Dance2019-08-21T13:11:23-05:00

Dance

Offering dance classes to students ages 2.5 through 18+

Saskia Harmon - Director

Saskia Harmon
Dance Director

Welcome to ROOTS Dance

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by and learning more about our dance program.

At ROOTS, we are passionate about growing dedicated and well-rounded dancers. We train and challenge them as dancers as well as mentor their character and hearts. It is our goal to have a positive environment where dancers can learn exceptional technique, see their full potential and gain self-confidence.

Below you’ll find details about our program, mentors, schedule, tuition and more.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out: dance@rootsacademy.com

—Saskia

Toddlers  |  Preschool  |  Minis  |  Juniors  |  Teen/Senior  |  Performance  |  Competition  |  Mentors  |  Schedule  |  TuitionFAQ’s  |  Class Descriptions  |  Dress Code

Toddler Dance

Toddler dance classes are offered for students ages 2.5-3 years old.

Classes are offered multiple days a week and are focused on the foundations of Ballet and Creative Movement.

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Preschool Dance

Preschool dance classes are offered for students ages 3-5 years old.

Classes are offered Monday—Saturday and are focused on teaching Ballet, Tap, and Jazz.

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Mini Dance

Mini dance classes are offered for students ages 5-8 years old.

Beginner, intermediate and advanced level classes are offered in Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Acro, Musical Theater, Lyrical and Boys Crew.

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Junior Dance

Junior dance classes are offered for students ages 9-11 years old.

Beginner, intermediate and advanced level classes are offered in Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Acro, Musical Theater, Skills, Lyrical and Boys Crew.

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Teen & Senior Dance

Teen/senior dance classes are offered for students ages 12-18 years old.

Beginner, intermediate and advanced level classes are offered in Jazz, Ballet, Pre-Pointe, Hip Hop, Acro, Musical Theater, Tap, Lyrical, Fusion & Skills.

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Performance Company

Performance company is available for students ages 5-18 years old who desire more performance opportunities and growth within a close-knit community of dancers. Students are placed in one of four levels based on age and ability.

Performance company members are required to take a set amount of hours every week, participate in a dance convention, outside performances and a weekly rehearsal.

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Competition Company

Competition company is for students ages 4-18 years old who desire a challenging and competitive team experience. These members are the most driven and talented dancers at ROOTS and are especially passionate, hard-working and committed.

Competition company members are required to take a set amount of hours every week, participate in multiple dance competitions and conventions, outside performances and a weekly rehearsal.

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Our Dance Staff & Mentors

Saskia Harmon
Saskia HarmonDance Director & Mentor
Jessica Stillman
Jessica StillmanCompany Manager & Mentor
Jen Burns
Jen BurnsDance Operations Manager
Liza ter Kuile
Liza ter KuileDance Office Coordinator
Deavon Walden
Deavon WaldenDance Mentor
Jillian Lovins
Jillian LovinsDance Mentor
Jordan Grace Melton
Jordan Grace MeltonDance Mentor
Kathleen McPherson
Kathleen McPhersonDance Mentor
Kelsey Southerland
Kelsey SoutherlandDance Mentor
Kira Fargas
Kira FargasDance Mentor
Mandy Callahan
Mandy CallahanDance Mentor
Maria Logan
Maria LoganDance Mentor
Mary Beth Hill
Mary Beth HillDance Mentor
Vivienne Heskje
Vivienne HeskjeDance Mentor
Emilie Burns
Emilie BurnsDance Mentor

Dance Schedule

Below you will find the schedule for the 2019/2020 dance season. To find the classes that you’re interested in quickly, use the filter menu (Show Filters +) to find classes based on your dancers level, style, age, day and time of day.

  • Click on the days of the week to view the class offerings for each day.
  • Click on the name of the class to get a brief description of the class, details on the dress code and recital details.

Dance Tuition

A $50 registration fee is due at enrollment for each dance season.

Registration fees are non-refundable.

Class Tuition Sibling Pricing
Toddler $55/month $50/month
1 Class $70/month $63/month
2 Classes $115/month $104/month
3 Classes $135/month $122/month
4 Classes $155/month $140/month
5 Classes $175/month $158/month
6 Classes $195/month $176/month
7 Classes $215/month $149/month
8/unlimited $235/month $212/month
Dance Tuition Policies

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does recital cost?2019-10-03T14:59:27-05:00

Recital participation requires one costume fee per routine (ranging from $80-$90 + tax) and one Performance Fee (about $100) per participant. For your convenience, these fees are split up throughout the year. The recital will also require the purchase of tickets.

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