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RRCAA offers a full range of dance classes for ages 3 through adult!  Whether you are looking to further your talents, explore the art form or simply get in shape,  Rabbit Run has just the class for you!

All dance classes are held in RRCAA recital hall, 49 Park St., Madison Village

Dance Instructors:  Nick Carlisle, Kara Cervelli, Lydia Detrow, Heather Felden, Hannah Green and Maggie Runyon.

There will be a formal dance recital on May 14, 2017, for those students enrolled in classes no later than January 9, 2017. 

CLASS PLACEMENT

Please note more than one year of dance experience is often needed in any given level. If a change to another level is appropriate, the student will be notified. Final class placement is at the discretion of the instructor.

Class times subject to change based on enrollment.

Private lessons are available; call for information.

 

DANCE CLASS FEES - Click here.

DANCE CLASS ATTIRE - Click here.

SUMMER DANCE CLASS SCHEDULE 

Wednesday
Pre-Tap/Jazz        K & 1st grade          9:30 - 10:15 am
Pre-Ballet             K & 1st grad         10:15 - 11:00 am

Thursday
Creative Movement        ages 3 - 4            10:00 - 10:45 am
Tap/Jazz II/III              6th - high school   11:00 am - noon

  • Creative Movement

    Age 3 - 4 Years old
    Using song and music to get our bodies moving through space, young dancers will work on concepts of space, tempo, levels and movement quality. Students use a variety of props and play games to encourage movement. Use of imagination and personal expression are promoted.  Students will learn basic...
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  • Pre-Ballet

    Age K - 1st grade
    Students take the skills acquired in Creative Movement and apply them to the basics of classical ballet. Students will learn simple foot and arm positions, as well as steps that are the building blocks of ballet. Classical music, hoops and scarves are used to foster creative expression. Students...
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  • Pre-Ballet/ Pre-Tap

    Age K - 1st grade
    This class introduces young dancers to both ballet and tap dancing.  Class time is split equally between the two styles.  Students will learn warm-ups and different routines for both as well as a basic movement vocabulary and proper class etiquette.  Hoops and scarves are used to help encourage...
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  • Ballet I Beginner

    Age Instructor placement
    Young students take the skills acquired in Pre-Ballet and build on them.  All age levels continue to study at the barre as well as practice center work.  As students’ skill levels increase, they will be introduced to more complicated classical ballet steps and vocabulary.  Rhythmic accuracy, grace...
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  • Ballet II

    Age 6th grade - high school
    Students take the skills acquired in Ballet I and build on them. All age levels continue to study at the barre as well as practice center work. As students’ skill levels increase, they will be introduced to more complicated classical ballet steps and vocabulary. Rhythmic accuracy, grace, movement...
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  • Ballet III

    Age Instructor placement
    Students take the skills acquired in Ballet II and build on them. All age levels continue to study at the barre as well as practice center work. As students’ skill levels increase, they will be introduced to more complicated classical ballet steps and vocabulary. Rhythmic accuracy, grace, movement...
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  • Pointe Prep/Pointe I

    Age Instructor placement
    THURSDAY:  6:00 - 7:30 p.m.Instructor:  Detrow   
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  • Pointe

    Age Instructor placement
    SATURDAY:  1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Instructor:  Detrow
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  • Adult Ballet Fitness

    Age High School - Adult
    Join the fun as we use the art form of classical ballet to create an exercise class. This class is designed for all skill levels. It’s wonderful for building strength, increasing flexibility and improving balance. Ballet is also great for memory skills and concentration. Come join us as we “belly...
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  • Tap/Jazz II

    Age 7th-8th
    Wednesday  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm SUMMER SESSION:  June 22 - July 31 WEDNESDAY: noon - 1:00 p.m.
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  • Pre-Tap/Jazz

    Age K-1st Grade
    This class introduces young dancers to both tap and jazz dancing. We split the time equally between the two styles. Students will learn warm-ups for both, and different routines as well as basic movement vocabulary and class etiquette. Hoops and scarves are used to encourage creative expression as...
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  • Tap/Jazz I - Beginner

    Age Instructor placement
    Students will continue to explore the styles of jazz and tap dancing.  Dancers will expand on movement vocabulary as well as hone accuracy skills.  Rhythm, retention and movement quality will also be focused upon.  Individuality and personal style are also fostered.  The use of age appropriate...
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  • Tap/Jazz I - Advanced

    Age 4th - 5th grade
    Students will continue to explore the styles of jazz and tap dancing. Dancers will expand on movement vocabulary as well as hone accuracy skills. Rhythm, retention and movement quality will also be focused upon. Individuality and personal style are also fostered. The use of age appropriate music,...
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  • Tap/Jazz II

    Age Instructor placement
    WEDNESDAY: 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. Instructors:  Felden/Green  
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  • Adult Tap

    Age Permission
    Thursday 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Is it time for you to get back to tapping, or to finally give it a try?  This class is a great workout and loads of fun.  Tap dancing is wonderful for mind, body, and spirit!  Students will learn a warm-up as well as sequences of movement.  This class is ideal for folks...
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  • Tap/Jazz III

    Age Instructor placement
    WEDNESDAY:  6:15 - 7:15 p.m.Instructor:  Felden/Green  
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  • Beginner Adult/Teen Tap

    Age High School - Adult
    Have you always wanted to try tap dancing?  Now is your chance!   Students will learn basic steps as well as sequences of movement.  No experience is needed.  Learn something new and have fun! Wear comfortable clothing and hard-soled shoes or tap shoes.   THURSDAY:  7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Instructor:  ...
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  • Adult Tap Fitness

    Age Instructor placement
    Is it time for you to get back to tapping, or to finally give it a try? This class is a great workout and loads of fun. Tap dancing is wonderful for mind, body, and spirit! Students will learn a warm-up as well as sequences of movement. This class is ideal for folks who want to work on leg strength...
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  • Contemporary

    Age Instructor placement
    This dance technique class incorporates elements of Modern Dance and Ballet as well as contemporary Jazz.  The emphasis is on skeletal alignment, strength, flexibility, balance and control.  The overall style is naturally expressive, free and fun.  TUESDAY:  7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Instructor:  Carlisle 
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  • Beginner Hip Hop

    Age Ages 12 and up
    The beginner dancer will learn the basics of hip hop dance, including a wide variety of footwork, body isolations such as “Popping and Locking” and fluid rippling and the use of gesture.  Class begins January 31, 2017 for 13 weeks. TUESDAY:  7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
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  • Hip Hop

    Age Instructor placement
    The dancer will learn a wide variety of footwork, body isolations such as “Popping and Locking” and fluid rippling and the use of gesture.  There is a strong emphasis on individual style, rhythm and range of expression.  TUESDAY:  8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Instructor:  Carlisle
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  • Ballroom Basics

    Age All Ages
    Learn the basic elements of ballroom, the different tempos of music, and the first steps to becoming a confident, comfortable, social dancer! Students will learn such dances as the Waltz, Foxtrot, Merengue, Rumba, Cha-cha, Tango and Swing! Partners and singles welcome. Get ready to put your dancing...
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