Chara Programs in Friendswood

Toddler Classes

Movement classes start at 9 months with a combination of parent and teacher instruction. As dancers gain confidence and independence they can progress to Tippy Toes class as early as 2 years old.









A fusion of classic dance technique with precision, athleticism, and acrobatic elements.  Each level incrementally builds flexibility, strength, balance, limbering, and tumbling skills.








Bloom Fine Arts

Chara’s curriculum based bridge program for children 3-6 years old. Kids discover their creativity and develop a love for learning through visual arts, music, and movement.








Birthday Parties

Celebrate your Birthday with us at Chara. You select the theme and one of our teachers will put together a fun instructional party that celebrates your own personal style!








Children's Classes

Beginner Ballet, Tap, and Jazz classes are available for dancers ages 3 – 6 with the added option of Hip Hop for 5 & 6 year olds.  Students progress with fellow dancers their age.








Chara Company

Is your dancer looking for more staged performance opportunities? Do they want to dance competitively at the next level? Learn more about Chara team auditions and opportunities.








Chara Camps

Themed Day Camps offered throughout the school year founded on central character lessons. Students will enjoy themed activities, fun games, crafts, and dancing with friends!








Private Lessons

Private lessons are an opportunity for dancers to receive one-on-one individualized attention from a teacher to meet their personal goals whether it be to review choreography, prepare for an upcoming audition or focusing on a specific skill.







Graded Technique

Chara offers Graded Level dance classes in 7 different genres for students ages 7+. Evaluations are conducted bi-annually allowing each dancer to progress through levels at their own personal rate.








Special Needs Classes

Darby’s Dancers and DanceAbilities are programs available to Chara students with special needs who want to experience the JOY of dance at no additional cost to families. Trial classes are available for all students.







Music Lessons

Music lessons consist of weekly 30 minute one-on-one music lessons with one of Chara’s fantastic instructors. Learn piano, acoustic guitar, voice, bass guitar, ukulele, or banjo!








Dress Code

Chara has an established dress code defined by the students classes and level. We do this for safety, modesty, respect and practicality of our students.