Spring 2018 Registration Now Open

Our Spring Session of the ODC Youth & Teen Program offers seventeen consecutive weeks of classes from January 13 to May 11, 2018. While most of our classes start in September with the academic school year, our Young Creative curriculum, for dancers ages 2 to 7, offers the opportunity to join us for a January start!

Spring Youth Intro to Contemporary is available to students 10 to 12 years old, and Teen Stretch & Strength is available to students 13 to 18.

Depending on availability and the dancer's level of prior dance experience, some other classes may be available on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Youth & Teen Program staff for details. 

For complete information about our ODC Youth & Teen Program, and our full academic school year and classes, click here

To register, please contact ODC Youth & Teen Program staff at (415) 549-8520 or registration@odc.dance.

  

Young Creative Classes

Our Young Creative curriculum offers young children an opportunity to experience movement that is age appropriate and complementary to their development. All classes encourage individual expression within a nurturing and structured framework. Children learn to socialize, dance together, and most of all, have fun!

  • Age 2-3

    Little Rabbits
    Hop! Run! Clap! Sing! Parents and caregivers participate alongside their children in this creative movement and music class designed to provide a fun, first experience in a dance studio setting.

    Schedule:
    Little Rabbits A | Mon 9:30–10:15am
    Little Rabbits B | Fri 9:30–10:15am
    Little Rabbits C | Sat 9:30–10:15am
    Little Rabbits D | Sun 9:45–10:30am
    Little Rabbits E | Sun 10:30–11:20am

    Tuition
    Spring (17 Weeks) | $323
    Registration fee | $30

    To register, please contact ODC Youth & Teen Program staff at (415) 549-8520 or registration@odc.dance.
  • Age 3-4

    Morning Moves
    Blending movement, music, and rhythm, this class introduces students to creative dance. Students develop coordination and confidence by expressing themselves in new ways, and begin to learn how to take direction within the context of a dance class

    Schedule:
    Morning Moves A | Sat 9:00–10:00am
    Morning Moves B | Sun 9:30–10:30am
    Morning Moves C | Sun 9:00–10:00am
    Morning Moves D | Sun 10:15–11:15am

    Tuition
    Spring (17 Weeks) | $340
    Registration fee | $30

    To register, please contact ODC Youth & Teen Program staff at (415) 549-8520 or registration@odc.dance
  • Age 4-5

    Junior Ballet Movers, & Junior Contemporary Movers
    Students build on existing skills and are introduced to the basics of contemporary and ballet dance forms. Taught by professionals in either contemporary or ballet, students experience creative learning through working in groups, rhythm and musicality training, and the sheer joy of dance. These classes prepare the student for future dance technique training, while engaging the individual and igniting the creative process.

    Schedule:
    Junior Contemporary Movers A | Fri 4:15–5:15pm
    Junior Contemporary Movers B | Sat 11:00–12:00pm
    Junior Ballet Movers A | Sat 11:00–12:00pm
    Junior Ballet Movers B | Sun 10:45–11:45am

    Tuition
    Spring (17 Weeks) | $340
    Registration fee | $30

    To register, please contact ODC Youth & Teen Program staff at (415) 549-8520 or registration@odc.dance.
  • Age 5-6

    Junior Ballet Movers, & Junior Contemporary Movers
    Students build on existing skills and are introduced to the basics of contemporary and ballet dance forms. Taught by professionals in either contemporary or ballet, students experience creative learning through working in groups, rhythm and musicality training, and the sheer joy of dance. These classes prepare the student for future dance technique training, while engaging the individual and igniting the creative process.

    Schedule:
    Junior Contemporary Movers C | Sun 9:00–10:00am
    Junior Ballet Movers C | Sun 11:30–12:30pm
    Junior Ballet Movers D | Sun 12:00–1:00pm

    Tuition
    Spring (17 Weeks) | $340
    Registration fee | $30

    To register, please contact ODC Youth & Teen Program staff at (415) 549-8520 or registration@odc.dance.
  • Age 6-7

    Kid Dance*:
    Basic motor skills of the student (walking, jumping, skipping, stillness, and gesture) are expanded upon in this class to emphasize rhythm, spatial awareness, movement quality, moving to music, and dancing in groups. Kid Dance lays the foundation for future technique classes, while further immersing students in a dynamic dance experience.

    Schedule:
    Kid Dance A | Fri 5:15–6:15pm
    Kid Dance B | Sat 10:00–11:00am

    Welcome to Hip Hop*
    This high-energy class will fuse hip hop and creative movement while exposing the student to dance fundamentals: rhythm, musicality, spatial awareness, coordination, ensemble spirit, and the unique attitude of the hip hop dance form.

    Schedule:
    Welcome to Hip Hop | Sat 10:00–11:00am

    Junior Tap Movers*
    Students learn the basics of tap technique through the embodiment of precise musicality and rhythm. This introductory class emphasizes the joyful and exuberant nature of this particular dance form, while cultivating skills in coordination, weight shift, and balance

    Schedule:
    Junior Tap Movers | Sun 9:00–10:00am

    Tuition
    Spring (17 Weeks) | $340
    Registration fee | $30

    These classes culminate in the May Showcase, May 12, 2018

    To register, please contact ODC Youth & Teen Program staff at (415) 549-8520 or registration@odc.dance.

   

Available Youth and Teen Classes

 

  • Age 10-12

    Youth Intro to Contemporary
    Offered in the Spring Session only, this class introduces students to the fundamentals of contemporary dance technique. Students explore momentum, alignment, articulation of the body, and musicality in an engaging and welcoming environment designed for beginners.

    Schedule:
    Spring: Youth Intro to Contemporary | Fri 4:15–5:45pm

    Tuition:
    Spring Enrollment (17 Weeks) | $360
    Registration fee | $30