A Step Above Dance & Music Academy

A Step Above Dance & Music Academy provides students of all ages and backgrounds with a positive arts education while helping them achieve their personal goals in the areas of dance instruction and music lessons.

We strive to provide excellent technique, self discipline and an appreciation for and love of dance and music through positive reinforcement in a non-competitive, professional atmosphere. We are located in Monona, in the Madison, Wisconsin area.

Dance Classes Available

Register online for these and other classes.  Click on the class type image below to find out more information. 

Ballet Classes

Ballet Classes

Jazz Classes

Jazz Classes

Hip Hop Classes

Hip Hop Classes

Lyrical Classes

Lyrical Classes

Tap Classes

Tap Classes

Contemporary Classes

Contemporary Classes

Musical Theater Classes

Musical Theater Classes

Modern Classes

Modern Classes

Fitness Classes

Fitness Classes

Creative Movement  

Creative Movement  

DancerGarten

DancerGarten

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Dance Classes by Level

Toddlers (Ages 2-3)

  • Creative Movement (30 minutes)
  • DancerGarten (45 minutes)

Pre-Kindergarten (Ages 4-5)

  • Pre-Ballet (30 minutes)
  • DancerGarten (45 minutes)

Beginning Classes (Ages 5-9, 0-4 years training)

  • Beg. Ballet I (45 minutes)
  • Beg. Ballet II (45 minutes)
  • Beg. Ballet III (60 minutes)
  • Beg. Jazz I, II & III (30-45 minutes)
  • Beg. Tap I, II & III (30-45 minutes)

To ensure proper technique and strength necessary to all styles of dance, dancers who are 8 and younger are required to take ballet along with any other dance styles they choose.

Elementary Classes (Ages 9-12, 0-3 years training)

  • Elementary Ballet (60 minutes)
  • Elementary Jazz I & II (45-60 minutes)
  • Elementary Tap (45 minutes)
  • Elementary Lyrical (45 minutes) *dancers must also be taking Elementary Ballet, Elementary Jazz, Intermediate Ballet 1, and/or Intermediate Jazz 1

Intermediate Classes (Ages 9+, 4-8 years training)

  • Int. Ballet I (60 minutes)
  • Int. Ballet II (75 minutes 2x/wk suggested)
  • Int. Ballet III (75 minutes 2x/wk)
  • Int. Ballet/Pointe III (75 minutes 2x/wk)
  • Int. Ballet/Pointe IV (90 minutes 2-3x/wk)
  • Int. Jazz I (45 minutes)
  • Int. Jazz II (60 minutes)
  • Int. Jazz III (75 minutes)
  • Int. Jazz IV (75 minutes)
  • Int. Tap I (45 minutes)
  • Int. Tap II (45 minutes)
  • Int. Tap III (45 minutes)
  • Int. Lyrical (60 minutes)  *dancers must be also enrolled in Intermediate Ballet II or Intermediate Jazz II or higher

Advanced Classes (Ages 12+, 6+ years training)

  • Adv. Ballet/Pointe (90 minutes 3-4x/wk)
  • Adv. Jazz (90 minutes 1-2x/wk)
  • Adv. Tap (45 minutes)
  • Adv. Lyrical (60 minutes)

Teen Classes (Ages 12+, 0-6 years training)

  • Ballet (60 minutes)
  • Jazz (60 minutes) 
  • Lyrical (60 minutes) *dancers must be 12+ and also enrolled in Teen Ballet or Teen Jazz

Additional Dance Classes Offered

  • Dance Team 101 (45 minutes) *dancers must be 11+
  • Contemporary (45 minutes) *dancers must also be enrolled in Intermediate Ballet 2, Intermediate Ballet 3, Intermeidate Jazz 2, Intermediate Jazz 3, Teen Ballet, and/or Teen Jazz
  • Advanced Contemporary (60 minutes) *dancers must also be enrolled in Intermediate Ballet IV or Intermediate Jazz IV or higher
  • Hip Hop (30-45 minutes) *dancers must be 4+
  • Musical Theater (45 minutes) *dancers must be 7+
  • Strength & Stretch (60 minutes) *dancers must be 10+

 

Please call our office at 221-4243 to discuss the classes that would be most appropriate to your goals and experience and their times.

 

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