Class Offerings

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

DESOD ONLINE

All Ages

The routine of weekly scheduled class, from the comfort of your own home. This year all Non-AP classes will be available to take as an exclusively online class. Dancers taking the class virtually will participate via Zoom or other similar online platform. Information regarding the exact platform to be used will be announced closer to the start of classes. For questions about our virtual class please contact us.  

Class times:

All classes can be done virtually 

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 4:00pm-4:45pm

Sat 9:30am-10:15am

Ballet and Bop

For 2-3 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 5:45pm-6:45pm

Tues 4pm-5pm

Wed 1pm-2pm

Wed 5:15pm-6:15pm

Thurs 5:15pm-6:15pm

Sat 10:15am-11:15am

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:

Wed 12:30pm-1pm

Wed 4:45pm-5:15pm

Thurs 5:15pm-5:45pm

Sat 11:15am-11:45am

Ballet,  Bop, and Tap

For Kindergarteners ages 5-7

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 4:30pm-5:45pm

Tues 5pm-6:15pm

Wed 4pm-5:15pm

Thurs 4pm-5:15pm

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 4:30pm-6pm​

Tues 4:30pm-6pm

Wed 4:15pm-5:45pm

Thurs 4:15pm-5:45pm

Sat 11:45am-12:15pm

Jazz Technique

For 1st-3rd graders ages 6-9

For Primary Dancers (1st-3rd Graders ages 6-9).  This 45 minute class is for the dancers who want an increased focus on jazz technique.  Proper technique is stressed and varying choreography is used to stretch the dancers mind and body.  

Class times:

Mon 7pm-7:45pm

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:

1st-3rd Grade Classes

Mon 4pm-4:30pm

Tues 6pm-6:30pm

Wed 5:45pm-6:15pm

Thurs 5:45pm-6:15pm

3rd-5th Grade Classes

Mon 6:15pm-6:45

Wed 8:15pm-8:45pm

Thurs 8:15pm-8:45pm

Teen Class

Mon 8pm-8:45pm

Ballet and Contemporary

Ages 9+

For Secondary (3rd-5th Graders ages 8-11), 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:

3rd-5th Grade Classes

Mon 4:15pm-5:15pm

Wed 6:15-7:15

Thurs 6:15-7:15

Teen Classes

Mon 6pm-7pm

Tue 6:30pm-7:30pm

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:

3rd-5th Grade Classes

Mon 5:15pm-6:15

Tues 6:30-7:30

Wed 7:15-8:15

Thurs 7:15-8:15

Teen Classes

Mon 7pm-8pm

Tue 7:30pm-8:30pm

Pre-Pointe and Pointe

By teacher recomendation

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

Advanced Placement- Competitive Dance Program

Ages 9+

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:

Click the button to see more info about our AP Program

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. 

Please contact us for information regarding voice lessons

(859) 277-8013

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