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Our kids classes for little movers ages 5-12 provide dance experiences that enhance learning, inspire creativity, and contribute to a sense of wellness. Students connect together while moving and grooving in our classes.
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Classical ballet is the mainstay and technical foundation of Alonzo King LINES Ballet. Students will learn the very basics of ballet in a highly personalized and non-intimidating atmosphere. Body stance, body placement, musicality, and terminology will be emphasized, and students will explore ballet-based creative storytelling and pantomime.
Ballet I (5-7 year olds)
Kids will learn the basics of Ballet including the five positions and barre-like exercises for building strength, while exploring ballet-based creative storytelling and pantomime.
Ballet II (8-12 year olds)
This class will build on the basics of Ballet, including the five positions and barre-like exercises for building strength, while developing choreographic skills to learn and rework famous ballet variations.
Hip Hop Dance class focuses on choreography that combines standard footwork and isolations with current dance trends. Routines are a combination of both smooth and sharp movement, playing with the dynamic of both to create interesting and unique routines that blend together different styles of hip hop.
Hip Hop I (5-7 year olds)
Kids will learn popular Hip Hop moves like The Prep, Bounce, Two Step, Humpty Dance, The Woah, and more.
Hip Hop II (8-12 year olds)
Class will focus on more advanced hip hop moves with an emphasis on choreography and freestyle.
Contemporary Dance at LINES has ballet technique as its foundation but pulls from a variety of dance forms through its creative incarnation. From Modern, Hip Hop, Jazz and others, Contemporary Dance fuses styles, forms, and a wide expression of movement through the creative process and the teacher’s experience.
Contemporary I (5-7 year olds)
Classes focus on a foundation of technical and somatic understanding as well as creative exploration.
Contemporary II (8-12 year olds)
Classes expand on technical skills and somatic awareness while expanding on compositional and choreographic skills.
Alonzo King LINES Ballet strongly believes dancing is for everyone.
En Alonzo King LINES Ballet creemos firmemente que la danza es para todos.
We provide a limited number of full and partial, need-based scholarships per program session, with priority given to BIPOC students. Applications are reviewed and granted on a rolling basis throughout the year. All families will be notified no later than one week prior to the start of a new session. Submission of an application does not guarantee aid will be granted. However, aid will be granted to all who meet all qualifications until space within the program(s) has been filled or funds are not available. Scholarship applications will reopen with 2022 class registration.
This program provides an opportunity to share classes with kids and families who can’t afford to pay.
When you purchase your child’s classes, choose the session option labeled ‘One for Me, One for You – Full Session.’ Donate more than one session by increasing the quantity, or choose “One for Me, One for You’ – Enter your own amount to make a donation less than a full session price.
Request a discounted session
Families can request a discounted session of Kids at LINES Classes. If funds are available, we will email a coupon code. Discounted spots are limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Limit one per family.
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