Tap 1 (Ages 7-9 )


This class is taught by:

Chantal Ricci

Chantal has been dancing ever since she learned to walk! In 2007 she earned her B.A in Dance and B.S. in Business Administration from Chapman University. At Chapman, Chantal studied, trained and performed with a diverse and accomplished faculty  In addition to training extensively with renown faculty at studios throughout Orange County, Chantal has studied at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Ballet Pacifica Conservatory and American Ballet Theatre’s Summer Intensive program.

While growing up, Chantal was awarded many titles at various regional and national competitions. One of her most memorable early performances was dancing in the children’s cast of the Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker at the OCPAC. Chantal has also enjoyed dance roles in the Crystal Cathedral’s The Glory of Christmas and in Disneyland parades. For the past seven years she has been choreographing and teaching ballet, pointe, lyrical and jazz in local studios and for High School song teams. She is grateful for the privilege to share her knowledge and love of dance with her community through teaching.

Valerie Barrow

Valerie has been dancing since she could walk. She has had 20+ years of training in Tap, Jazz and Classical Ballet through the Westminster performing arts center, Bethel Ballet Academy and The Metropolitan ballet Company. She has also had 10+ years of training in Hula and Polynesian through her Halau, Hula O Napualani. Her performances include: Luaus, Recitals, O.C. Fair shows, Special Events, and The Nutcracker Ballet. Valerie has been teaching dance for ten years. She became an assistant teacher at age 12 and has been teaching + choreographing her own classes since she was only 14. She is currently sharing her passion and love for dance through performing in shows, teaching ballet and hula at birthday parties, and teaching + choreographing at South Coast Performing Arts.

Upcoming classes:

  • Thu Oct 18 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Chantal Ricci
  • Thu Oct 25 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Chantal Ricci
  • Thu Nov 01 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Chantal Ricci
  • Thu Nov 08 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Chantal Ricci
  • Thu Nov 15 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Chantal Ricci
  • Thu Nov 29 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Chantal Ricci
  • Thu Dec 06 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Chantal Ricci
  • Thu Dec 13 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Chantal Ricci
  • Thu Dec 20 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Chantal Ricci
  • Thu Dec 27 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Valerie Barrow
  • Thu Jan 03 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Valerie Barrow
  • Thu Jan 10 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Valerie Barrow
  • Thu Jan 17 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Valerie Barrow
  • Thu Jan 24 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Valerie Barrow
  • Thu Jan 31 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Valerie Barrow
  • Thu Feb 07 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Valerie Barrow
  • Thu Feb 14 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Valerie Barrow