Astoria Spring 2019 Schedule

Astoria Classes meet at the First Presbyterian Church
 (in the gray building on the corner of 11th and Harrison, entrance on Harrison St.) 
Register online at the bottom of the page or send us an email to reachthestarsdance@yahoo.com with your mailing address to get a paper registration form
Spring Classes start January 7th 2019
All students registering after Nov. 19th will begin their first month in January 2019. 


All Classes meet on MONDAY each week 


3:15-3:45 Creative Movement ages 2-4

An introduction to dance for our littlest stars. Easy, fun game filled movements are done to encourage growth of gross motor skills and bodily control and get students comfortable with class expectations and working together.

Dress Code: Leotard and tights are required,  Skirts and shorts or leggings are allowed. Ballet shoes are required Pink for girls, Black for boys.  Hair pulled back out of face in a ponytail or bun.


3:45-4:15 Beginning Ballet/tap combo class ages 4-6

The first level of structured dance instruction,  The basic techniques of each form of dance are taught in a fun supportive environment.  Classes will alternate weekly between Ballet and Tap.

Dress Code: Leotard and tights are required,  Skirts and shorts or leggings are allowed. Ballet shoes are required Pink for girls, Black for boys.  Mary jane style tap shoes are required, May be buckle of ribbon tied style. Hair pulled back out of face in a ponytail or bun.

 

4:15-5:00 Junior Ballet class Age 6-9

Students at this level will be introduced to the ballet barre and ballet techniques will start to be learned in detail.  Students in this class will also participate in a main group rehearsal from 5:30-6:00pmon the third Monday of each month to learn a main group number all of our junior and intermediate level students learn to perfom at optional competitions and public performances as well as the opening number of our big spring show.

Dress Code: Leotard and tights are required,  Skirts and shorts or leggings are allowed. Ballet shoes are required Pink for girls, Black for boys.  Hair pulled back out of face in a ponytail or bun.

 

 5:00-5:30 Junior Tap/jazz Age 6-9 - Only 3 spots left!

This class will consist of alternating weeks of jazz and tap dance instruction. Students in this class will also participate in a main group rehearsal from 5:30-6:00pm on the third Monday of each month to learn a main group number all of our junior and intermediate level students learn to perfom at optional competitions and public performances as well as the opening number of our big spring show.

 Dress Code: Leotard and tights are required,  Skirts and shorts or leggings are allowed. Mary jane style tap shoes are required, May be buckle of ribbon tied style. (Oxford style tap shoes for boys). Black slip on jazz shoes are also required for both girls and boys.

 

5:30-6:00 Pom-Pom Ages 6 and up - only 2 spots left!

(must be taken in conjunction with a jazz/tap combo class)

A fun fast based dance form based off a mix of elements between Jazz dance and cheerleading. On the third Monday of each month class time will be devoted to learning a main group number all of our junior and intermediate level students learn to perfom at optional competitions and public performances as well as the opening number of our big spring show.

Dress Code: Leotard and tights are required, shorts or leggings are allowed. Clean white tennis shoes used only for dance are required. Hair pulled back out of face in a ponytail or bun.

 

6:00-6:45 Intermediate Jazz/Tap combo class Ages 9 and up  - Limited enrollment allowed, please call 503-791-7110 for info before registering. 

This class will consist of alternating weeks of jazz and Tap instruction. Students in this class will also participate in a main group rehearsal from 5:30-6:00pm on the third Monday of each month to learn a main group number all of our junior and intermediate level students learn to perfom at optional competitions and public performances as well as the opening number of our big spring show.

Dress Code: Leotard and tights are required,  Skirts and shorts or leggings are allowed. Black slip on Jazz shoes and slip on black tap booties are required. Hair pulled back out of face in a ponytail or bun.

 

6:45-7:30 Intermediate Ballet Ages 9 and up

Students will learn Ballet technique.  Students in this class will also participate in a main group rehearsal from 5:30-6:00pmon the third Monday of each month to learn a main group number all of our junior and intermediate level students learn to perfom at optional competitions and public performances as well as the opening number of our big spring show.

Dress Code: Leotard and tights are required,  Skirts and shorts are allowed. Ballet shoes are required Pink for girls, Black for boys. Hair should be in a bun.

 

7:30-8:15 Advanced Ballet/pointe  Age 11 and up - by invitation only

(Must be taken in conjunction with Intermediate ballet)

This class is an extension of the intermediate ballet class for students that are taking pointe or have a desire to in the future. Going on pointe is by invitation only by instructor discretion and many factors go into deciding when a student is ready for pointe. Students in this class not yet on pointe will be given pre-pointe excercises during the pointe section of class to build muscle and train feet for future potential advancement to pointe shoes. Once a month we will also take class time to explore the genres of modern, contemporary, and lyrical dance.

Dress Code: Leotard and tights are required,  Skirts and shorts are allowed. Ballet shoes are required Pink for girls, Black for boys. Hair should be in a bun. Nude foot-undies are also required for this class.



Class Fees 

Fees are paid monthly and are based on how much time student is in class each week. 


30 minutes per week: $27.00 per month

45 minutes: $32.00
60 minute: $37.00
1 hour 15 minutes: $42.00
1 hour 30 minutes: $47.00
1 hour 45 minutes: $52.00
2 hours: $57.00
More than 2 hours: $ 60.00

 

Class fee payment policy:

1st months payment must be made at registration to reserve spot. 

Class fees will be due 2 weeks before the start of each month. Any student with a balance due at the first class of the month will be billed a 20$ late fee and will not be allowed to participate in class until all fees are paid in full. An invoice will be emailed to each student monthly. Invoices can be paid by card online through the invoice or by cash in the studio.


Additional Fees – Astoria location:

Spring costume fees: 50.00$ per class (25.00$ deposit due with October class Payment, remaining 25.00$ due with February class payment)

Winter showcase accessories: 10.00$ per class (Due with October class fees)

Pom pom fee: 25.00$ Due at time of registration (required for students enrolled in pom pom class, pom poms may be re-used each year)

Studio jacket: 45.00$ (Required for all Junior and intermediate level students, Payment due at time of registration, jackets may be re-used each year)

Main group costume: 40.00$ Costume required for all our junior and intermediate level students.  (20.00$ deposit due with October class Payment, remaining 20.00$ due with February class payment)

 

All fees pre-paid are non-refundable.


Astoria Performance opportunities:

Winter showcase: Students will present a simple dance routine for parents and participate in a Christmas party the last week of classes before Christmas. This presentation will take place during regular class hours for each class. Students will be required to provide the following for this performance: Beginning Ballet/tap students and Junior/intermediate and advanced ballet students: Black leotard, pink tights.

Junior/intermediate jazz/tap students, pom pom students: Black Leotard and black leggings.

Fee of 10.00$ per class will be charged for each student for accessories.

Spring recital and awards ceremony: The big ending to our year showing off all we’ve learned on stage, followed by a awards ceremony. 50.00$ costume fee per class.

 Senior living performances: Some classes will be invited to perform their winter showcase routines and spring recital routines at performances for local senior living facilities once during the winter, once during the spring. 

Competition performances: Junior and intermediate level students will have the option to join us traveling to dance competitions in Portland and seattle. Fees vary and will be announced before students sign up to participate.

Oaks park performance: In the spring students will be invited to travel to Oaks Park to perform our spring recital routines at the amusement park, no additional fee to attend this performance. Performers get free ride wristbands for the park.


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