Karl and Dimarco Offers Over 35
Tampa Dance Classes + Dance Camps

Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Acro, Tap & Hip Hop And More. With Over 35 Tampa Dance Classes For All Ages In Every Style, We Have The Right Class To Nourish Any Dancer’s Passion.


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Ballet

Ballet Dance Classes

Here at Karl & DiMarco North we believe that ballet is the foundation for technique in all other styles of dance. Our teachers Brad, Carolyn, and Nicole are professionally trained to execute proper technique to all students. Whether kid or teen, our ballet teachers are technically proficient to give your child the best education in the most positive dance environment in Tampa!

After multiple hours and years of training here at Karl & DiMarco North, our teachers will advise our most serious students to begin their journey en pointe. Pointe work is a predominant skill set for those students wanting to carry their dance into the professional world.

Classical ballet technique is taught with an emphasis on alignment, flexibility and placement. It is the foundation for all styles of dance and is required as a class to take in order to sign up for Lyrical and Contemporary classes.

Attire: Black leotard, pink tights, canvas ballet shoes, hair in a bun, no jewelry.

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Jazz

Jazz Dance Classes

For a more upbeat and choreographically driven class, our jazz dance classes at Karl & DiMarco North is the perfect fit! We focus on using our technique for fun yet challenging combinations and pushing our limits in the most passionate ways.

With exciting modern-day music and the continuously updated jazz styles, our jazz classes are some of our students’ favorite! As student’s progress in their jazz technique we see their self-confidence and self-empowerment grow and positively change.

Our jazz dance classes are structured to teach technique, musicality and style to contemporary and current music. Technical elements such as jumps, turns and kicks are the focus while incorporating movement and choreography to create well rounded dancers.

Attire: Black leotard, dance shorts or shirts (optional) or active wear (no loose fitted clothing), tan canvas jazz shoes, hair off of face and up in any style.

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Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

If your child loves to act and sing as well as dance, musical theatre is absolutely the perfect class! Theatre is an art that we love to bring to our stage each year. With jazz and Broadway styled techniques, our students are introduced to the world of musical theatre in the most optimistic environment.

Dancers will learn to portray characters through Broadway styled choreography. Singing and acting are key components of Musical Theatre class and practicing these with our specialized and passionate teacher Lisa, students will take their musical theatre education to the highest level.

Attire: Black leotard, dance shorts or shirts (optional) or active wear (no loose fitted clothing), tan canvas jazz shoes, hair off of face and up in any style.

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Tap

Tap Dance Classes

Since 1972, at Karl & DiMarco School of Theatre and Dance; tap has been one of our main styles that we are known for. Mr. Karl had a deep love and appreciation for tap and it has stayed integrated into our curriculum here at Karl & DiMarco North.

Mr. Karl can be seen as a chimney sweep in the original Mary Poppins doing his favorite style- Tap! Tap is all about musicality and rhythm!

Taking tap can teach your body how to hear and execute music in a whole new way which can then benefit the way you hear music among all other styles.

Attire: Black leotard, dance shorts or shirts (optional) or active wear (no loose fitted clothing), tan Mary Jane style tap shoes for Combo through Level 1 dance classes, Black Oxford style of tap shoes for Level 2 and up, hair off of face and up in any style.

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Hip Hop

Hip Hop Dance Classes

At Karl & DiMarco North our hip hop dance classes are upbeat and stylistic! We teach a range of styles such as popping, jazz funk, breaking, freestyle & more. Our teachers are determined to make it a fun and exciting learning environment for all students!

The more years of hip hop training that students do, the more freestyling will feel comfortable! However, we do begin minimalistic freestyling in beginning levels of hip hop as an engaging way to explore personal style!

Attire: Active wear that physical activity and movement can be executed in, sneakers that are not worn outside (to not bring dirt into the studio), hair off of face and up in any style.

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Contemporary

Contemporary

Contemporary is one of the most popular styles these days and that is due to its edgy and updated style that is consistently changing with the times. Our contemporary dance classes are driven from technique and style with an emphasis on feeling the movement.

With passion and hard work, our students love their contemporary class! Dancers must be enrolled in ballet in order to take contemporary as it is the foundation of all technique! Contemporary is a fusion of multiple styles of dance but ballet is always the foundation.

In contemporary classes here at Karl & DiMarco North, we explore movement and improvisational techniques to enhance the dancer’s training and individuality.

Attire: Black leotard, dance shorts or shirts (optional) or active wear (no loose fitted clothing), barefoot (socks, or twylas), hair off of face and up in any style.

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Jump & Turns

Jump & Turns Classes

Jumps and Turns is a specified class which is great for simply focusing on technical aspects of choreography. While there may be some combos here and there, this class is primarily focused on fine tuning technique and hard-core conditioning the body to execute in the smartest and best way.

We focus on flexibility, jazz based jumps and turns, with a foundation of ballet technique. Strength training is a focus in this class, making it a great addition to any dancer’s training at Karl & DiMarco North.

Due to the main focus on technical aspects, this class does not have an end of the year recital dance. This class will benefit dancers to further enhance their performance to showcase in all of their other classes.

Attire: Black leotard, dance shorts or shirts (optional) or active wear (no loose fitted clothing), tan canvas jazz shoes (twylas, socks, barefoot), hair off of face and up in any style.

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Acrobatics

Acrobatics Dance Classes

Flexibility and strength are key components to any dancers training and for that reason, acrobatics is a great opportunity for dancers to train!

In acrobatics students will learn the basics and then as they grow in ability work on intense floor tricks and routines.

Recital acrobatics dances are trick heavy and very fun! Acrobatics at Karl & DiMarco is offered to ages starting at 6 and up. Based on improvement in tricks and age range, the level will change.

Attire: Black leotard, dance shorts or shirts (optional), bare feet, hair off of face and up in any style.

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Lyrical

Lyrical Dance Classes

Lyrical dance classes are similar to contemporary classes but are more focused on the ballet technique as far as style. Songs used for the recital dance will have lyrics in them and these dances are typically meaningful so dancers will be able to express their passion and love for movement.

Dancers must be enrolled in ballet in order to take lyrical.

Attire: Black leotard, dance shorts or shirts (optional), tan twylas (socks or bare feet), hair off of face and up in any style.

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Modern

Modern

Modern dance focuses on a dancers’ own interpretations instead of structured steps, as in traditional ballet dancing. Dancers must be enrolled in Ballet to take Modern.
Attire: Black leotard, tan tights (optional), dance shorts or shirts (optional), Tan Twylas for shoes or bare feet, hair off of face and up in any style.

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Combo

Combo 1

Combo dance classes are for our tiny dancers that want to experience the art of dance in a structured yet fun way. We incorporate ballet, tap and acrobatics into these hour-long classes. The little ones will be given the basics of technique in the dance world and learn in a positive environment with lots of fun dances each week.

Attire: Pink or black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, tan Mary Jane style of tap shoes, hair off of face up in any style.

  • Combo 1: Ages 3-4; 0-1 Year of dance
  • Combo 2: Ages 4-5; 0-2 years of dance
  • Combo 3: Ages 5-6; 0-3 Years of experience

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Transition

Transition

This class is a follow up class from the combo class for the kids that are “transitioning” in classes. These classes are an hour and a half and are the perfect combination of 2 styles of dance that give the dancers the exposure they need to continue their journey at our studio.
Attire: Pink or black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, tan Mary Jane style tap shoes, hair off of face up in any style.
Ages 5-7; 0-3 years of experience

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Tumbling

Tumbling

These classes are for dancers wanting to perfect a certain trick or acrobatic skill. There is no recital dance for this class.
Attire: Black leotard, tan tights (optional), dance shorts or shirts (optional), bare feet or white acre shoes, hair off of face and up in any style.

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Adult Series

Adult Series

This dance inspired fitness class will keep you moving and in shape without the gym membership. This class is based on 6 week sessions.
Attire: Active wear.

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Strength & Stretch

Strength & Stretch

Strength and conditioning is essential to a dancer’s training. This class incorporates crosstraining, stretch, functional training and more to keep every dancer in the best shape possible.
Attire: Active wear, tennis shoes, hair off of face up in any style.

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tampa dance studio for kidsKarl & Dimarco North Offers Private Dance lessons, Tampa dance classes, Dance Recitals, Ballet, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Acrobats, Lyrical, Modern, Combo, Jumps, Transition, Tumbling, Adult Series & Strength Conditioning.


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