Programs We Offer
Beginner classes:Students learn the fundamentals of proper technique, body placement, vocabulary, studio etiquette, musicality and performance. We offer beginner classes in ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop Intermediate classes:Students build on the foundation of what they have learned at the beginner level and begin to incorporate interpreting musicality, conditioning, story telling through movement, and the ability to audition for the junior company. We offer intermediate classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, clogging, conditioning, company rehearsals. Advanced classes:Students increase their knowledge with challenging movement combinations, intricate musicality, studying various genres, and the ability to audition for our senior company, while maintaining a strong technical foundation. We offer advanced classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, pointe, conditioning and company rehearsals. Workshops:TMA believes that every teacher has something new and unique to bring to our students. TMA connects our students with top rated teachers and choreographers in the dance industry right from our own studio. Master teachers have been involved with Broadway shows, New York City Rockettes, music videos, commercials, and more from LA to Ireland. Intensives:Our full dance education goes beyond movement. We believe every student should have the opportunity to learn all aspects of dance ranging from learning tools to unlock creativity with choreography, how to write a resume, anatomy, history, auditions, and more. Our Summer intensives dive into dance history, anatomy, nutrition, how to write a resume, audition tips, choreography and more! Jr Company:Our junior company requires each dancer to be at least 10 years old with 3 years of previous training. Each dancer must be enrolled in ballet and jazz. Our junior dancers learn 1-3 group dances per year and have multiple performance opportunities. This includes 2-3 competitions along with attending dance conventions. Placement is by audition only.
Sr Company:Our senior company requires each dancer to be a least 14 years old with 5 years of previous training. Each dancer must be enrolled in ballet and jazz. Our senior dancers learn 1-3 group dances per year and have multiple performance opportunities. This includes 2-3 competitions along with attending dance conventions. Placement is by audition only. Company Auditions:Placement for our Junior and Senior company occur through an audition process that takes place in early Summer. Under the direction of the company directors (Jamie Perrin-Junior company / Jaiquan Laurencin-Senior company) combinations are given to the dancers and placement is decided that day.
Enrollment process:Each new student can take a free trial class. The director will observe the student and place them in the appropriate level and recommend classes to the parent. For each new family there is a one time registration fee and tuition is based on a monthly fee that is automatically processed on the first of each month. We handle everything so that is one less thing for parents to have to remember!
Calendar:Our yearly calendar is handed out to families once the new season starts in the fall. It covers everything from performance dates, to holiday studio closings, to picture day.