CLASSES OFFERED

We have classes for all ages starting at age 3 - Adult
Level 1-1

Level I

Ages 3 - 5

This class is an introductory class where students can discover the joy and excitement through movement and music. The class begins with conditioning, stretching, and strengthening exercises. They will learn patterning, and will have opportunities in each class where they dance alone, and in a group. They will gain musical awareness and spatial orientation. Basic Ballet vocabulary and class etiquette are introduced. It is important to us that Creativity and Imagination are incorporated into each exercise to keep these young ballerinas engaged throughout class.

Level 2

Level II

Ages 5 - 8

The class more closely follows the structure of a ballet technique class. The class begins with conditioning, strengthening and stretching exercises to help students use, and isolate, certain muscle groups pertaining to dance. Students will use the ballet barre, and will learn ballet vocabulary. Body placement and alignment will be discovered. Class etiquette is part of the classroom practice and expectation. This class focuses on Musicality and how movements correspond with the music. Small jumps and exercises across the floor will be practiced to build strength and endurance.

Level II is split into Basic and Accelerated groups depending on the students dance experience. An evaluation by one of our faculty will determine which Level II group your child should attend.

Level 3

Level III

Ages 7+

Stretching, Conditioning, and Strengthening of the dancer’s muscles will continue and students will begin to incorporate more use of the upper body. Barre work becomes more complex as we introduce musicality, accuracy and strength into the combinations.

Ballet vocabulary continues to be reinforced, along with the execution and advancing of proper technique. Artistry and Performance quality is also introduced. Some pre-pointe exercises/classes may be given towards the end of the year to strengthen the feet and ankles to prepare the students for pointe shoes, and more advanced technique.

Level III is split into Basic and Accelerated groups depending on the students dance experience. An evaluation by one of our faculty will determine which Level III group your child should attend.

Level 4

Level IV

Ages 9+

Pre-pointe exercises/classes will strengthen the feet and ankles to prepare the students for pointe shoes, and more advanced technique. Barre work becomes more complex as we continue to add musicality, accuracy and strength into the combinations. Ballet vocabulary continues to be reinforced, along with the execution and advancing of proper technique. Stretching, Conditioning, and Strengthening of the dancer’s muscles will continue and students will incorporate more use of the upper body.

Level 5-1

Level V

Ages 12+

Dancers are required to have 2 years on pointe.

Level VI

Ages 14+

Dancers are required to have 4 years on pointe.

Level VII

Ages 16+

Dancers are required to have 5 years on pointe.

BoysBallet

Boys Ballet

Ages 8+

Classes are in addition to the students level and limited to Level V-VII boys.

Pre-Pro (3)

Pre-Professional

By Audition Only

We offer three levels of pre-professional: Intermediate, Advanced and Professional. You will be placed in the appropriate level based on your previous dance experience and audition evaluation.

Adult

Adults with previous ballet experience

Our Adult class is for those who have had previous ballet experience and want to keep up their skills. This is a fun yet technical class.