Dance Level Descriptions

*Ages for levels are not set in stone. We base a child's placement on their abilities, not age.  However, the age ranges listed above are of the majority.

Ballet Program
  • Baby Ballet I: Ages 2-3

  • Baby Ballet II: Ages 3-4

  • Pre-Ballet: Ages 4-5

  • Level I: Beginner level ages 6-8*

  • Level II: Beginner/intermediate level ages 8-10*
    Required to take twice a week

  • Level III: Intermediate level ages 10-12*
    Required to take three times a week

  • Level IV: Intermediate advanced level ages 12-15*
    Required to take four times a week

  • Level V: Advanced level 15-18*
    Required to take four times a week

  • Beginner Teen Ballet: Ages 13-18
    For our students to reach their full potential and receive the best training, we require Ballet levels II and up to dance the required hours above.

Pointe Program
  • Pre-Pointe: Must be in or have completed level III

  • Level I: Must be in or have completed Level III and Pre-Pointe

  • Level II: Must be in or have completed level IV and Pointe I

  • Level III: Must be in level V and have completed Pointe I

  • Variations: Must be in Level III Pointe

Hip-Hop Program
  • Baby Hip-Hop I-II: Beginner Ages 2-5*

  • Level II: Beginner/Intermediate Ages 6-8*

  • Level III: Intermediate Ages 9-11*

  • Level IV: Intermediate/Advanced Ages 12-15*

  • Level V: Advances 16+*

Tap Program
  • Baby Tap I: Ages 2-3

  • Baby Tap II: Ages 3-4

  • Level I: Beginner Ages 3-5*

  • Level II: Beginner/Intermediate Ages 6-8*

  • Level III: Intermediate Ages 9-11*

  • Level IV: Intermediate/Advanced Ages 12-15*

  • Level V: Advances 16+*

Combo Classes

Ballet/Tap & Ballet/Hip-Hop combined classes

Jazz / Modern / Contemporary / Lyrical Program
  • Level I: Beginner Ages 6-8*

  • Level II: Intermediate Ages 9-12*

  • Level III: Advanced Ages 13-18*

Mommy and Me
  • Ages 16 months - 2 years

Musical Theater
  • Level I: Beginner Ages 6-11

  • Level II: Intermediate Ages 12-18 years*

Special Needs (Adaptive Classes)
  • Level I: Ages 3-6 years

  • Level II: Ages 7-12 years

  • Level III: Ages 13+

Beginner Teen Division
  • Ages 12 and up 

Adult Division
  • Ages 18 and up

  • Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip-Hop, HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), Line Dancing

 

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