children’s classes

Please click on the plus sign [+] to see information about each level and click below for class schedules and tuition information.

tiny tots - 2 1/2-3 year olds

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A creative movement class designed to enhance gross motor development, listening skills, musicality , and nurture the creative spirit. Students must be 2 1/2 years old by September 1 to enroll in this program.

Dress Code

Any kind or color of leotard (tights optional). Pink ballet slippers. 

BOYS – Wear shorts or sweatpants, a T-shirt, and black shoes as required per class description.

Class size is limited, so we encourage the earliest possible registration. Please print and complete the registration form from our 2017/18 season page,

then email, FAX or turn in forms to the studio. (One studio policy form per family).

 

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tip tappin' - 3 year olds

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A combination class consisting of ballet, tap, and tumbling. Dancers will experience song and dance routines to fun music. A jump start into the creative world of Musical Theater, Braodway Babies!  Students will become engaged as they participate in singing, acting, and dancing! Students must be 3 years old by September 1 to enroll in this program.

dress code

Any kind or color of leotard (tights optional). Pink ballet slippers and black tap shoes.
MUSICAL THEATER – Comfortable dance clothes.  Black Jazz shoes. 

BOYS – Wear shorts or sweatpants, a T-shirt, and black shoes as required per class description.

Class size is limited, so we encourage the earliest possible registration.  Please print and complete the registration form from our 2017/18 season page,

then email, FAX or turn in forms to the studio. (One studio policy form per family).

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fabulous 4's - 4 year olds

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Our Fabulous 4’s Program  offers two exciting styles of dance! Our Ballet class introduces the young dancer to the steps and grace of ballet. The Tap/Jazz class gives an opportunity to experience the fun of tap and will develop balance, musicality and coordination while learning basic jazz movements.  A jump start into the creative world of Musical Theater, Broadway Babies!  Students will become engaged as they participate in singing, acting, and dancing! Dancers must be 4 by September 1st to enroll in the Fab 4 classes.

dress code

BALLET – Any kind or color of leotard (tights optional). Pink ballet slippers.
TAP/JAZZ – Any kind or color of leotard (tights optional). Black tap shoes.
MUSICAL THEATER – Comfortable dance clothes.  Black Jazz shoes. 

BOYS – Wear shorts or sweatpants, a T-shirt, and black shoes as required per class description.

Class size is limited, so we encourage the earliest possible registration. Please print and complete the registration form from our 2017/18 season page, then

email, FAX or turn in forms to the studio. (One studio policy form per family).

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kindergarten - kinderstar program

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The Kinderstar Program has been designed for students enrolled in Kindergarten.  These 45 minute classes includes instruction in ballet, tap/jazz combo class, hippity hop, musical theater, petite pom and cheer and tumbling.   These classes will build on the basics, including right and left discrimination, counting music, and exploring rhythm through the use of the body.  Teachers encourage each child’s recognition and memorization of basic dance steps through the use of fun dance activities.

dress code

BALLET – Black or Pink leotard, pink tights. Hair in Bun. Pink ballet slippers.
TAP/JAZZ – Any type of dance wear. Black tap shoes and black jazz shoes.
TUMBLING – Any type of dance wear. Bare feet.
HIP HOP/POM & CHEER – Comfortable street or dance clothes. Comfortable tennis shoes.

MUSICAL THEATER-Comfortable dance clothes.  Black Jazz shoes. 

BOYS – Wear shorts or sweatpants, a T-shirt, and black shoes as required per class description.

Class size is limited, so we encourage the earliest possible registration. Please print and complete the registration form from our 2017/18 season page, then

email, FAX or turn in forms to the studio. (One studio policy form per family).

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1st grade - superstar program

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We offer JAZZ, TAP, BALLET, HIP HOP, MUSICAL THEATRE,POM & CHEER and TUMBLING to first grade students, each are scheduled as separate 45 minute classes.  You may choose to take any one type of dance OR a combination of any of the six forms of dance and theater.

boys only

Special boys only Hip Hop class offered for 1st – 6th grade boys.

dress code

BALLET – Black leotard, pink tights, and hair in a bun. Pink ballet slippers.
TAP – Any color dance wear. Black tap shoes.
JAZZ – Any color dance wear. Black jazz shoes.
TUMBLING – Any color dance wear. Bare feet.
HIP HOP/MUSICAL THEATER – Comfortable street or dance clothes. Comfortable tennis shoes.
MUSICAL THEATER – Comfortable dance clothes.  Black Jazz shoes. 

BOYS – Wear shorts or sweatpants, a T-shirt, and black shoes as required per class description.

Class size is limited, so we encourage the earliest possible registration. Please print and complete the registration form from our 2017/18 season page, then

email, FAX or turn in forms to the studio. (One studio policy form per family).

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2nd grade - superstar program

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We offer JAZZ, TAP, BALLET, HIP HOP, MUSICAL THEATRE. POM & CHEER and TUMBLING to second grade students, each are scheduled as separate 45 minute classes.  You may choose to take any one type of dance OR a combination of any of the six forms of dance and theater.

superstar classes

Level B classes are offered for students who took JAZZ, TAP or BALLET as a first grader. See below for Level B classes.

boys only

Special boys only Hip Hop class offered for 1st – 6th grade boys.

dress code

BALLET – Black leotard, pink tights, and hair in a bun. Pink ballet slippers.
TAP – Any color dance wear. Black tap shoes.
JAZZ – Any color dance wear. Black jazz shoes.
TUMBLING – Any color dance wear. Bare feet.
HIP HOP/POM & CHEER – Comfortable street or dance clothes. Comfortable tennis shoes.
MUSICAL THEATER – Comfortable dance clothes.  Black Jazz shoes. 

BOYS – Wear shorts or sweatpants, a T-shirt, and black shoes as required per class description.

Class size is limited, so we encourage the earliest possible registration. Please print and complete the registration form from our 2017/18 season page, then

email, FAX or turn in forms to the studio. (One studio policy form per family).

Take me back to see ALL CLASSES.

For information on our Pom and Cheer program for Grades K-2 click here.

Testimonial

“We love that Bender Performing Arts offers exceptional instruction for all ages and abilities in a warm, nurturing and professional environment.  The teachers and staff get to know each student as an individual and encourage them to be their best.  Our kids dance ability has grown tremendously and their self esteem and confidence have soared.”

Stephanie and David Helsten - Parents

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