HHPD Dance & Poms Program
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|2021 – 2022 Dance Schedule|
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|2021 – 2022 Parent & Student Handbook|
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Make sure you have an updated email address on file! Important updates & reminders are communicated via email. With over 200 households in our dance program, we cannot guarantee calls to everyone with updates & reminders.
Due to the COVID-19, we may have to cancel in-person classes on a last-minute basis. If this happens, we will be sending out the information for virtual classes via e-mail.
Private Dance Lessons Now Available!
Price for Miss Liz: $48/hour for residents, $53/hour for non-residents.
Price for Miss Gianna, Miss Isabella, or Miss Sarah: $27/hour for residents, $32/hour for non-residents. Must register in advance.
Call 708-598-1233 for dates and times available. If you need to cancel, you must give a 24-hour notice or you will still be charged for the class. We will not be able to make classes up.
HHPD Company Dancers (Performance)
Due to new IHSA rules and regulations, the performance classes will not be competing in any way that would violate the IHSA rules.
Due to the COVID-19 situation, there may or may not be any outside competitions.
There will still be a performance class.
A performance dancer will be able to take part in the following activities depending on your own schedule and commitment:
Required Performances: 2 Weekend dance performance in Chicago (approximate cost is $65 per dance per dancer), Midwest Nationals (approximate cost is $70 per dance per dancer plus transportation and lodging), and a performance at Great America (approximate cost per person attending is $40). There will be 3-4 local Park District competitions at a cost of approximately $14 each.
Optional Performances: Weekend dance convention(s) in Chicago (approximate cost per dancer is $200).
In order to be on our performance team, you are required to take at least one additional class (tap, ballet, lyrical, jazz, hip hop, or technique) with us. You cannot take just performance.
Performance Level Requirement
Level A & B – Clean single turns, working on or having mastered clean doubles, pointed toes on all leaps, kicks etc.
Level C & D – Clean doubles, pointed toes on all leaps, kicks etc., leaps in 2nd are mastered; switch leaps are clean, fuete turns are clean in 2nd position and in pikiej.
Level Jazz & Lyrical – Clean triples, pointed toes on all leaps, fully extended legs, all of the following leaps are mastered: switch, C, calypso, 2nd, ring; spotting fuetes without losing center will be expected of this level.
Parents, in order to stay up to date with dance information, make sure you have a current e-mail address on file. Our e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org