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A SUMMER FULL OF DANCE!

Advanced Ballet
Monday nights 6:30-8pm | Ages 13-35

July 6-27 $75 fee/ $60 members #2944

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MSOD Ballet Half-Day Dance Camp (with Before/After Care)
Mon-Fri, July 27-31 | Ages 4-6 and 7-10

MSOD Dance Camp will celebrate the fairy tales of dance. Dancers will study the classical fairy tale productions of ballet and modern dance—Sleeping Beauty, Coppélia, Swan Lake, and Cinderella just to name a few. This week dancers will learn pieces from some of these famous productions as well as study the intricacies that go into a dance production—the lighting, sound, costumes, and makeup. Dancers for this camp should come with their hair pulled back out of their face (pony tail, bun, braids, or head band) in leotard, tights and ballet shoes. For more details, email director of MSOD at dance@jccmemphis.org

Ages 4-6
Dance Camp Half Day 9am-12 pm $165 fee/ $130 members #2945
After Dance Care 12-4 pm $200 fee/ $170 members #2947
Ages 7-10
Dance Camp Half Day 1-4 pm $165 fee/ $130 members #2946
Before Dance Care 9am-1 pm $200 fee/ $170 members #2948

*Both Before and After Care will include time for swimming in outdoor pool and dance themed arts & crafts activities. Please make sure to pack a bag lunch, swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, and a change of clothes.
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GET READY FOR THE FALL SEMESTER!
The Fall Semester is Sun, Aug 9-Thu, Dec 10.  Enrollment in the School of Dance is on a semester or session basis. Tuition is payable at the time of registration and must be paid prior to attending classes. Registration is always open. In order to register late, a meeting must be arranged with the Director of the School of Dance, Jenni Nettleton, to discuss possible tuition adjustments and appropriate class placement. There are NO REFUNDS after the semester has begun. Questions? Email us at
dance@jccmemphis.org.

Movers & Shakers
Ages 2 ½–3 • Older Toddler and Transition
Joyful and fun creative movement class! Sometimes students are animals, clouds, or snowflakes! Above all, they are encouraged to be their own dancing selves. Must be potty trained.
Mon 3:15–4:00pm | 8/10–12/7 | $375 fee/$300m | 2883
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Discovery Dance
Ages 3–5 • Pre-K & JK
A creative movement class with high energy and excitement! Dancers will stay active to up–beat music while using their imaginations during a variety of fun dance games and movement activities.
Tue 3:15–4pm | 8/11–12/8 | $375 fee/$300m | 2884
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Tap
Children learn tap by combining imagination and creativity along with the basic fundamentals and traveling across floor. Tap is a great way for dancers to develop confidence in their movement as it relates to musicality and coordination.
Level I: Ages 3–5 • Pre-K & JK
Tue 3:15–4pm | 8/11–12/8 | $306 fee/$245m | 2885
Level II: Ages 6–9 • K–2
Tue 4:15–5:15pm | 8/11–12/8 | $306 fee/$245m | 2890
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Dance Fusion
Does your child dance around the house? Do they make up movements to their favorite songs? This class is for them. This class will combine contemporary music and the best of many styles of dance.
Level I: Ages 3–5 • Pre–K & JK
Thu 3:15–4pm | 8/13–12/10 | $306 fee/$245m | 2887
Level II: Ages 6–9 • K–2
Thu 4:15–5:15pm | 8/13–12/10 | $306 fee/$245m | 2892
Level III: Ages 9–13 • Grades 3–6
Mon 5:15–6:15pm | 8/10–12/7 | $306 fee/$245m | 2895
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Hip Hop
Dancers will study a variety of core movements which they will combine in a structured improvisational setting and develop their own style and expression of movement.
Level I/II: Ages 6–9 • Grades K–2
Mon 4:15–5:15pm | 8/10–12/7 | $306 fee/$245m | 2889
Level III: Ages 12–18 • Grades 5–12
Sun 2–3pm | 8/9–12/6 | $306 fee/$245m | 2894
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Jazz
Ages 12–18 • Grades 5–12
Jazz is a style of dance that is set to contemporary music and has a ballet technique foundation. Jazz dancers will learn the fundamentals, turns, leaps, progressions across the floor and will be introduced to more advanced center combinations and a wide variety of turns. Previous dance training recommended.
Mon 6:30–7:30pm | 8/10–12/7 | $306 fee/$245m | 2896
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Ballet Classes
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Ballet I

Age 4–5 • JK

Students will love to engage their sense of play and imagination, and creative, improvisational experiences are always a part of class. This class provides students with strong and supportive preliminary skills and abilities that prepare them for Ballet II.
Wed 3:15–4pm | 8/12–12/9 | $375 fee/$300m | 2886

Ballet II
Ages 5–7 • Grades K–1
A more traditional ballet class, gently incorporating discipline with a class structure of warm-ups and very basic barre and center work.
Sun 9:15–10:15am | 8/9–12/6 | $375 fee/$300m | 2888
Wed 4:15–5:15pm | 8/12–12/9 | $375 fee/$300m | 2891

Ballet III
Introduces the structure of the beginning ballet class, but more is expected from the students as their attention span and physical strength develop. Students will learn more about turn-out and correct body placement. The length and difficulty of barre work will increase throughout the semester, and center work will become more complicated.
There are two levels of Ballet III: "A" is for dancers who just graduated from Ballet II last year, and "B" is for those who have already taken a semester of Ballet III.
Ballet III-A: Ages 7–9 • Grades 1–2
For dancers who graduated from Ballet II last year.
Sun 10:30–11:30am | 8/9–12/6 | $475 fee/$380m | 2893
Ballet III-B: Ages 7–9 • Grades 1–2
For dancers who took Ballet III last year.
Wed 5:15–6:15pm | 8/12–12/9 | $475 fee/$380m | 2897

Ballet IV
Ages 9–13 • Grades 3–6
More challenging barre and more complicated center. Students will start to learn adagio and pirouettes on barre, croise-efface and balance on center, small and medium adagio and more. Previous training is required. New students: please call for placement.
Thu 5:15–6:30pm | 8/13–12/10 | $695 fee/$555m | 2898

Ballet V
Ages 12–18 • Grades 5–12
Intermediate Ballet level with more challenging barre and center work. Dancers interested in advancing to dancig on pointe are highly encouraged to take Pointe Prep class in conjunction with this class. Previous training required. New students: please call for placement.
Thu 6:30–8:30pm | 8/13–12/10 | $725 fee/$580m | 2900

Pointe Prep
Ages 12–18 • Grades 5–12
This class is taken in conjunction with Ballet V. Specific strength and conditioning exercises and barre work are completed each class to develop the ability to go onto pointe. Please note this class is a conditioning class only; therefore, dancers will not create a performance piece for the end of year recital. Dancers will only advance to pointe after an evaluation by the instructor and a consultation between the dancer, dancer's parents, the instructor, and the dance school director. New students: please call for placement.
Tue 5:15–6:30pm | 8/11–12/8 | $269 fee/$215m | 2899

Company
Ages 13–18 • Grades 9–12
Advanced Ballet level with appropriately complicated barre, center, and pointe work. Previous training required. New students: please call for placement.
Tue 6:30–8pm • Wed 6:30–8:30pm • Thu 6:30–8:30pm
8/11–12/10 | $1,125 fee/ $900m | 2901