The studio is owned and operated by Lynette Hogelin, and has been in existence since 1984.
Lynette graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance.
The studio’s year runs like a school year – September through May.
There are 2 semesters within the year. Each semester has a minimum of 13 classes.
Tuition payments are made in two installments: September and January.
The studio offers dance classes in: Pre-ballet, ballet, tap, jazz, modern, clogging, pom, hip hop and pointe.
Class placement depends on a child’s age, physical ability, learning patterns, and previous dance experience.
Students must be 3 years of age by October 1 to register for classes.
PROGRESSION OF CLASSES
Dancers must be 3 years of age by September 1 of the fall semester.
3, 4 and 5 year olds take Pre-ballet class. When a dancer enters first grade or after two years of Pre-Ballet, they are ready for a combination ballet and tap class.
After 4 or 5 years of dance, (at 5th grade) dancers add jazz to their ballet and tap class.
8th grade & high school dancers take a combination jazz and tap class.
Pointe - 8th grade and older
Modern – 8th grade and older
Clogging - 4th grade and older
Hip Hop - 2nd grade and older
Pom/Cheer Dance - 2nd grade and older
Pre-ballet classes - 30 minutes
1st & 2nd year Tap & Ballet – 45 minutes
3rd – 4th year Tap & Ballet – 50 minutes
Pointe class – 30 minutes
Modern - 30 minutes
Clogging - 30 minutes
Hip Hop – 40 minutes (every other week)
Pom/Cheer Dance - 40 minutes (every other week)
All other classes – 50 minutes
DANCE DRESS CODE
All dancers follow a dress code when attending class.
Older dancers (12 years old and up) may wear any type and color of dance wear.
No gym/sports wear allowed.
Younger dancers wear light pink tights and a black leotard.
OTHER COSTS INVOLVED
Dance shoes and all items you need for class may be purchased from the dance studio.
In August, the studio has SHOE DAY. On this day, your dancer is fitted for dance shoes, leotards and tights. Used tap shoes are also available at the dance studio.
These are other approximate costs you should be aware of :
Light pink tights $12.00 – 15.00
Black leotard $15.00- 25.00
Ballet shoes $15.00 - $20.00
Tap shoes $30.00 - $45.00 (older dancers) - $80.00 (8th grade & up)
Clogging shoes - $88.00
Pointe shoes $90.00 – $120.00
Recital costume $65.00 – $350.00 (depending on age and number of classes)