Children’s Program: Ages 3-6

At ESD, with imaginative stimuli, we enjoy dance and help students discover and develop dance movement, focus, space awareness, posture, coordination, confidence and much more!  Our teachers are qualified, and experienced and have a passion for dance and their students.


3/4 Yr Ballet/Tap Combo Class

3 or 4 years old in August. This 45-minute class begins with 30 minutes of dance/ballet and ends with 15 minutes of tap.

(Choose 1 of the following days/times)

  • Monday: 3:45pm – 4:30pm
  • Tuesday: 5:45pm – 6:30pm
  • Thursday: 10:30am – 11:15am
  • Thursday: 3:15pm – 4:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am – 10:15am (Postponed)

Performance: Students will perform an in-studio Christmas dance for their family, as well as perform in the end-of-year Theatrical Production.


5/6 Yr Ballet/Tap Combo Class

5 or 6 years old in August. This 60-minute class begins with 45 minutes of dance/ballet and ends with 15 minutes of tap.

(Choose 1 of the following days/times)

  • Monday: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Thursday: 9:30am – 10:30am
  • Friday: 4:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:15am – 11:15am (Postponed)

Performance: Students will perform an in-studio Thanksgiving dance for their family, as well as perform in the end-of-year Theatrical Production.


MODERN 1:  6-Year-Olds through Grade 2 Ballet
  • Tuesdays 5:45 – 6:45

Modern 1 is an introduction to modern and contemporary dance technique including articulation of the spine, isolation of different parts of the body, weight changes, turns, levels, and dynamics.  Individual exploration and expression in movement are also encouraged in each class.

Performance: All students will perform in the end-of-year Theatrical Production.


HIP HOP 1&2:  6 Years & Up
  • Fridays 5:30 – 6:30

Hip Hop 1&2 is a combined class that is an introduction to hip hop movement.  This class enhances concepts including musicality, coordination, rhythm, style, and improvisation.  Hip Hop 1&2 encourages students to step outside the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movement while building strength and stamina as well.

Performance: All students will perform in the end-of-year Theatrical Production.


DRAMA: 6 Years & Up
  • Fridays 4:30 – 5:30

Drama introduces students to acting techniques and the art of communicating meaning and intent on the stage.  In this class, students will enhance skills including creativity, improvisation, imagination, and concentration using both verbal and nonverbal means of communication.  Drama students will have weekly opportunities to perform with and in front of their peers, developing expertise in both confidence and teamwork.

Performance – All students will perform either in the end-of-year Theatrical Production or an in-studio drama.



Annual Theatrical Productions are held in a local theatre.  See Productions  They include:

  • DELIVER US –  The story of Moses
  • SAVIOUR – Gods passion for His People
  • ESTHER
  • ANTSHILLVANIA – Animation of the Prodigal Son
  • THE PARABLE
  • THE BALLET OF THE LION, WITCH, AND WARDROBE
  • AWAKEN
  • CREATION
  • And Many More