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Adult Classes

Ballet

Ballet

Ballet is a classical dance form that originated in the 1500s. Whether learning the fundamentals or refining technique and artistry, all classes emphasize proper and healthy alignment, technical proficiency, sequencing, and musicality. Classes begin at the barre, progress to the center, and culminate in travelling exercises across the floor.
Accompanied by live music.

Suggested Attire:

  • Comfortable clothing in which you can easily move. Leotard / tights / ballet skirt optional
  • Ballet slippers or thin socks

Intro to Ballet II

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This series of classes is designed for students who have taken Intro to Ballet I or are beginners who have some experience with Ballet but want to continue learning. The classes will develop skills at the barre and center, as well as traveling exercises across the floor. You will gain a better understanding of terminology, alignment, balance, artistry, sequencing, and space. This class is a perfect place to continue your education in the fundamentals of ballet in a non-competitive, fun environment with live musical accompaniment.

Price: See Class Rates, Policies, and Dance Center Information

Suggested Attire:

  • Comfortable clothing in which you can easily move
  • Ballet slippers or bare feet

 

Intro to Ballet II

February 26 - April 1, 2024 | Mondays 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Beginner/Intermediate Ballet

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A mixed level class, Beg/Int Ballet allows for beginning dancers to challenge themselves and for advanced dancers to take a simpler class to strengthen fundamental technical principles.

Beginner/Intermediate Ballet

Intermediate Ballet

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Intermediate Ballet

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet

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Perfect for both classical and contemporary dancers, this class teaches students to fuse traditional ballet vocabulary with modern dance techniques. The class begins with a robust ballet barre that emphasizes warming up the spine and takes a less vertical approach than a traditional barre. Particular attention will be paid to musicality and phrasing.

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet

Ideal for both the contemporary and classical dancers at the  advanced and professional level, Advanced Ballet follows the structure of a traditional ballet class, placing emphasis on rhythm and musicality.  Students are provided with a challenging and engaging technique class within a fun, energetic, and supportive dance community.

Advanced Ballet

18th Century Dance, Baroque Dance

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Take a trip back in time with the 18th century baroque class. This class focuses on the classical baroque suites of the late 17th and 18th centuries. Learn the poise, elegance, and grace associated with this time period while accompanied by classical music. A fun class for all levels, including actors looking to develop their knowledge and expand their movement vocabulary for a set time period.