The Wheeling Park District Dance Studio offers professional dance instruction ideal for students who are eager to explore different styles of dance. The Studio is Led by a team with more than 50 years of combined teaching experience and passion for youth art and dance development. Help your child develop the necessary skills to flourish into confident performers. Join us on Saturday, January 13, from 10 AM - 12 PM to our annual Open House and let your child explore his or her artistic passion. There is no charge to attende and parents are encourage to ask questions and meet their future instructors that make the Studio one-of-a-kind. at Park District prices. Offered throughout the year, classes are taught at the CRC by experienced, dedicated staff and culminate with a spring dance recital.   Register Online.

 

 

   

DAY  TIME STYLE INSTRUCTOR
       
MONDAY     5:00 PM - 5:45 PM PRINCESS BALLET ANGELIQUE MARIE
       
TUESDAY 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM         PITTER PATTER ANGELIQUE MARIE
  6:00 PM - 6:55 PM BALLET FOLKLORICO               ADAN MORALES
  7:00 PM - 7:55 PM BALLET FOLKLORICO ADAN MORALES
  6:30 PM - 7:15 PM TAP AND JAZZ ANGELIQUE MARIE
       
WEDNESDAY         4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
PRINCESS BALLET
AMANDA GUTHRIE
  5:15 PM - 6:00 PM HIP HOP AMANDA GUTHRIE
       
THURSDAY 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM DANCE 2 MS. LORI
  6:00 PM - 6:45 PM HIP HOP MS. LORI
  6:00 PM - 6:55 PM BALLET FOLKLORICO MR. ADAN MORALES
  7:00 PM - 8:55 PM BALLET FOLKLORICO MR. ADAN MORALES
       
SATURDAY
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM PITTER PATER MS. CASSIDEE
  10:45 AM -11:30 AM DANCE 1 MS. CASSIDEE
  11:30 AM - 12:15 PM DANCE 2 MS. CASSIDEE  
       
SUNDAY 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM BOLLYWOOD MRS. DEEPTHI
       
       

Pitter Patter

Age: 2-3 yrs

Does your child love to move to the music? Then this is the class for you! Children are introduced to dance through music and creative movement. Students will work on becoming familiar with following directions in a group, moving across the floor, balancing and sequencing exercises, and free expression to music. Instruments, scarves and ribbons may be used in this fun interactive class for your little dancer! Must be 2 years old by the start of class.

Attire: Ballet shoes, leotard, and tights

Princess Ballet

Age: 4-6 yrs

Dress up as your favorite princess and learn ballet steps. You'll pretend to be a different princess each weel and dance with creative moves to your favorite Disney princess songs! Attire: Princess outfits or tutu's and ballet shoes. Hair in bun or pulled back.

Ballet 1

Age: 6-8 yrs

Ballet is a classical dance style and you will learn the basic fundamentals of ballet steps with grace and poise and movement across the floor including leaps and turns and combinations.

Dance 1,2,3

Dance 1

Age: 3-4 years

Dancers are introduced to dance through music, and will work on becoming familiar with the concept of left and right, following directions in a group, moving across the floor, balancing and sequencing exercises, free expression to music, and of course, a basic introduction to ballet and tap steps.. Students must be age appropriate by the start of class.

Attire: Pink leather ballet shoes, tap shoes, leotard, and tights. All hair must be pulled back into a bun or ponytail.

Dance 2

Age: 4-6 years

Principles of body awareness, rhythm and coordination will be introduced in these classes. Basic fundamentals of both ballet and tap dance, will be taught at the beginner level. These classes are designed to meet the developmental needs of the young dancer. Students must be age appropriate by the start of class..

Attire: Pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes, leotard, and tights. All hair must be pulled back into a bun or ponytail.

Dance 3

Age: 7-9 years

Principles of body awareness, rhythm and coordination along with advanced beginner techniques including intro to lyrical and. Jazz will begin to be incorporated in this class. Students must be age appropriate by the start of class. .

Attire: Pink leather ballet shoes, black tap shoes, leotard, and tights. All hair must be pulled back into a bun or ponytail.

Tap and Jazz

Age: 7-9 yrs

Tap and jazz moves infused together to create a snappy fun way to learn two styles of dance! It will consist of both smooth jazz feel and jazzy tap combinations.

Bollywood

Age: 3-14 yrs

This semi-classical, folk, Indian, hip-hop, jazz, Middle Eastern style dancing is not only fun but great exercise!

Ballet Folklorico

Age: 5-13 yrs

Learn about the colorful culture of Mexico by dancing to the traditional and upbeat Folklorico Ballet Music. Students are taught the basics of zapateado (tapping), posture, hand movement, rhythm, and basic choreography.

 

    
Isabella Licciardello
Recreation Coordinator 
  Angelique Marie
Dance Coordinator

            
Deepthi Chiruvuri
Bollywood Instructor 
     Cassidie Guthrie
Ballet, Jazz, Hiphop Instructor
  Amanda Guthrie
Ballet & Jazz Instructor
  Ms. Lori                                
Ballet Folklorico Instructor
             
             
             

Excellent Dance Rooms

Learning how to dance is best when a student is able to feel comfortable in an adequate dance floor and room.  Our rooms offer:

  • Stretch Bars
  • Wall Mirrors
  • Hardwood Floor
  • Bright Lighting
  • Waiting Area
  • Sound System


 

For more information, please see the current program guide or call (847) 465-3333.