Dance Progressive Levels & Specialty Classes (8-18 years old)

Dance Progressive Levels & Specialty Classes (8-18 years old)

Come and dance with us at the Y! Dance is an opportunity to explore the joy of movement and expression in a supportive, encouraging environment while gaining flexibility, strength, grace, and self-confidence.

We welcome dancers of all ages and abilities and offer classes for age 3 through adult. Students must meet minimum age requirements in the first week of class.

Our dedicated dance instructors will guide students through classes that build a solid foundation of technique and performance skills.

Dance styles include creative movement and pre-ballet/tap combo classes for young dancers 3-6 and progressive classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Musical Theatre for ages 7+ years. There are opportunities for the committed dancer to participate in our performance groups: Rising Stars, Pre-Company, Allegro All Stars, Y We Dance Ensemble, and Encore Performance Group. Auditions for these groups are held annually. All students will have the opportunity to participate in the Holiday Dance Recital and Annual Spring Student Performance. You will also find specialty classes like couple’s social dance, country line dance, and more offered on a seasonal basis.

 

A $5.00 non-refundable fee will be applied to any program canceled by the participant.

Dance Competition Fees

Houser (Onalaska)
3/5/21 - 3/7/21
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Trilogy Dance Competition 2021

March 5-7, Rochester, MN

Registration must be completed for each group dance, duet/trio, and/or solo the dancer is competing in.


Registration Information  

Open Close Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
11/19/20 3/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00-

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Special Rate
3/5/21 3/7/21 GROUP - Trilogy Competition $55 Register  
3/5/21 3/7/21 SOLO - Trilogy Competition $100 Register  
3/5/21 3/7/21 TRIO - Trilogy Competition $75 Register  

FALL 1 Ballet 1 - La Crosse

Dahl (La Crosse)
9/22/20 - 12/8/20
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AGE: 9-12 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 50-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

Students will learn ballet fundamentals and terminology while developing strength, balance, flexibility, and confidence.  Focus on proper body alignment at barre and center floor exercises. Appropriate ballet attire is required-black leotard, pink tights (simple skirt allowed), and pink leather ballet shoes.

 

 

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/22/20 12/8/20 CANCELLED - Tu - 4:10 pm - 5:00 pm 8 / 8 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Ballet 1 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
9/21/20 - 12/7/20
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AGE: 9+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 50-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

Elements of traditional ballet technique are incorporated at this age. Focus on proper body alignment in barre and center floor exercises.

Appropriate ballet attire is required: black leotard, pink tights (simple skirt allowed), and pink leather ballet shoes.

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/21/20 12/7/20 Fitness Studio A - Mo - 4:20 pm - 5:10 pm 5 / 10 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Ballet 2 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
12/1/20 - 5/31/21
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AGE: 10+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 60-MINUTES

Ballet is the foundation of all dance and can help you be more proficient in any form of dance. This class is for the advanced beginning level student with at least 1-2 full years of ballet experience. This class will teach traditional ballet technique and focus on proper body alignment in barre and center floor exercises.

Session runs Sept 21, 2020-May 8, 2021 (30 weeks)

Class is Wednesdays 6:20-7:20 pm

No class Nov 25-28, Dec 14-Jan 2

Can pay monthly or in-full.

$312 Family Member Fee (or $39 per month October 1-May 1)

$376 Youth Member Fee (or $47 per month October 1-May 1)

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.

 


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
12/1/20 12/31/20 Fitness Studio A - We - 6:20 pm - 7:20 pm 4 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
1/1/21 1/31/21 Fitness Studio A - We - 6:20 pm - 7:20 pm 4 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
2/1/21 2/28/21 Fitness Studio A - We - 6:20 pm - 7:20 pm 4 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
3/1/21 3/31/21 Fitness Studio A - We - 6:20 pm - 7:20 pm 4 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
4/1/21 4/30/21 Fitness Studio A - We - 6:20 pm - 7:20 pm 4 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
5/1/21 5/31/21 Fitness Studio A - We - 6:20 pm - 7:20 pm 4 / 10 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Ballet 3 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
12/1/20 - 5/31/21
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AGE: 11+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 75-MINUTES

This intermediate ballet class will challenge students with increased difficulty in barre and center work. Attention is paid to proper leg extension and shape of feet along with developing movement sequences, port de bras and balance.

Session runs Sept 21, 2020-May 8, 2021 (30 weeks)

Class is Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 pm

No class Nov 25-28, Dec 14-Jan 2

Can pay monthly or in-full.

$312 Family Member Fee (or $39 per month October 1-May 1)

$376 Youth Member Fee (or $47 per month October 1-May 1)

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.

 


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
12/1/20 12/31/20 CANCELLED - We - 7:30 pm 10 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
1/1/21 1/31/21 CANCELLED - We - 7:30 pm 10 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
2/1/21 2/28/21 CANCELLED - We - 7:30 pm 10 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
3/1/21 3/31/21 CANCELLED - We - 7:30 pm 10 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
4/1/21 4/30/21 CANCELLED - We - 7:30 pm 10 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
5/1/21 5/31/21 CANCELLED - We - 7:30 pm 10 / 10 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Beginning Ballet - La Crosse

Dahl (La Crosse)
9/22/20 - 12/8/20
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AGE: 6-8 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 45-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

This class is for the new ballet student 6-8 years of age who have had limited or no experience in a ballet class. Ballet is the foundation of all dance and can help you be more proficient in any form of dance you choose.

Appropriate ballet attire is required: black leotard, pink tights (simple skirt allowed), and pink leather ballet shoes.

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.

 


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/22/20 12/8/20 CANCELED - Tu - 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm 8 / 8 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Beginning Ballet - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
9/22/20 - 12/8/20
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AGE: 6-8 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 45-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

This class is for the new ballet student 6-8 years of age who have had limited or no experience in a ballet class. Ballet is the foundation of all dance and can help you be more proficient in any form of dance you choose.

Appropriate ballet attire is required: black leotard, pink tights (simple skirt allowed), and pink leather ballet shoes. Dancewear/shoes available at the Onalaska Y location

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/22/20 12/8/20 CANCELLED - Tu - 4:20 pm - 5:05 pm 8 / 8 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Beginning Jazz- La Crosse

Dahl (La Crosse)
9/22/20 - 12/8/20
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AGE: 6-8 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 45-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

There is a lot to like in this energetic class that includes fun, upbeat music. if you are new to our progressive jazz dance program or have taken up to a year of jazz, this is the class of you! Learn basic jazz technique and dance terminology to get ready for the next level.

 

 

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/22/20 12/8/20 CANCELED - Tu - 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm 8 / 8 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Beginning Jazz- Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
9/21/20 - 12/7/20
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AGE: 6-8 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 45-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

There is a lot to like in this energetic class that includes fun, upbeat music. if you are new to our progressive jazz dance program or have taken up to a year of jazz, this is the class of you! Learn basic jazz technique and dance terminology to get ready for the next level.

 

*Dancewear and jazz shoes available at Onalaska Y location

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/21/20 12/7/20 CANCELLED - Mo - 4:40 pm - 5:25 pm 10 / 10 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Beginning Tap - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
9/22/20 - 12/8/20
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AGE: 6-8 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 45-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

A wonderful introduction to the world of tap dance! Heels, toes, shuffles, flaps, rhythm, and counting keep you moving across the floor.

*Tap shoes available at Onalaska Y location

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.

 


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/22/20 12/8/20 CANCELED - Tu - 5:25 pm - 6:10 pm 8 / 8 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Hip Hop 1 - La Crosse

Dahl (La Crosse)
9/23/20 - 12/9/20
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AGE: 8+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 50-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

Have fun with this upbeat, high energy class! We teach rhythm, musicality, coordination, and age-appropriate hip hop choreography without any suggestive music/movement.

*Hip Hop dance sneakers available for purchase at the Onalaska Y location

(No class November 25-28)

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/23/20 12/9/20 CANCELLED - We - 6:30 pm - 7:20 pm 8 / 8 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Hip Hop 1 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
9/22/20 - 12/8/20
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AGE: 9+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 50-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

Have fun with this upbeat, high energy class! We teach rhythm, musicality, coordination, and age-appropriate hip hop choreography without any suggestive music/movement.

*Hip Hop Dance Sneakers available for purchase at the Onalaska Y location

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/22/20 12/8/20 Multi-Purpose Room A - Tu - 6:20 pm - 7:10 pm - Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Hip Hop 2 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
9/24/20 - 12/10/20
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AGE: 12+ YEARS OLDS

DURATION; 50-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

Have fun with this upbeat, high energy class! We teach rhythm, musicality, coordination, and age-appropriate hip hop choreography without any suggestive music/movement.

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/24/20 12/10/20 Multi-Purpose Room A - Th - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 4 / 8 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Hip Kids - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
9/21/20 - 12/7/20
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AGE: 6-8 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 45-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

A great way to get moving! An introduction to hip hop dance for the younger student. Focus on rhythm, musicality and footwork through games and music.

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/21/20 12/7/20 CANCELED - Mo - 4:40 pm - 5:25 pm 10 / 10 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Inspire Pompon Team - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
9/23/20 - 12/9/20
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7-10 YEARS OLD

50 MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

Pompon is a fun form of dance known for its precise movements, impressive kick lines, and intricate group formations. Learn pompon and dance vocabulary and foundational skills such as splits, kicks, and a variety of jumps. Students have the opportunity to perform at community events and the annual spring and holiday dance recitals

 

No class November 25-28


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/23/20 12/9/20 CANCELED - We - 6:15 pm - 7:05 pm 8 / 8 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Jazz 1 -La Crosse

Dahl (La Crosse)
9/21/20 - 12/7/20
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AGE: 9-12 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 50-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

You will enjoy taking your skills to the next level in our Jazz I class. Our knowledgeable and motivating instructors will help you with the proper execution of jazz exercises and teach vernacular steps, turns, and jumps. This class will keep you moving!

 

 

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/21/20 12/7/20 Cancelled - Mo - 6:30 pm - 7:20 pm 8 / 8 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Jazz 1 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
9/22/20 - 12/8/20
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AGE: 9-12 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 50-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

You will enjoy taking your skills to the next level in our Jazz I class. Our knowledgeable and motivating instructors will help you with proper execution of jazz exercises and teach new skills, turns, and jumps. This class will keep you moving!

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.

 


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/22/20 12/8/20 Fitness Studio A - Tu - 5:15 pm - 6:05 pm 4 / 10 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Jazz 2 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
12/1/20 - 5/31/21
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AGE: 11+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 50-MINUTES

Fun and energetic-jazz dance will help you showcase your creativity and discover how to move and develop yourself as a dancer. Jazz 2 students will have basic knowledge of jazz dance basics, body isolations, and steps.

Session runs Sept 21, 2020-May 8, 2021 (30 weeks)

Class is  Thursday 6:00-6:50 pm

No class Nov 25-28, Dec 14-Jan 2

Can pay monthly or in-full.

$312 Family Member Fee (or $39 per month October 1-May 1)

$376 Youth Member Fee (or $47 per month October 1-May 1)

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.

 

 

 


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
12/1/20 12/31/20 Multi-Purpose Room A - Th - 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm 3 / 8 Available Registration
Closed
1/1/21 1/31/21 Multi-Purpose Room A - Th - 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm 3 / 8 Available Registration
Closed
2/1/21 2/28/21 Multi-Purpose Room A - Th - 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm 3 / 8 Available Registration
Closed
3/1/21 3/31/21 Multi-Purpose Room A - Th - 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm 3 / 8 Available Registration
Closed
4/1/21 4/30/21 Multi-Purpose Room A - Th - 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm 3 / 8 Available Registration
Closed
5/1/21 5/31/21 Multi-Purpose Room A - Th - 6:00 pm - 6:50 pm 3 / 8 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Jazz 3 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
12/1/20 - 5/31/21
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AGE: 12+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 50-MINUTES

Intermediate level jazz dance class for the committed dancer with a minimum of 2-3 years of jazz dance experience. Emphasis on more complex step combinations, isolations, jumps, turns and runs.

Session runs Sept 21, 2020-May 8, 2021 (30 weeks)

Class is Tuesday 6:15-7:15 pm

No class Nov 25-28, Dec 14-Jan 2

Can pay monthly or in-full.

$312 Family Member Fee (or $39 per month October 1-May 1)

$376 Youth Member Fee (or $47 per month October 1-May 1)

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
12/1/20 12/31/20 Fitness Studio A - Tu - 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm 4 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
1/1/21 1/31/21 Fitness Studio A - Tu - 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm 3 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
2/1/21 2/28/21 Fitness Studio A - Tu - 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm 3 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
3/1/21 3/31/21 Fitness Studio A - Tu - 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm 3 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
4/1/21 4/30/21 Fitness Studio A - Tu - 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm 3 / 10 Available Registration
Closed
5/1/21 5/31/21 Fitness Studio A - Tu - 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm 3 / 10 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Musical Theater 1 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
9/26/20 - 12/12/20
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AGE: 9-12 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 50-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

A variety of dance styles seen on Broadway. Our teachers will incorporate the dances from different eras-such as the Charleston from the 1920’s and the Lindy from the 1950’s. This class will also have a jazz focus and there may be some singing depending upon the dance combination being explored. Musical Theatre Dance will give dancers the opportunity to be creative and expressive telling a story through movement and music.

*No class November 28

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.

 

 


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/26/20 12/12/20 Multi-Purpose Room A - Sa - 9:10 am - 10:00 am 2 / 8 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Musical Theatre 2 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
9/22/20 - 12/8/20
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AGE: 12-18 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 60-MINUTES, 12WEEKS

A variety of dance styles seen on Broadway. Our teachers will incorporate the dances from different eras-such as the Charleston from the 1920’s and the Lindy from the 1950’s. This class will also have a jazz focus and there will be some singing depending upon the dance combination being explored. Musical Theatre Dance will give dancers the opportunity to be creative and expressive telling a story through movement and music

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/22/20 12/8/20 Fitness Studio A - Tu - 7:25 pm - 8:25 pm 6 / 10 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1 Tap 1 - Onalaska

Houser (Onalaska)
9/21/20 - 12/7/20
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AGE: 9-12 YEARS OLD

DURATION: 50-MINUTES, 12 WEEKS

Tap is a fun style of dance that helps develop a sense of rhythm and timing. Our tap instructors help students focus on learning basic tap dance technique and steps. Introduction to shuffles, flaps/heels, Front Essence, Irish, Buffalo, Paradiddles, Cramp Rolls, tap turns and much more.

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/21/20 12/7/20 Multi-Purpose Room A - Mo - 5:20 pm - 6:10 pm 4 / 8 Available Registration
Closed

FALL 1-Tap 2/3-ONALASKA

Houser (Onalaska)
12/1/20 - 5/31/21
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AGE: 11+ YEARS OLD

DURATION: 50-MINUTES

Students who have mastered tap basics will experience increased complexity in step combos, building musicality, and exploring different rhythms within tap.

Session runs Sept 21, 2020-May 8, 2021 (30 weeks)

Class is Wednesdays 5:15-6:05 pm

No class Nov 25-28, Dec 14-Jan 2

Can pay monthly or in-full.

$312 Family Member Fee (or $39 per month October 1-May 1)

$376 Youth Member Fee (or $47 per month October 1-May 1)

 

A one-time registration fee of $40 will be charged to cover a costume deposit for this program.


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
12/1/20 12/31/20 Multi-Purpose Room A - We - 5:15 pm - 6:05 pm - Registration
Closed
1/1/21 1/31/21 Multi-Purpose Room A - We - 5:15 pm - 6:05 pm - Registration
Closed
2/1/21 2/28/21 Multi-Purpose Room A - We - 5:15 pm - 6:05 pm - Registration
Closed
3/1/21 3/31/21 Multi-Purpose Room A - We - 5:15 pm - 6:05 pm - Registration
Closed
4/1/21 4/30/21 Multi-Purpose Room A - We - 5:15 pm - 6:05 pm - Registration
Closed
5/1/21 5/31/21 Multi-Purpose Room A - We - 5:15 pm - 6:05 pm - Registration
Closed

FALL 1-Tap Competition Group

Houser (Onalaska)
9/23/20 - 12/9/20
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11+ YEARS OLD

Tap Competition Group is by instructor placement. Dancers audition annually for this class.

Class meets Wednesday 4:15-5:05 pm

September 23-December 9

Extra rehearsals may be scheduled during competition season Jan-May


Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
9/23/20 12/9/20 Multi-Purpose Room A - We - 4:15 pm - 5:05 pm 1 / 6 Available Registration
Closed

Solo Choreography Fee

All Locations
11/17/20 - 3/7/21
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Trilogy Competition 2021

March 5-7, Rochester, MN

Registration must be completed for dancers who have been selected to perform a solo.


Registration Information  

Open Close Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
11/19/20 12/31/20 Online / Front Desk $ 50.00$ 50.00-

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Special Rate
11/17/20 3/7/21 Solo Choreography Fee $55 Register