OC Dance offers several classes suited for first time dancer with a variety of interests. Categorized as our “dance/play” classes, each of these classes include props, activities and of course dance!

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Dance Shoes Required*

Experience different genres of dance including ballet, jazz, hip hop, stretches, and creative movement, providing a proper foundation for future dance classes.  These basic movements can improve spatial awareness, body control, and balance.

Butterfly Ballerinas

Ballet shoes required*

For dancers still finding their “wings”. Transform into a magical butterfly and float across the floor with beginning ballet movements and an introduction to ballet terminology. Instruction includes practice at the barre, traveling across the floor, choreography, and creative movement activities with props.

Children's Musical Theater

Jazz Shoes or Sneakers required*

Introducing a fun and exciting world of musical theater! Children will tell a story through song and dance by expressing emotion, stage confidence, and individuality. During this course children will also learn basic choreography and lyrics of popular, age-appropriate songs, work on confidence, and practice teamwork.  Performers will participate in imaginative theater games.

Combo Classes

Visit our Combo Classes page for more information.

Hip Hop Tumble

Sneakers or Jazz shoes required.

In this fun, energetic class, dancers learn beginning jazz, hip hop, and basic tumbling that are incorporated into dance combinations. Small performance held at last class. Suitable for boys and girls.

Tots & Tutus

Ballet Shoes required.*

Imaginations soar with props, songs, rhythm, movement, and play. Through ballet & jazz basics, children develop gross motor skills and creativity.

Preschool Dance

Boys and girls engage in ballet and pre-jazz instruction and school readiness in this fun creative movement class. We’ll tie color, shape recognition, letters and counting to dance through a variety of props, music and movement

Princess Ballet

Ballet Shoes required*

Your little ballerina will enter a world of magic and imagination by dancing to their favorite tunes from fairy tales new and old. This class teaches the basics of ballet and dance through terminology and imagery. Dancers will create their own princess props to take home, hear stories and dress up in princess tutus. Tutus and props provided.

Looking for a Parent & Me class to take with your little one? Visit our Parent & Me page for more class options!