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Evjen Academy of Performing Arts

504 Main Street, Farmington, CT, 06032

860-678-0800 - evjenacademy@yahoo.com

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Class Descriptions 2019-2020

TEENYS: AGES 2-3 YEARS

Our littlest dancers will learn the basics of ballet & tap, while tapping into their creativity and learning technical terms in fun ways they can understand.

PETITES: AGES 4-6 YEARS

Our petite classes are designed to enhance the child’s creativity while building on the important basics of dance technique. We offer several classes encompassing ballet, tap, tumbling and wee bop hip hop!

MINI DANCERS COMBO CLASSES: AGES 6-8 YRS

Our mini dancer combo classes allow young dancers to gain experience in several styles of dance! Dancers will expand their dance terminology and focus on proper technique, while continuing to expand their love of dance!

EVERYbody DANCE

We are excited and proud to offer to the community our EVERYbodyDANCE program! This program is designed as an adaptation of dance class for students of special needs and all abilities! Evjen is an all-inclusive academy, so if you would like the option for your dancer (of any ability or need) to take one of our weekly class options we are happy to work to accommodate your choice.

ADULT CLASSES

We offer a variety of adult and all levels dance and fitness classes! 

JUNIOR, YOUTH, TEEN & SENIOR DANCERS:

Junior Dancers: Ages 7-9

Youth Dancers: Ages 10-12

Teen Dancers: Ages 13+

Senior Dancers: Elite/Pre-Professional Level/Invitation Only

Classes are offered in all ages, levels and styles. Dancers in our Junior, Youth, Teen & Senior level focus on one style of dance at a time and perfect their technique and artistry through a structured class centered around the technical elements of dance as well as learning choreography and expanding on the dancer's creative expression. 

ACRO

Our acro classes are designed specifically for dancers. We begin training our acro students with strength and conditioning as well as stretching and flexibility to prepare them for acrobatic and gymnastic tricks that will pair well with their dance training. We offer 3 levels of acro, please contact us for class placement.

POINTE & DEMI POINTE

Our pointe classes range from pre-demi pointe (focused on strengthening the dancer and preparing for potential future pointe work) to advanced pre-professional pointe work. Dancers interested in beginning demi pointe training are required to have a minimum of 2 years ballet technique experience. New pointe dancers must also be observed in class by our ballet instructors to determine their readiness for pointe. Dancers with previous pointe experience are encouraged to contact us for class placement information.

PRE-PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

We offer additional classes, in all styles, at a pre-professional level by invitation only. Dancers who are interested in pre-professional level training are encouraged to contact us to arrange a meeting and audition.