Tapdance is a form of dance characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion. At DBS, we teach a combination of Al Gilbert technique with a touch of Lea Darwin and a little stomp.
Classical ballet is a traditional, formal style of ballet that adheres to classical ballet technique. Our teachers teach a combination of the Russian and Cecchetti methods.
Jazz dance is a classification shared by a broad range of dance styles from African American vernacular dance to modern jazz dance with roots in Caribbean traditional dance. You'll find all of this in our Jazz class from Gus Giordano to Hip Hop and everything in between.
Modern dance centers on a dancer's own interpretations instead of structured steps, as in traditional ballet dancing rejecting the classical ballet stance of an upright, erect body, often opting instead for deliberate falls to the floor. Our class combines all of the known methods from the Modern greats such as Horton and Graham combined with our own style.
Contemporary dance Although originally informed by and borrowing from classical, modern, and jazz styles, it has since come to incorporate elements from many styles of dance. You will find all of this in our class at DBS..
Fusion is a class of our own design that incorporates Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, and Musical Theatre. This class is designed for the seasoned dancer and is by invitation only.
Split Class is for the little ones ages 3 to 6. This class teaching 30 min of Tap and 30 min of Ballet in an effort to keep the children moving while teaching the basics needed to handle the hour class instruction.
Partner Class teaches lifts, turns and skills necessary to successfully dance with a partner.
Boys'/Men's Ballet Class is designed to meet the needs of the male ballet dancer and is taught by our Ballet Master Tommy F. Robbins,
Offering a variety of dance styles