Kinder (Age 5)
Kinder Dance Classes are specifically designed to fit the needs of your 5 year old! We know that this age group needs high energy, age-appropriate dance education and choreography to keep them engaged and learning every time they step into class. Our fun, loving, and dynamic Kinder Classes will instill a love of dance and performing for your budding dancer!
Our 2018 Summer Session is now open for registration! Our session runs June - August 2018. Students will spend the summer developing dance technique, skills and choreography. Unique to BCA, dancers have an opportunity to perform in a free recital at the beautiful Frame Park at the end of the session! This allows students to work towards goals as individuals and a class, while also creating an environment for a variety of progressive instruction, building on their dance education all year long! Please see below for more information on our recitals, class offerings and session details!
Creative Arts Camps
Looking for some additional fun for the summer? We have camps for all ages! Read about our unique creative arts camps from cake decorating, creating music videos, fine arts camps such as drawing and painting, and more!
The Recital Experience!
BCA is known for providing the most entertaining and exciting recital experience for dancers and families in southeastern Wisconsin! We cannot wait to share this special day with your dancer. Professional theatrical props, backdrops, lighting, a beautiful venue, and amazing recital costumes provide the perfect setting to celebrate your dancer's hard work and to showcase their talent on the big stage. BCA hosts three recitals each year - our November Recital at the Hamilton Fine Arts Center in Sussex, our May Recital at the Hamilton Fine Arts Center in Sussex and our Summer Recital in August which is a free, fun event for families at Frame Park in Waukesha. Click here for more recital information!
Kinder Class Information
Our 2018 Summer Session runs June - August 2018.
Summer tuition fees are due in full at the time of registration. For all Recital Performing classes, there is a $15 costume fee due on July 1. Class prices are outlined in schedule below.
Jazz & Hip Hop
Jazz & Hip Hop is a fun, exciting and high energy class! Students will work on developing flexibility, coordination, balance, dance technique, more intricate dance skills and tricks, and choreography. During class students will be encouraged to show off their charisma by adding their own special personality to each routine. This class is a combination for those who want a both a technical dance class and an upbeat environment! Class time will be split up into 30 minutes of each style. Students will prepare one jazz routine and one hip hop routine for each recital, a total of four routine performances throughout the year! Attire: Comfortable, active clothing, tan jazz shoes for jazz, and sneakers from home for hip hop.
Tap & Lyrical
Tap & Lyrical class curriculum focuses on age appropriate technique, strength training, timing and musicality. Students will gain proper and age appropriate training by focusing on technique, body alignment and strength and conditioning. The ballet barre will be used as a source to help with their technical needs and development. This is a class that is perfect for the dancer looking forward to technical training and character development. Our lyrical and broadway style tap is taught in a way that encourages proper development and confidence in each child. Class time will be split up into 30 minutes of each style. Students will prepare one lyrical routine and one tap routine for each recital, a total of four routine performances throughout the year!
Attire: Students will be required to wear a black leotard, black dance pants, jazz shoes, and their hair pulled up away from their face for class. For tap, they will need tan tap shoes.
Russian Ballet Pre-Ballet
Our Pre-Ballet course is designed for students ages 5-6 as an introduction to our classical ballet training using the Vaganova Method of Russian Ballet technique. Students will learn foundational skills at the barre and across the floor, studying whole body placement, footwork and vocabulary. Close attention is paid to classical ballet principles to begin our students' ballet journey at this prime age!
Kinder Class Schedule
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