The City of Palm Beach Gardens offers dance instruction for ages 18 months through 19 years old. Our classes include ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and more and are taught by experienced dance instructors. Many dance students will participate in our annual dance recital at the Eissey Theatre in May. We also offer some recreation dance classes just for fun! During the summer months, recital classes are not offered; only recreational dance classes.
All classes take place at Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road.
All classes take place at Burns Road Recreation Center, 4404 Burns Road.
- Recreational Classes: Registration for Recreation dance classes is ongoing and may be done online or in person. Please scroll down for a list of available classes
- Recital Classes: Registration for the 2017-18 season of Recital dance classes is ongoing through October 31, 2017, and must be done in person. Please scroll down for more information on Recital classes.
RECREATIONAL DANCE CLASSES
Sign up and join these classes at any time. Recreation dance classes will be pro-rated.
Leaps & Bounds
|CANCELED||3-4||Tue||Jan 16-Mar 13||9:30-10:15am||$99/$124||Michaela Bradford|
|111001-2D||3-4||Tue||Mar 27-May 22||9:30-10:15am||$99/$124||Michaela Bradford|
|111001-1A||2-3||Wed||Jan 17-Mar 14||9:30-10am||$99/$124||Michaela Bradford|
|111001-2A||2-3||Wed||Mar 28-May 23||9:30-10am||$99/$124||Michaela Bradford|
|CANCELED||3.5-5||Wed||Feb 7-Mar 14||10:15-10:45am||$66/$83||Michaela Bradford|
|111001-2G||3.5-5||Wed||Mar 28-May 23||10:15-10:45am||$99/$124||Michaela Bradford|
Ballet/TumbleThis class will be a combined ballet/tumble for beginners
|111001-1E||3.5-6||Wed||Jan 17-Mar 14||4-4:45pm||$99/$124||Carla Lewis|
|111001-2E||3.5-6||Wed||Mar 28-May 23||4-4:45pm||$99/$124||Carla Lewis|
Ballet for Children
|CANCELED||6-9||Wed||Jan 17-Mar 14||4:45-5:30pm||$99/$124||Carla Lewis|
|121001-2A||6-9||Wed||Mar 28-May 23||4:45-5:30pm||$99/$124||Carla Lewis|
Hip Hop for Teens
|CANCELED||12-19||Tue||Jan 16-Mar 13||6-6:55pm||$99/$124||Maria Hernandez|
|121001-2C||12-19||Tue||Mar 27-May 22||6-6:55pm||$99/$124||Maria Hernandez|
Pilates for Dancers
|CANCELED||12+||Wed||Jan 17-Mar 14||6:30-7:25pm||$99/$124||Nicole Haag|
|131108-2B||12+||Wed||Mar 28-May 23||6:30-7:25pm||$99/$124||Nicole Haag|
|121001-1B||10-18||Thu||Feb 1-Mar 8||7-7:55pm||$66/$83||Lindsay Rybak-Alfrey|
RECITAL DANCE CLASSES
Recital dance classes begin August 28, 2017, and will continue through May 12, 2018. Students may register in person for recital classes any time before November 1, 2017, for those classes that are still open. Some classes may have reached their maximum enrollment or have been canceled/combined with other sections.
Students are encouraged to enroll in one ballet class in addition to any jazz class. For your convenience, students are registered once and remain in their dance class through the dance recital in May.
Fees: Recital classes for 2017-18 will be billed every 4 weeks; Residents $13 per week per class/Non-residents $16 per week per class. Extra fees will be associated with the dance recital. Information is available at registration.
|SAVE THE DATE!
Spring 2018 Dance Recital at the Eissey Theatre, Palm Beach State College
|Wednesday||May 9, 2018||3:30-9pm*||Work Rehearsal|
|Thursday||May 10, 2018||5-9pm*||Dress Rehearsal|
|Friday||May 11, 2018||7pm||Performance|
|Saturday||May 12, 2018||2pm||Performance|
Monday ClassesNo class Sep 4, Nov 20, Dec 25, Jan 1 and 15, Mar 19
|421002-2A||Ballet Intermediate I||6-8||3:15-4pm||Nicole Haag|
|421002-2B||Ballet Intermediate II||8-10||4-4:55pm||Nicole Haag|
|421004-1||Jazz I||6-8||4:10-4:55pm||Chelsea Rager|
|421004-6||Musical Theatre||9-11||5-5:55pm||Nicole Haag|
|421004-2||Jazz II||8-10||5-5:55pm||Chelsea Rager|
|421004-3||Jazz III||10-12||6-6:55pm||Chelsea Rager|
|421003-1||Tap Intermediate||11-19||7-7:55pm||Chelsea Rager|
|421004-4||Jazz IV||12-14||8-8:55pm||Chelsea Rager|
No class Oct 31, Nov 21, Dec 26, Jan 2, Mar 20
|421005-3B||Ballet/Tap Combo*||4-6||10:30-11:25am||Michaela Bradford|
|421007-6||Wee Hop||4-7||5:10-5:55pm||Maria Hernandez|
|421003-2||Tap Beginner||7-11||5-5:55pm||Chelsea Rager|
|421007-4||Hip-Hop III||12-19||6-6:55pm||Maria Hernandez|
|421006-2||Elite Compete**||12-19||6-6:55pm||Chelsea Rager|
|421004-5||Jazz V||13-19||7-7:55pm||Chelsea Rager|
|421007-2||Contemporary II||13-19||8-8:55pm||Chelsea Rager|
**Prior teacher invitation required for enrollment in this class. Additional fees for competition apply.
No class Nov 22, Dec 6 and 20, Jan 3, Mar 21
|CANCELED||Tiny Toes||3-4||10:15-11am||Michaela Bradford|
|421005-3A||Ballet/Tap Combo*||5-7||3:30-4:25pm||Nicole Haag|
|421006-1||Performance Ensemble^||10-19||4:30-5:25pm||Nicole Haag|
|421004-7||Musical Theatre||12-19||5:30-6:25pm||Nicole Haag|
|421002-4||Ballet Advanced I||10-12||5:30-6:30pm||Helen Scott|
|421002-5||Ballet Advanced II||12-14||6:30-7:30pm||Helen Scott|
|421002-6||Ballet Advanced III**||14-19||7:30-9pm||Helen Scott|
**Class extended to 9pm for Pointe students.
^Performance dance team. Additional fees may apply. Scroll to the bottom or contact Chelsea at Ragermom@gmail.com for more information.
No class Nov 23, Dec 28, Jan 4, Mar 22
|421002-8||ABT Ballet & Pre-Pointe||12-19||4:30-5:55pm||Nicole Haag|
|421007-3||Hip Hop I||7-9||5-5:55pm||Maria Hernandez|
|421007-5||Hip Hop II||10-12||6-6:55pm||Maria Hernandez|
|421007-1||Contemporary I||10-15||6-6:55pm||Nicole Haag|
|421002-7||ABT Ballet & Pointe||14-19||7-8:25pm||Nicole Haag|
No class Nov 25, Dec 23 and 30, Jan 6, Mar 17 and 24
|421005-7||Tiny Toes||3-4||9-9:45am||Nicole Haag|
|421005-1B||Creative Dance I||4-5||9:45-10:30am||Nicole Haag|
|421005-2B||Creative Dance II||5-6||10:30-11:15am||Nicole Haag|
|421004-8||Beginner Jazz||5-7||11:15am-12pm||Nicole Haag|
|CANCELED||Ballet Intermediate I||6-8||12-12:45pm||Nicole Haag|
2017-18 Dance Ensemble
Burns Road Recreation Center
All Ensemble members must have attended the Performance Ensemble orientation on Wednesday, August 30.
Dance Company Requirements:
- Student must be 9-18 years old by January 1, 2018.
- Enrollment in one ballet class, one jazz class and one Performance Ensemble class is required throughout the year.
- Three years of intermediate/advance jazz (2 years for 9-12 yr olds) and one year of ballet training preferred for acceptance to Performance Ensemble.
- Performance Ensemble performs at City of Palm Beach Gardens special events and local activities.
- Additional fees for uniform, costumes, shoes, and travel will be required for local performances.
- All class fees must be paid on time in order to participate in any Performance Ensemble activity.
Private Dance Classes
Private lessons to prepare for auditions to Bak Middle School of the Arts and Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, or for dance competitions.
Three 1-hour dance lessons will include proper format of a dance audition, how to prepare yourself, and a choreographed one minute solo. Students will also get an edited excerpt from the music of their choice. Private lessons may also be scheduled for dance competition preparation. To arrange an appointment, please email Amy Stepper at firstname.lastname@example.org, then register at BRRC and bring receipt to class.
- By appointment only
- Date and Time to be arranged*
- Instructors: Chelsea Rager, Nicole Haag
- Resident/Non-resident fee: $250/$300 for 3 lessons
- Location: BRRC/Small Dance Room/Large Dance Room
Many classes are canceled due to low enrollment. If you are interested in taking a class that has been canceled, please email the Recreation Division or call 561-630-1100 and put your name on a list to let us know that you are interested in that class. Once we have enough people to hold the class, we will try to restart that class.