Recital Track Classes 

 

Class Description/What to Wear/Find a Class 

 

Ages 2-7

Class Prices listed below reflect quarterly fees

Please Note: Mulford Dance is proud of the wide range of classes offered throughout the year. However, not every class is offered every session. If you do not see a class listed on the schedule that you are interested in, please fill out the form below and we will contact you.

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Recital Track Classes

all by myself

Ages 2-3

ALL BY MYSELF- 30 MINUTE CLASS

This class has been specifically designed 2-3 year olds who may not yet potty trained but want to try class alone, like the big kids! This class is 30 minutes long and offered as a full year or as a 6 week non recital course. Through movement exercises, games, stories, and other activities, the very young are introduced to the joy of creative movement in a fun, musical setting.

What to Wear

*Students are free to wear comfortable clothing and socks or leather ballet slippers. Dancewear such as leotard, tights, ballet skirt and tutu of any color are welcomed!

Recital Track Classes

Ballet+tap

ballet+jazz

tap+hiphop
 

Ages 3-5, 4-6, 5-7

60 MINUTE CLASSES

 

 *In ballet+tap, students will work on ballet and tap. Ballet positions, as well as basic ballet vocabulary are taught along with floor exercises, simple steps and correct posture. A greater emphasis on musicality and rhythm is encouraged. Tap will build upon basic steps and rhythms.

*In ballet+jazz, students will work on ballet and jazz. Ballet positions, as well as basic ballet vocabulary are taught along with floor exercises, simple steps and correct posture.Jazz will be introduced using upbeat “kid friendly” music. Basics such as isolations, jazz squares, pivots will be taught.

*In Tap+HipHop, students will work on tap and hiphop.A greater emphasis on musicality and rhythm is encouraged. Tap will build upon basic steps and rhythms. This class serves as an introduction to hip hop dance for the younger student. Using games and music, the class focuses on rhythm, musicality and basic footwork. It is a great way to get kids moving!

 

What to Wear

*It is recommended students wear a leotard, skirt optional, pink footed tights and pink leather ballet slippers and black tap shoes. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts), black leather ballet slippers and/or black tap shoes..

Recital Track Classes

triple combo
ballet+tap+jazz
ages 3-5, 4-6


BROADWAY BABIES
ages 3-5

TRIPLE COMBO – ages 3-4 60 minutes, ages 4-6 90 minutes

 

In this class, students will work on three genres of dance: ballet, tap and jazz. Ballet positions, as well as basic ballet vocabulary are taught along with floor exercises, simple steps and correct posture. A greater emphasis on musicality and rhythm is encouraged. Jazz will be introduced using upbeat “kid friendly” music. Basics such as isolations, jazz squares, pivots will be taught. Tap will build upon basic steps and rhythms.

(Students may opt to just take ballet/jazz portion of class-60minutes)

BROADWAY BABIES - AGES 3-5  45min class

Do you have a little ham at home? In this class, your child will learn creative movement, basic acting skills as well as sing their favorite songs from classic disney movies and musicals they may know such as Annie, Oliver, the sound of music and more! Your drama queens and kings will have so much fun becoming different characters each week as we explore what it takes to be a future Broadway star! 

What to Wear

TRIPLE COMBO: *It is recommended students wear a leotard, skirt optional, pink footed tights and pink leather ballet slippers and black tap shoes. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts), black leather ballet slippers and/or black tap shoes.

BROADWAY BABIES: *It is recommended students wear a leotard, skirt optional, pink footed tights and pink leather ballet slippers, but any color leotard, shoes and tights is fine. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a plain t-shirt and black or tan bottoms (pants or shorts), sneakers.

Recital Track Classes

Ballet/tumble

Ages 3.5-6

BALLET TUMBLE- 45 MINUTE CLASS

 

For the first 30 minutes of class students will practice the basic elements of creative movement and basic ballet. The children will be encouraged to expand their movement vocabulary through movement games and creative exploration of time, weight and space. Basic ballet concepts such as 1st and 2nd positions, plié and releve will be introduced. The last 15 minutes will be spent on tumbling skills such as somersaults, cartwheels and strengthening.

What to Wear

*It is recommended students wear a leotard, skirt optional, pink footed tights and pink leather ballet slippers. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts) and black leather ballet slippers.

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Recital Track Classes


fairytale ballet plus tap or jazz

FAIRYTALE BALLET is a ballet class taught with the magic of fairytales. Each month will be a different theme such as Alice in Wonderland and Beauty and the Beast!

 

*In Fairytale ballet+tap, students will work on ballet and tap. Ballet positions, as well as basic ballet vocabulary are taught along with floor exercises, simple steps and correct posture. A greater emphasis on musicality and rhythm is encouraged. Tap will build upon basic steps and rhythms.

*In Fairytale ballet+jazz, students will work on ballet and jazz. Ballet positions, as well as basic ballet vocabulary are taught along with floor exercises, simple steps and correct posture. Jazz will use fun music building on skills learned in ballet.

Fairytale Ballet *It is recommended students wear a leotard, skirt optional, pink footed tights and pink leather ballet slippers for ballet and jazz and for tap -black tap shoes. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts), black leather ballet slippers and/or black tap shoes.

What to Wear

Recital Track Classes

Gymnastics

Ages 3 1/2 to 6

GYMNASTICS

60 Minute Class

 

Students will learn basic floor work. The Beginner level will work on basic techniques such as cartwheels, round-offs, hand stands and forward rolls. The Intermediate/Advanced level will work towards skills such as front and backhand springs, side ariels, front ariels, and many more challenging skills. Students are grouped by age and level.

 

What to Wear

*It is recommended students wear a leotard or unitard with footless tights or bare legs, and bare feet. Gentlemen may wear a form fitting bottom, pants or shorts and tshirt, bare feet.

Recital Track Classes

HipHop/Tumble

Ages 3.5-6

HIP-HOP TUMBLE- 45 MINUTE CLASS

 

For the first 30 minutes of class students will practice the basic elements of hip-hop. Using games and fun music, the class focuses on rhythm, musicality and basic footwork. It is a great way to get kids moving! The last 15 minutes will be spent on tumbling skills such as somersaults, cartwheels and strengthening.

 

What to Wear

*It is recommended students wear a leotard with footed tights and low top converse sneakers. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended gentlemen wear a white t-shirt and black bottoms (pants or shorts) and sneakers.

Recital Track Classes

HipHoppin' tots

Ages 4-6

HIP-HOPPIN’ TOTS- 45 MINUTE CLASS

 

This class serves as an introduction to hip hop dance for the younger student. Using games and music, the class focuses on rhythm, musicality and basic footwork. It is a great way to get kids moving!

What to Wear

*Students may wear street clothes or comfortable clothing such as shorts, yoga pants, t-shirt or tank top. Hair should be pulled back neatly. It is recommended students wear black low-top Converse sneakers. No black-soled sneakers please.

POLYNESIAN

Recital Track Classes

POLYNESIAN

(formerly called hawaiian)

 

Ages 6-Adult

Students will learn the fundamentals of Polynesian Dance through basic techniques, dance vocabulary, costume/implements and song. Students can expect to gain knowledge of Hula, Ori Tahiti, Maori Poi, and Siva Samoa.

What to Wear

*Students may wear comfortable clothing such as shorts, yoga pants, t-shirt or tank top. Hair should be pulled back neatly. Students will be bare foot for this class.

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musical theater

Musical Theater

Ages 5-Adult

MUSICAL THEATER Musical theater class consists of acting games, voice exercises, dance, improvisation and eurhythmics (the art of interpreting musical compositions by rhythmical, free-style bodily movement), stage directions, story telling, characters and performing.

What to Wear

*It is recommended students wear a leotard, footed tights, ballet skirt or dance shorts, ballet slippers or jazz oxfords. Hair should be pulled back neatly in a bun or ponytail. It is recommended the gentlemen wear black bottoms, pants or shorts, white T, and jazz oxfords