Class Descriptions

Ballet

Elementary Dance Division (No audition necessary)

For young dancers ages 3 – 8 with little or no dance experience. No audition is necessary for this division.

  • Pre-Ballet
  • Ballet I

Middle Dance Division (Audition by appointment)

For students ages 8 -13 and older, dancers are placed into appropriate levels at the discretion of the Artistic Directors.

  • Ballet II
  • Ballet III

Upper Dance Division (Audition by appointment)

For experienced students ages 14 – 18 and older, dancers are placed into appropriate levels at the discretion of the Artistic Directors.

  • Ballet IV
  • Ballet V

Open Ballet Classes for Teens and Adults

For anyone interested in taking beginner or intermediate/advanced ballet technique classes.

Boys Classes for boys ages 7 and up

Contemporary Hop

This class is for students (ages 10 and older) who have been studying another dance discipline for at least one year. The class concentrates on body awareness, exploring different levels, traveling movements and positions and increasing the body’s strength and flexibility. The concept of fall and recovery, jumps, turns, improvisation and exploration of different musical rhythms and their dynamics are introduced. Students are required to take Ballet technique classes in order to participate in this class.