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Children's Dance Classes

The Tamara Howe School of Dance specializes in beginners! Whether your child is interested in ballet, tap, jazz, musical theatre or hippity hop, we have a class for YOU! Sing, twirl, dance and jump for joy in our classrooms.

"We chose THSD because we love the values and beliefes that Tamara shows through her company.  
Little girls are able to be little girls and learn the love of dance as well as how to be a special, healthy individual.  
Everything is age appropriate and a welcoming environment for dancers and families." ~ A.H.

Children's dance classes at Tamara Howe School of Dance

 

1 to 2 year olds


Designed for toddlers and caregivers to enhance gross motor coordination and listening skills through music, props, crafts, and dance. Semester class.

Ages
1-2 year olds and caregivers
We also offer special classes for Mom’s groups and play groups! Call for info.

Attire
Comfortable Clothing and barefoot for both child and caregiver.

Tuition | Class Day & Time
Saturday 9:00 - 9:30 am | Tuition $80 per 10 week session
Session I | Sept17th - December 3rd
Session II | Jan 7th - March 18th

2 year olds


Designed for toddlers and caregivers to enhance gross motor coordination and listening skills through music, props, crafts, and dance. Semester class.

Ages:
(2-3 year olds)

Attire:
Any color leotard and tights
Pink leather ballet shoes

Tuition:
Saturday 9:30 - 10:00 am | Tuition $80 per 10 week session
Session I | Sept 17th - December 3rd
Session II | Jan 7th - March 18th

3 year olds


A creative movement class designed to enhance gross motor development, listening skills, musicality, and nurture the creative spirit.

Ages:
(3 year olds, by Oct. 1)

Attire:
Any color leotard and tights
Pink leather ballet shoes

Tuition:
30 minute class = $35

4 year olds


Introduces the young dancer to Ballet through the stories of the great ballets.

Ages:
(4 year olds, by Oct. 1)
 


Introduces the young dancer to the fun of Tap.


Introduces the young dancer to the fundamentals of tumbling, flexibility and strength training!

Ages:
(4 year olds, by Oct. 1)

Attire:
Any color leotard and tights
Pink leather ballet shoes for Ballet
Black patent leather shoes for Tap

Tuition:
45 minutes = $40
One hour and 15 minutes = $55
*multiple class and sibling discounts available

Showcase Costume:
Tippy Toes/Tiny Tappers: $60, due by November 1st | Balances due February 12th
Same costume for both classes - purchase only one costume if in both

Kindergarten Classes


Introduces the young dancer to the steps and grace of Ballet.


Introduces the young dancer to the rhythm of Tap.


Bounce along to the beat in this introductory Hip Hop class for kids!


Sing, dance and act to Broadway's favorite stories!

A continuation of training in tumbling skills, flexibility and strength training.  

Attire:
Any black or pink leotard and tights Pink leather ballet shoes for Ballet & Musical Theater Black patent leather shoes for Tap Tennis shoes for Hippity Hop

Tuition:
45 Minutes: $40
One hour and 15 minutes: $55
*multiple class and sibling discounts available

Showcase Costume:
Musical Theater & Hippity Hop: $0, utilize clothing you may already have
Kidlets/Taplets (use the same costume): $60, due November 1st | Balances due February 12th

1st & 2nd Graders


Introduces the young dancer to Ballet technique & combinations.


Introduces the young dancer to Jazz technique & combinations.


Introduces the young dancer to tap technique & combinations.


Bounce along to the beat in this introductory Hip Hop class for kids!


Sing, dance and act to Broadway's favorite stories!

Attire:
Balera brand GRAPE leotard available at THSD, pink tights
Pink leather ballet shoes for Ballet
Black patent leather shoes for Tap
Black leather jazz shoes for Jazz, Hippity Hop, Musical Theatre

Tuition:
45 Minute Class: $40
One hour Class:  $45
One hour and 15 minutes of class: $55
*Multiple Class and Sibling Discounts available

Showcase Costume:
Musical Theater & Hip Hop: $0 utilize clothing on-hand
Costume Deposit Beginning Ballet/Jazz/Beginning Tap (use the same costume): $80
Costume deposits are due November 1st | Balances due February 12th

3rd & 4th Graders


Builds on Beginning Ballet with barre and center work.


Builds on Beginning Jazz with traveling exercises and turns.


Builds on Beginning Tap with added difficulty and faster tempos.

Junior Street Jazz

Attire:
Balera brand EMERALD leotard available at THSD, pink tights
Pink leather ballet shoes for Ballet
Black oxford shoes for Tap
Black leather jazz shoes for Jazz and Street Jazz

Tuition:
45 minute class: $40
One hour class:  $45
One hour and 15 minutes of class: $55
One hour and 45 minutes of class: $75
*Multiple Class and Sibling Discounts available

Showcase Costume
Junior Street Jazz: $0 - utilize costume on hand

Costume Deposit Building Ballet: $50
Costume Deposit Building Jazz/Building Tap (use the same costume): $50
Costume fees are due by November 1st, Balances are due February 12th