Class Descriptions

Fall Term 2014

September 8 – December 20

Our Fall Term is a fifteen week program offering classes in ballet, modern, jazz, tap and Zumba for students ages 3-18.

Pre-Ballet  Ages 3-4  Students must turn 3 by 09/08/14

Meets Fridays 3:30-4:15pm **NEW TIME**
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: $215.00
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 09/08/14

Meets Mondays 3:15-4:00pm, Wednesdays 3:30-4:15pm, Saturday mornings 9:30-10:15am (Class is Full) and Saturday afternoons 2:30-3:15pm 
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: $215.00
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 II Ages 6-7

Primary II meets Wednesdays 4:30–5:30pm and Saturdays 10:30-11:30am (Saturday class is Full)
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.
Tuition: $215.00 for Wednesdays
Tuition: $215.00 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 III Ages 7-8

Primary III meets Wednesdays 5:30–6:30pm and Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm **NEW CLASS**
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: $215.00 for Wednesdays
Tuition: $215.00 for Thursdays

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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Beginning Ballet Ages 9 and Up

Meets Thursdays 4:00-5:00pm and Saturdays 10:00-11:00am **NEW CLASS**
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 kids will gain proficiency in the elemental steps of ballet while gaining an appreciation for dance as an art form.
Tuition: $215.00 for Thursdays
Tuition: $215.00 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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Ballet I Ages 8-10

Meets Mondays 4:00-5:00pm
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: $215.00
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 I/II Ages 9-11

Meets Tuesdays 4:30-6:00pm **NEW CLASS**
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. This class is for students in 4th-6th grade who have taken ballet continuously for the past 2 years.
Tuition: $245.00
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 II/III Ages 11 and Up

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 continues 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 years of continuous ballet instruction.
Tuition: $245.00
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 13 and up

Meets Mondays 5:00-6:30pm and 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. This class is for students who have taken 2-3 years of continuous ballet instruction.
Tuition: $245.00 for Mondays
Tuition: $245.00 for Saturdays

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 14 and up

Meets Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm *NEW CLASS*
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: $245.00 
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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Modern/Jazz Dance Ages 8-11 and 10 and Up

Beginner Modern/Jazz for ages 10 and up meets Tuesdays 3:30–4:30pm
Advanced Beginner Modern/Jazz  for ages 8-11 meets Fridays 4:30-6:00pm **CLASS EXTENDED by 1/2 HOUR**

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: $215.00 for Tuesdays
Tuition: $245.00 for Fridays

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

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Jazz I/II Ages 12 and Up

Meets Tuesdays 3:30–5:00pm  **NEW TIME**
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 with lyricism and  sass! This class is for students who have taken at least 2-3 years of continuous jazz dance instruction.
Tuition: $245.00
Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: loose, comfortable clothing. Jeans and baggy clothes are not
permitted. Black jazz shoes are required.

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Modern I/II Ages 12 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 2-3 years of continuous modern dance instruction.
Tuition: $245.00
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.

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Tap Ages 9 and up

Meets Thursdays 4:00-5:00pm  **NEW CLASS**
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.
Tuition: $215.00
Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: loose, comfortable clothing. Jeans and baggy clothes are not
permitted. Black tap shoes are required.

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Zumba Ages 9 and up  

Meets Saturdays 11:00am-Noon  **NEW CLASS**
Zumba fuses fitness, entertainment and culture into an exhilarating dance-fitness sensation! Upbeat Latin and world rhythms are blended with easy-to-follow choreography, for a fun and energetic cardio workout. This class is for beginner through advanced dancers ages 9 and up.
Tuition: $215.00

Girls’ and Boys’ Dress: loose, comfortable clothing and socks. Jeans and baggy clothes are not
permitted. Clean, unworn sneakers are required.

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For the Fall 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 $20.00, 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

 

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 (full) and Saturdays 10:00-10:45am (full) and 11:00-11:45am **NEW CLASS**
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 and Saturdays at 10:00am
Tuition: $70.00 for Saturdays at 11:00am

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 
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
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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Registration Forms

 

617. 721. 6643
info@theschoolofclassicalballet.com