Karen Horton School of Dance

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Welcome! 

Karen Horton School of Dance, located at 3517 Hixson Pike in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has been providing top-notch dance education for over 40 years. The school, opened in 1969, features three studios and offers classes in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, Irish step, hip hop, and pointe. We are DMA certified and classes are available for children as young as 3 and adults as old as 103. Every class has the chance to perform in the annual recital which is held Saturday, May 19, 2018 . We hope you'll join us for another wonderful year!

Important Dates and News

 

Tuesday, October 31No Children's Afternoon/Evening Classes; Makeup on Tuesday, November 21
Monday, November 20Labor Day Makeup
Tuesday, November 21Children Afternoon/Evening Classes Held - Halloween Makeup

 

Performance and Events Important Dates:

Saturday, December 2Red Bank Christmas Parade (Parade starts at 5:30. Lineup time and location will be announced later.)
December 3 & December 10Grinch Rehearsal 2:00-3:30 at the studio
children's ballet classes
doesn't include combined classes or adult classes
December 169:00 Dress Rehearsal for the Grinch Ballet
10:00 Winter Concert for Combined Classes
12:00 The Grinch & Winter Concert



August 8, 2017: We received some great feedback at registration and have added a Tuesday Beginning Jazz class for older kids and a Saturday Mom & Me class. Check out our new schedule on our site or by downloading the PDF. 

http://www.freewebs.com/karenhorton/2017-18 Schedule 081817.pdf


August 4, 2017: We are so excited for the new dance year to begin! Don't forget that we have registration for fall classes tomorrow and Monday. We have updated our schedule and have included a PDF for your convenience. We're working on making our website more mobile friendly, but in the mean time, the PDF is accessible for everyone, no matter what device you're on.

http://www.freewebs.com/karenhorton/Copy of 2017-18 Schedule 073117.pdf

Can't make it to registration? No problem! You can always sign up for classes over the phone at (423) 875-6720, or by emailing us at [email protected] Here's to another wonderful year!


June 13, 2017: We hope you're all having a fantastic summer so far! Summer classes begin this week. There's still time to sign up, or just drop by for the class you'd like to take. We're also still taking students for dance camp. Spots are going pretty quickly though! Remember that if you register by June 30th, you save $25. We also do sibling discounts.

If your child is a bunhead, you might also want to consider signing up for our ballet intensive. It's geared toward middle and high school students who are serious about ballet. We'll take class, study dance history, and learn variations from some of the most famous ballets. For more information or to sign up, give us a call at (423) 875-6720 or email [email protected]

February 10, 2017: We have updated our Dance Camp page to include dates for this summer. We hope you'll join us in July!

January 19, 2017: We have just upgraded to a newer version of our website, so please be patient as we work out any kinks or any problems caused by this. Thanks!

October 17, 2016: We are doing two Christmas parades this year. Red Bank is on December 3rd at 11:00 am, and Soddy is on December 4th (time TBD). We have posted sign up sheets in the lobby. For Red Bank, students ages 2-5 can ride in the trailer, and students ages 6 and up will march. For Soddy, we will only have marchers (no one under 6). Students will learn an easy parade routine in class, and we have also uploaded a video here so that parents can help their children practice at home. We could also use some volunteers to help carry our KHSD banner, pull our music, and wrangle kids. We would love to have everyone participate!

October 11, 2016: We are OPEN this week. The studio doesn't have a fall break. Be on the look out for information about performances and parades being mailed out the end of this week.


August 15, 2016: Registration went so well! In fact, we had so many sign up for our Thursday Combined 3 class that we had to mark it full. We still have spots in our Saturday Combined 3, and we're also starting a waiting list in case we have enough interest in another Combined 3 class on a week day. We also added another Combined 1 class to our schedule on Wednesday evenings.

We have also updated all of our forms and other important documents for the 2016-2017 school year. Click on Contact + Forms to download copies of this year's forms.

It's not too late to sign up for fall classes. Give us a call at (423) 875-6720. You can also sign up by email - [email protected]

 

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*We do not quote prices over the internet. If you would like to know the prices of any of our classes, please call the studio at (423) 875-6720.