Virtual Prospect Heights Got Talent

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Individuals or groups can participate in this fun virtual event. Examples of talents may include singing, dancing, playing an instrument, poetry, magic,juggling, comedy and so much more! Acts may be solos, duets or groups.Your performance can be up to 1 minute long. We will post these videos on our Facebook page allowing our Community and your family & friends to VOTE/LIKE for their favorite act. Online voting will run from Monday, June 22 to Friday, June 26 with the winners announced on Saturday, June 27. Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 acts. All videos must be sent to mglinski@phparks.org no later than Friday, June 19 at 5pm.

June 2020 Virtual Dance Classes

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday classes will run June 1-June 18 (3 weeks) and are $18 per session.  Tuesday & Thursday classes will run June 2-June 11 (2 weeks, 4 classes) and are $24.

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Monday

Hip Hop with Ms. Klaudia | 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm | Ages 6-8 | $18 per session | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106004-07 

Jazz with Ms. Klaudia | 2:40 pm – 3:10 pm | Ages 6-8 | $18 per session | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106005-03

Zumba with Ms. Klaudia3:20 pm – 3:40 pm | ALL AGES | $18 per session | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106022-02

**Jr Competition Team with Coach Taylor | 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm | $18 per session | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106016-05 

**Sr Competition Team with Coach Katie | 6:35 pm – 7:05 pm | $18 per session | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106016-06

**Star Competition Team with Coach Tia | 7:10 pm – 7:40 pm | $18 per session | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106016-07

Dance Teacher 101 with Ms. Tia | 7:45 pm – 8:15 pm | $18 per session | This class is perfect for that dancer who is looking into the future and would like to know how to become a dance teacher. PHPD hires teacher assistants to start at the age of 14. | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106023-01

** MUST BE A CURRENT COMPETITION TEAM MEMBER

Wednesday

Hip Hop with Ms. Klaudia | 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm | Ages 9 & up | $18 per session | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106004-08

Jazz with Ms. Klaudia | 2:40 pm – 3:10 pm | Ages 9 & up | $18 per session | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106005-04

Jazz with Ms. Taylor | 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm | Ages 5-7 | $18 per session | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106005-05

Hip Hop with Ms. Taylor | 4:35 pm – 5:05 pm | Ages 5-7 | $18 per session | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106004-09

Thursday

Tik Tok Dance Party with Ms. Katie | 7:15 pm – 7:45 pm | $18 per session | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106024-01 

Jr. Company with Ms. Katie | 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm | Ages 5-7 | $18 per session | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106012-02

Pom Hip Hop with Ms. Katie | 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm | Ages 5 & up | $18 per session | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106007-02

Sr. Company with Ms. Katie | 6:40 pm – 7:10 pm | Ages 8 & up | $18 per session | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106012-03

Tuesday and Thursday

Tuesday & Thursday classes will run June 2-June 11 (2 weeks, 4 classes) and are $24.

Virtual Kids Hip Hop Dance Party with Ms. Stacey | 10:00 am – 10:30 am | Ages 4-7 | $24 | Get up and dance! We will start with a simple warm up and move into simple choreography and fun dance favorites.  This is a beginner level class, so don’t worry the purpose is to move, groove and have fun all while learning a little something new. You will be sent a Zoom link once registered. No dancing experience required. | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106021-01

FAIRYTALE Ballet | 10:30 am – 11:00 am | Ages 2.5-5 | $24 | Do you have a pretty, pretty princess at home.  Join us for some fairytale fun.  Ms. Stacey will use nursery rhymes and princess music favorites to explore the basics of ballet, including, rhythm, balance, beat, and some basic ballet steps. | Click here to REGISTER ONLINE #106001-03


Dance Class with Ms Tia

Learn a short jazz funk dance with Ms Tia 

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Dance Programs

Prospect Heights Park District offers many types of dance classes for your enjoyment & fun! Your young ones will learn creative movement, basic motor and coordination skills, classroom cooperation, awesome dance steps to rhythm and beats and the chance to make new friends in class as well! You’ll find dance classes for everyone from Ballet to Hip Hop to Jazz & Tumbling! To view our current offerings, visit our Stay and Play Online Registration System & browse our Dance Programs…


 Class Descriptions

Ballet & Tap – This class offers a chance for young dancers to be introduced to creative movement and new friendships! Here we will learn room directions, basic motor and coordination skills, and classroom cooperation. Ballet & Tap shoes required.

Jr Company – Dancers learn a variety of choreography & terminology with a focus on performance ability. This class is perfect for dancers who enjoy Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical & Contemporary dance. Required attire: Jazz shoes & Ballet shoes.

Contemporary – Contemporary combines elements of jazz, lyrical, modern, and ballet in an expressive style of dance that explores the versatility of movement through exercises and improvisation. Required attire: leotard or tank top with dance shorts or leggings and bare feet. May use ballet or jazz shoes.

Competition Dance Team – This class offers performers the opportunity to experience and prepare for a dance team and is required for current competition dancers. We will be focusing on group coordination and personal spirit by learning fun routines incorporating Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary and Lyrical as well as working on dance technique including jumps, turns, and leaps. Also within the class, dancers will learn essential work ethics including dedication, determination, and team work. This class will be a great experience for dancers looking to audition for our 2020-2021 Competition Team in August, school or community teams or for performers hoping to strengthen their talent and ability. Jazz shoes required.

Competition Technique, Turns & Leaps – This new class will focus on the technique and mastering of a variety of leaps, jumps, turns, tumbles and twists. Students will focus on the body’s core, from which all movements begin and end. This class is helpful for all dance styles, as well as dancers that plan to try out for competition dance teams or school activities such as Poms, Orchesis or Drill Team.

Hip Hop – High energy, contemporary routines using current moves and today’s hottest music. Dancers will be introduced to hip hop technique and movement. Jazz shoes required.

Jazz – Come learn the rhythms, stylized movements, and choreography for this exciting form of dance set to upbeat music. Jazz shoes required.

Lyrical – Lyrical dance is a beautiful style of dance which blends the stylings of ballet, jazz and modern. Warm-ups and barre work are designed to develop a dancer’s classical technique, while still maintaining a jazz and/or modern style. Music selected usually has strong meaning and the choreography is designed to tell a story or express the feeling/mood of the music. Bare feet or Paws required.

Preschool Poms – Dancers will learn beginning pom fundamentals and a basic routine. This class is great for promoting coordination and self-esteem. Gym or jazz shoes required.

Princess Ballet – Join us for this fun introduction to Ballet where we will learn basic ballet steps. Put on your finest princess wear or your favorite Tutu and join us for a trip to fantasyland! Ballet shoes required.