Schauer School of the Arts dance classes are held at two locations:
SCHAUER MAIN BUILDING: 147 N. Rural Street, Hartford map
CREATIVE ARTS STUDIOS: 30 S. Johnson Street, Hartford map
Virtual options for dance class participation can be arranged by contacting Education Coordinator, Dani Kuepper at email@example.com
Since January 2007, the Schauer School of Arts (SSA) has offered dance instruction that focuses on building students’ abilities through the development of a strong technical foundation and encourages creativity and self-expression through dance. We offer classes in Ballet, Contemporary, Irish and Tap for ages 3+.
To provide experienced and knowledgeable instructors who love to teach
To help students develop a strong technical foundation and grow as artists
- To ensure a nurturing and supportive environment for students
SSA dance students are offered opportunities to perform throughout the year, including:
Leaps & Bounds Dance Showcase
This year, due to Covid-19 restrictions, the performance schedule will be different. Each genre of dance will perform separately, for a total of five performances (two for Irish). Audience capacity will be limited to 140 for each show. Masks are required to be worn in all areas of the building, including in the theater. The schedule for this year will be:
Saturday, May 15
10:00 am Ballet
2:00 pm Contemporary
6:00 pm Tap
Sunday, May 16
12:00 pm Irish
4:00 pm Irish
LEAPS AND BOUNDS IMPORTANT DATES:
May 7: Photo Day
May 10–14: Dress rehearsals
May 15–16: Showcase performances
Schauer Mainstage & Family Shows
SSA dance students have had the pleasure of performing with Paddy Homan & the Noble Call, Two on Tap, Dance Alive! National Ballet, Wausau Dance Theatre, and New York Theatre Ballet.
Schauer Irish Dance Troupe
Semi-professional dance troupe open to students enrolled in Irish 2 or higher. Audition required. Has performed at Holiday Folk Fair International, Scoop deVille, and ShamROCK at Washington County Fairgrounds, in addition to many area senior living communities and schools.
Irish Dance Students
Have had the pleasure of performing at Milwaukee's Irish Fest for the past two years.
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Masks are currently required in the Schauer Arts Center for participants 5 years and older, in keeping with local health and CDC recommendations. For dancers, we recommend a surgical-style mask that stays securely in place. Older dancers are encouraged to bring an extra mask so they can switch to a fresh one during their mid-class break.