class descriptions



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re-Pointe III, Grade 3 (60 minutes)
Additional ballet class where students begin to strengthen their bodies in preparation for pointe shoes.
**Student must enroll in Ballet III

Pre-Pointe IV, Grade 4 (60 minutes)
Additional ballet class where students continue to strengthen their bodies in preparation for pointe shoes.
**Student must enroll in Ballet IV and Variations Beginning

Pre-Pointe V, Grade 5 (60 minutes)
Additional ballet class where students continue to strengthen their bodies in preparation for pointe shoes.
**Student must enroll in Ballet V and Variations Beginning

Pointe Jr. II-A, Grade 6 (60 minutes)
Students first experience in pointe shoes.  Dancers are evaluated at the beginning of the term as to whether they are ready to begin pointe work.
**Student must enroll in Ballet Jr. II and Variations Jr. II

Pointe Jr. II-B, Grade 7 (60 minutes)
Continued training in pointe work.
**Student must enroll in Ballet Jr. II and Variations Jr. II

Pointe Jr. Company, Grade 7-9 (60 minutes)
Additional ballet class executed on pointe.  Students are expected to have a high level of technique on pointe shoes.

Pointe Intensive II, Grade 7-9 (60 minutes)
An opportunity for the serious ballet student to develop stronger pointe technique. 
**Placement is by invitation/audition only

Pointe Sr. Company, Grade 10-12 (60 minutes)
Additional ballet class executed on pointe.Students are expected to have an extremely high level of technique on pointe shoes.

Variations Jr. II, Grades 6 & 7 (60 minutes)

Additional ballet class where students work on pointe to further develop skills and stength.
**Student must enroll in Ballet Jr. II and Pointe Jr. II-A or Pointe Jr. II-B
    
Variations Jr. Company, Grade 7-9 (60 minutes)
Spirited and challenging class where students begin to learn variations from classical ballets.  Contemporary movement is also incorporated.
**Student must enroll in Ballet Jr. Company, Ballet Tech. Jr. Company, and Pointe Jr. Company

Variations Sr. Company, Grade 10-12 (60 minutes)

Rigorous class where student learn and execute full variations from classical ballets.  Dancers dissect movement step by step, and are also exposed to more contemporary styles of ballet.
**Student must enroll in Ballet Sr. Company, Ballet Tech. Sr. Company, and Pointe Sr. Company

Partnering Jr. Company, Grade 7-9 (60 minutes)
A unique class designed to teach students how to engage and dance with a partner.  Students learn basic principles of classical partnered ballet.
**Student must enroll in Ballet Jr. Company, Ballet Tech. Jr. Company, Pointe Jr. Company, and Variations Jr. Company

Partnering Sr. Company, Grade 10-12 (60 minutes)
Students apply previous knowledge of partnered dance to develop skills further.  More mature and challenging movement is presented while dancers continue to work on technique.
**Student must enroll in Ballet Sr. Company, Ballet Tech. Sr. Company, Pointe Sr. Company, and Variations Sr. Company

2019-2020 class schedule can be downloaded here
(revised 9/3/19)

2019-2020 registration form can be downloaded here

7th Annual Production of Alice rehearsal schedule & cast list is posted here

Summer Camps 2020 registration forms are posted here 

Nutcracker 2019 photos by Kerry Long Photography are available for purchase here.
A huge thank you Kerry for your beautiful photos!

Recital 2019 video albums are available at the links below!

2019-2020 dress code is posted here

full length movie of our 37th annual production of the nutcracker can be viewed here