Concordia Arts Academy offers ballet classes with a classical approach from ages 3 through 18. Our ballet instructors are classically trained, put proper technique and safety first in teaching students correct form and preparing our more advanced students in en pointe! Ballet is a pre-requisite to be in modern, contemporary, lyrical or jazz. Concordia’s ballet classes have the opportunity to perform in our Christmas Ballet and our Spring Shows. Ballet is a beautiful art form and the basis for most dance genres. Students must adjudicate to be placed in levels 1 through 6. See ballet schedules here: https://www.concordiaartsacademy.com/schedule/
Hip-Hop is a fun and energetic dance form for all! Our hip-hop instructors offer their very own curriculum in our hip-hop classes and delivers unique, family-friendly and quality choreography at every age level from 5 years old to teenagers. See dance schedule here: https://www.concordiaartsacademy.com/schedule/
Tap classes at Concordia Arts Academy start as young as 3 years old. Rhythm is the basis of all dance and we encourage our dancers to study tap to gain confidence in rhythm and stage presence. We offer tap classes and private lessons through advanced levels and offer tap master classes periodically. No split sole tap shoes allowed, must purchase tap shoes in studio (combo classes, level 1 and 2) or at Bellissimo (level 3 and up) to ensure correct fitting and style. Inquire within about trying out for our TAP TEAM!
Concordia Arts Academy offers classes with certified teachers in aerial, silks, lyra, contortion and more. Our teachers value and emphasize safety and etiquette in this beautiful and unique art form. Children as young as 6 years of age can study this wonderful art form. Concordia also offers classes for the intermediate aerialist through advanced levels. Concordia students that take this class will be featured in our performances. We also offer aerial/apparatus such as lyra hoop for teen through adult students.
MODERN DANCE CLASSES
Modern dance begins for the inspired dancer at Concordia Arts Academy for the young and more advanced dancer. Modern combines theatrical and contemporary, while developing the use of the entire body in movements expressive of abstract ideas. All modern dancers at Concordia must take ballet and are encouraged to take other dance forms as well. Madison Hopkins, our modern director is trained in many classical forms of modern including, but not limited to, Martha Graham, Horton and received a full scholarship to Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts. She also studied dance at Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, and Florida State University. See our dance schedule here: https://www.concordiaartsacademy.com/schedule/