Description: Learn beginning dance movements in a fun, welcoming atmosphere. Exclusive 60-Minute Summer Creative Movement classes are 60 minutes long, focus on ballet and lyrical* dance styles, and include princess dress-up and craft activities. Ballet shoes required. Enroll for June, July, or BOTH, whatever suits your needs best.
*at this level, Lyrical dance explores freedom of movement to music with lyrics or themes.
Suited for ages 3-4
|Creative Movement 1||June 5-26||M 11a-12p||4th St.||Cost: $70.|
Description: Build on skills learned in Creative Movement level 1 to add Tap to your repertoire! Exclusive 60-Minute Summer Creative Movement classes are 60 minutes long, focus on ballet, lyrical*, and tap dance styles, and include dress-up, games, and craft activities. Ballet and Tap shoes required. Prerequisite of Creative Movement 1 required.
Suited for ages 3-5
|Creative Movement 2||June 8-29||Th 5p-6p||4th St.||Cost: $70.|
|Creative Movement 2||July 6-27||Th 5p-6p||4th St.||Cost: $70.|
Description: Learn the fundaments of tap dance, including, shuffle, brush, dig, flap, and more. Dancers should wear appropriate dance attire (athletic clothing that's form fitting, leotard, leggings), black tap shoes (available for purchase at the studio), and socks or tights. Appropriate for ages 5+..
Suited for ages 5+
|Tap Level 1||June 13, 15, 20, 22||Th 11a-12p||Main St.||Cost: $70.|
Description: Learn the fundamentals of Ballet with Barre work including arm movements, centre work and traveling movements, simple centre combinations, simple petit allegro work. Basic ballet vocabulary is studied. No previous dance experience necessary. Ballet shoes, pink tights, and solid leotard required.
Suited for ages 5-7
|Ballet Beginning 1&2||June 5-26 & July 3-31||M 4p-5p||4th St.||Cost: $70/month.|
Description: Learn the fundamentals of Ballet with Barre work including arm movements, centre work and traveling movements, centre combinations, and petit allegro work. Basic ballet vocabulary is studied. Prerequisite of Ballet 2 required. Students must wear Ballet shoes, pink tights, and a solid-colored leotard.
Suited for ages 10-14
|Ballet Beginning 3&4||June 5-26, July 3-31||M 5p-6p||4th St.||Cost: $70/month.|
Description: Ballet Intermediate classes are continuously running throughout the summer. Serious dancers need ballet conditioning and technique on an ongoing basis to effectively progress. Don't lose what you've worked so hard for all year; take as many Ballet classes as you can this summer! Some previous ballet required. Please contact us with placement questions.
|Ballet Int||June 6-Aug 8||T 5p-6p||4th St.||Cost: $70/month.|
Description: Adv Ballet classes are continuously running throughout the summer. Serious dancers need ballet conditioning and technique on an ongoing basis to effectively progress. Don't lose what you've worked so hard for all year; take as many Ballet classes as you can this Summer! Int/Adv classes include pre-pointe and pointe work. All Pointe and Pre-Pointe students must take at least four weeks of summer ballet classes to maintain their class placement for Fall. (Please contact Claire with placement questions).
|Ballet Adv||June 5-Aug 9||M/W 6p-7:30p||4th St.||Cost: $160/month.|
Description: Beginning Ballet instruction suited for active adults and teens. No prior experience necessary. Ballet shoes required.
|Teen/Adult Ballet||June 9-July 28||F 6p-7p||4th St.||Cost: $60/month.|
Description: Learn variations from the ballet Sleeping Beauty to perform in our Summer Show in July. Get a taste of what it's like to be in a ballet company as you experience the music, choreography, and themed costumes of this favorite classic. Some Ballet experience required.
|Beginning/Intermediate (ages 8-11)||June 6-July 18||T 6p-7:30p||4th St.||Cost: $160**.|
|Intermediate/Advanced (ages 12-Teen)||June 8-July 20||Th 6p-7:30p||4th St.||Cost: $160**.|
Description: Learn Lyrical and Contemporary Choreography to perform in our Summer Show in July. Suited for dancers with some ballet experience.
|Lyrical/Contemporary Performing Camp (ages 10-Teen)||June 7-July 22||W 4p-6p||4th St.||Cost: $190.|
Description: Learn dances from hit Broadway Musicals. Learn Broadway-style Tap, Jazz, and Ballroom dance steps with choreography to music from LA LA Land and more. This camp culminates with a performance in our Summer Show in July! Feel like a real Broadway STAR with props, costumes, and stage effects. Suitable for various ages and ability levels. Some prior dance experience is helpful.
|Broadway Performing Camp (all ages)||June 5-July 22||M 4p-6p||Main St.||Cost: $190.|
Description: Acrobatic movements are combined with dance technique to create a smooth transition between the two disciplines. Students learn the fundamentals of movement and timing with tumbling. Students will increase technique, flexibility and muscle development in a structured and safe environment.
|Acro 1&2 (ages 7-9)||June 20-29 ONLY||T/Th 4p-5p||4th St.||Cost: $70.|
Description: Prerequisite Acro 2. Students continue to build on their Acro Dance technique, while keeping up with their strength and flexibility.
|Acro 3&4 (ages 10-Teen)||June 21-30 ONLY||W/F 4:30p-6p||4th St.||Cost: $90.|
Description: This class includes an introduction to jazz using rhythms, routines, and combinations across the floor, with age-appropriate techniques and music. Students will also explore fundamentals of hip hop, bringing their own personality to the movements. (requires form-fitting, flexible clothing or dancewear with black jazz shoes).
|Beg/Int. Jazz/HH (ages 6-10)||June 8-July 27||Th 5p-6p||4th St.||Cost: $70/month.|
Instructor: Varies by session
Description: Want to be a teacher or teacher's aide at Excell in the future? We'd love to have your join our team!! Register for the sessions that interest you and get valuable insights, tips, training, hands-on experience, and advice from the Excell Instructors themselves. Notebook and pens required.
|Lyrical and Beg. Ballet Teacher Training (Kim)||June 16||5p-6p||4th St.||Cost: $25.|
|Tumbling/Hip Hop Teacher Training (Lisa)||June 24||11a-12p||4th St.||Cost: $25.|
|Tap and Jazz Teacher Training (Kim)||June 14||5p-6p||4th St.||Cost: $25.|
Description: Learn how to express yourself through dance with this fun and educational workshop focusing on improv skills. Improvisational Dance allows the student to explore natural movement through music, refine creative abilities, and take part in the chorographical process. Suitable for ages 11 and up with some dance experience.
|Improv Dance Workshop||June 12, 13, 15, 16||10:30a-12pm||Main St.||Cost: $90.|
Description: Improve your performing abilities with this unique workshop designed to enhance stage presence through facial expressions, body language, and movement. Learn how to get your message across and feel confident doing it! This class will be a game-changer for any serious dancer interested in making an impression on stage. Suitable for ages 11 and up with some dance experience.
|Stage Dance Workshop||July 10, 11, 13, 14||10:30a-12pm||Main St.||Cost: $90.|
Description: Professionals from all over come to Excell to impart their unique wisdom and experience to YOU! Don't miss these special opportunities to get exclusive training from these talented individuals this summer. Cost - Varies, based on class selection.
|Modern Dance and Fitness Nutrition|
with Cynthia Newman
|May 30||4:30p-6:15pm||4th St.||Cost: $25.|
|Lyrical Dance (ages 11+)|
with Shannon Simpson
|July 8||10:30a-12pm||4th St.||Cost: $25.|
Description: NEW this summer. Parents can drop off their boys and girls of ANY age for an evening of Exercise, Activities, and Games with our friendly Excell Teachers and Staff. This is a great opportunity to go explore the evening attractions in Old Town Warrenton, or take a Ballroom class with Excell at our Main Street Studio (please call ahead to reserve a drop-in class).
|Parents Night Out||June, July, Aug||2nd Sat 5p-8p||4th St.||Cost: $15/child.|
Instructor: Rachel & Steven
Description: Focusing on the Ballroom dance steps of Waltz, Viennese Waltz, Cha-Cha, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Tango, Triple Swing, and Samba, couples master the steps and learn a skill-appropriate Ballroom Dance routine! Both private and group lessons are available. Whether you're preparing for a special event, like a wedding, or have just always wanted to learn Ballroom, you'll be amazed at the results. Beginning at the level that's right for you, students can have anywhere from no experience, to years of dance training. As classes will gradually receive more advanced instruction, you can take as many classes as you want to build your skills. Please come in dress-casual attire and Ballroom or dress shoes (form-fitting, dress shoes with heels for women/ flexible, smooth soled shoes for men).
|Couple's Group Lesson||June 9-23, July 14-Aug 26||F 7p||4th St.||Cost: $180/month.|
|Couple's Private Lesson||June 10-24, July 15-Aug 26||Sat 6pm+||4th St.||Cost: $60/hour.|