On Pointe School of Dance

On Pointe School of Dance Semester Classes


2 1/2 to 15 years old with Adult classes in Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Hip Hop

The art, training, and passion for dance come together at On Pointe School of Dance.  We have a 16–year history with the Town of Parker of providing children and youth the opportunity to explore dance in a non-competitive environment, with teachers who are invested in the personal growth and self-esteem of each student. We love teaching, and approach each student with a whole-bodied methodology to contribute to each individual. We love what we do and want to share our joy of dance with you.

Our dance classes include the unique performing experience for all dancers ages three and up to participate in our winter performance of Clara’s Dream at the PACE Center, December 5. A $30 costume rental fee is made payable to On Pointe the first week of class. Classes start August 13 and end December 14.  There are no classes on September 3 (Labor Day), October 31 (Halloween) or November 20, 21, and 22 (Thanksgiving).

Contact onpointeschooldance@gmail.com for additional questions. Please click on the class code to register online or call 303.805.3374 to register by phone. Please note: age ranges for classes have been modified since the summer brochure. Ages listed below are correct.

Preschool Combination (Ballet and Tap) (3-4 years)

  
Our Preschool Combination Class offers young dancers the opportunity to express herself through movement and music. Attention is given to body awareness and group interaction skills. The basic vocabulary of ballet and tap will be introduced and classes are designed to expand understanding of movement and grow to appreciate music. Students move through the hour by practicing ballet and tap. Leotard, tights, ballet and tap shoes are required.
Fee: $250 R/ $275 NR  
13257
M, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. PACE Center
13258
W, 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PACE Center
 

PreK and Kindergarten Combination (Ballet and Tap) (4-5 years)

Similar to our Beginning Combination Class, this dance class is designed to offer 2nd year Preschoolers and Kindergarteners a mid-day day class option. Our PreK/Kindie Class offers the dancer the opportunity to develop a lifelong appreciation for dance, music and the performing arts. Special attention is given to the physical, emotional and mental components of each dancer. We continue to develop strength and poise without over-stressing the young body. We gradually add to the basic vocabulary of ballet and tap. Class time is split between ballet and tap. Leotard, tights, ballet and tap shoes are required.
Fee: $250 R/ $275 NR 
13255 T, 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. PACE Center
13256 Th, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. PACE Center
 

Beginning Combination (Ballet and Tap) (5-6 years)


Our Beginning Combination Class offers the dancer the opportunity to develop a lifelong appreciation for dance, music and the performing arts. Special attention is given to the physical, emotional and mental components of each dancer. We continue to develop strength and poise without over-stressing the young body. We gradually add to the basic vocabulary of ballet and tap and prepare our dancers for a more comprehensive dance syllabus. Class time is split between ballet and tap. Leotard, tights, ballet and tap shoes are required.
Fee: $250 R/ $275 NR  
13251 M, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. PACE Center
13252 T, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. PACE Center
      

Intermediate Combination (Ballet and Tap) (7-8 years)


Our Intermediate Combination Class offers the developing dancer the crucial foundation for further study in any genre of dance. Attention is focused on proper alignment in the legs, stomach, and back. Our progressive approach ensures each dancer will gain muscle strength that is appropriate for the young developing body. We add to the dancer’s vocabulary by working at the barre and in center. Class time is split between ballet and tap. Leotard, tights, ballet and tap shoes are required. 
Fee: $250 R/ $275 NR  
13253 T, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. PACE Center
13254 W, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. The Schoolhouse
  

Advanced Combination (Ballet and Jazz) (8-12 years)


This is the first level where jazz is introduced. Students in this level continue learning proper technique and placement while continuing to develop strength. They learn proper ballet terms, vocabulary and technique to help them in any dance genre. A typical ballet class structure includes exercises done at the barre, in center and across the floor. Jazz basics and turns and leaps are introduced while reinforcing dance technique the second half of class.
Fee: $350 R/ $385 NR  
13249 W, 5:30-7:00 p.m. The Schoolhouse
13250  Th, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PACE Center
      

Turns and Leaps (8-15 years)

 This class teaches the turns and leaps you don't normally get to in a regular dance class. Forget the chaines and pirouettes, it's time to move on to attitude turns and fouettes. Our leaps sour into calypsos and switch leaps, along with many others. Ballet or jazz shoes are required as well as dance clothes. Hair should be in a bun or ponytail.
Fee: $125 R/ $137 NR
13259 Th, 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. PACE Center

Technique Level 1 (11-15 years)

 (Open to ages 12-14 with prior approval.)Students in this level continue to develop and execute proper technique and placement while continuing to develop strength. They expand their dance vocabulary and add to their confidence on and off stage. A typical class will begin with ballet barre, center work, and finish with across the floor combinations. Jazz warm ups, progressions, and combinations make up the second half of the class. Different styles of jazz such as; traditional, lyrical, fosse, and character are all explored and studied. Students in this level are expected to wear a black leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet slippers for ballet. Jazz clothing may be layered for the jazz portion of class. Classes are designed to warm the body gradually to enable them to execute progressively bigger and more difficult moves as well as to prevent injury.
Fee: $350 R/ $385 NR
13261 Th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. PACE Center

Technique Level 2 (11-15 years)

(Open to ages 10-12 with prior approval.)Students interested in expanding their abilities and talents beyond the Level 2 class are encouraged to simultaneously enroll in the Turns & Leaps class and the Performing Dance Team where they will study jazz dance. Dancers who wish to dance 2 days a week to fine-tune their talents are welcome to attend the Technique Level 1 class. Both classes compliment each other and provide opportunities for muscle memory. To attend both levels, prior acceptance is needed by speaking with Colleen Moeller at 720-212-7798 or ckmoeller@onpointedanceparker.com.
Fee: $250 R/ $275 NR
13262 F, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. PACE Center
    

Kids Hip Hop (6-12 years)

 
This fast-paced class explores the trends of break dancing, hip hop, popping, and locking. Participants are encouraged to bring their energy and personality to develop their own individual style. Come with a great attitude and ready to move. 
Fee: $250 R/ $275 NR 
13248 T, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. PACE Center
 

Performance Team (11-15 years)


This new class is being offered as a study of jazz movement, specifically lyrical and contemporary styles. The Performing Dance Team will experience working on deliberate efforts to master choreography with performance skills.
Students interested in expanding their abilities and talents should be simultaneously enrolled in a Technique Level 1 or 2 class. Contact Colleen Moeller at 720-212-7798 or ckmoeller@onpointedanceparker.com with any questions.
Fee: $250 R/ $275 NR
13260 F, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PACE Center


Move It Your Way (8+ years)


This dance class is designed for those with special needs. Dance promotes creative expression, is a low impact form of exercise, and is fun! We will explore ballet, jazz, and creative movement while being social. Typical peers will act as Volunteers, and will participate in the class to serve as role models and help participants as needed. Typical peers and siblings, please call 303.805.3374 to volunteer.
This dance class includes the unique performing experience to participate in our spring performance dance recital at the PACE Center on May 16 and 17. A costume will be chosen for the participants, and a small costume rental fee will be made payable to On Pointe in April. Students are requested to complete the Parker Arts Inclusion Services Participant Form prior to class. Please click here to submit the form.
Fee: $95 R/ $104 NR
13263 Th, Oct. 25 - Nov. 29, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. The Schoolhouse
 


Summer Classes with On Pointe School of Dance



Beginner Summer Dance Class


Ages: 3-4
A weekly dance class offered in the summer that is designed to introduce little girls to the world of dance through movement and imagination. The instructors combine basic skills of ballet and creative movement with props, make believe, and music to create a wonderful and wholesome class experience. Dancers move from the center, to across the floor, and develop choreography skills throughout the class. Dancers will perform an in-class showcase for parents during the last class.
Instructor: On Pointe School of Dance
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $55 R/$60 NR
12486 Tu, July 10 – July 31, 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Sorry, this class is full.
14354 M, July 9 - 30, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Just Added!

Intermediate Summer Dance Class


Ages: 5-7
A weekly dance class offered in the summer that is designed to introduce girls to the world of dance through movement and imagination. The instructors teach a combination class of ballet and lyrical jazz to inspire all dancers to reach for the stars. Dancers move from the center to the barre to across the floor and develop choreography skills throughout the class. Dancers will perform an in-class showcase for parents during the last class.
Instructor: On Pointe School of Dance
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $55 R/$60 NR
12487 Tu, July 10 – July 31, 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.