The dance program at the Holmes Center for the Arts is committed to providing quality dance education in a nurturing environment. We focus on correct dance technique, inspiring our students to do their best, and performance expression.  We want each of our students to meet their own goals in dance.  We offer our students various performing opportunities where they can learn, grow and express themselves as dancers.
 
 
Winter Semester classes start January 17th
Preschool Classes:
Creative Movement 
Ages 3 - 5 by August 23rd, 2021. 
No previous training.  These classes, designed for preschoolers, will help them to explore movement and music in a social, energetic, and fun environment.  Children will focus on basic dance movements and positions of dance through creative movement and music.  
Thursdays 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
or
Mondays 5:15 PM - 6 PM
Student Division Ballet:
Ballet 1
Age 5 and 6 by August 23rd, 2021. 
Basic ballet technique.

Mondays 6 - 6:45 PM or Tuesdays 4:45 - 5:30

 

Ballet 2
Ages 7 - 8 by August 23rd, 2021.

Basic ballet technique for 7 and 8 year olds.

Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:30 PM



Ballet 3
Ages 9 and up by August 23rd, 2021.  

Intermediate ballet by teacher placement.

Tuesdays 4:15 - 5:30



Pre-Professional Division Ballet:

Ballet 4
By teacher placement.  Intermediate/Advanced level ballet. Two classes/week required.  Pre-pointe or beginning pointe by teacher placement only.  

Tuesdays 4:15 - 5:30 and Thursdays 4:15 - 5:30



Ballet 5

By teacher placement.  Advanced level ballet with emphasis on pointe technique. Three technique classes plus pointe (for girls) per week required.

Tuesdays 5:30 - 7 , Thursdays 5:30 - 7, and Saturdays 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Pointe Thurdays 7 - 7:45

Saturday rehearsals may extend until 2:30 each week.

Ballet 6  

By teacher placement.  Four classes per week plus pointe required.

Mondays 6:45 - 8:15, Tuesdays 6:30 - 8, Thursdays 7:15 - 8:45, Saturdays 10 - 11:30 AM.

Pointe Tuesdays 8 - 8:30

Saturday rehearsals may extend until 2:30 each week.   

Advanced Contemporary/Jazz:

​Intermediate or Advanced Contemporary/Jazz Dance
Contemporary dance class for students with previous dance experience.  By teacher placement.   Students will focus on Contemporary, Hip-hop, and Jazz. 

Advanced:  Mondays 8:15 - 9 PM

Intermediate Contemporary

Contemporary dance class for students with previous dance experience.  By teacher placement. 

Intermediate:  Tuesdays 7 - 8 PM



Beginning Tap/Jazz:​​

Beginning Tap and Jazz combo class for children ages 5 to 10.  

Mondays 4:30 - 5:30

Intermediate Tap:

Advanced tap for children with previous tap experience.  By teacher placement.  

Tuesdays 4:30 - 5:30

Advanced Tap:

Advanced tap for children with previous tap experience.  By teacher placement.  

Wednesdays 7:15 - 8:15

Intermediate Jazz:   

Intermediate jazz for students with previous dance experience.  By teacher placement.

Mondays 4:15 - 5:15

Tumbling:

Tumbling 1
For students interested in learning basic tumbling skills.  Ages 4 and up.  No prior tumbling experience necessary.

Mondays 3:30 - 4:30 FULL

or

Wednesdays 4:15 - 5:15 FULL

or 

Wednesdays 6:15 - 7:15 FULL

or

Saturdays 9 AM - 10 AM (This class is a 7 week class.  January 7 - March 5)



Tumbling 2 through 6

For students with prior tumbling experience.  By teacher placement.  Contact us for class placement.  

Tumbling 2:  Wednesdays 5:15 - 6:15 or 7:15 - 8:15

Tumbling 3:  Thursdays 4:15 - 5:15

Tumbling 4:  Thursdays 6:15 - 7:15

Tumbling 5:  Mondays 5:30 - 6:30

Tumbling 6:  Mondays 7:30 - 8:30

Jr. Elite Tumbling Company

For beginning students who currently take a tumbling class and would like to perform.  Must take this class with a technique class.

Thursdays 5:15 - 6:15 PM

Elite Tumbling Company

An invitation-only tumbling performance group who currently take intermediate or advanced level tumbling classes.  Includes performance opportunities.

Mondays 6:30 - 7:30 PM 

Baton:

Students will learn proper technique for twirling a baton along with the skills they might need for routines as majorette in a marching band or for performing in parades and on stage.  

Baton 1 :  Beginner level 

Wednesdays 5:30 - 6:30

Batons 2: Intermediate level by teacher placement

Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30

Yoga:

Vinyasa Flow:  All levels of adults or teens will build strength and flexibility starting from basic to more complex poses.  Students are encouraged to modify poses based on their own abilities.  No yoga experience needed.  

Thursdays 9:30 - 10:15 AM

Beginning Ballroom:

Fridays

Fridays

Beginning Ballroom 1: 6:30 - 7:30 

Beginning Ballroom 2: 7:45 - 8:45

Beginning Ballet for Adults/Teens:

Thursdays 7:45 - 8:45

**Private Lessons available for all classes!  Please inquire if you are interested.

 

Classes

Call Holley Johnson at 330-473-2879 or email at holmescenterforthearts@gmail.com if you have any questions concerning dance classes and for tuition rates.

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