Class Descriptions - Summer

Summer Class Registration is available online. Please call 540-905-4886 for assistance.
Payment is due upon registration. No registration fees are due for Summer Classes.
Summer Class payments are non-refundable. Class selections can be changed and money applied to future classes as needed.
Please note, pro-rates are available for classes priced by the month to accommodate your scheduling needs. Contact us with further questions.



Creative Movement 1

Instructor: Rachel
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

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Creative Movement 1June 5-26M 11a-12p4th St.Cost: $70.

Creative Movement 2

Instructor: Rachel
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

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Creative Movement 2June 8-29Th 5p-6p4th St.Cost: $70.
Creative Movement 2July 6-27Th 5p-6p4th St.Cost: $70.

Tap Level 1

Instructor: Jessica
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+

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Tap Level 1June 13, 15, 20, 22Th 11a-12pMain St.Cost: $70.


Beginning Ballet 1 & 2

Instructor: Kelley
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

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Ballet Beginning 1&2June 5-26 & July 3-31M 4p-5p4th St.Cost: $70/month.

Ballet Beginning 3&4

Instructor: Kate
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

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Ballet Beginning 3&4June 5-26, July 3-31M 5p-6p4th St.Cost: $70/month.


Ballet Intermediate

Instructor: Claire
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.

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Ballet IntJune 6-Aug 8T 5p-6p4th St.Cost: $70/month.
*Note: Studio closed Tuesday, July 4th. Make up class held Friday, July 7th at usual class time and location.

Ballet Adv

Instructor: Claire
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).

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Ballet AdvJune 5-Aug 9M/W 6p-7:30p4th St.Cost: $160/month.
*Note: Studio closed Tuesday, July 4th. Make up class held Friday, July 7th at usual class time and location.

Teen/Adult Ballet

Instructor: Claire
Description: Beginning Ballet instruction suited for active adults and teens. No prior experience necessary. Ballet shoes required.

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Teen/Adult BalletJune 9-July 28F 6p-7p4th St.Cost: $60/month.
*Note: Studio closed Tuesday, July 4th. Make up class held Friday, July 7th at usual class time and location.


Ballet Performing Camp

Instructor: Patricia
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.

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Beginning/Intermediate (ages 8-11)June 6-July 18T 6p-7:30p4th St.Cost: $160**.
Intermediate/Advanced (ages 12-Teen)June 8-July 20Th 6p-7:30p4th St.Cost: $160**.
*Note: Studio closed Tuesday, July 4th. Make up class held Friday, July 7th at usual class time and location.
**Costumes purchased separately. Please contact us with placement questions for this camp.
Package Price for Ballet Preforming Camps and Ballet Class:
Take at least one month of Ballet Classes and get the Ballet Performing Camp for just $145.

Lyrical/Contemporary Performing Camp

Instructor: Lissa
Description: Learn Lyrical and Contemporary Choreography to perform in our Summer Show in July. Suited for dancers with some ballet experience.

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Lyrical/Contemporary Performing Camp (ages 10-Teen)June 7-July 22W 4p-6p4th St.Cost: $190.
*NOTE: Class held on Friday 4-6pm, June 23 and 30 at Main Street, INSTEAD of Wednesday at 4th Street, to meet studio schedule needs that week.
Package Price for Broadway or Lyrical/Contemporary Performing Camps:
2 Camps = $350


Broadway Performing Camp

Instructor: Kim
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.

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Broadway Performing Camp (all ages)June 5-July 22M 4p-6pMain St.Cost: $190.
Package Price for Broadway or Lyrical/Contemporary Performing Camps:
2 Camps = $350


Acro 1&2

Instructor: Lisa
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.

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Acro 1&2 (ages 7-9)June 20-29 ONLYT/Th 4p-5p4th St.Cost: $70.

Acro 3&4

Instructor: Lisa
Description: Prerequisite Acro 2. Students continue to build on their Acro Dance technique, while keeping up with their strength and flexibility.

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Acro 3&4 (ages 10-Teen)June 21-30 ONLYW/F 4:30p-6p4th St.Cost: $90.


Beg/Int. Jazz/HH

Instructor: Lissa
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).

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Beg/Int. Jazz/HH (ages 6-10)June 8-July 27Th 5p-6p4th St.Cost: $70/month.

Teacher Training Workshops

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.

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Lyrical and Beg. Ballet Teacher Training (Kim)June 165p-6p4th St.Cost: $25.
Tumbling/Hip Hop Teacher Training (Lisa)June 2411a-12p4th St.Cost: $25.
Tap and Jazz Teacher Training (Kim)June 145p-6p4th St.Cost: $25.
Ages 12 and up (students turning 12 before Sept. 1, 2017) are accepted.
*NOTE: Taking this class doesn't automatically guarantee you a position. Positions are filled based on seniority, training, and availability. Requirements for full-time teachers = minimum 2 hours teacher training per season.

Improvisational Dance Workshop

Instructor: Emma
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.

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Improv Dance WorkshopJune 12, 13, 15, 1610:30a-12pmMain St.Cost: $90.

Stage Presence Jazz Workshop

Instructor: Emma
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.

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Stage Dance WorkshopJuly 10, 11, 13, 1410:30a-12pmMain St.Cost: $90.

Master Classes

Instructor: Varies
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.

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Modern Dance and Fitness Nutrition
with Cynthia Newman
May 304:30p-6:15pm4th St.Cost: $25.
Lyrical Dance (ages 11+)
with Shannon Simpson
July 810:30a-12pm4th St.Cost: $25.


Parent's Night Out

Instructor: Varies
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).

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Parents Night OutJune, July, Aug2nd Sat 5p-8p4th St.Cost: $15/child.


Ballroom

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).

ClassDateTimeLocationCost
Couple's Group LessonJune 9-23, July 14-Aug 26F 7p4th St.Cost: $180/month.
Couple's Private LessonJune 10-24, July 15-Aug 26Sat 6pm+4th St.Cost: $60/hour.