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Class Descriptions

Tye Chua Dance hold classes during the regular season from September through June.  Summer Semester takes place from June - August.

TUITION & PAYMENT

Our Regular Season is made up of 30 weeks of classes, taking place over 10 months from September through June.  Our Monthly Tuition is a flat fee per class paid each month.  Tuition is due by the 15th of each month.  We accept cash and checks at this time and will soon be adding online payments.  Please note:  a $5 late fee will be added to your account if not paid by the 3rd.  Dancers must be paid in full or participating in a scholarship program to participate in performances. 

The tuition monthly rate stays the same regardless of absence or closure.  If you need to be absent, be sure and let us know and arrange a makeup class.  

After you submit your registration, we will contact you with your monthly tuition rate.  We offer scholarships throughout the year, so please reach out if you'd like more information!

DISCOUNTS:

  • Seniors & College Students: $10 per class
  • Families - 10% off second dancer, 20% off additional dancers
  • Unlimited Classes - Take advantage of all Tye Chua Dance offers with an unlimited class package.  Mix and match any number of classes each week for one flat rate of $150 per month.

Creative Movement

  • DANCERS AGE 3-4   
  • $30 PER MONTH
  • THURSDAY 10:30 - 11:00
  • INSTRUCTOR:  AIMEE TYE

Creative Movement class is a fun and creative introduction to the discipline of ballet and other dance styles. The focus will be on stretching, musicality, movement and the basic instruction and knowledge needed to move on to the more structured classes starting with Level 1.


Pre Ballet

  • DANCERS AGE 5-6
  • $30 PER MONTH
  • WEDNESDAY  5:45 - 6:30
  • INSTRUCTOR:  AIMEE TYE

Pre Ballet transitions young dancers from creative movement to ballet by introducing some basic ballet steps and movements while still maintaining a fun and free form atmosphere.


Ballet I

  • DANCERS AGE 6-8
  • $39 PER MONTH
  • TUESDAY 4:45 - 5:30 WITH PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP FROM 5:30 - 5:45
  • INSTRUCTOR:  AIMEE TYE

Beginning students, typically 1st through 4th graders, will start to be taught a solid foundation in ballet technique and in other dance styles. Barre work and center work will bet taught in these levels.


Ballet I Performance Workshop

  • DANCERS AGE 6-8
  • $75 PER FAMILY PER SHOW OR $200 PER FAMILY FOR ALL FOUR SHOWS
  • TUESDAY 5:30 - 5:45
  • INSTRUCTOR: AIMEE TYE

Performance skills and rehearsals for young dancers who wish to perform with Tye Chua Dancers through the year.  The fee covers rehearsals and costumes for one show.  Dancers may participate in up to four shows per year, with the performance workshop fee being $75 for each.


Ballet II/III

  • DANCERS AGE 8-12
  • $39 PER MONTH
  • WEDNESDAY 6:30 - 7:30 WITH PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP FROM 7:30 - 7:45
  • INSTRUCTOR:  AIMEE TYE

Building on the foundations taught in Ballet I, Ballet II/III works toward developing strength and technique, while adding artistry and performance skills.


Ballet II/III Performance Workshop

  • DANCERS AGE 8-12
  • $175 PER FAMILY PER SHOW - OPTION FOR 4 SHOWS PER YEAR
  • TUESDAY 5:30 - 5:45
  • INSTRUCTOR: AIMEE TYE

Performance skills and rehearsals for young dancers who wish to perform with Tye Chua Dancers through the year.  The fee covers rehearsals and costumes for one show.  Dancers may participate in up to four shows per year, with the performance workshop fee being $175 for each.


Ballet III/IV

  • DANCERS AGE 10 AND UP
  • $45 PER MONTH - 1 CLASS/WEEK
  • MONDAY 5:45 - 7:15
  • INSTRUCTOR:  AIMEE TYE

In Ballet III, dancers are encouraged to learn new steps and continue in their training.  Two classes per week are recommended at this level.  Ballet III students are encouraged to begin performing regularly as Tye Chua Dancers!


Ballet IV

  • DANCERS AGE 11 AND UP
  • $45 PER MONTH - 1 CLASS PER WEEK 
  • TUESDAY 3:15 - 4:45
  • WEDNESDAY 3:15 - 4:45
  • INSTRUCTOR:  AIMEE TYE

As students advance through their training, Ballet IV builds on the solid foundation of ballet technique students have received up to this point.  These classes are typically attended by children ages 12 - 18.  During this time, pointe shoes are usually introduced.  These students have several performance opportunities each year.


Intermediate & Advanced Ballet

  • DANCERS AGE 16 AND UP WITH SIGNIFICANT DANCE TRAINING
  • $45 PER MONTH - 1 CLASS PER WEEK
  • SUNDAY 10:00 - 11:30
  • TUESDAY 6:00 - 7:30
  • WEDNESDAY 9:30 - 11:00
  • THURSDAY 6:00 - 7:30
  • FRIDAY 9:30 - 11:00
  • INSTRUCTOR:  GENE CHUA

Our Advanced Ballet students have several opportunities to strengthen and deepen their training.  From introducing new dance styles to learning classical variations and virtuoso steps, we've got you covered! These classes will include repertoire, partnering, pointe, classical variations, turns & jumps, contemporary dance and more.


Anatomy & Physiology for Technique

  • ALL AGES
  • $39 PER MONTH 
  • TUESDAY 4:45 - 5:45
  • INSTRUCTOR:  ANGI POLDERMAN

This class will include a combination of hands on and book learning.  Understanding the anatomy of the body is critical for dancers.  It helps improve technique and reduce injury.  We'll be focusing especially on the alignment of the body in ballet and how to dance safely.  Especially important for dancers en pointe.


Pointe 

  • BY AUDITION ONLY
  • MUST TAKE ADULT BALLET IN COMBINATION
  • $30 PERM MONTH
  • TUESDAY 10:30 - 11:00
  • INSTRUCTOR:  AIMEE TYE

Adult Ballet

  • DANCERS OVER 18
  • NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY
  • $39 PER MONTH
  • TUESDAY & THURSDAY 9:30 - 10:30
  • INSTRUTOR:  AIMEE TYE

Whether you're just starting out or have a background of dance training, our adult ballet level is perfect for anyone looking to stay fit.  We focus on improving strength and stability through ballet during this fun and upbeat class.


Contemporary Ballet

  • ALL AGES
  • $39 PER MONTH - 1 CLASS PER WEEK
  • SATURDAY 9:00 - 10:00
  • INSTRUCTOR:  ANGI POLDERMAN

Join us for an intro level Contemporary Ballet class - we'll cover a wide range of styles and techniques.  This is a great class for Tye Chua Dancers who want to perform!


Tap

  • ALL AGES
  • $30 PER MONTH - 1 CLASS PER WEEK
  • SATURDAY 11:00-11:45
  • INSTRUCTOR:  CLAIRE DURIAN

Instructor Claire Durian will teach an introductory level tap class to students this year!  We're so excited to have her with us!


Hip Hop

  • ALL AGES
  • $30 PER MONTH - 1 CLASS PER WEEK
  • SATURDAY 11:45 - 12:30
  • INSTRUCTOR:  CLAIRE DURIAN

Join us for this upbeat and fun hip hop class - a great time for dancers of all ages.  Come join us, parents!