RACINE, WI - 2016-17 SEASON CLASS SCHEDULE, DESCRIPTIONS & RATES


Our Racine, WI 2016-17 Spring Class Session is 19 weeks long, and will begin on Monday, January 30, 2017, and runs until our Showcase on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Madison, WI. ALL Classes are held at our home, Sweatshop Studios, located at 740 College Avenue inside Living Light Community Center (2nd Floor, Northeast End of the building). View a Calendar of our Racine Class Schedule Here.

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--> Spring Session is 19 weeks long, and runs from Monday, January 30, 2017 until our Showcase on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Madison, WI
--> There will be NO CLASS: Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 25), Christmas Break (December 17 - January 29), and Spring Break (April 14-21, 2017).
--> There is a $12 Costume Fee for recital tshirts, due by April 30, 2017.
--> All Sweatshop Movement classes run about 50-55 minutes in length, within a 1 hour time block (unless otherwise noted), allowing for time for announcements, set up, and parent conversations before and after classes.
--> Classes and times are subject to change based on enrollment - we may combine classes as necessary, to insure that they run and we have enough students. :) We do our best to accomodate everyone's schedule to keep the most people dancing as possible! Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

MONDAYS

Move Makers! TINY TOTS CREATIVE MOVEMENT with Ms. Erika
3:20-4:00pm • Location: The Sweatshop • ages 3-5
* This class runs 35-40 minutes long

BBOY/BGIRL & FUNK STYLES 101 (Breakin', Popping, Tutting) with Bboy AeFlex
4:00-5:00pm • Location: The Sweatshop • ages 5-14

SWEAT Squad HIP HOP CREW with Ms. Erika
5:00-7:00pm • Location: The Sweatshop • ages 12-18 (7th-12th Grade)
* Class also meets Thursday 4-6pm.
** This class requires Instructor Approval prior to registering
, and participants will be chosen based on audition. This class can ONLY be taken for the Full Year. Please visit our event page for more details.

TUESDAYS

YOUTH HIP HOP CHOREO 101 with Ms. Erika
3:30-4:30pm • Location: The Sweatshop • ages 6-11

Sparklettes All-Star Pom Dance Team with Coach Erika & Coach Tiosha
4:30-6:00pm • Location: The Sweatshop • ages 6-11 (1st-6th Grade)
* Class also meets Friday 4:30-5:30pm
** This class requires Instructor Approval prior to registering
, and participants will be chosen based on audition. This class can ONLY be taken for the Full Year. Please visit our event page for more details.

Royalettes All-Star Pom Dance Team with Coach Tiosha & Coach Erika
6:00-8:00pm • Location: The Sweatshop • ages 12-18 (7th-12th Grade)
* Class also meets Thursday 6-8pm
** This class requires Instructor Approval prior to registering
, and participants will be chosen based on audition. This class can ONLY be taken for the Full Year. Please visit our event page for more details.

 

THURSDAYS

Move Makers! TINY TOTS HIP HOP with Ms. Erika
3:15-4:00pm • Location: The Sweatshop • ages 4-6

SWEAT Squad HIP HOP CREW
4:00-6:00pm • Location: The Sweatshop • ages 12-18 (7th-12th Grade)
* Class also meets Monday 5-7pm. See above.

Royalettes All-Star Pom Dance Team
6:00-8:00pm • Location: The Sweatshop • ages 12-18 (7th-12th Grade)
* Class also meets Tuesday 6-8pm

 

FRIDAYS

TEEN HIP HOP CHOREO 101 with Ms. Erika
3:30-4:30pm • Location: The Sweatshop • ages 14-18

Sparklettes All-Star Pom Dance Team
4:30-5:30pm • Location: The Sweatshop • ages 6-11 (1st-6th Grade)
* Class also meets Tuesday 4:30-6pm

SWEATshorties HIP HOP CREW with Ms. Erika
5:30-7:00pm • Location: The Sweatshop • ages 6-11 (1st-6th Grade)
** This class requires Instructor Approval prior to registering
, and participants will be chosen based on audition. This class can ONLY be taken for the Full Year. Please visit our event page for more details.

 

SUNDAYS

RETIRED DANCERS' DROP-IN with Ms. Erika
4-5pm • Location: The Sweatshop • ages 18+


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>>The Sweatshop / Sweatshop Studioa is located at 740 College Avenue, Racine, WI inside the Living Light Community Center. [the old YWCA building across from the Courthouse] We are located on the 2nd floor of the building on the Northeast Corner of the building. Please enter through our door on the NORTH SIDE of the building just off of College Ave. Please do not contact the Community Center with questions - as they likely will not be able to answer them. Instead, please send us an email here.




CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Move Makers! TINY TOTS CREATIVE MOVEMENT • Mon 3:20-4:00p
This class is aimed at beginning dancing tots ages 3-5 who love to move, shake and drop!! Dancers will engage in dance-related games and activities, all while building rhythm, skill, confidence & strength, and will learn a fun, kid-conscious routines to new music they'll love! . Class meant specifically for tots ages 3-5 with no classroom experience and ready to move & groove!! Class runs 35-40 minutes in length.

BBOY / BGIRL 101 (Breakin') • Mon 4-5p
This class is aimed at high-energy youth looking to harness their inner bboy or bgirl!! Students will learn foundation moves of bboys and bgirls through various activities, and sets. Some classes will even offer a theme or story line. Classes begin with a warm-up, and continue with work on freezes, power, style, and small sets. Youth will develop strength, coordination, and flexibility, and gain confidence in freestyle ability. Each class ends with a mini-battle. Don't be fooled by breakdancing classes taught by "dance teachers." Our class is taught by real bboys & bgirls living and battling in the bboy scene, with both accreditation and a passion to teach & mentor the young! You wouldn't take your ballet classes from a bboy, so make sure your breakin classes are taught by real bboys & bgirls!!

YOUTH HIP HOP CHOREO 101 • Tues 3:30-4:30p
This class is aimed at high-energy youth looking to get up & move!! Students will learn fun, kid-conscious, hip hop routines while being introduced to the styles that are the foundation of “hip hop dance”: including techniques of steppin, poppin, toprockin, tutting, gliding, music-video-style, and some simple floorwork. Classes begin with a warm-up, and introductions to the various styles, and concludes with choreography. We place strong emphasis on developing creativity and confidence, gearing them towards “freestyling”, as they also increase flexibility, strength, and coordination – all while having a great time!

Move Makers! TINY TOTS HIP HOP • Thurs 3:15-4:00p
This class is aimed at tots ages 4-6 who love to move, shake and drop!! Students will learn a fun, kid-conscious routines while being introduced to the styles that are the foundation of “hip hop dance.” Dancers will engage in dance-related games and activities, all while building rhythm, skill, confidence, freestyle, and simple footwork. Class meant specifically for tots ages 4-6 with prior classroom experience and ready to move & groove!! Class runs 40-45 minutes in length.

TEEN HIP HOP CHOREO 101 • Fri 3:30-4:30p
This class is aimed at TEENS looking to get up & move!! Students will learn unique hip hop routines while being introduced to the styles that are the foundation of “hip hop dance”: including techniques of steppin, poppin, toprockin, tutting, gliding, music-video-style, and some simple floorwork. Classes begin with a warm-up, and introductions to the various styles, and concludes with choreography. We place strong emphasis on developing creativity and confidence, gearing them towards “freestyling”, as they also increase flexibility, strength, and coordination – all while having a great time!

RETIRED DANCERS' DROP-IN • Sun 4-5p
This class is aimed at the former dancer, who is looking for a fitness twist in their adult years, and whats to get back to their fabulous dancing days! Topics & styles will vary from week to week, but will include Hip Hop, Lyrical, Pom, Jazz and maybe even a little tap!! Class will begin with stretch & warmup, and will also include basic conditioning for increasing flexibility, strength, and coordination. Get a great workout in & return to your passion! This class is aimed at dancers aged 18+ with prior dance experience, but anyone who wants to learn is welcomed. This class accepts our "SWEAT Sessions" Punch Card.


CLASS RATES

We encourage dancers to sign up for the full year term, as this is the most cost-effective solution, and is also most beneficial to our students’ learning, however we understand that circumstances may prevent or limit you to joining for just one semester of classes. For the 2016-17 Calendar in Racine, WI, class tuition is as follows:

FULL YEAR tuition

1 dancer per family: $330
2-3 dancers per family: 5% Discount
4+ dancers per family: 10% Discount

SPRING SESSION ONLY tuition

1 dancer per family: $209
2-3 dancers per family: 5% Discount
4+ dancers per family: 10% Discount


* We are PROUD to offer extremely discounted rates to dancers who apply to our scholarship program. If you are registering for classes, and want to apply for a scholarship, please message us or send an email to our Scholarship Committe here. Please contact us for further information if you believe you qualify, or visit our Scholarship page here.

** Monthly Payment Plans are available for full year registration, as an alternative to full-tuition payments. Similar installments are available for semester-only registration. For more information on the rates for our various payment plans, please contact us directly.