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The Sunset Dance Academy offers both classes and dance company opportunities for all ages and skill levels. Our affordable and inviting classes offer professional instruction in all styles of dance and help guide the way for students to have fun, gain confidence, learn social skills, and expand their creativity.

Dance Angels Calendar 2023-2024

About Dance Classes, Company & More

Ballet

Ballet levels are determined by age or invitation.

Dance With Me
Ages 18-29 months

In this class, tots will be guided through dance and creative movement/play with a parental figure. Tots need dance attire, adults need comfortable clothing.

Tiny Toes / Pre-Ballet
Ages 2.5-5 yrs

Tiny Toes and Pre-Ballet classes introduce simple ballet movements and terminology through fun music, choreography, and props.  Pre-Ballet prepares the four- to five-year-old dancers for Beginning Ballet.

Beginning Ballet – Ballet IV
Ages 5+ yrs

Learn the fundamentals of classical ballet. Classes will focus on technique, proper body alignment, coordination, and rhythm. Students will be introduced to barre, center work combinations, and routines.

  • Beginning Ballet: For dancers 5-7 years of age
  • Ballet I – IV: Dancers who progress to more advanced barre and centre combinations, choreography, and terminology. Level I is for dancers 7 years and up. Levels II and higher require instructor approval.
Ballet & Tap Combo
Ages 3-4 yrs

For dancers ages 3-4 years old. Dancers will learn both ballet and tap styles during this class.

Hip Hop Tots
Ages 3-4 yrs

Dancers will learn hip hop dance basics and move and groove to popular music.

Beginning Hip – Hip Hop II

Hip Hop dancing emulates steps created by hip-hop culture, seen everywhere from music videos to dance teams.

Lyrical I

Lyrical is a combination of ballet techniques and fluid jazz movements.  Dancers will learn to dance with emotion and connectivity in their movements.

Beginning Jazz – Jazz IV

Jazz dance introduces participants to new rhythms, steps, and movements in a fun and exciting atmosphere that will increase flexibility and strength.

Beginning Tap – Tap I

Tap develops coordination, rhythm, and timing. Participants learn technique with barre, centre work, and combinations.

Sunset Dance Company

For dancers who wish to study dance more seriously, we encourage joining one of our dance companies. Sunset Dance Companies foster creativity, confidence, and communication in a friendly, no-cut environment. The Sunset Dance Companies provide participants with the opportunity to experience various disciplines of dance at a high standard of teaching. The Sunset Dance Companies perform at a variety of events throughout the year. A full-year commitment is required to participate in the Sunset Dance Companies.

Individuals ages 5-18 are invited to join our award-winning Sunset Dance Company for the 2023-24 season! New in 2023, the Sunrise Team is for ages 5-7, and the Sunset Team is for ages 7-18. Looking to join the Sunset Dance Company? For more information, please email Miss Ryann.

Please click here to view the 2023-24 Sunset Dance Company Parent Handbook

Please click here to view the Sunset Dance Company Program Registration Form

Available Dance Companies

NEW in 2023! Sunrise Dance Team
Ages 5-7

Competitive Company members study and perform at a higher level of commitment. Participants will learn in a supportive environment and be encouraged to bring forth their best effort. Competitive Company members will compete two competitions each season and have the opportunity to perform at a variety of local events.

Sunset Dance Team
Ages 7-18

Competitive Company members study and perform at a higher level of commitment. Participants will learn in a supportive environment and be encouraged to bring forth their best effort. Competitive Company members will compete in four competitions each season and have the opportunity to perform at a variety of local events.

 

Dance Attire

Appropriate dance attire is required for all dance classes.

Dance With Me, Tiny Toes, Ballet & Tap,
Pre-Ballet
Beg. Ballet – Ballet IV
  • For Females: Pink or solid colored leotard, optional ballet skirt, pink tights.
    Pink split-sole ballet shoes. Hair must be worn in a bun.
  • For Males: White or solid colored fitted top, black dance pants.
    Black split-sole ballet shoes.
Lyrical I
  • For Females: Solid colored leotard or form fitting athletic top, jazz pants, bike shorts or capris.
    Pink or tan tights. Tan lyrical shoe. Hair must be pulled up out of face.
  • For Males: White or solid colored fitted top Black dance pants Black slip-on jazz shoes.
Beg. Jazz – Jazz IV
  • For Females: Solid colored leotard or form fitting athletic top, jazz pants, bike shorts or capris.
    Pink or tan tights. Tan slip-on jazz shoes. Hair must be pulled up out of face.
  • For Males: White or solid colored fitted top, black dance pants. Black slip-on jazz shoes
Ballet & Tap, Beg. Tap, Tap I
  • For Females: Solid colored leotard or form fitting athletic top, jazz pants, bike shorts or capris.
    Pink or tan tights. Black oxford lace-up tap shoes. Hair must be pulled up out of face
  • For Males: White or solid colored fitted top, black dance pants.
    Black oxford lace up tap shoes.
Hip Hop Tots – Hip Hop II
  • Form-fitting clothing that allows student to stretch and move freely. Jazz shoes or clean athletic
    sneaker (No street shoes allowed.) Hair must be pulled up out of face.