Classes offered change depending on season and demand
see schedule above for current classes offered.
Classes vary based on availability of instructor and demand of students.
Beginning Ballet/creative movement class for ages 3 and 4.
It is a fun and exciting class that focuses on following directions, increasing coordination, and developing artistic expression and imagination. In this class we utilize the One Upon A Ballet Curriculum. Each month features music and themes from the fairy tales we all know and love.
Ages 5 and 6, which includes students turning 5 this school year.
It is a continuation on first steps for slightly older minds and stronger bodies. In this class we utilize the Once Upon A Ballet Curriculum. Each month features music and themes from the fairy tales we all know and love.
In ballet I we start to build and expand upon classical ballet technique. focus is on the five positions of the feet and arms, plies, and the full Ballet barre in center. Ballet I is one hour per week.
Ballet II is a continuation of Ballet I. Dancers now train two days a week for an hour each day in ballet. At this level, we begin to build strength, coordination and ability to put combinations together as well and stretch and splits. the girls at this level learn the tools they will need to move on to pre-pointe.
In ballet III the daners body has been trained and strengthened to begin pre-pointe for girls and partnering for boys and girls. This level also focuses on pirouettes, big jumps, and multiple turns. Dancers are required to take two to three hours of ballet at this level.
An upper level ballet class for dancers who are beginning or already on pointe. Ballet IV dancers take four hours of ballet per week.
An upper level ballet class for dancers who are already on pointe. These dancers are our most advanced ballet students. This class includes learning classical ballet variations and partnering. Ballet V dancers take five hours of ballet per week.
Boys ballet focuses on strength training, jumping, turning, stage combat and discipline. Boys ballet is designed specifically to highlight and bring forth the masculinity of the male dancer. This class counts for one hour of the total number of hours required for the level of the student.
Contemporary fuses together many different dance styles such as ballet, jazz, modern, and lyrical. This genre of dance often includes floor work, improvisation and a versatility of body lines and dynamic movements. Contemporary dance is the exploration of the total movement potential of the body.
Progressing Ballet Technique
Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT) is an innovative body-conditioning and strengthening program that has been designed to enhance students’ technique by focussing on training the muscle memory required in each exercise in all forms of dance.