LA Performing Arts

Dance, Act, Sing...do it all at LA Performing Arts

Dance, Act, Sing, Perform...do it all at LA Performing Arts! Classes offered for ages 3-Adult in the Stone Oak area of San Antonio, TX. Dance classes include Jazz, Ballet, Broadway, Tap, Modern, Lyrical, Contemporary, and more. Acting classes in TV/Film and Improv.

Class Recommendations for the Serious Dancer

Young Dancers (Ages 7-11)

Young dancers (ages 7-11) who are serious about getting the most out of their dance experience should take 3 hours of dance per week.

Recommended:  Ballet, Jazz and Broadway

Ballet: increases core strength, fluidity and proper body placement/lines.
Jazz:  works on jumps, turns, and isolations.
Broadway: helps understand how to bring acting into your dance & have stage presence.


Teen Dancers (Ages 12-19)

Teens who are serious about dancing should take a minimum of 5 hours a week.

Recommended:  upper level ballet, ballet technique and jazz classes

Additional classes to choose from:  tap, modern, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, Broadway, acting (TV/Film, improv).


Classes for Fitness and Well-Being

Classes are also offered on a recreational level. All Adult dance classes are all-level and encouraging to complete beginners as well as intermediate and advanced dancers. Drop-in class option is available for our adult dance classes.

If you are starting an exercise program for the first time, be sure to check with your physician.  If you are new to cardio exercise, start with one class a week, then slowly increase to three hours a week. 

Classes that burn the most calories:
Jazz
Ballet
Hip Hop
Tap


Private lessons are also encouraged for the dancer to work on specific technique one-on-one.
 

Professional Dance Career Requirements

Recommended Training:
Broadway

Ballet
Jazz
Tap

Rockettes Requirements


Recommended Training:
Ballet

Jazz
Hip Hop
Contemporary

Professional Cheerleader Requirements
(E.g. Spurs Dancer):


Recommended Training:
Ballet
Pointe
Modern
Contemporary

Lyrical

Professional Ballet Companies:


Recommended Training:
Ballet
Pointe
Modern
Contemporary

Lyrical

Professional Contemporary Dance Companies:


Recommended Training:
Broadway

Ballet
Jazz
Tap
Acting (Improv, TV/Film)
Private vocal lessons

(Many like to also see: Hip Hop and Contemporary/Modern on your resume)

Professional Musical Theater (Broadway) Career:


Private lessons are also encouraged for the dancer to work on specific technique one-on-one.

 

19239 Stone Oak Parkway #202 San Antonio, TX 78258
Ph: 210-842-6407
info@laperformingarts.com

LA PERFORMING ARTS provides students with the knowledge and confidence to excel in the arts.