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T: 231-547-3554

E: info@charlevoixcircle.org

109 Clinton Street
Charlevoix, MI 49720

OPEN:

Monday-Friday  11am - 5pm
Saturdays   11am - 3pm

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Charlevoix Circle of Arts is a 501 (c) 3 Non-Profit organization.
Our mission is to cultivate a more inspired and educated community through the arts.

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Dance

CCA will be closed and all classes and events canceled until at least April 14, 2020.

Scholarships Available!

Creative Movement

For Ages 2 - 4           

 

APRIL/MAY Session:
April 10 - May 1, 2020

Fridays,  10:30-11 am
 

$24- session of 4 classes

30-minute introduction to all of the dance forms and includes movement and rhythm games done to inspiring music.  This class focuses on body part identification, free expression, and spatial awareness for the tiniest of dancers.

With instructor Kristi Epping!

Print & fill out form below to bring on the 1st day of class. (Forms also available at CCA)

Ballet 1

For Ages 3 - 5       
   

FEBRUARY/MARCH  Session:

February 24 - March 23, 2020

$40 - session of 5 classes
CANCELED.

APRIL/MAY  Session:

April 13 - May 18, 2020

Mondays 
3:30-4 pm OR 6 - 6:30 pm

$50 - session of 6 classes

Ages 3-5 welcome to come and learn the very basics of Ballet. We will practice positions and rhythms while having fun and burning some energy! Great for gaining coordination and being creative! Socks or Ballet slippers with comfortable clothing is ideal. 

With instructor Ellie Esford! 

Please print & fill out this form to bring on the 1st day of class.  Forms also available at CCA.

Toddler TAP

Ages 3-5
 

MARCH/APRIL Session:

March 4 - April 15, 2020

CANCELED.

APRIL/MAY Session:

April 14 - May 20, 2020
TUESDAYS,   10:30 - 11 am 

OR
WEDNESDAYS,   5 - 5:30 pm

$45 - session of 6 classes

Creative, fun, and lively class filled with lots of opportunity for your toddler to learn rhythm and timing.  This class will lay a foundation for tap dance while having fun playing games and using the imagination.  In six weeks your toddler will learn choreography to a classic song, so they can continue to practice at home and have something to show friends and family! Foot, ankle and core muscles will all be strengthened while learning how to balance and isolate different muscles in the foot. 
*Tap shoes are strongly recommended, but not required to participate. Your toddler will have so much fun making patterns and beats with their feet. Pants that don't fall below the ankle and t-shirt with hair pulled back is ideal. Tights and leotard also acceptable. 

With instructor Bethany "Beamer" Baumann! 

Please print & fill out this form to bring on the 1st day of class.  Forms also available at CCA.

Ballet 2

For Ages 6 - 9

FEBRUARY/MARCH  Session:

February 24 - March 23, 2020

$50 - session of 5 classes
CANCELED.

 

APRIL/MAY Session:

April 13 - May 18, 2020

Mondays, 4-5 pm

$60 - session of 6 classes

Ages 6-9 welcome to learn the ballet basics. We will cover the ballet positions, rhythms, and foot work while having fun and expressing ourselves creatively. This class is perfect for those who want to burn some extra energy at the end of the day or want to take their dance skills to the next level. Socks or ballet slippers with comfortable clothing and hair pulled away from the face is ideal.

With instructor Ellie Esford!

Please print & fill out this form to bring on the 1st day of class.  Forms also available at CCA.

TAP 1

Ages 6-11
 

MARCH/APRIL Session:

March 3 - April 14, 2020

$60 - session of 6 classes

CANCELED.

APRIL/MAY Session:

April 14 - May 19, 2020

Tuesdays,  5:15 - 6 pm

$60 - session of 6 classes

o experience required, this tap course will teach the fundamentals of tap dancing. In a non competitive atmosphere students will learn how to make complex rhythms with their feet at a pace they can thrive at and build confidence in. Learning the basics of tap dancing and how to build combinations and rhythms will strengthen the students physically and mentally, stretching them to excellence all while having fun. Students will learn an entire tap dance to a song over  six weeks, so they can continue to practice and build strength, precision, and speed in their tap dancing skills.
*Tap shoes are required.  Pants that don't fall below the ankle and t-shirt with hair pulled back is ideal. Tights and leotard also acceptable. 

With instructor Bethany "Beamer" Baumann! 

Please print & fill out this form to bring on the 1st day of class.  Forms also available at CCA.

Dance Fusion

For Ages 10 and up
 

FEBRUARY/MARCH  Session:

February 24 - March 23, 2020

$50 - session of 5 classes
CANCELED.

APRIL/MAY Session:

 April 13 - May 18, 2020

Mondays, 5-6 pm​

$60 - session of 6 classes 

Ages 10 & up are welcome to explore how dance allows us to express ourselves creatively and gain better coordination. We will cover everything from the very basics of ballet to learning a little jazz, modern, and contemporary dance. Each class will introduce something new for the dancers and allow them to build on their dance capabilities. Perfect for anyone that loves to move! Ballet slippers or socks, and comfortable clothing with hair pulled away from face is ideal. 

With instructor Ellie Esford!

Please print & fill out this form to bring on the 1st day of class.  Forms also available at CCA.

Teen TAP

Ages 12-16


APRIL/MAY Session:

April 15 - May 20, 2020

Wednesdays,  5:45 - 6:30 pm

$60 - Session of 6 classes

No experience required, this tap class will teach a tap dance to a popular song over the course of six weeks. This class will be high energy, and active. Teaching self discipline, and precision, students will learn how to control and strengthen their feet, ankles, legs, and core giving them an extra edge in every other dance genre, and even sport performance! Weather you have background in tap dancing or not, this class will challenge each individual according to their level of experience. Get ready for a fun, full body workout all while learning Tap choreography and combinations that will have your feet dancing and practicing down the hallway or under your desk at school!

* Tap shoes required. Pants that don't fall below the ankle, or shorts and t-shirt with hair pulled back is ideal. Leggings or exercise pants that are tight around the ankle are fine. 

With instructor Bethany "Beamer" Baumann! 

Please print & fill out this form to bring on the 1st day of class.  Forms also available at CCA.

Adult Ballet


 

FEBRUARY/MARCH  Session:

CANCELED.

APRIL/MAY  Session:

April 13 - May 18, 2020

Mondays, 6:30 - 7:45pm

$80 - for session of 6 classes

A fun class for anyone who wants to learn the basics of ballet and get some exercise! No experience is necessary! This class will help gain coordination, flexibility, and endurance, while opening up opportunities for creative expression. Socks or ballet slippers with comfortable clothing and hair pulled up out of the face is ideal.

With instructor Ellie Esford!  

Please print & fill out this form to bring on the 1st day of class.  Forms also available at CCA.

Adult TAP


 

MARCH/APRIL Session:

March 4 - April 15, 2020
CANCELED.
 

APRIL/MAY Session:

April 15 - May 20, 2020
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

$65 for entire session (6 classes)
$12  for Drop-Ins

Looking for a creative way to stay active in the winter? This tap class will get your heart rate up, muscles stretched, and blood pumping all while learning how to tap dance! No experience required. Legs, core, glutes, and arms will all be targeted while having fun making beats with your feet! Combinations will be adjusted to the skill level of each individual. Come ready to have fun, sweat, and learn a lot about tap dancing and how much fun it can be.

* Tap shoes required. Exercise clothes are ideal for this class, make sure if you were leggings or pants they hug tight to your ankle. 

With instructor Bethany "Beamer" Baumann! 

Min. 3 students to hold the class.

Please print & fill out this form to bring on the 1st day of class.  Forms also available at CCA.

Senior Tap

For Ages 60+           
 

MARCH/APRIL Session:
March 3 - April 14, 2020

CANCELED.

MARCH/APRIL Session:
April 14 - May 19, 2020

Tuesdays, 11:15 am - Noon

$60  for session of 6 classes
$12  for drop-ins

This class can be taken standing, hanging onto the ballet barre, or sitting in a chair! Choreography will be adjusted to each individuals needs, no experience required! Weather you come to remember and refresh your body and mind of past tap dancing skills,or you want to get your blood pumping and feet and ankles stretched and strengthened, this class is for you. choreography will be taught to a classic song over six weeks, so you can continue to practice after the session ends. Learn for the first time or relearn how to make patterns and beats with your feet along side your peers in a fun and positive class atmosphere. 

Tap shoes strongly recommended but not required, comfortable clothes with a pant hem that does not fall below ankle.

With instructor Bethany "Beamer" Baumann!
Min. 3 students to hold the class.

Print & fill out form below to bring on the 1st day of class. (Forms also available at CCA)

Highland Dance

Ages 8-16
 

Next Session - TBD

Scottish Highland dance is an energetic, athletic and graceful traditional dance form that is both challenging and fun to learn.  Students in this new class offering will learn the basic positions and movements of the highland dances and should finish the class able to perform at least one dance to music.  *Students can wears t-shirt, leggings or shorts, or knee socks; hair should be pulled back off face. Bring a water bottle.

Please print & fill out this form to bring on the 1st day of class.  Forms also available at CCA.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Weather-Related 
In the event that Charlevoix Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, classes will be cancelled. To the best of our ability, CCA will schedule a make-up class. Refunds will not be provided if the student is unable to attend a rescheduled class.

Minimum Enrollment
If a class does not have the minimum number of students enrolled, CCA will notify you prior to the first session that the class is cancelled and will offer a full refund to the student. (Credit card payments will be refunded to the same card and check & cash payments will be refunded by check.)

Student Withdrawal

Due to artist/instructor preparations and travel, we do not provide refunds.