Youth Ages 9-13

Level 2-Ballet Technique Ages 8-9

Students further develop their knowledge and skills with basic ballet vocabulary and theory. In order to progress, it is recommended that students attend two classes per week.

Students must turn 8 by December and have completed at least 1 year of Level 1 or equivalent. Please see Director for proper class placement.

Level 3-Ballet Technique Ages 10-11

Incorporation of all previous levels with the addition of new ballet vocabulary. Students will be introduced to pre-pointe during the second semester of the year. Students will focus on developing strength through age appropriate exercises that target the muscles of the calves, ankles and feet in order to prepare them for pointe work in the future. In order to progress, it is recommended that students attend three classes per week and supplement with additional classes in other dance forms.

Students must turn 10 by December and have completed at least 1 year of Level 2 or equivalent. Please see Director for proper class placement.

Level 4-Ballet Technique Ages 11-13

Incorporation of all previous levels with the addition of new ballet vocabulary. Pointe work is introduced to those students who demonstrate sufficient strength. Exercises will be skill and level appropriate. In order to progress, it is recommended that students attend three ballet classes per week and supplement with additional classes in other dance forms.

Students must turn 11 by December and have completed at least 1 year of Level 3 or equivalent. Please see Director for proper class placement.

 

Beginner Teen Ballet Ages 12+

This class is for the teen dancer with little to no ballet training. It will introduce the basics of ballet technique and emphasize proper posture and form. It is recommended that students attend an additional dance class in another dance form to supplement their training.

Intermediate Modern & Contemporary  Ages 10-13

This is an intermediate level class that builds upon technique’s gained in the previous introductory class. Students learn to combine expressive elements of both classical ballet and modern dance.

Students are required to be enrolled in either a Level 3 or 4 ballet technique class. 

 

Intermediate Tap Ages 9-12+

More complex rhythms and combinations are introduced at this intermediate level for tap. It is recommended that students also attend a weekly ballet class to supplement this dance form.

 

Introduction to Musical Theatre Dance Ages 9-12+

This fun and energetic class will focus on developing the form of theatrical dance.  Students will learn a combination of skills such as acting, dialogue and dance. Students will learn a variety of dances from popular musicals.

 

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