At Graceful Expressions, young dancers develop their skill, confidence and creativity in an environment that is warm, caring and encouraging.
Excellence in Education
Graceful Expressions holds to the centuries-old tradition of excellence in ballet and dance instruction. Our teachers aren’t just star performers on the stage; they are also standouts in the classroom who constantly challenge themselves to incorporate the best practices in education. Our carefully developed curriculum ensures that all students receive a solid foundation in the art of dance. Our dancers have been selected to perform onstage with Carolina Ballet and have been invited to participate in top summer ballet intensives around the country.
Dance builds genuine confidence because children learn that their hard work creates results. At Graceful Expressions, emphasis is placed on developing the lasting benefits of dance – discipline, confidence, a sense of accomplishment, a love for the art and creativity. These lessons make every minute spent in the studio worth it!
By making children feel valued and comfortable in their class, the best possible learning environment is created. Dancers feel free to develop their creativity and build their confidence. Young dancers are given opportunities to share their ideas and develop their artistry. They’re taught to take risks and are encouraged for their efforts which builds to success.
The same thoughtful care that goes into creating a wholesome classroom is put into all of our instruction and recitals. All costumes, music and choreography selections are thoughtfully considered to make sure that they are modest and appropriate. We want our young dancers to respect themselves and what their bodies can accomplish rather than feel pressure to fit an image.
What are people saying about us?
“Dance is hard work and there is no better place to put in that hard work than Graceful Expressions. My daughter has a passion for dance and spends many hours at the studio each week and it never fails that each time I drop her off that smile comes across her face. She knows she will now enter the world she loves, one filled with other girls who encourage each other and teachers who inspire the students. Graceful expressions is not only helping my daughter to become a great dancer, but a great person.”
“My daughter is thriving at Graceful Expressions. I’m so glad that this is where she chooses to spend her free time!”
My daughter LOVES going to ballet every week. I would highly recommend Miss April and Graceful Expressions to anyone who has a child who wants to dance!”