Class Descriptions

Gasper's School of Dance is an ABT Certified dance school. We pride ourselves in offering the highest quality of dance training. Below is a description of our classes. We are here to assist with placement of you or your child to make sure they are getting the best out of their classes.

Classical Ballet

Levels 1 - 8 | Teen | Adult

Classical Ballet is the foundation of all dance forms. Traditional Ballet class consists of Technique, Barre, Centerwork, Adage, Allegro, and combinations that take you across the floor, making this class yet challenging.  Our progressive syllabus promotes Proper technique, placement, turn out, flexibility, musicality, and performance.

Itty Bitty & Pre-Ballet

Novice Level

Itty Bitty Ballet and Pre-Ballet are for our beginning youth dancers ages 3-6. These classes introduce basic ballet concepts, creative movement, rhythm and music, in a structured class setting. This class also helps to develop confidence and leadership for these little performers.


Levels 1 - 8 | Teen | Adult

Jazz is an American dance form that includes fast paced movements to current popular and classical jazz music. A dancer will develop strong technique, flexibility, and confidence, while learning rhythm musicality.


Intermediate - Professional Dancer | Adult

Pointe technique relies heavy on a dancers ballet training. Pointe means the tip of the toe and therefore dancers are dancing up on their toes in pointe shoes. Due to the development of a young dancer, the studio director or pointe instructor advice when a student is ready for pointe.


Pre-Pointe class helps develop the strength in a dancers ankles and feet to get them ready to go en pointe.  

Itty Bitty Tap

Novice Level

An introduction class for 3-6 year olds of Tap. This class will explore the movement and rhythm of this dance style with the training they have learned thus far from Itty Bitty Ballet and Pre-Ballet. (Pre-requisite: Itty Bitty or Pre-Ballet)


Levels 1 - 5 | Teen | Adult

A true American art form. Tap is the fusion of percussion, dance, rhythm, and speed. Making music with your feet. Learn complex rhythmic patterns, clean dance lines and style.


Levels 1 - 5 | Teen | Adult

One of the many dance styles under the umbrella of Jazz. This class takes movement and technique from both Jazz and Ballet to tell a story. Strong, emotional, and passionate; Lyrical helps connect the dancers to true feelings while dancing.

Musical Theatre

Levels 1 - 4 | Teen

Nail that next Audition; be confident with your dancing! Get ready for your school musical. This class gives you the technique and skills you will need to help land that leading role.

Hip Hop

Levels 1 - 4 | Open

This intense, high energy style of dance will leave you sweaty and ready to bust your moves on the dance floor! Fun choreography to today’s popular yet age appropriate music. Where technique meets SWAG.

Dance Tech 

Levels 1, 2, 3

Need help with your Skills, Jumps, Tricks, and Flexibility?  This class is for you!  We work on proper placement of turns and increased flexibility and control of your body.



Modern expands on traditional ballet technique. It is a creation of movement to fit a dancers mood, feeling, and purpose. With a ballet base, a dancer can work to explore letting go, while maintaining technique.

Fitness for Dancers

Ages 7+ | Ages 12 | Adult

Dance is a physical sport and art form, it demands a lot of our bodies and we want to make sure we take care of our bodies. Conditioning will do just that. This is a dancer based fitness class aimed to help condition a dancers body both with fitness and strength excercises.

Gymnastics for the Dancer

Levels 1 & 2 | Ages 6+

In this class, dancers will learn basic tumbling and gymnastic skills that they can pair with their dancing technique and training.

Gasper's School of Dance | Downtown

524 7th St. N

Fargo, ND 58102


Gasper's School of Dance | South

3650 Veterans Blvd, Ste B

Fargo, ND 58103


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