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Youth Ballet

Ballet, Pointe and Variations
Ages 8 – 18

Beginner Teen
Ages 8 – 18

Boys Ballet
Ages 8 – 18

Lets start learning ballet together.

YOUTH BALLET CLASSES

AGES 8 – 18

This is a great program for the beginner to the advanced dancer and provides a nurturing and fun learning environment. The dancer learns ballet in a fun classroom setting with live Piano in each class.

The learning experience elevates the ballet tradition embracing both the fun and discipline of dance. The dancer will learn dance terms and the building blocks of movement to progress onto more advanced levels of dance training. Live piano music makes this learning environment unforgettable, enriching and fun.

This program has two fabulous and huge performances each year.

Questions?

Childrens and Youth Registrar

Semester Dates

Fall: Sept. 5, 2017 – Jan.20, 2018
Spring: Jan. 22, 2018 – May 25, 2018

TRIAL CLASS/PLACEMENT

New Students will need to take a Trial Class in order to be placed into the correct class/level.

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Level 1

Live Music in All Classes

Ages 8 and up

Level 1

The dancer takes two classes per week and focuses on the beautiful elements of ballet movement, posture, weight transfer, large and small poses as well as allegro. Dancers begin turns and establish the base of ballet for future dance classes. Your dancer will be blown away by the live music in this class.

Open Experience
Register for classes of your choosing.

Pre-Professional Experience
Two Ballet classes per week.

Level 2

Live Music in All Classes

Ages 9 and up

Level 2

This class is great for the beginner but also builds off of Level 1. Dancers take three classes per week. Learning Ballet is never dull and the dancers will be engaged in the learning environment with LIVE MUSIC in each class. Dancers learn self confidence, coordination, balance, and form. The classes progress with quarter and demi-pointe as well as linking moves together with repetitions. The class covers many basic steps with an increased pace. Pirouettes are introduced and Pre Pointe is begun slowly in the last fifteen minutes of each class to prepare the students feet and legs for Pointe. Your child will be transformed with a passion for dance as each class produces more and more fun filled moments in learning.

For those who have completed Level 1.

Open Experience
Register for classes of your choosing.

Pre-Professional Experience
Three Ballet classes and 2 Pointe classes per week.

Level 3

Live Music in All Classes

Ages 11 and up

Level 3

These dancers take five fabulous classes per week; three Ballet and two Pointe/Variations. Dancers gain confidence as their ability grows. The live music in these classes continues the educational process that focuses in on leaps, jumps, turns, posture, balance and so much more. Dancers work more on demi-pointe and pointe as they leap and spin their way to utter dance joy.

For those who have completed Level 2.

Open Experience
Register for classes of your choosing.

Pre-Professional Experience
Four Ballet classes and 2 Pointe/Variations classes per week.

Level 4

Live Music in All Classes

Ages 13 and up

Level 4

This level of dance has six amazing classes per week. The dancers are fully immersed in numerous steps, combinations, spins, jumps, leaps and the flow of movement. Dancers are turning on demi-pointe and are learning complex and expressive movements. All classes have live music and cultivate self confidence, balance, posture and discipline.

For those who have completed Level 3.

Open Experience
Register for classes of your choosing.

Pre-Professional Experience
Five Ballet classes and 2 Pointe/Variations classes per week.

Level 5

Live Music in All Classes

Ages 15 and up

Level 5

These talented and committed dancers take seven classes per week. They are fully dedicated to ballet training with emphasis on posture, pointe, multiple combinations, jumps, turns, leaps, combinations and expressive dance. There is Live Music in all of their classes.

For those who have completed Level 4.

Open Experience
Register for classes of your choosing.

Pre-Professional Experience
Five Ballet classes and 2 Pointe/Variations classes per week.

Beginner Teen

Live Music in All Classes

Ages 13 and up

Beginner Teen

This class provides a perfect beginner ballet experience for teens who have had limited to no prior ballet training. Focus in this level will be on body alignment, placement, flexibility, strength, grace, poise, and most of all – a fun nurturing environment.

For the beginner teen

Boys Program

Live Music in All Classes

Ages 8 – 18

Boys Ballet (All Levels)

Ages 8-18

The boys work on strength, balance, agility, flexibility, and begin to study basic principles of ballet. All boys are to attend their ballet technique classes for their specific level as well as this Boys Class on Saturdays.

Ages 7-9
The Foundations of Ballet for Boys class has been designed to introduce young boys to the attributes necessary to becoming a successful male dancer in Classical Ballet. This program allows boys to gain confidence in their dancing with the support of a caring and nurturing faculty. The boys work on strength, balance,agility, flexibility, and begin to study basic principles of ballet.
Pre-Professional Experience
All boys are to attend their ballet technique classes for their specific level as well as this Boys Class on Saturdays.

Contemporary

Ages 8 – 18

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YOUTH BALLET CLASSES

FACULTY

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YOUTH BALLET CLASSES

SCHEDULES

Live Music in All Classes

Level 1A

Pre-Professional Experience: Two Ballet classes per week. Click below to enroll in all classes.

Level 1B

Pre-Professional Experience: Two Ballet classes per week. Click below to enroll in all classes.

Please note: This is a new registration system, all returning families will need to register and create a new account again.

Level 2

Pre-Professional Experience: Three Ballet classes and 2 Pointe classes per week. Click below to enroll in all classes.

Please note: This is a new registration system, all returning families will need to register and create a new account again.

Level 3

Pre-Professional Experience: Four Ballet classes and 2 Pointe/Variations classes per week. Click below to enroll in all classes.

Level 4

Pre-Professional Experience: Five Ballet classes and 2 Pointe/Variations classes per week. Click below to enroll in all classes.

Please note: This is a new registration system, all returning families will need to register and create a new account again.

Level 5

Pre-Professional Experience: Five Ballet classes and 2 Pointe/Variations classes per week.

Please note: This is a new registration system, all returning families will need to register and create a new account again.

Boys Program (All Levels)

All boys are to attend their ballet technique classes for their specific level as well as this Boys Class on Saturdays. Click below to enroll in this class.

Contemporary & Beginner Teen

Elective Class. Click below to enroll in this class.

Please note: This is a new registration system, all returning families will need to register and create a new account again.

Youth Ballet Pricing

$150 Per Class, Per Month*

+ $50 Non-Refundable Registration Fee

One Class Per Week


Full Payment Plan (1 Payment)

Full Payments are due upon registration.

Monthly Payment Plan:

Payments are automatically charged on the 1st of every month

This plan applies to:
Youth Ballet Classes (Levels 1-5)

Registration is open and ongoing through the year.

Boys Ballet Class Pricing

$50 Per Class, Per Month

All boys are to attend their ballet technique classes for their specific level as well as the Boys Class on Saturdays. The Boys Ballet class on Saturdays is $50 per month.

Beginner Teen & Contemporary Pricing

$60 Per Class, Per Month

Elective Classes (Optional)

The Beginner Teen and Contemporary Classes are elective classes offered by the Joffrey Ballet School. Each class is $60 a month.

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It is the policy of the Center for American Dance / Joffrey Ballet School that all tuition and other fees paid shall not be refunded at any time, regardless of the time of cancellation by the student or student’s parents or guardians or whether the relevant program has commenced. In the event that the relevant program has been cancelled by the Center for American Dance / Joffrey Ballet School, the School will make best efforts to move the student into a substantially similar program; in the event that no such substantially similar program exists, the School will issue a full refund.

A fee of $15.00 will be charged for any credit card/debit card charge not honored by the bank for any reason when processing any credit card/debit card charge. Please call us no less than thirty (30) days in advance of any change to your credit card/debit card account to prevent this $15.00 fee from being charged.

Full Payment Terms

Full Pay & Credit Card/Debit Card Charge Authorization:
Joffrey Ballet School offers customers the opportunity to purchase the right to participate on price per-class full payment option. Joffrey Ballet School accepts Visa and MasterCard credit card/debit card payments to permit customers to pay for these in full. The account can be frozen at $15 for 14 days or $30 for 30 days, in which time the dancer(s) cannot attend classes. *This contract is a full year contract. (9 months)* If you wish to opt out in Spring, you will need inform us by December 1st. Please email joffreyregistrar@joffreyballetschool.com with the subject line “JBS Children’s/Youth Ballet Program Spring Opt Out”.

 

Monthly Payment Terms

Auto-Pay & Credit Card/Debit Card Charge Authorization:

Joffrey Ballet School offers customers the opportunity to purchase the right to participate on a price per class monthly payment option. Joffrey Ballet School accepts Visa and MasterCard credit card/debit card credit card/debit card payments to permit customers to pay for these classes. The account can be frozen at $15 for 14 days or $30 for 30 days, in which time the dancer(s) cannot attend classes.  *This contract is a full year contract. (9 months)* If you wish to opt out in Spring, you will need inform us by December 1st. Please email joffreyregistrar@joffreyballetschool.com with the subject line “JBS Children’s/Youth Ballet Program Spring Opt Out”.

Return Charges:
I acknowledge and agree that a fee of $15.00 will be charged for any credit card/debit card charge not honored by the bank for any reason when processing any credit card/debit card charge. I agree to notify Joffrey Ballet School no less than thirty (30) days in advance of any change to my credit card/debit card account to prevent this $15.00 fee from being charged.

No Transfer or Cancellation:
I acknowledge that this agreement is non-transferable.

Non-Payment:
In the event that there is an outstanding non-payment balance. Joffrey Ballet School must resort to retaining an attorney or collection agency to enforce payment under this agreement.

Attendance
Children’s Ballet and Youth Ballet Classes

If you are injured or sick for more than 2 days, you must present a note from a doctor to the program director. Without a doctor’s note you will not be allowed in class until the director receives one. If you miss more than 4 unexcused classes within a semester, because of an injury or illness certain measures will be taken with the program director. Children arriving more than 15 minutes late may not be admitted to their class, at the discretion of the instructor.

YOUTH BALLET CLASSES

DRESS CODE

You can purchase your leotards and gear from www.discountdance.com

GIRLS AND BOYS DRESS CODE

Leotard in Black Color

Pink Ballet Tights

Black Wrapped Skirt

Pink Leather Ballet Shoes

Black Character Shoes (Only for those enrolled in Theater Dance Class)

You can purchase your leotards and gear from www.discountdance.com

White T-Shirt

Black Footed Tights

White/Black Socks

Black Ballet Slippers

You can purchase your gear from www.discountdance.com

HAIR AND JEWELRY

Girls – Students’ hair must be neatly secured in a bun or twist with a hair net.

Boys – Any boys with hair longer than their neckline need to have it secured in a ponytail.

No jewelry is permitted to be worn in class other than tiny hoop earrings or stud earrings.

No necklaces, rings, watches, or bracelets are allowed.

YOUTH BALLET CLASSES

PERFORMANCES

Become the dancer that you dreamed you could be! Be a part of our signature performances; The Nutcracker (Fall) and Alice in Wonderland (Spring).

THE NUTCRACKER

Students from the Joffrey Ballet School’s Children’s Ballet and Youth Ballet program will present the full two act holiday tradition, “The Nutcracker”.

Performance Dates and Times:
To be announced

Location: Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, at NYU.

Address: 556 LaGuardia Place

Ticket price:
To be announced

ALICE IN WONDERLAND

A light hearted and child friendly retelling of Lewis Carroll’s, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”. A colorful cast of talking rabbits, frogs, fish and caterpillars, a grumpy Red Queen and a White Queen who sees the world through rose colored glasses will escort the audience on this epic journey. Playing cards playing a game of croquet, a Mad Hatter hosting a Tea Tea Parties while Alice herself slides down rabbit holes and nibbles on magic cookies.

Performance Date:
To be announced

Times:
To be announced

Location:
Laguardia Performing Arts Center @ Laguardia College  [map]

31-10 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City
New York, NY 11101

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