Tap, Jazz, Modern, Musical Theatre

Modern, Tap, Jazz, and Musical Theatre classes are part of a comprehensive dance curriculum and develop well-rounded performing artists. These disciplines develop both flexibility, strength, balance, and rhythm. Classes will focus on technique while placing an emphasis on mastering choreography and the elements of performing.


Winter/Spring: January 21 - June 11, 2018
No Classes: February 14 - 20 • April 1 • April 9 - 13 • May 26 - 28

REGISTRATION IS ONGOING. Classes are prorated if you join once the semester has started.

TO ENROLL: Click on desired class time.

Tap & Jazz I
(6-7 years) 45 mins.
Jazz I 60 mins.
By Invitation Only
  • 5:30pm
Jazz II 60 mins.
By Invitation Only
  • 12:00pm
Modern I 90 mins.
By Invitation Only
  • 5:00pm
Modern II 90 mins.
By Invitation Only
  • 6:30pm
Musical Theatre I
(7-9 years) 60 mins.
Musical Theatre II
(10+ years) 60 mins.

For any classes not available for online registration, please contact dance@chelseapiersct.com for proper class placement, or call 203.989.1555.

Pricing Prorated prices reflected at checkout.

Member Non-Member
45 mins., 1x/wk,
18 classes (Jan. 21 - Jun. 11)
$399 $470
60 mins., 1x/wk,
18 classes (Jan. 21 - Jun. 11)
$412 $485
Modern I & II, 90 mins., 1x/wk,
18 classes (Jan. 21 - Jun. 11)
$437 $515


A complement to many dance styles, jazz is a technical discipline that develops both flexibility and strength. Classes will focus on teaching jumps, turns and rhythmic work, while placing a strong aspect on mastering choreography and the elements of performing. A variety of musical styles will be highlighted, including Broadway and popular pop favorites.

Tap & Jazz Ages 6 - 10

An excellent medium for teaching rhythm and percussive movements, these classes begin with a warm up that is followed by across the floor and center work. Participants will learn phrasing and musicality, while increasing coordination and control. An ideal addition for the dancer looking to be a well-rounded performer.

Musical Theatre Ages 7+

A class that focuses on developing comprehensive musical theatre skills including theatre dance, partnering, acting, and chorus singing. This class aims to build confidence and stage presence in young dancers and helps prepare participants for school or community theatre productions.

Rules & Regulations

Youth Class Cancellation/Refund Policy

  1. Chelsea Piers Connecticut reserves the right to cancel a class due to insufficient registration, prior to, or following, the first class of the semester. Appropriate refunds will be granted.
  2. Requests for class fee refunds (not including a non-refundable reservation fee and the fee for any classes taken) will be considered through the third class of the semester, for classes that meet 12 or more times.
  3. The non-refundable reservation fee is $50 for classes that meet 10 times or more and $25 for classes that meet 9 times or less.
  4. Refunds are not available for cancellations made after the third class of the semester, or for students registering late in the semester.
  5. All requests must be submitted in writing.
  6. No refunds are available for summer classes or classes that meet fewer than 11 times.
  7. Trial classes may be available for students unsure of enrollment. See details below.
  8. Class fees are not transferable to another student.
  9. Students may transfer from one class to another during the semester if there is availability. Additional class fees may apply if there is a price differential between classes.
  10. Refunds are not available for absences, transportation delays, inclement weather, withdrawals, dismissals, strike/work stoppage, natural disaster or reasons beyond the control of Chelsea Piers, disrupts or forces the cancellation of class.

Trial Classes

Trial classes are available for semester-based programs based on availability. Trial classes may not be reserved in advance. Trial classes range from $30-$90 depending on the specific class. Trial classes are not available for swimming or ice skating programs.

Youth Class Make-up Policy

No make-ups are available for aquatics classes/programs, leagues, team practices, advanced lacrosse classes and tennis classes. Additionally, no make-ups are available for programs that are fewer than 10 classes. Chelsea Piers offers 2 make-up classes for the remaining semester-based classes that are scheduled to meet 16 or more times during the semester and 1 make-up class for programs that meet 11-15 times.  Make-ups must be scheduled with each Program Director.