CHILDREN | YOUTH CLASS INFORMATION
Primary Creative Ballet age 4+ JE
Ballet Beginner lA by placement
5:00-6:15PM by placement JE
Primary Ballet Basics A ages 6+ and up JE
PrePointe|Beginner Pointe and Flexibility 5:30-6:30 PM JE
Open PreTeen /Teen Ballet JE
Pre Dance ages 3
Ballet Basics B ages 7.5+ by placement JE
Modern /Contemporary ll Preteen Teen JE
PrePointe|Beginner Pointe and Flexibility 5:00-5:30PM JE
Ballet Beginner ll by Placement
Ballet Beginner Basics C
Pointe | Pointe & Flexibility Class must be taken in conjunction with Minimum of 2 Ballet Classes per week
Please review our basic dress code
Ages 15+ may take Adult Ballet Class with permission
CHILDREN | YOUTH CLASS SCHEDULE SEPTEMBER 2019| 2020
CREATIVE BALLET - Students learn to love dance while developing coordination, musicality and motor skills. Young dancers practice following instructions and become comfortable working in a group setting. Students must be age 4 by 12/30/19
BALLET BASICS A and B - Students are introduced to technical ballet vocabulary and class etiquette
Basics A Students must be age 6 by 12/30/19, this is a 45-minute class
Basics B Students should have at least one year of ballet experience, for ages 6.5 and up by placement, this is a one hour class which requires more focus and participation
BALLET BEGINNER BASICS C- An introduction to ballet technique for the elementary student who is interested in pursuing ballet, for ages 7-11
BALLET BEGINNER l & lA - Serious study of ballet begins at this level, students build upon their training in fundamental concepts of classical ballet technique, vocabulary and studio etiquette. Two ballet classes per week suggested
BALLET BEGINNER ll - Beginning students continue to discover their passion for dance, the class incorporates strength building, adagio, turn practice and linking steps. Two Classes per week highly recommended
PRE POINTE | BEGINNER POINTE
Pre-Pointe is the first step toward working en pointe and concentration is on correct alignment, muscle /core strength, and correct classical ballet technique.
Beginner Pointe works on the same syllabus in pointe shoes.
Pre -Pointe/Beginner Pointe students must take two classes per week minimum
MODERN | CONTEMPORARY l & ll -A whole-body approach including; flexibility, strength, coordination, and body awareness to allow freedom of expression. This class combines modern, jazz, and classical ballet technique. Based on the style of the Horton Technique
BALLET APRENTINCE YOUTH STUDENT PROGRAM for the preteen | teen interested in pursuing dance in an academic setting such as a performing arts high school or college, as a vocation or a creative outlet. Students are offered unlimited classes and the opportunity to work with professional dancers and guest teachers in the classroom and in performance.
WHY THE DRESS CODE IS IMPORTANT
Classical ballet attire enables the student to move freely while allowing the teacher to observe and correct the dancer’s alignment and technique. The simplicity of proper attire creates clean lines and is not a distraction to the student. The uniform is part of the discipline and respect for the art form.
Street clothes are not to be worn in class
Hair must be pulled back. Elementary | Teen levels hair should be in a bun.
Plain Pink or Black Short Sleeved or Tank Leotard
No Skirts or Tutus
Ages 8 -12
Plain Black Short Sleeved or Tank Leotard
No Skirts or Tutus
Plain Black Navy or Burgundy Leotard
Plain Pink Capezio Leather Ballet Slippers
Ballet Pink Capezio Tights* ages 4-7 Tights are Optional
(Canvas ballet slippers are acceptable for ages 11 and up for class only, not for performance )
MODERN l and ll Black Footless Tights Convertible Tights or Leggings
MALES ALL LEVELS | White T-shirt Black Tights Black Ballet Slippers
Please contact us if you have any questions or need information on where to purchase dance attire.
This information is for the Children Youth Classes
We are closed on the following days:
October 31 | November 28-29 | February 17
Winter Break December 23 to January 1 | Spring Break April 13 to 17 | May 25
Please check back for updates | In the event of inclement weather or emergency closings we will make every effort to post a notice by 3 PM on the website and Facebook page or you may call the studio for a recorded message.