Classes for dancers ages 6-9 starting August 31st
Our Shimmer Troupe beginner classes are perfect for dancers ages 6 to 9 in 1st thru 3rd grade. Each 60 minute class includes warm-ups and stretching exercises as well as dance drills focused on Irish dance posture and technique. Dancers learn our beginner-level reels, light jig, and single jig choreography, as well as basic Ceili formations. Our Shimmer Troupe dancers are encouraged to participate in our holiday performance, Merry & Bright, as well as our year end showcase, The KSID Spring Recital. Participation of course is not required. Shimmer troupe dancers are also welcome to participate in Irish Dance competitions, as well as additional performance opportunities offered, as available, throughout the year, including our 2020 Dancing in Ireland and Dancing in Disney performances.
New dancers are welcome to try and join any open Shimmer troupe class at any point throughout our dance year.
All KSID policies must be read and acknowledged digitally through our online registration form. Completed registration includes: submitted registration form, payment of annual registration fee, and payment of Fall tuition.
KSID tank or t-shirt
Leggings, spandex shorts, or skort
Lads: Athletic pants or shorts
Optional: warm up layer
style example: zip jacket or sweatshirt
White Irish Dance poodle socks
Lads: black or white athletic socks
Hair tied up, off face for class
Reusable water bottle
style: glass or metal preferred
please no plastic water bottles or fast food cups
TIP: remember to label all items with your dancer’s name!
SPRING RECITAL COSTUME
KSID green hair bow
Lads: KSID green bow tie
White Blouse OR KSID mock neck, long sleeve black leotard
Lads: Long sleeve, black button down shirt
Pink embroidered wrap skirt and cuffs
Lads: black dress pants + black leather belt
* cuffs worn with black leotard
Rhinestone Irish Dance poodle socks
Lads: black dress socks
Shimmer Troupe dancers interested in additional class time we recommend taking an additional Shimmer Troupe class time or any of the following supplemental class options. Additional class offerings vary with each dance season.
Feis Prep: Beginner / AB