Premiere Dance & Performing Arts

PDPA is in it's 8th season of inspiring young dancers and tumblers! We are committed to teaching children of all ages to love and appreciate all that dance and tumbling have to offer. Above all we are here to help mold your athletes into dedicated, hard working , determined and passionate people.

Get Started with Our Popular Programs

We offer many classes in various genres of dance. There’s a little something for dancers of all styles and levels.  If you’re looking for a more challenging route check out our Competitive teams and technique classes. Looking to learn the basics and just get started take a look at our recreational programs.

Choreo Concepts

Choreo Concepts

This 45 minute session will dive into different styles of choreography including lyrical, jazz, musical theatre, hip hop, modern, commercial choreo with a focus on technique.

Preschool Dance

Preschool Dance

Introduction to dance and tumbling in a fun, creative, and upbeat way that will get your children excited about dance.

 Attire: leotard, tights, pink bloch split sole leather ballet shoes, tan capezio shuffle tap shoes

 

Ballet

Ballet

1 hour class that will focus on terminology and technique through the execution of barre work, center, and across the floor exercises.  Dancers will learn a clear understanding of body alignment, movement quality, carriage of upper body, and flexibility.

Attire: leotard, pink tights, ballet skirt(optional), no shorts, pink bloch split sole leather ballet shoes, hair in a bun

Jazz Styles and Technique

Jazz Styles and Technique

This class will focus on technique and Jazz style but will also work on fast pace choreography. Dancers will work on skills such as leaps/jumps/turns as well as control and strength of movement.  

Attire: dancewear in any color and styles, tan or black bloch neo/flex jazz shoes or sophia lucia skin toned leather pirouettes

 

Lyrical

Lyrical

Mixture of ballet, jazz, and contemporary. Lyrical portrays a story and dancers will work to connect emotionally with their music through combinations. 

Attire: dancewear in any color and styles, tan or black bloch neo/flex jazz shoes or sophia lucia skin toned leather pirouettes

 

Tap

Tap

Dancers will learn the history of tap and tap vocabulary while working on basic to advanced skills in a half hour weekly class. Tap has many benefits including; increasing cardiovascular conditioning, strength and flexibility of the legs, ankles, and feet. Tap dancers build both mental and muscle memory which helps in all areas of dance.

Attire: Any dance attire, black tie up tap shoes(bloch preferred)

 

Hip Hop

Hip Hop

This class is offered in all levels and ages. It will focus on hip hop technique as well as choreography, knowledge, culture, and the exploration of individual movement.

Attire: any athletic dance clothes, tennis shoes, no jeans

 

Acro

Acro

This class is set up to help dancers master acrobatic/tumbling skills of all levels. It’s designed to work on flexibility and enhance the overall ability of the dancers.

Attire: form fitting tank, sports bras, spandex or athletic shorts,  leotard, hair pulled back from face, no socks or shoes

 

Innovative Movement

Innovative Movement

Flexibility and Strength based class that works to develop the dancer's movement quality with innovative tactics.

Pointe

Pointe

Students will be invited to pointe once all teachers have discussed and reviewed their readiness. Pointe invites will go out at the beginning of each season.

Attire: leotard, pink tights, ballet skirt(optional), pointe shoes, hair in bun

Cheer

Cheer

This class will focus on motions, jumps, cheers, chants, dance, and stunting basics. If you cheer for your school this is a great way to sharpen up your skills and learn new tricks.

Attire: form fitting tank, sports bras, spandex or athletic shorts, tennis shoes

 

Contemporary

Contemporary

Includes several genres such as, modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Dancers will use versatility and improvisation while focusing on floorwork, using gravity to pull them down to the floor.  Combinations can be used with all  types of music.

Attire: dancewear in any color and styles, no shoes

 

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

Any style of dance from a Broadway, Movie or Television Show.  Dancers will tap into their acting skills and learn the history of different musical theater shows.

Attire: dancewear in any color and styles, tan or black bloch neo/flex jazz shoes or sophia lucia skin toned leather pirouettes

 

Stretch & Flex

Stretch & Flex

30 minutes of core building and flexibility training in fun and inventive ways.  Dancers will also focus on strengthening the feet.

Attire: dancewear in any color and styles, no shoes

 

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