Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Pointe & Lyrical Classes

Make sure to sign up quickly to reserve a class spot.  Classes will fill up quickly
(Wait list will be available)

Other Ballet & Pointe Classes

Twinkle Toes Ballet & Jazz or Tap  Age 2 1/2-5 Twinkle (1 Hour Class Weekly)        
Learn the basic technique of Ballet at a beginner level.   This class will also incorporate age appropriate warm-ups
and skill building technique in a fun and highly motivated class. Choreographed routines will be taught as the
sessions progress through the year.

Sessions Available:                                                         

Saturday                                  11:00AM – 12:00 PM                  * Ballet & Jazz                
Wednesday                              3:30PM -  4:30PM                       *Ballet & Tap


Beginning Ballet & Jazz I/II (1 Hour Class Weekly)
Learn the basic technique of Ballet & Jazz.  This class will incorporate some more advanced technique including
beginning leaps, turns, and jumps. Class will also incorporate age appropriate warm-ups and skill building technique
in a fun and highly motivated class. Choreographed routines will be taught as the sessions progress through the year.

Sessions Available:

Tuesday                                   6:30 PM - 7:30 PM                        * Ballet II
Thursday                                 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM                        * Ballet I/II
Saturday                                  9:00 AM - 10:00 AM                     * Ballet I
Saturday                                  9:00 AM - 10:00 AM                     * Ballet II/III      


Ballet II with Ballet Technique and Across the Floor (1 Hour Class Weekly)
For dancers who enjoy Ballet and are ready to progress and learn more in the classical styles of dance. Also
includes an Intro to Contemporary Ballet and technique building on jumps, turns and dancer conditioning. Class will
incorporate age appropriate warm-ups and skill building technique in a fun and highly motivated setting.
Choreographed routines will be taught as the sessions progress through the year.

Sessions Available:  

Tuesday                           6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Thursday                         4:30 PM - 5:30 PM                                       
Saturday                          9:00 AM – 10:00 AM                                       

                              


Floor Barre Class  Age 8 and up (1  hour class weekly)
Younger Dancers can be evaluated for this class
This class combines ballet with anatomical principles of alignment and muscle sense.  By lying on the floor, without
the pressure of gravity, Floor Barre strengthens and properly corrects the placement of the pelvis, hips and back and
helps release tension throughout the body. This class is gentle, yet effective, low-impact, and appropriate for
dancers and non-dancers, women and men.

Sessions Available:

Tuesday                8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday               10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    


Stretch & Strengthen Class    Ages 11-and up  (1 hour class weekly)
This class will jump start your work out.  Body conditioning, strengthening…gain that flexibility you always dreamed
about!!!  This class will teach proper stretching, toning, strengthening, muscle enlongation, core building and more.  
Great WORK OUT!! Over 18 welcome (all Ages)  
(Age 11 considered with instructor approval only)

Great Class for Dancers and ALL Athletes looking to build endurance & Strength over the Summer!!

Sessions Available:

Thursday                      6:30 PM - 7:30 PM                      Level III                                   


Advanced Performance Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz  INTENSIVE V Performance Team & Training
Ages 14- and up Pre-Pro & Pro Dancers are welcome   (1 Hr class weekly) CO-ED    (or prior approval)
AUDITION or PLACEMENT ONLY CLASS
This is equivalent to Pre-Pro/Pro-AM Level Instruction for those that want to continue to a professional or company
level.  This is an advanced training for the dancers who are ready to take their ballet, contemporary, and jazz
technique and choreography to the next level.  This training is part of the newly launched professional ballet and
contemporary jazz company at PDE.  Dancers will have the opportunity if selected to tour, perform, and travel.    
Instructors will audition/select dancers on an individual basis.  

Sessions Available:

Saturday               2:00 PM – 4:00 PM                                               *Performance Company
ClassesCompetitive Dance Teams
Serving:
Algonquin
Lake in the Hills
Huntley
Hampshire
Crystal Lake
Dundee
Carpentersville
Barrington
Elgin  
with
Competitive
Dance Teams
and Classes
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Dance Classes Types &
Levels:

Hip-Hop
Lyrical
Improv Class
Jazz
Lyrical Hip-Hop
Poms
Break Dancing
Urban Hip Hop
Sassy Latin Fusion Jazz
Contemporary Hip Hop
Broadway Jazz & Theatre
Strength & Stretch
Leaps/Turns
Conditioning
Technique
Hip-Hop Stalls & Spins
Pre-Pointe/Pointe
Tap
Contemporary
Strengthen & Stretch
Power Intensives
Acro Tumble & Dance


All Age Levels from:

        Rock Stars                Age 4-6
        Mini Stars                  Age 6-10
        Youth Dreams         Age 7-14
        Junior/JV                Age 11-15
        Senior/Varsity        Age 14-up
        Elite*         Age 11 and older
*Elite team is an invite only Co-Ed Open
Team of professional level dancers
competing & performing worldwide.
TAKE CLASS WITH MOSCOW BALLET
MASTER
AVNUN YAKUBOV

Ballet II with AVNUN (1 Hour Class Weekly)
For dancers who enjoy Ballet and are ready to progress and learn more in the
classical styles of dance. Also includes an Intro to Contemporary Ballet and
technique building on jumps, turns and dancer conditioning. Class will incorporate
age appropriate warm-ups and skill building technique in a fun and highly motivated
setting. Choreographed routines will be taught as the sessions progress through the
year.

Sessions Available:  

Sunday                           1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Advanced Ballet (1 1/2  hour class weekly) with AVNUN
Younger Dancers can be evaluated for this class
This is an advanced class teaching and perfecting the technique of ballet with a
higher level of choreography and technique. Experience is required for this class
level.  This class is designed for those will Ballet and Technique experience preparing
for advanced ballet.  Great class for those preparing for college or company dance.  
Dancer conditioning and core building will also be included in this class.


Sessions Available:

Sunday              2:00 PM - 3:30 PM   

Pre-Pointe, Pointe & Ballet Technique Class   with AVNUN
(1  hour class weekly)
This is for the technically strong dancer who has advanced to a level in ballet where
her body can accept the physical demands for pointe work.  This first half of class will
be in ballet shoes or bare feet.  Each dancer will be evaluated weekly to access the
readiness to go up on pointe.  Proper ballet attire is needed.

Sessions Available:         

Sunday                3:30 PM - 4:30 PM