Mondays, 7-8 pm
10 weeks – February 24, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, April 13, 20, 27, May 4
No class April 6
Performance at the Spring Recital, on Sunday, May 17th at either 1pm or 5pm (Both shows for some older classes) at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center in the Convention Center. Exact split of classes to be determined based on enrollment and will be decided by March 30th! Mandatory dress rehearsal on Saturday May 16th at the Ocean City Performing Arts Center in the Convention Center.
Additional costume purchase fee of $35 due prior to dress rehearsal. The costume purchase can be made on the classes page under products. It is labeled Spring Costume Purchase S2020. One costume is necessary for each class attended by your child. It can be added to your cart at time of enrollment.
Instructor: Anna Trattner
Senior Dance Company focuses on technique, strength, flexibility, and musicality as dancers learn choreography to popular music in the styles of contemporary, jazz, modern, and lyrical. Classes will include ballet barre exercises to teach proper alignment and positioning. Senior Dancers should be familiar with basic steps such as a grapevine, chasse, chaine turn, ball change, three step turn, jazz squares, pivots, and pas de bouree (“back-side-front”) pirouttes grand jetes and be ready to learn more advanced turns and leaps.
Anna Trattner just recently graduated from the University of Tampa with a BA in Applied Dance (dance education). She began dancing at the age of 4 and has been trained in a variety of styles including ballet, tap, jazz, pointe, contemporary, hip-hop, musical theater, improvisation, lyrical and modern. She competed in regional and national dance competitions for 8 years where her team won multiple titles at both levels. She also worked as a character and performer at western theme park Frontier Town. While in college, Anna studied the brain-compatible teaching methods of Anne Green Gilbert and she had the opportunity to perform and choreograph for a variety of campus and community events. She also became a part of the National Dance Educators Organization and was able to attend conventions with other dancers and teachers from all over the United States. Since earning her degree, she has been teaching a variety of classes with a Tampa-based company called Creative Movement and Dance before moving back home to Ocean City. Anna is excited to share her love of dance and her passion for teaching with the students at Red Doors.
APPROPRIATE DANCE ATTIRE: For company classes, students should wear a black leotard and “suntan tights”. Tan jazz shoes are required for the performance, but either black or tan can be worn for class. Boys may wear black jazz shoes, a black or white T-shirt and athletic shorts/pants/sweats, but nothing baggy.