Classes

To Register for classes at APAC…

1.) Complete and submit one registration form per student.
(Submitting a registration form DOES NOT reserve a spot!)

2.) Then come to APAC during office hours listed below to finalize registration/pay (finalizing and paying secures spot in class).

Office Hours:
Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 10am-1pm & 3-6pm

Text 325-721-4884 if assistance is required.

Classes have begun but registration continues for classes that have not reached capacity.

 
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Ballet

Ballet, the most respected form of dance because of the stringent discipline involving dozens of acute muscles used to produce just one step, ballet is the foundation for all other forms of dance. Students develop a finely tuned, strong body and the ability to execute challenging movements. Ballet classes and Pointe perform in May Show. Ballet Production concludes following February showcase.

Intro Ballet/Tap: K-2nd Grade meets Mondays 5-6pm (MONDAY CLASS HAS CLOSED), Tuesdays 5-6pm (TUESDAY CLASS HAS CLOSED), or Thursdays 4-5pm (THURSDAY CLASS HAS CLOSED)
Ballet 1: 3rd-5th Grade meets Thursdays 5-6pm
Ballet 2: 6th-12th Grade (Intermediate; meets twice weekly) Mondays & Thursdays 7-8pm
Ballet 3: 6th-12th Grade (Intermediate; meets twice weekly) Mondays & Thursdays 7-8pm
Ballet 4: 6th-12th Grade (Advanced; meets twice weekly, Instructor approval required) meets Mondays & Thursdays 7-8pm

Pointe is studied to further develop the ballet skills of an advanced ballet student. Specially designed shoes allow the dancer to dance and balance on the tips of the toes. Instructor approval is required for this class.

Pointe: 6th-12th Grade (Advanced; Instructor approval required) meets Mondays 8-9pm

Ballet Production is a specialty class offered for students enrolled in Ballet 2, 3, or 4, this class gives gives students the opportunity to perform in a full-length ballet. Students learn all about acting, pantomime, costuming, and staging. All students enrolled will have a performing role in the Ballet. Ballet Production meets weekly during the fall and concludes with a performance in February at the Historic Paramount Theater.

Ballet Production: 6th-12th Grade meets Tuesdays 8-9pm (students must be enrolled in Ballet 2, 3, or 4)



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First Steps

A mixture of movement and ballet style dance, First Steps is a preschool dance class that introduces simple rhythms to different genres of music. Basic dance steps help fine tune young motor skills and improve coordination by stimulating deeper cognitive development. All First Steps classes perform in May Show.

3-5 Years (must be potty trained) meets Mondays 10:30-11:15am (MONDAY 10:30 CLASS HAS CLOSED)
Mondays 5:15-6pm (MONDAY 5:15 CLASS HAS CLOSED), Tuesdays 5:15-6pm (TUESDAY 5:15 CLASS HAS CLOSED), or
Thursdays 5:15-6pm


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Happy Hour

A class for adults only, Happy Hour is thirty minutes of basic ballet exercises for stretching and strengthening followed by thirty minutes of tap for cardio and fun. No experience necessary, so come have some fun and discover your inner dancer. Happy Hour is non-performance based.

Ages 21 and older, meets Mondays & Wednesdays 6-7pm


Hip Hop

Derived from street dancing, hip hop is a complex dance style which uses techniques of contracting and releasing muscles, allowing isolated body parts to move independently of one another while synchronized with the beat of the music. Hip hop is an exciting and expressive art form that is characterized by flexibility and musicality. All Hip Hop classes perform in May Show.

Intro Hip Hop: K-2nd Grade meets Mondays 4:15-5pm (CLASS HAS CLOSED)
Hip Hop 1: 3rd-5th Grade meets Mondays 5-6pm (CLASS HAS CLOSED)
Hip Hop 2: 6th-12th Grade (Basic) meets Thursdays 8-9pm
Hip Hop 3: 6th-12th Grade (Intermediate) meets Thursdays 8-9pm
Hip Hop 4: 6th-12th Grade (Advanced; Instructor approval required) meets Thursdays 8-9pm


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Jazz

Jazz is a form of dance that showcases individual style and originality while practicing the art of suspension and explosion. Energetic and fun, jazz consists of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps, and quick turns. All Jazz classes perform in May Show.

Intro Jazz: K-2nd Grade meets Tuesdays 6-6:45pm
Jazz 1: 3rd-5th Grade meets Tuesdays 6-7pm
Jazz 2: 6th-12th Grade (Basic) meets Thursdays 6-7pm
Jazz 3: 6th-12th Grade (Intermediate) meets Thursdays 6-7pm
Jazz 4: 6th-12th Grade (Advanced; Instructor approval required) meets Thursdays 6-7pm


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Kindermusik

When paired with movement and instrument play, music creates neurological magic. Kindermusik lights up a child’s brain and positively impacts all areas of development. Children experience music of varying styles, genres, and cultures while interacting with other children and engaging in rhythm and vocal activities. Kindermusik is progress, not performance, based. Parents attend with child.

Our Time: 18 months-3 years meets Tuesdays 5:15-6pm
Imagine That: 3-5 years meets Thursdays 5:15-6pm
Village/Our Time Combo Class: Birth-3 years meets Mondays 10:30-11:15am or Monday 5:15-6pm


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Lyrical

Lyrical evolved as a fusion of Jazz and Ballet to express emotion through movement. Lyrical combines poise, muscle control, and flowing movements to create moments of self-expression and deep emotion through dance. All Lyrical classes perform in May Show.

Lyrical 1: 3rd-5th Grade meets Tuesdays 5-6pm
Lyrical 2: 6th-12th Grade (Basic) meets Mondays 6-7pm
Lyrical 3: 6th-12th Grade (Intermediate) meets Mondays 6-7pm
Lyrical 4: 6th-12th Grade (Advanced; Instructor approval required) meets Mondays 6-7pm


Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre is the successful integration of acting, dancing, and singing. Skills such as vocal control, basic dance, and characterization are taught at age appropriate levels to students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. All Musical Theatre classes perform in the Musical Theatre Showcase in October and in May Show.

Intro Musical Theatre: K-2nd Grade meets Thursdays 5:15-6pm
Musical Theatre 1: 3rd-5th Grade meets Thursdays 4-5pm
Musical Theatre 2/3: 6th-12th Grade meets Tuesdays 6-7pm



Ring Around With Rosie

Preschoolers are full of ideas, and making music with them is fun. This class provides the perfect place for them to imagine, improvise, express their creativity, and relate to others through music. Regular exposure to a musically rich environment with developmentally appropriate experiences fosters music skills as well as growth and development in many other areas essential to success in school and life. Preschool Music is progress, not performance, based. Parents do not attend class with child.

2-4 years (must be potty trained) TBA


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Tap

A rhythmic style of percussive dance made by moving the feet in an endless combination of brushing, scraping, shuffling, and hopping sounds. A universal favorite among all ages, tap can be performed with or without musical accompaniment. All Tap classes perform in May Show.

Intro Ballet/Tap: K-2nd Grade meets Mondays 5-6pm (MONDAY CLASS HAS CLOSED), Tuesdays 5-6pm (TUESDAY CLASS HAS CLOSED), or Thursdays 4-5pm (THURSDAY CLASS HAS CLOSED)
Tap 1: 3rd-5th Grade meets Mondays 4-5pm
Tap 2: 6th-12th Grade (Basic) meets Tuesdays 7-8pm
Tap 3: 6th-12th Grade (Intermediate) meets Tuesdays 7-8pm
Tap 4: 6th-12th Grade (Advanced; Instructor approval required) meets Tuesdays 7-8pm

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Theatre

In theatre classes the focus on the actor’s three basic tools: the voice, the body, and the mind. Throughout the course of the year students will gain skills such as team work, self confidence, memorization, and problem solving. They will participate in activities such as auditioning, developing and producing scenes with partners, developing and producing their own script, and concluding the year with a class one act play.

Intro Theatre: K-2nd Grade meets Tuesdays 4-5pm
Theatre 1: 3rd-5th Grade meets Thursdays 6-7pm
Theatre 2/3: 6th-12th Grade meets Tuesdays 5-6pm

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Irish Dance

This is a new class experience APAC is offering this year! We are excited to have an instructor joining our staff to bring this incredible style of dance to our studio. Both classes taught will focus on very basic and beginner dance knowledge and skills.

Beginner Irish Dance: 6th-12th Grade Thursdays 5-6pm