Students will be placed into this class upon successful completion of a placement lesson.
The program is designed for students who want to learn ballet seriously and/or move towards being a professional dancer. The program includes: Classical ballet technique, body conditioning & stretching, variation, Jazz, Contemporary. 4.5 hours per week classes (with an option for 5-6 hrs.)
Elementary program covers the basic elements of correct postural alignment, weight transfer, small, medium and large poses, basics of ballet exercise, concluding with the basic steps of allegro and pre-pointe. Students will be ready for pointe upon completion of this program.
This is a very important level as it establishes vital foundations upon which future classical ballet training will be built.
Students are required to take a minimum of 4.5 hours weekly classes including Ballet technique and Ballet body conditioning and variation classes. Students can optionally take Contemporary and/or jazz classes.
Students entering this level must have prior experience in Ballet training and will be placed into this class upon successful placement lesson.
Tuesday 4:30-5:30 pm Ballet
Wednesday 6:00-7:00 Intensive Stretching Irina Farfalla
Wednesday 7:00-8:00 pm Variation
Thursday 4:00-4:30 Barre a Terre
Thursday 4:30-5:30 Ballet
Turquoise tulle skirt. Can be purchased from BISD
Turquoise Strap leotard. Can be purchased from BISD
Pink canvas ballet slippers
White short–sleeved leotard
Black bike shorts or High Waist Dance Legging
White ankle socks – students may wear any plain thin white socks
White ballet slippers
1 quarter: 9 weeks session
Full Program (4.5 hours per week) – $500 per 9 weeks quarter ( $55.5 per week, includes the discount for registered students).
Single class / Placement class – $ 20