“I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself”
– Mikhail Baryshnikov

Dance is an essential skill in any performer’s repertoire. Whether you are developing your skills as an experienced dancer or you’re looking practice the basics, Popovsky Performing Arts Studio offers you the opportunity to develop your dance technique and express yourself through movement.

Some students are just beginning their dance training and some have been dancing from a very young age. Regardless of skill level, we want to give every student the opportunity to add new skills to their theatrical repertoire. At PPAS we offer classes that cater to beginners, advanced students and anywhere in between. Our students will practice, ballet tap and jazz, recognizing the importance of the fundamentals of dance and also stylized musical theatre techniques.

Our classes are scheduled by age group and designed around the students enrolled. We strive to provide our students with obtainable goals and challenge them to be the best performers they can be. Click on the links below to view specific class descriptions! We hope to see you this fall!

Just Getting Started – Dance
Just Getting Started – Dance

If you are new to singing and performing and are unsure of where to start or just want to talk with someone before you begin, please complete the registration form. Our knowledgeable staff will contact you and walk you through … Continued

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Creative Movement: Pre K- K:  Thursdays 4:15-5:00 PM
Creative Movement: Pre K- K: Thursdays 4:15-5:00 PM

In creative movement children ages Pre K – K will explore the 4 key areas of dance and movement, body, space, energy and time. Students will work on coordination and spatial awareness while dancing and creating their own movement. In … Continued

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Ballet and Tap: 1st-3rd grade:  Thursday 5:00-6:00 PM
Ballet and Tap: 1st-3rd grade: Thursday 5:00-6:00 PM

In this combined skills class, students will explore the basics in both ballet and tap. We will spend half the class working on basic ballet skills and terminology while incorporating movement games into class. The second half of the class … Continued

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Ballet and Tap: 4th-5th grade: Wednesdays 6:00-7:00 PM
Ballet and Tap: 4th-5th grade: Wednesdays 6:00-7:00 PM

In this combined skills class, the student will perform basic to more intermediate steps in both ballet and tap. The first half of class will be spent practicing ballet terminology at the barre and traveling through the space using ballet … Continued

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Jazz: 4th-5th grade: Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 PM
Jazz: 4th-5th grade: Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 PM
In this jazz class the student will work on stretching and properly warming up their bodies for movement. They will also practice a variety of basic turns and leaps to prepare them for a higher level of class. They will practice performing combinations to help with coordination and memory. This class will have a focus in musical theater style jazz but will also explore basic jazz vocabulary and music selections. Classes begin the week of September 11 and run 12 weeks.   What will you need? -Jazz shoes -Comfortable clothes to move in -Water to stay hydrated
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Ballet and Tap: 6th- 8th Grade: Wednesdays 7:00- 8:00 PM
Ballet and Tap: 6th- 8th Grade: Wednesdays 7:00- 8:00 PM
In this combined skills class, the student will perform basic to more intermediate steps in both ballet and tap. The first half of class will be spent practicing intermediate ballet terminology at the barre and in the center. Ballet will have a focus on balance and technique to set the student up for success in all styles of dance. The second half of the class will be spent practicing intermediate tap steps that will then be turned into rhythmic combinations that will travel through the space. The student will explore musicality in both styles of dance, practicing how to count music and follow different tempos. Class begins the week of September 11 and runs 12 weeks.   What will you need? -Ballet and Tap shoes -Comfortable clothes to move in (leotard and tights encouraged for ballet) -Water to stay hydrated
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Jazz: 6th-8th Grade: Tuesdays 7:00-8:00 PM
Jazz: 6th-8th Grade: Tuesdays 7:00-8:00 PM

In this jazz class the student will work on stretching and properly warming up their bodies for movement. They will focus on stylized jazz technique, practicing leaps and turns and performing jazz combinations. The student will explore jazz techniques that … Continued

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Ballet/Tap/Jazz: High School: Thursdays 7:00-8:30 PM
Ballet/Tap/Jazz: High School: Thursdays 7:00-8:30 PM
In this 90-minute class the student will practice all disciplines necessary to excel in an audition setting. In this combined skills class, the student will work on ballet technique to set the foundation for other styles. They will also spend time practicing and combining tap steps to create different rhythms. The student will work on leaps, turns and other special jazz skills to highlight them in auditions. The jazz portions of this class will have a focus in musical theater but will also explore basic jazz vocabulary and music selections. Classes begin the week of September 11 and run 12 weeks.   What will you need? -Ballet, Tap & Jazz shoes (character shoes optional) -Comfortable clothes to move in (leotard and tights encouraged for ballet) -Water to stay hydrated
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60 min Private Dance Lessons not rated $60.00 Add to cart