The goal of our ballet program is to help each student find and sustain joy in movement. We strive to provide students with the knowledge, skills and strength that they need in order to become the best dancer they can be. Students will participate in the recital. View the recital information page for more details. See the class descriptions and guidelines below for correct level placement and the dress code for class.
What to Wear to Ballet Class:
- Ballet Prep Classes: (Girls 4-7 years old) Any color solid leotard, footless, capri or convertible tights, pink leather ballet shoes and a flowing skirt with an elastic waist just above the knee. Hair pulled back away from the face. (Boys 4-7 years old) White fitted t-shirt, black tights, leggings, or above the knee shorts. Black Leather Ballet Shoes
- Ballet I & II Classes : (Girls 6 years old & up) Black leotards, pink ballet tights and pink ballet shoes. Hair pull back away from the face in a braid, pony tail or a ballet bun. (Boys 8 years old & up) White fiitted t-shirts, black tights, leggings, or shorts above the knee with black ballet shoes.
Ballet Classes: Pre-Kindergarten and Up
Students will receive classical ballet instruction with an emphasis on ballet technique and terminology. Students will participate in the recital. More information about the recital can be found on the “recital information” page of our website.
Age/Level Breakdown & What to Wear for Fall Classes:
Ballet Prep classes are geared towards younger students. They will promote musical awareness, provide opportunities for creative movement, and teach introductory ballet skills and concepts.
- Ballet Prep I (once a week for 45 minutes): 4-5 year olds (Pre K – Kindergarten) 4 year olds must have 1 year of prior class experience.
- Ballet Prep II (once a week for 1 hour): 6-7 year olds (1st & 2nd Grade)
Ballet I & II will focus on ballet terminology, technique and artistry. Students in these levels will begin a serious study of ballet steps and technique. Students age 6 and up will be placed according to experience and skill into a level that will best meet their needs.