Class Descriptions

Placement is decided by the SOCB faculty and administration only. We believe all students benefit most when dancing at the appropriate level corresponding to their physical and intellectual development. If you have any questions or concerns about your child’s level placement, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Classes are held at:
The Dance Complex
536 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02139

We are in Central Square, between Pearl and Brookline Streets, directly at the Central Square Red Line T Stop.

Please note: The Dance Complex address is not the mailing address for the school. Please download a registration form or contact the school directly for the mailing address.

2017-2018 Year

Fall 2017 Term: September 5 – December 17
2017-2018 Year: September 5 – June 3

Pre-Ballet  Age 3    *Students must turn 3 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Fridays 3:30-4:15pm 
Pre-ballet is an introduction to dance using creative movement and very basic ballet steps and terminology. Through movement games and activities children will learn and practice spatial awareness, rhythm, balance and coordination.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $225.00
2017-2018 Tuition: $590.00

Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are not permitted.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

Primary Ballet I  Age 4    *Students must turn 4 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Mondays 3:30-4:15pm and Saturdays 9:30-10:15am 
This class introduces children to creative movement and very basic ballet positions and
terminology. We begin sitting in a circle, doing a series of stretches accompanied by music
and visual imagery. Slowly we stand and work on ballet positions and moving across the floor.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $225.00
2017-2018 Tuition: $590.00

Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Mon. Primary I

Primary Ballet I  Ages 4-6    *Students must turn 4 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Sundays 10:00-10:45am 
This class introduces children to creative movement and very basic ballet positions and
terminology. We begin sitting in a circle, doing a series of stretches accompanied by music
and visual imagery. Slowly we stand and work on ballet positions and moving across the floor.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $225.00
2017-2018 Year: $590.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Primary I

Primary Ballet I  Ages 5-6    *Students must turn 5 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Wednesdays 3:30-4:15pm and Saturdays 9:30-10:15am 
This class introduces children to creative movement and very basic ballet positions and
terminology. We begin sitting in a circle, doing a series of stretches accompanied by music
and visual imagery. Slowly we stand and work on ballet positions and moving across the floor.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $225.00
2017-2018 Year: $590.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Kirsta Sat. Primary I

Primary Ballet II  Ages 6-7    *Students must turn 6 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Wednesdays 4:30–5:30pm, Saturdays 10:30-11:30am, and Sundays 11:00am-Noon
Primary II class opens with a series of exercises at the barre followed by stretches, ballet positions and combinations in the center. Students begin to learn how to connect barre and center work as they gain strength and musicality.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $225.00
2017-2018 Year: $590.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Wed. Primary II

Primary Ballet III Ages 7-8    *Students must turn 7 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm
Primary III class opens with a series of exercises at the barre followed by stretches, ballet positions and combinations in the center. Students begin to learn how to connect barre and center work as they gain strength and musicality.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $225.00
2017-2018 Year: $590.00

Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Wed. Primary III

Primary Ballet III/Ballet I  Ages 7-9   *Students must turn 7 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Saturdays 11:00am-Noon
In Primary III/Ballet I more focus is placed on barre work, and students begin more challenging exercises at the barre. Students continue stretching and center work as they develop strength and musicality.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $225.00
2017-2018 Year: $590.00

Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Mon. Primary III

Ballet Foundations Ages 9 and Up    *Students must turn 9 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm
Ballet Foundations is a class for students who have had at least 6 months-one year of ballet instruction. The Fall 2016 Term will focus on technique and mastering the most important ballet steps so students gain strength and precision for more complicated steps to be learned during the Spring 2017 Term.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
2017-2018 Year: $640.00

Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Beginning Ballet/Pointe

Beginning Ballet Ages 9 and Up    *Students must turn 9 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Saturdays 10:30am-Noon
This class is for students who have always had an interest in ballet but have never taken a class before, or who have taken a class when they were younger and want to start again. In a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere students will gain proficiency in the elemental steps of ballet while gaining an appreciation for dance as an art form.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
2017-2018 Year: $640.00

Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Sat. Beginning Ballet

Ballet I 2nd Year  Ages 8-10    *Students must turn 8 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Mondays 3:30-5:00pm and Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm
In the 2nd year of Ballet I students learn more challenging exercises at the barre. Students continue stretching and center work as they progress in strength and musicality.
Monday Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
Monday 2017-2018 Year Tuition: $640.00
Wednesday Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
Wednesday 2017-2018 Year Tuition: $640.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Canvas Ballet Slippers.

S16 Thurs. Ballet I

Ballet II  Ages 10-12    *Students must turn 10 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Mondays 5:00-6:30pm and Thursdays 5:00-6:30pm
In Ballet II students continue to progress with challenging exercises at the barre. Class is an hour and a half so students can concentrate on more center work to strengthen technique and musicality.
Monday Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
Monday 2017-2018 Year Tuition: $640.00
Thursday Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
Thursday 2017-2018 Year Tuition: $640.00

Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Canvas Ballet Slippers.

S16 Tues. Ballet II

Ballet II/III  Ages 11-14    *Students must turn 11 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Wednesdays 5:00-6:30pm and Saturdays 12:00-1:30pm
Students learn proficiency at the barre and master more complicated center work. Emphasis on musicality and precision of movement continues as we concentrate on combining knowledge of ballet steps into fluid dance combinations. This class is for students who have taken at least 2 years of continuous ballet instruction.
Wednesday Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
Wednesday 2017-2018 Year Tuition: $640.00
Saturday Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
Saturday 2017-2018 Year Tuition: $640.00

Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Canvas Ballet Slippers.

S16 Wed. Ballet II/III

Ballet III/IV/V  Ages 13 and Up    *Students must turn 13 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Tuesdays 5:00-6:30pm 
Students learn proficiency at the barre and continue with complicated center work. Emphasis on musicality and precision of movement continue as we concentrate on combining knowledge of ballet steps into fluid dance combinations. Students who are ready may be working on pointe. This class is for students who have taken 2-3 years of continuous ballet instruction.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
2017-2018 Year Tuition: $640.00

Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Slippers. Wrap skirts and warm-ups are permitted.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Canvas Ballet Slippers

S16 Mon. Ballet III/IV/V

Ballet IV/V  Ages 14 and Up *Students must turn 14 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm and Saturdays 12:00-1:30pm
Students pursue proficiency at the barre and continue with complicated center work. Emphasis on musicality and precision of technique continue as we concentrate on combining knowledge of ballet steps into fluid dance combinations. Students who are ready may be working on pointe. This class is for teens who have taken at least 2-3 years of continuous ballet instruction.
Wednesday Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
Wednesday 2017-2018 Year Tuition: $640.00
Saturday Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
Saturday 2017-2018 Year Tuition: $640.00
         
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Slippers. Wrap skirts and warm-ups are permitted.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Canvas Ballet Slippers

S16 Wed. Ballet IV/V

Beginning Modern/Jazz  Ages 8 and Up    *Students must turn 8 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Fridays 4:30-6:00pm
Modern/Jazz fuses various dance styles from funk to ballet. After basic jazz and modern-style warm-up exercises, students learn to express their creative selves while concentrating on having fun and building strength, rhythm, and lyricism.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
2017-2018 Year Tuition: $640.00

Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: Solid color leotard, t-shirt, or tank top. Solid color dance pants or leggings. Black jazz shoes. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted.

S16 Fri. Modern/Jazz I

Advanced Beginning Modern/Jazz  Ages 10 and Up    *Students must turn 10 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm
Modern/Jazz fuses various dance styles from funk to ballet. After basic jazz and modern-style warm-up exercises, students learn to express their creative selves while concentrating on having fun and building strength, rhythm, and lyricism.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
2017-2018 Year Tuition: $640.00

Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: Solid color leotard, t-shirt, or tank top. Solid color dance pants or leggings. Black jazz shoes. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted.

S16 Fri. Modern/Jazz I

Modern/Jazz I  Ages 11 and Up *Students must turn 11 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Fridays 3:30-5:00pm
In Modern/Jazz 1 we will sharpen the focus on modern and jazz techniques, while expanding our movement vocabulary and emphasizing creative self expression. After a series of jazz and modern-style warm-up exercises, students will work on choreography and across the floor combinations. This class is for students who have taken at least 1-2 years of continuous modern or jazz dance instruction.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
2017-2018 Year Tuition: $640.00

Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: Solid color leotard, t-shirt, or tank top. Solid color dance pants or leggings. Black jazz shoes. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted.

S16 Tues. Modern/Jazz I

Modern II Ages 14 and Up *Students must turn 14 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Saturdays 1:30-3:00pm
Modern II focuses on the techniques of Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham and Lester Horton. Emphasis will be placed on building strength in our floor and center exercises, and concentration is on having fun and dancing to eclectic rhythms. Improvisation will be introduced as a form of creating movement. This class is for students who have taken at least 2-3 years of continuous modern dance instruction.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $245.00
2017-2018 Year Tuition: $640.00

Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: Solid color leotard, t-shirt, or tank top. Solid color dance pants or leggings. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted.

S16 Sat. Ballet III/IV/V/Modern

Beginning Tap  Ages 6 and Up    *Students must turn 6 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Wednesdays 4:00-5:00pm
Tap is an exciting form of dance in which dancers use their feet like drums to create rhythmic patterns and timely beats. In a relaxed, encouraging and energetic environment, students will learn single tap steps, then incorporate them into series of combinations. Emphasis will be on producing clean tap sounds with each step. A few of the basic tap steps include the brush, flap, shuffle, and ball change.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $225.00
2017-2018 Year: $590.00

Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: Solid color leotard, tank top or t-shirt. Solid color dance pants, leggings or shorts. Black tap shoes and cotton socks. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted.

S16 Tues. Beginning Tap

Tap I/II  Ages 8 and Up    *Students must turn 8 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm
Tap is an exciting form of dance in which dancers use their feet like drums to create rhythmic patterns and timely beats. In a relaxed, encouraging and energetic environment, students will learn single tap steps, then incorporate them into series of combinations. Emphasis will be on developing skills, focusing on clarity of sounds and introducing dynamics and musicality. This class is for students who have had at least one year of tap dance instruction.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $225.00
2017-2018 Year: $590.00

Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: Solid color leotard, tank top or t-shirt. Solid color dance pants, leggings or shorts. Black tap shoes and cotton socks. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted.

S16 Thurs. Tap I

Hip Hop  Ages 7 and Up    *Students must turn 7 by September 1st, 2017*

Meets Thursdays 4:00-5:00pm
Hip-hop dance is a dynamic, high energy dance style performed to the beats and rhythm of hip-hop music. It can include a wide variety of styles like breaking, popping, and locking. It also emphasizes freestyling and improvisational movement. Class will begin with a warm-up and will move onto basic footwork steps and sequences, ending with fun and challenging dance combinations.
Fall 2017 Tuition: $225.00
2017-2018 Year: $590.00

Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: loose, comfortable clothing. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted. Sneakers that have not been worn outside are required.

Discounts:

If your child registers for multiple classes, please subtract the following amounts from the total price of tuition. This discount also applies to families with more than one sibling registered.

Fall 2017 Term                                         2017-2018 Annual
2
 classes-subtract $20.00                      2 classes-subtract $40.00                                      
3 classes-subtract $50.00                      3 classes-subtract $100.00                          
4 classes-subtract $80.00                      4 classes-subtract $160.00        
5 classes-subtract $110.00  
                  5 classes-subtract $220.00 

 

Repertory Company 2017-2018

This year, we are continuing with our Repertory Company for serious students ages 11+, entering 6th grade and up. The Repertory Company will offer students the chance to perform in various locations around the city. In March of 2018, they will perform in their own show at the Dance Complex Theatre.

In order to join the Repertory Company, students must commit to three classes per week–two ballet and one modern/jazz. They must also commit to two weekly rehearsals, which will be on Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons. For these rehearsals, guest instructors will choreograph dances in various styles to be performed in the March performance.

Participation in the Company will enable students to strengthen their technique and performance ability. They will also build confidence, friendships and artistic appreciation through dance.

Tuition for the Repertory Company is $2,400.00, and registration is for the entire 2017-2018 dance year. Tuition includes classes, rehearsals, and costume fees and the $100.00 three-class yearly discount. Payments can be made all at once upon registration or in four installments of $600.00. The first installment is due at registration, the second by October 1st, the third by January 1st and the fourth by March 1st. 

 

Summer 2017

Summer 2017 Term: June 20 – August 1

Pre-Ballet  Age 3    *Students must turn 3 by June 1st, 2017*

Meets Tuesdays 3:30-4:15pm (Class is Full)
Pre-ballet is an introduction to dance using creative movement and very basic ballet steps and terminology. Through movement games and activities children will learn and practice spatial awareness, rhythm, balance and coordination.
Summer 2017 Tuition: $90.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are not permitted.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Pre-Ballet

Primary Ballet I  Ages 4-6    *Students must turn 4 by June 1st, 2017*

Meets Wednesdays 3:30-4:15pm and Saturdays 10:00-10:45am (Saturday Class is Full)
This class introduces children to creative movement and very basic ballet positions and
terminology. We begin sitting in a circle, doing a series of stretches accompanied by music
and visual imagery. Slowly we stand and work on ballet positions and moving across the floor.
Summer 2017 Tuition: $90.00 
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Mon. Primary I

Primary Ballet II/III Ages 6-8    *Students must turn 6 by June 1st, 2017*

Meets Wednesdays 4:30-5:30pm and Saturdays 11:00am-Noon
Primary II/III class opens with a series of exercises at the barre followed by stretches, ballet positions and combinations in the center. Students begin to learn how to connect barre and center work as they gain strength and musicality.
Summer 2017 Tuition: $90.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Wed. Primary III

Ballet I  Ages 8-10    *Students must turn 8 by June 1st, 2017*

Meets Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm
In Ballet I students learn more challenging exercises at the barre. Students continue stretching and center work as they progress in strength and musicality.
Summer 2017 Tuition: $90.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Canvas Ballet Slippers.

S16 Thurs. Ballet I

Ballet II Ages 10-12   *Students must turn 10 by June 1st, 2017*

Meets Thursdays 4:30-6:00pm
In Ballet II students continue to progress with challenging exercises at the barre. Class is an hour and a half so students can concentrate on more center work to strengthen technique and musicality.
Summer 2017 Tuition: $100.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Canvas Ballet Slippers.

S16 Tues. Ballet II

Modern/Jazz  Ages 8 and Up   *Students must turn 8 by June 1st, 2017*

Meets Tuesdays 4:30-6:00pm
Modern/Jazz fuses various dance styles from funk to ballet. After basic jazz and modern-style warm-up exercises, students learn to express their creative selves while concentrating on having fun and building strength, rhythm, and lyricism.
Summer 2017 Tuition: $100.00
Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: Solid color leotard, t-shirt, or tank top. Solid color dance pants or leggings. Black jazz shoes. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted.

S16 Fri. Modern/Jazz I

Tap  Ages 6 and Up    *Students must turn 6 by June 1st, 2017*

Meets Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm
Tap is an exciting form of dance in which dancers use their feet like drums to create rhythmic patterns and timely beats. In a relaxed, encouraging and energetic environment, students will learn single tap steps, then incorporate them into series of combinations. Emphasis will be on producing clean tap sounds with each step. A few of the basic tap steps include the brush, flap, shuffle, and ball change.
Summer 2017 Tuition: $90.00
Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: Solid color leotard, tank top or t-shirt. Solid color dance pants, leggings or shorts. Black tap shoes and cotton socks. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted.

S16 Tues. Beginning Tap

Registration Forms

Summer 2017 Mini Intensity and Intensity

MINI-INTENSITY 2017
Mini-Intensity is our week-long summer intensive program for students ages 8-10, entering 3rd-5th grades.

Monday July 10th-Friday July 14th  9:30am-1:30pm
Ballet, Modern/Jazz, Tap and more!

Sample of a daily schedule:
9:30-10:45- Ballet
11:00-Noon- Modern/Jazz
Noon-12:30- Lunch
12:30-1:30- Tap

The tuition for Mini-Intensity is $240.00 for the week. Extended Day will be offered Monday-Friday between 1:30-3:00pm for an additional $20.00 per day. There will be an informal showing for parents, family and friends on Friday July 14th at 1:00pm.

INTENSITY 2017
Intensity is our week-long summer intensive program for Beginner through Intermediate/Advanced students ages 11-18 entering 6th-12th grades.

Week 1: Monday July 31st-Friday August 4th  9:30am-4:00pm
Ballet, Modern, Conditioning, Improvisation, Repertory, Bhangra, and more!

Sample of a daily schedule:
9:30-11:00am- Ballet
11:15-12:30- Modern
12:30-1:15- Lunch
1:15-2:15- Conditioning
2:30-4:00- Improv/Repertory

Week 2: Monday August 7th-Friday August 11th  9:30am-4:00pm
Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Improvisation, Repertory, Belly dance and more!

Sample of a daily schedule:
9:30-11:00- Ballet
11:15-12:30- Jazz
12:30-1:15- Lunch
1:14-2:15- Tap
2:30-4:00- Improv/Repertory

The tuition for Intensity is $380.00 per week or $720.00 if you register for both weeks.

Registration Forms

Spring 2017

Spring 2017 Term: January 3 – June 4

Pre-Ballet  Ages 3-4    *Students must turn 3 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Fridays 3:30-4:15pm (Class is Full)
Pre-ballet is an introduction to dance using creative movement and very basic ballet steps and terminology. Through movement games and activities children will learn and practice spatial awareness, rhythm, balance and coordination.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $355.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are not permitted.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

Primary Ballet I  Ages 4-5    *Students must turn 4 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Mondays 3:15-4:00pm and Saturdays 9:30-10:15am (Saturday Class is Full)
This class introduces children to creative movement and very basic ballet positions and
terminology. We begin sitting in a circle, doing a series of stretches accompanied by music
and visual imagery. Slowly we stand and work on ballet positions and moving across the floor.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $355.00 
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Mon. Primary I

Primary Ballet I  Ages 4-6    *Students must turn 4 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Sundays 10:30-11:15am (Class is Full)
This class introduces children to creative movement and very basic ballet positions and
terminology. We begin sitting in a circle, doing a series of stretches accompanied by music
and visual imagery. Slowly we stand and work on ballet positions and moving across the floor.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $355.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Primary I

Primary Ballet I  Ages 5-6    *Students must turn 5 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Wednesdays 3:30-4:15pm (Class is Full) and Saturdays 9:30-10:15am (Class is Full)
This class introduces children to creative movement and very basic ballet positions and
terminology. We begin sitting in a circle, doing a series of stretches accompanied by music
and visual imagery. Slowly we stand and work on ballet positions and moving across the floor.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $355.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Kirsta Sat. Primary I

Primary Ballet II  Ages 6-7    *Students must turn 6 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Wednesdays 4:30–5:30pm  
Primary II class opens with a series of exercises at the barre followed by stretches, ballet positions and combinations in the center. Students begin to learn how to connect barre and center work as they gain strength and musicality.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $355.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Wed. Primary II

Primary Ballet II/III Ages 6-8    *Students must turn 6 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Saturdays 10:30-11:30am (Class is Full)
Primary II/III class opens with a series of exercises at the barre followed by stretches, ballet positions and combinations in the center. Students begin to learn how to connect barre and center work as they gain strength and musicality.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $355.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Wed. Primary III

Primary Ballet III  Ages 7-8    *Students must turn 7 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm
In Primary III more focus is placed on barre work, and students begin more challenging exercises at the barre. Students continue stretching and center work as they develop strength and musicality.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $355.00 

Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Mon. Primary III

Ballet Foundations Ages 9 and Up    *Students must turn 9 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm
Ballet Foundations is a class for students who have had at least 6 months-one year of ballet instruction. The Fall 2016 Term will focus on technique and mastering the most important ballet steps so students gain strength and precision for more complicated steps to be learned during the Spring 2017 Term.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $385.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Beginning Ballet/Pointe

Beginning Ballet Ages 9 and Up    *Students must turn 9 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Saturdays 10:30-11:30am
This class is for students who have always had an interest in ballet but have never taken a class before, or who have taken a class when they were younger and want to start again. In a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere students will gain proficiency in the elemental steps of ballet while gaining an appreciation for dance as an art form.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $355.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers.

S16 Sat. Beginning Ballet

Ballet I  Ages 8-9    *Students must turn 8 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Mondays 4:00-5:00pm and Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm (Wednesday Class is Full)
In Ballet I students learn more challenging exercises at the barre. Students continue stretching and center work as they progress in strength and musicality.
Monday Spring 2017 Tuition: $355.00
Wednesday Spring 2017 Tuition: $355.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Canvas Ballet Slippers.

S16 Thurs. Ballet I

Ballet I/II  Ages 9-11    *Students must turn 9 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Mondays 5:00-6:30pm and Thursdays 5:00-6:30pm
In Ballet I/II students continue to progress with challenging exercises at the barre. Class is an hour and a half so students can concentrate on more center work to strengthen technique and musicality.
Monday Spring 2017 Tuition: $385.00
Thursday Spring 2017 Tuition: $385.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Canvas Ballet Slippers.

S16 Tues. Ballet II

Ballet II/III  Ages 11-15    *Students must turn 11 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm and Saturdays 11:30am-1:00pm
Students learn proficiency at the barre and master more complicated center work. Emphasis on musicality and precision of movement continues as we concentrate on combining knowledge of ballet steps into fluid dance combinations. This class is for students who have taken at least 2 years of continuous ballet instruction.
Wednesday Spring 2017 Tuition: $385.00
Saturday Spring 2017 Tuition: $385.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Slippers. Skirts and Tutus are optional.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Canvas Ballet Slippers.

S16 Wed. Ballet II/III

Ballet III/IV/V  Ages 13 and Up    *Students must turn 13 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Tuesdays 5:00-6:30pm 
Students learn proficiency at the barre and continue with complicated center work. Emphasis on musicality and precision of movement continue as we concentrate on combining knowledge of ballet steps into fluid dance combinations. Students who are ready may be working on pointe. This class is for students who have taken 2-3 years of continuous ballet instruction.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $385.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Slippers. Wrap skirts and warm-ups are permitted.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Canvas Ballet Slippers

S16 Mon. Ballet III/IV/V

Ballet IV/V  Ages 14 and Up *Students must turn 14 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm and Saturdays 12:00-1:30pm
Students pursue proficiency at the barre and continue with complicated center work. Emphasis on musicality and precision of technique continue as we concentrate on combining knowledge of ballet steps into fluid dance combinations. Students who are ready may be working on pointe. This class is for teens who have taken at least 2-3 years of continuous ballet instruction.
Wednesday Spring 2017 Tuition: $385.00
Saturday Spring 2017 Tuition: $385.00          

Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Canvas Ballet Slippers. Wrap skirts and warm-ups are permitted.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Canvas Ballet Slippers

S16 Wed. Ballet IV/V

Beginner Modern/Jazz  Ages 9 and Up    *Students must turn 9 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Fridays 4:30-6:00pm (Class is Full)
Modern/Jazz fuses various dance styles from funk to ballet. After basic jazz and modern-style warm-up exercises, students learn to express their creative selves while concentrating on having fun and building strength, rhythm, and lyricism.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $385.00
Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: Solid color leotard, t-shirt, or tank top. Solid color dance pants or leggings. Black jazz shoes. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted.

S16 Fri. Modern/Jazz I

Modern/Jazz I  Ages 11 and Up *Students must turn 11 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm and Fridays 3:30-5:00pm
In Modern/Jazz 1 we will sharpen the focus on modern and jazz techniques, while expanding our movement vocabulary and emphasizing creative self expression. After a series of jazz and modern-style warm-up exercises, students will work on choreography and across the floor combinations. This class is for students who have taken at least 1-2 years of continuous modern or jazz dance instruction.
Tuesday Spring 2017 Tuition: $385.00
Friday Spring 2017 Tuition: $385.00
Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: Solid color leotard, t-shirt, or tank top. Solid color dance pants or leggings. Black jazz shoes. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted.

S16 Tues. Modern/Jazz I

Modern II Ages 14 and Up *Students must turn 14 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Saturdays 1:30-3:00pm
Modern II focuses on the techniques of Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham and Lester Horton. Emphasis will be placed on building strength in our floor and center exercises, and concentration is on having fun and dancing to eclectic rhythms. Improvisation will be introduced as a form of creating movement. This class is for students who have taken at least 2-3 years of continuous modern dance instruction.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $385.00
Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: Solid color leotard, t-shirt, or tank top. Solid color dance pants or leggings. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted.

S16 Sat. Ballet III/IV/V/Modern

Beginning Tap  Ages 6 and Up    *Students must turn 6 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Wednesdays 3:30-4:30pm
Tap is an exciting form of dance in which dancers use their feet like drums to create rhythmic patterns and timely beats. In a relaxed, encouraging and energetic environment, students will learn single tap steps, then incorporate them into series of combinations. Emphasis will be on producing clean tap sounds with each step. A few of the basic tap steps include the brush, flap, shuffle, and ball change.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $355.00
Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: Solid color leotard, tank top or t-shirt. Solid color dance pants, leggings or shorts. Black tap shoes and cotton socks. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted.

S16 Tues. Beginning Tap

Tap I  Ages 7 and Up    *Students must turn 7 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Wednesdays 4:30-5:30pm
Tap is an exciting form of dance in which dancers use their feet like drums to create rhythmic patterns and timely beats. In a relaxed, encouraging and energetic environment, students will learn single tap steps, then incorporate them into series of combinations. Emphasis will be on developing skills, focusing on clarity of sounds and introducing dynamics and musicality. This class is for students who have had at least one year of tap dance instruction.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $355.00
Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: Solid color leotard, tank top or t-shirt. Solid color dance pants, leggings or shorts. Black tap shoes and cotton socks. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted.

S16 Thurs. Tap I

Hip Hop  Ages 7 and Up    *Students must turn 7 by September 1st, 2016*

Meets Thursdays 4:30-5:30pm (Class is Full)
Hip-hop dance is a dynamic, high energy dance style performed to the beats and rhythm of hip-hop music. It can include a wide variety of styles like breaking, popping, and locking. It also emphasizes freestyling and improvisational movement. Class will begin with a warm-up and will move onto basic footwork steps and sequences, ending with fun and challenging dance combinations.
Spring 2017 Tuition: $355.00
Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: loose, comfortable clothing. Jeans and baggy clothes are not permitted. Sneakers that have not been worn outside are required.

Discounts:

If your child registers for multiple classes, please subtract the following amounts from the total price of tuition. This discount also applies to families with more than one sibling registered.

Spring 2017 Term                                                                                    
2 classes-subtract $20.00                                       
3 classes-subtract $50.00                                                 
4 classes-subtract $80.00                              
5 classes-subtract $110.00                                   

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