CHILDREN'S CLASSES
The Tamara Howe School of Dance specializes in beginners! Whether your child is interested in ballet, tap, jazz, musical theatre or hippity hop, we have a class for YOU! Sing, twirl, dance and jump for joy in our classrooms.

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1 - 2 Years Old

 

Designed for toddlers and caregivers to enhance gross motor coordination and listening skills through music, props, crafts, and dance. Semester class.

 

Ages

1-2 year olds and caregivers
We also offer special classes for Mom’s groups and play groups! Call for info.

Attire
Comfortable Clothing and barefoot for both child and caregiver.

Tuition | Class Day & Time
Session 1 | TBA
Session 2 | TBA

TBA

Mommy & Me  Milestones

  • Name colors and distinguish shapes

  • Learn to follow directions

  • Acquire listening skills

  • Learn to stand in line and take turns

  • Discover creative expression

  • Learn rhythm and counting

  • Learn manners and sharing

  • Develop friendships

  • Acquire gross motor skills

Designed for toddlers 18 months - 3 years and caregivers to enhance gross motor coordination and listening skills through music, props, crafts, and dance. Five separate 6 week sessions to enjoy! Join us for all 5 or pick and choose the schedule that works best for you!

 

Ages

18 months - 3 year olds and caregivers
We also offer special classes for Mom’s groups and play groups! Call for info.

Attire
Comfortable Clothing and barefoot for both child and caregiver.

Tuition | Class Day & Time
Tuesdays 5:00 - 5:30 pm
Fridays 9:00 - 9:30 am

Tuition| $65 per session

2 Years Old

 

Designed for toddlers and caregivers to enhance gross motor coordination and listening skills through music, props, crafts, and dance. Semester class.

Ages:
(2-3 year olds)

Attire:
Any color leotard and tights
Pink leather ballet shoes

 

Tuition:

Session 1 | TBA
Session 2 | TBA
Session Charge | TBA

Tutus & Bowties   Milestones

  • Name colors and distinguish shapes

  • Learn to follow directions

  • Acquire listening skills

  • Learn to stand in line and take turns

  • Discover creative expression

  • Learn rhythm and counting

  • Learn manners and sharing

  • Develop friendships

  • Acquire gross motor skill

Designed for toddlers 18 months - 3 years and caregivers to enhance gross motor coordination and listening skills through music, props, crafts, and dance. Five separate 6 week sessions to enjoy! Join us for all 5 or pick and choose the schedule that works best for you!

 

Ages

18 months - 3 year olds and caregivers
We also offer special classes for Mom’s groups and play groups! Call for info.

Attire
Comfortable Clothing and barefoot for both child and caregiver.

Tuition | Class Day & Time
Tuesdays 5:00 - 5:30 pm
Fridays 9:00 - 9:30 am

3 Years Old

 

A creative movement class designed to enhance gross motor development, listening skills, musicality, and nurture the creative spirit.

A tap class designed to enhance gross motor skills, spatial awareness, imagination, creativity, manners and sharing.

Ages:
(3 year olds, by Oct. 1)

Attire:
Any color leotard and tights
Pink leather ballet shoes

Class Days/Times:

First Steps Thursday 5:00 pm, Friday 9:30 am
First Taps Thursday 4:30  pm

Tuition:
30 minute class = $37

One hour class time = $51

First Steps & First Taps  Milestones

  • Name colors and distinguish shapes

  • Learn to follow directions

  • Acquire listening skills

  • Learn to stand in line and take turns

  • Discover creative expression

  • Learn rhythm and counting

  • Learn manners and sharing

  • Develop friendships

  • Acquire gross motor skill

4 Years Old

Introduces the young dancer to Ballet through the stories of the great ballets.

Introduces the young dancers

to the fun of Tap.

Ages:
(4 year olds, by Oct. 1)

Attire:
Any color leotard and tights
Pink leather ballet shoes for Ballet
Black patent leather shoes for Tap

Tuition:
45 minutes = $42
One hour and 15 minutes = $59
*multiple class discounts available

Class Days & Times:
Tippy Toes | Mon. 6:00, Wed. 5:00 pm & Friday 10:00 am
Tiny Tappers | Mon. 5:30, Wed. 4:30 pm & Friday 10:45 am

Tiny Tumblers | Wed. 5:45 pm

Showcase Costume:
Tippy Toes/Tiny Tappers: $60, due by November 1st | Balances due February 7th
Same costume for both classes - purchase only one costume if in both

Introduces the young dancer to the fundamentals of tumbling, flexibility and strength training

4 Year Old Milestones

  • Name colors and distinguish shapes

  • Learn to follow directions

  • Acquire listening skills

  • Learn to stand in line and take turns

  • Discover creative expression

  • Learn rhythm and counting

  • Learn manners and sharing

  • Develop friendships

  • Acquire gross motor skills

Kindergarten

 
 

Introduces the young dancer to the steps and grace of Ballet.

Introduces the young dancer to the steps of jazz dance building spatial awareness and flexibility.

Introduces the young dancer to the rhythm of Tap.

Bounce along to the beat in this introductory Hip Hop class for kids!

Attire: 
Any black or pink leotard and tights Pink leather ballet shoes for Ballet & Musical Theater Black patent leather shoes for Tap Tennis shoes/Jazz Shoes for Hippity Hop

Tuition:
45 Minutes: $42

One hour: $51
One hour and 15 minutes: $59
*multiple class and sibling discounts available.

Class Day & Times:
Kidlets | Monday 5:00 pm, Thursday 6:00 pm

Taplets | Monday 4:30 pm, Thursday 5:30 pm

Kiddance | Monday 4:00 pm, Thursday 7:15 pm 

Kid Tumble | Thursday 6:30 pm
Hippity Hop | Monday 4:30 pm
Musical Theatre | Monday 7:00 pm

Showcase Costume: 
Musical Theater & Hippity Hop: $0, utilize clothing you may already have
Kidlets/Taplets/Kiddance (use the same costume): $60, due November 1st | Balances due February 7th

A continuation of training in tumbling skills, flexibility and strength training.

Sing, dance and act to Broadway's favorite stories!

Kindergarten Milestones

  • Follow directions

  • Refine listening skills

  • Stand in line and take turns

  • Refine rhythm and counting (1-8)

  • Distinguish left from right

  • Practice manners and sharing

  • Execute gross motor skills

  • Develop coordination and balance skills

  • Learn dance vocabulary words

  • Understand spatial awareness in lines

  • Move through choreography as a group

  • Make friendships

First & Second Grade

 

Introduces the young dancer to Ballet technique & combinations.

Introduces the young dancer to Tap technique & combinations.

Introduces the young dancer to Jazz technique & combinations.

A funky, fast-paced style of dance featuring today's music and movement! No co-enrollment required.

A continuation of training in tumbling skills, flexibility and strength training.

Attire:
Balera brand GRAPE leotard available at THSD, pink tights
Pink leather ballet shoes for Ballet
Black patent leather shoes for Tap
Black leather jazz shoes for Jazz, Jr. Street Jazz &, Musical Theatre
 

Tuition:
45 Minute Class: $42
One hour Class:  $51
One hour and 15 minutes of class: $59
*Multiple class discounts available

 

Class Days & Times:
Beginning Ballet | Monday 4:30 pm, Thursday 5:00 pm
Beginning Tap | Monday  5:30 pm, Thursday 6:00 pm
Beginning Tap | Monday  6:00 pm, Thursday 6:30 pm
Junior Street Jazz | Tuesday 7:00 pm, Thursday 7:00pm

Rockin' Tumblers | Thursday 6:30 pm
 

Showcase Costume:
Street Jazz: $0 utilize clothing on-hand
Costume Deposit Beginning Ballet/Jazz/Beginning Tap (use the same costume): $80
Costume deposits are due November 1st | Balances due February 7th

Beginning Level Milestones

  • Follow directions

  • Learn complex rhythms (Single and double)

  • Execute fine and gross motor skills

  • Refine coordination and balance

  • Execute rote memorization in chorography

  • Demonstrate vocabulary recognition

  • Understand spatial awareness in choreography

  • Build friendships and social skills

Third & Fourth Grade

 

Builds on Beginning Ballet with barre and center work.

Builds on Beginning Jazz with traveling exercises and turns.

Builds on Beginning Tap with added difficulty and faster tempos.

A funky, fast-paced style of dance featuring today's music and movement! No co-enrollment required.

A continuation of training in tumbling skills, flexibility and strength training.

Attire:
Balera brand EMERALD leotard available at THSD, pink tights
Pink leather ballet shoes for Ballet
Black oxford shoes for Tap
Black leather jazz shoes for Jazz and Street Jazz
 

Tuition:
45 minute class: $42
One hour class:  $51
One hour and 15 minutes of class: $59
One hour and 45 minutes of class: $81
*Multiple Class  Discounts available

 

Class Day & Times:
Building Ballet | Tuesday 4:30 pm, Thursday 5:30 pm
Building Tap | Tuesday 5:30 pm, Thursday 7:00 pm
Building Jazz | Tuesday 6:00 pm, Thursday 6:30 pm

Junior Street Jazz | Tuesday 7:00 pm, Thursday 7:00pm

Rockin' Tumblers | Thursday 6:30 pm

Jr. Contemporary | Monday 7:00 pm

Showcase Costume
Junior Street Jazz: $0 - utilize costume on hand

Costume Deposit Building Ballet: $50
Costume Deposit Building Jazz/Building Tap (use the same costume): $50

Costume fees are due by November 1st.
Balances are due February 7th.

Building Level Milestones

  • Intermediate Classroom Milestones

  • Confidence

  • Respect

  • Dedication

  • Exercise

  • Enhanced concentration

  • Invent rhythms

  • Incorporate steps into choreography

  • Develop endurance

  • Critique performances

  • Building friendships

  • Work as a team