|Creative Movement & Pre-Ballet Ages 4 - 6
Beginning with Creative Movement, students learn to develop
coordination, rhythm and their imaginations in a creative and fun
atmosphere. Pre-Ballet introduces students balance, and individual
|Plastique & Character
Plastique classes are much like Pilates with added emphasis on the grace and line required of a dancer.
In Character the focus is on the national dances of Europe like the Polka, Czardas and Mazurka which are featured in
many full length classical ballets.
Creative Movement & Pre-Ballet:
Girls - Plain, solid pink leotard (no skirt), pink footed tights, pink leather or canvas ballet shoes. Hair pulled back in a neat
bun, no jewelry.
Boys - White fitted t-shirt, black fitted shorts or tights and black leather or canvas ballet shoes.
Ballet 1 through 6:
Girls - Plain, solid black leotard (no excessive straps, cut-outs, mesh or lace), pink footed tights, pink leather or canvas
ballet shoes. Hair pulled back in a neat bun or twist. No jewelry or skirts.
Boys - White fitted t-shirt, black fitted shorts or tights, black or white leather or canvas ballet shoes.
Teen & Adults:
Leotard and tights or form fitting leggings (or shorts for men) and top (not too baggy), leather or canvas ballet shoes. Hair
pulled back in a bun or ponytail for shorter hair. Close fitting warm ups are OK , no jewelry please.
|Student Division, Ages 7 and above
Upon entering Ballet 1, students begin to work in a more structured and focused environment. Students progress
through Ballet 1, 1A, and 2 with a carefully planned syllabus. Plastique and Character classes are introduced in Ballet 3
and 4. Pointe work is carefully introduced in Ballet 4 and 5 and Variations Class, where students learn individual roles
from famous ballets, is added in Ballet 6. Students reaching this level will find the emphasis shifting from the technical
accomplishments to individual artistry.
|Teen & Adult Classes
The Teen & Adult classes are for dancers, ages 13 and above, interested in the benefits that ballet has to offer without the
intense training requirements of the student classes.
|Tuition is based on the entire session and, for convenience, is divided into 9 equal payments due the 1st of each month.
Tuition for Summer Classes, Camps and Workshops is due in full at registration. Alternate payment schedules can be
arranged, please call or stop by the school office for more information. Families enrolling more than 1 student in the
Children's or Student Division receive a 20% discount off the lesser tuition(s) for each additional family member.
A 10% discount is given when the year is paid in full at registration.
Tuition is non-refundable except in the event of serious illness or injury.