If you wish to participate in the pre-professional division but have a conflict with the set schedule for your level, please contact the director to find a suitable replacement class.
Pre-Professional Level 1
Summer (per 3 week session) Girls $128 + tax, Boys $64.00 + tax
This level is open to beginning dancers age 6 and older. Dancers at this level will begin to learn basic ballet and jazz movements and positions. They also expand their musicality with Tap.
Pre-Professional Level 2
Summer (per 3 week session) Girls $138 + tax, Boys $69 + tax
This level is designed for dancers who have had a couple of years of serious training. At this level we will build upon the fundamentals taught in level 1. Dancers will also begin studying modern dance at this level.
Pre-Professional Level 3
Summer (per 3 week session) Ladies $213 + tax, Gentlemen $106.50 + tax
This is an intermediate level. Dancers at this level should demonstrate strength, flexibility, musicality and adaptability. Combinations will become longer and more complicated and dancers will be expected to have greater stamina. At this level ladies will begin pointe work and gentlemen will take a men’s class.
Pre-Professional Level 4
Summer (per 3 week session) Ladies $322 + tax, Gentlemen $161/month + tax
This level is designed for dancers who have been studying dance for several years. We introduce Pilates at this level to help the dancers build the core strength necessary to sustain balances and successful pirouettes. Ladies in this level will take pointe twice a week. Gentlemen will continue to take men’s class.
9.5 hrs/ week
Pre-Professional Level 5
Summer (per 3 week session) Ladies $322 + tax, Gentlemen $166 + tax
This level is designed for the most advanced dancers. Some dancers may never reach this level. Dancers in this level are preparing for a professional career in the dance field. Dancers’ individual goals are discussed with the director and are taken into consideration. She will help to recommend the necessary summer study, college dance programs, performance opportunities, etc. Variations class is added at this level so that the dancers get the chance to learn and study classical variations.