Classes&Schedule





2017-2018 SEASON

Louisiana Dance Powerhouse offers a variety of classes with options available for students ages 3-adults. Class placement is determined according to age and ability. Adjustments may be made in August to confirm that students are placed in the correct classes. Final decisions about class placement will be made by the teachers.

First Day of Classes - August 7, 2017

2018 Revue - April 21, 2018

BALLET, TAP, & JAZZ (Ages 3+)

Our ballet, tap, and jazz combination classes provides our students with a strong foundation in dance technique while developing discipline, grace, poise, coordination, strength, flexibility, and enhance the dancer's creativity, technical, and performance ability. Primary I & II perform 2 routines in our annual revue. All other classes perform 3 routines. 


Primary I....................Tuesdays 4:30-5:15 (Studio 1)

Primary II...................Tuesdays 4:15-5:15 (Studio 2)

Intermediate I............Tuesdays 5:45-6:45 (Studio 1)

Intermediate II...........Tuesdays 5:45-6:45 (Studio 2)

Jr. Intermediate.........Mondays 5:00-6:15 (Studio 1)

Jr. Advanced..............Mondays 6:45-8:00 (Studio 1)

Advanced I.................Mondays 5:00-6:15 (Studio 2)

Advanced II................Mondays 6:45-8:00 (Studio 2)

HIP HOP (Ages 5+)

As of one of the most popular forms of dance today, Hip Hop at LADP is a high energy class teaching students to express themselves through free style movements to help develop their own sense of style. This is a performance class and will perform a routine in our annual revue.


Petite Hip Hop..............Tuesdays 5:15-5:45 (Studio 1)

Mini Hip Hop.................Tuesdays 5:15-5:45 (Studio 2)

Junior Hip Hop.............Mondays 6:15-6:45 (Studio 1)

Teen Hip Hop................Mondays 6:15-6:45 (Studio 2)

Adult Hip Hop................Tuesdays 6:45-7:30 (Studio 1)

EXTRA BALLET (Ages 7+)

Ballet is the foundation of all dance. This class is offered for students who desire to further their dance training and technique in classical ballet. This is a performance class and will perform a routine in our annual revue. 


Extra Ballet I.............Wednesdays 4:15-5:00 (Studio 1)

Extra Ballet II............Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 (Studio 2)

Extra Ballet III...........Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 (Studio 2)

POINTE (Ages 11+)

Designed for students with previous ballet training to utilize previously learned ballet technique and concepts while working in pointe shoes with a focus on strengthening the feet and ankles. PreRequisite - Students must be enrolled in Extra Ballet and have previous years of dance experience.



Pointe..............................Wednesdays 6:00-6:30 (Studio 1)

CHEER & TUMBLING (Ages 3+)

Cheer & Tumbling classes at LADP will train students with the proper technique to excel in the sport of cheerleading and to prepare students for middle and high school cheerleading in a non-competitive environment. This class primarily focus on tumbling, jumps, and motions (no stunts). This is a performance class and will perform a routine in our annual revue. 


Cheer & Tumbling I.....Wednesdays 5:00-5:45 (Studio 1)

Cheer & Tumbling II....Wednesdays 6:00-6:45 (Studio 2)

Cheer & Tumbling III....Wednesdays 4:15-5:00 (Studio 2)


ACROGYM (Ages 7+)

Our AcroGym class fuses acrobatic movment and tumbling. This class will help dancers with overall strength, flexibility, and balance. This is a non-performance class and does not participate in the revue.


AcroGym I......................Wednesdays 6:45-7:30 (Studio 1)

AcroGym II.....................Wednesdays 6:45-7:30 (Studio 2)

DRESS CODE

Primary BTJ: 

  • LADP Class Uniform
  • Pink Full Sole Ballet Shoes
  • Tan Mary Jane Tap Shoes
  • Tan Footed Tights

Intermediate BTJ:

  • LADP Class Uniform
  • Pink Full Sole Ballet Shoes
  • Tan Mary Jane Tap Shoes
  • Caramel Slip On Jazz Shoes
  • Tan Footed Tights
Junior & Advanced BTJ:
  • LADP Class Uniform
  • Tan Pirouette Lyrical Shoes
  • Black Split Sole Lace Up Tap Shoes
  • Caramel Slip On Jazz Shoes
  • Tan Transition Tights

Extra Ballet:

  • LADP Black Leotard
  • Optional: black ballet skirt or black dance boy shorts
  • Pink Transition Tights
  • Pink Full Sole Ballet Shoes (Level I)
  • Pink Split Sole Ballet Shoes (Level II & III)

Pointe:

  • Extra Ballet class attire
  • Block Aspiration Pointe Shoes (all pointe students must go through Get Wet to purchase pointe shoes and gel toe pads for proper fitting)

AcroGym:

  • LADP Class Uniform
  • No Shoes (Barefeet)
  • No Tights

Cheer & Tumbling:

  • LADP Class Uniform
  • Cheer shoes

Hip Hop:

  • LADP Class Uniform
  • Option: Students may layer up by wearing loose fitting top/bottoms for hip hop
  • Tennis shoes or Boots

Hair: secured/pulled back away from face


Dance Bag: All students need a bag to carry shoes and other items to and from the studio.