The fundamentals and value the wealth of knowledge in the Classical world is essential to our student's succeed. Our ballet program is designed to provide students all the techniques needed to be a grounded ballet dancer competitive to any other ballet studio in the world..
Our ballet program is fundamentally grounded in Cechetti and Balanchine Ballet, and developed by Cassandra Daurden to create the best program to give our dancers all the techniques they require to continue on with dance for the rest of our student's lives. Students will learn classical ballet techniques that is used in Classical Ballet as well as in Jazz, Musical Theatre Dance and Contemporary dance.
Students are required to take 2 classes a week in our classical dance program. They can be a combination of ballet, jazz and contemporary. Beginning ballet students may also take an exploratory class to fulfill this requirement. Transfer student may either start at level 1 class and wait for placement or pay for a placement audition to immediately be placed in an advance class.
Ballet class provides the necessary groundwork for dancers to become versatile and strong technicians. This class will focus on teaching primary knowledge and understanding of classical ballet technique. Using a systematic approach to familiarize the dancers with principal terms, positions and behavior in ballet. Students must wear appropriate attire, including leotard, tights, ballet skirts or tutu's, and ballet shoes.
Twice a year students will participate in our masterclass series. Students will have the opportunity to watch other students as well as perform for one another and learn. Our masters will provide feedback to our students at these events.
All ballet students will have the opportunity to invite their friends and family members twice each year to watch their performance on a large professional stage.