Spring Dance Recital

The World of Dance!¬†highlights dance and music from across the globe and features the Park District’s dance students aged 3 – adult. Special performances by our high school senior dancers. Call 422-5911 for tickets! Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door for reserved seating at the Decatur Civic Center Theater.

DateTime
Friday, May 117 p.m.
Saturday, May 1211 a.m. & 5 p.m.

 

Time Together (Ages 3 – 6 )

These classes will nurture your child’s creativity and imagination while you help them move and explore. Each class will have a take-home craft, movement song, games, and activities.
Location: Poage Arts & Recreation Center, 2020 N. Oakland
Fee: $10 ($8 with resident discount)

CodeThemeDateTime
492102-01In the GardenJune 125:30 - 6 p.m.
492102-02Caterpillars & Butterflies June 195:30 - 6 p.m.
492102-03Trains, Planes & CarsJune 275:30 - 6 p.m.
492102-04Let's Go CampingJuly 10 5:30 - 6 p.m.
492102-05Knights & PrincessesJuly 175:30 - 6 p.m.

The Art of Theater (Ages 7 – 12)

Students will learn the basic concepts of theaters arts. Through acting exercises and games. participants will develop tools that lay a solid foundation for any great actor. Morgen Mosley instructs.
Location: Poage Arts & Recreation Center, 2020 N. Oakland
Fee: $42 ($36 with resident discount)

CodeAgeDayDateTime
472528-017 - 12TJune 12 - July 176 - 7 p.m.

Adult Improv (Ages 17+)

If you’re curious about what improvisation is or how to get started, this is the perfect class for you! You’ll learn fundamentals of improve in an open, welcoming environment designed to build self-confidence, develop creativity, and have fun. Morgen Mosley instructs.
Location: Poage Arts & Recreation Center, 2020 N. Oakland
Fee: $42 ($36 with resident discount)

CodeAgeDayDateTime
471110-0117+T/Sat.June 12 - July 177 - 8 p.m.

 

Dance Classes (June 12 - July 12)


The Decatur Park District's Dance program offers a variety of classes for ages pre-school through adults. Performance opportunities are available to all, and an end-of-the-year recital allows participants to showcase what they've learned. All classes will be held at the Poage Arts & Recreation Center, 2020 N. Oakland. Tuesday classes start June 12 and Thursday classes start June 14.
CodeClassAgeDayTime
472501-03Movement: Mom & Tot18 months - 3T5 - 5:30 p.m.
472517-01Hip Hop 5 - 9 Th4:30 - 5:15 p.m.
472517-02Hip Hop9 - 14Th5:45 - 6:30 p.m.
472518-11Ballet Jazz Dance6 - 9 Th5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
472506-01Ballet Tech10+T5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
472516-01Lyrical 10+Th4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
472505-01Tap6 - 9 Th6:30 - 7:15 p.m.
472506-02Tap 10 - 16T6:30 - 7:15 p.m.
472505-03Adult Tap Technique16+T4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Location: Poage Arts & Recreation Center, 2020 N. Oakland

Fee: $35 ($30 with resident discount)

Dance Class Description

  • Toddler Movement Mom & Tot allows toddlers and caregivers to interact, using music, movement, songs, and creativity.
  • Hip Hop (5 – 9) helps build confidence, cardiovascular strength, and conditioning. No experience required.
  • Ballet Jazz Dance Combo students aged 6 – 9 will learn disciplines of ballet and jazz.
  • Ballet Tech (10+) provides classical training, with concentration on technique, coordination of arms/legs, and combinations across the floor.
  • Lyrical (10+) is fusion of ballet, jazz, and modern dance styles. Classes focus on conveying musicality and emotion through movement.
  • Tap will focus on techniques and fun routines.
  • Adult Tap Technique is for ages 16+. Fun routines and techniques are highlighted in the class.

 

Star Wars Camp

Youth aged 7 – 14 had a great time during the July Star Wars Camp. Activities included making a Star Wars-style light saber and learning light saber techniques. The group also wrote and filmed their own Star Wars mini-movie. Click below to watch!