Class Information

Name: Tiptoes (Ballet & Tap)
Level: 3 - 5 yrs/beg
Time: Mon 02:00 pm to 02:45 pm
Studio: A
Cost: $50.00
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Dance Type: Combo: Ballet and Tap

Description: Combo Dance combines Ballet and Tap in age-related cohorts. These classes give young dancers a chance to try both forms of dance in the same class. Dancers learn the basic creative movements of each dance form. Ballet teaches dancers grace and discipline, and Tap teaches dancers rhythm and musicality. Emphasis is on basic skill development, steps and coordination with music.

Instructor: Rebekah Merriman


Rebekah has been dancing for over 20 years. She grew up studying jazz, tap and ballet. Rebekah attended the University of Sioux Falls where she majored in theatre. It was during her time there that her love of musical theatre dance grew. After graduating in 2008, Rebekah began to choreograph shows for the University of Sioux Falls, Olde Towne Dinner Theatre, the Dakota Academy of Performing Arts at the Washington Pavilion and the Sioux Empire Community Theatre. Some of the shows include Little Mermaid Jr., 9 to 5, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown, Cinderella, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying and West Side Story. Rebekah also worked with Broadway star Ken Ard to choreograph Guys and Dolls in 2011.

Rebekah is passionate about dance and theatre and is excited to have the opportunity to share this passion with the students at Balleraena.