NEW! Princesses Dance & Tea Party Class (Begins March 1)
We have an exciting class for your little princess! This class is for princesses ages 4 to 7. Each week we will celebrate a new princess with dancing, craft, and enjoying a “Tea Party” in class. This class will have the opportunity to perform our 31st Annual Spring Recital on Saturday, May 7 at the 10:30 show. Each princess can choose a princess gown to wear for the Spring Recital (May 7) and Recital Pictures (March 26).
Sterling Silver Studio offers students a safe environment with a certified Acrobatic Arts instructor to learn how to properly execute tumbling & acrobatic tricks that can be used in dance or twirling routines.
Sterling Silver Studio offers students appropriate technique, history and terminology in ballet classes. Students will be guided through classes that stress proper alignment to prevent injury. Our ballet program offers students the chance to develop their poise, strength, flexibility, and grace through progressive lessons.
Contemporary dance is a collection of methods developed from modern and post modern dance. Technique from all styles of dance including Jazz, Ballet, Modern and more can be combined to perform a Contemporary dance piece. Is a style that is sharp and controlled. Sterling Silver Studio offers Contemporary dance to ages 10 & over.
Dance Twirl is a specialty class offered at Sterling Silver Studio. Dance Twirl classes consist of a combination of various dance styles and baton twirling techniques. Students learn how to dance and twirl at the same time. Each dance twirl class taught at Sterling Silver Studio is designed to fit specific age groups and ability levels. Dance Twirl classes are available year round.
Hip Hop classes at Sterling Silver are pumped full and energy and teach the latest hip hop moves combined with a fresh, clean style that is appropriate for kids & families! Guys and girls can’t wait to hit the floor and show off their freestyle moves combined with pop and lock and break dancing skills!
Hip Hop & Contemporary Fusion
This class combines the fun energetic style of hip hop and the controlled sharp movements of the contemporary style of dance. This class is only available during the summer season.
Jazz classes emphasize the control and motion of the body with freedom of style and expression. Jazz classes consist of stretching, isolations, across the floor work and center combinations. Various styles of Jazz are incorporated into this class.
Jr. Twirl Corps
Jr. Corps classes at Sterling Silver Studio are designed with the accomplished twirler in mind. The Jr. Corps is open to twirlers of any age who have participated in level testing and have passed at least level 3. In the Jr. Corps, twirlers will learn to perform parade corps style numbers combined with faster and more advanced twirling tricks and dance moves. The Jr. Corps classes at Sterling Silver are a stepping stone to advanced twirling teams such as the Sr. Parade Corps and the Fire Twirling teams.
Lyrical dance is a unique art form that is the coming together of Jazz, Ballet and Modern. The lyrics of a song are the driving force for the inspiration of the movement. Choreography is often emotional, gripping, and delicate all at the same time. Lyrical dancers at Sterling Silver Studio will learn performance quality through expression and unique choreography. Lyrical classes are available for students ages 9 and over.
Lyrical & Jazz Fusion
This class combines the soft emotional style of lyrical dance and combining it in a dance with the sharp big expressive movements of jazz. This class is only offered during the summer season.
Musical Theatre classes are designed to teach students acting, voice, speech and dance for theatre. Students will have fun and gain self-confidence on and off stage as they learn and explore music with original choreography from a variety of shows and theatrical productions.
Poms & Cheer
Future all-stars who participate in our poms & cheer programs will learn a combination of Jazz, Kick Line and Dance Line numbers in an up-beat, fast paced environment. Cheers and chants will also be introduced along with basic tumbling, jumps and leaps. All class participants will use hand held poms in class and when performing.
Tap classes start at the beginner level and build tap technique with faster tempos as the dancer progresses. Our teachers follow the “Al Gilbert” tap method of teaching and training.
Technique & Level Classes
Sterling Silver Studio offers technique classes in both dance and twirling. Technique classes are non-performance based programs that offer students a greater awareness of their bodies and help to improve strength, flexibility and technique. These classes benefit Skaters, Gymnasts and Athletes as well as Students whose main area of study is dance or twirling.
Level classes teach students to progress by following a level system that is exclusively offered at our studio location. This system was developed by coaches and trainers to help students learn progressive technique and track their progress by “testing out” of various twirling and dance levels. These classes are highly recommended for students who strive to progress in dance and/or twirling.
Technique & Level classes and testing are required for all members of our Performing Arts Company & Jr. and Sr. Parade Corps.