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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.

Ballet Barré

Live Music in All Classes

Ages 8 and up

Ballet Barré

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
Suggested: Two Ballet classes per week.

Ballet Techniqué

Live Music in All Classes

Ages 9 and up

Ballet Techniqué

This class is great for the beginner but also builds off of Ballet Barré. 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 Ballet Barré.

Open Experience
Register for classes of your choosing.

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

Ballet Exploré

Live Music in All Classes

Ages 11 and up

Ballet Exploré

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 Ballet Techniqué.

Open Experience
Register for classes of your choosing.

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

Ballet Voyagé

Live Music in All Classes

Ages 13 and up

Ballet Voyagé

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 Ballet Exploré.

Open Experience
Register for classes of your choosing.

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

Ballet Advancé

Live Music in All Classes

Ages 15 and up

Ballet Advancé

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 Ballet Voyagé.

Open Experience
Register for classes of your choosing.

Pre-Professional Experience
Suggested: 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)

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.

YOUTH BALLET CLASSES

OVERVIEW

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.

CLASSES REGISTRATION

AGES 8 – 18

Semester Dates

Fall: Sept. 6, 2016 – Jan.21, 2017
Spring: Jan. 23, 2017 – May 26, 2017