dance CLASSES

YAA offers various styles of dance training, tailored especially to students of all levels who are interested in strengthening their understanding of varying styles of musical theatre dance.

YAA dance classes are open to everyone, but advanced classes do require a placement audition.


BROADWAY DANCE I

Beginner/Intermediate Levels
All ages

Mondays, 7:45-9:00pm
Twelve 75-minute classes per semester

Tuition:

  • $395 for 12 classes (1 semester)

  • $695 for 24 classes (2 semesters)


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Instructor: Emma Cooley


Class Description

Learn specialized technique and exercises that will provide a firm foundation for dance specific to Musical Theater. Class curriculum will draw on jazz, ballet and various contemporary movement styles that are frequently used in musical theatre choreography.

Classes will include warm-ups, exercises across the floor, and musical theater dance combinations.

Semester 1

  • September 16, 23

  • October 7, 21, 28

  • November 4, 11, 18, 25

  • December 2, 9, 16 (Makeup: December 23 if needed)

Semester 2

  • January 6, 13, 27

  • February 3, 10, 24,

  • March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

  • April 13 (Makeups: April 20, 27 if needed)

Minimum enrollment per class: 5 students
Location: YAA@HolyCross

Scroll to bottom of this page to see Class Calendar.

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BROADWAY DANCE II

Intermediate/Advanced Levels
Placement audition required.
All ages

Saturdays, 9:00-10:45am
Twelve 110-minute classes per semester

Tuition:

  • $540 for 12 classes (1 semester)

  • $985 for 24 classes (2 semesters)


Instructor: Emma Cooley


Class Description

This intensive weekly class is a must for the serious musical theatre dancer.  Each two-hour session will begin with a barre class to focus on solid dance technique, then progress to across the floor combinations to improve on skills.  The last portion of class will include learning different combinations giving students experience in picking up choreography.

Prior dance experience is a requirement for this course and student will only be placed in the course after an audition.  

Audition Placement Class: September 14, 9:00-10:45AM.

Semester 1

  • September 21

  • October 5, 12, 19, 26

  • November 2, 9, 16, 23

  • December 7, 14, 21 (Makeup in January if needed)

Semester 2

  • January 11, 18, 25

  • February 1, 15, 22, 29

  • March 7, 14

  • April 4, 18, 25 (Makeup: May 2 if needed)

Minimum enrollment for class: 5 students
Location: YAA@HolyCross

Scroll to bottom of this page to see Class Calendar.

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TAP INTENSIVE WorkshopS

All ages and levels welcome


BEGINNERS
Saturday, May 16, 2020
9:00am-3:00pm

One 6-hour intensive session
Tuition: $195


INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
Saturday, May 29, 2020
9:00am-3:00pm

One 6-hour intensive session
Tuition: $195


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Instructor: Kristina Friedgen


Class Descriptions

BEGINNERS
Beginning level tappers, or those who need a refresher, will hone their skills and gain confidence in classic Broadway style tap. A perfect introduction for the musical theatre student who wants to add tap to their dance skill set

Minimum enrollment for class: 5 students
Location: YAA@HolyCross 

Scroll to bottom of this page to see Class Calendar.


INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED
Intermediate/Advanced tappers will build their skills and gain confidence in classic Broadway style tap. A perfect “bootcamp” for the musical theatre student who has already acquired basic tap skills but wants to broaden or refine them.

Minimum enrollment for class: 5 students
Location: YAA@HolyCross 

Scroll to bottom of this page to see Class Calendar.

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Class Calendar