Si View Metropolitan Park District
Si View Metropolitan Park District

Si View Dance Program

The Dance Program at Si View offers a high level of professional instruction with a strong emphasis on technique, fitness and fun. Each student receives individual attention, initiating the joy and appreciation of dance and music. We allow each student the freedom of creative expression in a nurturing and motivating environment designed to enhance self-esteem. Dance classes are taught by experienced instructors: Emmy Fansler, Anja Bullen, Tempest Chase, Amelie Bullen.

Dance classes are formatted as limited viewing. Parent will be invited in to watch the week of March 20-24. If you have a special guest in town or you just want to check in on the class, please talk with the instructor and they will do their best to accommodate you.

Dancers enrolled in 12-week dance classes are eligible to participate in our Spring recital tentatively scheduled on Saturday, May 6. Please note the location, dates and time, and participation cost of the recital is to be determined. We hope to confirm recital details as early as possible, and we will share updated information as soon as available.

No classes currently scheduled on 2/20, 2/23, 2/24, 4/10, 4/3, 4/14. If any classes are cancelled due to weather/instructor illness, we will do our best to reschedule classes.


Winter Season Dance Program

Winter Season Youth Dance

Ballet

Our ballet classes focus on the basic ballet vocabulary, emphasizing correct alignment. Barre-work, adagio and petite and grand allegro build strength and grace in a non-competitive encouraging environment. Grace, style and ballet discipline will continue to be mastered.

Jazz

Learn jazz steps and across the floor movements while developing a personal sense of artistic expression. For the more advanced students they will contribute to choreography and advance their performance skills.

Hip Hop

Hip Hop is a fun, popular style of dance for boys and girls. In this class we will be focusing on establishing a good body rhythm and learning basic to intermediate pop choreography. Students will start learning how to control spins, perform leaps and learn choreography to top 40 pop singles.

Teen Combo

Announcing our new teen program! This program will provide the more mature dancer with a higher level of technical, rhythmic, spatial and strength challenges. We will focus on choreography and expression, all the while keeping an emphasis on the joy of dance. Dance styles include Modern, Hip-Hop and Jazz. This program is for 13 and up, or by teacher permission.

Pointe

Pointe is the art of dancing on one's toes. This takes strength, proper alignment and required proper footwear. Dancers must take Teen Ballet beforehand and receive instructor permission.

"Hope Is" Workshop

Participants will work together with an instructor to create choreography, poetry, and theatrical pieces around the topic of hope.

Winter Dance Classes for ages 6 and under

Age 6 & Under Monthly Dance Classes Join the fun in dance and movement with Miss Emmy! Our classes are designed for children ages 6 and younger. Classes are scheduled for monthly sessions in February, March and April to allow for ultimate flexibility.

Creative Dance

Come join the fun and make new friends! This class will give dancers, boys and girls, creative opportunities to enhance coordination and balance, learn dance movement and technique and explore their independence. Dancers have the option to perform in our end of season showcase, sharing all that has been learned with family and friends is a great confidence builder and tons of creative fun!

Me & Mine

Do you AND your child love to move together? Bring them with you to connect, play, and explore music and movement in a fun and encouraging environment.

Dance Combination

This combo class provide a great opportunity to explore a diversity of dance styles. Come have fun experiencing the multiple disciplines of tap, ballet & Jazz. Great for beginning dancer and/or continuing dancers.