Lower Division

Pre-Ballet, Ballet 1, Ballet 2

 

Placement in the lower division is based on a combination of many factors, including age, ability, coordination, maturity, strength, cognition, and group interaction.  Students often spend several years in each level as they progress and develop their skills.

*Age requirements listed serve only as a general guideline.

 

PRE-BALLET A & B

Class focuses on creative movement, musicality, basic positions, movements, and terms of classical ballet, with mat and center=based exercises to develop skills.

Class Color: Light Pink

Class: 1 Hour, once a week

Class placement is mostly based on age:

Pre-Ballet A:  3-5 years old

Pre-Ballet B:  5+ years old 

Students must be potty trained upon enrollment, and will not be allowed

to enroll until they have reached their 3rd birthday.

 

BALLET 1

Class is structured around mat-based conditioning exercises and center-work

focusing on musicality, strength, proper form, flexibility, coordination, and

classical ballet terminology and movements.

Class Color: Light Blue

Class: 1 Hour, 1-2 times a week

Age Requirement: 7+

Eligible for:

Studio Performance Group (SPG)

Nutcracker Auditions (8+ years old)

 

BALLET 2

Students build upon their developed skills, integrating conditioning exercises with introductory barre work and expanded center-work, attending class twice a week to increase consistency.  Students attend a Demo Class (choose one), and an

additional class for a total of two times a week.

Class Color: Lavender/Orchid

Class: 1.5 hours, 2 times a week

Age Requirement: 9+

Eligible for:

Studio Performance Group (SPG)

Nutcracker Auditions (8+ years old)