Youth Dance Classes

For tots through teens

Dance School Announcements

Please check updated schedules for most up to date youth and adult classes for the Summer and Fall Semesters!

  • Monday, June 17
    • Int ballet at 7PM is cancelled today
  • Tuesday, June 18
    • Jessica will sub Annie's Int Ballet at 10 AM
    • Annie's Int Ballet at 7 PM is cancelled this week.
  • Wednesday, June 19
    • Camille will sub for Aaron Thao's Beg Ballet at 10 AM
    • Camille's 7PM Adv Beg Ballet is cancelled this week.
  • Friday, June 21
    • Jessica Whitehorne will sub for Aaron Thao's Int Ballet at 10 AM
  • Monday, June 24
    • TBA will sub for Aaron Thao's 7 PM Intermediate Ballet
  • Tuesday, June 25
    • Aaron Thao will sub for Annie's 10 AM Int ballet
    • Aaron Thao will sub for Annie's 7 PM Int ballet

Welcome to Youth Dance!

Classes are taught by instructors who are professionals in their field and dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment. Our methodical, comprehensive curriculum is structured to promote growth and progression and foster a love and appreciation for the art of ballet.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all students. We understand that each student has unique needs and learning styles, and that's why we keep our class sizes limited, allowing our instructors to provide individualized attention and guidance to each student. This approach helps to ensure that each student is able to progress at their own pace and reach their full potential.

2024-2025 JCCMW Dance School Dates

Fall 2024: September 8 - December 21

Spring 2025: January 5 - June 7

  • Winter Break:  December 22-January 4
  • February Break:  February 16-23
  • Passover Break:  April 12-20
  • Recital Date:  Sunday, May 18

Evaluation

We are dedicated to providing the highest quality ballet education to our students. To ensure that each student is placed in the appropriate level, we require a placement evaluation for all new ballet students at Level I and above. Request an evaluation by email [email protected].

Youth Ballet Classes

Creative Movement | Ages 2+

DayTime
Monday11:15-12:00 PM | Rothenberg

Tiny Toes | Ages 3–4

In Tiny Toes, boys and girls are inspired by stories, songs, sports, and nature.

Child must be three years old by September 1, 2023.

DayTime
Monday3:30–4:15 PM | Tosto
Tuesday12:30–1:15 PM | Whitehorne
3:30–4:15 | B. Marie
Thursday12:30–1:15 PM | Whitehorne
3:30–4:15 PM | B. Marie
Saturday9:45-10:30 AM | B. Marie

Creative Ballet | Ages 4+

DayTime
Tuesday3:30–4:15 PM | Wroclawski
Wednesday12:30-1:15 PM | Wroclawski
3:30-4:15 PM | C. Rodriguez
Thursday3:30–4:15 PM | Wroclawski
Saturday10:30-11:15 AM | B. Marie

Ballet Basics | Ages 5+

DayTime
Wednesday4:30–5:15 PM | Tosto
Thursday4:30–5:15 PM | B. Marie
Friday4:30–5:15 PM | B. Marie
Saturday11:15 AM–12:00 PM | B. Marie

Ballet I | Ages 8+

DayTime
Tuesday4:30–5:30 PM | Wroclawski
Wednesday4:30–5:30 PM | C. Rodriguez

Ballet II | Ages 10+

DayTime
Tuesday4:30–5:45 PM | C. Rodriguez
Thursday4:30–5:45 PM | O. Rodriguez

Ballet III / Pre-pointe | Ages 11+

DayTime
Monday4:30-6:00 PM | O. Rodriguez
6:00-6:30 PM | O. Rodriguez (Pointe)
Wednesday4:30–6:00 PM | Gologorskaya
6:00-6:30 PM | Gologorskaya (Pointe)
Thursday4:30–6:00 PM | Thao
Saturday11:30 AM-1:00 PM | Thao/Waltz (Hybrid)
Sunday11:30 AM-1:00 PM | TBD (Hybrid)

Ballet IV / Pointe | Ages 12+

All level IV and V classes are combined.

DayTime
Monday4:30–6:30 PM | Gologorskaya
6:30-7:00 PM | Gologorskaya (Pointe)
Tuesday6:00–8:00 PM | Waltz (hybrid)
8:00–8:30 PM | Waltz (Pointe)
Wednesday6:30-8:30 PM | Gologorskaya (hybrid)
Thursday6:00–7:30 PM | Thao (hybrid)
7:30–8:30 PM | Thao (Variations)
Saturday10:00-11:30 AM | Thao/Waltz (hybrid)
Sunday10:00-11:30 AM | Whitehorne (hybrid)
11:30 AM-12:15 PM | Whitehorne (Pointe)

Ballet V / Pointe | Ages 13+

All level IV and V classes are combined.

DayTime
Monday4:30–6:30 PM | Gologorskaya
6:30-7:00 PM | Gologorskaya (Pointe)
Tuesday6:00–8:00 PM | Waltz (hybrid)
8:00–8:30 PM | Waltz (Pointe)
Wednesday6:30-8:30 PM | Gologorskaya (hybrid)
Thursday6:00–7:30 PM | Thao (hybrid)
7:30–8:30 PM | Thao (Variations)
Saturday10:00-11:30 AM | Thao/Waltz (hybrid)
Sunday10:00-11:30 AM | Whitehorne (hybrid)
11:30 AM-12:15 PM | Whitehorne (Pointe)

Partnering/Variations | Ages

DayTime
Thursday7:30–8:30 PM | Thao

Ballet Open | Ages 13+

DayTime
Monday6:30-7:30 PM | Ortiz (Abs Beg)
Tuesday6:00-8:00 PM | Waltz (Int)
Wednesday6:30-8:30 PM | Thao (Int)
7:00–8:30 PM | Rodriguez (Adv Beg)
Thursday6:00-7:00 PM | O. Rodriguez (Abs Beg)
6:00-7:30 PM | Thao (Int)
FridayNA
Saturday10:00–11:30 AM | Thao/Waltz (Int)
11:30–1:00 PM | Thao/Waltz (Beg)
Sunday10:00–11:30 AM | Whitehorne (Int)
11:30 AM–12:30 PM | Whitehorne (Pointe)
11:30-1:00 PM | TBD (Beg)

Youth Tap Classes

Tiny Tappers | Ages 3–4

DayTime
Monday3:30-4:15 PM | Rothenberg
Friday3:30-4:15 PM | B. Marie

Tap Basics | Ages 5-7

DayTime
Wednesday3:30-4:15 PM | Rickman

Tap Beginner | Ages 8+

DayTime
Monday5:15–6:00 PM | Rothenberg

Tap Intermediate | Ages 10+

DayTime
Monday6:00–7:00 PM | Rothenberg

Tap Open | Ages 13+

DayTime
Monday7:00–8:00 PM | Rothenberg

Youth Hip Hop Classes

Pre-K Hip Hop | Ages 3-4

For pre-Kindergarten students ages 3-4 years old

DayTime
Monday3:30-4:15 PM | B. Marie
Tuesday3:30-4:15 PM | Ordoñez
Wednesday3:30-4:15 PM | Ordoñez
Friday3:30-4:30 PM | Wroclawski
SaturdayInquire: [email protected]

Hip Hop | Ages 5-6

DayTime
Tuesday5:15-6:00 PM | Ordonez

Hip Hop | Ages 7-8

DayTime
Wednesday5:15-6:00 PM | Ordoñez

Hip Hop | Ages 9+

DayTime
Tuesday6:00-7:00 PM | Ordoñez (10-12)
Wednesday6:00–7:00 PM | Ordoñez (13+)

Additional Dance Styles

Contemporary | Ages 12+

DayTime
Wednesday5:30–6:30 PM | O. Rodriguez
Thursday7:00-8:00 PM | Rickman
Friday5:15–6:15 PM | B. Marie

Jazz | Ages 5+

DayTime
Thursday5:15–6:00 PM | Rickman (Jazz 5-7 years)
Friday5:15-6:15 PM | Wroclawski (13+)
Saturday12:45-1:45 PM | Wroclawski (13+)

K-pop | Ages 13+

DayTime
Wednesday6:00-7:00 PM | Rickman

Family Dance Series

Family Tap

DayTime
Wednesday5:30–6:30 PM | O. Rodriguez
Thursday7:00-8:00 PM | Rickman
Friday5:15–6:15 PM | B. Marie

Family Jazz

DayTime
Thursday5:15–6:00 PM | Rickman (Jazz 5-7 years)
Friday5:15-6:15 PM | Wroclawski (13+)
Saturday12:45-1:45 PM | Wroclawski (13+)

Family Hip Hop

DayTime
Wednesday6:00-7:00 PM | Rickman

Dance classes for young children 5 years and up and their companions

what to wear

Youth Ballet Dress Code

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The JCCMW's ballet dress code is designed to encourage unity and discipline among our dance students. Regardless of gender identity, students in each class are required to choose between a color-coded leotard (see below) or a white shirt and black tights or leggings. Pink tights should be paired with pink ballet shoes (leather or canvas) and black tights or leggings should be paired with white socks and white ballet slippers (leather or canvas).

Hair must be off the neck and pinned up for all classes. No jewelry permitted. Male-identifying dancers should wear a dance belt beginning with Level I.

Repertoire Dance Shop in Scarsdale stocks all our uniforms.

Pink leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet slippers. Simple pink skirts permitted.

White leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet slippers. Simple white skirts permitted (no tutus).

Lilac leotard with attached skirt (Ardecia by Wear Moi), pink-footed tights, and pink ballet slippers.

Mint leotard with attached skirt (Ardecia by Wear Moi), pink footed-tights, and pink ballet slippers.

Rose leotard with attached skirt (Ardecia by Wear Moi), pink-footed tights, and pink ballet slippers.

French blue leotard with attached skirt (Nicea by Wear Moi), pink-footed tights, and pink ballet slippers.

Black leotard with attached skirt (Nicea by Wear Moi), pink footed tights, and pink ballet slippers.

Any color leotard, pink-footed tights, and pink ballet slippers. Simple skirts are permitted.

Black leotard, pink footed tights, and pink ballet slippers. Simple skirts are permitted.

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Youth Tap Dress Code

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Black leotard, pink tights, and tap shoes. Simple black skirts permitted.

Black leotard or t-shirt, tights or leggings, and tap shoes.

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