for questions about registration, please write:  catsturtlebay@gmail.com

for questions about dance technique, syllabus, levels and pedagogy

you may email Talara directly at: talara.ruth@gmail.com

We love to hear from you!

convenient east side location

235 East 49th St.

212-832-1833

catsturtlebay@gmail.com

From Mommy & Me toddler classes to serious teen pre-professionals, to beginner adults, we have a class to suit your needs. Whether you or your child is interested in company or team performance or in recreational fitness, our small size allows us to dovetail a schedule to fit your interests, schedule, age & level.  Feel free to contact us if the class you are looking for isn't listed. We love to hear from you!

Ballet: kinesthetically correct, age appropriate technique taught in a friendly, supportive environment
Contemporary & acrobatics: modern dance, improvisation, choreography & cirque training

Musical Theater: ages 6 -teen.   Triple Threat Training in  Dance, Drama & Voice
Puppetry: construction, manipulation & performance of different puppet types,

from finger puppets to marionettes. age 6& up.

(extra $55- supply fee.) Call or email for times

Class Descriptions:

Young child enjoy a variety of dance styles , in a "combo. class" to keep their interest.

As children progress, they benefit from longer classes in each style.

 Mommy & Me: a 45 minute introduction to music & movement for ages 2-4 Exploring rhythm, song, dance,  & acrobatics (including basic ballet, jazz  & choreography) with caregiver participation. (Mommy, Daddy or Nanny!)    (no pressure class).      Mon. 10 am, Fri. 1pm, or Tues. &/or Thurs. 10:30-11:15am

       


Combination Class: for ages 3-7.   A 50-60 minute class of the FUNdamentals in: ballet, jazz, acrobatics, tap &  musical.             

Tu  3:15 -4pm &/or Th.3:30-4:15pm 

Adv. 4's   Weds. 3:30-4:15pm     (sorry, this Weds. class is now full).

Ages 5-7, Advanced Combination class : Tu. &/or Th. 4:15-5pm, Sat. 10:30-11:25am

Ages 7-teen: Ballet/Acro/Theater/choreography 1hour class, ballet, acro & musical theater, Tuesday/Thursday 5:00-6:00pm

Ages 7-teen: Ballet/pre-pointe Sat. 11:30-12:25am

Ages 8-teen: Acro/Contemporary: Sat. 12:30-1:25pm

Modern Ballet & pointe Teen.Adult Tu. &/or Th. 6:30 pm-8pm., Sat. 2-3:30 pm

...Come join us in the dance!

CALLING ALL BOYS!!! We need soldiers to fight the Mouse King!

Special "Boys Only" classes!    Call for more information!!!

Whenever necessary, we change our schedule to suit our students needs.

Please call or email if you have a special request.

Come try a TRIAL CLASS!

Fall/Winter 2017-18 Schedule 

Saturday, Sept. 9-Saturday Jan. 20

Fall 2017 Tuition Rates: (tuition is prorated if you start late )

1 hour per week for the 19 week session, Sept. 9-Jan. 20= $665-

for all those performing in Nutcracker, a $50- performance fee is due upon registration. total fee 1 hr. week with performance fee= $715-

2 hours per week for the 19 week session,  Sept. 9-Jan. 20 =$1155-

for all those performing in Nutcracker, a $50- performance fee is due upon registration. total fee 2 hrs/week with performance fee= $1205-

Performance, as always, is optional. Fee covers costume rental & extra rehearsals. Show is Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 5pm

Teen/Adultclasses: $15-/class, or $125- for 10 class card.