Tupelo Academy of Dance Arts and its teachers are dedicated to providing the highest quality of dance training. Our teachers are highly qualified and extremely passionate about their craft. We are excited to share our love and knowledge of dance with our community.
**Registration will be open Friday, April 7th at 10am
Creative Movement - 1st Grade:
Ballet/Tap combo class per week
2nd - 3rd Grade:
1 Ballet/Tap combo class per week, optional 30 min Jazz class
4th - 12th grade:
2 Ballet classes per week, optional elective classes (Tap, Jazz/MT, Contemporary, Hip Hop)
The Ballet curriculum at TADA is designed to encourage dancers to love the art form and discipline, whether they are just beginning or if they are aspiring pre-professionals. Through this structured class the dancers will learn the tradition and discipline of ballet, as well as body placement, flexibility, and Strength.
Jazz/Musical Theater is a high-energy class focusing on technique and musicality. There is a strong emphasis on fundamental training. Students will learn isolations, floor work, progressions, turns and leaps.
The foundation of contemporary is based in other traditional dance forms like ballet and modern. In this class, dancers learn to explore and broaden their movement quality and freedom of expression. Students will work on choreography, improvisation, floor work and other skills.
Tap is great exercise and improves rhythmic skills. Dancers of all ages and skill levels will enjoy Tap. These classes develop coordination, concentration, rhythm, and speed. Tap students are introduced to a broad range of standard tap technique to age appropriate music.
Hip hop is another high-energy class, students will learn the basics of many street dance styles with combinations set to their favorite age-appropriate music. Students will benefit greatly from the isolations, strength and flexibility required of this energetic dance style.