Preschool Dance Class at DTI San Jose CA

Preschool Program

DTI’s Preschool Program is a wonderful introduction into the magical world of storybook ballets while building creative critical thinking, focus, posture, strength, grace, flexibility, musicality, and community.

DTI proudly presents our Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty storybook themed program. Classes are held in a fun, social, interactive, friendly, and educational atmosphere for preschool girls and boys from ages 3-6. Improvisational creative free dance is held at the end of class. We encourage students to bring & wear their own creative attire during free dance.

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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; black tap 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 from age 5. 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 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; pink ballet shoes
  • Boys’ attire: White fitted t-shirt; black tight fitting shorts; white socks; white ballet shoes

BALLET & HIP HOP

Our new Ballet & Hip Hop class is for ages 4-6. This class gives students the opportunity to build their listening, social, coordination and musical skills. Students are introduced to Ballet and Hip Hop dance to promote body awareness.

  • Girls’ attire: Hair up in a ballet bun; pink leotard without a skirt; tights are optional; pink ballet shoes; sneakers
  • Boys’ attire: White fitted t-shirt; black tight fitting shorts; white socks; white ballet shoes; sneakers

DTI is the “Best of San Jose for Dance & Performance” since 1994.

Preschool Dance Class at DTI San Jose CA

We ask that parents or guardians stay in the facilities through the duration of class.