In accordance with Gov. DeWine's school closure mandate in light of the coronavirus pandemic,
RRCAA is closed.  Many of our
 classes/lessons are now online. 
Information concerning summer educational programming will be available soon. 
Rabbit Run Theater has cancelled productions for the 2020 season.

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 Registration information for the Summer Session is now available.

See dance class schedule below.

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!

Many dance classes this summer will be live virtual classes each week at the times listed for each class.  Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Pre-Jazz, Choreography and Tap III/IV will be virtual online classes with a new recorded class available online each week.

Dance Instructors:  Kara Cervelli, Heather Felden, Hannah Green Hrutkay (dance coordinator), Jordan Novitsky and Maggie Runyon.

2020 Dance Recital
Due to the state-mandated restrictions on group meetings, the 2020 Dance Recital scheduled for May 17 has been cancelled.  We are exploring the possibility of pruducing a virtual dance recital.  More information will be available soon.

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.

 

To register for a dance class that does require instructor placement, please call RRCAA at 440-428-5913.

DANCE CLASS FEES - Because of the SHARE THE ARTS campaign there are no class fees for the summer 2020 session

DANCE CLASS ATTIRE - Click here.

SUMMER SESSION 2020 CLASS SCHEDULE
June 22 - Aug. 1 (Sat. classes June 27 - Aug. 8, no class July 4)

Monday
Ballet IV - Runyon                     Instructor placement        5:30 - 6:30 pm

Tuesday
Ballet I & II - Novitsky               Instructor placement     9:15 - 10:00 am
Ballet III - Novitsky                   Instructor placement   10:15 - 11:00 am    

Wednesday
Modern Dance - Runyon             Ages 13 - 18                 5:30 - 6:15 pm
Adult Ballet Fitness - Runyon      High school & up           6:30 - 7:15 pm

Thursday
Zumba® - Green-Hrutkay          High school & up           8:45 - 9:30 am
Jazz III/IV - Green-Hrutkay        Instructor placement     9:45 - 10:45 am

Saturday
Adult Ballet Fitness - Runyon      High school & up              9:30 - 10:15 am
Pointe - Runyon                         Instructor placement      10:15 - 11:00 am


Virtual online classes
The instructor will send a virtual lesson each Monday for students to practice on their own time.  Some classes include at-home video assignments.


Choreography - Runyon         Ages 13 and up (includes at-home video assignments)
Tap III/IV - Green                 Instructor placement   (includes at-home assignments)
Creative Movement               Ages 3 & 4
     Runyon/Green-Hrutkay
Pre-Ballet - Novitsky             K - 1st grade
Pre-Jazz - Runyon                 K - 1st grade

 

 


  • 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

    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 I/II

    Age Instructor placement
    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 III 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 IV

    Age Instructor placement
    Students take the skills acquired in Ballet II and III 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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  • Pointe

    Age Instructor placement
    SATURDAY:  10:15 - 11:00 a.m.Instructor:  Runyon Pointe will be a live virtual class each week this summer at the time listed below.  Instructor placement is required for this class. Female:  Solid-colored leotard and tightsMale:  Solid-colored fitted t-shirt, male tights or leggingsFootwear: ...
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  • Advanced Pointe

    Age Instructor placement
    SATURDAY:  4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Instructor:  Novitsky Female:  Solid-colored leotard and tightsMale:  Solid-colored fitted t-shirt, male tights or leggingsFootwear:  Ballet shoes only  To register, call the RRCAA office at 440-428-5913.
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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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  • NEW! Whole Body Stretch

    Age High school - adult
    Improve flexibility throughout your entire body in Whole Body Stretch.  Not only will the series of stretching exercises in this class assist in physical wellness, but it will also reduce stress and allow both your body and mind to relax, causing a decrease in muscle pain and tension. SATURDAY:  2:...
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  • Pre-Jazz

    Age K-1st Grade
    This class introduces young dancers to jazz dancing. Students will learn a warm-up, and different routines as well as basic movement vocabulary and class etiquette. Hoops and scarves are used to encourage creative expression as well as age appropriate popular music to get us dancing. Pre-Jazz is a...
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  • Tap/Jazz I

    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 II

    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 music,...
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  • Jazz III/IV

    Age Instructor placement
    Jazz III/IV will build upon the foundations of jazz learned in Jazz I and II.  The class will be a live virtual class each week this summer at the time listed below.  THURSDAY: 9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Instructors:  Green-HrutkayInstructor placement is required to register for Jazz III/IV.   To register,...
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  • Jazz IV

    Age Instructor placement
    Jazz IV will be a live virtual class each week this summer at the time listed below.  THURSDAY, 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Instructor:  Green-HrutkayInstructor placement is required to register for Jazz IV. To register call RRCAA at 440-428-5913.
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  • Tap III/IV

    Age Instructor placement
    Tap III/IV is a virtual on-line class this summer.  The instructor will post a new class online Monday of each week.  Student may view class at their discretion.  Includes at-home video assignments. Instructors:  Green-HrutkayInstructor placement is required to register for Tap III/IV. To register...
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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.   TUESDAY:  8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Instructor:  ...
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  • Adult/Teen Tap

    Age Instructor placement
    For those dancers with some tap experience.  Students will continue to build upon tap steps learned in Beginner Adult/Teen Tap.  Wear comfortable clothing and hard-soled shoes or tap shoes.   THURSDAY:  7:30 - 8:30 p.m.Instructor:  Cervelli To register, call the RRCAA office at 440-428-5913.
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  • Advanced Adult Tap

    Age Instructor placement
    WEDNESDAY 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmInstructor:  Felden To register, call the RRCAA office at 440-428-5913.
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  • Modern Dance

    Age High school - adult
    Looking to expand your dance education?  Try Modern Dance!  Modern dance is a creation of movement to match a dancer's feelings and purpose.  This technique class will allow the dancer to encompass the exciting world of total body movement and creativity.  Not only will we dance, but we will learn...
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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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  • Choreography

    Age 13 and up
    Learn ways to enhance your choreography and stretch your creative skills. This course will require videos to be sent to the instructor for feed back. Please come ready to create and play.  Choreography is a virtual on-line class this summer.  The instructor will post new class online Monday of each...
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  • ZUMBA

    Age high school - adult
    We take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Zumba® Fitness will be a live...
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  • Hip Hop

    Age Ages 8 and up
    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:  6:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Instructor:  Green To register online, click here.
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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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  • Zumba

    Age high school - adult
    We take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. TUESDAY:  7:00 – 8:00 p.m....
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