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19351 8th Ave.; Suite 100 Poulsbo, WA 98370 (360)779-1122

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Creative Movement (ages 3-4)- This class introduces 3-4 year olds to the world of dance through creative dance music, as well as basic ballet and tap technique, along with choreographed song and dance routines in a fun and positive atmosphere.

Pre-Ballet/Tap (ages 3-5)  - This class is designed for the young dancer as a way to introduce them to the basics of ballet and tap. Fundamental ballet and tap vocabulary is taught, as well as creative movement exercises across the floor. Students will learn choreographed song and dance routines that cultivate body awareness and a love for music and dance in a caring, positive environment.


Pre-Ballet (ages 4-5) -Prepares the young dance student for Beginning Ballet and Beginning Jazz classes. The basic elements of movement, dance, and space are explored.

Ballet - We combine the best elements of English, Russian, and American techniques, Levels 1 through 6. A program, that takes the student from beginning through professional.


Pointe - A program for students 11 years and up that have been approved by the staff. All students taking pointe must take 2 ballet classes each week in order to stay in the Pointe program.


Teen Ballet (ages 12 & up) - Designed for the young dancer who wants to supplement his/her extra curricular activities with dance.


Jazz Dance- This progressive program of dance offers fun choreography, challenging combinations and great conditioning. We will explore all styles of jazz such as blues, Broadway, and classical jazz.


Modern- For the student with at least 2 years of dance training or with staff permission. This class is a Horton/Graham based technique that will develop coordination and creative skills. All students taking modern must also take 2 ballet classes each week.


Contemporary/Lyrical- Classes combine elements of ballet, modern and jazz. Dancers explore movement through floor work, leaps, and turns that take them beyond the traditional styles increasing their strength and flexibility and allows students to really move out and explore their inner dancer. All students taking contemporary/lyrical must also take a ballet class each week.


Tap - This class teaches the elements of movement, sound, and rhythm. Dancers learn traditional steps and combinations originating from Vaudeville and Broadway, as well as more contemporary choreography.


Hip-Hop- Learn the latest in hip-hop and street dance trends. Class includes a warm-up and age appropriate dance combinations.


Group Voice -The purpose of this group is to study and perform music with emphasis on technique and style.


Dance Company -These classes are for the serious dancer. Students will have more class and rehearsal time, increased leadership responsibility, and the opportunity to share their talent. The focus of this class is on choreography, dance style, and individual student instruction. Acceptance to the Galletta School of Dance is by audition only...auditions are held every fall.


 Homeschool Class (ages 8-11)  Our Homeschool dance class offers a way for families to integrate dance, movement, and exercise into their homeschool curriculum. Children ages 8-11 will enjoy learning a variety of dance styles in a positive, nurturing environment that will help develop and refine motor skills such as balance and coordination. This fall, dancers in our homeschool class will have fun with tap dancing and then move into liturgical jazz for the remainder of the dance session. Come join us and try a class!


Private voice and dance lessons are also available.  Please make arrangements at the front desk.



For more information contact:

The Galletta School of Dance and Performing Arts
(360) 779-1122
19351 8th Ave, Suite 100
Poulsbo WA, 98370
Email: Lynn Galletta
We are located in the Poulsbo Village Shopping Center