On Stage Performance was established in 2010 by our owner Rebekah Hartman. Our mission is to provide our students with quality dance training. We have a passion for helping grow our dancers as they prepare to take the stage at the conclusion of our dance season. Our goal is to help each student find their special talent that God has given them. We are honored to be entrusted to be a part of your dancer’s journey.
Browse the following pages to learn more about the classes we offer, or download our weekly schedule. You can also call 240-329-7496 to speak with one of our dance instructors or contact us to sign up.
Tiny Toes will learn a combination of beginner Ballet, Tap, and Acrobatics. This class will help each student to improve flexibility, balance, using their muscles, and coordination, all while encouraging creativity and imagination. Dancers will learn basic dance movements through fun music and the use of props on a weekly basis. Tiny Toes classes are wonderful for teaching toddlers socialization while mastering dance skills. With multiple dance styles being offered in a 30-minute class, your child is sure to have a great time. (classes begin August 28th 2023 and perform in the May recital)
Ballet class is a fundamental class that teaches proper turn out, coordination, core work, body alignment, poise, and grace. Ballet is a disciplined dance style that teaches students to completely focus on the importance of their body movements. Beginner Ballet classes will focus on learning positions, performing simple movements gracefully, and move at a slower tempo. As the dancer gains more experience they will learn in depth Ballet techniques, different styles of Ballet, along with advanced barre skills. Ballet is a foundation class that will help improve your skills in every other dance style at any age. (classes begin August 28th 2023 and perform in the May recital)
Pointe is a part of the classical ballet technique where dancers who are strong in their ballet technique dance in special shoes called pointe shoes. Dancers enrolling in pointe class are required to have taken Ballet or Demi Pointe the previous year at OSP. During this class dancer will learn body alignment, placement of the feet, and the manner in which a dancer transitions to and from en pointe. (classes begin August 28th 2023 and perform in the May recital)
Acrobatics is a combination of gymnastics, and dance that is now one of the most popular forms of dance. Acrobatics is designed to teach students flexibility, strength, balance. Beginner Acrobatics classes will teach students cartwheels, handstands, walkovers, etc. Advanced Acrobatics students will learn skills such as Aerials, Back and Front handsprings, walkovers, etc. Acrobatics will also teach students how to perform partner lifts and cotortion tricks. Our year long Acro programs are geared for dancers age 5+ (classes begin August 28th 2023 and perform in the May recital.) On Stage Performance also offers (4 week acro sessions in our circus program Starting September 6th 2023 NO commitments)
Pom Squad is a mini aged Cheer Tumble class. Students will learn pom pom choreography, basic stunts, and tumbling skills. Along with these skills Pom Squad will teach your student teamwork and strength all while building confidence in each and every student. Pom Squad is perfect for students with high energy.
Tap class is a foundational dance style that will teach students rhythm and musicality. It is a fun and high energy dance class that is crowd pleaser every time. Clean rhythms and sounds can be very intriguing to the ear, and joyful for the body. Tap class will require special shoes that allows the dancer to make loud sounds from their toes to their heals when making connection to the floor.
This infectious, high-energy class will will help students with their stamina and endurance. Jazz will teach students to improve their technical form, balance, and strength, along with focusing on skills such as leaps, turns, flexibility, floor progressions, and upbeat combos. Jazz class for younger students will help showcase the students sassy side. Advanced Jazz dancers will learn to express their personality through new age and broadway style performances.
Flexibility class will help improve the dancers range of motion which makes the dancer appear more seamless. Not only does Flexibility elongate your lines but it enhances your dancing ability. This class will help strengthen muscles, increase extensions and enhance elasticity to help prevent injuries. Flexibility class will also focus on balance and strength through partnering contortion and Acro lifts Flexibility class will help improve the dancers range of motion which makes the dancer appear more seamless. Not only does Flexibility elongate your lines but it enhances your dancing ability. This class will help strengthen muscles, increase extensions and enhance elasticity to help prevent injuries. Flexibility class will also focus on balance and strength through partnering contortion and Acro lifts.
This popular, energetic form of dance allows dancers to perform with freedom of movement, adding in their own personalities. This class is inspired by today’s latest music and hippest trends in dance. Age appropriate hip hop music and movement is used for each class. Petite Poppers Age 4-7 and Hip Hop Ages 8+ (classes begin August 28th 2023 and perform in the May recital.)
The Boys Crew Class is the new "cool" thing at OSP. Students will learn elements of Acrobatics, Hip Hop along with Freestyle. We have designed a class specially for boys ages 7 and older. (Even though boys are still eligible to enroll in any class styles with the girls) we wanted to create a masculine class targeting skills just for boys. The Boys Crew class is a high energy class that will help the student improve coordination, flexibility, and balance.
4 week Circus Program. NO commitments.
Is your toddler constantly jumping and tumbling at home? If so, Little Leapers class may be just what they need. This is an exciting and creative class to teach students movements and skills that are foundational skills of an Acrobatics class. Students will learn movements such as two-handed cartwheels, handstands, back bends, etc. Little Leapers is ideal for parents who want Their little one to become balanced, more flexible, and strong while learning in a creative environment.
4 week Circus Program. NO commitments.
Rock, roll, flip, and spin on the Acro Wheel! Students will gain strength, and balance, all while using their acrobatic skills in this exciting class. Beginners will learn skills such as rocking back and forth, learning how to sit on the bars, cartwheels, and more. Advanced students will learn skills such as free flying, balancing on top, and learning backward and forward flips. This class is designed for all levels and only gets more exciting as students progress.
Spotlight is an invite only program selected by the Instuctors at OSP.
They will perform at over a dozen local events, train with guest instructors and learn 20+ dances this year. Your dancer will be learning team bonding skills that will last a lifetime. This will be a fast-paced program that will challenge your dancer. Your dancer is required to have completed the 2022/2023 dance year to be eligible to join this spotlight performance group. Spotlight classes begin August 3rd. Regular fall classes begin August 28th.