Open Elective Classes

Open Elective Classes

Open Elective Classes

Ignite Their Imagination

Ages 8+ or OBS Level Primary B+

Classes run from September 4, 2019 through May 18, 2020.

 

Orlando Ballet School offers students a variety of elective and open enrollment classes for students ages 8+. These classes are designed for students who are interested in registering for one class per week in styles other than Ballet. Class styles include Tap, Contemporary, Musical Theatre and many more! Year-long dance classes can be taken by OBS levels specified below. Additionally, some classes are open to the age ranges listed.

 

Homeschool Students: Learn more about OBS’s Contemporary Dance & Homeschool Programs.

JAZZ

This thrilling dance class can create dancers out of non-dancers and will expand the dance vocabulary and physical knowledge of any Ballet or Contemporary dancer. This course focuses on Jazz dance techniques that combine to create the greatest production dance numbers of stage and film. Students will also explore the great choreographic works of stage and film from the past Millennia. This course will introduce prolific choreographers, and their choreography, representing every region of the world.

 



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Additional Information

Yearly Tuition: $500

 

Uniform: Purchase at Dancewear Corner

 

Showcase: TBD

 

Tap

Students will explore the techniques of both major variations of tap dance, Rhythm Tap and Broadway Tap. Broadway Tap focuses on full body dance. Rhythm tap focuses on musicality and creation of intricate rhythms similar to that of a percussionist (drums). Your student will also learn the choreographic styles of the stage and film covering Broadway and Rhythm Tap over the past Millennia.

 



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Monday
Beginner Tap • 7:00pm – 8:00pm
OBS Level Primary B thru Level 2 or Ages 6-11

 

Wednesday
Intermediate Tap • 7:00pm – 8:00pm
OBS Level Primary C thru Level 2 or Ages 8-12

 


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South Schedule

Thursday
Tap • 7:00pm – 8:00pm
OBS Level Primary B thru Level 1A or Ages 6-10

 


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Additional Information

Registration Fee: $25 (for non OBS students)
Yearly Tuition: $500

 

Uniform: Purchase at Dancewear Corner

 

Showcase: TBD

 

Musical Theatre

This class starts the process of creating “Triple Threats.” Musical Theater is one of the largest professional outlets for a dancer. This course has a dual focus. Dance/Acting: teaching the art of Dance Character Creation, Acting the Dance, Stage Acting, Character arching through a production. Dance/Vocals: enabling the dancer to find their voice. Dancers will learn the art of Singing, Line Reading, Dancing/Acting the Song, and Vocal Cue and Response. Students will learn how vocals can enhance and alter dance techniques and choreography.

 



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Additional Information

Yearly Tuition: $500

 

Uniform: Purchase at Dancewear Corner

 

Showcase: TBD

 

MEN’S CLASS

As young men have specific requirements in physical, developmental, and gender ballet training, OBS offers a specific class for this focus. Interested students must take a placement class in order to be placed in the most appropriate class.

 



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Friday
Men’s Class • 4:30pm – 6:00pm

 


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South Schedule

Tuesday
Boy’s Class • 6:00pm – 7:00pm

 


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Additional Information

Registration Fee: $25 (for non OBS students)
Yearly Tuition: $500

 

Uniform: Purchase at Dancewear Corner

 

Showcase: TBD

 

PILATES

This class provides an opportunity for dancers to focus on and improve their physical strength, flexibility, and posture, as well as enhance mental awareness for their body. OBS encourages our dancers to continue to condition and protect their bodies and this is a great class to do so!

 



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Central Schedule

Saturday
9:00am – 10:00am
OBS Levels 2 thru 3 or Ages 10-15

 


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South Schedule

Available at Central Campus Only

 

Additional Information

Registration Fee: $25 (for non OBS students)
Yearly Tuition: $500

 

Uniform: Purchase at Dancewear Corner

 

Showcase: TBD

 

Contemporary

This Contemporary technique dance class combines the strong disciple of ballet with modern. Modern dance influence on Contemporary dance employs contract-release, floor work, fall and recovery, and improvisation characteristics. The Contemporary dancers will learn to master unpredictable changes in rhythm, speed, and direction changes. This dance form can be either highly acrobatic or lyrical. In the 20th century, Contemporary Choreographers have touched upon every conceivable variation of dance. This class will concentrate on a wide variety of dynamic 20th century choreographers and their choreography. Each student will be encouraged to find their own choreographic style.

 



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Central Schedule

Wednesday
Contemporary (Fall Term) & Hip Hop (Spring Term)
7:30pm – 8:30pm
Ages 10-13

 


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South Schedule

Available at Central Campus Only

 

Additional Information

Registration Fee: $25 (for non OBS students)
Yearly Tuition: $500

 

Uniform: Purchase at Dancewear Corner

 

Showcase: TBD

 

Hip Hop

Hip Hop dance can be found as a key component on Broadway and in Film. This course will focus on the Hip Hop choreographic styles and Hip Hop techniques that generate those choreographic style on Broadway and in Films.



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Central Schedule

Wednesday
Contemporary (Fall Term) & Hip Hop (Spring Term)
7:30pm – 8:30pm
Open ages 10-13


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South Schedule

Available at Central Campus Only

 

Additional Information

Registration Fee: $25 (for non OBS students)
Yearly Tuition: $500

 

Uniform: Purchase at Dancewear Corner

 

Showcase: TBD

 

MODERN

Central Schedule

Available at South Campus Only

 

South Schedule

Wednesday
6:00pm – 7:00pm
Levels 1B and 2A or Ages 8-12

 


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Additional Information

Registration Fee: $25 (for non OBS students)
Yearly Tuition: $500

 

Uniform: Purchase at Dancewear Corner

 

Showcase: TBD