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BALLEt

Classes and times

Beginners Ballet

TIMES

Wednesday:

3.45pm - 4.30pm

Saturday:

9.00am - 9.45am

A fun 45 minute class, once a week for kids aged 5 - 6 years. Children will be taught the basics of Ballet in a creative environment, the fundamental steps of classical ballet are taught through the BAL syllabus. Exercises focus on developing basic technique, style and performance.

Beginner Ballet children have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, BAL examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of Pink leotard, elastic waist skirt, pink ballet socks / tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $130

Pre Primary Ballet

TIMES

Tuesday:

3.45pm - 4.30pm

Saturday:

9.45am - 10.30am

A fun 45 minute class, once a week for kids age 6 - 7 years. Children will be taught the basics of Ballet in a creative environment, the fundamental steps of classical ballet are taught through the BAL syllabus. Exercises focus on developing basic technique, style and performance.

Pre Primary children have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Award BAL examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of Pink leotard, elastic waist skirt, pink ballet socks / tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $130

Primary Ballet

TIMES

Wednesday:

4.30pm - 5.15pm

Saturday:

10.30am - 11.15am

A fun 45 minute class, once a week for kids aged 7 - 8 years. Children will be taught the fundamental steps of classical ballet through the BAL syllabus. Exercises focus on developing basic technique, style and performance.

Primary children have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, BAL examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of Red leotard, Red wrap skirt, pink ballet socks / tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $130

Grade 1 ballet

TIMES

Thursday:

3.45pm - 4.30pm

Saturday:

11.15am - 12.00pm

A 45 minute class twice a week, for kids aged 7 - 9 years. Children will develop their knowledge of ballet, including learning barre exercises to strengthen technique. 

Ballet 1 children have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, BAL examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of red leotard, red wrap skirt, pink ballet socks / tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $225

Grade 2 Ballet

TIMES

Thursday:

4.30pm - 5.15pm

Saturday:

9.00am - 9.45am

A 45 minute class, twice a week for kids aged 8 - 10 years. Children will continue to develop their knowledge of Ballet building on previously learnt steps. Exercises focus on developing strength in classical technique, style and performance.

Ballet 2 children have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, BAL examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of pale blue leotard, pale blue wrap skirt, pink ballet socks / tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $225

Grade 3 ballet

TIMES

Tuesday:

4.30pm - 5.15pm

Saturday:

9.45am - 10.30am

A 45 minute class, twice a week for kids aged 9 - 11 years. Children will

develop their knowledge and understanding of classical technique, music and performance which is reflected in their ability to co-ordinate simple movements.

Ballet 3 children have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, BAL examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of light blue leotard, light blue wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $225

Grade 4 ballet

TIMES

Tuesday:

5.15pm - 6.00pm

Saturday:

11.30am - 12.15pm

A 45 minute class, twice a week for kids aged 10 -12 years upwards. Children will build upon skills, knowledge and understanding in relation to increasing their vocabulary of movement and artistic understanding.

Ballet 4 students have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, BAL examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of a navy leotard, navy wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $225

Grade 5 ballet

TIMES

Tuesday:

6.00pm - 7.00pm

Saturday:

12.30pm - 1.15pm

A 1 hour class and 45 minute class, twice a week for students aged 11 years upwards. Students will work towards consolidating their Classical technique, working on increased range of movements in sequences of greater length and complexity and developing the appropriate sense of style and quality within their movement.

Ballet 5 students have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, BAL examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Students are invited to also attend a Beginners Pointe class.

Uniform consists of navy leotard, navy wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $260

Beginners Pointe

TIMES

Saturday:

12.00pm - 12.30pm

A 30 minute class, once a week for students aged 11 + years.

 

Students will focus purely on gaining the strength and technique to go up onto Pointe. Initially starting with barre exercises to learn how to dance safely in pointe shoes, with the correct technique. 

Uniform consists of navy leotard, navy wrap skirt, tights and Pointe shoes.

Term fees $75

Elementary Ballet

TIMES

Tuesday:

7.00pm - 8.00pm

Saturday:

1.15pm - 2.15pm

A one hour class, twice a week for students aged 13 + years.

Candidates will build upon skills, knowledge and understanding in relation to an increasing vocabulary of movement and artistic understanding showing increased confidence and assurance.

 

Students will develop their strength and technique whilst working on set variations.

Students have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, BAL examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of black leotard, black wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $270 plus additional $100 per term for Pointe work class.

Elementary Pointe

TIMES

Tuesday:

8.00pm - 8.45pm

A 45 minute class, once a week for students aged 13 + years.

Students will continue to develop strength and technique at the barre and also progress to more demanding exercises in the centre. Working to develop confidence with basic steps in the centre whilst learning simple combinations.

 

Uniform consists of black leotard, black wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $100

Ballet Inter

TIMES

Monday:

7.00pm - 8.00pm

Saturday:

2.15pm - 3.15pm

A one hour class, twice a week for students 15+ years.

 

Students will build on their established knowledge and understanding of the classical technique and work to develop their musical and artistic awareness.

Students have the opportunity to enter for NZAMD Medal Awards, BAL Major examinations and perform in our end of year recital.

Uniform consists of black leotard, black wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $270 plus additional $100 per term for Pointe work class

Ballet Inter  Pointe

TIMES

Monday:

8.00pm - 8.45pm

A 45 minute class, once a week for students 15+ years.

Pointe class will work on developing strength whilst focusing on turns on the diagonal and set variations.

Uniform consists of black leotard, black wrap skirt, tights and ballet shoes.

Term fees $100