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City of Orting Parks and Recreation



Ballet/Tap/Jazz Dance Classes with Instructor Mrs. Mary Murphy-Brown

This session DOES NOT include a Dance Recital.  (6 week session)

Classes are held at the Multi-Purpose Center (same building as the Library)

Notice:  All participants MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED VIA EMAIL BY SEPTEMBER 6th! ~ Participant Name & Age/Class Day & Time. 

To sign up for these classes email the Orting Recreation Office at to add your the participant name, age and the class you would like to participate in and we can add them to the list.  Once the list for the class reaches 6 participants, you will receive an email to fully register and pay.  Payment will not be taken until there are enough participants to fill a class. 

If there is a dance class that you would like to see offered and can get 6 people/couples to register then we can offer the class!  Please submit your ideas to Orting Recreation: 360.893.2219 ext. 120 or

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Wigs & Jigs:  Shake, rattle roll, tumble and giggle your way through this fun movement class for preschoolers.  Children will learn simple tumbling and dance techniques.  Wear comfortable clothing.

Pre Ballet/Pre Ballet Continued:   Young dancers will develop strength and coordination with having fun discovering the joy of dance.  Suggested attire: leotard, tights and pink leather ballet shoes. 

 Pre Ballet & Tap:  This combination class of ballet and tap include simple ballet techniques and basic tap steps.  Suggested attire:  leotard, tights, pink leather ballet shoes and black tap shoes. 

Ballet:  This class is for beginning ballet students.  Suggested attire: leotard, tights and pink leather ballet shoes.

 Tap & Jazz:  This beginning combination class mixes the best of tap and jazz movements to music.  Suggested attire:  Black tap and black leather ballet or jazz shoes and comfortable clothing.

Adult Jazz/Ballet:  Attention Adult Dancers who want to learn Jazz or Ballet and dance for the fun of it!  It's so much fun you won't even realize how much exercise you're getting. The classes are light hearted, working on strength and flexibility and you'll be dancing by the end of the first class. These dances are suitable for beginners and ones with knowledge of dancing - guaranteed to be fun and easy for all ages 16+!

REGISTRATION:  December 15th, 2017 - January 10th, 2018 - All participants MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED VIA EMAIL with Participant Name & Age/Class Day & Time.  No drop-ins will be accepted.  This session DOES NOT include a recital.

REGISTRATION: December 15th - January 10th 

Mondays, January 22nd – February 26th  (6 Weeks)
4:15pm – 5:15pm        Pre Ballet & Tap  4-6 yr olds     $55.00
5:15pm – 6:15pm        Tap & Jazz I        6-9 yr olds     $55.00

6:15pm – 7:15pm        Tap & Jazz II       8-12 yr olds   $55.00
7:15pm – 8:15pm        Adult Jazz           16+               $55.00

Tuesday, January 23rd – February 17th  (6 Weeks)
9:30am – 10:15am      Pre Ballet               3-4 yr olds     $50.00
10:15am – 11:00am    Pre Ballet               4-6 yr olds     $50.00
11:00am – 12 Noon    Pre Ballet & Tap     4-6 yr olds     $55.00

Friday, January 26th – March 2nd  (6 Weeks) 
9:30am – 10:15am        Pre Ballet              3-4 yr olds    $50.00
10:15am – 11:00am      Pre Ballet              4-6 yr olds    $50.00
11:00am – 12 Noon      Pre Ballet & Tap    4-6 yr olds    $55.00

There is NOT a Dance Recital with this Session!


Pre-Register for the Dance Program by emailing us at the participants name, age and class information.

This session DOES NOT include a recital.  

If you don't see a class offered let us know and we will see what we can do!  Keep in mind that there must be a minimum of 6 participants to have the class.

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110 Train Street SE - PO Box 489
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