Register Class Description Days Times Openings Class Starts Class Ends Session
Register Adult Beginner Ballet - Sun - 11:00am This class will cover the foundations of classical ballet - basic ballet positions, steps, and vocabulary. Classes are slow and thorough to ensure proper alignment and understanding. We will begin with a warm-up and then progress through barre work, center floor combinations, and jumping. No prior ballet experience is necessary. Sun 11:00am-12:15pm 15 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Adult Beginner Tap - Mon - 6:30pm Adult Beginner Tap is a low-impact beginner class that will start with the very basics and progress at the pace of the students. The class will begin with an ankle and foot warm-up, move into exercises going across the floor, and will come together with a short piece of choreography. If you have been wanting to Tap and never did, now is your chance. Learn to shuffle off to Buffalo in no time. Mon 6:30pm-7:30pm 11 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Advanced Ballet - Thur - 5:30pm A fun and engaging class for dancers ages 14+ with a minimum of 4 years of continuous ballet education. Self-expression, musicality, and advanced technical movements will be explored. Thu 5:30pm-7:00pm 19 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Ballet Exploration - Sun - 11:45am For dancers ages 6 - 8, this class will explore the basic ideas and concepts behind classical ballet. The ballet line, shapes, movement, musicality, and acting. Personal expression is encouraged, and dancers will explore with props, partner work, and free dance. Sun 11:00am-11:45am 19 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Conditioning - Mon - 5:30pm This Conditioning class will work with cardio dance movement combined with strengthening exercises to create a full body cross training experience. Exercises will work standing and on the floor in the center, across the floor, and in a circle to keep your mind and body active and engaged. Mon 5:30pm-6:30pm 20 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Contemporary Choreographic Intensive Dancers will begin their day with a Contemporary Technique class before delving into choreographic tools, prompts, and exercises. The group will be divided into trios, duets, and solos in order to develop their own choreography throughout the week. Dancers will have input on their groups and full choreographic choice over dance style, music selection, and costumes. Over lunch every day, we will learn about modern and contemporary dance choreographers by watching and discussing their work. On Friday, we will invite friends and families to an informal showing. Campers should bring two snacks, a packed lunch (small fridge and microwave available), and a water bottle. For dancers ages 11-15 years old by July 1st. Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9:00am-2:00pm 12 07/01/2024 07/05/2024 2024 Summer Camps
Register Creative Movement - Mon - 4:00pm   Mon 4:00pm-4:45pm 16 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Creative Movement - Sun - 10:00am   Sun 10:00am-10:45am 14 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Dive Into: Ballet, Contemporary, and Variations Dancers will take ballet (pointe optional), contemporary, and variations daily with Marisa Hall and Isadora Snapp. Beginning with a classical ballet barre, dancers will then expand their movement with contemporary dance material. Students will be asked to explore their own movement style and voice by learning and implementing choreographic tools. Performance skills will be enhanced by the practice of learning and sharing neo-classical and contemporary ballet works. For dancers 12 and over by July 1st. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 4:00pm-8:00pm 15 07/15/2024 07/18/2024 2024 Summer Camps
Register Dive Into: Tap, Jazz, and HipHop Explore the inter-related histories and vocabulary of jazz, tap, and hiphop dance styles with Carissa Bellando and AnnaMaria DiPietropaolo. Dancers will take daily technique classes as well as spending time focused on learning choreography and pushing their performance skills. For dancers 12 and above by July 1st. Mon, Tue, Wed 4:00pm-7:00pm 16 07/01/2024 07/03/2024 2024 Summer Camps
Register FairyTale Fusion This camp is for our youngest movers to explore the world of dance, music, art, creativity, and connection. Using the familiarity of nursery rhymes, dancers will sing, dance, and use pantomime to act out stories. This week will be a beautiful introduction to dance and the CD&FS community while holding value for our returning students. Campers should bring a snack and a water bottle. For dancers age 3.5 - 5yrs old by July 1st. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00am-12:00pm 8 07/08/2024 07/12/2024 2024 Summer Camps
Register Gala Performance Series Isadora Snapp is choreographing a Contemporary dance piece for the celebratory Gala on June 29th. This performance opportunity is open to Intermediate and Advanced dancers ages 13 and above. Below, you will find the rehearsal schedule. Dancers may only miss 1 rehearsal to be able to perform. The first rehearsal, on June 4th, will be run as a placement class to determine which parts dancers will perform in. Weekly Rehearsals: June 4th, 11th, and 18th: 4pm - 6pm Rehearsal Intensive: June 25th, 4:00-6:00 pm. June 26th: 6:15-8:15 pm. June 28th: 4:00-6:00 pm Tue 4:00pm-6:00pm 19 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register HipHop Kidz - Wed - 4:00pm   Wed 4:00pm-4:45pm 17 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Int Jumps & Leaps - Mon - 6:30pm   Mon 6:30pm-7:45pm 15 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Int Musical Theater Jazz - Thur - 7:00pm Intermediate Musical Theater Jazz will introduce you to choreography from an array of Broadway musicals. The class will begin with a warm-up, progress to vernacular and musical theater specific movement across the floor, and end with choreography, where we will explore dance for the purpose of furthering a storyline. Thu 7:00pm-8:30pm 15 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Int Musical Theater Tap - Thur - 5:45pm Intermediate Musical Theatre Tap will introduce you to the world of Broadway Tap shows. Combine your tap knowledge with the styles of “42nd Street”, “Anything Goes”, “Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk”, the Radio City Rockettes and more. This class will teach you how the steps you know would be stylized and used in Broadway musicals through choreography. Thu 5:45pm-7:00pm 16 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Int/Adv Ballet - Sun - 12:30pm For teens (ages 14+) and adults, this Intermediate/Advanced Ballet class will introduce dancers to more complex artistic combinations. We will work on arm and leg coordination, personal expression, and learning new turns, jumps, and traveling steps. A well-rounded class for those looking for expanded terminology and technical challenges.   12:30pm-2:00pm 16 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Jazz Kidz - Thur - 4:45pm Introductory jazz class for dancers ages 6 - 8. We will learn the basic movement and cultural concepts of jazz dance and music, all while having fun dancing together. This class is perfect for beginner students as well as studio who have taken our Tap & Jazz Kidz class. Thu 4:45pm-5:30pm 19 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Junior Company Interest Meeting Is your dancer interested in auditioning for Junior Company? If so, attend our Interest Meeting to learn more about the audition process, accepting a place in Junior Company, rehearsal, responsibilities, and performance opportunities. Fri 4:00pm-5:00pm 24 06/07/2024 06/07/2024 2024 Summer
Register Junior HipHop- Wed - 5:00pm   Wed 5:00pm-6:00pm 17 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Junior Jazz- Wed - 4:00pm This class is an introduction to and continuation of knowledge of jazz dance movement and cultural concepts. This class is designed for students who have taken our Junior Jazz 1-2 or Junior Jazz 3-4 class, but it is open to those new to dance as well. We will use center work, traveling exercises, and free dance to explore how our bodies and energy can be in conversation with jazz music. This class will be focused on body awareness, flexibility, strength, rhythm, and personal style. Wed 4:00pm-5:00pm 16 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Junior Modern - Mon - 5:00pm This class is an introduction to and continued exploration of Modern Dance. Designed for students who have taken our Junior Modern 1-2 or Junior Modern 3-4 class, but it is open to those new to dance as well. We will use center work, traveling exercises, and dance play to explore modern techniques . Mon 5:00pm-6:15pm 16 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Modern & Stretch - Tue - 6:30pm   Tue 6:30pm-8:00pm 15 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Modern Kidz - Sun - 10:15am This fun and energetic dance class is perfect for students new to dance as well as those who have previously taken our Modern Kidz class. Using dance play, improvisational games, and props, students will learn foundational modern dance concepts and steps while also creating their own choreography. Sun 10:15am-11:00am 20 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Mystical, Mythical Creatures Camp: Full-Day Enter a world of creativity where dancers explore how different mystical creatures might move. Unicorns, goblins, fairies, phoenixes, and more. Dancers will create their own creatures - drawing them, imagining their habitat, deciding what they might wear, and writing about their creations. Dance styles explored will include ballet, jazz, and contemporary. Full-day campers will collaborate with each other to create a unique story ballet full of their mythical creatures. Half-day campers should bring a snack and a water bottle. Fully-day campers should bring two snacks, a packed lunch (fridge and microwave available), and a water bottle. ? For dancers aged 6-10 years old by June 1st. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00am-2:00pm 8 06/24/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer Camps
Register Mystical, Mythical Creatures Camp: Half-Day Enter a world of creativity where dancers explore how different mystical creatures might move. Unicorns, goblins, fairies, phoenixes, and more. Dancers will create their own creatures - drawing them, imagining their habitat, deciding what they might wear, and writing about their creations. Dance styles explored will include ballet, jazz, and contemporary. Full-day campers will collaborate with each other to create a unique story ballet full of their mythical creatures. Half-day campers should bring a snack and a water bottle. Fully-day campers should bring two snacks, a packed lunch (fridge and microwave available), and a water bottle. ? For dancers ages 6-10yrs by June 1st. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00am-12:00pm 15 06/24/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer Camps
Register Open Ballet - Wed - 5:00pm This class is ideal for students proficient at an intermediate level and above, and each class will begin with a barre working on proper alignment, épaulement, and artistry, transitioning into the center where we will work on gaining clarity of movement, batterie, and allegro skills as well as refining a personal style. Above all else, this class is dedicated to finding joy in the art of classical ballet. Wed 5:00pm-6:15pm 20 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Open Contemporary - Wed - 6:30pm This class will draw from elements of ballet, jazz, and classical modern techniques, not limited to Limon, Horton and Graham, as well as Gaga movement practices, post-modern styles and improvisation. Each week, we will begin with a technical warm up, building progressions, and transition into learning phrase work where dancers will have the opportunity to explore their creativity within the movement, and embrace their unique sense of style. Wed 6:30pm-8:00pm 18 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Open Level HipHop - Tue - 6:15pm In Open Leve HipHop, we'll explore party grooves, move through space using them, and explore groovy choreography that will build over the course of June. Tue 6:15pm-7:30pm 16 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Pirate Princx: Full-Day Based on the classical ballet Le Corsaire, dancers will explore pirate adventures in several dance styles: ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and hiphop. Movement, crafts, creativity, friendship. This camp is open to returning, experienced dance students as well as dancers new to dance. ?Half-day campers should bring a snack and a water bottle. Fully-day campers should bring two snacks, a packed lunch (fridge and microwave available), and a water bottle. For dancers 6-8 years old by July 1st. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00am-2:00pm 18 07/15/2024 07/19/2024 2024 Summer Camps
Register Pirate Princx: Half-Day Based on the classical ballet Le Corsaire, dancers will explore pirate adventures in several dance styles: ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and hiphop. Movement, crafts, creativity, friendship. This camp is open to returning, experienced dance students as well as dancers new to dance. ?Half-day campers should bring a snack and a water bottle. Fully-day campers should bring two snacks, a packed lunch (fridge and microwave available), and a water bottle. For dancers 6-10 years old by July 1st. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00am-11:30am 20 07/15/2024 07/19/2024 2024 Summer Camps
Register Pointe 1 - Mon - 4:00pm This class is for students who completed our Pointe 1 class during our Fall and Spring 2023/2024 Session. We will continue strengthening our feet, ankles, core, and balance to support pointe work. Dancers will focus on clean movement, articulation, and center combinations. Mon 4:00pm-5:00pm 10 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Pointe 2+ - Thur - 7:00pm For dancers with a minimum of 2 years experience en pointe. This class will focus on proper alignment, personal expression, and expansive combinations. Students must also register for the Advanced Ballet class. Thu 7:00pm-7:45pm 12 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Primary Ballet - Mon - 4:45pm   Mon 4:45pm-5:30pm 19 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Waitlist Swifties Camp: Full-Day Dance to Taylor Swift’s music in various styles: ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, and tap. Half-day camp includes a rotating schedule of dance classes. Full-day campers will learn choreography from the Eras Tour and use improvisation and composition techniques to choreograph their own dances. This camp is for experienced dancers as well as students who are new to dance. Half-day campers should bring a snack and a water bottle. Fully-day campers should bring two snacks, a packed lunch (fridge and microwave available), and a water bottle. For dancers aged 10-13 years by July 1st. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00am-3:00pm 0 07/08/2024 07/12/2024 2024 Summer Camps
Waitlist Swifties Camp: Half-Day Dance to Taylor Swift’s music in various styles: ballet, contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, and tap. Half-day camp includes a rotating schedule of dance classes. Full-day campers will learn choreography from the Eras Tour and use improvisation and composition techniques to choreograph their own dances. This camp is for experienced dancers as well as students who are new to dance who love Taylor Swift's music and want to move to it. Half-day campers should bring a snack and a water bottle. Fully-day campers should bring two snacks, a packed lunch (fridge and microwave available), and a water bottle. ? For dancrs ages 10-13 years by July 1st. Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00am-12:00pm 0 07/08/2024 07/12/2024 2024 Summer Camps
Register Tap Kidz - Thur - 4:00pm   Thu 4:00pm-4:45pm 19 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer
Register Yoga for Dancers - Thur - 4:30pm Yoga for Dancers uses the basis of Vinyasa Yoga combined with the stretches we know and love as dancers to create a full-body strength and stretch class. Yoga poses are modified to work both parallel and turned out to obtain maximum stretch and flexibility. This cross-training class provides movement and exercises that can be used as a warm-up for other classes or as a routine to supplement your days out of the studio. Thu 4:30pm-5:30pm 20 06/02/2024 06/28/2024 2024 Summer