This class will learn the foundations of Italian dance in a fun and upbeat environment. The focus will be
FUN FUN FUN, lots of dance focused games and activities with the goal of developing foot-work,
introductory steps and individual confidence.
CLASS TIMES: Thursdays evenings 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm.
REQUIREMENTS: Preschool/Kindergarten *Must be 4 years of age by September 1st of dance year.
This is an introductory class to Italian dance and focuses on putting steps together to create dances
and learn the concepts of working in a team setting. Your little mover and shaker will explore a variety of
steps, begin learning rhythm, and character in a fun, positive and encouraging atmosphere.
CLASS TIMES: Tuesday evenings 6:00pm - 7:00pm
REQUIREMENTS: Kindergarten/Grade 1 *Dancers are 5-6 Years old.
In Saltarelli, we begin to prepare the dancers for performing with Gli Azzurri by working on stage
performance/behavior and building character. This is a fun and energetic class with a performance
commitment of 6 or more times throughout the year.
CLASS TIMES: Tuesday evenings 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
REQUIREMENTS: Grades 2 - 4
This is an intermediate performing group that focuses on positioning and technique. Dancers
will find themselves on the dance floor working together to create beautiful lines, circles and
positions. They will also learn how to incorporate props into their dances.
This is an upbeat and dynamic class! Performance commitment of 6 or more times throughout the year.
CLASS TIMES: Tuesday evenings 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
REQUIREMENTS: Grades 5 - 7
Melodia is a high spirited vibrant performing group! As an older, intermediate group, they work
hard on testing and trying new and fancy foot work. They work hard on perfecting positions and
techniques. Performance commitment of 6 or more times throughout the year.
CLASS TIMES: Thursday evenings 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
REQUIREMENTS : Grades 8 - 10
Energia is our senior group implementing all elements of Italian folk dancing! They work hard to
learn new choreography as well as perfect existing dances. This is a passionate and energetic
performing group. Performance commitment of 6 or more times throughout the year.
CLASS TIMES: Thursday evenings 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
REQUIREMENTS: Grades 10+