Dance & Arts Center

 

Lizzie Fleitas, Performing Arts Coordinator
Lizzie Fleitas is a commercial dancer and choreographer from Westchester, NY. Lizzie discovered her love for dance while attending Sacred Heart University as a founding member of the SHU Dance Program. Upon graduation, she was asked to return to her alma mater as a choreographer and instructor for the program’s Dance Ensemble. Lizzie has trained in all styles of dance, but specializes in Hip-Hop and Street Jazz. The majority of her training was done in NYC at Broadway Dance Center, Exile Professional Gym, Peridance, and Brickhouse NYC, under some of the city’s top choreographers. Some of Lizzie’s dancer credits include: US Open’s Arthur Ashe Kid’s Day, Saving Forever, Steve Aoki & Lil Yachty, Emarosa, MTV’s TRL, and HBO’s The Deuce.

 


 

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Winter Semester

Virtual Recreation Dance Classes

 

Hip Hop

Grades K – 5
Hip-Hop invites students to express themselves creatively through the basic moves and grooves of Hip-Hop dance! As they dance along to the latest, age-appropriate tunes, students will learn elements of grooving, popping and waving, while also gaining an understanding of rhythm and musicality. Through fun games and creative exercises, students will fine-tune their improvisational skills and imaginatively explore new approaches to movement-based expression.

Grades K – 2
Mondays, 4 – 4:45 p.m.
Jan. 4 – Mar. 22 (No class Jan. 18, Feb. 15)
Members $210 / Community $250 (10 sessions)

Wednesdays, 3:45 – 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 6 – Mar. 31
Members $273 / Community $325 (13 sessions)

Grades 3 – 5
Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
Jan. 6 – Mar. 31
Members $273 / Community $325 (13 sessions)

 

Ballet
Grades K – 5
Class consists of a warm-up, which incorporates the fundamental ballet stretches and poses, across the floor exercises, leaps and turns, and learning and executing choreographed combinations. Students learn footwork, direction changes, and weight shifts. Through the technique of ballet, students will gain balance, strength, flexibility and body-awareness.

Grades K – 2
Mondays, 3:45 – 4:30pm
Jan. 4 – Mar. 22 (No class Jan. 18, Feb. 15)
Members $210 / Community $250 (10 sessions)

Wednesdays, 3:45 – 4:30pm
Jan. 6 – Mar. 31
Members $273 / Community $325 (13 sessions)

Grades 3 – 5
Wednesdays, 3:45 – 4:30pm
Jan. 6 – Mar. 31
Members $273 / Community $325 (13 sessions)

 

Contemporary
Grades K – 5
Contemporary is a fusion of many different dance styles; it draws technique from Ballet, isolations and grooves from Hip-Hop, and improv-based movement from Modern. In this class, students will learn fundamental elements of dance, such as leaps, turns, grooves and floorwork. Improvisation exercises and choreographed combinations will allow students to practice and apply these foundational moves while they explore different ways of connecting rhythmically and emotionally to the music.

Grades K – 8
Fridays, 3:45 – 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 8 – Mar. 26 (No class Feb. 12)
Members $231 / Community $275 (11 sessions)

Grades 3 – 5
Tuesdays, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
Jan. 5 – Mar. 30 (No class Feb. 16)
Members $252 / Community $300 (12 sessions)

Grades 6 – 8  
Wednesdays, 6:45 – 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 6 – Mar. 31
Members $273 / Community $325 (13 sessions) 

 

 

Virtual Studio Dance Classes

Studio Classes are labeled as: [Dance Style] [Class Level] (i.e. “Hip Hop II”). Class levels are classified by both age and experience. Students will learn a choreographed combo that will be broken down and drilled throughout the class. Students will be challenged with attempting different approaches and methods of executing the choreography, as well as channeling different emotions and intentions to tell a story effectively through their movement.

  

Studio Hip Hop I
Ages 7 – 13+
Students will creatively express themselves through the basic moves and grooves of Hip-Hop dance! As they dance along to the latest age-appropriate tunes, students will learn elements of grooving, popping and waving, while also gaining an understanding of rhythm and musicality. Through fun games and creative exercises, students will fine-tune their improvisational skills and imaginatively explore new approaches to movement-based expression.

 

Studio Hip Hop I
Ages 7 – 9
Tuesdays and Fridays, 3:45 – 4:45pm (class meets twice a week)
Jan. 5 to Mar. 26 (No class Feb. 12, Feb. 16)
Members $529 / Community $621 (23 sessions)

 

Studio Hip Hop II
Ages 10 – 12
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:45 – 5:45pm (class meets twice a week)
Jan. 5 to Mar. 25 (No class Feb.16)
Members $529 / Community $621 (23 sessions)

 

Studio Hip Hop III
Ages 13+
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:45 – 6:45pm (class meets twice a week)
Jan. 5 to Mar. 25 (No class Feb.16)
Members $529 / Community $621 (23 sessions)

 


Studio Ballet
Ages 7 – 13+
Class consists of a warm-up, which incorporates the fundamental ballet stretches and poses, across the floor exercises, leaps and turns, and learning and executing choreographed combinations. Students learn footwork, direction changes, and weight shifts. Through the technique of ballet, students will gain balance, strength, flexibility and body-awareness.

 

Studio Ballet
Ages 7 – 9
Mondays, 4:15 – 5:15pm
Jan. 4 – Mar. 22 (No class Jan. 18, Feb. 15)
Members $230 / Community $270 (10 sessions)

Tuesdays, 3:30 – 4:30pm
Jan. 5 – Mar. 30 (No class Feb. 16)
Members $276 / Community $324 (12 sessions)

 

Studio Ballet II
Ages 10 – 12
Mondays, 6:15 – 7:15pm
Jan. 4 – Mar. 22 (No class Jan. 18, Feb. 15)
Members $230 / Community $270 (10 sessions)

 

Studio Ballet III
Ages 13+

Wednesdays, 5 – 6pm
Jan. 6 – Mar. 31
Members $299 / Community $351 (13 sessions)

 

 

Studio Contemporary
Ages 7 – 13+
Contemporary is a fusion of many different dance styles; it draws technique from Ballet, isolations and grooves from Hip-Hop, and improv-based movement from Modern. In this class, students will learn fundamental elements of dance, such as leaps, turns, grooves and floorwork. Improvisation exercises and choreographed combinations will allow students to practice and apply these foundational moves while they explore different ways of connecting rhythmically and emotionally to the music.

Studio Contemporary I
Ages 7 – 9
Mondays, 5:15 – 6:15pm
Jan. 4 – Mar. 22 (No class Jan. 18, Feb. 15)
Members $230 / Community $270 (10 sessions)

 

Studio Contemporary II
Ages 10 – 12
Tuesdays, 5:15 – 6:15pm
Jan. 5 – Mar. 30 (No class Feb. 16)
Members $276 / Community $324 (12 sessions)

 

Studio Contemporary III
Ages 13+
Tuesdays, 6:15 – 7:15pm
Jan. 5 – Mar. 30 (No class Feb. 16)
Members $276 / Community $324 (12 sessions)

 

 

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