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 Dancers

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 fromtap, modern, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, Broadway, acting (TV/Film, improv), private coaching.

Serious teen dancers should consider auditioning for our pre-professional dance company, the Sensations Dance Company.


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


Classes for the Recreational Dancer

Recreational and new dancers are highly encouraged to take whatever sounds like the most fun! While some of our classes are only open to advanced dancers, we have tons of entry-level classes for anyone who wants to get into dance!

Available classes for all-levels:
Jazz
Ballet
Hip Hop
Tap
Broadway
Lyrical


 

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.