General Information

Advanced Dance Skills Taught:  Counting Music, Complex Combinations, Core Awareness, Performance Skills, Poise.

Develop:  Turns, Leaps, Partnering/Team Building, Expressing Mood through Dance, Complex Dance Vocabulary, Advanced Dance Etiquette, Loose Improv

Master:  Pointed Toes, Straight Legs, Correct Posture, Jumps, Rhythm, Minimally Structured Improv, Classroom Attire, Hygiene, Dance Memorization, Basic Ballet Vocabulary

2020 Spring Session:  March 31 – June 6 Cancelled due to Covid19 Response

Registrations:   online with debit/credit card or at church Welcome Desk with check/cash.   They will be accepted in the Sports and Recreation Office until TBA, or until the class fills up, whichever occurs first. Late registrations will be accepted if space is available. Office hours are 9am-4:30pm.

Fee:  $125.00 class fee due with registration (Spring 2020 fee subject to change) $5.00 fee retained if refund requested.
For Spring Session Only: additional Spring Costume fee to be paid at Parent Meeting or at first week of classes with check/cash.
Uniform required, see “Important Information” tab for details.
Pay the fees for uniform items at time of order at Parent Meeting or First Week of Classes.
Refund Policy: No refund will be given to any participant who withdraws after the first week of class. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. Further, no refund will be given to any participant removed from the class during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons.

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Important Information


Age:  12 – 17  Day and Time:  Class meets twice a week  Spring 2020 schedule:  TUESDAYS 7:15pm – 8:45pm, and Saturdays 10-11:30am.

Mandatory Parents Meeting:  Required meeting TBA.  Location: at First Friends Church.  Uniform items can be purchased and shoe sizing/orders placed at this meeting and during first week of classes.  Payment is due with order/purchase.  For Spring Session Only:  Costumes will be ordered for Spring Festival.  Fee TBA, sizing will be done at Parent Meeting and fee is due at same time.

What do students wear to dance class?

  • Black Cap-Sleeve Leotard
  • Black Leggings
  • Pink Ballet Slippers (Canvas or Leather)
  • Black Wrap Skirt

Other uniform requirements:

  • Cover-ups Must be worn to and from classes for ages 6+
  • No midriff or words/illustrations on the derriere
  • Students with long hair must pull the hair back
  • No low cut backless leotard

Spring Dance Festival:  Saturday, June 6 at 6pm Cancelled due to Covid19 Response
Dress Rehearsal:  Friday, June 5 (check with instructor for time) Cancelled due to Covid19 Response

Winter Dance Festival:  Saturday, March 14 at 6pm Cancelled due to “Stay at home” order
Dress Rehearsal:  Friday, March 13 (check with instructor for time) Cancelled due to “Stay at home” order

Questions?  Contact First Friends Sports and Recreation Ministry at Ph#330-966-6868, email





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Parent Resources

Spring Session Parent Welcome Letter (click here to view and print)(coming soon)

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Contact Us

5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714

A ministry of  First Friends Church

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