BALLET CLASSES

Ballet is a widespread, highly technical form of dance with its own vocabulary based on French terminology. Pointe technique is the part of classical ballet technique in which a ballet dancer supports all their body weight on the tips of fully extended feet within specially designed pointe shoes.

Creative Movement – Ages 4-6 Years

Fridays 3/13 – 6/5. 3:45PM – 4:30PM

This class provides dancers with an environment that encourages individual creative expression. Dancers will explore movement and learn the basic fundamentals of dance vocabulary through guided improvisation and movement games set to popular music. Creative Movement class will help further develop your young artist’s coordination, listening, and social skills in a fun and safe environment. Dancers must wear a leotard, tights, ballet flats, and hair pulled away from the face in either a ponytail or bun. Ballet skirts or shorts are optional.

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Ballet Technique with Baile Sorpresa

Wednesdays, 3/11 – 6/3.  7:00PM – 8:00PM. Ages 7-12

In this class, students will be introduced to ballet technique in addition to dance routines from various other genres. Students will also learn how to put together their own dance routines. Dance styles covered in this class include Jazz, Hip-Hop, Ballet, Folklorico, Flamenco, Latin dance, and more. Materials: Ballet dance attire with pink ballet slippers for girls; black shorts & white t-shirt for boys with white/black socks & black ballet slippers. Tap/folklorico shoes & folklorico practice skirt are optional.

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Beg/Int Ballet – Ages 7-16 Years

Fridays 3/13 – 6/5. 4:00PM – 5:30PM

This class is open to beginning and intermediate ballet students who have a a basic understanding of the classical ballet vocabulary. The class is a fast paced, traditional ballet class that starts at the barre and moves to the center. There will be a focus on strong technique and mastering beaten jumps and multiple turns. Students must wear pink tights, a leotard, hair in a bun or twist, and flat ballet shoes.

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