Ballet is the fundamental dance form which develops the grace, posture, coordination and strength required in all other areas of dance & sports. Students will study the internationally recognized R.A.D. syllabus and will be recommended for exams when the required skill level has been achieved. Dancers planning to compete in the dance world require the development of technical and artistic proficiency fostered in Ballet.
Each level and dance form presents its own skill requirements. A student can progress to the next level by demonstrating proficiency in proper technique. The prerequisite for advancement is mastery of the previous level to ensure excellence in technique skill and strength.
Technique Classes: A one hour class designed to develop the required skills in a chosen discipline to be recommended for exams or purely for personal enjoyment.
Exam Classes: If dancers wish to participate in RAD Ballet Examinations, they will be required to take an exam class in addition to their technique class to prepare for the exam.
Choreography Classes: An additional class focused on group routine. Students must be enrolled in prerequisite technique class and be able to commit to all competitions and performances. Dancers will we expected to meet all dress/makeup requirements as outlined by the choreographer.
Pointe Classes: An additional class focused on building technique and strength and learning the exercises required to dance "en pointe". Dancers must be enrolled in a pre-requisite ballet technique class and have their instructor's recommendation to participate.