Adult Open Division

Session 1: September 12 to January 21.  Session 2: January 23 to May 28.

Adult Open Division

Throughout our adult division (from basic beginner through professional), all dancers are challenged to improve!  These 1 hour classes are designed to promote good technique, artistry, and musicality along with physical strength, flexibility, and alignment. To that end, individual and group correction and instruction are given, and questions are encouraged! Classes develop communities of dedicated adults who love to dance, move, develop artistry, and stay in shape. Teens 16 and older are permitted to take adult classes.

Class Schedule

Adult Ballet from 7:00 - 8:00 PM in the Dance Studio with Terpsie


Adult Ballet from 7:30 - 8:30 PM in the Dance Studio with Terpsie

Adult Tap from 7:30 - 8:30 PM in the Annex Studio with James

Adult Jazz from 7:30 - 8:30 PM in the Annex Studio with Emily


All adult classes are 1 hour and are $12. Card of 8 can be purchased for $80 and is good for Any type of class for one Semester (16 weeks)..  You may pay for classes in advance online or before each class.

Class Descriptions

Adult Ballet: This class is designed for dancers that have some basic understanding of ballet and for those wanting to review the fundamentals. An emphasis on placement, technique, terminology, balance and strength will be provided.
Students can expect a full barre, pirouette preparation, small and medium jumps and an introduction to grand allegro combinations across the floor.

Adult Tap: This Beginner Class will incorporate elements of both rhythm and Show tap. Class will include warm-up, traveling steps, simply combinations and eventually students will also have the opportunity to learn how to generate rhythmic phrases.

Adult Jazz: Some beginning dance or structured movement experience is recommended, but not required.  Introduces students to basic jazz technique. A full warm-up is given incorporating foot and leg work, ab strengthening, isolations, and stretching followed by across the floor introducing kicks, small jumps and turn preparations, and simple combinations, ending with a short choreographed routine.

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Lake Placid Center for the Arts

The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is a year-round performing and visual Arts Facility.  Located in the Adirondack Park of Northern New York, the LPCA consistently presents arts of the highest caliber in music, dance and theatre performances, film exhibitions and visual arts presentations. 

In addition, the Arts Center provides special arts-in education programs, workshops and residencies for aspiring and renowned artists.

The Arts Center is the home of the Lake Placid School of Ballet, LPCA Children's Theatre, Community Theatre Players, as well as the Summer home of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta.

Upcoming Events

For ages 2 to 12 years old

05/23/17 - 04:00pm to 05:30pm

Session 3 - Ages 6 - 9

05/05/17 to 05/27/17

Opening reception: Friday, May 5, 2017 from 4 pm to 6 pm

05/29/17 - 06:30pm

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