September 3, 2014

Ballet Classes

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Ballet Classes

Dress Code: – Ballet
Girls
: age 3-12 pink tights
age 13-18 pink or black tights
all ages: must wear a leotard of any color and pink ballet shoes, pointe shoe study by invitation
Hair must be up in a bun for ballet and out of the dancers’ faces for tap, modern & jazz.

Boys: age 3-18: tight fiitting white t-shirt, black tights or black dance pants, black ballet shoes

Class Descriptions:

Tiny Tutus Pre Ballet (3-4)
Coordination, musicality and strength are learned and practiced through creative imagery, storytelling, games, basic ballet steps and positions. This is a great class for young dancers who love to move, dance and express themselves.

Tiny Tutus Pre Ballet (4-5)
Dancers will begin to learn the basic prin­ciples and technique of ballet. They will learn positions and steps and execute basic ballet choreography to classical music. This will build the student’s ear for musicality and rhythm teaching strength and coordination. Dancers are encour­aged to express themselves and explore the joy of dance through foundation-building ballet technique.

Ballet I (5-6 and 7-8)
Young dancers practice their strength and coordination through basic ballet movement. They will start at the barre and move into the center learning a brief ballet combination in each class. They will begin to learn turns and jumps as well as basic ballet steps and choreography.

Ballet II (7-9)
For students who are continuing their studies in ballet. Ballet technique and musicality are stressed in this class as the student learns how to express him or herself through dance. Grace, coordina­tion, strength and musicality are the focus as they practice barre and ballet choreography.

Ballet III (Ages 10-12)

For students who are continuing their ballet studies. Technique, strength, dynamics, and musicality are the focus of this class.

Dancers will strengthen their skills with more complex barre and center exercises, and will learn to add self-expression and personal dynamics to their choreography.

Ballet I (9-11)
For students who are practicing basic level technique in ballet. Technique and musicality are stressed in this class as the student learns how to express him or herself through dance. Grace, coordina­tion, strength and musicality are the focus as they practice barre and ballet choreography.

Ballet I (12 and up)
For students who are beginner/advanced beginner in ballet. Dancers build upon their ballet vocabulary as they build strength and skill. At this age and in this level, if students have previous ballet technique and experience, they may be moved up to a more advanced class. The dancers will continue to learn more ad­vanced choreography and technique as they build upon their ballet foundation.

Intermediate Ballet (12 and up)
For students who are continuing their ballet studies. Technique, strength, dynamics, self-expression and musical ity are the focus of this class as dancers will learn combinations and perfect their technique. Choreography and self-ex­pression are stressed along with building strength and technique.

Adult Ballet
Dancers of all ages and levels are invited to take this class. Ballet barre, turns, jumps and combinations will be taught throughout the class. With an emphasis on self-expression and musicality, this class will hone your skills while allowing you to express yourself through dance.

 

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