Hip Hop Schedule
GDSC’s hip hop program consists of the following classes:
Pre-Hip Hop (Ages 5-7): Wednesday, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Hip Hop 1 (Ages 8-10): Wednesday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Hip Hop 2 (Ages 10-12): Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Hip Hop 3 (Ages 12+): Wednesday, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Hip Hop Fusion (Adult; Invitation-only for Teens): Wednesday, 7:30-8:30 p.m. *Six-Week Series starting Jan. 9
Beg. Hip Hop (Adult; Invitation-only for Teens): Monday, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
All-Boys Hip Hop (Ages 8+): Monday, 7:15-8:15 p.m.
Breakin’ (Ages 9+): Monday, 8:15-9:15 p.m.
Our performance classes focus on hip hop skills via two choreographed pieces for our December Recital and June Recital.
For our Teen/Adult classes, this may vary–please confirm with the instructor.
Beg./Int. Hip Hop Technique: Monday, 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Adv. Hip Hop Technique: Wednesday, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Hip Hop technique is required for Competition Team and Performance Company Hip Hop dancers.
Our hip hop technique classes address crucial aspects of the art form, which include strength, flexibility, body awareness and placement.
Please note: Though our technique classes do not typically perform, we may receive requests to do so and will therefore accommodate based off a majority need. Please contact admin or the appropriate instructor to confirm.
Girls: Dance-appropriate attire (i.e., comfortable and breathable, easy to move in, no jeans); required hip hop shoes–see update below.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Black “Gia Mia Hi-Top” sneakers are being discontinued, as the company that makes them is going out of business; therefore, current availability is very limited. If you have already purchased your black “Gia Mia Hi-Top” sneakers, fantastic! You are one of the lucky few; however, if you are struggling to find a pair, not to worry! We have found a similar style: Black “Pastry Pop Tart Grid Hi Top” sneakers. Click here for youth sizes; Click here for adult sizes. (DISCLAIMER: Hip hop shoes run smaller than street shoes. Pay close attention to the sizing instructions.)
Boys: Dance-appropriate attire (i.e., comfortable and breathable, easy to move in, no jeans); Black “Pastry Pop Tart Grid Hi Top” sneakers: Click here for youth sizes; Click here for adult sizes. (DISCLAIMER: Hip hop shoes run smaller than street shoes. Pay close attention to the sizing instructions.)
Dance-appropriate attire (i.e., comfortable and breathable, easy to move in, no jeans); Black high-top shoes (i.e., Converse)
Shopping Recommendations: GDSC suggests Encore Dance Supply if you’re interested in shopping locally. If you don’t mind online shopping, Just for Kix and Discount Dance Supply are also great resources for dance apparel.
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