Class Information

Regular classes run September through May. Students have the opportunity to showcase their talents by performing in the spring recital. During the summer months, we offer several dance camps for ages 3 and up. Visit our "Schedule" page for more information.

Creative Movement: (ages 2-3) Encourages self-discipline and self-confidence while incorporating coordination, rhythm, and basic dance steps. Children will work on large motor skills, spatial awareness, and flexibility. Dancers are to wear pink ballet shoes, leotard, and pink tights. (Skirts are acceptable.)

Ballet/Tap Combination: (ages 4-7) Dancers will be taught a combination of basic ballet and tap skills. Dancers will need pink ballet shoes and black tap shoes. Dancers are to wear leotard, pink tights (skirts are acceptable) with their hair tied back.

Ballet: (ages 8 and up) Ballet is the basis for all dance styles. Dancers will be taught classical ballet technique, terminology, grace, poise, and discipline. Dancers are to wear hair in a bun, pink tights, black leotard, and pink ballet shoes. (Ballet skirts are acceptable.)

Jazz: (ages 8 and up) Dancers will learn isolations, across the floor and center combinations. Early jazz classes will teach simple routines and then progress into the next level of jazz with more difficult combinations. Dancers are to wear their hair tied back with a leotard, tights, and black jazz shoes. (Dance shorts are acceptable.)

Tap: (ages 8 and up) Tap is a fast-paced style of dance that teaches rhythm, counting, and coordination. Dancers are to wear their hair tied back, leotard, dance pants, shorts, or tights and black tap shoes.

Contemporary: (ages 8 and up) This form of dance uses principles from both ballet and jazz. Dance movements require strong technique ability. Dancers are to wear their hair tied back, leotard, dance pants, shorts, or tights. Dancers will need contemporary shoes.

Hip Hop: (ages 8 and up) In this very popular style of dance, dancers will learn basic street style dance to more popular music. Dancers are to wear their hair tied back. Dancers may wear any form of dancewear and tennis shoes.

Dance Acro: (ages 8 and up) Acro teaches flexibility, balance, strength, muscle control, and discipline. Acro is not a gymnastics class. This class is great for students looking to enhance their flexibility and strength. Dancers are to wear hair tied back and leotard with shorts or pants.

Pointe: (ages 12 and up) This form of ballet is by teacher’s permission only.

Modern: (ages 12 and up) This advanced class focuses on self-expression and specification of movement. Floor work, improvisation, and inversions are covered throughout the year. Self-exploration and phrase work set this class apart from traditional technique classes.
Tuition Rates
Tuition rates are based on the number of weekly classes taken with discounts for multiple classes and families.
The first class is $45 per month and each additional class is $30 per month.
Rates for Fall:
$50 Registration Fee ($40 Early Registration Fee until 5/16)
$45 First Class
$30 Second Class and additional classes
$30 Creative Movement/4yr old Combo Class

Tuition Payment

Swansboro Dance Studio & Emerald Isle Dance Studio accept payment via check, cash or debit/credit card.

-If paying by check, please leave check in a dropbox located in the lobby of either studio.

-If paying by cash, please place in a labeled envelope and leave in a dropbox located in the lobby of either studio.
-If paying by credit/debit card, please register your card information on your online account and make payment yourself each month or choose Auto Pay for your balance to be drafted on the 15th of each month.

Contact Us Today!

Swansboro Dance Studio
PO Box 1653
Swansboro, NC  28584







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Spring Break:

Swansboro Studio closed:
April 18th-22nd

EI Studio closed:
April 22nd-26th


Dress Rehearsal:
May 11th @ Swansboro High School




MAY 18TH @




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2018 Welcome Letter
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We believe...

We believe that every child has an “inner rhythm” and at Swansboro Dance Studio & Emerald Isle Dance Studio we strive to help each dancer find their own rhythm. We believe that a child should be exposed to a variety of activities and encouraged to pursue those that they truly enjoy. Dance, in a challenging, non-competitive atmosphere gives children, as well as adults, the opportunity to express themselves freely through music and movement. It enhances the ability to pursue individual goals and to work together as a group. It reinforces such skills as listening, counting, coordination, motor skills and musicality. Whether a child chooses to dance for many years or moves on to other interests, tapping that inner rhythm will provide life-long benefits.

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