At Pas De Deux Hawaii, we offer a wide variety of dance genres for children ages 3-18, as well as Musical Theatre and Private Voice. We are dedicated in helping young performers achieve the highest level of performance skill in their desired genre of Dance, Music, or Theatre.

Note: All level II, Intermediate, and Advanced classes require instructor approval. Company classes (class names with Petite, Mini, Junior, Teen, or Senior) are by invitation or audition only. Learn more about our competitive dance Company here.



DANCE



Creative Movement (Ages 3-4)

Creative Movement is an entry level prep class for Ballet or Jazz. This class has an emphasis on having fun while learning coordination, balance, and rhythm, by exposing students to various dance styles and music. Creative Movement also focuses on learning dance class etiquette (e.g. standing in place and taking turns).



Ballet (Ages 5+)

Ballet is a highly technical form of dance with its own vocabulary. It is a poised style of dance that incorporates foundational techniques like posture, form, grace, and classic musicality. 



Jazz (Ages 5+)

Jazz is a high-energy form of dance known for its precise leg, arm, and foot movements, as well as jumping techniques. This class focuses on stretching with jazz technique, progressions, and choreography. 



Broadway Jazz (Ages 7+)

Broadway jazz, or theater jazz is a unique blend of ballet, modern, and jazz and is distinguished by its emphasis on exaggerated movements, high energy, and story-telling characteristics.



Contemporary (Ages 7+)

Contemporary dance is a style of interpretive dance that embraces innovation and blending techniques from various genres (including classical ballet, jazz, modern dance, and lyrical dance), allowing dancers to be expressive with emotions through movements.



Hip Hop (Ages 3+)

Hip Hop is a percussive dance form that started its true foundation in the streets. It allows individuals to freely express themselves through their own unique musicality and movement.



Breakdancing (Ages 7+)

Breakdancing is an energetic style of dance characterized by stylized footwork and acrobatic movements, typically performed to hip hop music.



Tap (Ages 7+) 

Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by rhythmical tapping of the toes and heels. This style of dance utilizes the sounds of tap shoes fitted with metal taps, striking the floor as a form of percussion.



Ballroom (Ages 7+)

In Ballroom class, students will learn many styles of Ballroom dance. This class combines the art form of performance, along with technique in Ballroom styles such as Cha Cha, Tango, and Samba. Students will have fun in this high energy class with partnering and quick footwork.



Hula (Ages 3+) and Tahitian (Ages 7+)

Classes are based upon history, language, choreography, technique and musicality using drum beats with Polynesian music. Technique involves in depth movement of basic steps and overall emotions and feelings that tells the story of each dance.



TECHNIQUE & ADDITIONAL TRAINING



Leaps & Turns (Ages 7+)

Leaps and Turns is a technique class designed to improve the overall ability of the student in all forms of dance. Students will work to increase extension, flexibility, turns with more precision and various leaps.



Acro (Ages 7+)

Acro is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It is defined by its athletic character and its unique choreography, which seamlessly blends dance and acrobatics, and is performed in a dance context. 



Stretch and Flex (Ages 7+)

Stretch and flex classes are stretching and mobility-based classes that aim to improve functional capacity, increase overall flexibility, recover better, and prevent injury. This class will teach you how to properly activate and control important stabilizing muscles and perform movements with efficiency while staying energized.



MUSICAL THEATRE



Ages 7+ - In Musical Theatre, students will learn a "triple-threat" variety of acting, dance, and vocal styles, as well as setting goals and building confidence.



PRIVATE VOICE



Ages 7+ - Our vocal department offers private one-on-one vocal and music lessons, demo recordings, and artist development. For inquiries, please contact our vocal department directly at pddvoice@gmail.com.