be introduced to pointe shoes, rolling up and down, tendu exercises, echappé, pas de bourrée, and more. Admission into the Pointe program is by studio approval only, and new students should contact the main office at (630)833-0085 to schedule a Pointe evaluation. This is a non-recital class, and enrollment in a Ballet class is also required. 2020-2021 Schedule Mondays, 6:00-6:45pm (45 min.) Studio 3 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a black leotard, pink or skin-tone tights & pink or skin-tone pointe shoes. Hair must be in a bun. Warm-ups may be worn for the first 10 minutes of class only. SIGN ME UP!




Beginning Acro/Tumbling 2/3


Tumbling and acrobatics have become essential elements in creating versitile dancers, and BCS is proud to have the best Acro/Tumbling classes in the area! Differing from gymnastics, our classes teach dancers basic tumbling and acrobatic moves using the dancers' own body weight. Beginning dancers will work on increasing their flexibility and strength in order to perform cartwheels, handstands, backbends, rolls, splits, walkovers, and more. This is a non-recital class. 2020-2021 Schedule Wednesdays, 6:15-7:15pm (1 hour) Studio 5 Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm (1 hour) Studio 5 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, and bare feet. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a t-shirt or tank top, and shorts or sweat pants (form-fitting). SIGN ME UP!





Grades 3+ Intermediate

PBT


Progressing Ballet Technique is an innovative program developed by Marie Walton-Mahon specifically for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best in classical ballet. It uses muscle memory to improve students’ understanding of core stability, weight placement and alignment. Sometimes it can be difficult for students to feel which muscles are initiating the correct alignment in their ballet training. PBT uses a fit ball, which is continually mobile under the student’s body. This gives the students an awareness of their posture and weight placement, while allowing them to feel each correct muscle group. This is a non-recital class. 2020-2021 Schedule: Saturdays, 9:00-10:00am Studio 5 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, convertible/footless tights, and bare feet. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & bare feet. SIGN ME UP!




Intermediate Ballet


The next step for dancers in the Focus Ballet™ Program, Intermediate Ballet will develop each dancers' technique and vocabulary to prepare them for more advanced training and pointe. Students will strengthen their feet and ankles, learn additional body positions, work on reversing movement, and more. Students in Intermediate Ballet are required to enroll for 3 classes per week to ensure all student progress at the appropriate pace. 2-3 years of Beginning Ballet are recommended before advancing to Intermediate Ballet. This is a non-recital class. 2020-2021 Schedule Mondays, 4:30-6:00pm (1.5 hours) Studio 3 Tuesdays, 4:15-5:45pm (1.5 hours) Studio 3 Wednesdays, 4:15-5:45pm (1.5 hours) Studio 3 Thursdays, 5:30-7:00pm (1.5 hours) Studio 3 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a black leotard, pink or skin-tone tights, and pink stretch canvas ballet shoes. Hair must be in a bun. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & black ballet shoes. SIGN ME UP!




Intermediate Jazz


This is a high-energy class that will enhance technique and stage presence for beginning Jazz dancers. Jazz teaches dancers to isolate different parts of their bodies while still placing the focus on technique. Dancers will enhance leaps and turns while adding the element of performance to their fundamental training. Enrollment in a ballet class is also required during the school-year session for Intermediate Jazz. 2020-2021 Schedule Tuesdays, 7:15-8:15pm (1 hour) Studio 1 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, & tan or black jazz shoes. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & black or tan jazz shoes. Recital shoe will be based on instructor’s choice (black or tan). Students should be prepared to purchase 2 pairs of shoes for the season. SIGN ME UP!




Intermediate/Advanced Tap


Tap is a unique style of dance that teaches rhythm and movement through intricate footwork and sounds created by the dancer's feet. It is a fun style to learn, and helps in creating a well-rounded dancer! Intermediate/Advanced tappers will develop the intricacies of tap technique through controlling the parts of the foot and shoe, as well as piecing together more complicated choreography. 2020-2021 Schedule Mondays, 4:00-4:45pm (1/2 hour) Studio 4 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee: $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, & black tap shoes. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & black jazz tap shoes. SIGN ME UP!




Intermediate Lyrical/Contemporary


This technique-based class will explore both the lyrical and contemporary styles for intermediate dancers. Lyrical is a style that teaches the use of movement to express song lyrics. Dancers will take their training to the next level by allowing their bodies to move freely to the music, while maintaining a proper base. Contemporary is a modern style which blends aspects of ballet, modern and jazz. Dancers will increase their technical knowledge as they explore more unpredictable choreography and improvisation. Enrollment in a ballet class is also required for the school-year session. 2020-2021 Schedule: Thursdays, 7:00-8:00pm (1 hour) Studio 2 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, & half-sole shoes. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & bare feet. SIGN ME UP!




Intermediate/Advanced Hip Hop


Hip hop is a high-energy class set to popular music, involving styles like breaking, popping, locking, everyday street dancing & funk. Hip hop is a perfect class for any student looking to get exposed to modern styles of dance. Intermediate dancers will learn more complicated styles and combinations, while developing their skills in isolations, sequencing choreography, and staying grounded. 2020-2021 Schedule Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm (1 hour) Studio 2 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Loose fitting clothes, & clean sneakers (may not be worn outside). Hair must be pulled away from face. Recital shoe will be based on instructor’s choice. SIGN ME UP!




Intermediate/Advanced Acro/Tumbling


Tumbling and acrobatics have become essential elements in creating versitile dancers, and BCS is proud to have the best Acro/Tumbling classes in the area! Differing from gymnastics, our classes teach dancers basic tumbling and acrobatic moves using the dancers' own body weight. Intermediate/Advanced dancers will work on increasing flexibility and balance, while mastering skills such as backbends, splits, walkovers, handstands, aerials, and more. This is a non-recital class. 2020-2021 Schedule Wednesdays, 5:15-6:15pm (1 hour) Studio 5 Thursdays, 4:30-5:30pm (1 hour) Studio 5 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, and bare feet. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a t-shirt or tank top, and shorts or sweat pants (form-fitting). SIGN ME UP!




Intermediate Pointe & Variations


This class is for the dancers in the Focus Ballet™ program who have had at least 1-2 years of Beginning Pointe. Admission is by instructor approval only. Students will prepare for further pre-professional training, and will expand their repertoire in variations. Piqué turns, pirouettes, piqué fouettés, and additional center work are also introduced in this class. New students should contact the main office at (630)833-0085 to schedule a Pointe evaluation. Enrollment in a ballet class is also required. This is a non-recital class, although recital options may be offered based on student progress. Enrollment in Intermediate Pointe at least twice a week is required. 2020-2021 Schedule Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45pm (1 hour) Studio 3 Wednesdays, 5:45-6:45pm (1 hour) Studio 3 Thursdays, 8:30-9:00pm (1/2 hour combined class; technique only) Studio 3 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a black leotard, pink or skin-tone tights & pink or skin-tone pointe shoes. Hair must be in a bun. Warm-ups may be worn for the first 10 minutes of class only. SIGN ME UP!





Grades 5+ Advanced

PBT


Progressing Ballet Technique is an innovative program developed by Marie Walton-Mahon specifically for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best in classical ballet. It uses muscle memory to improve students’ understanding of core stability, weight placement and alignment. Sometimes it can be difficult for students to feel which muscles are initiating the correct alignment in their ballet training. PBT uses a fit ball, which is continually mobile under the student’s body. This gives the students an awareness of their posture and weight placement, while allowing them to feel each correct muscle group. This is a non-recital class. 2020-2021 Schedule: Saturdays, 9:00-10:00am Studio 5 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, convertible/footless tights, and bare feet. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & bare feet. SIGN ME UP!




Intermediate/Advanced Tap


Tap is a unique style of dance that teaches rhythm and movement through intricate footwork and sounds created by the dancer's feet. It is a fun style to learn, and helps in creating a well-rounded dancer! Intermediate/Advanced tappers will develop the intricacies of tap technique through controlling the parts of the foot and shoe, as well as piecing together more complicated choreography. 2020-2021 Schedule Mondays, 4:00-4:45pm (1/2 hour) Studio 4 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee: $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, & black tap shoes. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & black jazz tap shoes. SIGN ME UP!




Intermediate/Advanced Acro/Tumbling


Tumbling and acrobatics have become essential elements in creating versitile dancers, and BCS is proud to have the best Acro/Tumbling classes in the area! Differing from gymnastics, our classes teach dancers basic tumbling and acrobatic moves using the dancers' own body weight. Intermediate/Advanced dancers will work on increasing flexibility and balance, while mastering skills such as backbends, splits, walkovers, handstands, aerials, and more. This is a non-recital class. 2020-2021 Schedule Wednesdays, 5:15-6:15pm (1 hour) Studio 5 Thursdays, 4:30-5:30pm (1 hour) Studio 5 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, and bare feet. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a t-shirt or tank top, and shorts or sweat pants (form-fitting). SIGN ME UP!




Advanced Ballet


Advanced Ballet is the highest level ballet for dancers in the Focus Ballet™ Program, and is reserved for dancers with at least 5 years of ballet training. Advanced Ballet will continue to strengthen the feet and ankles for pointe, and will prepare students for further pre-professional training or auditions. Students will learn advanced techniques, terminology, phrasing, ballet history, and more. Enrollment in Advanced Ballet three times per week is required to ensure students progress at an appropriate pace. This is a non-recital class. 2020-2021 Schedule Mondays, 6:45-8:15pm (1.5 hours) Studio 3 Tuesdays, 6:45-8:15pm (1.5 hours) Studio 3 Wednesdays, 6:45-8:15pm (1.5 hours) Studio 3 Thursdays, 7:00-8:30pm (1.5 hours) Studio 3 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a black leotard, pink or skin-tone tights, and pink stretch canvas ballet shoes. Hair must be in a bun. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & black ballet shoes. SIGN ME UP!




Advanced Pointe & Variations


This advanced class is for the dancers in the Focus Ballet™ program who have had at least 1-2 years of Intermediate Pointe. Admission is by instructor approval only. Students will prepare for further pre-professional training, and will expand their repertoire in variations. Piqué turns, double and triple pirouettes, piqué fouettés, and more techincal center work are also introduced in this class. New students should contact the main office at (630)833-0085 to schedule a Pointe evaluation. Enrollment in a ballet class is also required. This is a non-recital class, although recital options may be offered based on student progress. Enrollment in Advanced Pointe three times per week is required. 2020-2021 Schedule Mondays, 8:15-9:15pm (1 hour) Studio 3 Tuesdays, 8:15-9:15pm (1 hour) Studio 3 Wednesdays, 8:15-9:15pm (1 hour) Studio 3 Thursdays, 8:30-9:00pm (1/2 hour combined class; technique only) Studio 3 View Session Dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Dress Code Girls wear a black leotard, pink or skin-tone tights & pink or skin-tone pointe shoes. Hair must be in a bun. Warm-ups may be worn for the first 10 minutes of class only. SIGN ME UP!




Advanced Jazz


This is a high-energy class that will enhance technique and stage presence for beginning Jazz dancers. Jazz teaches dancers to isolate different parts of their bodies while still placing the focus on technique. Dancers will enhance leaps and turns while adding the element of performance to their fundamental training. Enrollment in a ballet class is also required during the school-year session for Advanced Jazz. 2020-2021 Schedule Mondays, 4:30-5:30pm (1 hour) Studio 4 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, & tan or black jazz shoes. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & black or tan jazz shoes. Recital shoe will be based on instructor’s choice (black or tan). Students should be prepared to purchase 2 pairs of shoes for the season. SIGN ME UP!




Advanced Lyrical/Contemporary


This technique-based class will explore both the lyrical and contemporary styles for advanced dancers. Lyrical is a style that teaches the use of movement to express song lyrics. Dancers will take their training to the next level by allowing their bodies to move freely to the music, while maintaining a proper base. Contemporary is a modern style which blends aspects of ballet, modern and jazz. Dancers will increase their technical knowledge as they explore more unpredictable choreography and improvisation. Enrollment in a ballet class is also required for the school-year session. 2020-2021 Schedule: Mondays, 5:30-6:30pm (1 hour) Studio 4 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Girls wear a leotard, tank top, or sports bra, booty shorts or leggings, & half-sole shoes. Hair must be pulled away from face. Boys wear a white t-shirt or tank, black shorts or pants, & bare feet. SIGN ME UP!




Intermediate/Advanced Hip Hop


Hip hop is a high-energy class set to popular music, involving styles like breaking, popping, locking, everyday street dancing & funk. Hip hop is a perfect class for any student looking to get exposed to modern styles of dance. I Intermediate/Advanced dancers will learn complicated styles and combinations, while expanding their skills in isolations, sequencing choreography, and staying grounded. 2020-2021 Schedule Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm (1 hour) Studio 2 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume Fee $70, due Nov. 15 (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Loose fitting clothes, & clean sneakers (may not be worn outside). Hair must be pulled away from face. Recital shoe will be based on instructor’s choice. SIGN ME UP!





All Ages

Beyond Barriers (ages 5+)


Beyond Barriers is a program designed for individuals of all ages who have physical and/or intellectual disabilities. It gives students, who may not feel comfortable in a traditional dance class, the opportunity to express themselves through movement. This is a recital class. Read more about Beyond Barriers™ HERE! 2020-2021 Schedule Tuesdays, 4:45-5:30pm (45 minutes) Studio 4 View session dates Tuition View tuition chart (3 week credit will be issued due to late session start) Recital Costume $60, due Nov. 15th (recital not mandatory) Dress Code Comfortable workout clothes. SIGN ME UP!




HIIT Class (ages 16+)


High Intensive Interval Training class is an energetic, motivating fitness class that is conveniently scheduled for dance parents and non-dance parents alike! Get your workout in while your child is in class, or after you get home from work, and finally start moving toward achieving your fitness goals! 2020-2021 Schedule: Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00pm Studio 5 View session dates Tuition $12 per class Dress Code Comfortable workout clothes & clean sneakers SIGN ME UP!





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Beyond Center Stage is a results-driven studio.  We are committed to the progress of each of our students!  Fitting into a new studio and seeing the results you want takes time, and it's not something that can be accomplished in one or two classes or lessons.  At BCS, we want to attract families who are truly committed to performing arts training, and who seek the highest quality instruction.  By enrolling and diving into your experience at BCS, you'll get the best sense of what it means to become a part of our community, and you'll start seeing the results you want! 

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At BCS, we are dedicated to seeing progress and results in each student.  Enroll risk-free for 30 days, and if you're not completely happy, you may withdraw with no penalty. 

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