Ballet. Jazz. Tap. Contemporary. Hip Hop. Musical Theater.

Leaps & Turns. KinderCombo. DiscoverDance.

VERSA5 includes a vast range of youth classes. All our youth classes are lead by instructors with a college education in dance.

::: FALL 2020 REGISTRATION ::: Classes start Monday August 24, 2020

All students are subject to a one-time $25 registration fee or $40 family registration fee. Check out more information under our Policies tab. Check out the schedule below and give us a call (630) 963-0456 to register!

Starting Friday, November 20, 2020, all VERSA5 youth dance classes have moved online via Zoom.

Fall 2020 Youth Dance Schedule

Class Descriptions:

DiscoverTots 30-minute class, is designed as an introduction to movement exploration, interpersonal and intrapersonal skills, and classroom structure. Throughout class the students use props, teacher led games, and sing-along songs. One parent or guardian is welcome to watch during class to encourage student interaction. Dress code: Please wear comfortable clothes to move, play and dance in. No jeans. Bare feet or ballet slippers only, please no socks.

DiscoverDance 45-minute class, is a joyful way for children to explore movement through music, develop physical skills, channel energy, stimulate imagination and promote creativity. Dress code: Solid color leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet shoes.

KinderCombo This class is appropriate for the first year dance student. This combination class students will practice 60-min of ballet, modern, tap, jazz and hip-hop. They will begin to learn more about rhythm, coordination and basic terminology. As an introduction to ballet with beginning development of ballet concepts including turn out, coordination, spatial awareness and a specific focus on class etiquette. Dress code: Solid color leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes and/or black mary jane tap shoes.

Ballet focuses on technique, proper body alignment, terminology and musicality. Students will be introduced to barre, center work and across the floor. Each level progresses in difficulty within these focuses. Students are able to advance upon curriculum and instructor approval. Dress code: Solid color leotard, pink tights, and pink ballet shoes. Recommended age depends on level or upon instructor approval.

*We now offer Pre-Pointe and Pointe for instructor approved students.*

Jazz introduces students to learn the beginning steps of jazz and work on picking up choreography sequences that combine style and technique. Each level progresses in difficulty within these focuses. Students are able to advance upon curriculum and instructor approval. Dress code: Leotard, short or leggings, tights, and slip-on jazz shoes. Recommended age depends on level or upon instructor approval.

Tap students begin to learn more about rhythm, coordination and basic tap terminology. Each level progresses in difficulty within these focuses. Students are able to advance upon curriculum and instructor approval. Dress code: Leotard, shorts or leggings, tights, and black tie tap shoes. Recommended age depends on level or upon instructor approval.

Hip Hop class introduces the fundamental moves of hip hop through across the floor and center combinations. This high energy class with emphasize musicality, coordination, footwork, improvisation, strength building and style. Each level progresses in difficulty within these focuses. Students are able to advance upon curriculum and instructor approval. Dress code: Comfortable clothing and clean sneakers. (No baggy pants or jeans) Recommended age depends on level or upon instructor approval.

Musical Theater students learn theatrical, vocal and dance skills through songs, scenes and games. Dress code: Leotard, shorts or leggings, tights, tap shoes, and jazz shoes.