Ballet / Pointe

Ballet 1


A 1-hour class incorporating barre, center and across the floor variations. Fundamentals of classical ballet emphasizing proper placement of body and strengthening of feet. Adagio, allegro, turns, jumps. Beginner level.

 

Age:

6-11

 

Required Attire:

Girls: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Hair secured in bun.

Boys: Black footed ballet tights, plain white short sleeve tee (Haines) and black ballet shoes.


 

Ballet 2


A 1-hour and 15 minute class incorporating barre, center and across the floor variations. Fundamentals of classical ballet emphasizing proper placement of body and strengthening of feet. Adagio, allegro, turns, jumps. Beginner level.

 

Age:

6-11

 

Required Attire:

Girls: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Hair secured in bun.

Boys: Black footed ballet tights, plain white short sleeve tee (Haines) and black ballet shoes.


 

Ballet 3


Ballet 3: A 1-hour and 30 minute class incorporating barre, center and across-the-floor variations. Exercises are more difficult.
Ballet 3+: A 1.5 hour class practicing more advanced exercises than Ballet 3. Works on strengthening the legs and feet to prepare the dancer for Pre-Pointe.

 

Age:

10-up 

Required Attire:

Girls: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Hair secured in bun.

Boys: Black footed ballet tights, plain white short sleeve tee (Haines) and black ballet shoes.


 

Teen Jazz/Ballet/Lyrical Combo


One hour & 30 minute class, specifically for the teenager who has had little or no early training in dance, combining the disciplines of classical ballet, jazz, and lyrical. Barre, center, across-the-floor combinations and fun choreography. Learn alongside your peers, rather than young children. Same required attire as a Ballet II class.

 

Age:

12 and up

Required Attire:

Female:Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Hair secured in bun.

Males: Black tights, white tee shirts, black ballet shoes.


 

Ballet 4 & 5


90-minute classes, taken twice per week, including barre, centre, variations, turns, jumps, allegra, adagio, pas de deux. Emphasis on speed and strengthening feet, legs, back, proper technique. Intermediate and advanced level (at least 3 years of Ballet).

Age:

12-up 

Required Attire:

Girls:Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes. Hair in classical bun.

Boys: Black footed ballet tights, plain white short sleeve tee (Haines) and black ballet shoes.


 

Pointe 1 & 2


A 45-minute (Pointe 1) and 60-minute (Pointe 2) class which utilizes specific barre and center exercises to strengthen the feet and legs while “en Pointe.” Beginner and Intermediate level (at least 3 years of Classical Ballet, 0-2 years of Pointe).
*Pointe Shoe Appointments are scheduled with Ms Tatum

 

Class Requirement:

Two Ballet 5 classes per week with teacher recommendation. 

Required Attire:

Black leotard, pink tights, pink Pointe shoes with pink ribbons. Hair in classical bun.


 

All classes with the exception of Pointe are for both boys & girls.