Ballet I, II, & III

Ballet I

Class Description

Ballet classes include 1-2 instructions to best meet the needs of our students. Students are introduced to ballet techniques at the barre, center floor, and across the floor. Students learn 1 routine in ballet.

Ages: 6-8 years
Single Class Tuition: $33/month

Costs

Estimated costume pricing is $55 for 1 costume including 1 pair of tights. A fake curly hairpiece ($30) is recommended for this class. Ballet Slippers ($14-$20) are required for ballet classes.

Performances

Students have the opportunity to perform at 1-2 showcases, 1 recital, other optional events as presented to us such as assisted living centers, basketball half-times, community events, as well as 1 option dance competition.

Ballet II

Class Description

Ballet classes include 1-2 instructions to best meet the needs of our students. Students are introduced to ballet techniques at the barre, center floor, and across the floor. Students learn 1 routine in ballet.

Ages: 8-10 years
Single Class Tuition: $40/month

Costs

Estimated costume pricing is $60 for 1 costume including 1 pair of tights. Ballet Slippers ($14-$20) are required for ballet classes.

Performances

Students have the opportunity to perform at 1-2 showcases, 1 recital, other optional events as presented to us such as assisted living centers, basketball half-times, community events, as well as 1 option dance competition.

Ballet III

Class Description

Ballet classes include 1-2 instructions to best meet the needs of our students. Students are introduced to ballet techniques at the barre, center floor, and across the floor. Students learn 1 routine in ballet.

Ages: 6-8 years
Single Class Tuition: $40/month

Costs

Estimated costume pricing is $60 for 1 costume including 1 pair of tights. Ballet Slippers ($14-$20) are required for ballet classes.

Performances

Students have the opportunity to perform at 1-2 showcases, 1 recital, other optional events as presented to us such as assisted living centers, basketball half-times, community events, as well as 1 option dance competition.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ballet III
4:45 PM
5:45 PM

Ballet II
5:45 PM
6:45 PM
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Ballet I
5:00 PM
5:45 PM
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Monday

Thursday

No events available!

Instructors

Janell Fullmer

Director

LENAE ROWLEY

Assistant Director, Competitive & Recreational Coach

LAUREN SEEDALL

Ballet Coach

MARIA SLAVOVA

Ballet Coach

Class Terminology

  • Demi Plie – Half bend of the knee
  • Tendu – To stretch the foot
  • Degage – To disengage (sustaining pointed foot off of the ground)
  • Rond de jame – Round the leg, circular movement of the leg either on the ground or in the air
  • Eleve – To rise, to elevate
  • Releve – To rise from plie
  • Passe – A movement in which the foot of the working leg passes or touches the knee of the supporting leg in turn out or parallel positions.
  • Aerabesque – Body position, in profile, supported on one leg
  • Pique- Executed by stepping directly on the point or demi-pointe of the working foot in any desired direction or position with the other foot raised in the air (to prick/pricked).
  • Sousus – A tight fifth position in releve (under-over).
  • Saute – A jump off both feet, landing with the feet in the same position. Jumping or landing on the same foot.
  • Jete, petit – A small spring from one foot to the other foot using a brushing motion.
  • Glissade – A traveling step executed by gliding the working foot from the fifth position in the required direction, the other foot closing to it.
  • Pas de chat – Large cat’s step. Performed from fifth to the fifth position, landing almost simultaneously.
  • Chasse – Meaning to chase. Plie and slide the working leg away from the supporting leg, touch the supporting leg behind the working leg, land on the original supporting leg.
  • Soutenu – A turn from sousus, turning towards back leg one revolution, the other foot ending in front.
  • Sissone – Jump from both feet on to one foot.

(This is basic coverage, more class terminology and skills are added as the class progresses.)