1. Why Enroll Your Child in an Acting Class?

    When you picture a theatre class for kids, you may conjure up an idea about a bunch of extroverted and fearless kids training vigorously for Hollywood fame. However, we at Soaring Dance Theatre know that theatrical training is beneficial to all children, regardless of their aspirations and personalities. What types of kids attend theatre classes? We have found that all types of kids attend our the…Read More

  2. Dance is a Creative Outlet

    Before we can speak, we can move. Because of this, many children express their happiness through small bounces, clapping, and dancing! Once we learn how to master speech to express our emotions, we begin to transition away from dancing - but should we? At Soaring Dance Theatre, we understand that dance is inherently a way to express our creativity and our emotions through movement. Here are a few …Read More

  3. Shape Your Child’s Future with Dance

    It is obvious that dancing takes skill, coordination, balance, and strength. Even beginners, regardless of whether they are children or adults, start learning these basics the moment they step onto the dance studio floor. It doesn’t take much persuasion for people to agree that dance has many physical benefits, including flexibility and strength. However, how many people consider the lifelong sk…Read More

  4. Activities That Support Your Dance Training

    As much as you may want to keep working to become the best dancer that you can be, it just isn’t realistic to spend every waking minute working in the dance studio. That isn’t to say, however, that you can’t be improving your abilities in other ways when you’re not here. Here are a few ideas from Soaring Dance Theatre of Monroe to help you support your dance training with other activities.…Read More

  5. Dance Spotlight: Jazz

    Even though it’s only existed in its present form for less than 80 years, the influence of jazz dance is evident all around the world, from dance studios to stages to films. Here is a brief primer on the art form from your Monroe dance school, Soaring Dance Theatre. An American Story Jazz dance as we know it today developed in the 1940s and 1950s in the urban centers of New Orleans. Existing bot…Read More

  6. Dance Classes for Kids – The Place to Be

    Soaring Dance Theatre is an amazing place to be for dance classes for kids.  Imagine your child learning in small classes that are creative, expressive, fun, technique building and totally focused on each individual child in class! Dance classes build the foundation for grace, self-esteem, artistic expression, athleticism and long-lasting friendships.  Have your child learn from a highly trained…Read More

  7. Learning Discipline With Dance

    With summer vacation on the way, it won’t be long before the kids of Monroe are running wild, getting into trouble, and creating greater demands on their parents’ time. Of course, it’s certainly not all bad; it’s just that kids are a lot easier to deal with when they have something to keep them occupied. The ideal solution is to direct all of that energy into a constructive outlet, such as…Read More

  8. Dance Spotlight: Ballet

    If you’re looking for dance classes that will challenge your abilities like no other, ballet is a great place to start. Rooted in tradition but open to outside influence, ballet endures like few other performing arts have been able to. Here is a brief overview of one of the world’s most recognizable dance styles from your Monroe dance studio. Centuries Of Tradition Ballet originally developed …Read More

  9. Caring For Your Feet

    Serious students of dance need to protect their bodies against the strain and stresses demanded by the art. At Soaring Dance Theatre, we always make sure to emphasize proper attention to physical maintenance and injury prevention. As a dancer, your feet are one of your most valuable assets for movement, expression, and balance. They also take quite a bit of punishment in countless hours of rehears…Read More

  10. Fun Ways To Practice Balance With Your Child

    As any student of our dance classes can tell you, balance is extremely important to a dancer’s movement, grace, and control. If you have a child who’s interested in the art of dance, it’s never too early to familiarize them with the basics of balance. Our Summer Moves dance classes for kids are a great introduction for little dancers to learn and have fun, but there is also plenty you can do…Read More