Children’s Classes
Frame Dance is a thought-leader in dance education, inspiring the next generation of movers, makers, and world changers.
We believe in developing the whole dancer, teaching critical life skills such as creative thinking, leadership, collaboration, and resilience through our thoughtful and playful dance curriculum.
We can’t wait to meet your little one and get them started on their journey of self-discovery!

Family Classes
Good parenting isn’t about spending ALL of your time with your kids, but about spending your BEST time with them. We invite you and your littles to share the magic of moving and co-creating together in any one of our family classes.

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Event Phone: 346-708-1555

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About: Ballet at Frame Dance is about the child’s sense of personal development and mastery of movement. Dancers learn the tradition of ballet terminology and class structure as they practice positions, combinations, and musicality while building strength, balance, and the joy of moving independently and as a group. 

Dress Code: Long hair pulled back. No loose clothes or jewelry. Girls – Leotard, any color. Ballet shoes and tights in pink or flesh tones (girls) or socks. Boys – Cotton or athletic shorts and t-shirt. Black ballet shoes with socks.

Dates: May 31-August 14.

Our summer classes are available on a drop-in basis that lets families select when and how often their child attends.  

Cost:  $25 single drop-in; class passes are 4 for $100, 8 for $175, and 12 for $250

Kinder Ballet

Ages: 4-6 years

Days and Times: Saturday 10-11 AM

Ballet 1

Ages: 6-9 years

Days and Times: Saturday 1-2 PM

Ballet 2

Ages: 9-12 years

Days and Times: Saturday 2-3 PM

Teen Beginning Ballet

Ages: 12 and up

Days and Times: Sunday 1-2 PM May 31-June 19

 

 


About: Frame Dance classes are designed to be fun and impactful, teaching young children to notice and control how their bodies move through space. Little dancers build brains and bodies as they practice initiating their own ideas and actions in movement.

Dates: May 16-June 19

Our summer classes are available on a drop-in basis that lets families select when and how often their child attends.  

Cost:  $25 single drop-in; class passes are 4 for $100, 8 for $175, and 12 for $250

Days and Times: Wednesday 10-10:45 AM


Event Phone: 346-708-1555

About: This class focuses on motor skill development, age-appropriate creative decision-making, and musicality. Through movement instruction, imagination, games, and props, dancers explore space and motion as they develop awareness and confidence as movers.

Dress Code: Long hair pulled back. No loose clothes or jewelry. Girls – Leotard, any color. Black leggings preferred. Bare feet. Boys – Cotton shorts, athletic shorts, or black leggings, T-shirt. Bare feet.

Dates: May 31-August 14.

Our summer classes are available on a drop-in basis that lets families select when and how often their child attends.  

Cost:  $25 single drop-in; class passes are 4 for $100, 8 for $175, and 12 for $250

Kinder Modern

Ages: 4-6 years

Days and Times: Wednesday 4-5 PM

Modern 1 

Ages: 6-9 years

Days and Times: Thursday 4-5 PM

Teen Beginning Modern

Ages: 12 and up

Days and Times: Sunday 1-2 PM


About: As the first classes that students take on their own, Frame Dance classes are designed to be fun and instructive, teaching students to understand and use their bodies and their space. Students learn to communicate with respect, to develop artistically as individuals and as an ensemble – finding, articulating, and combining ideas and actions.

Dates: May 31-August 14.

Our summer classes are available on a drop-in basis that lets families select when and how often their child attends.  

Cost:  $25 single drop-in; class passes are 4 for $100, 8 for $175, and 12 for $250

Ages: 3.5-5 years

Days and Times: Saturday 9:15-10 AM


Event Phone: 346-708-1555

Family dance class teaches creativity, musicality, and coordination through carefully chosen music and props. It’s an opportunity for families to engage with each other– body, mind, and heart– through movement.

For Spring 2022 we offer a free, open-to-the-community Family Dance Party held at the Montrose Collective, 888 Westheimer (map below). Join us, and bring the whole family!

Dates: Saturdays 10-11 AM

April 9, 16, 23, 30

May 7

 


Event Phone: 346-708-1555

Westbury Christian School –Frame Dance has worked with Westbury Christian students since 2018. This summer we are offering our 2021-22 students discounted summer camp pricing and a free drop-in class with purchase of a class pass.


Event Phone: 346-708-1555

Ages: 2 years and up

About: A Frame Dance teacher – a dance professional trained in our mission and values – comes to your home to provide personalized dance classes.

Private lessons are offered to one student or family, semi-private to 2-3 families. Pods are for 4-10 dancers, depending on age and curriculum.

Times and Days: Schedule depends on teacher availability.

Private and pod classes are 45-90 minutes minutes in length based on dancer’s age and class goals.


Event Phone: 346-708-1555

Ages: 5-12

About: This series lets makers take their love of dance in a number of creative directions. Our workshops teach costume design, dance photography, and visual art, as well as choreography and dance technique, giving students several expressive methods to explore the world of dance. 

Dates and Themes:

February Workshop – Dance Making I with Lydia Hance

Saturday, February 19, 12:30-2 PM

March Workshop – Dance Making II with Lydia Hance

Saturday, March 5, 1-3 PM

April Workshop – Photographing Dance with Jennifer Salter

Saturday, April 9, 1-3 PM

May Workshop – Costume Making with Ashley Horn – supply fee required for materials. This fee will be charged after materials are selected.

Saturday, May 7, 1-3 PM


Event Phone: 346-708-1555

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Ages: 4-6, 7-9 years, except July 5-8 camp 10-12 years

Hours: 10 AM-3 PM, with optional Stay-and-Play hour of lightly structured activities until 4 PM for an additional fee

Cost: $300/week. Multi-week and sibling discounts are available; email kerri.lyons.neimeyer@framedance.org. No refunds, but payment can be applied to an alternative week of camp if space is available.

About: Movement and Creation are happening at Frame Dance Studio this summer at our Round and Round, Color Stories, and Everything Grows Art and Dance Camps!

Each camp features art and dance-making using a variety of activities and prompts based on the weekly theme

Round and Round

Goals: Create and adjust pathways for movement. Connect 2D maps and movement prompts to movement through space. Make thoughtful choices about how to move through pathways.

Questions: How do pathways determine the ways we move? How do we decide where to build pathways? What variations of pathways and qualities of movement can we discover?

Materials: Marbles and marble runs, planets, spirographs, painter’s tape, and weaving.

 

Pathways and Possibilities

Goals: Examine decision-making and how a collection of decisions creates a pattern or pathway. Be able to describe our artistic choice-making criteria and intentions. Be able to recognize and create sophisticated pathways and patterns. Create a dance as a group using a thoughtful presentation and feedback process.

Questions: How and why do we make the decisions we make? How does one choice influence others? Are artistic choices different than other kids of choices? How can we create patterns and pathways that are interesting, informative, and enjoyable? How do rules and parameters effect our decisions, patterns, and pathways?

Materials: Journals, cameras, sketchbooks, art supplies, and curious minds.

 

Color Stories

Goals: Understand primary colors, color combining, color spectrums, and how we see color. Find ways to relate color theory to movement, and to create movement in response to colors.

Questions: What are light waves and the visible light spectrum? How are colors made? How do colors relate to each other and how do different colors affect the way we feel? Can we move in a red way? A dark way? A bright and vibrant way? A soft and pastel way?

Materials: Food coloring, bubbles, colored paper, paint and other coloring supplies, prisms, colorful scarves and ribbons.

 

Everything Grows

Goals: observe and consider what plants need to grow and how their shape and movement helps them survive and thrive. Consider the structures that keep them balanced. Experience different shapes and structures that dancers use in stillness and in movement.

Questions: What can plants teach us about moving our bodies in dance? Can we root down and stretch out like a tree? What structures in our bodies keep us in balance? How do people and artists get the nourishment that helps us grow?

Materials: Seeds, soil, plants, mobiles, blocks, play dough, cameras.