ABOUT US

At Formations Dance Center, LLC you can expect to find the perfect blend of classical techniques fused with the freshest styles.  There are classes offered for all ages including ages 2 and up.  Recreational and Competition students can take classes in a wide variety of dance styles.

You can be assured that you are receiving QUALITY education.   Leslie Murphy, owner and instructor, has a BFA in Dance from Webster University and 15+ years of dance experience and education. MaKayla Hunter, instructor and assistant competition director, has her BA in Dance from Anderson University as well as a minor in nutrition.  At Formations, we desire to give our students an understanding of proper technique and injury prevention as well as a knowledgeable dance vocabulary.  

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We preserve an environment for dance that is APPROPRIATE.  For this reason, music is edited as needed to keep lyrics clean.  Students are required to wear a leotard and leggings (or tights) for every class. Additionally, recital and competition costumes are carefully picked with modesty in mind.

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At Formations we hope that all students will be INSPIRED to perform to their highest level of artistry in a caring and nurturing environment.

CALENDAR

No Classes (Winter Break): December 21st-January 3rd 2021

Aerial Showcase: March 26th & 27th 2021

No Classes (Spring Break): March 29th-April 4th 2021

Recital Picture Week: May 17th-22nd 2021

Recital Dress Rehearsal Week: May 24th-29th

Last Day of Classes: Thursday, June 3rd
 

Competition Showcase: Friday, June 4th at 7:00pm

Recital: Saturday, June 5th at 2pm & 7pm

 

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Leslie Murphy

Owner, BFA in Dance, Dept. Honors

MaKayla Hunter

BA Dance, Minor Nutrition

Annie McClain

Dancer/Cheerleader, UMSL Student

 
 

CLASS STYLES

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Acro

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Hammock

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Lyrical

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Silks

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Choreography

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Ballet

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Hip Hop

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Jazz

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Musical Theatre

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Pointe

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Tap

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Poms

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Contemporary

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Yoga

Strength & Conditioning

 

STUDIO

POLICIES

 

FALL/SPRING

 
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REVIEWS

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KERRI

Clean fun comfortable studio! Staff very friendly and patient with all the kids.

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RHIANNON

My daughters and I adore this studio! We all take classes and are learning so much this year. The variety of classes is excellent. The teachers are all awesome and excellent at choreography. We highly recommend Formations Dance Center.

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LINDA

My grandgirls love this studio and the instructors. I highly recommend Formations!

 

COMPETITION

MINIS TEAM

The FDC Minis Competition Team is for our 5-8 year old dancers that would like to compete 1 or more dances.  

 

MANDATORY:

1 Minis Group Routine

3 Competitions

Routine rehearsals a week

A Tap/Ballet Technique Class (with mandatory performance at recital)

OPTIONAL:

Adding a Solo and/or Duet

Adding other competitions

Adding a Team Production Routine

Taking other class styles

Taking the Convention

Participating in our Summer Nationals

JUNIOR/SENIOR TEAM

The FDC Junior/Teen/Senior Team is for our 9-18 year old dancers that would like to compete 1-8 dances.

 

MANDATORY:

1 Team Production Routine

3 Competitions

Around 45 minutes of Production Rehearsals a week
Ballet Technique 45 min a week (with mandatory performance at recital)

Jazz Technique 45 min a week

1 Convention​

OPTIONAL:

Adding a Solo, Duet or Groups

Adding other competitions

Taking classes such as tap, hip hop, lyrical, poms, acro, aerial etc.

Participating in our Summer Nationals

 

CONTACT US

ADDRESS

Office Hours

CONTACT US

Formations Dance Center

1185 Scenic Dr. Suite 125

Herculaneum, MO 63048

As of January 4th, 2021

Mon: 6-9:30pm

Tues: 4:15-9:30pm

Wed: 4-6:30pm

Thurs: 4-8:30pm

Saturday: 9:15-10:30am

314-917-3181

© 2020 by Formations Dance Center, LLC

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