Last year our readers joined us as we twirled and tapped with our friends at Dance Academy of Libertyville. This summer, we invite your preschoolers and grade schoolers to experience the beauty of dance. Join us for the FREE summer revival of Twirl & Tap Deux, on Saturday, July 9, 2016!
Dance Academy of Libertyville offers lively and age-appropriate dance classes for children as young as age 2 1/2 through professional levels. Twirl & Tap Deux will allow your children in preschool through 4th grade to test out a variety of classes and dance disciplines including Ballet, Jazz, Tap and even Hip Hop. You’ll have the opportunity to meet the instructors, ask questions and see the facility first hand.
(ages 2 1/2-Kindergarten)
Try Pre-Ballet, Pre-Tap or both! Pre-Academy Classes are lively and age-appropriate while establishing a foundation in the basics. Classes are described as “structured creative play introducing rhythm and balance, while giving the youngest dancer a love and understanding of dance.” Pre-Academy sample classes will start approximately every 20 minutes from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00. p.m.
(school-age children through 4th grade)
School-age children can try a variety of dance classes. A different discipline will be offered every half hour starting at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. Ballet
10:30 a.m. Jazz
11:00 a.m. Tap
11:30 a.m. Hip Hop
You can learn more about their superb facility and instruction in Melissa’s Dance Academy of Libertyville review.
But of course that’s not all…
Little Lake County is bringing some friends to make your morning even more magical!
Caroline Markus and stylists from Polished Salon & Boutique will make all your ballerinas spotlight-ready with ballet buns and sparkles. Polished Salon & Boutique is a new upscale salon located in the heart of Downtown Grayslake.
After your dancer’s mini-makeover, Mindy Garfinkle Photography will make her feel like a star! Have a professional photo taken with one of DAL’s ballerinas for a keepsake of this special day. Photos will me made available on Facebook within 48 hours of the event and are available for downloads and sharing. Mindy Garfinkle has been professionally photographing children, families and events since 1992.
All children in attendance can express their creative sides with Artist @ Heart. Children will make and take a dance-themed craft. Artist @ Heart is located in Libertyville and offers open studio hours, classes, workshops and camps for both adults and children. Their Artsy Tots program is especially popular and is offered Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Learn more about them in our Artist @ Heart profile.
Colleen’s Sweet Treats and More will send each dancer home with a decorative treat. Colleen specializes in custom-made desserts that meet any number of allergen needs including a completely nut-free bakery.
But the real icing on the cake is anyone who registers their child in a Dance Academy of Libertyville program during Twirl & Tap Deux will receive $25 off fall semester tuition (discount is available for same-day registration only.)
Dance instruction allows your child to build poise, self-esteem, and discipline while providing a healthy outlet for fitness and social development. The skilled faculty at Dance Academy of Libertyville are waiting to meet your family and introduce your child to the grace and artistry of dance!
Twirl and Tap Deux with Dance Academy of Libertyville
Saturday, July 9, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
For ages 2.5 – 4th grade
You can view photos of last year’s event in our Twirl and Tap Event Album.
Disclosure: Dance Academy of Libertyville is an LLC premier advertising partner. Additional co-sponsors received promotional consideration in exchange for their services.