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BALLET

CLASSES FOR STUDENTS AGES 3-18

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THE PRE-PROFESSIONAL DIVISION

Preparing students for a professional future in ballet

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Acceptance to this program is by audition.

 

Students must be at least age 9 with 2 years of experience and show a readiness with an open mind for the division's intense training.  The program accepts students possessing physical attributes that are generally considered requisite for professional accomplishments in classical ballet.  The students are accepted on a trial basis throughout the year and are evaluated by technical development, talent, and artistic merit.  Students have the opportunity but  are not required to compete as soloists in prestigious ballet competitions in the world.  Students training in the Professional Ballet Division automatically become members of the Performance Program.

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STUDENT
DRESS CODE

All students are required to follow the dress code that pertains to their department and classes.

 

This dress code gives our students a disciplined and professional appearance, and it ensures that students are dressed functionally and ready for class.

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GENERAL SCHOOL BALLET

Pre-Ballet & Ballet & Tap

Girls: Pink tights, pink leotard, pink skirt, and pink ballet shoes / white tap shoes

Boys: Black tights, white t-shirt, and black ballet shoes / black tap shoes

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GENERAL SCHOOL BALLET

Ballet 1-4, Pre-Teens, & Teens

Girls: Burgundy color leotard, pink full-footed tights or convertible tights, and pink canvas split-sole ballet shoes

Boys: Black tights, white t-shirt, black ballet shoes, and black tap shoes

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PERFORMANCE PROGRAM BALLET

Junior 1-4 & Technique 1-2 

Juniors Levels 1-4 - Light Blue or Baby Blue leotard

Technique 1 Level - Dark Blue, Navy Blue, or Royal Blue colored leotard 

Technique 2 Level - Black colored leotard

Boys: White t-shirt, black tights, white socks, white ballet shoes, dance belt.

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PRE-PROFESSIONAL DIVISION

Junior & Senior Pre Pro

Junior Pre-Pro - Dark Grey Leotard

Senior Pre-Pro -  Black leotard

Boys: White t-shirt, black tights, white socks, white ballet shoes, dance belt.

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HAIR AND ACCESSORIES

All Levels

Hair should be pulled away from the face and worn in a bun if long enough. Leg warmers and t-shirts are not permitted during technique classes but may be worn during rehearsals or in between classes. Students are not allowed to wear jewelry in any class, for any photo shoot, or for any performance.  

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LEOTARD OPTIONS

All Levels

Leotards may be purchased from another source for as long as it follows the basic camisole leotard style with pinched or scooped front, mid-back scoop, and ballet cut legs.  No halters, criss-cross, mesh fabric on the design of the leotard.  Leotard should be of solid color with no colored trims.  

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