What is the Shining Stars Program?
DTI's Shining Stars Program is for girls and boys from ages 3-6. Students who attend their classes consistently perform in the Shining Stars June Student Showcase.

Parents or guardians are required to stay in the facilities through the duration of class.

CREATIVE BALLET

This age - appropriate class for ages 3-5 develops posture, rhythm, coordination, listening skills, social skills, and musical skills. Students learn simple stretching and beginner steps to promote body awareness and learn vocabulary in preparation for Ballet Basics. Girls may wear their own tutu during "Tutu time", a creative free dance held at the end of class.
Girls' attire: Hair up in a ballet bun; pink leotard without a skirt; tights are optional; pink ballet shoes.
Boys' attire: White fitted t-shirt; black tight fitting shorts; white socks; white ballet shoes

BALLET/TAP

This age - appropriate class for ages 3-5 starts with tap and ends with ballet. It develops posture, rhythm, coordination, listening skills, social skills, and musical skills. Simple ballet and tap vocabulary is introduced. Girls may wear their own tutu during "Tutu time", a creative free dance held at the end of class.
Girls' attire: Hair up in a ballet bun; pink leotard without a skirt; tights are optional; pink ballet shoes.
Boys' attire: White fitted t-shirt; black tight fitting shorts; white socks; white ballet shoes; black lace-up tap shoes

PRE - BALLET BASICS

Our new pre ballet basics level are for ages 4-5. This class gives students with one year dance experience the opportunity to continue building their listening, social, coordination and musical skills. Students are introduced to more steps to promote body awareness. Girls may wear their own tutu during "Tutu time", a creative free dance held at the end of class.
Girls' attire: Hair up in a ballet bun; pink leotard without a skirt; tights are optional; pink ballet shoes.
Boys' attire: White fitted t-shirt; black tight fitting shorts; white socks; white ballet shoes

BALLET/JAZZ BASICS

Ballet/Jazz is offered for ages 5-6 year olds. The class starts with ballet and ends with jazz. It develops posture, rhythm, coordination, listening skills, social skills, and musical skills. Simple ballet and jazz vocabulary is introduced. Girls may wear their own tutu during "tutu time", a creative free dance held at the end of class.
Girls' attire: Hair up in a ballet bun; light blue leotard without a skirt; pink tights;black jazz shoes and pink ballet shoes.
Boys' attire: White fitted t-shirt; black tight fitting shorts; white socks; white ballet shoes; black jazz shoes

BALLET/TAP BASICS

Ballet/Tap is offered for ages 5-6 year olds. The class starts with tap and ends with ballet. It develops posture, rhythm, coordination, listening skills, social skills, and musical skills. Simple ballet and tap vocabulary is introduced. Girls may wear their own tutu during "tutu time", a creative free dance held at the end of class.
Girls' attire: Hair up in a ballet bun; light blue leotard without a skirt; pink tights; black tap shoes and pink ballet shoes.
Boys' attire: White fitted t-shirt; black tight fitting shorts; white socks; white ballet shoes; black lace-up tap shoes

BALLET BASICS

Ballet basics is offered for ages 5-6. This class gives students the opportunity to continue building their listening, social, coordination and musical skills. Students are introduced to more steps to promote body awareness.
Girls' attire: Hair up in a ballet bun; light blue leotard without a skirt; pink tights; pink ballet shoes.
Boys' attire: White fitted t-shirt; black tight fitting shorts; white socks; white ballet shoes