2020-2021 Dance Schedule

This schedule is subject to change to accommodate either unusually high or low numbers of registrants per class. You will be contacted if the adjustments affect the status of your registration.

Age and grade ranges are only approximate estimates.  Please contact us if you have questions about the appropriate class. We can work with you to find the best class for you child.

Questions?  Please call or email us.  Studio contact information can be found at the bottom of each page on our website.

Saturday Classes Offered Quarterly

DayStart TimeEnd TimeAgeInstructorHours
Adult & MeSaturday10:15am11:00am1-3Rotates*0.75
Creative Movement Saturday11:15am12:00pm3-6Rotates*0.75

*Mauri Connors, Laura Dueker, and Liz Becker will rotate teaching Adult & Me and Saturday Creative Movement. The fall schedule is: 

  • First Quarter, August 31 – October 24
Saturdays, Sept 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th: Mauri Connors
Saturdays, Oct 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th: Liz Becker
  • Second Quarter, October 26 – December 19
Saturdays, Oct 31, Nov 7, 14, 21: Laura Dueker
Saturdays, Dec 5, 12, 19: Mauri Connors


Pre-K Classes

DayStart TimeEnd TimeAgeInstructorHours
Creative Movement AMonday4:30pm5:15pm3-4Dueker0.75
Kinder Ballet AWednesday1:30pm2:15pm4Cunningham0.75
Creative Movement BFriday4:30pm5:15pm4-5Becker0.75

Elementary & Middle School

DayStart TimeEnd TimeGradesInstructorHours
Intro to Dance TechniqueMonday3:25pm4:25pm2-3Dueker1.00
Jazz IIMonday5:15pm6:15pm4-6*TBA1.00
Modern ITuesday3:25pm4:25pm2-3Connors1.00
Modern IITuesday4:30pm5:30pm4-6*Connors1.00
Tap IITuesday5:30pm6:15pm4-6*TBA0.75
Kinder Ballet BWednesday3:30pm4:30pmK-1Cunningham1.00
Ballet IIWednesday4:30pm5:30pm4-6*Becker1.00
Creative Movement EnsembleThursday3:30pm4:30pmK-4Connors + Becker1.00
Ballet IFriday3:25pm4:25pm2-3Becker1.00
Company Prep**Friday5:15pm6:30pm2-8Connors + Becker1.00

*7th and 8th grade students are also welcome to enroll in Jazz II, Modern II, Tap II and Ballet II, particularly if they want to brush up on technique or haven’t danced much before.

**Company Prep meets one Friday a month. See our Company page for more information. 

7th, 8th, & High School

DaysStart TimeEnd TimeGradesInstructorHours
Jazz IIIMonday6:30pm8:00pm7-12TBA1.50
Clogging WorkshopWednesday5:30pm6:30pm7-12TBA1.00
Contemporary/Ballet MixWednesday6:30pm8:00pm7-12Becker1.50
Intermediate/Advanced Seminar in Dance TechniqueThursday4:35pm5:50pm7-12Young1.15
Modern Company*Thursday6:00pm7:15pm7-12Young + Connors1.15

*Students wishing to be in Modern Company must take two additional classes per week, one of which must be either Int/Adv Seminar in Dance Technique or Contemporary/Ballet Mix.  See the Company page for more information on company membership.

High School & Adult Private and Semi-private Classes

DaysStart TimeEnd TimeAgesInstructorHours
Advanced TapTuesday6:30pm7:30pmAges 14+TBA1.00*
Ballet Barre and CenterFriday5:30pm**6:30pmAges 14+Becker1.00*
Advanced Ballet and PointeFriday6:30pm**7:30pmAges 14+Becker1.00*

*These classes have separate tuition from the normal schedule. See tuition rates here

**Ballet Barre and Center and Advanced Ballet and Pointe meet at different times on certain Fridays. Contact the instructor for a complete schedule. 

Adult Classes

DaysStart TimeEnd TimeInstructorHours
Adult EnsembleThursday7:30pm9:00pmYoung + Connors1.50

See our Adult Classes page for more info on each of these classes.

Adult classes offered by independent instructors

DaysStart TimeEnd TimeInstructorHours
Easing Into YogaMonday9:00am10:15amEvans1.25
Gentle YogaThursday9:00am10:15amEvans1.25

*Yoga students register and pay Susan Evans directly.

See our Adult Classes page for more info on each of these classes.

August 2020

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  • rehearse Margaret's senior piece (Senior Company)
  • rehearse Adv Sem (Adv Sem)
  • rehearse The Party (Clogging, Tap 2, Jazz 2, & Senior Company)
  • Mixed Media & Arts Camp (ages
  • Mixed Media & Arts Camp (ages
  • Mixed Media & Arts Camp (ages
  • Mixed Media & Arts Camp (ages
  • Mixed Media & Arts Camp (ages
  • Celebration for Graduating Seniors - outside
  • Ballet III - inside rehearsal
  • Intro to Dance Tech: Modern & Ballet, Int. Seminar, Adv. Seminar - outside rehearsal
  • Kinder Ballet - outside rehearsal
  • Contemporary/Ballet - inside rehearsal
  • Kinder CM (TH), Tues. & Sat. CM, Senior Comp. - outside rehearsal
  • Clogging & Tap 2 - outside rehearsal
  • Jazz 1 & 2 - outside rehearsal
  • Jazz 1 & Intro to Dance Tech: Tap & Jazz - outside rehearsal
  • Jazz I & 2, Senior Comp., Clogging, Tap 2, Intro to Dance Tech: Tap & Jazz - outside rehearsal
  • Laura's Friday 4:30 CM - outside rehearsal
  • Intro to Dance Technique: Modern & Ballet - outside rehearsal
  • Jr. Company - outside rehearsal
  • Ballet I, II & III – inside rehearsal
  • Ballet III – inside rehearsal
  • Intro to Dance Tech, Int. Sem, Adv. Sem - rehearsal
  • Advanced Sem - outside rehearsal *IF needed, if not, we will cancel**
  • Senior Company - outside rehearsal
  • Kinder Ballet - outside rehearsal
  • Contemporary/Ballet Mix – inside rehearsal
  • Kinder CM (TH), Tues. & Sat. CM, & Senior Company - outside rehearsal
  • Clogging & Tap 2 - outside rehearsal
  • Jazz 1 & 2 - outside rehearsal
  • Jazz I + Intro to Dance Tech: Tap & Jazz - outside rehearsal
  • Jazz I & 2, Senior Comp, Clogging, Tap 2, Intro to Dance Tech: Tap & Jazz - outside rehearsal
  • Laura's Friday CM - outside rehearsal
  • Laura's Intro to Dance Tech: Ballet & Modern - outside rehearsal
  • Jr. Company - outside rehearsal
  • Show A spacing
  • Show B spacing
  • Show A dress rehearsal
  • Show B dress rehearsal
  • Show A Recital
  • Show B Recital
  • RAIN DATE: Show A & B
  • Easing Into Yoga
  • Intro to Dance Technique
  • Creative Movement A
  • Jazz II
  • Jazz III


The Halestone Foundation enriches the Rockbridge area by providing access to quality dance experiences and education in nurturing environments. We foster the creative process, artistic excellence, and joy.  We empower individuals and communities to make, perform, and experience original dance as a theoretical, technical, and expressive art.

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Halestone is supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts

The Halestone Foundation

The Halestone Foundation is a non-profit organization that houses Halestone Dance Studio and its community outreach.

We are led by a volunteer board: Ann Courtney - President, Joel Kuehner - VP, Jessica Sullivan, Don Henk, Daniel Hinkle, Stephanie Hodde, Jessica Dixon, Robb Zahm, Erin Graves - members at large.
If you have questions about being a member of the board please contact the board at board@halestone.com


Halestone Dance Studio is handicap accessible, with a cement ramp to the door and a wheel-chair accessible bathroom.

We endeavor to make all of our events and classes accessible to all who desire to be there. Please contact us if you need a particular accommodation for one of our events.

Get in Touch

Artistic Director, Mauri Connors

Contact the Board of Directors

Studio Manager, Elizabeth Becker

Phone: (540) 463-7444

Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 1583 
Lexington, Virginia 24450