Adult Dance Classes

2022-2023

Adult Dance Class

Our adult dance class selections at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre are carefully crafted to offer both basic skills for those new to theatre and advanced skills for experienced artists looking to hone their craft. Our instructors have worked professionally and on college campuses both in West Michigan and all over the country. 

Dance Placement VIdeos

If you are unsure which level dance class would be appropriate for you, please check out our placement videos created by the wonderful Civic dance faculty. They showcase what students should feel comfortable working on at an intermediate level.

Fall Term

Ballroom for beginners

$75 | Sundays, 1:00-2:00pm

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Learn the basics of ballroom dancing for use on the stage or a night out on the town! This class is for dancers with little to no ballroom experience to gain confidence when leading and following. 1.5 to 2.5 inch heels with suede bottoms or a ballroom standard shoe are recommended.

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Strut Your Stuff: Learn to Dance in Heels

$75 | Sundays, 1:00-2:00pm

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Get empowered to dance in heels by exploring stylized movement and build your confidence! Shoes with ankle support, a minimum 2.5 inch thin heel, and bendable to move with are highly recommended.

Low Impact Dance

$75 | Sundays, 2:00-3:00pm

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For dancers 50 years or older who want to keep moving and grooving in a way that celebrates their body and its needs! Tennis shoes recommended.

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Dance Your Butt Off

$75 | Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00pm

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Stay fit and get flexible while enjoying easy-to-follow choreography from your favorite musicals! Tennis shoes recommended.

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Beginning Tap

$75 | Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00pm

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For dancers with little or no tap experience.  Tap shoes recommended.

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Intermediate Tap*

$75 | Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00pm

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For dancers with at least 2 years tap experience.  Tap shoes required.

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Advanced Tap*

$75 | Wednesdays, 8:00-9:00pm

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For dancers with at least 4-5 years tap experience or instructor approval. Tap shoes required.

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Beginning Musical Theatre Dance

$75 | Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00pm

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For dancers with little to no dance experience. Split sole jazz shoes or ballet slippers recommended.

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Intermediate Musical Theatre Dance*

$75 | Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00pm

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For dancers with at least 2 years of experience. Split sole jazz shoes, ballet slippers, or character shoes required.

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Winter Term

Ballroom for Beginners

$75 | Sundays, 1:00-2:00pm

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Learn the basics of ballroom dancing for use on the stage or a night out on the town! This class is for dancers with little to no ballroom experience to gain confidence when leading and following. 1.5 to 2.5 inch heels with suede bottoms or a ballroom standard shoe are recommended.

Strut Your Stuff: Learn to Dance in Heels

$75 | Sundays, 1:00-2:00pm

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Get empowered to dance in heels by exploring stylized movement and build your confidence! This class specifically prepares its students to audition and perform in Kinky Boots on Civic Theatre’s Meijer Majestic Stage. Shoes with ankle support, a minimum 2.5 inch thin heel, and bendable to move with are highly recommended.

Low Impact Dance

$75 | Sundays, 2:00-3:00pm

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For dancers 50 years or older who want to keep moving and grooving in a way that celebrates their body and its needs! Tennis shoes recommended.

Dance Your Butt Off

$75 | Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00pm

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Stay fit and get flexible while enjoying easy-to-follow choreography from your favorite musicals! Tennis shoes recommended.

Beginning Tap

$75 | Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00pm

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For dancers with little or no tap experience.  Tap shoes recommended.

Intermediate Tap*

$75 | Wednesdays, 7:00-8:00pm

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For dancers with at least 2 years tap experience.  Tap shoes required.

Advanced Tap*

$75 | Wednesdays, 8:00-9:00pm

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For dancers with at least 4-5 years tap experience or instructor approval. Tap shoes required.

Beginning Musical Theatre Dance

$75 | Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00pm

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For dancers with little to no dance experience. Split sole jazz shoes or ballet slippers recommended.

Intermediate Musical Theatre Dance*

$75 | Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00pm

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For dancers with at least 2 years of experience. Split sole jazz shoes, ballet slippers, or character shoes required.

*Registration for Intermediate and Advanced classes is subject to instructor approval. Please contact the education office at 616-222-6653 for more information on registering. 

Spring Term

Beginning Tap

Spring – $75
Saturdays, 9:30am-10:30am

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For dancers with little or no dance experience. Tap shoes recommended.

Intermediate Tap

Spring – $75
Saturdays, 10:30am-11:30am

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For dancers with at least 2 years tap experience. Tap shoes required.

Advanced Tap

Spring – $75
Saturdays, 11:30am-12:30pm

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For dancers with at least 4-5 years tap experience or instructor approval. Tap shoes required.

*Registration for Intermediate and Advanced classes is subject to instructor approval. Please contact the education office at 616-222-6653 for more information on registering. 

Beginning Tap
Beginning Tap

2022-23 School Terms:

FALL TERM: 
October 1 – November 10

WINTER TERM:
January 7 – February 16

SPRING TERM:
April 15 – May 25

PERFORMANCE BLOCK:
February 27 - April 15

Adult Dance

If you have questions, please call the Education Office at 616-222-6650