Pre-Professional After-School Training Programs

Level 1 Program
  • Ballet Grades 1 & 2
  • Ages 6-8 Years

Grade 1 Ballet: 2 Days training program / minimum 4.25hrs

Grade 2 Ballet: 3 Days training program / minimum 4.75hrs

Required:

  • Ballet Syllabus x2
  • ISTD Modern or Acrobatics
  • Dance Conditioning (30 min) + Foot Conditioning & Flexibility (30 min – Grade 2 only)
  • Choreography Class (45min) *
  • *Choreography classes can be substituted with additional technical hours. Group Choreography is not required.

+ Optional additional electives:

  • Tap Technique – develops musicality and fine motor co-ordination
  • Acrobatics – develops agility, strength & balance
  • Modern – develops co-ordination & freedom of movement

 

Level 2 Program
  • Ballet Grades 2 & 3
  • Ages 7-10 Years

Grade 2 & 3 Ballet: 3 or 4 days training / 7hrs

Required:

  • ISTD Ballet Syllabus Classes x2
  • Unset Ballet Technique
  • ISTD Modern Syllabus Dance Conditioning (30 min) + Foot Conditioning & Flexibility (30min)
  • Ballet Choreography*
  • Contemporary/Modern Technique & Choreography*
  • *Choreography classes can be substituted with additional technical hours. Group Choreography is not required.

+ Optional additional electives:

  • Tap Technique – develops musicality and fine motor co-ordination
  • Acrobatics – develops agility, strength & balance
  • Competitive extras: Competitive Tap (Must be Tap 2);
  • Competitive Acrobatics (Must be Burgundy+)

 

Level 3 Program*
  • Ballet Grade 4 through Intermediate Foundation
  • Ages 9-12 Years
  • * Pre-Protégé Potential Grade 3 Ballet students can be invited to take this program

Grade 4: 4 days training / 9.25hrs minimum

Required:

  • ISTD Ballet Syllabus Classes x2
  • Ballet Unset Technique Classes x1
  • Ballet Open Technique Classes x1 (1hr15)
  • Classical Repertoire/Variations Class (30min)
  • ISTD Modern Syllabus
  • Foot & Pointe Conditioning (30min)
  • Progressive Ball/ Pilates Matwork & Stretch
  • Ballet Choreography *
  • Contemporary Technique & Choreography *
  • *Choreography classes can be substituted with additional technical hours. Group Choreography is not required.

+ Optional additional electives:

  • Technique Classes:  Additional Ballet Technique / Tap Technique / Acrobatic Technique/ Hip Hop
  • Competitive Classes: Acrobatic Choreography/ Lyrical Technique & Choreography/ Jazz Technique & Choreography

Intermediate Foundation Ballet:  4 days training / 10.5hrs minimum

Required:

  • ISTD Ballet Syllabus Classes x2
  • Ballet Unset Technique Classes x1
  • Ballet Open Technique Classes x1 (1hr15)
  • Classical Repertoire/Variations Class (30min)
  • ISTD Modern Syllabus
  • Pointe Fundamentals
  • Foot & Pointe Conditioning (30min)Progressive Ball/ Pilates Matwork & Stretch
  • Ballet Choreography*
  • Contemporary Technique & Choreography*
  • *Choreography classes can be substituted with additional technical hours. Group Choreography is not required.

+ Optional additional electives:

  • Technique Classes:  Additional Ballet Technique / Tap Technique / Acrobatic Technique/ Hip Hop
  • Competitive Classes: Acrobatic Choreography/ Lyrical Technique & Choreography/ Jazz Technique & Choreography

 

Level 4 Program
  • Intermediate Ballet +
  • Ages 13+ Years
  • Advanced training only available in Half-Day Accelerated Program

Intermediate Ballet:  5 days training / 15hrs minimum

Required:

  • ISTD Ballet Syllabus Classes x2
  • RAD Ballet Syllabus Class x1
  • Ballet Open Technique Classes x1
  • ISTD Modern Syllabus
  • Contemporary Technique Masterclasses
  • Pointe Technique
  • Pointe & Variations
  • Fundamental Pointe & Foot Strength
  • Contemporary Pointe
  • Progressive Ball/ Pilates Matwork & Stretch
  • Ballet Choreography*
  • Contemporary Technique & Choreography*
  • *Choreography classes can be substituted with additional technical hours. Group Choreography is not required.

+ Optional additional electives:

  • Technique Classes:  Additional Ballet Technique / Tap Technique / Acrobatic Technique/ Hip Hop
  • Competitive Classes: Acrobatic Choreography/ Lyrical Technique & Choreography/ Jazz Technique & Choreography