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Classes We Offer

Young Ballerinas

Children's Ballet

                                                                             

Ballet/Jazz/Tap Combo

An introduction to movement, music, and beginning ballet, jazz & tap for ages 3-5 year-old.  Class is 45 minutes once a week.

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Level A

These classes are beginning ballet lessons, which help the student transition from Pre-Ballet to a structured ballet class. Recommended for ages 6 and up, this class includes stretch, barre and center, learning positions, combinations, and ballet vocabulary. Curriculum requirements 1.5-hour class once a week. 

Level B

Builds on the technique learned in Level A and progresses to more advanced technique and combinations.  Full curriculum requirements: 1.5-hour class twice a week. 

Recommended options: Jazz/Hip Hop

 

Level C

Prepares the students for the advanced level classes, building on the technique learned in level B.  Includes pre-pointe 3x/week to prepare the students for pointe shoes. Full Curriculum requirements: Ballet technique 3x/week, pre-pointe 3x/week. Total 6 hours a week. 

Recommended options:  Character, Contemporary/Jazz

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Advanced Ballet

Levels D & E

Advanced level ballet lessons, which include stretch, technique, and pre-pointe or pointe.  Recommended ages 12 and up.  Enrollment with instructor approval only. 

Full Curriculum

Level D:

 Ballet technique & Prepointe/Pointe 4x/week, total 8.5 hours a week. Students performing in the Nutcracker or the Spring ballet attend 5 hours extra rehearsal hours/week (13.5 hours/week)

Recommended options: Character, Contemporary/Jazz

Level E 

Ballet technique & Pointe 5x/week. Total 11 hours a week. Students performing in Nutcracker, or the Spring ballet attend 5 hours extra rehearsal hours/week (16 hours/week)

Recommended options: Character, Contemporary/Jazz

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Pre-Professional Program

The pre-professional program is designed for intermediate through advanced level students interested in pursuing a career in professional dance. Enrollment by audition or instructor approval only.

Level C:

Ballet technique 3x/week, Pre-Pointe 3x/week, Performance rehearsals: Total 7 hours a week

Recommended options: Character, Contemporary/Jazz

Pre-Professional D & E students curriculum includes the regular D & E full curriculum classes with Performance rehearsals, and Character.  

                                                                                      Level D: 

 Ballet technique: 4x/week, Prepointe/Pointe 4x/week; Performance rehearsal 4x/week & Character: Total 14.5 hours a week

 

                                                                                     Level E: 

    Ballet technique: 5x/week, Pointe 5x/week, Performance rehearsal 3x/week & Character: Total 17 hours a week

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Special Classes

Whether you’re looking to learn new dance moves, hone in on your existing talent, or work on getting in shape these classes are what you are looking for. The instructors are committed to giving each student attention while also moving the class forward. Our dedicated instructors are ready to answer any questions about our classes - simply contact us or stop by.

                                                            Adult/Teen Beginning/Intermediate Ballet

A beginning level ballet class, for adults and teens 16 years of age and older. No dance experience required. 1-hour class once a week Pre-pointe option: add 30 minutes class time

 

                                                                       Adult Contemporary/Hip Hop

A beginning level combination class of Contemporary & Hip Hop (Alternating weeks) Recommended for adults 18 and over.  1 hour class once a week.

                                                                          Ballet for Figure Skaters

Ballet class specifically designed for students who are figure skaters. Intermediate level (ages 9-18) class. 1-hour class once a week

Character 

This class is for intermediate to advance level dancers, and teaches the stylized representation of movements and styles from traditional and national folk dances, used to provide divertissements for story ballets. This class focuses on Russian and Spanish character dance. Required for the Pre-Professional Program.

A one hour class once a week

                 

                                                                Contemporary/Jazz (Levels C, D & E)

Combination of Contemporary & Jazz.  Contemporary is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of modernjazzlyrical and classical ballet. Open to levels C, D & E, or ages 10 and up, or with instructor permission. 1 1/2-hour class once a week.

                  

                                                                                  Jazz/Hip Hop

A beginning level jazz & Hip-hop class, for students in levels A & B, or ages 6-9. 1-hour class once a week. 

                                                            Level E Intensive/Adult Advanced Ballet

Advanced Ballet class for Level E students or advanced adult students.  Includes Pointe/Prepointe.  Recommended for level E students, ages 12 and up, or advanced adult students. Instructor permission required.

                                         

                                                                       Teen/Preteen Beginning Ballet

A beginning level ballet class, recommended for preteens ages 10-17. No dance experience required.  1-hour class once a week. .

                                                                                           Tap I

A beginning level tap class, for students in levels A & B, or ages 6-9. 1-hour class once a week. 

                                                                              Competition Team


Students chosen for the competition team are required to attend a summer competition rehearsal class, along with the full curriculum required for their level.  We will compete in a minimum of two to three regional competitions. The Mini-team will participate in a minimum of 1 competition. Dancers who are chosen for the team at auditions will be placed in specific dances or teams by the competition instructor. Attendance at all rehearsals & competitions is mandatory, and each dancer is responsible for their registration and costume fees. Information packet will be emailed to dancers chosen for the team.

 

                                                                         Competition Team Rehearsal

For dancers selected for the competition team. By audition only. Choreography will be set for the 2023-24 competitions. 1 hour class once a week.  Competition team members must enroll in the full curriculum for their level and are strongly encouraged to also enroll in Contemporary/Jazz. (discounted rate given for Contemporary/Jazz for competition team members enrolled in full curriculum)

 

                                                                      Mini Competition Team Rehearsal

For dancers selected for the mini-competition team, ages 5-7. By audition only. Choreography will be set for the 2023-24 competitions. 30-minute class once a week.  Competition team members must also enroll in the full curriculum for their level,

 

                                                                              

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