Chance 2 Dance Studio offers ballet, lyrical, pointe, tap, jazz, hip hop, pom, tumbling and ballroom classes for ages from 2.5 years to adults in a family friendly environment.

Studio 1: Fall Schedule

Studio 2: Fall Schedule

Studio 3: Fall Schedule

Studio 4: Fall Schedule

August 2019 Pop-Up Tumbling Classes

These pop-up tumbling classes will be led by our head tumbling coach, Laurie Armstrong. These classes will be limited to 10 kids to allow for more one-on-one attention for the dancers. Dancers ages 7 and up may attend. Tuition for these classes $15/class.

For the instructor to safely spot your dancer they need to wear tight fitting athletic wear or a leotard. Dancers will go barefoot for these classes.

Day/Time: August 6 6:00-7:00pm
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Studio 4

Day/Time: August 8 6:00-7:00pm
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Studio 4

Day/Time: August 20 6:00-7:00pm
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Studio 4

Day/Time: August 22 6:00-7:00pm
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Studio 4

Teen Jazz

Teen Jazz is a 1-hour class. This class places a strong focus on the technique of jazz. Fast-paced and energetic, this class includes stretching, jumps, rhythm and all sorts of choreography. All music selections and dance moves are age appropriate. Now offering classes for beginning level teens (Level 1) and intermediate/advanced level teens (Level 2).

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Black jazz shoes are required.

Day/Time: Wednesday 4:30-5:30pm LEVEL 2
Teacher: Ms. Alicia
Studio: Studio 4

Day/Time: Thursday 7:30-8:30pm LEVEL 1
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Studio 4

All Boy Tap

All Boy Tap is a 30 minute class. This class offers a comfortable, fun environment for boys to learn tap. The class will concentrate on the fundamentals of tap and developing intricate patterns and rhythm.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear gym shorts or pants and a t-shirt with black flat heel tap shoes.

Day/Time: Tuesday 7:30-8:00pm
Teacher: Ms. Emilee
Studio: Studio 2

Conditioning & Stretching

This 30 minute long class focuses on building core strength and increasing endurance and flexibility through a variety of exercises.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Any color ballet or jazz shoes are required.

Day/Time: Thursday 7:30-8:00pm
Teacher: Ms. Stacy
Studio: Studio 2

Day/Time: Monday 5:00-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Stacy
Studio: Studio 3

Teen Hip Hop

TeenHip Hop is a 1 hour class. This class combines the upbeat dancing style of hip hop with the technique of jazz. A strong emphasis is placed on proper technique this class includes stretching, jumps, rhythm and all sorts of choreography. All music selections and dance moves are age appropriate.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. with black jazz shoes. Optional, but hip hop sneakers, or gym shoes may be worn (if gym shoes are worn they need to be a pair that are only worn on the dance floor not out on the street) for the Hip Hop portion of the class.

Day/Time: Monday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Mr. Eric W.
Studio: Studio 3

Baby Ballet

Baby Ballet is a 40-minute class for 2.5 – 3 year olds. This class is designed for our youngest dancers who want to express their independence without the assistance of mom or dad. Dancers will have fun learning pre-ballet movement to popular children's music through singing and movement games. Props such as pom-pons, hula hoops, rhythm sticks and bean bags are used to enhance the learning experience. Class sizes are kept very small to assure plenty of individual attention for our youngest dancers.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with pink ballet shoes.

Day/Time: Monday 4:50-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Lucy
Studio: Studio 1

Day/Time: Tuesday 5:50-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Studio 1

Day/Time: Wednesday 9:20-10:00am
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Studio 1

Day/Time: Thursday 4:50-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Studio 2

3.5 – 4 Year Old Ballet/Tap

3.5 – 4 year old Ballet/Tap is a 1-hour combination class. This class introduces young students to ballet, tap, and basic tumbling skills through imagination activities, movement games and singing. Students will have fun learning dance along with the use of props such as pom-pons, hula hoops, rhythm sticks and bean bags.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with pink ballet shoes /black flat heel tap shoes.

Day/Time: Monday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Lucy
Studio: Studio 1

Day/Time: Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Studio 1

Day/Time: Wednesday 10:00-11:00am
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Studio 1

Day/Time: Thursday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Miss Lexi
Studio: Studio 1

4.5 – 6 Year Old Ballet/Tap

4.5 – 6 year old Ballet/Tap is a 1-hour combination class. Students will continue to enjoy expressing themselves through the art of dance in this fun and interactive class. This class is built on the basic movements learned in the 3.5 – 4 year old Ballet/Tap combination class but is still appropriate for the first-time dancer. At this level, students will learn more challenging tap and ballet skills through imagination activities, movement games and singing. Dancers will enjoy learning basic ballet and tap terminology along with fun and engaging games.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with pink ballet shoes /black flat heel tap shoes.

Day/Time: Monday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Lucy
Studio: Studio 1

Day/Time: Wednesday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Studio 1

Day/Time: Thursday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Miss Lexi
Studio: Studio 1

Day/Time: Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Studio 2

4.5 – 6 Year Old Ballet/Jazz

4.5 – 6 year old Ballet/Jazz is a 1-hour combination class. Students will continue to enjoy expressing themselves through the art of dance in this fun and interactive class. This class is built on the basic movements learned in the 3.5 – 4 year old Ballet/Tap combination class but is still appropriate for the first-time dancer. At this level, students will learn more challenging ballet skills and be introduced to jazz through imagination activities, movement games and singing.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with black jazz shoes OR black ballet shoes

Day/Time: Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Studio 1

4.5-6 Year Old Ballet/Hip Hop

4.5 – 6 year old Ballet/Hip Hop is a 1-hour combination class. Students will continue to enjoy expressing themselves through the art of dance in this fun and interactive class. This class is built on the basic movements learned in the 3.5 – 4 year old Ballet/Tap combination class but is still appropriate for the first-time dancer. At this level, students will learn more challenging ballet skills and be introduced to hip hop through imagination activities, movement games and singing.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with black jazz shoes OR black ballet shoes

Day/Time: Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Studio 2

Day/Time: Thursday 5:30-6:30pm FULL will be put on waitlist
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Studio 2

1-3 Grade Ballet/Tap

1-3 grade Ballet/Tap is a 1-hour class. This class focuses on getting students ready to transition from combination type classes to full hour classes in a specific style of dance. Ballet class will include more challenging barre exercises while emphasizing basic terminology. The tap portion of the class will concentrate on developing intricate patterns and rhythms.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with pink ballet shoes /black flat heel tap shoes.

Day/Time: Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Studio 1

Day/Time: Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Emilee
Studio: Studio 2

1-3 Grade Ballet/Jazz

1-3 grade Ballet/Jazz is a 1-hour class. This class focuses on getting students ready to transition from combination type classes to full hour classes in a specific style of dance. Ballet class will include more challenging barre exercises while emphasizing basic terminology. The jazz portion of class will begin to develop student's flexibility and balance skills.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with black jazz shoes OR black ballet shoes.

Day/Time: Monday 5:30-6:30pm FULL will be put on waitlist
Teacher: Ms. Tessa
Studio: Studio 2

Day/Time: Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Emilee
Studio: Studio 3

1-3 Grade Jazz/Hip Hop

1-3 grade Jazz/Hip Hop is a 1-hour class. This class combines the upbeat dancing style of hip hop with the technique of jazz. Fast-paced and energetic, this class includes stretching, jumps, rhythm and all sorts of choreography. All music selections and dance moves are age appropriate.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Black jazz shoes are required and can be worn for both jazz and hip hop. For hip hop jazz shoes, dance sneakers, or gym shoes may be worn (if gym shoes are worn they need to be a pair that are only worn on the dance floor not out on the street).

Day/Time: Wednesday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan C. - Director of Performance Teams
Studio: Studio 2

Day/Time: Thursday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Studio 3

Day/Time: Monday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Studio 4

Day/Time: Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm
Teacher: Mr. Eric A.
Studio: Studio 4

1-3 Grade Pom

Pom is a 1 hour class. This is a class for dancers aspiring to try out for their school dance team. Dancers will learn arm motions, kicks, leaps, jumps and turns. The class is taught by a former UCA Bears dance team member.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Tan jazz shoes are required.

Day/Time: Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Alicia
Studio: Studio 1

4-6 Grade Jazz/Tap

4-6 grade Jazz/Tap is a 1-hour class. 30 minutes is spent learning jazz. A strong emphasis is placed on proper technique as the students learn jazz isolations, leaps, turns, floor work and combinations in many styles. 30 minutes is spent learning tap. Students are introduced to a broad range of standard tap technique, as well as, develop coordination, concentration, rhythm, and speed.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. with black jazz shoes AND black flat heel tap shoes.

Day/Time: Wednesday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan C. - Director of Performance Teams
Studio: Studio 2

4-6 Grade Jazz/Hip Hop

4-6 grade Jazz/Hip Hop is a 1-hour class. This class combines the upbeat dancing style of hip hop with the technique of jazz. Fast-paced and energetic, this class includes stretching, jumps, rhythm and all sorts of choreography. All music selections and dance moves are age appropriate.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Black jazz shoes are required and can be worn for both jazz and hip hop. For hip hop jazz shoes, dance sneakers, or gym shoes may be worn (if gym shoes are worn they need to be a pair that are only worn on the dance floor not out on the street).

Day/Time: Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Studio 2

Day/Time: Tuesday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Studio 3

4-6 Grade Pom

Pom is a 1 hour class. This is a class for dancers aspiring to try out for their school dance team. Dancers will learn arm motions, kicks, leaps, jumps and turns. The class is taught by a former UCA Bears dance team member.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Tan jazz shoes are required.

Day/Time: Wednesday 7:30-8:30
Teacher: Ms. Alicia
Studio: Studio 1

4-6 Grade Contemporary/Improv

4-6 Grade Contemporary/improv is a 1 hour class. Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements. Improvisation techniques will be taught and students will have an opportunity to express themselves through movement.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with tan jazz shoes.

Day/Time: Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Studio 3

Teen Tap

Teen Tap is a 30 minute class. Students are introduced to a broad range of standard tap technique, as well as, develop coordination, concentration, rhythm, and speed.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. with black flat heel tap shoes.

Day/Time: Monday 6:30-7:00pm
Teacher: Ms. Tessa
Studio: Studio 2

Teen Contemporary/Improv

Teen Contemporary/improv is a 1 hour class. Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements. Improvisation techniques will be taught and students will have an opportunity to express themselves through movement.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with tan jazz shoes.

Day/Time: Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Kacee
Studio: Studio 4

Ballet/Lyrical

Ballet/Lyrical is a 1 hour to 1.5 hour class. Students perform barre exercises, as well as center floor and traveling steps. Focus is on maintaining proper alignment, developing strength and endurance, and increasing flexibility and extension. Dancers learn turns, jumps, slow balances (adagio exercises), and complex choreography. Ballet class etiquette is reinforced and practiced. The Lyrical portion of the class uses a combination of ballet and jazz that challenges dancers to use motion to interpret music and express emotion.

Level 1: Students 4th grade and up with 0-2 years ballet experience.

Level 2: Students 4th grade and up with 3-5 years ballet experience.

Level 3: Students 4th grade and up with 5 or more years ballet experience. Students that have been approved to dance en pointe will enroll in the Level 3 class.

All class placements must be approved by C2D staff.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with pink ballet shoes. Tan jazz shoes OR slip on lyrical shoes may be worn for the lyrical portion of the class.

Day/Time: Monday 7:30-8:30pm LEVEL 1
Teacher: Ms. Tessa
Studio: Studio 3

Day/Time: Wednesday 4:30-5:30pm LEVEL 2
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Studio 3

Day/Time: Wednesday 5:30-6:45pm LEVEL 3
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Studio 3

Adult Ballet/Jazz

Adult Ballet/Jazz is a 1-hour class. The ballet portion of the class is technique based that strengthens and conditions the body while learning and performing barre work, center floor, turns, leaps and progressions. Learn great posture and enhance core strength and flexibility. Energetic Jazz dance class that is a great workout. No dance experience required. This class will include stretching, across the floor exercises, center floor exercises, and learning dance combinations to fun upbeat music.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may any wear active wear with ballet or jazz shoes.

Day/Time: Wednesday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Studio 3

Adult Tap

Adult Tap is a 30 minute class. Students are introduced to a broad range of standard tap technique, as well as, develop coordination, concentration, rhythm, and speed. The class is a great workout. No dance experience required.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any active wear with black flat heel tap shoes.

Day/Time: Monday 7:00-7:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Tessa
Studio: Studio 2

Adult Hip Hop

Adult Hip Hop is a 1-hour class for adults 18 and up. No dance experience required. There will be some light stretching and strengthening. The rest of the class will be spent learning and practicing a combination. This class is great for adults that want to get a better sense of rhythm, let loose, and burn some calories.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may any wear active wear with azz shoes or tennis shoes that are only worn in the studio.

Day/Time: Monday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Mr. Eric W.
Studio: Studio 2

Ballroom Dance

Ballroom dance is an hour long class for teens and adults. Different styles of partner style dances will be taught each week! No experience required and no partner required.

Comfortable attire and shoes.

Day/Time: Monday 7:30-8:30pm
Teacher: Ms. Stacy
Studio: Studio 1

All Boy Hip Hop

All Boy Hip Hop is a 1 hour class for boys only.

Level 1: For boys in 1st-5th grade or that have no dance experience. They will learn basic/beginner hip hop choreography combined with an introduction to break dancing.

Level 2: For boys in 6th grade and up or have 2 or more years of dance experience. They will learn intermediate/advanced hip hop choreography combined with break dancing.

Both classes will incorporate stretching, strengthening, and building confidence in boys who love to dance.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear gym shorts or pants and a t-shirt. Dance sneakers or gym shoes may be worn (if gym shoes are worn they need to be a pair that are only worn on the dance floor not out on the street).

Day/Time: Monday 4:30-5:30pm LEVEL 1
Teacher: Mr. Eric W.
Studio: Studio 2

Day/Time: Monday 6:30-7:30pm LEVEL 2
Teacher: Mr. Eric W.
Studio: Studio 3

Musical Theater

Musical Theater is a 1 hour class. Musical theater dance is the study of Broadway dance and dance styles. Young students as well as teens learn choreography from selected musicals. We offer beginner/intermediate musical theater dance. Our focus is on Broadway musicals old and new! Our instructors introduce song and choreography into dance techniques and styles.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. with tan jazz shoes.

Day/Time: Thursday 4:30-5:30pm (Ages 4-11)
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Studio 3

Day/Time: Monday 7:30-8:30pm (Ages 12 & up)
Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Studio 4

Tumbling

All tumbling classes are 1 hour. The class will focus on increasing flexibility tumbling. The stretching will prepare the dancers to do needles, heel stretches, leg holds, scorpions, splits, and aide in tumbling. Dancers will learn to do back bends, cartwheels, round offs, other basic tumbling skills in the lower level classes. Tumbling skills such as aerials, front walkovers, back walkovers, back handsprings, and back tucks will be worked on in the upper level classes. The All Boy Tumbling class will focus on tumbling and parkour skills. Class level placement must be approved by the tumbling coach.

Level 1: This class is for beginners with little to no tumbling experience. We will work on very basic tumbling - forward and backward rolls, cartwheels, handstands, backbends, and coordination exercises.

Level2: Intermediate level students. This class will continue with the basics while working on front and back walkovers and introduction to back handsprings.

Level 3: Advanced level students. Students who have successfully mastered front and back walkovers and all other skills. This class will consist of learning back handsprings, aerials, front and back flips, and tumbling series.

All Boy Tumbling: Ages 7 and up

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. This class will be done barefoot.

Day/Time: Wednesday 5:30-6:30pm LEVEL 1 (Ages 8-12)
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Studio 2

Day/Time: Monday 5:30-6:30pm ALL BOY TUMBLE
Teacher: Mr. Stephen
Studio: Studio 4

Day/Time: Tues 5:30-6:30 L1(3-7)FULL will be on waitlist
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Studio 4

Day/Time: Tues6:30-7:30 L2(7-10)FULL will be put on waitlist
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Studio 4

Day/Time: Tuesday 7:30-8:30pm LEVEL 2 (Ages 11 & up)
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Studio 4

Day/Time: Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm LEVEL 2 (Ages 7-10)
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Studio 4

Day/Time: Wednesday 7:30-8:30pm LEVEL 3 (Ages 11 & up)
Teacher: Ms. Laurie
Studio: Studio 4

Jumps, Turns, & Leaps

Jumps, Turns, & Leaps is a 1 hour class. This class focusses on teaching the proper technique for a variety of jumps, turns, and leaps.

Level 1: Ages 5 and up. Beginner students.

Level 2: Intermediate students. Students must be able to do a solid single turn (working on double) and chasse into a leap to enroll in the level 2 class.

Level 3: Advanced students. Students must be able to do a solid double turn (working on triple) and able to learn progressions quickly.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color leotard, sports bra, fitted tank, dance pants, hot shorts, etc. Any color ballet or jazz shoes are required.

Day/Time: Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm LEVEL 1
Teacher: Ms. Alicia
Studio: Studio 2

Day/Time: Thurs 6:30-7:30pm L2 FULL will be put on waitlist
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Studio 3

Day/Time: Thursday 5:30-6:30pm LEVEL 3
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Studio 4

“Chance 2 Dance” – Special Needs

The “Chance 2 Dance” Special Needs class is a 40-minute class where students will learn the basics of movement, rhythm, and the fundamentals of ballet (such as the five feet positions), as well as reinforcing and practicing basic academic skills (letters, numbers, shapes, etc.). Stretching, dancing with props, enjoying music and expressing emotion will be a part of every class.

Now offering classes to serve two different age groups:

Ages 4-8 years
Ages 9 & up

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students may wear any color tights and leotard (with skirt or hot shorts) with black jazz shoes OR black ballet shoes.

Day/Time: Wednesday (Ages 4-8) 6:45-7:25pm
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Studio 1

Day/Time: Tuesday 4:50-5:30pm (Ages 9 & up)
Teacher: Ms. Emilee
Studio: Studio 3

C2D Competition Team

Competiton team choreography practice.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students are required to wear a black leotard, black athletic top, or black sports bra with black hot shorts, black leggings, or tan tights. Students must wear the required shoes for their dance routine (i.e. tan jazz shoes, hip hop shoes, lyrical shoes, etc.).

Day/Time: Thursday 7:30-8:30pm JUNIOR NOVICE TEAM
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Student Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Studio 3

Day/Time: Monday 4:15-5:30pm PETITE TEAM
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Student Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Studio 4

Day/Time: Thursday 5:00-5:30pm MINI TEAM
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Studio: Studio 4

Day/Time: Sunday 2:00-6:00pm JR INT/TEEN/SENIOR TEAMS
Teacher: Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director
Student Teacher: Ms. Parker
Studio: Studio 4

C2D Performance Team

Performance team choreography.

It is important for students to wear proper dance attire and shoes so the teacher can critic the dancers' proper form and alignment and to prevent injury. Long hair is required to be pulled back away from the face. Dangling jewelry is not permitted. Students are required to wear a black leotard, black athletic top, or black sports bra with black hot shorts, black leggings, or tan tights. Students must wear the required shoes for their dance routine (i.e. tan jazz shoes, hip hop shoes, lyrical shoes, etc.).

Day/Time: Wednesday 6:45-7:15pm TEAM 1
Teacher: Ms. Megan C. - Director of Performance Teams
Studio: Studio 3

Day/Time: Wednesday 5:30-6:00pm TEAM 3
Teacher: Ms. Megan C. - Director of Performance Teams
Studio: Studio 4

Day/Time: Wednesday 6:00-6:30pm TEAM 2
Teacher: Ms. Megan C. - Director of Performance Teams
Studio: Studio 4

Fall Tuition Rates

WITH AUTO-DRAFTWITHOUT AUTO-DRAFT
30 minutes per week$42/month$46/month
1 hour per week$52/month$56/month
1.5 hours per week$64/month$68/month
2 hours per week$74/month$78/month
2.5 hours per week$86/month$90/month
3 hours per week$96/month$100/month
3.5 hours per week$108/month$112/month
4 hours per week$118/month$122/month
4.5 hours per week$130/month$134/month
5 hours per week$140/month$144/month
5.5 hours per week$152/month$156/month
6 hours per week$162/month$166/month
6.5 hours per week$174/month$178/month
7+ hours per week$184/month$188/month

*There is a $6 fee for additional 15 min increments (i.e. 1.25 hr/wk = $58/mo w/ auto-draft). Tuition for unused classes, illnesses, vacations, snow days, etc. is not refundable. These classes may be made up at any age appropriate time.


Enroll at the studio during our open hours. Online enrollment is available at chance2dance.net. Please continue to follow our Facebook page for updates on enrollment. There is a non-refundable enrollment fee of $20 per family.



Ms. Megan P. - Owner/Artistic Director

Megan Park is the owner and artistic director of Chance 2 Dance Studio. Megan has a dance career that spans 29 years. She began dancing at the age of six at Dance Unlimited in Van Buren, AR, and is trained in ballet, pointe, lyrical, tap, jazz, and hip hop. She was a ballet and jazz instructor for Dance Unlimited for four years. In high school, Megan danced for the Van Buren Pointer Prancer dance team and was captain her senior year. While in high school, she was a two-time National Dance Alliance All-American and Universal Dance Association All-star, and had the opportunity to dance in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. In college, Megan was a dancer for the University of Arkansas Pom Squad. She graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering and began her career in Tulsa, OK. While in Tulsa, she danced professionally for the Tulsa 66ers NBA D-League dance team. She was a ballet, pom, jazz, and competitive dance instructor for four years at Miss Kristy’s School of Dance in Broken Arrow, OK. After moving back to Arkansas, she was a jazz and competitive dance instructor for two years at Little Rock School of Dance.

Ms. Megan will be teaching little ones, teens, adults, competition teams, and “Chance 2 Dance” – Special Needs classes. She is so excited to be back in her hometown of Van Buren and give back to a community that gave so much to her!


Ms. Alicia

Alicia Robinson started taking dance at the age of four at Dance Unlimited in Van Buren, AR. She began with tap and ballet and later added jazz, acrobatics and pointe to her schedule. Alicia enjoyed teaching and demonstrating at Dance Unlimited through high school. Alicia was a member of the dance team in junior high and danced for the Van Buren Pointer Prancer dance team in high school. She attended the University of Central Arkansas where she was a member of the Honeybears Dance team who attended nationals. Ms. Alicia lives in Rudy with her husband, Ben, and two children, Harlee and Colt. She has her bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education and teaches 4th grade at King Elementary in Van Buren. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with C2D and can't wait to dance with our little ones.


Ms. Laurie

Laurie Armstrong started taking gymnastics at the age of five. She took recreational gymnastics off and on until junior high school when she tried out for a competitive gymnastics team, the Arlington Twisters in Arlington, TX. Laurie competed for five years winning many awards and attending gymnastics camps. She began teaching recreational gymnastics from ages 2-13 her senior year of high school, and continued teaching after moving to Arkansas in her early 20’s. Laurie was the lead girls’ gymnastics instructor and level 5 girls competitive team coach for Trinity Gymnastics. After leaving Trinity Gymnastics she taught recreational gymnastics and coached the level 5 girls’ competitive team for Flame Gymnastics.

Ms. Laurie will be teaching beginning tumbling and Strength, Stretching, and Tumbling for Dancers. She is excited to get back to teaching again with Chance 2 Dance Studio.


Ms. Emilee

Emilee Higdon Garner is a Crawford County native and currently resides in Fort Smith with her husband, Matthew, and their son, Henry. She teaches first grade at Westwood Elementary School in Greenwood. Emilee recently graduated with a graduate degree in School Counseling & Guidance from Arkansas Tech University. In her free time, Emilee loves traveling, spending time outdoors, working out, and trying new recipes.

Ms. Emilee will being teaching 1-3 grade ballet and tap, and 1-3 grade ballet and jazz. With 16 years of dance instruction, she is excited to share her passion of dance with younger students in the river valley.


Ms. Megan C. - Director of Performance Teams

Megan Chronister is a dancer with over 20 years of dance experience. She began her dance training at Dance Unlimited at age 5. Her training includes classes in ballet, tap, jazz, pointe and hip hop. She later became an instructor for jazz and tap while at Dance Unlimited. She was a member of the Alma High School dance team her sophomore year. The team won state in jazz and she was selected as a Universal Dance Team All-Star Dancer. She was an Alma High School Varsity Cheerleader her junior and senior years, winning state and competing at the Universal Cheer Association Nationals in Orlando, Fl. Megan was a member of the Arkansas Tech University Golden Girls Dance Team. During and after college, she continues to choreograph for High School and Junior High teams in AR and OK and has enjoyed watching her routines compete at the state level. In addition to studio training, she has attended Tremaine Dance Conventions, National Dance Alliance Conventions, attended class given by Stephen Boss, aka “Twitch” and has participated in the BYB hip hop clinics for over 15 years. Megan also judges cheer and dance tryouts in AR and OK each spring. Megan is a Registered Dental Hygienist who enjoys spending time with her husband and their Golden Retriever, Stella. Her hobbies include running, cycling, and anything outdoors. She serves the community by volunteering for Arkansas Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic and the Sebastian County Community Dental Clinic..

Ms. Megan will be teaching 4-6 grade and teen jazz and hip hop, as well as, directing the C2D Performance Teams. Megan is excited to continue her dance journey by helping to develop young minds through dance, as well as boosting self-esteem.


Ms. Tessa

Tessa Clemmons has been dancing for over 20 years. She took instruction at Dance Unlimited in Van Buren for over 10 years. She participated in competition dance teams throughout junior high and high school. She was a 3 time NDA All-American and a 2 time UDA All-Star, and was Captain of the state award winning Pointer Prancer dance team in high school. After graduating, she taught dance and choreography professionally for 5 years in Austin, TX and Houston, TX. Tessa currently has a degree in Culinary Arts and works as the Assistant Director of Child Nutrition for the Van Buren School District. She resides in Van Buren, with her husband, Blake, and two sons, Ace and Revan. Tessa is thrilled about teaching new dancers, and watching their confidence and grace grow through dance!


Ms. Parker

Parker Tounzen is a former dance studio owner and has been teaching and coaching dance for 7 years. Her love of dance started in 8th grade when she joined the Coleman Junior High Steppers dance team and then dancing for the Pointer Prancers dance team at Van Buren High School. Parker helped lead the Prancer dance team to 3 consecutive state championship titles. She has taught ballet, jazz, hip hop, acrobatics, tumbling, contemporary, lyrical, coached pageantry, and has also choreographed for school cheer and dance teams. Parker's biggest passion is coaching competitive dance where her choreography has won multiple titles and special awards. Parker is 24 years old and is a substitute teacher for Van Buren and Alma Elementary schools. She currently lives in Van Buren with her 5 month old daughter Finley.

Ms. Parker will be working with the C2D competition team. She enjoys sharing the love of dance with young dancers and helping them create a story with choreography!


Miss Lexi

Bio coming soon!


Ms. Tia

Tia McCutchen has been dancing for 20 years. She began her dance training at Dance Unlimited at the age of 3. Her training includes ballet, jazz, tap, and hip hop for over 10 years. She was a member of the dance team in junior high and danced for the Pointer Prancer dance team in high school in Van Buren. These teams won several competitions for their performances in jazz, hip hop, and kick. Tia was a two-time Universal Dance Association All-Star. After high school, Tia was a member of the pom squad at the University of Arkansas in Fort Smith. In 2015, they were named American Dance/Drill Team Hip Hop National Champions. Currently, Tia is a graduate student at the University of Arkansas obtaining her masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology.


Ms. Stacy

Bio coming soon!


Ms. Kacee

Kacee Montgomery grew up in a small town in southern Colorado. At an early age, she fell in love with the art of dance. She grew up competing and performing on several dance and cheer teams. In college, she discovered a newfound love for choreography. She graduated from Colorado Mesa University with her BFA in dance in 2016. From there, she moved to Orlando, FL and spent a year working in Walt Disney World. She moved to Fort Smith, Arkansas in the summer of 2017 and has since been pursuing her career in dance. She loves theater and has a strong passion for the stage. Kacee is very excited to join our team at Chance 2 Dance.


Mr. Eric W.

Eric Williams has studied all forms of dance and attended various workshops across the country. He has taken classes at some of the most prestigious schools in the nation such as The Edge Performing Arts Centre. He trained under Michael Tidwell at the Center for the Dansarts and was a principle dancer in the Tidwell Project. Eric’s performance credits include not only local pageants and competitions, but also work with several major companies including: LA Culture Shock, a Nike Sponsored Hip-Hop Dance Team in Los Angeles, California and Nathan Burton’s Comedy Magic Show in Osaka, Japan. His teaching credits include: The Showbiz Convention as master teacher for “The Class”, instructor and dance coach for the Hot Springs School District, hip-hop instructor for North Little Rock School of Dance, teacher for Miss Sharon’s in Jacksonville, AR, and a jazz/hip hop instructor for Western Arkansas Ballet. He also choreographs award winning pieces for dance studios all over the country. Eric currently tours with Showbiz National Talent as one of the Show Directors and has also toured in production with Star Systems Dance Competition. He enjoys giving back to the community while sharing his talents with the local Boys and Girls Club.

Mr. Eric will be teaching our all boy hip hop classes, upper level co-ed hip hop, and adult hip hop. We are looking forward to dancing with Eric!


Ms. Lucy

Lucy grew up in Fort Smith, AR and grew a love for dance at a very early age. She trained in tap, ballet, jazz and contemporary at Grayce DeWitt Dance Studio in Fort Smith through junior high. Lucy is currently enrolled at the University of Arkansas in Fort Smith studying to earn a degree in criminal justice with a minor in Spanish. Lucy loves working with children and is excited to join our team at Chance 2 Dance. Ms. Lucy will be teaching pre-school classes during the 2019-2020 school year. We are so excited to dance with Lucy!


Mr. Stephen

Bio coming soon!


A fall program will be held in October and a winter program will be held in December for the school year. A summer program will be held the last week of the summer session. These programs will allow parents to attend their students' classes to see their progress and watch them perform. For the younger students a cookie party will follow.

An end of the year recital will be held on May 30, 2020 at the Van Buren Fine Arts Center to showcase the C2D Dancers' hard work and accomplishments. Recital is not required, but all students are encouraged to participate. Recital fee and costume fees to be determined.

C2D feels everyone should be able to experience the joy of dance! This program is a great way for children with special needs to get involved in an extracurricular activity while improving motor skills, confidence, and socialization. This "Chance 2 Dance" class is a 40 minute class where students will learn the basics of movement, rhythm, and the fundamentals of ballet (such as the five feet positions), as well as reinforcing and practicing basic academic skills (letters, numbers, shapes, etc.). Stretching, dancing with props, enjoying music and expressing emotion will be a part of every class.

C2D feels everyone should be able to experience the joy of dance! The mission of Give a Child the Chance 2 Dance is to give an opportunity to community members to not only help support local talent, but to make a child's dream come true. The program allows sponsors to help dancers with financial need to attend Chance 2 Dance Studio classes and participate in the end of the year dance recital. You can of course contribute any amount or you can opt to donate a semester tuition or a full year tuition (based on the dancer taking one class per week). Every penny goes directly towards current and future dancers' tuition and dance school fees. Donations may or may not be tax deductible; consult your accountant. Sponsors will have special seating at the end of the year dance recital and will be listed in the recital program. You can donate online, mail your donation to the studio, or drop by the studio to make a donation. If you have any questions about the program please contact C2D by phone or e-mail.

The Chance 2 Dance Studio Competition Team is a performance group for girls and boys ages 6-18. This program is for students that show an exceptional dedication and talent for dance. These dancers will be selected through an audition process and extensively train in all areas of dance. Competition Team members will grow both technically and stylistically each year with their participation. The C2D Competition Team will perform at various competitions, conventions and local venues. C2D Competition Team dancers will be required to take fundamental classes along with competition rehearsal classes.
To be eligible to audition, dancers must enroll in the age appropriate Competition Team Audition Clinic class held during the Summer Session. Dancers will learn the choreography piece that will be performed during auditions. Auditions will be held at the conclusion of the Summer Session.