Ballet Classes

 

PREBALLET ages 3 ½ – 6 years red-register-button

  • Wednesday: 10:30 – 11:15 am
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 10:45 am

Ballet principles are introduced in a gentle and age-appropriate way.  Barre work includes beginning basics such as 1st through 3rd foot positions, plies and tendus.  Floor work includes  stretches, tendu, port de bras, ronde de jambe, and other simple beginning steps as well as small and large jetes (jumps) and leaps.

$440 / 4-equal payments of $110

 BALLET I ages 5-7 yearsred-register-button

  • Monday: 4:30 – 5:15 pm

Beginning Ballet for ages 5-7 years (or Kindergarten through 2nd grade).  Basic ballet positions, port de bras, ronde de jambe, the five arm positions, bourees, skips, leaps, marches, ballet walks, shasse, jete, glissade, grande jete, rhythm, musicality and ballet progressions as well as proper alignment are emphasized in this class.

$440 / 4-equal payments of $110

BALLET II-III

  • Wednesdays: 4:30 – 5:15

$440 / 4-equal payments of $110

TURNS & LEAPSred-register-button

  • Wednesday: 5:00 – 5:45 pm

$440 / 4-equal payments of $110

JUNIOR BALLET ages 8-10 (Intermediate/Pre-Pointe/Pointe)red-register-button

  • Tuesday 5:30 – 6:15 pm and Thursday 5:30 – 6:15 pm

The Junior Ballet is an intermediate-advanced level of pre-pointe or pointe students as well as boys, aged 10-14.  For the more earnest dancer, this class meet Mondays and Wednesdays. and most (but not all) are members of the Dance Company.  Must have a least three years of ballet training and/or meet with instructor approval.

$880 / 4-equal payments of $220

INTERMEDIATE BALLET red-register-button

  • Monday 5:45- 6:45 pm

Ballet Technique using a Russian approach; a more enhanced barre, floor stretches and center work are emphasized.  As always, special attention is paid to knee, hip and ankle placement in response to growth plates and maturation.  This class is appropriate for those who have danced earlier for a few years and need a refresher.  This is a mixed-level class for those that want to go slower in technique than the Junior or Senior ballet classes.

$480 / 4-equal payments of $120

ADULT BALLETred-register-button

  • Monday 6:45- 7:45 pm

Ballet Technique using a Russian approach; a more enhanced barre, floor stretches and center work are emphasized.  As always, special attention is paid to knee, hip and ankle placement in response to growth plates and maturation.  This class is appropriate for those who have danced earlier for a few years and need a refresher.  This is a mixed-level class for those that want to go slower in technique than the Junior or Senior ballet classes.

$480 / 4-equal payments of $120

SENIOR BALLET Intermediate/Advanced  ages 14+red-register-button

  • Tuesday: 6:15 – 7:30 pm and Thursday 6:15 – 7:30 pm

For ages 14 and up, the Advanced Ballet class is a workout for the experienced dancer.  This class includes pointe and pre-pointe levels (at the dancers’ preference).  Technique class based on the Russian Bolshoi ballet technique along with French terminology.  Students complete a full barre, core/stretching, center work including adagio, petit allegro, large and small motor movements including balance, glissade, port de bras, jete, pirouette, grand jete, fouette, brisee, enchainments, echappe, entrechechat and so much more.  The Boshoi method produces technically strong dancers that are highly athletic.

$1040 / 4-equal payments of $260