Children & Youth
Children & Youth
Ballare Teatro Performing Arts Center offers two different programs to meet the needs of students, parents and the community. The Recreational Program is for those who want to dabble in dance, and the
Performing Arts Program is for those who are ready for more of a commitment to dance instruction. Both programs provide excellent instruction.
Online registration is through Mindbody Online. Please don’t hesitate to contact the studio at any point if you have questions about online registration.
How it works:
- Step One: Purchase your 2012/2013 Contract using the links below
- Step Two: After purchasing your contract enroll your dancer in the classes you purchased.
- Step Three: Dance!
Performing Arts Programs Now accepting summer enrollment! Please click here to see all our summer camps and classes for children and youth!
Fundamental Level A: Dance for 5 year olds. Introduction to basic dance terms and technique.
Fundamental A Ballet/Tap | Wednesdays 5-6 pm | Mackenzie Beck-Esmay | Enroll
Level IA: Training for children ages 7-9 or for those who have successfully completed the fundamental level. Students will begin building strength, developing proper alignment, and a better understanding of basic dance elements.
Level IB: Training for dancers who have had Level IA but are not yet ready to advance to level II. This class moves a little more quickly because the dancers have a good general knowledge of the terms and technique but just need some polishing of their skills.
Level II: Teaching for children ages 10-12 or for those who have mastered the requirements of Level I. Students should have a solid understanding of dance terms, techniques and steps. Strength and alignment continues to be stressed. Students will be expected to grasp more difficult concepts. Dancers who have been in level II for one year but are not advancing to level III are required to register for Jazz II.
Ballet/ Tap II | Tuesdays 5-7:15 pm | Karis Sloss/Brenna Brelie | Purchase Ballet/Tap Level IIA (no Jazz, first year only)
Jazz II | Thursdays 6:45-8 pm | Molly BreenPurchase Ballet/Tap/Jazz Level II
Level III: Training for those who have mastered all the requirements of Level II. Strength, alignment and technique continue to be stressed and built upon. Students are expected to be able to learn by watching, with less explanation than previously required. This class will move more quickly and is designed to develop and challenge the dancer. Dancers are required to enroll in Ballet, Tap & Jazz.
Jazz III | Thursdays 5:15-6:45 pm | Karis SlossPurchase Ballet/Tap/Jazz Level III classes here
Modern Level III *must be registered for ballet/tap and jazz to take this class | Saturdays 12 – 1:30 pm |Gabriel Anderson| Contact the studio with questionsPurchase all Level III classes here
Level IV: Training for those who have mastered the requirements of Level III. Class content is more technical, complex and challenging, with a professional atmosphere. Students are dedicated to becoming well-trained dancers. Dancers in level IV have made a commitment to dance training. Dancers in this level are required to take ballet, tap, jazz, modern, technique and pointe preparation. Participation in Isabella Saves the World and the Rhythm Festival is mandatory. Enrolling in summer dance is strongly encouraged.
Level V: Training for dancers who have mastered the requirements of level IV. Dancers in Level V have made a commitment to dance training. This is an intermediate/advanced level of dancing. Dancers in this level are required to take ballet, tap, jazz, modern, technique and pointe preparation or pointe. Participation in Isabella Saves the World and the Rhythm Festival is mandatory. Enrolling in summer dance is strongly encouraged.
Jazz IV/V | Thursdays 5:15-6:45 pm | Molly Breen
Modern IV/V | Saturdays 8:15-9:45 am | Gabriel Anderson
Technique IV/V | Thursdays 6:45-8 pm *Pointe prep 8-8:30 pm | Karis SlossEnroll for classes here