Dance

Welcome to Lindenhurst Park District Dance!  Please read our
Dance Information and Expectations guide.

If you have any questions feel free to email Angelique at ms.Angelique@lindenhurstparks.org

Dance Information and Expectations

 


2017 Dance Recital Packet

 

LPD Recital Packet 2017

Teacher Bio's

 

Ms. Angelique:

Ms. Angelique has been directing and teaching the fine art of dance at the Lindenhurst Park District for over 25 years. Her deep passion for the love of dance, along with her directorship and teaching in all styles of the dance field, proves to her students year after year that dance taught in any style or form is healthy, fun and a wonderful way to make lifelong good habits. She started taking dance at the age of 3 and has taught all styles of dance. She earned her teaching certification in 1981, and continues to keep up with the dance industry as it evolves. Her professional dance credits include; performances and corporate production shows, and several grand opening for the Milwaukee Bucks and Milwaukee Brewers professional ball teams. Angelique is also a professional model and continues to do fashion shows as the opportunity arises. She is very excited to be directing, teaching and inspiring young dancers again this year with the LPD Dance program and is looking forward to another great year of introducing new and popular dance class styles!!!  

Amanda:

Miss Amanda has been a dance teacher at the Lindenhurst Park District for the past 6 years. Amanda is a 1st grade teacher in Northbrook and continues her love and passion for children and dance through the LPD dance program. She teaches ballet, tap, and poms, and will branch out this session to teach Lyrical and Kinder Hip Hop. Amanda danced as a child for 8 years here at the Lindenhurst Park District, was a part of the Ultimate Gymnastics Dance Team, danced for the College of Lake County's Orchesis Dance Team, and has over 20 credit hours in dance from Iowa State University and the College of Lake County. Amanda was a member of the Milwauakee Bonecrushers Dance Team and the Milwaukee Iron Dance Team from 2007-2009. She looks forward to another year as a part of our amazing dance program.

 

Brooke:

My name is Brooke Buchtenkirch and I have been dancing for 16 years. I trained with Waterford dance academy studying in ballet, pointe, jazz, lyrical, hip hop and tap. I have cherographed shows such as beauty and the beast and have been working with children at my church since I was 10 years old. I am currently at CLC where I am getting my major in psychology and minor in dance.

Mandy:

I am so looking forward to meeting you all in class!  I have been dancing since the age of 4 and I can't wait to share with all of you how fun it is.  I work at a company in Veron Hills called American Hotel during the week.  I just got married in November.  Im my free time I love hanging out with friends and my family and watching my favorite shows.  Dance has been such a huge part of my life from dance classes, to high school dance team and college classes.  I enjoy ballet, tap, lyrical and hip hop.  My all time favorite genre is Jazz.  I have taught from ages 3-17 over the last 6 years and i can't wait to start teaching all of you!  See you all in class!

 

 

 

Summer Dance Camps

Each week we learn a short routine with the style being introduced. Week 1- Ballet, Week 2- Hip Hop, Week 3- Character, Week 4- Tap, Week 5- Interpretive/Lyrical and Week 6- we will have a dance party with all the different dance routines we have learned. Attire: leotard, footless tights, and ballet shoes. *For the week of Tap the children can wear any hard soled shoe or any sneakers or Gym Shoes that wonít make noise are fine too.*

Class Code Age Dates Time Day Location Res/Non Min/Max Classes
Shining Stars 260101B 5-7 years 7/11 - 8/15 4:30-5:15p Tues Dance Room $70/$80 4/8 6

Pitter Patter Feet

This is a creative dance and play class for your little dancer. Children will develop a sense of creativity and rhythm through music and develop their fine and gross motor skills while having fun! Please bring a beanie baby to class each week. Attire: comfortable clothing and non-slip socks or ballet slippers recommended.

Class Code Age Dates Time Day Location Res/Non Min/Max Classes
Pitter Patter Feet 210101A 2-3.5 years 7/11 - 8/15 9:30-10:00a Tues Dance Room $60/$69 4/8 6
Pitter Patter Feet 210101B 2-3.5 years 7/15 - 8/19 9:30-10:00a Sat Dance Room $60/$69 4/8 6
Pitter Patter Feet 210101C 2-3.5 years 7/15 - 8/19 10:00-10:30a Sat Dance Room $60/$69 4/8 6

Tiny Dancers

This is the next step up from Pitter Patter Feet and your little dancer will enjoy turning, leaping and learning how to be a dainty ballerina. We will focus on pre-ballet steps along with creative dance and props. Attire: leotard, tights and ballet shoes.

Class Code Age Dates Time Day Location Res/Non Min/Max Classes
No classes are currently available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.

Dance 1, 2, 3

Dance 1: Is for 3-4 years of age and includes creative dance and introduction to ballet and tap. Dance 2 & 3: Classes consists of learning the fundamentals of ballet, tap, and creative dance styles. Attire: leotard, tights, ballet shoes, tap and jazz shoes if applicable

Class Code Age Dates Time Day Location Res/Non Min/Max Classes
Dance 1 210102A 3.5-4 years 7/11 - 8/15 10:00-10:45a Tues Dance Room $70/$80 4/8 6
Dance 1 210102B 3.5-4 years 7/15 - 8/19 10:30-11:15a Sat Dance Room $70/$80 4/8 6
Dance 2 210103A 4.5-5 years 7/11 - 8/15 10:45-11:30p Tues Dance Room $80/$88 4/8 6
Dance 2 210103B 4.5-5 years 7/15 - 8/19 11:30-12:25p Sat Dance Room $80/$88 4/8 6

Princess Ballet

Dress up as your favorite princess and learn ballet steps. Youíll pretend to be a different princess each week and dance with creative moves to your favorite Disney princessís songs!Attire: princess outfits or tutuís and ballet shoes.

Class Code Age Dates Time Day Location Res/Non Min/Max Classes
Princess Dance 210104A 4-7 years 7/10 - 8/14 4:30-5:15p Mon Dance Room $70/$80 4/8 6

Kinder Hip Hop, Tween Hip Hop Jazz/Funk, Hip Hop Jazz Funk II

Hip Hop is a relaxed version of jazz dance and has a contemporary ďpop musicĒ feel to it. In Hip Hop Jazz Funk II get ready to bring your skills to the next level. You will learn advanced turns, leaps, formations and more advanced steps to master.Attire: comfortable clothes, jazz shoes or dance sneakers required.

Class Code Age Dates Time Day Location Res/Non Min/Max Classes
Kinder Hip Hop 210108A 4-6 years 7/12 - 8/16 4:30-5:15p Wed Dance Room $70/$80 4/8 6
Tween HipHop/Jazz Funk 210106A 10-12 years 7/12 - 8/16 5:15-6:00p Wed Dance Room $68/$79 4/8 6

Lyrical/Jazz Dance

This is a style of dance created from the fusion of ballet with jazz and contemporary dance techniques. Bring your creative side and learn to move with grace and elegance! Attire: leggins or capriís and tank top, bare feet.

Class Code Age Dates Time Day Location Res/Non Min/Max Classes
Lyrical/Jazz Dance 210107A 6-9 years 7/10 - 8/14 5:15-6:00p Mon Dance Room $68/$79 4/8 6

Kids Yoga

Kids yoga class is designed JUST for kids! Yogis will learn to discover body strength, mind focus and inner peace with simple breathing techniques while learning fun yoga poses! They will learn simple meditation breathing technique and explore individual and group yoga poses. Attire: Leggings or stretch capris, came or tight fitting tank top- bare feet

Class Code Age Dates Time Day Location Res/Non Min/Max Classes
Kids Yoga 212201A 6-9 years 7/11 - 8/15 5:15-6:00p Tues Dance Room $70/$80 4/8 6

Dance and Poms

In this class you will learn dance and cheer just like a professional cheerleader! Participants will learn formations, turns, and cheers with poms. A $10 fee for pom-poms is included in the price and is yours to keep.Attire: shorts, t-shirt and clean gym shoes.

Class Code Age Dates Time Day Location Res/Non Min/Max Classes
No classes are currently available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.

Intro To Cheerleading

Basic cheers, jumps and tumbling will be taught. Attire: Shorts, t-shirt and clean gym shoes

Class Code Age Dates Time Day Location Res/Non Min/Max Classes
No classes are currently available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.

Ballet 1

This class is an introduction to basic fundamentals of ballet steps and floor exercises will be taught. Attire: Leotrad, tights, ballet shoes and hair in bun.

Class Code Age Dates Time Day Location Res/Non Min/Max Classes
No classes are currently available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.