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I. Class Descriptions – One Class Required per Week Day Room Time Teacher
Star Tots  Ages 3.5 – 4.5  Pre-Ballet, Tumbling & Tap Basics
No experience required. Children learn the joy of expressing themselves through movement, song and dance in these most delightful classes for our young stars. Class length: 45 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Pastel pink leotard & pink tights, Pink ballet shoes. Boys – Solid white t-shirt, black jazz pants or leggings, white ballet shoes.
* Friday class starts Jan 17
Sat
Fri*
MZ
MZ
9:10 AM
5:10 PM
Wait-List
Katlin
Personality Stars I  Ages 4.5 – 6  Tap, Ballet & Acrobatic Combo
Entry level class for students who are ready to become more independent and develop their concentration and coordination skills. Class length: 50 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Pastel pink leotard & pink tights, Pink Bloch or Capezio ballet shoes. Bloch tan model S0302G. or Capezio 3800C caramel color tap shoes. Boys – Solid white t-shirt, black jazz pants or leggings, white ballet shoes. Tan oxford-style tap shoes.
Mon
Tues
Sat
MZ
MZ
MZ
5:10 PM
4:10 PM
10:10 AM
Paige
Paige
Dominique
Personality Stars II  Ages 5.5 – 7   Tap, Ballet  & Acrobatic Combo
Some previous experience required. Private lessons available for new students. Students become more aware of good posture and correct technique. Class length: 50 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Pastel blue leotard & pink tights, Pink Bloch or Capezio ballet shoes. Bloch tan model S0302G. or Capezio 3800C caramel color tap shoes. Boys – Solid white t-shirt, black jazz pants or leggings, white ballet shoes. Tan oxford-style tap shoes
Tues
Thurs
Sat
MZ
MZ
MZ
 6:10 PM 5:10 PM
11:10 AM
Monique
Monique
Dominique
Stars Ages 6.5 – 8  Tap and Ballet Combo
Some previous experience required. Private lessons available for new students. Children learn to use formation changes in choreography and are able to enjoy more complex dance combinations. Class length: 50 minute. Dress code: Girls – Berry (by Bloch) leotard & pink tights, pink Bloch or Capezio ballet shoes. Bloch tan model S0302G or Capezio 3800C caramel color tap shoes. Boys – Solid white t-shirt, black leggings, white ballet shoes. Tan oxford-style tap shoes.
** Wed class with Micky Sep – Dec; with Katlin Jan – Jun
Wed**
Sat
MZ
MZ
 5:10 PM
12:25 PM
Full
Full
Hip Hop Kidz I-II Ages 6 – 9
See below in the 2-class minimum section
Jazzy Stars Ages 7.5 – 9 Tap and Intro to Jazz Combo
The sequel to Stars and the forming of versatile dancers. Children develop more strength along with the spirit of teamwork. Stars or equivalent is required.Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code:
Girls – Lavender (by Bloch) leotard & pink tights, pink Bloch or Capezio ballet shoes. Bloch tan model S0302G or Capezio 3800C caramel color tap shoes.
Boys – Solid white t-shirt, black jazz pants, white ballet shoes, tan oxford-style tap shoes.
Tues
Thurs
MZ
MZ
5:10 PM
6:10 PM
Full
Wait-List
Rising Star Classical Ballet I  Ages 8 – 11 
The all important classical style ballet. Students learn to understand and apply proper body alignment and ballet technique. Class length: 50 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Lavender (by Bloch) leotard, pink tights, pink Capezio or Bloch ballet shoes. Boys – Solid white t-shirt, black leggings, white ballet shoes.
*** Friday class starts on Jan 20
Mon
Fri***
MZ
MZ
6:10 PM
4:10 PM
Tami
Katlin
Musical Comedy  I Tap & Jazz Stars  Ages 8 – 11 
Enjoy creative self expression. Music and choreography varies: Musicals, Big Band, Pop. Previous tap experience required. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Royal Blue leotard, tan tights. Boys – Solid white t-shirt, black leggings. Unisex shoes: Bloch tan tap shoes model S0302G. Bloch tan Elasta Bootie jazz shoes S0499 (leather) or or S0473 (canvas).
Fri
Sat
Main
Main
4:10 PM
11:10 AM
Full
Julie
Rising Star Classical Ballet II-A  Ages 9 – 12
The main foundation of dance. For students with at least one year of Classical Ballet training. Learn coordination, spatial awareness, musicality and additional ballet vocabulary. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Royal Blue leotard, pink tights, Pink Capezio or Bloch split sole ballet shoes. Boys – Solid white t-shirt, black leggings, white ballet shoes.
Mon
Sat
Main
MZ
4:10 PM
1:30 PM
Full
Full
Musical Comedy II Tap and Jazz Stars Ages 9 – 12
The continuation and advancement of Musical Comedy I. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Burgundy leotard, Solid black snug fit jazz pants. Boys – White shirt, black jazz pants. Unisex shoes: Bloch or Capezio leather split-sole tap shoes. Tan or Caramel; Bloch tan Elasta Bootie jazz shoes S0499 (leather) or or S0473 (canvas).
Wed MZ  6:10  PM Full
Beginning Tap Ages 9 through adult – 8-Week Sessions (Class starts in Jan)
A special course of concentrated tap dance technique for first time tappers. This course will be of assistance to those who may be interested in joining our ongoing tap classes. No dress code – just comfortable clothing and tan tap shoes (or non-marking black)
Thurs MZ 7:10 PM Katlin
The Family Dance returns for our 70th year celebration!
For enrolled students and parents. 3/22-6/7 No class 4/5, 4/12, 5/24 Look for announcements and special family rate for the nine classes. No dress code.
Sun Main 4:30 PM Micky+
II. Class Descriptions (2+ Classes Required per Week) Day Room Time Teacher
Hip Hop Kidz I-II  Ages 6 – 9
A fun and high energy street style dance. Requires enrollment in at least one traditional style combo class for foundation. Stars, Jazzy Stars or Musical Comedy Tap/Jazz. Class length: 50 minutes. Dress code: Hip hop class outfit (to order), and all white sneakers – not street worn.  * Class starts Jan 16
Thurs* MZ 4:10 PM Tami
Lyrical II  Ages 10 – 13
A fusion of ballet and jazz techniques. Students learn musicality and expression by understanding how to listen to music. Current enrollment in a Star Dance ballet class is required.
Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Burgundy leotard, footless tan tights, black dance shorts. Boys – Black T-shirt, black jazz pants or shorts. Footwear: Dance Paws.
Sat Main 3:30 PM Tami
Hip Hop Kidz III-IV  Ages 10 – 13
A fun and high energy street style dance. Requires enrollment in at least one traditional dance technique class: Jazz or Ballet. Class length: 50 minutes. Dress code: Girls and Boys – Solid color, loose fit, hip length T-shirt, Solid black sweat pants or jazz pants, all white sneakers – not street worn.
Sat Main 2:30 PM Tami
Starlights Tap I Ages 10 – 13
Enjoy the tradition of Broadway style tap. Completion of previous tap levels required. Class length:55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Red (by Bloch) leotard, solid black snug fitting jazz pants. Boys – solid white t-shirt, solid black snug fitting jazz pants. Shoes: Bloch or Capezio leather split-sole tap shoes. Tan or Caramel.
Thurs
Sat
Main
Main
4:10 PM
12:25 PM
Monique
Julie
Starlights Jazz I Ages 10 – 13
Previous jazz and/or ballet training required.  Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Red (by Bloch) color leotard, solid black snug fit jazz pants. Boys – solid color white t-shirt, solid black snug fit jazz pants. Shoes: Bloch tan jazz shoes S0499 (leather) or S0473L (canvas).
Thurs
Sat
Main
Main
5:10 PM
1:30 PM
Tami
Julie
Ballet Technique Ages 10 – 15
Technique only. Focus on Classical movement principles and improving alignment, strength and balance. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code:  Usual ballet attire
Tues Main 4:10 PM Ashia
Rising Star  Classical Ballet III-A  Ages 11 – 14
The main foundation of dance. For students with at least two years of Classical Ballet training. Students continue learning coordination, spatial awareness, musicality and additional ballet vocabulary.
Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Garnet/Red (by Mirella/Bloch) leotard, pink tights, Pink Capezio or Bloch split sole ballet shoes. Boys – Solid white t-shirt, black leggings, white ballet shoes.
Mon Main 5:10 PM Full
Shining Stars Tap I Ages 11 – 14
Enjoy the tradition of Broadway style tap for intermediate level dancers. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Any solid color leotard, solid black snug fitting jazz pants. Boys – solid white t-shirt, solid black snug fitting jazz pants. Shoes: Bloch or Capezio leather split-sole tap shoes. Tan or Caramel
Fri MZ 6:10 PM Wait-List
Hip Hop V-VI Ages 12 – 16
Previous hip hop dance experience is needed. Requires enrollment in at least one traditional dance technique class: Jazz or Ballet. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Hip hop class outfit (to order),and all white sneakers – not street worn.
Fri Main 5:10 PM Tami
Rising Star  Classical Ballet IV  Ages 12 – 15
The main foundation of dance. For students with at least three years of Classical Ballet training. Continue learning coordination, spatial awareness, musicality and additional ballet vocabulary.
Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Black leotard, pink tights, Pink Capezio or Bloch split sole ballet shoes. Boys – Solid white t-shirt, black leggings, white ballet shoes.
Wed Main 4:10 PM Tami
Contemporary Dance V Ages 14 – 17
Move off balance, practice inversions and learn fun floor-work phrases in this energetic class designed to connect story with expression. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Black leotard and jazz pants. Boys – Black T-shirt and jazz pants. Footwear: Dance Paws or similar style.
Mon Main 7:25 PM Wait-List
Five Point Jazz I Ages 14 – 17
Theatrical style jazz with a focus on turns and leaps. Advanced level. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Any solid color leotard, solid black snug fitting jazz pants, or shorts & tan tights. Boys – Solid color t-shirt, solid black snug fitting jazz pants. Footwear: Bloch or Capezio tan leather or canvas jazz shoes.
Sat Main 10:10 AM Julie
Five Point Tap I Ages 14 – 17
Tap! A true American art form. Creates rhythm and sound, musicality and quick thinking. Advanced level stylized tap. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Any solid color leotard, solid black snug fitting jazz pants, or shorts & tan tights. Boys – Solid color t-shirt, solid black snug fitting jazz pants. Bloch or Capezio tan color leather split sole tap shoes.
Sat
Tues
Main
Main
9:10 AM
5:10 PM
Julie
Full
Ballet Technique  Ages 14 & up
Technique Only for ballet levels 3 and over. Focus on classical movement principles and improving alignment, strength and balance. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Usual ballet attire.
Fri Main 6:10 PM Tami
Rising Star Classical Ballet Intermediate  Ages 14 – 17
Develop greater depth of expression, intricate center work, turns, jumps and spatial awareness. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Black leotard, pink tights, pink split sole ballet shoes. Boys – Solid black or white t-shirt, black jazz pants, white split sole ballet shoes.
Fri Main 7:10 PM Tami
Rising Star  Classical Ballet VI-A  Ages 14 – 17
Ballet & Pointe Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Black leotard, pink tights, Pink split sole ballet shoes. Boys – Solid black or white t-shirt, black jazz pants, white split sole ballet shoes.
Wed Main 6:10 PM 1 opening
Advanced Hip Hop Ages 14 – 17
Entry by invitation only. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Hip hop class outfit (to order),and all white sneakers – not street worn.
Tues Main 6:10 PM Tami
Advanced Contemporary & Jazz  Ages 15 – 18
Analyzes the fundamental motions of the body and the relationship between movement, musicality and concept.  Teaches finding the balance of power and grace within the movement. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code:  Girls – Any solid color leotard, black jazz pants. Boys – Solid color T-shirt, black jazz pants. Footwear: Dance Paws.
Tues Main 7:10 PM 1 opening
Pointe Technique Only  Level VI-B  Ages 15 – 18
Required for Rising Star Classical Ballet Level 6 Pointe students who are on or want to go on pointe. Also by instructor’s invitation to Level 5 students desiring pointe work. Focus on pointe technique, strength and balance. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Usual ballet attire and pointe shoes. Be sure to confirm with instructor before purchasing shoes.
Thurs Main 6:10 PM Tami
Rising Star  Classical Ballet & Pointe  Level VI-B  Ages 15 – 18
More complex choreography. Strengthen stability and balance techniques. Class length: 55 minutes. Dress code: Girls – Teal leotard, pink tights, Pink Capezio or Bloch ballet shoes. Boys – Black or white t-shirt, black tights or snug fit jazz pants, white ballet shoes. Dance Paws or similar style.
Thurs Main 7:10 PM Tami
Boys to Men Advanced Tap Team – Ages 12 & up
Choreography only. Feb – June 2020
Tues Main 8:10 PM Allison
Dance Companies Membership by audition only. Auditions to be held September 9, & 11, 2019.
Kidz Dance Company Tap Technique Ages 8 – 11 Class length 30 minutes. Required and included for company dancers.
NEW! San Francisco Star Dance Kidz Company Ages 8 – 11 Class length 55 minutes.
San Francisco Junior Star Dance Company Ages 11 – 14 Class length 75 minutes.
San Francisco Star Dance Company Ages 14 – 17 Class length 90 minutes.
Wed

Wed
Mon
Wed

MZ

Main
Main
Main

4:30 PM

5:10 PM
6:10 PM
7:10 PM

Various
Instructors

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