American Ballet Academy offers classes to students starting at age 3. The Young Dancer series teaches students coordination, musicality, classroom etiquette, and poise and posture in a fun, structured environment. Introductory ballet steps are taught in an age-appropriate manner, preparing students for Curriculum Ballet Program. The successive program, including Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet I, and Pre-Ballet II, is a wonderful way to introduce your child to dance and ballet!
Age 3-5. An introduction to dance and movement. The class emphasizes creativity, basic dance positions and steps, rhythm, coordination, and discipline in a fun environment. Class meets once per week for 30 minutes. 2017-18 school year times include Monday 5:15pm, Tuesday 10am, Thursday 3pm, and Sat 11:00 am. Monthly tuition is $44.
Age 4-6. An introduction to dance and movement. The class emphasizes creativity while further building on basic dance positions and steps, rhythm, coordination, and discipline in a fun, supportive environment. Class encourages development of participation, autonomy, and confidence which are needed for future classes. Class meets once per week for 45 minutes. 2017-18 school year times are Monday 5:45pm, Tuesday 10:30am, Tuesday 3:15pm, Wednesday 5:15pm, and Saturday 10:15am. Monthly tuition is $52.
Age 6-8. Pre-ballet II continues the creative movement of dance while transitioning to a true ballet-format class. Students further explore positions, dance steps, rhythm and coordination in a disciplined, yet fun environment. The class continues to build autonomy and confidence. Class meets once per week for 45 minutes. 2017-18 school year times include Monday 4:30, Wednesday 5:30, Thursday 3:30pm, and Saturday 9:30am. Monthly tuition is $52.