Exploring Dance, Motion & Imagination 

Creative Movement/Beginning Contemporary  

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 & Rhythm    

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

5:00-5:30  Beginning Tap

5:30-6:00  Tapping Tots (3,4 yrs)

MUSICAL THEATRE DANCE

Whether you aspire for Broadway, off Broadway or wayyyy off Broadway, ETBA’s  Musical Theatre Dance class will get you moving and having fun to your favorite show tunes all while exploring  choreography, staging movement and learning how dance can carry a story. Beginners are always welcome! 

Thursday 6:00-7:00

INTRODUCTION TO ACTING

 This class is made for fun, creating and learning! Through individual and group exercises, improvisations, monologues and scene studies, we will help students develop their acting potential and sharpen their skills in interpreting scripts. Previous theatre study is not required.

Wednesday 6:00-7:00

 

WARM UPS - both physical and vocal. THEATRE GAMES, ACTING EXERCISES and IMPROVISATION

Theatre games are used to explore WHO? WHAT? WHEN? WHERE? And WHY?CHARACTER, TEXT, MONOLOGUE and SCENE WORK

TAP 

Tap&Rhythm 3,4yrs    Wednesday 5:30-6

Beginning Tap 5+       Wednesday 5-5:30

Intermediate Tap         Wednesday 4:15-5  

 

PRE SCHOOL CLASSES

Wednesday

5:00-5:30 Storybook Ballet  3.4 yrs

5:30-6:00 Tap & Rhythm  3,4 yrs

6:00-6:30 Storybook Ballet 3,4 yrs