The beauty of ballet is the dream of many girls and boys. It is the solid foundation to train the body for all other dance forms. Center Stage is Odessa's superior studio for training in correct and thorough ballet technique! The faculty draws from the Vaganova, Ceccetti, and Balanchine Ballet traditions as well as knowledge gained from years of study in the American dance world where these traditions are blended to produce dancers who are unaffected by a particular style.
Tap is an exciting rhythmic exercise and dance form which is enjoyable to both kids and adults. Rooted in African-American history, it is a truly American art form. Tap offers a variety of styles and techniques. Students will realize results in dance movement after a minimum number of classes. The classes stress the basics of tap and allows dancers to build into combinations which are great to watch and delightful to hear. Try tap for fun and fitness.
"Jazz dance is a living art form, changing with the fashion of the times, but its roots remain in the original classic Jazz method, which never goes out of style." Gus Giordano
From R&B and House to Club and Pop, Hip Hop classes utilize upbeat music from various genres, in addition to the latest Hip Hop hits. The result is an energetic class that not only teaches you Hip Hop movements and technique, but also instills rhythm and precision in your muscle memory.
Contemporary dance is art whose working material is the movement of humans. It doesn´t have fixed or established movement patterns but it’s rather in a continuous search for new forms and dynamics. Therefore its dancers make use of varied modern and classical dance techniques to train.
MOMMY & ME
A delightful class for a parent and toddler, aged 18 months up to 3 years old, featuring creative movement, rhythmic awareness, coordination, tumbling, and motor skill activities that foster bonding, trust, and a love for dance, music, and physical activity.
By popular demand, we are now having adult ballet, tap, jazz/hip hop (called Jazz Fusion), and contemporary classes! Do something for you! No experience necessary, but be prepared for a challenge.
Kids will learn routines that mirror a competitive cheer team while being in a fun and safe environment. Dancers will attend class once a week for 45 minutes and learn the fundamentals of motion technique, jumps, pom, kick line, voice, basic tumbling, and even stunts!