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3 Year Old Classes - 4 Different Types of Classes Available!

3 Year Old AND 3-5 Year Old Ballet, Tap and Jazz Combination Class
This is a 45 minute per week dance class for 3 Year Olds who want to experience ballet, tap and jazz. Each week your young dancer will be taught beginner ballet steps, such as tendu, releve and plie as well as ballet barre, (including the first three ballet positions). At 3 years old, the young dancer is introduced to beginner tap steps such as brushes, heel-drops, shuffles, and more at the barre and in centre floor. The basics of jazz, including stretching are also presented during this class using popular children's music.

You will be happy to know that our instructors follow an exciting, effective and fun-filled 3-Year-Old curriculum that is customized to meet the needs of the 3-year-old dancer. Rising Stars' directors and instructors have been developing this program since 1986 and continually keep it updated and full of fun! This program combines fun and learning based on a 3-year old's attention span, movement and physical abilities, and is kept updated with the newest dance and music trends. Imagine jumping over clouds and wearing a crown! Our youngest dancers may not know it but they are learning the fundamentals and correct terminology as they have fun with creative imagery. Singing, props, routines, short stories, and steps that will help coordination development, are included in this wonderful curriculum.

The dance year culminates with a memorable recital routine at the beautiful State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ!


3-5 Year Old Hippity-Hop Class
A hippity-hop class is a high-energy Hip-Hop class for our younger dancers that is both fun and exciting! This class uses the latest steps, age appropriate moves and fundamentals of Hip-Hop. This is a very popular class and so much fun for our youngest students!

One Hip-Hop routine will be taught per year, per class. The dance year culminates with a memorable recital routine at the beautiful State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ!

3-5 Year Old Angelina Ballerina Class

This class is based on the beloved and popular children’s book and PBS TV series character, Angelina Ballerina. It includes a themed year-long curriculum, which follows a different Angelina Ballerina story each month. Students wear the optional Angelina Ballerina leotard, skirt and ears. Stories are themed and include ballet technique and lots of fun for your ballerina! Rising Stars is the only licensed and accredited Angelina Ballerina dance academy studio in this area.

Image learning all of your ballet steps and terminology along with Angelina Ballerina and sharing in her fun-filled adventures!

One dance routine will be taught per year per class. The dance year culminates with a memorable recital routine at the beautiful State Theatre in New Brunswick, N.J.