Class Descriptions

Summer Term 2014

June 21 – August 2

Our Summer Term is a six week program offering classes in Primary I and Primary II/III ballet for students ages 4-8.

Primary Ballet I Ages 4–6 Students must turn 4 by 06/21/14

Meets Wednesdays 3:30-4:15pm and Saturdays 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.
Tuition: $84.00 for Wednesdays
Tuition: $84.00 for Saturdays

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.

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Primary Ballet II/III Ages 6-8

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 and ballet positions and combinations in the center. Students begin to learn how to connect barre and center work as they gain strength and musicality.
Tuition: $84.00 for Wednesdays
Tuition: $84.00 for Saturdays

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.

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Spring Term 2014

January 6 – June 8

Our Spring Term is a twenty week program offering classes in ballet, modern, jazz and modern/jazz for students ages 3 and up.

Pre-Ballet Ages 3-4  Students must turn 3 by 01/10/14

Meets Fridays 3:15-4:00pm
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.
Tuition: $330.00
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.

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Primary Ballet I Ages 4–6 Students must turn 4 by 01/06/14

Meets Mondays 3:15-4:00pm, Wednesdays 3:30-4:15pm (Wednesday class is full) and Saturdays 9:30-10:15am  **NEW CLASS ADDED** Saturday afternoons 2:30-3:15pm (Both Saturday classes are 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.
Tuition: $330.00
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.

Over The Rainbow

Primary Ballet II Ages 6-7

Primary II meets Wednesdays 4:30–5:30pm
Primary II/III meets Saturdays 10:30-11:30am (Class is full)

Primary II class opens with a series of exercises at the barre followed by stretches and ballet positions and combinations in the center. Students begin to learn how to connect barre and center work as they gain strength and musicality.
Tuition: $330.00
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.

Lion King

Primary Ballet III Ages 7-8

Primary III meets Wednesdays 5:30–6:30pm
Primary III/Ballet I meets Saturdays 10:00–11:00am
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.
Tuition: $330.00
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.

Edelweiss

Beginning Ballet Ages 9 and Up

Meets Thursdays 4:00-5:00pm
This class is for kids 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 kids will gain proficiency in the elemental steps of ballet while gaining an appreciation for dance as an art form.
Tuition: $330.00
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.

Maeve

Ballet I Ages 8-10

Ballet I meets Mondays 4:00-5:00pm
Primary III/Ballet I meets Saturdays 10:00–11:00am
In Ballet I students learn more challenging exercises at the barre. Students continue stretching and center work as they progress in strength and musicality.
Tuition: $330.00
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.

Chitty Chitty

Ballet II/III Ages 11 and Up

Ballet II meets Saturdays 11:00am-12:30pm
Ballet II/III meets Wednesdays 4:30-6:00pm
Students learn proficiency at the barre and master more 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.
Tuition: $380.00
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.

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Ballet III/IV/V Ages 12 and up

Meets Saturdays 11:30am–1:00pm
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.
Tuition: $380.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Wrap skirts and warm-ups are permitted.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers

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Ballet IV/V Ages 13 and up

Meets Mondays 5:00–6:30pm and Fridays 5:00-6:30pm
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.
Tuition: $380.00 for Mondays
Tuition: $380.00 for Fridays
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Wrap skirts and warm-ups are permitted.
Boys’ Dress: White T-Shirt, Black Tights or Leggings, Black Ballet Slippers

Carmen

Pointe by Approval of Instructor ONLY

Meets Thursdays 4:00–5:00pm 
Students continue to develop their artistry and strength and learn correct posture and placement while dancing en pointe.
Tuition: $330.00
Girls’ Dress: Solid-Color Leotard, Pink Tights, Pink Ballet Slippers. Wrap skirts and
warm-ups are permitted.

Wini, Alia, Carmen

Beginner Modern/Jazz Dance Ages 8-10 and 10 and Up

Class for ages 8-10 meets Fridays 4:00-5:00pm
Class for ages 10 and up meets Tuesdays 3:30–4:30pm
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.
Tuition: $330.00
Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: loose, comfortable clothing. Jeans and baggy clothes are not
permitted. Jazz Shoes are optional.

Pauline

Modern/Jazz 1 Ages 11 and Up **NEW CLASS**

Meets Tuesdays 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 .
Tuition: $380.00
Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: loose, comfortable clothing. Jeans and baggy clothes are not
permitted. Jazz Shoes are optional.

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Modern 2 Ages 13 and Up

Meets Thursdays 5:00–6:30pm
Modern class 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 three years of continuous modern dance instruction.
Tuition: $380.00
Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: loose, comfortable clothing. Jeans and baggy clothes are not
permitted. No need for dance shoes, and socks are optional as students dance in barefeet.

Once

Jazz 2 Ages 13 and Up

Meets Tuesdays 4:30–6:00pm
Jazz fuses various dance styles from funk to ballet. After basic jazz and ballet-style  warm-up exercises students learn to express their creative selves with lyricism and  sass! This class is for students who have taken at least 2-3 years of continuous jazz dance instruction.
Tuition: $380.00
Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: loose, comfortable clothing. Jeans and baggy clothes are not
permitted. Black Jazz shoes are required.

Chicago Jazz

For the Spring Term we are offering class discounts. If your child registers for multiple classes, please subtract the following amounts from the total price of tuition. 2 classes- subtract $25.00, 3 classes-subtract $50.00, 4 classes-subtract $80.00, 5 classes-subtract $110.00, 6 or more-subtract $140.00. This discount also applies to families with more than one sibling registered.

* Tuition is non-refundable. There is a $20.00 fee for all returned checks.*

Remember! No jewelry, gum or food is permitted in the dance studio!

Registration Forms

617. 721. 6643
info@theschoolofclassicalballet.com