Class Descriptions

Below are the classes offered and a short description of each. Former class names are listed in parenthesis.

Pre-Primary Division

Ages: 3-5 years old. 45 minute class meets once a week. $50 per month.

Pre Dance 1 (Creative Movement 1)       Ages: 3-4 yrs.     Must be 3 years old by Sept. 1. No prior dance experience necessary.
16-17 Class Options:    (A) Monday, 4:30-5:15, Kim Stone OR (B) Saturday, 9:30-10:15, Lauren Gates.
A fun and creative introduction to the integration of dance, movement and play, Pre Dance 1 develops loco motor and basic movement skills, as well as social skills and creativity.  Students use their imagination to expand body awareness while learning how to behave in the structured setting of a dance class.  Pre Dance 1 is designed with age appropriate movement concepts for little ones transitioning from age 3 to 4 years old and a wonderful stepping stone into Pre Dance 2.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink footless tights, no shoes.

Pre Dance 2 (Creative Movment 2)        Ages: 4-5 yrs.     Must be 4 years old by Sept. 1. No prior dance experience necessary.
16-17 Class Options:  (A) Friday, 4:30-5:15, Kim Stone OR (B) Saturday, 10:15-11:00, Lauren Gates
While cultivating the movement base needed for all forms of dance, Pre Dance 2 encourages creative thinking.  As students’ concentration and gross motor skills improve, Pre Dance 2 encourages body awareness and begins to introduce patterns in both dance and music. Pre Dance 2 is designed with age appropriate movement concepts for little ones transitioning from age 4 to 5 years old and a wonderful stepping stone into Kinder Ballet.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink footless tights, no shoes.

Kinder Ballet (Pre-Ballet)        Ages: 5-6 yrs.     Must be 5 years old by Sept. 1. No prior dance experience necessary.
16-17 Class Options:  (A) Tuesday, 6:15-7:00, Erika Youngberg OR (B) Thursday, 4:30-5:15, Erika Youngberg
Kinder Ballet provides a bridge between Pre Dance and the first level of primary division Ballet I, the foundation of all dance disciplines. Students will experience basic ballet through the development of simple movement sequencing and proper ballet vocabulary.  Designed to foster a love of movement through basic skills, Pre Ballet works on basic coordination, loco motor skills, sequencing skills and dance class etiquette – the basics needed to continue the study of dance.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink footed tights, full-sole ballet shoes.

Kinder Jazz/Tap Combo        Ages: 5-6 yrs.     Must be 5 years old by Sept. 1. No prior dance experience necessary.
16-17 Class Options:  (A) Friday, 4:30-5:15, Lauren Gates OR (B) Saturday, 11:00-11:45, Lauren Gates
This unique Jazz/Tap combo is an exploratory class designed to introduce the very basics of Jazz and Tap to our youngest students.  Ballet slippers and tap shoes are required for this class, but not jazz shoes.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, ballet shoes and tap shoes.

Primary Division

Ages: 6-8. 1 hour class meets once a week. $60 per month.

Beginning Ballet I (Ballet I)
16-17 Class Options:  (A) Tuesday, 4:15-5:15, Erika Youngberg OR (B) Friday, 5:15-6:15, Lauren Gates. 
Students must be a minimum of 6 years old by Sept. 1 and have completed one year of Kinder Ballet at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level.  Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, full-sole ballet shoes. Chiffon skirt with elastic waist allowed.

Beginning  Ballet II (Ballet II)
16-17 Class Options:  Wednesday, 5:15-6:15, Erika Youngberg
Students must be 7 years old by Sept. 1 and have completed one year of Ballet I at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level. Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, full-sole ballet shoes. Chiffon skirt with elastic waist allowed.

Beginning Ballet III (Ballet III)
16-17 Class Options:  Thursday, 5:30-6:30, Erika Youngberg
Students must be 8 years old by Sept. 1 and have completed ballet levels I-II at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level. Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, full-sole ballet shoes. Wrap chiffon skirt allowed.

Beginning Jazz 1 (Jazz I)
16-17 Class Options:  Wednesday, 6:15-7:15, Lauren Gates
Students ages 6-8 years old, must be 6 years old by Sept. 1.  Previous experience a plus but not required.  Jazz Intro is an exploratory class designed to introduce new students to Jazz and develop basic skills appropriate for the age group.  Dress Code:  Solid leotard, footed or convertible tights, black jazz shoes. Jazz pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and knee and not touch the floor.

Beginning Tap 1 (Tap I)
16-17 Class Options:  Monday, 6:15-7:15, Kim Stone
Students ages 6-8 years old, must be 6 years old by Sept. 1.  Previous experience a plus but not required.  Tap Intro is an exploratory class designed to introduce new students to Tap and develop basic skills appropriate for the age group. Dress Code:  Solid leotard, tights, tap shoes. Tap pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and expose the ankle.

Youth Division

Ages: 8-10

Beg. Intermediate Ballet (Ballet IV)
16-17 Class Times:  Tuesday & Friday, 5:15-6:15, Lani McElroy
60 minute class meets twice a week.  Students must be 9 years old by Sept. 1 and have completed ballet levels I-III at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level.  Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, full-sole or split-sole ballet shoes. Wrap chiffon skirt allowed.

Ballet Intro
16-17 Class Times:  Friday, 6:15-7:15, Lani McElroy
60 minute class meets once a week.  Beginning level ballet class for ages 8 – 10 with no prior ballet experience.  This class is an exploratory class designed to introduce ballet to new students who want to develop basic ballet skills with other students in their age.  Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, full-sole or split-sole ballet shoes. Wrap chiffon skirt allowed.

Beg. Intermediate Jazz (Jazz II)
16-17 Class Times:  Monday & Friday, 6:15-7:15, Lauren Gates
60 minute class meets twice a week.  Students must be a minimum of 8 years old by Sept. 1 and   have completed one year of Jazz I at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level.  Dress Code:  Solid leotard, convertible tights, black jazz shoes. Jazz pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and knee and not touch the floor.

Intermediate Jazz (Jazz III)
16-17 Class Times:  Tuesday, 6:15-7:15, & Thursday, 6:30-7:30, Jess Berto
60 minute class meets twice a week.  Students must be a minimum of 9 years old by Sept. 1 and have completed Jazz levels I – II at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, convertible tights, black jazz shoes. Jazz pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and knee and not touch the floor.

Jazz Intro
16-17 Class Times:  Tuesday, 6:30-7:30, Lauren Gates
60 minute class meets once a week.  This beginning level Jazz class is for ages 8 – 10, with no prior Jazz experience.  This class is an exploratory class designed to introduce Jazz to new students who want to develop basic Jazz skills with other students in their age group.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, convertible tights, black jazz shoes. Jazz pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and knee and not touch the floor.

Beg. Intermediate Tap (Tap II)
16-17 Class Times:  Monday, 5:15-6:15, & Wednesday, 4:15-5:15, Kim Stone
60 minute class meets twice a week.  Students must be a minimum 8 years old by Sept. 1 and have completed one year of Tap I at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, tights, tap shoes. Tap pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and expose the ankle.

Intermediate Tap (Tap III)
16-17 Class Times:  Wednesday, 4:15-5:15, Kim Stone
60 minute class meets twice a week.  Students must be a minimum of 9 years old by Sept. 1 and have completed Tap levels I – II at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, tights, tap shoes. Tap pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and expose the ankle.

Tap Intro  
CLASS NOT OFFERED AT THIS TIME
60 minute class meets once a week.  This beginning level Tap class is for ages 8 – 10, with no prior Tap experience.  This class is an exploratory class designed to introduce Tap to new students who want to develop basic Tap skills with other students in their age group.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, tights, tap shoes. Tap pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and expose the ankle.

Pre-Teen Division

Ages: 10-12

Intermediate Ballet (Ballet V/VI)
16-17 Class Times:  Monday, 4:45-5:45, & Friday, 4:30-5:30, Desiree Roan
60 minute class meets twice a week. Minimum age for this level is 10 years old.  Students must have completed ballet levels I – IV/I-V at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level.  Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, full-sole or split-sole ballet shoes. Wrap chiffon skirt allowed.

Adv. Intermediate Ballet (Ballet VII)
16-17 Class Times:  Monday, 5:45-7:00, & Friday, 5:30-6:45, Desiree Roan
90 minute class meets twice a week. Minimum age for this level is 11 years old. Students must have completed ballet levels I – VI at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level. Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, split-sole ballet shoes. Wrap chiffon skirt allowed.

Pre-Pointe
16-17 Class Times:  Monday, 7:00-7:30, Desiree Roan
30 minute pre pointe technique is an extension of one’s ballet training and will meet once a week.  Students must be a minimum of 10 years old and enrolled in Ballet VI-VII.  Students are required to wear demi/half pointe shoes with ribbons and attend pointe clinic. This class is by invitation only. Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, demi-pointe shoes. Wrap chiffon skirt allowed.

Beg. Pointe
16-17 Class Times:  Monday, 7:00-7:30, Desiree Roan
30 minute pointe technique is an extension of one’s ballet training and will meet one time a week. Students must be a minimum of 11 years old and enrolled in Ballet VI-VIII.  Students are required to wear pointe shoes with ribbons and attend pointe clinic. This class is by invitation only. Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, pointe shoes. Wrap chiffon skirt allowed.

Ballet Intro
16-17 Class Times:  Friday, 6:15-7:15, Lani McElroy
60 minute class meets once a week.  Beginning level ballet class for ages 10 - 12 with no prior ballet experience. This non-performance class is designed to introduce ballet to new students who want to develop basic ballet skills with other students in their age group.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, split-sole ballet shoes. Wrap chiffon skirt allowed.

Adv. Intermediate Jazz (Jazz IV)
16-17 Class Times:  Tuesday & Thursday, 5:15-6:30, Jess Berto
75 minute class meets twice a week. Students must be a minimum of 10 years old by Sept. 1 and completed Jazz levels I – III at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, convertible tights, black jazz shoes. Jazz pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and knee and not touch the floor.

Jazz Intro
16-17 Class Times:  Tuesday, 6:30-7:30, Lauren Gates
60 minute class meets once a week.  This beginning level Jazz class is for ages 8 – 10, with no prior Jazz experience.  This class is an exploratory class designed to introduce Jazz to new students who want to develop basic Jazz skills with other students in their age group.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, convertible tights, black jazz shoes. Jazz pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and knee and not touch the floor.

Adv. Intermediate Tap (Tap IV)
16-17 Class Times:  Tuesday, 4:15-5:15, & Thursday, 4:30-5:30, Kim Stone
60 minute class meets twice a week.  Students must be a minimum of 10 years old by Sept. 1 and completed Tap levels I – III at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, tights, tap shoes. Tap pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and expose the ankle.

Tap Intro
CLASS NOT OFFERED AT THIS TIME
60 minute class meets once a week.  This beginning level Tap class is for ages 8 – 10, with no prior Tap experience.  This class is an exploratory class designed to introduce Tap to new students who want to develop basic Tap skills with other students in their age group.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, tights, tap shoes. Tap pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and expose the ankle.

Teen Division

Ages: 13-18

Beginning Advanced Ballet (Ballet VIII)
16-17 Class Times:  Monday, 3:15-4:45, Wednesday, 5:45-7:15, & Thursday, 3:15-4:15, Desiree Roan
90 minute class meets three times a week. Minimum age for this level is 13 years old.  Students must have completed ballet levels I – VII at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level. Students may be required to wear pointe shoes for barre/center at the discretion of the instructor.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, split-sole ballet shoes. Wrap chiffon skirt allowed.

Advanced Ballet (Ballet IX)
16-17 Class Times:  Tuesday, 3:15-4:45, Wednesday, 4:15-5:45, Saturday, 10:30-12:00, Desiree Roan
90 minute class meets three times a week. Minimum age for this level is 14 years old.  Students must have completed ballet levels I – VIII at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level. Students may be required to wear pointe shoes for barre/center at the discretion of the instructor.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, split-sole ballet shoes. Wrap chiffon skirt allowed.

Intermediate Pointe
16-17 Class Times:  Thursday, 4:45-5:45, Desiree Roan
60 minute pointe technique is an extension of one’s ballet training. At this level, students will explore pointe combinations from standard classical repertoires. Students must be a minimum of 13 years old, enrolled in Ballet VIII-IX, and completed Beginning Pointe. This class is by invitation only.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, pointe shoes. Wrap chiffon skirt allowed.

Advanced Pointe 
16-17 Class Times:  Tuesday, 4:45-5:45, Desiree Roan
60 minute pointe technique is an extension of one’s ballet training. At this level, students will explore pointe variations from standard classical repertoires. Students must be a minimum of 14 years old, enrolled in Ballet IX, and completed Intermediate Pointe. This class is by invitation only.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, pointe shoes. Wrap chiffon skirt allowed.

Teen/Adult Ballet
CLASS NOT OFFERED AT THIS TIME 60 minute class meets once a week.  Beginning level ballet class for ages 13 - 18 with no prior ballet experience.  This non-performance class is designed to introduce ballet to new students who want to develop basic ballet skills with other students in their age group.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, pink tights, split-sole ballet shoes. Wrap chiffon skirt allowed.

Beginning Advanced Jazz (Jazz V)
16-17 Class Times:  Monday, 4:45-6:15, & Wednesday, 4:15-5:45, Jess Berto
90 minute class meets twice a week. Students must be a minimum of 13 years old by Sept. 1 and have completed one year of Jazz levels I – IV at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, convertible tights, black jazz shoes. Jazz pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and knee and not touch the floor.

Advanced Jazz (Jazz VI)
16-17 Class Times:  Monday, 3:15-4:45, & Wednesday, 5:45-7:15, Jess Berto
90 minute class meets twice a week.  Students must be a minimum of 14 years old by Sept. 1 and have completed Jazz levels I – V at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, convertible tights, black jazz shoes. Jazz pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and knee and not touch the floor.

Beginning Advanced Tap (Tap V)
16-17 Class Times:  Tuesday, 4:15-5:15, & Thursday, 6:30-7:30, Kim Stone
60 minute class meets twice a week.  Students must be a minimum of 13 years old by Sept. 1 and have completed Tap levels I - IV at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, tights, tap shoes. Tap pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and expose the ankle.

Advanced Tap (Tap VI)
16-17 Class Times:  Wednesday & Friday, 3:15-4:15, Kim Stone
60 minute class meets twice a week. Students must be a minimum of 14 years old by Sept. 1 and have completed Tap levels I – V at KTB, or have instructor’s approval to register for this level.
Dress Code:  Solid leotard, tights, tap shoes. Tap pants may be worn over the leotard, must be fitted at the hip and expose the ankle.

Junior Company
16-17 Class Times:  Thursday, 5:45-7:00, Desiree Roan
By invitation/audition, must be a minimum of 12 years old and enrolled in Ballet VIII plus one additional dance discipline.

Senior Company
16-17 Class Times:  Saturday, 12:00-4:30, Desiree Roan
By invitation/audition, must be a minimum of 14 years old and enrolled in Ballet IX plus one additional dance discipline.