Exploring Dance, Motion & Imagination 

CREATIVE MOVEMENT 

Brad Parquette, Instructor

 

Creative Movement focuses on using the body as a means of expression. Children will explore the use of tempo, level. shape, weight, pathways of travel and energy. Students will develop spatial awareness, musicality and abstract movement through vivid imagery and games. 

Thursday 5:15-6:00

CONTEMPORARY/MODERN

Brad Parquette, Instructor

Students will focus on breath, skeletal alignment, joint articulation. muscle relaxation, and the use of gravity and momentum to facilitate efficient movement. 

Thursday

4:00-5:15 Contemporary/Modern 

5:15-6:00 Creative Movement/Beg.Con. 

TAP & RYTHEM   

Grace Roberts, Instructor 

 

​Tap & Rythem classes are offered to the youngest children at ETBA. Designed to develop rhythm, good listening skills, proper posture and coordination, these youngsters will love hearing their feet sing and dancing to familiar songs.   

 

BEGINNING TAP students will be introduced to solid basic level of techniques (shuffles. flaps, cramp rolls, Irish, shuffle ball change, etc.) and basic fundamental music skills are introduced as well. Students will learn unique combinations using these tap fundamentals progressing into intermediate and advanced tap. 

Wednesday

4:15-5:00  Tap 2 Intermediate 

5:00-5:30  Tap 1 (5+)Beginning

5:30-6:00  Tapping Tots (3-5 yrs)

  PRE SCHOOL CLASSES

Wednesday

5:00-5:30 Storybook Ballet  3.4 yrs

5:30-6:00 Tap & Rhythm  3,4 yrs

MUSICAL THEATRE 

Instructor- Madeliene Bullen

of the Barter TheatreYouth Academy 

 

Whether you aspire for Broadway, off Broadway or wayyyy off Broadway, ETBA’s Musical Theatre class, will get you moving and having fun to your favorite show tunes. The class will emphasize acting skills,  learning how to act while singing as well as how dance can carry a story. Through individual and group exercises, improvisations, monologues and scene studies, we will help students develop their acting potential and sharpen their skills interpreting scripts and song.  Beginners are always welcome! This class is made for creating, learning and fun! Previous theatre study is not required.

Wednesday 5:30-7:30

February 26-March 18

Class Demonstration- March 18, 7:00