Ballet Foundations: This class is designed to introduce the most fundamental exercises and vocabulary of classical ballet training. Students will become familiar with the structure of the training class and build a strong foundation for more advanced work. Included in the lessons are exercises to develop strength, flexibility, coordination, and musicality. This class is suitable to students new to classical ballet training, or those who are coming back to ballet after taking a break from study.
Ballet Level 2
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Ballet Level 2: Students in this class should have a sufficient background and experience in ballet training to benefit from more complex work and the introduction of more strenuous exercises. Placement in this class is by teacher recommendation.
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Adult Ballet: This class includes both basic information and more advanced work, based on the backgrounds of the students in each lesson. Introduction of new work will be combined with a focus on refining and mastering material already studied. All levels are welcome.
Modern Foundations (Level 1)
This class is designed to introduce the most fundamental exercises and vocabulary of modern dance. Students will become familiar with floor work, swings, release, gravity, spirals. Included in the lessons are exercises to develop strength, flexibility, coordination, and musicality. This class is suitable to students new to dance training or those who wish to learn the fundamentals of modern.
Adult Modern/Guest Artist Series
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This class exposes trained dancers to a variety of teachers and styles in modern and contemporary. This class is suitable to students ages 14+ with at least four years of technical training. Class series are often three weeks in a row so as to provide ample time to learn the Guest Artist's style. Classes can be bought by single, series or semester.
Modern Mixed Level 2
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Modern Level 2 builds upon the foundations learned in Level 1. Sequences for Center and across the floor work are more complex and strenuous. This class is suitable to students with training or those who wish to focus on refining their technique.
Students in this class will learn repertory from the highly acclaimed choreography of Sonia Plumb and Sonia Plumb Dance Company. This class prepares students to learn the unique vocabulary of Sonia Plumb Dance.
Boys Only Foundations
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This class includes the basic information for both ballet and modern technique in a rigorous, energy filled environment in preparation for men’s class in advanced training.
Students in this class will creative their own work with guided tasks using the fundamentals of choreography and improvisation. They will work towards presenting their own work in the final performance at semester end.