RECREATIONAL DANCE PROGRAM


 

If you are interested in a dance experience with a more relaxed pace, our REC DANCE classes might suit your family better.

Please view our Comparison Chart to see the differences among GCDC, REC and ACRO classes.

*Information on this page was for the January-May 2021 recreational dance season. Updated information will be available shortly.**

 

REC DANCE:

REC DANCE 1 (ages 3-5) and REC DANCE 2 (ages 6-8) will explore dance movement within a Christian environment. Using only Christian music (or instrumentals) and modest movement, girls will be exposed to various disciplines on an introductory level. They will also experience the use of different worship elements such as tambourines and ribbons. REC DANCE begins on January 11, 2021 and continues through to our Showcase at the end of May. Enrollment for REC DANCE closes on February 15, 2021. 2021 classes will be taught by company instructor, Mrs. Katie Conti.

CLICK HERE: For other offerings open to non-Company dancers.

 

SHOWCASE: 

REC dancers have one performance at the end of the season. This showcase takes place at Crossroads Church. Along with our REC dancers, this showcase also features dancers in our BALLET, ACRO and TAP classes.  To participate in the showcase, dancers must be enrolled at least for the months of March, April and May. The showcase is an informal presentation of what the girls have been learning in class.  It will be approximately 60 minutes in length with a cookie reception to follow.  There is showcase fee (see TUITION AND FEES), but no ticket cost for this event. We will need a head count ahead of time and parents will need to sign up to bring items for the reception.

 

TUITION AND FEES:

YEARLY REGISTRATION FEE: There is no family registration fee for REC DANCE that starts in January. 

SHOWCASE FEE: There is a family showcase fee of $15 for dancers to participate in the REC, TAP & ACRO-DANCE SHOWCASE. 

 TUITION: REC DANCE 30 minute classes are $35/month

 

 

2021 SCHEDULE:

* All Monday Nights:

REC 1 (ages 3-5) 6:45-7:15

REC 2 (ages 6-8) 7:15-7:45  CONTACT US BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THIS CLASS

January 11 – Classes Begin

May 24 – Last class day 

May 27 – Showcase date. We are watching the government mandates for indoor performances. We are currently at 15% (as of March 1) . If the percentage allows for at least the parents of Rec, Acro and Ballet dancers to attend, we will hold the Showcase on this date. 

* There will be one week that classes are cancelled due to Company rehearsals for our Spring Show TBD

 

 

LOCATION:

Crossroads Church

1120 Boyce Road

Upper St. Clair, PA 15241

 

 

DRESS CODE:

1. Black short-sleeved leotard

2. Black capris

3. Shorts or skirt to cover the bum

4. Pink ballet slippers 

You do not have to use official GCDC uniform pieces in REC DANCE.  We may have some appropriate items available from our resale bin. If you prefer to have official GCDC pieces, click here to visit our online store for a leotard, capri and several choices for appropriate skirts. Passcode, if needed, is gcdc2020. The black leotard and capris will be the base used for the May Showcase. We will provide embellishments to those pieces. All costuming pieces are property of GCDC and are to be returned at the end of the showcase.

 

GIVE THE GIFT OF DANCE FOR CHRISTMAS Upon full payment of the 5-month season ($175), we will provide a certificate and a small item to wrap to put under the tree. Items are subject to availability and may include a dancer Christmas ornament, GCDC water bottle or a small ballerina rag doll. Let us know, on the registration form below, if you are interested in this option.  Contact us to arrange pick up of your gift. Note that the $15 showcase fee is not included in tuition price.


REGISTRATION:

There are three steps for REC registration.

  1. Fill out the GCDC waivers by clicking here.
  2. Fill out the form below.
  3. The first month’s tuition is due at the time of registration to reserve your spot. If classes fill up and payment has not been made, we will need to move your dancer to the waiting list. A PayPal link is at the bottom of the page. You can also pay onsite or click here to mail it in. 

 

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