CAPA offers classes for dancers from age 2.5 yrs through high school, with some adult classes as well.
Regular Classes (7+ years old) are offered in Ballet – Jazz – Tap – Lyrical/Contemporary – Pointe – Hip Hop
CAPA’s Primary Division is for dancers age 2.5 yrs – 1st grade, and offers instruction in creative movement, ballet and tap.
*Primary division classes at the Intro level and above perform both a tap and a ballet dance in the June Show.
Toddler Team - (Creative Movement and Music) Age 2.5 yrs at the start of the CAPA year. This is a parent/child class and runs for 12 weeks.
Intro to Dance – (Tap and Creative Movement) Age 3yrs and 9mos at the start of the CAPA year.
Beginning Dancer – (Tap and Pre-Ballet) Entering Kindergarten or 1 yr Intro to Dance.
Young Dancer – (Tap and Ballet) Entering 1st Grade or 1 year Beg. Dancer.
Regular Class Levels
Level 1 for all class types is intended for age 7 and up (except for Beginning Hip-Hop which begins at age 8 and Beginning Lyrical which begins at age 9). Each level will be taken for a minimum of one to two years per level. Age requirements are always approximate, as physical skills and development vary widely. Placement is always at the director’s discretion and is selected to benefit the dancer.
June Show & Nutcracker Participation – Ballet
Ballet 1 & Ballet 2 perform dances in the June Show. Ballet 3 and above are technique only classes and you must enroll in a Ballet Company to perform a ballet dance in the June Show and the Nutcracker. Primary division classes at the Intro level and above perform both a tap and a ballet dance in the June Show.
June Show & Nutcracker Participation – Tap, Jazz, Contemporary & Hip-Hop
All Tap, Jazz, Lyrical/Contemporary, Hip Hop & Production classes & ensembles perform in the June Show, with the exception of Lyrical 2. Several of the traditional performing ensembles (Daisy, Rose, Poppy, Violet, Lily & Sr. Ensemble) also perform in the Nutcracker. Primary division classes at the Intro level and above perform both a tap and a ballet dance in the June Show.
Private Solo or Duo/Trio Classes and/or Coaching
To arrange for private coaching or special routines, contact the teacher directly or the office. In addition, students wishing to increase their skill level may arrange for tutoring by approved Student Assistants. All payments for these classes must be made directly to CAPA.