Academy Dance

Academy Dance

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 from jazz and hip hop, to tap and ballet - we have something for every early dancer!

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 December 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

Session Dates

Our 2019 Session runs through May 2020

Tuition Fees

Payment information is listed below! Tuition is listed in full, annually. You have the option to pay in full or by installments. Read further information in the class description.

Brookfield Center for the Arts
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.

Brookfield Center for the Arts
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.

Brookfield Center for the Arts
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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