Experienced Specialty Classes

Our Experienced level specialty classes are designed to stimulate and challenge our advancing students in specific genres and styles while promoting enjoyment of dance as an athletic activity, creative outlet, discipline and art form. Experienced Specialty Classes at HDC provide a natural progression for the adolescent and teen experienced dancer focused in a particular style in lieu of or in addition to their core dance classes.

Fall 2019 Core Curriculum

Tumbling 200 (Ages 5-8)

Tumbling 200 is for our progressing tumblers and focuses on intermediate and advanced tumble and acrobatic skills such as front and back walkovers, cartwheel variations, chin stand variations, sugar rolls, handstand tricks, back handsprings and more! Classes are 45 minutes and every Saturday from 10:00am-10:45pm. Leotard and tights or leggings are required.
Required prerequisite: Tumbling 101 or equivalent experience

Hip Hop 200 (Ages 9-14)

Hip Hop 200 is for our progressing Hip Hop dancers and focuses on the latest hip-hop moves and technique, while promoting physical health and agility. Classes are 45 minutes and every Tuesday from 5:00-5:45pm. Comfortable t-shirts, shorts or sweatpants and tennis shoes are required.

Required prerequisite: Hip Hop 101 or equivalent experience

Lyrical 200 (Ages 7-11)

Lyrical is a blend of jazz style and ballet technique supported by expressive movement that shows emotion and tells a story!  Dancers will work on the technique needed to make lyrical visually beautiful and the storytelling that makes them an artist!  Students will work on technique and combinations across the floor and center-floor as well as improvisational exercises.  Leotard, sports bra, dance shorts or leggings, and pirouette lyrical shoes are required. Classes are 45 mins every Saturday from 12:30-1:15pm.

One or more of our Experienced 100-301 classes or equivalent experience.  Dancer can also take one of the Experienced level classes along with the Lyrical class to satisfy the requirement

Hip Hop 300 (Ages 13 & Up)

Hip Hop 300 is for our progressing Hip Hop dancers and older teen students who either have some dance experience or a natural rhythm and want to have a great time learning style and choreography to fun and modern hiphop music.  The class will focus on the latest hip-hop moves and technique, while promoting physical health and agility. Classes are 45 minutes and every Tuesday from 5:00-5:45pm. Comfortable t-shirts, shorts or sweatpants and tennis shoes are required.

Required prerequisite: Hip Hop 101, Hip hop 200 or equivalent experience

Ballet 300 (Ages 10-15)

Ballet 300 is for our experienced ballet dancers and focuses on advancing techniques and skills. Classes are 75 minutes and every Thursday from 5:00-6:15pm. Black Leotard, pink tights and split-sole Capezio 3800 shoes are required.

Required prerequisites:
1-2 years of Experienced 300 level or equivalent experience or a minimum of 2 years of ballet training on a recreational level (or higher). Placement and recommendation by HDC staff required (this can be done in class or by private evaluation).

2019 Recreational Program Pricing

1st Class of:
30 min – $50/month
45 min – $65/month
60 min – $75/month
75 min – $85/month
90 min – $90/month
1 hr. 45 mins – $95/month
2 hrs. – $100/month

*Additional classes – $15/class per month (any class you register for beyond your first class is always just $15!)

Any class you register for beyond that is always only $15!  The longest class is always calculated first. Additionally, as long as you pay by the 5th of the month you will receive a $10 discount on your total tuition.  There is also a discount on tuition for siblings and boys!  Please call for more info.

*Recital participation fee, and costume fee(s) are additional.

Registration, Costume, & Recital Participation Fees

Registration Fee: All recreational students pay an annual registration fee of $45 per student (or $60 per family).

Recital Costume Fee: Recital costume fees run from $70.00-$160.00 depending on which class the student is taking.

Recital Participation Fee: Recital fees help to cover all of the costs involved in presenting a professional production that all of our students and families can be very proud of!  Recital fees are $125 per student OR $155 per family (if siblings are dancing).  This fee includes: unlimited tickets to the show, recital t-shirt for the student(s), family program, award for the student(s), auditorium rental for dress rehearsal and the show, professional stage props and equipment, clean up crew, and a sound and lighting team who work backstage.

Drop-In Rate:

Certain classes allow a student to ‘drop-in’ and pay by the class. Usually these classes are designated on the schedule as open, adult, or continuing education! The drop-in rate is $25 for a one-hour class and $30 for a 90-minute class. Students under the age of 18 are only allowed two drop-in classes per month, otherwise we require that they register for the class. If you are interested in dropping in on a class that is not designated as such, give us a call or email and we will work with you. Additionally, your FIRST CLASS is always FREE with HDC!*

*FIRST CLASS FREE APPLIES TO REGULAR SEASON CLASSES (CLASSES THAT MEET WEEKLY FROM AUGUST – MAY). FIRST CLASS FREE DOES NOT APPLY TO SUMMER CLASSES, SUMMER CAMPS, INTENSIVES, CLINICS, SPECIAL EVENTS, MASTER CLASSES OR WORKSHOPS.