Dance Classes for Ages 4-5 in Fairfield, CT

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At D’Valda & Sirico, anyone can learn to dance

We understand that every young dancer, ages 4 to 5, has their own unique rhythm and way of expressing themselves. That’s why we offer a range of dance classes specifically designed for this energetic age group, focusing on their developmental needs.

Our classes emphasize the fundamentals of dance in a fun and engaging way, introducing these young learners to rhythm, movement, and basic dance steps. We use a variety of music, from catchy children’s songs to lively tunes, to capture their imagination and encourage their natural love for dancing. This approach of combining simple dance techniques with enjoyable music keeps our young dancers enthusiastic and looking forward to each session

Our Approach to Dance Classes for Preschoolers

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Dance Lessons Should Be Fun!

We recognize that the first steps in dance for 4-5 year-olds are not just about learning moves, but about having a blast while doing so. Our aim is for every young dancer to absolutely LOVE their dance classes, starting an exciting journey of movement and discovery at a young age. We put the “fun” in fundamental dance steps!

Our dedicated team blends age-appropriate dance instruction with a playful, child-centric approach, creating a space for our little dancers to explore and grow their passion for dance. Whether it’s their first dance class or they’re building on their dance journey, our instructors are committed to helping them progress joyfully towards their goals, ensuring each class is filled with fun, laughter, and learning.

We Emphasize Healthy Technique

Healthy technique is critical to lifelong enjoyment of the dance. Our first priority is teaching strong fundamentals, including safe stretching, technique, vocabulary, and choreography. We believe that thoughtful instruction is essential to dance development and safeguards students from injury.

Once the fundamentals are in place, you can design your journey. Our qualified teachers will assist you in developing your dance and exploring different styles and programs. Learn with us as we infuse elements of performance throughout the year along with year-end recitals into our well-rounded approach to fostering dance excellence.

Dance Groups for Ages 4-5

Creative II

Ages 4½-5; foundational ballet techniques to build posture and grace.

Tiny Tap/Jazz

Ages 3-5; fun introduction to tap and jazz, encourages rhythm and coordination.

Start Your Dance Class with Excellent ANNUAL Prices!


1 Class/Week



Our annual season is based on 36 weeks plus rehearsals.

Learn more about affordable packages here.



2 Classes/Week



Our annual season is based on 36 weeks plus rehearsals.

Learn more about affordable packages here.



3 Classes/Week



Our annual season is based on 36 weeks plus rehearsals.

Learn more about affordable packages here.


“They have a professional staff, handpicked by the directors for their skills and performance experience. The music center was a bonus for me for my daughter’s interest in playing piano and performing in concert, all coordinated thru this one inclusive studio.”

— Lorraine Fantegrossi

“You can’t sing one note or dance one step without all the teachers noticing you because everyone at studio gets noticed. I love being a part of the Competition team. It keeps me busy in a good way and the extra classes are also amazing.”

— Ashley Meyerson

“My children are learning dance and music from the best in the business but more importantly, they are learning independence, grace, courage, stamina and kindness.”

— Keri O’Conner

Starting dance is as easy as 1-2-3!

Together we explore students’ dance goals.

We match students with one of our expert instructors.

Start dancing! Parents get progress updates as we prepare for performances.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are the qualifications and experience of the dance instructors?

Our team is comprised of passionate and qualified professionals. All teachers participate in our classroom training and background checks. Many have performance experience and/or relevant degrees and are passionate about sharing their love for the art form with the next generation.

Can parents watch or join the preschooler dance classes?

Yes, parents are welcome to watch the dance classes! We believe in creating a positive and inclusive environment. While direct participation in class may be limited to the dancers, we encourage parents to observe and share in the joy of their child’s dance experience.

What are the fees for your dance classes, and are there any discounts or packages available?

Tuition is based on the season and paid either in one annual fee or monthly installments. You can find all the prices and packages here.

How does the dance school group dancers?

We carefully group dancers based on both age and skill level. This ensures that each class provides an appropriate level of challenge and support for every student. For those interested in a more competitive track, we offer specialized classes and teams, allowing dancers to further advance in their training.

What should my child wear to dance class?

Comfort is key! We recommend dancers wear appropriate dance attire, such as leotards, tights, and ballet shoes. For other dance styles, comfortable activewear and clean, non-marking dance shoes are ideal. Detailed dress code information can be found here.

What dance styles do you offer for children?

We offer a diverse range of dance styles to spark the creativity and passion of our young dancers. From classical ballet to energetic jazz and modern hip-hop, there’s something for every child to explore and enjoy at D’Valda & Sirico.

How can I support my child’s learning?

Support your child’s ballet learning by practicing basic movements at home, incorporating music into playtime, and celebrating their dance experiences.