PROGRAMS

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CoffeeMill Dance Programs

WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS:

Dance for the Very Young Dancer Ages 3-6yrs

These classes include a fun and imaginative combination of simple ballet, tap and hiphop steps to encourage rhythm, flexibility and increase dance vocabulary while building their self-esteem. The very young dancer identifies basic forms of movement through imaginative games, songs, music and rhythmical patterns as well as encourages taking turns and direction from the teacher. This program is designed to inspire young dancers to express themselves through movement.

Creative Movement (3yr olds) - Saturday 10:00a-10:45a

Dress code - Light Pink leotard with attached skirt, ballet pink tights or socks, full sole leather ballet shoes in ballet pink. One class per week. 

Creative Movement (3yr olds) - Tuesday 3:15p-4:00p

Dress code - Light Pink leotard with attached skirt, ballet pink tights or socks, full sole leather ballet shoes in ballet pink. One class per week. 

 

Towards Ballet (4yr olds) - Monday 4:00p-4:45p

Dress Code - Light Pink or Lilac leotard with attached skirt, ballet pink tights or socks, full sole leather ballet shoes in ballet pink. One class per week. Can also take Hippity Hop.

 

Towards Ballet (4yr olds) - Saturday 10:45a-11:30a 

Dress Code - Light Pink or Lilac leotard with attached skirt, ballet pink tights or socks, full sole leather ballet shoes in ballet pink. One class per week. Can also take Hippity Hop. 

 

PreBallet & Tap Combo (5-6yr olds) - Thursday 4:00p-5:00p 

Dress Code - Light Blue leotard, matching skirt, with ballet pink tights, full sole leather ballet shoes in ballet pink and black tap shoes. One class per week. Can also take Hippity Hop

 

PreBallet & Tap Combo (5-6yr olds) - Saturday 11:30a-12:30p

Dress Code - Royal Blue leotard, matching skirt, with ballet pink tights, full sole leather ballet shoes in ballet pink and black tap shoes. One class per week. Can also take Hippity Hop.

 

Hippity Hop (4-6yr olds) - Wednesday 4:00p-4:45p

Wear loose comfortable clothing. One class per week.

Child/Teen Studio Program for Ages 7yrs-Teens

NEW, Fun Dance Classes for children to enjoy are being offered this semester! If your child is new to dance and wants to try it out, we encourage you to get their feet wet with these “recreational” dance classes. Classes offered are listed below plus our NEW Aerial Acro/Ballet! 

​Jazz/Hiphop Combo:

Mini (7-8yrs)............................Wednesday 4:45p-5:30p w Ms. Kara at The Annex Studio

Junior (9-10yrs).......................Wednesday 5:30p-6:15p w Ms. Kara at The Annex Studio

Tween (10yrs & up)..................Wednesday 6:15p-7:45p w Ms. Kara at The Annex Studio

 

Aerial Acro:

Level 1 - Beginner (8yrs & up).....................Tuesday 6:45p-7:30p w Mr. Joey at By the Bay Studio

Level 2- Intermediate (9yrs & up)...............Friday 7:15p-8:00p w Mr. Joey at By the Bay Studio

 

Tap:

Mini - Ages 7-8yrs……............Monday 4:00p-4:45p w Ms. Jillian at By the Bay Studio

Junior - Ages 9-10yrs…….......Tuesday 4:00p-4:45p w Ms. Jillian at By the Bay Studio

Tween - Ages 11yrs & up……...Wednesday 4:00p-4:45p w Ms. Jillian at By the Bay Studio

 

Students can wear form-fitting clothing of their choice. Ask your instructor for proper footwear.

Pre-Professional Dance Program

This ballet based program provides rigorous training for the serious dancer ages 8-18 in the Vaganova ballet technique plus other styles of dance. Dancers are challenged through hours of technical and artistic training as well as being equipped with knowledge, tools and resources for a possible future career in dance. For dancers that are incredibly involved, committed, passionate, driven, hardworking, and dedicated. Entry into this program also includes an invitation to audition for the CoffeeMill’s non-profit student dance company, the Young Dance Collective. Classes offered are Ballet, Pointe, Conditioning, Variations, Jazz, Contemporary, Hiphop, Modern, Tap.

LEVEL 1  CLASSES (9yrs & up)

Contemporary/Lyrical…....Monday - 4:45p-5:30p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

HipHop………………….........Monday - 5:30p-6:15p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

Jazz……………………......…..Monday - 6:15p-7:00p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

Ballet Conditioning….…….Tuesday- 5:00p-5:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Ballet Technique……….....Tuesday - 5:30p-6:15p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

 

LEVEL 2  CLASSES (10yrs & up)

Contemporary/Lyrical…....Monday - 4:45p-5:30p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

HipHop………………….........Monday - 5:30p-6:15p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

Jazz………………………........Monday - 6:15p-7:00p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

Ballet Conditioning………..Tuesday- 5:00p-5:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Ballet Technique……….…..Tuesday - 5:30p-6:15p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Ballet Conditioning…….....Friday - 4:45p-5:15p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Ballet Technique…………...Friday - 5:15p-6:00p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

(Pre) Pointe Technique…...Friday - 6:00p-6:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Variations………………..…...Friday - 6:30p-7:00p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

 

LEVEL 3  CLASSES (11yrs & up)

Ballet Conditioning…...Wednesday - 5:00p-5:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Ballet Technique……....Wednesday - 5:30p-6:15p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Pointe Technique….....Wednesday - 6:15p-6:45p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Contemporary………....Wednesday - 6:45p-7:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Jazz………………..…......Thursday - 5:00p-6:00p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

HipHop……………...…...Thursday - 6:00p-7:00p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

Ballet Conditioning…...Friday - 4:45p-5:15p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Ballet Technique……….Friday - 5:15p-6:00p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Pointe Technique……...Friday - 6:00p-6:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Variations………………….Friday - 6:30p-7:00p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

 

LEVEL 4 CLASSES (12yrs & up)

Ballet Technique……....Monday - 5:00p-6:00p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Pointe Technique….…..Monday - 6:00p-6:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Variations……………......Monday - 6:30p-7:00p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Ballet Conditioning…....Wednesday - 5:00p-5:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Ballet Technique……....Wednesday - 5:30p-6:15p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Pointe Technique……...Wednesday - 6:15p-6:45p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Contemporary……….....Wednesday - 6:45p-7:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Jazz………………......…...Thursday - 5:00p-6:00p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

HipHop……………....…….Thursday - 6:00p-7:00p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

 

LEVEL 5 CLASSES (14yrs & up) 

Ballet Technique………..Monday - 5:00p-6:00p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Pointe Technique……...Monday - 6:00p-6:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Variations……………….…Monday - 6:30p-7:00p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Contemporary……...…..Tuesday - 4:00p-5:00p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

HipHop……………......….Tuesday - 5:00p-6:00p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

Jazz……………………..….Tuesday - 6:00p-7:00p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

Ballet Conditioning…...Thursday - 5:00p-5:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Ballet Technique……...Thursday - 5:30p-6:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Contemporary Ballet Choreo…..Thursday - 6:30p-7:15p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Competition Aerial Acro…….…..Thursday 7:15p-8:00p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

LEVEL 6 CLASSES (15yrs & up) 

Ballet Technique………..Monday - 5:00p-6:00p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Pointe Technique……...Monday - 6:00p-6:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Variations……………….…Monday - 6:30p-7:00p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Contemporary……...…..Tuesday - 4:00p-5:00p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

HipHop……………......….Tuesday - 5:00p-6:00p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

Jazz……………………..….Tuesday - 6:00p-7:00p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

Ballet Conditioning…...Thursday - 5:00p-5:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Ballet Technique……...Thursday - 5:30p-6:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Contemporary Ballet Choreo…..Thursday - 6:30p-7:15p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Competition Aerial Acro…….…..Thursday 7:15p-8:00p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Ballet Dress Code:

Ballet Syllabus 1  - Navy Blue leotard with ballet pink tights, full sole leather ballet shoes in ballet pink.

Ballet Syllabus 2 -  Eggplant leotard with ballet pink tights, full sole leather ballet shoes in ballet pink.

Ballet Syllabus 3 - Teal leotard with ballet pink tights, full sole leather OR split sole canvas ballet shoes in ballet pink.

Ballet Syllabus 4 - Gray leotard with ballet pink tights, split sole canvas ballet shoes in ballet pink. 

Ballet Syllabus 5 - Black leotard with ballet pink tights, split sole canvas ballet shoes in ballet pink.

Ballet Syllabus 6 - Black leotard with ballet pink tights, split sole canvas ballet shoes in ballet pink.

Please Note: Ballet Conditioning is a required class for our Vaganova Syllabus Ballet Program. This class will focus on strengthening, building and conditioning exercises that prepare the dancer for ballet technique, and introduces the dancer to injury prevention. Pre-pointe is introduced in Level 2 classes and variations class, pointe work continues in the upper levels at the discretion of the instructor. Also, students entering certain jazz or contemporary classes must take a ballet class at least once per week. 

CoffeeMill's Young Dance Collective (YDC)

For the serious dance student, our non-profit student dance company, the "Young Dance Collective" (YDC) accepts new members ages 7yrs & up before the Fall Semester begins. Must take their Ballet Level requirements PLUS two other styles of dance, and attend additional rehearsals. In addition to extra performance opportunities, the groups travel throughout the year to Dance Competitions, Workshops and events. Please contact Ms. Penny at 305-296-9982 if you are interested.

YDC Classes/Rehearsals August 16-December 18:

Teen/Senior YDC Rehearsal…..Monday 7:00p-8:00p - By the Bay Studio

Teen/Senior YDC Rehearsal…..Tuesday 7:00p-8:30p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

Mini/Junior YDC Rehearsal…...Wednesday 7:30p-8:30p - By the Bay Studio

Mini/Junior YDC Rehearsal......Thursday 7:00p-8:30p - The Annex Studio w Ms. Kara

Teen/Senior YDC Ballet Class..Saturday 11:00a-12:30p - By the Bay Studio w Mr. Joey

Teen/Senior YDC Rehearsal….Saturday  12:45p-4:00p - By the Bay Studio w Ms. Kara

Mini/Junior YDC Ballet Class...Saturday 1:00p-2:00p - The Annex Studio w Mr. Joey

Mini/Junior YDC Rehearsal.....Saturday 2:00p-3:00p - The Annex Studio w Mr. Joey

Additional Info

• There are no watches, large hair pieces or jewelry allowed in class. All dancers should have a dance bag to reduce the amount of lost dancewear, footwear and personal items. Please write your child's name or initials on all items.

• PLEASE CALL, EMAIL OR TEXT (Ms. Penny 305-393-3001) if your child will be more than 5 minutes late.

• Missed classes can be made up within the same semester in an equal or lower level class or a higher one at the discretion of the instructor. You may also take a make-up class in another style of dance. We can suggest other class make-up options for your dancer.

• Credit is not extended beyond the end of the semester.

• Remember, class size is limited! Placement is not always based on age, but by training, ability and potential.

• Entrance into a class after start date is at the discretion of the instructor.

• Please check your email regularly since it is our main form of communication for students and parents. 

• Your child may choose dance over other activities and we encourage a schedule that does not “burn out” you or your child. The CoffeeMill staff is interested in helping your child evolve into a healthy, well rounded dancer with a true foundation in this exciting and challenging art form.

• There are NO STREET SHOES or sneakers that leave marks, allowed on the marley dance floors. All tap shoes should be inspected for loose screws to protect our floors. Thank you!

Performance Opportunities

Our annual spring dance concert Danceworks 19! will take place May 21,22 at the Tennessee Williams Theater presenting Cinderella and other new works! Production and Costume Fee(s) for each dancer involved will be due at the start of Fall 2021 Semester.  Registered students from Creative Movement and up have the opportunity to be involved. The CoffeeMill's "Young Dance Collective" student dance company will also perform throughout the year around the community.

 

 

 

Thank you Parents and Dancers! We look forward to another fantastic year!

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call 305-296-9982/305-916-5755,

come by one of our studios, or email coffeemilldance@aol.com.

 

Sincerely,

Ms. Penny & Staff