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    Dancewave
    Street:
    45 Fourth Avenue at Dean Street
    City:
    Brooklyn
    State:
    NY
    Phone:
    718- 522-4696
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    Description:
    Dancewave is the dance education nonprofit that focuses on the development of the whole person through a dance experience accessible to all. Our unique model combines rigorous training with artistic integrity, and access for all, in a supportive environment. Students are mentored by accomplished dance professionals, which allows for personal growth as well as superior dance education. Dancers have the opportunity to join our pre-professional dance companies, where they gain technical proficiency and self-confidence through training, rehearsals, and performances.
     
    Creative movement, Ballet, Modern, Hip Hop, Broadway Stars, Contemporary Jazz | Ensemble & Company Programs
     
    Classes in creative movement, held during Fall, Spring and Summer sessions for ages 2-18 yrs.
    Locations:
    Dancewave, 45 Fourth Ave. (@ Dean Street)
    Old First Church, 729 Carroll St. (@ 7th Ave.)
    Union Street Dance, 725 Union St. (@ 5th Ave.)
    Discount:
    PSP Members receive 5% off purchase of an adult class card and 5% off registration subtotal for youth programs.
     

    Review and Rating

    Reviewed by 2017Review
    On 07-Oct-2017
    Subject:  Review submitted via the 2016-2017 Afterschool and Extracurricular Survey
    Comment:  Specific program name: BalletHeld: WeekendReview: We have 2 wonderful semesters of ballet. My daughter looked forward to her class each Saturday and came home with a knowledge of ballet vocabulary and dance moves. They are very informal. No fancy, expensive costumes for recitals. I think that is a plus. However, my daughter was upset that for both semesters her costume was very plain and other groups had sparkly tutus. Skills developed: Team building, communication skills, ballet specific vocabulary, confidenceWhat would you change about the program, if anything, and why? I would offer modern dance at the Old Fist Church location. Only ballet is offered at this location. If you ask my daughter, she will say she would like a fancier costume, like the other classes, had for the recitals.Age of child: 5Based on an experience from the 2016-2017 school year
    Reviewed by 2016Review
    On 03-Dec-2016
    Subject:  Review from Kids Birthday and Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party Survey - 2016
    Comment:  Age of child: 2Venue Review: We just used the space and didn't hire one of their teachers to do a dance/movement activity. The space was large and accommodating to our group. Reserving the space was easy, they provided tables and chairs.
    Reviewed by 2016Review
    On 24-Sep-2016
    Subject:  Summer Camp Survey 2016
    Comment:  Age of child: 4, almost 5Review: The morning was dance, and the afternoon was art. At the end of the week, there was a dance performance that incorporated the art made. My daughter was the youngest there--most kids were 6--and she had a blast. The instructors were kind and fun, and the days were full of variety.What would you change about the program, if anything?
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    On 28-Dec-2014
    Subject:  Hip Hop Dance Class for Boys
    Comment:  Dancewave on 4th ave and Dean has a hip hop class. They recently had a performance and I think half the class was boys, though my daughter's not in that class. There are also boys in their modern dance companies. You could ask them about a specific class I guess.
    Reviewed by
    On 07-Dec-2014
    Subject:  Re: Modern Dance Classes
    Comment:  Dancewave has great modern classes for kids this age and older. (And adults too actually). New classes start mid-January, but there is a Holiday Fiesta on Dec 6th that is open to the public and you could see some of the amazing dance companies, ages 7 to 17 yrs. The website has more details.(November 2014)
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    On 17-Aug-2014
    Subject:  ISO Toddler dance classes
    Comment:  My kids are older than toddlers, but my two girls love Dancewave and I've heard other parents of young kids rave about the teachers and classes for toddlers.(July 2014)
    Reviewed by Administrator
    On 08-Jan-2013
    Subject:  Re: high level dance class
    Comment:  I'd also like to recommend Dancewave which has great classes for 10 thru teen and has various Park Slope locations, depending on the class. The "highest-level" classes are the Companies, but those auditions are in September (4 levels: Young Mover's Ensemble (YME, then Dancewave Company levels known as DCI, DCII, and DCIII), which are Modern Dance, and also a Ballet focused Company). My daughter started with the regular classes at age 9 or 10, then was in YME at 12 and is now in DCIII. Really amazing teachers and work. My daughter loves it.
    Reviewed by PSPMemberReview
    On 11-Jun-2012
    Comment:  great teachers. and reasonable prices.(April 2012)