Dance classes for all ages offered in Potsdam beginning Sept 9
POTSDAM – Devon Butler will be teaching four different dance classes designed to improve strength, fitness, and coordination, for the St. Lawrence County Arts Council Sept. 9 through Dec. 17.
• Ballet for Tots ages 3-6, Thursdays, 5:45-6:30 p.m. Beginning dancers will learn the basic building blocks of ballet as they play, sing, and learn dance combinations. Class fee: $90 for 14 weeks.• Musical Theatre Dance for Teens and Adults, Thursdays, 6:30-8 p.m. Students will increase their understanding of movement for the stage, how dance tells a story, and important fundamental theatre techniques for dance. Class fee: $140 for 14 weeks.
• Ballet for ages 6-10, Fridays, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Classes begin with barre work and a floor warm-up, followed by learning ballet combinations throughout the season. $112 for 14 weeks.
• Beginner Tap for Teens and Adults, Fridays, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tap classes begin with a short warm-up followed by a new dance combination each week. This is a beginner level class but students with prior experience are welcome to join. Class fee: $112 for 14 weeks.
Classes will be held in the Dance Studio (Room 230), Downtown Snell Hall in Potsdam.
New students will be accepted until the end of September for the ballet and tap classes.
Students may join the Musical Theatre Dance class at any point as a new combination is taught each week.
Contact the SLC Arts Council to register and pre-pay for classes by calling 265-6860, visiting www.slcartscouncil.org or by stopping by their gift shop and gallery at 51 Market St., Potsdam.