Advanced level. Pre-professional if full Program. Age 12-15+
Students will be placed into this level upon successful completion of a placement lesson.
The program is designed for students who want to learn ballet seriously, to move towards being a professional dancer. This program meets professional ballet artist’s preparation requirements. The program includes; Classical ballet technique, Body conditioning and stretching, Pointe technique, Contemporary, Character dance and variation classes consisting of 12 hours per week. (Minimum of 8 hours per week).
Advanced level (Grade IV-V by A. Vaganova, Advanced by RAD) Continued development of stability. En tournant movements in the center. Demi and Grande fuettes. Tours in Grand poses, turns in the center and diagonals. development of the plasticity and flexibility in transitions from one pose to another, advanced adagio form with changing tempos, development of elevation in grand jumps.
Students entering this level must have prior experience in Ballet training and ballet skills needed to keep up with the program
Black leotard. Can be purchased from BISD.
Pink canvas ballet slippers
White short–sleeved leotard, T-shirt
High Waist Dance Legging
White ankle socks – students may wear any plain thin white socks
White ballet slippers
Full Program 12 hours per week $800 per 8-weeks
Flexible schedule available by hours, from 1 hour per week and more. Please inquire with BISD administration.
Single or Placement class – $25