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Dance is the only art
that we ourselves are the material
of which it is made.

Studio 201 is provides a quality dance education in a positive, nurturing environment that will instill a love of dance to children young and old. We offer ballet, tap, jazz, pom, hip hop, musical theater, acro/tumbling, competition and a movement class for toddlers and preschool age.

 

Studio 201 is owned by Emily Sullivan. Growing up Emily took classes at Royal Dance Academy under the instruction of Brenda Israel,  Stephanie Clark, and Roger Israel. Along with getting her BA in graphic communication, she went on to study dance at the University of Northern Iowa. She received her CDA in early childhood development in December of 2018. She became a certified dance instructor in 2018. 

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Haley Oesch will be our 2023-2024 tumbling instructor. she is 17 years old and a senior in high school! She has been involved in dance and tumbling her entire life and has been on the coaching side of it for 3 years.

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Mackenzie Miller will be our fundamental and competition instructor. She has 20+ years of dance experience including studio, competition, dance team, and teaching. She recently moved back to Osceola with her husband, son and two dogs. I'm excited to get back in the studio and share my love of dance in my hometown!

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Moyra Hicks will be tag teaming with Lily Cook to teach one of our discover dance classes and Musical Theater (8 and under).  She is 16 going on 17 and in her junior year of high school. She is involved in marching band and jazz band, basketball, golf, and the fall musical. She also has a huge sweet tooth and loves to bake.

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Lily Cook will be tag teaming with Moyra Hicks to teach one of our discover dance classes and Musical Theater (8 and under). She will also be assisting in multiple classes.  She has been dancing for 8 years and has been on the competition team for 5! Lily has been assisting for 3 years. She is 14 years old and goes to Clarke Community School. 

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Jadie will be teaching our Movement class and K1 Combo Class.  Jadie is from Osceola and currently a student at SWCC studying Business and Graphic Design. Jadie is excited to be involved in dance at both a performing and teaching level. She is a first year Spartan Dazzler and is excited to see what this year brings!

 

Jazz is recommended to develop style, strength, and versatility. We will build on the ballet foundation of dance principles, knowledge of dance vocabulary, and technique. Our Jazz classes will also be pulling inspiration from different styles such as hip-hop, classical, lyrical, modern (just to name a few). Classes are structured around proper warm-up, across-the-floor progressions and combinations, center-floor technique and combinations, and performance skills and routines. Ages 7 and up.

Tap  enhances rhythmic dynamics, speed, and agility. It instills an awareness of the music; its timing, rhythm and changes in energy. Ages 5 and up.

Pom

Our pom classes work towards taking a group of individual dancers and turning them into one dancing unit. We work with pom motions, jumps, turns and group formations. Ages 5 and up.

Movement classes are for little ones ages 18m to preschool age. It's an informal class including movement, rhythm, music, counting and of course dancing. We work towards following directions, working with a group, and acquiring skills necessary to perform in a group (for example, waiting their turns). Parents/guardians are asked to stay during the class and are welcome to join in on the fun.  This class is not part of the recital. This class are six week sessions and registration is required.

This is an introduction class to dance for our 3 and 4 year olds. We will focus on 11 fundamental dance concepts, ballet terminology on top of working on coordination and gross motor skills such as leaping, skipping and galloping. We work on following directions and working in a group. 

K1 Combo

This class is for Kindergarten and 1st graders who want to try multiple dance styles but do not want to live in the studio. This hour long class will teach tap, ballet and pom styles. They will perform two dances in the spring recital and one dance at winter showcase.

NEW!
Musical Theater

This class is filled with Broadway style dancing and music. Classes incorporate the style of dance one would typically see on a Broadway and musicals. This class will work on acting and storytelling through dance.

Dance Ambassadors

Our Dance Ambassadors will perform at community events throughout the year and our final dance of the recital.  Routines are usually upbeat. Dancer must be in 2nd grade or older and enrolled in at least one other class. 

NEW!
Hip Hop

A class full of combinations to popular hip hop songs and learning new moves such as a stalls. Ages 3 and up.

Acro/Tumbling

This will be a fun and exciting environment where they will learn a variety of tricks. The first half of the year we will work on skills listed below. The second half we will learn a dance that will incorporate the skills the we have learned to perform at our spring recital.
Beginner tumblers: Will concentrate on but not limited to table tops/bridges, donkey kicks, cartwheels, forward and backward rolls, strengthening and coordination!
Older tumblers: Will concentrate on but not limited to core strengthening, flexibility, backbend kick overs, front limbers, headstands and handstand forward rolls, back walk overs, chin stands, elbow stands, dive rolls and hand springs!

Competition

We will have a Jazz, Lyrical ballet, hip hop, and Acro competition classes. These classes will compete in several competitions in the spring and will perform at recital. Dancer must dance with Studio 201 for 1 year before they are eligible to compete. 

Schedule
2023-2024 Season
Tentative Schedule

Monday

Classroom North

3:30 -

4:00 - Discover Dance FULL

4:30 - Hip Hop Red FULL

5:00 - Solo

5:30 - Solo

6:00 - Hip Hop Blue FULL

6:30 - Competition Lyrical Duet

7:00 - Musical Theater 9 yrs and older

7:30 - Competition Jazz 1

8:00 - Competition Lyrical Trio

Classroom South

3:30 -

4:00 - 

4:30 - 

5:00 - 

5:30 - 

6:00 - 

6:30 - Competition Jazz 2

7:00 - Solo

7:30 - 

8:00 - 

90% FULL

Tuesday

Classroom North

3:45 - K-1st Ballet

4:15 - K-1st Pom

4:45 - Dance Ambassadors FULL

5:30 - Movement

6:00 - Explorers Pom

6:30 - Explorers Ballet 75% Full

7:00 - Explorers Jazz

7:30 - Acro

8:00 - 

Classroom South

3:30 -

4:00 - 

4:30 - 

5:00 - 

5:30 - Explorers Tap

6:00 - 

6:30 - 

7:00 - 

7:30 - 

8:00 - 

Wednesday

Full

Classroom North

3:30 - Solo

4:00 - Competition Hip Hop

4:30 - Hip Hop Green FULL

5:00 - Ensemble Ballet FULL

5:30 - Ensemble Jazz 75% Full

6:00 - Solo

6:30 - Company Ballet

7:00 - Company Jazz

7:30 - Competition Jazz Trio

8:00 - Solo

Classroom South

3:30 - 

4:00 - K-1st Combo 90% Full

5:00 - Discover Dance FULL

5:30 - Musical Theater 8 and under 80% Full

6:00 - Fundamental Ballet

6:30 - Fundamental Jazz

7:00 - Fundamental Pom 80% Full

7:30 - Fundamental Tap

8:00 - 

Thursday

Classroom South

3:30 -

4:00 - Tumbling Blue FULL

4:30 - Tumbling Red FULL

5:00 - Tumbling Green FULL

5:30 - Tumbling Yellow

6:00 - Tumbling Purple

Movement: $36 per session

Session 1 - September 12-October 16

Session 2 - October 24- December 5 (No Class November 20)

Session 3 - January 9 - February 13

Session 4 - February 20-April 2 (No Class March 12)

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