Class Offerings

We are proud to off diverse and complete dance training from the tiniest 2's to the Pre-Professional dancer. 

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Terrific 2's 

For 18 months - 3 year olds

An introduction to dance for our youngest dancers, this fun filled 45 min class is for 2 to 3 year olds.  An introduction to ballet and movement appropriate for their young development.  Designed for tiny dancers to explore creative movement with creative and orderly activities designed to develop the budding dancer thru rhythm, rhyme, and movement.

Class times:

Wed 4:00-4:45 PM

Sat 9:30-10:15 AM

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Ballet,  Bop, and Tap

For Kindergartners

Designed for children in Kindergarten and young 1st grade dancers, ages 5-7.  This hour and fifteen minute class includes Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz and Tap.  It stresses following directions, and proper dance etiquette. The class is a well-balanced base created through the combination of all dance elements and correct dance terminology is introduced and used. The result is a fun and rewarding experience for these young dancers.

Class times:

Mon 4:00-5:15 PM

Tues 5:00-6:15 PM

Thurs 5:45-7:00 PM

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Ballet and Contemporary

Ages 9+

For Secondary (3rd-5th Graders ages 9-11), Middle Schoolers and High Schoolers (ages 12+). This hour long class focuses on Ballet Technique with Lyrical and Contemporary combinations added to the class.  Proper technique is stressed and varying choreography is used to stretch the dancers mind and body. This class is designed for the more serious dancer with the ability beyond a beginner level. Musicality, strength and agility will be advanced through greater technique.

Class times:

For 3rd-5th Graders

Mon 4:15-5:15 PM

Wed 6:15-7:15 PM

Thurs 6:15-7:15 PM

 

For Teens

Mon 6:15-7:15 PM

Tues 6:45-7:45 PM

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Advanced Placement- Competitive Dance Program

Ages 8+

Interested in taking your dance and performance training to the next level? Our AP Program is designed for the serious dancer who is looking for increased training and additional competitive and performance opportunities. 

Class times:

Please contact us for information regarding our AP Program

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Ballet and Bop

For 3-5 year olds

Designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old.  This one-hour class for boys and girls consisting on Ballet, Hip Hop and Jazz. Designed to teach body awareness, musicality, rhythm and the joy of moving to the music. The class is a well-balanced base created through the combination of all dance elements and correct dance terminology is introduced and used.  The result is a fun and rewarding experience for even the smallest of dancers. 

Class times:

Mon 5:45-6:45 PM

Tues 4:00-5:00 PM

Wed 1:00-2:00 PM

Wed 5:15-6:15 PM

Thurs 4:15-5:15 PM

Sat 10:15-11:15 AM

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Combo Class

For 1st-3rd graders ages 6-9

For Primary Dancers (1st-3rd Graders ages 6-9).  This hour and 30 minute class is designed to prepare primary dancers for secondary classes.  It focuses on more in depth knowledge of Ballet, Tap and Jazz.  Proper technique is stressed and varying choreography is used to stretch the dancers mind and body. 

Class times:

Mon 4:45-6:15 PM

Tues 6:15-7:45 PM

Wed 4:15-5:45 PM

Sat 11:45-1:15 PM

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Jazz, Tap, and Musical Theatre

Ages 9+

For Secondary (3rd-5th Graders ages 8-11), Middle Schoolers and High Schoolers (ages 12+).  This hour long class consisting of Classic Jazz and Broadway inspired choreography and Tap skills.  Proper technique is stressed and varying choreography is used to stretch the dancers mind and body.  This class is designed for the more serious dancer with the ability beyond a beginner level.  Greater musicality, strength and agility will be advanced through greater technique.   Theatre Dance explores musicality through the forms of the Charleston to the Mambo, Swing, Rock-n-Roll, Funk and Hip-Hop.  Tap Dance will advance the dancers musicality and rhythm while exploring new and exciting forms of movement and sound.

Class times:

For 3rd-5th Graders

Mon 5:15-6:15 PM

Tues 4:45-5:45 PM

Wed 7:15-8:15 PM

Thurs 7:15-8:15 PM

 

For Teens

Mon 7:15-8:15 PM

Tues 7:45-8:45 PM

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Voice Lessons with Ron Wilbur

Ages 9+

DESOD invites you to participate in our Musical Theater Performance Program with RON WILBUR 

Ron Wilbur, native from Atlanta, Georgia, graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Music Education, Voice emphasis. While studying there, he was able to broaden his knowledge on all things music-related: ranging the learning spectrum from classroom management to the effective stylings of a jazz vocalist. He has had the opportunity to perform, in Central Kentucky, such roles as the title-role of Sweeney Todd, Colehouse Walker, Jr. in Ragtime ; and the Cowardly Lion in The Wiz . Ron was also featured on NBC's hit television series, "The Sing-Off" (Season 4) with the University of Kentucky "acoUstiKats." Along with performing, Mr. Wilbur has led many sessions and workshops covering the pedagogy of the singers body, stage presence, and acting techniques, here in the states and abroad, but serves right here in the Bluegrass as an arts facilitator for many organizations in Central Kentucky. 

Class times:

Please contact us for information regarding Voice Lessons

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Hip-Hop Tots

For 3-6 year olds

Designed for boys and girls 3-5 Years Old. Classes are 30 minutes long. ​This class introduces tiny tots to commercial this dance form and is based off of a loose jazz style with upbeat, high energy rhythmic combinations.  It is a fun and funky dance class filled with styles such as popping, locking, and breaking. 

Class times:

Mon 5:15-5:45 PM

Wed 12:30-1 PM

Wed 4:45-5:15 PM

Thurs 5:15-5:45

Sat 11:15-11:45 AM

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Hip-Hop

Ages 6+

 For Primary (1st-3rd Graders ages 6-9), Secondary (3rd-5th Graders ages 8-11), Middle Schoolers and High Schoolers (ages 12+).  Classes range from 30 minutes to 45 minutes (depending on age/skill level).  This commercial dance form is based off of a loose jazz style with upbeat, high energy rhythmic combinations.  It is a fun and funky dance class filled with styles such as popping, locking, and breaking. 

Class times:

For 1st-5th Graders

Mon 6:15-6:45 PM

Tues 5:45-6:15 PM

Wed 5:45-6:15 PM

Thurs 5:45-6:15 PM

For Teens

Mon 8:15-9:00 PM

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Pre-Pointe and Pointe

Ages 11+

Pointe is the most advanced and demanding level of ballet.  This class offering is extended only to intermediate and advanced students.  Pointe requires extra ballet classes and is offered only upon recommendation of an instructor and through an audition. 

Class times:

Please contact us for information regarding pointe class

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