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Accelerated Dance Program

Personal Assessments Available

Accelerated Dancers study a graded level curriculum designed to help prepare students for future participation in DDANW Competitive Company, high school, or collegiate dance after graduation. Accelerated dancers are featured in our end of season showcase performances and participate in our Winter performance.  Dancers can train in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Precision Hip Hop and Lyrical up to two days a week, with a focus on conditioning and applied ballet technique with certified PBT instructors.

NOTE: Dancers 12+ may not require an audition.  See front desk

PBT - Progressing Ballet Technique (Registered Trademark)

This innovative program was developed by Marie Walton-Mahon for students to understand the depth of training muscle memory in achieving their personal best in classical ballet. Dancers will learn to activate the correct muscles and strengthen their technique.

Activate, tone, and stretch using ballet based exercises. This Pilates-type training as part of our curriculum, will challenge you and give you a great workout to develop and tone your body. With the help of training equipment, you will strengthen your balance, flexibility, and muscle control.

You Will Need: specific equipment, see equipment list tab under your class block details.

Sparks

Ages 7-10/11, by audition only (2 to 4 hours per week)

The Accelerated Program at the Preparatory level is designed for the young dancer who is ready for a more focused study of ballet, jazz, and tap. With the right combination of detailed instruction and attention to performance quality, the Sparks will have challenging classes where they will experience learning dance in a fun and nurturing class room atmosphere . 

Sparks have Class Specific Shoes. Please order at the front desk.

Wednesday

  • Lavender Leotard 
  • Pink tights
  • Revolution Pink Ballet Shoes & Half Sole Lyrical Shoes
  • Hair should be worn in a clean ballet bun.

Thursday

  • Black Leotard
  • Black Dance Shorts
  • Bloch Pulse Tan Jazz Shoes, Revolution Tan Tap Boots
  • Team Sneaker (See front desk)
  • Hair should be worn up and off the neck and face.
  • Exercise Ball (varied for height of dancer)
  • Fusion Ball (9-10 inch)
  • Racquetball
  • Resistance band (9 ft.)
  • Yoga mat

Please visit PBT website for specifications on weight, size & strength level you’ll need.

https://www.pbt.dance/home/equipment

Class Dancewear Packages are available for purchase at DDANW.

Sparks Class Blocks

Academic Season (Sept 6, 2022 - June 17, 2023)

Ballet & Lyrical Block

Ballet

Wed 6:30p-7:30p

Lyrical

Wed 7:30p-8:30p

Jazz/Tap & Precision Team Block

Jazz/Tap

Thurs 6:15p-7:30p

Precision Hip Hop

Thurs 7:30p-8:30p

Monthly Tuition

$120 (One 2 hour block per week)
$225 (Both 2 hour blocks per week)

Flames

Ages 11/12-18, by audition only (2.5 to 5 hours per week)

The Accelerated Primary II/Intermediate I level curriculum-based program is designed for the 11-18 year old  dance student who is hungry for more technical and focused training. The syllabus offers  training for the aspiring ballet/contemporary/lyrical and jazz/tap/precision dancer. Flames are continually challenged in technique and learning about vital dance terminology.

Flames have Class Specific Shoes. Please order at the front desk.

Monday

  • Black Leotard
  • Black Dance Shorts
  • Bloch Pulse Tan Jazz Shoes, Revolution Tan Tap Boots
  • Team Sneaker (See front desk)
  • Hair should be worn up and off the neck and face.

Tuesday

  • Forest Green Leotard 
  • Pink tights
  • Revolution Pink Ballet Shoes & Half Sole Lyrical Shoes
  • Hair should be worn in a clean ballet bun.
  • Exercise Ball (varied for height of dancer)
  • Fusion Ball (9-10 inch)
  • Racquetball
  • Resistance band (9 ft.)
  • Yoga mat

Please visit PBT website for specifications on weight, size & strength level you’ll need.

https://www.pbt.dance/home/equipment

Class Dancewear Packages are available for purchase at DDANW.

Flames Class Blocks

Academic Season (Sept 6, 2022 - June 17, 2023)

Ballet & Contemporary/Lyrical Block

Ballet

Tue 6:30p-8:00p

Contemporary/Lyrical

Tue 8:00p-9:00p

Jazz/Tap & Precision Team Block

Jazz/Tap

Mon 6:30p-8:00p

Precision Hip Hop

Mon 8:00p-9:00p

Monthly Tuition

$150 (One 2.5 hour block per week)
$265 (Both 2.5 hour blocks per week)

Pointe

Ages 12+, by audition only

This Accelerated Level class is an additional class for students that have entered into Intermediate or Advanced Level Ballet through our competitive Teen Company or Accelerated Ballet classes. Students must be at least 12 years old, be enrolled in Accelerated Dance class blocks and have acquired a certain level of skill, strength and flexibility to safely dance en pointe.  

  • Black Leotard 
  • Pink Tights
  • Revolution Brand Stretch Canvas Ballet Shoes
  • Pointe Shoes (Teacher Approved)

Class Dancewear Packages are available for purchase at DDANW.

Pointe Classes

Academic Season (Sept 6, 2022 - June 17, 2023)

Intermediate Pointe

Wednesday 4:00p-5:15p

Pre/Beg Pointe

Tuesday 5:15p-6:00p

Bollywood

Ages 9+

This Indian Cultural dance class is an additional class for Accelerated and IDC Students. Dancers must be at least 9 years old and be enrolled in Accelerated or Company Dance class blocks.  

  • Comfortable Dancewear 
  • (Teacher Approved)

Class Dancewear Packages are available for purchase at DDANW.

Bollywood

Academic Season (Sept 6, 2022 - June 17, 2023)

IDC Teen Company

Mon 7:15p-8:15p

IDC Mini, Junior & Acc.

Tue 6:30p-7:30p