Dance Directive Master Classes

Presents

classes, training & instruction,
with some of the top teachers & 
dance professionals
from around the country

We put the fun back in learning…

with a teaching staff that has developed a reputation as one of the best in the convention industry. Classes are taught by dance professionals who have devoted themselves to the daily instruction of children and teens. They love teaching kids. Your kids will love them and have a great time learning from them. Our teaching staff isn’t necessarily the most famous, but they’re among the best teachers in the industry. Come experience the difference it can make!


 2018 Schedule

GRAND RAPIDS
Sunday, October 7
DeVos Place
KANSAS CITY
Sunday, October 14
Overland Park Conv. Center

TULSA
Sunday, October 21
Southern Hills Marriott
DES MOINES
Sunday, October 28
Comm. Choice Conv. Cntr.

LITTLE ROCK
Sunday, November 4
Statehouse Conv. Center
WICHITA
Sunday, November 11
Hyatt Regency Downtown


 CLASS LEVELS & FEES

Beginner LevelIntermediate LevelAdvanced Level
$69 for the day or any part thereof. The Beginner Level is a half-day program that consists of 4 morning classes at approximately one hour each, with registration beginning at 7:15 am, warm-up at 7:45 am, and classes beginning at 8:00 am. Classes will conclude around noon. It will be geared primarily to ages 7 and younger with 2 or less years studio experience although true beginners of any age will be welcome.
$89 for the day or any part thereof. The Intermediate Level program consists of a full day of classes which typically includes 8 classes of approximately 1 hour each. Registration begins at 7:15 am, warm-up at 7:45 am, and classes begin at 8:00 am. There is a 1 hour lunch break around noon, and classes conclude around 5:00 pm. These classes are best for dancers ages 8-12 with 2-4 years of studio experience although dancers of all ages are typically represented based on strength of experience and comfort level.
$99 for the day or any part thereof. The Advanced Level program consists of a full day of classes which typically includes 8 classes of approximately 1 hour each and a 1 1/2 hour audition class as well. Registration begins at 7:15 am, warm-up at 7:45 am, and classes begin at 8:00 am. There is a 1 hour lunch break around noon, and classes conclude around 6:30 pm. These classes are best for dancers ages 12 and older who work hard and are ready to be challenged. Strong dancers under 12 may also be admitted with studio teacher recommendation.

ABOUT LEVEL CHANGES

General Rules
Parent Observers
Studio Directors/Teachers

Enrollment size, teacher work schedules, etc. will occasionally make class schedule modifications necessary.

Final schedules will be included in a studio confirmation email.

 CLASSES & INSTRUCTION

 

Student Classes

DD4

All class levels will receive instruction in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop and Lyrical/Contemporary. Additional instruction will vary by city and may include Music Theatre, Funk, Modern, Leaps & Turns, Progressions, and Street Dance.

DD1

Free Parent Class

A free parent class will be offered to any and all who would like to attend in the afternoon. No need to pre-register, just show up. The class will last approximately 1 hour and will include information about what the future may hold for your young dancer on a professional level, competition tips, studio tips, a time for questions and answers, and more.

DD7

Studio Director/Teacher Classes

These classes will be open to studio directors and teachers only with a teacher bracelet (no observers). Afternoon classes will include both active dance instruction and seminar style discussions.

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