Summer Weekend Classes

Summer Weekend Classes at Tanner Dance

Welcome to summer at Tanner Dance.  We are happy that you are interested in dancing with us this summer.  Please look over all of the summer options for classes and camps, we would love to have you join us as much as you are able.

Please register your child for the grade they will be going into the fall.

Summer studio classes run for five weeks on Saturdays this year. Dates: June 12th, 19th, 26th, July 3rd, and 10th.

 

Summer 2021 Classes: June 12th, 19th, 26th, July 3rd, and 10th.

Parent-Tot Classes

Our Parent/Tot classes focus on the joy of moving and the exploration of creative ideas through movement.  These classes includes age-appropriate technique or exercises for the whole body.  It introduces the preschool child to ways to move through space like galloping, skipping, sliding, running, leaping, jumping and hopping.  Dancers explore shape and space, rhythm and songs, and many forms of literature.  Teachers use preschool curriculum springboards that they creatively weave into the class.  All classes have live accompaniment by experienced and engaging musicians.  Children move with a parent or other caregiver, independently and with the group.

Parent-Tot I (Ages 18 months - 2 1/2 years) (VTPT101-U21)

Saturdays: 9:00 - 9:45 AM
Tuition: $53.00

Registration is Closed

Parent-Tot II (Ages 2 1/2 years - 3 1/2 years) (VTPT201-U21)

Saturdays: 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Tuition: $69.00

This Class is now Full. Please contact the office at 801-581-7374 if you'd like to be placed on an interest list for this class.

Creative Dance Classes

Preschool - 3rd Grade

Preschool Creative Dance classes focus on the joy of moving and the exploration of creative ideas through movement.  The class includes age-appropriate technique or exercises for the whole body.  It introduces the preschool child to ways to move through space like galloping, skipping, sliding, running, leaping, jumping and hopping.  Dancers explore shape and space, rhythm and songs, qualities of moving, and many forms of literature.  Teachers use preschool curriculum springboards that they creatively weave into the dance class.  All classes have live accompaniment by experienced and engaging musicians.  Children learn to be independent and to interact with a teacher and their peers.

Ages 3 1/2 - 4 1/2 (VT301-U21)

Saturdays: 9:00 AM- 10:00 AM
Tuition: $69.00

This Class is Now Full. Please contact the office at 801-581-7374 to get on an interest/waiting list for this class.

Creative Dance classes focus on training the body as an instrument, the introduction of the elements of dance:  space, time and energy, and self-expression through the exploration of creative ideas through movement.  The class includes age-appropriate technique or exercises for the whole body.  By age eight, dancers begin to work at the barre and to learn basic ballet vocabulary.  The class introduces the young dancer to ways to move through space like galloping, skipping, sliding, running, leaping, jumping and hopping.  Dancers explore shape and space, rhythm, both metric and breath, and qualities of movement.  Teachers use literature and other elementary curriculum springboards that they creatively weave into the class.  All classes have live accompaniment by experienced and engaging musicians.  

5 years - Kindergarten Class (VT501-U21)

Saturdays: 10:00 - 11:00 AM

Tuition: $69.00

This Class is Now Full. Please contact the office at 801-581-7374 to get on an interest/waiting list for this class.

1st-3rd Grade (VT601-U21)

Saturdays: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tuition: $69.00

This Class is now full. Please contact Tanner Dance at 801-581-7374 to get on an interest/Waitlist for this class.

Advanced Studio Ensemble

Advanced Studio Ensemble classes are by placement and invitation for those dancers currently enrolled in the Advanced strand of Studio dance classes. This class will focus on providing additional technical training, supplementary choreographic preparation, and rigorous work on performance aptitude. Please contact Joni Wilson at joni.wilson@utah.edu for additional information.

Advanced Studio Ensemble (VTASE-U21)

Saturdays: 10:00 AM- 11:30 AM
Tuition: $104.00

REGISTRATION is CLOSED

Ballet Classes

The Tanner Dance Ballet Program creates dancers with strong technical training while maintaining a love of dance.  The program is age and skill appropriate and dancers advance according to their skill level and teacher recommendation.  The foundations of the most complex ballet steps are taught in the beginning classes and dancers progress sequentially from the basics to the advanced repertoire.

Open Ballet - Level I/II (VTB12-U21)

Saturdays: 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Tuition: $69.00

For ages 8 and up, open for beginners but challenging enough for those in Ballet 2.

registration is Closed

Ballet III - Pointe I (VTB3-U21)

Saturdays: 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuition: $87.00

Must have taken Ballet 3 beginning pointe or Ballet 4 during the 2020-2021 year.

Registration is CLOSed

Adult Classes

Days: June 9th, June 16th, June 23rd, June 30th, July 7th, and July 14th

Tanner Dance adult classes are for dancers of all ages and levels of dance experience. These classes are designed to build a strong core, strength, flexibility, endurance, balance, agility, control and grace. Classes include floor and/or barre work based on modern dance and ballet technique as well as Hatha yoga and Pilates. The class also includes moving through space and work in the creative process. Participants learn combinations and create their own movement as they choreograph dances.

Summer Adult Creative Dance ( ID: VTAdult-U21 )

Wednesdays: 7:30 - 8:45 PM
Tuition: $104.00

Registration is Closed