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Semester Class Schedule


 

      How to Register

BY PHONE:    718.832.0018
IN PERSON:  at the BAX reception desk
ONLINE REGISTRATION: See  the “Online Registration- How To” (below)

Families applying for FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE may NOT register online. For more information, click HERE.

CLASS LEVELS
Levels I, II and hybrid I/II classes are organized by discrete age brackets and are open to students with a range of prior experience. These classes closely consider age appropriate physical, emotional and social development.

Levels III, IV, Performance Workshops and youth companies serve wider ranges and assume more prior experience, greater technical and improvisation skills and commitment. By level III and up, students often stay in a given level for more than on year.

Please contact the Education Department for guidance about how to navigate classes and/or levels

      Online Registration- How To

Please note: If you are registering for more than one class and are therefore eligible for the “family value” discount, the online platform will automatically register this discount in your session. If, however, you register for an additional class in a separate online session, the online platform cannot automatically combine this new registration with your other registrations (nor will it account for other possible discounts. Please see “Tuition Fees & Discounts” below). In such instances, to make sure that you do receive the full discount that you are eligible for please call (718) 832-0018 and complete your registration over the phone. Alternatively, you can continue with the online registration process and the discount will automatically be credited to your account, towards either a balance due or towards future use.

1. Click “Sign up” under the title of the class you are registering for.
2. Enter your child’s information into the space provided.
3. Enter guardians’ contact information. Please include as much information as possible.
4. Review your class selection to confirm it is correct.
5. Select “Check Out and Pay in Full,” OR “Check Out and Pay Half” to complete your registration. Payment of at least half is required to hold your spot in any class or program. Please pay close attention to when full payment is due, outlined in “Rates & Policies” (below).

At any point during your registration, you may add another class to your cart by scrolling down and clicking “Sign up” to additionally select that class.

Annual Family Registration Fee: This $35 fee is assessed annually per family (e.g. fall 2015 and again in fall 2016); registration fee does not apply to President’s or Spring Break Arts Programs.
You will be invoiced for any outstanding balances or registration fees assessed. Please call (718) 832-0018 or email info@bax.org with any questions.

Families applying for FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE may NOT register online. For more information, click HERE.

      Rates & Policies

A payment of at least 1/2 tuition is required to reserve a spot in any youth class. The remainder of the tuition is due by the 5th week of the semester (unless a payment plan has been arranged).To arrange a payment plan, see information on Financial Assistance HERE.

REFUND POLICY
Prior to the 3rd class of a trimester and the 5th class of a semester, class tuition is refundable minus classes reserved/taken. There are no refunds after the 3rd class of a trimester or the 5th class of a semester. A credit may be applied to future registration.Drops must occur 48 hours prior to the reserved class.

MAKE-UP CLASSES
Due to absences or late registration, each student is allowed to take 2 make-up classes each trimester or 4 make-up classes each semester within the same term in an equivalent, age appropriate class (space permitting). We do not pro-rate tuition.

TRIAL CLASSES
A free trial class is available to new students, through the 3rd week of the trimester and the 5th week of the semester (space permitting). Upon registration, the cost of the trial class will be included in the tuition. Contact info@bax.org to schedule a trial. Trial registrations do not hold space for the full duration of the term.

Families applying for FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE may NOT register online. For more information, click HERE.

      Tuition Fees & Discounts

Yearly Family Registration Fee: This $35 fee is assessed annually per family (e.g. fall 2015 and again in fall 2016); registration fee does not apply to President’s or Spring Break Arts Programs.

Family Value: Families who register their child in a second class, or another sibling in the same term, receive 5% off each additional class (note, discount is applied to the lowest priced class(es)).

Performance Workshop Discount: PW Students receive 15% off additional class (not including BAXco)

Playspace Class Cards: BAX offers class cards for drop-in Playspace classes. Families can purchase a 10 class card for $80. Class cards are valid for 1 year.* Playspace included for free with Move & Groove registration.

Park Slope Parents Members: PSP Members receive 5% off tuition (excluding registration fee and school break programs). Members must request this discount at the time of registration and be prepared to show membership card to registration desk upon request.

Families applying for FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE may NOT register online. For more information, click HERE.

Spring Semester (Monday, January 28, 2019 to Saturday, June 15, 2019)

Did you know BAX offers After School Pick Up? Click HERE to learn more. 

Registration is now open for Spring 2019!


Registration Form
One Guardian's name, an address, one phone number, and email are required before payments can be made.

Parent/Guardian Name*   Parent/Guardian Name  
Address*  
City State Zip*  
Home Phone  
Work Phone 1 Work Phone 2
Cell Phone 1 Cell Phone 2
Preferred Phone*  
Email* Email 2
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Class Selections

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Monday
3:30-4:45
[Wait List]
Tumbling II - FULL
[X]
Tumbling II - FULL
Through yoga, gymnastics, and dance/movement techniques, students support their own weight in new ways with handstands, headstands and arm stands, explore balances and lifts alone and with partners, and learn tumbling sequences of rolling and flipping. This class builds strength and flexibility. It also builds self-confidence as students become increasingly self-aware and explore what is possible with their own bodies. As the year progresses, students learn walkovers, bridges, and handsprings, and continue with more advanced partner acrobatics. Students begin to manipulate props and collaborate to create original images, structures, and sequences. Read more about Tumbling at BAX
Ages 7-8     Diane TomasiPrice: 0
3:30-4:30
[Sign up]
Umfundalai: Contemporary African Dance Technique
[X]
Umfundalai: Contemporary African Dance Technique
As a Pan-African dance technique, the Umfundalai technique draws upon key movements from different ethnic groups and many nations in Africa along with movements of Black cultures in the United States, Caribbean, and South America. The literal word, Umfundalai, means essence or essential in Kiswahili. In this class, students will work on the rhythm, body alignment, core movement and progression as well as vocabulary of the Umfundalai technique to generate collective and self-expression. Students will also engage in the ritual practice of giving"dobale"or thanks for each other and their shared space. AsDr.Kariamu Welsh, Umfundalais progenitor, describes it [Umfundalai is] an approach to movement that is wholistic, body centric and organic. This class is taught byUmfundalaiM'Singh Wuticertified teacher Angie Pittman. Read more about Dance at BAX
Ages 8-11   Class will begin on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019   Angie PittmanPrice: $330
Tuesday
3:30-4:45
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Drama Rama II
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Drama Rama II
Building on the Drama Rama class experience, students continue to experiment physical and vocal exercises through focused play. Students expand their improvisational skills to include more pantomime, confident vocal projection and articulation, prop and costume fun, and amplified gestures.Through short ongoing projects, students work together to create original and adapted scenes through improvisation, which they rehearse and perform.Working in an ensemble capacity, students engage in active listening, reflection, and creative problem solving. Read more about Drama at BAX
Ages 6-8     Kelindah SchusterPrice: $368
3:30-4:30
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Hip Hop I
[X]
Hip Hop I
BAX Hip Hop Dance is a high-energy technique class that combines energy, rhythm, groove, individuality, and originality with contemporary dance techniques. Students learn basic techniques like house, top rock, up rock, and freezes. As students develop, they have opportunities to create funky patterns and original variations on learned combinations and, ultimately, choreograph their own movement sequences based within the parameters of the form. Students also deepen their knowledge of historic vocabulary by relating this form to other social Africanist dance forms like swing, jazz, and soul line dancing. Age-appropriate hip-hop and pop music is used. Groove and Flow, students will learn current and past dance trends like the Running Man, Whip/Nae Nae, Chicken Noodle Soup, Dougie, to name a few, as the basis of exploring the historical depth and social aspect of Hip Hop dance so that they begin to know and appreciate the roots of the dance form and how it links to the music and other African American dance forms.
Ages 7-9     Juan "Coel" RodriguezPrice: $352
Wednesday
3:30-4:45
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Physical Theater I
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Physical Theater I
Physical Theater has become an increasing practice in the theater world and is a critical part of actor training. Drawing on tumbling, dance, comedy, and mime traditions, Physical Theater I offers students a playful environment to explore and experiment with characters, imaginative & real scenes, morals/allegories, creative impulses and relationships. Students tell embodied stories and perform theatrical experiments with an emphasis on clarity of voice, expression, physical gestures and scale, and audience awareness. We will ask: What does my character look like? What does my character think about? What does the character want? How does this character work with others? What can we make together? Read more about Drama at BAX
Ages 7-9     Billy SchultzPrice: $414
Thursday
3:30-4:30
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Afro Diaspora Movement
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Afro Diaspora Movement
Through principles and traditional movement of the African Diaspora, all who join will experience the idea of self-liberation and joy through movement. Students will explore a fusion of African Diasporic Dance traditions, including West African, Congolese, Afrobeats, Social Afro Hip-Hop, DanceHall, and Creative Movement. Students will learn choreography and technique that draws upon traditional and social Africanist dance styles, while also improvising within the vastness of these styles. Movement and musicality will be explored and celebrated as a physical dialogue and expression of community. Students will also learn about specific historical and cultural roots of these forms and manifest their own rhythmic choices as they move this lineage forward.
Ages 7-10     Dani CrissPrice: $396
3:30-4:30
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Game Makers
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Game Makers
Students become creative inventors of their own games, playing physically, theatrically and collaboratively with simple props and found objects. This game-creation class draws from such classics as musical chairs, Marco Polo, and charades, and students will reimagine brand new games and game dynamics. They will become the authors, devising new rules and objectives, and exploring questions about how we play? Why we play? And what do we learn from the games that we play? Throughout the class, students will exercise skills in physical conditioning, vocal projection, and creative problem solving as well as fundamentals in tumbling, illustration, and acting.
Ages 6-8     Billy SchultzPrice: $396
4:30-5:45
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Ballet
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Ballet
Ballet at BAX offers an introduction to the traditional techniques of ballet, while maintaining a strong awareness of modern dance aesthetics. Our classes promote balance, form, line, strength, and grace in floor, barre, and center work. Students are encouraged to develop their practice of ballet technique and to use the rigorous skills unique to ballet to explore their own creativity and originality. Students have opportunities to try new ideas with their peers, and to express their own artistry through original compositions and choreography.
Ages 6-8     Rachel FreeburgPrice: $414
4:30-5:30
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Bois (Boys) Movement
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Bois (Boys) Movement
Bois (Boys) Movement is one of BAXs original classes and provides a crucial space where a broader vision of masculinity and physical expression can be nurtured. Capitalizing on high energy, imagination, and student interests, this class explores many different dance and movement forms, including modern dance, yoga, dramatics, and sports moves, with special emphasis on rhythmic and spatial awareness. Students work in close collaboration and have opportunities to compose original dance sequences. Bois (Boys) Movement welcomes participants who are trans, gender non-conforming, and questioning. Read more about Dance at BAX
Ages 5-8     Billy SchultzPrice: $396
Friday
3:30-4:45
[Wait List]
Tumbling II - FULL
[X]
Tumbling II - FULL
Through yoga, gymnastics, and dance/movement techniques, students support their own weight in new ways with handstands, headstands and arm stands, explore balances and lifts alone and with partners, and learn tumbling sequences of rolling and flipping. This class builds strength and flexibility. It also builds self-confidence as students become increasingly self-aware and explore what is possible with their own bodies. As the year progresses, students learn walkovers, bridges, and handsprings, and continue with more advanced partner acrobatics. Students begin to manipulate props and collaborate to create original images, structures, and sequences. Read more about Tumbling at BAX
Ages 7-8     Tamika Charles-SimsPrice: 0
Saturday
9:45-10:45
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Circus Arts
[X]
Circus Arts
Drawing on contemporary circus traditions and props, students work independently and as an ensemble to develop unique circus styles and characters. Students will exercise coordination skills through juggling and object manipulation using such props as diabolos, scarves, and feathers while improving their body awareness and ability to work as part of a team. Read more about Drama at BAX
Ages 7-10     Billy SchultzPrice: $286
10:45-11:45
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Tumbling I/II
[X]
Tumbling I/II
Tumbling I/II is a hybrid class open to students of a broad range of ages and prior experience. Through yoga, gymnastics, and dance/movement techniques, students support their own weight in new ways with handstands, headstands and arm stands, explore balances and lifts alone and with partners, and learn tumbling sequences of rolling and flipping. This class builds strength and flexibility. It also builds self-confidence as students become increasingly self-aware and explore what is possible with their own bodies. As the year progresses, students learn walkovers, bridges, and handsprings, and continue with more advanced partner acrobatics. Students begin to manipulate props and collaborate to create original images, structures, and sequences. Read more about Tumbling at BAX
Ages 6-8     Maira Duarte and Billy SchultzPrice: $312
11:00-12:00
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Dance, Act, Sing Musical Theater I
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Dance, Act, Sing Musical Theater I
For the performer who loves to sing and dance! This playful workshop guides students through the three fundamental facets of musical theater: acting, singing, and dancing. In a relaxed and imaginative environment, students explore all three disciplines and rehearse musical numbers, both score and script, from Broadway favorites to original creations. As students advance, they work on character roles, develop scenes, sing songs, and create choreography independently and in small groups. Read more about Drama at BAX
Ages 7-9     Kevin CarilloPrice: $286
11:45-1:00
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Modern II
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Modern II
Modern II builds on the foundation of a structured dance class that began in Modern I, and introduces more formal dance terminology and concepts in floor and center work. Music and imagery play a vital role for deeper explorations and expressions in movement improvisations while rhythm and musicality begin to come into play through exercises that are repeated for more advanced movement combinations. Students continue to explore their artistic voice through choreography which includes relationships to props, partner work, and working as a cohesive group. Read more about Dance at BAX
Ages 6-8     Maira DuartePrice: $300
 

 


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